The table below looks at the statistics for S/MIME skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited S/MIME over the 3 months to 26 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Secure Multipurpose Internet Mail Extensions (S/MIME)
Rank 648 - 598
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing S/MIME 2 0 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% - 0.017%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.023% - 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Median daily rate £444 - £415
90% offered a daily rate of more than £409 - £347
10% offered a daily rate of more than £479 - £483
UK excluding London median daily rate £444 - £415
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Communications & Networking Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
8740 7972 7525
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 16.19% 14.00% 13.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 5340 4547 3993
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 428 483 433
Median hourly rate £28.75 £21.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.90% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.35 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+46.34% +7.62%

S/MIME
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing S/MIME as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

S/MIME Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

S/MIME
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing S/MIME within the UK.

S/MIME Daily Rate Trend in the UK

S/MIME
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing S/MIME within the UK.

S/MIME Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

S/MIME
Top 3 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing S/MIME within the UK over the 3 months to 26 July 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham - 2 £444 -
West Midlands - 2 £444 -
England - 2 £444 -

S/MIME
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing S/MIME also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for S/MIME.

1 10 (76.92%) PKI
2 8 (61.54%) VMware
3 7 (53.85%) Hyper-V
3 7 (53.85%) Skype for Business
3 7 (53.85%) Skype
4 6 (46.15%) Video Conferencing
4 6 (46.15%) Security Cleared
4 6 (46.15%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
4 6 (46.15%) Active Directory
4 6 (46.15%) LDAP
5 5 (38.46%) SSL
5 5 (38.46%) MS Exchange
5 5 (38.46%) Identity Management
5 5 (38.46%) DRM
5 5 (38.46%) SC Cleared
5 5 (38.46%) Server Virtualisation
6 4 (30.77%) DV Cleared
6 4 (30.77%) Internet
7 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
7 3 (23.08%) SMTP
7 3 (23.08%) Open Source
8 2 (15.38%) OpenLDAP
8 2 (15.38%) Sendmail
8 2 (15.38%) Reverse Engineering
8 2 (15.38%) Proofpoint
8 2 (15.38%) Internal Audit
8 2 (15.38%) Unix
8 2 (15.38%) Linux
8 2 (15.38%) IMAP

S/MIME
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (53.85%) Skype for Business
2 5 (38.46%) MS Exchange
3 1 (7.69%) IIS
3 1 (7.69%) Tomcat
3 1 (7.69%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (53.85%) Skype
2 6 (46.15%) LDAP
3 5 (38.46%) SSL
4 4 (30.77%) Internet
5 3 (23.08%) SMTP
6 2 (15.38%) IMAP
6 2 (15.38%) OpenLDAP
6 2 (15.38%) Wireshark
7 1 (7.69%) DNS
7 1 (7.69%) Firewall
7 1 (7.69%) FTP
7 1 (7.69%) HTTP
7 1 (7.69%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (7.69%) IPsec
7 1 (7.69%) LAN
7 1 (7.69%) Network Security
7 1 (7.69%) SSH
7 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
7 1 (7.69%) WAN
7 1 (7.69%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Burp Suite
1 1 (7.69%) Metasploit
1 1 (7.69%) Toad
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Product Manager
2 3 (23.08%) Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Exchange Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Active Directory Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) DV Cleared Technical Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Lead Security Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Messaging Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Messaging Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Messaging Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared Technical Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Service Architect
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Support Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Tester
4 1 (7.69%) Unix Linux Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) VMware Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Web Applications Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Web Applications Support
4 1 (7.69%) Web Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) .NET
1 1 (7.69%) 802.1X
1 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
1 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC 4
1 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC 5
1 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web Forms
1 1 (7.69%) Middleware
1 1 (7.69%) WebSphere MQ
1 1 (7.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (76.92%) PKI
2 6 (46.15%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (7.69%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Linux
1 2 (15.38%) Unix
2 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) DRM
1 5 (38.46%) Identity Management
1 5 (38.46%) Server Virtualisation
2 3 (23.08%) Open Source
3 2 (15.38%) Internal Audit
3 2 (15.38%) Reverse Engineering
4 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.69%) Data Security
4 1 (7.69%) IT Audit
4 1 (7.69%) Malware Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) Network Architecture
4 1 (7.69%) Process Improvement
4 1 (7.69%) Protective Monitoring
4 1 (7.69%) Release Management
4 1 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) Security Testing
4 1 (7.69%) SIEM
4 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (7.69%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 1 (7.69%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) C#
1 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
1 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) Security Cleared
2 5 (38.46%) SC Cleared
3 4 (30.77%) DV Cleared
4 1 (7.69%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (53.85%) Hyper-V
2 6 (46.15%) Active Directory
2 6 (46.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (15.38%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Nessus
1 1 (7.69%) Nmap
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) VMware
2 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
3 2 (15.38%) Proofpoint
4 1 (7.69%) IBM
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle