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 20 February 2017 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Secure Multipurpose Internet Mail Extensions (S/MIME)
UK
Rank - 616 618
Contract jobs citing S/MIME 0 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - 0.004% 0.002%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.027% 0.013%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
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
6822 7439 7771
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.04% 14.55% 14.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 4239 4402 4279
Median daily rate £400 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £238 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.06% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 374 310 449
Median hourly rate £22.50 £27.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.07 £13.00 £12.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £43.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

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 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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 5 (83.33%) Unix
1 5 (83.33%) Sendmail
2 4 (66.67%) IMAP
2 4 (66.67%) Java
2 4 (66.67%) SSL
2 4 (66.67%) SMTP
2 4 (66.67%) PKI
3 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (50.00%) MindAlign
3 3 (50.00%) Perl
3 3 (50.00%) ITIL
3 3 (50.00%) Apache
3 3 (50.00%) Python
3 3 (50.00%) Solaris
3 3 (50.00%) Linux
3 3 (50.00%) OpenLDAP
3 3 (50.00%) Proofpoint
3 3 (50.00%) LAPP Stack
4 2 (33.33%) Open Source
4 2 (33.33%) Apple iOS
4 2 (33.33%) Postfix
4 2 (33.33%) IBM Notes
4 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
4 2 (33.33%) Lotus
4 2 (33.33%) Internet
4 2 (33.33%) Blackberry
4 2 (33.33%) XMPP
4 2 (33.33%) Problem Management
4 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007

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 3 (50.00%) Apache
1 3 (50.00%) MindAlign
2 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (33.33%) IBM Notes
2 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) IMAP
1 4 (66.67%) SMTP
1 4 (66.67%) SSL
2 3 (50.00%) OpenLDAP
2 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (33.33%) Internet
4 1 (16.67%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Messaging Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Unix Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) LAPP Stack
2 2 (33.33%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) PKI
2 2 (33.33%) Blackberry
3 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Unix
2 3 (50.00%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) Solaris
3 2 (33.33%) Apple iOS
3 2 (33.33%) CentOS
3 2 (33.33%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) Change Management
2 2 (33.33%) Incident Management
2 2 (33.33%) Open Source
2 2 (33.33%) Problem Management
3 1 (16.67%) Internal Audit
3 1 (16.67%) IT Audit
3 1 (16.67%) People Management
3 1 (16.67%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) Java
2 3 (50.00%) Perl
2 3 (50.00%) Python
3 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) Sendmail
2 2 (33.33%) Postfix
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Proofpoint
2 2 (33.33%) Lotus