The table below looks at the statistics for S/MIME skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited S/MIME over the 3 months to 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Secure Multipurpose Internet Mail Extensions (S/MIME)
Rank 578 - 522
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing S/MIME 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% - 0.002%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.013% - 0.015%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
7559 6567 6800
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.57% 13.11% 15.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 4102 3366 3311
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £215 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 419 372 568
Average hourly rate £26.00 £20.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £42.50 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.50 £20.03 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+47.27% -10.97%

S/MIME
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing S/MIME within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 4 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing S/MIME within the UK over the 3 months to 5 March 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England - 1 - -
Guildford - - - -
Surrey - - - -
South East - - - -

S/MIME
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing S/MIME also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited S/MIME.

1 5 (55.56%) SMTP
2 4 (44.44%) TCP/IP
3 3 (33.33%) FTP
3 3 (33.33%) HTTP
3 3 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 3 (33.33%) Symantec
3 3 (33.33%) HTML
3 3 (33.33%) C#
3 3 (33.33%) .NET
3 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 3 (33.33%) Visual Studio
3 3 (33.33%) Windows
3 3 (33.33%) Scrum
3 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (33.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 3 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (22.22%) Lync
4 2 (22.22%) Unified Communications
4 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (22.22%) Migration
4 2 (22.22%) Sendmail
4 2 (22.22%) Postini
4 2 (22.22%) SCOM
4 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
4 2 (22.22%) Google
4 2 (22.22%) UNIX

S/MIME
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing S/MIME also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited S/MIME. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 3 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (22.22%) Lync
2 2 (22.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (11.11%) CICS
3 1 (11.11%) WebSphere
3 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (11.11%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) SMTP
2 4 (44.44%) TCP/IP
3 3 (33.33%) FTP
3 3 (33.33%) HTTP
4 2 (22.22%) Unified Communications
4 2 (22.22%) SSL
5 1 (11.11%) POP3
5 1 (11.11%) SSH
5 1 (11.11%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) DB2
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Visual Studio
1 3 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (11.11%) Legal
1 1 (11.11%) French Language
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Developer
1 3 (33.33%) .NET Developer
1 3 (33.33%) C# Developer
1 3 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Applications Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Support
3 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Messaging Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) C# Application Developer
3 1 (11.11%) .NET Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) HTML
1 3 (33.33%) .NET
2 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (11.11%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Smartcard
1 1 (11.11%) Cryptography
1 1 (11.11%) PKI
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
1 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (22.22%) UNIX
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (22.22%) Linux
3 1 (11.11%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Scrum
1 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (22.22%) Migration
3 1 (11.11%) ERP
3 1 (11.11%) B2B
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL
3 1 (11.11%) Service Management
3 1 (11.11%) ITSM
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Network Load Balancing
3 1 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) C#
2 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
3 1 (11.11%) C
3 1 (11.11%) C++
3 1 (11.11%) COBOL
3 1 (11.11%) Java
3 1 (11.11%) Perl
3 1 (11.11%) SQL
3 1 (11.11%) VBScript
3 1 (11.11%) VB
3 1 (11.11%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Sendmail
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 2 (22.22%) SCOM
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Symantec
2 2 (22.22%) Postini
2 2 (22.22%) Google
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco
3 1 (11.11%) IBM
3 1 (11.11%) SAP
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle
3 1 (11.11%) IronPort