The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for MAILsweeper skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited MAILsweeper over the 3 months to 29 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Clearswift MAILsweeper
UK
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 647 631
Contract jobs citing MAILsweeper 0 2 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK - 0.004% 0.020%
As % of the Systems Management category - 0.035% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 8
Median daily rate - - £413
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £416
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £13.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £13.00

MAILsweeper is in the systems management skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 4763 5717 4716
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 10.11% 10.23% 8.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 3160 3622 2857
Median daily rate £475 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 133 203
Median hourly rate £24.00 £22.00 £20.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.09% +8.99%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £48.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.19
% change year-on-year -15.55% +11.46%  

MAILsweeper
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing MAILsweeper as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Systems Management category.

Job vacancy trend for MAILsweeper in the UK

MAILsweeper
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing MAILsweeper.

Contractor daily rate trend for MAILsweeper in the UK

MAILsweeper
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing MAILsweeper.

Contractor hourly rate trend for MAILsweeper in the UK

For the 6 months to 29 April 2017, IT contractor jobs citing MAILsweeper 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 MAILsweeper.

1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) SMTP
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Sophos
1 1 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (100.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 1 (100.00%) IronPort
1 1 (100.00%) Time Management
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Trend Micro
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (100.00%) Virtual Servers

MAILsweeper
Co-occurring 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 1 (100.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) SMTP
General
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Migration Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365 Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 1 (100.00%) Virtual Servers
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) IronPort
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Sophos
1 1 (100.00%) Trend Micro