The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for MIMEsweeper skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited MIMEsweeper over the 3 months to 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Clearswift MIMEsweeper
UK
Rank 608 628 607
Rank change year-on-year +20 -21  
Contract jobs citing MIMEsweeper 1 13 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.002% 0.024% 0.030%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.022% 0.26% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 9 10
Median daily rate £380 £500 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -24.00% +21.95%  
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

MIMEsweeper 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 4467 4927 4437
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 9.99% 9.26% 8.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 2995 3121 2647
Median daily rate £463 £450 £417
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.77% +7.91%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 133 170
Median hourly rate £24.00 £22.50 £20.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +11.46%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £55.00 £38.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £21.25
% change year-on-year -15.55% +5.88%  

MIMEsweeper
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for MIMEsweeper in the UK

MIMEsweeper
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MIMEsweeper in the UK

MIMEsweeper
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MIMEsweeper in the UK

MIMEsweeper
Top 2 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MIMEsweeper within the UK over the 3 months to 26 March 2017. 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 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
England +27 1 £380 -24.00%
London +20 1 £380 -24.00%

MIMEsweeper
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing MIMEsweeper 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 MIMEsweeper.

1 10 (90.91%) Cisco
1 10 (90.91%) Symantec
2 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
2 8 (72.73%) MS Exchange
2 8 (72.73%) MS Office
3 7 (63.64%) Blackberry
3 7 (63.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 7 (63.64%) Clearswift
3 7 (63.64%) Cisco IPT
3 7 (63.64%) Office Communications Server
3 7 (63.64%) Skype for Business
3 7 (63.64%) Email Management
3 7 (63.64%) Mimecast
3 7 (63.64%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 6 (54.55%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (45.45%) Windows
6 4 (36.36%) ITIL
6 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
6 4 (36.36%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (27.27%) Firewall
7 3 (27.27%) Wireless
7 3 (27.27%) Norton AntiVirus
7 3 (27.27%) SAN
7 3 (27.27%) Nokia
7 3 (27.27%) CheckPoint
7 3 (27.27%) Control-M
7 3 (27.27%) Blue Coat
7 3 (27.27%) BIG-IP
7 3 (27.27%) VMware
7 3 (27.27%) VMware ESX

MIMEsweeper
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 8 (72.73%) MS Exchange
2 7 (63.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 7 (63.64%) Office Communications Server
2 7 (63.64%) Skype for Business
3 6 (54.55%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (18.18%) JBoss
4 2 (18.18%) Tomcat
4 2 (18.18%) WebLogic
5 1 (9.09%) IBM Domino
5 1 (9.09%) IBM Notes
5 1 (9.09%) QuickPlace
Applications
1 8 (72.73%) MS Office
2 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (63.64%) Mimecast
2 3 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (27.27%) Azure Active Directory
2 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (63.64%) Cisco IPT
2 3 (27.27%) BIG-IP
2 3 (27.27%) DHCP
2 3 (27.27%) DNS
2 3 (27.27%) Firewall
2 3 (27.27%) LAN
2 3 (27.27%) NAS
2 3 (27.27%) SAN
2 3 (27.27%) VoIP
2 3 (27.27%) WAN
2 3 (27.27%) Wireless
3 1 (9.09%) FTP
3 1 (9.09%) SMTP
3 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
3 1 (9.09%) Telnet
3 1 (9.09%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle Exadata
2 1 (9.09%) DB2
2 1 (9.09%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Eclipse
1 1 (9.09%) NetBeans
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Administrator
1 5 (45.45%) Exchange Administrator
2 3 (27.27%) Architect
2 3 (27.27%) Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (18.18%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (18.18%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Support Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Domino Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Exchange Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Lotus Notes Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Messaging Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Messaging Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) Middleware
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (9.09%) HTML
2 1 (9.09%) ODBC
2 1 (9.09%) XML
2 1 (9.09%) XPages
Miscellaneous
1 7 (63.64%) Blackberry
2 3 (27.27%) Data Centre
3 1 (9.09%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Windows
2 3 (27.27%) Linux
2 3 (27.27%) Solaris
2 3 (27.27%) Unix
3 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Email Management
2 4 (36.36%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (36.36%) ITIL
3 2 (18.18%) Network Management
3 2 (18.18%) Risk Management
3 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (9.09%) Data Modelling
4 1 (9.09%) Matrix Organization
4 1 (9.09%) Migration
4 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
4 1 (9.09%) Re-Platforming
4 1 (9.09%) RUP
4 1 (9.09%) Scrum
4 1 (9.09%) Software Architecture
4 1 (9.09%) TOGAF
4 1 (9.09%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) C
1 1 (9.09%) Java
1 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
1 1 (9.09%) LotusScript
1 1 (9.09%) Python
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
2 3 (27.27%) VMware ESX
2 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (9.09%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 7 (63.64%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 3 (27.27%) BladeLogic
2 3 (27.27%) Control-M
2 3 (27.27%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (27.27%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 3 (27.27%) Oracle Identity Management
2 3 (27.27%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (90.91%) Cisco
1 10 (90.91%) Symantec
2 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
3 7 (63.64%) Clearswift
4 3 (27.27%) Axway
4 3 (27.27%) Blue Coat
4 3 (27.27%) CheckPoint
4 3 (27.27%) Citrix
4 3 (27.27%) Nokia
4 3 (27.27%) Oracle
4 3 (27.27%) VMware
5 2 (18.18%) BEA
6 1 (9.09%) Lotus
6 1 (9.09%) Sophos