Period
to 20 April 2018

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 6 months to 20 April 2018 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 MIMEsweeper
UK
6 months to
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 879 836 876
Rank change year-on-year -43 +40 -31
Contract jobs citing MIMEsweeper 5 12 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.005% 0.013% 0.016%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.038% 0.12% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 11
UK median daily rate £625 £380 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +64.47% -24.00% +21.95%
10th Percentile £443 £343 £413
90th Percentile £638 £593 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £625 £355 -
% change year-on-year +76.06% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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

All Systems Management Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 13,054 9,944 10,541
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.90% 10.72% 9.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,718 6,583 6,616
UK median daily rate £485 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.78% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £275 £274 £258
90th Percentile £625 £606 £587
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £401 £380
% change year-on-year +6.12% +5.39% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 299 233 278
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.67% - +12.30%
10th Percentile £11.61 £12.00 £11.71
90th Percentile £47.50 £52.84 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £19.88 £20.00
% change year-on-year -19.50% -0.63% -0.30%

MIMEsweeper
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing MIMEsweeper as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for MIMEsweeper in the UK

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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

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MIMEsweeper over the 6 months to 20 April 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MIMEsweeper in the UK

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MIMEsweeper in the UK

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Top 5 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 6 months to 20 April 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
UK excluding London -22 4 £625 +76.06%
England -36 3 £625 +64.47%
Northern Ireland -2 2 £400 +12.68%
South East -15 2 £625 -
London -53 1 - -

For the 6 months to 20 April 2018, IT contractor jobs citing MIMEsweeper also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads with a requirement for MIMEsweeper.

1 4 (80.00%) ITIL
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco
2 3 (60.00%) CheckPoint
2 3 (60.00%) Symantec
2 3 (60.00%) Firewall
2 3 (60.00%) Blue Coat
3 2 (40.00%) CCSE
3 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (40.00%) Reverse Proxy
3 2 (40.00%) Network Security
3 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) Office Communications Server
3 2 (40.00%) Information Security
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (40.00%) Information Assurance
3 2 (40.00%) Security Architecture
3 2 (40.00%) Skype for Business
3 2 (40.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 2 (40.00%) Blackberry
3 2 (40.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (40.00%) Clearswift
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) CISSP
3 2 (40.00%) Juniper
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (40.00%) VPN
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (40.00%) SSL

MIMEsweeper
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 2 (40.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (40.00%) Office Communications Server
1 2 (40.00%) Skype for Business
2 1 (20.00%) JBoss
2 1 (20.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (20.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Mimecast
2 1 (20.00%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) Firewall
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (40.00%) Network Security
2 2 (40.00%) Reverse Proxy
2 2 (40.00%) SSL
2 2 (40.00%) VPN
3 1 (20.00%) BIG-IP
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco IPT
3 1 (20.00%) DHCP
3 1 (20.00%) DNS
3 1 (20.00%) LAN
3 1 (20.00%) VoIP
3 1 (20.00%) WAN
3 1 (20.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Exadata
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Architect
2 2 (40.00%) Network Architect
2 2 (40.00%) Network Security Architect
2 2 (40.00%) Security Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Exchange Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Exchange Support
3 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Middleware
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (20.00%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Solaris
2 1 (20.00%) Unix
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) Email Management
2 2 (40.00%) Information Assurance
2 2 (40.00%) Information Security
2 2 (40.00%) Problem-Solving
2 2 (40.00%) Security Architecture
3 1 (20.00%) B2B
3 1 (20.00%) Commercial Awareness
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (20.00%) RUP
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) Software Architecture
3 1 (20.00%) TOGAF
3 1 (20.00%) Zachman Framework
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) CCSE
1 2 (40.00%) CISSP
1 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) TOGAF Certification
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (20.00%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco
2 3 (60.00%) Blue Coat
2 3 (60.00%) CheckPoint
2 3 (60.00%) Symantec
3 2 (40.00%) Clearswift
3 2 (40.00%) Juniper
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (20.00%) Axway
4 1 (20.00%) BEA
4 1 (20.00%) Nokia
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle
4 1 (20.00%) VMware