Period
to 18 August 2017

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 18 August 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 MIMEsweeper
UK
6 months to
18 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 850 886 878
Rank change year-on-year +36 -8 -46
Contract jobs citing MIMEsweeper 1 8 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.001% 0.007% 0.012%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.009% 0.067% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 11
UK median daily rate - £448 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.88% +0.38%
UK excluding London median daily rate - £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK 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 10636 11873 9670
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 11.03% 10.93% 8.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 7047 7650 5951
UK median daily rate £463 £425 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.82% +7.59% +5.33%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £223
90th Percentile £613 £588 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £390 £363
% change year-on-year +5.77% +7.59% +8.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 240 254 346
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £22.13 £20.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.90% +9.61% +0.93%
10th Percentile £10.75 £13.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £47.00 £43.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £23.50 £20.19
% change year-on-year -29.79% +16.42% +0.62%

MIMEsweeper
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 18 August 2017. 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 +51 1 - -
Scotland - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 18 August 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 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Symantec
1 1 (100.00%) Forcepoint
1 1 (100.00%) Clearswift
1 1 (100.00%) Blue Coat
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared

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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Security Consultant
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Blue Coat
1 1 (100.00%) Clearswift
1 1 (100.00%) Forcepoint
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Symantec