Period
to 21 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for S/MIME skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited S/MIME over the 6 months to 21 February 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.

Secure Multipurpose Internet Mail Extensions (S/MIME)
UK
6 months to
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 862 840 874
Rank change year-on-year -22 +34 -14
Contract jobs citing S/MIME 13 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.013% 0.006% 0.002%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.097% 0.042% 0.013%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 0
UK median daily rate £375 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

S/MIME is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 13,354 14,277 14,878
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.15% 14.87% 13.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,240 8,698 8,726
UK median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £185 £213 £213
90th Percentile £588 £575 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 702 762 812
UK median hourly rate £19.45 £21.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.55% -4.44% +12.50%
10th Percentile £11.00 £11.47 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.50 £50.00 £48.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.66 £21.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year -8.56% -2.27% -

S/MIME
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing S/MIME as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for S/MIME in the UK

S/MIME
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for S/MIME in the UK

S/MIME
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing S/MIME over the 6 months to 21 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for S/MIME in the UK

S/MIME
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for S/MIME in the UK

S/MIME
Top 4 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing S/MIME within the UK over the 6 months to 21 February 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
England -14 7 £723 -
London - 7 £723 -
UK excluding London -9 6 £375 -
Scotland - 6 £375 -

For the 6 months to 21 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing S/MIME 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 S/MIME.

1 13 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 13 (100.00%) PKI
2 11 (84.62%) MS Exchange
3 9 (69.23%) Security Cleared
4 8 (61.54%) Active Directory
5 7 (53.85%) ITIL
5 7 (53.85%) SC Cleared
5 7 (53.85%) ITIL V3
6 6 (46.15%) Office 365
6 6 (46.15%) Unified Communications
6 6 (46.15%) Server Virtualisation
6 6 (46.15%) Performance Testing
6 6 (46.15%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (46.15%) PowerShell
6 6 (46.15%) Hyper-V
6 6 (46.15%) Open Source
6 6 (46.15%) Information Management
6 6 (46.15%) VMware
6 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (46.15%) SharePoint
7 5 (38.46%) Smartcard
7 5 (38.46%) Web Services
7 5 (38.46%) Reverse Proxy
7 5 (38.46%) FreeRADIUS
8 2 (15.38%) 802.1X
8 2 (15.38%) REST
8 2 (15.38%) SSL
8 2 (15.38%) Service Delivery
8 2 (15.38%) SOAP
8 2 (15.38%) LDAP

S/MIME
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 11 (84.62%) MS Exchange
2 6 (46.15%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 6 (46.15%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (46.15%) Unified Communications
2 5 (38.46%) Reverse Proxy
3 2 (15.38%) SSL
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Administrator
1 6 (46.15%) Exchange Administrator
2 3 (23.08%) Architect
2 3 (23.08%) Subject Matter Expert
3 2 (15.38%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Active Directory Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Exchange Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) Web Services
2 2 (15.38%) 802.1X
2 2 (15.38%) LDAP
2 2 (15.38%) OpenID
2 2 (15.38%) REST
2 2 (15.38%) SAML
2 2 (15.38%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (100.00%) PKI
2 5 (38.46%) Smartcard
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) ITIL
1 7 (53.85%) ITIL V3
2 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (46.15%) Information Management
2 6 (46.15%) Open Source
2 6 (46.15%) Performance Testing
2 6 (46.15%) Server Virtualisation
3 2 (15.38%) Cryptography
3 2 (15.38%) Service Delivery
3 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
4 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
4 1 (7.69%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (69.23%) Security Cleared
2 7 (53.85%) SC Cleared
3 2 (15.38%) DV Cleared
3 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 8 (61.54%) Active Directory
2 6 (46.15%) Hyper-V
2 6 (46.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (38.46%) FreeRADIUS
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (46.15%) VMware