Period
to 19 April 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 19 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.

Secure Multipurpose Internet Mail Extensions (S/MIME)
UK
6 months to
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 874 - 881
Rank change year-on-year - +881 -32
Contract jobs citing S/MIME 3 0 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.003% - 0.011%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.023% - 0.077%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 5
UK median daily rate £375 - £450
10th Percentile £363 - £425
90th Percentile £388 - £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 - £475
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 13,329 13,215 15,631
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.18% 14.26% 14.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,223 8,010 9,261
UK median daily rate £415 £402 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +0.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £200 £209 £213
90th Percentile £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +1.32% +1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 737 736 721
UK median hourly rate £19.40 £22.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.84% -12.00% +16.06%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.50 £51.61 £48.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £20.99 £25.00
% change year-on-year -9.46% -16.06% +10.23%

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 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 2 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 19 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
Scotland - 3 £375 -
UK excluding London - 3 £375 -

For the 6 months to 19 April 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 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Information Management
1 3 (100.00%) PKI
1 3 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 3 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 3 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 3 (100.00%) Open Source
1 3 (100.00%) Unified Communications
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL V3
1 3 (100.00%) Office 365
1 3 (100.00%) Server Virtualisation

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 3 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (100.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (100.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) Unified Communications
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Administrator
1 3 (100.00%) Exchange Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) PKI
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Information Management
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL V3
1 3 (100.00%) Open Source
1 3 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) VMware