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 3 months to 27 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Secure Multipurpose Internet Mail Extensions (S/MIME)
UK
Rank - 632 630
Contract jobs citing S/MIME 0 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK - 0.015% 0.002%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.10% 0.012%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £463 -
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 6519 7870 8007
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 14.51% 14.78% 14.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 4021 4698 4373
Median daily rate £400 £380 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +4.82%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £235 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £540 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 359 337 444
Median hourly rate £24.50 £32.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.43% +16.36%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.07 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -39.18% +23.33%  

S/MIME
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing S/MIME as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing S/MIME.

Contractor hourly rate trend for S/MIME in the UK

S/MIME
Top 13 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing S/MIME 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 S/MIME.

1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
1 2 (100.00%) IBM Notes
1 2 (100.00%) SSL
1 2 (100.00%) Lotus
1 2 (100.00%) Change Management
1 2 (100.00%) XMPP
1 2 (100.00%) PKI
1 2 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 2 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 2 (100.00%) Postfix
1 2 (100.00%) Sendmail

S/MIME
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 2 (100.00%) IBM Notes
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) SSL
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Change Management
1 2 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Postfix
1 2 (100.00%) Sendmail
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Lotus