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 25 June 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.

Secure Multipurpose Internet Mail Extensions (S/MIME)
UK
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 585 646 -
Rank change year-on-year +61 -  
Contract jobs citing S/MIME 2 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.004% 0.011% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.032% 0.070% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 0
Median daily rate £800 £450 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +77.77% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate - £475 -
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 6280 8561 8086
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 13.57% 16.14% 14.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 3720 5192 4560
Median daily rate £400 £390 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +8.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £240 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 391 421 478
Median hourly rate £27.50 £28.50 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.50% +21.27%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.05 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.83 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £31.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -11.11% +26.00%  

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for S/MIME in the UK

S/MIME
Top 3 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 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +43 2 £800 +77.77%
London +5 2 £800 +77.77%
Canary Wharf - 1 £800 -

For the 6 months to 25 June 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%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Perl
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) MySQL
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) IBM Domino
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) MQSeries
1 2 (100.00%) LDAP
1 2 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (100.00%) JMS
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) EDRMS
1 2 (100.00%) Workflow
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Legal
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Workflow
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security
1 2 (100.00%) ActiveMQ
1 2 (100.00%) Lucene
1 2 (100.00%) Computer Forensics
1 2 (100.00%) Statistics
1 2 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (100.00%) Apache Solr
1 2 (100.00%) E-Discovery
1 2 (100.00%) RabbitMQ
1 2 (100.00%) Data Governance
1 2 (100.00%) Office 365

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 2 (100.00%) Apache Solr
1 2 (100.00%) Elasticsearch
1 2 (100.00%) IBM Domino
1 2 (100.00%) MQSeries
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Workflow
1 2 (100.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) EDRMS
1 2 (100.00%) MySQL
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) ActiveMQ
1 2 (100.00%) JMS
1 2 (100.00%) Lucene
1 2 (100.00%) RabbitMQ
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Computer Forensics
1 2 (100.00%) Data Governance
1 2 (100.00%) E-Discovery
1 2 (100.00%) Electronic Discovery Reference Model
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security
1 2 (100.00%) Records Management
1 2 (100.00%) Statistics
1 2 (100.00%) Workflow
2 1 (50.00%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Perl
1 2 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) FTK
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Nuix
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle