The table below looks at the statistics for Postfix skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Postfix over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Postfix
Rank 565 547 525
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -22
Contract jobs citing Postfix 14 4 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.028% 0.009% 0.020%
As % of the System Software category 0.29% 0.083% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 2 5
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£425 £310 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.09% -11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £310 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £310 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 - £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

System Software Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
4897 4807 4131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.88% 10.27% 9.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2726 2542 1950
Average daily rate £363 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £173 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 609 591 721
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £31.56 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Postfix
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Postfix across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

Postfix Jobs Demand Trend in England

Postfix
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Postfix across the England region.

Postfix Daily Rate Trend in England

Postfix
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Postfix across the England region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Postfix Daily Rate Histogram in England

Postfix
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Postfix across the England region.

Postfix Hourly Rate Trend in England

Postfix
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Postfix within the England region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +19 8 £425 +37.09% 3
South West - 4 £425 -
South East - 1 - - 2
North West - - - -
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Postfix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Postfix also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Postfix.

1 28 (87.50%) Linux
2 22 (68.75%) Apache
2 22 (68.75%) Red Hat
3 15 (46.88%) Windows
3 15 (46.88%) MySQL
4 13 (40.63%) SQL
4 13 (40.63%) Firewall
4 13 (40.63%) Ubuntu
5 12 (37.50%) VMware
5 12 (37.50%) Perl
5 12 (37.50%) PHP
5 12 (37.50%) nginx
6 11 (34.38%) Puppet
6 11 (34.38%) DNS
6 11 (34.38%) VMware Infrastructure
7 10 (31.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (31.25%) Ruby
7 10 (31.25%) VPN
7 10 (31.25%) UNIX
7 10 (31.25%) Bash Shell
7 10 (31.25%) Opscode Chef
7 10 (31.25%) DevOps
7 10 (31.25%) Salt
8 9 (28.13%) Sendmail
8 9 (28.13%) CentOS
9 8 (25.00%) Samba
9 8 (25.00%) Debian
9 8 (25.00%) Clustering
9 8 (25.00%) LDAP
9 8 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003

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Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Postfix also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Postfix. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 22 (68.75%) Apache
2 12 (37.50%) nginx
3 6 (18.75%) Confluence
3 6 (18.75%) MediaWiki
3 6 (18.75%) MS Exchange
4 4 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (6.25%) JBoss
5 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (6.25%) SharePoint
5 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (3.13%) Lync
6 1 (3.13%) Zimbra
6 1 (3.13%) Moodle
6 1 (3.13%) IIS
6 1 (3.13%) Tomcat
6 1 (3.13%) Drupal
6 1 (3.13%) GlassFish
6 1 (3.13%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (3.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 5 (15.63%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.50%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (12.50%) Amazon S3
1 4 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (12.50%) Office 365
2 2 (6.25%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (40.63%) Firewall
2 11 (34.38%) DNS
3 10 (31.25%) VPN
4 8 (25.00%) LDAP
5 7 (21.88%) IPv6
6 6 (18.75%) IPsec
6 6 (18.75%) LAN
6 6 (18.75%) WAN
6 6 (18.75%) TCP/IP
6 6 (18.75%) OSPF
6 6 (18.75%) BGP
6 6 (18.75%) EIGRP
6 6 (18.75%) Network Security
7 5 (15.63%) SMTP
8 4 (12.50%) FTP
9 3 (9.38%) SSL
10 2 (6.25%) SSH
10 2 (6.25%) HTTP
11 1 (3.13%) DHCP
11 1 (3.13%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (46.88%) MySQL
2 7 (21.88%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (18.75%) Relational Database
4 5 (15.63%) MongoDB
4 5 (15.63%) NoSQL
5 1 (3.13%) Redis
5 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (21.88%) Git (software)
1 7 (21.88%) Jenkins
2 6 (18.75%) Hudson
2 6 (18.75%) Subversion
2 6 (18.75%) JIRA
3 1 (3.13%) Introscope
General
1 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
1 1 (3.13%) Advertising
1 1 (3.13%) Banking
1 1 (3.13%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 7 (21.88%) Linux Engineer
2 7 (21.88%) Administrator
3 6 (18.75%) Linux Administrator
4 5 (15.63%) Systems Administrator
5 4 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
5 4 (12.50%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 3 (9.38%) Cloud Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) Linux Support
6 3 (9.38%) Messaging Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) Linux Support Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) Support Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) UNIX Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Senior Systems Administrator
7 2 (6.25%) Architect
8 1 (3.13%) Project Manager
8 1 (3.13%) Developer
8 1 (3.13%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 1 (3.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (3.13%) UNIX Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (18.75%) LAMP
2 4 (12.50%) libvirt
3 1 (3.13%) Django
3 1 (3.13%) FreeSWITCH
3 1 (3.13%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (3.13%) HTML
3 1 (3.13%) .NET
3 1 (3.13%) CSS
3 1 (3.13%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.00%) Clustering
2 6 (18.75%) Wiki
3 2 (6.25%) Open Source
3 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.13%) Blackberry
4 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (3.13%) Visualisation
4 1 (3.13%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 28 (87.50%) Linux
2 15 (46.88%) Windows
3 13 (40.63%) Ubuntu
4 10 (31.25%) UNIX
4 10 (31.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (28.13%) CentOS
6 8 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (25.00%) Debian
7 3 (9.38%) HPUX
7 3 (9.38%) Solaris
8 2 (6.25%) Fedora
8 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (3.13%) Scientific Linux
9 1 (3.13%) Windows 8
9 1 (3.13%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (31.25%) DevOps
2 6 (18.75%) Capacity Planning
2 6 (18.75%) Build Automation
2 6 (18.75%) Data Modelling
2 6 (18.75%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (18.75%) Database Theory
2 6 (18.75%) Relational Database Theory
3 4 (12.50%) Load Balancing
4 3 (9.38%) Migration
5 2 (6.25%) ITIL
5 2 (6.25%) Incident Management
5 2 (6.25%) Technical Analysis
5 2 (6.25%) ITIL V3
5 2 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (3.13%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (3.13%) Functional Programming
6 1 (3.13%) Data Protection
6 1 (3.13%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (3.13%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (40.63%) SQL
2 12 (37.50%) Perl
2 12 (37.50%) PHP
3 10 (31.25%) Ruby
3 10 (31.25%) Bash Shell
4 7 (21.88%) Python
4 7 (21.88%) Java
5 4 (12.50%) Shell Script
6 1 (3.13%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.13%) C
6 1 (3.13%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (15.63%) RHCE
2 2 (6.25%) Degree
2 2 (6.25%) SC Cleared
2 2 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 11 (34.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (28.13%) Sendmail
3 8 (25.00%) Samba
4 7 (21.88%) Xen
5 6 (18.75%) XenServer
6 4 (12.50%) NFS
6 4 (12.50%) Docker
7 3 (9.38%) Active Directory
7 3 (9.38%) vSphere
7 3 (9.38%) Squid
7 3 (9.38%) vCloud
8 2 (6.25%) qmail
8 2 (6.25%) KVM
9 1 (3.13%) GPFS
9 1 (3.13%) Corosync
9 1 (3.13%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (3.13%) Terminal Services
9 1 (3.13%) VMware ESX
9 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (3.13%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 11 (34.38%) Puppet
2 10 (31.25%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (31.25%) Salt
3 6 (18.75%) ZABBIX
4 3 (9.38%) Ansible
5 2 (6.25%) yum
5 2 (6.25%) Cacti
5 2 (6.25%) Nagios
6 1 (3.13%) SCCM
6 1 (3.13%) CA Wily
6 1 (3.13%) HAProxy
6 1 (3.13%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (3.13%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 1 (3.13%) Icinga
Vendors
1 22 (68.75%) Red Hat
2 12 (37.50%) VMware
3 7 (21.88%) Cisco
4 6 (18.75%) Oracle
4 6 (18.75%) Citrix
5 5 (15.63%) HP
6 3 (9.38%) Microsoft
7 2 (6.25%) BMC
7 2 (6.25%) EMC
7 2 (6.25%) NetApp
7 2 (6.25%) Remedy
8 1 (3.13%) McAfee
8 1 (3.13%) Symantec
8 1 (3.13%) Dell
8 1 (3.13%) CA
8 1 (3.13%) CommVault
8 1 (3.13%) IBM
8 1 (3.13%) Brocade
8 1 (3.13%) Proofpoint
8 1 (3.13%) F5