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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Postfix
Rank 563 554 568
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +14
Contract jobs citing Postfix 15 9 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.029% 0.018% 0.015%
As % of the System Software category 0.30% 0.19% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 5 6
Average daily rate
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£388 £320 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.09% -5.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £240 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £388 £444
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £240 £270
% change year-on-year
+61.45% -11.11%
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
4970 4777 4489
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.73% 9.78% 8.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 2806 2506 2221
Average daily rate £325 £338 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £180 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 609 561 553
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £16.73
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +7.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £32.50 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +9.37%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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
South West - 8 £388 - 1
London +19 7 £375 +2.38% 4
North West - - - -
South East - - - - 1
West Midlands - - - -
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Postfix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 39 (95.12%) Linux
2 36 (87.80%) Apache
3 32 (78.05%) Red Hat
3 32 (78.05%) VMware
4 28 (68.29%) LAMP
5 27 (65.85%) VMware Infrastructure
6 26 (63.41%) Ubuntu
6 26 (63.41%) LDAP
7 22 (53.66%) Samba
8 20 (48.78%) Debian
8 20 (48.78%) Firewall
8 20 (48.78%) VPN
8 20 (48.78%) PHP
8 20 (48.78%) Git (software)
8 20 (48.78%) Bash Shell
8 20 (48.78%) Puppet
8 20 (48.78%) Jenkins
8 20 (48.78%) DevOps
9 19 (46.34%) nginx
9 19 (46.34%) CentOS
9 19 (46.34%) Ruby
9 19 (46.34%) MySQL
10 18 (43.90%) Continuous Integration
11 17 (41.46%) Perl
11 17 (41.46%) PostgreSQL
12 16 (39.02%) Java
13 15 (36.59%) JIRA
13 15 (36.59%) Disaster Recovery
13 15 (36.59%) Sendmail
13 15 (36.59%) ZABBIX

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Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 36 (87.80%) Apache
2 19 (46.34%) nginx
3 15 (36.59%) Confluence
4 13 (31.71%) MediaWiki
5 3 (7.32%) Drupal
5 3 (7.32%) Moodle
6 1 (2.44%) Liferay
6 1 (2.44%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.76%) Office 365
2 2 (4.88%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 26 (63.41%) LDAP
2 20 (48.78%) VPN
2 20 (48.78%) Firewall
3 14 (34.15%) IPv6
3 14 (34.15%) LAN
3 14 (34.15%) WAN
3 14 (34.15%) Network Security
4 13 (31.71%) OSPF
4 13 (31.71%) BGP
4 13 (31.71%) EIGRP
4 13 (31.71%) IPsec
5 10 (24.39%) iSCSI
6 3 (7.32%) SSH
6 3 (7.32%) DNS
6 3 (7.32%) SSL
7 2 (4.88%) SAN
7 2 (4.88%) SMTP
7 2 (4.88%) FTP
7 2 (4.88%) NAS
8 1 (2.44%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (46.34%) MySQL
2 17 (41.46%) PostgreSQL
3 13 (31.71%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.44%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 20 (48.78%) Git (software)
1 20 (48.78%) Jenkins
2 15 (36.59%) JIRA
2 15 (36.59%) Hudson
3 13 (31.71%) Subversion
4 1 (2.44%) Introscope
Job Titles
1 16 (39.02%) Linux Engineer
2 13 (31.71%) Administrator
2 13 (31.71%) Linux Administrator
3 12 (29.27%) Systems Administrator
3 12 (29.27%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 10 (24.39%) DevOps Engineer
5 6 (14.63%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 5 (12.20%) Linux Support
6 5 (12.20%) Systems Engineer
7 4 (9.76%) Support Engineer
8 3 (7.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (7.32%) Linux Support Engineer
9 2 (4.88%) Messaging Engineer
9 2 (4.88%) Linux Consultant
9 2 (4.88%) Cloud Engineer
9 2 (4.88%) Support Analyst
9 2 (4.88%) Analyst
9 2 (4.88%) Consultant
10 1 (2.44%) Architect
10 1 (2.44%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (68.29%) LAMP
2 1 (2.44%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 13 (31.71%) Wiki
2 5 (12.20%) Clustering
3 3 (7.32%) VLE
4 1 (2.44%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.44%) Open Source
4 1 (2.44%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (2.44%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 39 (95.12%) Linux
2 26 (63.41%) Ubuntu
3 20 (48.78%) Debian
4 19 (46.34%) CentOS
5 14 (34.15%) Windows
6 13 (31.71%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (19.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (7.32%) Scientific Linux
9 2 (4.88%) SUSE
9 2 (4.88%) UNIX
10 1 (2.44%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (48.78%) DevOps
2 18 (43.90%) Continuous Integration
3 15 (36.59%) Disaster Recovery
4 14 (34.15%) Capacity Planning
5 13 (31.71%) Data Modelling
6 3 (7.32%) Build Automation
7 2 (4.88%) Project Management
7 2 (4.88%) Load Balancing
7 2 (4.88%) Unit Testing
8 1 (2.44%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 20 (48.78%) PHP
1 20 (48.78%) Bash Shell
2 19 (46.34%) Ruby
3 17 (41.46%) Perl
4 16 (39.02%) Java
5 14 (34.15%) SQL
6 3 (7.32%) Python
7 1 (2.44%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.44%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 9 (21.95%) SC Cleared
1 9 (21.95%) Security Cleared
2 5 (12.20%) DV Cleared
3 2 (4.88%) CCNA
3 2 (4.88%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (4.88%) RHCE
4 1 (2.44%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.32%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (65.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (53.66%) Samba
3 15 (36.59%) Sendmail
4 13 (31.71%) XenServer
4 13 (31.71%) NFS
5 10 (24.39%) Squid
6 8 (19.51%) Active Directory
7 3 (7.32%) Xen
7 3 (7.32%) KVM
8 2 (4.88%) qmail
9 1 (2.44%) Hyper-V
9 1 (2.44%) VMware ESX
9 1 (2.44%) Snort
9 1 (2.44%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 20 (48.78%) Puppet
2 15 (36.59%) ZABBIX
3 9 (21.95%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 3 (7.32%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (7.32%) Salt
5 1 (2.44%) CA Wily
5 1 (2.44%) Nagios
Vendors
1 32 (78.05%) Red Hat
1 32 (78.05%) VMware
2 14 (34.15%) Citrix
3 8 (19.51%) NetApp
4 6 (14.63%) HP
5 2 (4.88%) Oracle
6 1 (2.44%) SAP
6 1 (2.44%) JBoss
6 1 (2.44%) EMC
6 1 (2.44%) Tripwire
6 1 (2.44%) Qualys
6 1 (2.44%) Proofpoint
6 1 (2.44%) F5
6 1 (2.44%) Splunk
6 1 (2.44%) CA