The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the England region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Postfix
Rank 543 527 553
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +26
Contract jobs citing Postfix 23 12 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.047% 0.026% 0.023%
As % of the System Software category 0.48% 0.26% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 5 8
Average daily rate
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£420 £240 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+75.00% -28.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £226 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £338 £508
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £233 £325
% change year-on-year
+82.40% -28.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
System Software Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
4792 4604 4434
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.69% 9.88% 8.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 2677 2356 2159
Average daily rate £325 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £171 £180 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 577 591 600
Average hourly rate £16.00 £18.88 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.24% +7.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.29 £11.00 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £32.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.88 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-9.28% +2.94%
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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 31 July 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 31 July 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 - 13 £425 -
London +21 5 £420 +31.25% 6
South East -4 5 £400 +66.66% 3
North West - - - - 1
West Midlands - - - -
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Postfix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 36 (92.31%) Linux
2 34 (87.18%) Apache
3 33 (84.62%) VMware
4 31 (79.49%) Red Hat
5 28 (71.79%) VMware Infrastructure
6 27 (69.23%) LAMP
7 25 (64.10%) LDAP
7 25 (64.10%) Ubuntu
8 21 (53.85%) Samba
9 19 (48.72%) Debian
9 19 (48.72%) Firewall
9 19 (48.72%) PHP
9 19 (48.72%) VPN
9 19 (48.72%) Git (software)
9 19 (48.72%) Bash Shell
9 19 (48.72%) Puppet
9 19 (48.72%) Jenkins
9 19 (48.72%) DevOps
10 18 (46.15%) nginx
10 18 (46.15%) CentOS
10 18 (46.15%) Ruby
10 18 (46.15%) MySQL
11 17 (43.59%) Continuous Integration
12 16 (41.03%) Perl
12 16 (41.03%) PostgreSQL
13 15 (38.46%) Sendmail
14 14 (35.90%) ZABBIX
14 14 (35.90%) Confluence
14 14 (35.90%) JIRA
14 14 (35.90%) Disaster Recovery

Postfix
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 34 (87.18%) Apache
2 18 (46.15%) nginx
3 14 (35.90%) Confluence
4 12 (30.77%) MediaWiki
5 3 (7.69%) Drupal
5 3 (7.69%) Moodle
6 2 (5.13%) MS Exchange
6 2 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (2.56%) Tomcat
7 1 (2.56%) Liferay
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.13%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (5.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 25 (64.10%) LDAP
2 19 (48.72%) VPN
2 19 (48.72%) Firewall
3 13 (33.33%) IPv6
3 13 (33.33%) LAN
3 13 (33.33%) WAN
3 13 (33.33%) Network Security
4 12 (30.77%) OSPF
4 12 (30.77%) BGP
4 12 (30.77%) EIGRP
4 12 (30.77%) IPsec
5 11 (28.21%) iSCSI
6 3 (7.69%) NAS
6 3 (7.69%) SSH
6 3 (7.69%) SAN
6 3 (7.69%) DNS
7 2 (5.13%) SSL
7 2 (5.13%) IMAP
7 2 (5.13%) SMTP
7 2 (5.13%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (46.15%) MySQL
2 16 (41.03%) PostgreSQL
3 12 (30.77%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 19 (48.72%) Git (software)
1 19 (48.72%) Jenkins
2 14 (35.90%) Hudson
2 14 (35.90%) JIRA
3 12 (30.77%) Subversion
General
1 2 (5.13%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (41.03%) Linux Engineer
2 13 (33.33%) Linux Administrator
2 13 (33.33%) Administrator
3 12 (30.77%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 12 (30.77%) Systems Administrator
4 9 (23.08%) DevOps Engineer
5 5 (12.82%) Linux Support
5 5 (12.82%) Systems Engineer
6 4 (10.26%) Support Engineer
7 3 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (7.69%) Linux Support Engineer
8 2 (5.13%) Cloud Engineer
8 2 (5.13%) Linux Consultant
8 2 (5.13%) Messaging Engineer
8 2 (5.13%) Infrastructure Manager
8 2 (5.13%) Support Analyst
8 2 (5.13%) Analyst
8 2 (5.13%) Consultant
9 1 (2.56%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 1 (2.56%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (69.23%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (30.77%) Wiki
2 6 (15.38%) Clustering
3 3 (7.69%) VLE
4 2 (5.13%) Client/Server
4 2 (5.13%) Replication
5 1 (2.56%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.56%) Open Source
5 1 (2.56%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 36 (92.31%) Linux
2 25 (64.10%) Ubuntu
3 19 (48.72%) Debian
4 18 (46.15%) CentOS
5 14 (35.90%) Windows Server 2003
5 14 (35.90%) Windows
6 7 (17.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (7.69%) Scientific Linux
8 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (5.13%) SUSE
8 2 (5.13%) UNIX
8 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (2.56%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (48.72%) DevOps
2 17 (43.59%) Continuous Integration
3 14 (35.90%) Disaster Recovery
4 13 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
5 12 (30.77%) Data Modelling
6 2 (5.13%) Project Management
6 2 (5.13%) Service Delivery
6 2 (5.13%) Load Balancing
6 2 (5.13%) Unit Testing
6 2 (5.13%) Capacity Management
6 2 (5.13%) Build Automation
7 1 (2.56%) ITIL
7 1 (2.56%) Change Control
7 1 (2.56%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 19 (48.72%) PHP
1 19 (48.72%) Bash Shell
2 18 (46.15%) Ruby
3 16 (41.03%) Perl
4 14 (35.90%) Java
5 12 (30.77%) SQL
6 3 (7.69%) Python
7 1 (2.56%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.56%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 9 (23.08%) SC Cleared
1 9 (23.08%) Security Cleared
2 5 (12.82%) DV Cleared
3 2 (5.13%) CCNA
3 2 (5.13%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (5.13%) RHCE
4 1 (2.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (71.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (53.85%) Samba
3 15 (38.46%) Sendmail
4 13 (33.33%) NFS
5 12 (30.77%) XenServer
6 10 (25.64%) Active Directory
6 10 (25.64%) Squid
7 3 (7.69%) Xen
7 3 (7.69%) KVM
8 2 (5.13%) qmail
8 2 (5.13%) vSphere
9 1 (2.56%) Hyper-V
9 1 (2.56%) VMware ESX
9 1 (2.56%) Snort
9 1 (2.56%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 19 (48.72%) Puppet
2 14 (35.90%) ZABBIX
3 9 (23.08%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 2 (5.13%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (5.13%) Salt
5 1 (2.56%) Nagios
Vendors
1 33 (84.62%) VMware
2 31 (79.49%) Red Hat
3 13 (33.33%) Citrix
4 8 (20.51%) NetApp
5 7 (17.95%) HP
6 2 (5.13%) Oracle
6 2 (5.13%) Microsoft
7 1 (2.56%) SAP
7 1 (2.56%) EMC
7 1 (2.56%) Tripwire
7 1 (2.56%) Qualys
7 1 (2.56%) Proofpoint
7 1 (2.56%) Splunk
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