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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Postfix
Rank 614 575 578
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +3
Contract jobs citing Postfix 13 23 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.025% 0.045% 0.032%
As % of the System Software category 0.23% 0.44% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 17 11
Average daily rate £425 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -11.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £363 £425
% change year-on-year
+17.24% -14.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Postfix
UK

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
5678 5178 4939
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 11.08% 10.21% 9.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 3544 2873 2581
Average daily rate £390 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £190 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £338 £324
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 433 642 594
Average hourly rate £16.75 £16.93 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.07% -0.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £32.58 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 30 April 2016.

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 30 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
East of England +8 5 £325 -
South East -30 3 £500 +100.00% 2
London -4 2 - - 3
West Midlands - 2 £425 -
North West - 1 £425 -
Postfix
UK

Postfix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 17 (89.47%) Linux
2 16 (84.21%) Puppet
3 15 (78.95%) Red Hat
4 13 (68.42%) DNS
5 11 (57.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (57.89%) iptables
6 10 (52.63%) Sendmail
6 10 (52.63%) Firewall
6 10 (52.63%) Nagios
7 9 (47.37%) Perl
7 9 (47.37%) Debian
7 9 (47.37%) Load Balancing
7 9 (47.37%) CentOS
8 8 (42.11%) Bash Shell
8 8 (42.11%) Jenkins
8 8 (42.11%) Ubuntu
8 8 (42.11%) Unix
8 8 (42.11%) Windows
8 8 (42.11%) Solaris
8 8 (42.11%) SQL
8 8 (42.11%) Apache
9 7 (36.84%) Python
9 7 (36.84%) Shell Script
9 7 (36.84%) Configuration Management
9 7 (36.84%) Disaster Recovery
9 7 (36.84%) Open Source
9 7 (36.84%) DevOps
10 6 (31.58%) Data Centre
10 6 (31.58%) High Availability
10 6 (31.58%) Agile Software Development

Postfix
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 8 (42.11%) Apache
2 4 (21.05%) JBoss
3 3 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (15.79%) nginx
3 3 (15.79%) OpenStack
3 3 (15.79%) SAS
3 3 (15.79%) Tomcat
4 2 (10.53%) Confluence
4 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (10.53%) MediaWiki
4 2 (10.53%) MS Exchange
5 1 (5.26%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (5.26%) CloudStack
5 1 (5.26%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (5.26%) Jetty
5 1 (5.26%) WebLogic
5 1 (5.26%) WebSphere
5 1 (5.26%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
1 2 (10.53%) MS Office
1 2 (10.53%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (21.05%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (10.53%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (5.26%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (5.26%) Amazon S3
3 1 (5.26%) CloudBees
3 1 (5.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (68.42%) DNS
2 10 (52.63%) Firewall
3 5 (26.32%) BGP
3 5 (26.32%) FTP
3 5 (26.32%) OSPF
3 5 (26.32%) SAN
3 5 (26.32%) SMTP
3 5 (26.32%) SSH
3 5 (26.32%) SSL
3 5 (26.32%) VPN
4 4 (21.05%) Fibre Channel
4 4 (21.05%) iSCSI
4 4 (21.05%) TCP/IP
5 3 (15.79%) DHCP
5 3 (15.79%) HTTP
5 3 (15.79%) IGRP
5 3 (15.79%) LDAP
6 2 (10.53%) Kerberos
6 2 (10.53%) LAN
6 2 (10.53%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) MySQL
2 3 (15.79%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (10.53%) Relational Database
3 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
4 1 (5.26%) MongoDB
4 1 (5.26%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (42.11%) Jenkins
2 6 (31.58%) Git (software)
2 6 (31.58%) JIRA
3 4 (21.05%) Subversion
4 2 (10.53%) Hudson
5 1 (5.26%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 4 (21.05%) Banking
2 2 (10.53%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Administrator
2 7 (36.84%) Systems Administrator
3 5 (26.32%) Linux Administrator
3 5 (26.32%) Linux Engineer
4 4 (21.05%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 3 (15.79%) Network Administrator
5 3 (15.79%) Unix Administrator
5 3 (15.79%) Unix Systems Administrator
6 2 (10.53%) AWS Engineer
6 2 (10.53%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (10.53%) Linux Systems Engineer
6 2 (10.53%) Mobile Specialist
6 2 (10.53%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) Cloud Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) Java Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 1 (5.26%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (21.05%) LAMP
2 3 (15.79%) POSIX
3 2 (10.53%) .NET
3 2 (10.53%) LAPP Stack
3 2 (10.53%) LEMP Stack
4 1 (5.26%) ELK Stack
4 1 (5.26%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Data Centre
2 2 (10.53%) Blackberry
2 2 (10.53%) Clustering
2 2 (10.53%) Derivative
2 2 (10.53%) Wiki
3 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.26%) EqualLogic
3 1 (5.26%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 17 (89.47%) Linux
2 11 (57.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (47.37%) CentOS
3 9 (47.37%) Debian
4 8 (42.11%) Solaris
4 8 (42.11%) Ubuntu
4 8 (42.11%) Unix
4 8 (42.11%) Windows
5 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (10.53%) Apple iOS
6 2 (10.53%) SUSE
6 2 (10.53%) Windows Server
7 1 (5.26%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) Load Balancing
2 7 (36.84%) Configuration Management
2 7 (36.84%) DevOps
2 7 (36.84%) Disaster Recovery
2 7 (36.84%) Open Source
3 6 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (31.58%) High Availability
4 4 (21.05%) Change Control
4 4 (21.05%) Incident Management
4 4 (21.05%) ITIL
4 4 (21.05%) Kalman Filter
5 3 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (15.79%) System Testing
6 2 (10.53%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (10.53%) Data Modelling
6 2 (10.53%) Database Theory
6 2 (10.53%) Mobile Device Management
6 2 (10.53%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (10.53%) Relational Database Theory
6 2 (10.53%) Storage Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 9 (47.37%) Perl
2 8 (42.11%) Bash Shell
2 8 (42.11%) SQL
3 7 (36.84%) Python
3 7 (36.84%) Shell Script
4 5 (26.32%) PHP
5 4 (21.05%) PL/SQL
6 3 (15.79%) Java
6 3 (15.79%) Korn
7 2 (10.53%) PowerShell
7 2 (10.53%) Ruby
7 2 (10.53%) VB.NET
8 1 (5.26%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) CCNA
1 3 (15.79%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (15.79%) RHCE
2 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
2 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
2 2 (10.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (5.26%) Degree
3 1 (5.26%) MCSE
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.26%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (57.89%) iptables
2 10 (52.63%) Sendmail
3 6 (31.58%) NFS
4 5 (26.32%) Samba
4 5 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (26.32%) vSphere
5 3 (15.79%) Active Directory
5 3 (15.79%) Squid
6 2 (10.53%) Dovecot
6 2 (10.53%) KVM
6 2 (10.53%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (5.26%) Ceph
7 1 (5.26%) Docker
7 1 (5.26%) OpenSSH
7 1 (5.26%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (5.26%) qmail
7 1 (5.26%) SpamAssassin
7 1 (5.26%) Varnish
7 1 (5.26%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 16 (84.21%) Puppet
2 10 (52.63%) Nagios
3 5 (26.32%) Ansible
4 4 (21.05%) Cacti
4 4 (21.05%) Cobbler
4 4 (21.05%) OSSEC
5 3 (15.79%) Oracle ZFS
5 3 (15.79%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 3 (15.79%) systemd
5 3 (15.79%) ZABBIX
6 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 2 (10.53%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (10.53%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (5.26%) Backup Exec
7 1 (5.26%) CFEngine
7 1 (5.26%) NetBackup
7 1 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (5.26%) Plesk
7 1 (5.26%) Red Hat Satellite
7 1 (5.26%) SCOM
Vendors
1 15 (78.95%) Red Hat
2 5 (26.32%) Oracle
2 5 (26.32%) VMware
3 4 (21.05%) EMC
3 4 (21.05%) HP
3 4 (21.05%) LogRhythm
3 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
3 4 (21.05%) ServiceNow
3 4 (21.05%) SolarWinds
3 4 (21.05%) Splunk
3 4 (21.05%) TippingPoint
4 3 (15.79%) Cisco
4 3 (15.79%) Supermicro
4 3 (15.79%) Symantec
5 2 (10.53%) Atlassian
5 2 (10.53%) CA
5 2 (10.53%) Intel Security
5 2 (10.53%) MobileIron
5 2 (10.53%) Rackspace
5 2 (10.53%) Trustwave
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