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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Postfix
Rank 563 552 573
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +21
Contract jobs citing Postfix 17 10 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.033% 0.021% 0.015%
As % of the System Software category 0.33% 0.21% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 4 6
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£381 £280 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.16% -18.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £240 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £447 £385 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £381 £240 £323
% change year-on-year
+58.85% -25.58%
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
5078 4762 4597
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.77% 9.90% 8.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 2847 2525 2236
Average daily rate £350 £335 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% -0.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £175 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £324 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.21% -1.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 630 578 606
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.70 £32.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 +12 10 £381 +4.09%
South East -11 3 £331 +38.02% 2
West Midlands - - - -
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Postfix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 38 (95.00%) Linux
2 33 (82.50%) Apache
3 32 (80.00%) Red Hat
4 26 (65.00%) VMware
5 24 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 23 (57.50%) Ubuntu
6 23 (57.50%) LDAP
7 21 (52.50%) LAMP
8 19 (47.50%) CentOS
9 18 (45.00%) PHP
10 16 (40.00%) Samba
10 16 (40.00%) Debian
10 16 (40.00%) Sendmail
11 15 (37.50%) MySQL
11 15 (37.50%) Bash Shell
12 14 (35.00%) DevOps
12 14 (35.00%) Perl
12 14 (35.00%) NFS
13 13 (32.50%) VPN
13 13 (32.50%) PostgreSQL
13 13 (32.50%) Firewall
14 12 (30.00%) Java
14 12 (30.00%) nginx
14 12 (30.00%) Git (software)
14 12 (30.00%) Ruby
14 12 (30.00%) Jenkins
14 12 (30.00%) Puppet
15 11 (27.50%) Confluence
15 11 (27.50%) Continuous Integration
15 11 (27.50%) JIRA

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Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 33 (82.50%) Apache
2 12 (30.00%) nginx
3 11 (27.50%) Confluence
4 10 (25.00%) MediaWiki
5 3 (7.50%) Drupal
5 3 (7.50%) Moodle
6 1 (2.50%) Tomcat
6 1 (2.50%) Zimbra
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.00%) Office 365
2 2 (5.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 23 (57.50%) LDAP
2 13 (32.50%) VPN
2 13 (32.50%) Firewall
3 10 (25.00%) IPsec
3 10 (25.00%) OSPF
3 10 (25.00%) BGP
3 10 (25.00%) EIGRP
3 10 (25.00%) IPv6
3 10 (25.00%) LAN
3 10 (25.00%) WAN
3 10 (25.00%) Network Security
4 9 (22.50%) iSCSI
5 5 (12.50%) DNS
6 4 (10.00%) SMTP
6 4 (10.00%) FTP
7 3 (7.50%) SSL
7 3 (7.50%) SSH
8 2 (5.00%) HTTP
9 1 (2.50%) SAN
9 1 (2.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (37.50%) MySQL
2 13 (32.50%) PostgreSQL
3 10 (25.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.50%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 12 (30.00%) Git (software)
1 12 (30.00%) Jenkins
2 11 (27.50%) JIRA
3 10 (25.00%) Subversion
3 10 (25.00%) Hudson
4 1 (2.50%) Introscope
General
1 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (40.00%) Linux Engineer
2 12 (30.00%) Administrator
3 11 (27.50%) Linux Administrator
3 11 (27.50%) Systems Administrator
4 10 (25.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 8 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
6 6 (15.00%) Systems Engineer
7 5 (12.50%) Linux Support
7 5 (12.50%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 4 (10.00%) Support Engineer
9 3 (7.50%) Linux Support Engineer
10 2 (5.00%) Cloud Engineer
10 2 (5.00%) Senior Systems Administrator
10 2 (5.00%) UNIX Engineer
10 2 (5.00%) Messaging Engineer
10 2 (5.00%) Linux Consultant
10 2 (5.00%) Support Analyst
10 2 (5.00%) Architect
10 2 (5.00%) Analyst
10 2 (5.00%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (52.50%) LAMP
2 1 (2.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (25.00%) Wiki
2 7 (17.50%) Clustering
3 3 (7.50%) VLE
4 2 (5.00%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (2.50%) Replication
5 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.50%) Open Source
5 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 38 (95.00%) Linux
2 23 (57.50%) Ubuntu
3 19 (47.50%) CentOS
4 16 (40.00%) Debian
5 11 (27.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (27.50%) Windows
6 10 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (15.00%) UNIX
8 3 (7.50%) HPUX
8 3 (7.50%) Solaris
8 3 (7.50%) Scientific Linux
9 1 (2.50%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (35.00%) DevOps
2 11 (27.50%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 10 (25.00%) Data Modelling
3 10 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (7.50%) Build Automation
5 2 (5.00%) Load Balancing
6 1 (2.50%) Project Management
6 1 (2.50%) Migration
6 1 (2.50%) ITIL
6 1 (2.50%) Incident Management
6 1 (2.50%) Unit Testing
6 1 (2.50%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (2.50%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (2.50%) Technical Analysis
6 1 (2.50%) Change Control
6 1 (2.50%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 18 (45.00%) PHP
2 15 (37.50%) Bash Shell
3 14 (35.00%) Perl
4 12 (30.00%) Java
4 12 (30.00%) Ruby
5 11 (27.50%) SQL
6 4 (10.00%) Python
7 1 (2.50%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 10 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 10 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (12.50%) RHCE
2 5 (12.50%) DV Cleared
3 3 (7.50%) Degree
4 2 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (5.00%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.50%) SLA
2 1 (2.50%) QA
System Software
1 24 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (40.00%) Samba
2 16 (40.00%) Sendmail
3 14 (35.00%) NFS
4 11 (27.50%) Squid
5 10 (25.00%) XenServer
6 8 (20.00%) Active Directory
7 4 (10.00%) Xen
8 3 (7.50%) KVM
8 3 (7.50%) vCloud
8 3 (7.50%) vSphere
9 2 (5.00%) qmail
10 1 (2.50%) Snort
10 1 (2.50%) Nmap
10 1 (2.50%) VMware ESX
10 1 (2.50%) Hyper-V
10 1 (2.50%) GPFS
10 1 (2.50%) Corosync
10 1 (2.50%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 12 (30.00%) Puppet
2 11 (27.50%) ZABBIX
3 10 (25.00%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 3 (7.50%) Salt
4 3 (7.50%) Ansible
4 3 (7.50%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (5.00%) Cacti
5 2 (5.00%) Nagios
6 1 (2.50%) CA Wily
6 1 (2.50%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (2.50%) YUM
Vendors
1 32 (80.00%) Red Hat
2 26 (65.00%) VMware
3 11 (27.50%) Citrix
4 8 (20.00%) HP
5 7 (17.50%) NetApp
6 2 (5.00%) JBoss
6 2 (5.00%) Oracle
7 1 (2.50%) Remedy
7 1 (2.50%) BMC
7 1 (2.50%) CA
7 1 (2.50%) Tripwire
7 1 (2.50%) Qualys
7 1 (2.50%) Proofpoint
7 1 (2.50%) F5
7 1 (2.50%) Splunk