The table below looks at the statistics for Sendmail 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 Sendmail 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
Sendmail
Rank 564 527 511
Rank change year-on-year
-37 -16
Contract jobs citing Sendmail 15 24 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.030% 0.051% 0.052%
As % of the System Software category 0.31% 0.50% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 13 18
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£400 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £302 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £435 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £300 £425
% change year-on-year
+58.33% -29.41%
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%

Sendmail
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Sendmail Jobs Demand Trend in England

Sendmail
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Sendmail Daily Rate Trend in England

Sendmail
Daily Rate Histogram in England

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

Sendmail Daily Rate Histogram in England

Sendmail
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Sendmail Hourly Rate Trend in England

Sendmail
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 Sendmail 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 +2 9 £375 -9.09% 4
South East - 6 £475 - 2
East of England - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
North West - - - - 1
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Sendmail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Sendmail 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 Sendmail.

1 23 (71.88%) DNS
2 21 (65.63%) UNIX
3 17 (53.13%) Linux
3 17 (53.13%) Perl
3 17 (53.13%) SMTP
4 14 (43.75%) Apache
4 14 (43.75%) Shell Script
5 13 (40.63%) Red Hat
6 12 (37.50%) Firewall
6 12 (37.50%) Python
7 11 (34.38%) LDAP
7 11 (34.38%) Solaris
8 10 (31.25%) Cisco
9 9 (28.13%) SSL
9 9 (28.13%) VMware
9 9 (28.13%) Clustering
9 9 (28.13%) Postfix
10 8 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (25.00%) TCP/IP
10 8 (25.00%) VPN
11 7 (21.88%) MS Exchange
11 7 (21.88%) MySQL
11 7 (21.88%) Oracle
11 7 (21.88%) VMware Infrastructure
12 6 (18.75%) Cisco ASA
12 6 (18.75%) SC Cleared
12 6 (18.75%) Security Cleared
12 6 (18.75%) IMAP
12 6 (18.75%) Finance
12 6 (18.75%) Blue Coat

Sendmail
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Sendmail 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 Sendmail. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 14 (43.75%) Apache
2 7 (21.88%) MS Exchange
3 5 (15.63%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (12.50%) nginx
5 2 (6.25%) Tomcat
5 2 (6.25%) JBoss
6 1 (3.13%) IBM Notes
6 1 (3.13%) Zimbra
6 1 (3.13%) Moodle
6 1 (3.13%) Lync
6 1 (3.13%) Drupal
Applications
1 4 (12.50%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.50%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (12.50%) Amazon S3
1 4 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (6.25%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 23 (71.88%) DNS
2 17 (53.13%) SMTP
3 12 (37.50%) Firewall
4 11 (34.38%) LDAP
5 9 (28.13%) SSL
6 8 (25.00%) TCP/IP
6 8 (25.00%) VPN
7 6 (18.75%) LAN
7 6 (18.75%) WAN
7 6 (18.75%) IMAP
7 6 (18.75%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (12.50%) FTP
9 3 (9.38%) Kerberos
9 3 (9.38%) S/MIME
9 3 (9.38%) SAN
9 3 (9.38%) Internet
10 2 (6.25%) Network Security
10 2 (6.25%) SSH
10 2 (6.25%) VLAN
11 1 (3.13%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.88%) MySQL
2 4 (12.50%) MongoDB
2 4 (12.50%) NoSQL
3 2 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Subversion
General
1 6 (18.75%) Finance
2 4 (12.50%) Banking
3 2 (6.25%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.13%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 7 (21.88%) Administrator
2 5 (15.63%) Linux Administrator
2 5 (15.63%) Cloud Engineer
3 4 (12.50%) Linux Engineer
3 4 (12.50%) Architect
3 4 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
3 4 (12.50%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 3 (9.38%) Support Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Security Architect
4 3 (9.38%) Linux Support
4 3 (9.38%) Linux Support Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Messaging Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) UNIX Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) UNIX Administrator
5 2 (6.25%) Project Manager
6 1 (3.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) IT Project Manager
6 1 (3.13%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 1 (3.13%) Technical Project Manager
6 1 (3.13%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.50%) libvirt
Miscellaneous
1 9 (28.13%) Clustering
2 3 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.13%) VLE
3 1 (3.13%) PKI
3 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.13%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 21 (65.63%) UNIX
2 17 (53.13%) Linux
3 11 (34.38%) Solaris
4 8 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (18.75%) Windows
6 5 (15.63%) Ubuntu
7 4 (12.50%) CentOS
7 4 (12.50%) AIX
8 3 (9.38%) HPUX
8 3 (9.38%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (3.13%) Scientific Linux
9 1 (3.13%) SUSE
9 1 (3.13%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (18.75%) Kalman Filter
2 4 (12.50%) Migration
2 4 (12.50%) Load Balancing
3 3 (9.38%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (9.38%) DevOps
4 2 (6.25%) Project Management
4 2 (6.25%) ITIL
4 2 (6.25%) Problem Management
5 1 (3.13%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (3.13%) Server Monitoring
5 1 (3.13%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 17 (53.13%) Perl
2 14 (43.75%) Shell Script
3 12 (37.50%) Python
4 6 (18.75%) SQL
4 6 (18.75%) C
4 6 (18.75%) C++
5 4 (12.50%) Ruby
6 3 (9.38%) PHP
7 2 (6.25%) Java
7 2 (6.25%) PowerShell
7 2 (6.25%) VBScript
8 1 (3.13%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 6 (18.75%) SC Cleared
1 6 (18.75%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.25%) DV Cleared
2 2 (6.25%) Citrix Certification
2 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (6.25%) RHCE
3 1 (3.13%) Degree
3 1 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.13%) CCNP
System Software
1 9 (28.13%) Postfix
2 7 (21.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (15.63%) Xen
4 4 (12.50%) Docker
4 4 (12.50%) Samba
5 3 (9.38%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 2 (6.25%) qmail
6 2 (6.25%) VMware ESX
6 2 (6.25%) Active Directory
6 2 (6.25%) XenApp
7 1 (3.13%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 1 (3.13%) Veritas File System
7 1 (3.13%) NFS
7 1 (3.13%) KVM
Systems Management
1 6 (18.75%) MIMEsweeper
1 6 (18.75%) MAILsweeper
2 4 (12.50%) NetBackup
2 4 (12.50%) Puppet
2 4 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (12.50%) Salt
3 2 (6.25%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 1 (3.13%) Legato
Vendors
1 13 (40.63%) Red Hat
2 10 (31.25%) Cisco
3 9 (28.13%) VMware
4 7 (21.88%) Oracle
5 6 (18.75%) Blue Coat
5 6 (18.75%) McAfee
5 6 (18.75%) Websense
5 6 (18.75%) Juniper
5 6 (18.75%) NetApp
6 4 (12.50%) Veritas
7 3 (9.38%) Lotus
8 2 (6.25%) Proofpoint
8 2 (6.25%) Citrix
8 2 (6.25%) Microsoft
9 1 (3.13%) Sun
9 1 (3.13%) HP
9 1 (3.13%) EMC
9 1 (3.13%) IBM
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