The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sendmail
Rank 525 540 565
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +25
Contract jobs citing Sendmail 28 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.057% 0.019% 0.009%
As % of the System Software category 0.59% 0.20% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 2 3
Average daily rate
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£300 £323 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.97% -0.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £321 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £325 £333
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 -
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £18.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 - -
System Software Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
4779 4614 4436
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.68% 9.90% 8.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 2671 2372 2160
Average daily rate £325 £345 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.79% +1.47%
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 577 589 600
Average hourly rate £16.00 £18.88 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.23% +7.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £32.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +2.94%
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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 1 August 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 1 August 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 +13 8 £275 -14.06% 1
South East -2 6 £400 -
South West -28 5 £303 -
East of England - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
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Sendmail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 29 (63.04%) Linux
2 28 (60.87%) DNS
3 24 (52.17%) Apache
4 21 (45.65%) Perl
5 19 (41.30%) UNIX
5 19 (41.30%) LDAP
5 19 (41.30%) VMware
6 18 (39.13%) Red Hat
7 17 (36.96%) SMTP
8 16 (34.78%) Ubuntu
8 16 (34.78%) IMAP
8 16 (34.78%) VMware Infrastructure
8 16 (34.78%) CentOS
9 15 (32.61%) Security Cleared
9 15 (32.61%) Postfix
10 14 (30.43%) MySQL
10 14 (30.43%) SC Cleared
10 14 (30.43%) Squid
11 13 (28.26%) NFS
11 13 (28.26%) Finance
12 12 (26.09%) NetApp
13 11 (23.91%) Oracle
13 11 (23.91%) Solaris
13 11 (23.91%) Red Hat Spacewalk
14 10 (21.74%) Lotus
14 10 (21.74%) HP
15 9 (19.57%) Active Directory
15 9 (19.57%) LAMP
15 9 (19.57%) DV Cleared
16 8 (17.39%) iSCSI

Sendmail
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 24 (52.17%) Apache
2 7 (15.22%) IBM Notes
3 4 (8.70%) Moodle
3 4 (8.70%) Tomcat
4 3 (6.52%) Drupal
5 2 (4.35%) WebLogic
6 1 (2.17%) MS Exchange
6 1 (2.17%) Confluence
6 1 (2.17%) Lync
6 1 (2.17%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (2.17%) WebSphere
6 1 (2.17%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.52%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.17%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 28 (60.87%) DNS
2 19 (41.30%) LDAP
3 17 (36.96%) SMTP
4 16 (34.78%) IMAP
5 8 (17.39%) iSCSI
6 6 (13.04%) OpenLDAP
7 5 (10.87%) Firewall
8 4 (8.70%) Cisco IOS
8 4 (8.70%) VPN
8 4 (8.70%) SSL
8 4 (8.70%) FTP
9 3 (6.52%) HTTP
9 3 (6.52%) DHCP
9 3 (6.52%) SSH
10 2 (4.35%) VLAN
10 2 (4.35%) TCP/IP
11 1 (2.17%) LAN
11 1 (2.17%) VoIP
11 1 (2.17%) NetScreen
11 1 (2.17%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (30.43%) MySQL
2 4 (8.70%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (4.35%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.17%) DB2
4 1 (2.17%) KDB
4 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (6.52%) Subversion
2 2 (4.35%) Jenkins
2 2 (4.35%) JIRA
3 1 (2.17%) Ant
3 1 (2.17%) JUnit
3 1 (2.17%) IntelliJ
3 1 (2.17%) JMeter
3 1 (2.17%) Hudson
3 1 (2.17%) Selenium
3 1 (2.17%) Apache Ivy
3 1 (2.17%) Gradle
General
1 13 (28.26%) Finance
2 5 (10.87%) Banking
3 2 (4.35%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.35%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.17%) Electronics
4 1 (2.17%) Retail
4 1 (2.17%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (32.61%) Administrator
2 11 (23.91%) Systems Administrator
3 8 (17.39%) Systems Engineer
3 8 (17.39%) Linux Engineer
4 7 (15.22%) Linux Administrator
5 6 (13.04%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 5 (10.87%) UNIX Administrator
6 5 (10.87%) Integration Engineer
6 5 (10.87%) Consultant
6 5 (10.87%) Linux Support
7 4 (8.70%) Support Engineer
7 4 (8.70%) Systems Integration Engineer
8 3 (6.52%) Linux Support Engineer
8 3 (6.52%) Messaging Engineer
9 2 (4.35%) Cloud Engineer
9 2 (4.35%) Linux Consultant
9 2 (4.35%) UNIX Systems Administrator
9 2 (4.35%) UNIX Engineer
9 2 (4.35%) Cisco Engineer
9 2 (4.35%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (19.57%) LAMP
2 5 (10.87%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (2.17%) SOAP
3 1 (2.17%) CORBA
3 1 (2.17%) CPAN
3 1 (2.17%) X-Windows
3 1 (2.17%) Xerces
3 1 (2.17%) Xalan
3 1 (2.17%) WAMP
3 1 (2.17%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (2.17%) wxWidgets
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.70%) Computer Science
2 3 (6.52%) Clustering
2 3 (6.52%) VLE
2 3 (6.52%) Open Source
3 1 (2.17%) DTV
3 1 (2.17%) EqualLogic
3 1 (2.17%) iPad
3 1 (2.17%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 29 (63.04%) Linux
2 19 (41.30%) UNIX
3 16 (34.78%) Ubuntu
3 16 (34.78%) CentOS
4 11 (23.91%) Solaris
5 8 (17.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (17.39%) Windows
6 7 (15.22%) Debian
7 4 (8.70%) Windows XP
8 3 (6.52%) Scientific Linux
9 2 (4.35%) AIX
10 1 (2.17%) SUSE
10 1 (2.17%) OpenSolaris
10 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (10.87%) Configuration Management
2 3 (6.52%) ITIL
3 2 (4.35%) DevOps
3 2 (4.35%) Operations Management
3 2 (4.35%) Migration
3 2 (4.35%) Service Delivery
3 2 (4.35%) Six Sigma
3 2 (4.35%) Project Management
3 2 (4.35%) CRM
4 1 (2.17%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (2.17%) PRINCE2
4 1 (2.17%) Programme Management
4 1 (2.17%) Change Control
4 1 (2.17%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (2.17%) Kanban
4 1 (2.17%) Release Management
4 1 (2.17%) Problem Management
4 1 (2.17%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (2.17%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (2.17%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (45.65%) Perl
2 8 (17.39%) Shell Script
3 7 (15.22%) PHP
3 7 (15.22%) C
4 6 (13.04%) Python
4 6 (13.04%) C++
4 6 (13.04%) Java
4 6 (13.04%) SQL
5 5 (10.87%) Bash Shell
5 5 (10.87%) Korn
6 2 (4.35%) Ruby
6 2 (4.35%) C-shell
7 1 (2.17%) Lisp
7 1 (2.17%) VB
7 1 (2.17%) C#
Qualifications
1 15 (32.61%) Security Cleared
2 14 (30.43%) SC Cleared
3 9 (19.57%) DV Cleared
4 4 (8.70%) Degree
5 2 (4.35%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 2 (4.35%) MCSE
5 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (4.35%) RHCE
6 1 (2.17%) CCNA
6 1 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.52%) SLA
2 1 (2.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (2.17%) TickIT
System Software
1 16 (34.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (32.61%) Postfix
3 14 (30.43%) Squid
4 13 (28.26%) NFS
5 9 (19.57%) Active Directory
6 7 (15.22%) KVM
7 5 (10.87%) Samba
7 5 (10.87%) Xen
8 3 (6.52%) VMware ESX
8 3 (6.52%) qmail
8 3 (6.52%) Dovecot
9 1 (2.17%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (2.17%) Snort
9 1 (2.17%) ProxySG
9 1 (2.17%) vSphere
9 1 (2.17%) FreeRADIUS
9 1 (2.17%) XenApp
9 1 (2.17%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 1 (2.17%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 1 (2.17%) OpenSSH
Systems Management
1 11 (23.91%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 3 (6.52%) HAProxy
3 2 (4.35%) Puppet
3 2 (4.35%) Nagios
4 1 (2.17%) ARCserve
4 1 (2.17%) Nessus
4 1 (2.17%) YUM
4 1 (2.17%) Cacti
4 1 (2.17%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 19 (41.30%) VMware
2 18 (39.13%) Red Hat
3 12 (26.09%) NetApp
4 11 (23.91%) Oracle
5 10 (21.74%) Lotus
5 10 (21.74%) HP
6 8 (17.39%) Cisco
7 7 (15.22%) Sun
8 4 (8.70%) Dell
9 3 (6.52%) JBoss
9 3 (6.52%) IronPort
10 2 (4.35%) CheckPoint
10 2 (4.35%) Microsoft
11 1 (2.17%) Avaya
11 1 (2.17%) Juniper
11 1 (2.17%) BEA
11 1 (2.17%) Nokia
11 1 (2.17%) Veritas
11 1 (2.17%) Citrix
11 1 (2.17%) IBM