The first table below looks at the demand for Postfix skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Postfix over the 3 months to 16 April 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 London 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Postfix
Rank 412 373 417
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +44
Contract jobs citing Postfix 4 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.016% 0.027% 0.021%
As % of the System Software category 0.20% 0.35% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 4
Average daily rate £375 £330 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% +25.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £266 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £406 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £325 £240
% change year-on-year
+30.76% +35.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
System Software Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
1959 1722 2047
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 7.91% 7.83% 7.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1179 1046 1199
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £214 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £324 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 152 157 166
Average hourly rate £17.32 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.84% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £33.50 £32.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -6.06%
Postfix
England

Postfix
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Postfix Jobs Demand Trend in London

Postfix
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Postfix Daily Rate Trend in London

Postfix
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Postfix across the London region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

Postfix Daily Rate Histogram in London

Postfix
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Postfix Hourly Rate Trend in London

Postfix
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Postfix within the London region over the 3 months to 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
City of London - 3 £400 -
Postfix
England

Postfix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 4 (66.67%) Perl
1 4 (66.67%) Linux
1 4 (66.67%) Apache
1 4 (66.67%) Replication
1 4 (66.67%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) iSCSI
2 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (50.00%) NAS
2 3 (50.00%) Open Source
2 3 (50.00%) MySQL
2 3 (50.00%) NFS
2 3 (50.00%) SAN
2 3 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 3 (50.00%) Nagios
3 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 2 (33.33%) Finance
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (33.33%) Internet
3 2 (33.33%) NetApp
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 2 (33.33%) UNIX
3 2 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (33.33%) Client/Server
3 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle
3 2 (33.33%) Tomcat
3 2 (33.33%) Python
3 2 (33.33%) vSphere

Postfix
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 4 (66.67%) Apache
2 2 (33.33%) Tomcat
2 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (16.67%) Liferay
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) SAN
1 3 (50.00%) iSCSI
1 3 (50.00%) NAS
2 2 (33.33%) IMAP
2 2 (33.33%) Internet
3 1 (16.67%) Firewall
3 1 (16.67%) SSH
3 1 (16.67%) LDAP
3 1 (16.67%) SMTP
3 1 (16.67%) DHCP
3 1 (16.67%) HTTP
3 1 (16.67%) SNMP
3 1 (16.67%) DNS
3 1 (16.67%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (16.67%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (16.67%) Hudson
1 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Linux Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Senior Linux Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Delivery Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Team Leader
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Team Leader
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Delivery Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Leader
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Team Leader
2 1 (16.67%) Storage Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Replication
2 3 (50.00%) Open Source
3 2 (33.33%) Clustering
3 2 (33.33%) Client/Server
4 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
4 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (33.33%) CentOS
2 2 (33.33%) UNIX
2 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (16.67%) Solaris
3 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
1 2 (33.33%) Capacity Management
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (16.67%) Business Continuity
2 1 (16.67%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) Perl
2 3 (50.00%) Shell Script
3 2 (33.33%) Python
4 1 (16.67%) C-shell
4 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) NFS
1 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (33.33%) Sendmail
2 2 (33.33%) vSphere
2 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (16.67%) VMware ESX
3 1 (16.67%) Snort
3 1 (16.67%) Nmap
3 1 (16.67%) Squid
3 1 (16.67%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) Nagios
2 1 (16.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (33.33%) NetApp
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (16.67%) HP
4 1 (16.67%) EMC
4 1 (16.67%) Citrix
4 1 (16.67%) SAP
4 1 (16.67%) Tripwire
4 1 (16.67%) Qualys
4 1 (16.67%) Splunk