The table below looks at the statistics for Postfix skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Postfix over the 3 months to 4 August 2015 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Postfix
Rank 267 238 233
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -5
Contract jobs citing Postfix 3 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.032% 0.054% 0.012%
As % of the System Software category 0.26% 0.49% 0.090%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
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£360 £400 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +66.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £425 £233
% change year-on-year
-15.29% +82.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Postfix
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

System Software Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
1139 1017 1117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 11.99% 11.08% 13.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 620 521 558
Average daily rate £350 £325 £337
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £160 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 133 120 145
Average hourly rate £17.50 £15.62 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.07% -10.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.84 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.53 £28.80 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.60 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -8.57%

Postfix
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Postfix Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Postfix
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Postfix Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Postfix
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Postfix within the South East region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015. 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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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire - 3 £360 -
Postfix
England

Postfix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 15 (100.00%) Linux
2 10 (66.67%) CentOS
3 9 (60.00%) SELinux
3 9 (60.00%) RHCE
3 9 (60.00%) Red Hat
4 8 (53.33%) Security Cleared
5 7 (46.67%) SC Cleared
5 7 (46.67%) DNS
6 6 (40.00%) FTP
6 6 (40.00%) Apache
6 6 (40.00%) VMware
6 6 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (40.00%) Debian
6 6 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (33.33%) vSphere
7 5 (33.33%) SAN
7 5 (33.33%) NetApp
7 5 (33.33%) DV Cleared
7 5 (33.33%) VMware ESX
7 5 (33.33%) Python
7 5 (33.33%) Cisco
7 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
7 5 (33.33%) HP
7 5 (33.33%) Dell
7 5 (33.33%) EMC
7 5 (33.33%) qmail
8 4 (26.67%) HTTP
8 4 (26.67%) HTTPS
8 4 (26.67%) SMTP
8 4 (26.67%) SSH

Postfix
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 6 (40.00%) Apache
2 1 (6.67%) nginx
2 1 (6.67%) Confluence
2 1 (6.67%) MediaWiki
Communications & Networking
1 7 (46.67%) DNS
2 6 (40.00%) FTP
3 5 (33.33%) SAN
4 4 (26.67%) SSH
4 4 (26.67%) SMTP
4 4 (26.67%) HTTP
4 4 (26.67%) HTTPS
5 3 (20.00%) SSL
6 1 (6.67%) IPv6
6 1 (6.67%) VPN
6 1 (6.67%) LDAP
6 1 (6.67%) LAN
6 1 (6.67%) WAN
6 1 (6.67%) Network Security
6 1 (6.67%) OSPF
6 1 (6.67%) BGP
6 1 (6.67%) EIGRP
6 1 (6.67%) Firewall
6 1 (6.67%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) MySQL
1 1 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Subversion
1 1 (6.67%) JIRA
1 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (6.67%) Hudson
1 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Linux Administrator
2 7 (46.67%) Administrator
3 5 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (33.33%) Server Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 2 (13.33%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Linux Systems Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Wiki
1 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Linux
2 10 (66.67%) CentOS
3 6 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (40.00%) Debian
4 1 (6.67%) Ubuntu
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (13.33%) Configuration Management
2 1 (6.67%) Change Management
2 1 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (6.67%) Build Automation
2 1 (6.67%) DevOps
2 1 (6.67%) Database Theory
2 1 (6.67%) Relational Database Theory
2 1 (6.67%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (6.67%) Ruby
2 1 (6.67%) Bash Shell
2 1 (6.67%) Java
2 1 (6.67%) Perl
2 1 (6.67%) PHP
2 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (60.00%) RHCE
2 8 (53.33%) Security Cleared
3 7 (46.67%) SC Cleared
4 5 (33.33%) DV Cleared
5 1 (6.67%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (33.33%) qmail
2 5 (33.33%) VMware ESX
2 5 (33.33%) vSphere
3 4 (26.67%) SpamAssassin
4 3 (20.00%) iptables
5 1 (6.67%) Samba
5 1 (6.67%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 9 (60.00%) SELinux
2 1 (6.67%) Salt
2 1 (6.67%) ZABBIX
2 1 (6.67%) Puppet
2 1 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 9 (60.00%) Red Hat
2 6 (40.00%) VMware
3 5 (33.33%) NetApp
3 5 (33.33%) Cisco
3 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 5 (33.33%) HP
3 5 (33.33%) Dell
3 5 (33.33%) EMC
4 1 (6.67%) Citrix