The table below looks at the statistics for SpamAssassin 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 SpamAssassin over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache SpamAssassin
Rank 273 256 -
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -
Contract jobs citing SpamAssassin 8 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.083% 0.040% -
As % of the System Software category 0.63% 0.31% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 0
Average daily rate £450 £245 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+83.67% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £245 -
% change year-on-year
+83.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
SpamAssassin
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
1271 1276 1132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 13.20% 12.82% 12.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 763 645 522
Average daily rate £375 £365 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £225 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £338 £324
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 114 146 155
Average hourly rate £21.33 £18.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.29% +12.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £11.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £40.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

SpamAssassin
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

SpamAssassin Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

SpamAssassin
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

SpamAssassin Daily Rate Trend in the South East

SpamAssassin
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SpamAssassin across the South East region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

SpamAssassin Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

SpamAssassin
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 SpamAssassin within the South East region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Kent - 5 £450 -
Hampshire -2 1 £500 +104.08%
Sussex - 1 £300 -
East Sussex - 1 - -
SpamAssassin
England

SpamAssassin
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing SpamAssassin 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 SpamAssassin.

1 8 (100.00%) Linux
2 6 (75.00%) Tomcat
2 6 (75.00%) Debian
2 6 (75.00%) Git (software)
3 5 (62.50%) Cacti
3 5 (62.50%) LAMP
3 5 (62.50%) Squid
3 5 (62.50%) Subversion
3 5 (62.50%) Red Hat
3 5 (62.50%) VMware
3 5 (62.50%) Python
3 5 (62.50%) LDAP
3 5 (62.50%) Perl
3 5 (62.50%) Nagios
3 5 (62.50%) CentOS
4 4 (50.00%) Apache
4 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 4 (50.00%) Ubuntu
5 3 (37.50%) Shell Script
5 3 (37.50%) MySQL
5 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (37.50%) Ansible
6 2 (25.00%) FreeRADIUS
6 2 (25.00%) REST
6 2 (25.00%) Wireshark
6 2 (25.00%) Asterisk PBX
6 2 (25.00%) Gluster
6 2 (25.00%) SOAP
6 2 (25.00%) SMTP
6 2 (25.00%) Kerberos

SpamAssassin
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing SpamAssassin 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 SpamAssassin. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (75.00%) Tomcat
2 4 (50.00%) Apache
3 1 (12.50%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (12.50%) CloudStack
3 1 (12.50%) Jetty
3 1 (12.50%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) LDAP
2 2 (25.00%) Asterisk PBX
2 2 (25.00%) Kerberos
2 2 (25.00%) SMTP
2 2 (25.00%) Wireshark
3 1 (12.50%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) MySQL
2 1 (12.50%) MongoDB
2 1 (12.50%) NoSQL
2 1 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (75.00%) Git (software)
2 5 (62.50%) Subversion
3 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Cloud Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Linux Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Linux Systems Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Linux/Unix DevOps
2 1 (12.50%) Messaging Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Operations Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Unix Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Unix Linux Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Unix Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) LAMP
2 2 (25.00%) REST
2 2 (25.00%) SOAP
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Linux
2 6 (75.00%) Debian
3 5 (62.50%) CentOS
4 4 (50.00%) Ubuntu
5 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (12.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Application Packaging
1 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (12.50%) Data Security
2 1 (12.50%) DevOps
2 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (12.50%) Quality Management
2 1 (12.50%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) Perl
1 5 (62.50%) Python
2 3 (37.50%) Shell Script
3 1 (12.50%) Java
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) Squid
2 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (25.00%) FreeRADIUS
4 2 (25.00%) Gluster
4 2 (25.00%) NFS
4 2 (25.00%) VMware ESX
5 1 (12.50%) Dovecot
5 1 (12.50%) OpenSSH
5 1 (12.50%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 5 (62.50%) Cacti
1 5 (62.50%) Nagios
2 3 (37.50%) Ansible
3 1 (12.50%) Icinga
3 1 (12.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Red Hat
1 5 (62.50%) VMware
2 1 (12.50%) Dot Hill
2 1 (12.50%) Nexenta