The table below looks at the statistics for Postfix skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Postfix over the 3 months to 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Postfix
Rank 624 600 589
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -11
Contract jobs citing Postfix 6 16 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.010% 0.028% 0.019%
As % of the System Software category 0.11% 0.29% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 14 5
Average daily rate
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£363 £388 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.45% +21.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £301 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £443 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £341 £388 £240
% change year-on-year
-11.93% +61.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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

System Software Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
5654 5445 5175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.68% 9.63% 9.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 3211 3056 2686
Average daily rate £363 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £175 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 587 642 589
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.85 £31.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%

Postfix
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Postfix Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Postfix
Daily Rate Trend

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

Postfix Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Postfix
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Postfix within the UK over the 3 months to 3 September 2015.

Postfix Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Postfix
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Postfix Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Postfix
Top 11 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Postfix within the UK over the 3 months to 3 September 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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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
England -20 5 £341 -11.93% 2
London -13 2 £450 +20.00%
North West - 2 £320 -
Manchester - 2 £320 -
Wales -12 1 £375 -11.76%
City of London - 1 £450 -
Tyne and Wear - 1 £363 -
Cardiff - 1 £375 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £363 -
South Wales - 1 £375 -
North East - 1 £363 - 1

Postfix
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 26 (100.00%) Linux
2 18 (69.23%) CentOS
3 13 (50.00%) Debian
3 13 (50.00%) Apache
4 12 (46.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (42.31%) DNS
5 11 (42.31%) Red Hat
6 10 (38.46%) Firewall
6 10 (38.46%) Windows
6 10 (38.46%) Python
7 9 (34.62%) Puppet
7 9 (34.62%) Configuration Management
7 9 (34.62%) RHCE
7 9 (34.62%) SELinux
7 9 (34.62%) iptables
8 8 (30.77%) DevOps
8 8 (30.77%) Active Directory
8 8 (30.77%) Perl
8 8 (30.77%) nginx
8 8 (30.77%) Jenkins
8 8 (30.77%) Samba
8 8 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (26.92%) Ubuntu
9 7 (26.92%) Hudson
10 6 (23.08%) Bash Shell
10 6 (23.08%) qmail
10 6 (23.08%) Subversion
10 6 (23.08%) Security Cleared
10 6 (23.08%) PHP
10 6 (23.08%) MySQL

Postfix
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 13 (50.00%) Apache
2 8 (30.77%) nginx
3 4 (15.38%) Confluence
3 4 (15.38%) MediaWiki
4 3 (11.54%) IIS
4 3 (11.54%) SharePoint
5 2 (7.69%) MS Exchange
5 2 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (7.69%) Office Communications Server
5 2 (7.69%) Lync
5 2 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (3.85%) CMS
6 1 (3.85%) Zope
6 1 (3.85%) Plone
6 1 (3.85%) JBoss
6 1 (3.85%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 11 (42.31%) DNS
2 10 (38.46%) Firewall
3 6 (23.08%) LDAP
3 6 (23.08%) FTP
4 5 (19.23%) HTTP
4 5 (19.23%) SMTP
5 4 (15.38%) VPN
5 4 (15.38%) LAN
5 4 (15.38%) WAN
5 4 (15.38%) HTTPS
5 4 (15.38%) SSL
5 4 (15.38%) SSH
6 3 (11.54%) SAN
7 1 (3.85%) Internet
7 1 (3.85%) OSPF
7 1 (3.85%) BGP
7 1 (3.85%) EIGRP
7 1 (3.85%) Network Security
7 1 (3.85%) IPsec
7 1 (3.85%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (23.08%) MySQL
2 4 (15.38%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.85%) MariaDB
4 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (30.77%) Jenkins
2 7 (26.92%) Hudson
3 6 (23.08%) Subversion
4 4 (15.38%) JIRA
4 4 (15.38%) Git (software)
5 1 (3.85%) Maven
5 1 (3.85%) SoapUI
5 1 (3.85%) JMeter
Job Titles
1 11 (42.31%) Administrator
2 10 (38.46%) Linux Administrator
3 7 (26.92%) DevOps Engineer
4 6 (23.08%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 6 (23.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (15.38%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 4 (15.38%) Linux Engineer
6 3 (11.54%) Linux Systems Engineer
6 3 (11.54%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (11.54%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (11.54%) Server Engineer
7 2 (7.69%) Exchange Administrator
8 1 (3.85%) Deployment Engineer
8 1 (3.85%) Release Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.69%) Memcached
2 1 (3.85%) HTML
2 1 (3.85%) CSS
2 1 (3.85%) SOAP
2 1 (3.85%) XML
2 1 (3.85%) WSDL
2 1 (3.85%) LAMP
2 1 (3.85%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Wiki
2 3 (11.54%) Clustering
2 3 (11.54%) Data Centre
3 2 (7.69%) Blackberry
4 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 26 (100.00%) Linux
2 18 (69.23%) CentOS
3 13 (50.00%) Debian
4 12 (46.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (38.46%) Windows
6 7 (26.92%) Ubuntu
7 6 (23.08%) UNIX
8 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (7.69%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (34.62%) Configuration Management
2 8 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
2 8 (30.77%) DevOps
3 4 (15.38%) Load Balancing
3 4 (15.38%) Build Automation
4 3 (11.54%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (7.69%) Migration
5 2 (7.69%) Information Security
5 2 (7.69%) ITIL
5 2 (7.69%) Change Control
5 2 (7.69%) Service Management
5 2 (7.69%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (7.69%) Patch Management
6 1 (3.85%) Mentoring
6 1 (3.85%) Database Theory
6 1 (3.85%) Relational Database Theory
6 1 (3.85%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (3.85%) Change Management
6 1 (3.85%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (3.85%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (38.46%) Python
2 8 (30.77%) Perl
3 6 (23.08%) PHP
3 6 (23.08%) Bash Shell
4 4 (15.38%) Ruby
5 3 (11.54%) Java
6 2 (7.69%) PowerShell
6 2 (7.69%) SQL
7 1 (3.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (34.62%) RHCE
2 6 (23.08%) Security Cleared
3 5 (19.23%) SC Cleared
4 3 (11.54%) DV Cleared
4 3 (11.54%) CCNA
4 3 (11.54%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (7.69%) MCSE
5 2 (7.69%) MCSA
6 1 (3.85%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (34.62%) iptables
2 8 (30.77%) Active Directory
2 8 (30.77%) Samba
3 6 (23.08%) qmail
4 5 (19.23%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (15.38%) SpamAssassin
6 3 (11.54%) vSphere
6 3 (11.54%) Varnish
6 3 (11.54%) VMware ESX
7 2 (7.69%) Squid
8 1 (3.85%) VMware Server
8 1 (3.85%) NFS
8 1 (3.85%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 9 (34.62%) Puppet
1 9 (34.62%) SELinux
2 5 (19.23%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (19.23%) Ansible
3 4 (15.38%) ZABBIX
3 4 (15.38%) Salt
4 2 (7.69%) Nagios
5 1 (3.85%) HAProxy
5 1 (3.85%) systemd
5 1 (3.85%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 11 (42.31%) Red Hat
2 5 (19.23%) VMware
2 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
3 3 (11.54%) HP
3 3 (11.54%) Dell
3 3 (11.54%) EMC
3 3 (11.54%) Cisco
3 3 (11.54%) NetApp
4 1 (3.85%) Citrix