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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Postfix
Rank 581 578 549
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -29
Contract jobs citing Postfix 14 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.025% 0.008% 0.016%
As % of the System Software category 0.26% 0.076% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 2 5
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£425 £310 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.09% -11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £310 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £310 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 - £350
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
5362 5261 4582
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.72% 10.19% 9.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 2967 2698 2141
Average daily rate £360 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £170 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 659 631 773
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £31.56 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -11.42%

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 19 December 2014.

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 16 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 19 December 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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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 14 £425 +37.09% 6
London +19 8 £425 +37.09% 3
South West - 4 £425 - 1
Bristol - 3 £425 - 1
City of London +8 2 £200 -35.48%
South East - 1 - - 2
Brighton - - - -
M4 Corridor - - - -
North West - - - -
Gloucester - - - -
Lancaster - - - -
Southampton - - - - 2
East Sussex - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - -
Hampshire - - - - 2
Lancashire - - - -

Postfix
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 29 (87.88%) Linux
2 23 (69.70%) Apache
2 23 (69.70%) Red Hat
3 16 (48.48%) MySQL
4 15 (45.45%) Windows
5 14 (42.42%) PHP
5 14 (42.42%) VMware
5 14 (42.42%) Ubuntu
6 13 (39.39%) VMware Infrastructure
6 13 (39.39%) Firewall
6 13 (39.39%) SQL
7 12 (36.36%) Perl
7 12 (36.36%) nginx
8 11 (33.33%) CentOS
8 11 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 11 (33.33%) Bash Shell
8 11 (33.33%) Puppet
8 11 (33.33%) DevOps
8 11 (33.33%) VPN
9 10 (30.30%) DNS
9 10 (30.30%) LDAP
9 10 (30.30%) Samba
9 10 (30.30%) Debian
9 10 (30.30%) Ruby
10 9 (27.27%) PostgreSQL
10 9 (27.27%) UNIX
10 9 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
10 9 (27.27%) Salt
10 9 (27.27%) Opscode Chef
10 9 (27.27%) Sendmail

Postfix
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 23 (69.70%) Apache
2 12 (36.36%) nginx
3 7 (21.21%) MediaWiki
3 7 (21.21%) Confluence
4 5 (15.15%) MS Exchange
5 3 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (6.06%) Drupal
6 2 (6.06%) SharePoint
6 2 (6.06%) JBoss
6 2 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (6.06%) Moodle
7 1 (3.03%) Lync
7 1 (3.03%) Zimbra
7 1 (3.03%) Tomcat
7 1 (3.03%) IIS
7 1 (3.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (3.03%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (3.03%) GlassFish
Applications
1 4 (12.12%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.12%) Office 365
2 3 (9.09%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (9.09%) Amazon S3
2 3 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (6.06%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (39.39%) Firewall
2 11 (33.33%) VPN
3 10 (30.30%) DNS
3 10 (30.30%) LDAP
4 8 (24.24%) IPv6
5 7 (21.21%) Network Security
5 7 (21.21%) EIGRP
5 7 (21.21%) IPsec
5 7 (21.21%) LAN
5 7 (21.21%) WAN
5 7 (21.21%) OSPF
5 7 (21.21%) BGP
6 5 (15.15%) SMTP
6 5 (15.15%) TCP/IP
7 4 (12.12%) FTP
8 3 (9.09%) SSL
9 2 (6.06%) SSH
9 2 (6.06%) HTTP
10 1 (3.03%) Cisco Nexus
10 1 (3.03%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (48.48%) MySQL
2 9 (27.27%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (21.21%) Relational Database
4 4 (12.12%) MongoDB
4 4 (12.12%) NoSQL
5 1 (3.03%) Redis
5 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
5 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (24.24%) Git (software)
1 8 (24.24%) Jenkins
2 7 (21.21%) Subversion
2 7 (21.21%) JIRA
2 7 (21.21%) Hudson
3 1 (3.03%) Introscope
General
1 1 (3.03%) Investment Banking
1 1 (3.03%) Banking
1 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
1 1 (3.03%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 9 (27.27%) DevOps Engineer
2 8 (24.24%) Administrator
2 8 (24.24%) Linux Engineer
3 7 (21.21%) Linux Administrator
4 6 (18.18%) Systems Administrator
5 5 (15.15%) Systems Engineer
5 5 (15.15%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 3 (9.09%) UNIX Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Messaging Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Linux Support
7 2 (6.06%) Support Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Senior Systems Administrator
7 2 (6.06%) Architect
7 2 (6.06%) Cloud Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Linux Support Engineer
8 1 (3.03%) Middleware Architect
8 1 (3.03%) DevOps Administrator
8 1 (3.03%) Project Manager
8 1 (3.03%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (21.21%) LAMP
2 3 (9.09%) libvirt
3 1 (3.03%) FreeSWITCH
3 1 (3.03%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (3.03%) CSS
3 1 (3.03%) .NET
3 1 (3.03%) HTML
3 1 (3.03%) Middleware
3 1 (3.03%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.21%) Wiki
1 7 (21.21%) Clustering
2 2 (6.06%) VLE
2 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.06%) Open Source
3 1 (3.03%) Visualisation
3 1 (3.03%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (3.03%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 29 (87.88%) Linux
2 15 (45.45%) Windows
3 14 (42.42%) Ubuntu
4 11 (33.33%) CentOS
4 11 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (30.30%) Debian
6 9 (27.27%) UNIX
6 9 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (9.09%) HPUX
7 3 (9.09%) Solaris
8 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (6.06%) Fedora
8 2 (6.06%) Scientific Linux
9 1 (3.03%) Windows 8
9 1 (3.03%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (33.33%) DevOps
2 7 (21.21%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (21.21%) Disaster Recovery
2 7 (21.21%) Data Modelling
2 7 (21.21%) Database Theory
2 7 (21.21%) Relational Database Theory
2 7 (21.21%) Capacity Planning
3 6 (18.18%) Build Automation
4 3 (9.09%) Migration
4 3 (9.09%) Load Balancing
5 2 (6.06%) Incident Management
5 2 (6.06%) ITIL
5 2 (6.06%) Technical Analysis
5 2 (6.06%) ITIL V3
5 2 (6.06%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (3.03%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (3.03%) Functional Programming
6 1 (3.03%) Configuration Management
6 1 (3.03%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (3.03%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (42.42%) PHP
2 13 (39.39%) SQL
3 12 (36.36%) Perl
4 11 (33.33%) Bash Shell
5 10 (30.30%) Ruby
6 8 (24.24%) Java
7 7 (21.21%) Python
8 3 (9.09%) Shell Script
9 1 (3.03%) JavaScript
9 1 (3.03%) C
9 1 (3.03%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (15.15%) RHCE
2 2 (6.06%) Degree
2 2 (6.06%) SC Cleared
2 2 (6.06%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) QA
System Software
1 13 (39.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (30.30%) Samba
3 9 (27.27%) Sendmail
4 7 (21.21%) Xen
4 7 (21.21%) XenServer
5 5 (15.15%) NFS
6 3 (9.09%) vSphere
6 3 (9.09%) KVM
6 3 (9.09%) Docker
6 3 (9.09%) vCloud
6 3 (9.09%) Active Directory
6 3 (9.09%) Squid
7 2 (6.06%) qmail
8 1 (3.03%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (3.03%) Hyper-V
8 1 (3.03%) Corosync
8 1 (3.03%) GPFS
8 1 (3.03%) Terminal Services
8 1 (3.03%) VMware ESX
8 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 11 (33.33%) Puppet
2 9 (27.27%) Salt
2 9 (27.27%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (21.21%) ZABBIX
4 3 (9.09%) Ansible
5 2 (6.06%) Nagios
5 2 (6.06%) Cacti
5 2 (6.06%) yum
6 1 (3.03%) CA Wily
6 1 (3.03%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (3.03%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 1 (3.03%) HAProxy
6 1 (3.03%) Icinga
6 1 (3.03%) SCCM
Vendors
1 23 (69.70%) Red Hat
2 14 (42.42%) VMware
3 7 (21.21%) Citrix
4 6 (18.18%) Cisco
5 5 (15.15%) HP
5 5 (15.15%) Oracle
6 3 (9.09%) Microsoft
7 2 (6.06%) Remedy
7 2 (6.06%) BMC
7 2 (6.06%) EMC
7 2 (6.06%) NetApp
8 1 (3.03%) Proofpoint
8 1 (3.03%) F5
8 1 (3.03%) Percona
8 1 (3.03%) CA
8 1 (3.03%) CommVault
8 1 (3.03%) Dell
8 1 (3.03%) IBM
8 1 (3.03%) McAfee
8 1 (3.03%) Symantec