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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Postfix
Rank 565 550 524
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -26
Contract jobs citing Postfix 18 3 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.035% 0.006% 0.034%
As % of the System Software category 0.37% 0.065% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 2 9
Average daily rate
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£425 £310 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.09% +5.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £310 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £310 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 - £316
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
4912 4593 4221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.63% 9.54% 9.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 2683 2338 1944
Average daily rate £375 £350 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +0.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £165 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 568 528 756
Average hourly rate £16.25 £16.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% -13.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £31.56 £37.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -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
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 14 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 30 January 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
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -3 18 £425 +37.09% 13
London +3 10 £438 +41.12% 9
South West - 6 £425 - 4
Bristol - 4 £425 - 3
South East - 2 - -
Gloucestershire - 1 £450 - 1
Hampshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Lancashire - - - -
City of London - - - - 5
North West - - - -
Burnley - - - -
Southampton - - - -
East of England - - - -

Postfix
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 32 (91.43%) Linux
2 28 (80.00%) Apache
2 28 (80.00%) Red Hat
3 20 (57.14%) Firewall
3 20 (57.14%) Puppet
4 19 (54.29%) Windows
5 18 (51.43%) MySQL
5 18 (51.43%) VMware
5 18 (51.43%) Ubuntu
5 18 (51.43%) nginx
6 17 (48.57%) VMware Infrastructure
7 16 (45.71%) Perl
7 16 (45.71%) SQL
8 15 (42.86%) VPN
8 15 (42.86%) CentOS
8 15 (42.86%) DevOps
9 14 (40.00%) Bash Shell
9 14 (40.00%) Jenkins
9 14 (40.00%) Git (software)
9 14 (40.00%) Ruby
9 14 (40.00%) Samba
9 14 (40.00%) LDAP
10 13 (37.14%) IPv6
10 13 (37.14%) Citrix
10 13 (37.14%) Disaster Recovery
10 13 (37.14%) PostgreSQL
10 13 (37.14%) Subversion
10 13 (37.14%) Wiki
10 13 (37.14%) ZABBIX
10 13 (37.14%) JIRA

Postfix
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 28 (80.00%) Apache
2 18 (51.43%) nginx
3 13 (37.14%) MediaWiki
3 13 (37.14%) Confluence
4 6 (17.14%) SharePoint
4 6 (17.14%) MS Exchange
5 5 (14.29%) IIS
6 4 (11.43%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (5.71%) JBoss
8 1 (2.86%) Tomcat
8 1 (2.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (2.86%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (2.86%) GlassFish
8 1 (2.86%) Zimbra
8 1 (2.86%) Lync
Applications
1 5 (14.29%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 6 (17.14%) Amazon EC2
1 6 (17.14%) Amazon S3
1 6 (17.14%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.71%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (57.14%) Firewall
2 15 (42.86%) VPN
3 14 (40.00%) LDAP
4 13 (37.14%) IPv6
5 12 (34.29%) Network Security
5 12 (34.29%) IPsec
5 12 (34.29%) BGP
5 12 (34.29%) OSPF
5 12 (34.29%) EIGRP
5 12 (34.29%) LAN
5 12 (34.29%) WAN
6 9 (25.71%) DNS
7 5 (14.29%) TCP/IP
8 4 (11.43%) SMTP
9 2 (5.71%) FTP
9 2 (5.71%) HTTP
10 1 (2.86%) DHCP
10 1 (2.86%) SAN
10 1 (2.86%) SSL
10 1 (2.86%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (51.43%) MySQL
2 13 (37.14%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (20.00%) MongoDB
3 7 (20.00%) NoSQL
3 7 (20.00%) Relational Database
4 5 (14.29%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.86%) Redis
Development Applications
1 14 (40.00%) Jenkins
1 14 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 13 (37.14%) Subversion
2 13 (37.14%) JIRA
2 13 (37.14%) Hudson
3 1 (2.86%) Introscope
General
1 2 (5.71%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.86%) Banking
2 1 (2.86%) Investment Banking
2 1 (2.86%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 11 (31.43%) DevOps Engineer
2 9 (25.71%) Linux Engineer
3 6 (17.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (17.14%) Administrator
4 5 (14.29%) Support Engineer
4 5 (14.29%) Linux Support
4 5 (14.29%) Linux Support Engineer
4 5 (14.29%) Cloud Engineer
5 4 (11.43%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) Linux Administrator
6 3 (8.57%) UNIX Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (5.71%) Senior Systems Administrator
7 2 (5.71%) Network Administrator
7 2 (5.71%) Architect
8 1 (2.86%) Developer
8 1 (2.86%) Messaging Engineer
8 1 (2.86%) Messaging Architect
8 1 (2.86%) UNIX Administrator
8 1 (2.86%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (17.14%) libvirt
2 5 (14.29%) LAMP
3 2 (5.71%) Web Services
4 1 (2.86%) CSS
4 1 (2.86%) HTML
4 1 (2.86%) .NET
4 1 (2.86%) Middleware
4 1 (2.86%) Django
4 1 (2.86%) FreeSWITCH
4 1 (2.86%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 13 (37.14%) Wiki
2 11 (31.43%) Clustering
3 2 (5.71%) Digital Media
3 2 (5.71%) Open Source
3 2 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.86%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.86%) Visualisation
4 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 32 (91.43%) Linux
2 19 (54.29%) Windows
3 18 (51.43%) Ubuntu
4 15 (42.86%) CentOS
5 12 (34.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (34.29%) UNIX
6 11 (31.43%) Debian
7 7 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (8.57%) HPUX
8 3 (8.57%) Solaris
9 2 (5.71%) Fedora
9 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (2.86%) Windows Vista
10 1 (2.86%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (42.86%) DevOps
2 13 (37.14%) Disaster Recovery
2 13 (37.14%) Continuous Integration
2 13 (37.14%) Capacity Planning
3 11 (31.43%) Load Balancing
3 11 (31.43%) Build Automation
4 7 (20.00%) Data Modelling
4 7 (20.00%) Database Theory
4 7 (20.00%) Relational Database Theory
5 3 (8.57%) Migration
6 2 (5.71%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (5.71%) Technical Analysis
6 2 (5.71%) ITIL V3
6 2 (5.71%) Incident Management
6 2 (5.71%) ITIL
7 1 (2.86%) Configuration Management
7 1 (2.86%) Data Protection
7 1 (2.86%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (2.86%) Network Monitoring
7 1 (2.86%) Functional Programming
Programming Languages
1 16 (45.71%) Perl
1 16 (45.71%) SQL
2 14 (40.00%) Bash Shell
2 14 (40.00%) Ruby
3 10 (28.57%) Python
3 10 (28.57%) PHP
4 9 (25.71%) Java
5 4 (11.43%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.86%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.86%) C
6 1 (2.86%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (11.43%) CCNA
1 4 (11.43%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (8.57%) RHCE
3 2 (5.71%) Degree
3 2 (5.71%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.71%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) QA
System Software
1 17 (48.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (40.00%) Samba
3 13 (37.14%) XenServer
4 8 (22.86%) Xen
5 7 (20.00%) Active Directory
5 7 (20.00%) Sendmail
6 6 (17.14%) Docker
7 3 (8.57%) NFS
7 3 (8.57%) Squid
7 3 (8.57%) vSphere
7 3 (8.57%) vCloud
8 1 (2.86%) Terminal Services
8 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (2.86%) Hyper-V
8 1 (2.86%) VMware ESX
8 1 (2.86%) KVM
8 1 (2.86%) Corosync
8 1 (2.86%) GPFS
8 1 (2.86%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 20 (57.14%) Puppet
2 13 (37.14%) ZABBIX
2 13 (37.14%) Salt
2 13 (37.14%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (8.57%) Ansible
4 2 (5.71%) yum
4 2 (5.71%) Cacti
4 2 (5.71%) Nagios
5 1 (2.86%) SCCM
5 1 (2.86%) HAProxy
5 1 (2.86%) Icinga
5 1 (2.86%) CA Wily
5 1 (2.86%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (2.86%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 28 (80.00%) Red Hat
2 18 (51.43%) VMware
3 13 (37.14%) Citrix
4 9 (25.71%) Cisco
5 8 (22.86%) Oracle
6 5 (14.29%) HP
6 5 (14.29%) Microsoft
7 2 (5.71%) BMC
7 2 (5.71%) EMC
7 2 (5.71%) NetApp
7 2 (5.71%) Remedy
8 1 (2.86%) McAfee
8 1 (2.86%) Symantec
8 1 (2.86%) CA
8 1 (2.86%) CommVault
8 1 (2.86%) Dell
8 1 (2.86%) IBM
8 1 (2.86%) Brocade
8 1 (2.86%) F5
8 1 (2.86%) Percona
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Rate: 350-420 Per Day call for details
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Bristol, Avon
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Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago