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 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Postfix
Rank 590 578 534
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -44
Contract jobs citing Postfix 22 16 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.039% 0.030% 0.038%
As % of the System Software category 0.41% 0.31% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 11 13
Average daily rate
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£363 £425 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.70% +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £375 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £368
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £425 £320
% change year-on-year
-17.64% +32.81%
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
5406 5108 4379
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.68% 9.50% 9.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 3008 2656 2108
Average daily rate £350 £345 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £164 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £463 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.60% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 636 606 609
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £34.06 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.38 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+0.76% +2.34%

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 6 May 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 10 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 6 May 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 -11 22 £363 -14.70% 7
South East -1 12 £250 - 4
Hampshire - 11 £245 - 2
Farnborough - 10 £240 -
South West +11 8 £400 -5.88%
Bristol +2 8 £400 -5.88%
London -11 1 £450 +20.00% 1
Berkshire - 1 £450 -
Hertfordshire - 1 - -
East of England - 1 - -

Postfix
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 41 (100.00%) Linux
2 34 (82.93%) Apache
3 31 (75.61%) Red Hat
4 28 (68.29%) CentOS
4 28 (68.29%) Puppet
5 27 (65.85%) Firewall
6 25 (60.98%) nginx
7 24 (58.54%) Ubuntu
7 24 (58.54%) Debian
8 23 (56.10%) MySQL
8 23 (56.10%) Windows
8 23 (56.10%) DevOps
9 22 (53.66%) Samba
9 22 (53.66%) Jenkins
10 21 (51.22%) Hudson
10 21 (51.22%) VMware Infrastructure
10 21 (51.22%) Continuous Integration
10 21 (51.22%) VMware
11 19 (46.34%) Perl
11 19 (46.34%) Git (software)
11 19 (46.34%) iptables
12 18 (43.90%) ZABBIX
12 18 (43.90%) Wiki
12 18 (43.90%) JIRA
12 18 (43.90%) Ruby
12 18 (43.90%) Subversion
12 18 (43.90%) Confluence
12 18 (43.90%) MediaWiki
12 18 (43.90%) LDAP
12 18 (43.90%) VPN

Postfix
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 34 (82.93%) Apache
2 25 (60.98%) nginx
3 18 (43.90%) Confluence
3 18 (43.90%) MediaWiki
4 8 (19.51%) IIS
4 8 (19.51%) SharePoint
5 4 (9.76%) MS Exchange
5 4 (9.76%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 4 (9.76%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 6 (14.63%) Amazon EC2
1 6 (14.63%) Amazon S3
1 6 (14.63%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (14.63%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 27 (65.85%) Firewall
2 18 (43.90%) LDAP
2 18 (43.90%) VPN
3 17 (41.46%) LAN
3 17 (41.46%) WAN
4 15 (36.59%) IPv6
5 14 (34.15%) OSPF
5 14 (34.15%) BGP
5 14 (34.15%) EIGRP
5 14 (34.15%) IPsec
5 14 (34.15%) Network Security
6 10 (24.39%) DNS
7 6 (14.63%) SMTP
8 5 (12.20%) SAN
9 4 (9.76%) SSH
9 4 (9.76%) FTP
9 4 (9.76%) HTTP
9 4 (9.76%) TCP/IP
9 4 (9.76%) HTTPS
10 3 (7.32%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (56.10%) MySQL
2 18 (43.90%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (19.51%) SQL Server
3 8 (19.51%) Relational Database
4 7 (17.07%) MongoDB
4 7 (17.07%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.44%) Redis
Development Applications
1 22 (53.66%) Jenkins
2 21 (51.22%) Hudson
3 19 (46.34%) Git (software)
4 18 (43.90%) Subversion
4 18 (43.90%) JIRA
General
1 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (43.90%) DevOps Engineer
2 14 (34.15%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 14 (34.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 10 (24.39%) Administrator
4 8 (19.51%) Linux Administrator
5 7 (17.07%) Linux Engineer
6 5 (12.20%) Linux Support
6 5 (12.20%) Linux Support Engineer
6 5 (12.20%) Cloud Engineer
6 5 (12.20%) Server Engineer
6 5 (12.20%) Support Engineer
7 3 (7.32%) Network Administrator
8 2 (4.88%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 1 (2.44%) UNIX Engineer
9 1 (2.44%) Systems Administrator
9 1 (2.44%) DevOps Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (14.63%) LAMP
1 6 (14.63%) libvirt
2 2 (4.88%) Web Services
3 1 (2.44%) beanstalkd
3 1 (2.44%) FreeSWITCH
3 1 (2.44%) HTML
3 1 (2.44%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 18 (43.90%) Wiki
2 13 (31.71%) Clustering
3 2 (4.88%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 41 (100.00%) Linux
2 28 (68.29%) CentOS
3 24 (58.54%) Debian
3 24 (58.54%) Ubuntu
4 23 (56.10%) Windows
5 15 (36.59%) Windows Server 2003
5 15 (36.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (24.39%) UNIX
7 3 (7.32%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (2.44%) Windows 8
8 1 (2.44%) Fedora
8 1 (2.44%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (56.10%) DevOps
2 21 (51.22%) Continuous Integration
3 16 (39.02%) Build Automation
4 15 (36.59%) Load Balancing
4 15 (36.59%) Capacity Planning
4 15 (36.59%) Disaster Recovery
5 8 (19.51%) Data Modelling
5 8 (19.51%) Database Theory
5 8 (19.51%) Relational Database Theory
6 6 (14.63%) Auto-Scaling
7 4 (9.76%) Configuration Management
8 2 (4.88%) ITIL
9 1 (2.44%) Web Application Development
9 1 (2.44%) Technical Analysis
9 1 (2.44%) Change Management
9 1 (2.44%) Incident Management
9 1 (2.44%) ITIL V3
9 1 (2.44%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 19 (46.34%) Perl
2 18 (43.90%) Ruby
3 16 (39.02%) Python
4 15 (36.59%) Bash Shell
5 14 (34.15%) SQL
6 12 (29.27%) PHP
7 9 (21.95%) Java
8 4 (9.76%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (19.51%) CCNA
1 8 (19.51%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (14.63%) RHCE
2 6 (14.63%) SC Cleared
2 6 (14.63%) Security Cleared
3 5 (12.20%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) SLA
1 1 (2.44%) QA
System Software
1 22 (53.66%) Samba
2 21 (51.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (46.34%) iptables
4 15 (36.59%) XenServer
5 11 (26.83%) Active Directory
6 6 (14.63%) Xen
6 6 (14.63%) Sendmail
6 6 (14.63%) Docker
7 5 (12.20%) vSphere
7 5 (12.20%) qmail
7 5 (12.20%) VMware ESX
8 4 (9.76%) SpamAssassin
9 1 (2.44%) NFS
9 1 (2.44%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 28 (68.29%) Puppet
2 18 (43.90%) ZABBIX
3 17 (41.46%) Opscode Chef
3 17 (41.46%) Salt
4 6 (14.63%) SELinux
5 3 (7.32%) Ansible
6 1 (2.44%) yum
Vendors
1 31 (75.61%) Red Hat
2 21 (51.22%) VMware
3 15 (36.59%) Citrix
4 11 (26.83%) Cisco
5 7 (17.07%) Microsoft
5 7 (17.07%) Oracle
6 5 (12.20%) NetApp
6 5 (12.20%) HP
6 5 (12.20%) Dell
6 5 (12.20%) EMC
7 1 (2.44%) BMC
7 1 (2.44%) Percona
7 1 (2.44%) Remedy