The table below looks at the statistics for Postfix skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Postfix over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Postfix
UK
Rank 586 626 594
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -32
Contract jobs citing Postfix 9 2 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.020% 0.004% 0.042%
As % of the System Software category 0.17% 0.037% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 18
Median daily rate £350 £425 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £425 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
-11.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
5178 5358 5287
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 11.41% 10.30% 10.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 3270 3192 2906
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £190 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 377 478 592
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £43.00 £32.82
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.93 £16.00 £16.46
% change year-on-year
-0.43% -2.76%

Postfix
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Postfix as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 23 February 2017.

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 4 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Postfix within the UK over the 3 months to 23 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +44 9 £350 -17.64% 3
North West +30 5 £375 -11.76%
Manchester - 5 £375 -
London - 4 £325 - 2

Postfix
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Postfix also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Postfix.

1 60 (89.55%) Linux
2 58 (86.57%) Apache
3 54 (80.60%) DNS
4 52 (77.61%) Squid
5 50 (74.63%) Puppet
5 50 (74.63%) Service Management
5 50 (74.63%) Ansible
6 49 (73.13%) VMware
7 48 (71.64%) Git (software)
7 48 (71.64%) Jenkins
8 47 (70.15%) Docker
8 47 (70.15%) SonarQube
8 47 (70.15%) Continuous Delivery
8 47 (70.15%) ZABBIX
8 47 (70.15%) Amazon AWS
8 47 (70.15%) Agile Software Development
8 47 (70.15%) Maven
8 47 (70.15%) JIRA
8 47 (70.15%) Continuous Integration
8 47 (70.15%) Shell Script
8 47 (70.15%) Ant
9 46 (68.66%) JUnit
9 46 (68.66%) Configuration Management
9 46 (68.66%) SSH
9 46 (68.66%) OpenLDAP
9 46 (68.66%) OpenVPN
9 46 (68.66%) Kubernetes
9 46 (68.66%) Kibana
9 46 (68.66%) logstash
9 46 (68.66%) vCloud

Postfix
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 58 (86.57%) Apache
2 46 (68.66%) Elasticsearch
3 44 (65.67%) Confluence
4 15 (22.39%) nginx
5 3 (4.48%) Tomcat
6 2 (2.99%) IBM Notes
7 1 (1.49%) IIS
7 1 (1.49%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.49%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 43 (64.18%) HipChat
2 2 (2.99%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 47 (70.15%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.49%) IaaS
2 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.49%) Office 365
2 1 (1.49%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 54 (80.60%) DNS
2 46 (68.66%) OpenLDAP
2 46 (68.66%) OpenVPN
2 46 (68.66%) SSH
3 17 (25.37%) Reverse Proxy
4 14 (20.90%) IPsec
4 14 (20.90%) VPN
5 9 (13.43%) TCP/IP
6 6 (8.96%) LDAP
7 3 (4.48%) SSL
8 2 (2.99%) IMAP
8 2 (2.99%) Internet
8 2 (2.99%) S/MIME
9 1 (1.49%) DHCP
9 1 (1.49%) Firewall
9 1 (1.49%) LAN
9 1 (1.49%) VLAN
9 1 (1.49%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (64.18%) PostgreSQL
2 42 (62.69%) Hadoop
3 17 (25.37%) Oracle Database
3 17 (25.37%) Oracle Database 11g
4 11 (16.42%) MySQL
5 1 (1.49%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.49%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.49%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.49%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.49%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.49%) Riak
5 1 (1.49%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 48 (71.64%) Git (software)
1 48 (71.64%) Jenkins
2 47 (70.15%) Ant
2 47 (70.15%) JIRA
2 47 (70.15%) Maven
2 47 (70.15%) SonarQube
3 46 (68.66%) JUnit
3 46 (68.66%) Sonatype Nexus
4 45 (67.16%) Liquibase
5 43 (64.18%) JIRA Agile
6 24 (35.82%) Bitbucket
7 1 (1.49%) Artifactory
7 1 (1.49%) GoCD
7 1 (1.49%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (8.96%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (40.30%) DevOps Engineer
2 12 (17.91%) Senior DevOps
2 12 (17.91%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 9 (13.43%) Consultant
4 8 (11.94%) Administrator
4 8 (11.94%) Linux Engineer
4 8 (11.94%) Systems Administrator
5 7 (10.45%) Linux Administrator
5 7 (10.45%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 7 (10.45%) Linux Systems Engineer
5 7 (10.45%) Systems Engineer
6 4 (5.97%) Lead DevOps
7 2 (2.99%) DevOps Consultant
7 2 (2.99%) IT Support
7 2 (2.99%) IT Support Technician
7 2 (2.99%) IT Technician
7 2 (2.99%) Support Technician
8 1 (1.49%) Senior Support Engineer
8 1 (1.49%) Senior Systems Administrator
8 1 (1.49%) Systems Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (68.66%) Elastic Stack
1 46 (68.66%) MCollective
2 45 (67.16%) Software Packaging
3 5 (7.46%) Memcached
4 2 (2.99%) LAMP
4 2 (2.99%) LEMP Stack
4 2 (2.99%) XMPP
5 1 (1.49%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.96%) Data Centre
2 2 (2.99%) PKI
3 1 (1.49%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 60 (89.55%) Linux
2 43 (64.18%) CentOS
3 13 (19.40%) RancherOS
3 13 (19.40%) VyOS
4 11 (16.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (11.94%) Ubuntu
6 7 (10.45%) Debian
7 4 (5.97%) Windows
8 2 (2.99%) Android
8 2 (2.99%) Unix
8 2 (2.99%) Windows 10
8 2 (2.99%) Windows 7
8 2 (2.99%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.49%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (74.63%) Service Management
2 47 (70.15%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (70.15%) Continuous Delivery
2 47 (70.15%) Continuous Integration
3 46 (68.66%) Configuration Management
4 45 (67.16%) DevOps
4 45 (67.16%) Identity Management
5 44 (65.67%) Scrum
6 36 (53.73%) Workflow
7 29 (43.28%) Stakeholder Management
8 23 (34.33%) Coaching
9 22 (32.84%) Case Management
10 4 (5.97%) High Availability
10 4 (5.97%) ITIL
11 2 (2.99%) Change Management
11 2 (2.99%) Incident Management
11 2 (2.99%) Problem Management
11 2 (2.99%) Software Engineering
12 1 (1.49%) Continuous Deployment
12 1 (1.49%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 47 (70.15%) Shell Script
2 26 (38.81%) Ruby
3 7 (10.45%) Perl
3 7 (10.45%) PHP
4 5 (7.46%) Bash Shell
5 4 (5.97%) Java
6 2 (2.99%) Python
6 2 (2.99%) SQL
Qualifications
1 41 (61.19%) SC Cleared
1 41 (61.19%) Security Cleared
2 16 (23.88%) CTC Cleared
3 6 (8.96%) BPSS Clearance
4 5 (7.46%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.49%) CCNA
5 1 (1.49%) CCNP
5 1 (1.49%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.49%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.49%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 52 (77.61%) Squid
2 47 (70.15%) Docker
3 46 (68.66%) vCloud
4 7 (10.45%) iptables
5 5 (7.46%) Varnish
6 2 (2.99%) Dovecot
6 2 (2.99%) Samba
6 2 (2.99%) Sendmail
6 2 (2.99%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (2.99%) Xen
7 1 (1.49%) KVM
7 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (1.49%) NFS
7 1 (1.49%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (1.49%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 50 (74.63%) Ansible
1 50 (74.63%) Puppet
2 47 (70.15%) ZABBIX
3 46 (68.66%) Docker Swarm
3 46 (68.66%) Kibana
3 46 (68.66%) Kubernetes
3 46 (68.66%) logstash
3 46 (68.66%) Rancher
3 46 (68.66%) Terraform
4 17 (25.37%) Consul
4 17 (25.37%) Packer
5 13 (19.40%) HAProxy
6 5 (7.46%) Nagios
7 3 (4.48%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (1.49%) Capistrano
8 1 (1.49%) Icinga
Vendors
1 49 (73.13%) VMware
2 46 (68.66%) Sonatype
3 42 (62.69%) Oracle
4 24 (35.82%) Atlassian
5 17 (25.37%) AppDynamics
6 13 (19.40%) Vyatta
7 8 (11.94%) Red Hat
8 3 (4.48%) Cisco
9 2 (2.99%) Lotus
10 1 (1.49%) Fortinet
10 1 (1.49%) Microsoft
10 1 (1.49%) New Relic
10 1 (1.49%) Percona