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 7 December 2016 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Postfix
Rank 592 638 615
Rank change year-on-year
+46 -23
Contract jobs citing Postfix 38 6 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.076% 0.011% 0.028%
As % of the System Software category 0.60% 0.11% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 6 12
Median daily rate £489 £425 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% +11.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £249 £326
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £455 £448
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £363
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
6376 5545 5752
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.79% 10.00% 10.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 3977 3211 3152
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £175 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £348 £348
% change year-on-year
+0.71% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 462 627 722
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.46 £40.60 £34.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.61
% change year-on-year
- -3.67%

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 7 December 2016.

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 5 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 7 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +56 38 £489 +15.00% 4
London +33 36 £489 +15.00%
Croydon - 10 £488 -
Birmingham - 2 - -
West Midlands - 2 - -

Postfix
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, 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.

1 136 (94.44%) Apache
2 129 (89.58%) Linux
3 125 (86.81%) VMware
4 124 (86.11%) Puppet
5 121 (84.03%) JIRA
6 120 (83.33%) DNS
6 120 (83.33%) Ansible
7 119 (82.64%) Git (software)
7 119 (82.64%) ZABBIX
7 119 (82.64%) Jenkins
7 119 (82.64%) DevOps
8 118 (81.94%) Continuous Integration
8 118 (81.94%) Agile Software Development
9 117 (81.25%) Terraform
10 116 (80.56%) Squid
11 115 (79.86%) SSH
11 115 (79.86%) Maven
11 115 (79.86%) Configuration Management
11 115 (79.86%) Service Management
11 115 (79.86%) Sonatype
11 115 (79.86%) Sonatype Nexus
11 115 (79.86%) ELK Stack
11 115 (79.86%) Docker
11 115 (79.86%) Kubernetes
11 115 (79.86%) Continuous Delivery
11 115 (79.86%) Rancher
11 115 (79.86%) Kibana
11 115 (79.86%) logstash
11 115 (79.86%) OpenVPN
11 115 (79.86%) Elasticsearch

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
1 136 (94.44%) Apache
2 115 (79.86%) Confluence
2 115 (79.86%) Elasticsearch
3 20 (13.89%) nginx
4 4 (2.78%) Tomcat
5 3 (2.08%) JBoss
5 3 (2.08%) MediaWiki
6 2 (1.39%) IBM Notes
6 2 (1.39%) Jetty
6 2 (1.39%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.69%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.69%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.69%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.69%) WildFly
Applications
1 111 (77.08%) HipChat
2 1 (0.69%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 115 (79.86%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.69%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 120 (83.33%) DNS
2 115 (79.86%) OpenLDAP
2 115 (79.86%) OpenVPN
2 115 (79.86%) SSH
3 24 (16.67%) VPN
4 23 (15.97%) Reverse Proxy
5 19 (13.19%) IPsec
6 9 (6.25%) Firewall
7 8 (5.56%) TCP/IP
8 5 (3.47%) Internet
9 4 (2.78%) LDAP
10 3 (2.08%) SAN
11 2 (1.39%) BGP
11 2 (1.39%) EIGRP
11 2 (1.39%) IPv6
11 2 (1.39%) LAN
11 2 (1.39%) OSPF
11 2 (1.39%) S/MIME
11 2 (1.39%) SSL
11 2 (1.39%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 109 (75.69%) PostgreSQL
2 106 (73.61%) Hadoop
3 23 (15.97%) Oracle Database
3 23 (15.97%) Oracle Database 11g
4 19 (13.19%) MySQL
5 2 (1.39%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 121 (84.03%) JIRA
2 119 (82.64%) Git (software)
2 119 (82.64%) Jenkins
3 115 (79.86%) Maven
3 115 (79.86%) Sonatype Nexus
4 114 (79.17%) Ant
4 114 (79.17%) JUnit
4 114 (79.17%) SonarQube
5 111 (77.08%) JIRA Agile
5 111 (77.08%) Liquibase
6 80 (55.56%) Bitbucket
7 3 (2.08%) Hudson
7 3 (2.08%) Subversion
General
1 6 (4.17%) Telecoms
2 2 (1.39%) Finance
Job Titles
1 77 (53.47%) DevOps Engineer
2 33 (22.92%) Senior DevOps
2 33 (22.92%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 26 (18.06%) Lead DevOps
4 19 (13.19%) Consultant
5 16 (11.11%) Administrator
6 14 (9.72%) Linux Administrator
7 13 (9.03%) Systems Administrator
8 12 (8.33%) DevOps Consultant
8 12 (8.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 7 (4.86%) Linux Engineer
10 5 (3.47%) Junior
10 5 (3.47%) Junior DevOps
10 5 (3.47%) Lead DevOps Engineer
11 3 (2.08%) Automation Engineer
11 3 (2.08%) Linux Systems Engineer
11 3 (2.08%) Release Engineer
11 3 (2.08%) Systems Engineer
12 2 (1.39%) IT Support Technician
12 2 (1.39%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 115 (79.86%) ELK Stack
1 115 (79.86%) MCollective
2 109 (75.69%) Software Packaging
3 9 (6.25%) LAMP
4 3 (2.08%) LEMP Stack
5 2 (1.39%) Web Services
5 2 (1.39%) XMPP
6 1 (0.69%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 4 (2.78%) Clustering
2 3 (2.08%) Wiki
3 2 (1.39%) Data Centre
3 2 (1.39%) PKI
4 1 (0.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 129 (89.58%) Linux
2 102 (70.83%) CentOS
3 20 (13.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 15 (10.42%) Debian
5 13 (9.03%) RancherOS
5 13 (9.03%) VyOS
6 10 (6.94%) Ubuntu
6 10 (6.94%) Windows
7 5 (3.47%) Unix
7 5 (3.47%) Windows Server
8 4 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (2.08%) Solaris
10 2 (1.39%) Android
10 2 (1.39%) Windows 10
10 2 (1.39%) Windows 7
10 2 (1.39%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.69%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (82.64%) DevOps
2 118 (81.94%) Agile Software Development
2 118 (81.94%) Continuous Integration
3 115 (79.86%) Configuration Management
3 115 (79.86%) Continuous Delivery
3 115 (79.86%) Service Management
4 109 (75.69%) Identity Management
5 108 (75.00%) Scrum
6 81 (56.25%) Case Management
6 81 (56.25%) Workflow
7 74 (51.39%) Coaching
8 68 (47.22%) Stakeholder Management
9 15 (10.42%) Software Engineering
10 10 (6.94%) Load Balancing
11 7 (4.86%) ITIL
12 6 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
12 6 (4.17%) High Availability
13 5 (3.47%) Incident Management
14 3 (2.08%) Change Control
14 3 (2.08%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 112 (77.78%) Shell Script
2 82 (56.94%) Ruby
3 12 (8.33%) Java
4 9 (6.25%) Perl
4 9 (6.25%) PHP
5 5 (3.47%) SQL
6 3 (2.08%) PL/SQL
7 2 (1.39%) Python
8 1 (0.69%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 100 (69.44%) SC Cleared
1 100 (69.44%) Security Cleared
2 48 (33.33%) CTC Cleared
3 21 (14.58%) BPSS Clearance
4 7 (4.86%) DV Cleared
5 3 (2.08%) CCNA
5 3 (2.08%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.39%) BC Cleared
6 2 (1.39%) Degree
7 1 (0.69%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (2.08%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 116 (80.56%) Squid
2 115 (79.86%) Docker
3 113 (78.47%) vCloud
4 8 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (4.86%) iptables
5 7 (4.86%) Sendmail
6 5 (3.47%) Samba
7 4 (2.78%) vSphere
8 3 (2.08%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (2.08%) XenServer
9 2 (1.39%) Dovecot
10 1 (0.69%) Active Directory
10 1 (0.69%) KVM
10 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.69%) NFS
10 1 (0.69%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.69%) Xen
Systems Management
1 124 (86.11%) Puppet
2 120 (83.33%) Ansible
3 119 (82.64%) ZABBIX
4 117 (81.25%) Terraform
5 115 (79.86%) Kibana
5 115 (79.86%) Kubernetes
5 115 (79.86%) logstash
5 115 (79.86%) Rancher
6 23 (15.97%) Consul
6 23 (15.97%) Packer
7 15 (10.42%) HAProxy
8 3 (2.08%) Cobbler
8 3 (2.08%) Nagios
8 3 (2.08%) OSSEC
9 2 (1.39%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (1.39%) yum
10 1 (0.69%) Capistrano
10 1 (0.69%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 125 (86.81%) VMware
2 115 (79.86%) Sonatype
3 109 (75.69%) Oracle
4 80 (55.56%) Atlassian
5 23 (15.97%) AppDynamics
6 14 (9.72%) Red Hat
7 13 (9.03%) Vyatta
8 6 (4.17%) Juniper
9 3 (2.08%) Citrix
9 3 (2.08%) EMC
9 3 (2.08%) HP
9 3 (2.08%) LogRhythm
9 3 (2.08%) ServiceNow
9 3 (2.08%) SolarWinds
9 3 (2.08%) Splunk
9 3 (2.08%) TippingPoint
10 2 (1.39%) Cisco
10 2 (1.39%) Lotus
11 1 (0.69%) Microsoft
11 1 (0.69%) Symantec