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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Postfix
Rank 610 626 598
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -28
Contract jobs citing Postfix 33 10 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.061% 0.018% 0.043%
As % of the System Software category 0.49% 0.17% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 7 15
Median daily rate £340 £350 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -17.64%
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £350 £425
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -17.64%
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
6741 5912 5450
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.55% 10.55% 10.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 4156 3339 2950
Median daily rate £400 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £188 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 466 613 628
Median hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +12.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.90 £40.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+28.57% +12.90%

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 29 June 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 18 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 29 June 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 +17 33 £340 -2.85% 4
London +13 12 £388 - 1
East of England +23 10 £340 - 1
South East +1 9 £275 -21.42% 2
Cambridge - 9 £340 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 9 £340 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 6 £275 -
Hampshire +5 3 £500 +42.85% 2
Aylesbury - 3 £300 -
Farnborough -1 2 - -
Malvern - 2 £425 -
West Midlands - 2 £425 -
City of London - 2 - -
Worcestershire - 2 £425 -
Hertfordshire +14 1 - -
Canary Wharf - 1 £375 -
Winchester - 1 £500 -
Watford - 1 - -

Postfix
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 32 (86.49%) Linux
2 27 (72.97%) Puppet
3 21 (56.76%) Apache
3 21 (56.76%) Red Hat
4 20 (54.05%) Windows
4 20 (54.05%) Load Balancing
5 19 (51.35%) Firewall
5 19 (51.35%) DNS
6 18 (48.65%) iptables
7 17 (45.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 17 (45.95%) JIRA
8 16 (43.24%) Disaster Recovery
8 16 (43.24%) VMware
9 15 (40.54%) Nagios
9 15 (40.54%) High Availability
9 15 (40.54%) DevOps
10 14 (37.84%) MySQL
10 14 (37.84%) Debian
10 14 (37.84%) Configuration Management
10 14 (37.84%) Agile Software Development
11 13 (35.14%) Perl
11 13 (35.14%) SQL
12 12 (32.43%) Unix
12 12 (32.43%) Jenkins
12 12 (32.43%) Sendmail
13 11 (29.73%) VMware Infrastructure
13 11 (29.73%) CentOS
13 11 (29.73%) Git (software)
13 11 (29.73%) Change Control
13 11 (29.73%) Open Source

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 21 (56.76%) Apache
2 8 (21.62%) Confluence
3 6 (16.22%) JBoss
4 5 (13.51%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (13.51%) nginx
5 4 (10.81%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (10.81%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (10.81%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (10.81%) MediaWiki
5 4 (10.81%) MS Exchange
6 3 (8.11%) Tomcat
7 2 (5.41%) Office Communications Server
7 2 (5.41%) OpenStack
7 2 (5.41%) Skype for Business
8 1 (2.70%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (2.70%) CloudStack
8 1 (2.70%) Jetty
8 1 (2.70%) WebSphere
8 1 (2.70%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (2.70%) WildFly
Applications
1 6 (16.22%) MS Excel
2 4 (10.81%) MS Office
2 4 (10.81%) MS Visio
3 3 (8.11%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.81%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.41%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (2.70%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (2.70%) Amazon S3
3 1 (2.70%) CloudBees
3 1 (2.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (51.35%) DNS
1 19 (51.35%) Firewall
2 10 (27.03%) SAN
3 8 (21.62%) VPN
4 7 (18.92%) SSH
5 5 (13.51%) Internet
5 5 (13.51%) LDAP
6 4 (10.81%) BGP
6 4 (10.81%) EIGRP
6 4 (10.81%) IPsec
6 4 (10.81%) IPv6
6 4 (10.81%) Kerberos
6 4 (10.81%) LAN
6 4 (10.81%) Network Security
6 4 (10.81%) OSPF
6 4 (10.81%) SMTP
6 4 (10.81%) SSL
6 4 (10.81%) WAN
7 3 (8.11%) OpenLDAP
7 3 (8.11%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (37.84%) MySQL
2 5 (13.51%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (8.11%) Relational Database
4 2 (5.41%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.70%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.70%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 17 (45.95%) JIRA
2 12 (32.43%) Jenkins
3 11 (29.73%) Git (software)
4 8 (21.62%) Subversion
5 4 (10.81%) Hudson
5 4 (10.81%) Sonatype Nexus
6 3 (8.11%) Ant
6 3 (8.11%) JIRA Agile
6 3 (8.11%) JUnit
6 3 (8.11%) Liquibase
6 3 (8.11%) Maven
6 3 (8.11%) SonarQube
General
1 4 (10.81%) Banking
1 4 (10.81%) Finance
2 2 (5.41%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (51.35%) Administrator
2 12 (32.43%) Systems Administrator
3 11 (29.73%) Linux Engineer
4 10 (27.03%) Linux Administrator
5 8 (21.62%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 4 (10.81%) DevOps Engineer
6 4 (10.81%) Linux Systems Engineer
6 4 (10.81%) Systems Engineer
6 4 (10.81%) Unix Administrator
6 4 (10.81%) Unix Systems Administrator
7 3 (8.11%) Lead DevOps
7 3 (8.11%) Windows Administrator
8 2 (5.41%) AWS Engineer
8 2 (5.41%) Exchange Administrator
8 2 (5.41%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 2 (5.41%) Mobile Specialist
8 2 (5.41%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
9 1 (2.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 1 (2.70%) Infrastructure Specialist
9 1 (2.70%) Unix Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (27.03%) LAMP
2 4 (10.81%) ELK Stack
3 3 (8.11%) MCollective
4 2 (5.41%) .NET
4 2 (5.41%) LAPP Stack
4 2 (5.41%) LEMP Stack
5 1 (2.70%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (27.03%) Data Centre
2 4 (10.81%) Blackberry
2 4 (10.81%) Clustering
2 4 (10.81%) Derivative
2 4 (10.81%) Wiki
3 2 (5.41%) Fintech
4 1 (2.70%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 32 (86.49%) Linux
2 20 (54.05%) Windows
3 17 (45.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 14 (37.84%) Debian
5 12 (32.43%) Unix
6 11 (29.73%) CentOS
7 10 (27.03%) Solaris
8 9 (24.32%) Windows Server
9 8 (21.62%) Ubuntu
10 7 (18.92%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (13.51%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (5.41%) Apple iOS
12 2 (5.41%) Mac OS
12 2 (5.41%) SUSE
12 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2012
13 1 (2.70%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (54.05%) Load Balancing
2 16 (43.24%) Disaster Recovery
3 15 (40.54%) DevOps
3 15 (40.54%) High Availability
4 14 (37.84%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (37.84%) Configuration Management
5 11 (29.73%) Change Control
5 11 (29.73%) Kalman Filter
5 11 (29.73%) Open Source
6 9 (24.32%) Incident Management
6 9 (24.32%) ITIL
6 9 (24.32%) Virtual Environments
7 8 (21.62%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (13.51%) System Testing
9 4 (10.81%) Capacity Planning
10 3 (8.11%) Continuous Delivery
10 3 (8.11%) Information Security
10 3 (8.11%) Service Management
11 2 (5.41%) Data Modelling
11 2 (5.41%) DNA
Programming Languages
1 13 (35.14%) Perl
1 13 (35.14%) SQL
2 11 (29.73%) Java
2 11 (29.73%) PHP
3 9 (24.32%) PL/SQL
3 9 (24.32%) Shell Script
4 8 (21.62%) Python
5 5 (13.51%) Bash Shell
6 4 (10.81%) PowerShell
7 2 (5.41%) VB.NET
8 1 (2.70%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (13.51%) CCNA
1 5 (13.51%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (13.51%) RHCE
2 4 (10.81%) SC Cleared
2 4 (10.81%) Security Cleared
3 3 (8.11%) Degree
3 3 (8.11%) MCSE
3 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (5.41%) MCSA
4 2 (5.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (2.70%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (18.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (8.11%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 18 (48.65%) iptables
2 12 (32.43%) Sendmail
3 11 (29.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (29.73%) vSphere
4 10 (27.03%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (13.51%) Active Directory
5 5 (13.51%) Squid
5 5 (13.51%) XenServer
6 4 (10.81%) Docker
6 4 (10.81%) NFS
6 4 (10.81%) Samba
7 2 (5.41%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (2.70%) Dovecot
8 1 (2.70%) KVM
8 1 (2.70%) OpenSSH
8 1 (2.70%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (2.70%) qmail
8 1 (2.70%) SpamAssassin
8 1 (2.70%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 27 (72.97%) Puppet
2 15 (40.54%) Nagios
3 9 (24.32%) Ansible
3 9 (24.32%) Cobbler
3 9 (24.32%) OSSEC
3 9 (24.32%) ZABBIX
4 5 (13.51%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 4 (10.81%) Kibana
5 4 (10.81%) logstash
6 3 (8.11%) Cacti
6 3 (8.11%) Kubernetes
6 3 (8.11%) Rancher
6 3 (8.11%) Terraform
6 3 (8.11%) yum
7 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 2 (5.41%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (5.41%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 1 (2.70%) Bacula
8 1 (2.70%) Grafana
8 1 (2.70%) Icinga
Vendors
1 21 (56.76%) Red Hat
2 16 (43.24%) VMware
3 10 (27.03%) Oracle
4 9 (24.32%) EMC
4 9 (24.32%) HP
4 9 (24.32%) LogRhythm
4 9 (24.32%) ServiceNow
4 9 (24.32%) SolarWinds
4 9 (24.32%) Splunk
4 9 (24.32%) TippingPoint
5 8 (21.62%) Microsoft
6 6 (16.22%) Juniper
7 5 (13.51%) Citrix
8 3 (8.11%) Sonatype
8 3 (8.11%) Symantec
9 2 (5.41%) Intel Security
9 2 (5.41%) MobileIron
9 2 (5.41%) Rackspace
9 2 (5.41%) Trustwave
10 1 (2.70%) CommVault