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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Postfix
Rank 621 591 585
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -6
Contract jobs citing Postfix 5 21 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.010% 0.041% 0.006%
As % of the System Software category 0.100% 0.41% 0.062%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 16 2
Average daily rate £425 £425 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +37.09%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 -
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
5022 5132 4851
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.76% 9.91% 9.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 2976 2790 2420
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £180 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £308
% change year-on-year
- +13.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 476 599 555
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.99 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £32.50 £31.56
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%

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 5 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 11 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -19 5 £425 - 2
London 0 3 £438 - 1
Cheshire - 2 £425 -
North West - 2 £425 -
City of London - 1 £413 -

Postfix
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 6 (75.00%) Perl
1 6 (75.00%) Firewall
2 5 (62.50%) Samba
2 5 (62.50%) Debian
2 5 (62.50%) Red Hat
2 5 (62.50%) OSPF
2 5 (62.50%) BGP
2 5 (62.50%) Linux
2 5 (62.50%) VPN
2 5 (62.50%) DNS
2 5 (62.50%) Ubuntu
2 5 (62.50%) CentOS
2 5 (62.50%) Sendmail
2 5 (62.50%) Bash Shell
2 5 (62.50%) iptables
3 4 (50.00%) Jenkins
3 4 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 4 (50.00%) Puppet
3 4 (50.00%) Load Balancing
3 4 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 4 (50.00%) SQL
4 3 (37.50%) Unix
4 3 (37.50%) Apache
4 3 (37.50%) LDAP
4 3 (37.50%) MS Exchange
4 3 (37.50%) Solaris
4 3 (37.50%) NFS
4 3 (37.50%) SSL
4 3 (37.50%) SAS
4 3 (37.50%) POSIX

Postfix
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 3 (37.50%) Apache
1 3 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (37.50%) MS Exchange
1 3 (37.50%) SAS
2 2 (25.00%) Confluence
2 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (25.00%) JBoss
2 2 (25.00%) MediaWiki
2 2 (25.00%) nginx
3 1 (12.50%) OpenStack
Communications & Networking
1 6 (75.00%) Firewall
2 5 (62.50%) BGP
2 5 (62.50%) DNS
2 5 (62.50%) OSPF
2 5 (62.50%) VPN
3 4 (50.00%) TCP/IP
4 3 (37.50%) DHCP
4 3 (37.50%) Fibre Channel
4 3 (37.50%) FTP
4 3 (37.50%) IGRP
4 3 (37.50%) iSCSI
4 3 (37.50%) LDAP
4 3 (37.50%) SMTP
4 3 (37.50%) SSH
4 3 (37.50%) SSL
5 2 (25.00%) IPv6
5 2 (25.00%) LAN
5 2 (25.00%) Network Security
5 2 (25.00%) SNMP
5 2 (25.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) MySQL
1 2 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (25.00%) Hudson
2 2 (25.00%) JIRA
2 2 (25.00%) Subversion
General
1 2 (25.00%) Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Administrator
1 3 (37.50%) Network Administrator
1 3 (37.50%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) Linux Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Check Point Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Exchange Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Firewall Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Java Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) POSIX
2 2 (25.00%) .NET
2 2 (25.00%) LAMP
2 2 (25.00%) LAPP Stack
2 2 (25.00%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Blackberry
1 2 (25.00%) Clustering
1 2 (25.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (25.00%) Wiki
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) CentOS
1 5 (62.50%) Debian
1 5 (62.50%) Linux
1 5 (62.50%) Ubuntu
2 3 (37.50%) Solaris
2 3 (37.50%) Unix
3 2 (25.00%) Apple iOS
3 2 (25.00%) Windows
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 3 (37.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (25.00%) Data Modelling
3 2 (25.00%) Data Protection
3 2 (25.00%) Database Theory
3 2 (25.00%) DevOps
3 2 (25.00%) High Availability
3 2 (25.00%) Mobile Device Management
3 2 (25.00%) Relational Database Theory
4 1 (12.50%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) Perl
2 5 (62.50%) Bash Shell
3 4 (50.00%) SQL
4 3 (37.50%) Korn
4 3 (37.50%) Shell Script
5 2 (25.00%) Java
5 2 (25.00%) PHP
5 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
5 2 (25.00%) Ruby
5 2 (25.00%) VB.NET
6 1 (12.50%) C
6 1 (12.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) CCNA
1 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) iptables
1 5 (62.50%) Samba
1 5 (62.50%) Sendmail
2 3 (37.50%) NFS
3 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (12.50%) Ceph
4 1 (12.50%) Dovecot
4 1 (12.50%) KVM
4 1 (12.50%) Squid
4 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) Puppet
2 3 (37.50%) Oracle ZFS
2 3 (37.50%) systemd
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 2 (25.00%) Nagios
3 2 (25.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (25.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 2 (25.00%) ZABBIX
4 1 (12.50%) Cacti
4 1 (12.50%) CFEngine
4 1 (12.50%) HAProxy
4 1 (12.50%) RANCID
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Red Hat
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) Supermicro
3 2 (25.00%) Atlassian
3 2 (25.00%) CA
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco
3 2 (25.00%) Intel Security
3 2 (25.00%) MobileIron
3 2 (25.00%) Symantec
3 2 (25.00%) Trustwave
4 1 (12.50%) CheckPoint
4 1 (12.50%) VMware