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 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Postfix
Rank 623 627 599
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -28
Contract jobs citing Postfix 23 18 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.043% 0.032% 0.045%
As % of the System Software category 0.35% 0.31% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 13 16
Median daily rate £350 £325 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -23.52%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £425
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -23.52%
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
6536 5723 5399
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.17% 10.22% 10.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 4003 3191 2891
Median daily rate £400 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £180 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+10.76% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 438 678 658
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.22 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £37.50 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £16.83 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+12.92% +8.54%

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 May 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 20 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 May 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 +15 23 £350 +7.69% 4
East of England +16 8 £340 -
London - 8 £475 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 7 £340 -
Cambridge - 7 £340 -
South East -5 5 £500 +100.00% 2
Hampshire -6 3 £500 +100.00% 1
Farnborough -4 2 - -
Malvern - 2 £425 -
City of London - 2 - -
Worcestershire - 2 £425 -
West Midlands - 2 £425 -
Hertfordshire +11 1 - -
Bracknell - 1 £500 -
Reading - 1 £500 -
Winchester - 1 £500 -
Berkshire - 1 £500 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £250 -
Watford - 1 - -
Wallingford - 1 £250 -

Postfix
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 21 (84.00%) Puppet
2 20 (80.00%) Linux
3 17 (68.00%) DNS
4 15 (60.00%) Red Hat
4 15 (60.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 14 (56.00%) Windows
6 13 (52.00%) Nagios
7 12 (48.00%) Configuration Management
7 12 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (48.00%) iptables
8 11 (44.00%) JIRA
8 11 (44.00%) Apache
9 10 (40.00%) Unix
9 10 (40.00%) Load Balancing
9 10 (40.00%) Sendmail
9 10 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
9 10 (40.00%) Firewall
9 10 (40.00%) DevOps
10 9 (36.00%) Kalman Filter
10 9 (36.00%) Ansible
10 9 (36.00%) Open Source
10 9 (36.00%) vSphere
10 9 (36.00%) High Availability
10 9 (36.00%) Change Control
10 9 (36.00%) SQL
11 8 (32.00%) Oracle
11 8 (32.00%) Solaris
11 8 (32.00%) Python
11 8 (32.00%) SAN
11 8 (32.00%) Microsoft

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 11 (44.00%) Apache
2 5 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (16.00%) Confluence
3 4 (16.00%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (16.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (16.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (16.00%) MS Exchange
4 3 (12.00%) Tomcat
5 2 (8.00%) JBoss
5 2 (8.00%) Office Communications Server
5 2 (8.00%) OpenStack
5 2 (8.00%) Skype for Business
6 1 (4.00%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (4.00%) CloudStack
6 1 (4.00%) Jetty
6 1 (4.00%) nginx
6 1 (4.00%) WebLogic
6 1 (4.00%) WebSphere
6 1 (4.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 6 (24.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (16.00%) MS Office
2 4 (16.00%) MS Visio
3 3 (12.00%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (8.00%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (4.00%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (4.00%) Amazon S3
3 1 (4.00%) CloudBees
3 1 (4.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (68.00%) DNS
2 10 (40.00%) Firewall
3 8 (32.00%) SAN
4 7 (28.00%) SSH
5 4 (16.00%) Kerberos
5 4 (16.00%) SMTP
5 4 (16.00%) SSL
6 3 (12.00%) OpenLDAP
6 3 (12.00%) OpenVPN
7 2 (8.00%) FTP
7 2 (8.00%) HTTP
7 2 (8.00%) Internet
7 2 (8.00%) TCP/IP
8 1 (4.00%) Asterisk PBX
8 1 (4.00%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (4.00%) DHCP
8 1 (4.00%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (4.00%) iSCSI
8 1 (4.00%) LDAP
8 1 (4.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) MySQL
2 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.00%) MongoDB
3 1 (4.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (44.00%) JIRA
2 8 (32.00%) Jenkins
3 7 (28.00%) Git (software)
4 4 (16.00%) Sonatype Nexus
4 4 (16.00%) Subversion
5 3 (12.00%) Ant
5 3 (12.00%) JIRA Agile
5 3 (12.00%) JUnit
5 3 (12.00%) Liquibase
5 3 (12.00%) Maven
5 3 (12.00%) SonarQube
General
1 4 (16.00%) Banking
2 2 (8.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (44.00%) Administrator
2 7 (28.00%) Linux Engineer
2 7 (28.00%) Systems Administrator
3 5 (20.00%) Linux Administrator
4 4 (16.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 4 (16.00%) Unix Administrator
4 4 (16.00%) Unix Systems Administrator
5 3 (12.00%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Linux Systems Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Windows Administrator
6 2 (8.00%) AWS Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Exchange Administrator
6 2 (8.00%) Mobile Specialist
6 2 (8.00%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
7 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 1 (4.00%) Linux Specialist
7 1 (4.00%) Senior Systems Administrator
7 1 (4.00%) Unix Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Unix Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.00%) ELK Stack
2 3 (12.00%) MCollective
3 2 (8.00%) .NET
3 2 (8.00%) LAMP
4 1 (4.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (16.00%) Blackberry
2 4 (16.00%) Derivative
3 2 (8.00%) Fintech
4 1 (4.00%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 20 (80.00%) Linux
2 15 (60.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 14 (56.00%) Windows
4 10 (40.00%) Unix
5 8 (32.00%) Solaris
6 7 (28.00%) CentOS
7 5 (20.00%) Windows Server
7 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (16.00%) Debian
8 4 (16.00%) Ubuntu
9 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (8.00%) Apple iOS
10 2 (8.00%) Mac OS
10 2 (8.00%) SUSE
10 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (4.00%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (48.00%) Configuration Management
2 10 (40.00%) DevOps
2 10 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 10 (40.00%) Load Balancing
3 9 (36.00%) Change Control
3 9 (36.00%) High Availability
3 9 (36.00%) Kalman Filter
3 9 (36.00%) Open Source
4 7 (28.00%) Incident Management
4 7 (28.00%) ITIL
5 5 (20.00%) System Testing
6 4 (16.00%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (12.00%) Continuous Delivery
7 3 (12.00%) Information Security
7 3 (12.00%) Service Management
8 2 (8.00%) Mobile Device Management
8 2 (8.00%) Network Monitoring
8 2 (8.00%) Patch Management
8 2 (8.00%) Storage Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 9 (36.00%) SQL
2 8 (32.00%) Python
3 7 (28.00%) PL/SQL
3 7 (28.00%) Shell Script
4 5 (20.00%) Perl
5 4 (16.00%) Java
5 4 (16.00%) PowerShell
6 3 (12.00%) Bash Shell
6 3 (12.00%) PHP
7 2 (8.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (20.00%) RHCE
2 4 (16.00%) SC Cleared
2 4 (16.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (12.00%) MCSE
3 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (8.00%) MCSA
4 2 (8.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (4.00%) CCNA
5 1 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (4.00%) Degree
5 1 (4.00%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (48.00%) iptables
2 10 (40.00%) Sendmail
3 9 (36.00%) vSphere
4 5 (20.00%) Active Directory
4 5 (20.00%) Squid
5 4 (16.00%) Docker
5 4 (16.00%) NFS
5 4 (16.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (8.00%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (4.00%) Dovecot
7 1 (4.00%) KVM
7 1 (4.00%) OpenSSH
7 1 (4.00%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (4.00%) qmail
7 1 (4.00%) SpamAssassin
7 1 (4.00%) Varnish
7 1 (4.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 21 (84.00%) Puppet
2 13 (52.00%) Nagios
3 9 (36.00%) Ansible
4 7 (28.00%) Cobbler
4 7 (28.00%) OSSEC
5 5 (20.00%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 5 (20.00%) ZABBIX
6 4 (16.00%) Kibana
6 4 (16.00%) logstash
7 3 (12.00%) Cacti
7 3 (12.00%) Kubernetes
7 3 (12.00%) Terraform
7 3 (12.00%) yum
8 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 2 (8.00%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (8.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 1 (4.00%) cPanel
9 1 (4.00%) Grafana
9 1 (4.00%) Graphite
9 1 (4.00%) Icinga
Vendors
1 15 (60.00%) Red Hat
2 8 (32.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (32.00%) Oracle
2 8 (32.00%) VMware
3 7 (28.00%) EMC
3 7 (28.00%) HP
3 7 (28.00%) LogRhythm
3 7 (28.00%) ServiceNow
3 7 (28.00%) SolarWinds
3 7 (28.00%) Splunk
3 7 (28.00%) TippingPoint
4 3 (12.00%) Sonatype
4 3 (12.00%) Symantec
5 2 (8.00%) Intel Security
5 2 (8.00%) MobileIron
5 2 (8.00%) Rackspace
5 2 (8.00%) Trustwave
6 1 (4.00%) CommVault
6 1 (4.00%) Hitachi
6 1 (4.00%) Percona
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