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 30 June 2015 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Postfix
Rank 590 576 556
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -20
Contract jobs citing Postfix 10 23 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.018% 0.043% 0.022%
As % of the System Software category 0.18% 0.44% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 15 5
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£350 £425 £226
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +88.05%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £425 £226
% change year-on-year
-17.64% +88.05%
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
5581 5173 4848
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.95% 9.61% 9.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 3171 2836 2370
Average daily rate £350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £165 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £470 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 577 598 617
Average hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% -16.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £11.06
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £29.98 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -11.42%

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 9 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 30 June 2015. 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
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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 -22 10 £350 -17.64% 6
South East -27 6 £350 -12.50%
Hampshire - 6 £350 -
Farnborough - 5 £350 -
London -11 2 - - 2
South West -8 1 £375 -11.76% 1
Bristol -14 1 £375 -11.76%
Hertfordshire - 1 - -
East of England - 1 - -

Postfix
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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 37 (100.00%) Linux
2 28 (75.68%) CentOS
3 26 (70.27%) Apache
4 25 (67.57%) Red Hat
5 22 (59.46%) Firewall
5 22 (59.46%) Debian
6 20 (54.05%) Samba
6 20 (54.05%) Puppet
7 19 (51.35%) Hudson
7 19 (51.35%) Jenkins
7 19 (51.35%) DevOps
7 19 (51.35%) Continuous Integration
7 19 (51.35%) VMware Infrastructure
7 19 (51.35%) VMware
7 19 (51.35%) iptables
8 18 (48.65%) Windows
9 17 (45.95%) nginx
9 17 (45.95%) Ubuntu
10 16 (43.24%) JIRA
10 16 (43.24%) Subversion
10 16 (43.24%) Git (software)
10 16 (43.24%) ZABBIX
10 16 (43.24%) Wiki
10 16 (43.24%) MediaWiki
10 16 (43.24%) Confluence
10 16 (43.24%) VPN
10 16 (43.24%) LDAP
10 16 (43.24%) PostgreSQL
11 15 (40.54%) Disaster Recovery
11 15 (40.54%) MySQL

Postfix
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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 26 (70.27%) Apache
2 17 (45.95%) nginx
3 16 (43.24%) Confluence
3 16 (43.24%) MediaWiki
4 8 (21.62%) IIS
4 8 (21.62%) SharePoint
5 2 (5.41%) MS Exchange
5 2 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (5.41%) Office Communications Server
5 2 (5.41%) Lync
5 2 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (5.41%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (2.70%) Amazon S3
1 1 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.70%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 22 (59.46%) Firewall
2 16 (43.24%) LDAP
2 16 (43.24%) VPN
3 15 (40.54%) LAN
3 15 (40.54%) WAN
4 12 (32.43%) IPsec
4 12 (32.43%) OSPF
4 12 (32.43%) BGP
4 12 (32.43%) EIGRP
4 12 (32.43%) IPv6
4 12 (32.43%) Network Security
5 8 (21.62%) DNS
6 6 (16.22%) FTP
7 5 (13.51%) SAN
7 5 (13.51%) SMTP
8 4 (10.81%) HTTPS
8 4 (10.81%) HTTP
8 4 (10.81%) SSH
9 3 (8.11%) SSL
10 1 (2.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (43.24%) PostgreSQL
2 15 (40.54%) MySQL
3 8 (21.62%) SQL Server
4 6 (16.22%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.70%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.70%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 19 (51.35%) Hudson
1 19 (51.35%) Jenkins
2 16 (43.24%) Subversion
2 16 (43.24%) JIRA
2 16 (43.24%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (37.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 14 (37.84%) DevOps Engineer
2 13 (35.14%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 13 (35.14%) Administrator
3 9 (24.32%) Linux Administrator
4 5 (13.51%) Server Engineer
5 4 (10.81%) Linux Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 3 (8.11%) Network Administrator
7 2 (5.41%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (5.41%) Exchange Administrator
8 1 (2.70%) Systems Engineer
8 1 (2.70%) Support Engineer
8 1 (2.70%) Linux Support
8 1 (2.70%) Linux Support Engineer
8 1 (2.70%) Linux Systems Engineer
8 1 (2.70%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.81%) LAMP
2 1 (2.70%) libvirt
2 1 (2.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 16 (43.24%) Wiki
2 12 (32.43%) Data Centre
3 9 (24.32%) Clustering
4 2 (5.41%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.70%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 37 (100.00%) Linux
2 28 (75.68%) CentOS
3 22 (59.46%) Debian
4 18 (48.65%) Windows
5 17 (45.95%) Ubuntu
6 13 (35.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 13 (35.14%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (16.22%) UNIX
8 5 (13.51%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (5.41%) Mac OS
9 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (51.35%) Continuous Integration
1 19 (51.35%) DevOps
2 15 (40.54%) Disaster Recovery
3 14 (37.84%) Build Automation
4 13 (35.14%) Capacity Planning
5 10 (27.03%) Load Balancing
6 7 (18.92%) Configuration Management
7 6 (16.22%) Data Modelling
7 6 (16.22%) Database Theory
7 6 (16.22%) Relational Database Theory
8 2 (5.41%) Patch Management
8 2 (5.41%) Kalman Filter
8 2 (5.41%) Change Control
8 2 (5.41%) Migration
8 2 (5.41%) Information Security
9 1 (2.70%) ITIL
9 1 (2.70%) Change Management
9 1 (2.70%) Web Application Development
9 1 (2.70%) Auto-Scaling
Programming Languages
1 13 (35.14%) Perl
2 12 (32.43%) Ruby
2 12 (32.43%) Bash Shell
3 11 (29.73%) Python
4 9 (24.32%) PHP
5 7 (18.92%) SQL
5 7 (18.92%) Java
6 2 (5.41%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (24.32%) RHCE
2 8 (21.62%) Security Cleared
2 8 (21.62%) CCNA
2 8 (21.62%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (18.92%) SC Cleared
4 5 (13.51%) DV Cleared
5 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (5.41%) MCSE
5 2 (5.41%) MCSA
6 1 (2.70%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (54.05%) Samba
2 19 (51.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (51.35%) iptables
3 13 (35.14%) XenServer
3 13 (35.14%) Active Directory
4 5 (13.51%) qmail
4 5 (13.51%) VMware ESX
4 5 (13.51%) vSphere
5 4 (10.81%) SpamAssassin
6 1 (2.70%) Docker
6 1 (2.70%) Xen
6 1 (2.70%) VMware Server
6 1 (2.70%) Sendmail
6 1 (2.70%) NFS
Systems Management
1 20 (54.05%) Puppet
2 16 (43.24%) ZABBIX
3 10 (27.03%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (27.03%) Salt
4 9 (24.32%) SELinux
5 3 (8.11%) Ansible
Vendors
1 25 (67.57%) Red Hat
2 19 (51.35%) VMware
3 13 (35.14%) Citrix
4 9 (24.32%) Microsoft
5 6 (16.22%) Cisco
6 5 (13.51%) NetApp
6 5 (13.51%) HP
6 5 (13.51%) Dell
6 5 (13.51%) EMC
7 1 (2.70%) Oracle
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