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 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Postfix
Rank 579 567 532
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -35
Contract jobs citing Postfix 18 26 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.033% 0.048% 0.027%
As % of the System Software category 0.33% 0.50% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 18 9
Average daily rate
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£325 £425 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.52% +49.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £393 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £425 £335
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £425 £280
% change year-on-year
-23.52% +51.78%
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
5405 5227 4461
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.82% 9.65% 9.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 3047 2818 2143
Average daily rate £350 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £163 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 628 641 609
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.32 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.80 £31.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.83 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+8.54% -3.12%

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
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 28 May 2015.

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 8 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 28 May 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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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 -25 18 £325 -23.52% 12
South East -15 11 £250 -37.50% 6
Hampshire - 11 £250 - 3
Farnborough - 10 £245 - 2
South West +2 6 £375 -11.76% 1
Bristol -4 6 £375 -11.76% 1
East of England - 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 - -

Postfix
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 41 (100.00%) Linux
2 33 (80.49%) Apache
3 31 (75.61%) Red Hat
4 28 (68.29%) CentOS
5 27 (65.85%) Puppet
5 27 (65.85%) Firewall
6 24 (58.54%) Debian
6 24 (58.54%) nginx
6 24 (58.54%) Ubuntu
7 22 (53.66%) DevOps
7 22 (53.66%) Samba
7 22 (53.66%) MySQL
7 22 (53.66%) Windows
8 21 (51.22%) VMware
8 21 (51.22%) Jenkins
8 21 (51.22%) Hudson
8 21 (51.22%) Continuous Integration
8 21 (51.22%) VMware Infrastructure
9 20 (48.78%) iptables
10 19 (46.34%) Perl
11 18 (43.90%) LDAP
11 18 (43.90%) VPN
11 18 (43.90%) PostgreSQL
11 18 (43.90%) Git (software)
11 18 (43.90%) ZABBIX
11 18 (43.90%) JIRA
11 18 (43.90%) Wiki
11 18 (43.90%) Subversion
11 18 (43.90%) Ruby
11 18 (43.90%) MediaWiki

Postfix
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 33 (80.49%) Apache
2 24 (58.54%) nginx
3 18 (43.90%) MediaWiki
3 18 (43.90%) Confluence
4 8 (19.51%) IIS
4 8 (19.51%) SharePoint
5 4 (9.76%) MS Exchange
5 4 (9.76%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 4 (9.76%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 6 (14.63%) Amazon EC2
1 6 (14.63%) Amazon S3
1 6 (14.63%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (14.63%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 27 (65.85%) Firewall
2 18 (43.90%) LDAP
2 18 (43.90%) VPN
3 17 (41.46%) LAN
3 17 (41.46%) WAN
4 14 (34.15%) IPv6
4 14 (34.15%) OSPF
4 14 (34.15%) BGP
4 14 (34.15%) EIGRP
4 14 (34.15%) IPsec
4 14 (34.15%) Network Security
5 11 (26.83%) DNS
6 6 (14.63%) SMTP
7 5 (12.20%) FTP
7 5 (12.20%) SAN
8 4 (9.76%) TCP/IP
8 4 (9.76%) HTTP
8 4 (9.76%) HTTPS
8 4 (9.76%) SSH
9 3 (7.32%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (53.66%) MySQL
2 18 (43.90%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (19.51%) SQL Server
3 8 (19.51%) Relational Database
4 6 (14.63%) MongoDB
4 6 (14.63%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 21 (51.22%) Jenkins
1 21 (51.22%) Hudson
2 18 (43.90%) Git (software)
2 18 (43.90%) JIRA
2 18 (43.90%) Subversion
General
1 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (41.46%) DevOps Engineer
2 14 (34.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 13 (31.71%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 9 (21.95%) Administrator
5 8 (19.51%) Linux Engineer
6 7 (17.07%) Linux Administrator
7 5 (12.20%) Linux Support Engineer
7 5 (12.20%) Server Engineer
7 5 (12.20%) Linux Support
7 5 (12.20%) Cloud Engineer
7 5 (12.20%) Support Engineer
8 3 (7.32%) Network Administrator
9 2 (4.88%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 1 (2.44%) UNIX Engineer
10 1 (2.44%) Linux Systems Engineer
10 1 (2.44%) Systems Administrator
10 1 (2.44%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (14.63%) LAMP
1 6 (14.63%) libvirt
2 2 (4.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 18 (43.90%) Wiki
2 15 (36.59%) Data Centre
3 13 (31.71%) Clustering
4 2 (4.88%) Digital Media
5 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 41 (100.00%) Linux
2 28 (68.29%) CentOS
3 24 (58.54%) Debian
3 24 (58.54%) Ubuntu
4 22 (53.66%) Windows
5 15 (36.59%) Windows Server 2003
6 14 (34.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (24.39%) UNIX
8 3 (7.32%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (2.44%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (53.66%) DevOps
2 21 (51.22%) Continuous Integration
3 16 (39.02%) Build Automation
4 15 (36.59%) Capacity Planning
4 15 (36.59%) Load Balancing
4 15 (36.59%) Disaster Recovery
5 8 (19.51%) Data Modelling
5 8 (19.51%) Database Theory
5 8 (19.51%) Relational Database Theory
6 6 (14.63%) Auto-Scaling
7 4 (9.76%) Configuration Management
8 2 (4.88%) ITIL
9 1 (2.44%) Incident Management
9 1 (2.44%) Root Cause Analysis
9 1 (2.44%) ITIL V3
9 1 (2.44%) Web Application Development
9 1 (2.44%) Technical Analysis
9 1 (2.44%) Change Management
9 1 (2.44%) Data Centre Operations
Programming Languages
1 19 (46.34%) Perl
2 18 (43.90%) Ruby
3 16 (39.02%) Python
4 15 (36.59%) Bash Shell
5 14 (34.15%) SQL
6 11 (26.83%) PHP
7 9 (21.95%) Java
8 4 (9.76%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (19.51%) CCNA
1 8 (19.51%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (17.07%) SC Cleared
2 7 (17.07%) Security Cleared
2 7 (17.07%) RHCE
3 5 (12.20%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.44%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) QA
1 1 (2.44%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (53.66%) Samba
2 21 (51.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (48.78%) iptables
4 15 (36.59%) XenServer
5 11 (26.83%) Active Directory
6 6 (14.63%) Docker
6 6 (14.63%) Sendmail
6 6 (14.63%) Xen
7 5 (12.20%) vSphere
7 5 (12.20%) qmail
7 5 (12.20%) VMware ESX
8 4 (9.76%) SpamAssassin
9 1 (2.44%) VMware Server
9 1 (2.44%) NFS
Systems Management
1 27 (65.85%) Puppet
2 18 (43.90%) ZABBIX
3 17 (41.46%) Opscode Chef
3 17 (41.46%) Salt
4 7 (17.07%) SELinux
5 3 (7.32%) Ansible
6 1 (2.44%) yum
Vendors
1 31 (75.61%) Red Hat
2 21 (51.22%) VMware
3 15 (36.59%) Citrix
4 11 (26.83%) Cisco
5 7 (17.07%) Microsoft
5 7 (17.07%) Oracle
6 5 (12.20%) HP
6 5 (12.20%) Dell
6 5 (12.20%) EMC
6 5 (12.20%) NetApp
7 1 (2.44%) Remedy
7 1 (2.44%) BMC
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