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 September 2014 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Postfix
Rank 586 577 591
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +14
Contract jobs citing Postfix 18 10 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.031% 0.019% 0.014%
As % of the System Software category 0.32% 0.20% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 4 6
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£375 £280 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.92% -17.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £240 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £385 £444
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £240 £270
% change year-on-year
+56.25% -11.11%
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
5561 5073 4897
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.58% 9.61% 8.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 3099 2667 2337
Average daily rate £348 £335 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.88% -0.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £175 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 683 598 640
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £32.50 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £15.88
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.78%

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 30 September 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Postfix within the UK over the 3 months to 30 September 2014. 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 -15 18 £375 +33.92% 3
London +17 10 £381 +4.09%
South East -11 3 £331 +38.02% 2
West Midlands - - - -
Basingstoke - - - -
Brighton - - - - 1
Manchester - - - -
Reading - - - -
Redditch - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Wallingford - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
East Sussex - - - - 1
Hampshire - - - - 1
Oxfordshire - - - -
Worcestershire - - - -
M4 Corridor - - - -
North West - - - -

Postfix
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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 39 (95.12%) Linux
2 34 (82.93%) Apache
3 33 (80.49%) Red Hat
4 27 (65.85%) VMware
5 25 (60.98%) VMware Infrastructure
6 24 (58.54%) Ubuntu
6 24 (58.54%) LDAP
7 22 (53.66%) LAMP
8 20 (48.78%) CentOS
9 19 (46.34%) PHP
10 17 (41.46%) Samba
10 17 (41.46%) Debian
11 16 (39.02%) Sendmail
11 16 (39.02%) MySQL
11 16 (39.02%) Bash Shell
12 15 (36.59%) DevOps
12 15 (36.59%) Perl
13 14 (34.15%) VPN
13 14 (34.15%) NFS
13 14 (34.15%) PostgreSQL
13 14 (34.15%) Firewall
14 13 (31.71%) Java
14 13 (31.71%) Git (software)
14 13 (31.71%) nginx
14 13 (31.71%) Ruby
14 13 (31.71%) Jenkins
14 13 (31.71%) Puppet
15 12 (29.27%) Confluence
15 12 (29.27%) ZABBIX
15 12 (29.27%) Continuous Integration

Postfix
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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 34 (82.93%) Apache
2 13 (31.71%) nginx
3 12 (29.27%) Confluence
4 11 (26.83%) MediaWiki
5 3 (7.32%) Drupal
5 3 (7.32%) Moodle
6 1 (2.44%) Zimbra
6 1 (2.44%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.76%) Office 365
2 2 (4.88%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 24 (58.54%) LDAP
2 14 (34.15%) VPN
2 14 (34.15%) Firewall
3 11 (26.83%) IPsec
3 11 (26.83%) Network Security
3 11 (26.83%) IPv6
3 11 (26.83%) LAN
3 11 (26.83%) WAN
3 11 (26.83%) OSPF
3 11 (26.83%) BGP
3 11 (26.83%) EIGRP
4 9 (21.95%) iSCSI
5 5 (12.20%) DNS
6 4 (9.76%) SMTP
6 4 (9.76%) FTP
7 3 (7.32%) SSL
7 3 (7.32%) SSH
8 2 (4.88%) HTTP
9 1 (2.44%) TCP/IP
9 1 (2.44%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (39.02%) MySQL
2 14 (34.15%) PostgreSQL
3 11 (26.83%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.44%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (31.71%) Git (software)
1 13 (31.71%) Jenkins
2 12 (29.27%) JIRA
3 11 (26.83%) Hudson
3 11 (26.83%) Subversion
4 1 (2.44%) Introscope
General
1 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (41.46%) Linux Engineer
2 12 (29.27%) Administrator
3 11 (26.83%) Systems Administrator
3 11 (26.83%) Linux Administrator
4 10 (24.39%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 9 (21.95%) DevOps Engineer
6 6 (14.63%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 6 (14.63%) Systems Engineer
7 5 (12.20%) Linux Support
8 4 (9.76%) Support Engineer
9 3 (7.32%) Linux Support Engineer
10 2 (4.88%) Messaging Engineer
10 2 (4.88%) Linux Consultant
10 2 (4.88%) Senior Systems Administrator
10 2 (4.88%) UNIX Engineer
10 2 (4.88%) Support Analyst
10 2 (4.88%) Architect
10 2 (4.88%) Analyst
10 2 (4.88%) Consultant
10 2 (4.88%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (53.66%) LAMP
2 1 (2.44%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 11 (26.83%) Wiki
2 7 (17.07%) Clustering
3 3 (7.32%) VLE
4 2 (4.88%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.44%) Replication
5 1 (2.44%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.44%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 39 (95.12%) Linux
2 24 (58.54%) Ubuntu
3 20 (48.78%) CentOS
4 17 (41.46%) Debian
5 12 (29.27%) Windows
6 11 (26.83%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (26.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (14.63%) UNIX
8 3 (7.32%) Scientific Linux
8 3 (7.32%) HPUX
8 3 (7.32%) Solaris
9 1 (2.44%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (36.59%) DevOps
2 12 (29.27%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (26.83%) Capacity Planning
3 11 (26.83%) Data Modelling
3 11 (26.83%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (7.32%) Build Automation
5 2 (4.88%) Load Balancing
6 1 (2.44%) Unit Testing
6 1 (2.44%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (2.44%) Technical Analysis
6 1 (2.44%) ITIL
6 1 (2.44%) Migration
6 1 (2.44%) Incident Management
6 1 (2.44%) Project Management
6 1 (2.44%) ITIL V3
6 1 (2.44%) Change Control
6 1 (2.44%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 19 (46.34%) PHP
2 16 (39.02%) Bash Shell
3 15 (36.59%) Perl
4 13 (31.71%) Java
4 13 (31.71%) Ruby
5 12 (29.27%) SQL
6 4 (9.76%) Python
7 1 (2.44%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 10 (24.39%) SC Cleared
1 10 (24.39%) Security Cleared
2 5 (12.20%) DV Cleared
2 5 (12.20%) RHCE
3 3 (7.32%) Degree
4 2 (4.88%) CCNA
4 2 (4.88%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.32%) SLA
2 1 (2.44%) QA
System Software
1 25 (60.98%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (41.46%) Samba
3 16 (39.02%) Sendmail
4 14 (34.15%) NFS
5 11 (26.83%) Squid
5 11 (26.83%) XenServer
6 8 (19.51%) Active Directory
7 4 (9.76%) Xen
8 3 (7.32%) vSphere
8 3 (7.32%) vCloud
8 3 (7.32%) KVM
9 2 (4.88%) qmail
10 1 (2.44%) GPFS
10 1 (2.44%) Corosync
10 1 (2.44%) Hyper-V
10 1 (2.44%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (2.44%) VMware ESX
10 1 (2.44%) Snort
10 1 (2.44%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 13 (31.71%) Puppet
2 12 (29.27%) ZABBIX
3 10 (24.39%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 3 (7.32%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (7.32%) Ansible
4 3 (7.32%) Salt
5 2 (4.88%) Cacti
5 2 (4.88%) Nagios
6 1 (2.44%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (2.44%) CA Wily
6 1 (2.44%) YUM
Vendors
1 33 (80.49%) Red Hat
2 27 (65.85%) VMware
3 12 (29.27%) Citrix
4 8 (19.51%) HP
5 7 (17.07%) NetApp
6 2 (4.88%) Oracle
6 2 (4.88%) JBoss
7 1 (2.44%) BMC
7 1 (2.44%) CA
7 1 (2.44%) Remedy
7 1 (2.44%) Tripwire
7 1 (2.44%) Qualys
7 1 (2.44%) Proofpoint
7 1 (2.44%) F5
7 1 (2.44%) Splunk