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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Postfix
Rank 593 664 596
Rank change year-on-year
+71 -68
Contract jobs citing Postfix 67 10 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.018% 0.037%
As % of the System Software category 1.02% 0.17% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 7 14
Median daily rate £375 £360 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -15.29%
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £360 £425
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -15.29%
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
6589 6030 5521
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.20% 10.57% 10.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 4125 3422 2983
Median daily rate £400 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £195 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 423 611 662
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 £11.50 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £40.00 £28.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £17.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +9.67%

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 27 July 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 18 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 27 July 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 +44 67 £375 +9.48% 3
London +53 51 £495 -
Croydon - 10 - -
South East +7 8 £275 -23.61% 2
East of England +25 6 £345 -
Cambridgeshire - 6 £345 -
Buckinghamshire - 6 £275 -
Cambridge - 6 £345 -
Aylesbury - 3 £300 -
Hampshire +3 2 - - 2
Farnborough +1 2 - -
North West -7 1 £300 -6.25%
Canary Wharf - 1 £375 -
South West - 1 - - 1
City of London - 1 £675 -
Wiltshire - 1 - -
Cheshire - 1 £300 -
Swindon - 1 - -

Postfix
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 70 (87.50%) Linux
2 69 (86.25%) Puppet
3 63 (78.75%) Apache
4 59 (73.75%) DNS
4 59 (73.75%) JIRA
5 57 (71.25%) VMware
5 57 (71.25%) DevOps
6 55 (68.75%) Configuration Management
6 55 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
7 53 (66.25%) Jenkins
8 52 (65.00%) Git (software)
9 50 (62.50%) ZABBIX
9 50 (62.50%) Ansible
10 49 (61.25%) Continuous Integration
10 49 (61.25%) Confluence
11 48 (60.00%) Oracle
12 47 (58.75%) SSH
12 47 (58.75%) CentOS
13 45 (56.25%) Amazon AWS
13 45 (56.25%) Squid
13 45 (56.25%) Shell Script
14 44 (55.00%) Docker
14 44 (55.00%) logstash
14 44 (55.00%) Kibana
14 44 (55.00%) Elasticsearch
14 44 (55.00%) ELK Stack
14 44 (55.00%) Terraform
14 44 (55.00%) Sonatype Nexus
15 43 (53.75%) Sonatype
15 43 (53.75%) JIRA Agile

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 63 (78.75%) Apache
2 49 (61.25%) Confluence
3 44 (55.00%) Elasticsearch
4 7 (8.75%) JBoss
4 7 (8.75%) nginx
5 5 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (6.25%) MediaWiki
6 4 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (5.00%) MS Exchange
6 4 (5.00%) Tomcat
7 3 (3.75%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (2.50%) Jetty
8 2 (2.50%) Office Communications Server
8 2 (2.50%) OpenStack
8 2 (2.50%) Skype for Business
9 1 (1.25%) Cloud Foundry
9 1 (1.25%) CloudStack
9 1 (1.25%) WebLogic
9 1 (1.25%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (1.25%) WildFly
Applications
1 43 (53.75%) HipChat
2 6 (7.50%) MS Excel
3 4 (5.00%) MS Office
3 4 (5.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 45 (56.25%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.50%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.25%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (1.25%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.25%) CloudBees
3 1 (1.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 59 (73.75%) DNS
2 47 (58.75%) SSH
3 43 (53.75%) OpenLDAP
3 43 (53.75%) OpenVPN
4 21 (26.25%) Firewall
5 11 (13.75%) SAN
6 9 (11.25%) VPN
7 6 (7.50%) LDAP
8 5 (6.25%) Internet
9 4 (5.00%) BGP
9 4 (5.00%) EIGRP
9 4 (5.00%) IPsec
9 4 (5.00%) IPv6
9 4 (5.00%) Kerberos
9 4 (5.00%) LAN
9 4 (5.00%) Network Security
9 4 (5.00%) OSPF
9 4 (5.00%) SMTP
9 4 (5.00%) SSL
9 4 (5.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (53.75%) PostgreSQL
2 37 (46.25%) Hadoop
3 15 (18.75%) MySQL
4 3 (3.75%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.25%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.25%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 59 (73.75%) JIRA
2 53 (66.25%) Jenkins
3 52 (65.00%) Git (software)
4 44 (55.00%) Sonatype Nexus
5 43 (53.75%) JIRA Agile
5 43 (53.75%) Maven
6 42 (52.50%) Ant
6 42 (52.50%) JUnit
6 42 (52.50%) SonarQube
7 40 (50.00%) Liquibase
8 35 (43.75%) Bitbucket
9 9 (11.25%) Subversion
10 5 (6.25%) Hudson
General
1 4 (5.00%) Finance
2 3 (3.75%) Banking
3 2 (2.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 34 (42.50%) DevOps Engineer
2 22 (27.50%) Administrator
3 17 (21.25%) Lead DevOps
4 15 (18.75%) Senior DevOps
4 15 (18.75%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 14 (17.50%) Systems Administrator
6 12 (15.00%) Linux Administrator
7 11 (13.75%) Linux Engineer
8 9 (11.25%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 6 (7.50%) Consultant
9 6 (7.50%) DevOps Consultant
10 4 (5.00%) Junior
10 4 (5.00%) Junior DevOps
10 4 (5.00%) Linux Systems Engineer
10 4 (5.00%) Systems Engineer
10 4 (5.00%) Unix Administrator
10 4 (5.00%) Unix Systems Administrator
11 3 (3.75%) Lead DevOps Engineer
11 3 (3.75%) Windows Administrator
12 2 (2.50%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (55.00%) ELK Stack
2 43 (53.75%) MCollective
3 37 (46.25%) Software Packaging
4 10 (12.50%) LAMP
5 2 (2.50%) LAPP Stack
5 2 (2.50%) LEMP Stack
6 1 (1.25%) .NET
6 1 (1.25%) Middleware
6 1 (1.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 6 (7.50%) Clustering
3 5 (6.25%) Wiki
4 4 (5.00%) Derivative
5 3 (3.75%) Blackberry
6 2 (2.50%) Fintech
7 1 (1.25%) EqualLogic
7 1 (1.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 70 (87.50%) Linux
2 47 (58.75%) CentOS
3 22 (27.50%) Windows
4 18 (22.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 15 (18.75%) Debian
6 13 (16.25%) Unix
7 11 (13.75%) Solaris
7 11 (13.75%) Windows Server
8 9 (11.25%) Ubuntu
9 8 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (3.75%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (2.50%) Mac OS
12 2 (2.50%) SUSE
13 1 (1.25%) Apple iOS
13 1 (1.25%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (71.25%) DevOps
2 55 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (68.75%) Configuration Management
3 49 (61.25%) Continuous Integration
4 43 (53.75%) Continuous Delivery
4 43 (53.75%) Service Management
5 38 (47.50%) Scrum
6 37 (46.25%) Identity Management
7 35 (43.75%) Case Management
8 32 (40.00%) Coaching
9 27 (33.75%) Workflow
10 24 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
11 21 (26.25%) Load Balancing
12 18 (22.50%) Disaster Recovery
13 17 (21.25%) High Availability
14 12 (15.00%) Change Control
14 12 (15.00%) Kalman Filter
14 12 (15.00%) Open Source
15 10 (12.50%) Incident Management
15 10 (12.50%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 45 (56.25%) Shell Script
2 36 (45.00%) Ruby
3 13 (16.25%) SQL
4 12 (15.00%) Perl
5 11 (13.75%) Java
5 11 (13.75%) PHP
6 10 (12.50%) PL/SQL
7 8 (10.00%) Python
8 5 (6.25%) Bash Shell
9 4 (5.00%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.25%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 40 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 40 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 22 (27.50%) CTC Cleared
3 5 (6.25%) BPSS Clearance
3 5 (6.25%) CCNA
3 5 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (6.25%) RHCE
4 3 (3.75%) Degree
4 3 (3.75%) MCSE
4 3 (3.75%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.50%) MCSA
5 2 (2.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.25%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (3.75%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 45 (56.25%) Squid
2 44 (55.00%) Docker
3 40 (50.00%) vCloud
4 20 (25.00%) iptables
5 13 (16.25%) Sendmail
6 12 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 12 (15.00%) vSphere
7 11 (13.75%) Virtual Machines
8 6 (7.50%) XenServer
9 5 (6.25%) Active Directory
9 5 (6.25%) Samba
10 4 (5.00%) NFS
11 2 (2.50%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (1.25%) Dovecot
12 1 (1.25%) KVM
12 1 (1.25%) OpenSSH
12 1 (1.25%) Oracle RAC
12 1 (1.25%) qmail
12 1 (1.25%) SpamAssassin
12 1 (1.25%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 69 (86.25%) Puppet
2 50 (62.50%) Ansible
2 50 (62.50%) ZABBIX
3 44 (55.00%) Kibana
3 44 (55.00%) logstash
3 44 (55.00%) Terraform
4 43 (53.75%) Kubernetes
4 43 (53.75%) Rancher
5 16 (20.00%) Nagios
6 10 (12.50%) Cobbler
6 10 (12.50%) OSSEC
7 5 (6.25%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 3 (3.75%) Cacti
8 3 (3.75%) yum
9 2 (2.50%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 1 (1.25%) Capistrano
10 1 (1.25%) Grafana
10 1 (1.25%) Plesk
10 1 (1.25%) Red Hat Satellite
10 1 (1.25%) SCOM
Vendors
1 57 (71.25%) VMware
2 48 (60.00%) Oracle
3 43 (53.75%) Sonatype
4 35 (43.75%) Atlassian
5 23 (28.75%) Red Hat
6 10 (12.50%) EMC
6 10 (12.50%) HP
6 10 (12.50%) LogRhythm
6 10 (12.50%) ServiceNow
6 10 (12.50%) SolarWinds
6 10 (12.50%) Splunk
6 10 (12.50%) TippingPoint
7 7 (8.75%) Microsoft
8 6 (7.50%) Citrix
8 6 (7.50%) Juniper
9 3 (3.75%) Symantec
10 2 (2.50%) Intel Security
10 2 (2.50%) Rackspace
11 1 (1.25%) Percona
11 1 (1.25%) Trustwave