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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Postfix
Rank 561 645 614
Rank change year-on-year
+84 -31
Contract jobs citing Postfix 89 10 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.017% 0.037%
As % of the System Software category 1.38% 0.16% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 8 18
Median daily rate £400 £361 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.72% -11.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £320 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £406 £433
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £360 £413
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -12.72%
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
6445 6090 5790
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 11.88% 10.42% 10.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 4093 3430 3225
Median daily rate £400 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £345 £315
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +9.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 417 615 663
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £42.50 £31.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +3.03%

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 25 August 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 19 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 25 August 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 +74 89 £400 +11.11% 5
London +59 75 £500 +11.11% 2
Croydon - 16 £495 -
South East +12 7 £275 -23.61% 2
Buckinghamshire - 6 £275 -
East of England - 3 £340 -
Aylesbury - 3 £300 -
Cambridge - 3 £340 -
Cambridgeshire - 3 £340 -
Swindon - 2 - -
South West - 2 - -
Wiltshire - 2 - -
City of London +39 1 £675 +50.00% 1
North West +9 1 £300 -6.25% 1
Hampshire +1 1 - - 2
Farnborough -4 1 - -
Canary Wharf - 1 £375 -
Cheshire - 1 £300 -
West Midlands - 1 - -

Postfix
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 August 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.

1 100 (90.09%) Linux
1 100 (90.09%) Puppet
2 95 (85.59%) Apache
3 89 (80.18%) DNS
3 89 (80.18%) JIRA
3 89 (80.18%) DevOps
4 88 (79.28%) VMware
5 86 (77.48%) Agile Software Development
6 84 (75.68%) Configuration Management
6 84 (75.68%) Jenkins
7 83 (74.77%) Git (software)
8 82 (73.87%) Ansible
9 81 (72.97%) ZABBIX
10 80 (72.07%) Continuous Integration
11 79 (71.17%) Confluence
12 78 (70.27%) SSH
13 77 (69.37%) Oracle
14 76 (68.47%) Squid
14 76 (68.47%) Terraform
15 75 (67.57%) Sonatype Nexus
15 75 (67.57%) ELK Stack
15 75 (67.57%) Amazon AWS
15 75 (67.57%) Docker
15 75 (67.57%) logstash
15 75 (67.57%) Elasticsearch
15 75 (67.57%) Kibana
16 74 (66.67%) Kubernetes
16 74 (66.67%) Continuous Delivery
16 74 (66.67%) MCollective
16 74 (66.67%) OpenVPN

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 95 (85.59%) Apache
2 79 (71.17%) Confluence
3 75 (67.57%) Elasticsearch
4 8 (7.21%) nginx
5 7 (6.31%) JBoss
6 5 (4.50%) MediaWiki
6 5 (4.50%) Tomcat
7 4 (3.60%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (2.70%) Jetty
8 3 (2.70%) MS Exchange
9 2 (1.80%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (1.80%) Office Communications Server
9 2 (1.80%) OpenStack
9 2 (1.80%) Oracle Workflow
9 2 (1.80%) Skype for Business
10 1 (0.90%) Cloud Foundry
10 1 (0.90%) CloudStack
10 1 (0.90%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.90%) WildFly
Applications
1 73 (65.77%) HipChat
2 6 (5.41%) MS Excel
3 4 (3.60%) MS Office
3 4 (3.60%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 75 (67.57%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.80%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.90%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (0.90%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.90%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (0.90%) CloudBees
3 1 (0.90%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 89 (80.18%) DNS
2 78 (70.27%) SSH
3 74 (66.67%) OpenLDAP
3 74 (66.67%) OpenVPN
4 21 (18.92%) Firewall
5 13 (11.71%) VPN
6 11 (9.91%) SAN
7 8 (7.21%) IPsec
8 6 (5.41%) LDAP
8 6 (5.41%) Reverse Proxy
9 5 (4.50%) Internet
10 4 (3.60%) BGP
10 4 (3.60%) EIGRP
10 4 (3.60%) IPv6
10 4 (3.60%) Kerberos
10 4 (3.60%) LAN
10 4 (3.60%) Network Security
10 4 (3.60%) OSPF
10 4 (3.60%) SSL
10 4 (3.60%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (64.86%) PostgreSQL
2 66 (59.46%) Hadoop
3 15 (13.51%) MySQL
4 6 (5.41%) Oracle Database
4 6 (5.41%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (2.70%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.90%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.90%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 89 (80.18%) JIRA
2 84 (75.68%) Jenkins
3 83 (74.77%) Git (software)
4 75 (67.57%) Sonatype Nexus
5 74 (66.67%) Maven
6 73 (65.77%) Ant
6 73 (65.77%) JIRA Agile
6 73 (65.77%) JUnit
6 73 (65.77%) SonarQube
7 71 (63.96%) Liquibase
8 58 (52.25%) Bitbucket
9 9 (8.11%) Subversion
10 5 (4.50%) Hudson
General
1 4 (3.60%) Finance
2 2 (1.80%) Banking
2 2 (1.80%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 55 (49.55%) DevOps Engineer
2 25 (22.52%) Lead DevOps
3 23 (20.72%) Senior DevOps
3 23 (20.72%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 22 (19.82%) Administrator
5 14 (12.61%) Systems Administrator
6 12 (10.81%) Consultant
6 12 (10.81%) DevOps Consultant
6 12 (10.81%) Linux Administrator
7 11 (9.91%) Linux Engineer
8 9 (8.11%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 5 (4.50%) Junior
9 5 (4.50%) Junior DevOps
10 4 (3.60%) Lead DevOps Engineer
10 4 (3.60%) Linux Systems Engineer
10 4 (3.60%) Systems Engineer
10 4 (3.60%) Unix Administrator
10 4 (3.60%) Unix Systems Administrator
11 3 (2.70%) Windows Administrator
12 2 (1.80%) Release Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (67.57%) ELK Stack
2 74 (66.67%) MCollective
3 66 (59.46%) Software Packaging
4 10 (9.01%) LAMP
5 2 (1.80%) LAPP Stack
5 2 (1.80%) LEMP Stack
5 2 (1.80%) Web Services
6 1 (0.90%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.01%) Data Centre
2 6 (5.41%) Clustering
3 5 (4.50%) Wiki
4 4 (3.60%) Derivative
5 2 (1.80%) Blackberry
5 2 (1.80%) Fintech
6 1 (0.90%) EqualLogic
6 1 (0.90%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 100 (90.09%) Linux
2 70 (63.06%) CentOS
3 24 (21.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 21 (18.92%) Windows
5 15 (13.51%) Debian
6 13 (11.71%) Unix
7 11 (9.91%) Solaris
7 11 (9.91%) Windows Server
8 9 (8.11%) Ubuntu
9 7 (6.31%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (3.60%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (1.80%) Mac OS
12 2 (1.80%) SUSE
13 1 (0.90%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (80.18%) DevOps
2 86 (77.48%) Agile Software Development
3 84 (75.68%) Configuration Management
4 80 (72.07%) Continuous Integration
5 74 (66.67%) Continuous Delivery
5 74 (66.67%) Service Management
6 67 (60.36%) Scrum
7 66 (59.46%) Identity Management
8 61 (54.95%) Case Management
9 53 (47.75%) Coaching
10 45 (40.54%) Workflow
11 39 (35.14%) Stakeholder Management
12 20 (18.02%) Load Balancing
13 18 (16.22%) Disaster Recovery
14 17 (15.32%) High Availability
15 13 (11.71%) Software Engineering
16 12 (10.81%) Change Control
16 12 (10.81%) Kalman Filter
16 12 (10.81%) Open Source
17 10 (9.01%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 74 (66.67%) Shell Script
2 59 (53.15%) Ruby
3 13 (11.71%) Java
4 12 (10.81%) SQL
5 11 (9.91%) Perl
5 11 (9.91%) PHP
6 10 (9.01%) PL/SQL
7 8 (7.21%) Python
8 5 (4.50%) Bash Shell
9 3 (2.70%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 64 (57.66%) SC Cleared
1 64 (57.66%) Security Cleared
2 32 (28.83%) CTC Cleared
3 16 (14.41%) BPSS Clearance
4 5 (4.50%) CCNA
4 5 (4.50%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (4.50%) RHCE
5 3 (2.70%) Degree
5 3 (2.70%) MCSE
5 3 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.80%) BC Cleared
6 2 (1.80%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.80%) MCSA
6 2 (1.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.90%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.21%) PCI DSS
2 7 (6.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 76 (68.47%) Squid
2 75 (67.57%) Docker
3 69 (62.16%) vCloud
4 20 (18.02%) iptables
5 13 (11.71%) Sendmail
6 12 (10.81%) VMware Infrastructure
6 12 (10.81%) vSphere
7 11 (9.91%) Virtual Machines
8 6 (5.41%) XenServer
9 5 (4.50%) Samba
10 4 (3.60%) Active Directory
10 4 (3.60%) NFS
11 2 (1.80%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (0.90%) Dovecot
12 1 (0.90%) KVM
12 1 (0.90%) OpenSSH
12 1 (0.90%) Oracle RAC
12 1 (0.90%) qmail
12 1 (0.90%) SpamAssassin
12 1 (0.90%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 100 (90.09%) Puppet
2 82 (73.87%) Ansible
3 81 (72.97%) ZABBIX
4 76 (68.47%) Terraform
5 75 (67.57%) Kibana
5 75 (67.57%) logstash
6 74 (66.67%) Kubernetes
6 74 (66.67%) Rancher
7 16 (14.41%) Nagios
8 10 (9.01%) Cobbler
8 10 (9.01%) OSSEC
9 6 (5.41%) Consul
9 6 (5.41%) Packer
10 5 (4.50%) Red Hat Spacewalk
10 5 (4.50%) yum
11 3 (2.70%) Cacti
12 2 (1.80%) HAProxy
13 1 (0.90%) Forefront Identity Manager
13 1 (0.90%) Icinga
13 1 (0.90%) Salt
Vendors
1 88 (79.28%) VMware
2 77 (69.37%) Oracle
3 74 (66.67%) Sonatype
4 58 (52.25%) Atlassian
5 23 (20.72%) Red Hat
6 10 (9.01%) EMC
6 10 (9.01%) HP
6 10 (9.01%) LogRhythm
6 10 (9.01%) ServiceNow
6 10 (9.01%) SolarWinds
6 10 (9.01%) Splunk
6 10 (9.01%) TippingPoint
7 6 (5.41%) AppDynamics
7 6 (5.41%) Citrix
7 6 (5.41%) Juniper
7 6 (5.41%) Microsoft
8 2 (1.80%) Rackspace
8 2 (1.80%) Symantec
9 1 (0.90%) Dell
9 1 (0.90%) Intel Security
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