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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Postfix
Rank 580 564 594
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +30
Contract jobs citing Postfix 21 11 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.038% 0.021% 0.015%
As % of the System Software category 0.39% 0.22% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 6 7
Average daily rate
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£406 £280 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.08% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £233 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £381 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £240 £270
% change year-on-year
+71.87% -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
5325 5115 4873
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.61% 9.62% 8.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 3003 2634 2354
Average daily rate £325 £340 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.41% +0.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £180 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 618 581 607
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £32.50 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £16.71
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +4.72%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 -18 20 £400 +42.85% 6
South West - 11 £413 - 2
Bristol - 11 £413 -
London +17 7 £375 +2.38% 3
South East 0 2 £400 +66.66% 1
West Midlands - - - -
Basingstoke - - - -
Brighton - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Reading - - - -
Redditch - - - -
Wallingford - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
East Sussex - - - - 1
Hampshire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
Worcestershire - - - -
North West - - - -

Postfix
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 40 (95.24%) Linux
2 37 (88.10%) Apache
3 33 (78.57%) Red Hat
3 33 (78.57%) VMware
4 29 (69.05%) LAMP
5 28 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
6 27 (64.29%) Ubuntu
6 27 (64.29%) LDAP
7 23 (54.76%) Samba
8 21 (50.00%) Debian
8 21 (50.00%) Firewall
8 21 (50.00%) VPN
8 21 (50.00%) PHP
8 21 (50.00%) Git (software)
8 21 (50.00%) Bash Shell
8 21 (50.00%) Puppet
8 21 (50.00%) Jenkins
8 21 (50.00%) DevOps
9 20 (47.62%) nginx
9 20 (47.62%) CentOS
9 20 (47.62%) Ruby
9 20 (47.62%) MySQL
10 19 (45.24%) Continuous Integration
11 18 (42.86%) Perl
11 18 (42.86%) PostgreSQL
12 17 (40.48%) Java
13 16 (38.10%) JIRA
13 16 (38.10%) Disaster Recovery
13 16 (38.10%) ZABBIX
13 16 (38.10%) Hudson

Postfix
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 37 (88.10%) Apache
2 20 (47.62%) nginx
3 16 (38.10%) Confluence
4 14 (33.33%) MediaWiki
5 3 (7.14%) Drupal
5 3 (7.14%) Moodle
6 1 (2.38%) Liferay
6 1 (2.38%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.52%) Office 365
2 2 (4.76%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 27 (64.29%) LDAP
2 21 (50.00%) VPN
2 21 (50.00%) Firewall
3 15 (35.71%) IPv6
3 15 (35.71%) LAN
3 15 (35.71%) WAN
3 15 (35.71%) Network Security
4 14 (33.33%) OSPF
4 14 (33.33%) BGP
4 14 (33.33%) EIGRP
4 14 (33.33%) IPsec
5 10 (23.81%) iSCSI
6 3 (7.14%) SSH
6 3 (7.14%) DNS
6 3 (7.14%) SSL
7 2 (4.76%) SAN
7 2 (4.76%) SMTP
7 2 (4.76%) FTP
7 2 (4.76%) NAS
8 1 (2.38%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (47.62%) MySQL
2 18 (42.86%) PostgreSQL
3 14 (33.33%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.38%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 21 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 21 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 16 (38.10%) JIRA
2 16 (38.10%) Hudson
3 14 (33.33%) Subversion
4 1 (2.38%) Introscope
Job Titles
1 17 (40.48%) Linux Engineer
2 13 (30.95%) Administrator
2 13 (30.95%) Linux Administrator
3 12 (28.57%) Systems Administrator
3 12 (28.57%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 11 (26.19%) DevOps Engineer
5 7 (16.67%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 5 (11.90%) Linux Support
6 5 (11.90%) Systems Engineer
7 4 (9.52%) Support Engineer
8 3 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (7.14%) Linux Support Engineer
9 2 (4.76%) Messaging Engineer
9 2 (4.76%) Linux Consultant
9 2 (4.76%) Cloud Engineer
9 2 (4.76%) Support Analyst
9 2 (4.76%) Analyst
9 2 (4.76%) Consultant
10 1 (2.38%) Architect
10 1 (2.38%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (69.05%) LAMP
2 1 (2.38%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 14 (33.33%) Wiki
2 5 (11.90%) Clustering
3 3 (7.14%) VLE
4 1 (2.38%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.38%) Open Source
4 1 (2.38%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (2.38%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 40 (95.24%) Linux
2 27 (64.29%) Ubuntu
3 21 (50.00%) Debian
4 20 (47.62%) CentOS
5 15 (35.71%) Windows
6 14 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (19.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (7.14%) Scientific Linux
9 2 (4.76%) SUSE
9 2 (4.76%) UNIX
10 1 (2.38%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (50.00%) DevOps
2 19 (45.24%) Continuous Integration
3 16 (38.10%) Disaster Recovery
4 15 (35.71%) Capacity Planning
5 14 (33.33%) Data Modelling
6 3 (7.14%) Build Automation
7 2 (4.76%) Project Management
7 2 (4.76%) Load Balancing
7 2 (4.76%) Unit Testing
8 1 (2.38%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 21 (50.00%) PHP
1 21 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 20 (47.62%) Ruby
3 18 (42.86%) Perl
4 17 (40.48%) Java
5 15 (35.71%) SQL
6 3 (7.14%) Python
7 1 (2.38%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.38%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 9 (21.43%) SC Cleared
1 9 (21.43%) Security Cleared
2 5 (11.90%) DV Cleared
3 2 (4.76%) CCNA
3 2 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (4.76%) RHCE
4 1 (2.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (54.76%) Samba
3 15 (35.71%) Sendmail
4 14 (33.33%) XenServer
5 13 (30.95%) NFS
6 10 (23.81%) Squid
7 8 (19.05%) Active Directory
8 3 (7.14%) Xen
8 3 (7.14%) KVM
9 2 (4.76%) qmail
10 1 (2.38%) Hyper-V
10 1 (2.38%) VMware ESX
10 1 (2.38%) Snort
10 1 (2.38%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 21 (50.00%) Puppet
2 16 (38.10%) ZABBIX
3 9 (21.43%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 3 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (7.14%) Salt
5 1 (2.38%) CA Wily
5 1 (2.38%) Nagios
Vendors
1 33 (78.57%) Red Hat
1 33 (78.57%) VMware
2 15 (35.71%) Citrix
3 8 (19.05%) NetApp
4 6 (14.29%) HP
5 2 (4.76%) Oracle
6 1 (2.38%) SAP
6 1 (2.38%) JBoss
6 1 (2.38%) EMC
6 1 (2.38%) Tripwire
6 1 (2.38%) Qualys
6 1 (2.38%) Proofpoint
6 1 (2.38%) F5
6 1 (2.38%) Splunk
6 1 (2.38%) CA