The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Postini products and/or services in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Postini over the 3 months to 30 January 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within Postini, Inc.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Postini
Rank 582 552 530
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -22
Contract jobs citing Postini 1 1 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% 0.002% 0.020%
As % of the Vendors category 0.004% 0.005% 0.043%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate - - £100
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 Vendors category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
23359 22019 21063
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.78% 45.72% 47.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 13656 12210 10981
Average daily rate £400 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £223 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1012 954 1305
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £39.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

Postini
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Postini within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Postini Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Postini
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Postini within the UK.

Postini Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Postini
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Postini within the UK.

Postini Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Postini
Top 7 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Postini within the UK over the 3 months to 30 January 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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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
London -5 1 - -
England -18 1 - - 1
Leeds - - - -
Surrey - - - - 1
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
South East - - - - 1

Postini
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Postini 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 Postini.

1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) Symantec
2 4 (80.00%) S/MIME
2 4 (80.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (80.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (80.00%) Migration
2 4 (80.00%) Google
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (80.00%) Lync
2 4 (80.00%) Unified Communications
2 4 (80.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (80.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 4 (80.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (60.00%) Service Management
4 2 (40.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (40.00%) Google Apps
4 2 (40.00%) ITSM
4 2 (40.00%) Network Load Balancing
4 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (40.00%) SCOM
4 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
5 1 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (20.00%) Frame Relay
5 1 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (20.00%) Project Management
5 1 (20.00%) Change Management
5 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery

Postini
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Postini 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 Postini. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (80.00%) MS Exchange
1 4 (80.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 4 (80.00%) Lync
1 4 (80.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (80.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (20.00%) IBM Notes
3 1 (20.00%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) S/MIME
1 4 (80.00%) Unified Communications
2 1 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (20.00%) Frame Relay
2 1 (20.00%) Firewall
2 1 (20.00%) LAN
2 1 (20.00%) WAN
2 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (20.00%) VPN
2 1 (20.00%) DNS
2 1 (20.00%) MPLS
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) IT Operations Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Support
2 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Operations Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Migration
2 3 (60.00%) Service Management
3 2 (40.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (40.00%) ITSM
3 2 (40.00%) Network Load Balancing
4 1 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (20.00%) Project Management
4 1 (20.00%) Change Management
4 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) MCSE
1 1 (20.00%) CCNP
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (80.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 2 (40.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) Symantec
2 4 (80.00%) Google
3 1 (20.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) Lotus