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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Postini
Rank - - 539
Contract jobs citing Postini 0 0 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - - 0.037%
As % of the Vendors category - - 0.078%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 18
Average daily rate
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- - £360
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £350
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
24953 23879 23168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.69% 45.12% 47.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 14638 13358 12319
Average daily rate £388 £380 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.97% -1.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1098 1030 1236
Average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -11.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.18 £10.95 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.30 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.14 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+6.70% -12.82%

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 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (66.67%) SurfControl
2 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (66.67%) Mimecast
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Change Management
2 2 (66.67%) MCSE
2 2 (66.67%) Python
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) ISO 9001
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) VPN
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) CCNP
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) IBM Notes
3 1 (33.33%) Lotus Domino
3 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) Wi-Fi

Postini
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
1 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (33.33%) IBM Notes
2 1 (33.33%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) LAN
1 1 (33.33%) WAN
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (33.33%) VPN
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
1 1 (33.33%) MPLS
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (33.33%) Frame Relay
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Messaging Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) IT Operations Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Operations Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Replication
1 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Storage
1 1 (33.33%) Kindle
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (66.67%) Change Management
3 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (33.33%) Time Management
3 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (33.33%) Line Management
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Python
1 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) MCSE
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (33.33%) MCTS
2 1 (33.33%) MCITP
2 1 (33.33%) CCNP
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) SurfControl
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) Lotus
3 1 (33.33%) Symantec
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco