The table below looks at the statistics for qmail skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited qmail over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
qmail
Rank 663 642 616
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -26
Contract jobs citing qmail 1 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% 0.009% 0.011%
As % of the System Software category 0.016% 0.088% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 5
Average daily rate £500 £240 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+108.33% -36.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £240 £375
% change year-on-year
+108.33% -36.00%
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
6406 5681 5431
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 11.46% 10.01% 9.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 3924 3132 2804
Average daily rate £388 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £180 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 468 682 625
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.87 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.76% +2.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.81
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.18 £35.00 £34.24
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.13
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +2.32%

qmail
Jobs Demand Trend

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

qmail Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

qmail
Daily Rate Trend

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

qmail Daily Rate Trend in the UK

qmail
Top 5 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing qmail within the UK over the 3 months to 1 May 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -8 1 £500 +108.33% 3
South East -18 1 £500 +108.33% 1
Bracknell - 1 £500 -
Reading - 1 £500 - 1
Berkshire - 1 £500 - 1

qmail
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing qmail 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 qmail.

1 14 (100.00%) MySQL
1 14 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 14 (100.00%) Linux
1 14 (100.00%) Apache
1 14 (100.00%) Python
1 14 (100.00%) DNS
1 14 (100.00%) Nagios
1 14 (100.00%) LAMP
1 14 (100.00%) VMware
1 14 (100.00%) ZABBIX
1 14 (100.00%) Cacti
1 14 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 14 (100.00%) Puppet
1 14 (100.00%) OpenStack
1 14 (100.00%) logstash
1 14 (100.00%) Graphite
2 13 (92.86%) LEMP Stack
2 13 (92.86%) MCollective
2 13 (92.86%) collectd
2 13 (92.86%) High Availability
2 13 (92.86%) Splunk
2 13 (92.86%) nginx
2 13 (92.86%) Ganglia
2 13 (92.86%) Squid
2 13 (92.86%) Configuration Management
2 13 (92.86%) SSL
2 13 (92.86%) LDAP
2 13 (92.86%) SMTP
2 13 (92.86%) HTTP
2 13 (92.86%) Tomcat

qmail
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing qmail 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 qmail. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 14 (100.00%) Apache
1 14 (100.00%) OpenStack
1 14 (100.00%) WebLogic
2 13 (92.86%) JBoss
2 13 (92.86%) nginx
2 13 (92.86%) Tomcat
3 1 (7.14%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (7.14%) WebSphere
3 1 (7.14%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 14 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (7.14%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (7.14%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (7.14%) Amazon S3
2 1 (7.14%) CloudBees
Communications & Networking
1 14 (100.00%) DNS
2 13 (92.86%) HTTP
2 13 (92.86%) LDAP
2 13 (92.86%) SMTP
2 13 (92.86%) SSL
3 1 (7.14%) Asterisk PBX
3 1 (7.14%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (7.14%) iSCSI
3 1 (7.14%) NAS
3 1 (7.14%) SAN
3 1 (7.14%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (100.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
1 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
1 1 (7.14%) Sonatype Nexus
Job Titles
1 12 (85.71%) AWS Engineer
1 12 (85.71%) Support Engineer
1 12 (85.71%) VMware Engineer
1 12 (85.71%) VMware Support Engineer
2 7 (50.00%) Applications Engineer
2 7 (50.00%) Applications Support
2 7 (50.00%) Applications Support Engineer
2 7 (50.00%) Linux Engineer
2 7 (50.00%) Linux Support
2 7 (50.00%) Linux Support Engineer
3 5 (35.71%) Automation Engineer
3 5 (35.71%) Cloud Automation Engineer
3 5 (35.71%) Cloud Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (100.00%) LAMP
2 13 (92.86%) LEMP Stack
2 13 (92.86%) MCollective
2 13 (92.86%) Web Services
3 1 (7.14%) ELK Stack
3 1 (7.14%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (7.14%) CentOS
2 1 (7.14%) Debian
2 1 (7.14%) Fedora
2 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (7.14%) Solaris
2 1 (7.14%) Ubuntu
2 1 (7.14%) Unix
2 1 (7.14%) Windows
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Server
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (92.86%) Configuration Management
1 13 (92.86%) High Availability
2 6 (42.86%) Incident Management
3 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (7.14%) DevOps
3 1 (7.14%) Scrum
3 1 (7.14%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) Python
2 13 (92.86%) Perl
3 1 (7.14%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (42.86%) Degree
System Software
1 13 (92.86%) Squid
2 1 (7.14%) Docker
2 1 (7.14%) KVM
2 1 (7.14%) NFS
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (7.14%) Postfix
2 1 (7.14%) Sendmail
2 1 (7.14%) Varnish
2 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (7.14%) vSphere
2 1 (7.14%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 14 (100.00%) Cacti
1 14 (100.00%) Graphite
1 14 (100.00%) logstash
1 14 (100.00%) Nagios
1 14 (100.00%) Puppet
1 14 (100.00%) ZABBIX
2 13 (92.86%) collectd
2 13 (92.86%) Ganglia
3 1 (7.14%) Ansible
3 1 (7.14%) Backup Exec
3 1 (7.14%) Bacula
3 1 (7.14%) cPanel
3 1 (7.14%) Grafana
3 1 (7.14%) Kibana
3 1 (7.14%) NetBackup
3 1 (7.14%) Plesk
3 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Satellite
3 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 1 (7.14%) Salt
3 1 (7.14%) SCOM
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) VMware
2 13 (92.86%) Splunk
3 1 (7.14%) Citrix
3 1 (7.14%) CommVault
3 1 (7.14%) Hitachi
3 1 (7.14%) IBM
3 1 (7.14%) NetApp
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle
3 1 (7.14%) Rackspace
3 1 (7.14%) Red Hat
3 1 (7.14%) Symantec