The table below looks at the statistics for qmail skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited qmail over the 3 months to 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
qmail
Rank 644 640 608
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -32
Contract jobs citing qmail 2 5 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.009% 0.028%
As % of the System Software category 0.031% 0.087% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 12
Median daily rate £500 £240 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+108.33% -36.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £240 £375
% change year-on-year
+108.33% -36.00%
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
6536 5723 5399
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.17% 10.22% 10.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 4003 3191 2891
Median daily rate £400 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £180 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+10.76% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 438 678 658
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.22 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £37.50 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £16.83 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+12.92% +8.54%

qmail
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing qmail as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing qmail within the UK over the 3 months to 29 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
(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 +6 1 £500 +108.33%
South East -3 1 £500 +108.33%
Bracknell - 1 £500 -
Reading - 1 £500 -
Berkshire - 1 £500 -

qmail
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing qmail 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 qmail.

1 15 (100.00%) Linux
1 15 (100.00%) Apache
1 15 (100.00%) DNS
1 15 (100.00%) VMware
2 14 (93.33%) LAMP
2 14 (93.33%) ZABBIX
2 14 (93.33%) Cacti
2 14 (93.33%) SSL
2 14 (93.33%) SMTP
2 14 (93.33%) HTTP
2 14 (93.33%) Nagios
2 14 (93.33%) Python
2 14 (93.33%) JBoss
2 14 (93.33%) MySQL
2 14 (93.33%) WebLogic
2 14 (93.33%) Web Services
2 14 (93.33%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (93.33%) Puppet
2 14 (93.33%) OpenStack
2 14 (93.33%) Graphite
2 14 (93.33%) logstash
3 13 (86.67%) LEMP Stack
3 13 (86.67%) MCollective
3 13 (86.67%) collectd
3 13 (86.67%) High Availability
3 13 (86.67%) Splunk
3 13 (86.67%) nginx
3 13 (86.67%) Perl
3 13 (86.67%) LDAP
3 13 (86.67%) Tomcat

qmail
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 15 (100.00%) Apache
2 14 (93.33%) JBoss
2 14 (93.33%) OpenStack
2 14 (93.33%) WebLogic
3 13 (86.67%) nginx
3 13 (86.67%) Tomcat
4 1 (6.67%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (6.67%) WebSphere
4 1 (6.67%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 14 (93.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (6.67%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (6.67%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (6.67%) Amazon S3
2 1 (6.67%) CloudBees
Communications & Networking
1 15 (100.00%) DNS
2 14 (93.33%) HTTP
2 14 (93.33%) SMTP
2 14 (93.33%) SSL
3 13 (86.67%) LDAP
4 1 (6.67%) Asterisk PBX
4 1 (6.67%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (6.67%) FTP
4 1 (6.67%) Internet
4 1 (6.67%) iSCSI
4 1 (6.67%) NAS
4 1 (6.67%) Network Security
4 1 (6.67%) SAN
4 1 (6.67%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (93.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
1 1 (6.67%) Sonatype Nexus
Job Titles
1 12 (80.00%) AWS Engineer
1 12 (80.00%) Support Engineer
1 12 (80.00%) VMware Engineer
1 12 (80.00%) VMware Support Engineer
2 7 (46.67%) Applications Engineer
2 7 (46.67%) Applications Support
2 7 (46.67%) Applications Support Engineer
2 7 (46.67%) Linux Engineer
2 7 (46.67%) Linux Support
2 7 (46.67%) Linux Support Engineer
3 5 (33.33%) Automation Engineer
3 5 (33.33%) Cloud Automation Engineer
3 5 (33.33%) Cloud Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Administrator
4 2 (13.33%) Linux Administrator
4 2 (13.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 2 (13.33%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (6.67%) Unix Administrator
5 1 (6.67%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (6.67%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (93.33%) LAMP
1 14 (93.33%) Web Services
2 13 (86.67%) LEMP Stack
2 13 (86.67%) MCollective
3 1 (6.67%) ELK Stack
3 1 (6.67%) Middleware
3 1 (6.67%) SOAP
3 1 (6.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (13.33%) Solaris
2 2 (13.33%) Unix
2 2 (13.33%) Windows
2 2 (13.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (6.67%) CentOS
3 1 (6.67%) Debian
3 1 (6.67%) Fedora
3 1 (6.67%) Ubuntu
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (86.67%) Configuration Management
1 13 (86.67%) High Availability
2 6 (40.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (6.67%) DevOps
3 1 (6.67%) Open Source
3 1 (6.67%) Scrum
3 1 (6.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 14 (93.33%) Python
2 13 (86.67%) Perl
3 1 (6.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (46.67%) Degree
System Software
1 13 (86.67%) Squid
2 2 (13.33%) Sendmail
2 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (6.67%) BIND 9
3 1 (6.67%) Docker
3 1 (6.67%) KVM
3 1 (6.67%) NFS
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (6.67%) Postfix
3 1 (6.67%) Varnish
3 1 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (6.67%) vSphere
3 1 (6.67%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 14 (93.33%) Cacti
1 14 (93.33%) Graphite
1 14 (93.33%) logstash
1 14 (93.33%) Nagios
1 14 (93.33%) Puppet
1 14 (93.33%) ZABBIX
2 13 (86.67%) collectd
2 13 (86.67%) Ganglia
3 1 (6.67%) Ansible
3 1 (6.67%) Backup Exec
3 1 (6.67%) Bacula
3 1 (6.67%) cPanel
3 1 (6.67%) Grafana
3 1 (6.67%) Kibana
3 1 (6.67%) NetBackup
3 1 (6.67%) Plesk
3 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Satellite
3 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 1 (6.67%) Salt
3 1 (6.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) VMware
2 13 (86.67%) Splunk
3 2 (13.33%) Red Hat
4 1 (6.67%) Citrix
4 1 (6.67%) CommVault
4 1 (6.67%) Hitachi
4 1 (6.67%) IBM
4 1 (6.67%) NetApp
4 1 (6.67%) OpenText
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle
4 1 (6.67%) Rackspace
4 1 (6.67%) Symantec