The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
qmail
Rank 576 - 583
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing qmail 17 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.031% - 0.002%
As % of the System Software category 0.33% - 0.021%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 0 1
Average daily rate
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£375 - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
System Software Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
5194 5006 4763
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.50% 9.81% 8.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 2863 2535 2269
Average daily rate £325 £345 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.79% +2.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £190 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 614 621 648
Average hourly rate £16.00 £18.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.51% +5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £32.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +2.94%

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
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing qmail within the UK over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

qmail Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

qmail
Top 8 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 25 July 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 - 17 £375 - 4
South West - 11 £375 -
Gloucestershire - 11 £375 -
Gloucester - 11 £375 -
London - 3 £375 - 2
Reading - - - - 1
Berkshire - - - - 1
South East - - - - 1

qmail
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 23 (100.00%) Linux
2 20 (86.96%) LDAP
2 20 (86.96%) Perl
2 20 (86.96%) DNS
3 18 (78.26%) Cisco
3 18 (78.26%) Squid
4 17 (73.91%) SMTP
5 14 (60.87%) SSL
6 13 (56.52%) HTTP
7 12 (52.17%) Internet
8 11 (47.83%) Juniper
8 11 (47.83%) Apache
8 11 (47.83%) ITIL
8 11 (47.83%) Load Balancing
8 11 (47.83%) Zenoss
8 11 (47.83%) F5
9 10 (43.48%) CCENT
9 10 (43.48%) LPIC
10 9 (39.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 9 (39.13%) SQL Server
10 9 (39.13%) Red Hat
11 8 (34.78%) TCP/IP
11 8 (34.78%) Bash Shell
11 8 (34.78%) Ruby
12 7 (30.43%) Python
12 7 (30.43%) VMware Infrastructure
12 7 (30.43%) VMware
13 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
13 6 (26.09%) NetApp
13 6 (26.09%) Shell Script

qmail
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 11 (47.83%) Apache
2 6 (26.09%) IIS
3 3 (13.04%) WebLogic
3 3 (13.04%) Tomcat
4 1 (4.35%) SAS
4 1 (4.35%) WebSphere
4 1 (4.35%) nginx
4 1 (4.35%) Confluence
Applications
1 6 (26.09%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.04%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (4.35%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 20 (86.96%) LDAP
1 20 (86.96%) DNS
2 17 (73.91%) SMTP
3 14 (60.87%) SSL
4 13 (56.52%) HTTP
5 12 (52.17%) Internet
6 8 (34.78%) TCP/IP
7 6 (26.09%) SNMP
8 5 (21.74%) VPN
9 3 (13.04%) Firewall
10 2 (8.70%) SSH
10 2 (8.70%) VLAN
10 2 (8.70%) FTP
10 2 (8.70%) OpenLDAP
11 1 (4.35%) Asterisk PBX
11 1 (4.35%) Fibre Channel
11 1 (4.35%) PBX
11 1 (4.35%) Cisco IOS
11 1 (4.35%) Cisco PIX
11 1 (4.35%) NetScreen
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (39.13%) SQL Server
2 6 (26.09%) MySQL
3 1 (4.35%) DB2
3 1 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (4.35%) KDB
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Subversion
1 2 (8.70%) JIRA
1 2 (8.70%) TeamCity
1 2 (8.70%) Git (software)
1 2 (8.70%) Hudson
2 1 (4.35%) JUnit
2 1 (4.35%) JMeter
Job Titles
1 18 (78.26%) Administrator
2 17 (73.91%) Linux Administrator
3 16 (69.57%) Systems Administrator
4 13 (56.52%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 4 (17.39%) QA Engineer
6 3 (13.04%) Build Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Tester
7 1 (4.35%) Designer
7 1 (4.35%) UNIX Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Quality Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) QA Tester
7 1 (4.35%) UNIX Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) .NET
1 2 (8.70%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (4.35%) wxWidgets
2 1 (4.35%) FFmpeg
2 1 (4.35%) SOAP
2 1 (4.35%) CORBA
2 1 (4.35%) Xerces
2 1 (4.35%) Xalan
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Clustering
2 1 (4.35%) MPEG
2 1 (4.35%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 23 (100.00%) Linux
2 9 (39.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (26.09%) CentOS
4 5 (21.74%) Windows
5 1 (4.35%) AIX
5 1 (4.35%) Solaris
5 1 (4.35%) UNIX
5 1 (4.35%) Mac OS X
5 1 (4.35%) SUSE
5 1 (4.35%) Debian
5 1 (4.35%) Ubuntu
5 1 (4.35%) OpenSolaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (47.83%) ITIL
1 11 (47.83%) Load Balancing
2 6 (26.09%) DevOps
3 2 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 20 (86.96%) Perl
2 8 (34.78%) Ruby
2 8 (34.78%) Bash Shell
3 7 (30.43%) Python
4 6 (26.09%) Shell Script
5 4 (17.39%) Java
6 3 (13.04%) PHP
7 2 (8.70%) PowerShell
8 1 (4.35%) C-shell
8 1 (4.35%) Korn
8 1 (4.35%) sed
8 1 (4.35%) SQL
8 1 (4.35%) C
8 1 (4.35%) C#
8 1 (4.35%) C++
8 1 (4.35%) AWK
8 1 (4.35%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 10 (43.48%) LPIC
1 10 (43.48%) CCENT
2 6 (26.09%) Degree
3 2 (8.70%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (26.09%) QA
2 1 (4.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 18 (78.26%) Squid
2 7 (30.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (26.09%) NFS
4 3 (13.04%) Xen
4 3 (13.04%) Sendmail
5 2 (8.70%) Postfix
5 2 (8.70%) Active Directory
6 1 (4.35%) Samba
6 1 (4.35%) VMware ESX
6 1 (4.35%) Snort
6 1 (4.35%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (4.35%) OpenSSH
6 1 (4.35%) KVM
Systems Management
1 11 (47.83%) Zenoss
2 1 (4.35%) Nessus
Vendors
1 18 (78.26%) Cisco
2 11 (47.83%) Juniper
2 11 (47.83%) F5
3 9 (39.13%) Red Hat
4 7 (30.43%) VMware
5 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
5 6 (26.09%) NetApp
6 3 (13.04%) JBoss
7 1 (4.35%) CheckPoint
7 1 (4.35%) Symantec
7 1 (4.35%) Tripwire
7 1 (4.35%) Fortinet
7 1 (4.35%) Qualys
7 1 (4.35%) Akamai
7 1 (4.35%) Nokia
7 1 (4.35%) Veritas
7 1 (4.35%) IBM
7 1 (4.35%) Oracle
7 1 (4.35%) Sybase