The table below looks at the statistics for Sendmail skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sendmail over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 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.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sendmail
Rank 580 559 533
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -26
Contract jobs citing Sendmail 15 23 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.027% 0.045% 0.048%
As % of the System Software category 0.28% 0.44% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 12 19
Average daily rate
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£375 £406 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £301 £332
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £435 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £300 £425
% change year-on-year
+58.33% -29.41%
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
5362 5261 4582
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.72% 10.19% 9.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 2967 2698 2141
Average daily rate £360 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £170 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 659 631 773
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £31.56 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -11.42%

Sendmail
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Sendmail Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Sendmail
Daily Rate Trend

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

Sendmail Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Sendmail
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Sendmail within the UK over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Sendmail Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Sendmail
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Sendmail Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Sendmail
Top 17 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sendmail within the UK over the 3 months to 19 December 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 -38 15 £375 -7.69% 10
London +3 9 £375 -10.44% 6
Surrey - 6 £475 -
South East - 6 £475 - 2
Camberley - 5 £475 -
City of London +9 3 - - 2
North West - - - - 1
East Yorkshire - - - -
East of England - - - -
Cambridge - - - -
Goole - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
Manchester - - - - 1
Southampton - - - - 2
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Hampshire - - - - 2
Hertfordshire - - - -

Sendmail
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Sendmail 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 Sendmail.

1 24 (70.59%) DNS
2 22 (64.71%) UNIX
3 19 (55.88%) SMTP
4 18 (52.94%) Linux
4 18 (52.94%) Perl
5 14 (41.18%) Apache
6 13 (38.24%) Red Hat
6 13 (38.24%) Shell Script
7 12 (35.29%) Python
7 12 (35.29%) LDAP
8 11 (32.35%) Solaris
8 11 (32.35%) Firewall
9 10 (29.41%) VMware
10 9 (26.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 9 (26.47%) Postfix
10 9 (26.47%) SSL
10 9 (26.47%) Cisco
11 8 (23.53%) VPN
11 8 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
11 8 (23.53%) IMAP
11 8 (23.53%) Clustering
12 7 (20.59%) Finance
12 7 (20.59%) TCP/IP
12 7 (20.59%) MySQL
13 6 (17.65%) Oracle
13 6 (17.65%) C
13 6 (17.65%) C++
13 6 (17.65%) MS Exchange
13 6 (17.65%) LAN
13 6 (17.65%) WAN

Sendmail
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Sendmail 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 Sendmail. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 14 (41.18%) Apache
2 6 (17.65%) MS Exchange
3 4 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (8.82%) nginx
5 2 (5.88%) JBoss
5 2 (5.88%) IBM Notes
5 2 (5.88%) Tomcat
5 2 (5.88%) Moodle
5 2 (5.88%) Drupal
6 1 (2.94%) Zimbra
6 1 (2.94%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (8.82%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.82%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (8.82%) Amazon S3
1 3 (8.82%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.88%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 24 (70.59%) DNS
2 19 (55.88%) SMTP
3 12 (35.29%) LDAP
4 11 (32.35%) Firewall
5 9 (26.47%) SSL
6 8 (23.53%) VPN
6 8 (23.53%) IMAP
7 7 (20.59%) TCP/IP
8 6 (17.65%) LAN
8 6 (17.65%) WAN
8 6 (17.65%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (11.76%) FTP
10 3 (8.82%) SAN
10 3 (8.82%) S/MIME
10 3 (8.82%) Internet
10 3 (8.82%) Kerberos
11 2 (5.88%) SSH
11 2 (5.88%) Network Security
11 2 (5.88%) VLAN
12 1 (2.94%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (20.59%) MySQL
2 3 (8.82%) MongoDB
2 3 (8.82%) NoSQL
2 3 (8.82%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Subversion
General
1 7 (20.59%) Finance
2 5 (14.71%) Banking
3 2 (5.88%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.94%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 9 (26.47%) Administrator
2 6 (17.65%) Linux Administrator
3 5 (14.71%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 5 (14.71%) Systems Administrator
4 4 (11.76%) Architect
4 4 (11.76%) Linux Engineer
4 4 (11.76%) Cloud Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Security Architect
5 3 (8.82%) UNIX Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) UNIX Administrator
6 2 (5.88%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Support Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Project Manager
6 2 (5.88%) Messaging Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Linux Support
6 2 (5.88%) Linux Support Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) DevOps Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Systems Integrator
7 1 (2.94%) UNIX Support
7 1 (2.94%) Linux Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.82%) libvirt
Miscellaneous
1 8 (23.53%) Clustering
2 3 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.88%) VLE
3 2 (5.88%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.94%) Open Source
4 1 (2.94%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 22 (64.71%) UNIX
2 18 (52.94%) Linux
3 11 (32.35%) Solaris
4 9 (26.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (14.71%) CentOS
5 5 (14.71%) Ubuntu
5 5 (14.71%) Windows
6 4 (11.76%) AIX
7 3 (8.82%) Oracle Linux
7 3 (8.82%) HPUX
8 2 (5.88%) Debian
8 2 (5.88%) Scientific Linux
9 1 (2.94%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (17.65%) Kalman Filter
2 4 (11.76%) Migration
3 3 (8.82%) DevOps
3 3 (8.82%) Load Balancing
3 3 (8.82%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (5.88%) ITIL
4 2 (5.88%) Project Management
4 2 (5.88%) Problem Management
5 1 (2.94%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (2.94%) Server Monitoring
5 1 (2.94%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 18 (52.94%) Perl
2 13 (38.24%) Shell Script
3 12 (35.29%) Python
4 6 (17.65%) C
4 6 (17.65%) C++
5 5 (14.71%) SQL
6 4 (11.76%) PHP
7 3 (8.82%) Ruby
8 2 (5.88%) VBScript
8 2 (5.88%) Java
8 2 (5.88%) PowerShell
9 1 (2.94%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 6 (17.65%) SC Cleared
1 6 (17.65%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.88%) Citrix Certification
2 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (5.88%) RHCE
2 2 (5.88%) Degree
2 2 (5.88%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.94%) CCNP
System Software
1 9 (26.47%) Postfix
2 8 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (14.71%) Xen
3 5 (14.71%) Samba
4 3 (8.82%) Docker
4 3 (8.82%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 2 (5.88%) NFS
5 2 (5.88%) Active Directory
5 2 (5.88%) VMware ESX
5 2 (5.88%) qmail
5 2 (5.88%) XenApp
5 2 (5.88%) KVM
6 1 (2.94%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (2.94%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 6 (17.65%) MIMEsweeper
1 6 (17.65%) MAILsweeper
2 4 (11.76%) NetBackup
3 3 (8.82%) Salt
3 3 (8.82%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (8.82%) Puppet
4 2 (5.88%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 1 (2.94%) Legato
Vendors
1 13 (38.24%) Red Hat
2 10 (29.41%) VMware
3 9 (26.47%) Cisco
4 6 (17.65%) Oracle
4 6 (17.65%) NetApp
4 6 (17.65%) Juniper
4 6 (17.65%) McAfee
4 6 (17.65%) Websense
4 6 (17.65%) Blue Coat
5 4 (11.76%) Veritas
5 4 (11.76%) Lotus
6 2 (5.88%) Microsoft
6 2 (5.88%) Citrix
6 2 (5.88%) Proofpoint
7 1 (2.94%) HP
7 1 (2.94%) EMC
7 1 (2.94%) Sun
7 1 (2.94%) IBM
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