The table below looks at the statistics for Sendmail skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sendmail over the 3 months to 24 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sendmail
Rank 622 615 595
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -20
Contract jobs citing Sendmail 29 9 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.054% 0.017% 0.030%
As % of the System Software category 0.45% 0.16% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 7 7
Median daily rate £400 £408 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.84% -4.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £375 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £416 £500
% change year-on-year
+5.10% -16.75%
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
6481 5509 5319
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.10% 10.17% 9.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 3984 3079 2814
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 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+10.76% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 433 646 648
Median hourly rate £18.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.45 £11.00 £10.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.60 £38.25 £33.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £16.50 £15.63
% change year-on-year
+15.15% +5.60%

Sendmail
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Sendmail as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 24 May 2016.

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 14 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sendmail within the UK over the 3 months to 24 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 +12 28 £400 -1.84% 1
South East -2 10 £500 +20.12% 1
Buckinghamshire - 9 £525 -
London -3 8 £400 +6.66%
Milton Keynes - 8 £525 -
East of England +13 7 £340 -
Cambridge - 7 £340 -
Cambridgeshire - 7 £340 -
West Midlands - 3 £444 -
Birmingham - 2 £444 -
Berkshire - 1 £500 -
City of London - 1 £495 -
Bracknell - 1 £500 -
Reading - 1 £500 -

Sendmail
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Sendmail 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 Sendmail.

1 38 (92.68%) Unix
2 30 (73.17%) SMTP
3 29 (70.73%) Windows
4 23 (56.10%) Oracle
5 22 (53.66%) DNS
6 20 (48.78%) Linux
7 18 (43.90%) Internet
8 17 (41.46%) Red Hat
8 17 (41.46%) Active Directory
8 17 (41.46%) Citrix
9 16 (39.02%) Microsoft
9 16 (39.02%) MS Exchange
9 16 (39.02%) SQL Server
9 16 (39.02%) Open Source
10 15 (36.59%) Python
10 15 (36.59%) FTP
11 14 (34.15%) Shell Script
11 14 (34.15%) Client/Server
11 14 (34.15%) IPsec
11 14 (34.15%) Cryptography
11 14 (34.15%) SSH
11 14 (34.15%) Windows Vista
11 14 (34.15%) OWASP
11 14 (34.15%) Patch Management
12 13 (31.71%) Puppet
13 12 (29.27%) Information Assurance
13 12 (29.27%) Security Cleared
13 12 (29.27%) CESG Certified Professional
13 12 (29.27%) iptables
13 12 (29.27%) Fuzz Testing

Sendmail
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 16 (39.02%) MS Exchange
2 8 (19.51%) Apache
3 6 (14.63%) OpenStack
4 5 (12.20%) SAS
5 4 (9.76%) IBM Notes
6 3 (7.32%) WebSphere
6 3 (7.32%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (2.44%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (2.44%) JBoss
8 1 (2.44%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (7.32%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.88%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.44%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.44%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (2.44%) Amazon S3
2 1 (2.44%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (2.44%) CloudBees
Communications & Networking
1 30 (73.17%) SMTP
2 22 (53.66%) DNS
3 18 (43.90%) Internet
4 15 (36.59%) FTP
5 14 (34.15%) IPsec
5 14 (34.15%) SSH
6 12 (29.27%) Firewall
6 12 (29.27%) SAN
6 12 (29.27%) SSL
7 8 (19.51%) IMAP
8 6 (14.63%) Fibre Channel
8 6 (14.63%) HTTP
8 6 (14.63%) iSCSI
9 5 (12.20%) DHCP
9 5 (12.20%) NAS
10 4 (9.76%) MRTG
11 3 (7.32%) OpenLDAP
11 3 (7.32%) TCP/IP
12 2 (4.88%) S/MIME
12 2 (4.88%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (39.02%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.88%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (17.07%) Jenkins
1 7 (17.07%) JIRA
2 3 (7.32%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.44%) Ant
3 1 (2.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (2.44%) Gradle
3 1 (2.44%) Maven
3 1 (2.44%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (2.44%) Subversion
3 1 (2.44%) TeamCity
General
1 11 (26.83%) Banking
2 7 (17.07%) Finance
3 2 (4.88%) Law
Job Titles
1 10 (24.39%) Administrator
2 9 (21.95%) Linux Engineer
3 8 (19.51%) Security Advisor
3 8 (19.51%) Systems Administrator
4 7 (17.07%) Linux Administrator
5 6 (14.63%) Consultant
5 6 (14.63%) Unix Administrator
5 6 (14.63%) Unix Systems Administrator
6 5 (12.20%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 4 (9.76%) Unix Engineer
7 4 (9.76%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
8 3 (7.32%) Messaging Consultant
8 3 (7.32%) Security Consultant
8 3 (7.32%) Unix Linux Engineer
9 2 (4.88%) Architect
9 2 (4.88%) Infrastructure Consultant
9 2 (4.88%) Messaging Engineer
9 2 (4.88%) Security Architect
9 2 (4.88%) Systems Engineer
9 2 (4.88%) Unix Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.88%) .NET
1 2 (4.88%) Web Services
1 2 (4.88%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (2.44%) Django
2 1 (2.44%) ELK Stack
2 1 (2.44%) J2EE
2 1 (2.44%) LAMP
2 1 (2.44%) Middleware
2 1 (2.44%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (2.44%) SOAP
2 1 (2.44%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (34.15%) Client/Server
1 14 (34.15%) Cryptography
2 12 (29.27%) CESG
3 6 (14.63%) Data Centre
4 5 (12.20%) Management Information System
5 3 (7.32%) User Experience
6 2 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (4.88%) Blackberry
6 2 (4.88%) CMDB
6 2 (4.88%) PKI
7 1 (2.44%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 38 (92.68%) Unix
2 29 (70.73%) Windows
3 20 (48.78%) Linux
4 14 (34.15%) Windows Vista
5 12 (29.27%) Solaris
6 11 (26.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (19.51%) CentOS
8 7 (17.07%) Debian
9 6 (14.63%) Ubuntu
10 4 (9.76%) Mac OS
11 3 (7.32%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (7.32%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (4.88%) AIX
12 2 (4.88%) Apple iOS
12 2 (4.88%) Windows Server
13 1 (2.44%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (39.02%) Open Source
2 14 (34.15%) OWASP
2 14 (34.15%) Patch Management
3 12 (29.27%) Disaster Recovery
3 12 (29.27%) Fuzz Testing
3 12 (29.27%) Information Assurance
4 11 (26.83%) ISMS
5 10 (24.39%) Risk Management
6 9 (21.95%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (21.95%) Change Control
6 9 (21.95%) Incident Management
6 9 (21.95%) ITIL
6 9 (21.95%) Load Balancing
7 8 (19.51%) Kalman Filter
8 7 (17.07%) Configuration Management
8 7 (17.07%) Ethical Hacking
8 7 (17.07%) High Availability
8 7 (17.07%) Penetration Testing
8 7 (17.07%) Risk Assessment
9 6 (14.63%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 15 (36.59%) Python
2 14 (34.15%) Shell Script
3 11 (26.83%) Perl
4 10 (24.39%) SQL
5 7 (17.07%) PHP
5 7 (17.07%) PL/SQL
6 6 (14.63%) Bash Shell
7 5 (12.20%) C
7 5 (12.20%) C++
7 5 (12.20%) Korn
8 2 (4.88%) PowerShell
8 2 (4.88%) VB.NET
9 1 (2.44%) Java
9 1 (2.44%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 12 (29.27%) CESG Certified Professional
1 12 (29.27%) CISSP
1 12 (29.27%) Security Cleared
2 10 (24.39%) SC Cleared
3 7 (17.07%) CEH
4 6 (14.63%) DV Cleared
5 2 (4.88%) CREST Certified
5 2 (4.88%) Cyber Scheme
5 2 (4.88%) Degree
5 2 (4.88%) OSCP
5 2 (4.88%) Tigerscheme
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (19.51%) RMADS
2 1 (2.44%) QA
System Software
1 17 (41.46%) Active Directory
2 12 (29.27%) iptables
3 10 (24.39%) Postfix
4 9 (21.95%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (19.51%) vSphere
6 6 (14.63%) KVM
7 5 (12.20%) Dovecot
7 5 (12.20%) Squid
8 2 (4.88%) qmail
8 2 (4.88%) Samba
9 1 (2.44%) BIND 9
9 1 (2.44%) Ceph
9 1 (2.44%) Docker
9 1 (2.44%) NFS
9 1 (2.44%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (2.44%) Varnish
9 1 (2.44%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (2.44%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 13 (31.71%) Puppet
2 12 (29.27%) Nagios
3 7 (17.07%) Cobbler
3 7 (17.07%) OSSEC
4 6 (14.63%) Cacti
5 5 (12.20%) HAProxy
5 5 (12.20%) OpenNebula
6 2 (4.88%) BladeLogic
6 2 (4.88%) BMC PATROL
6 2 (4.88%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 2 (4.88%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (4.88%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (2.44%) Backup Exec
7 1 (2.44%) Grafana
7 1 (2.44%) Graphite
7 1 (2.44%) Kibana
7 1 (2.44%) NetBackup
7 1 (2.44%) Oracle ZFS
7 1 (2.44%) Salt
Vendors
1 23 (56.10%) Oracle
2 17 (41.46%) Citrix
2 17 (41.46%) Red Hat
3 16 (39.02%) Microsoft
4 9 (21.95%) Splunk
4 9 (21.95%) VMware
5 7 (17.07%) EMC
5 7 (17.07%) HP
5 7 (17.07%) LogRhythm
5 7 (17.07%) ServiceNow
5 7 (17.07%) SolarWinds
5 7 (17.07%) TippingPoint
6 4 (9.76%) Lotus
7 3 (7.32%) Symantec
8 2 (4.88%) BMC
8 2 (4.88%) DataSynapse
8 2 (4.88%) Intel Security
8 2 (4.88%) Reuters
8 2 (4.88%) Trustwave
8 2 (4.88%) Veritas