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 4 September 2015 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sendmail
Rank 632 590 568
Rank change year-on-year
-42 -22
Contract jobs citing Sendmail 1 20 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% 0.036% 0.036%
As % of the System Software category 0.018% 0.37% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 13 8
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£335 £300 £418
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.66% -28.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.66% -14.28%
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
5668 5389 5060
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.70% 9.65% 9.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 3217 3021 2629
Average daily rate £363 £325 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £175 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 588 639 579
Average hourly rate £16.92 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.47% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.78 £31.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%

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
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 4 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 4 September 2015. 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 -23 1 £335 +11.66% 2
Slough - 1 £335 -
Berkshire - 1 £335 -
South East - 1 £335 -

Sendmail
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 8 (88.89%) DNS
1 8 (88.89%) Shell Script
1 8 (88.89%) VMware
2 7 (77.78%) Firewall
2 7 (77.78%) UNIX
2 7 (77.78%) LDAP
3 6 (66.67%) Linux
3 6 (66.67%) Python
3 6 (66.67%) LAN
3 6 (66.67%) WAN
3 6 (66.67%) SMTP
3 6 (66.67%) VPN
3 6 (66.67%) C
3 6 (66.67%) C++
3 6 (66.67%) Perl
3 6 (66.67%) SSL
3 6 (66.67%) Cisco
3 6 (66.67%) Juniper
3 6 (66.67%) NetApp
3 6 (66.67%) McAfee
3 6 (66.67%) Websense
3 6 (66.67%) MIMEsweeper
3 6 (66.67%) MAILsweeper
3 6 (66.67%) Blue Coat
3 6 (66.67%) SC Cleared
3 6 (66.67%) Security Cleared
3 6 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
3 6 (66.67%) Kalman Filter
4 5 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (44.44%) Solaris

Sendmail
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
1 1 (11.11%) CMS
1 1 (11.11%) Drupal
Communications & Networking
1 8 (88.89%) DNS
2 7 (77.78%) LDAP
2 7 (77.78%) Firewall
3 6 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
3 6 (66.67%) LAN
3 6 (66.67%) WAN
3 6 (66.67%) SMTP
3 6 (66.67%) VPN
3 6 (66.67%) SSL
4 1 (11.11%) SAN
4 1 (11.11%) Internet
4 1 (11.11%) VoIP
4 1 (11.11%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) RDBMS
1 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (11.11%) Games
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Systems Integrator
2 2 (22.22%) Security Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Network Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Security Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) XML
1 1 (11.11%) LAMP
1 1 (11.11%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Clustering
1 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) UNIX
2 6 (66.67%) Linux
3 4 (44.44%) Solaris
4 2 (22.22%) Windows
5 1 (11.11%) HPUX
5 1 (11.11%) CentOS
5 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
2 1 (11.11%) Coaching
2 1 (11.11%) Server Hardening
2 1 (11.11%) ITIL
2 1 (11.11%) Migration
2 1 (11.11%) Load Balancing
2 1 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) Shell Script
2 6 (66.67%) Python
2 6 (66.67%) C
2 6 (66.67%) C++
2 6 (66.67%) Perl
3 2 (22.22%) PHP
4 1 (11.11%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 6 (66.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
3 1 (11.11%) Xen
3 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (66.67%) MIMEsweeper
1 6 (66.67%) MAILsweeper
2 1 (11.11%) OpenView
2 1 (11.11%) Tivoli
2 1 (11.11%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) VMware
2 6 (66.67%) Blue Coat
2 6 (66.67%) McAfee
2 6 (66.67%) Websense
2 6 (66.67%) Cisco
2 6 (66.67%) Juniper
2 6 (66.67%) NetApp
3 1 (11.11%) Red Hat
3 1 (11.11%) BMC
3 1 (11.11%) IBM
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) HP
3 1 (11.11%) Citrix