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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sendmail
Rank 590 582 536
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -46
Contract jobs citing Sendmail 12 22 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.021% 0.039% 0.025%
As % of the System Software category 0.22% 0.42% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 13 9
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£408 £450 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.44% +38.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £355 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £495 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £416 £475 £325
% change year-on-year
-12.36% +46.15%
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
5360 5273 4442
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.57% 9.38% 9.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 2969 2697 2135
Average daily rate £362 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.34% +3.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £170 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £318 £314
% change year-on-year
+7.08% +1.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 620 610 640
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £34.06 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +6.45%

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 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 21 April 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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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 -7 11 £408 -9.44% 1
Surrey +10 10 £416 -12.36%
Camberley +1 10 £416 -12.36%
South East -5 10 £416 -12.36%
London -2 1 £375 - 1
Stevenage - - - -
Watford - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Lancashire - - - -
Somerset - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Bath - - - -
Burnley - - - -
South West - - - -
City of London - - - -
North West - - - -
East of England - - - -

Sendmail
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 23 (82.14%) UNIX
2 22 (78.57%) DNS
2 22 (78.57%) Shell Script
3 21 (75.00%) Firewall
3 21 (75.00%) Cisco
4 20 (71.43%) Python
5 19 (67.86%) Perl
6 17 (60.71%) LDAP
6 17 (60.71%) SMTP
7 15 (53.57%) Solaris
7 15 (53.57%) Linux
7 15 (53.57%) VMware
8 14 (50.00%) Blue Coat
8 14 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
8 14 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
8 14 (50.00%) LAN
8 14 (50.00%) WAN
8 14 (50.00%) VPN
8 14 (50.00%) C
8 14 (50.00%) C++
8 14 (50.00%) SSL
8 14 (50.00%) Juniper
8 14 (50.00%) NetApp
8 14 (50.00%) McAfee
8 14 (50.00%) Websense
8 14 (50.00%) MIMEsweeper
8 14 (50.00%) MAILsweeper
9 12 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
10 11 (39.29%) Security Cleared
10 11 (39.29%) SC Cleared

Sendmail
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 10 (35.71%) Apache
2 9 (32.14%) MS Exchange
3 6 (21.43%) nginx
4 4 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (3.57%) Drupal
6 1 (3.57%) CMS
6 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 4 (14.29%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (21.43%) Amazon EC2
1 6 (21.43%) Amazon S3
1 6 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (21.43%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 22 (78.57%) DNS
2 21 (75.00%) Firewall
3 17 (60.71%) LDAP
3 17 (60.71%) SMTP
4 14 (50.00%) VPN
4 14 (50.00%) LAN
4 14 (50.00%) WAN
4 14 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
4 14 (50.00%) SSL
5 5 (17.86%) TCP/IP
6 3 (10.71%) Kerberos
7 2 (7.14%) SAN
7 2 (7.14%) Internet
8 1 (3.57%) S/MIME
8 1 (3.57%) IMAP
8 1 (3.57%) Network Security
8 1 (3.57%) POP3
8 1 (3.57%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (21.43%) MySQL
1 6 (21.43%) MongoDB
1 6 (21.43%) NoSQL
2 1 (3.57%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.57%) RDBMS
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
1 1 (3.57%) French Language
Job Titles
1 7 (25.00%) Cloud Engineer
2 6 (21.43%) Systems Integrator
3 5 (17.86%) Linux Support Engineer
3 5 (17.86%) Support Engineer
3 5 (17.86%) Linux Engineer
3 5 (17.86%) Linux Support
4 3 (10.71%) Architect
4 3 (10.71%) Security Architect
4 3 (10.71%) Security Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (3.57%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (3.57%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (3.57%) Network Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Administrator
5 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (21.43%) libvirt
2 2 (7.14%) Web Services
3 1 (3.57%) XML
3 1 (3.57%) WSH
3 1 (3.57%) LAMP
3 1 (3.57%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (3.57%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.00%) Clustering
2 3 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.14%) Digital Media
4 1 (3.57%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 23 (82.14%) UNIX
2 15 (53.57%) Solaris
2 15 (53.57%) Linux
3 8 (28.57%) Windows
4 6 (21.43%) Ubuntu
5 3 (10.71%) AIX
5 3 (10.71%) HPUX
5 3 (10.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (10.71%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
2 7 (25.00%) Load Balancing
3 6 (21.43%) Auto-Scaling
4 3 (10.71%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (7.14%) Migration
5 2 (7.14%) Problem Management
6 1 (3.57%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (3.57%) Email Management
6 1 (3.57%) DevOps
6 1 (3.57%) Mentoring
6 1 (3.57%) Coaching
6 1 (3.57%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 22 (78.57%) Shell Script
2 20 (71.43%) Python
3 19 (67.86%) Perl
4 14 (50.00%) C
4 14 (50.00%) C++
5 9 (32.14%) SQL
6 4 (14.29%) Ruby
7 3 (10.71%) PowerShell
7 3 (10.71%) PHP
7 3 (10.71%) VBScript
8 1 (3.57%) Java
8 1 (3.57%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 11 (39.29%) SC Cleared
1 11 (39.29%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.14%) Citrix Certification
2 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.57%) Degree
3 1 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.57%) CCNP
3 1 (3.57%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 12 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (21.43%) Postfix
2 6 (21.43%) Xen
2 6 (21.43%) Docker
3 3 (10.71%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 3 (10.71%) Active Directory
4 2 (7.14%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 14 (50.00%) MIMEsweeper
1 14 (50.00%) MAILsweeper
2 6 (21.43%) Puppet
2 6 (21.43%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (21.43%) Salt
3 3 (10.71%) NetBackup
4 2 (7.14%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 2 (7.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (3.57%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (3.57%) SCOM
Vendors
1 21 (75.00%) Cisco
2 15 (53.57%) VMware
3 14 (50.00%) Blue Coat
3 14 (50.00%) Juniper
3 14 (50.00%) NetApp
3 14 (50.00%) McAfee
3 14 (50.00%) Websense
4 9 (32.14%) Red Hat
4 9 (32.14%) Oracle
5 4 (14.29%) Microsoft
6 3 (10.71%) Citrix
6 3 (10.71%) Veritas
7 2 (7.14%) Symantec
8 1 (3.57%) IronPort
8 1 (3.57%) Trend Micro