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 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sendmail
Rank 588 574 539
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -35
Contract jobs citing Sendmail 9 19 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.016% 0.035% 0.013%
As % of the System Software category 0.17% 0.36% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 4
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£404 £413 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.12% +28.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £343 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £408 £475 £320
% change year-on-year
-14.21% +48.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £18.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £18.75 -

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
5405 5227 4461
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.82% 9.65% 9.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 3047 2818 2143
Average daily rate £350 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £163 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 628 641 609
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.32 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.80 £31.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.83 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+8.54% -3.12%

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 8 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 28 May 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 -27 9 £404 -2.12% 5
South East -21 7 £408 +1.87% 1
Surrey - 7 £408 -
Camberley - 7 £408 -
London +14 1 £375 - 2
East of England +8 1 - - 1
Welwyn Garden City - 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 - - 1

Sendmail
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 22 (81.48%) UNIX
2 21 (77.78%) DNS
2 21 (77.78%) Shell Script
3 19 (70.37%) Cisco
3 19 (70.37%) Firewall
4 18 (66.67%) Python
5 17 (62.96%) Perl
6 16 (59.26%) LDAP
7 15 (55.56%) Linux
7 15 (55.56%) SMTP
8 13 (48.15%) Solaris
8 13 (48.15%) VMware
9 12 (44.44%) Blue Coat
9 12 (44.44%) Cisco ASA
9 12 (44.44%) Kalman Filter
9 12 (44.44%) LAN
9 12 (44.44%) WAN
9 12 (44.44%) VPN
9 12 (44.44%) C
9 12 (44.44%) C++
9 12 (44.44%) SSL
9 12 (44.44%) Juniper
9 12 (44.44%) NetApp
9 12 (44.44%) McAfee
9 12 (44.44%) Websense
9 12 (44.44%) MIMEsweeper
9 12 (44.44%) MAILsweeper
10 10 (37.04%) VMware Infrastructure
11 9 (33.33%) SC Cleared
11 9 (33.33%) Security Cleared

Sendmail
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 9 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 9 (33.33%) Apache
2 6 (22.22%) nginx
3 4 (14.81%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (3.70%) Drupal
5 1 (3.70%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (14.81%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (22.22%) Amazon EC2
1 6 (22.22%) Amazon S3
1 6 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (22.22%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 21 (77.78%) DNS
2 19 (70.37%) Firewall
3 16 (59.26%) LDAP
4 15 (55.56%) SMTP
5 12 (44.44%) Cisco ASA
5 12 (44.44%) LAN
5 12 (44.44%) WAN
5 12 (44.44%) VPN
5 12 (44.44%) SSL
6 5 (18.52%) TCP/IP
7 3 (11.11%) Kerberos
7 3 (11.11%) SAN
8 1 (3.70%) POP3
8 1 (3.70%) VoIP
8 1 (3.70%) Internet
8 1 (3.70%) S/MIME
8 1 (3.70%) IMAP
8 1 (3.70%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (22.22%) MongoDB
1 6 (22.22%) NoSQL
1 6 (22.22%) MySQL
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.70%) RDBMS
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (3.70%) French Language
Job Titles
1 7 (25.93%) Cloud Engineer
2 5 (18.52%) Support Engineer
2 5 (18.52%) Systems Integrator
2 5 (18.52%) Linux Engineer
2 5 (18.52%) Linux Support
2 5 (18.52%) Linux Support Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) Security Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Security Architect
4 2 (7.41%) Architect
5 1 (3.70%) Consultant
5 1 (3.70%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (3.70%) Network Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Security Consultant
5 1 (3.70%) Administrator
5 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (3.70%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (3.70%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (22.22%) libvirt
2 2 (7.41%) Web Services
3 1 (3.70%) XML
3 1 (3.70%) HTML
3 1 (3.70%) WSH
3 1 (3.70%) LAMP
3 1 (3.70%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.93%) Clustering
2 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.41%) Data Centre
3 2 (7.41%) Digital Media
4 1 (3.70%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 22 (81.48%) UNIX
2 15 (55.56%) Linux
3 13 (48.15%) Solaris
4 8 (29.63%) Windows
5 6 (22.22%) Ubuntu
6 4 (14.81%) HPUX
7 3 (11.11%) AIX
7 3 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (11.11%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (44.44%) Kalman Filter
2 7 (25.93%) Load Balancing
3 6 (22.22%) Auto-Scaling
4 3 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (11.11%) Migration
5 2 (7.41%) Server Building
5 2 (7.41%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (7.41%) Problem Management
5 2 (7.41%) ITIL
6 1 (3.70%) Email Management
6 1 (3.70%) Mentoring
6 1 (3.70%) Coaching
6 1 (3.70%) DevOps
6 1 (3.70%) Server Hardening
Programming Languages
1 21 (77.78%) Shell Script
2 18 (66.67%) Python
3 17 (62.96%) Perl
4 12 (44.44%) C
4 12 (44.44%) C++
5 9 (33.33%) SQL
6 4 (14.81%) Ruby
6 4 (14.81%) PHP
7 3 (11.11%) VBScript
7 3 (11.11%) PowerShell
8 1 (3.70%) Java
8 1 (3.70%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 9 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 9 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.41%) Citrix Certification
2 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (37.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (22.22%) Docker
2 6 (22.22%) Postfix
2 6 (22.22%) Xen
3 3 (11.11%) Active Directory
3 3 (11.11%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 2 (7.41%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 12 (44.44%) MIMEsweeper
1 12 (44.44%) MAILsweeper
2 6 (22.22%) Salt
2 6 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (22.22%) Puppet
3 3 (11.11%) NetBackup
4 2 (7.41%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 2 (7.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (3.70%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (3.70%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (3.70%) Tivoli
5 1 (3.70%) OpenView
5 1 (3.70%) SCOM
Vendors
1 19 (70.37%) Cisco
2 13 (48.15%) VMware
3 12 (44.44%) Blue Coat
3 12 (44.44%) Juniper
3 12 (44.44%) NetApp
3 12 (44.44%) McAfee
3 12 (44.44%) Websense
4 9 (33.33%) Red Hat
4 9 (33.33%) Oracle
5 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
6 3 (11.11%) Veritas
6 3 (11.11%) Citrix
7 2 (7.41%) Symantec
8 1 (3.70%) BMC
8 1 (3.70%) HP
8 1 (3.70%) IBM
8 1 (3.70%) IronPort
8 1 (3.70%) Trend Micro