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 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sendmail
Rank 618 643 577
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -66
Contract jobs citing Sendmail 25 3 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.046% 0.005% 0.049%
As % of the System Software category 0.38% 0.050% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 2 13
Median daily rate £400 £368 £291
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.84% +26.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £342 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £394 £323
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £368 £300
% change year-on-year
+29.25% +22.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £18.75
UK excluding London median 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
6630 6031 5449
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.25% 10.59% 10.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 4140 3416 2935
Median daily rate £400 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £200 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 435 609 657
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £40.00 £29.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.73 £17.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+21.94% +9.67%

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 July 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 13 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 July 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 +6 24 £400 +8.84% 2
South East +2 7 £525 +42.85% 2
Buckinghamshire - 7 £525 -
East of England +22 6 £345 -
Cambridgeshire - 6 £345 -
Milton Keynes - 6 £525 -
Cambridge - 6 £345 -
London - 6 £400 -
West Midlands - 4 £444 -
Birmingham - 3 £444 -
South West - 1 - -
Swindon - 1 - -
Wiltshire - 1 - -

Sendmail
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 42 (91.30%) Unix
2 31 (67.39%) Windows
2 31 (67.39%) SMTP
3 26 (56.52%) Linux
4 25 (54.35%) Oracle
4 25 (54.35%) DNS
5 20 (43.48%) Red Hat
5 20 (43.48%) Open Source
6 17 (36.96%) Internet
6 17 (36.96%) Shell Script
7 16 (34.78%) Active Directory
7 16 (34.78%) Citrix
7 16 (34.78%) Disaster Recovery
7 16 (34.78%) Puppet
8 15 (32.61%) iptables
8 15 (32.61%) Firewall
8 15 (32.61%) Microsoft
8 15 (32.61%) Nagios
8 15 (32.61%) SQL Server
8 15 (32.61%) Solaris
8 15 (32.61%) MS Exchange
8 15 (32.61%) Python
9 14 (30.43%) FTP
9 14 (30.43%) Postfix
9 14 (30.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 13 (28.26%) OWASP
10 13 (28.26%) Information Assurance
10 13 (28.26%) CESG Certified Professional
10 13 (28.26%) Patch Management
10 13 (28.26%) Client/Server

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 15 (32.61%) MS Exchange
2 9 (19.57%) Apache
3 6 (13.04%) OpenStack
4 5 (10.87%) SAS
5 4 (8.70%) IBM Notes
6 3 (6.52%) WebSphere
6 3 (6.52%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (2.17%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (2.17%) JBoss
8 1 (2.17%) Jetty
8 1 (2.17%) nginx
8 1 (2.17%) Tomcat
8 1 (2.17%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (10.87%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.52%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.17%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.17%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (2.17%) Amazon S3
2 1 (2.17%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (2.17%) CloudBees
Communications & Networking
1 31 (67.39%) SMTP
2 25 (54.35%) DNS
3 17 (36.96%) Internet
4 15 (32.61%) Firewall
5 14 (30.43%) FTP
6 13 (28.26%) IPsec
6 13 (28.26%) SAN
6 13 (28.26%) SSH
6 13 (28.26%) SSL
7 9 (19.57%) IMAP
8 6 (13.04%) Fibre Channel
8 6 (13.04%) HTTP
8 6 (13.04%) iSCSI
9 5 (10.87%) DHCP
10 4 (8.70%) MRTG
10 4 (8.70%) OpenLDAP
11 3 (6.52%) NAS
11 3 (6.52%) TCP/IP
12 2 (4.35%) LDAP
12 2 (4.35%) S/MIME
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (32.61%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.35%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (21.74%) JIRA
2 7 (15.22%) Jenkins
3 3 (6.52%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.17%) Ant
4 1 (2.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (2.17%) Gradle
4 1 (2.17%) Maven
4 1 (2.17%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (2.17%) Subversion
4 1 (2.17%) TeamCity
General
1 12 (26.09%) Banking
2 7 (15.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (28.26%) Administrator
2 11 (23.91%) Systems Administrator
3 10 (21.74%) Linux Administrator
3 10 (21.74%) Linux Engineer
4 8 (17.39%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 7 (15.22%) Security Advisor
6 6 (13.04%) Unix Administrator
6 6 (13.04%) Unix Systems Administrator
7 5 (10.87%) Consultant
7 5 (10.87%) Unix Engineer
8 4 (8.70%) Information Assurance Leader
8 4 (8.70%) Unix Linux Engineer
8 4 (8.70%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
9 3 (6.52%) DevOps Engineer
9 3 (6.52%) Messaging Consultant
10 2 (4.35%) Infrastructure Consultant
10 2 (4.35%) Messaging Engineer
10 2 (4.35%) Security Consultant
10 2 (4.35%) Systems Engineer
10 2 (4.35%) Unix Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.52%) Web Services
2 2 (4.35%) .NET
2 2 (4.35%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (2.17%) Django
3 1 (2.17%) ELK Stack
3 1 (2.17%) J2EE
3 1 (2.17%) LAMP
3 1 (2.17%) Middleware
3 1 (2.17%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (2.17%) SOAP
3 1 (2.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (28.26%) CESG
1 13 (28.26%) Client/Server
1 13 (28.26%) Cryptography
2 7 (15.22%) Management Information System
3 6 (13.04%) Data Centre
4 3 (6.52%) PKI
4 3 (6.52%) User Experience
5 2 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (4.35%) Blackberry
5 2 (4.35%) CMDB
6 1 (2.17%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 42 (91.30%) Unix
2 31 (67.39%) Windows
3 26 (56.52%) Linux
4 15 (32.61%) Solaris
5 14 (30.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 13 (28.26%) Windows Vista
7 8 (17.39%) CentOS
8 7 (15.22%) Debian
9 6 (13.04%) Ubuntu
10 4 (8.70%) Mac OS
11 3 (6.52%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (6.52%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (4.35%) AIX
12 2 (4.35%) Apple iOS
12 2 (4.35%) Windows Server
13 1 (2.17%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (43.48%) Open Source
2 16 (34.78%) Disaster Recovery
3 13 (28.26%) Incident Management
3 13 (28.26%) Information Assurance
3 13 (28.26%) OWASP
3 13 (28.26%) Patch Management
4 12 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (26.09%) Change Control
4 12 (26.09%) ITIL
4 12 (26.09%) Load Balancing
4 12 (26.09%) Risk Management
5 11 (23.91%) Fuzz Testing
5 11 (23.91%) ISMS
5 11 (23.91%) Kalman Filter
6 10 (21.74%) Configuration Management
6 10 (21.74%) Cybersecurity
6 10 (21.74%) Ethical Hacking
6 10 (21.74%) High Availability
6 10 (21.74%) Penetration Testing
6 10 (21.74%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 17 (36.96%) Shell Script
2 15 (32.61%) Python
3 13 (28.26%) SQL
4 11 (23.91%) Perl
5 10 (21.74%) PL/SQL
6 7 (15.22%) PHP
7 6 (13.04%) Bash Shell
8 5 (10.87%) C
8 5 (10.87%) C++
8 5 (10.87%) Korn
9 2 (4.35%) PowerShell
9 2 (4.35%) VB.NET
10 1 (2.17%) Java
10 1 (2.17%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 13 (28.26%) CESG Certified Professional
1 13 (28.26%) CISSP
2 10 (21.74%) CEH
2 10 (21.74%) Security Cleared
3 6 (13.04%) SC Cleared
4 3 (6.52%) DV Cleared
5 2 (4.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (21.74%) RMADS
2 1 (2.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 16 (34.78%) Active Directory
2 15 (32.61%) iptables
3 14 (30.43%) Postfix
4 11 (23.91%) vSphere
5 10 (21.74%) Virtual Machines
6 7 (15.22%) VMware Infrastructure
7 6 (13.04%) KVM
8 5 (10.87%) Dovecot
8 5 (10.87%) Squid
9 2 (4.35%) qmail
9 2 (4.35%) Samba
10 1 (2.17%) BIND 9
10 1 (2.17%) Ceph
10 1 (2.17%) Docker
10 1 (2.17%) NFS
10 1 (2.17%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (2.17%) Varnish
10 1 (2.17%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (2.17%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 16 (34.78%) Puppet
2 15 (32.61%) Nagios
3 10 (21.74%) Cobbler
3 10 (21.74%) OSSEC
4 6 (13.04%) Cacti
4 6 (13.04%) HAProxy
5 5 (10.87%) OpenNebula
6 2 (4.35%) Ansible
6 2 (4.35%) BladeLogic
6 2 (4.35%) BMC PATROL
6 2 (4.35%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 2 (4.35%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (4.35%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (2.17%) Backup Exec
7 1 (2.17%) Grafana
7 1 (2.17%) Graphite
7 1 (2.17%) NetBackup
7 1 (2.17%) Oracle ZFS
7 1 (2.17%) Terraform
Vendors
1 25 (54.35%) Oracle
2 20 (43.48%) Red Hat
3 16 (34.78%) Citrix
4 15 (32.61%) Microsoft
5 12 (26.09%) Splunk
6 10 (21.74%) EMC
6 10 (21.74%) HP
6 10 (21.74%) LogRhythm
6 10 (21.74%) ServiceNow
6 10 (21.74%) SolarWinds
6 10 (21.74%) TippingPoint
7 7 (15.22%) VMware
8 4 (8.70%) Lotus
9 3 (6.52%) Proofpoint
9 3 (6.52%) Symantec
10 2 (4.35%) DataSynapse
10 2 (4.35%) Intel Security
10 2 (4.35%) MobileIron
10 2 (4.35%) Solace
10 2 (4.35%) Trustwave