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 27 November 2014 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sendmail
Rank 603 558 540
Rank change year-on-year
-45 -18
Contract jobs citing Sendmail 9 20 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.016% 0.039% 0.057%
As % of the System Software category 0.17% 0.39% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 20
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£475 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -5.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £375 £425
% change year-on-year
+26.66% -11.76%
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
5439 5154 4602
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.56% 10.10% 9.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 2983 2677 2182
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £175 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 681 637 705
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.15 £31.56 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.80 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+4.43% -4.24%

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 16 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 27 November 2014. 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 -15 9 £475 +18.75% 5
South East -17 7 £475 +26.66% 1
Surrey - 7 £475 -
Camberley - 6 £475 -
City of London +18 1 - - 1
London -27 1 - - 4
Southampton - - - - 1
Wallingford - - - -
Hampshire - - - - 1
Hertfordshire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
Goole - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
East Yorkshire - - - -
East of England - - - -
Farnborough - - - -

Sendmail
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, 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 26 (74.29%) DNS
2 25 (71.43%) SMTP
3 24 (68.57%) UNIX
4 23 (65.71%) Perl
5 18 (51.43%) Linux
6 16 (45.71%) IMAP
7 13 (37.14%) Finance
8 11 (31.43%) VMware
9 10 (28.57%) Lotus
9 10 (28.57%) Python
9 10 (28.57%) LDAP
10 9 (25.71%) Apache
10 9 (25.71%) SSL
10 9 (25.71%) VMware Infrastructure
11 8 (22.86%) Banking
11 8 (22.86%) Red Hat
11 8 (22.86%) VPN
11 8 (22.86%) Solaris
11 8 (22.86%) Firewall
12 7 (20.00%) Shell Script
12 7 (20.00%) IBM Notes
12 7 (20.00%) Postfix
12 7 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 6 (17.14%) Kalman Filter
13 6 (17.14%) Cisco ASA
13 6 (17.14%) CentOS
13 6 (17.14%) Security Cleared
13 6 (17.14%) SC Cleared
13 6 (17.14%) Blue Coat
13 6 (17.14%) Samba

Sendmail
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, 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 (25.71%) Apache
2 7 (20.00%) IBM Notes
3 3 (8.57%) Drupal
3 3 (8.57%) Moodle
4 2 (5.71%) Tomcat
4 2 (5.71%) JBoss
5 1 (2.86%) MS Exchange
5 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (2.86%) Zimbra
5 1 (2.86%) Lync
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.71%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 26 (74.29%) DNS
2 25 (71.43%) SMTP
3 16 (45.71%) IMAP
4 10 (28.57%) LDAP
5 9 (25.71%) SSL
6 8 (22.86%) VPN
6 8 (22.86%) Firewall
7 6 (17.14%) Cisco ASA
7 6 (17.14%) LAN
7 6 (17.14%) WAN
8 4 (11.43%) FTP
8 4 (11.43%) TCP/IP
9 3 (8.57%) Internet
9 3 (8.57%) S/MIME
10 2 (5.71%) VLAN
10 2 (5.71%) SSH
10 2 (5.71%) Network Security
11 1 (2.86%) SAN
11 1 (2.86%) DHCP
11 1 (2.86%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.29%) MySQL
2 4 (11.43%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Subversion
General
1 13 (37.14%) Finance
2 8 (22.86%) Banking
3 3 (8.57%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.86%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.86%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.86%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (37.14%) Administrator
2 7 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
2 7 (20.00%) Linux Administrator
3 6 (17.14%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 5 (14.29%) UNIX Administrator
5 4 (11.43%) Architect
6 3 (8.57%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) Messaging Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) Linux Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) Consultant
6 3 (8.57%) Security Architect
6 3 (8.57%) UNIX Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Project Manager
8 1 (2.86%) Technical Consultant
8 1 (2.86%) Support Consultant
8 1 (2.86%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 1 (2.86%) Technical Project Manager
8 1 (2.86%) Systems Integrator
8 1 (2.86%) UNIX Support
8 1 (2.86%) Linux Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.43%) Computer Science
2 3 (8.57%) Clustering
2 3 (8.57%) VLE
3 1 (2.86%) Open Source
3 1 (2.86%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 24 (68.57%) UNIX
2 18 (51.43%) Linux
3 8 (22.86%) Solaris
4 7 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (17.14%) CentOS
6 3 (8.57%) Scientific Linux
6 3 (8.57%) Ubuntu
6 3 (8.57%) Debian
7 1 (2.86%) SUSE
7 1 (2.86%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (17.14%) Kalman Filter
2 4 (11.43%) ITIL
3 2 (5.71%) Operations Management
3 2 (5.71%) DevOps
3 2 (5.71%) People Management
3 2 (5.71%) CRM
3 2 (5.71%) Service Delivery
3 2 (5.71%) Migration
3 2 (5.71%) Project Management
3 2 (5.71%) Six Sigma
4 1 (2.86%) PRINCE2
4 1 (2.86%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (2.86%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 23 (65.71%) Perl
2 10 (28.57%) Python
3 7 (20.00%) Shell Script
4 6 (17.14%) C
4 6 (17.14%) C++
5 5 (14.29%) PHP
6 2 (5.71%) Java
7 1 (2.86%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 6 (17.14%) Security Cleared
1 6 (17.14%) SC Cleared
2 4 (11.43%) Degree
3 2 (5.71%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 2 (5.71%) DV Cleared
3 2 (5.71%) MCSE
3 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (5.71%) RHCE
4 1 (2.86%) CCNP
4 1 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 9 (25.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (20.00%) Postfix
3 6 (17.14%) Samba
4 3 (8.57%) NFS
4 3 (8.57%) Xen
4 3 (8.57%) KVM
5 2 (5.71%) VMware ESX
5 2 (5.71%) qmail
6 1 (2.86%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (2.86%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 6 (17.14%) MIMEsweeper
1 6 (17.14%) MAILsweeper
2 2 (5.71%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 1 (2.86%) Legato
3 1 (2.86%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 11 (31.43%) VMware
2 10 (28.57%) Lotus
3 8 (22.86%) Red Hat
4 6 (17.14%) Blue Coat
4 6 (17.14%) Cisco
4 6 (17.14%) McAfee
4 6 (17.14%) Juniper
4 6 (17.14%) NetApp
4 6 (17.14%) Websense
5 2 (5.71%) Proofpoint
6 1 (2.86%) Veritas
6 1 (2.86%) Sun
6 1 (2.86%) HP
6 1 (2.86%) EMC
6 1 (2.86%) IBM