The table below looks at the statistics for SpamAssassin skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SpamAssassin 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
Apache SpamAssassin
Rank 599 - 547
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SpamAssassin 3 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.005% - 0.002%
As % of the System Software category 0.056% - 0.023%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£240 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £240 - -
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%

SpamAssassin
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SpamAssassin within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

SpamAssassin Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

SpamAssassin
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SpamAssassin within the UK.

SpamAssassin Daily Rate Trend in the UK

SpamAssassin
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SpamAssassin within the UK.

SpamAssassin Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

SpamAssassin
Top 5 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SpamAssassin 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 - 3 £240 -
Burnley - - - -
London - - - -
Lancashire - - - -
North West - - - -

SpamAssassin
Top 15 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing SpamAssassin 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 SpamAssassin.

1 3 (100.00%) SMTP
1 3 (100.00%) FTP
1 3 (100.00%) HTTP
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) HTTPS
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) RHCE
1 3 (100.00%) SSH
1 3 (100.00%) CentOS
1 3 (100.00%) Postfix
1 3 (100.00%) SELinux
2 2 (66.67%) qmail
2 2 (66.67%) Debian
2 2 (66.67%) Python
2 2 (66.67%) SSL

SpamAssassin
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing SpamAssassin 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 SpamAssassin. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) SMTP
1 3 (100.00%) FTP
1 3 (100.00%) HTTP
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) HTTPS
1 3 (100.00%) SSH
2 2 (66.67%) SSL
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Administrator
1 3 (100.00%) Linux Administrator
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) CentOS
2 2 (66.67%) Debian
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) RHCE
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Postfix
2 2 (66.67%) qmail
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) SELinux