The table below looks at the statistics for SpamAssassin skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SpamAssassin over the 3 months to 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache SpamAssassin
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing SpamAssassin 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - - -
As % of the System Software category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
6402 5994 5667
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 11.84% 10.42% 10.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 4073 3371 3144
Median daily rate £400 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £315
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +7.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 413 605 649
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.25 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.34% +1.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £43.00 £31.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +3.03%

SpamAssassin
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing SpamAssassin as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SpamAssassin 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 SpamAssassin.

1 10 (100.00%) Linux
2 8 (80.00%) Git (software)
3 7 (70.00%) CentOS
4 6 (60.00%) Apache
4 6 (60.00%) Tomcat
4 6 (60.00%) Debian
5 5 (50.00%) VMware
5 5 (50.00%) Subversion
5 5 (50.00%) Nagios
5 5 (50.00%) LAMP
5 5 (50.00%) Python
5 5 (50.00%) LDAP
5 5 (50.00%) Perl
5 5 (50.00%) MySQL
5 5 (50.00%) Red Hat
5 5 (50.00%) Squid
5 5 (50.00%) Cacti
5 5 (50.00%) Ansible
6 4 (40.00%) Ubuntu
6 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
7 3 (30.00%) Shell Script
7 3 (30.00%) Data Security
7 3 (30.00%) Quality Management
7 3 (30.00%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (30.00%) Jetty
7 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (30.00%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
7 3 (30.00%) DevOps

SpamAssassin
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 6 (60.00%) Apache
1 6 (60.00%) Tomcat
2 3 (30.00%) Jetty
3 1 (10.00%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (10.00%) CloudStack
3 1 (10.00%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 3 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (30.00%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) LDAP
2 2 (20.00%) Asterisk PBX
2 2 (20.00%) Kerberos
2 2 (20.00%) SMTP
2 2 (20.00%) Wireshark
3 1 (10.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) MySQL
2 3 (30.00%) MongoDB
2 3 (30.00%) NoSQL
2 3 (30.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (80.00%) Git (software)
2 5 (50.00%) Subversion
3 3 (30.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Linux Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Cloud Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Continuous Deployment Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
2 3 (30.00%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Linux Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Linux Systems Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Messaging Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Unix Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Unix Linux Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Unix Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) LAMP
2 2 (20.00%) REST
2 2 (20.00%) SOAP
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Linux
2 7 (70.00%) CentOS
3 6 (60.00%) Debian
4 4 (40.00%) Ubuntu
5 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (10.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (30.00%) Continuous Deployment
1 3 (30.00%) Data Security
1 3 (30.00%) DevOps
1 3 (30.00%) Quality Management
2 2 (20.00%) Application Packaging
2 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (10.00%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) Perl
1 5 (50.00%) Python
2 3 (30.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (10.00%) Java
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) Squid
2 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (30.00%) Dovecot
3 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (20.00%) FreeRADIUS
4 2 (20.00%) Gluster
4 2 (20.00%) NFS
4 2 (20.00%) VMware ESX
5 1 (10.00%) OpenSSH
5 1 (10.00%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 5 (50.00%) Ansible
1 5 (50.00%) Cacti
1 5 (50.00%) Nagios
2 1 (10.00%) Icinga
2 1 (10.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Red Hat
1 5 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (10.00%) Dot Hill
2 1 (10.00%) Nexenta