The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache SpamAssassin
Rank - 543 -
Contract jobs citing SpamAssassin 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - 0.002% -
As % of the System Software category - 0.023% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
System Software Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
5255 4391 4700
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.33% 9.20% 7.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 2686 2123 2314
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 £170 £190 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 604 624 570
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.06 £31.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -6.06%

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 16 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Barnsley - - - -
Bradford - - - -
Castleford - - - -
Doncaster - - - -
Huddersfield - - - -
Leeds - - - -
London - - - -
Wakefield - - - -
York - - - -
North Yorkshire - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
City of London - - - -
England - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -

SpamAssassin
Top 15 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) LDAP
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) LAMP
1 1 (100.00%) Samba
1 1 (100.00%) Debian
1 1 (100.00%) Xen
1 1 (100.00%) CentOS
1 1 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (100.00%) KVM

SpamAssassin
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Linux Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) LAMP
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Debian
1 1 (100.00%) CentOS
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Bash Shell
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Samba
1 1 (100.00%) Xen
1 1 (100.00%) KVM
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat