Period
to 21 September 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Sendmail skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Sendmail over the 6 months to 21 September 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Sendmail
UK
6 months to
21 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 839 839 889
Rank change year-on-year 0 +50 -55
Contract jobs citing Sendmail 10 52 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.010% 0.048% 0.007%
As % of the System Software category 0.085% 0.39% 0.068%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 41 7
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +30.08%
10th Percentile £262 £325 £345
90th Percentile £530 £550 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Sendmail is in the System Software category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 11814 13195 11781
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 11.96% 12.26% 10.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 7595 8266 6687
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +14.29% +7.69%
10th Percentile £160 £175 £162
90th Percentile £588 £575 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £338
% change year-on-year +2.74% +8.15% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 672 881 1252
UK median hourly rate £16.58 £16.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.48% +3.13% +3.23%
10th Percentile £10.40 £10.50 £10.06
90th Percentile £47.00 £41.00 £38.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year -3.13% +3.23% +3.33%

Sendmail
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Sendmail as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Sendmail in the UK

Sendmail
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Sendmail.

Contractor daily rate trend for Sendmail in the UK

Sendmail
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Sendmail over the 6 months to 21 September 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Sendmail in the UK

Sendmail
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Sendmail in the UK

Sendmail
Top 4 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 6 months to 21 September 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England 0 10 £450 +5.88%
South East +13 8 £450 -14.29%
UK excluding London +7 8 £450 +5.88%
London +20 2 £363 -9.38%

For the 6 months to 21 September 2017, 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 8 (80.00%) Red Hat
2 7 (70.00%) Solaris
2 7 (70.00%) Cisco
2 7 (70.00%) Firewall
3 6 (60.00%) Blue Coat
3 6 (60.00%) ProxySG
3 6 (60.00%) McAfee
3 6 (60.00%) Juniper
3 6 (60.00%) SC Cleared
3 6 (60.00%) Security Cleared
3 6 (60.00%) Proofpoint
3 6 (60.00%) Palo Alto
4 5 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (50.00%) Problem Management
4 5 (50.00%) Unix
5 4 (40.00%) Service Management
5 4 (40.00%) Telecoms
5 4 (40.00%) Configuration Management
6 3 (30.00%) Windows
6 3 (30.00%) Linux
7 2 (20.00%) SLA
7 2 (20.00%) Supplier Management
7 2 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (20.00%) Apache
7 2 (20.00%) Tomcat
7 2 (20.00%) IBM
7 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
7 2 (20.00%) SMTP
7 2 (20.00%) DHCP
7 2 (20.00%) SAN

Sendmail
Co-occurring 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 2 (20.00%) Apache
1 2 (20.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (10.00%) IIS
2 1 (10.00%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (10.00%) IBM Cloud
1 1 (10.00%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 7 (70.00%) Firewall
2 2 (20.00%) DHCP
2 2 (20.00%) SAN
2 2 (20.00%) SMTP
2 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (10.00%) DNS
3 1 (10.00%) FTP
3 1 (10.00%) IPsec
3 1 (10.00%) LAN
3 1 (10.00%) LDAP
3 1 (10.00%) SSH
3 1 (10.00%) VPN
3 1 (10.00%) WAN
3 1 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) MySQL
1 1 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (10.00%) Banking
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Financial Institution
2 1 (10.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Administrator
2 4 (40.00%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (30.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (20.00%) 3rd Line Technical Support
4 2 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) Technical Support
5 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Technical Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) AIX Systems Administrator
5 1 (10.00%) Cisco Network Administrator
5 1 (10.00%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (10.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (10.00%) Network Support
5 1 (10.00%) Security Advisor
5 1 (10.00%) Solaris Systems Administrator
5 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Technical Support Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Unix Administrator
5 1 (10.00%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (10.00%) CESG
1 1 (10.00%) Clustering
1 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Solaris
2 5 (50.00%) Unix
3 3 (30.00%) Linux
3 3 (30.00%) Windows
4 2 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (10.00%) AIX
5 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
1 5 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 4 (40.00%) Configuration Management
2 4 (40.00%) Service Management
3 2 (20.00%) Supplier Management
4 1 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (10.00%) Cryptography
4 1 (10.00%) Information Assurance
4 1 (10.00%) ISMS
4 1 (10.00%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (10.00%) Patch Management
4 1 (10.00%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (10.00%) Security Hardening
4 1 (10.00%) Server Monitoring
4 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) Bourne shell
1 1 (10.00%) Java
1 1 (10.00%) Perl
1 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (60.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) CESG Certified Professional
2 1 (10.00%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (60.00%) ProxySG
2 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) Samba
2 1 (10.00%) Veritas File System
2 1 (10.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 1 (10.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (10.00%) FortiGate
1 1 (10.00%) Nagios
1 1 (10.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) Red Hat
2 7 (70.00%) Cisco
3 6 (60.00%) Blue Coat
3 6 (60.00%) Juniper
3 6 (60.00%) McAfee
3 6 (60.00%) Palo Alto
3 6 (60.00%) Proofpoint
4 2 (20.00%) IBM
4 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (10.00%) Dell
5 1 (10.00%) EMC
5 1 (10.00%) HP
5 1 (10.00%) Sun
5 1 (10.00%) Veritas
5 1 (10.00%) VMware