Period
to 20 April 2018

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 20 April 2018 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
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 875 842 867
Rank change year-on-year -33 +25 -25
Contract jobs citing Sendmail 9 6 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.009% 0.006% 0.024%
As % of the System Software category 0.067% 0.056% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 21
UK median daily rate £363 £474 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.58% +5.42% +8.11%
10th Percentile £313 £462 £413
90th Percentile £469 £531 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £474 £500
% change year-on-year -23.48% -5.25% +17.65%
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 13,338 10,685 11,628
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.18% 11.52% 10.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,648 6,735 7,016
UK median daily rate £450 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.43% +3.75% +13.48%
10th Percentile £175 £163 £163
90th Percentile £625 £588 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £360 £350
% change year-on-year +11.11% +2.86% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 742 737 968
UK median hourly rate £15.86 £16.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.88% +3.23% -
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.25 £10.18
90th Percentile £45.83 £46.94 £42.46
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.25 £16.00
% change year-on-year -1.64% -4.69% +6.67%

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 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 5 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 20 April 2018. 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
UK excluding London -19 9 £363 -23.48% 1
Wales - 6 £381 -
England -32 3 £325 -31.49% 1
South West - 2 - -
South East -18 1 £325 -31.40% 1

For the 6 months to 20 April 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Sendmail also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads with a requirement for Sendmail.

1 8 (88.89%) Perl
1 8 (88.89%) Linux
1 8 (88.89%) Python
1 8 (88.89%) TCP/IP
1 8 (88.89%) Red Hat
1 8 (88.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 8 (88.89%) Bash Shell
2 6 (66.67%) iptables
2 6 (66.67%) Postfix
2 6 (66.67%) SolarWinds
2 6 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 6 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 6 (66.67%) CentOS
2 6 (66.67%) Ruby
2 6 (66.67%) VLAN
2 6 (66.67%) SAN
2 6 (66.67%) LAMP
2 6 (66.67%) NFS
2 6 (66.67%) DHCP
2 6 (66.67%) Unix
3 5 (55.56%) PHP
3 5 (55.56%) MySQL
3 5 (55.56%) Apache
4 2 (22.22%) Benchmarking
4 2 (22.22%) SMTP
4 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
4 2 (22.22%) Netcool
4 2 (22.22%) Nagios
4 2 (22.22%) Java
4 2 (22.22%) OO

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 5 (55.56%) Apache
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 8 (88.89%) TCP/IP
2 6 (66.67%) DHCP
2 6 (66.67%) SAN
2 6 (66.67%) VLAN
3 2 (22.22%) DKIM
3 2 (22.22%) DMARC
3 2 (22.22%) DNS
3 2 (22.22%) FTP
3 2 (22.22%) HTTP
3 2 (22.22%) HTTPS
3 2 (22.22%) Kerberos
3 2 (22.22%) SMTP
3 2 (22.22%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Unix Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) Support Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) Unix Support
2 4 (44.44%) Unix Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Messaging Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Site Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Unix Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (22.22%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Linux
1 8 (88.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 6 (66.67%) CentOS
2 6 (66.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (22.22%) Benchmarking
1 2 (22.22%) Network Management
1 2 (22.22%) OO
1 2 (22.22%) Performance Testing
1 2 (22.22%) Problem-Solving
1 2 (22.22%) Programme Management
1 2 (22.22%) Task Automation
2 1 (11.11%) Email Management
2 1 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (11.11%) Problem Management
2 1 (11.11%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) Bash Shell
1 8 (88.89%) Perl
1 8 (88.89%) Python
2 6 (66.67%) Ruby
3 5 (55.56%) PHP
4 2 (22.22%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 6 (66.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 6 (66.67%) iptables
1 6 (66.67%) NFS
1 6 (66.67%) Postfix
2 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Nagios
1 2 (22.22%) Netcool
2 1 (11.11%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (11.11%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (11.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Red Hat
2 6 (66.67%) SolarWinds
3 2 (22.22%) Proofpoint
3 2 (22.22%) Splunk
4 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 1 (11.11%) Symantec
4 1 (11.11%) Trend Micro