Period
to 21 January 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 21 January 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
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 863 823 871
Rank change year-on-year -40 +48 -27
Contract jobs citing Sendmail 14 26 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.014% 0.027% 0.009%
As % of the System Software category 0.11% 0.22% 0.092%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 17 9
UK median daily rate £363 £474 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.48% +5.28% +9.09%
10th Percentile £282 £413 £381
90th Percentile £470 £550 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £381 £449 £530
% change year-on-year -15.16% -15.21% +32.50%
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 12,650 11,779 10,840
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.81% 12.26% 10.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,214 7,392 6,269
UK median daily rate £425 £401 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.12% +6.80% +7.14%
10th Percentile £160 £165 £155
90th Percentile £622 £588 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year +7.14% +3.70% +3.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 698 832 1,137
UK median hourly rate £16.08 £16.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.50% +3.23% -
10th Percentile £10.40 £10.50 £10.00
90th Percentile £45.48 £44.20 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.63
% change year-on-year - -4.00% +0.81%

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 January 2018.

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 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 21 January 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 +6 13 £381 -15.16% 2
England -25 8 £325 -31.40% 3
South East -18 7 £388 -18.42% 2
Wales - 6 £381 -
London -43 1 £175 -63.16% 1

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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 12 (85.71%) Red Hat
1 12 (85.71%) SC Cleared
1 12 (85.71%) Security Cleared
2 8 (57.14%) Unix
3 7 (50.00%) Linux
3 7 (50.00%) DHCP
3 7 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 7 (50.00%) Cisco
3 7 (50.00%) SAN
3 7 (50.00%) Firewall
4 6 (42.86%) Blue Coat
4 6 (42.86%) ProxySG
4 6 (42.86%) LAMP
4 6 (42.86%) CentOS
4 6 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (42.86%) Ruby
4 6 (42.86%) Postfix
4 6 (42.86%) SolarWinds
4 6 (42.86%) VLAN
4 6 (42.86%) Juniper
4 6 (42.86%) McAfee
4 6 (42.86%) Solaris
4 6 (42.86%) NFS
4 6 (42.86%) Python
4 6 (42.86%) Apache
4 6 (42.86%) Perl
4 6 (42.86%) MySQL
4 6 (42.86%) Proofpoint
4 6 (42.86%) Bash Shell
4 6 (42.86%) iptables

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 6 (42.86%) Apache
2 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (7.14%) IIS
2 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.14%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 7 (50.00%) DHCP
1 7 (50.00%) Firewall
1 7 (50.00%) SAN
1 7 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 6 (42.86%) VLAN
3 1 (7.14%) LAN
3 1 (7.14%) VPN
3 1 (7.14%) WAN
3 1 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (42.86%) MySQL
2 1 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (28.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Administrator
1 5 (35.71%) Support Engineer
1 5 (35.71%) Unix Engineer
1 5 (35.71%) Unix Support
2 4 (28.57%) Unix Support Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (21.43%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (14.29%) 3rd Line Technical Support
4 2 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Technical Support
4 2 (14.29%) Unix Administrator
5 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Technical Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Cisco Administrator
5 1 (7.14%) Cisco Network Administrator
5 1 (7.14%) Cisco Support
5 1 (7.14%) Network Support
5 1 (7.14%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Technical Support Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (42.86%) LAMP
2 1 (7.14%) LDAP
Operating Systems
1 8 (57.14%) Unix
2 7 (50.00%) Linux
3 6 (42.86%) CentOS
3 6 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (42.86%) Solaris
4 1 (7.14%) Windows
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Problem Management
2 4 (28.57%) Configuration Management
2 4 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (28.57%) Service Management
3 2 (14.29%) Supplier Management
4 1 (7.14%) Email Management
4 1 (7.14%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (7.14%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (7.14%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) Bash Shell
1 6 (42.86%) Perl
1 6 (42.86%) Python
1 6 (42.86%) Ruby
2 5 (35.71%) PHP
Qualifications
1 12 (85.71%) SC Cleared
1 12 (85.71%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (42.86%) iptables
1 6 (42.86%) NFS
1 6 (42.86%) Postfix
1 6 (42.86%) ProxySG
2 1 (7.14%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) FortiGate
1 1 (7.14%) Nagios
1 1 (7.14%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (7.14%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
1 1 (7.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 12 (85.71%) Red Hat
2 7 (50.00%) Cisco
3 6 (42.86%) Blue Coat
3 6 (42.86%) Juniper
3 6 (42.86%) McAfee
3 6 (42.86%) Palo Alto
3 6 (42.86%) Proofpoint
3 6 (42.86%) SolarWinds
4 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
4 1 (7.14%) Symantec
4 1 (7.14%) Trend Micro
4 1 (7.14%) VMware