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 3 months to 29 March 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
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 631 612
Contract jobs citing Sendmail 0 17 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK - 0.032% 0.024%
As % of the System Software category - 0.29% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 13 7
Median daily rate - £460 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +12.88%  
UK excluding London median daily rate - £425 £408
% change year-on-year - +4.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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

Contract System Software Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 5045 5890 5499
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 11.15% 10.94% 10.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 3208 3585 3024
Median daily rate £400 £395 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.26% +5.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £200 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £535 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £369 £350
% change year-on-year -5.08% +5.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 355 459 634
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -3.03%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £45.00 £34.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £15.85
% change year-on-year -3.03% +4.10%  

Sendmail
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Sendmail as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

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

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 6 (85.71%) MS Exchange
2 5 (71.43%) Unix
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
3 4 (57.14%) SC Cleared
3 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
3 4 (57.14%) SMTP
4 3 (42.86%) FTP
4 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
4 3 (42.86%) Citrix
4 3 (42.86%) CISSP
4 3 (42.86%) Windows
4 3 (42.86%) Oracle
4 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
4 3 (42.86%) Client/Server
4 3 (42.86%) Internet
4 3 (42.86%) CESG
4 3 (42.86%) Cryptography
4 3 (42.86%) SSH
4 3 (42.86%) OWASP
4 3 (42.86%) Information Assurance
4 3 (42.86%) Windows Vista
4 3 (42.86%) IPsec
4 3 (42.86%) ISMS
4 3 (42.86%) Security Architecture
4 3 (42.86%) Kalman Filter
4 3 (42.86%) Patch Management
4 3 (42.86%) CESG Certified Professional
4 3 (42.86%) Fuzz Testing
5 2 (28.57%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 2 (28.57%) Performance Monitoring

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 (85.71%) MS Exchange
2 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (14.29%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) SMTP
2 3 (42.86%) FTP
2 3 (42.86%) Internet
2 3 (42.86%) IPsec
2 3 (42.86%) SSH
3 1 (14.29%) S/MIME
3 1 (14.29%) SSL
3 1 (14.29%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Security Advisor
2 1 (14.29%) Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Messaging Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) CESG
1 3 (42.86%) Client/Server
2 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 1 (14.29%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Unix
2 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Vista
3 1 (14.29%) Linux
3 1 (14.29%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Cryptography
1 3 (42.86%) Fuzz Testing
1 3 (42.86%) Information Assurance
1 3 (42.86%) ISMS
1 3 (42.86%) Kalman Filter
1 3 (42.86%) OWASP
1 3 (42.86%) Patch Management
1 3 (42.86%) Security Architecture
2 2 (28.57%) Email Management
2 2 (28.57%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (28.57%) Statistics
3 1 (14.29%) Change Management
3 1 (14.29%) Ethical Hacking
3 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
3 1 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
3 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) SC Cleared
1 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 3 (42.86%) CESG Certified Professional
2 3 (42.86%) CISSP
3 1 (14.29%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) RMADS
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (28.57%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
1 2 (28.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) Citrix
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle
3 2 (28.57%) Symantec
3 2 (28.57%) Trend Micro
4 1 (14.29%) Lotus
4 1 (14.29%) Proofpoint