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 25 April 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
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 603 632 636
Rank change year-on-year +29 +4  
Contract jobs citing Sendmail 1 21 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.002% 0.038% 0.021%
As % of the System Software category 0.020% 0.32% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 16 7
Median daily rate £550 £425 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +29.41% +4.29%  
UK excluding London median daily rate - £425 £416
% change year-on-year - +2.10%  
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 5063 6539 5891
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 10.92% 11.70% 10.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 3226 4008 3278
Median daily rate £401 £393 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.03% +7.53%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £200 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £538 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £363 £347
% change year-on-year -0.68% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 337 475 675
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.03% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £43.00 £35.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year -3.03% +2.23%  

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

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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

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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 3 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 3 months to 25 April 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +26 1 £550 +19.56% 2
England +18 1 £550 +29.41% 2
Docklands, London - 1 £550 -

For the 6 months to 25 April 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 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (83.33%) MS Exchange
3 4 (66.67%) SMTP
3 4 (66.67%) Unix
3 4 (66.67%) Windows
3 4 (66.67%) SC Cleared
3 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
4 3 (50.00%) Security Architecture
4 3 (50.00%) Windows Vista
4 3 (50.00%) ISMS
4 3 (50.00%) OWASP
4 3 (50.00%) Information Assurance
4 3 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
4 3 (50.00%) Patch Management
4 3 (50.00%) CESG Certified Professional
4 3 (50.00%) Fuzz Testing
4 3 (50.00%) Oracle
4 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (50.00%) Client/Server
4 3 (50.00%) FTP
4 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 3 (50.00%) Citrix
4 3 (50.00%) CISSP
4 3 (50.00%) IPsec
4 3 (50.00%) CESG
4 3 (50.00%) Cryptography
4 3 (50.00%) SSH
4 3 (50.00%) Internet
5 2 (33.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (33.33%) Statistics

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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 (83.33%) MS Exchange
2 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (16.67%) Apache
3 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
3 1 (16.67%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (16.67%) IBM Cloud
1 1 (16.67%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) SMTP
2 3 (50.00%) FTP
2 3 (50.00%) Internet
2 3 (50.00%) IPsec
2 3 (50.00%) SSH
3 1 (16.67%) DNS
3 1 (16.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Security Advisor
2 1 (16.67%) Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Messaging Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) CESG
1 3 (50.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Unix
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Vista
3 1 (16.67%) Linux
3 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Cryptography
1 3 (50.00%) Fuzz Testing
1 3 (50.00%) Information Assurance
1 3 (50.00%) ISMS
1 3 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
1 3 (50.00%) OWASP
1 3 (50.00%) Patch Management
1 3 (50.00%) Security Architecture
2 2 (33.33%) Email Management
2 2 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (33.33%) Statistics
3 1 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (16.67%) Ethical Hacking
3 1 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
3 1 (16.67%) Security Hardening
3 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 3 (50.00%) CESG Certified Professional
2 3 (50.00%) CISSP
3 1 (16.67%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) RMADS
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (33.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
1 2 (33.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) Citrix
2 3 (50.00%) Oracle
3 2 (33.33%) Symantec
3 2 (33.33%) Trend Micro
4 1 (16.67%) IBM
4 1 (16.67%) Red Hat