Period
to 18 November 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 18 November 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
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 877 841 897
Rank change year-on-year -36 +56 -55
Contract jobs citing Sendmail 12 45 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.012% 0.043% 0.006%
As % of the System Software category 0.094% 0.34% 0.060%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 34 7
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.03% +37.50%
10th Percentile £275 £335 £352
90th Percentile £485 £550 £459
UK excluding London median daily rate £431 £474 £380
% change year-on-year -9.09% +24.84% +26.67%
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 12821 13048 11740
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.56% 12.35% 10.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 8312 8176 6685
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +8.11% +9.63%
10th Percentile £158 £173 £160
90th Percentile £606 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year +7.14% +3.70% +5.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 719 890 1253
UK median hourly rate £16.50 £15.88 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.94% -0.78% +6.67%
10th Percentile £10.40 £10.50 £10.00
90th Percentile £46.05 £42.00 £38.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +3.33% -6.25% +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 Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Sendmail over the 6 months to 18 November 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 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 18 November 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
UK excluding London +7 11 £431 -9.09% 2
England +6 9 £438 +2.94% 1
South East +6 8 £450 -12.20% 1
Wales - 3 £363 - 1
London -13 1 £175 -56.25%

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 10 (83.33%) Red Hat
2 8 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 8 (66.67%) Security Cleared
3 7 (58.33%) Cisco
3 7 (58.33%) Solaris
3 7 (58.33%) Unix
3 7 (58.33%) Firewall
4 6 (50.00%) McAfee
4 6 (50.00%) Juniper
4 6 (50.00%) Problem Management
4 6 (50.00%) Blue Coat
4 6 (50.00%) ProxySG
4 6 (50.00%) Proofpoint
4 6 (50.00%) Palo Alto
5 5 (41.67%) SAN
5 5 (41.67%) TCP/IP
5 5 (41.67%) DHCP
5 5 (41.67%) Linux
6 4 (33.33%) Perl
6 4 (33.33%) Service Management
6 4 (33.33%) Configuration Management
6 4 (33.33%) Telecoms
6 4 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (25.00%) Bash Shell
7 3 (25.00%) Postfix
7 3 (25.00%) VLAN
7 3 (25.00%) SolarWinds
7 3 (25.00%) CentOS
7 3 (25.00%) Ruby

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 3 (25.00%) Apache
2 1 (8.33%) IIS
2 1 (8.33%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 7 (58.33%) Firewall
2 5 (41.67%) DHCP
2 5 (41.67%) SAN
2 5 (41.67%) TCP/IP
3 3 (25.00%) VLAN
4 1 (8.33%) FTP
4 1 (8.33%) IPsec
4 1 (8.33%) LAN
4 1 (8.33%) LDAP
4 1 (8.33%) SMTP
4 1 (8.33%) SSH
4 1 (8.33%) VPN
4 1 (8.33%) WAN
4 1 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) MySQL
2 1 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (8.33%) Banking
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Financial Institution
2 1 (8.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Administrator
2 4 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (25.00%) Support Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Unix Support
4 2 (16.67%) 3rd Line Technical Support
4 2 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Technical Support
4 2 (16.67%) Unix Administrator
4 2 (16.67%) Unix Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Unix Support Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) AIX Administrator
5 1 (8.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (8.33%) Network Support
5 1 (8.33%) Solaris Administrator
5 1 (8.33%) Solaris Systems Administrator
5 1 (8.33%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Technical Support Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (8.33%) CESG
1 1 (8.33%) Clustering
1 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (58.33%) Solaris
1 7 (58.33%) Unix
2 5 (41.67%) Linux
3 4 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (25.00%) CentOS
5 2 (16.67%) Windows
6 1 (8.33%) AIX
6 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 4 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 4 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (33.33%) Service Management
3 2 (16.67%) Supplier Management
4 1 (8.33%) Cryptography
4 1 (8.33%) Information Assurance
4 1 (8.33%) ISMS
4 1 (8.33%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (8.33%) Patch Management
4 1 (8.33%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (8.33%) Risk Management
4 1 (8.33%) Server Monitoring
4 1 (8.33%) Strategic Thinking
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) Perl
2 3 (25.00%) Bash Shell
2 3 (25.00%) Python
2 3 (25.00%) Ruby
3 2 (16.67%) PHP
4 1 (8.33%) Bourne shell
4 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 8 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) CESG Certified Professional
2 1 (8.33%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (50.00%) ProxySG
2 3 (25.00%) iptables
2 3 (25.00%) NFS
2 3 (25.00%) Postfix
3 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (8.33%) Samba
3 1 (8.33%) Veritas File System
3 1 (8.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 1 (8.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (8.33%) FortiGate
1 1 (8.33%) Nagios
1 1 (8.33%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 10 (83.33%) Red Hat
2 7 (58.33%) Cisco
3 6 (50.00%) Blue Coat
3 6 (50.00%) Juniper
3 6 (50.00%) McAfee
3 6 (50.00%) Palo Alto
3 6 (50.00%) Proofpoint
4 3 (25.00%) SolarWinds
5 1 (8.33%) Dell
5 1 (8.33%) EMC
5 1 (8.33%) HP
5 1 (8.33%) IBM
5 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
5 1 (8.33%) Sun
5 1 (8.33%) Veritas
5 1 (8.33%) VMware