The table below looks at the statistics for SMTP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SMTP over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP)
Rank 105 110 109
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -1
Contract jobs citing SMTP 10 14 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.45% 0.56% 0.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.17% 2.59% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 3
Median daily rate £343 £390 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.17% +73.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
+17.14% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £22.00 -
% change year-on-year
+104.54% -
SMTP
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
460 540 640
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 20.91% 21.43% 26.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 230 279 236
Median daily rate £363 £350 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £208 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £495 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £360 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 20 24
Median hourly rate £36.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+105.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £10.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £39.00 £59.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £21.01 £22.85
% change year-on-year
+38.06% -8.05%

SMTP
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing SMTP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

SMTP Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

SMTP
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SMTP across the Berkshire region.

SMTP Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

SMTP
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SMTP across the Berkshire region.

SMTP Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

SMTP
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SMTP within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Maidenhead - 5 £360 -
Reading +14 3 £313 -17.76% 4
SMTP
South East

SMTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SMTP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for SMTP.

1 21 (95.45%) DNS
2 13 (59.09%) Cisco
2 13 (59.09%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 11 (50.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
3 11 (50.00%) DHCP
4 10 (45.45%) Active Directory
4 10 (45.45%) Windows
4 10 (45.45%) Firewall
4 10 (45.45%) Windows Server
5 9 (40.91%) MS Exchange
5 9 (40.91%) HTTP
5 9 (40.91%) SNMP
6 8 (36.36%) CCNP
6 8 (36.36%) Microsoft
6 8 (36.36%) VMware
6 8 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (36.36%) Symantec
7 7 (31.82%) BGP
7 7 (31.82%) CheckPoint
7 7 (31.82%) TCP/IP
7 7 (31.82%) RIP
7 7 (31.82%) BIG-IP
7 7 (31.82%) Cisco PIX
7 7 (31.82%) VMware Infrastructure
7 7 (31.82%) Cisco ASA
7 7 (31.82%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (31.82%) Exchange Server 2010
7 7 (31.82%) F5
7 7 (31.82%) High Availability
7 7 (31.82%) FWSM

SMTP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 9 (40.91%) MS Exchange
2 7 (31.82%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2013
3 6 (27.27%) Skype for Business
4 5 (22.73%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (9.09%) Apache
6 1 (4.55%) IIS
6 1 (4.55%) OpenStack
6 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.64%) Office 365
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (95.45%) DNS
2 11 (50.00%) DHCP
3 10 (45.45%) Firewall
4 9 (40.91%) HTTP
4 9 (40.91%) SNMP
5 7 (31.82%) BGP
5 7 (31.82%) BIG-IP
5 7 (31.82%) Cisco ASA
5 7 (31.82%) Cisco PIX
5 7 (31.82%) FWSM
5 7 (31.82%) RIP
5 7 (31.82%) TCP/IP
6 6 (27.27%) Cisco IOS
6 6 (27.27%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 6 (27.27%) HTTPS
6 6 (27.27%) LAN
6 6 (27.27%) OSPF
6 6 (27.27%) VRRP
6 6 (27.27%) WAN
6 6 (27.27%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 5 (22.73%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (22.73%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (13.64%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (9.09%) MySQL
General
1 5 (22.73%) Electronics
2 3 (13.64%) Telecoms
3 2 (9.09%) Back Office
3 2 (9.09%) Billing
3 2 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Consultant
2 6 (27.27%) IP Engineer
2 6 (27.27%) IP Security Engineer
2 6 (27.27%) Security Engineer
3 5 (22.73%) Active Directory Consultant
3 5 (22.73%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 5 (22.73%) VMware Consultant
3 5 (22.73%) Windows Consultant
4 3 (13.64%) Exchange Consultant
5 2 (9.09%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Office 365 Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) Exchange Migration Specialist
6 1 (4.55%) Exchange Specialist
6 1 (4.55%) Linux Administrator
6 1 (4.55%) Migration Specialist
6 1 (4.55%) Office 365 Specialist
6 1 (4.55%) Unified Communications Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Web Support Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Windows Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.64%) LAMP
2 2 (9.09%) LAPP Stack
3 1 (4.55%) Web Services
3 1 (4.55%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) Data Centre
1 6 (27.27%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.55%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 10 (45.45%) Windows
1 10 (45.45%) Windows Server
2 7 (31.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (27.27%) Android
3 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (18.18%) Linux
6 3 (13.64%) Debian
7 1 (4.55%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (59.09%) Multi-Factor Authentication
2 11 (50.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
3 7 (31.82%) High Availability
4 6 (27.27%) DDoS Mitigation
4 6 (27.27%) Deep Packet Inspection
4 6 (27.27%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 6 (27.27%) Mobile Device Management
4 6 (27.27%) Virtual Infrastructure
5 5 (22.73%) Data Centre Operations
6 3 (13.64%) Migration
7 2 (9.09%) CRM
7 2 (9.09%) DevOps
7 2 (9.09%) Performance Management
7 2 (9.09%) Problem Management
8 1 (4.55%) Incident Management
8 1 (4.55%) Load Balancing
8 1 (4.55%) Presales
8 1 (4.55%) Release Management
8 1 (4.55%) Service Delivery
8 1 (4.55%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 6 (27.27%) PowerShell
1 6 (27.27%) VB
2 4 (18.18%) Python
3 3 (13.64%) Bash Shell
4 2 (9.09%) PHP
4 2 (9.09%) SQL
5 1 (4.55%) Perl
Qualifications
1 8 (36.36%) CCNP
1 8 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (27.27%) CCSA
2 6 (27.27%) CCSE
2 6 (27.27%) CISSP
3 2 (9.09%) CCNA
3 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
4 1 (4.55%) CCENT
4 1 (4.55%) CCIE
4 1 (4.55%) CCNP Voice
4 1 (4.55%) Degree
4 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
4 1 (4.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (45.45%) Active Directory
2 7 (31.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (27.27%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 6 (27.27%) AirWatch
1 6 (27.27%) FortiGate
1 6 (27.27%) NetBackup
1 6 (27.27%) Norton AntiVirus
1 6 (27.27%) WSUS
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (9.09%) SCCM
2 2 (9.09%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (4.55%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 13 (59.09%) Cisco
2 8 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 8 (36.36%) Symantec
2 8 (36.36%) VMware
3 7 (31.82%) CheckPoint
3 7 (31.82%) F5
4 6 (27.27%) Blue Coat
4 6 (27.27%) MobileIron
5 5 (22.73%) HP
6 2 (9.09%) Fortinet
7 1 (4.55%) Avaya
7 1 (4.55%) Citrix
7 1 (4.55%) Foundry
7 1 (4.55%) Juniper
7 1 (4.55%) Mitel
7 1 (4.55%) Palo Alto
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