The first table below looks at the demand for SMTP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SMTP over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Birmingham region.

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.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP)
Rank 53 54 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs citing SMTP 8 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.12% 0.83% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.06% 6.41% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 0
Average daily rate
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£300 £295 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.69% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £20.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £19.75 £45.00
% change year-on-year
- -56.11%
Communications & Networking Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
132 78 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 18.51% 12.87% 14.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 33 37
Average daily rate £310 £400 £160
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.50% +150.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £146 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £452 £450 £367
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 3 4
Average hourly rate £12.00 £20.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% -33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.00 £16.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £20.00 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.12%
SMTP
West Midlands

SMTP
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SMTP across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

SMTP Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

SMTP
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

SMTP Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

SMTP
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

SMTP Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

SMTP
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing SMTP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SMTP.

1 8 (100.00%) Perl
1 8 (100.00%) UNIX
1 8 (100.00%) DNS
1 8 (100.00%) IMAP
1 8 (100.00%) Sendmail
2 7 (87.50%) Lotus
3 4 (50.00%) Degree
3 4 (50.00%) FIX Protocol
3 4 (50.00%) Computer Science
3 4 (50.00%) Linux
3 4 (50.00%) IBM Notes
3 4 (50.00%) Finance
4 1 (12.50%) Banking

SMTP
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing SMTP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SMTP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (50.00%) IBM Notes
Communications & Networking
1 8 (100.00%) DNS
1 8 (100.00%) IMAP
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Messaging Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) UNIX Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) UNIX Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) UNIX
2 4 (50.00%) Linux
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) Degree
System Software
1 8 (100.00%) Sendmail
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Lotus
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