The table below looks at the statistics for SMTP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SMTP over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP)
Rank 73 - 56
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SMTP 1 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.11% - 0.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.92% - 2.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
-21.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.69 £37.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year
-38.67% -22.10%
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South West

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

Communications & Networking Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
109 79 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 12.02% 10.93% 13.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 38 55
Average daily rate £413 £278 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+48.64% +4.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £163 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £388 £369
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 7
Average hourly rate £12.50 £13.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.40% -64.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £21.00 £21.67
% change year-on-year
+11.90% -3.06%

SMTP
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

SMTP Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

SMTP
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

SMTP Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

SMTP
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
1 1 (100.00%) NFS
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) SSH
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
1 1 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
1 1 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet
1 1 (100.00%) CFEngine
1 1 (100.00%) Capacity Management
1 1 (100.00%) OpenStack
1 1 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Monitoring

SMTP
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 1 (100.00%) OpenStack
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) SSH
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Linux Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (100.00%) Capacity Management
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
1 1 (100.00%) Bash Shell
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet
1 1 (100.00%) CFEngine
1 1 (100.00%) Opscode Chef