The table below looks at the statistics for SMTP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SMTP over the 3 months to 2 October 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP)
Rank 80 80 66
Rank change year-on-year
0 -14
Contract jobs citing SMTP 1 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.085% 0.29% 0.43%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.63% 2.03% 3.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 4
Average daily rate
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- £450 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.20%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £345 £338
% change year-on-year
-13.04% +2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.50 -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Buckinghamshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
159 148 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 13.59% 14.19% 11.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 60 37
Average daily rate £330 £413 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +17.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £238 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £464 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 10 16
Average hourly rate £13.00 £18.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.77% +28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.35 £190.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+8.88% -

SMTP
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

SMTP Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

SMTP
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

SMTP Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

SMTP
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

SMTP Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

SMTP
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) X.400
1 1 (100.00%) X.500
1 1 (100.00%) Replication
1 1 (100.00%) ICL
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010

SMTP
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) X.400
1 1 (100.00%) X.500
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) ICL