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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP)
Rank 61 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SMTP 13 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.33% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.33% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate £530 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £400
% change year-on-year
+8.65% -21.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £22.69 -
% change year-on-year
-36.09% -
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 Buckinghamshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
156 197 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 15.98% 17.03% 10.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 82 29
Average daily rate £388 £375 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -5.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £150 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 10
Average hourly rate £16.10 £22.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.81% +46.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £12.92 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.75 £34.20 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SMTP within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes - 11 £530 - 1
SMTP
South East

SMTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 11 (68.75%) SQL Server
2 9 (56.25%) SQL
2 9 (56.25%) .NET
2 9 (56.25%) SOAP
3 8 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 8 (50.00%) Internet
4 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
4 7 (43.75%) MS Exchange
4 7 (43.75%) Unix
4 7 (43.75%) VMware
4 7 (43.75%) Security Cleared
5 6 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (37.50%) NAS
5 6 (37.50%) Security Operations
5 6 (37.50%) DV Cleared
5 6 (37.50%) Windows
5 6 (37.50%) Oracle
5 6 (37.50%) LAN
5 6 (37.50%) WAN
5 6 (37.50%) FTP
5 6 (37.50%) LDAP
5 6 (37.50%) IBM
5 6 (37.50%) SAN
6 5 (31.25%) zOS
6 5 (31.25%) Project Management
6 5 (31.25%) Firewall
6 5 (31.25%) Workflow
6 5 (31.25%) Finance
6 5 (31.25%) MS Excel
6 5 (31.25%) XML

SMTP
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 7 (43.75%) MS Exchange
2 5 (31.25%) Apache
2 5 (31.25%) IIS
2 5 (31.25%) WebSphere
3 4 (25.00%) SharePoint
4 2 (12.50%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (31.25%) MS Excel
1 5 (31.25%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 8 (50.00%) Internet
2 6 (37.50%) FTP
2 6 (37.50%) LAN
2 6 (37.50%) LDAP
2 6 (37.50%) NAS
2 6 (37.50%) SAN
2 6 (37.50%) WAN
3 5 (31.25%) Firewall
4 4 (25.00%) iSCSI
5 3 (18.75%) H.323
5 3 (18.75%) SSH
5 3 (18.75%) SSL
5 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
6 2 (12.50%) HTTP
6 2 (12.50%) IPsec
7 1 (6.25%) DNS
7 1 (6.25%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (6.25%) POP3
7 1 (6.25%) tcpdump
7 1 (6.25%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (68.75%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (31.25%) Banking
1 5 (31.25%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Law
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Architect
2 5 (31.25%) Developer
3 4 (25.00%) Enterprise Architect
4 3 (18.75%) Avaya Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Angular Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Consultant
5 2 (12.50%) Security Architect
6 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (6.25%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 1 (6.25%) Network Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Security Consultant
6 1 (6.25%) Support Consultant
6 1 (6.25%) VB Developer
6 1 (6.25%) VMware Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (56.25%) .NET
1 9 (56.25%) SOAP
2 5 (31.25%) AngularJS
2 5 (31.25%) CSS
2 5 (31.25%) HTML
2 5 (31.25%) HTML5
2 5 (31.25%) jQuery
2 5 (31.25%) Laravel
2 5 (31.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 5 (31.25%) XML
3 4 (25.00%) JMS
4 1 (6.25%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Clustering
1 4 (25.00%) Cryptography
2 2 (12.50%) Client/Server
3 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.25%) CESG
3 1 (6.25%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (43.75%) Unix
2 6 (37.50%) Windows
3 5 (31.25%) zOS
4 2 (12.50%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Security Operations
2 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (31.25%) DevOps
2 5 (31.25%) Project Management
2 5 (31.25%) Technical Analysis
2 5 (31.25%) Web Development
2 5 (31.25%) Workflow
3 4 (25.00%) CRM
3 4 (25.00%) DoDAF
3 4 (25.00%) MODAF
3 4 (25.00%) TOGAF
3 4 (25.00%) Zachman Framework
4 3 (18.75%) Business Analysis
4 3 (18.75%) RUP
4 3 (18.75%) UML
5 2 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (12.50%) OWASP
5 2 (12.50%) Security Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (12.50%) Workforce Management Optimization
Programming Languages
1 9 (56.25%) SQL
2 5 (31.25%) C#
2 5 (31.25%) Java
2 5 (31.25%) JavaScript
2 5 (31.25%) PHP
2 5 (31.25%) PowerShell
2 5 (31.25%) VB
3 1 (6.25%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (43.75%) Security Cleared
2 6 (37.50%) DV Cleared
3 4 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (12.50%) CREST Certified
4 2 (12.50%) Cyber Scheme
4 2 (12.50%) MCP
4 2 (12.50%) MCSE
4 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (12.50%) OSCP
4 2 (12.50%) Tigerscheme
5 1 (6.25%) CCNA
5 1 (6.25%) CCSP
5 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (6.25%) MCITP
5 1 (6.25%) MCTS
System Software
1 8 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (31.25%) Hyper-V
4 2 (12.50%) Sendmail
5 1 (6.25%) Snort
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) OpenView
1 4 (25.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
1 7 (43.75%) VMware
2 6 (37.50%) IBM
2 6 (37.50%) Oracle
3 4 (25.00%) HP
3 4 (25.00%) StorageTek
3 4 (25.00%) Sun
4 3 (18.75%) Avaya
5 2 (12.50%) Citrix
6 1 (6.25%) Cisco
6 1 (6.25%) Sourcefire