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 24 April 2015 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 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP)
Rank 82 78 63
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -15
Contract jobs citing SMTP 3 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.23% 0.59% 0.84%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.29% 4.12% 5.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 5
Average daily rate
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- £300 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -29.41%
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £325 £413
% change year-on-year
+22.30% -21.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £26.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 - £19.50
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
233 170 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 17.87% 14.30% 15.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 59 44
Average daily rate £381 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.30% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £238 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 10
Average hourly rate £26.00 £15.13 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+71.90% +12.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £14.50 £9.27
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £38.90 £27.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -11.11%

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 24 April 2015. 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
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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
Aylesbury - 3 - -
SMTP
South East

SMTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 3 (100.00%) Perl
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) IIS
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Apache
1 3 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 3 (100.00%) Python
1 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
1 3 (100.00%) DHCP
1 3 (100.00%) VPN
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) SSL
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) SAN
1 3 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 3 (100.00%) Nagios
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) AppSense
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) Wireshark
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 3 (100.00%) Zenoss
1 3 (100.00%) XenApp
1 3 (100.00%) XenDesktop
1 3 (100.00%) Hadoop

SMTP
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 3 (100.00%) IIS
1 3 (100.00%) Apache
1 3 (100.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
1 1 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
1 3 (100.00%) DHCP
1 3 (100.00%) VPN
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) SSL
1 3 (100.00%) SAN
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) Wireshark
1 3 (100.00%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) Hadoop
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Technical Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) IT Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Server Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Capacity Management
1 3 (100.00%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (66.67%) Problem Management
2 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Perl
1 3 (100.00%) Python
1 3 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 3 (100.00%) PowerShell
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (100.00%) XenApp
1 3 (100.00%) XenDesktop
1 3 (100.00%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) Nagios
1 3 (100.00%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) AppSense
1 3 (100.00%) Splunk