The table below looks at the statistics for SMTP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SMTP over the 3 months to 1 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP)
Rank - 69 67
Contract jobs citing SMTP 0 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire - 0.30% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 2.52% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 1
Median daily rate - £400 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +77.77%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.83 £25.00 -
% change year-on-year
-16.68% -
SMTP
North 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 Cheshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
147 119 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 16.72% 12.02% 16.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 60 54
Median daily rate £401 £438 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.28% +41.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £515 £615
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 21 10
Median hourly rate £21.00 £17.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.52% -32.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £23.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+32.63% +25.00%

SMTP
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire region citing SMTP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

SMTP Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

SMTP
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

SMTP Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

SMTP
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

SMTP Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

SMTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 1 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SMTP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for SMTP.

1 2 (100.00%) Perl
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) Symantec
1 2 (100.00%) Intel Security
1 2 (100.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 2 (100.00%) Banking
1 2 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 2 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Postfix
1 2 (100.00%) Sendmail
1 2 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (100.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
1 2 (100.00%) Mobile Device Management
1 2 (100.00%) MobileIron
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2013

SMTP
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (100.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Mobile Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 2 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 2 (100.00%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Perl
1 2 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) VB.NET
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Postfix
1 2 (100.00%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 2 (100.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (100.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Intel Security
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) MobileIron
1 2 (100.00%) Symantec
1 2 (100.00%) Trustwave