The table below looks at the statistics for SMTP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SMTP over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP)
Rank - - 22
Contract jobs citing SMTP 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester - - 0.74%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 3.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £225
UK excluding London median daily rate £369 £363 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.72% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.83 £20.00 -
% change year-on-year
+4.15% -
SMTP
Cheshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
23 27 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 12.50% 15.34% 19.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 14 8
Median daily rate £413 £375 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +30.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £438 £310
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 5
Median hourly rate - £40.00 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +26.98%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.75 £21.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+47.67% +7.50%

SMTP
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

SMTP Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

SMTP
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

SMTP Daily Rate Trend in Chester