The table below looks at the statistics for SMTP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SMTP over the 3 months to 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing SMTP 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester - - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
-21.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.69 £37.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year
-38.67% -22.10%
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
20 39 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 16.39% 18.57% 17.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 11 8
Average daily rate £400 £425 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +49.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £388 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 11
Average hourly rate £18.00 £31.56 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.95% -9.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.84 £9.00 £16.96
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.03 £31.56 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £20.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+14.63% -2.38%

SMTP
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

SMTP Jobs Demand Trend in Chester