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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP)
Rank - 31 29
Contract jobs citing SMTP 0 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester - 1.38% 0.57%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 6.67% 2.04%
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 £398 £375
% change year-on-year
-11.94% +6.00%
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
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
28 45 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 12.79% 20.74% 28.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 24 13
Median daily rate £413 £400 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £474 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 6
Median hourly rate £21.00 £18.75 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -42.30%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £25.33 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+24.35% +40.72%

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