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 1 September 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
1 Sep 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 £300 £375 £344
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £12.55 -
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
27 38 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 19.01% 21.47% 25.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 13 15
Average daily rate £350 £275 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -35.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £230 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 9 1
Average hourly rate £38.25 £31.56 £14.98
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% +110.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £23.21 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-0.90% -7.16%

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

SMTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) JDBC
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (50.00%) DHCP
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) Dell
1 1 (50.00%) McAfee
1 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
1 1 (50.00%) Pair Programming
1 1 (50.00%) Subversion
1 1 (50.00%) Spring
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (50.00%) Requirements Management
1 1 (50.00%) JSON
1 1 (50.00%) jQuery
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (50.00%) RESTful

SMTP
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) DHCP
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Subversion
General
1 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Java Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) JDBC
1 1 (50.00%) Spring
1 1 (50.00%) JSON
1 1 (50.00%) jQuery
1 1 (50.00%) RESTful
1 1 (50.00%) HTML5
1 1 (50.00%) CSS3
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
1 1 (50.00%) Pair Programming
1 1 (50.00%) Requirements Management
1 1 (50.00%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Dell
1 1 (50.00%) McAfee