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 29 July 2015 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP)
Rank - 21 -
Contract jobs citing SMTP 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester - 0.74% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 3.85% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £225 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 - £19.75
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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
26 26 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 15.03% 19.12% 24.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 7 12
Average daily rate £375 £275 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +4.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 9
Average hourly rate £40.00 £31.50 £30.28
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.98% +4.03%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% -21.56%

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
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

SMTP
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 3 (100.00%) ActionScript
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) EDI
1 3 (100.00%) JMS
1 3 (100.00%) HTTP
1 3 (100.00%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (100.00%) EDIFACT
1 3 (100.00%) Clustering
1 3 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 3 (100.00%) WCF
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (100.00%) ActionScript 2.0

SMTP
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 3 (100.00%) BizTalk Server
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
1 3 (100.00%) BizTalk Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) EDI
1 3 (100.00%) JMS
1 3 (100.00%) EDIFACT
1 3 (100.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Clustering
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) ActionScript
1 3 (100.00%) ActionScript 2.0