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 5 May 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP)
Rank - 34 44
Contract jobs citing SMTP 0 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester - 1.24% 0.41%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 8.11% 1.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Median daily rate - £400 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £398 £350
% change year-on-year
-11.94% +13.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £26.00 -
% change year-on-year
-21.15% -
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
31 37 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 16.06% 15.29% 28.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 20 17
Median daily rate £388 £425 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £355 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £493 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £345 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.24% +4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 10
Median hourly rate £21.00 £15.92 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.90% -50.25%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £28.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+16.07% +40.00%

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