The table below looks at the statistics for SMTP skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SMTP over the 3 months to 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP)
Rank 160 200 200
Rank change year-on-year
+40 0
Contract jobs citing SMTP 2 9 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.060% 0.15% 0.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.38% 1.17% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 7
Median daily rate £325 £379 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.19% +37.72%
UK excluding London median daily rate £369 £363 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.72% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.83 £17.50 -
% change year-on-year
+19.02% -
SMTP
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Communications & Networking Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
526 772 731
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 15.66% 12.98% 12.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 420 574 495
Median daily rate £470 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.58% +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £568 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 28 24
Median hourly rate £12.00 £17.98 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.25% -12.29%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+50.98% +7.62%

SMTP
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing SMTP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

SMTP Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

SMTP
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SMTP across the City of London region.

SMTP Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

SMTP
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SMTP across the City of London region.

SMTP Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

SMTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SMTP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for SMTP.

1 5 (62.50%) VMware
2 4 (50.00%) DNS
2 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 3 (37.50%) HTTP
4 2 (25.00%) NFS
4 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (25.00%) Perl
4 2 (25.00%) PHP
4 2 (25.00%) Windows
4 2 (25.00%) Linux
4 2 (25.00%) JBoss
4 2 (25.00%) IBM Notes
4 2 (25.00%) IBM Domino
4 2 (25.00%) Apache
4 2 (25.00%) Tomcat
4 2 (25.00%) Python
4 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
4 2 (25.00%) FTP
4 2 (25.00%) Internet
4 2 (25.00%) Nagios
4 2 (25.00%) Blackberry
4 2 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (25.00%) Lotus
4 2 (25.00%) Red Hat
4 2 (25.00%) Change Management
4 2 (25.00%) Clustering
4 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (25.00%) Finance
4 2 (25.00%) SUSE

SMTP
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (25.00%) Apache
1 2 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (25.00%) IBM Domino
1 2 (25.00%) IBM Notes
1 2 (25.00%) JBoss
1 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (25.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (12.50%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) DNS
2 3 (37.50%) HTTP
3 2 (25.00%) FTP
3 2 (25.00%) Internet
3 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (12.50%) DHCP
4 1 (12.50%) Firewall
4 1 (12.50%) HTTPS
4 1 (12.50%) Network Security
4 1 (12.50%) tcpdump
4 1 (12.50%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (25.00%) Banking
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
1 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (12.50%) Law
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Administrator
1 2 (25.00%) AWS Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) Domino Administrator
1 2 (25.00%) Linux Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) Linux Systems Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) Lotus Notes Administrator
1 2 (25.00%) Messaging Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) Messaging Support
1 2 (25.00%) Messaging Support Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) Support Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Network Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Network Security Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Security Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Network Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Blackberry
1 2 (25.00%) Clustering
2 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 1 (12.50%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Debian
1 2 (25.00%) Linux
1 2 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (25.00%) SUSE
1 2 (25.00%) Ubuntu
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
1 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (12.50%) Unix
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Change Management
1 2 (25.00%) DevOps
1 2 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
1 2 (25.00%) Open Source
1 2 (25.00%) Storage Virtualisation
2 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (12.50%) Information Security
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) Migration
2 1 (12.50%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) Bash Shell
1 2 (25.00%) Perl
1 2 (25.00%) PHP
1 2 (25.00%) Python
2 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) DV Cleared
1 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (12.50%) CEH
2 1 (12.50%) CISSP
2 1 (12.50%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) GCIA
2 1 (12.50%) GCIH
2 1 (12.50%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) COBIT
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (25.00%) NFS
2 2 (25.00%) Postfix
2 2 (25.00%) Squid
2 2 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (12.50%) Snort
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Ansible
1 2 (25.00%) Cacti
1 2 (25.00%) Nagios
1 2 (25.00%) Puppet
2 1 (12.50%) Nessus
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) VMware
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 2 (25.00%) Lotus
3 2 (25.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (12.50%) ArcSight
4 1 (12.50%) Clearswift
4 1 (12.50%) Dell
4 1 (12.50%) Qualys
4 1 (12.50%) Splunk
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