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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP)
Rank 154 157 200
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +43
Contract jobs citing SMTP 7 2 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.22% 0.058% 0.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.61% 0.55% 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 8
Median daily rate £488 £494 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.26% +31.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £429 £346
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £559 £433
UK excluding London median daily rate £423 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
+20.71% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.56 £15.00 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+190.36% -33.89%
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
435 366 769
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.69% 10.55% 13.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 328 279 558
Median daily rate £450 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 12 17
Median hourly rate £55.00 £23.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+139.13% +17.94%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -2.17%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SMTP across the City of London region over the 3 months to 3 December 2016.

SMTP Daily Rate Histogram 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 3 December 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 6 (54.55%) Internet
2 5 (45.45%) Windows
2 5 (45.45%) HTTP
3 4 (36.36%) PHP
3 4 (36.36%) Web Services
3 4 (36.36%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (36.36%) Windows Server
4 3 (27.27%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 3 (27.27%) Software Architecture
4 3 (27.27%) Rational Rhapsody
4 3 (27.27%) Web Application Development
4 3 (27.27%) DKIM
4 3 (27.27%) DMARC
4 3 (27.27%) PaaS
4 3 (27.27%) Statistical Analysis
4 3 (27.27%) HL7
4 3 (27.27%) IaaS
4 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
4 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
4 3 (27.27%) SOAP
4 3 (27.27%) Lotus
4 3 (27.27%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (27.27%) Finance
4 3 (27.27%) Scrum
4 3 (27.27%) XML
4 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
4 3 (27.27%) IBM Notes
4 3 (27.27%) Data Mining
5 2 (18.18%) SNMP

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 3 (27.27%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (27.27%) IBM Notes
2 2 (18.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (18.18%) IBM Domino
3 1 (9.09%) Apache
3 1 (9.09%) ColdFusion
3 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
3 1 (9.09%) Skype for Business
3 1 (9.09%) Tomcat
3 1 (9.09%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 4 (36.36%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (27.27%) IaaS
2 3 (27.27%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (54.55%) Internet
2 5 (45.45%) HTTP
3 3 (27.27%) DKIM
3 3 (27.27%) DMARC
4 2 (18.18%) DNS
4 2 (18.18%) SNMP
4 2 (18.18%) SSH
4 2 (18.18%) SSL
5 1 (9.09%) DHCP
5 1 (9.09%) Firewall
5 1 (9.09%) FTP
5 1 (9.09%) LAN
5 1 (9.09%) SAN
5 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
5 1 (9.09%) Telnet
5 1 (9.09%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) Data Mining
2 1 (9.09%) MySQL
2 1 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
2 1 (9.09%) Subversion
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Banking
3 1 (9.09%) Games
3 1 (9.09%) Law
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Consultant
2 3 (27.27%) Integration Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Administrator
3 2 (18.18%) Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Domino Administrator
3 2 (18.18%) Lotus Notes Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Support
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Support Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Lead Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Linux Systems Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Support Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Leader
4 1 (9.09%) Unix Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Unix Linux Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Unix Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) Web Services
2 3 (27.27%) SOAP
2 3 (27.27%) XML
3 2 (18.18%) JSON
4 1 (9.09%) LAMP
4 1 (9.09%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Blackberry
1 2 (18.18%) Clustering
2 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
2 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (9.09%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Windows
2 4 (36.36%) Windows Server
3 1 (9.09%) Amazon Linux
3 1 (9.09%) CentOS
3 1 (9.09%) Linux
3 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (9.09%) Ubuntu
3 1 (9.09%) Unix
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (27.27%) Scrum
1 3 (27.27%) Software Architecture
1 3 (27.27%) Statistical Analysis
1 3 (27.27%) Web Application Development
2 2 (18.18%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (9.09%) Asset Management
3 1 (9.09%) HOOD
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL
3 1 (9.09%) Patch Management
3 1 (9.09%) Product Management
3 1 (9.09%) Server Hardening
3 1 (9.09%) Service Management
3 1 (9.09%) Software Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) PHP
2 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
3 1 (9.09%) Bash Shell
3 1 (9.09%) Perl
3 1 (9.09%) Python
3 1 (9.09%) Ruby
3 1 (9.09%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
1 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) HL7
1 3 (27.27%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
2 1 (9.09%) Docker
2 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
2 1 (9.09%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Ansible
1 1 (9.09%) Nagios
1 1 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (9.09%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Lotus
2 2 (18.18%) VMware
3 1 (9.09%) Cerner
3 1 (9.09%) Citrix
3 1 (9.09%) Clearswift
3 1 (9.09%) EMC
3 1 (9.09%) IronPort
3 1 (9.09%) McKesson
3 1 (9.09%) MEDITECH
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle
3 1 (9.09%) Red Hat