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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SMTP over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP)
Rank 186 193 202
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +9
Contract jobs citing SMTP 12 9 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.22% 0.15% 0.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.67% 1.12% 2.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 22
Average daily rate
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£379 £256 £346
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.80% -25.99%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £149 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £311 £479
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £300 £375
% change year-on-year
+20.83% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 - £12.55
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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 City of London region.

Communications & Networking Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
719 801 855
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.38% 13.78% 11.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 528 513 573
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 27 30
Average hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.15% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.37 £160.00 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

SMTP
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SMTP across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 12 (52.17%) Finance
2 11 (47.83%) DNS
3 9 (39.13%) SQL
3 9 (39.13%) Windows
4 8 (34.78%) Internet
4 8 (34.78%) Clustering
5 7 (30.43%) Banking
5 7 (30.43%) SAN
5 7 (30.43%) FTP
5 7 (30.43%) HTTP
6 6 (26.09%) TCP/IP
6 6 (26.09%) SSL
6 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
6 6 (26.09%) Linux
7 5 (21.74%) Firewall
7 5 (21.74%) NetApp
7 5 (21.74%) IBM
7 5 (21.74%) Web Services
7 5 (21.74%) T-SQL
7 5 (21.74%) .NET
7 5 (21.74%) C#
7 5 (21.74%) SQL Server
7 5 (21.74%) vSphere
7 5 (21.74%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (21.74%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 5 (21.74%) Hyper-V
8 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (17.39%) Load Balancing
8 4 (17.39%) Perl
8 4 (17.39%) ASP.NET

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 4 (17.39%) IBM Notes
1 4 (17.39%) Lotus Domino
1 4 (17.39%) SharePoint
1 4 (17.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (4.35%) WebSphere
2 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (4.35%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.35%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (4.35%) Apache
2 1 (4.35%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (17.39%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.70%) MS Visio
3 1 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (4.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.35%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (47.83%) DNS
2 8 (34.78%) Internet
3 7 (30.43%) SAN
3 7 (30.43%) FTP
3 7 (30.43%) HTTP
4 6 (26.09%) TCP/IP
4 6 (26.09%) SSL
5 5 (21.74%) Firewall
6 4 (17.39%) SNMP
6 4 (17.39%) LAN
6 4 (17.39%) WAN
6 4 (17.39%) DHCP
7 3 (13.04%) VPN
7 3 (13.04%) Cisco IOS
7 3 (13.04%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (13.04%) NAS
8 2 (8.70%) DMVPN
8 2 (8.70%) IPsec
8 2 (8.70%) VLAN
8 2 (8.70%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (21.74%) SQL Server
2 4 (17.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.35%) Big Data
3 1 (4.35%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (21.74%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (21.74%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (8.70%) Jenkins
3 1 (4.35%) NCrunch
3 1 (4.35%) SoapUI
3 1 (4.35%) MSBuild
3 1 (4.35%) Ant
3 1 (4.35%) Visual Studio
3 1 (4.35%) Eclipse
3 1 (4.35%) IntelliJ
3 1 (4.35%) NUnit
3 1 (4.35%) Subversion
3 1 (4.35%) JIRA
3 1 (4.35%) Fiddler
3 1 (4.35%) TeamCity
3 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
General
1 12 (52.17%) Finance
2 7 (30.43%) Banking
3 2 (8.70%) Law
4 1 (4.35%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (39.13%) Administrator
2 6 (26.09%) Developer
3 5 (21.74%) Systems Administrator
4 4 (17.39%) Systems Developer
4 4 (17.39%) Lotus Notes Administrator
4 4 (17.39%) Domino Administrator
5 3 (13.04%) UNIX Systems Administrator
6 2 (8.70%) Windows Administrator
6 2 (8.70%) Windows Systems Administrator
6 2 (8.70%) UNIX Administrator
6 2 (8.70%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Senior Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Systems Support
7 1 (4.35%) Support Technician
7 1 (4.35%) Network Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Architect
7 1 (4.35%) Desktop Support
7 1 (4.35%) 1st Line Support
7 1 (4.35%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (21.74%) Web Services
1 5 (21.74%) .NET
2 4 (17.39%) ASP.NET
3 1 (4.35%) CSS
3 1 (4.35%) SOAP
3 1 (4.35%) J2EE
3 1 (4.35%) HTML
3 1 (4.35%) XML
3 1 (4.35%) DAO
3 1 (4.35%) Spring
3 1 (4.35%) Ajax
3 1 (4.35%) .NET Framework
3 1 (4.35%) WCF
3 1 (4.35%) LINQ
3 1 (4.35%) Grails
3 1 (4.35%) RESTful
3 1 (4.35%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 8 (34.78%) Clustering
2 4 (17.39%) Client/Server
2 4 (17.39%) Blackberry
3 3 (13.04%) Data Centre
4 1 (4.35%) N-Tier
4 1 (4.35%) PKI
4 1 (4.35%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (4.35%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 9 (39.13%) Windows
2 6 (26.09%) Linux
3 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (17.39%) Solaris
4 3 (13.04%) UNIX
4 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (8.70%) AIX
6 1 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (4.35%) Windows 7
6 1 (4.35%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (17.39%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) Load Balancing
2 3 (13.04%) ITIL
3 2 (8.70%) MOF
3 2 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (8.70%) TDD
4 1 (4.35%) TOGAF
4 1 (4.35%) Workflow Management
4 1 (4.35%) Project Management
4 1 (4.35%) Process Management
4 1 (4.35%) MVC
4 1 (4.35%) Workflow
4 1 (4.35%) OO
4 1 (4.35%) CRM
4 1 (4.35%) Configuration Management
4 1 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (4.35%) Data Architecture
4 1 (4.35%) Dependency Injection
4 1 (4.35%) E-Discovery
4 1 (4.35%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (39.13%) SQL
2 5 (21.74%) T-SQL
2 5 (21.74%) C#
3 4 (17.39%) Perl
4 2 (8.70%) C
4 2 (8.70%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.35%) Java
5 1 (4.35%) Shell Script
5 1 (4.35%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (8.70%) CCNA
2 1 (4.35%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (4.35%) BC Cleared
2 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certified Master
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certified Architect
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (21.74%) Hyper-V
1 5 (21.74%) vSphere
2 4 (17.39%) NFS
3 2 (8.70%) Active Directory
3 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 2 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (4.35%) Squid
4 1 (4.35%) vCloud
4 1 (4.35%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) MOM
1 3 (13.04%) SCOM
2 1 (4.35%) ZABBIX
2 1 (4.35%) Puppet
2 1 (4.35%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
2 5 (21.74%) NetApp
2 5 (21.74%) IBM
3 4 (17.39%) Cisco
3 4 (17.39%) EMC
3 4 (17.39%) Veritas
3 4 (17.39%) Lotus
3 4 (17.39%) HP
4 3 (13.04%) Brocade
5 2 (8.70%) Clearswift
5 2 (8.70%) VMware
5 2 (8.70%) Citrix
5 2 (8.70%) Oracle
5 2 (8.70%) Sybase
6 1 (4.35%) Juniper
6 1 (4.35%) CommVault
6 1 (4.35%) Dell
6 1 (4.35%) Apple
6 1 (4.35%) CheckPoint
6 1 (4.35%) NetScout
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