The table below looks at the statistics for SMTP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Crawley region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SMTP over the 3 months to 3 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP)
Rank 21 - 30
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SMTP 6 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 4.03% - 1.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.22% - 10.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Average daily rate
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£350 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £356 £363 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.72% -3.33%
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 Crawley region.

Communications & Networking Category
Crawley
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
37 35 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 24.83% 29.91% 10.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 21 10
Average daily rate £350 £315 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -19.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £220 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £513 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £323
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Average hourly rate - £14.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -32.55%
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 Crawley

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SMTP across the Crawley region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

SMTP Jobs Demand Trend in Crawley

SMTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Crawley

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Crawley 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 6 (100.00%) DHCP
1 6 (100.00%) FTP
1 6 (100.00%) DNS
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
1 6 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 6 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 5 (83.33%) CCENT
2 5 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (83.33%) Wireshark
2 5 (83.33%) Aruba
2 5 (83.33%) tcpdump
2 5 (83.33%) Spanning Tree
2 5 (83.33%) IPsec
2 5 (83.33%) VMware
2 5 (83.33%) VPN
2 5 (83.33%) Ethernet
2 5 (83.33%) ITIL
3 4 (66.67%) Linux
3 4 (66.67%) LAN
3 4 (66.67%) WAN
3 4 (66.67%) Juniper
3 4 (66.67%) CCSE
4 3 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
4 3 (50.00%) VLAN
4 3 (50.00%) Cisco PIX
4 3 (50.00%) HSRP
4 3 (50.00%) CCNP
4 3 (50.00%) CCNA

SMTP
Top Related IT Skills in Crawley by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Crawley 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.

Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) DHCP
1 6 (100.00%) FTP
1 6 (100.00%) DNS
1 6 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 5 (83.33%) tcpdump
2 5 (83.33%) Spanning Tree
2 5 (83.33%) IPsec
2 5 (83.33%) Wireshark
2 5 (83.33%) VPN
2 5 (83.33%) Ethernet
3 4 (66.67%) LAN
3 4 (66.67%) WAN
4 3 (50.00%) VoIP
4 3 (50.00%) SNMP
4 3 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
4 3 (50.00%) Cisco PIX
4 3 (50.00%) VLAN
4 3 (50.00%) VRRP
General
1 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Network Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) Firewall Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) Senior Network Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) Senior Cisco Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Network Support Specialist
4 1 (16.67%) Network Specialist
4 1 (16.67%) Network Support
4 1 (16.67%) Support Specialist
4 1 (16.67%) Firewall Specialist
4 1 (16.67%) Firewall Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) Network Design
2 2 (33.33%) Patch Management
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) CCENT
2 4 (66.67%) CCSE
3 3 (50.00%) CCNP
3 3 (50.00%) CCNA
3 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (33.33%) JNCIA
5 1 (16.67%) Check Point Certification
5 1 (16.67%) CCSA
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (33.33%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Cacti
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
2 5 (83.33%) Aruba
2 5 (83.33%) VMware
3 4 (66.67%) Juniper
4 2 (33.33%) Qualys
4 2 (33.33%) SolarWinds