The table below looks at the statistics for SMTP skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SMTP over the 3 months to 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP)
Rank 92 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SMTP 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.062% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.59% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£320 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £363 £375
% change year-on-year
- -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 - £19.75
SMTP
England

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

Communications & Networking Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
169 174 218
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 10.54% 12.01% 15.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 80 118
Average daily rate £325 £350 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +20.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £275 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £463 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £336 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.27% +4.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 24 11
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £12.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +55.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £9.94 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.50 £24.00 £19.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.76 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+8.81% -21.56%

SMTP
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

SMTP Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

SMTP
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

SMTP Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

SMTP
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

SMTP Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

SMTP
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SMTP within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire - 1 £320 -
SMTP
England

SMTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 5 (100.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (80.00%) DNS
2 4 (80.00%) HTTPS
2 4 (80.00%) Red Hat
2 4 (80.00%) Nagios
2 4 (80.00%) Configuration Management
2 4 (80.00%) MySQL
2 4 (80.00%) Linux
2 4 (80.00%) Apache
2 4 (80.00%) Tomcat
2 4 (80.00%) E-Commerce
2 4 (80.00%) FTP
2 4 (80.00%) HTTP
2 4 (80.00%) Replication
2 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 4 (80.00%) Retail
2 4 (80.00%) Load Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (80.00%) Hyper-V
2 4 (80.00%) Apache Solr
2 4 (80.00%) hybris
2 4 (80.00%) Puppet
2 4 (80.00%) MongoDB
2 4 (80.00%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (80.00%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (80.00%) Patch Management
3 3 (60.00%) DevOps
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) TDD
4 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering

SMTP
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 (80.00%) Apache
1 4 (80.00%) Tomcat
1 4 (80.00%) Apache Solr
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (80.00%) DNS
2 4 (80.00%) HTTPS
2 4 (80.00%) FTP
2 4 (80.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) MySQL
1 4 (80.00%) MongoDB
General
1 4 (80.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Linux Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 2 (40.00%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) Software Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) SOAP
1 1 (20.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 1 (20.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Linux
1 4 (80.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) E-Commerce
1 4 (80.00%) Configuration Management
1 4 (80.00%) Load Testing
1 4 (80.00%) Performance Tuning
1 4 (80.00%) Patch Management
2 3 (60.00%) DevOps
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (20.00%) Multithreading
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) TDD
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C#
1 1 (20.00%) C++
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (80.00%) Nagios
1 4 (80.00%) Puppet
1 4 (80.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Red Hat
1 4 (80.00%) VMware
1 4 (80.00%) hybris