The first table below looks at the demand for SMTP skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SMTP over the 3 months to 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the East of England region.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP)
Rank 131 115 -
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -
Contract jobs citing SMTP 7 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.23% 0.045% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.84% 0.25% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate £285 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £400 £275
% change year-on-year
-18.75% +45.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £19.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
- -56.66%
Communications & Networking Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
381 395 529
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 12.36% 17.79% 17.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 128 176
Average daily rate £338 £320 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.46% +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £177 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 71 69
Average hourly rate £23.00 £19.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.05% -45.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.00 £12.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.00 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -18.18%
SMTP
England

SMTP
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

SMTP Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

SMTP
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

SMTP Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

SMTP
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

SMTP Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

SMTP
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire - 5 £285 - 1
Hertfordshire -5 2 - -
Suffolk - - - -
Essex - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
SMTP
England

SMTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 (55.56%) HTML
1 5 (55.56%) Perl
1 5 (55.56%) PHP
1 5 (55.56%) Oracle
1 5 (55.56%) CSS
1 5 (55.56%) MS Exchange
1 5 (55.56%) Tcl
1 5 (55.56%) jQuery
1 5 (55.56%) Open Source
1 5 (55.56%) OpenID
1 5 (55.56%) OpenSSO
1 5 (55.56%) HTML5
1 5 (55.56%) OAuth
1 5 (55.56%) CSS3
2 4 (44.44%) F5
2 4 (44.44%) Multicast
2 4 (44.44%) Cisco PIX
2 4 (44.44%) Cisco IOS
2 4 (44.44%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 4 (44.44%) Firewall
2 4 (44.44%) Wireless
2 4 (44.44%) DNS
2 4 (44.44%) Cisco
2 4 (44.44%) CheckPoint
2 4 (44.44%) MPLS
2 4 (44.44%) OSPF
2 4 (44.44%) BGP
2 4 (44.44%) EIGRP
2 4 (44.44%) LAN

SMTP
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 5 (55.56%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) DNS
1 4 (44.44%) MPLS
1 4 (44.44%) OSPF
1 4 (44.44%) BGP
1 4 (44.44%) EIGRP
1 4 (44.44%) Firewall
1 4 (44.44%) Wireless
1 4 (44.44%) Cisco IOS
1 4 (44.44%) Cisco PIX
1 4 (44.44%) LAN
1 4 (44.44%) WAN
1 4 (44.44%) DHCP
1 4 (44.44%) Ethernet
1 4 (44.44%) SNMP
1 4 (44.44%) Cisco ASA
1 4 (44.44%) Multicast
2 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
2 2 (22.22%) Network Security
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Banking
2 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Developer
2 4 (44.44%) Network Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) Network Security Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) Security Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Requirements Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Web Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Security Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) HTML
1 5 (55.56%) CSS
1 5 (55.56%) jQuery
1 5 (55.56%) OAuth
1 5 (55.56%) OpenID
1 5 (55.56%) HTML5
1 5 (55.56%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) Perl
1 5 (55.56%) PHP
1 5 (55.56%) Tcl
Systems Management
1 5 (55.56%) OpenSSO
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Oracle
2 4 (44.44%) Cisco
2 4 (44.44%) CheckPoint
2 4 (44.44%) F5
3 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (11.11%) Fortinet
4 1 (11.11%) Infoblox
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