The table below looks at the statistics for SMTP skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SMTP over the 3 months to 8 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP)
Rank 122 124 135
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +11
Contract jobs citing SMTP 5 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.22% 0.27% 0.069%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.29% 1.83% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 2
Median daily rate £285 £270 £278
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -2.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £247 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £315 £284
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
+21.42% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £29.61 £34.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.91% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.56 £15.00 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+190.36% -33.89%
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 of England region.

Communications & Networking Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
387 382 478
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 16.99% 14.68% 16.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 199 197 284
Median daily rate £368 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.03% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £209 £250 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £539 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 46 36
Median hourly rate £29.61 £30.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.30% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £12.50 £13.92
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £50.00 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -0.83%

SMTP
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East of England region citing SMTP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SMTP across the East of England region over the 3 months to 8 December 2016.

SMTP Daily Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SMTP within the East of England region over the 3 months to 8 December 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Essex +3 5 £285 +5.55%
SMTP
England

SMTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 8 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 East of England region with a requirement for SMTP.

1 9 (81.82%) DNS
1 9 (81.82%) Data Centre
2 7 (63.64%) OSPF
2 7 (63.64%) BGP
2 7 (63.64%) Firewall
3 6 (54.55%) IPsec
3 6 (54.55%) Intrusion Detection
3 6 (54.55%) FTP
3 6 (54.55%) Cisco
3 6 (54.55%) Internet
3 6 (54.55%) Network Security
4 5 (45.45%) Capacity Planning
4 5 (45.45%) VPN
4 5 (45.45%) DHCP
5 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (36.36%) MPLS
5 4 (36.36%) IMAP
5 4 (36.36%) Unix
5 4 (36.36%) Windows
5 4 (36.36%) LDAP
5 4 (36.36%) MS Exchange
5 4 (36.36%) LAN
5 4 (36.36%) VoIP
5 4 (36.36%) WAN
5 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
5 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
5 4 (36.36%) HP
5 4 (36.36%) Windows Server
6 3 (27.27%) Web Filtering
6 3 (27.27%) Kalman Filter

SMTP
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 4 (36.36%) MS Exchange
2 3 (27.27%) Skype for Business
3 1 (9.09%) CICS
3 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
Communications & Networking
1 9 (81.82%) DNS
2 7 (63.64%) BGP
2 7 (63.64%) Firewall
2 7 (63.64%) OSPF
3 6 (54.55%) FTP
3 6 (54.55%) Internet
3 6 (54.55%) Intrusion Detection
3 6 (54.55%) IPsec
3 6 (54.55%) Network Security
4 5 (45.45%) DHCP
4 5 (45.45%) VPN
5 4 (36.36%) IMAP
5 4 (36.36%) LAN
5 4 (36.36%) LDAP
5 4 (36.36%) MPLS
5 4 (36.36%) VoIP
5 4 (36.36%) WAN
6 3 (27.27%) EIGRP
6 3 (27.27%) SSL
7 2 (18.18%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
3 1 (9.09%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Network Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) IP Network Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) LAN Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) LAN/WAN Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Mainframe Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Messaging Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Security Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Systems Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Server Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 9 (81.82%) Data Centre
2 1 (9.09%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (9.09%) Mainframe
2 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 1 (9.09%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Unix
1 4 (36.36%) Windows
1 4 (36.36%) Windows Server
1 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (27.27%) Windows 2000 Server
2 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (18.18%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (27.27%) Kalman Filter
2 3 (27.27%) Web Filtering
3 2 (18.18%) Change Management
3 2 (18.18%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Server Hardening
4 1 (9.09%) High Availability
4 1 (9.09%) ITIL
4 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
4 1 (9.09%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 1 (9.09%) People Management
4 1 (9.09%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (9.09%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) C
2 1 (9.09%) CLIST
2 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
2 1 (9.09%) REXX
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) CCNA
1 1 (9.09%) CCNP
1 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
1 1 (9.09%) JNCIP
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
2 2 (18.18%) Firmware
2 2 (18.18%) NFS
3 1 (9.09%) DFS Replication
3 1 (9.09%) RACF
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) HP SIM
1 1 (9.09%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Cisco
2 4 (36.36%) HP
2 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
3 3 (27.27%) Dell
3 3 (27.27%) IronPort
4 1 (9.09%) Clearswift
4 1 (9.09%) F5
4 1 (9.09%) Huawei
4 1 (9.09%) IBM
4 1 (9.09%) Intel Security
4 1 (9.09%) Juniper
4 1 (9.09%) NetApp
4 1 (9.09%) VMware