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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SMTP over the 3 months to 30 March 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP)
Rank 126 137 122
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -15
Contract jobs citing SMTP 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.038% 0.035% 0.043%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.26% 0.29% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £355 £375
% change year-on-year
+11.97% -5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 - -
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
386 350 415
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 14.70% 12.14% 18.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 153 150
Average daily rate £375 £365 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +20.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
-0.57% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 36 65
Average hourly rate £24.50 £23.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.25% +23.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.64 £13.20 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

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 30 March 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
Hertfordshire +10 1 - - 3
Suffolk - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Essex - - - - 1
SMTP
England

SMTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) Perl
2 1 (33.33%) PHP
2 1 (33.33%) MySQL
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) IIS
2 1 (33.33%) MS Office
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Lotus Domino
2 1 (33.33%) Apache
2 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
2 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
2 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (33.33%) ATM
2 1 (33.33%) ISDN
2 1 (33.33%) VoIP
2 1 (33.33%) WAN
2 1 (33.33%) DHCP
2 1 (33.33%) Ethernet
2 1 (33.33%) NFS
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) VPN
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) HP

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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 1 (33.33%) IIS
1 1 (33.33%) Lotus Domino
1 1 (33.33%) Apache
1 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
1 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) MPLS
2 1 (33.33%) OSPF
2 1 (33.33%) BGP
2 1 (33.33%) EIGRP
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) Wireless
2 1 (33.33%) Frame Relay
2 1 (33.33%) xDSL
2 1 (33.33%) ATM
2 1 (33.33%) ISDN
2 1 (33.33%) VoIP
2 1 (33.33%) WAN
2 1 (33.33%) DHCP
2 1 (33.33%) Ethernet
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MySQL
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Web Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) CSS
1 1 (33.33%) jQuery
1 1 (33.33%) OAuth
1 1 (33.33%) OpenID
1 1 (33.33%) HTML5
1 1 (33.33%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) SecurID
1 1 (33.33%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (33.33%) Debian
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Perl
1 1 (33.33%) PHP
1 1 (33.33%) Tcl
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) NFS
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) Terminal Services
1 1 (33.33%) ISA Server
1 1 (33.33%) Samba
1 1 (33.33%) iptables
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) NetBackup
1 1 (33.33%) OpenSSO
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) Dell
2 1 (33.33%) Avaya
2 1 (33.33%) Juniper
2 1 (33.33%) Veritas
2 1 (33.33%) Lotus
2 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 1 (33.33%) Symantec
2 1 (33.33%) Websense
2 1 (33.33%) BT
2 1 (33.33%) 3Com
2 1 (33.33%) Brocade
2 1 (33.33%) SonicWALL
2 1 (33.33%) Aruba
2 1 (33.33%) F5
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco