The table below looks at the statistics for SMTP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SMTP over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP)
Rank 68 72 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Contract jobs citing SMTP 8 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.66% 0.18% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.00% 1.55% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Average daily rate
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£225 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £335 £350
% change year-on-year
-10.44% -4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.50 -
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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 Edinburgh region.

Communications & Networking Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
80 129 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 6.64% 11.45% 10.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 41 40
Average daily rate £250 £400 £245
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% +63.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £191 £118
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 3
Average hourly rate £12.00 £17.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.41% -24.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £15.80 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.05 £32.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
- -9.89%

SMTP
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

SMTP Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

SMTP
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

SMTP Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

SMTP
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

SMTP Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

SMTP
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 9 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 9 (100.00%) Lotus
1 9 (100.00%) IBM Notes
1 9 (100.00%) Lotus Domino
1 9 (100.00%) Migration
2 8 (88.89%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 8 (88.89%) PowerShell
2 8 (88.89%) Office 365
3 7 (77.78%) Mobile Device Management
3 7 (77.78%) MobileIron
3 7 (77.78%) Email Migration
3 7 (77.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 7 (77.78%) Replication
4 6 (66.67%) MS Excel

SMTP
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 9 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 9 (100.00%) IBM Notes
1 9 (100.00%) Lotus Domino
2 7 (77.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 6 (66.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (88.89%) Office 365
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Messaging Analyst
1 8 (88.89%) Analyst
2 5 (55.56%) Technical Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 7 (77.78%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Migration
2 7 (77.78%) Mobile Device Management
2 7 (77.78%) Email Migration
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) PowerShell
Systems Management
1 8 (88.89%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Lotus
2 7 (77.78%) MobileIron