The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 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 Edinburgh 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing SMTP 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh - - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £326 £400 £300
% change year-on-year
-18.56% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £19.25 £31.50
% change year-on-year
- -38.88%
Communications & Networking Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
145 100 169
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 11.28% 13.39% 14.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 36 78
Average daily rate £320 £275 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.36% -21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £128 £160 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £432 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 10
Average hourly rate £25.00 £14.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+78.57% -49.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -18.18%
SMTP
Scotland

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
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 10 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 5 (100.00%) LAN
1 5 (100.00%) WAN
1 5 (100.00%) VPN
1 5 (100.00%) DNS
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
1 5 (100.00%) Fault Management
1 5 (100.00%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (60.00%) CCIE
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification

SMTP
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) LAN
1 5 (100.00%) WAN
1 5 (100.00%) VPN
1 5 (100.00%) DNS
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Network Engineer
1 5 (100.00%) Senior Network Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Fault Management
1 5 (100.00%) Capacity Planning
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) CCIE
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco