The table below looks at the statistics for SMTP skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SMTP over the 3 months to 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP)
Rank 530 516 508
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -8
Contract jobs citing SMTP 94 107 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.19% 0.20% 0.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.24% 1.47% 1.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 75 64
Median daily rate £413 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.55% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £515 £494
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 0
Median hourly rate £45.00 £22.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+104.54% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £22.00 -
% change year-on-year
+104.54% -
SMTP
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Communications & Networking Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
7591 7288 7913
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 15.33% 13.84% 14.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 4672 4253 4449
Median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £233 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £363 £345
% change year-on-year
- +5.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 375 491 449
Median hourly rate £28.00 £21.00 £21.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -3.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.83 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+38.06% -6.64%

SMTP
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing SMTP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

SMTP Jobs Demand Trend in England

SMTP
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

SMTP Daily Rate Trend in England

SMTP
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SMTP across the England region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016.

SMTP Daily Rate Histogram in England

SMTP
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

SMTP Hourly Rate Trend in England

SMTP
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SMTP across the England region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016.

SMTP Hourly Rate Histogram in England

SMTP
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 30 September 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
South East +4 29 £425 +21.42% 10
London +1 26 £413 +3.12% 14
North West +20 23 £423 -0.58% 4
Yorkshire +20 6 £316 -33.42% 3
West Midlands -24 5 £250 - 1
South West +17 3 - - 5
East of England +3 1 £375 +44.23% 1
SMTP
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SMTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 England region with a requirement for SMTP.

1 95 (52.78%) DNS
2 74 (41.11%) Windows
3 59 (32.78%) Microsoft
3 59 (32.78%) Active Directory
4 52 (28.89%) MS Exchange
5 51 (28.33%) Unix
5 51 (28.33%) Linux
6 48 (26.67%) DHCP
7 46 (25.56%) VMware
8 45 (25.00%) TCP/IP
9 43 (23.89%) Cisco
9 43 (23.89%) HTTP
10 40 (22.22%) Python
11 39 (21.67%) Internet
12 36 (20.00%) FTP
12 36 (20.00%) Firewall
12 36 (20.00%) Windows Server
13 35 (19.44%) SQL Server
13 35 (19.44%) Sendmail
14 34 (18.89%) VMware Infrastructure
14 34 (18.89%) PowerShell
15 33 (18.33%) Perl
16 32 (17.78%) Security Cleared
17 28 (15.56%) Migration
18 27 (15.00%) Apache
18 27 (15.00%) CISSP
18 27 (15.00%) SC Cleared
18 27 (15.00%) Puppet
19 26 (14.44%) SSL
20 24 (13.33%) Oracle

SMTP
Top Related IT Skills in 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 52 (28.89%) MS Exchange
2 27 (15.00%) Apache
3 20 (11.11%) Skype for Business
4 19 (10.56%) Exchange Server 2013
5 17 (9.44%) Exchange Server 2010
6 12 (6.67%) IBM Notes
7 11 (6.11%) Exchange Server 2007
8 9 (5.00%) SharePoint
9 8 (4.44%) IIS
9 8 (4.44%) Tomcat
10 7 (3.89%) OpenStack
10 7 (3.89%) SAS
11 6 (3.33%) IBM Domino
12 4 (2.22%) BizTalk Server
12 4 (2.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 3 (1.67%) CMS
13 3 (1.67%) MindAlign
13 3 (1.67%) SharePoint Server
13 3 (1.67%) WebLogic
13 3 (1.67%) WebSphere
Applications
1 18 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.33%) MS Office
3 2 (1.11%) GNU Octave
4 1 (0.56%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 18 (10.00%) Office 365
2 14 (7.78%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.67%) Amazon S3
5 2 (1.11%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (1.11%) Mimecast
5 2 (1.11%) SaaS
6 1 (0.56%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.56%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (0.56%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (0.56%) CloudFront
6 1 (0.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 95 (52.78%) DNS
2 48 (26.67%) DHCP
3 45 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 43 (23.89%) HTTP
5 39 (21.67%) Internet
6 36 (20.00%) Firewall
6 36 (20.00%) FTP
7 26 (14.44%) SSL
8 21 (11.67%) IMAP
8 21 (11.67%) SNMP
9 20 (11.11%) HTTPS
9 20 (11.11%) SSH
10 19 (10.56%) IPsec
11 18 (10.00%) LAN
11 18 (10.00%) LDAP
11 18 (10.00%) WAN
12 15 (8.33%) VPN
13 13 (7.22%) BGP
14 12 (6.67%) Skype
15 11 (6.11%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (19.44%) SQL Server
2 9 (5.00%) MySQL
2 9 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 9 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (3.89%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (2.78%) Oracle Database
4 5 (2.78%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (1.11%) InfluxDB
5 2 (1.11%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.11%) Redis
5 2 (1.11%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (0.56%) DB2
6 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 15 (8.33%) Jenkins
2 6 (3.33%) Git (software)
3 5 (2.78%) Metasploit
3 5 (2.78%) Subversion
4 4 (2.22%) Octopus Deploy
4 4 (2.22%) Vagrant
5 3 (1.67%) Rational Rhapsody
5 3 (1.67%) Visual Studio
6 2 (1.11%) Artifactory
6 2 (1.11%) JIRA
6 2 (1.11%) Sonatype Nexus
6 2 (1.11%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (1.11%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.56%) Log4Net
7 1 (0.56%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 15 (8.33%) Finance
2 12 (6.67%) Banking
3 7 (3.89%) Telecoms
4 6 (3.33%) Retail
5 5 (2.78%) Electronics
6 3 (1.67%) Law
7 2 (1.11%) Back Office
7 2 (1.11%) Billing
7 2 (1.11%) Legal
8 1 (0.56%) Advertising
8 1 (0.56%) Games
Job Titles
1 28 (15.56%) Consultant
2 18 (10.00%) Linux Engineer
3 16 (8.89%) Administrator
4 13 (7.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 12 (6.67%) Architect
6 11 (6.11%) DevOps Engineer
7 9 (5.00%) Security Advisor
8 8 (4.44%) Developer
8 8 (4.44%) Infrastructure Consultant
8 8 (4.44%) Migration Engineer
8 8 (4.44%) Security Engineer
9 7 (3.89%) Linux Administrator
9 7 (3.89%) Messaging Engineer
9 7 (3.89%) Network Engineer
9 7 (3.89%) Systems Administrator
9 7 (3.89%) Systems Engineer
9 7 (3.89%) Windows Engineer
10 6 (3.33%) Information Assurance Leader
10 6 (3.33%) Security Consultant
10 6 (3.33%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (5.56%) Web Services
2 9 (5.00%) SOAP
3 8 (4.44%) SAML
4 7 (3.89%) LAMP
4 7 (3.89%) XML
5 6 (3.33%) CSS
5 6 (3.33%) HTML
5 6 (3.33%) LAPP Stack
5 6 (3.33%) Middleware
5 6 (3.33%) WAP
6 5 (2.78%) .NET
7 4 (2.22%) ELK Stack
7 4 (2.22%) jQuery
8 3 (1.67%) 802.1X
8 3 (1.67%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (1.67%) EDIFACT
8 3 (1.67%) REST
8 3 (1.67%) XMPP
9 2 (1.11%) ASP.NET Web API
9 2 (1.11%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 23 (12.78%) Data Centre
2 22 (12.22%) CESG
3 16 (8.89%) Client/Server
3 16 (8.89%) Cryptography
4 13 (7.22%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (6.67%) Management Information System
6 9 (5.00%) Clustering
7 7 (3.89%) Blackberry
8 6 (3.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 6 (3.33%) PKI
9 5 (2.78%) Computer Science
10 4 (2.22%) EMC VNX
10 4 (2.22%) Hybrid Cloud
10 4 (2.22%) Mainframe
10 4 (2.22%) Security Operations Centre
11 3 (1.67%) NHS
11 3 (1.67%) Telematics
11 3 (1.67%) Video Conferencing
12 2 (1.11%) Data Structures
12 2 (1.11%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 74 (41.11%) Windows
2 51 (28.33%) Linux
2 51 (28.33%) Unix
3 36 (20.00%) Windows Server
4 24 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 21 (11.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 16 (8.89%) CentOS
6 16 (8.89%) Ubuntu
6 16 (8.89%) Windows Server 2003
7 15 (8.33%) Windows Vista
8 12 (6.67%) Debian
8 12 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 12 (6.67%) Solaris
9 10 (5.56%) Android
10 4 (2.22%) Apple iOS
10 4 (2.22%) SUSE
10 4 (2.22%) Windows 2000 Server
11 3 (1.67%) AIX
11 3 (1.67%) Mac OS X
12 2 (1.11%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (15.56%) Migration
2 21 (11.67%) DevOps
3 19 (10.56%) Open Source
4 18 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
5 16 (8.89%) Information Assurance
6 15 (8.33%) Multi-Factor Authentication
7 14 (7.78%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (7.78%) ITIL
8 13 (7.22%) Ethical Hacking
8 13 (7.22%) Risk Assessment
8 13 (7.22%) Risk Management
8 13 (7.22%) Two-Factor Authentication
9 12 (6.67%) OWASP
9 12 (6.67%) Patch Management
9 12 (6.67%) Security Architecture
10 11 (6.11%) Capacity Planning
10 11 (6.11%) Cybersecurity
10 11 (6.11%) Disaster Recovery
10 11 (6.11%) Fuzz Testing
10 11 (6.11%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 40 (22.22%) Python
2 34 (18.89%) PowerShell
3 33 (18.33%) Perl
4 18 (10.00%) Bash Shell
5 16 (8.89%) C
5 16 (8.89%) PHP
6 15 (8.33%) Shell Script
7 12 (6.67%) SQL
7 12 (6.67%) VB
8 10 (5.56%) C++
9 9 (5.00%) C#
9 9 (5.00%) Java
10 7 (3.89%) JavaScript
10 7 (3.89%) Korn
11 5 (2.78%) Ruby
12 3 (1.67%) Delphi
13 1 (0.56%) CLIST
13 1 (0.56%) Jython
13 1 (0.56%) MATLAB
13 1 (0.56%) R
Qualifications
1 32 (17.78%) Security Cleared
2 27 (15.00%) CISSP
2 27 (15.00%) SC Cleared
3 16 (8.89%) CESG Certified Professional
4 15 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
5 14 (7.78%) CEH
6 13 (7.22%) CCNP
7 8 (4.44%) Degree
8 6 (3.33%) CCSA
8 6 (3.33%) CCSE
9 5 (2.78%) CCNA
10 4 (2.22%) CCIE
10 4 (2.22%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (1.67%) AWS Certification
11 3 (1.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 2 (1.11%) DV Cleared
12 2 (1.11%) GCIH
12 2 (1.11%) MCSE
12 2 (1.11%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (1.11%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.11%) RMADS
2 6 (3.33%) COBIT
3 3 (1.67%) HL7
3 3 (1.67%) SLA
4 1 (0.56%) Government Security Classifications
4 1 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.56%) QA
System Software
1 59 (32.78%) Active Directory
2 35 (19.44%) Sendmail
3 34 (18.89%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (5.56%) VMware ESX
5 9 (5.00%) Squid
6 8 (4.44%) NFS
6 8 (4.44%) VMware ESXi
7 7 (3.89%) Dovecot
7 7 (3.89%) iptables
7 7 (3.89%) KVM
8 6 (3.33%) ProxySG
8 6 (3.33%) vSphere
9 4 (2.22%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 4 (2.22%) Virtual Machines
10 3 (1.67%) Ceph
10 3 (1.67%) Docker
10 3 (1.67%) Postfix
11 2 (1.11%) Firmware
11 2 (1.11%) Hyper-V
12 1 (0.56%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 27 (15.00%) Puppet
2 16 (8.89%) Nagios
3 12 (6.67%) NetBackup
4 9 (5.00%) Cacti
4 9 (5.00%) HAProxy
5 8 (4.44%) AirWatch
5 8 (4.44%) Norton AntiVirus
5 8 (4.44%) WSUS
6 7 (3.89%) Ansible
7 6 (3.33%) FortiGate
7 6 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
8 5 (2.78%) OpenNebula
9 4 (2.22%) Microsoft Intune
9 4 (2.22%) SCCM
9 4 (2.22%) vRealize
9 4 (2.22%) Zenoss
10 3 (1.67%) Endace
10 3 (1.67%) MIMEsweeper
10 3 (1.67%) Oracle ZFS
10 3 (1.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 59 (32.78%) Microsoft
2 46 (25.56%) VMware
3 43 (23.89%) Cisco
4 24 (13.33%) Oracle
5 23 (12.78%) Red Hat
6 21 (11.67%) Citrix
7 17 (9.44%) HP
8 16 (8.89%) Symantec
9 13 (7.22%) Dell
9 13 (7.22%) Lotus
10 10 (5.56%) MobileIron
11 9 (5.00%) Blue Coat
11 9 (5.00%) IronPort
11 9 (5.00%) Proofpoint
12 8 (4.44%) F5
12 8 (4.44%) Juniper
13 7 (3.89%) Brocade
13 7 (3.89%) CheckPoint
14 6 (3.33%) Splunk
15 5 (2.78%) NetApp
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