The table below looks at the statistics for SMTP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SMTP over the 3 months to 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP)
Rank 58 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SMTP 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.15% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.83% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £300 £375
% change year-on-year
+20.83% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 - £12.55
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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 Essex region.

Communications & Networking Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
121 89 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 18.67% 18.66% 21.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 54 34
Average daily rate £375 £338 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -12.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £165 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £460 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 11
Average hourly rate £29.75 £26.75 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.21% +48.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £13.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.25 £112.25 £32.76
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

SMTP
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

SMTP Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

SMTP
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

SMTP Daily Rate Trend in Essex

SMTP
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

SMTP Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

SMTP
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) IIS
1 3 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) HP
1 3 (100.00%) SAN
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (100.00%) Clearswift
2 2 (66.67%) NetApp
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) BGP
3 1 (33.33%) EIGRP
3 1 (33.33%) MGCP
3 1 (33.33%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) Juniper
3 1 (33.33%) ISDN
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) DFS Replication
3 1 (33.33%) vSphere
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (33.33%) Spanning Tree

SMTP
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 3 (100.00%) IIS
1 3 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2003
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) SAN
2 1 (33.33%) BGP
2 1 (33.33%) EIGRP
2 1 (33.33%) MGCP
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) Spanning Tree
2 1 (33.33%) ISDN
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Systems Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) DFS Replication
2 1 (33.33%) vSphere
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) HP
1 3 (100.00%) Clearswift
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) NetApp
3 1 (33.33%) Juniper