The table below looks at the statistics for SMTP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SMTP over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP)
Rank 57 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SMTP 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.26% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.47% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £220 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £339 £390
% change year-on-year
+32.84% -13.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £14.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+48.27% -36.09%

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
68 62 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 17.48% 12.58% 17.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 37 45
Median daily rate £400 £438 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +68.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £250 £192
10% offered a daily rate of more than £589 £575 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 7
Median hourly rate £16.50 £11.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -26.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

SMTP
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Essex region citing SMTP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 Essex region with a requirement for SMTP.

1 5 (100.00%) BGP
1 5 (100.00%) OSPF
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
2 4 (80.00%) IMAP
2 4 (80.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 4 (80.00%) Network Security
2 4 (80.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (80.00%) MPLS
2 4 (80.00%) IPsec
2 4 (80.00%) LDAP
2 4 (80.00%) Internet
2 4 (80.00%) Unix
2 4 (80.00%) LAN
2 4 (80.00%) VoIP
2 4 (80.00%) WAN
2 4 (80.00%) FTP
2 4 (80.00%) DNS
3 3 (60.00%) SSL
3 3 (60.00%) VPN
3 3 (60.00%) EIGRP
4 2 (40.00%) Extranet
5 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
5 1 (20.00%) VRRP
5 1 (20.00%) Clearswift
5 1 (20.00%) Intel Security
5 1 (20.00%) Automotive
5 1 (20.00%) VMware
5 1 (20.00%) Windows
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
5 1 (20.00%) ITIL

SMTP
Top Related IT Skills in Essex 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 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) BGP
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
1 5 (100.00%) OSPF
2 4 (80.00%) DNS
2 4 (80.00%) FTP
2 4 (80.00%) IMAP
2 4 (80.00%) Internet
2 4 (80.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 4 (80.00%) IPsec
2 4 (80.00%) LAN
2 4 (80.00%) LDAP
2 4 (80.00%) MPLS
2 4 (80.00%) Network Security
2 4 (80.00%) VoIP
2 4 (80.00%) WAN
3 3 (60.00%) EIGRP
3 3 (60.00%) SSL
3 3 (60.00%) VPN
4 2 (40.00%) Extranet
5 1 (20.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (20.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) IP Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) LAN Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) LAN/WAN Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Systems Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) WAN Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (20.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Unix
2 1 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL
1 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (20.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
1 1 (20.00%) People Management
1 1 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
1 1 (20.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) CCNA
1 1 (20.00%) CCNP
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
1 1 (20.00%) JNCIP
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (20.00%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) HP SIM
1 1 (20.00%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco
1 1 (20.00%) Clearswift
1 1 (20.00%) F5
1 1 (20.00%) HP
1 1 (20.00%) Huawei
1 1 (20.00%) Intel Security
1 1 (20.00%) Juniper
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) NetApp
1 1 (20.00%) VMware