The table below looks at the statistics for SMTP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gatwick region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SMTP over the 3 months to 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP)
Rank - 19 -
Contract jobs citing SMTP 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gatwick - 1.28% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 9.09% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £50 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £398 £375
% change year-on-year
-11.94% +6.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £26.00 -
% change year-on-year
-21.15% -
SMTP
West Sussex

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

Communications & Networking Category
Gatwick
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
11 11 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gatwick 17.46% 14.10% 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 2
Median daily rate £365 £50 £220
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+630.00% -77.27%
UK excluding London median daily rate £369 £340 £333
% change year-on-year
+8.38% +2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £43.75 £45.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +44.44%