The first table below looks at the demand for SMTP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SMTP over the 3 months to 22 July 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 Gloucestershire 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP)
Rank 24 32 49
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +17
Contract jobs citing SMTP 23 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 5.36% 0.38% 0.44%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 26.14% 3.03% 2.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 0 2
Average daily rate
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£390 - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £334
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £19.75 £45.00
% change year-on-year
- -56.11%
Communications & Networking Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
88 33 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 20.51% 12.60% 16.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 18 39
Average daily rate £375 £325 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -9.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £130 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £331 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 5
Average hourly rate £37.50 £21.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+78.57% +5.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -
SMTP
South West

SMTP
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

SMTP Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

SMTP
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

SMTP Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

SMTP
Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SMTP across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014.

SMTP Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

SMTP
Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

SMTP Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

SMTP
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SMTP within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucester +11 21 £390 - 1
Cheltenham - - - - 2
Cirencester - - - -
SMTP
South West

SMTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 24 (92.31%) Perl
1 24 (92.31%) Linux
2 19 (73.08%) LDAP
2 19 (73.08%) DNS
2 19 (73.08%) Cisco
2 19 (73.08%) Internet
2 19 (73.08%) Squid
3 15 (57.69%) qmail
4 14 (53.85%) HTTP
4 14 (53.85%) SSL
4 14 (53.85%) Juniper
4 14 (53.85%) LPIC
4 14 (53.85%) Load Balancing
4 14 (53.85%) CCENT
4 14 (53.85%) Zenoss
4 14 (53.85%) F5
5 10 (38.46%) ITIL
5 10 (38.46%) Red Hat
6 8 (30.77%) Python
6 8 (30.77%) Bash Shell
7 5 (19.23%) SQL Server
7 5 (19.23%) IIS
7 5 (19.23%) Apache
7 5 (19.23%) MS Excel
7 5 (19.23%) NFS
7 5 (19.23%) SNMP
7 5 (19.23%) TCP/IP
7 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
7 5 (19.23%) NetApp
7 5 (19.23%) Shell Script

SMTP
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 5 (19.23%) IIS
1 5 (19.23%) Apache
Applications
1 5 (19.23%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 19 (73.08%) LDAP
1 19 (73.08%) DNS
1 19 (73.08%) Internet
2 14 (53.85%) SSL
2 14 (53.85%) HTTP
3 5 (19.23%) SNMP
3 5 (19.23%) TCP/IP
4 2 (7.69%) X.400
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (19.23%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (65.38%) Linux Administrator
2 15 (57.69%) Administrator
3 14 (53.85%) Systems Administrator
3 14 (53.85%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 5 (19.23%) Python Developer
4 5 (19.23%) Developer
5 4 (15.38%) QA Engineer
6 3 (11.54%) Build Engineer
7 2 (7.69%) Messaging Engineer
7 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (3.85%) QA Tester
8 1 (3.85%) Tester
8 1 (3.85%) Quality Engineer
8 1 (3.85%) Designer
Operating Systems
1 24 (92.31%) Linux
2 5 (19.23%) CentOS
2 5 (19.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (3.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (53.85%) Load Balancing
2 10 (38.46%) ITIL
3 4 (15.38%) Computer Security
4 3 (11.54%) DevOps
5 2 (7.69%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 24 (92.31%) Perl
2 8 (30.77%) Python
2 8 (30.77%) Bash Shell
3 5 (19.23%) Shell Script
3 5 (19.23%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 14 (53.85%) LPIC
1 14 (53.85%) CCENT
2 5 (19.23%) Degree
3 2 (7.69%) DV Cleared
3 2 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (19.23%) QA
System Software
1 19 (73.08%) Squid
2 15 (57.69%) qmail
3 5 (19.23%) NFS
3 5 (19.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (53.85%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 19 (73.08%) Cisco
2 14 (53.85%) Juniper
2 14 (53.85%) F5
3 10 (38.46%) Red Hat
4 5 (19.23%) VMware
4 5 (19.23%) NetApp
4 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
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