The first table below looks at the demand for SMTP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SMTP over the 3 months to 31 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 Hampshire 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP)
Rank 102 - 103
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SMTP 14 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.69% - 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.15% - 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 1
Average daily rate
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£300 - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +11.11%
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
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
444 309 310
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 21.79% 17.65% 17.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 241 155 128
Average daily rate £345 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.42% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £200 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 38 58
Average hourly rate £37.50 £26.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.50% -14.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.50 £21.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.00%
SMTP
South East

SMTP
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

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

SMTP Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

SMTP
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

SMTP Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

SMTP
Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SMTP across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

SMTP Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

SMTP
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

SMTP Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

SMTP
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SMTP within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 31 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
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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
Basingstoke - - - -
Southampton - - - - 2
SMTP
South East

SMTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 30 (93.75%) Microsoft
2 29 (90.63%) Security Cleared
3 26 (81.25%) X.400
4 21 (65.63%) X.500
4 21 (65.63%) Windows
4 21 (65.63%) SC Cleared
5 20 (62.50%) MS Exchange
6 16 (50.00%) Active Directory
6 16 (50.00%) Military
7 10 (31.25%) UNIX
7 10 (31.25%) Forefront TMG
7 10 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2010
8 9 (28.13%) PowerShell
8 9 (28.13%) Clearswift
8 9 (28.13%) Firewall
8 9 (28.13%) Exchange Server 2003
8 9 (28.13%) VMware
9 8 (25.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 7 (21.88%) VBScript
10 7 (21.88%) DV Cleared
10 7 (21.88%) Integration Testing
11 6 (18.75%) Replication
11 6 (18.75%) ICL
11 6 (18.75%) FTP
11 6 (18.75%) HTTP
11 6 (18.75%) MS Excel
11 6 (18.75%) Internet
12 5 (15.63%) HP
12 5 (15.63%) Microsoft Certification
12 5 (15.63%) MCSE

SMTP
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 20 (62.50%) MS Exchange
2 10 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (28.13%) Exchange Server 2003
4 5 (15.63%) IIS
5 4 (12.50%) SharePoint
5 4 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (3.13%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (3.13%) Lync
Applications
1 6 (18.75%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 26 (81.25%) X.400
2 21 (65.63%) X.500
3 9 (28.13%) Firewall
4 6 (18.75%) FTP
4 6 (18.75%) HTTP
4 6 (18.75%) Internet
5 2 (6.25%) DNS
6 1 (3.13%) TCP/IP
6 1 (3.13%) LDAP
6 1 (3.13%) LAN
6 1 (3.13%) WAN
6 1 (3.13%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (3.13%) Wireshark
6 1 (3.13%) tcpdump
General
1 16 (50.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 16 (50.00%) Messaging Engineer
2 7 (21.88%) Design Engineer
3 3 (9.38%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (9.38%) Support Engineer
3 3 (9.38%) Administrator
4 2 (6.25%) Senior Design Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Messaging Support Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Consultant
4 2 (6.25%) Senior Systems Administrator
4 2 (6.25%) Messaging Consultant
5 1 (3.13%) Messaging Specialist
5 1 (3.13%) Analyst
5 1 (3.13%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (3.13%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Designer
5 1 (3.13%) Senior Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.38%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.75%) Replication
2 5 (15.63%) Management Information System
3 4 (12.50%) Blackberry
4 2 (6.25%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 21 (65.63%) Windows
2 10 (31.25%) UNIX
3 5 (15.63%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.13%) Solaris
4 1 (3.13%) Linux
4 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.88%) Integration Testing
2 5 (15.63%) Unit Testing
3 1 (3.13%) Information Assurance
3 1 (3.13%) SIEM
3 1 (3.13%) Change Control
3 1 (3.13%) ITIL
3 1 (3.13%) Information Security
3 1 (3.13%) Computer Forensics
3 1 (3.13%) Ethical Hacking
3 1 (3.13%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (3.13%) Incident Management
3 1 (3.13%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (28.13%) PowerShell
2 7 (21.88%) VBScript
3 4 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (90.63%) Security Cleared
2 21 (65.63%) SC Cleared
3 7 (21.88%) DV Cleared
4 5 (15.63%) MCP
4 5 (15.63%) MCSE
4 5 (15.63%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (6.25%) Degree
6 1 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (3.13%) GIAC
6 1 (3.13%) CEH
System Software
1 16 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 10 (31.25%) Forefront TMG
3 5 (15.63%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (3.13%) Snort
Systems Management
1 8 (25.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 4 (12.50%) ARCserve
2 4 (12.50%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 30 (93.75%) Microsoft
2 9 (28.13%) Clearswift
2 9 (28.13%) VMware
3 6 (18.75%) ICL
4 5 (15.63%) HP
5 4 (12.50%) CA
6 1 (3.13%) Sourcefire