The table below looks at the statistics 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 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP)
Rank 97 91 103
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +12
Contract jobs citing SMTP 22 21 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.00% 1.09% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.25% 5.38% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 12 1
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£370 £413 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.30% -13.15%
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+13.57% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 - -
SMTP
South East

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

Communications & Networking Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
419 390 274
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 18.99% 20.31% 17.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 217 185 150
Average daily rate £390 £378 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.17% +26.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £235 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
-0.72% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 38 49
Average hourly rate £37.50 £32.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.18% -8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.88 £13.72 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £81.25 £55.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

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 March 2015.

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 March 2015. 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
Hook +4 12 £390 +8.33%
Southampton -12 3 £525 - 1
Farnborough - 3 £240 -
Aldershot - - - - 1
Andover - - - - 1
Portsmouth - - - - 1
SMTP
South East

SMTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 34 (82.93%) Microsoft
2 30 (73.17%) Security Cleared
3 20 (48.78%) Windows
4 19 (46.34%) X.400
4 19 (46.34%) SC Cleared
5 18 (43.90%) X.500
6 17 (41.46%) MS Exchange
7 15 (36.59%) FTP
7 15 (36.59%) DV Cleared
8 14 (34.15%) Military
9 12 (29.27%) VMware
9 12 (29.27%) PowerShell
9 12 (29.27%) TCP/IP
9 12 (29.27%) Boundary Protection
10 11 (26.83%) Forefront TMG
10 11 (26.83%) MS Excel
10 11 (26.83%) Clearswift
10 11 (26.83%) HP
10 11 (26.83%) SharePoint
10 11 (26.83%) CA
10 11 (26.83%) ARCserve
10 11 (26.83%) Windows Server 2008
10 11 (26.83%) Firewall
11 10 (24.39%) Integration Testing
11 10 (24.39%) SSL
11 10 (24.39%) Analytical Skills
12 9 (21.95%) HTTP
12 9 (21.95%) SQL
12 9 (21.95%) Active Directory
12 9 (21.95%) PKI

SMTP
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 17 (41.46%) MS Exchange
2 11 (26.83%) SharePoint
3 6 (14.63%) Exchange Server 2003
3 6 (14.63%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (12.20%) SharePoint Server
4 5 (12.20%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (9.76%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 11 (26.83%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.44%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 19 (46.34%) X.400
2 18 (43.90%) X.500
3 15 (36.59%) FTP
4 12 (29.27%) TCP/IP
5 11 (26.83%) Firewall
6 10 (24.39%) SSL
7 9 (21.95%) HTTP
8 7 (17.07%) LAN
8 7 (17.07%) DNS
8 7 (17.07%) HTTPS
9 6 (14.63%) BIG-IP
10 5 (12.20%) SAN
11 4 (9.76%) WAN
11 4 (9.76%) LDAP
12 3 (7.32%) tcpdump
12 3 (7.32%) Wireshark
12 3 (7.32%) Internet
12 3 (7.32%) S/MIME
12 3 (7.32%) IPsec
12 3 (7.32%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.07%) SQL Server
2 5 (12.20%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (12.20%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (12.20%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (7.32%) Visual Studio
1 3 (7.32%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.44%) ClearCase
2 1 (2.44%) ClearQuest
General
1 14 (34.15%) Military
2 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (26.83%) Administrator
2 8 (19.51%) Systems Administrator
3 7 (17.07%) Senior Systems Administrator
3 7 (17.07%) Messaging Engineer
4 4 (9.76%) Analyst
5 3 (7.32%) Developer
5 3 (7.32%) .NET Developer
5 3 (7.32%) C# Developer
5 3 (7.32%) Linux Administrator
5 3 (7.32%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (4.88%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
6 2 (4.88%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (4.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Architect
6 2 (4.88%) Consultant
6 2 (4.88%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (2.44%) Applications Developer
7 1 (2.44%) 3rd Line Support
7 1 (2.44%) Configuration Manager
7 1 (2.44%) Integration Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (14.63%) Ajax
2 4 (9.76%) JSON
3 3 (7.32%) .NET
4 2 (4.88%) HTML
4 2 (4.88%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 10 (24.39%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (21.95%) PKI
3 6 (14.63%) Replication
4 3 (7.32%) Clustering
4 3 (7.32%) CESG
4 3 (7.32%) Management Information System
5 2 (4.88%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 20 (48.78%) Windows
2 11 (26.83%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (17.07%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (14.63%) UNIX
4 6 (14.63%) Linux
5 5 (12.20%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (9.76%) Solaris
7 3 (7.32%) CentOS
8 2 (4.88%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (29.27%) Boundary Protection
2 10 (24.39%) Integration Testing
3 7 (17.07%) Kalman Filter
3 7 (17.07%) Mentoring
4 5 (12.20%) ITIL
5 3 (7.32%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (7.32%) Validation
5 3 (7.32%) Scrum
5 3 (7.32%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (7.32%) Computer Forensics
5 3 (7.32%) Penetration Testing
5 3 (7.32%) Incident Management
5 3 (7.32%) Network Management
5 3 (7.32%) SIEM
5 3 (7.32%) Change Control
6 2 (4.88%) Performance Analysis
6 2 (4.88%) Knowledge Management
7 1 (2.44%) Data Analysis
7 1 (2.44%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 12 (29.27%) PowerShell
2 9 (21.95%) SQL
3 6 (14.63%) JavaScript
4 5 (12.20%) VBScript
5 4 (9.76%) C
6 3 (7.32%) C#
6 3 (7.32%) Python
7 1 (2.44%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.44%) C++
7 1 (2.44%) Perl
7 1 (2.44%) PHP
Qualifications
1 30 (73.17%) Security Cleared
2 19 (46.34%) SC Cleared
3 15 (36.59%) DV Cleared
4 3 (7.32%) MCP
4 3 (7.32%) MCSE
4 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (7.32%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (26.83%) Forefront TMG
2 9 (21.95%) Active Directory
3 6 (14.63%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (12.20%) XenDesktop
5 3 (7.32%) Snort
5 3 (7.32%) Postfix
5 3 (7.32%) SpamAssassin
6 2 (4.88%) qmail
6 2 (4.88%) VMware ESX
7 1 (2.44%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 11 (26.83%) ARCserve
2 7 (17.07%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 6 (14.63%) HP SIM
4 3 (7.32%) SELinux
4 3 (7.32%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (2.44%) MIMEsweeper
5 1 (2.44%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 34 (82.93%) Microsoft
2 12 (29.27%) VMware
3 11 (26.83%) Clearswift
3 11 (26.83%) HP
3 11 (26.83%) CA
4 5 (12.20%) Symantec
4 5 (12.20%) Citrix
4 5 (12.20%) Altiris
5 4 (9.76%) 3PAR
5 4 (9.76%) F5
6 3 (7.32%) Sourcefire
6 3 (7.32%) ICL
7 2 (4.88%) Brocade
7 2 (4.88%) Cisco
7 2 (4.88%) McAfee
8 1 (2.44%) Websense
8 1 (2.44%) NetApp
8 1 (2.44%) Juniper
8 1 (2.44%) Blue Coat
8 1 (2.44%) Lumension