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 21 August 2014 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP)
Rank 95 - 113
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SMTP 20 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.96% - 0.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.14% - 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 1
Average daily rate
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£301 - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £363 £344
% change year-on-year
-10.34% +5.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £20.00 -
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
483 303 310
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 23.07% 16.76% 16.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 272 166 137
Average daily rate £340 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £208 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £475 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 25 48
Average hourly rate £37.50 £22.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -27.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.87 £15.50 £21.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £24.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-10.20% -2.00%

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 21 August 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 21 August 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 - - - - 1
Farnborough - - - -
SMTP
South East

SMTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 32 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 30 (93.75%) Microsoft
3 25 (78.13%) X.400
4 21 (65.63%) X.500
5 20 (62.50%) Windows
5 20 (62.50%) SC Cleared
6 19 (59.38%) MS Exchange
7 15 (46.88%) Military
8 14 (43.75%) Active Directory
9 12 (37.50%) DV Cleared
10 11 (34.38%) Forefront TMG
11 10 (31.25%) Clearswift
11 10 (31.25%) Firewall
11 10 (31.25%) PowerShell
12 9 (28.13%) VMware
13 8 (25.00%) VBScript
13 8 (25.00%) Integration Testing
14 7 (21.88%) UNIX
14 7 (21.88%) HP
15 6 (18.75%) MCP
15 6 (18.75%) MCSE
15 6 (18.75%) SharePoint
15 6 (18.75%) FTP
15 6 (18.75%) HTTP
15 6 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
15 6 (18.75%) CA
15 6 (18.75%) Internet
15 6 (18.75%) OpenView Configuration Management
15 6 (18.75%) ARCserve
15 6 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2003

SMTP
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 19 (59.38%) MS Exchange
2 6 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2003
2 6 (18.75%) SharePoint
2 6 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (15.63%) IIS
4 4 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (6.25%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 5 (15.63%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 25 (78.13%) X.400
2 21 (65.63%) X.500
3 10 (31.25%) Firewall
4 6 (18.75%) Internet
4 6 (18.75%) FTP
4 6 (18.75%) HTTP
5 2 (6.25%) LAN
5 2 (6.25%) SAN
6 1 (3.13%) LDAP
6 1 (3.13%) WAN
6 1 (3.13%) TCP/IP
6 1 (3.13%) DNS
6 1 (3.13%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (3.13%) Wireshark
6 1 (3.13%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.25%) SQL Server
1 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 15 (46.88%) Military
Job Titles
1 17 (53.13%) Messaging Engineer
2 6 (18.75%) Design Engineer
3 4 (12.50%) Administrator
3 4 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (9.38%) Support Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Senior Systems Administrator
5 2 (6.25%) Messaging Support Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (3.13%) Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Consultant
6 1 (3.13%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Designer
6 1 (3.13%) Senior Designer
6 1 (3.13%) Build Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Technology Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.63%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.63%) Blackberry
1 5 (15.63%) Replication
2 3 (9.38%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.25%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.13%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 20 (62.50%) Windows
2 7 (21.88%) UNIX
3 6 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (3.13%) Solaris
5 1 (3.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.00%) Integration Testing
2 3 (9.38%) Unit Testing
3 2 (6.25%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (3.13%) Incident Management
4 1 (3.13%) Security Testing
4 1 (3.13%) Information Assurance
4 1 (3.13%) Network Management
4 1 (3.13%) SIEM
4 1 (3.13%) Change Control
4 1 (3.13%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (3.13%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (3.13%) ITIL
4 1 (3.13%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (3.13%) Information Security
4 1 (3.13%) Computer Forensics
4 1 (3.13%) Ethical Hacking
4 1 (3.13%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (31.25%) PowerShell
2 8 (25.00%) VBScript
3 4 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 32 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 20 (62.50%) SC Cleared
3 12 (37.50%) DV Cleared
4 6 (18.75%) MCP
4 6 (18.75%) MCSE
4 6 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (6.25%) Degree
6 1 (3.13%) GIAC
6 1 (3.13%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (43.75%) Active Directory
2 11 (34.38%) Forefront TMG
3 5 (15.63%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (3.13%) XenDesktop
4 1 (3.13%) Snort
Systems Management
1 6 (18.75%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 6 (18.75%) ARCserve
2 4 (12.50%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 30 (93.75%) Microsoft
2 10 (31.25%) Clearswift
3 9 (28.13%) VMware
4 7 (21.88%) HP
5 6 (18.75%) CA
6 4 (12.50%) ICL
7 2 (6.25%) 3PAR
8 1 (3.13%) Symantec
8 1 (3.13%) Citrix
8 1 (3.13%) Altiris
8 1 (3.13%) Sourcefire