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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP)
Rank 115 109 110
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +1
Contract jobs citing SMTP 5 13 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.24% 0.64% 0.058%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.35% 2.87% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 0
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£425 £326 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.46% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 - £19.75
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
371 453 329
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 17.61% 22.26% 19.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 223 244 151
Average daily rate £388 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £195 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £326 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +1.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 32 61
Average hourly rate £23.75 £37.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.66% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+31.94% -28.00%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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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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
Havant - 2 - -
Hook -5 1 £425 +33.69%
SMTP
South East

SMTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 19 (73.08%) Microsoft
1 19 (73.08%) Security Cleared
2 15 (57.69%) Windows
3 14 (53.85%) SC Cleared
4 11 (42.31%) DNS
4 11 (42.31%) X.400
5 10 (38.46%) X.500
5 10 (38.46%) Military
6 9 (34.62%) Firewall
6 9 (34.62%) DV Cleared
6 9 (34.62%) MS Exchange
6 9 (34.62%) SSL
6 9 (34.62%) FTP
6 9 (34.62%) HTTP
6 9 (34.62%) Linux
7 7 (26.92%) UNIX
7 7 (26.92%) PowerShell
8 6 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (23.08%) VMware
8 6 (23.08%) Clearswift
8 6 (23.08%) Boundary Protection
9 5 (19.23%) Symantec
9 5 (19.23%) Active Directory
9 5 (19.23%) HP
9 5 (19.23%) Citrix
9 5 (19.23%) CA
9 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (19.23%) ARCserve
9 5 (19.23%) TCP/IP
9 5 (19.23%) SharePoint

SMTP
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 9 (34.62%) MS Exchange
2 5 (19.23%) Exchange Server 2003
2 5 (19.23%) SharePoint
3 4 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (11.54%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (11.54%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (7.69%) IIS
5 2 (7.69%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (11.54%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 11 (42.31%) DNS
1 11 (42.31%) X.400
2 10 (38.46%) X.500
3 9 (34.62%) Firewall
3 9 (34.62%) FTP
3 9 (34.62%) HTTP
3 9 (34.62%) SSL
4 5 (19.23%) TCP/IP
4 5 (19.23%) LAN
5 4 (15.38%) WAN
5 4 (15.38%) HTTPS
5 4 (15.38%) SSH
5 4 (15.38%) LDAP
6 3 (11.54%) SAN
6 3 (11.54%) Internet
6 3 (11.54%) tcpdump
6 3 (11.54%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (11.54%) Wireshark
6 3 (11.54%) IPsec
6 3 (11.54%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
1 3 (11.54%) SQL Server 2005
1 3 (11.54%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (11.54%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) ClearCase
1 1 (3.85%) ClearQuest
General
1 10 (38.46%) Military
Job Titles
1 6 (23.08%) Administrator
2 5 (19.23%) Messaging Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) Linux Administrator
4 3 (11.54%) Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Consultant
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Systems Administrator
5 2 (7.69%) Firewall Specialist
6 1 (3.85%) Messaging Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Security Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 1 (3.85%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Systems Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Messaging Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) PKI
2 4 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (15.38%) Replication
3 3 (11.54%) Management Information System
3 3 (11.54%) CESG
4 2 (7.69%) SecurID
5 1 (3.85%) Blackberry
5 1 (3.85%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 15 (57.69%) Windows
2 9 (34.62%) Linux
3 7 (26.92%) UNIX
4 6 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (15.38%) Solaris
6 4 (15.38%) CentOS
7 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (11.54%) Debian
8 1 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (23.08%) Boundary Protection
2 5 (19.23%) Integration Testing
3 4 (15.38%) Kalman Filter
4 3 (11.54%) Mentoring
4 3 (11.54%) SIEM
4 3 (11.54%) Change Control
4 3 (11.54%) Incident Management
4 3 (11.54%) ITIL
4 3 (11.54%) Computer Forensics
4 3 (11.54%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (7.69%) Validation
6 1 (3.85%) Network Management
6 1 (3.85%) Knowledge Management
6 1 (3.85%) Change Management
6 1 (3.85%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (3.85%) Performance Analysis
6 1 (3.85%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (26.92%) PowerShell
2 4 (15.38%) SQL
2 4 (15.38%) VBScript
2 4 (15.38%) Python
3 1 (3.85%) Shell Script
3 1 (3.85%) C
3 1 (3.85%) C++
3 1 (3.85%) Perl
3 1 (3.85%) PHP
Qualifications
1 19 (73.08%) Security Cleared
2 14 (53.85%) SC Cleared
3 9 (34.62%) DV Cleared
4 4 (15.38%) RHCE
5 2 (7.69%) CCSE
6 1 (3.85%) MCP
6 1 (3.85%) MCSE
6 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (19.23%) Active Directory
1 5 (19.23%) Forefront TMG
2 4 (15.38%) SpamAssassin
2 4 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (15.38%) Postfix
3 3 (11.54%) XenDesktop
3 3 (11.54%) qmail
3 3 (11.54%) Snort
4 1 (3.85%) VMware ESX
4 1 (3.85%) vSphere
4 1 (3.85%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 5 (19.23%) ARCserve
2 4 (15.38%) SELinux
3 2 (7.69%) HP SIM
4 1 (3.85%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (3.85%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (3.85%) MIMEsweeper
4 1 (3.85%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 19 (73.08%) Microsoft
2 6 (23.08%) Clearswift
2 6 (23.08%) VMware
3 5 (19.23%) HP
3 5 (19.23%) Citrix
3 5 (19.23%) CA
3 5 (19.23%) Symantec
4 4 (15.38%) Cisco
5 3 (11.54%) Altiris
5 3 (11.54%) Sourcefire
5 3 (11.54%) ICL
5 3 (11.54%) Brocade
6 2 (7.69%) IronPort
6 2 (7.69%) Foundry
6 2 (7.69%) 3PAR
6 2 (7.69%) CheckPoint
6 2 (7.69%) McAfee
7 1 (3.85%) Websense
7 1 (3.85%) NetApp
7 1 (3.85%) Juniper