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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP)
Rank 102 110 91
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -19
Contract jobs citing SMTP 11 15 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.59% 0.73% 0.79%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.24% 3.61% 3.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 11
Average daily rate £120 £365 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-67.12% -8.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £339 £380 £400
% change year-on-year
-10.85% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £9.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £22.69 -
% change year-on-year
-36.09% -
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
491 416 360
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 26.21% 20.28% 20.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 307 200 177
Average daily rate £375 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £220 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 46 25
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £13.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+13.20% +26.19%

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 13 February 2016.

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 13 February 2016. 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
Havant - 3 £438 -
Southampton +13 1 £135 -71.57%
Portsmouth - 1 - -
SMTP
South East

SMTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (92.86%) DNS
3 12 (85.71%) TCP/IP
3 12 (85.71%) Firewall
3 12 (85.71%) FTP
4 8 (57.14%) HTTP
5 7 (50.00%) MS Office
5 7 (50.00%) Unix
5 7 (50.00%) Linux
6 6 (42.86%) Windows XP
6 6 (42.86%) DHCP
6 6 (42.86%) Cisco
6 6 (42.86%) IBM
6 6 (42.86%) VPN
6 6 (42.86%) Active Directory
6 6 (42.86%) Citrix
6 6 (42.86%) CheckPoint
6 6 (42.86%) CCSE
6 6 (42.86%) SSH
6 6 (42.86%) IronPort
6 6 (42.86%) DataPower
6 6 (42.86%) Foundry
6 6 (42.86%) SIEM
6 6 (42.86%) Windows 8
7 4 (28.57%) Network Security
8 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
8 2 (14.29%) SSL
8 2 (14.29%) IIS
8 2 (14.29%) Apache
8 2 (14.29%) Time Management

SMTP
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 2 (14.29%) Apache
1 2 (14.29%) IIS
2 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 13 (92.86%) DNS
2 12 (85.71%) Firewall
2 12 (85.71%) FTP
2 12 (85.71%) TCP/IP
3 8 (57.14%) HTTP
4 6 (42.86%) DHCP
4 6 (42.86%) SSH
4 6 (42.86%) VPN
5 4 (28.57%) Network Security
6 2 (14.29%) SSL
7 1 (7.14%) LDAP
7 1 (7.14%) NetScaler
7 1 (7.14%) X.400
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
1 1 (7.14%) Military
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Administrator
1 6 (42.86%) IT Administrator
1 6 (42.86%) Security Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Network Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Network Security Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Security Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Citrix Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Firewall Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Integration Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Integration Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) DataPower
2 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 2 (14.29%) PKI
3 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.14%) Client/Server
3 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (50.00%) Linux
2 7 (50.00%) Unix
3 6 (42.86%) Windows 8
3 6 (42.86%) Windows XP
4 1 (7.14%) SUSE
4 1 (7.14%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
4 1 (7.14%) Windows NT
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) SIEM
2 2 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (14.29%) Time Management
3 1 (7.14%) Change Control
3 1 (7.14%) Defect Tracking
3 1 (7.14%) Network Management
Qualifications
1 6 (42.86%) CCSE
2 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
3 1 (7.14%) DV Cleared
3 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 6 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.14%) VMware ESX
2 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) SCCM
1 2 (14.29%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) CheckPoint
1 6 (42.86%) Cisco
1 6 (42.86%) Citrix
1 6 (42.86%) Foundry
1 6 (42.86%) IBM
1 6 (42.86%) IronPort
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) VMware