The table below looks at the statistics for SMTP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SMTP over the 3 months to 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP)
Rank - 68 49
Contract jobs citing SMTP 0 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire - 0.13% 0.81%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.82% 5.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £300 £348
% change year-on-year
+20.83% -13.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £12.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 - £12.55
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
171 122 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 21.70% 15.50% 14.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 57 16
Average daily rate £434 £275 £283
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+57.72% -2.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £185 £149
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 12 8
Average hourly rate £21.53 £21.50 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.11% -17.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.50 £12.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £33.63 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £23.50 £23.21
% change year-on-year
-8.40% +1.24%

SMTP
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

SMTP Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

SMTP
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

SMTP Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

SMTP
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

SMTP Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

SMTP
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Apache
1 2 (100.00%) NFS
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) Samba
1 2 (100.00%) Debian
1 2 (100.00%) MySQL
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (100.00%) iptables
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (50.00%) Postfix
2 1 (50.00%) Web Application Development
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Server
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Internet

SMTP
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 (100.00%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Systems Administrator
1 2 (100.00%) Administrator
1 2 (100.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 2 (100.00%) Linux Administrator
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Debian
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Perl
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) NFS
1 2 (100.00%) Samba
1 2 (100.00%) iptables
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Server
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Postfix
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) VMware