The table below looks at the statistics for SMTP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SMTP over the 3 months to 25 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP)
Rank 57 - 68
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SMTP 3 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.43% - 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.08% - 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Median daily rate £325 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £363 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £17.50 -
% change year-on-year
+157.14% -
SMTP
East of England

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
144 171 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 20.45% 21.01% 16.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 65 56
Median daily rate £340 £400 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +45.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £288 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £600 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 21 15
Median hourly rate £19.00 £21.53 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.73% +7.62%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £21.53 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+64.92% -2.15%

SMTP
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing SMTP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SMTP within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 25 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
St Albans - 1 £325 -
SMTP
East of England

SMTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SMTP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Hertfordshire region with a requirement for SMTP.

1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) DHCP
1 2 (66.67%) Ethernet
1 2 (66.67%) FTP
1 2 (66.67%) NFS
1 2 (66.67%) SNMP
1 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
1 2 (66.67%) VPN
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) OSPF
1 2 (66.67%) BGP
1 2 (66.67%) Firmware
1 2 (66.67%) Internet
1 2 (66.67%) IPsec
1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
1 2 (66.67%) Intrusion Detection
1 2 (66.67%) Penetration Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Change Management
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
1 2 (66.67%) Network Security
1 2 (66.67%) Capacity Planning
1 2 (66.67%) Server Hardening
1 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
1 2 (66.67%) 802.1X
2 1 (33.33%) CLIST
2 1 (33.33%) High Availability
2 1 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (33.33%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (33.33%) RACF

SMTP
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) CICS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) BGP
1 2 (66.67%) DHCP
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
1 2 (66.67%) Ethernet
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
1 2 (66.67%) FTP
1 2 (66.67%) Internet
1 2 (66.67%) Intrusion Detection
1 2 (66.67%) IPsec
1 2 (66.67%) Network Security
1 2 (66.67%) OSPF
1 2 (66.67%) SNMP
1 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
1 2 (66.67%) VPN
2 1 (33.33%) DSL
2 1 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
General
1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Mainframe Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (33.33%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (33.33%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Capacity Planning
1 2 (66.67%) Change Management
1 2 (66.67%) Penetration Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Server Hardening
2 1 (33.33%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) CLIST
1 1 (33.33%) REXX
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Firmware
1 2 (66.67%) NFS
2 1 (33.33%) RACF
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) IBM