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 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP)
Rank 61 - 76
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SMTP 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.14% - 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.64% - 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £375 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £421 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
+20.35% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £22.00 -
% change year-on-year
+104.54% -
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
157 164 138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 21.36% 21.87% 16.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 63 62
Median daily rate £375 £400 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +19.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £247 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £360 £345
% change year-on-year
+1.38% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 20 13
Median hourly rate £29.25 £21.53 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.88% +32.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.45 £14.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.05 £35.00 £35.18
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+33.30% -6.64%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 25 September 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