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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP)
Rank 75 49 -
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -
Contract jobs citing SMTP 1 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.12% 0.82% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.75% 4.60% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £335 £350
% change year-on-year
-10.44% -4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £12.55 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.50 -
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
134 87 233
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 15.95% 17.76% 24.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 19 75
Average daily rate £335 £283 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.58% -22.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £151 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £408 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 6 7
Average hourly rate £20.00 £15.53 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.82% -13.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.55 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.08 £26.00 £20.09
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
- -9.89%

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
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SMTP within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. 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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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
Rickmansworth - - - -
Watford - - - -
SMTP
East of England

SMTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) Ethernet
2 1 (50.00%) FTP
2 1 (50.00%) SNMP
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) MPLS
2 1 (50.00%) OSPF
2 1 (50.00%) BGP
2 1 (50.00%) EIGRP
2 1 (50.00%) Quality Management
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) Workflow
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) NetBackup
2 1 (50.00%) Workflow Management
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco PIX
2 1 (50.00%) PowerShell

SMTP
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) Ethernet
2 1 (50.00%) FTP
2 1 (50.00%) SNMP
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) MPLS
2 1 (50.00%) OSPF
2 1 (50.00%) BGP
2 1 (50.00%) EIGRP
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco PIX
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (50.00%) Multicast
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Network Security Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Team Leader
1 1 (50.00%) Security Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Quality Management
1 1 (50.00%) Workflow
1 1 (50.00%) Workflow Management
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Improvement
1 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (50.00%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix
1 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (50.00%) VMware
1 1 (50.00%) Infoblox
1 1 (50.00%) F5