The table below looks at the statistics for SMTP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SMTP over the 3 months to 27 June 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
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP)
Rank 38 - 43
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SMTP 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 0.30% - 0.43%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.96% - 1.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £398 £375
% change year-on-year
-11.94% +6.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £20.83 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.83 £25.00 -
% change year-on-year
-16.68% -
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 Kent region.

Communications & Networking Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
51 47 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 15.41% 17.22% 24.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 28 28
Median daily rate £325 £475 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.57% +35.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £185 £119
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £525 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Median hourly rate £20.83 £13.25 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.20% -22.05%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £25.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+26.00% +38.88%

SMTP
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Kent region citing SMTP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

SMTP Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

SMTP
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

SMTP Daily Rate Trend in Kent

SMTP
Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

SMTP Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

SMTP
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SMTP within the Kent region over the 3 months to 27 June 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
Maidstone - 1 - -
SMTP
South East

SMTP
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 Kent region with a requirement for SMTP.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) MCSA
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) IP Telephony
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate

SMTP
Top Related IT Skills in Kent 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:

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
1 1 (100.00%) IP Telephony
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) IT Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) IT Infrastructure Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 1 (100.00%) MCSA
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft