The first table below looks at the demand for SMTP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SMTP over the 3 months to 10 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Kent region.

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
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP)
Rank 40 39 36
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -3
Contract jobs citing SMTP 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 0.41% 0.36% 0.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.67% 2.04% 4.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£400 - £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £19.75 £45.00
% change year-on-year
- -56.11%
Communications & Networking Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
60 49 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 24.79% 17.50% 9.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 20 12
Average daily rate £350 £240 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.83% -9.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £150 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £445 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 3
Average hourly rate £12.50 £16.00 £67.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.87% -76.29%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.98 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-24.07% -
SMTP
South East

SMTP
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SMTP across the Kent region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) IIS
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (100.00%) HTTP
1 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) Clustering
1 3 (100.00%) InfoPath
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 3 (100.00%) Windows SharePoint Services
1 3 (100.00%) SCOM
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (100.00%) Capacity Planning
1 3 (100.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 3 (100.00%) Nintex
2 2 (66.67%) Capacity Management
3 1 (33.33%) Asset Management

SMTP
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 3 (100.00%) IIS
1 3 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (100.00%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (100.00%) InfoPath
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) HTTP
1 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (66.67%) Capacity Management
3 1 (33.33%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) PowerShell
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) Nintex