The table below looks at the statistics 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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing SMTP 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent - - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £339 £363 £400
% change year-on-year
-6.55% -9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £22.69 -
% change year-on-year
-36.09% -
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
35 49 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 11.04% 17.95% 15.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 31 12
Average daily rate £240 £450 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-46.66% +52.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £263 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £467 £389
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 6
Average hourly rate £11.46 £10.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.14% -53.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) HTTP
1 4 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 2 (50.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (50.00%) Front End Development
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (50.00%) HTML5
2 2 (50.00%) Skype for Business
2 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (50.00%) REST
2 2 (50.00%) CSS3
2 2 (50.00%) Process Improvement
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (50.00%) CSS
2 2 (50.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Clustering
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development

SMTP
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (50.00%) SharePoint 2013
1 2 (50.00%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) HTTP
1 4 (100.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 2 (50.00%) Banking
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory Specialist
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Exchange Specialist
1 2 (50.00%) Messaging Specialist
1 2 (50.00%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) AngularJS
1 2 (50.00%) CSS
1 2 (50.00%) CSS3
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
1 2 (50.00%) HTML5
1 2 (50.00%) jQuery
1 2 (50.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Front End Development
1 2 (50.00%) Process Improvement
1 2 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) Capacity Management
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) Investment Management
2 1 (25.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) VMware