The table below looks at the statistics for SMTP skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SMTP over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP)
England / London
Rank 365 374 382
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +8
Contract jobs citing SMTP 40 37 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.21% 0.18% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.62% 1.37% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 25 18
Median daily rate £450 £425 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +39.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £325 £174
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £519 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £339 £385
% change year-on-year
+32.84% -12.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £17.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £14.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+48.27% -36.09%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Communications & Networking Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
2475 2704 2894
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.77% 12.82% 13.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1673 1768 1877
Median daily rate £450 £423 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.50% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.06% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 68 84
Median hourly rate £33.00 £24.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.60 £14.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

SMTP
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

SMTP Jobs Demand Trend in London

SMTP
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

SMTP Daily Rate Trend in London

SMTP
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SMTP across the London region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017.

SMTP Daily Rate Histogram in London

SMTP
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

SMTP Hourly Rate Trend in London

SMTP
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SMTP within the London region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017. 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 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
City of London +5 7 £475 - 2
Canary Wharf - 2 £406 -
SMTP
England

SMTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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 London region with a requirement for SMTP.

1 23 (38.98%) HTTP
2 22 (37.29%) DNS
2 22 (37.29%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (33.90%) Windows
4 19 (32.20%) TCP/IP
5 18 (30.51%) Internet
6 16 (27.12%) Amazon AWS
7 14 (23.73%) JavaScript
7 14 (23.73%) Web Services
7 14 (23.73%) Finance
7 14 (23.73%) Security Cleared
8 13 (22.03%) Telecoms
8 13 (22.03%) Scrum
8 13 (22.03%) DHCP
8 13 (22.03%) Firewall
8 13 (22.03%) Microsoft
8 13 (22.03%) Web Application Development
9 12 (20.34%) VMware
10 11 (18.64%) SC Cleared
10 11 (18.64%) Active Directory
10 11 (18.64%) Linux
10 11 (18.64%) SQL
10 11 (18.64%) IaaS
10 11 (18.64%) PaaS
10 11 (18.64%) Software Architecture
10 11 (18.64%) DKIM
10 11 (18.64%) DMARC
11 9 (15.25%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 9 (15.25%) Kalman Filter
11 9 (15.25%) SQL Server

SMTP
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 7 (11.86%) Apache
2 6 (10.17%) MS Exchange
2 6 (10.17%) Tomcat
3 5 (8.47%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (8.47%) SharePoint
4 4 (6.78%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (6.78%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (5.08%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (3.39%) Oracle Service Bus
6 2 (3.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (3.39%) WebLogic
6 2 (3.39%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.69%) IBM Notes
7 1 (1.69%) IIS
7 1 (1.69%) OpenStack
7 1 (1.69%) SAS
7 1 (1.69%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (1.69%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (8.47%) MS Excel
1 5 (8.47%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (8.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (3.39%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 16 (27.12%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (18.64%) IaaS
2 11 (18.64%) PaaS
3 4 (6.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (6.78%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 23 (38.98%) HTTP
2 22 (37.29%) DNS
3 19 (32.20%) TCP/IP
4 18 (30.51%) Internet
5 13 (22.03%) DHCP
5 13 (22.03%) Firewall
6 11 (18.64%) DKIM
6 11 (18.64%) DMARC
7 9 (15.25%) FTP
7 9 (15.25%) SNMP
8 8 (13.56%) SSH
8 8 (13.56%) VoIP
9 7 (11.86%) LDAP
10 6 (10.17%) SAN
11 5 (8.47%) GGSN
11 5 (8.47%) GPRS
11 5 (8.47%) GSM
11 5 (8.47%) POP3
11 5 (8.47%) UMTS
11 5 (8.47%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (15.25%) Data Mining
1 9 (15.25%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.08%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.39%) DB2
3 2 (3.39%) MySQL
3 2 (3.39%) NoSQL
3 2 (3.39%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.69%) Electronic Patient Records
4 1 (1.69%) Jackrabbit
4 1 (1.69%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 6 (10.17%) Git (software)
2 5 (8.47%) Rational Rhapsody
3 4 (6.78%) Jenkins
4 3 (5.08%) Subversion
4 3 (5.08%) Visual Studio
5 2 (3.39%) JIRA
5 2 (3.39%) Karma Test Runner
5 2 (3.39%) Mocha
5 2 (3.39%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.69%) JUnit
6 1 (1.69%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 14 (23.73%) Finance
2 13 (22.03%) Telecoms
3 6 (10.17%) Marketing
4 5 (8.47%) Back Office
4 5 (8.47%) Electronics
4 5 (8.47%) Front Office
4 5 (8.47%) Manufacturing
5 2 (3.39%) Banking
6 1 (1.69%) Advertising
6 1 (1.69%) Legal
6 1 (1.69%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.69%) Publishing
6 1 (1.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (25.42%) Developer
2 9 (15.25%) Administrator
3 8 (13.56%) Systems Administrator
4 7 (11.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (11.86%) Linux Administrator
5 6 (10.17%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 5 (8.47%) AWS Developer
6 5 (8.47%) Back Office Engineer
6 5 (8.47%) Consultant
7 4 (6.78%) Architect
7 4 (6.78%) Integration Consultant
8 3 (5.08%) .NET Developer
9 2 (3.39%) C# Developer
9 2 (3.39%) HTML Developer
9 2 (3.39%) Infrastructure Manager
9 2 (3.39%) Network Architect
9 2 (3.39%) Security Analyst
9 2 (3.39%) Security Engineer
9 2 (3.39%) Web Applications Developer
9 2 (3.39%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (23.73%) Web Services
2 9 (15.25%) CSS
2 9 (15.25%) SOAP
3 7 (11.86%) HTML
3 7 (11.86%) XML
4 6 (10.17%) REST
5 4 (6.78%) .NET
5 4 (6.78%) Ajax
5 4 (6.78%) jQuery
5 4 (6.78%) JSON
6 3 (5.08%) ASP.NET
6 3 (5.08%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (5.08%) ASP.NET Web API
6 3 (5.08%) JPA
7 2 (3.39%) AngularJS
7 2 (3.39%) Chai
7 2 (3.39%) CSS3
7 2 (3.39%) React
7 2 (3.39%) Redux
7 2 (3.39%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.17%) User Experience
2 4 (6.78%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.39%) Clustering
3 2 (3.39%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.39%) Freedom of Information
3 2 (3.39%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.39%) NHS
3 2 (3.39%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.69%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.69%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.69%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.69%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (1.69%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.69%) Replication
4 1 (1.69%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 20 (33.90%) Windows
2 11 (18.64%) Linux
3 7 (11.86%) Unix
4 6 (10.17%) Windows Server
5 4 (6.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (5.08%) Ubuntu
6 3 (5.08%) Windows 8
6 3 (5.08%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (3.39%) CentOS
7 2 (3.39%) Debian
7 2 (3.39%) Solaris
7 2 (3.39%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (3.39%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.69%) Android
8 1 (1.69%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.69%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (37.29%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (22.03%) Scrum
2 13 (22.03%) Web Application Development
3 11 (18.64%) Software Architecture
4 9 (15.25%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (15.25%) Kalman Filter
4 9 (15.25%) Statistical Analysis
5 8 (13.56%) HOOD
6 7 (11.86%) Configuration Management
6 7 (11.86%) Cybersecurity
6 7 (11.86%) Validation
7 6 (10.17%) Web Development
8 5 (8.47%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (8.47%) Digital Marketing
8 5 (8.47%) Fault Management
8 5 (8.47%) Functional Testing
8 5 (8.47%) Network Design
8 5 (8.47%) Problem Management
8 5 (8.47%) Programme Management
8 5 (8.47%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 14 (23.73%) JavaScript
2 11 (18.64%) SQL
3 7 (11.86%) PowerShell
4 5 (8.47%) PHP
5 4 (6.78%) Bash Shell
5 4 (6.78%) C#
5 4 (6.78%) Java
5 4 (6.78%) Perl
5 4 (6.78%) Python
6 3 (5.08%) C
6 3 (5.08%) Shell Script
7 2 (3.39%) ES6
7 2 (3.39%) Scala
7 2 (3.39%) VB
8 1 (1.69%) ECMAScript
8 1 (1.69%) Korn
Qualifications
1 14 (23.73%) Security Cleared
2 11 (18.64%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.39%) CCIE
3 2 (3.39%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (15.25%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 7 (11.86%) HL7
3 2 (3.39%) QA
3 2 (3.39%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 11 (18.64%) Active Directory
2 8 (13.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (8.47%) Hyper-V
4 4 (6.78%) Dovecot
5 2 (3.39%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (3.39%) vSphere
5 2 (3.39%) XenDesktop
5 2 (3.39%) XenServer
6 1 (1.69%) Ceph
6 1 (1.69%) iptables
6 1 (1.69%) KVM
6 1 (1.69%) NFS
6 1 (1.69%) Sendmail
6 1 (1.69%) Squid
6 1 (1.69%) vCloud
6 1 (1.69%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (1.69%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.69%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (6.78%) Nagios
1 4 (6.78%) Puppet
2 2 (3.39%) Ansible
2 2 (3.39%) Backup Exec
2 2 (3.39%) CA Single Sign-On
2 2 (3.39%) Failover Clustering
2 2 (3.39%) NetBackup
2 2 (3.39%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (3.39%) SCCM
2 2 (3.39%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 2 (3.39%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.69%) Cacti
3 1 (1.69%) HAProxy
3 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (1.69%) Oracle ZFS
3 1 (1.69%) RANCID
3 1 (1.69%) SafeCom
3 1 (1.69%) vRealize
Vendors
1 13 (22.03%) Microsoft
2 12 (20.34%) VMware
3 6 (10.17%) Cisco
4 5 (8.47%) Huawei
4 5 (8.47%) Red Hat
4 5 (8.47%) SAP
5 4 (6.78%) Citrix
5 4 (6.78%) Oracle
6 3 (5.08%) Cerner
6 3 (5.08%) McKesson
6 3 (5.08%) MEDITECH
7 2 (3.39%) DocuSign
7 2 (3.39%) HP
7 2 (3.39%) IBM
7 2 (3.39%) ServiceNow
7 2 (3.39%) Symantec
7 2 (3.39%) Veritas
8 1 (1.69%) Adobe
8 1 (1.69%) EMC
8 1 (1.69%) Mercator
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