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 22 January 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP)
England / London
Rank 369 379 395
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +16
Contract jobs citing SMTP 39 36 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.20% 0.17% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.60% 1.36% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 27 22
Median daily rate £450 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £315 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £350 £301
% change year-on-year
+21.42% +16.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.56 £14.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+76.24% -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
2445 2656 2763
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.78% 12.68% 13.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1660 1728 1856
Median daily rate £430 £425 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.17% +8.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.36% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 76 65
Median hourly rate £45.00 £24.23 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+85.72% +29.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.40 £14.20 £13.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +20.83%

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 22 January 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 22 January 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 +3 9 £475 +15.15% 1
Canary Wharf - 2 £406 -
SMTP
England

SMTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 January 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 25 (41.67%) DNS
2 22 (36.67%) HTTP
2 22 (36.67%) TCP/IP
3 21 (35.00%) Windows
4 20 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (31.67%) Amazon AWS
5 19 (31.67%) Linux
6 18 (30.00%) Internet
7 15 (25.00%) Security Cleared
7 15 (25.00%) Scrum
8 14 (23.33%) DHCP
9 13 (21.67%) Microsoft
9 13 (21.67%) VMware
10 12 (20.00%) SC Cleared
11 11 (18.33%) Telecoms
11 11 (18.33%) Finance
11 11 (18.33%) Active Directory
11 11 (18.33%) Python
11 11 (18.33%) Unix
11 11 (18.33%) Software Architecture
11 11 (18.33%) PaaS
11 11 (18.33%) Web Application Development
11 11 (18.33%) IaaS
11 11 (18.33%) DKIM
11 11 (18.33%) DMARC
12 10 (16.67%) Apache
12 10 (16.67%) SNMP
12 10 (16.67%) Firewall
13 9 (15.00%) Data Mining
13 9 (15.00%) FTP

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 10 (16.67%) Apache
2 8 (13.33%) MS Exchange
3 6 (10.00%) Tomcat
4 5 (8.33%) BizTalk Server
4 5 (8.33%) SharePoint
5 4 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (5.00%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (3.33%) CMS
7 2 (3.33%) ColdFusion
7 2 (3.33%) IIS
7 2 (3.33%) WebLogic
8 1 (1.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (1.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (1.67%) IBM Notes
8 1 (1.67%) OpenStack
8 1 (1.67%) SAS
8 1 (1.67%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (1.67%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (8.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 19 (31.67%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (18.33%) IaaS
2 11 (18.33%) PaaS
3 7 (11.67%) Office 365
4 4 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (1.67%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.67%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (1.67%) Amazon S3
5 1 (1.67%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (1.67%) CloudFront
5 1 (1.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 25 (41.67%) DNS
2 22 (36.67%) HTTP
2 22 (36.67%) TCP/IP
3 18 (30.00%) Internet
4 14 (23.33%) DHCP
5 11 (18.33%) DKIM
5 11 (18.33%) DMARC
6 10 (16.67%) Firewall
6 10 (16.67%) SNMP
7 9 (15.00%) FTP
7 9 (15.00%) SSH
8 7 (11.67%) VoIP
9 6 (10.00%) LDAP
9 6 (10.00%) SAN
10 5 (8.33%) POP3
10 5 (8.33%) VPN
11 4 (6.67%) GGSN
11 4 (6.67%) IMAP
11 4 (6.67%) UMTS
11 4 (6.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (15.00%) Data Mining
2 6 (10.00%) SQL Server
3 4 (6.67%) MySQL
4 2 (3.33%) NoSQL
4 2 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.67%) Jackrabbit
5 1 (1.67%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.67%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (13.33%) Git (software)
2 6 (10.00%) Jenkins
3 5 (8.33%) Subversion
4 4 (6.67%) Rational Rhapsody
5 3 (5.00%) Visual Studio
6 2 (3.33%) Artifactory
6 2 (3.33%) JIRA
6 2 (3.33%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (3.33%) Sonatype Nexus
6 2 (3.33%) Vagrant
7 1 (1.67%) JUnit
7 1 (1.67%) Log4Net
7 1 (1.67%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.67%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 11 (18.33%) Finance
1 11 (18.33%) Telecoms
2 6 (10.00%) Marketing
3 5 (8.33%) Electronics
3 5 (8.33%) Manufacturing
4 4 (6.67%) Back Office
4 4 (6.67%) Front Office
5 2 (3.33%) Advertising
5 2 (3.33%) Banking
6 1 (1.67%) Games
6 1 (1.67%) Legal
6 1 (1.67%) Publishing
6 1 (1.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (20.00%) Administrator
1 12 (20.00%) Developer
2 10 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
3 9 (15.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 8 (13.33%) Linux Administrator
5 7 (11.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 6 (10.00%) Consultant
7 5 (8.33%) AWS Developer
7 5 (8.33%) AWS Engineer
8 4 (6.67%) Back Office Engineer
9 3 (5.00%) .NET Developer
9 3 (5.00%) Analyst
9 3 (5.00%) AWS DevOps
9 3 (5.00%) DevOps Engineer
9 3 (5.00%) Integration Consultant
9 3 (5.00%) Linux Engineer
9 3 (5.00%) Systems Engineer
10 2 (3.33%) Automation Engineer
10 2 (3.33%) Infrastructure Support
10 2 (3.33%) Tivoli Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (15.00%) Web Services
2 5 (8.33%) .NET
2 5 (8.33%) CSS
2 5 (8.33%) HTML
3 4 (6.67%) jQuery
3 4 (6.67%) SOAP
3 4 (6.67%) XML
4 3 (5.00%) ASP.NET
4 3 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (5.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 3 (5.00%) REST
5 2 (3.33%) Ajax
5 2 (3.33%) ELK Stack
5 2 (3.33%) JSON
5 2 (3.33%) LAMP
6 1 (1.67%) Hibernate
6 1 (1.67%) JSF
6 1 (1.67%) JSP
6 1 (1.67%) Servlets
6 1 (1.67%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.67%) Statistics
3 3 (5.00%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.33%) Clustering
4 2 (3.33%) Data Structures
4 2 (3.33%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.33%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.67%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.67%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.67%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.67%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.67%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.67%) NHS
5 1 (1.67%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (1.67%) Social Network
5 1 (1.67%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 21 (35.00%) Windows
2 19 (31.67%) Linux
3 11 (18.33%) Unix
4 5 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (8.33%) Windows Server
5 4 (6.67%) Ubuntu
6 3 (5.00%) CentOS
6 3 (5.00%) Windows 8
6 3 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (3.33%) Debian
7 2 (3.33%) Solaris
7 2 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (3.33%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.67%) Amazon Linux
8 1 (1.67%) Android
8 1 (1.67%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.67%) Mac OS
8 1 (1.67%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (25.00%) Scrum
3 11 (18.33%) Software Architecture
3 11 (18.33%) Web Application Development
4 9 (15.00%) Statistical Analysis
5 8 (13.33%) Cybersecurity
5 8 (13.33%) HOOD
6 7 (11.67%) Configuration Management
6 7 (11.67%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (10.00%) DevOps
7 6 (10.00%) Kalman Filter
7 6 (10.00%) Validation
8 5 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (8.33%) Digital Marketing
8 5 (8.33%) Programme Management
9 4 (6.67%) E-Commerce
9 4 (6.67%) Fault Management
9 4 (6.67%) Network Design
9 4 (6.67%) Problem Management
9 4 (6.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (18.33%) Python
2 9 (15.00%) Perl
3 8 (13.33%) JavaScript
4 7 (11.67%) PowerShell
4 7 (11.67%) SQL
5 6 (10.00%) Bash Shell
5 6 (10.00%) PHP
6 5 (8.33%) C#
6 5 (8.33%) Ruby
6 5 (8.33%) Shell Script
7 3 (5.00%) C
8 2 (3.33%) Java
8 2 (3.33%) VB
9 1 (1.67%) ECMAScript
9 1 (1.67%) Korn
Qualifications
1 15 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 12 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (3.33%) CCIE
5 1 (1.67%) CCNA
5 1 (1.67%) CCNP
5 1 (1.67%) CISSP
5 1 (1.67%) Degree
5 1 (1.67%) EnCE
5 1 (1.67%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (15.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 4 (6.67%) HL7
3 2 (3.33%) QA
System Software
1 11 (18.33%) Active Directory
2 9 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (8.33%) Hyper-V
4 4 (6.67%) Dovecot
4 4 (6.67%) NFS
5 2 (3.33%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (3.33%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (3.33%) vSphere
5 2 (3.33%) XenDesktop
5 2 (3.33%) XenServer
6 1 (1.67%) Ceph
6 1 (1.67%) Docker
6 1 (1.67%) iptables
6 1 (1.67%) KVM
6 1 (1.67%) Sendmail
6 1 (1.67%) Squid
6 1 (1.67%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (1.67%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (11.67%) Nagios
2 6 (10.00%) Puppet
3 4 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (5.00%) Ansible
4 3 (5.00%) SCCM
5 2 (3.33%) Backup Exec
5 2 (3.33%) CA Single Sign-On
5 2 (3.33%) Failover Clustering
5 2 (3.33%) NetBackup
5 2 (3.33%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (3.33%) Rundeck
5 2 (3.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 2 (3.33%) Terraform
5 2 (3.33%) Tivoli
5 2 (3.33%) ZABBIX
6 1 (1.67%) EnCase
6 1 (1.67%) FTK
6 1 (1.67%) Oracle ZFS
6 1 (1.67%) RANCID
6 1 (1.67%) SafeCom
Vendors
1 13 (21.67%) Microsoft
1 13 (21.67%) VMware
2 7 (11.67%) Cisco
3 6 (10.00%) Red Hat
4 5 (8.33%) SAP
5 4 (6.67%) Citrix
5 4 (6.67%) Huawei
5 4 (6.67%) Oracle
6 2 (3.33%) Cerner
6 2 (3.33%) HP
6 2 (3.33%) IronPort
6 2 (3.33%) McKesson
6 2 (3.33%) MEDITECH
6 2 (3.33%) Symantec
6 2 (3.33%) Veritas
7 1 (1.67%) AppDynamics
7 1 (1.67%) Cellebrite
7 1 (1.67%) EMC
7 1 (1.67%) Google
7 1 (1.67%) Splunk
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