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 5 May 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP)
Rank 398 393 375
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -18
Contract jobs citing SMTP 28 35 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.12% 0.16% 0.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.95% 1.17% 1.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 16 40
Median daily rate £420 £275 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+52.72% -26.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £170 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £398 £350
% change year-on-year
-11.94% +13.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £26.00 -
% change year-on-year
-21.15% -
SMTP
England

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
2942 2998 2811
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.90% 13.40% 12.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 2060 1920 1857
Median daily rate £425 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £345 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.24% +4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 87 88
Median hourly rate £22.00 £23.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.38% +17.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £50.00 £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £28.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+16.07% +40.00%

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 5 May 2016.

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 5 May 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
City of London +31 6 £500 +81.81%
Hammersmith - 1 £475 -
Wimbledon - 1 £475 -
SMTP
England

SMTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 London region with a requirement for SMTP.

1 41 (58.57%) DNS
2 31 (44.29%) HTTP
2 31 (44.29%) Linux
3 27 (38.57%) Windows
4 26 (37.14%) Unix
5 25 (35.71%) Active Directory
5 25 (35.71%) VMware
6 23 (32.86%) TCP/IP
7 22 (31.43%) Amazon AWS
8 21 (30.00%) Microsoft
9 20 (28.57%) Perl
10 17 (24.29%) Java
10 17 (24.29%) Red Hat
11 16 (22.86%) Apache
11 16 (22.86%) Tomcat
12 15 (21.43%) Python
12 15 (21.43%) SQL
12 15 (21.43%) FTP
12 15 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
12 15 (21.43%) Jenkins
13 14 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
13 14 (20.00%) Security Cleared
13 14 (20.00%) Web Services
13 14 (20.00%) Nagios
13 14 (20.00%) Firewall
14 13 (18.57%) SNMP
14 13 (18.57%) Oracle
14 13 (18.57%) DHCP
14 13 (18.57%) Bash Shell
15 12 (17.14%) Open Source

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 16 (22.86%) Apache
1 16 (22.86%) Tomcat
2 12 (17.14%) MS Exchange
3 9 (12.86%) IIS
4 8 (11.43%) JBoss
4 8 (11.43%) OpenStack
5 5 (7.14%) BizTalk Server
5 5 (7.14%) Jetty
6 4 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (2.86%) CMS
7 2 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (2.86%) SAS
7 2 (2.86%) Skype for Business
8 1 (1.43%) Alfresco
8 1 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (1.43%) Office Communications Server
8 1 (1.43%) SharePoint
8 1 (1.43%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.43%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 22 (31.43%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (7.14%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (7.14%) AWS CloudFormation
2 5 (7.14%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (4.29%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (2.86%) SoftLayer
5 1 (1.43%) Google Apps
5 1 (1.43%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 41 (58.57%) DNS
2 31 (44.29%) HTTP
3 23 (32.86%) TCP/IP
4 15 (21.43%) FTP
5 14 (20.00%) Firewall
6 13 (18.57%) DHCP
6 13 (18.57%) SNMP
7 11 (15.71%) Internet
8 10 (14.29%) IMAP
8 10 (14.29%) SSL
9 8 (11.43%) LDAP
9 8 (11.43%) SSH
10 5 (7.14%) HTTPS
10 5 (7.14%) IPsec
10 5 (7.14%) Network Security
10 5 (7.14%) POP3
10 5 (7.14%) SAN
10 5 (7.14%) VPN
11 3 (4.29%) WAN
11 3 (4.29%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (14.29%) MySQL
1 10 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 8 (11.43%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (10.00%) Oracle Database
4 5 (7.14%) Apache Cassandra
4 5 (7.14%) Couchbase
4 5 (7.14%) RDBMS
4 5 (7.14%) Relational Database
5 3 (4.29%) SQL Server 2014
5 3 (4.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (2.86%) MariaDB
6 2 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (2.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.43%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.43%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 15 (21.43%) Jenkins
2 12 (17.14%) Git (software)
3 6 (8.57%) Subversion
3 6 (8.57%) Visual Studio
4 5 (7.14%) Bitbucket
4 5 (7.14%) JIRA
4 5 (7.14%) JMeter
4 5 (7.14%) LoadRunner
4 5 (7.14%) Rational Rhapsody
4 5 (7.14%) Selenium
5 4 (5.71%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (2.86%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.43%) git-flow
7 1 (1.43%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (1.43%) Vagrant
7 1 (1.43%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 6 (8.57%) Finance
2 4 (5.71%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.29%) Games
4 2 (2.86%) Banking
4 2 (2.86%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.43%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (12.86%) Linux Engineer
2 8 (11.43%) Analyst
3 7 (10.00%) AWS Engineer
4 6 (8.57%) Administrator
5 5 (7.14%) Developer
5 5 (7.14%) Support Analyst
5 5 (7.14%) Support Engineer
6 4 (5.71%) Active Directory Engineer
6 4 (5.71%) Applications Support
6 4 (5.71%) Applications Support Analyst
6 4 (5.71%) Consultant
6 4 (5.71%) DevOps Engineer
6 4 (5.71%) Microsoft Engineer
6 4 (5.71%) Migration Engineer
7 3 (4.29%) Active Directory Migration Engineer
7 3 (4.29%) Implementation Engineer
7 3 (4.29%) Messaging Support
7 3 (4.29%) Messaging Support Engineer
7 3 (4.29%) Security Advisor
7 3 (4.29%) Senior Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (20.00%) Web Services
2 10 (14.29%) LAMP
3 8 (11.43%) LAPP Stack
4 7 (10.00%) SOAP
5 5 (7.14%) Java EE
5 5 (7.14%) JDBC
6 4 (5.71%) JMX
6 4 (5.71%) Swagger
7 3 (4.29%) XML
8 2 (2.86%) .NET
8 2 (2.86%) ASP.NET
8 2 (2.86%) Sensu
9 1 (1.43%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (1.43%) ASP.NET Web API
9 1 (1.43%) CSS
9 1 (1.43%) ELK Stack
9 1 (1.43%) Entity Framework
9 1 (1.43%) HTML
9 1 (1.43%) jQuery
9 1 (1.43%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.57%) Data Centre
2 3 (4.29%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.29%) CESG
2 3 (4.29%) Client/Server
2 3 (4.29%) Clustering
2 3 (4.29%) Cryptography
2 3 (4.29%) Management Information System
2 3 (4.29%) NHS
3 2 (2.86%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.86%) Replication
3 2 (2.86%) User Experience
4 1 (1.43%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.43%) Grid Computing
4 1 (1.43%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (1.43%) iPhone
4 1 (1.43%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (1.43%) Symmetrix
4 1 (1.43%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 31 (44.29%) Linux
2 27 (38.57%) Windows
3 26 (37.14%) Unix
4 12 (17.14%) Windows Server
5 11 (15.71%) CentOS
6 10 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (12.86%) Debian
7 9 (12.86%) Ubuntu
8 7 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (5.71%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (5.71%) Windows Vista
10 2 (2.86%) Solaris
10 2 (2.86%) SUSE
11 1 (1.43%) Android
11 1 (1.43%) Mac OS
11 1 (1.43%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (1.43%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (1.43%) Windows 7
11 1 (1.43%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (17.14%) Open Source
3 11 (15.71%) High Availability
4 10 (14.29%) DevOps
5 8 (11.43%) Disaster Recovery
6 7 (10.00%) Migration
7 6 (8.57%) Infrastructure Monitoring
8 5 (7.14%) Auto-Scaling
8 5 (7.14%) Garbage Collection
8 5 (7.14%) Load Testing
8 5 (7.14%) Non-Functional Testing
8 5 (7.14%) Performance Testing
8 5 (7.14%) Test Scripting
8 5 (7.14%) Web Development
9 4 (5.71%) Capacity Planning
9 4 (5.71%) Change Management
9 4 (5.71%) Patch Management
9 4 (5.71%) Scrum
9 4 (5.71%) Server Building
10 3 (4.29%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (28.57%) Perl
2 17 (24.29%) Java
3 15 (21.43%) Python
3 15 (21.43%) SQL
4 13 (18.57%) Bash Shell
5 10 (14.29%) PowerShell
6 8 (11.43%) PHP
7 7 (10.00%) Ruby
8 5 (7.14%) JavaScript
9 3 (4.29%) C
9 3 (4.29%) C++
9 3 (4.29%) Shell Script
10 2 (2.86%) C#
10 2 (2.86%) Korn
11 1 (1.43%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (12.86%) SC Cleared
3 5 (7.14%) Degree
4 4 (5.71%) CISSP
4 4 (5.71%) DV Cleared
4 4 (5.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (4.29%) CESG Certified Professional
6 2 (2.86%) CEH
7 1 (1.43%) GCIA
7 1 (1.43%) GCIH
7 1 (1.43%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.14%) HL7
2 4 (5.71%) PCI DSS
3 3 (4.29%) QA
4 1 (1.43%) COBIT
4 1 (1.43%) RMADS
4 1 (1.43%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (35.71%) Active Directory
2 14 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (11.43%) NFS
4 6 (8.57%) Squid
5 5 (7.14%) KVM
5 5 (7.14%) Sendmail
5 5 (7.14%) Xen
6 3 (4.29%) Postfix
6 3 (4.29%) vCloud
6 3 (4.29%) VMware ESX
6 3 (4.29%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (2.86%) Ceph
7 2 (2.86%) Dovecot
7 2 (2.86%) iptables
7 2 (2.86%) OpenSSH
7 2 (2.86%) VirtualBox
8 1 (1.43%) Hyper-V
8 1 (1.43%) Snort
8 1 (1.43%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (1.43%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 14 (20.00%) Nagios
2 10 (14.29%) HAProxy
2 10 (14.29%) Puppet
3 8 (11.43%) Cacti
4 5 (7.14%) Ansible
4 5 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (5.71%) Bacula
6 3 (4.29%) ZABBIX
6 3 (4.29%) Zenoss
7 2 (2.86%) BladeLogic
7 2 (2.86%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 2 (2.86%) Oracle ZFS
8 1 (1.43%) Capistrano
8 1 (1.43%) Graylog
8 1 (1.43%) logstash
8 1 (1.43%) OpenNebula
8 1 (1.43%) RANCID
8 1 (1.43%) SCCM
8 1 (1.43%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 1 (1.43%) systemd
Vendors
1 25 (35.71%) VMware
2 21 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 17 (24.29%) Red Hat
4 13 (18.57%) Oracle
5 9 (12.86%) Dell
6 8 (11.43%) Cisco
7 7 (10.00%) Google
8 6 (8.57%) EMC
9 5 (7.14%) Cerner
9 5 (7.14%) MEDITECH
10 4 (5.71%) HP
10 4 (5.71%) McKesson
11 3 (4.29%) Brocade
11 3 (4.29%) Citrix
11 3 (4.29%) F5
11 3 (4.29%) NetApp
11 3 (4.29%) Vyatta
12 2 (2.86%) Avaya
12 2 (2.86%) CheckPoint
12 2 (2.86%) Juniper
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