The table below looks at the statistics for SMTP skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SMTP over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP)
Rank 377 400 369
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -31
Contract jobs citing SMTP 38 33 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.16% 0.14% 0.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.27% 1.06% 1.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 24 41
Average daily rate
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£390 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £172 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £493 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £300 £375
% change year-on-year
+20.83% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £28.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 - £12.55
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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
3003 3115 3049
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.66% 13.01% 12.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1935 1928 1970
Average daily rate £417 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 97 96
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.20 £14.50 £14.06
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £50.00 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

SMTP
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SMTP across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 28 August 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SMTP within the London region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +7 12 £379 +47.80% 3
Canary Wharf - 1 - -
SMTP
England

SMTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 46 (56.79%) Windows
2 40 (49.38%) SQL
3 35 (43.21%) DNS
4 33 (40.74%) Microsoft
5 30 (37.04%) SSL
6 28 (34.57%) SNMP
6 28 (34.57%) Firewall
7 27 (33.33%) Linux
7 27 (33.33%) ITIL
7 27 (33.33%) SAN
8 25 (30.86%) HTTP
9 24 (29.63%) Finance
10 23 (28.40%) VMware
10 23 (28.40%) Cisco
10 23 (28.40%) MS Excel
11 22 (27.16%) TCP/IP
12 21 (25.93%) LAN
12 21 (25.93%) WAN
12 21 (25.93%) UNIX
13 20 (24.69%) VPN
13 20 (24.69%) NetApp
13 20 (24.69%) vSphere
14 19 (23.46%) Active Directory
14 19 (23.46%) HP
15 18 (22.22%) Citrix
15 18 (22.22%) Internet
15 18 (22.22%) Web Services
15 18 (22.22%) Perl
16 17 (20.99%) FTP
16 17 (20.99%) VMware Infrastructure

SMTP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 11 (13.58%) WebSphere
2 9 (11.11%) MS Exchange
3 8 (9.88%) Apache
4 7 (8.64%) SharePoint
5 5 (6.17%) IIS
5 5 (6.17%) JBoss
5 5 (6.17%) Oracle Workflow
5 5 (6.17%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (6.17%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (4.94%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (4.94%) Lync
6 4 (4.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 4 (4.94%) IBM Notes
6 4 (4.94%) Lotus Domino
6 4 (4.94%) Tomcat
7 3 (3.70%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 3 (3.70%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (2.47%) Office Communications Server
8 2 (2.47%) iPlanet
8 2 (2.47%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 23 (28.40%) MS Excel
2 12 (14.81%) MS Visio
3 8 (9.88%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (7.41%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.47%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.23%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.64%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.94%) SaaS
2 4 (4.94%) PaaS
2 4 (4.94%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (2.47%) Google Apps
3 2 (2.47%) Office 365
4 1 (1.23%) IaaS
4 1 (1.23%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 35 (43.21%) DNS
2 30 (37.04%) SSL
3 28 (34.57%) SNMP
3 28 (34.57%) Firewall
4 27 (33.33%) SAN
5 25 (30.86%) HTTP
6 22 (27.16%) TCP/IP
7 21 (25.93%) LAN
7 21 (25.93%) WAN
8 20 (24.69%) VPN
9 18 (22.22%) Internet
10 17 (20.99%) FTP
11 16 (19.75%) DHCP
12 13 (16.05%) MPLS
13 12 (14.81%) Network Security
13 12 (14.81%) NAS
14 9 (11.11%) VLAN
15 8 (9.88%) Cisco ASA
15 8 (9.88%) LDAP
15 8 (9.88%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (14.81%) SQL Server
2 10 (12.35%) MySQL
3 9 (11.11%) Big Data
4 6 (7.41%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (4.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (4.94%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (4.94%) InfluxDB
6 3 (3.70%) Oracle Database
6 3 (3.70%) Relational Database
6 3 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (3.70%) RDBMS
6 3 (3.70%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (2.47%) Sybase ASA
7 2 (2.47%) SQLite
7 2 (2.47%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.23%) Couchbase
8 1 (1.23%) Hadoop
8 1 (1.23%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 11 (13.58%) Git (software)
2 10 (12.35%) Jenkins
3 8 (9.88%) Subversion
4 5 (6.17%) JIRA
4 5 (6.17%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (6.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 3 (3.70%) Ant
5 3 (3.70%) Eclipse
5 3 (3.70%) IntelliJ
6 1 (1.23%) JMeter
6 1 (1.23%) NUnit
6 1 (1.23%) Selenium
6 1 (1.23%) Fiddler
6 1 (1.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (1.23%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.23%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.23%) JConsole
6 1 (1.23%) VisualVM
6 1 (1.23%) JProfiler
6 1 (1.23%) Cucumber
General
1 24 (29.63%) Finance
2 12 (14.81%) Banking
3 4 (4.94%) Investment Banking
3 4 (4.94%) Legal
4 2 (2.47%) Law
5 1 (1.23%) Advertising
5 1 (1.23%) Marketing
5 1 (1.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (24.69%) Administrator
2 15 (18.52%) Systems Administrator
3 12 (14.81%) Developer
4 8 (9.88%) Architect
4 8 (9.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 8 (9.88%) Infrastructure Architect
4 8 (9.88%) DevOps Engineer
5 6 (7.41%) UNIX Systems Administrator
6 5 (6.17%) UNIX Administrator
7 4 (4.94%) Lotus Notes Administrator
7 4 (4.94%) Systems Developer
7 4 (4.94%) Support Engineer
7 4 (4.94%) Analyst
7 4 (4.94%) Domino Administrator
7 4 (4.94%) Senior Architect
7 4 (4.94%) Windows Systems Administrator
7 4 (4.94%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
8 3 (3.70%) Python Developer
8 3 (3.70%) Windows Administrator
8 3 (3.70%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (22.22%) Web Services
2 5 (6.17%) HTML
2 5 (6.17%) .NET
2 5 (6.17%) CSS
3 4 (4.94%) ASP.NET
3 4 (4.94%) Sensu
4 3 (3.70%) Grails
4 3 (3.70%) JDBC
4 3 (3.70%) SOAP
4 3 (3.70%) J2EE
4 3 (3.70%) Middleware
4 3 (3.70%) DAO
4 3 (3.70%) Spring
4 3 (3.70%) Ajax
5 2 (2.47%) MAPI
5 2 (2.47%) SAML
5 2 (2.47%) RSS
5 2 (2.47%) Django
5 2 (2.47%) OAuth
5 2 (2.47%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 14 (17.28%) Client/Server
2 13 (16.05%) Data Centre
3 12 (14.81%) Clustering
4 11 (13.58%) PKI
5 8 (9.88%) Public Cloud
6 5 (6.17%) Blackberry
7 2 (2.47%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (2.47%) iPhone
7 2 (2.47%) Cryptography
8 1 (1.23%) N-Tier
8 1 (1.23%) Inversion of Control
8 1 (1.23%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 46 (56.79%) Windows
2 27 (33.33%) Linux
3 21 (25.93%) UNIX
4 17 (20.99%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (19.75%) Windows Server 2003
6 14 (17.28%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (12.35%) Solaris
8 7 (8.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (3.70%) Windows 7
10 2 (2.47%) Windows 8
10 2 (2.47%) Ubuntu
10 2 (2.47%) Android
10 2 (2.47%) AIX
11 1 (1.23%) Debian
11 1 (1.23%) Windows XP
11 1 (1.23%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (33.33%) ITIL
2 13 (16.05%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (16.05%) E-Discovery
2 13 (16.05%) Data Analytics
2 13 (16.05%) Analytics
3 10 (12.35%) Service Management
4 9 (11.11%) DevOps
5 8 (9.88%) Process Management
5 8 (9.88%) Data Architecture
5 8 (9.88%) Project Management
5 8 (9.88%) Load Balancing
6 7 (8.64%) Disaster Recovery
6 7 (8.64%) BCP
7 5 (6.17%) Configuration Management
7 5 (6.17%) OO
7 5 (6.17%) Service Delivery
7 5 (6.17%) Workflow
7 5 (6.17%) TOGAF
7 5 (6.17%) Workflow Management
7 5 (6.17%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 40 (49.38%) SQL
2 18 (22.22%) Perl
3 15 (18.52%) Java
4 14 (17.28%) Python
5 8 (9.88%) PowerShell
6 7 (8.64%) C++
6 7 (8.64%) C
7 6 (7.41%) C#
7 6 (7.41%) JavaScript
7 6 (7.41%) T-SQL
8 5 (6.17%) Shell Script
8 5 (6.17%) Ruby
9 3 (3.70%) Groovy
10 2 (2.47%) Bash Shell
10 2 (2.47%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (6.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (6.17%) CCNA
2 5 (6.17%) Citrix Certification
2 5 (6.17%) Security Cleared
2 5 (6.17%) Microsoft Certified Master
2 5 (6.17%) Microsoft Certified Architect
3 4 (4.94%) CCNP
3 4 (4.94%) VCAP
3 4 (4.94%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.23%) BC Cleared
4 1 (1.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.88%) PCI DSS
2 7 (8.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.23%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (24.69%) vSphere
2 19 (23.46%) Active Directory
3 17 (20.99%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (19.75%) Hyper-V
5 8 (9.88%) NFS
5 8 (9.88%) vCloud
6 6 (7.41%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 6 (7.41%) XenApp
7 4 (4.94%) XenServer
8 3 (3.70%) XenDesktop
9 2 (2.47%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 2 (2.47%) Varnish
10 1 (1.23%) FreeRADIUS
10 1 (1.23%) KVM
10 1 (1.23%) Docker
10 1 (1.23%) GlusterFS
10 1 (1.23%) MetaFrame
10 1 (1.23%) Squid
10 1 (1.23%) Xen
Systems Management
1 9 (11.11%) Puppet
2 8 (9.88%) SCOM
3 7 (8.64%) MOM
4 5 (6.17%) logstash
5 4 (4.94%) Kibana
5 4 (4.94%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (3.70%) OpenAM
6 3 (3.70%) Ansible
6 3 (3.70%) ARCserve
7 2 (2.47%) Nagios
7 2 (2.47%) CA Single Sign-On
8 1 (1.23%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 1 (1.23%) HP Data Protector
8 1 (1.23%) ZABBIX
8 1 (1.23%) Cacti
8 1 (1.23%) HP SIM
8 1 (1.23%) Icinga
8 1 (1.23%) HAProxy
8 1 (1.23%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 33 (40.74%) Microsoft
2 23 (28.40%) Cisco
2 23 (28.40%) VMware
3 20 (24.69%) NetApp
4 19 (23.46%) HP
5 18 (22.22%) Citrix
6 16 (19.75%) IBM
7 14 (17.28%) Dell
8 13 (16.05%) Juniper
8 13 (16.05%) Brocade
8 13 (16.05%) CommVault
9 10 (12.35%) F5
9 10 (12.35%) Oracle
10 9 (11.11%) Sybase
11 8 (9.88%) EMC
11 8 (9.88%) CheckPoint
11 8 (9.88%) 3PAR
12 7 (8.64%) Veritas
13 6 (7.41%) CA
13 6 (7.41%) Polycom
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