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 5 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
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP)
Rank 373 385 385
Rank change year-on-year
+12 0
Contract jobs citing SMTP 39 36 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.16% 0.15% 0.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.26% 1.21% 1.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 23 27
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£400 £385 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +8.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £275 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £470 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £363 £375
% change year-on-year
- -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £28.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 - £19.75
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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
3089 2982 2889
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 13.00% 12.50% 11.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1996 1848 1837
Average daily rate £411 £400 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.81% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 87 102
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -19.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.55 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £45.00 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% -21.56%

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 5 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 5 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 -1 10 £379 +37.72%
Canary Wharf - 1 - -
SMTP
England

SMTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 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 44 (59.46%) Windows
2 38 (51.35%) SQL
3 32 (43.24%) Microsoft
4 28 (37.84%) DNS
5 25 (33.78%) ITIL
5 25 (33.78%) SNMP
5 25 (33.78%) SAN
5 25 (33.78%) Firewall
6 24 (32.43%) Finance
6 24 (32.43%) SSL
7 23 (31.08%) MS Excel
7 23 (31.08%) VMware
8 22 (29.73%) TCP/IP
9 21 (28.38%) Active Directory
9 21 (28.38%) Linux
10 20 (27.03%) LAN
10 20 (27.03%) WAN
10 20 (27.03%) Cisco
10 20 (27.03%) Citrix
11 19 (25.68%) VPN
11 19 (25.68%) HP
12 18 (24.32%) HTTP
13 17 (22.97%) UNIX
13 17 (22.97%) Web Services
13 17 (22.97%) NetApp
13 17 (22.97%) VMware Infrastructure
13 17 (22.97%) Windows Server 2008
13 17 (22.97%) vSphere
14 16 (21.62%) Windows Server 2003
14 16 (21.62%) DHCP

SMTP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 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 (14.86%) MS Exchange
2 10 (13.51%) WebSphere
3 7 (9.46%) Apache
3 7 (9.46%) SharePoint
4 6 (8.11%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (6.76%) IIS
5 5 (6.76%) JBoss
5 5 (6.76%) Oracle Workflow
6 4 (5.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 4 (5.41%) IBM Notes
6 4 (5.41%) Lotus Domino
6 4 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (4.05%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (4.05%) SharePoint Server
7 3 (4.05%) Tomcat
7 3 (4.05%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 3 (4.05%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (2.70%) Lync
8 2 (2.70%) iPlanet
8 2 (2.70%) WebLogic
Applications
1 23 (31.08%) MS Excel
2 12 (16.22%) MS Visio
3 8 (10.81%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (9.46%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.70%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.35%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.11%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (6.76%) SaaS
3 4 (5.41%) PaaS
4 3 (4.05%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (2.70%) Office 365
6 1 (1.35%) IaaS
6 1 (1.35%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 28 (37.84%) DNS
2 25 (33.78%) Firewall
2 25 (33.78%) SNMP
2 25 (33.78%) SAN
3 24 (32.43%) SSL
4 22 (29.73%) TCP/IP
5 20 (27.03%) LAN
5 20 (27.03%) WAN
6 19 (25.68%) VPN
7 18 (24.32%) HTTP
8 16 (21.62%) DHCP
9 15 (20.27%) FTP
10 14 (18.92%) Internet
10 14 (18.92%) MPLS
11 12 (16.22%) Network Security
11 12 (16.22%) NAS
12 9 (12.16%) VLAN
13 8 (10.81%) NetScaler
13 8 (10.81%) Cisco Nexus
14 7 (9.46%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (17.57%) SQL Server
2 8 (10.81%) Big Data
3 7 (9.46%) MySQL
4 5 (6.76%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (6.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (5.41%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (4.05%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (4.05%) Oracle Database
6 3 (4.05%) Relational Database
6 3 (4.05%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (4.05%) RDBMS
7 2 (2.70%) Sybase ASA
7 2 (2.70%) SQLite
7 2 (2.70%) InfluxDB
7 2 (2.70%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 8 (10.81%) Jenkins
2 6 (8.11%) Git (software)
2 6 (8.11%) Subversion
3 5 (6.76%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (6.76%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 4 (5.41%) JIRA
5 1 (1.35%) Fiddler
5 1 (1.35%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.35%) Ant
5 1 (1.35%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.35%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.35%) IntelliJ
5 1 (1.35%) NUnit
5 1 (1.35%) NCrunch
5 1 (1.35%) NSubstitute
5 1 (1.35%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.35%) MSBuild
5 1 (1.35%) SpecFlow
General
1 24 (32.43%) Finance
2 12 (16.22%) Banking
3 4 (5.41%) Investment Banking
3 4 (5.41%) Legal
4 2 (2.70%) Law
5 1 (1.35%) Advertising
5 1 (1.35%) Marketing
5 1 (1.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (22.97%) Administrator
2 12 (16.22%) Systems Administrator
3 11 (14.86%) Developer
4 8 (10.81%) Architect
4 8 (10.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 8 (10.81%) Infrastructure Architect
5 5 (6.76%) DevOps Engineer
6 4 (5.41%) Domino Administrator
6 4 (5.41%) Senior Architect
6 4 (5.41%) Windows Systems Administrator
6 4 (5.41%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
6 4 (5.41%) Lotus Notes Administrator
6 4 (5.41%) UNIX Systems Administrator
6 4 (5.41%) Systems Developer
6 4 (5.41%) Analyst
6 4 (5.41%) Support Engineer
7 3 (4.05%) Support Analyst
7 3 (4.05%) Technical Architect
7 3 (4.05%) Consultant
7 3 (4.05%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (22.97%) Web Services
2 6 (8.11%) .NET
3 4 (5.41%) ASP.NET
3 4 (5.41%) CSS
4 3 (4.05%) JDBC
4 3 (4.05%) SOAP
4 3 (4.05%) HTML
4 3 (4.05%) Middleware
4 3 (4.05%) JSON
4 3 (4.05%) Ajax
5 2 (2.70%) REST
5 2 (2.70%) Django
5 2 (2.70%) OAuth
5 2 (2.70%) Sensu
5 2 (2.70%) SAML
6 1 (1.35%) DAO
6 1 (1.35%) Spring
6 1 (1.35%) WCF
6 1 (1.35%) LINQ
6 1 (1.35%) Grails
Miscellaneous
1 13 (17.57%) Data Centre
2 11 (14.86%) Client/Server
2 11 (14.86%) PKI
3 8 (10.81%) Public Cloud
3 8 (10.81%) Clustering
4 5 (6.76%) Blackberry
5 2 (2.70%) Cryptography
6 1 (1.35%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.35%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (1.35%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 44 (59.46%) Windows
2 21 (28.38%) Linux
3 17 (22.97%) UNIX
3 17 (22.97%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (21.62%) Windows Server 2003
5 14 (18.92%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (9.46%) Solaris
7 4 (5.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (5.41%) Windows 7
8 2 (2.70%) Windows 8
8 2 (2.70%) Windows XP
9 1 (1.35%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.35%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (33.78%) ITIL
2 13 (17.57%) E-Discovery
2 13 (17.57%) Data Analytics
2 13 (17.57%) Analytics
3 10 (13.51%) Service Management
4 9 (12.16%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (10.81%) Process Management
5 8 (10.81%) Data Architecture
6 7 (9.46%) Project Management
6 7 (9.46%) Disaster Recovery
6 7 (9.46%) BCP
7 6 (8.11%) DevOps
8 5 (6.76%) Server Hardening
8 5 (6.76%) Service Delivery
8 5 (6.76%) Workflow
8 5 (6.76%) Load Balancing
8 5 (6.76%) TOGAF
8 5 (6.76%) Workflow Management
8 5 (6.76%) Capacity Management
9 4 (5.41%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (51.35%) SQL
2 12 (16.22%) Perl
3 11 (14.86%) Python
4 10 (13.51%) Java
5 7 (9.46%) C
6 6 (8.11%) C#
6 6 (8.11%) T-SQL
7 5 (6.76%) C++
8 4 (5.41%) JavaScript
8 4 (5.41%) Shell Script
8 4 (5.41%) PowerShell
9 2 (2.70%) Ruby
9 2 (2.70%) PHP
10 1 (1.35%) VB6
10 1 (1.35%) Groovy
10 1 (1.35%) F#
10 1 (1.35%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.35%) VB
10 1 (1.35%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (13.51%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (6.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (6.76%) CCNP
2 5 (6.76%) CCNA
2 5 (6.76%) Citrix Certification
2 5 (6.76%) Microsoft Certified Master
2 5 (6.76%) Microsoft Certified Architect
3 4 (5.41%) VCAP
4 3 (4.05%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.70%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.35%) BC Cleared
6 1 (1.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 7 (9.46%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.70%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (28.38%) Active Directory
2 17 (22.97%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (22.97%) vSphere
3 13 (17.57%) Hyper-V
4 8 (10.81%) vCloud
5 6 (8.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 6 (8.11%) XenApp
6 4 (5.41%) XenServer
6 4 (5.41%) NFS
7 3 (4.05%) XenDesktop
8 2 (2.70%) Xen
9 1 (1.35%) MetaFrame
9 1 (1.35%) Squid
9 1 (1.35%) KVM
9 1 (1.35%) GlusterFS
9 1 (1.35%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 8 (10.81%) SCOM
2 7 (9.46%) MOM
3 6 (8.11%) Puppet
4 3 (4.05%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (4.05%) OpenAM
4 3 (4.05%) Ansible
4 3 (4.05%) ARCserve
5 2 (2.70%) CA Single Sign-On
5 2 (2.70%) logstash
5 2 (2.70%) Kibana
6 1 (1.35%) Icinga
6 1 (1.35%) HAProxy
6 1 (1.35%) SCOrch
6 1 (1.35%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (1.35%) Nagios
6 1 (1.35%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (1.35%) ZABBIX
6 1 (1.35%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 32 (43.24%) Microsoft
2 23 (31.08%) VMware
3 20 (27.03%) Cisco
3 20 (27.03%) Citrix
4 19 (25.68%) HP
5 17 (22.97%) NetApp
6 13 (17.57%) Juniper
6 13 (17.57%) CommVault
6 13 (17.57%) Dell
6 13 (17.57%) IBM
6 13 (17.57%) Brocade
7 10 (13.51%) Oracle
8 9 (12.16%) Sybase
9 8 (10.81%) CheckPoint
9 8 (10.81%) 3PAR
9 8 (10.81%) F5
10 6 (8.11%) CA
11 5 (6.76%) EMC
12 4 (5.41%) Veritas
12 4 (5.41%) Lotus
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