The table below looks at the statistics for SMTP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SMTP over the 3 months to 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP)
Rank - - 35
Contract jobs citing SMTP 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside - - 0.72%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 5.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £423 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
+20.71% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.56 £15.00 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+190.36% -33.89%
SMTP
North West

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

Communications & Networking Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
55 55 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 18.39% 15.32% 14.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 24 22
Median daily rate £350 £430 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.60% +43.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £165 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £450 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 4
Median hourly rate £19.85 £22.50 £20.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.77% +8.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.90 £12.40 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.90 £32.15 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -2.17%

SMTP
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

SMTP Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

SMTP
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

SMTP Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

SMTP
Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

SMTP Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

SMTP
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for SMTP.

1 5 (100.00%) SOA
1 5 (100.00%) FTP
1 5 (100.00%) B2B
1 5 (100.00%) Middleware
1 5 (100.00%) SOAP
1 5 (100.00%) Web Services
1 5 (100.00%) Use Case
2 4 (80.00%) SC Cleared
2 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (60.00%) HTTPS
3 3 (60.00%) XML
3 3 (60.00%) EDIFACT
4 2 (40.00%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (40.00%) Presales

SMTP
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside 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:

Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) FTP
2 3 (60.00%) HTTPS
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Architect
2 4 (80.00%) Integration Architect
3 3 (60.00%) Messaging Architect
3 3 (60.00%) Web Architect
4 1 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (20.00%) Technical Architect
4 1 (20.00%) Technical Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) Middleware
1 5 (100.00%) SOAP
1 5 (100.00%) Web Services
2 3 (60.00%) EDIFACT
2 3 (60.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) B2B
1 5 (100.00%) SOA
1 5 (100.00%) Use Case
2 2 (40.00%) Presales
2 2 (40.00%) Technical Architecture
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared