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 20 February 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP)
North West / Merseyside
Rank - 37 -
Contract jobs citing SMTP 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside - 0.31% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 2.50% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £425 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £339 £385
% change year-on-year
+32.84% -12.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £14.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+48.27% -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 Merseyside region.

Communications & Networking Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
50 40 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 16.39% 12.54% 15.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 18 12
Median daily rate £340 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £180 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £421
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.06% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 3
Median hourly rate £37.50 £16.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+127.27% -13.15%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

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