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 28 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP)
Rank 39 35 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Contract jobs citing SMTP 2 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.58% 1.09% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.28% 7.27% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £400 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £398 £375
% change year-on-year
-11.94% +6.00%
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
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
61 55 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 17.58% 14.99% 11.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 12 11
Median daily rate £400 £363 £220
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +64.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £507 £475 £355
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 0
Median hourly rate £13.00 £51.67 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-74.83% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +44.44%

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
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SMTP within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 28 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
Liverpool -2 2 £400 - 1
SMTP
North West

SMTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 28 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for SMTP.

1 3 (100.00%) DHCP
1 3 (100.00%) HTTP
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) BGP
2 2 (66.67%) EIGRP
2 2 (66.67%) TACACS
2 2 (66.67%) Telnet
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) SNMP
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) VPN
2 2 (66.67%) FTP
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) Unix
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) SSH
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (66.67%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (66.67%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) KVM
3 1 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (33.33%) OpenNebula
3 1 (33.33%) iptables
3 1 (33.33%) Spanning Tree
3 1 (33.33%) Web Filtering
3 1 (33.33%) Server Virtualisation
3 1 (33.33%) CentOS

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) Apache
1 1 (33.33%) OpenStack
1 1 (33.33%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) DHCP
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) HTTP
2 2 (66.67%) BGP
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (66.67%) EIGRP
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) FTP
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) SNMP
2 2 (66.67%) SSH
2 2 (66.67%) TACACS
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) Telnet
2 2 (66.67%) VPN
2 2 (66.67%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) IMAP
3 1 (33.33%) iSCSI
3 1 (33.33%) MRTG
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) LAN Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) LAN/WAN Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Network Manager
2 1 (33.33%) WAN Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Wireless Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Wireless Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Unix
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) CentOS
2 1 (33.33%) Debian
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Mac OS
2 1 (33.33%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (33.33%) Investment Management
2 1 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 1 (33.33%) Open Source
2 1 (33.33%) Server Virtualisation
2 1 (33.33%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
1 1 (33.33%) C
1 1 (33.33%) C++
1 1 (33.33%) Korn
1 1 (33.33%) Perl
1 1 (33.33%) PHP
1 1 (33.33%) Python
1 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CCNP
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Dovecot
1 1 (33.33%) iptables
1 1 (33.33%) KVM
1 1 (33.33%) Sendmail
1 1 (33.33%) Squid
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Cacti
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (33.33%) HAProxy
1 1 (33.33%) Nagios
1 1 (33.33%) OpenNebula
1 1 (33.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Fortinet
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 1 (33.33%) VMware