The table below looks at the statistics for SMTP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SMTP over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP)
Rank 56 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SMTP 11 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.57% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.58% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate £530 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £400
% change year-on-year
+0.74% -15.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £22.69 -
% change year-on-year
-36.09% -
SMTP
Buckinghamshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
104 134 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 14.86% 16.83% 9.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 63 15
Average daily rate £400 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £180 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £534 £500 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 3
Average hourly rate £14.20 £23.25 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.92% +55.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

SMTP
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SMTP across the Milton Keynes region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

SMTP Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

SMTP
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

SMTP Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

SMTP
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

SMTP Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

SMTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 11 (91.67%) SQL Server
2 9 (75.00%) SQL
2 9 (75.00%) .NET
2 9 (75.00%) SOAP
3 7 (58.33%) Unix
3 7 (58.33%) Active Directory
3 7 (58.33%) Internet
3 7 (58.33%) Security Cleared
4 6 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (50.00%) DV Cleared
4 6 (50.00%) NAS
4 6 (50.00%) Security Operations
4 6 (50.00%) SAN
4 6 (50.00%) VMware
4 6 (50.00%) Windows
4 6 (50.00%) Oracle
4 6 (50.00%) LDAP
4 6 (50.00%) MS Exchange
4 6 (50.00%) IBM
4 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 5 (41.67%) MS Excel
5 5 (41.67%) XML
5 5 (41.67%) Apache
5 5 (41.67%) VB
5 5 (41.67%) C#
5 5 (41.67%) HTML
5 5 (41.67%) Java
5 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
5 5 (41.67%) PHP
5 5 (41.67%) IIS

SMTP
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 6 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (41.67%) Apache
2 5 (41.67%) IIS
2 5 (41.67%) WebSphere
3 4 (33.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (41.67%) MS Excel
1 5 (41.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 7 (58.33%) Internet
2 6 (50.00%) LDAP
2 6 (50.00%) NAS
2 6 (50.00%) SAN
3 4 (33.33%) Firewall
3 4 (33.33%) iSCSI
4 3 (25.00%) FTP
4 3 (25.00%) LAN
4 3 (25.00%) WAN
5 2 (16.67%) IPsec
5 2 (16.67%) SSH
6 1 (8.33%) HTTP
6 1 (8.33%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
6 1 (8.33%) tcpdump
6 1 (8.33%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (91.67%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (41.67%) Banking
1 5 (41.67%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Law
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Architect
2 5 (41.67%) Developer
3 4 (33.33%) Enterprise Architect
4 2 (16.67%) Angular Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Security Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (8.33%) Network Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Security Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) VB Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (75.00%) .NET
1 9 (75.00%) SOAP
2 5 (41.67%) AngularJS
2 5 (41.67%) CSS
2 5 (41.67%) HTML
2 5 (41.67%) HTML5
2 5 (41.67%) jQuery
2 5 (41.67%) Laravel
2 5 (41.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 5 (41.67%) XML
3 4 (33.33%) JMS
4 1 (8.33%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Clustering
1 4 (33.33%) Cryptography
2 2 (16.67%) Client/Server
3 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (8.33%) CESG
3 1 (8.33%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (58.33%) Unix
2 6 (50.00%) Windows
3 5 (41.67%) zOS
4 2 (16.67%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Security Operations
2 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (41.67%) DevOps
2 5 (41.67%) Project Management
2 5 (41.67%) Technical Analysis
2 5 (41.67%) Web Development
2 5 (41.67%) Workflow
3 4 (33.33%) CRM
3 4 (33.33%) DoDAF
3 4 (33.33%) MODAF
3 4 (33.33%) TOGAF
3 4 (33.33%) Zachman Framework
4 3 (25.00%) Business Analysis
4 3 (25.00%) RUP
4 3 (25.00%) UML
5 2 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (16.67%) OWASP
5 2 (16.67%) Patch Management
5 2 (16.67%) Security Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) SQL
2 5 (41.67%) C#
2 5 (41.67%) Java
2 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
2 5 (41.67%) PHP
2 5 (41.67%) PowerShell
2 5 (41.67%) VB
3 1 (8.33%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (58.33%) Security Cleared
2 6 (50.00%) DV Cleared
3 4 (33.33%) SC Cleared
4 2 (16.67%) CREST Certified
4 2 (16.67%) Cyber Scheme
4 2 (16.67%) OSCP
4 2 (16.67%) Tigerscheme
5 1 (8.33%) CCNA
5 1 (8.33%) CCSP
5 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (8.33%) MCP
5 1 (8.33%) MCSE
5 1 (8.33%) MCTS
5 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 7 (58.33%) Active Directory
2 6 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (33.33%) Hyper-V
4 2 (16.67%) Sendmail
5 1 (8.33%) Snort
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) OpenView
1 4 (33.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) IBM
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (50.00%) Oracle
1 6 (50.00%) VMware
2 4 (33.33%) HP
2 4 (33.33%) StorageTek
2 4 (33.33%) Sun
3 2 (16.67%) Citrix
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco
4 1 (8.33%) Sourcefire