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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SMTP over the 3 months to 29 August 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
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP)
Rank 54 71 68
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -3
Contract jobs citing SMTP 10 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.50% 0.42% 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.87% 2.30% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 0
Median daily rate £525 £350 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £356 £300
% change year-on-year
+12.28% +18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £17.50 -
% change year-on-year
+157.14% -
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
127 174 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 19.01% 18.13% 9.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 70 36
Median daily rate £450 £383 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +15.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £310 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 4
Median hourly rate £9.00 £12.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £21.53 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+64.92% -4.33%

SMTP
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing SMTP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 29 August 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for SMTP.

1 25 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 21 (84.00%) Unix
2 21 (84.00%) Active Directory
3 19 (76.00%) Citrix
3 19 (76.00%) CISSP
3 19 (76.00%) Client/Server
3 19 (76.00%) Microsoft
3 19 (76.00%) Windows
3 19 (76.00%) Oracle
3 19 (76.00%) IPsec
3 19 (76.00%) CESG
3 19 (76.00%) Cryptography
3 19 (76.00%) Information Assurance
3 19 (76.00%) CESG Certified Professional
4 18 (72.00%) Windows Vista
4 18 (72.00%) Internet
4 18 (72.00%) MS Exchange
5 15 (60.00%) FTP
5 15 (60.00%) Sendmail
5 15 (60.00%) SSH
5 15 (60.00%) OWASP
5 15 (60.00%) Patch Management
6 14 (56.00%) Fuzz Testing
6 14 (56.00%) Cybersecurity
6 14 (56.00%) Risk Management
6 14 (56.00%) RMADS
7 13 (52.00%) Security Cleared
8 12 (48.00%) ISMS
8 12 (48.00%) Ethical Hacking
8 12 (48.00%) CEH

SMTP
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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 18 (72.00%) MS Exchange
2 6 (24.00%) IIS
3 4 (16.00%) Apache
3 4 (16.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 12 (48.00%) MS Excel
2 6 (24.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 19 (76.00%) IPsec
2 18 (72.00%) Internet
3 15 (60.00%) FTP
3 15 (60.00%) SSH
4 6 (24.00%) LDAP
5 4 (16.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (100.00%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (16.00%) Banking
1 4 (16.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (40.00%) Security Advisor
2 7 (28.00%) Information Assurance Leader
3 6 (24.00%) Developer
4 2 (8.00%) .NET Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Consultant
4 2 (8.00%) Cybersecurity Consultant
4 2 (8.00%) Security Consultant
5 1 (4.00%) HTML Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Information Security Advisor
5 1 (4.00%) PowerShell Developer
5 1 (4.00%) VB Developer
5 1 (4.00%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (24.00%) .NET
1 6 (24.00%) AngularJS
1 6 (24.00%) CSS
1 6 (24.00%) HTML
1 6 (24.00%) HTML5
1 6 (24.00%) jQuery
1 6 (24.00%) Laravel
1 6 (24.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 4 (16.00%) SOAP
2 4 (16.00%) XML
3 3 (12.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (4.00%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 19 (76.00%) CESG
1 19 (76.00%) Client/Server
1 19 (76.00%) Cryptography
2 10 (40.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.00%) Fat Client
3 1 (4.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 21 (84.00%) Unix
2 19 (76.00%) Windows
3 18 (72.00%) Windows Vista
4 4 (16.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (76.00%) Information Assurance
2 15 (60.00%) OWASP
2 15 (60.00%) Patch Management
3 14 (56.00%) Cybersecurity
3 14 (56.00%) Fuzz Testing
3 14 (56.00%) Risk Management
4 12 (48.00%) Ethical Hacking
4 12 (48.00%) ISMS
4 12 (48.00%) Penetration Testing
5 10 (40.00%) Risk Assessment
6 7 (28.00%) Security Architecture
7 6 (24.00%) Technical Analysis
7 6 (24.00%) Web Development
8 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (20.00%) DevOps
8 5 (20.00%) Security Operations
8 5 (20.00%) Workflow
9 4 (16.00%) Project Management
10 3 (12.00%) Security Testing
11 1 (4.00%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (24.00%) JavaScript
1 6 (24.00%) PHP
1 6 (24.00%) PowerShell
1 6 (24.00%) SQL
1 6 (24.00%) VB
2 4 (16.00%) C#
2 4 (16.00%) Java
3 1 (4.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 19 (76.00%) CESG Certified Professional
1 19 (76.00%) CISSP
2 13 (52.00%) Security Cleared
3 12 (48.00%) CEH
4 9 (36.00%) SC Cleared
5 3 (12.00%) DV Cleared
6 1 (4.00%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (56.00%) RMADS
2 1 (4.00%) Government Security Classifications
2 1 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 21 (84.00%) Active Directory
2 15 (60.00%) Sendmail
Vendors
1 19 (76.00%) Citrix
1 19 (76.00%) Microsoft
1 19 (76.00%) Oracle
2 4 (16.00%) IBM