The table below looks at the statistics for SMTP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SMTP over the 3 months to 4 August 2015 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing SMTP 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford - - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £363 £375
% change year-on-year
- -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 - £19.75
SMTP
Oxfordshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
39 23 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 11.64% 10.65% 11.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 10 11
Average daily rate £320 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £295 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £350 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 6
Average hourly rate £13.75 £17.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.11% +13.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% -21.56%

SMTP
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

SMTP Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

SMTP
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

SMTP Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

SMTP
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Nagios
1 1 (100.00%) Games
1 1 (100.00%) Perforce
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
1 1 (100.00%) Ajax
1 1 (100.00%) Web Development
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Android
1 1 (100.00%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (100.00%) Social Gaming
1 1 (100.00%) Apple iOS

SMTP
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 1 (100.00%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
General
1 1 (100.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Social Gaming
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Android
1 1 (100.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Web Development
1 1 (100.00%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Perforce