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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP)
Rank - 25 31
Contract jobs citing SMTP 0 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford - 0.58% 1.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 4.17% 10.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 3
Average daily rate
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- £375 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
-21.77% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.69 - £47.50
SMTP
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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
31 24 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 8.40% 14.04% 11.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 11 13
Average daily rate £390 £375 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +20.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £118 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 10
Average hourly rate - £37.50 £10.43
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +259.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -11.11%

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