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 14 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP)
Rank - - 25
Contract jobs citing SMTP 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford - - 0.55%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 3.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £339 £380 £400
% change year-on-year
-10.85% -5.00%
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
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
37 31 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 13.26% 8.56% 15.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 20 9
Average daily rate £238 £390 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-39.10% +24.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £275 £106
10% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 9
Average hourly rate - £12.49 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -13.86%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+13.20% +26.19%

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