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 18 December 2014 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP)
Rank - 27 33
Contract jobs citing SMTP 0 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford - 0.58% 1.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 4.55% 13.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 3
Average daily rate
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- £375 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
-21.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.69 £37.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year
-38.67% -22.10%
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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
30 22 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 7.01% 12.87% 9.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 12 13
Average daily rate £450 £250 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+80.00% -19.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £125 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £400 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 3
Average hourly rate £17.50 £39.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.12% +160.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.40 £37.80 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.38 £41.40 £16.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £20.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+14.63% -2.38%

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