The table below looks at the statistics for SMTP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SMTP over the 3 months to 12 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP)
Rank 54 65 73
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +8
Contract jobs citing SMTP 22 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 2.23% 0.80% 0.50%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.77% 3.74% 2.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 4 1
Average daily rate £339 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.29% -5.55%
UK excluding London average daily rate £339 £363 £400
% change year-on-year
-6.55% -9.37%
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
Berkshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
283 187 243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 28.73% 21.35% 24.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 90 88
Average daily rate £363 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +9.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £115 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 2 16
Average hourly rate £45.00 £21.50 £180.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+109.30% -88.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

SMTP
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

SMTP Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

SMTP
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

SMTP Daily Rate Trend in Reading

SMTP
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SMTP across the Reading region.

SMTP Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

SMTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 30 (100.00%) DNS
2 20 (66.67%) Linux
3 19 (63.33%) HTTP
4 18 (60.00%) Configuration Management
5 13 (43.33%) SSL
5 13 (43.33%) Apache
5 13 (43.33%) Tomcat
5 13 (43.33%) Python
5 13 (43.33%) LDAP
5 13 (43.33%) JBoss
5 13 (43.33%) Web Services
5 13 (43.33%) Perl
5 13 (43.33%) MySQL
5 13 (43.33%) WebLogic
5 13 (43.33%) Nagios
5 13 (43.33%) LAMP
5 13 (43.33%) VMware
5 13 (43.33%) Squid
5 13 (43.33%) ZABBIX
5 13 (43.33%) Cacti
5 13 (43.33%) Ganglia
5 13 (43.33%) qmail
5 13 (43.33%) nginx
5 13 (43.33%) Amazon AWS
5 13 (43.33%) Puppet
5 13 (43.33%) High Availability
5 13 (43.33%) Splunk
5 13 (43.33%) MCollective
5 13 (43.33%) collectd
5 13 (43.33%) logstash

SMTP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 13 (43.33%) Apache
1 13 (43.33%) JBoss
1 13 (43.33%) nginx
1 13 (43.33%) OpenStack
1 13 (43.33%) Tomcat
1 13 (43.33%) WebLogic
2 1 (3.33%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 13 (43.33%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (13.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (100.00%) DNS
2 19 (63.33%) HTTP
3 13 (43.33%) LDAP
3 13 (43.33%) SSL
4 11 (36.67%) TCP/IP
5 10 (33.33%) Diameter Protocol
5 10 (33.33%) SNMP
5 10 (33.33%) VoIP
6 1 (3.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (43.33%) MySQL
General
1 10 (33.33%) Back Office
1 10 (33.33%) Front Office
2 2 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (40.00%) AWS Engineer
1 12 (40.00%) Support Engineer
1 12 (40.00%) VMware Engineer
1 12 (40.00%) VMware Support Engineer
2 10 (33.33%) Back Office Engineer
3 7 (23.33%) Applications Engineer
3 7 (23.33%) Applications Support
3 7 (23.33%) Applications Support Engineer
3 7 (23.33%) Linux Engineer
3 7 (23.33%) Linux Support
3 7 (23.33%) Linux Support Engineer
4 5 (16.67%) Automation Engineer
4 5 (16.67%) Cloud Automation Engineer
4 5 (16.67%) Platform Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) IT Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) IT Security Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Security Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (43.33%) LAMP
1 13 (43.33%) LEMP Stack
1 13 (43.33%) MCollective
1 13 (43.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (33.33%) Statistics
2 6 (20.00%) Client/Server
2 6 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 6 (20.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 20 (66.67%) Linux
2 1 (3.33%) Windows
2 1 (3.33%) Windows Server
2 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (60.00%) Configuration Management
2 13 (43.33%) High Availability
3 12 (40.00%) Capacity Management
3 12 (40.00%) Problem Management
4 10 (33.33%) Validation
5 6 (20.00%) Incident Management
5 6 (20.00%) Load Balancing
5 6 (20.00%) Project Management
5 6 (20.00%) Service Management
6 5 (16.67%) Fault Management
6 5 (16.67%) Functional Testing
6 5 (16.67%) Network Design
7 2 (6.67%) ITIL
7 2 (6.67%) Mentoring
7 2 (6.67%) Product Management
8 1 (3.33%) Change Control
8 1 (3.33%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (3.33%) ITIL V3
8 1 (3.33%) Network Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 13 (43.33%) Perl
1 13 (43.33%) Python
2 1 (3.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (23.33%) Degree
2 1 (3.33%) MCSE
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 13 (43.33%) qmail
1 13 (43.33%) Squid
2 1 (3.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.33%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 13 (43.33%) Cacti
1 13 (43.33%) collectd
1 13 (43.33%) Ganglia
1 13 (43.33%) Graphite
1 13 (43.33%) logstash
1 13 (43.33%) Nagios
1 13 (43.33%) Puppet
1 13 (43.33%) ZABBIX
2 1 (3.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 13 (43.33%) Splunk
1 13 (43.33%) VMware
2 10 (33.33%) Huawei
3 1 (3.33%) Cisco
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