The table below looks at the statistics for SMTP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SMTP over the 3 months to 9 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP)
Rank 58 64 72
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +8
Contract jobs citing SMTP 8 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.07% 0.64% 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.77% 2.84% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 1
Median daily rate £450 £344 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.90% +37.50%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
+21.42% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.56 £15.00 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+190.36% -33.89%
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
212 211 186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 28.38% 22.47% 20.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 111 94
Median daily rate £325 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 19 4
Median hourly rate £55.00 £45.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% +150.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.05 £16.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £45.31 £159.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £23.13
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -2.70%

SMTP
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Reading region citing SMTP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 9 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SMTP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Reading region with a requirement for SMTP.

1 13 (100.00%) DNS
2 8 (61.54%) HTTP
3 7 (53.85%) Windows
4 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
4 6 (46.15%) Load Balancing
5 5 (38.46%) Service Management
5 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (38.46%) Mentoring
5 5 (38.46%) Public Cloud
5 5 (38.46%) Client/Server
5 5 (38.46%) Project Management
6 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
6 4 (30.77%) DHCP
6 4 (30.77%) SNMP
6 4 (30.77%) Patch Management
6 4 (30.77%) Product Management
6 4 (30.77%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (30.77%) QA
6 4 (30.77%) Problem Management
7 3 (23.08%) Firewall
7 3 (23.08%) Bash Shell
7 3 (23.08%) DevOps
7 3 (23.08%) Cisco
7 3 (23.08%) Linux
7 3 (23.08%) Apache
7 3 (23.08%) Python
7 3 (23.08%) Internet
7 3 (23.08%) Debian
8 2 (15.38%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (15.38%) Cisco Certification

SMTP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (23.08%) Apache
2 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
3 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (7.69%) OpenStack
3 1 (7.69%) SAS
3 1 (7.69%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (30.77%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (15.38%) Office 365
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (100.00%) DNS
2 8 (61.54%) HTTP
3 4 (30.77%) DHCP
3 4 (30.77%) SNMP
4 3 (23.08%) Firewall
4 3 (23.08%) Internet
5 2 (15.38%) BGP
5 2 (15.38%) DDNS
5 2 (15.38%) HTTPS
5 2 (15.38%) LDAP
5 2 (15.38%) OSPF
6 1 (7.69%) BIG-IP
6 1 (7.69%) FTP
6 1 (7.69%) LAN
6 1 (7.69%) RIP
6 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
6 1 (7.69%) VPN
6 1 (7.69%) WAN
6 1 (7.69%) Wireless
6 1 (7.69%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) MySQL
1 2 (15.38%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) AWS Engineer
1 4 (30.77%) Cloud Engineer
1 4 (30.77%) Windows Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Platform Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) AWS DevOps
3 2 (15.38%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Windows Systems Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Designer
4 1 (7.69%) Email Designer
4 1 (7.69%) Exchange Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) IP Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) Office 365 Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Security Designer
4 1 (7.69%) Security Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Linux Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) LAMP
1 2 (15.38%) LAPP Stack
2 1 (7.69%) OAuth
2 1 (7.69%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Client/Server
1 5 (38.46%) Public Cloud
2 1 (7.69%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (7.69%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 7 (53.85%) Windows
2 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (23.08%) Debian
3 3 (23.08%) Linux
4 2 (15.38%) Windows Server
5 1 (7.69%) CentOS
5 1 (7.69%) Mac OS
5 1 (7.69%) Solaris
5 1 (7.69%) Ubuntu
5 1 (7.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Load Balancing
2 5 (38.46%) Mentoring
2 5 (38.46%) Project Management
2 5 (38.46%) Service Management
3 4 (30.77%) Patch Management
3 4 (30.77%) Problem Management
3 4 (30.77%) Product Management
4 3 (23.08%) DevOps
5 2 (15.38%) Migration
5 2 (15.38%) Multi-Factor Authentication
6 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
6 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (7.69%) Data Encryption
6 1 (7.69%) DDoS Mitigation
6 1 (7.69%) Deep Packet Inspection
6 1 (7.69%) High Availability
6 1 (7.69%) ITIL
6 1 (7.69%) ITIL V3
6 1 (7.69%) Security Management
6 1 (7.69%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) Bash Shell
1 3 (23.08%) Python
2 2 (15.38%) PHP
2 2 (15.38%) SQL
3 1 (7.69%) C
3 1 (7.69%) Korn
3 1 (7.69%) Perl
3 1 (7.69%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (7.69%) CCDA
2 1 (7.69%) CCNA
2 1 (7.69%) CCNP
2 1 (7.69%) CCSA
2 1 (7.69%) CCSE
2 1 (7.69%) CCVP
2 1 (7.69%) CISSP
2 1 (7.69%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (30.77%) QA
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.69%) Ceph
2 1 (7.69%) Dovecot
2 1 (7.69%) iptables
2 1 (7.69%) KVM
2 1 (7.69%) ProxySG
2 1 (7.69%) Sendmail
2 1 (7.69%) Squid
2 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Ansible
1 1 (7.69%) Cacti
1 1 (7.69%) FortiGate
1 1 (7.69%) HAProxy
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (7.69%) Nagios
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle ZFS
1 1 (7.69%) Puppet
1 1 (7.69%) RANCID
1 1 (7.69%) SCCM
1 1 (7.69%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 3 (23.08%) Cisco
3 2 (15.38%) CheckPoint
4 1 (7.69%) Blue Coat
4 1 (7.69%) F5
4 1 (7.69%) Juniper
4 1 (7.69%) Red Hat
4 1 (7.69%) Symantec
4 1 (7.69%) VMware