The table below looks at the statistics for SMTP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SMTP over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP)
Rank - - 30
Contract jobs citing SMTP 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset - - 0.56%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £188
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 Somerset region.

Communications & Networking Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
32 39 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 9.55% 17.65% 5.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 24 7
Average daily rate £250 £275 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £190 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £399 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 1
Average hourly rate £24.00 £19.30 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.35% -51.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £20.50 £21.13
% change year-on-year
+14.63% -2.95%

SMTP
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

SMTP Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

SMTP
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

SMTP Daily Rate Trend in Somerset