The table below looks at the statistics for SMTP skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SMTP over the 3 months to 23 January 2015 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP)
Rank 222 201 193
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -8
Contract jobs citing SMTP 32 30 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.35% 0.36% 0.36%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.72% 2.07% 1.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 14 17
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.75% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £350 £327
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £443 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £301 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
-24.79% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.69 - £47.50
SMTP
England

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

Communications & Networking Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1859 1450 1585
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 20.13% 17.21% 20.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 893 611 622
Average daily rate £350 £360 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £225 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 105 115 163
Average hourly rate £32.50 £21.00 £19.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+54.76% +9.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £11.39
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -13.33%

SMTP
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

SMTP Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

SMTP
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

SMTP Daily Rate Trend in the South East

SMTP
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SMTP across the South East region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

SMTP Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

SMTP
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

SMTP Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

SMTP
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SMTP within the South East region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire -14 14 £340 -17.57% 1
Berkshire -6 12 £425 +6.25% 3
Surrey +2 4 £475 - 4
West Sussex - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - - 1
East Sussex - - - - 1
Kent - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - - 1
SMTP
England

SMTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 63 (67.74%) Microsoft
2 58 (62.37%) Security Cleared
3 46 (49.46%) Windows
4 43 (46.24%) MS Exchange
5 34 (36.56%) VMware
6 32 (34.41%) X.400
6 32 (34.41%) X.500
6 32 (34.41%) SC Cleared
7 29 (31.18%) Firewall
8 28 (30.11%) DV Cleared
9 27 (29.03%) MS Excel
10 26 (27.96%) DNS
11 23 (24.73%) Active Directory
11 23 (24.73%) CA
11 23 (24.73%) SharePoint
11 23 (24.73%) ARCserve
11 23 (24.73%) Windows Server 2008
12 21 (22.58%) Analytical Skills
12 21 (22.58%) Boundary Protection
12 21 (22.58%) FTP
12 21 (22.58%) HTTP
13 20 (21.51%) HP
13 20 (21.51%) PowerShell
14 19 (20.43%) SQL
14 19 (20.43%) Internet
14 19 (20.43%) Military
15 18 (19.35%) UNIX
15 18 (19.35%) Forefront TMG
16 17 (18.28%) VMware Infrastructure
16 17 (18.28%) Microsoft Certification

SMTP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 43 (46.24%) MS Exchange
2 23 (24.73%) SharePoint
3 15 (16.13%) Exchange Server 2007
3 15 (16.13%) IIS
4 8 (8.60%) SharePoint Server
4 8 (8.60%) Exchange Server 2013
5 7 (7.53%) IBM Notes
5 7 (7.53%) GroupWise
6 4 (4.30%) Office Communications Server
7 2 (2.15%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (1.08%) Apache
8 1 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 27 (29.03%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.23%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 32 (34.41%) X.400
1 32 (34.41%) X.500
2 29 (31.18%) Firewall
3 26 (27.96%) DNS
4 21 (22.58%) FTP
4 21 (22.58%) HTTP
5 19 (20.43%) Internet
6 16 (17.20%) SAN
6 16 (17.20%) IMAP
6 16 (17.20%) LAN
7 14 (15.05%) SSL
8 13 (13.98%) TCP/IP
8 13 (13.98%) Cisco ASA
9 11 (11.83%) WAN
10 10 (10.75%) LDAP
10 10 (10.75%) VPN
10 10 (10.75%) HTTPS
11 9 (9.68%) POP3
11 9 (9.68%) BIG-IP
12 5 (5.38%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.75%) SQL Server
2 8 (8.60%) SQL Server 2005
2 8 (8.60%) SQL Server 2008
2 8 (8.60%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (4.30%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (4.30%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (3.23%) Visual Studio
1 3 (3.23%) Subversion
1 3 (3.23%) Git (software)
1 3 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 19 (20.43%) Military
2 5 (5.38%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.23%) Back Office
3 3 (3.23%) Retail
3 3 (3.23%) Billing
4 2 (2.15%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (19.35%) Administrator
2 17 (18.28%) Systems Administrator
3 12 (12.90%) Senior Systems Administrator
4 11 (11.83%) Messaging Engineer
5 7 (7.53%) Architect
5 7 (7.53%) Developer
5 7 (7.53%) Consultant
6 6 (6.45%) Field Engineer
6 6 (6.45%) Exchange Engineer
7 5 (5.38%) Server Engineer
7 5 (5.38%) Analyst
8 4 (4.30%) 3rd Line Support
8 4 (4.30%) Security Architect
8 4 (4.30%) Security Engineer
9 3 (3.23%) .NET Developer
9 3 (3.23%) C# Developer
9 3 (3.23%) Messaging Consultant
9 3 (3.23%) Exchange Consultant
9 3 (3.23%) Support Engineer
9 3 (3.23%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.60%) XML
2 6 (6.45%) Ajax
3 5 (5.38%) HTML
4 4 (4.30%) JSON
5 3 (3.23%) jQuery
5 3 (3.23%) HTML5
5 3 (3.23%) CSS3
5 3 (3.23%) .NET
5 3 (3.23%) CSS
6 2 (2.15%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (1.08%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 21 (22.58%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (13.98%) Clustering
3 7 (7.53%) PKI
4 6 (6.45%) Management Information System
4 6 (6.45%) Replication
5 4 (4.30%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.08%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 46 (49.46%) Windows
2 23 (24.73%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (19.35%) UNIX
4 10 (10.75%) Solaris
5 9 (9.68%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (8.60%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (5.38%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (22.58%) Boundary Protection
2 16 (17.20%) Mentoring
2 16 (17.20%) Integration Testing
3 13 (13.98%) Kalman Filter
3 13 (13.98%) ITIL
3 13 (13.98%) Disaster Recovery
4 8 (8.60%) Service Management
5 6 (6.45%) Customer Engagement
6 5 (5.38%) Network Management
6 5 (5.38%) Knowledge Management
7 4 (4.30%) CRM
7 4 (4.30%) Performance Analysis
8 3 (3.23%) Responsive Web Design
8 3 (3.23%) Validation
8 3 (3.23%) Migration
8 3 (3.23%) Scrum
8 3 (3.23%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (3.23%) Data Analysis
9 2 (2.15%) Email Marketing
9 2 (2.15%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 20 (21.51%) PowerShell
2 19 (20.43%) SQL
3 12 (12.90%) C
4 9 (9.68%) VBScript
4 9 (9.68%) Python
4 9 (9.68%) Shell Script
4 9 (9.68%) C++
4 9 (9.68%) JavaScript
4 9 (9.68%) Perl
5 3 (3.23%) C#
6 1 (1.08%) PHP
Qualifications
1 58 (62.37%) Security Cleared
2 32 (34.41%) SC Cleared
3 28 (30.11%) DV Cleared
4 17 (18.28%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (10.75%) MCP
5 10 (10.75%) MCSE
6 7 (7.53%) MCTS
6 7 (7.53%) MCITP
7 6 (6.45%) Degree
8 3 (3.23%) CCNP
8 3 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.45%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (24.73%) Active Directory
2 18 (19.35%) Forefront TMG
3 17 (18.28%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (9.68%) Sendmail
5 7 (7.53%) XenDesktop
6 3 (3.23%) ProxySG
7 1 (1.08%) Snort
7 1 (1.08%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 23 (24.73%) ARCserve
2 14 (15.05%) HP SIM
2 14 (15.05%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 10 (10.75%) MIMEsweeper
4 9 (9.68%) MAILsweeper
5 4 (4.30%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (2.15%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 63 (67.74%) Microsoft
2 34 (36.56%) VMware
3 23 (24.73%) CA
4 20 (21.51%) HP
5 17 (18.28%) Clearswift
6 14 (15.05%) Cisco
7 12 (12.90%) Blue Coat
8 11 (11.83%) Juniper
9 10 (10.75%) McAfee
9 10 (10.75%) Websense
10 9 (9.68%) NetApp
11 8 (8.60%) 3PAR
12 7 (7.53%) F5
12 7 (7.53%) Novell
12 7 (7.53%) Lotus
12 7 (7.53%) Citrix
12 7 (7.53%) Altiris
12 7 (7.53%) Symantec
13 4 (4.30%) Remedy
13 4 (4.30%) Oracle
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