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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SMTP over the 3 months to 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP)
Rank 246 245 231
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -14
Contract jobs citing SMTP 18 33 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.20% 0.35% 0.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.08% 1.82% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 22 3
Median daily rate £500 £386 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.44% -14.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £326 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £411 £458
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £363 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.44% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £20.83 £26.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.88% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.83 £20.00 -
% change year-on-year
+4.15% -
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
1671 1813 1703
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 18.86% 18.96% 18.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 945 943 736
Median daily rate £375 £363 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +8.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £230 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £495 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 111 121 101
Median hourly rate £32.50 £22.83 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.35% +30.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.52 £12.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £45.00 £45.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+46.34% +7.62%

SMTP
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing SMTP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 26 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SMTP within the South East region over the 3 months to 26 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Buckinghamshire +17 9 £513 +57.69%
Berkshire -9 6 £350 -11.94% 6
Hampshire +2 2 £430 +2.68% 5
Kent - 1 - -
SMTP
England

SMTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 South East region with a requirement for SMTP.

1 36 (57.14%) Windows
2 34 (53.97%) Active Directory
3 31 (49.21%) DNS
4 28 (44.44%) FTP
5 27 (42.86%) Microsoft
5 27 (42.86%) SQL Server
6 26 (41.27%) Unix
7 22 (34.92%) CISSP
8 21 (33.33%) MS Exchange
9 20 (31.75%) HTTP
9 20 (31.75%) TCP/IP
9 20 (31.75%) MS Excel
10 19 (30.16%) Internet
10 19 (30.16%) Firewall
11 18 (28.57%) Citrix
12 17 (26.98%) SSH
13 16 (25.40%) PowerShell
13 16 (25.40%) Oracle
13 16 (25.40%) Linux
13 16 (25.40%) MS Office
14 15 (23.81%) Client/Server
14 15 (23.81%) IPsec
14 15 (23.81%) Security Cleared
14 15 (23.81%) Windows Vista
14 15 (23.81%) CESG
14 15 (23.81%) Cryptography
14 15 (23.81%) Information Assurance
14 15 (23.81%) CESG Certified Professional
15 14 (22.22%) Penetration Testing
16 13 (20.63%) Sendmail

SMTP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 21 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 13 (20.63%) IIS
3 8 (12.70%) Apache
3 8 (12.70%) WebSphere
4 2 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (3.17%) OpenStack
4 2 (3.17%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.59%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.59%) Tomcat
Applications
1 20 (31.75%) MS Excel
2 16 (25.40%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.52%) Office 365
2 4 (6.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (49.21%) DNS
2 28 (44.44%) FTP
3 20 (31.75%) HTTP
3 20 (31.75%) TCP/IP
4 19 (30.16%) Firewall
4 19 (30.16%) Internet
5 17 (26.98%) SSH
6 15 (23.81%) IPsec
7 12 (19.05%) LDAP
8 9 (14.29%) BGP
8 9 (14.29%) VPN
9 8 (12.70%) BIG-IP
9 8 (12.70%) Cisco ASA
9 8 (12.70%) Cisco PIX
9 8 (12.70%) FWSM
9 8 (12.70%) HTTPS
9 8 (12.70%) OSPF
9 8 (12.70%) RIP
9 8 (12.70%) Wireshark
10 7 (11.11%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.59%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (4.76%) Metasploit
General
1 8 (12.70%) Banking
1 8 (12.70%) Finance
2 3 (4.76%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.17%) Back Office
3 2 (3.17%) Billing
3 2 (3.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (15.87%) Developer
1 10 (15.87%) Security Engineer
2 9 (14.29%) Security Advisor
3 8 (12.70%) Administrator
4 7 (11.11%) IP Engineer
4 7 (11.11%) IP Security Engineer
5 6 (9.52%) Consultant
6 5 (7.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (6.35%) Information Assurance Leader
7 4 (6.35%) IT Administrator
7 4 (6.35%) Network Engineer
8 3 (4.76%) Analyst
8 3 (4.76%) Linux Administrator
8 3 (4.76%) Linux Engineer
8 3 (4.76%) Network Security Engineer
8 3 (4.76%) Windows Engineer
8 3 (4.76%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
9 2 (3.17%) .NET Developer
9 2 (3.17%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 2 (3.17%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (15.87%) .NET
1 10 (15.87%) AngularJS
1 10 (15.87%) CSS
1 10 (15.87%) HTML
1 10 (15.87%) HTML5
1 10 (15.87%) jQuery
1 10 (15.87%) Laravel
1 10 (15.87%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 8 (12.70%) SOAP
2 8 (12.70%) XML
3 3 (4.76%) .NET Framework
3 3 (4.76%) Web Services
4 1 (1.59%) CSS3
4 1 (1.59%) MAPI
4 1 (1.59%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (23.81%) CESG
1 15 (23.81%) Client/Server
1 15 (23.81%) Cryptography
2 8 (12.70%) Management Information System
3 7 (11.11%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 3 (4.76%) Data Centre
5 2 (3.17%) Clustering
5 2 (3.17%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.17%) DataPower
6 1 (1.59%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 36 (57.14%) Windows
2 26 (41.27%) Unix
3 16 (25.40%) Linux
4 15 (23.81%) Windows Vista
5 9 (14.29%) Windows Server
6 8 (12.70%) zOS
7 7 (11.11%) CentOS
8 6 (9.52%) Ubuntu
9 4 (6.35%) Windows 8
9 4 (6.35%) Windows XP
10 3 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (3.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (1.59%) Debian
12 1 (1.59%) Mac OS X
12 1 (1.59%) Windows 7
12 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (23.81%) Information Assurance
2 14 (22.22%) Penetration Testing
3 13 (20.63%) OWASP
3 13 (20.63%) Patch Management
4 12 (19.05%) Ethical Hacking
4 12 (19.05%) ISMS
4 12 (19.05%) Risk Management
5 11 (17.46%) Cybersecurity
5 11 (17.46%) Fuzz Testing
5 11 (17.46%) High Availability
6 10 (15.87%) Risk Assessment
6 10 (15.87%) Technical Analysis
6 10 (15.87%) Web Development
7 9 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (14.29%) DevOps
7 9 (14.29%) Multi-Factor Authentication
7 9 (14.29%) Security Operations
7 9 (14.29%) Workflow
8 8 (12.70%) Project Management
9 7 (11.11%) Deep Packet Inspection
Programming Languages
1 16 (25.40%) PowerShell
2 12 (19.05%) SQL
3 10 (15.87%) JavaScript
3 10 (15.87%) PHP
3 10 (15.87%) VB
4 8 (12.70%) C#
4 8 (12.70%) Java
5 5 (7.94%) Python
6 4 (6.35%) Perl
7 2 (3.17%) C
8 1 (1.59%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 22 (34.92%) CISSP
2 15 (23.81%) CESG Certified Professional
2 15 (23.81%) Security Cleared
3 12 (19.05%) CEH
4 10 (15.87%) CCNP
4 10 (15.87%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (15.87%) SC Cleared
5 9 (14.29%) CCSE
6 7 (11.11%) CCSA
7 3 (4.76%) Degree
7 3 (4.76%) DV Cleared
7 3 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (3.17%) AWS Certification
8 2 (3.17%) CCIE
8 2 (3.17%) CCNA
8 2 (3.17%) MCSE
8 2 (3.17%) RHCT
9 1 (1.59%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (1.59%) MCSA
9 1 (1.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (19.05%) RMADS
2 2 (3.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.17%) SLA
System Software
1 34 (53.97%) Active Directory
2 13 (20.63%) Sendmail
3 7 (11.11%) ProxySG
4 5 (7.94%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (3.17%) SpamAssassin
6 1 (1.59%) OpenSSH
6 1 (1.59%) Terminal Server
6 1 (1.59%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (1.59%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (11.11%) FortiGate
2 4 (6.35%) Puppet
3 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (3.17%) SCCM
3 2 (3.17%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (1.59%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (1.59%) cPanel
4 1 (1.59%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (1.59%) WSUS
Vendors
1 27 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 18 (28.57%) Citrix
3 16 (25.40%) Oracle
4 13 (20.63%) Cisco
5 10 (15.87%) CheckPoint
5 10 (15.87%) IBM
6 8 (12.70%) F5
6 8 (12.70%) Red Hat
7 7 (11.11%) Blue Coat
8 4 (6.35%) VMware
9 3 (4.76%) Foundry
10 2 (3.17%) Fortinet
10 2 (3.17%) IronPort
10 2 (3.17%) Juniper
10 2 (3.17%) Symantec
11 1 (1.59%) Avaya
11 1 (1.59%) Brocade
11 1 (1.59%) Dot Hill
11 1 (1.59%) Mitel
11 1 (1.59%) Remedy
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Austin Fraser
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