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 24 June 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
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP)
Rank 235 230 234
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +4
Contract jobs citing SMTP 27 36 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.30% 0.38% 0.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.56% 1.97% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 21 10
Median daily rate £475 £398 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.49% +6.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £342 £263 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £425 £461
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £398 £375
% change year-on-year
-11.94% +6.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 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 £25.00 -
% change year-on-year
-16.68% -
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
1735 1824 1744
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 19.46% 19.34% 19.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 959 891 735
Median daily rate £375 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 122 120 103
Median hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +84.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.35 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £40.15 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% +38.88%

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 24 June 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 24 June 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 +24 12 £513 +156.25% 3
Berkshire -15 12 £350 -11.94% 5
Hampshire +4 2 £430 +1.17% 1
Kent - 1 - -
SMTP
England

SMTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 45 (59.21%) DNS
2 34 (44.74%) Active Directory
2 34 (44.74%) Windows
3 32 (42.11%) HTTP
4 27 (35.53%) FTP
4 27 (35.53%) Linux
5 26 (34.21%) TCP/IP
6 25 (32.89%) LDAP
6 25 (32.89%) Unix
6 25 (32.89%) SQL Server
7 22 (28.95%) MS Office
7 22 (28.95%) MS Excel
7 22 (28.95%) Microsoft
8 21 (27.63%) Firewall
9 20 (26.32%) Apache
9 20 (26.32%) High Availability
10 19 (25.00%) PowerShell
11 17 (22.37%) CISSP
12 16 (21.05%) IIS
13 15 (19.74%) SQL
13 15 (19.74%) MS Exchange
13 15 (19.74%) Internet
13 15 (19.74%) SSH
14 14 (18.42%) VMware
14 14 (18.42%) Python
15 13 (17.11%) VB
15 13 (17.11%) JavaScript
15 13 (17.11%) Perl
15 13 (17.11%) PHP
15 13 (17.11%) HTML

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 20 (26.32%) Apache
2 16 (21.05%) IIS
3 15 (19.74%) MS Exchange
4 11 (14.47%) OpenStack
4 11 (14.47%) WebSphere
5 10 (13.16%) Tomcat
6 9 (11.84%) JBoss
6 9 (11.84%) nginx
6 9 (11.84%) WebLogic
7 2 (2.63%) Skype for Business
8 1 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (1.32%) SharePoint
Applications
1 22 (28.95%) MS Excel
1 22 (28.95%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (15.79%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (6.58%) Office 365
3 4 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 45 (59.21%) DNS
2 32 (42.11%) HTTP
3 27 (35.53%) FTP
4 26 (34.21%) TCP/IP
5 25 (32.89%) LDAP
6 21 (27.63%) Firewall
7 15 (19.74%) Internet
7 15 (19.74%) SSH
8 11 (14.47%) SSL
9 10 (13.16%) IPsec
9 10 (13.16%) SNMP
10 9 (11.84%) BGP
10 9 (11.84%) VPN
11 8 (10.53%) BIG-IP
11 8 (10.53%) Cisco ASA
11 8 (10.53%) DHCP
11 8 (10.53%) HTTPS
11 8 (10.53%) OSPF
11 8 (10.53%) RIP
11 8 (10.53%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (32.89%) SQL Server
2 9 (11.84%) MySQL
3 1 (1.32%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (3.95%) Metasploit
General
1 12 (15.79%) Finance
2 11 (14.47%) Banking
3 5 (6.58%) Back Office
4 3 (3.95%) Front Office
4 3 (3.95%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.63%) Billing
5 2 (2.63%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (17.11%) Developer
2 11 (14.47%) Administrator
3 10 (13.16%) Security Engineer
3 10 (13.16%) Support Engineer
4 9 (11.84%) Linux Engineer
4 9 (11.84%) VMware Engineer
5 8 (10.53%) AWS Engineer
5 8 (10.53%) VMware Support Engineer
6 7 (9.21%) Consultant
6 7 (9.21%) IP Engineer
6 7 (9.21%) IP Security Engineer
7 6 (7.89%) IT Administrator
7 6 (7.89%) Linux Support
7 6 (7.89%) Linux Support Engineer
7 6 (7.89%) Security Advisor
8 5 (6.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (6.58%) Network Engineer
9 4 (5.26%) Applications Support
9 4 (5.26%) Applications Support Engineer
9 4 (5.26%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (17.11%) .NET
1 13 (17.11%) AngularJS
1 13 (17.11%) CSS
1 13 (17.11%) HTML
1 13 (17.11%) HTML5
1 13 (17.11%) jQuery
1 13 (17.11%) Laravel
1 13 (17.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 12 (15.79%) Web Services
3 11 (14.47%) SOAP
3 11 (14.47%) XML
4 9 (11.84%) LAMP
4 9 (11.84%) LEMP Stack
4 9 (11.84%) MCollective
5 3 (3.95%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.32%) CSS3
6 1 (1.32%) MAPI
6 1 (1.32%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.16%) CESG
1 10 (13.16%) Client/Server
1 10 (13.16%) Cryptography
2 7 (9.21%) Computer Science
2 7 (9.21%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 5 (6.58%) Data Centre
3 5 (6.58%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.95%) Statistics
5 2 (2.63%) Clustering
5 2 (2.63%) DataPower
6 1 (1.32%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 34 (44.74%) Windows
2 27 (35.53%) Linux
3 25 (32.89%) Unix
4 11 (14.47%) zOS
5 10 (13.16%) Windows Server
5 10 (13.16%) Windows Vista
6 7 (9.21%) CentOS
7 6 (7.89%) Ubuntu
7 6 (7.89%) Windows 8
7 6 (7.89%) Windows XP
8 2 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (1.32%) Debian
9 1 (1.32%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.32%) SUSE
9 1 (1.32%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 1 (1.32%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.32%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (26.32%) High Availability
2 13 (17.11%) Technical Analysis
2 13 (17.11%) Web Development
3 12 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (15.79%) Configuration Management
3 12 (15.79%) DevOps
3 12 (15.79%) Security Operations
3 12 (15.79%) Workflow
4 11 (14.47%) Project Management
5 10 (13.16%) Information Assurance
5 10 (13.16%) Penetration Testing
6 9 (11.84%) Multi-Factor Authentication
6 9 (11.84%) OWASP
6 9 (11.84%) Patch Management
7 8 (10.53%) Ethical Hacking
7 8 (10.53%) Incident Management
7 8 (10.53%) ISMS
7 8 (10.53%) Risk Management
8 7 (9.21%) DDoS Mitigation
8 7 (9.21%) Deep Packet Inspection
Programming Languages
1 19 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 15 (19.74%) SQL
3 14 (18.42%) Python
4 13 (17.11%) JavaScript
4 13 (17.11%) Perl
4 13 (17.11%) PHP
4 13 (17.11%) VB
5 11 (14.47%) C#
5 11 (14.47%) Java
6 2 (2.63%) C
7 1 (1.32%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 17 (22.37%) CISSP
2 13 (17.11%) Security Cleared
3 10 (13.16%) CCNP
3 10 (13.16%) CESG Certified Professional
3 10 (13.16%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (13.16%) SC Cleared
4 9 (11.84%) CCSE
5 8 (10.53%) CEH
5 8 (10.53%) Degree
6 7 (9.21%) CCSA
7 3 (3.95%) DV Cleared
7 3 (3.95%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (2.63%) AWS Certification
8 2 (2.63%) CCIE
8 2 (2.63%) CCNA
8 2 (2.63%) MCSE
8 2 (2.63%) RHCT
9 1 (1.32%) CCNP Voice
9 1 (1.32%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (1.32%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.53%) RMADS
2 2 (2.63%) SLA
3 1 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 34 (44.74%) Active Directory
2 9 (11.84%) qmail
2 9 (11.84%) Sendmail
2 9 (11.84%) Squid
3 7 (9.21%) ProxySG
4 5 (6.58%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (2.63%) SpamAssassin
5 2 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (1.32%) OpenSSH
6 1 (1.32%) Terminal Server
6 1 (1.32%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (1.32%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 13 (17.11%) Puppet
2 9 (11.84%) Cacti
2 9 (11.84%) collectd
2 9 (11.84%) Ganglia
2 9 (11.84%) Graphite
2 9 (11.84%) logstash
2 9 (11.84%) Nagios
2 9 (11.84%) ZABBIX
3 7 (9.21%) FortiGate
4 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (2.63%) SCCM
4 2 (2.63%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (1.32%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (1.32%) cPanel
5 1 (1.32%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (1.32%) WSUS
Vendors
1 22 (28.95%) Microsoft
2 14 (18.42%) VMware
3 13 (17.11%) Cisco
3 13 (17.11%) Citrix
3 13 (17.11%) IBM
4 11 (14.47%) Oracle
5 10 (13.16%) CheckPoint
6 9 (11.84%) Splunk
7 8 (10.53%) F5
7 8 (10.53%) Red Hat
8 7 (9.21%) Blue Coat
9 3 (3.95%) Foundry
9 3 (3.95%) Huawei
10 2 (2.63%) Fortinet
10 2 (2.63%) IronPort
10 2 (2.63%) Juniper
10 2 (2.63%) Symantec
11 1 (1.32%) Avaya
11 1 (1.32%) Brocade
11 1 (1.32%) Remedy
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