The table below looks at the statistics for SMTP skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SMTP over the 3 months to 6 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP)
Rank 133 - 146
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SMTP 4 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.14% - 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.14% - 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 1
Median daily rate £350 - £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £423 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
+20.71% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £22.69
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.56 £15.00 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+190.36% -33.89%
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 West region.

Communications & Networking Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
350 408 491
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 12.46% 12.94% 15.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 215 226 279
Median daily rate £335 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £200 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £511 £488 £454
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 34 61
Median hourly rate £28.00 £39.00 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.20% +65.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.80 £17.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £43.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -0.83%

SMTP
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West 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 West

SMTP
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

SMTP Daily Rate Trend in the South West

SMTP
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

SMTP Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

SMTP
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 6 December 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
Cornwall - 4 £350 -
SMTP
England

SMTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 6 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 South West region with a requirement for SMTP.

1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
2 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 4 (57.14%) HP
2 4 (57.14%) Dell
2 4 (57.14%) EMC
2 4 (57.14%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (57.14%) SAN
2 4 (57.14%) Veritas
2 4 (57.14%) Red Hat
2 4 (57.14%) ITIL
2 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Linux
2 4 (57.14%) Apache
2 4 (57.14%) Tomcat
2 4 (57.14%) DNS
2 4 (57.14%) SSL
2 4 (57.14%) Symantec
2 4 (57.14%) Brocade
2 4 (57.14%) Load Balancing
2 4 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (57.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (57.14%) Zenoss
2 4 (57.14%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 4 (57.14%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (57.14%) vSphere
2 4 (57.14%) Puppet
2 4 (57.14%) Games
2 4 (57.14%) VMware
2 4 (57.14%) VMware ESX
2 4 (57.14%) Clustering

SMTP
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 4 (57.14%) Apache
1 4 (57.14%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 4 (57.14%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) DNS
1 4 (57.14%) SAN
1 4 (57.14%) SSL
2 3 (42.86%) SMS
2 3 (42.86%) SNMP
General
1 4 (57.14%) Games
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Network Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Clustering
1 4 (57.14%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Linux
1 4 (57.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
1 4 (57.14%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) DevOps
1 4 (57.14%) ITIL
1 4 (57.14%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) AWK
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
1 4 (57.14%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 4 (57.14%) VMware ESX
1 4 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (57.14%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) NetBackup
1 4 (57.14%) Puppet
1 4 (57.14%) vRealize
1 4 (57.14%) Zenoss
2 3 (42.86%) Endace
2 3 (42.86%) Nagios
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
2 4 (57.14%) Brocade
2 4 (57.14%) Dell
2 4 (57.14%) EMC
2 4 (57.14%) HP
2 4 (57.14%) Red Hat
2 4 (57.14%) Symantec
2 4 (57.14%) Veritas
2 4 (57.14%) VMware
3 3 (42.86%) Splunk