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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SMTP over the 3 months to 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP)
Rank - 132 112
Contract jobs citing SMTP 0 17 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West - 0.56% 0.098%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 4.50% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 16 2
Average daily rate
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- £383 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +39.09%
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £425
% change year-on-year
+6.00% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 - £19.75
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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 South West region.

Communications & Networking Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
358 378 301
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 11.59% 12.50% 14.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 207 229 172
Average daily rate £360 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £250 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £470 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 39 17
Average hourly rate £21.00 £17.50 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -38.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.60 £13.50 £11.67
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.20 £40.50 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £18.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -19.10%

SMTP
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SMTP across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 3 (100.00%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Bash Shell
2 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
3 1 (33.33%) Data Centre Operations
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) MS Office
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) UNIX
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) Solaris
3 1 (33.33%) yum
3 1 (33.33%) Puppet
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL V3
3 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) CFEngine
3 1 (33.33%) Capacity Management
3 1 (33.33%) OpenStack
3 1 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (33.33%) Technical Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) Python
3 1 (33.33%) Windows NT
3 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
3 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
3 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange

SMTP
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (33.33%) OpenStack
1 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
1 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) WAN
2 1 (33.33%) DHCP
2 1 (33.33%) HTTP
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) SSH
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Systems Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) UNIX Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Linux Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) UNIX
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Solaris
2 1 (33.33%) Windows NT
2 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 2000 Server
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre Operations
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL V3
1 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) Capacity Management
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
1 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
1 1 (33.33%) Data Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Bash Shell
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) NFS
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) yum
1 1 (33.33%) Puppet
1 1 (33.33%) CFEngine
1 1 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) BMC
1 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
1 1 (33.33%) Remedy
1 1 (33.33%) Computacenter
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ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £30k - £35k plus package
Posted: 6 days ago