The table below looks at the statistics for SMTP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SMTP over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP)
Rank - - 27
Contract jobs citing SMTP 0 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire - - 2.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 12.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Average daily rate
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- - £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £375 £344
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £12.55 -
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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 Staffordshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
19 14 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 16.96% 12.28% 16.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 10 14
Average daily rate £275 £270 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £335 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 0
Average hourly rate £9.50 £23.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.69% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.21 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-3.05% -7.16%

SMTP
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

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

SMTP Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

SMTP
Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

SMTP Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire