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 22 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing SMTP 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire - - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £431
% change year-on-year
+6.00% -13.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 - £19.50
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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
34 13 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 18.18% 8.44% 16.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 7 9
Average daily rate £400 £260 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.84% +48.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £250 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £300 £352
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 2
Average hourly rate £11.00 £12.75 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.72% -25.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £19.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+36.84% -13.63%

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