The table below looks at the statistics for SMTP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SMTP over the 3 months to 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
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
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £369 £363 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.72% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.83 £20.00 -
% change year-on-year
+4.15% -
SMTP
West Midlands

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
33 28 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 15.14% 17.72% 9.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 18 2
Median daily rate £325 £364 £175
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.65% +107.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £146 £151 £111
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £239
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 4
Median hourly rate £46.00 £17.00 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+170.58% +61.90%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.75 £21.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+47.67% +7.50%

SMTP
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Staffordshire region citing SMTP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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