The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Staffordshire region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP)
Rank - - 33
Contract jobs citing SMTP 0 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire - - 1.90%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 10.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Average daily rate
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- - £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £19.75 £45.00
% change year-on-year
- -56.11%
Communications & Networking Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
12 11 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 9.68% 9.73% 18.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 19
Average daily rate £175 £288 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-39.13% -0.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £111 £173 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £625 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 0
Average hourly rate £10.50 £23.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.34% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.75 £25.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-22.54% +2.00%
SMTP
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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