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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP)
Rank - - 34
Contract jobs citing SMTP 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire - - 1.06%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £250
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £335 £350
% change year-on-year
-10.44% -4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.50 -
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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
24 18 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 19.35% 16.36% 14.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 10 9
Average daily rate £315 £270 £245
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +10.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £325 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 1
Average hourly rate £14.50 £13.50 £9.52
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.40% +41.80%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
- -9.89%

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