The first table below looks at the demand for SMTP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SMTP over the 3 months to 18 April 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 Surrey 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP)
Rank 88 77 98
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +21
Contract jobs citing SMTP 9 11 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.60% 0.86% 0.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.83% 5.09% 2.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 4
Average daily rate £289 £506 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-42.93% +22.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £400 £300
% change year-on-year
-18.65% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £19.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
- -38.09%
Communications & Networking Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
235 216 283
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 15.74% 16.84% 16.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 98 119
Average daily rate £360 £335 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.46% -10.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £154 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £514 £466 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 18 32
Average hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% -41.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.50 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -23.72%
SMTP
South East

SMTP
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

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

SMTP Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

SMTP
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

SMTP Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

SMTP
Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SMTP across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

SMTP Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

SMTP
Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SMTP across the Surrey region.

SMTP Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

SMTP
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SMTP within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Egham - - - -
Staines - - - -
Weybridge - - - -
SMTP
South East

SMTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey region citing SMTP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SMTP.

1 9 (90.00%) TCP/IP
2 8 (80.00%) VPN
2 8 (80.00%) WAN
2 8 (80.00%) FTP
2 8 (80.00%) HTTP
2 8 (80.00%) Citrix
2 8 (80.00%) Internet
2 8 (80.00%) SSH
3 7 (70.00%) ITIL
4 6 (60.00%) Fault Management
5 5 (50.00%) Change Management
5 5 (50.00%) Incident Management
5 5 (50.00%) Problem Management
5 5 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (40.00%) Windows
6 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
6 4 (40.00%) LAN
6 4 (40.00%) MS Office
6 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
6 4 (40.00%) SSL
6 4 (40.00%) SLA
7 3 (30.00%) Workflow
7 3 (30.00%) Management Information System
8 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
8 2 (20.00%) Firewall
8 2 (20.00%) Ericsson
9 1 (10.00%) CheckPoint
9 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (10.00%) 3G
9 1 (10.00%) CCSA

SMTP
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey region citing SMTP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SMTP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
1 4 (40.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 9 (90.00%) TCP/IP
2 8 (80.00%) VPN
2 8 (80.00%) WAN
2 8 (80.00%) FTP
2 8 (80.00%) HTTP
2 8 (80.00%) Internet
2 8 (80.00%) SSH
3 4 (40.00%) LAN
3 4 (40.00%) SSL
4 2 (20.00%) Firewall
5 1 (10.00%) 3G
5 1 (10.00%) DNS
5 1 (10.00%) SNMP
5 1 (10.00%) DHCP
5 1 (10.00%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (10.00%) BIG-IP
5 1 (10.00%) Cisco PIX
5 1 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (10.00%) FWSM
5 1 (10.00%) Radio Access Network
General
1 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Analyst
2 7 (70.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Security Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Network Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Help Desk Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Service Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) IP Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) ITIL
2 6 (60.00%) Fault Management
3 5 (50.00%) Change Management
3 5 (50.00%) Incident Management
3 5 (50.00%) Problem Management
4 3 (30.00%) Workflow
5 1 (10.00%) Network Load Balancing
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (10.00%) CCSA
2 1 (10.00%) CCSE
2 1 (10.00%) CCNP
2 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (40.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) Citrix
2 2 (20.00%) Ericsson
3 1 (10.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (10.00%) Blue Coat
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco
3 1 (10.00%) F5