The table below looks at the statistics for SMTP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Tyne and Wear region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SMTP over the 3 months to 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP)
Rank - 50 28
Contract jobs citing SMTP 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear - 0.27% 0.96%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 1.33% 5.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £350 £388
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -9.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 - £47.50
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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 Tyne and Wear region.

Communications & Networking Category
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
52 75 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 13.27% 20.00% 16.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 43 8
Average daily rate £365 £255 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+43.13% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £196 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £325 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 2
Average hourly rate - £25.00 £16.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +53.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £20.00 £23.33
% change year-on-year
+45.00% -14.27%

SMTP
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

SMTP Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

SMTP
Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

SMTP Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear