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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SMTP over the 3 months to 25 May 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
25 May 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 Tyne and Wear - - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £398 £375
% change year-on-year
-11.94% +6.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £26.00 -
% change year-on-year
-21.15% -
SMTP
North East

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
411 91 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 34.92% 14.94% 10.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 247 52 34
Median daily rate £300 £300 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £413 £378
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £326
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 12 2
Median hourly rate £28.00 £20.50 £10.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.58% +100.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.99 £13.25 £10.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.96 £27.50 £10.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £26.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +30.00%

SMTP
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

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