The table below looks at the statistics for SMTP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SMTP over the 3 months to 28 April 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP)
Rank 66 - 67
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SMTP 5 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.77% - 0.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.10% - 2.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 2
Average daily rate £350 - £308
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £398 £325
% change year-on-year
-8.80% +22.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £28.00 -
% change year-on-year
-26.78% -
SMTP
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Communications & Networking Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
98 77 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 15.17% 10.05% 11.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 35 44
Average daily rate £388 £305 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.04% -9.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £171 £179
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £457 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £342 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.43% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 3
Average hourly rate £13.50 £13.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -64.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
- +46.34%

SMTP
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

SMTP Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

SMTP
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

SMTP Daily Rate Trend in Wales

SMTP
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SMTP within the Wales region over the 3 months to 28 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales - 5 £350 -
SMTP
UK

SMTP
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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 5 (100.00%) ITIL
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) IBM Notes
1 5 (100.00%) IBM Domino
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (100.00%) Lotus
1 5 (100.00%) Migration
1 5 (100.00%) Office 365
1 5 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 5 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (60.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (60.00%) SharePoint
4 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
4 2 (40.00%) Clearswift
5 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
5 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
5 1 (20.00%) Disclosure Scotland

SMTP
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 5 (100.00%) IBM Domino
1 5 (100.00%) IBM Notes
2 3 (60.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (100.00%) Office 365
General
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Administrator
1 3 (60.00%) Exchange Administrator
2 2 (40.00%) Exchange Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Active Directory Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Lotus Notes Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Engineer
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) ITIL
1 5 (100.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Lotus
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Clearswift