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 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP)
Rank - 47 -
Contract jobs citing SMTP 0 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales - 0.79% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 9.52% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 0
Average daily rate
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- £325 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-18.75% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.69 - £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 Wales region.

Communications & Networking Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
96 42 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 14.04% 8.32% 10.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 24 27
Average daily rate £375 £350 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +55.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £263 £179
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £371
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 2
Average hourly rate £15.75 £15.00 £14.24
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £15.00 £11.64
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.15 £137.50 £16.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%

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