The table below looks at the statistics for SMTP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SMTP over the 3 months to 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP)
Rank 76 63 -
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -
Contract jobs citing SMTP 1 11 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.12% 1.60% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.75% 8.87% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 9 0
Median daily rate £475 £350 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.71% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £423 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
+20.71% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.56 £15.00 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+190.36% -33.89%
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
134 124 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 16.36% 18.08% 15.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 95 69
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 4
Median hourly rate £55.00 £12.35 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+345.34% -22.81%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -0.83%

SMTP
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Wales region citing SMTP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 5 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SMTP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Wales region with a requirement for SMTP.

1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) LDAP
1 1 (100.00%) SNMP
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Ubuntu
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Splunk
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps

SMTP
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) LDAP
1 1 (100.00%) SNMP
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) XML
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Ubuntu
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) Python
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Splunk