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 9 February 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.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP)
Rank - - 44
Contract jobs citing SMTP 0 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales - - 1.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 13.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 6
Average daily rate - - £308
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £400
% change year-on-year
+0.74% -15.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £22.69 -
% change year-on-year
-36.09% -
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
115 95 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 17.75% 13.71% 8.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 67 28
Average daily rate £350 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £184 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £483 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Average hourly rate - £16.63 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +10.83%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 9 February 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 11 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 11 (100.00%) DNS
1 11 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 11 (100.00%) Skype for Business
1 11 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 11 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 10 (90.91%) Kalman Filter
3 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
4 5 (45.45%) Client/Server
4 5 (45.45%) Performance Management
5 2 (18.18%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (9.09%) NHS
6 1 (9.09%) Finance

SMTP
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 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 11 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 11 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 11 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 11 (100.00%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 11 (100.00%) DNS
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (90.91%) Exchange Engineer
1 10 (90.91%) Exchange Support
1 10 (90.91%) Support Engineer
2 9 (81.82%) Active Directory Engineer
2 9 (81.82%) Active Directory Support
2 9 (81.82%) Active Directory Support Engineer
3 7 (63.64%) Microsoft Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Applications Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Applications Support
4 1 (9.09%) Applications Support Manager
4 1 (9.09%) IT Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) IT Support
4 1 (9.09%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Support Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Systems Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Client/Server
2 1 (9.09%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) Kalman Filter
2 5 (45.45%) Performance Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 11 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) Microsoft