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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP)
Rank 75 - 58
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SMTP 4 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.45% - 0.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.17% - 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£400 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £356 £300 £375
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 - £12.55
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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
126 69 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 14.17% 9.79% 15.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 43 51
Average daily rate £385 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 1 5
Average hourly rate £13.18 £19.00 £15.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.65% +21.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.15 £19.00 £14.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £19.00 £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

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 27 August 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Job
Vacancies
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SMTP
UK

SMTP
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, 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 4 (100.00%) ITIL
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) IBM Notes
1 4 (100.00%) Lotus Domino
1 4 (100.00%) Lotus
1 4 (100.00%) Clearswift
1 4 (100.00%) Migration
1 4 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (100.00%) Office 365
1 4 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (25.00%) MCSE
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification

SMTP
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, 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 4 (100.00%) IBM Notes
1 4 (100.00%) Lotus Domino
1 4 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 4 (100.00%) Office 365
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Exchange Specialist
2 3 (75.00%) Implementation Specialist
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
1 4 (100.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) MCSE
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Lotus
1 4 (100.00%) Clearswift