The table below looks at the statistics for SMTP skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SMTP over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP)
Rank 47 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SMTP 10 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 1.87% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.75% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 0
Average daily rate
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£350 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £300 £375
% change year-on-year
+20.83% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 - £12.55
SMTP
South East

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

Communications & Networking Category
West Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
93 72 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 17.35% 19.41% 7.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 45 16
Average daily rate £338 £225 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -47.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £210 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £375 £615
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 11
Average hourly rate £50.00 £14.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+244.82% -32.55%
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 West Sussex

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

SMTP Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

SMTP
Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

SMTP Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

SMTP
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SMTP within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 28 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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Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Crawley - 9 £350 -
SMTP
South East

SMTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex 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%) FTP
1 11 (100.00%) TCP/IP
2 10 (90.91%) DNS
2 10 (90.91%) DHCP
2 10 (90.91%) Cisco
2 10 (90.91%) CheckPoint
2 10 (90.91%) Firewall
2 10 (90.91%) Cisco ASA
3 9 (81.82%) CCENT
3 9 (81.82%) ITIL
4 8 (72.73%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (72.73%) Aruba
4 8 (72.73%) VMware
5 7 (63.64%) IPsec
5 7 (63.64%) tcpdump
5 7 (63.64%) Wireshark
5 7 (63.64%) Ethernet
5 7 (63.64%) VPN
5 7 (63.64%) CCNA
5 7 (63.64%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (63.64%) Spanning Tree
6 6 (54.55%) CCNP
6 6 (54.55%) Linux
6 6 (54.55%) LAN
6 6 (54.55%) CCSE
7 5 (45.45%) VLAN
7 5 (45.45%) Cisco PIX
7 5 (45.45%) HSRP
7 5 (45.45%) VoIP
7 5 (45.45%) WAN

SMTP
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex 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.

Communications & Networking
1 11 (100.00%) FTP
1 11 (100.00%) TCP/IP
2 10 (90.91%) DNS
2 10 (90.91%) DHCP
2 10 (90.91%) Firewall
2 10 (90.91%) Cisco ASA
3 7 (63.64%) tcpdump
3 7 (63.64%) Spanning Tree
3 7 (63.64%) IPsec
3 7 (63.64%) Wireshark
3 7 (63.64%) Ethernet
3 7 (63.64%) VPN
4 6 (54.55%) LAN
5 5 (45.45%) VoIP
5 5 (45.45%) WAN
5 5 (45.45%) SNMP
5 5 (45.45%) VLAN
5 5 (45.45%) VRRP
5 5 (45.45%) HSRP
5 5 (45.45%) Cisco PIX
General
1 4 (36.36%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Network Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Firewall Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Firewall Specialist
3 3 (27.27%) Firewall Support
3 3 (27.27%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Support Specialist
3 3 (27.27%) Senior Network Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Cisco Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Network Support
3 3 (27.27%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Network Specialist
3 3 (27.27%) Senior Cisco Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Network Support Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) ITIL
2 3 (27.27%) Network Design
2 3 (27.27%) Patch Management
3 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
3 1 (9.09%) Information Assurance
3 1 (9.09%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) C
1 1 (9.09%) C#
1 1 (9.09%) C++
1 1 (9.09%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (81.82%) CCENT
2 7 (63.64%) CCNA
2 7 (63.64%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (54.55%) CCNP
3 6 (54.55%) CCSE
4 3 (27.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (27.27%) JNCIA
4 3 (27.27%) Check Point Certification
4 3 (27.27%) CCSA
System Software
1 8 (72.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (27.27%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) Cacti
Vendors
1 10 (90.91%) CheckPoint
1 10 (90.91%) Cisco
2 8 (72.73%) Aruba
2 8 (72.73%) VMware
3 5 (45.45%) Juniper
4 3 (27.27%) Qualys
4 3 (27.27%) SolarWinds