The table below looks at the statistics for SMTP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SMTP over the 3 months to 14 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP)
Rank - - 118
Contract jobs citing SMTP 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire - - 0.089%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £165
UK excluding London average daily rate £339 £380 £400
% change year-on-year
-10.85% -5.00%
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
England

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

Communications & Networking Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
375 360 259
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 13.10% 14.12% 11.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 235 248 154
Average daily rate £377 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.63% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £238 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £406
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 15 12
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.72 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.66% +33.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £12.84 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £35.40 £14.03
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+13.20% +26.19%

SMTP
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

SMTP Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

SMTP
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

SMTP Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

SMTP
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SMTP across the Yorkshire region.

SMTP Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

SMTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire 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 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) Perl
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Unix
1 3 (100.00%) Python
1 3 (100.00%) SNMP
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) IMAP
1 3 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (100.00%) Puppet
1 3 (100.00%) logstash
1 3 (100.00%) DevOps
2 2 (66.67%) Kibana
2 2 (66.67%) C++
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (66.67%) Functional Programming
2 2 (66.67%) InfluxDB
2 2 (66.67%) ELK Stack
2 2 (66.67%) Grafana
2 2 (66.67%) Uchiwa
2 2 (66.67%) Web Operations
2 2 (66.67%) Sensu
2 2 (66.67%) Ruby
2 2 (66.67%) POP3
2 2 (66.67%) HTTP

SMTP
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire 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 2 (66.67%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (33.33%) Apache
2 1 (33.33%) Jetty
2 1 (33.33%) nginx
2 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
2 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (33.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) IMAP
1 3 (100.00%) SNMP
2 2 (66.67%) HTTP
2 2 (66.67%) LDAP
2 2 (66.67%) POP3
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) IPsec
3 1 (33.33%) OpenVPN
3 1 (33.33%) SSL
3 1 (33.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) InfluxDB
2 1 (33.33%) Big Data
2 1 (33.33%) Couchbase
2 1 (33.33%) Hadoop
2 1 (33.33%) MongoDB
2 1 (33.33%) MySQL
2 1 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (33.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
2 1 (33.33%) JConsole
2 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (33.33%) JIRA
2 1 (33.33%) JMeter
2 1 (33.33%) JProfiler
2 1 (33.33%) Selenium
2 1 (33.33%) Subversion
2 1 (33.33%) VisualVM
2 1 (33.33%) YourKit
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps Systems Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Linux DevOps Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Linux Systems Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Linux/Unix DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) ELK Stack
1 2 (66.67%) Sensu
2 1 (33.33%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (33.33%) Java EE
2 1 (33.33%) JMS
2 1 (33.33%) LAMP
2 1 (33.33%) LAPP Stack
2 1 (33.33%) LEMP Stack
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Unix
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) CentOS
3 1 (33.33%) Debian
3 1 (33.33%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) DevOps
2 2 (66.67%) Functional Programming
2 2 (66.67%) OO
2 2 (66.67%) Web Operations
3 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) High Availability
3 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
3 1 (33.33%) Load Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Open Source
3 1 (33.33%) Stress Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) Perl
1 3 (100.00%) Python
2 2 (66.67%) C++
2 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (66.67%) Ruby
3 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Docker
1 1 (33.33%) FreeRADIUS
1 1 (33.33%) NFS
1 1 (33.33%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) logstash
1 3 (100.00%) Puppet
2 2 (66.67%) Grafana
2 2 (66.67%) Kibana
2 2 (66.67%) Uchiwa
3 1 (33.33%) Cacti
3 1 (33.33%) Cobbler
3 1 (33.33%) Nagios
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Dell
1 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
1 1 (33.33%) SaltStack