The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Yorkshire region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP)
Rank 117 120 122
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +2
Contract jobs citing SMTP 1 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.043% 0.048% 0.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.35% 0.33% 1.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Average daily rate
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£450 £250 £273
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+80.00% -8.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £19.75 £45.00
% change year-on-year
- -56.11%
Communications & Networking Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
282 301 395
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 12.03% 14.30% 15.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 154 191
Average daily rate £325 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £185 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £417 £375 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 16 42
Average hourly rate £15.75 £30.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.50% +106.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £13.98 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £50.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.00%
SMTP
England

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
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SMTP within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Yorkshire - 1 £450 -
West Yorkshire - - - - 1
North Yorkshire - - - -
SMTP
England

SMTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 6 (85.71%) SQL
1 6 (85.71%) .NET
1 6 (85.71%) HTML
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) XML
2 5 (71.43%) SharePoint
2 5 (71.43%) MS Exchange
2 5 (71.43%) IIS
2 5 (71.43%) MS Office
2 5 (71.43%) LAN
2 5 (71.43%) WAN
2 5 (71.43%) TCP/IP
2 5 (71.43%) Cisco
2 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 5 (71.43%) SAN
2 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) Firewall
2 5 (71.43%) Scrum
2 5 (71.43%) Exchange Server 2007
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (71.43%) NAS
2 5 (71.43%) Windows 7
3 4 (57.14%) Windows XP
4 2 (28.57%) Project Management
5 1 (14.29%) HTML5
5 1 (14.29%) MongoDB
5 1 (14.29%) NoSQL
5 1 (14.29%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 1 (14.29%) REST
5 1 (14.29%) Redis

SMTP
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 5 (71.43%) IIS
1 5 (71.43%) SharePoint
1 5 (71.43%) MS Exchange
1 5 (71.43%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 5 (71.43%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) LAN
1 5 (71.43%) WAN
1 5 (71.43%) TCP/IP
1 5 (71.43%) SAN
1 5 (71.43%) Firewall
1 5 (71.43%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 1 (14.29%) MongoDB
1 1 (14.29%) NoSQL
1 1 (14.29%) Redis
1 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Tester
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Test Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Tester
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Python Developer
3 1 (14.29%) BizTalk Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) HTML
1 6 (85.71%) .NET
2 5 (71.43%) XML
3 1 (14.29%) NHibernate
3 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
3 1 (14.29%) WCF
3 1 (14.29%) HTML5
3 1 (14.29%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 1 (14.29%) REST
3 1 (14.29%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (71.43%) Windows 7
3 4 (57.14%) Windows XP
4 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (71.43%) Scrum
2 2 (28.57%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Data Security
3 1 (14.29%) EAI
3 1 (14.29%) SOA
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Project Planning
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (14.29%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (14.29%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) Python
2 1 (14.29%) C#
2 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Cisco
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle