Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for SMTP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SMTP over the 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

SMTP (Simple Mail Transfer Protocol)
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 95 96 -
Rank change year-on-year +1 - +76
Contract jobs citing SMTP 2 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.12% 0.40% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.72% 2.84% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Birmingham median daily rate £180 £250 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -28.00% - -
West Midlands median daily rate £180 £270 £300
% change year-on-year -33.33% -10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - - £17.50

SMTP is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Birmingham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 277 211 186
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 17.23% 13.92% 13.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 202 134 114
Birmingham median daily rate £350 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +23.08% -7.14%
10th Percentile £154 £203 £173
90th Percentile £488 £534 £488
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £388 £350
% change year-on-year -3.23% +10.71% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 15
Birmingham median hourly rate £13.75 £15.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.33% -3.23% -18.42%
10th Percentile £9.98 £10.69 £10.73
90th Percentile £31.10 £26.00 £20.85
West Midlands median hourly rate £22.49 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +7.10% +20.00% -12.50%

SMTP
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing SMTP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for SMTP in Birmingham

SMTP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SMTP in Birmingham.

Contractor daily rate trend for SMTP in Birmingham

SMTP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SMTP in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SMTP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for SMTP.

1 2 (100.00%) IBM Notes
1 2 (100.00%) LDAP
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Lotus
1 2 (100.00%) Data Extraction
1 2 (100.00%) Kalman Filter
1 2 (100.00%) Email Filtering
1 2 (100.00%) Escalation Management

SMTP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (100.00%) IBM Notes
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) LDAP
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Coordinator
1 1 (50.00%) Junior
1 1 (50.00%) Junior Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Junior Technical Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Project Coordinator
1 1 (50.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Project Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Data Extraction
1 2 (100.00%) Email Filtering
1 2 (100.00%) Escalation Management
1 2 (100.00%) Kalman Filter
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Lotus
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft