Period
to 23 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 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 23 February 2018 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)
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 122 100 103
Rank change year-on-year -22 +3 -
Contract jobs citing SMTP 10 11 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.45% 0.62% 0.78%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.24% 3.31% 4.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 11 5
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £338 £474 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -28.76% -7.56% -
10th Percentile £313 £290 £294
90th Percentile £365 £550 £531
South East median daily rate £355 £435 £350
% change year-on-year -18.39% +24.29% -2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £18.38 £21.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -14.53% +48.28% -67.78%

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 Buckinghamshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 309 332 422
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 13.84% 18.76% 18.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 213 155
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £420 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75% +14.29%
10th Percentile £172 £263 £216
90th Percentile £550 £550 £538
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 9 15
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £40.00 £15.00 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +166.67% -7.69% +41.30%
10th Percentile £13.68 £13.85 £14.21
90th Percentile £58.88 £40.15 £20.00
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year -10.00% -42.86% +58.80%

SMTP
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Job vacancy trend for SMTP in Buckinghamshire

SMTP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SMTP in Buckinghamshire

SMTP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SMTP in Buckinghamshire

SMTP
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SMTP within the Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 23 February 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -19 10 £338 -35.71%
SMTP
South East

For the 6 months to 23 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing SMTP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for SMTP.

1 10 (100.00%) Java
1 10 (100.00%) SQL
1 10 (100.00%) ActionScript
1 10 (100.00%) XML
1 10 (100.00%) EDI
1 10 (100.00%) EAI
1 10 (100.00%) FTP
1 10 (100.00%) HTTP
1 10 (100.00%) XML Schema
1 10 (100.00%) B2B
1 10 (100.00%) SSL
1 10 (100.00%) IBM
1 10 (100.00%) ebXML
1 10 (100.00%) Internet
1 10 (100.00%) WebSphere MQ
1 10 (100.00%) webMethods
1 10 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 10 (100.00%) DataPower
1 10 (100.00%) ActionScript 3.0
1 10 (100.00%) ActionScript 2.0
1 10 (100.00%) High Availability
1 10 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
1 10 (100.00%) API Development
1 10 (100.00%) Data Security
1 10 (100.00%) RosettaNet
1 10 (100.00%) cXML

SMTP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 10 (100.00%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 10 (100.00%) FTP
1 10 (100.00%) HTTP
1 10 (100.00%) Internet
1 10 (100.00%) SSL
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) EAI Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) Integration Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) WebSphere Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (100.00%) cXML
1 10 (100.00%) ebXML
1 10 (100.00%) EDI
1 10 (100.00%) WebSphere MQ
1 10 (100.00%) XML
1 10 (100.00%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 10 (100.00%) DataPower
1 10 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) API Development
1 10 (100.00%) B2B
1 10 (100.00%) Data Security
1 10 (100.00%) EAI
1 10 (100.00%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) ActionScript
1 10 (100.00%) ActionScript 2.0
1 10 (100.00%) ActionScript 3.0
1 10 (100.00%) Java
1 10 (100.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (100.00%) RosettaNet
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) IBM
1 10 (100.00%) webMethods