Period
to 20 July 2017

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 20 July 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)
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
20 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 129 89 128
Rank change year-on-year -40 +39 -10
Contract jobs citing SMTP 2 26 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.094% 1.30% 0.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.55% 7.28% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 10 2
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £438 £525 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.67% +100.00% -12.50%
10th Percentile £376 £463 £213
90th Percentile £489 £550 £313
South East median daily rate £375 £405 £398
% change year-on-year -7.41% +1.89% -0.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - £26.00
South East median hourly rate - £20.83 £30.00
% change year-on-year - -30.57% -

SMTP is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 361 357 439
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 17.05% 17.82% 17.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 169 171
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £170 £261 £269
90th Percentile £550 £528 £525
South East median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +3.90% +2.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 14 15
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £16.00 £13.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.08% -48.00% +60.00%
10th Percentile £13.70 £9.00 £10.50
90th Percentile £31.00 £19.50 £44.20
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year -36.36% - +57.14%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SMTP in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 20 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 20 July 2017. 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 -46 2 £438 -16.67%
SMTP
South East

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for SMTP.

1 2 (100.00%) CESG
1 2 (100.00%) Cryptography
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) FTP
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) CISSP
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Internet
2 1 (50.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (50.00%) IPsec
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (50.00%) SSH
2 1 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) ISMS
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure

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 1 (50.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) FTP
1 1 (50.00%) Internet
1 1 (50.00%) IPsec
1 1 (50.00%) NAS
1 1 (50.00%) SAN
1 1 (50.00%) SSH
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Specialist
1 1 (50.00%) Security Advisor
1 1 (50.00%) Server Specialist
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) CESG
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Cryptography
2 1 (50.00%) Information Assurance
2 1 (50.00%) ISMS
2 1 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) Patch Management
2 1 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (50.00%) Server Hardening
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CESG Certified Professional
1 1 (50.00%) CISSP
1 1 (50.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) Sendmail
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) VMware