Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 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 19 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)
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 88 96 109
Rank change year-on-year +8 +13 -12
Contract jobs citing SMTP 1 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.075% 0.20% 0.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.53% 1.27% 2.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 2
Cheshire median daily rate £425 £398 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.92% +5.30% +98.68%
10th Percentile £413 £315 £346
90th Percentile £438 £422 £419
North West median daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +123.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - £10.00

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 Cheshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Cheshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 187 237 300
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 14.11% 16.19% 14.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 151 200
Cheshire median daily rate £375 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% - +15.65%
10th Percentile £228 £215 £231
90th Percentile £525 £675 £553
North West median daily rate £390 £406 £375
% change year-on-year -4.00% +8.33% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 36
Cheshire median hourly rate £13.00 £18.00 £17.33
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.78% +3.87% -8.79%
10th Percentile £12.11 £11.25 £12.43
90th Percentile £20.93 £52.75 £21.63
North West median hourly rate £16.25 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year +1.56% -5.88% -10.53%

SMTP
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

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

Job vacancy trend for SMTP in Cheshire

SMTP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SMTP in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 19 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for SMTP.

1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) POP3
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) ITSM
1 1 (100.00%) Workflow
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) CMDB
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL V3
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) ServiceNow
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database

SMTP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) POP3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Designer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL Service Designer
1 1 (100.00%) ServiceNow Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) CMDB
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL V3
1 1 (100.00%) ITSM
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) ServiceNow