The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands with a requirement for SMTP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SMTP over the 3 months to 29 June 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)
England > East Midlands
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 95 91 96
Rank change year-on-year -4 +5  
Contract jobs citing SMTP 2 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.13% 0.13% 0.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.09% 1.09% 1.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 3
East Midlands median daily rate £375 - £400
10th Percentile £363 - £331
90th Percentile £388 - £455
England median daily rate £413 £425 £375
% change year-on-year -2.94% +13.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £15.00 £17.42 £25.00
% change year-on-year -13.86% -30.34%  

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 the East Midlands with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 184 184 199
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 12.01% 12.07% 12.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 309 313 312
East Midlands median daily rate £350 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.22% +28.57%  
10th Percentile £212 £263 £206
90th Percentile £538 £663 £450
England median daily rate £400 £400 £360
% change year-on-year - +11.11%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 14 29
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.20 £17.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.85% -41.66%  
10th Percentile £10.96 £11.25 £13.25
90th Percentile £52.50 £20.00 £160.00
England median hourly rate £24.86 £28.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -11.21% +24.44%  

SMTP
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing SMTP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for SMTP in the East Midlands

SMTP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SMTP in the East Midlands

SMTP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SMTP in the East Midlands

SMTP
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SMTP within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northamptonshire - 2 £375 -
SMTP
England

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for SMTP.

1 2 (100.00%) Internet
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (50.00%) PHP
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (50.00%) SAP
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) HTTP
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) CESG
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Cryptography
2 1 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Ruby

SMTP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Internet
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) HTTP
2 1 (50.00%) NAS
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
1 1 (50.00%) NoSQL
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) AWS Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Designer
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Specialist
1 1 (50.00%) Messaging Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Mason
1 1 (50.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) CESG
1 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (50.00%) Hybrid Cloud
1 1 (50.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) API Design
1 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (50.00%) Cryptography
1 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (50.00%) High Availability
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring
1 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Open Source
1 1 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (50.00%) Server Hardening
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) Perl
1 1 (50.00%) PHP
1 1 (50.00%) Python
1 1 (50.00%) Ruby
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) AWS Certification
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%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Ansible
1 1 (50.00%) Kubernetes
1 1 (50.00%) Mesos
1 1 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) SAP
2 1 (50.00%) VMware