Period
to 19 August 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 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 August 2019 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 > Hampshire
6 months to
19 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 158 159 163
Rank change year-on-year +1 +4 +17
Contract jobs citing SMTP 13 23 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.36% 0.62% 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.84% 2.98% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 12 1
Hampshire median daily rate £455 £376 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.01% -10.48% +250.00%
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £375
% change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hampshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £54.75 - -

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 Hampshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Hampshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 706 773 850
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 19.79% 20.71% 23.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 435 359 507
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.61% +3.75% +5.26%
10th Percentile £268 £250 £263
90th Percentile £538 £571 £504
South East median daily rate £413 £413 £400
% change year-on-year - +3.13% +0.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 69 63
Hampshire median hourly rate £35.00 £25.01 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +39.97% +25.03% -43.66%
10th Percentile £13.60 £12.66 £10.40
90th Percentile £48.57 £45.90 £43.75
South East median hourly rate £28.00 £23.75 £17.49
% change year-on-year +17.89% +35.79% -30.04%

SMTP
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

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

Job vacancy trend for SMTP in Hampshire

SMTP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SMTP in Hampshire

SMTP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SMTP in Hampshire

SMTP
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SMTP within the Hampshire region over the 6 months to 19 August 2019. 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
Hook - 6 £453 -
Winchester +9 3 £460 +2.22%
Havant +5 2 £416 -
SMTP
South East

For the 6 months to 19 August 2019, 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for SMTP.

1 11 (84.62%) Windows
2 9 (69.23%) MS Exchange
2 9 (69.23%) Microsoft
3 7 (53.85%) DNS
3 7 (53.85%) NetScaler
4 6 (46.15%) Active Directory
4 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (38.46%) PowerShell
5 5 (38.46%) Migration
5 5 (38.46%) Citrix
5 5 (38.46%) Solaris
5 5 (38.46%) Skype for Business
5 5 (38.46%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (38.46%) Skype
6 4 (30.77%) Office 365
6 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Intune
6 4 (30.77%) ITIL
6 4 (30.77%) Firewall
6 4 (30.77%) Cisco
6 4 (30.77%) Configuration Management
6 4 (30.77%) X.400
6 4 (30.77%) QA
6 4 (30.77%) Military
6 4 (30.77%) SCCM
6 4 (30.77%) SCOM
6 4 (30.77%) System Testing
6 4 (30.77%) Windows 7
7 3 (23.08%) VMware ESXi

SMTP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire 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 9 (69.23%) MS Exchange
2 5 (38.46%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (38.46%) Skype for Business
3 1 (7.69%) Apache
3 1 (7.69%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (30.77%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (53.85%) DNS
1 7 (53.85%) NetScaler
2 5 (38.46%) Skype
3 4 (30.77%) Firewall
3 4 (30.77%) X.400
4 2 (15.38%) FTP
4 2 (15.38%) LAN
4 2 (15.38%) Remote Desktop
4 2 (15.38%) SSL
4 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
4 2 (15.38%) VPN
5 1 (7.69%) HTTP
General
1 4 (30.77%) Military
2 2 (15.38%) Publishing
3 1 (7.69%) Electronics
3 1 (7.69%) Finance
3 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
3 1 (7.69%) Marketing
3 1 (7.69%) Public Sector
3 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Consultant
1 5 (38.46%) Messaging Consultant
2 2 (15.38%) Designer
2 2 (15.38%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Azure Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Exchange Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Security Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Security Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Systems Support
3 1 (7.69%) Systems Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) DataPower
1 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
1 2 (15.38%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 11 (84.62%) Windows
2 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (38.46%) Solaris
4 4 (30.77%) Windows 7
4 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (23.08%) Windows 10
5 3 (23.08%) Windows Server
6 2 (15.38%) Check Point GAiA
6 2 (15.38%) Linux
6 2 (15.38%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Migration
2 4 (30.77%) Configuration Management
2 4 (30.77%) ITIL
2 4 (30.77%) System Testing
3 3 (23.08%) Problem-Solving
3 3 (23.08%) Technical Leadership
4 2 (15.38%) Data Loss Prevention
4 2 (15.38%) Load Balancing
4 2 (15.38%) SIEM
4 2 (15.38%) Time Management
5 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (7.69%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (7.69%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) DV Cleared
1 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
2 2 (15.38%) CCSE
2 2 (15.38%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (30.77%) QA
System Software
1 6 (46.15%) Active Directory
2 3 (23.08%) Citrix Hypervisor
2 3 (23.08%) Hyper-V
2 3 (23.08%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (23.08%) Xen
2 3 (23.08%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Intune
1 4 (30.77%) SCCM
1 4 (30.77%) SCOM
2 3 (23.08%) WSUS
2 3 (23.08%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 9 (69.23%) Microsoft
2 5 (38.46%) Citrix
3 4 (30.77%) Cisco
4 3 (23.08%) Lumension
4 3 (23.08%) Oracle
4 3 (23.08%) VMware
5 2 (15.38%) CheckPoint
5 2 (15.38%) IBM
5 2 (15.38%) IronPort
5 2 (15.38%) McAfee
6 1 (7.69%) SAP