Period
to 16 January 2018

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 16 January 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 > Hampshire
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 155 149 171
Rank change year-on-year -6 +22 -56
Contract jobs citing SMTP 6 15 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.17% 0.42% 0.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.74% 1.79% 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 6
Hampshire median daily rate £375 £435 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.79% +8.41% +25.88%
10th Percentile £343 £400 £110
90th Percentile £423 £553 £459
South East median daily rate £350 £425 £350
% change year-on-year -17.65% +21.43% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Hampshire median hourly rate £18.38 - £9.00
10th Percentile £16.69 - £8.50
90th Percentile £20.06 - £9.50
South East median hourly rate £18.38 £45.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year -59.17% +210.34% -

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 813 839 933
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 23.16% 23.27% 22.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 451 551 551
Hampshire median daily rate £388 £384 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.91% -0.90% +10.71%
10th Percentile £200 £258 £256
90th Percentile £500 £538 £506
South East median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 55 78
Hampshire median hourly rate £20.12 £22.25 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.57% -39.86% +18.86%
10th Percentile £10.40 £11.91 £11.78
90th Percentile £47.23 £53.08 £50.00
South East median hourly rate £17.49 £23.09 £32.50
% change year-on-year -24.25% -28.95% +62.50%

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 16 January 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
Southampton - 4 £375 -
Eastleigh - 1 - -
Havant - 1 £425 -
SMTP
South East

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for SMTP.

1 4 (66.67%) Cisco
1 4 (66.67%) IBM
1 4 (66.67%) Citrix
1 4 (66.67%) CheckPoint
1 4 (66.67%) Firewall
1 4 (66.67%) IronPort
1 4 (66.67%) DataPower
1 4 (66.67%) NetScaler
2 3 (50.00%) CCSE
3 2 (33.33%) Network Security
3 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) HP
3 2 (33.33%) Proactive Management
4 1 (16.67%) SIEM
4 1 (16.67%) Unix
4 1 (16.67%) Linux
4 1 (16.67%) FTP

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:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) Firewall
1 4 (66.67%) NetScaler
2 2 (33.33%) Network Security
3 1 (16.67%) FTP
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Security Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Network Security Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (33.33%) Proactive Management
2 1 (16.67%) SIEM
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) CCSE
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) CheckPoint
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco
1 4 (66.67%) Citrix
1 4 (66.67%) IBM
1 4 (66.67%) IronPort
2 2 (33.33%) HP
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft