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 3 months to 30 April 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 / Hampshire
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 115 120 104
Rank change year-on-year +5 -16  
Contract jobs citing SMTP 2 7 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.11% 0.31% 0.84%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.42% 1.23% 4.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 12
Median daily rate £448 £120 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +272.91% -69.62%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £120 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £131 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £350 £398
% change year-on-year -8.57% -11.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £20.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year - -26.78%  

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 Hampshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Hampshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 476 567 402
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 25.23% 25.13% 17.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 290 370 221
Median daily rate £410 £360 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.88% -10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £364 £340
% change year-on-year +6.45% +7.05%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 38 31
Median hourly rate £25.00 £38.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -35.06% -3.75%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £22.50 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £47.83 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -16.66% -  

SMTP
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hampshire citing SMTP as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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 3 months to 30 April 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
Hook - 1 £420 -
SMTP
South East

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for SMTP.

1 9 (56.25%) Security Cleared
2 8 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 8 (50.00%) IBM
2 8 (50.00%) Linux
3 7 (43.75%) SQL
3 7 (43.75%) DB2
3 7 (43.75%) WebSphere Application Server
3 7 (43.75%) Red Hat
3 7 (43.75%) VMware
3 7 (43.75%) Network Design
3 7 (43.75%) WebSphere
3 7 (43.75%) Puppet
3 7 (43.75%) Neo4j
3 7 (43.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (43.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (43.75%) ZABBIX
3 7 (43.75%) Hadoop
3 7 (43.75%) IBM BigInsights
4 6 (37.50%) DNS
5 5 (31.25%) SAML
5 5 (31.25%) LDAP
5 5 (31.25%) Data Encryption
5 5 (31.25%) OAuth
6 4 (25.00%) Windows
6 4 (25.00%) QA
7 3 (18.75%) Information Security
7 3 (18.75%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (18.75%) Data Analytics
7 3 (18.75%) Analytics
7 3 (18.75%) Kalman Filter

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 7 (43.75%) WebSphere
1 7 (43.75%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 6 (37.50%) DNS
2 5 (31.25%) LDAP
3 2 (12.50%) DMZ
3 2 (12.50%) SSL
4 1 (6.25%) Firewall
4 1 (6.25%) FTP
4 1 (6.25%) Network Security
4 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
4 1 (6.25%) VPN
4 1 (6.25%) X.400
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (43.75%) DB2
1 7 (43.75%) Hadoop
1 7 (43.75%) IBM BigInsights
1 7 (43.75%) Neo4j
General
1 1 (6.25%) Electronics
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
1 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
1 1 (6.25%) Marketing
1 1 (6.25%) Military
1 1 (6.25%) Publishing
1 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (68.75%) Architect
2 7 (43.75%) Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Designer
3 2 (12.50%) Middleware Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Email Designer
4 1 (6.25%) Lead Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Security Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Security Designer
4 1 (6.25%) Security Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Security Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Solutions Designer
4 1 (6.25%) Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) VMware Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Web Architect
4 1 (6.25%) WebSphere Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) OAuth
1 5 (31.25%) SAML
2 2 (12.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
1 2 (12.50%) PKI
1 2 (12.50%) Virtual Team
2 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) CESG
2 1 (6.25%) Client/Server
2 1 (6.25%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 8 (50.00%) Linux
2 7 (43.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (25.00%) Windows
4 2 (12.50%) Unix
4 2 (12.50%) Windows Server
4 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (6.25%) Windows NT
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Network Design
2 5 (31.25%) Data Encryption
3 3 (18.75%) Analytics
3 3 (18.75%) Data Analytics
3 3 (18.75%) Enterprise Architecture
3 3 (18.75%) Information Security
3 3 (18.75%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (12.50%) Patch Management
4 2 (12.50%) Requirements Management
4 2 (12.50%) UML
4 2 (12.50%) Validation
4 2 (12.50%) Virtual Team Management
4 2 (12.50%) Waterfall
5 1 (6.25%) Boundary Protection
5 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (6.25%) Data Loss Prevention
5 1 (6.25%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (6.25%) Network Management
5 1 (6.25%) Programme Management
5 1 (6.25%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 7 (43.75%) SQL
2 2 (12.50%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (56.25%) Security Cleared
2 8 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (12.50%) Degree
4 1 (6.25%) CCSE
4 1 (6.25%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 7 (43.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (12.50%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 7 (43.75%) Puppet
1 7 (43.75%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 8 (50.00%) IBM
2 7 (43.75%) Red Hat
2 7 (43.75%) VMware
3 1 (6.25%) CheckPoint
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco
3 1 (6.25%) Citrix
3 1 (6.25%) Foundry
3 1 (6.25%) IronPort
3 1 (6.25%) SAP