Period
to 14 November 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 14 November 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
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 161 157 168
Rank change year-on-year -4 +11 +15
Contract jobs citing SMTP 23 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.61% 0.17% 0.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.82% 0.71% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 3 4
Hampshire median daily rate £363 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.33% -6.25% -4.48%
South East median daily rate £375 £360 £428
% change year-on-year +4.17% -15.79% +17.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Hampshire median hourly rate £25.00 - -
South East median hourly rate £25.00 - £45.00

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 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 815 846 802
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 21.73% 23.53% 20.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 471 503 501
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% -1.96%
10th Percentile £303 £213 £258
90th Percentile £575 £510 £500
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 50 64
Hampshire median hourly rate £40.00 £20.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +100.00% -20.00% -16.67%
10th Percentile £13.35 £10.40 £12.50
90th Percentile £50.00 £46.02 £49.46
South East median hourly rate £23.00 £17.49 £25.00
% change year-on-year +31.50% -30.04% +11.11%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SMTP in Hampshire over the 6 months to 14 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 14 November 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
Portsmouth -11 10 £350 -
Havant -4 5 - -
Southampton -16 2 £376 +5.17%
Winchester - 2 £425 -
Farnborough - 1 - - 2
Fareham - 1 £238 -
SMTP
South East

For the 6 months to 14 November 2018, 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 21 (91.30%) DNS
2 15 (65.22%) Microsoft
3 14 (60.87%) IIS
3 14 (60.87%) Windows
4 10 (43.48%) .NET
4 10 (43.48%) SQL Server
4 10 (43.48%) XML
4 10 (43.48%) Visual Studio
4 10 (43.48%) ASP.NET
4 10 (43.48%) CSS
4 10 (43.48%) C#
4 10 (43.48%) HTML
4 10 (43.48%) JavaScript
4 10 (43.48%) Internet
4 10 (43.48%) MVC
4 10 (43.48%) .NET Framework
4 10 (43.48%) IMAP
4 10 (43.48%) Team Foundation Server
4 10 (43.48%) ASP.NET MVC
4 10 (43.48%) Entity Framework
4 10 (43.48%) ASP.NET Web API
5 9 (39.13%) LINQ to SQL
5 9 (39.13%) LINQ
5 9 (39.13%) InstallShield
5 9 (39.13%) SQL
6 8 (34.78%) TCP/IP
6 8 (34.78%) Cisco
6 8 (34.78%) NetScaler
6 8 (34.78%) Windows Server
7 7 (30.43%) SCCM

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 14 (60.87%) IIS
2 4 (17.39%) Apache
3 3 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (13.04%) MS Exchange
3 3 (13.04%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (8.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (91.30%) DNS
2 10 (43.48%) IMAP
2 10 (43.48%) Internet
3 8 (34.78%) NetScaler
3 8 (34.78%) TCP/IP
4 7 (30.43%) Firewall
5 6 (26.09%) FTP
5 6 (26.09%) HTTP
6 5 (21.74%) SSL
6 5 (21.74%) VPN
7 4 (17.39%) DHCP
7 4 (17.39%) SNMP
8 3 (13.04%) Skype
9 2 (8.70%) Cisco Nexus
9 2 (8.70%) Wireless
10 1 (4.35%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (4.35%) Cisco IOS
10 1 (4.35%) IP Telephony
10 1 (4.35%) VLAN
10 1 (4.35%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (43.48%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.04%) Relational Database
2 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 10 (43.48%) Team Foundation Server
1 10 (43.48%) Visual Studio
2 9 (39.13%) InstallShield
General
1 1 (4.35%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (43.48%) Developer
2 8 (34.78%) .NET Developer
3 4 (17.39%) Consultant
3 4 (17.39%) Firewall Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (13.04%) C# Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Full Stack Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Messaging Consultant
5 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Network Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Software Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Support Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (4.35%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (4.35%) C# Software Developer
6 1 (4.35%) IT Support Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Network Support
6 1 (4.35%) Network Support Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (43.48%) .NET
1 10 (43.48%) .NET Framework
1 10 (43.48%) ASP.NET
1 10 (43.48%) ASP.NET MVC
1 10 (43.48%) ASP.NET Web API
1 10 (43.48%) CSS
1 10 (43.48%) Entity Framework
1 10 (43.48%) HTML
1 10 (43.48%) XML
2 9 (39.13%) LINQ
2 9 (39.13%) LINQ to SQL
3 6 (26.09%) RequireJS
4 3 (13.04%) Ajax
4 3 (13.04%) jQuery
4 3 (13.04%) WCF
4 3 (13.04%) Web Services
5 2 (8.70%) KnockoutJS
5 2 (8.70%) LDAP
6 1 (4.35%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) DataPower
2 4 (17.39%) Management Information System
2 4 (17.39%) PKI
3 3 (13.04%) User Experience
3 3 (13.04%) W3C
4 1 (4.35%) Clustering
4 1 (4.35%) Data Centre
4 1 (4.35%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 14 (60.87%) Windows
2 8 (34.78%) Windows Server
3 4 (17.39%) Check Point GAiA
3 4 (17.39%) Linux
3 4 (17.39%) Unix
4 2 (8.70%) Windows 10
5 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) MVC
2 5 (21.74%) API Development
2 5 (21.74%) Time Management
3 4 (17.39%) Data Loss Prevention
3 4 (17.39%) Load Balancing
3 4 (17.39%) Server Management
3 4 (17.39%) SIEM
4 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (13.04%) ITIL
4 3 (13.04%) Migration
4 3 (13.04%) SDLC
5 1 (4.35%) Converged Infrastructure
5 1 (4.35%) High Availability
5 1 (4.35%) Identity Management
5 1 (4.35%) Incident Management
5 1 (4.35%) Information Security
5 1 (4.35%) Network Management
5 1 (4.35%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 10 (43.48%) C#
1 10 (43.48%) JavaScript
2 9 (39.13%) SQL
3 4 (17.39%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (21.74%) CCSE
2 4 (17.39%) Citrix Certification
3 2 (8.70%) CCNP
3 2 (8.70%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
4 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (26.09%) Active Directory
2 4 (17.39%) Hyper-V
3 2 (8.70%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (8.70%) Xen
3 2 (8.70%) XenDesktop
3 2 (8.70%) XenServer
4 1 (4.35%) NDS
Systems Management
1 7 (30.43%) SCCM
2 6 (26.09%) SCOM
3 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (8.70%) XenMobile
4 1 (4.35%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (4.35%) NetIQ Identity Manager
4 1 (4.35%) OpenView
4 1 (4.35%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (4.35%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (4.35%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 15 (65.22%) Microsoft
2 8 (34.78%) Cisco
3 7 (30.43%) Citrix
4 5 (21.74%) CheckPoint
4 5 (21.74%) IBM
4 5 (21.74%) IronPort
5 4 (17.39%) VMware
6 2 (8.70%) Infoblox
7 1 (4.35%) 3PAR
7 1 (4.35%) Aruba
7 1 (4.35%) NetApp
7 1 (4.35%) NetIQ
7 1 (4.35%) SolarWinds
7 1 (4.35%) Symantec
7 1 (4.35%) Veritas