Period
to 16 January 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 16 January 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
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 162 156 151
Rank change year-on-year -6 -5 +20
Contract jobs citing SMTP 16 6 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.43% 0.17% 0.42%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.02% 0.73% 1.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 4 9
Hampshire median daily rate £375 £375 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -13.79% +8.41%
10th Percentile £260 £343 £400
90th Percentile £426 £423 £553
South East median daily rate £363 £350 £425
% change year-on-year +3.57% -17.65% +21.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Hampshire median hourly rate £25.00 £18.38 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.05% - -
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £18.38 £45.00
% change year-on-year +36.05% -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 793 820 813
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 21.14% 23.36% 22.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 461 454 539
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £388 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +1.97% -1.94%
10th Percentile £300 £200 £256
90th Percentile £575 £518 £513
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 53 50
Hampshire median hourly rate £31.25 £20.12 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +55.32% +7.31% -48.63%
10th Percentile £12.48 £10.40 £11.70
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.23 £47.21
South East median hourly rate £22.00 £17.49 £22.25
% change year-on-year +25.79% -21.39% -31.01%

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 16 January 2019.

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 16 January 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
Portsmouth - 4 £330 -
Southampton -16 3 £375 -
Havant -5 2 £418 -1.76%
Winchester - 2 £414 -
Farnborough - 1 - - 1
Fareham - 1 £263 -
SMTP
South East

For the 6 months to 16 January 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 14 (87.50%) DNS
2 11 (68.75%) Microsoft
3 8 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 7 (43.75%) Windows
4 7 (43.75%) NetScaler
5 6 (37.50%) PowerShell
5 6 (37.50%) ITIL
5 6 (37.50%) TCP/IP
5 6 (37.50%) Windows Server
6 5 (31.25%) Skype
6 5 (31.25%) Migration
6 5 (31.25%) VMware
6 5 (31.25%) Cisco
6 5 (31.25%) Citrix
6 5 (31.25%) MS Exchange
6 5 (31.25%) IIS
6 5 (31.25%) Hyper-V
6 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Azure
6 5 (31.25%) Skype for Business
6 5 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (25.00%) Entity Framework
7 4 (25.00%) LINQ to SQL
7 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (25.00%) Office 365
7 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Intune
7 4 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (25.00%) .NET Framework
7 4 (25.00%) LINQ
7 4 (25.00%) SCCM
7 4 (25.00%) IMAP

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 5 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (31.25%) IIS
1 5 (31.25%) MS Exchange
1 5 (31.25%) Skype for Business
2 1 (6.25%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (87.50%) DNS
2 7 (43.75%) NetScaler
3 6 (37.50%) TCP/IP
4 5 (31.25%) Skype
5 4 (25.00%) DHCP
5 4 (25.00%) Firewall
5 4 (25.00%) IMAP
5 4 (25.00%) Internet
6 3 (18.75%) HTTP
6 3 (18.75%) SNMP
7 2 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (12.50%) Junos
7 2 (12.50%) tcpdump
7 2 (12.50%) VPN
7 2 (12.50%) WAN
7 2 (12.50%) Wireshark
8 1 (6.25%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (6.25%) FTP
8 1 (6.25%) SSL
8 1 (6.25%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) InstallShield
1 4 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (25.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
1 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Consultant
2 4 (25.00%) .NET Developer
2 4 (25.00%) Developer
2 4 (25.00%) Messaging Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Network Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Security Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) .NET Software Developer
4 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) C# Developer
4 1 (6.25%) C# Software Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Exchange Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) IT Support
4 1 (6.25%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Network Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Network Support
4 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Software Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Support Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) .NET
1 4 (25.00%) .NET Framework
1 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET
1 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 4 (25.00%) CSS
1 4 (25.00%) Entity Framework
1 4 (25.00%) HTML
1 4 (25.00%) LINQ
1 4 (25.00%) LINQ to SQL
1 4 (25.00%) XML
2 2 (12.50%) LDAP
3 1 (6.25%) Ajax
3 1 (6.25%) jQuery
3 1 (6.25%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (6.25%) RequireJS
3 1 (6.25%) WCF
3 1 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) DataPower
2 1 (6.25%) Clustering
2 1 (6.25%) FlexPod
2 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.25%) PKI
2 1 (6.25%) RSA SecurID
2 1 (6.25%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 7 (43.75%) Windows
2 6 (37.50%) Windows Server
3 3 (18.75%) Linux
3 3 (18.75%) Windows 10
4 1 (6.25%) Check Point GAiA
4 1 (6.25%) Unix
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) ITIL
2 5 (31.25%) Migration
3 4 (25.00%) MVC
3 4 (25.00%) Technical Leadership
4 2 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (12.50%) Service Delivery
5 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (6.25%) Availability Management
5 1 (6.25%) Data Loss Prevention
5 1 (6.25%) High Availability
5 1 (6.25%) Identity Management
5 1 (6.25%) Information Security
5 1 (6.25%) Load Balancing
5 1 (6.25%) Network Architecture
5 1 (6.25%) Performance Management
5 1 (6.25%) Project Planning
5 1 (6.25%) Server Management
5 1 (6.25%) SIEM
5 1 (6.25%) Time Management
5 1 (6.25%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) PowerShell
2 4 (25.00%) C#
2 4 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) CCSE
2 1 (6.25%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (6.25%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 8 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (31.25%) Hyper-V
3 3 (18.75%) Xen
3 3 (18.75%) XenDesktop
3 3 (18.75%) XenServer
4 2 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (6.25%) NDS
5 1 (6.25%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Intune
1 4 (25.00%) SCCM
2 3 (18.75%) SCOM
2 3 (18.75%) XenMobile
3 1 (6.25%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (6.25%) Nagios
3 1 (6.25%) NetIQ Identity Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (6.25%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 11 (68.75%) Microsoft
2 5 (31.25%) Cisco
2 5 (31.25%) Citrix
2 5 (31.25%) VMware
3 2 (12.50%) Aruba
3 2 (12.50%) CheckPoint
3 2 (12.50%) IBM
3 2 (12.50%) IronPort
3 2 (12.50%) Juniper
3 2 (12.50%) Meraki
4 1 (6.25%) 3PAR
4 1 (6.25%) Infoblox
4 1 (6.25%) NetApp
4 1 (6.25%) NetIQ
4 1 (6.25%) Symantec
4 1 (6.25%) Veritas