Period
to 20 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Kent 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 20 August 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 > Kent
6 months to
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank - - 65
Contract jobs citing SMTP 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent - - 0.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Kent median daily rate - - -
South East median daily rate £425 £375 £425
% change year-on-year +13.33% -11.76% +12.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Kent median hourly rate - - £20.83
South East median hourly rate - - £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 Kent with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Kent
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 50 80 99
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 11.76% 14.90% 14.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 64 72
Kent median daily rate £339 £373 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.06% +14.62% -14.75%
10th Percentile £178 £180 £170
90th Percentile £467 £525 £750
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +3.13% +0.95% +7.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 3
Kent median hourly rate £17.75 £27.38 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -35.17% -31.55% +128.57%
10th Percentile £11.45 £21.32 £24.46
90th Percentile £28.05 £101.91 £54.20
South East median hourly rate £23.00 £17.49 £25.00
% change year-on-year +31.50% -30.04% +4.71%

SMTP
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

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

Job vacancy trend for SMTP in Kent

SMTP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SMTP in Kent

SMTP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SMTP in Kent