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 3 months to 28 June 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 / Kent
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 37 -
Contract jobs citing SMTP 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent - 0.31% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 2.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £350 £398
% change year-on-year +1.42% -11.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £20.83 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £20.83 £25.00
% change year-on-year -27.98% -16.68%  

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 Kent with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Kent
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 48 50 47
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 19.75% 15.53% 17.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 37 28
Median daily rate £375 £325 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -31.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £199 £135 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £700 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 3
Median hourly rate £23.64 £20.83 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.49% +57.20%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.90 £20.83 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.38 £44.75 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £31.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year -4.76% +31.25%  

SMTP
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Kent 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 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