The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds 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 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP)
Rank 86 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing SMTP 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.29% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.48% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Median daily rate £575 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £350 £398
% change year-on-year +20.00% -11.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £36.25

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 Leeds with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Leeds
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 121 160 164
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 11.74% 11.22% 14.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 103 112
Median daily rate £425 £369 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.25% +13.46%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £265 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 12 4
Median hourly rate £19.00 £14.30 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.86% -59.14%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.17
% change year-on-year -39.18% +26.84%  

SMTP
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leeds 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 Leeds

SMTP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SMTP in Leeds

SMTP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SMTP in Leeds

SMTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 Leeds region with a requirement for SMTP.

1 21 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 21 (100.00%) LDAP
1 21 (100.00%) DNS
2 20 (95.24%) DevOps
3 18 (85.71%) Windows
3 18 (85.71%) Linux
4 17 (80.95%) Python
4 17 (80.95%) HTML
4 17 (80.95%) XML
4 17 (80.95%) CSS
4 17 (80.95%) SNMP
4 17 (80.95%) TCP/IP
4 17 (80.95%) Ubuntu
4 17 (80.95%) Splunk
4 17 (80.95%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (28.57%) Data Centre
6 4 (19.05%) Workflow Development
6 4 (19.05%) VxBlock/Vblock
6 4 (19.05%) vRealize
6 4 (19.05%) Puppet
6 4 (19.05%) REST
6 4 (19.05%) Change Control
6 4 (19.05%) User Experience
6 4 (19.05%) Private Cloud
6 4 (19.05%) Firewall
6 4 (19.05%) Workflow
6 4 (19.05%) Replication
6 4 (19.05%) VMware
6 4 (19.05%) VMware ESX
6 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development

SMTP
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds 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:

Communications & Networking
1 21 (100.00%) DNS
1 21 (100.00%) LDAP
2 17 (80.95%) SNMP
2 17 (80.95%) TCP/IP
3 4 (19.05%) Firewall
3 4 (19.05%) HTTP
3 4 (19.05%) Internet
3 4 (19.05%) SSH
General
1 1 (4.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (28.57%) Hardware Specialist
1 6 (28.57%) Storage Specialist
2 5 (23.81%) Administrator
2 5 (23.81%) Splunk Administrator
3 3 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Senior DevOps
4 2 (9.52%) Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Splunk Specialist
4 2 (9.52%) VMware Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Agile Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Cloud Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Development Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Network Security Specialist
5 1 (4.76%) Network Specialist
5 1 (4.76%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (80.95%) CSS
1 17 (80.95%) HTML
1 17 (80.95%) XML
2 4 (19.05%) REST
2 4 (19.05%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) Data Centre
2 4 (19.05%) Private Cloud
2 4 (19.05%) Replication
2 4 (19.05%) User Experience
2 4 (19.05%) VxBlock/Vblock
3 1 (4.76%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 18 (85.71%) Linux
1 18 (85.71%) Windows
2 17 (80.95%) Ubuntu
2 17 (80.95%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (14.29%) CentOS
4 2 (9.52%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (95.24%) DevOps
2 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (19.05%) Change Control
2 4 (19.05%) Workflow
2 4 (19.05%) Workflow Development
3 3 (14.29%) SIEM
4 2 (9.52%) Data Migration
4 2 (9.52%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 21 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 17 (80.95%) Python
3 4 (19.05%) SQL
4 3 (14.29%) Bash Shell
4 3 (14.29%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) Degree
2 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.76%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 4 (19.05%) VMware ESX
2 3 (14.29%) vCloud
3 1 (4.76%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (19.05%) Puppet
1 4 (19.05%) vRealize
Vendors
1 17 (80.95%) Splunk
2 4 (19.05%) VMware