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 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)
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 106 104
Contract jobs citing SMTP 0 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds - 0.13% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.92% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £300 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -4.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £398
% change year-on-year - -11.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £14.00
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 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 142 217 223
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 12.87% 14.64% 14.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 334 484
Median daily rate £375 £400 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +28.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £313 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £496 £550 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 17
Median hourly rate £25.00 £10.20 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +145.09% -54.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.87 £10.20 £12.47
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.13 £13.39 £121.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £31.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year -12.69% +34.04%  

SMTP
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

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

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) SOAP
1 3 (100.00%) LDAP
1 3 (100.00%) HTTP
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) Internet
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) Workflow
1 3 (100.00%) Replication
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) SSH
1 3 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 3 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 3 (100.00%) Puppet
1 3 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
1 3 (100.00%) REST
1 3 (100.00%) Change Control
1 3 (100.00%) vCloud
1 3 (100.00%) DevOps
1 3 (100.00%) User Experience
1 3 (100.00%) Private Cloud
1 3 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 3 (100.00%) Workflow Development
1 3 (100.00%) VxBlock/Vblock
1 3 (100.00%) vRealize

SMTP
Co-occurring 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 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) HTTP
1 3 (100.00%) Internet
1 3 (100.00%) LDAP
1 3 (100.00%) SSH
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Developer
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps Developer
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) REST
1 3 (100.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 3 (100.00%) Private Cloud
1 3 (100.00%) Replication
1 3 (100.00%) User Experience
1 3 (100.00%) VxBlock/Vblock
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Change Control
1 3 (100.00%) DevOps
1 3 (100.00%) Workflow
1 3 (100.00%) Workflow Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) vCloud
1 3 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) Puppet
1 3 (100.00%) vRealize
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) VMware