The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Liverpool 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 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP)
Merseyside / Liverpool
Rank - 36 27
Contract jobs citing SMTP 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Liverpool - 0.40% 0.84%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 4.00% 5.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £425 -
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 Liverpool with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Liverpool
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 28 25 35
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Liverpool 10.94% 10.04% 14.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 16 8
Median daily rate £310 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.48% +11.53%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 3
Median hourly rate £37.50 £15.25 £51.67
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +145.90% -70.48%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.85 £37.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -38.24% +23.33%  

SMTP
Job Vacancy Trend in Liverpool

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Liverpool 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 Liverpool

SMTP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SMTP in Liverpool