Period
to 23 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 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 23 October 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)
North West > Merseyside
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 47 58 54
Rank change year-on-year +11 -4 +5
Contract jobs citing SMTP 1 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 0.21% 0.37% 0.76%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.27% 2.82% 4.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Merseyside median daily rate - - £461
North West median daily rate £300 £388 £400
% change year-on-year -22.58% -3.13% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Merseyside median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate £20.50 - -

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 Merseyside with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Merseyside
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 79 71 124
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 16.95% 13.17% 18.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 41 70
Merseyside median daily rate £370 £325 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.85% -18.75% +1.59%
10th Percentile £200 £156 £223
90th Percentile £575 £438 £526
North West median daily rate £395 £400 £413
% change year-on-year -1.25% -3.03% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 13
Merseyside median hourly rate £13.11 £13.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.85% -18.75% +28.00%
10th Percentile £12.45 £11.50 £10.90
90th Percentile £26.68 £14.50 £25.97
North West median hourly rate £18.79 £15.85 £16.00
% change year-on-year +18.59% -0.97% -4.99%

SMTP
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

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

Job vacancy trend for SMTP in Merseyside

SMTP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SMTP in Merseyside

SMTP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SMTP in Merseyside

SMTP
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SMTP within the Merseyside region over the 6 months to 23 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Southport - 1 - -
SMTP
North West

For the 6 months to 23 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing SMTP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Merseyside region with a requirement for SMTP.

1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Symantec
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) PKI
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (100.00%) AirWatch
1 1 (100.00%) Identity Access Management
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineering

SMTP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Identity Access Management
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Symantec