Period
to 17 June 2019

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 17 June 2019 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
17 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank - 47 63
Contract jobs citing SMTP 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside - 0.22% 0.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 1.28% 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Merseyside median daily rate - £315 -
North West median daily rate £488 £350 £425
% change year-on-year +39.29% -17.65% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Merseyside median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - -

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 54 78 64
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 13.74% 16.92% 9.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 51 41
Merseyside median daily rate £375 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +23.08% -18.75%
10th Percentile £175 £225 £159
90th Percentile £538 £538 £438
North West median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -3.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 3
Merseyside median hourly rate £20.63 £13.11 £16.18
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +57.32% -18.97% +24.46%
North West median hourly rate £17.21 £16.92 £15.50
% change year-on-year +1.71% +9.13% -6.06%

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