Period
to 23 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 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 September 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)
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 46 - 33
Rank change year-on-year - +33 -
Contract jobs citing SMTP 4 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 1.05% - 0.42%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.67% - 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Northern Ireland median daily rate £650 - -
UK median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +8.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northern Ireland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £19.50 £16.81 £20.92
% change year-on-year +16.04% -19.65% -17.98%

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 Northern Ireland with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Northern Ireland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 60 43 68
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 15.71% 6.53% 28.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 33 28
Northern Ireland median daily rate £353 £350 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.71% +11.11% +48.24%
10th Percentile £122 £111 £79
90th Percentile £500 £460 £475
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 2 6
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £35.00 £14.00 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +150.00% -16.42% -47.66%
10th Percentile £13.95 £14.00 £10.00
90th Percentile £44.70 £14.00 £26.88
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £24.50
% change year-on-year +5.26% -22.45% +22.50%

SMTP
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Job vacancy trend for SMTP in Northern Ireland

SMTP
Contract Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SMTP within the Northern Ireland region over the 6 months to 23 September 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
County Antrim - 4 £650 -
SMTP
UK

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for SMTP.

1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 4 (100.00%) DNS
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Symantec
1 4 (100.00%) Forcepoint
1 4 (100.00%) Degree
1 4 (100.00%) Skype for Business
1 4 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (100.00%) ITIL V3
1 4 (100.00%) Mobile Device Management
1 4 (100.00%) MobileIron
1 4 (100.00%) Mimecast
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 4 (100.00%) Decision-Making
1 4 (100.00%) Self-Motivation

SMTP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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 4 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 4 (100.00%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 4 (100.00%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) DNS
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Analyst
1 4 (100.00%) Messaging Analyst
1 4 (100.00%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Technical Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Decision-Making
1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
1 4 (100.00%) ITIL V3
1 4 (100.00%) Mobile Device Management
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Forcepoint
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) MobileIron
1 4 (100.00%) Symantec