Period
to 23 June 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 June 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 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 54 - 31
Rank change year-on-year - +31 -
Contract jobs citing SMTP 5 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 1.18% - 0.45%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.89% - 1.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Northern Ireland median daily rate £481 - -
UK median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northern Ireland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £18.51 £15.90 £20.83
% change year-on-year +16.37% -23.66% -19.88%

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 36 54 64
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 8.47% 9.29% 28.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 47 14
Northern Ireland median daily rate £192 £313 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -38.64% -6.02% +47.78%
10th Percentile £63 £173 £80
90th Percentile £514 £450 £598
UK median daily rate £425 £408 £400
% change year-on-year +4.29% +1.88% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 4
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £14.00 - £18.50
10th Percentile £12.38 - £13.25
90th Percentile £16.38 - £35.13
UK median hourly rate £19.06 £19.90 £26.00
% change year-on-year -4.22% -23.46% +20.93%

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Northern Ireland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SMTP in Northern Ireland over the 6 months to 23 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 June 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 - 5 £481 -
SMTP
UK

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 5 (100.00%) ITIL
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 5 (100.00%) DNS
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) Symantec
1 5 (100.00%) Forcepoint
1 5 (100.00%) Skype for Business
1 5 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (100.00%) ITIL V3
1 5 (100.00%) Mobile Device Management
1 5 (100.00%) MobileIron
1 5 (100.00%) Mimecast
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 5 (100.00%) Degree
1 5 (100.00%) Decision-Making
1 5 (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 5 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 5 (100.00%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 5 (100.00%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) DNS
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Analyst
1 4 (80.00%) Messaging Analyst
1 4 (80.00%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Messaging Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Exchange Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Messaging Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Technical Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Decision-Making
1 5 (100.00%) ITIL
1 5 (100.00%) ITIL V3
1 5 (100.00%) Mobile Device Management
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Forcepoint
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) MobileIron
1 5 (100.00%) Symantec