Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 19 November 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.

SMTP (Simple Mail Transfer Protocol)
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 82 84 103
Rank change year-on-year +2 +19 -3
Contract jobs citing SMTP 8 14 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.64% 0.95% 0.52%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.32% 3.81% 2.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 11 3
Reading median daily rate £400 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +60.00%
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £375 £380
% change year-on-year +6.67% -1.32% +60.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Reading median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate - £45.00 -

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 Reading with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Reading
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 241 367 396
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 19.23% 24.97% 20.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 160 202
Reading median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £263 £248 £213
90th Percentile £550 £526 £517
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £388 £373
% change year-on-year +3.23% +4.03% +6.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 16 23
Reading median hourly rate £19.00 £29.25 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -35.04% +67.14% -
10th Percentile £12.90 £13.13 £11.18
90th Percentile £47.50 £55.65 £47.50
Berkshire median hourly rate £13.50 £18.00 £31.25
% change year-on-year -25.00% -42.40% +78.57%

SMTP
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for SMTP in Reading

SMTP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SMTP in Reading

SMTP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SMTP in Reading

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SMTP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Reading region with a requirement for SMTP.

1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (87.50%) C#
2 7 (87.50%) .NET
2 7 (87.50%) SQL Server
2 7 (87.50%) ASP.NET
2 7 (87.50%) Data Modelling
2 7 (87.50%) MVC
2 7 (87.50%) Banking
2 7 (87.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (87.50%) NoSQL
2 7 (87.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 7 (87.50%) Microservices
2 7 (87.50%) .NET Core
3 2 (25.00%) Multithreading
4 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
4 1 (12.50%) Android
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (12.50%) WSUS
4 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (12.50%) VMware
4 1 (12.50%) NetBackup
4 1 (12.50%) LAN
4 1 (12.50%) DHCP
4 1 (12.50%) DNS
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (12.50%) Symantec

SMTP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
1 1 (12.50%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 7 (87.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (12.50%) DHCP
1 1 (12.50%) DNS
1 1 (12.50%) LAN
1 1 (12.50%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (87.50%) NoSQL
1 7 (87.50%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (87.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) .NET Developer
1 7 (87.50%) Developer
1 7 (87.50%) Senior .NET Developer
1 7 (87.50%) Senior Developer
2 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (12.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (12.50%) C# Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Senior C# .NET Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (87.50%) .NET
1 7 (87.50%) .NET Core
1 7 (87.50%) ASP.NET
1 7 (87.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Android
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Data Modelling
1 7 (87.50%) Microservices
1 7 (87.50%) MVC
2 2 (25.00%) Multithreading
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Monitoring
3 1 (12.50%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) C#
2 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
2 1 (12.50%) VB
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) AirWatch
1 1 (12.50%) NetBackup
1 1 (12.50%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (12.50%) WSUS
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 1 (12.50%) MobileIron
1 1 (12.50%) Symantec
1 1 (12.50%) VMware