The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey with a requirement for SMTP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SMTP over the 3 months to 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP)
South East / Surrey
Rank - 95 91
Contract jobs citing SMTP 0 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey - 0.55% 0.43%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 1.82% 2.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 2
Median daily rate - £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.12%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £350 £398
% change year-on-year +20.00% -11.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £42.50

SMTP is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Surrey
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 167 384 286
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 14.53% 30.12% 20.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 222 150
Median daily rate £380 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +23.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £225 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 40 10
Median hourly rate £15.00 £42.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -64.70% -5.55%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.70 £20.25 £17.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.24 £47.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.85 £37.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -38.24% +34.54%  

SMTP
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Surrey citing SMTP as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for SMTP in Surrey

SMTP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SMTP in Surrey

SMTP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SMTP in Surrey

SMTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 Surrey region with a requirement for SMTP.

1 6 (100.00%) Python
1 6 (100.00%) FTP
2 5 (83.33%) Linux
2 5 (83.33%) Perl
2 5 (83.33%) Red Hat
2 5 (83.33%) VPN
2 5 (83.33%) DNS
2 5 (83.33%) Ubuntu
2 5 (83.33%) PowerShell
2 5 (83.33%) CentOS
2 5 (83.33%) Puppet
3 4 (66.67%) AWS Certification
3 4 (66.67%) RHCT
3 4 (66.67%) Ethical Hacking
3 4 (66.67%) CEH
3 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
4 3 (50.00%) Windows
4 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
4 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (50.00%) C
5 2 (33.33%) Metasploit
5 2 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
6 1 (16.67%) XPages
6 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
6 1 (16.67%) LotusScript
6 1 (16.67%) QuickPlace
6 1 (16.67%) iSeries
6 1 (16.67%) Active Directory

SMTP
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey 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 (16.67%) IBM Domino
1 1 (16.67%) IBM Notes
1 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
1 1 (16.67%) QuickPlace
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) FTP
2 5 (83.33%) DNS
2 5 (83.33%) VPN
3 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (16.67%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) DB2
1 1 (16.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Metasploit
2 1 (16.67%) Eclipse
2 1 (16.67%) NetBeans
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Linux Engineer
2 4 (66.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) Linux Server Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) Linux Systems Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) Server Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
4 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Support
4 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (16.67%) Linux Scripter
4 1 (16.67%) Linux Support
4 1 (16.67%) Linux Support Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (16.67%) PowerShell Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) HTML
1 1 (16.67%) ODBC
1 1 (16.67%) XML
1 1 (16.67%) XPages
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) CentOS
1 5 (83.33%) Linux
1 5 (83.33%) Ubuntu
2 3 (50.00%) Windows
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Ethical Hacking
2 2 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) Python
2 5 (83.33%) Perl
2 5 (83.33%) PowerShell
3 3 (50.00%) C
4 1 (16.67%) Java
4 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (16.67%) LotusScript
4 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) AWS Certification
1 4 (66.67%) CEH
1 4 (66.67%) RHCT
1 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (83.33%) Puppet
2 1 (16.67%) MIMEsweeper
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Red Hat
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) Lotus
3 1 (16.67%) Sophos