The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 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 29 June 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)
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 126 115
Contract jobs citing SMTP 0 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire - 0.098% 0.094%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.75% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
West Yorkshire median daily rate - £300 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -4.00%  
Yorkshire median daily rate - £300 £344
% change year-on-year - -12.72%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - £14.00
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - £14.00

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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 208 265 274
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 14.28% 13.02% 12.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 263 418 543
West Yorkshire median daily rate £375 £425 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% +37.09%  
10th Percentile £263 £313 £210
90th Percentile £488 £550 £423
Yorkshire median daily rate £395 £425 £300
% change year-on-year -7.05% +41.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 7 31
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.00 £11.75 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.14% -66.42%  
10th Percentile £9.25 £10.20 £12.24
90th Percentile £29.13 £15.32 £193.75
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.00 £12.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +12.00% -50.00%  

SMTP
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for SMTP in West Yorkshire

SMTP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SMTP in West Yorkshire

SMTP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SMTP in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for SMTP.

1 7 (100.00%) HTTP
1 7 (100.00%) DNS
1 7 (100.00%) Firewall
1 7 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 7 (100.00%) DevOps
2 4 (57.14%) SQL Server 2014
2 4 (57.14%) Continuous Delivery
2 4 (57.14%) Azure SQL Database
2 4 (57.14%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (57.14%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (57.14%) Octopus Deploy
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Server
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (57.14%) Incident Management
2 4 (57.14%) Load Balancing
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (57.14%) Telnet
2 4 (57.14%) Project Management
2 4 (57.14%) HTTPS
2 4 (57.14%) SSL
2 4 (57.14%) DHCP
2 4 (57.14%) FTP
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 4 (57.14%) IIS
2 4 (57.14%) ITIL
2 4 (57.14%) Windows
3 3 (42.86%) SOAP
3 3 (42.86%) JavaScript

SMTP
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 (57.14%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) DNS
1 7 (100.00%) Firewall
1 7 (100.00%) HTTP
2 4 (57.14%) DHCP
2 4 (57.14%) FTP
2 4 (57.14%) HTTPS
2 4 (57.14%) SSL
2 4 (57.14%) Telnet
3 3 (42.86%) Internet
3 3 (42.86%) LDAP
3 3 (42.86%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) Azure SQL Database
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server 2012
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Designer
1 2 (28.57%) Developer
1 2 (28.57%) Implementation Specialist
1 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Designer
1 2 (28.57%) VMware Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Developer
2 1 (14.29%) DevOps Developer
2 1 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) REST
1 3 (42.86%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Data Centre
1 3 (42.86%) Private Cloud
1 3 (42.86%) Replication
1 3 (42.86%) User Experience
1 3 (42.86%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
1 4 (57.14%) Windows Server
1 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (28.57%) Linux
2 2 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) DevOps
2 4 (57.14%) Continuous Delivery
2 4 (57.14%) Incident Management
2 4 (57.14%) ITIL
2 4 (57.14%) Load Balancing
2 4 (57.14%) Project Management
3 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (42.86%) Change Control
3 3 (42.86%) Workflow
3 3 (42.86%) Workflow Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (42.86%) Bash Shell
2 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
2 3 (42.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) MCSE
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) vCloud
1 3 (42.86%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (42.86%) Puppet
2 3 (42.86%) vRealize
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) VMware
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) Red Hat