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 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)
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank 96 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing SMTP 7 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.52% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.83% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Median daily rate £575 - -
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 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 183 218 234
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 13.65% 11.45% 13.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 129 154
Median daily rate £420 £388 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.38% +20.15%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £265 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 16 12
Median hourly rate £17.39 £12.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +39.12% -28.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £10.20 £16.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.40 £21.50 £35.10
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 West Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 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 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SMTP in West Yorkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SMTP in West Yorkshire

SMTP
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SMTP within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 23 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bradford - 4 £450 - 1
Leeds - 3 £575 -
SMTP
Yorkshire

SMTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for SMTP.

1 26 (100.00%) DNS
2 25 (96.15%) DevOps
3 23 (88.46%) Windows
4 22 (84.62%) Windows Server 2008
5 21 (80.77%) Linux
5 21 (80.77%) LDAP
5 21 (80.77%) JavaScript
6 18 (69.23%) Splunk
7 17 (65.38%) CSS
7 17 (65.38%) XML
7 17 (65.38%) HTML
7 17 (65.38%) Python
7 17 (65.38%) SNMP
7 17 (65.38%) TCP/IP
7 17 (65.38%) Ubuntu
8 9 (34.62%) HTTP
8 9 (34.62%) Firewall
9 7 (26.92%) PowerShell
9 7 (26.92%) Windows Server
10 6 (23.08%) Data Centre
11 5 (19.23%) Incident Management
11 5 (19.23%) Load Balancing
11 5 (19.23%) Microsoft Azure
11 5 (19.23%) HTTPS
11 5 (19.23%) SSL
11 5 (19.23%) Telnet
11 5 (19.23%) Project Management
11 5 (19.23%) DHCP
11 5 (19.23%) FTP
11 5 (19.23%) ITIL

SMTP
Top Related 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 5 (19.23%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (19.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (100.00%) DNS
2 21 (80.77%) LDAP
3 17 (65.38%) SNMP
3 17 (65.38%) TCP/IP
4 9 (34.62%) Firewall
4 9 (34.62%) HTTP
5 5 (19.23%) DHCP
5 5 (19.23%) FTP
5 5 (19.23%) HTTPS
5 5 (19.23%) SSL
5 5 (19.23%) Telnet
6 4 (15.38%) Internet
6 4 (15.38%) SSH
7 1 (3.85%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (19.23%) SQL Server
1 5 (19.23%) SQL Server 2014
2 4 (15.38%) Azure SQL Database
2 4 (15.38%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (19.23%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (3.85%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.85%) TeamCity
2 1 (3.85%) Vagrant
General
1 3 (11.54%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (23.08%) Hardware Specialist
1 6 (23.08%) Storage Specialist
2 5 (19.23%) Administrator
2 5 (19.23%) Splunk Administrator
3 3 (11.54%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) Implementation Specialist
3 3 (11.54%) Senior DevOps
4 2 (7.69%) Designer
4 2 (7.69%) Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Designer
4 2 (7.69%) Splunk Specialist
4 2 (7.69%) VMware Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Agile Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Cloud Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Development Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Network Security Specialist
5 1 (3.85%) Network Specialist
5 1 (3.85%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (65.38%) CSS
1 17 (65.38%) HTML
1 17 (65.38%) XML
2 4 (15.38%) REST
2 4 (15.38%) SOAP
3 1 (3.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) Data Centre
2 4 (15.38%) Private Cloud
2 4 (15.38%) Replication
2 4 (15.38%) User Experience
2 4 (15.38%) VxBlock/Vblock
3 1 (3.85%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 23 (88.46%) Windows
2 22 (84.62%) Windows Server 2008
3 21 (80.77%) Linux
4 17 (65.38%) Ubuntu
5 7 (26.92%) Windows Server
6 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (11.54%) CentOS
8 3 (11.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (3.85%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (96.15%) DevOps
2 5 (19.23%) Continuous Delivery
2 5 (19.23%) Incident Management
2 5 (19.23%) ITIL
2 5 (19.23%) Load Balancing
2 5 (19.23%) Project Management
3 4 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (15.38%) Change Control
3 4 (15.38%) Workflow
3 4 (15.38%) Workflow Development
4 3 (11.54%) SIEM
5 2 (7.69%) Data Migration
5 2 (7.69%) Migration
6 1 (3.85%) Application Performance Monitoring
6 1 (3.85%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (3.85%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 21 (80.77%) JavaScript
2 17 (65.38%) Python
3 7 (26.92%) PowerShell
4 4 (15.38%) SQL
5 3 (11.54%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) Degree
1 3 (11.54%) MCSE
1 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (7.69%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.85%) AWS Certification
3 1 (3.85%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 4 (15.38%) VMware ESX
2 3 (11.54%) vCloud
3 1 (3.85%) Docker
3 1 (3.85%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (19.23%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (19.23%) Puppet
2 4 (15.38%) vRealize
3 1 (3.85%) SCOM
Vendors
1 18 (69.23%) Splunk
2 4 (15.38%) VMware
3 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
3 3 (11.54%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.85%) Cisco