The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP)
England / Yorkshire
Rank 119 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing SMTP 7 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.33% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.19% - -
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 - - £36.25

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 320 370 402
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 15.03% 13.03% 15.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 208 272
Median daily rate £425 £375 £303
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +23.96%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £192 £133
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 34 23
Median hourly rate £17.39 £18.00 £16.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.38% +7.65%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.99 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.25 £40.50 £35.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.85 £37.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -38.24% +23.33%  

SMTP
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 Yorkshire

SMTP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SMTP in Yorkshire

SMTP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SMTP in Yorkshire

SMTP
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 26 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
West Yorkshire - 7 £575 - 1
SMTP
England

SMTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for SMTP.

1 26 (96.30%) DNS
2 25 (92.59%) DevOps
3 24 (88.89%) Windows
4 22 (81.48%) Windows Server 2008
5 21 (77.78%) Linux
5 21 (77.78%) LDAP
5 21 (77.78%) JavaScript
6 18 (66.67%) Splunk
7 17 (62.96%) HTML
7 17 (62.96%) CSS
7 17 (62.96%) XML
7 17 (62.96%) SNMP
7 17 (62.96%) TCP/IP
7 17 (62.96%) Python
7 17 (62.96%) Ubuntu
8 9 (33.33%) Firewall
8 9 (33.33%) HTTP
9 8 (29.63%) PowerShell
10 7 (25.93%) Windows Server
11 6 (22.22%) Data Centre
11 6 (22.22%) FTP
11 6 (22.22%) SSL
11 6 (22.22%) IIS
12 5 (18.52%) SQL Server
12 5 (18.52%) ITIL
12 5 (18.52%) DHCP
12 5 (18.52%) HTTPS
12 5 (18.52%) Telnet
12 5 (18.52%) Project Management
12 5 (18.52%) Incident Management

SMTP
Top Related IT Skills in 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 6 (22.22%) IIS
2 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.70%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.70%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (3.70%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (18.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (96.30%) DNS
2 21 (77.78%) LDAP
3 17 (62.96%) SNMP
3 17 (62.96%) TCP/IP
4 9 (33.33%) Firewall
4 9 (33.33%) HTTP
5 6 (22.22%) FTP
5 6 (22.22%) SSL
6 5 (18.52%) DHCP
6 5 (18.52%) HTTPS
6 5 (18.52%) SSH
6 5 (18.52%) Telnet
7 4 (14.81%) Internet
8 1 (3.70%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (18.52%) SQL Server
1 5 (18.52%) SQL Server 2014
2 4 (14.81%) Azure SQL Database
2 4 (14.81%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (18.52%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (3.70%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.70%) TeamCity
2 1 (3.70%) Vagrant
General
1 4 (14.81%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (22.22%) Hardware Specialist
1 6 (22.22%) Storage Specialist
2 5 (18.52%) Administrator
2 5 (18.52%) Splunk Administrator
3 3 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) Implementation Specialist
3 3 (11.11%) Senior DevOps
4 2 (7.41%) Designer
4 2 (7.41%) Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Designer
4 2 (7.41%) Splunk Specialist
4 2 (7.41%) VMware Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Agile Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Applications Support
5 1 (3.70%) Applications Support Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Cloud Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Network Security Specialist
5 1 (3.70%) Network Specialist
5 1 (3.70%) Security Specialist
5 1 (3.70%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (62.96%) CSS
1 17 (62.96%) HTML
1 17 (62.96%) XML
2 4 (14.81%) REST
2 4 (14.81%) SOAP
3 1 (3.70%) .NET
3 1 (3.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (22.22%) Data Centre
2 4 (14.81%) Private Cloud
2 4 (14.81%) Replication
2 4 (14.81%) User Experience
2 4 (14.81%) VxBlock/Vblock
3 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.70%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.70%) NHS
3 1 (3.70%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 24 (88.89%) Windows
2 22 (81.48%) Windows Server 2008
3 21 (77.78%) Linux
4 17 (62.96%) Ubuntu
5 7 (25.93%) Windows Server
6 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (11.11%) CentOS
8 3 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (3.70%) Android
9 1 (3.70%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (92.59%) DevOps
2 5 (18.52%) Continuous Delivery
2 5 (18.52%) Incident Management
2 5 (18.52%) ITIL
2 5 (18.52%) Load Balancing
2 5 (18.52%) Project Management
3 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (14.81%) Change Control
3 4 (14.81%) Workflow
3 4 (14.81%) Workflow Development
4 3 (11.11%) SIEM
5 2 (7.41%) Data Migration
5 2 (7.41%) Migration
6 1 (3.70%) Application Performance Monitoring
6 1 (3.70%) Document Management
6 1 (3.70%) Email Management
6 1 (3.70%) Mobile Device Management
6 1 (3.70%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (3.70%) Service Delivery
6 1 (3.70%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 21 (77.78%) JavaScript
2 17 (62.96%) Python
3 8 (29.63%) PowerShell
4 4 (14.81%) SQL
5 3 (11.11%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) Degree
1 3 (11.11%) MCSE
1 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (7.41%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.70%) AWS Certification
3 1 (3.70%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 4 (14.81%) VMware ESX
2 3 (11.11%) vCloud
3 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.70%) Docker
3 1 (3.70%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (18.52%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (18.52%) Puppet
2 4 (14.81%) vRealize
3 2 (7.41%) SCOM
4 1 (3.70%) Backup Exec
4 1 (3.70%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 18 (66.67%) Splunk
2 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
2 4 (14.81%) VMware
3 3 (11.11%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.70%) Cisco
4 1 (3.70%) LANDesk
4 1 (3.70%) Vignette