The table below looks at the statistics for SMS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SMS over the 3 months to 25 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Short Message Service (SMS)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing SMS 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire - - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £425 £300
% change year-on-year
-25.88% +41.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.50 £20.00 -
% change year-on-year
-37.50% -
SMS
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridgeshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
76 115 159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 12.95% 13.50% 18.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 50 74
Median daily rate £375 £265 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.50% -20.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £230 £129
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £410 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 31 40
Median hourly rate £40.00 £23.50 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+70.21% -7.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £20.50 £21.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £55.00 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £21.53 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+64.92% -2.15%

SMS
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cambridgeshire region citing SMS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

SMS Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

SMS
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SMS across the Cambridgeshire region.

SMS Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

SMS
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SMS across the Cambridgeshire region.

SMS Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

SMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SMS 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for SMS.

1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) PHP
1 2 (100.00%) Apache
1 2 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 2 (100.00%) HTTP
1 2 (100.00%) CMS
1 2 (100.00%) Drupal
1 2 (100.00%) Email Marketing
1 2 (100.00%) Google Maps API
1 2 (100.00%) Mule
1 2 (100.00%) Varnish
1 2 (100.00%) Google
1 2 (100.00%) Marketing
1 2 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 2 (100.00%) MariaDB
1 2 (100.00%) Analytics
1 2 (100.00%) Elasticsearch
1 2 (100.00%) ForgeRock
1 2 (100.00%) logstash
1 2 (100.00%) Kibana
1 2 (100.00%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 2 (100.00%) ELK Stack
1 2 (100.00%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (50.00%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (50.00%) FindBugs
2 1 (50.00%) Static Code Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Vagrant
2 1 (50.00%) VirtualBox
2 1 (50.00%) Google Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Capistrano

SMS
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 2 (100.00%) Apache
1 2 (100.00%) CMS
1 2 (100.00%) Drupal
1 2 (100.00%) Elasticsearch
1 2 (100.00%) Mule
1 2 (100.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) MariaDB
1 2 (100.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) FindBugs
1 1 (50.00%) Sonatype Nexus
1 1 (50.00%) Vagrant
General
1 2 (100.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Applications Support
2 1 (50.00%) Web Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) ELK Stack
1 2 (100.00%) Google Maps API
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Analytics
1 2 (100.00%) Email Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) Static Code Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) PHP
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 2 (100.00%) Varnish
1 2 (100.00%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (50.00%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) Kibana
1 2 (100.00%) logstash
2 1 (50.00%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) ForgeRock
1 2 (100.00%) Google