The table below looks at the statistics for SMS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SMS over the 3 months to 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Short Message Service (SMS)
Rank - - 119
Contract jobs citing SMS 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire - - 0.049%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £347
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £445 £349
% change year-on-year
-21.34% +27.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.50 £23.50 -
% change year-on-year
-46.80% -
SMS
South East

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

Communications & Networking Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
373 420 485
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 20.16% 18.97% 23.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 231 237 270
Median daily rate £355 £375 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.33% +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £360 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 45 26
Median hourly rate £25.00 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.68 £15.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.29 £47.83 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.01 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+33.30% -8.67%

SMS
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

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

SMS Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

SMS
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

SMS Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

SMS
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

SMS Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

SMS
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for SMS.

1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) CRM
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) IBM
1 1 (50.00%) Adobe
1 1 (50.00%) CA
1 1 (50.00%) Salesforce.com
1 1 (50.00%) 3G
1 1 (50.00%) 2G
1 1 (50.00%) 2.5G
1 1 (50.00%) Bugzilla
1 1 (50.00%) Asset Management
1 1 (50.00%) Data Management
1 1 (50.00%) Content Management
1 1 (50.00%) Marketing
1 1 (50.00%) Unica
1 1 (50.00%) Android
1 1 (50.00%) LTE
1 1 (50.00%) Eloqua
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 8
1 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (50.00%) Adobe Campaign
1 1 (50.00%) VoLTE
1 1 (50.00%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
1 1 (50.00%) Presales
1 1 (50.00%) Marketing Automation

SMS
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Adobe Campaign
1 1 (50.00%) Eloqua
1 1 (50.00%) Unica
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) 2.5G
1 1 (50.00%) 2G
1 1 (50.00%) 3G
1 1 (50.00%) LTE
1 1 (50.00%) VoLTE
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Bugzilla
General
1 1 (50.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) 3G Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Lead Architect
1 1 (50.00%) LTE Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Leader
1 1 (50.00%) Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Android
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Asset Management
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Content Management
1 1 (50.00%) CRM
1 1 (50.00%) Data Management
1 1 (50.00%) Marketing Automation
1 1 (50.00%) Presales
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Adobe
1 1 (50.00%) CA
1 1 (50.00%) IBM
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
1 1 (50.00%) Salesforce.com