The table below looks at the statistics for SMS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Lytham St Annes region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SMS over the 3 months to 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Short Message Service (SMS)
Rank - - 10
Contract jobs citing SMS 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lytham St Annes - - 8.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 30.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Median daily rate - - £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £280 £338 £285
% change year-on-year
-17.03% +18.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £31.30 £24.50
% change year-on-year
- +27.75%
SMS
Lancashire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Lytham St Annes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
3 2 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lytham St Annes 10.34% 14.29% 27.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 8
Median daily rate £338 £299 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.85% +8.74%
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £28.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +44.44%

SMS
Jobs Demand Trend in Lytham St Annes

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

SMS Jobs Demand Trend in Lytham St Annes

SMS
Daily Rate Trend in Lytham St Annes

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

SMS Daily Rate Trend in Lytham St Annes