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 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Short Message Service (SMS)
Lancashire / Lytham St Annes
Rank - 6 -
Contract jobs citing SMS 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lytham St Annes - 10.00% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 50.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £516 £325
% change year-on-year
-32.17% +58.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £30.35 £10.00
% change year-on-year
-4.44% +203.50%

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
0 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lytham St Annes - 20.00% 21.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £400 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.36% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +20.83%

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