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 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Short Message Service (SMS)
Rank - - 5
Contract jobs citing SMS 0 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lytham St Annes - - 22.58%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 70.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 6
Median daily rate - - £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £285 £325 £294
% change year-on-year
-12.30% +10.63%
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
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
0 3 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lytham St Annes - 30.00% 32.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 9
Median daily rate - £451 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +50.49%
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £24.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+31.25% +33.33%

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