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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SMS over the 3 months to 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Short Message Service (SMS)
Rank - 10 -
Contract jobs citing SMS 0 3 0
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 3 0
Average daily rate
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- £300 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £281 £413
% change year-on-year
+15.66% -31.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.30 £24.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+27.75% -5.76%
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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
2 10 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lytham St Annes 14.29% 27.78% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 0
Average daily rate £299 £275 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.74% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £28.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £18.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -19.10%

SMS
Jobs Demand Trend in Lytham St Annes

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SMS across the Lytham St Annes region as a proportion of the total demand within 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