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 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Short Message Service (SMS)
Rank - - 17
Contract jobs citing SMS 0 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lytham St Annes - - 4.76%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 16.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Median daily rate - - £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £445 £347
% change year-on-year
-21.34% +28.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.50 £27.00 -
% change year-on-year
-53.70% -
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 1 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lytham St Annes - 11.11% 29.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 22
Median daily rate - £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +33.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £360 £344
% change year-on-year
+1.38% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+38.06% -6.64%

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