The table below looks at the statistics for SMS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Marlow region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SMS over the 3 months to 6 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Short Message Service (SMS)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing SMS 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Marlow - - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £280 £325 £281
% change year-on-year
-13.84% +15.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £21.15 £24.50
% change year-on-year
- -13.67%
SMS
Buckinghamshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Marlow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
3 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Marlow 27.27% - 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £168 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £345 £328
% change year-on-year
+7.24% +5.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £15.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £28.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+23.21% +40.00%