The table below looks at the statistics for SMS skills in IT contracts advertised for the North Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SMS over the 3 months to 20 October 2014 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Short Message Service (SMS)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing SMS 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Wales - - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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- - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £285 £300
% change year-on-year
+22.80% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £22.50 £12.00
% change year-on-year
- +87.50%
SMS
Wales

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

Communications & Networking Category
North Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
4 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Wales 22.22% - 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate £223 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £19.00 - £39.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+4.44% -

SMS
Jobs Demand Trend in North Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SMS across the North Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

SMS Jobs Demand Trend in North Wales