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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SMS over the 3 months to 27 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
27 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 North Wales - - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £280 £338 £285
% change year-on-year
-17.03% +18.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £31.30 £24.50
% change year-on-year
- +27.75%
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
2 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Wales 20.00% 26.09% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 1
Median daily rate £425 £413 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +37.50%
UK excluding London median daily rate £369 £340 £333
% change year-on-year
+8.38% +2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £10.00 £13.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.92% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +44.44%

SMS
Jobs Demand Trend in North Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North Wales region citing SMS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

SMS Jobs Demand Trend in North Wales