The table below looks at the statistics for SMS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Renfrewshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SMS over the 3 months to 24 November 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
24 Nov 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 Renfrewshire - - -
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 £280 £288
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -2.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £22.50 £14.25
% change year-on-year
- +57.89%
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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 Renfrewshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Renfrewshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
46 35 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 31.72% 61.40% 34.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 26 14
Average daily rate £348 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.57% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £325 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £412 £375 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+2.22% +7.14%

SMS
Jobs Demand Trend in Renfrewshire

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

SMS Jobs Demand Trend in Renfrewshire

SMS
Daily Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SMS across the Renfrewshire region.

SMS Daily Rate Trend in Renfrewshire