The table below looks at the statistics for SMS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Rotherham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SMS over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Short Message Service (SMS)
Rank 4 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SMS 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Rotherham 15.79% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 50.00% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £326 £320
% change year-on-year
+30.56% +1.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £7.19 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 - £22.50
SMS
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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 Rotherham region.

Communications & Networking Category
Rotherham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
6 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Rotherham 31.58% 8.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate £170 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £7.19 £16.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.06% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

SMS
Jobs Demand Trend in Rotherham

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

SMS Jobs Demand Trend in Rotherham

SMS
Daily Rate Trend in Rotherham

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

SMS Daily Rate Trend in Rotherham

SMS
Hourly Rate Trend in Rotherham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SMS across the Rotherham region.

SMS Hourly Rate Trend in Rotherham

SMS
Top 7 Related IT Skills in Rotherham

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Rotherham region citing SMS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SMS.

1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (100.00%) Sun
1 3 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 3 (100.00%) Information Security
1 3 (100.00%) Spanish Language

SMS
Top Related IT Skills in Rotherham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Rotherham region citing SMS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SMS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 3 (100.00%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) 1st Line Support
1 3 (100.00%) Support Engineer
1 3 (100.00%) 1st Line Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Information Security
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Sun