The table below looks at the statistics for SMS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SMS over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Short Message Service (SMS)
Berkshire / Slough
Rank 12 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SMS 8 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 5.93% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.51% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 0
Median daily rate £180 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £310 £516 £325
% change year-on-year
-39.92% +58.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.00 £14.20 £10.00
% change year-on-year
-15.49% +42.00%

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

Communications & Networking Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
39 48 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 28.89% 18.60% 33.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 30 49
Median daily rate £413 £351 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.43% -12.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £290 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £446 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Median hourly rate - £18.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -44.61%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

SMS
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

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

SMS Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

SMS
Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

SMS Daily Rate Trend in Slough

SMS
Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

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

SMS Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

SMS
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SMS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Slough region with a requirement for SMS.

1 8 (100.00%) HTML
1 8 (100.00%) CRM
1 8 (100.00%) Workflow
1 8 (100.00%) Workflow Management
1 8 (100.00%) Google
1 8 (100.00%) Marketing
1 8 (100.00%) Google Analytics
1 8 (100.00%) Digital Marketing
1 8 (100.00%) SmartFocus
1 8 (100.00%) Tableau
1 8 (100.00%) Analytics
1 8 (100.00%) Mobile Marketing
1 8 (100.00%) Marketing Automation
1 8 (100.00%) Mobile Optimisation
1 8 (100.00%) Personalization
2 4 (50.00%) Change Control
2 4 (50.00%) Legal
3 2 (25.00%) Email Marketing

SMS
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 8 (100.00%) Google Analytics
1 8 (100.00%) SmartFocus
General
1 8 (100.00%) Marketing
2 4 (50.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Digital Executive
1 7 (87.50%) Digital Marketing Executive
1 7 (87.50%) Marketing Executive
2 2 (25.00%) Marketing Automation Executive
3 1 (12.50%) Email Executive
3 1 (12.50%) Email Marketing Executive
3 1 (12.50%) Mobile Marketing Executive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) HTML
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Analytics
1 8 (100.00%) CRM
1 8 (100.00%) Digital Marketing
1 8 (100.00%) Marketing Automation
1 8 (100.00%) Mobile Marketing
1 8 (100.00%) Mobile Optimisation
1 8 (100.00%) Personalization
1 8 (100.00%) Workflow
1 8 (100.00%) Workflow Management
2 4 (50.00%) Change Control
3 2 (25.00%) Email Marketing
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Google
1 8 (100.00%) Tableau