The table below looks at the statistics for SMS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SMS over the 3 months to 28 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Short Message Service (SMS)
Rank - 33 -
Contract jobs citing SMS 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough - 0.39% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 1.79% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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- - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £300 £425
% change year-on-year
+23.33% -29.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 - £26.00
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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 Slough region.

Communications & Networking Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
79 56 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 26.96% 21.71% 26.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 20 27
Average daily rate £250 £250 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £190 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £414 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +4.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 1
Average hourly rate £36.50 £44.50 £162.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.97% -72.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% -21.56%

SMS
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SMS across the Slough region as a proportion of the total demand within 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