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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Short Message Service (SMS)
Rank - 33 35
Contract jobs citing SMS 0 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough - 0.43% 0.96%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 1.72% 3.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £315
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £28.38 £10.00
% change year-on-year
+2.20% +183.75%
SMS
Berkshire

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
31 58 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 21.99% 24.68% 28.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 51 55
Median daily rate £325 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £254 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £525 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Median hourly rate - £42.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +30.76%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £23.13
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -2.70%

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 8 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, 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 3 (100.00%) Migration
1 3 (100.00%) Marketing
1 3 (100.00%) Email Marketing
1 3 (100.00%) SmartFocus
1 3 (100.00%) Email Migration
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) Email Management
3 1 (33.33%) HTML5

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 3 (100.00%) SmartFocus
General
1 3 (100.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Content Manager
2 2 (66.67%) Migration Manager
3 1 (33.33%) Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Email Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) HTML5
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Email Marketing
1 3 (100.00%) Email Migration
1 3 (100.00%) Migration
2 2 (66.67%) Email Management