The table below looks at the statistics for SMS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SMS over the 3 months to 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Short Message Service (SMS)
Rank 32 44 -
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -
Contract jobs citing SMS 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 0.43% 0.29% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.56% 2.63% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £450 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £280 £338 £285
% change year-on-year
-17.03% +18.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £31.30 £24.50
% change year-on-year
- +27.75%
SMS
Hampshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
39 38 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 16.60% 11.08% 11.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 23 26
Median daily rate £375 £375 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £300 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 1
Median hourly rate £15.75 £19.50 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.23% -61.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +44.44%

SMS
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

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

SMS Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

SMS
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

SMS Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

SMS
Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

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

SMS Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

SMS
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 Southampton region with a requirement for SMS.

1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) CRM
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) Adobe
1 1 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
1 1 (100.00%) Asset Management
1 1 (100.00%) Data Management
1 1 (100.00%) Content Management
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing
1 1 (100.00%) Unica
1 1 (100.00%) Eloqua
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (100.00%) Adobe Campaign
1 1 (100.00%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
1 1 (100.00%) Presales
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing Automation

SMS
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Adobe Campaign
1 1 (100.00%) Eloqua
1 1 (100.00%) Unica
General
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Lead Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Leader
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Asset Management
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Content Management
1 1 (100.00%) CRM
1 1 (100.00%) Data Management
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Presales
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Adobe
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
1 1 (100.00%) Salesforce.com