The first table below looks at the demand for SMS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Stockport region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SMS over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Stockport region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Short Message Service (SMS)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing SMS 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stockport - - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £350 £288
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +21.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 £12.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+133.33% -20.00%
Communications & Networking Category
Stockport
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
5 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stockport 15.63% 7.69% 17.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 3
Average daily rate £388 £215 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+80.23% -28.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -18.18%
SMS
Manchester

SMS
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Stockport

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Stockport 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 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) CRM
1 1 (100.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (100.00%) N-Tier
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing
1 1 (100.00%) WCF
1 1 (100.00%) WPF
1 1 (100.00%) Silverlight
1 1 (100.00%) LINQ
1 1 (100.00%) Digital Marketing
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (100.00%) Software Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Social Media

SMS
Top Related IT Skills in Stockport by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Stockport 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) WCF
1 1 (100.00%) WPF
1 1 (100.00%) Silverlight
1 1 (100.00%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (100.00%) N-Tier
1 1 (100.00%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) CRM
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Digital Marketing
1 1 (100.00%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL