The table below looks at the statistics for SMS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SMS over the 3 months to 29 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Short Message Service (SMS)
Rank 97 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SMS 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.16% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.83% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £550 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £285 £325 £294
% change year-on-year
-12.30% +10.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.50 £20.00 -
% change year-on-year
-37.50% -
SMS
South East

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

Communications & Networking Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
240 280 204
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 19.00% 21.54% 15.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 154 88
Median daily rate £400 £388 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +19.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £210 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £455 £478
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 22 20
Median hourly rate £23.00 £15.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.38% -18.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.38 £12.22 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.90 £40.15 £135.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £24.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+31.25% +33.33%

SMS
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

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

SMS Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

SMS
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

SMS Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

SMS
Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

SMS Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

SMS
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SMS within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 29 June 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Staines - 1 £550 -
SMS
South East

SMS
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 Surrey region with a requirement for SMS.

1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco
1 1 (33.33%) HP
1 1 (33.33%) Avaya
1 1 (33.33%) Genesys
1 1 (33.33%) SAN
1 1 (33.33%) MPLS
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
1 1 (33.33%) Service Management
1 1 (33.33%) Identity Management
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
1 1 (33.33%) Back Office
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Scrum
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA
1 1 (33.33%) Test Management
1 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
1 1 (33.33%) System Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Network Security
1 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
1 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (33.33%) DevOps
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
1 1 (33.33%) SDLC
1 1 (33.33%) Defect Management

SMS
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) MPLS
1 1 (33.33%) Network Security
1 1 (33.33%) SAN
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA
General
1 1 (33.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Business Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Commercial Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Commercial Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Designer
1 1 (33.33%) Integration Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Operations Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Operations Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Solutions Designer
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Business Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Designer
1 1 (33.33%) Telephony Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Telephony Designer
1 1 (33.33%) Web Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (33.33%) Defect Management
1 1 (33.33%) DevOps
1 1 (33.33%) Identity Management
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
1 1 (33.33%) Scrum
1 1 (33.33%) SDLC
1 1 (33.33%) Service Management
1 1 (33.33%) System Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Test Management
1 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
1 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Avaya
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco
1 1 (33.33%) Genesys
1 1 (33.33%) HP