The table below looks at the statistics for SMS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Warrington region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SMS over the 3 months to 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Short Message Service (SMS)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing SMS 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington - - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £282 £425
% change year-on-year
+15.24% -33.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.30 £24.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+27.75% -5.76%
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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 Warrington region.

Communications & Networking Category
Warrington
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
31 32 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 16.85% 17.11% 13.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 14 6
Average daily rate £545 £475 £394
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.73% +20.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £120 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £800 £630 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 £10.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+75.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -20.00%

SMS
Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SMS across the Warrington region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

SMS Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington