The table below looks at the statistics for SMS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Warrington region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SMS over the 3 months to 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
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
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £370 £300
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +23.33%
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
Cheshire

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
51 23 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 20.56% 8.30% 16.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 16 19
Median daily rate £475 £475 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +69.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £800 £615
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £331
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +5.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 6
Median hourly rate - £17.50 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +75.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+50.98% +7.62%

SMS
Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

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

SMS Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

SMS
Daily Rate Trend in Warrington

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

SMS Daily Rate Trend in Warrington