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 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Short Message Service (SMS)
Rank - - 21
Contract jobs citing SMS 0 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington - - 2.55%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £268 £375
% change year-on-year
+30.84% -28.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.50 £31.50 £190.00
% change year-on-year
-66.66% -83.42%
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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
34 35 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 16.04% 22.44% 12.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 16 5
Average daily rate £260 £545 £299
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-52.29% +82.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £225 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £677 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £17.50 - £14.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £20.00 £23.33
% change year-on-year
+37.50% -14.27%

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