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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Short Message Service (SMS)
Rank - 42 -
Contract jobs citing SMS 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington - 0.54% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 3.23% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £475 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £445 £347
% change year-on-year
-21.34% +28.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.50 £23.50 -
% change year-on-year
-46.80% -
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
36 62 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 16.22% 16.62% 12.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 42 16
Median daily rate £500 £400 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +42.85%
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £360 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 4
Median hourly rate £12.50 £17.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% -7.89%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+33.30% -6.64%

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