The table below looks at the statistics for SMS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wiltshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SMS over the 3 months to 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Short Message Service (SMS)
Rank - 59 61
Contract jobs citing SMS 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire - 0.14% 0.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 1.01% 1.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £446 £350
% change year-on-year
-4.60% +27.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £28.38 -
% change year-on-year
+2.20% -
SMS
South West

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

Communications & Networking Category
Wiltshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
102 99 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 14.68% 13.54% 17.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 56 83
Median daily rate £455 £325 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -21.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £215 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £475 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 13
Median hourly rate £43.00 £39.00 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.25% +64.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £39.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £37.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -2.17%

SMS
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

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

SMS Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

SMS
Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

SMS Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

SMS
Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

SMS Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

SMS
Top 6 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 Wiltshire region with a requirement for SMS.

1 3 (100.00%) SMTP
1 3 (100.00%) SNMP
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Nagios
1 3 (100.00%) Splunk
1 3 (100.00%) Endace

SMS
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire 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 3 (100.00%) SMTP
1 3 (100.00%) SNMP
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Network Consultant
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) Endace
1 3 (100.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Splunk