The table below looks at the statistics for SMS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wiltshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SMS over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Short Message Service (SMS)
Rank 63 - 59
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SMS 1 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 0.14% - 0.43%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.66% - 2.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Average daily rate
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£275 - £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £285 £316
% change year-on-year
+21.92% -9.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £22.50 £12.50
% change year-on-year
- +80.00%
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
151 68 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 21.03% 12.43% 18.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 38 65
Average daily rate £400 £300 £393
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -23.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 24
Average hourly rate £19.00 £25.00 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.00% +58.73%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
- -9.89%

SMS
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SMS across the Wiltshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SMS within the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chippenham - - - -
SMS
South West

SMS
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire region citing SMS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SMS.

1 1 (100.00%) WebTrends
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) CMS
1 1 (100.00%) Content Management
1 1 (100.00%) Google
1 1 (100.00%) Telemarketing
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Google Analytics
1 1 (100.00%) Digital Marketing
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing Management
1 1 (100.00%) Digital Media
1 1 (100.00%) Analytics
1 1 (100.00%) User Experience

SMS
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire region citing SMS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SMS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) WebTrends
1 1 (100.00%) Google Analytics
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Digital Media
1 1 (100.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Content Management
1 1 (100.00%) Telemarketing
1 1 (100.00%) Digital Marketing
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing Management
1 1 (100.00%) Analytics
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Google