Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bracknell with a requirement for SMS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SMS over the 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Short Message Service (SMS)
Berkshire > Bracknell
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 49 43
Rank change year-on-year -4 -6 -12
Contract jobs citing SMS 3 11 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bracknell 0.53% 1.92% 1.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.91% 8.73% 5.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Bracknell median daily rate - £400 £179
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +123.46% -
Berkshire median daily rate £338 £238 £179
% change year-on-year +42.11% +32.68% -57.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 4
Bracknell median hourly rate £12.00 £12.50 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.00% -43.18% -
Berkshire median hourly rate £12.00 £12.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year -4.00% -43.18% -

SMS is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bracknell with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Bracknell
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 103 126 106
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bracknell 18.36% 21.95% 19.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 63 40
Bracknell median daily rate £300 £400 £317
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.00% +26.38% -4.09%
10th Percentile £238 £256 £162
90th Percentile £443 £518 £476
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 20 16
Bracknell median hourly rate £12.00 £12.50 £33.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.00% -62.41% +64.20%
Berkshire median hourly rate £13.50 £16.50 £28.75
% change year-on-year -18.18% -42.61% +64.29%

SMS
Job Vacancy Trend in Bracknell

Job postings citing SMS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bracknell.

Job vacancy trend for SMS in Bracknell

SMS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bracknell

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SMS in Bracknell.

Contractor daily rate trend for SMS in Bracknell

SMS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bracknell

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SMS in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, 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 Bracknell region with a requirement for SMS.

1 3 (100.00%) HP
1 3 (100.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 3 (100.00%) McAfee
1 3 (100.00%) Release Management
1 3 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Software Deployment
1 3 (100.00%) Software Distribution
1 3 (100.00%) Software Delivery
1 3 (100.00%) Data Centre

SMS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bracknell 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:

Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Release Management
1 3 (100.00%) Software Delivery
1 3 (100.00%) Software Deployment
1 3 (100.00%) Software Distribution
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) HP
1 3 (100.00%) McAfee