Period
to 21 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Derbyshire 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 21 January 2019 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)
East Midlands > Derbyshire
6 months to
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank - 51 -
Contract jobs citing SMS 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Derbyshire - 0.40% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 2.11% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Derbyshire median daily rate - £369 -
East Midlands median daily rate £375 £325 -
% change year-on-year +15.38% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Derbyshire median hourly rate - - -
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 -
% change year-on-year -6.25% - -

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 Derbyshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Derbyshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 51 95 101
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Derbyshire 14.91% 18.96% 19.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 59 65
Derbyshire median daily rate £331 £340 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.57% +4.62% -18.75%
10th Percentile £143 £140 £200
90th Percentile £553 £438 £478
East Midlands median daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year +7.69% -2.99% -0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 9
Derbyshire median hourly rate £12.50 £40.00 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -68.75% +263.64% -20.86%
10th Percentile £10.23 £15.50 £8.69
90th Percentile £16.54 £47.75 £47.35
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year - -14.29% +21.11%

SMS
Job Vacancy Trend in Derbyshire

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

Job vacancy trend for SMS in Derbyshire

SMS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Derbyshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SMS in Derbyshire

SMS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Derbyshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SMS in Derbyshire