Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 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 19 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)
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 117 - 105
Rank change year-on-year - +105 -6
Contract jobs citing SMS 2 0 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.12% - 0.52%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.93% - 2.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 3
Milton Keynes median daily rate £406 - £200
10th Percentile £401 - £170
90th Percentile £417 - £520
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £406 - £200
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Milton Keynes median hourly rate - - -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -

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 Milton Keynes with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Milton Keynes
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 216 233 371
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 12.45% 18.26% 19.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 128 146
Milton Keynes median daily rate £413 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.33% +12.50% +21.21%
10th Percentile £185 £227 £256
90th Percentile £536 £550 £550
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% +21.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 15
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £19.00 £15.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.67% -6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £17.50 £9.00 £11.75
90th Percentile £60.00 £23.35 £19.80
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £19.50 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +30.00% -6.25% +30.61%

SMS
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Job vacancy trend for SMS in Milton Keynes

SMS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SMS in Milton Keynes

SMS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SMS in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 19 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for SMS.

1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (100.00%) Logistics
1 2 (100.00%) QA
1 2 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Test Planning

SMS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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:

Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) QA Leader
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Logistics
1 2 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (100.00%) Test Planning
1 2 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) HP