Period
to 23 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Nottinghamshire 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 September 2018 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 > Nottinghamshire
6 months to
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 69 57 -
Rank change year-on-year -12 - -
Contract jobs citing SMS 4 16 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire 0.54% 1.81% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.21% 17.98% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 15 0
Nottinghamshire median daily rate £369 £345 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.81% - -
East Midlands median daily rate £387 £343 -
% change year-on-year +13.07% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Nottinghamshire median hourly rate - - -
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.25 £13.50 -
% change year-on-year +12.96% - -

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 Nottinghamshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Nottinghamshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 95 89 132
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire 12.73% 10.07% 12.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 62 92
Nottinghamshire median daily rate £350 £354 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.06% -25.53% +35.71%
10th Percentile £139 £197 £313
90th Percentile £498 £499 £647
East Midlands median daily rate £350 £329 £400
% change year-on-year +6.46% -17.81% +23.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 9
Nottinghamshire median hourly rate £15.00 £25.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -41.75% +47.14% +16.67%
10th Percentile £11.78 £11.78 £12.83
90th Percentile £33.39 £40.78 £20.00
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year +10.71% -3.45% -19.44%

SMS
Job Vacancy Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

Job vacancy trend for SMS in Nottinghamshire

SMS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SMS in Nottinghamshire

SMS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SMS in Nottinghamshire

SMS
Contract Job Locations in Nottinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SMS within the Nottinghamshire region over the 6 months to 23 September 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottingham -11 4 £369 +6.81% 3
SMS
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing SMS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Nottinghamshire region with a requirement for SMS.

1 2 (50.00%) SQL
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
1 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Data Mapping
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (25.00%) Information Governance
2 1 (25.00%) Palo Alto
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Wireless
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) Wireless
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (25.00%) LAN
2 1 (25.00%) WLAN
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) CCNP
2 1 (25.00%) CCNA
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (25.00%) NHS
2 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint

SMS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Nottinghamshire 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 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Wireless
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
1 1 (25.00%) LAN
1 1 (25.00%) Wireless
1 1 (25.00%) WLAN
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Applications Support
1 2 (50.00%) Applications Support Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Data Mapping
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Information Governance
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CCNA
1 1 (25.00%) CCNP
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco
1 1 (25.00%) Palo Alto