Period
to 17 July 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 17 July 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
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 67 72 -
Rank change year-on-year +5 - +77
Contract jobs citing SMS 15 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire 1.72% 0.35% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.04% 4.23% -
Number of daily rates quoted 15 3 0
Nottinghamshire median daily rate £375 £345 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.70% - -
East Midlands median daily rate £380 £335 -
% change year-on-year +13.43% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Nottinghamshire median hourly rate - - -
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 - -

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 115 71 102
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire 13.19% 8.29% 9.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 41 66
Nottinghamshire median daily rate £380 £350 £518
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.57% -32.37% +52.21%
10th Percentile £203 £195 £263
90th Percentile £540 £500 £649
East Midlands median daily rate £350 £325 £370
% change year-on-year +7.69% -12.16% +11.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 9
Nottinghamshire median hourly rate £15.25 £12.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.00% -16.67% -27.71%
10th Percentile £11.13 £10.38 £13.20
90th Percentile £46.88 £20.57 £20.00
East Midlands median hourly rate £17.50 £14.20 £14.75
% change year-on-year +23.24% -3.73% -14.49%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Nottinghamshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SMS in Nottinghamshire over the 6 months to 17 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 17 July 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 +6 15 £375 +8.70% 6
SMS
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 July 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 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (33.33%) SQL
2 5 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 4 (26.67%) C#
4 3 (20.00%) HTML
4 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET
4 3 (20.00%) CSS
4 3 (20.00%) ITIL
4 3 (20.00%) .NET
4 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (20.00%) Firewall
4 3 (20.00%) MVC
4 3 (20.00%) Migration
4 3 (20.00%) jQuery
5 2 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Umbraco
5 2 (13.33%) Software Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Degree
5 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (13.33%) Finance
5 2 (13.33%) Visual Studio
5 2 (13.33%) CheckPoint
5 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
5 2 (13.33%) HTML5
5 2 (13.33%) Data Migration
5 2 (13.33%) Data Mapping
5 2 (13.33%) CSS3
5 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (13.33%) Data Centre
5 2 (13.33%) Palo Alto

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (13.33%) Umbraco
2 1 (6.67%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon ElastiCache
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon Kinesis
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon SQS
1 1 (6.67%) AWS CloudFormation
1 1 (6.67%) AWS Lambda
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (6.67%) Office 365
1 1 (6.67%) Serverless
1 1 (6.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) Firewall
2 1 (6.67%) Broadband
2 1 (6.67%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (6.67%) Cisco Wireless
2 1 (6.67%) LAN
2 1 (6.67%) Network Security
2 1 (6.67%) Wireless
2 1 (6.67%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (6.67%) Hazelcast
2 1 (6.67%) NoSQL
2 1 (6.67%) Redis
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Project Manager
2 3 (20.00%) .NET Developer
2 3 (20.00%) Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Applications Support
3 2 (13.33%) Applications Support Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) ICT Manager
3 2 (13.33%) ICT Project Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Support Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) AWS DevOps
4 1 (6.67%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) AWS Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Information Governance Officer
4 1 (6.67%) Migration Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Operations Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior DevOps
4 1 (6.67%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Transformation Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) .NET
1 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (20.00%) CSS
1 3 (20.00%) HTML
1 3 (20.00%) jQuery
2 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (13.33%) Aurelia
2 2 (13.33%) CSS3
2 2 (13.33%) HTML5
3 1 (6.67%) Memcached
3 1 (6.67%) Node.js
3 1 (6.67%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.67%) Cloud Native
2 1 (6.67%) NHS
2 1 (6.67%) Public Cloud
2 1 (6.67%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 3 (20.00%) ITIL
3 3 (20.00%) Migration
3 3 (20.00%) MVC
4 2 (13.33%) Business Transformation
4 2 (13.33%) Data Mapping
4 2 (13.33%) Data Migration
4 2 (13.33%) Information Governance
4 2 (13.33%) Project Management
4 2 (13.33%) Software Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Commercial Awareness
5 1 (6.67%) Email Filtering
5 1 (6.67%) Matrix Organization
5 1 (6.67%) Microservices
5 1 (6.67%) Server Patching
5 1 (6.67%) Service Design
5 1 (6.67%) SFIA
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) SQL
2 4 (26.67%) C#
3 1 (6.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) CCNA
2 1 (6.67%) CCNP
2 1 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (6.67%) PMP
2 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) GDPR
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) CheckPoint
1 2 (13.33%) Palo Alto
2 1 (6.67%) Cisco
2 1 (6.67%) CommVault
2 1 (6.67%) Sitecore
2 1 (6.67%) SolarWinds