Period
to 11 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Peterborough 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 11 December 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)
Cambridgeshire > Peterborough
6 months to
11 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 38 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - -
Contract jobs citing SMS 5 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Peterborough 1.36% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.00% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Peterborough median daily rate £275 - -
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £233 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Peterborough median hourly rate - - -
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £12.72 - -

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 Peterborough with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Peterborough
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 50 14 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Peterborough 13.62% 6.03% 12.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 4 17
Peterborough median daily rate £313 £338 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.41% +35.00% +8.70%
10th Percentile £149 £208 £130
90th Percentile £425 £419 £460
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £350 £375 £368
% change year-on-year -6.67% +2.04% +14.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 5
Peterborough median hourly rate £11.00 £16.00 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.25% -31.91% +56.67%
10th Percentile £9.60 £16.00 £17.85
90th Percentile £12.40 £16.00 £28.25
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £41.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +9.33% - +36.36%

SMS
Job Vacancy Trend in Peterborough

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

Job vacancy trend for SMS in Peterborough

SMS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Peterborough

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SMS in Peterborough

SMS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Peterborough

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SMS in Peterborough over the 6 months to 11 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SMS in Peterborough

SMS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Peterborough

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SMS in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 Peterborough region with a requirement for SMS.

1 3 (60.00%) Oracle
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) SLA
3 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (20.00%) Market Research
3 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (20.00%) Defect Management
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Banking
3 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Marketing
3 1 (20.00%) JIRA
3 1 (20.00%) Sage
3 1 (20.00%) EDI
3 1 (20.00%) ERP
3 1 (20.00%) SAP

SMS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Peterborough 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (20.00%) Banking
1 1 (20.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Applications Support
2 2 (40.00%) Applications Support Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Incident Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Support Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Business Change Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Business Change Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Business Change Support
3 1 (20.00%) Business Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Business Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Business Systems Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Change Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Change Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Product Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Product Owner
3 1 (20.00%) Supply Chain Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Support Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Defect Management
2 1 (20.00%) ERP
2 1 (20.00%) Market Research
2 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Java
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) Sage
2 1 (20.00%) SAP