Period
to 22 June 2018

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 22 June 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)
Cambridgeshire > Peterborough
6 months to
22 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 27 26 -
Rank change year-on-year -1 - -
Contract jobs citing SMS 8 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Peterborough 3.54% 0.54% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.00% 2.86% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 0
Peterborough median daily rate £331 £400 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.19% - -
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £325 £400 £400
% change year-on-year -18.75% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Peterborough median hourly rate £19.50 - -
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £19.50 - -

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 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 35 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Peterborough 22.12% 18.82% 6.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 24 2
Peterborough median daily rate £375 £381 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.64% +9.08% +55.33%
10th Percentile £116 £164 £208
90th Percentile £495 £481 £501
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £375 £338 £413
% change year-on-year +11.11% -18.18% +30.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 0
Peterborough median hourly rate £14.00 £20.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.00% - -
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £18.75 £33.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year -43.18% -26.67% +83.67%

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 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 22 June 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 Peterborough region with a requirement for SMS.

1 2 (25.00%) Migration
1 2 (25.00%) Web Services
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (25.00%) Cognos
1 2 (25.00%) ResourceLink
1 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (25.00%) Data Analysis
1 2 (25.00%) Data Mapping
1 2 (25.00%) Spreadsheet
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Translating Business Requirements
2 1 (12.50%) GDPR
2 1 (12.50%) PMO
2 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
2 1 (12.50%) User Stories
2 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
2 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (12.50%) Capita
2 1 (12.50%) QA
2 1 (12.50%) Lean Six Sigma
2 1 (12.50%) Selenium
2 1 (12.50%) WCF
2 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Manual Testing
2 1 (12.50%) System Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Six Sigma
2 1 (12.50%) Project Management
2 1 (12.50%) C#
2 1 (12.50%) Java
2 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL

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:

Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (25.00%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) ResourceLink
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Selenium
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Information Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Business Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Business Systems Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) C# Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Developer
3 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) QA Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) QA Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Business Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) Web Services
2 1 (12.50%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (12.50%) SOAP
2 1 (12.50%) WCF
2 1 (12.50%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (25.00%) Data Analysis
1 2 (25.00%) Data Mapping
1 2 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (12.50%) Lean Six Sigma
2 1 (12.50%) Manual Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Programme Management
2 1 (12.50%) Project Management
2 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
2 1 (12.50%) Six Sigma
2 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (12.50%) System Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
2 1 (12.50%) Translating Business Requirements
2 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (12.50%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) C#
1 1 (12.50%) Java
1 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) GDPR
1 1 (12.50%) PMO
1 1 (12.50%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Cognos
2 1 (12.50%) Capita
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) SAP