Period
to 24 February 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 24 February 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
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 32 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - -
Contract jobs citing SMS 8 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Peterborough 2.47% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.02% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 0
Peterborough median daily rate £313 - -
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £288 - -
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 47 17 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Peterborough 14.51% 7.73% 12.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 9 12
Peterborough median daily rate £313 £450 £218
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -30.56% +106.90% -3.33%
10th Percentile £134 £241 £134
90th Percentile £475 £460 £473
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £350 £350 £378
% change year-on-year - -7.28% +25.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 4
Peterborough median hourly rate £15.25 £16.00 £19.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.69% -16.88% -8.33%
10th Percentile £9.80 £16.00 £15.20
90th Percentile £21.75 £16.00 £25.18
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £41.50 £33.00 £40.75
% change year-on-year +25.76% -19.02% +35.83%

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 24 February 2018.

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 24 February 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 3 (37.50%) SQL
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle
1 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (25.00%) ResourceLink
2 2 (25.00%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (25.00%) Java
2 2 (25.00%) ITIL
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (25.00%) Cognos
2 2 (25.00%) SLA
2 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Banking
3 1 (12.50%) WinForms
3 1 (12.50%) Programme Management
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Six Sigma
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
3 1 (12.50%) SAP
3 1 (12.50%) SOAP
3 1 (12.50%) Web Services
3 1 (12.50%) PMO
3 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
3 1 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (12.50%) Waterfall

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 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) JIRA
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Applications Support
2 2 (25.00%) Applications Support Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Incident Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Information Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Business Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) C# Developer
3 1 (12.50%) C# WCF 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%) PMO Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Business Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
1 1 (12.50%) SOAP
1 1 (12.50%) WCF
1 1 (12.50%) Web Services
1 1 (12.50%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (25.00%) Data Analysis
1 2 (25.00%) ITIL
1 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (12.50%) Data Mapping
2 1 (12.50%) Defect Management
2 1 (12.50%) Lean Six Sigma
2 1 (12.50%) Migration
2 1 (12.50%) Programme Management
2 1 (12.50%) Project Management
2 1 (12.50%) Six Sigma
2 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
2 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
2 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (12.50%) C#
3 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) SLA
2 1 (12.50%) PMO
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle
2 2 (25.00%) Cognos
3 1 (12.50%) SAP