Period
to 22 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Plymouth 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 January 2019 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)
Devon > Plymouth
6 months to
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank - 20 -
Contract jobs citing SMS 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Plymouth - 2.15% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 40.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Plymouth median daily rate - £500 -
Devon median daily rate - £425 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Plymouth median hourly rate - - -
Devon median hourly rate - £16.00 -

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 Plymouth with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Plymouth
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 7 5 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Plymouth 7.00% 5.38% 14.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 10
Plymouth median daily rate £275 £475 £268
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -42.11% +77.57% -35.15%
10th Percentile £230 £252 £130
90th Percentile £291 £548 £386
Devon median daily rate £281 £425 £335
% change year-on-year -33.82% +26.87% -16.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Plymouth median hourly rate - - £13.50
Devon median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% +85.19%

SMS
Job Vacancy Trend in Plymouth

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

Job vacancy trend for SMS in Plymouth