Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Slough 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 19 November 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)
Berkshire > Slough
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 38 49
Contract jobs citing SMS 0 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough - 0.96% 0.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 3.49% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Slough median daily rate - £225 -
Berkshire median daily rate £356 £238 £179
% change year-on-year +50.00% +32.68% -57.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Slough median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate £12.00 £12.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year -4.00% -43.18% -

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 Slough with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Slough
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 68 86 137
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 23.05% 27.65% 27.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 55 102
Slough median daily rate £325 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.70% +3.85% -
10th Percentile £201 £211 £213
90th Percentile £548 £444 £521
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £388 £373
% change year-on-year +3.23% +4.03% +6.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 7
Slough median hourly rate £13.00 - £22.50
Berkshire median hourly rate £13.50 £18.00 £31.25
% change year-on-year -25.00% -42.40% +78.57%

SMS
Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

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

Job vacancy trend for SMS in Slough

SMS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SMS in Slough

SMS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SMS in Slough