Period
to 21 February 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 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 21 February 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)
Yorkshire > South Yorkshire
6 months to
21 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank - 19 -
Contract jobs citing SMS 0 62 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire - 7.23% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 35.84% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 61 0
South Yorkshire median daily rate - £450 -
Yorkshire median daily rate - £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate - £13.00 £13.96
% change year-on-year - -6.86% -

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 South Yorkshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
South Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 161 173 204
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 15.89% 20.16% 18.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 124 113
South Yorkshire median daily rate £423 £439 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.70% +3.24% +6.25%
10th Percentile £289 £264 £213
90th Percentile £575 £605 £550
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £410
% change year-on-year +6.25% -2.44% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 11
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.00 £35.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -60.00% +133.33% +20.77%
10th Percentile £13.43 £18.14 £13.68
90th Percentile £37.80 £47.05 £23.75
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.30 £14.65 £16.75
% change year-on-year +4.44% -12.54% +31.73%

SMS
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for SMS in South Yorkshire

SMS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SMS in South Yorkshire

SMS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SMS in South Yorkshire