Period
to 25 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire 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 25 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)
South West > Wiltshire
6 months to
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 69 - 91
Rank change year-on-year - +91 -6
Contract jobs citing SMS 8 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 0.77% - 0.069%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.16% - 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Wiltshire median daily rate £425 - -
South West median daily rate £388 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wiltshire median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate £21.50 - £50.00

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 Wiltshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Wiltshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 155 180 234
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 14.89% 13.48% 16.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 126 143
Wiltshire median daily rate £440 £413 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +17.86% -15.15%
10th Percentile £290 £205 £206
90th Percentile £550 £544 £485
South West median daily rate £388 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +10.71% - -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 16 12
Wiltshire median hourly rate £31.00 £38.50 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.48% -6.10% +80.70%
10th Percentile £20.30 £36.75 £17.35
90th Percentile £42.25 £47.50 £45.10
South West median hourly rate £27.00 £38.50 £38.25
% change year-on-year -29.87% +0.65% +68.58%

SMS
Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

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

Job vacancy trend for SMS in Wiltshire

SMS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SMS in Wiltshire

SMS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SMS in Wiltshire over the 6 months to 25 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SMS in Wiltshire

SMS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SMS in Wiltshire

SMS
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SMS within the Wiltshire region over the 6 months to 25 February 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Swindon - 5 £425 - 2
Corsham - 3 £533 -
SMS
South West

For the 6 months to 25 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 Wiltshire region with a requirement for SMS.

1 3 (37.50%) Project Management
1 3 (37.50%) DV Cleared
1 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 2 (25.00%) Migration
2 2 (25.00%) Java
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) DevOps
2 2 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (12.50%) VMware
3 1 (12.50%) SDLC
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 10
3 1 (12.50%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (12.50%) Terraform
3 1 (12.50%) Case Management
3 1 (12.50%) Serverless
3 1 (12.50%) Analytical Thinking
3 1 (12.50%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
3 1 (12.50%) Coaching
3 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (12.50%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (12.50%) CoreOS
3 1 (12.50%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (12.50%) Auto-Scaling
3 1 (12.50%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (12.50%) Public Cloud
3 1 (12.50%) Document Management
3 1 (12.50%) Ruby

SMS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wiltshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) Confluence
1 1 (12.50%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon ElastiCache
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon S3
1 1 (12.50%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
1 1 (12.50%) AWS Lambda
1 1 (12.50%) Google App Engine
1 1 (12.50%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (12.50%) Route 53
1 1 (12.50%) Serverless
1 1 (12.50%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) DHCP
1 1 (12.50%) DNS
1 1 (12.50%) FTP
1 1 (12.50%) HTTP
1 1 (12.50%) Internet
1 1 (12.50%) IPsec
1 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
1 1 (12.50%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
1 1 (12.50%) JIRA
1 1 (12.50%) Vagrant
1 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (12.50%) Legal
1 1 (12.50%) Publishing
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Delivery Manager
1 2 (25.00%) DV Cleared Project Manager
1 2 (25.00%) Project Manager
1 2 (25.00%) Senior Manager
1 2 (25.00%) Senior Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Android Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) C/C++ Firmware Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) C++ Android Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Data Centre Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Data Centre Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Digital Delivery Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Firmware Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) IT Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Java Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Operations Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Project Coordinator
2 1 (12.50%) Project Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Service Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Service Desk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) PDA
2 1 (12.50%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Android
1 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
1 1 (12.50%) CentOS
1 1 (12.50%) CoreOS
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
1 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Windows 10
1 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
1 1 (12.50%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Project Management
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) DevOps
2 2 (25.00%) Migration
2 2 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (12.50%) Analytical Thinking
3 1 (12.50%) Auto-Scaling
3 1 (12.50%) Case Management
3 1 (12.50%) Coaching
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (12.50%) Document Management
3 1 (12.50%) Kanban
3 1 (12.50%) Load Balancing
3 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
3 1 (12.50%) Open Source
3 1 (12.50%) SDLC
3 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (12.50%) User Stories
3 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell
2 1 (12.50%) C
2 1 (12.50%) C++
2 1 (12.50%) Python
2 1 (12.50%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) DV Cleared
1 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) JSP 440
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 1 (12.50%) Docker
1 1 (12.50%) Firmware
1 1 (12.50%) VirtualBox
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (12.50%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Ansible
1 1 (12.50%) Puppet
1 1 (12.50%) Terraform
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Google
1 1 (12.50%) VMware