Period
to 20 August 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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 81 83 83
Rank change year-on-year +2 0 -
Contract jobs citing SMS 12 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 0.93% 0.52% 0.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.09% 3.87% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 0
Wiltshire median daily rate £460 £470 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.13% - -
South West median daily rate £395 £440 -
% change year-on-year -10.23% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Wiltshire median hourly rate - £29.50 -
South West median hourly rate £18.00 £28.75 -
% change year-on-year -37.39% - -

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 197 181 292
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 15.34% 13.56% 22.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 107 174
Wiltshire median daily rate £430 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.67% - -
10th Percentile £262 £204 £250
90th Percentile £643 £590 £550
South West median daily rate £375 £370 £354
% change year-on-year +1.35% +4.59% -5.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 8 12
Wiltshire median hourly rate £42.00 £35.75 £44.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.48% -20.33% +220.54%
10th Percentile £17.50 £12.94 £16.55
90th Percentile £47.00 £47.50 £76.75
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year +6.25% +17.65% +21.43%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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
Corsham +18 9 £460 -2.13%
Chippenham - 2 - -
SMS
South West

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 10 (83.33%) Security Cleared
2 8 (66.67%) Service Management
3 7 (58.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (50.00%) Product Management
4 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (50.00%) Finance
4 6 (50.00%) Service Delivery
4 6 (50.00%) Case Management
4 6 (50.00%) SC Cleared
5 5 (41.67%) Management Information System
5 5 (41.67%) PRINCE2
5 5 (41.67%) Waterfall
5 5 (41.67%) Scrum
6 4 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 4 (33.33%) Infrastructure Management
6 4 (33.33%) Single Sign-On
7 3 (25.00%) NsoIT
8 2 (16.67%) Due Diligence
8 2 (16.67%) Data Centre
8 2 (16.67%) Work Breakdown Structure
8 2 (16.67%) Change Management
8 2 (16.67%) Project Management
8 2 (16.67%) Logistics
9 1 (8.33%) Requirements Management
9 1 (8.33%) VML
9 1 (8.33%) Security Management
9 1 (8.33%) ITIL
9 1 (8.33%) Process Management
9 1 (8.33%) Regulatory Compliance
9 1 (8.33%) Translating Business Requirements

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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Software-Defined Networking
General
1 6 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Procurement Manager
1 4 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 2 (16.67%) IT Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Procurement Project Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Procurement Specialist
2 2 (16.67%) Product Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) IT Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (8.33%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) IT Procurement Manager
3 1 (8.33%) IT Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Service Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) VML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Management Information System
2 2 (16.67%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Service Management
2 7 (58.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (50.00%) Case Management
3 6 (50.00%) Product Management
3 6 (50.00%) Service Delivery
4 5 (41.67%) PRINCE2
4 5 (41.67%) Scrum
4 5 (41.67%) Waterfall
5 4 (33.33%) Infrastructure Management
5 4 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 3 (25.00%) NsoIT
7 2 (16.67%) Change Management
7 2 (16.67%) Due Diligence
7 2 (16.67%) Logistics
7 2 (16.67%) Project Management
7 2 (16.67%) Work Breakdown Structure
8 1 (8.33%) Process Management
8 1 (8.33%) Requirements Management
8 1 (8.33%) Security Management
Qualifications
1 10 (83.33%) Security Cleared
2 6 (50.00%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) Single Sign-On