The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Multimedia in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Multimedia over the 3 months to 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Berkshire region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Multimedia
Rank 122 116 129
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +13
Contract jobs citing Multimedia 7 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.26% 0.080% 0.19%
As % of the General category 0.59% 0.17% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate - - £258
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £305 £275
% change year-on-year
+22.95% +10.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Average hourly rate - £17.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +9.67%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.00 £17.75 £14.63
% change year-on-year
-38.02% +21.36%
General Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
1180 1171 1538
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 43.32% 47.12% 49.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 548 386 431
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 52 31
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +9.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.53 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.18 £32.50 £37.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £26.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-5.66% +6.00%
Multimedia
South East

Multimedia
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Multimedia across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Multimedia Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Multimedia
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Multimedia across the Berkshire region.

Multimedia Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Multimedia
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Multimedia across the Berkshire region.

Multimedia Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Multimedia
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Multimedia within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Reading - 4 - - 1
Slough - - - -
Windsor - - - -
Bracknell - - - - 1
Newbury - - - -
Multimedia
South East

Multimedia
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Multimedia also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Multimedia.

1 5 (41.67%) LTE
2 4 (33.33%) Marketing
2 4 (33.33%) Degree
2 4 (33.33%) Windows
3 3 (25.00%) HTML
3 3 (25.00%) CSS
3 3 (25.00%) Flash
3 3 (25.00%) VoIP
3 3 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 3 (25.00%) Validation
3 3 (25.00%) E-Learning
3 3 (25.00%) Wireshark
3 3 (25.00%) Sass
3 3 (25.00%) LESS
4 2 (16.67%) Analytics
4 2 (16.67%) Social Media
4 2 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (16.67%) Apple iOS
4 2 (16.67%) 4G
4 2 (16.67%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (16.67%) Verint
4 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (16.67%) Android
4 2 (16.67%) HSPA
4 2 (16.67%) Windows Phone
4 2 (16.67%) QA
4 2 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (16.67%) Firewall
4 2 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (16.67%) vSphere

Multimedia
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Multimedia also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Multimedia. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (16.67%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) LTE
2 3 (25.00%) Wireshark
2 3 (25.00%) VoIP
3 2 (16.67%) WCDMA
3 2 (16.67%) DHCP
3 2 (16.67%) VPN
3 2 (16.67%) DNS
3 2 (16.67%) CTI
3 2 (16.67%) Internet
3 2 (16.67%) Firewall
3 2 (16.67%) 4G
3 2 (16.67%) HSPA
4 1 (8.33%) VoLTE
4 1 (8.33%) NAS
4 1 (8.33%) SGSN
4 1 (8.33%) SMS
4 1 (8.33%) 3GPP
4 1 (8.33%) STUN
General
1 4 (33.33%) Marketing
2 3 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Designer
2 2 (16.67%) Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Design Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Digital Producer
3 1 (8.33%) Front-End Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Digital Designer
3 1 (8.33%) Mobile Tester
3 1 (8.33%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) HTML
1 3 (25.00%) CSS
1 3 (25.00%) Flash
1 3 (25.00%) Sass
1 3 (25.00%) LESS
2 2 (16.67%) JTAPI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) E-Learning
2 2 (16.67%) Social Media
2 2 (16.67%) Client/Server
2 2 (16.67%) Blackberry
2 2 (16.67%) Device Driver
2 2 (16.67%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (16.67%) Solaris
2 2 (16.67%) Android
2 2 (16.67%) Apple iOS
2 2 (16.67%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Validation
2 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (16.67%) Project Management
2 2 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
2 2 (16.67%) Analytics
3 1 (8.33%) Network Architecture
3 1 (8.33%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (16.67%) vSphere
1 2 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Cisco
1 2 (16.67%) Apple
1 2 (16.67%) VMware
1 2 (16.67%) Verint
2 1 (8.33%) Tektronix