The 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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multimedia
Rank 108 110 118
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +8
Contract jobs citing Multimedia 15 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.59% 0.28% 0.20%
As % of the General category 1.40% 0.70% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 1
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£133 £475 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-72.10% +58.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £400 £293
% change year-on-year
-18.75% +36.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £11.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+59.09% -35.29%
Multimedia
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

General Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
1073 996 1042
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 42.29% 39.35% 42.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 496 439 351
Average daily rate £375 £363 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -0.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £201 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 21 37
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.63% +20.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £13.00 £13.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.10 £24.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £25.00

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Multimedia across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Multimedia Daily Rate Histogram 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 22 May 2015. 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +9 5 - -
Bracknell - 4 £133 -
Newbury - 1 - -
Multimedia
South East

Multimedia
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 16 (55.17%) Telecoms
2 12 (41.38%) Marketing
3 10 (34.48%) Photography
3 10 (34.48%) HTML
3 10 (34.48%) Photoshop
3 10 (34.48%) CSS
4 8 (27.59%) Graphic Design
4 8 (27.59%) E-Commerce
4 8 (27.59%) Dreamweaver
5 7 (24.14%) ITIL
5 7 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (24.14%) Retail
6 6 (20.69%) User Experience
6 6 (20.69%) JavaScript
6 6 (20.69%) CRM
6 6 (20.69%) VoIP
6 6 (20.69%) IPv6
7 5 (17.24%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (13.79%) Time Management
8 4 (13.79%) Business Development
8 4 (13.79%) Unified Communications
8 4 (13.79%) Marketing Strategy
8 4 (13.79%) Benchmarking
8 4 (13.79%) Project Management
8 4 (13.79%) Megaco
8 4 (13.79%) Streaming Video
8 4 (13.79%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (10.34%) Cisco
9 3 (10.34%) IPv4
9 3 (10.34%) Broadband

Multimedia
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 3 (10.34%) CMS
2 2 (6.90%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.45%) Lync
Applications
1 10 (34.48%) Photoshop
2 3 (10.34%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (6.90%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (3.45%) MS Visio
4 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
4 1 (3.45%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 5 (17.24%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (10.34%) IaaS
2 3 (10.34%) SaaS
2 3 (10.34%) PaaS
2 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (10.34%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.45%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 6 (20.69%) VoIP
1 6 (20.69%) IPv6
2 4 (13.79%) Unified Communications
2 4 (13.79%) Megaco
3 3 (10.34%) IPv4
3 3 (10.34%) Broadband
3 3 (10.34%) MGCP
3 3 (10.34%) RTP
3 3 (10.34%) SS7
3 3 (10.34%) Network Security
3 3 (10.34%) Diameter Protocol
3 3 (10.34%) Cisco ICM
3 3 (10.34%) Wireless
3 3 (10.34%) NAS
3 3 (10.34%) SIGTRAN
4 2 (6.90%) Firewall
4 2 (6.90%) TCP/IP
5 1 (3.45%) WCDMA
5 1 (3.45%) CDMA
5 1 (3.45%) GPRS
Development Applications
1 8 (27.59%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (3.45%) Axure RP
2 1 (3.45%) Git (software)
General
1 16 (55.17%) Telecoms
2 12 (41.38%) Marketing
3 7 (24.14%) Retail
4 3 (10.34%) Billing
5 2 (6.90%) Legal
5 2 (6.90%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 9 (31.03%) Designer
2 6 (20.69%) Web Designer
3 4 (13.79%) Consultant
3 4 (13.79%) Business Consultant
4 3 (10.34%) Design Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Support Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (10.34%) Architect
4 3 (10.34%) Service Desk Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Audio Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Voice Specialist
5 2 (6.90%) Graphic Designer
5 2 (6.90%) Service Design Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Technical Support Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Technical Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Cisco Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Senior Business Consultant
6 1 (3.45%) Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Senior Consultant
6 1 (3.45%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (34.48%) HTML
1 10 (34.48%) CSS
2 1 (3.45%) HTML5
2 1 (3.45%) XMPP
2 1 (3.45%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 10 (34.48%) Photography
2 8 (27.59%) Graphic Design
3 6 (20.69%) User Experience
4 4 (13.79%) Streaming Video
5 2 (6.90%) IPTV
5 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (6.90%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (6.90%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.34%) Windows
2 1 (3.45%) Windows 2000
2 1 (3.45%) Windows NT
2 1 (3.45%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (27.59%) E-Commerce
2 7 (24.14%) ITIL
2 7 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (20.69%) CRM
4 4 (13.79%) Time Management
4 4 (13.79%) Business Development
4 4 (13.79%) Marketing Strategy
4 4 (13.79%) Benchmarking
4 4 (13.79%) Project Management
4 4 (13.79%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (10.34%) Migration
5 3 (10.34%) Service Management
5 3 (10.34%) Portfolio Management
5 3 (10.34%) User Stories
5 3 (10.34%) Waterfall
5 3 (10.34%) eTOM
5 3 (10.34%) Incident Management
5 3 (10.34%) Quantitative Analysis
6 2 (6.90%) Business Analysis
6 2 (6.90%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (20.69%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.45%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (3.45%) Degree
1 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (10.34%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 3 (10.34%) Cisco
1 3 (10.34%) Verint
2 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.90%) Adobe
3 1 (3.45%) Sybase
3 1 (3.45%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (3.45%) Google