The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Social Media in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Social Media over the 3 months to 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Social Media
Rank 83 94 120
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +26
Contract jobs citing Social Media 29 32 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.18% 1.31% 0.21%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.81% 4.48% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 15 0
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£335 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.07% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £229
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +42.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £11.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -60.00%
Social Media
South East

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

Miscellaneous Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
762 714 730
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 31.05% 29.26% 30.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 370 350 274
Average daily rate £375 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £501 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 15 33
Average hourly rate £18.50 £18.68 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.96% +0.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.08 £9.73 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £22.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +9.75%

Social Media
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

Social Media Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Social Media
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Social Media Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Social Media
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

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

Social Media Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Social Media
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Social Media Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Social Media
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 Social Media within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 3 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Bracknell +2 12 £450 +20.00% 1
Reading +8 10 £288 -11.53% 4
Slough +4 1 £225 -
Maidenhead -4 1 £363 +90.78%
Social Media
South East

Social Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Social Media 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 Social Media.

1 34 (70.83%) Marketing
2 15 (31.25%) Digital Marketing
3 14 (29.17%) Microsoft
4 13 (27.08%) Analytics
5 12 (25.00%) B2B
5 12 (25.00%) E-Commerce
6 11 (22.92%) Web Analytics
6 11 (22.92%) Google
7 9 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
7 9 (18.75%) Online Marketing
7 9 (18.75%) Advertising
7 9 (18.75%) VMware
8 8 (16.67%) MS Excel
9 7 (14.58%) HTML
9 7 (14.58%) Project Management
9 7 (14.58%) Google Analytics
9 7 (14.58%) Twitter
10 6 (12.50%) Facebook
10 6 (12.50%) Marketing Strategy
10 6 (12.50%) Telemarketing
10 6 (12.50%) Omniture
10 6 (12.50%) Italian Language
10 6 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (12.50%) Citrix
11 5 (10.42%) Adobe
11 5 (10.42%) B2C
11 5 (10.42%) Salesforce.com
11 5 (10.42%) GAP Analysis
11 5 (10.42%) Eloqua
11 5 (10.42%) Product Management

Social Media
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Social Media 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 Social Media. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (6.25%) CMS
2 1 (2.08%) Drupal
2 1 (2.08%) WordPress
2 1 (2.08%) IIS
2 1 (2.08%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (8.33%) WebTrends
1 4 (8.33%) Radian6
2 3 (6.25%) Optimost
Cloud Services
1 7 (14.58%) Google Analytics
2 4 (8.33%) Adobe Analytics
3 2 (4.17%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (4.17%) SaaS
4 1 (2.08%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.25%) Cisco ICM
2 2 (4.17%) Internet
3 1 (2.08%) Wireless
3 1 (2.08%) LDAP
3 1 (2.08%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.08%) Data Mining
General
1 34 (70.83%) Marketing
2 9 (18.75%) Advertising
3 6 (12.50%) Italian Language
4 4 (8.33%) Norwegian Language
4 4 (8.33%) Swedish Language
4 4 (8.33%) Danish Language
4 4 (8.33%) Retail
4 4 (8.33%) Telecoms
5 3 (6.25%) Legal
6 2 (4.17%) Manufacturing
6 2 (4.17%) Finance
7 1 (2.08%) Automotive
7 1 (2.08%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (2.08%) Games
7 1 (2.08%) Czech Language
Job Titles
1 10 (20.83%) Marketing Manager
2 7 (14.58%) Product Manager
3 5 (10.42%) E-Commerce Manager
3 5 (10.42%) Analyst
4 4 (8.33%) Coordinator
4 4 (8.33%) Junior
4 4 (8.33%) Social Media Manager
5 3 (6.25%) Digital Designer
5 3 (6.25%) Designer
5 3 (6.25%) Junior Designer
5 3 (6.25%) Data Analyst
6 2 (4.17%) Project Coordinator
6 2 (4.17%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (4.17%) Architect
6 2 (4.17%) Web Analyst
6 2 (4.17%) Digital Architect
6 2 (4.17%) Digital Solutions Architect
7 1 (2.08%) Escalation Engineer
7 1 (2.08%) ICM Engineer
7 1 (2.08%) Web Analytics Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.58%) HTML
2 4 (8.33%) CSS
3 3 (6.25%) HTML5
4 2 (4.17%) REST
4 2 (4.17%) JSON
5 1 (2.08%) CSS3
5 1 (2.08%) SAML
5 1 (2.08%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.42%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.25%) Mobile App
3 2 (4.17%) Social Network
4 1 (2.08%) Visualisation
4 1 (2.08%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.08%) EPoS
4 1 (2.08%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.08%) Copywriting
4 1 (2.08%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.25%) Linux
2 1 (2.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (31.25%) Digital Marketing
2 13 (27.08%) Analytics
3 12 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 12 (25.00%) B2B
4 11 (22.92%) Web Analytics
5 9 (18.75%) Online Marketing
6 7 (14.58%) Project Management
7 6 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (12.50%) Telemarketing
7 6 (12.50%) Marketing Strategy
8 5 (10.42%) Product Management
8 5 (10.42%) B2C
8 5 (10.42%) GAP Analysis
9 4 (8.33%) Social Media Marketing
10 3 (6.25%) Speech Recognition
10 3 (6.25%) Content Management
10 3 (6.25%) Information Management
11 2 (4.17%) Asset Management
11 2 (4.17%) TOGAF
11 2 (4.17%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.33%) SQL
2 3 (6.25%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.08%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (6.25%) Degree
System Software
1 9 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.08%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (6.25%) Cisco IPCC
2 2 (4.17%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (2.08%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 14 (29.17%) Microsoft
2 11 (22.92%) Google
3 9 (18.75%) VMware
4 7 (14.58%) Twitter
5 6 (12.50%) Facebook
5 6 (12.50%) Omniture
5 6 (12.50%) Citrix
6 5 (10.42%) Adobe
6 5 (10.42%) Salesforce.com
6 5 (10.42%) Eloqua
7 4 (8.33%) Spiceworks
8 3 (6.25%) Maxymiser
8 3 (6.25%) Tealeaf
8 3 (6.25%) Cisco
8 3 (6.25%) Veritas
9 1 (2.08%) Dell
9 1 (2.08%) Hitwise
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