The first 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 18 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 Miscellaneous 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Social Media
Rank 117 117 122
Rank change year-on-year
0 +5
Contract jobs citing Social Media 12 4 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.42% 0.16% 0.45%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.10% 0.91% 2.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 8
Average daily rate £325 £300 £269
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +11.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £300 £391
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £275 £275
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £13.50 £13.75
% change year-on-year
-3.70% -1.81%
Miscellaneous Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
572 439 581
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 20.04% 17.86% 18.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 285 162 278
Average daily rate £375 £355 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.78% +2.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £185 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 33 25
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.82 £13.09 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.30 £40.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -16.00%
Social Media
South East

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 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 0 6 £325 - 2
Maidenhead - 2 £325 -
Newbury - - - -
Slough - - - - 1
Bracknell - - - -
Social Media
South East

Social Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 14 (56.00%) Marketing
2 10 (40.00%) Analytics
3 8 (32.00%) Google
3 8 (32.00%) Telecoms
4 6 (24.00%) SharePoint
4 6 (24.00%) Project Management
4 6 (24.00%) Google Analytics
5 5 (20.00%) Omniture
5 5 (20.00%) Degree
6 4 (16.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
6 4 (16.00%) Adobe
6 4 (16.00%) Social Media Monitoring
6 4 (16.00%) Office 365
6 4 (16.00%) Facebook
6 4 (16.00%) Twitter
7 3 (12.00%) Customer Insight
7 3 (12.00%) Lync
7 3 (12.00%) Digital Marketing
7 3 (12.00%) Active Directory
7 3 (12.00%) CSS
7 3 (12.00%) HTML
7 3 (12.00%) CMS
7 3 (12.00%) Blog
8 2 (8.00%) Business Analysis
8 2 (8.00%) Strategic Management
8 2 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (8.00%) Retail
8 2 (8.00%) Multimedia
8 2 (8.00%) CRM

Social Media
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 6 (24.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (12.00%) Lync
2 3 (12.00%) CMS
3 1 (4.00%) IIS
3 1 (4.00%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Visio
1 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.00%) MS Project
1 1 (4.00%) MS Office
1 1 (4.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (24.00%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) Intranet
2 1 (4.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) MySQL
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (56.00%) Marketing
2 8 (32.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (8.00%) Retail
3 2 (8.00%) Multimedia
3 2 (8.00%) Legal
4 1 (4.00%) Czech Language
4 1 (4.00%) German Language
4 1 (4.00%) Billing
4 1 (4.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 4 (16.00%) Deployment Specialist
2 2 (8.00%) Architect
2 2 (8.00%) Technical Architect
3 1 (4.00%) Internal Communications Manager
3 1 (4.00%) Digital Producer
3 1 (4.00%) SharePoint Architect
3 1 (4.00%) Designer
3 1 (4.00%) Content Manager
3 1 (4.00%) Consultant
3 1 (4.00%) Solutions Designer
3 1 (4.00%) Business Analyst
3 1 (4.00%) Developer
3 1 (4.00%) Analyst
3 1 (4.00%) Report Analyst
3 1 (4.00%) Applications Architect
3 1 (4.00%) Communications Manager
3 1 (4.00%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.00%) CSS
1 3 (12.00%) HTML
2 2 (8.00%) ATL
2 2 (8.00%) jQuery
2 2 (8.00%) HTML5
3 1 (4.00%) CSS3
3 1 (4.00%) Ext JS
3 1 (4.00%) WebCenter
3 1 (4.00%) Middleware
3 1 (4.00%) SAML
3 1 (4.00%) XSL
3 1 (4.00%) XSLT
3 1 (4.00%) .NET
3 1 (4.00%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Blog
2 1 (4.00%) Google Search Appliance
2 1 (4.00%) FMCG
2 1 (4.00%) Open Source
2 1 (4.00%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (40.00%) Analytics
2 6 (24.00%) Project Management
3 4 (16.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (16.00%) Social Media Monitoring
4 3 (12.00%) Customer Insight
4 3 (12.00%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (8.00%) Business Analysis
5 2 (8.00%) Strategic Management
5 2 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (8.00%) CRM
5 2 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (8.00%) SEO
5 2 (8.00%) E-Commerce
5 2 (8.00%) Email Marketing
5 2 (8.00%) Creative Marketing
5 2 (8.00%) Social Media Marketing
6 1 (4.00%) Revenue Management
6 1 (4.00%) Information Architecture
6 1 (4.00%) Service Delivery
6 1 (4.00%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.00%) C#
2 1 (4.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (20.00%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (12.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.00%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 8 (32.00%) Google
2 5 (20.00%) Omniture
3 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (16.00%) Adobe
3 4 (16.00%) Facebook
3 4 (16.00%) Twitter
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle
4 1 (4.00%) ATG
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