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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Social Media
Rank 105 116 114
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -2
Contract jobs citing Social Media 24 15 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.83% 0.54% 0.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.37% 1.90% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 2
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£625 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+108.33% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £292 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £730 £500 £295
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £338 £275
% change year-on-year
+8.14% +22.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £11.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.00 £10.93 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+9.83% -35.73%
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
713 789 488
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 24.75% 28.31% 21.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 326 389 207
Average daily rate £400 £378 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.96% +11.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £164
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 36 30
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -13.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.44 £11.90 £11.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.90 £141.40 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.68 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+4.63% -11.60%

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 4 March 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 4 March 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 +11 9 £625 +13.63% 9
Bracknell - 8 - -
Newbury -5 2 - - 2
Maidenhead - - - -
Windsor - - - - 1
Social Media
South East

Social Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 25 (62.50%) Marketing
2 12 (30.00%) CMS
3 11 (27.50%) E-Commerce
4 10 (25.00%) Project Management
4 10 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
4 10 (25.00%) Analytics
5 8 (20.00%) B2B
6 7 (17.50%) Microsoft
6 7 (17.50%) HTML
6 7 (17.50%) Mobile App
7 6 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 6 (15.00%) VMware
7 6 (15.00%) Web Analytics
7 6 (15.00%) Blog
8 5 (12.50%) Telemarketing
8 5 (12.50%) JSON
8 5 (12.50%) Asset Management
8 5 (12.50%) TOGAF
8 5 (12.50%) Advertising
8 5 (12.50%) Citrix
8 5 (12.50%) Drupal
8 5 (12.50%) Online Marketing
8 5 (12.50%) SaaS
8 5 (12.50%) HTML5
8 5 (12.50%) REST
9 4 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (10.00%) MS Excel
10 3 (7.50%) SEO
10 3 (7.50%) Italian Language
10 3 (7.50%) Portuguese Language

Social Media
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 12 (30.00%) CMS
2 5 (12.50%) Drupal
3 1 (2.50%) IBM Notes
3 1 (2.50%) Umbraco
3 1 (2.50%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (10.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.50%) SaaS
2 2 (5.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.50%) Intranet
1 1 (2.50%) Internet
1 1 (2.50%) Cisco ICM
General
1 25 (62.50%) Marketing
2 5 (12.50%) Advertising
3 3 (7.50%) Italian Language
3 3 (7.50%) Portuguese Language
3 3 (7.50%) Spanish Language
4 2 (5.00%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.50%) Legal
5 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.50%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (2.50%) Retail
5 1 (2.50%) Czech Language
5 1 (2.50%) French Language
5 1 (2.50%) German Language
Job Titles
1 8 (20.00%) Coordinator
1 8 (20.00%) Architect
1 8 (20.00%) Marketing Manager
2 5 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
2 5 (12.50%) Digital Architect
2 5 (12.50%) Digital Solutions Architect
3 3 (7.50%) Applications Architect
4 2 (5.00%) Social Media Manager
4 2 (5.00%) CRM Manager
4 2 (5.00%) Project Coordinator
5 1 (2.50%) Business Analyst
5 1 (2.50%) Analyst
5 1 (2.50%) Consultant
5 1 (2.50%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (2.50%) Contracts Manager
5 1 (2.50%) Procurement Officer
5 1 (2.50%) Marketing Campaign Manager
5 1 (2.50%) Website Editor
5 1 (2.50%) Cisco Voice Engineer
5 1 (2.50%) Content Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.50%) HTML
2 5 (12.50%) JSON
2 5 (12.50%) HTML5
2 5 (12.50%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.50%) Mobile App
2 6 (15.00%) Blog
3 4 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.50%) Copywriting
4 1 (2.50%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.50%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (2.50%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.50%) Linux
1 1 (2.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (27.50%) E-Commerce
2 10 (25.00%) Project Management
2 10 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
2 10 (25.00%) Analytics
3 8 (20.00%) B2B
4 6 (15.00%) Web Analytics
5 5 (12.50%) Telemarketing
5 5 (12.50%) Asset Management
5 5 (12.50%) TOGAF
5 5 (12.50%) Online Marketing
6 3 (7.50%) SEO
6 3 (7.50%) Email Marketing
7 2 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (5.00%) Pay per click
7 2 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (5.00%) Knowledge Management
7 2 (5.00%) Content Management
7 2 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (5.00%) CRM
7 2 (5.00%) B2C
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (5.00%) VCP4
1 2 (5.00%) Degree
System Software
1 6 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.50%) Cisco IPCC
1 1 (2.50%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (2.50%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 7 (17.50%) Microsoft
2 6 (15.00%) VMware
3 5 (12.50%) Citrix
4 2 (5.00%) Twitter
5 1 (2.50%) Cisco
5 1 (2.50%) Dell
5 1 (2.50%) Lotus
5 1 (2.50%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.50%) Google
5 1 (2.50%) Facebook
5 1 (2.50%) hybris
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