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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Social Media
Rank 110 114 121
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +7
Contract jobs citing Social Media 20 11 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.70% 0.40% 0.20%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.68% 1.45% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 1
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£400 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +8.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £275 £230
% change year-on-year
+27.27% +19.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.75 £9.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+30.55% -47.05%
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
747 761 602
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 26.18% 27.40% 23.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 374 358 217
Average daily rate £400 £370 £352
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £207 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 36 34
Average hourly rate £17.22 £17.25 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.17% -1.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.25 £29.73 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.50 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-11.62% +1.17%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 +4 8 £513 +57.69%
Bracknell - 3 £238 - 1
Newbury - 2 - - 1
Maidenhead +5 1 £190 -41.53% 1
Slough - 1 - -
Social Media
South East

Social Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 21 (53.85%) Marketing
2 13 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
3 12 (30.77%) Analytics
3 12 (30.77%) Microsoft
4 10 (25.64%) CMS
5 9 (23.08%) VMware
5 9 (23.08%) Web Analytics
5 9 (23.08%) E-Commerce
5 9 (23.08%) HTML
5 9 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
6 7 (17.95%) MS Excel
6 7 (17.95%) B2B
6 7 (17.95%) Advertising
6 7 (17.95%) Online Marketing
7 6 (15.38%) Mobile App
8 5 (12.82%) REST
8 5 (12.82%) SaaS
8 5 (12.82%) HTML5
8 5 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (12.82%) Telemarketing
8 5 (12.82%) Blog
8 5 (12.82%) JSON
8 5 (12.82%) Telecoms
8 5 (12.82%) Asset Management
8 5 (12.82%) TOGAF
8 5 (12.82%) Project Management
8 5 (12.82%) Citrix
9 4 (10.26%) Cisco
9 4 (10.26%) Linux
9 4 (10.26%) SQL

Social Media
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 10 (25.64%) CMS
2 4 (10.26%) Drupal
3 1 (2.56%) WordPress
3 1 (2.56%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 7 (17.95%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.82%) SaaS
2 2 (5.13%) Google Analytics
2 2 (5.13%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (5.13%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.26%) Cisco ICM
2 1 (2.56%) Wireless
2 1 (2.56%) Internet
2 1 (2.56%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.56%) Data Mining
General
1 21 (53.85%) Marketing
2 7 (17.95%) Advertising
3 5 (12.82%) Telecoms
4 3 (7.69%) Legal
4 3 (7.69%) Retail
5 2 (5.13%) Finance
5 2 (5.13%) Manufacturing
5 2 (5.13%) Italian Language
5 2 (5.13%) Portuguese Language
5 2 (5.13%) Spanish Language
6 1 (2.56%) Czech Language
6 1 (2.56%) French Language
6 1 (2.56%) German Language
6 1 (2.56%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 8 (20.51%) Architect
2 7 (17.95%) Marketing Manager
3 5 (12.82%) Digital Architect
3 5 (12.82%) Digital Solutions Architect
3 5 (12.82%) Solutions Architect
4 4 (10.26%) Coordinator
5 3 (7.69%) Applications Architect
6 2 (5.13%) Project Coordinator
6 2 (5.13%) Cisco Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Junior
6 2 (5.13%) Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Designer
6 2 (5.13%) Junior Designer
6 2 (5.13%) Voice Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Digital Designer
6 2 (5.13%) Cisco Voice Engineer
7 1 (2.56%) Social Media Manager
7 1 (2.56%) ICM Engineer
7 1 (2.56%) Campaign Manager
7 1 (2.56%) Digital Marketing Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (23.08%) HTML
2 5 (12.82%) REST
2 5 (12.82%) HTML5
2 5 (12.82%) JSON
3 2 (5.13%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.38%) Mobile App
2 5 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (12.82%) Blog
3 2 (5.13%) Social Network
4 1 (2.56%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (2.56%) Visualisation
4 1 (2.56%) Copywriting
4 1 (2.56%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.56%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.56%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.26%) Linux
2 1 (2.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
2 12 (30.77%) Analytics
3 9 (23.08%) Web Analytics
3 9 (23.08%) E-Commerce
4 7 (17.95%) B2B
4 7 (17.95%) Online Marketing
5 5 (12.82%) Telemarketing
5 5 (12.82%) Asset Management
5 5 (12.82%) TOGAF
5 5 (12.82%) Project Management
6 4 (10.26%) Speech Recognition
7 3 (7.69%) Workflow
7 3 (7.69%) Content Management
8 2 (5.13%) Data Analysis
8 2 (5.13%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (5.13%) Pay per click
8 2 (5.13%) Knowledge Management
8 2 (5.13%) SEO
8 2 (5.13%) Email Marketing
9 1 (2.56%) Marketing Strategy
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.26%) SQL
2 1 (2.56%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.56%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (7.69%) Degree
System Software
1 9 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (10.26%) Cisco IPCC
2 3 (7.69%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (2.56%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (2.56%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 12 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 9 (23.08%) VMware
3 5 (12.82%) Citrix
4 4 (10.26%) Cisco
4 4 (10.26%) Twitter
5 3 (7.69%) Facebook
6 2 (5.13%) Google
7 1 (2.56%) Hitwise
7 1 (2.56%) Lotus
7 1 (2.56%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (2.56%) Adobe
7 1 (2.56%) Dell
7 1 (2.56%) Omniture
Berkshire
Lawrence Harvey
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