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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Social Media
Rank 103 110 108
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -2
Contract jobs citing Social Media 20 13 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.76% 0.50% 0.18%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.91% 1.75% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 1
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£550 £420 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.95% +68.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £371 £250
% change year-on-year
+13.13% +48.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £11.00 - £16.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.50 £11.71 £14.94
% change year-on-year
-1.81% -21.58%
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
687 742 443
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 26.17% 28.48% 20.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 323 381 187
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £225 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 31 40
Average hourly rate £21.13 £17.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.71% -5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £12.56 £13.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £42.40 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.38 £18.13 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+1.37% -9.37%

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 26 January 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 26 January 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 - 10 - - 3
Reading +8 4 £800 +45.45% 1
Newbury -1 1 - -
Slough - - - -
Maidenhead - - - - 1
Social Media
South East

Social Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 27 (71.05%) Marketing
2 13 (34.21%) CMS
2 13 (34.21%) E-Commerce
3 11 (28.95%) Digital Marketing
4 10 (26.32%) Analytics
5 8 (21.05%) Project Management
6 7 (18.42%) B2B
6 7 (18.42%) Mobile App
6 7 (18.42%) Blog
7 6 (15.79%) Online Marketing
7 6 (15.79%) Microsoft
7 6 (15.79%) HTML
7 6 (15.79%) SEO
8 5 (13.16%) VMware
8 5 (13.16%) VMware Infrastructure
8 5 (13.16%) Drupal
8 5 (13.16%) Email Marketing
9 4 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (10.53%) Telemarketing
9 4 (10.53%) Web Analytics
9 4 (10.53%) Advertising
9 4 (10.53%) Citrix
10 3 (7.89%) MS Excel
10 3 (7.89%) CRM
10 3 (7.89%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (7.89%) Google
10 3 (7.89%) Pay per click
10 3 (7.89%) JSON
10 3 (7.89%) Italian Language
10 3 (7.89%) Portuguese Language

Social Media
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 13 (34.21%) CMS
2 5 (13.16%) Drupal
3 1 (2.63%) Umbraco
3 1 (2.63%) WordPress
3 1 (2.63%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 3 (7.89%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.63%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.89%) SaaS
2 2 (5.26%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.26%) Internet
2 1 (2.63%) Cisco ICM
2 1 (2.63%) FTP
2 1 (2.63%) Intranet
General
1 27 (71.05%) Marketing
2 4 (10.53%) Advertising
3 3 (7.89%) Italian Language
3 3 (7.89%) Portuguese Language
3 3 (7.89%) Spanish Language
4 2 (5.26%) Retail
4 2 (5.26%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.63%) Czech Language
5 1 (2.63%) French Language
5 1 (2.63%) German Language
5 1 (2.63%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.63%) Finance
5 1 (2.63%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 8 (21.05%) Coordinator
2 7 (18.42%) Marketing Manager
3 6 (15.79%) Architect
4 3 (7.89%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (7.89%) Applications Architect
4 3 (7.89%) Social Media Manager
4 3 (7.89%) Digital Architect
4 3 (7.89%) Digital Solutions Architect
4 3 (7.89%) CRM Manager
5 2 (5.26%) Digital Marketing Manager
6 1 (2.63%) Voice Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) Content Manager
6 1 (2.63%) Campaign Manager
6 1 (2.63%) Cisco Voice Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) Marketing Campaign Manager
6 1 (2.63%) Website Editor
6 1 (2.63%) Contracts Manager
6 1 (2.63%) Cisco Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) Business Analyst
6 1 (2.63%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.79%) HTML
2 3 (7.89%) JSON
2 3 (7.89%) HTML5
2 3 (7.89%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.42%) Blog
1 7 (18.42%) Mobile App
2 3 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.26%) Copywriting
4 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.63%) FMCG
4 1 (2.63%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.63%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.63%) Linux
1 1 (2.63%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (34.21%) E-Commerce
2 11 (28.95%) Digital Marketing
3 10 (26.32%) Analytics
4 8 (21.05%) Project Management
5 7 (18.42%) B2B
6 6 (15.79%) SEO
6 6 (15.79%) Online Marketing
7 5 (13.16%) Email Marketing
8 4 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (10.53%) Telemarketing
8 4 (10.53%) Web Analytics
9 3 (7.89%) Pay per click
9 3 (7.89%) CRM
9 3 (7.89%) Campaign Management
9 3 (7.89%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (7.89%) Asset Management
9 3 (7.89%) TOGAF
10 2 (5.26%) Content Management
10 2 (5.26%) B2C
10 2 (5.26%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.63%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (5.26%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (13.16%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) Cisco IPCC
1 1 (2.63%) Cisco UCCE
1 1 (2.63%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 6 (15.79%) Microsoft
2 5 (13.16%) VMware
3 4 (10.53%) Citrix
4 3 (7.89%) Google
5 2 (5.26%) Twitter
6 1 (2.63%) Cisco
6 1 (2.63%) hybris
6 1 (2.63%) Facebook
6 1 (2.63%) Lotus
6 1 (2.63%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (2.63%) Dell
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