The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Digital Media in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Digital Media over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Digital Media
Rank - 70 63
Contract jobs citing Digital Media 0 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire - 0.71% 0.70%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 2.46% 2.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate
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- £225 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -28.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+20.83% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Average hourly rate - £9.00 £9.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £9.69
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +60.00%
Digital Media
North West

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

Miscellaneous Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
193 284 207
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 24.94% 28.92% 24.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 136 108
Average daily rate £375 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £225 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £471 £497 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 25 13
Average hourly rate £16.84 £21.78 £18.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.66% +16.56%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.94
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -4.71%

Digital Media
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Digital Media Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Digital Media
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Digital Media Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Digital Media
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Digital Media Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

Digital Media
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Digital Media within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 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
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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
Chester - - - - 1
Macclesfield - - - -
Digital Media
North West