The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Multimedia in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Multimedia over the 3 months to 3 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multimedia
Rank 72 67 62
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -5
Contract jobs citing Multimedia 1 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.13% 0.50% 0.28%
As % of the General category 0.28% 1.31% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Average daily rate
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- £413 £213
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +94.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £263 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-19.23% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £14.81 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.29 - £21.25
Multimedia
North West

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

General Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
352 305 244
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 44.61% 38.13% 33.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 204 148 120
Average daily rate £410 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.33% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £580 £459
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 34 28
Average hourly rate £14.81 £35.00 £25.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.70% +35.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.35 £25.04 £8.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £23.86 £25.25
% change year-on-year
+4.79% -5.52%

Multimedia
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Multimedia Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Multimedia
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Multimedia Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Multimedia
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Multimedia Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

Multimedia
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 Multimedia within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 3 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
Chester - 1 - - 2
Multimedia
North West

Multimedia
Top 6 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing Multimedia 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 Multimedia.

1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) Publishing
1 1 (100.00%) CMS
1 1 (100.00%) Content Management
1 1 (100.00%) Local Government
1 1 (100.00%) Taxonomies

Multimedia
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing Multimedia 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 Multimedia. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) CMS
General
1 1 (100.00%) Publishing
1 1 (100.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Web Editor
1 1 (100.00%) Web Content Editor
1 1 (100.00%) Content Editor
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Taxonomies
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Content Management