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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multimedia
Rank - 66 74
Contract jobs citing Multimedia 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire - 0.13% 0.23%
As % of the General category - 0.29% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate - - £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £329 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
-2.59% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £14.81 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £15.29 £38.00
% change year-on-year
+194.35% -59.76%
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
349 340 359
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 37.77% 45.09% 40.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 261 200 176
Average daily rate £425 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £501 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 31 30
Average hourly rate £14.00 £16.84 £34.06
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.83% -50.56%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £26.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+34.61% +18.18%

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