The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Social Media in IT contracts advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Social Media over the 3 months to 30 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Social Media
Rank 33 - 31
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Social Media 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 0.38% - 0.44%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.33% - 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £285
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +22.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £12.50 £15.25
% change year-on-year
+52.00% -18.03%
Social Media
South West

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

Miscellaneous Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
75 50 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 28.41% 24.63% 37.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 20 56
Average daily rate £438 £383 £418
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.37% -8.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £544 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 12 3
Average hourly rate £39.00 £32.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.87% -14.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.75 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+15.07% -5.50%

Social Media
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

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

Social Media Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

Social Media
Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Social Media Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

Social Media
Contract Job Locations in Dorset

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 Dorset region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Bournemouth - 1 - - 1
Social Media
South West

Social Media
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Six Sigma
1 1 (100.00%) Process Management
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Financial Institution
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) OpenText
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing
1 1 (100.00%) Analytics
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) Desktop Virtualisation

Social Media
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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.

General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Financial Institution
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Process Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Analytics
1 1 (100.00%) Desktop Virtualisation
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Process Management
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Six Sigma
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) OpenText