The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Digital Media in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire 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 October 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Digital Media
Rank 117 91 100
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +9
Contract jobs citing Digital Media 1 14 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.047% 0.86% 0.92%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.15% 3.29% 3.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 10 17
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£425 £285 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+49.12% -26.45%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £9.00 -
% change year-on-year
+77.77% -
Digital 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 Hampshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
677 426 532
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 31.53% 26.07% 28.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 392 238 267
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £472 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 19 36
Average hourly rate £16.50 £28.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.07% -25.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.57 £16.25 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.40 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -14.28%

Digital Media
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

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

Digital Media Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

Digital Media
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Digital Media Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

Digital Media
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Digital Media Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

Digital Media
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

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 Hampshire region over the 3 months to 24 October 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
Basingstoke - - - -
Portsmouth - - - -
Southampton - - - -
Digital Media
South East

Digital Media
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire region citing Digital 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 Digital Media.

1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Client/Server
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
1 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
1 1 (33.33%) VMware
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA
1 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (33.33%) Customer Engagement
1 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
1 1 (33.33%) Service Desk Management

Digital Media
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire region citing Digital 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 Digital Media. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA
General
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Applications Support
1 1 (33.33%) Support Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Applications Support Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Applications Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Test Leader
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Customer Engagement
1 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
1 1 (33.33%) Service Desk Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) VMware