The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Social Media in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Social Media over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Social Media
Rank 101 94 81
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -13
Contract jobs citing Social Media 4 2 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.22% 0.12% 0.65%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.70% 0.41% 2.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 4
Average daily rate £325 - £285
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 - £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £345 - £331
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £275
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £8.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £12.50 £9.00
% change year-on-year
+52.00% +38.88%
Social 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 Manchester region.

Miscellaneous Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
568 487 365
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 31.28% 29.53% 26.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 338 251 184
Average daily rate £400 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 16 30
Average hourly rate £13.60 £12.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.76% -19.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.81 £10.65 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.94 £24.70 £37.49
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £18.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+17.33% -6.25%

Social Media
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Social Media Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Social Media
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Social Media Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Social Media
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Social Media Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Social Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 6 (66.67%) SQL
1 6 (66.67%) MS Excel
1 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (55.56%) SharePoint
2 5 (55.56%) ITIL
3 3 (33.33%) Windows
3 3 (33.33%) MS Project
3 3 (33.33%) Web Services
3 3 (33.33%) MS Visio
3 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 3 (33.33%) CISSP
3 3 (33.33%) Migration
3 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (33.33%) Information Security
3 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
3 3 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (33.33%) PCI DSS
3 3 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (33.33%) Security Architecture
3 3 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (33.33%) UAG
3 3 (33.33%) OWASP
3 3 (33.33%) Facebook
3 3 (33.33%) Twitter
3 3 (33.33%) Windows Server
4 2 (22.22%) WebEx
4 2 (22.22%) Portfolio Management
4 2 (22.22%) Process Improvement
4 2 (22.22%) Google Apps

Social Media
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (55.56%) SharePoint
2 3 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 6 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 3 (33.33%) MS Project
2 3 (33.33%) MS Visio
3 2 (22.22%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (22.22%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (22.22%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) Intranet
1 2 (22.22%) WebEx
General
1 1 (11.11%) Legal
1 1 (11.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Consultant
1 3 (33.33%) Security Consultant
1 3 (33.33%) SharePoint Specialist
2 1 (11.11%) Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) IT Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) IT Security Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Process Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Process Improvement Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Project Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Project Officer
2 1 (11.11%) Project Support Officer
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Strategy Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Strategy Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
1 3 (33.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) ITIL
2 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) Information Security
2 3 (33.33%) Migration
2 3 (33.33%) OWASP
2 3 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
2 3 (33.33%) Security Architecture
2 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (22.22%) Portfolio Management
3 2 (22.22%) Process Improvement
4 1 (11.11%) CRM
4 1 (11.11%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (11.11%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (33.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 3 (33.33%) UAG
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (33.33%) Facebook
2 3 (33.33%) Twitter
3 2 (22.22%) Google
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