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 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
Social Media
Rank 102 - 75
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Social Media 5 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.27% - 0.44%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.86% - 1.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Average hourly rate £40.00 - £8.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £11.50 £10.93
% change year-on-year
+30.43% +5.26%
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
580 361 305
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 31.82% 25.44% 26.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 306 216 183
Average daily rate £370 £340 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £193 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £483 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 13 16
Average hourly rate £17.50 £15.75 £24.16
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -34.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.95 £11.09 £8.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.70 £32.50 £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+37.14% -

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
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

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 Manchester region over the 3 months to 8 February 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
Bury - 2 - - 1
Social Media
North West

Social Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 8 February 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 7 (87.50%) MS Excel
1 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 5 (62.50%) SQL
3 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (37.50%) Penetration Testing
4 3 (37.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (37.50%) PCI DSS
4 3 (37.50%) OWASP
4 3 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (37.50%) Security Architecture
4 3 (37.50%) PHP
4 3 (37.50%) Web Services
4 3 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (37.50%) Information Security
4 3 (37.50%) CISSP
5 2 (25.00%) SEO
5 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
5 2 (25.00%) CSS
5 2 (25.00%) Migration
5 2 (25.00%) ITIL
5 2 (25.00%) Windows
5 2 (25.00%) XHTML
5 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
5 2 (25.00%) MS Visio
5 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (25.00%) HTML
5 2 (25.00%) MS Project
5 2 (25.00%) MS Office
5 2 (25.00%) HTML5
5 2 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010

Social Media
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 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 2 (25.00%) Drupal
1 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (25.00%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (87.50%) MS Excel
2 2 (25.00%) MS Office
2 2 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (25.00%) MS Project
2 2 (25.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (25.00%) Google Analytics
2 2 (25.00%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) MySQL
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (25.00%) Marketing
2 1 (12.50%) Legal
2 1 (12.50%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Consultant
1 3 (37.50%) Security Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) SharePoint Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Web Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Content Editor
3 1 (12.50%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) IT Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) IT Security Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) PHP Developer
3 1 (12.50%) PHP Web Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Project Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Project Officer
3 1 (12.50%) Web Content Editor
3 1 (12.50%) Web Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Web Editor
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) Web Services
2 2 (25.00%) CSS
2 2 (25.00%) CSS3
2 2 (25.00%) HTML
2 2 (25.00%) HTML5
2 2 (25.00%) XHTML
3 1 (12.50%) .NET
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Digital Media
1 1 (12.50%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
1 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) Information Security
2 3 (37.50%) OWASP
2 3 (37.50%) Penetration Testing
2 3 (37.50%) Security Architecture
2 3 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (25.00%) Analytics
3 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (25.00%) Email Marketing
3 2 (25.00%) ITIL
3 2 (25.00%) Migration
3 2 (25.00%) Online Marketing
3 2 (25.00%) SEO
3 2 (25.00%) Social Media Marketing
3 2 (25.00%) Web Analytics
4 1 (12.50%) Data Protection
4 1 (12.50%) Line Management
4 1 (12.50%) Project Management
4 1 (12.50%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (37.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (25.00%) UAG
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) Facebook
2 2 (25.00%) Google
2 2 (25.00%) Twitter