The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Social Media in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Social Media over the 3 months to 14 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Social Media
Rank 128 - 127
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Social Media 28 0 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.73% - 0.29%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.22% - 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 0 2
Average daily rate £238 - £284
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 - £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 - £351
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -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
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1264 926 826
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 33.14% 28.44% 29.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 730 533 467
Average daily rate £400 £375 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £250 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 39 59
Average hourly rate £18.00 £18.75 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +13.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.92 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.83 £40.00 £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 the North West

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

Social Media Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Social Media
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Social Media Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Social Media
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Social Media across the North West region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016.

Social Media Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Social Media
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Social Media Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Social Media
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 3 months to 14 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
Merseyside - 12 £225 - 2
Cheshire - 8 £450 - 8
Manchester - 5 - - 11
Lancashire - 1 £700 - 2
Social Media
England

Social Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 14 (35.90%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (30.77%) MS Excel
3 10 (25.64%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (23.08%) CRM
5 8 (20.51%) Dynamics CRM
6 7 (17.95%) IVR
6 7 (17.95%) JavaScript
6 7 (17.95%) Microsoft
6 7 (17.95%) EMC
6 7 (17.95%) Avaya
6 7 (17.95%) CTI
6 7 (17.95%) Marketing
6 7 (17.95%) Radian6
7 6 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
7 6 (15.38%) Analytics
7 6 (15.38%) Java
7 6 (15.38%) Project Management
7 6 (15.38%) MBA
7 6 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (12.82%) SQL
8 5 (12.82%) .NET
8 5 (12.82%) Linux
8 5 (12.82%) Python
8 5 (12.82%) Unix
8 5 (12.82%) Internet
8 5 (12.82%) Twitter
8 5 (12.82%) Social Media Marketing
8 5 (12.82%) Web Accessibility
8 5 (12.82%) WordPress
9 4 (10.26%) Email Marketing

Social Media
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 (12.82%) WordPress
2 4 (10.26%) CMS
3 3 (7.69%) Node.js
4 2 (5.13%) Drupal
4 2 (5.13%) SharePoint
4 2 (5.13%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 12 (30.77%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.13%) MS Office
2 2 (5.13%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (5.13%) MS Project
2 2 (5.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (20.51%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (17.95%) Radian6
Cloud Services
1 6 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (10.26%) Google Analytics
3 3 (7.69%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (7.69%) IaaS
4 2 (5.13%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 7 (17.95%) CTI
2 5 (12.82%) Internet
3 3 (7.69%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.69%) Apache Cassandra
1 3 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (7.69%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.56%) Big Data
2 1 (2.56%) Data Mining
2 1 (2.56%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.56%) MySQL
2 1 (2.56%) NoSQL
General
1 7 (17.95%) Marketing
2 3 (7.69%) Publishing
3 2 (5.13%) Finance
4 1 (2.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (17.95%) Analyst
1 7 (17.95%) Avaya Specialist
2 6 (15.38%) Business Analyst
3 5 (12.82%) Architect
3 5 (12.82%) Technical Architect
4 4 (10.26%) Consultant
5 3 (7.69%) Communications Officer
5 3 (7.69%) Designer
5 3 (7.69%) Digital Designer
5 3 (7.69%) Graphic Designer
5 3 (7.69%) Security Consultant
6 2 (5.13%) Content Editor
6 2 (5.13%) Digital Architect
6 2 (5.13%) Digital Technical Architect
6 2 (5.13%) Java Architect
6 2 (5.13%) Java Technical Architect
6 2 (5.13%) Senior Communications Officer
6 2 (5.13%) SharePoint Specialist
7 1 (2.56%) Digital Product Manager
7 1 (2.56%) Social Media Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.82%) .NET
2 3 (7.69%) AngularJS
2 3 (7.69%) CSS
2 3 (7.69%) HTML
2 3 (7.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 3 (7.69%) Web Services
3 2 (5.13%) CSS3
3 2 (5.13%) HTML5
3 2 (5.13%) XHTML
4 1 (2.56%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 14 (35.90%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (17.95%) IVR
3 3 (7.69%) Blog
4 2 (5.13%) Copywriting
4 2 (5.13%) Graphic Design
5 1 (2.56%) Digital Media
5 1 (2.56%) iPad
5 1 (2.56%) Social Network
5 1 (2.56%) User Experience
5 1 (2.56%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.82%) Linux
1 5 (12.82%) Unix
2 2 (5.13%) Windows
2 2 (5.13%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (25.64%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (23.08%) CRM
3 6 (15.38%) Analytics
3 6 (15.38%) Project Management
3 6 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (12.82%) Social Media Marketing
4 5 (12.82%) Web Accessibility
5 4 (10.26%) Content Management
5 4 (10.26%) Email Marketing
6 3 (7.69%) Front End Development
6 3 (7.69%) Information Security
6 3 (7.69%) Online Marketing
6 3 (7.69%) OWASP
6 3 (7.69%) Penetration Testing
6 3 (7.69%) Security Architecture
6 3 (7.69%) WFM
7 2 (5.13%) BPR
7 2 (5.13%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (5.13%) Migration
7 2 (5.13%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 7 (17.95%) JavaScript
2 6 (15.38%) Java
3 5 (12.82%) Python
3 5 (12.82%) SQL
4 3 (7.69%) PHP
5 1 (2.56%) R
Qualifications
1 6 (15.38%) MBA
2 3 (7.69%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (7.69%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (5.13%) Active Directory
1 2 (5.13%) UAG
Systems Management
1 3 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (7.69%) StatsD
Vendors
1 7 (17.95%) Avaya
1 7 (17.95%) EMC
1 7 (17.95%) Microsoft
2 5 (12.82%) Twitter
3 4 (10.26%) Google
4 3 (7.69%) Apigee
4 3 (7.69%) Cisco
4 3 (7.69%) Citrix
4 3 (7.69%) Facebook
4 3 (7.69%) Genesys
4 3 (7.69%) Mashery
4 3 (7.69%) Oracle
5 1 (2.56%) Tableau
5 1 (2.56%) Teradata
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