The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Social Network in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Social Network over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Social Networking
England / North West
Rank - - 141
Contract jobs citing Social Network 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - - 0.030%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £259
% change year-on-year
- +25.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £15.00 -

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
788 1214 910
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 29.95% 32.08% 27.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 483 701 521
Median daily rate £388 £386 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.32% +3.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £214 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £512
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 61 40
Median hourly rate £16.00 £20.00 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £15.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £47.33 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.25 £22.52 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-23.40% +25.11%

Social Network
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing Social Network as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Social Network Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Social Network
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 Network across the North West region.

Social Network Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Social Network
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 Network across the North West region.

Social Network Hourly Rate Trend in the North West