The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Blog in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Blog over the 3 months to 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Reading region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Blogs
Rank 65 73 73
Rank change year-on-year
+8 0
Contract jobs citing Blog 2 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.22% 0.21% 0.50%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.10% 0.89% 2.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Average daily rate
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- - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £155 £440 £350
% change year-on-year
-64.77% +25.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £31.25 -
Miscellaneous Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
182 225 201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 20.13% 23.15% 16.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 97 86
Average daily rate £350 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £200 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £545 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £337
% change year-on-year
- +4.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 11 9
Average hourly rate £15.38 £13.50 £14.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.88% -7.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £8.00 £13.62
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £22.85 £15.58
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £20.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+2.43% -25.45%
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Blog
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Blog Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Blog
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Blog Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Blog
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Blog Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Blog
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region citing Blog 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 Blog.

1 4 (80.00%) Twitter
2 3 (60.00%) Facebook
2 3 (60.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (60.00%) Lync
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (40.00%) Identity Management
3 2 (40.00%) Office 365
4 1 (20.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (20.00%) Legal
4 1 (20.00%) Migration
4 1 (20.00%) Google
4 1 (20.00%) MCTS
4 1 (20.00%) Degree
4 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (20.00%) Shibboleth
4 1 (20.00%) Social Media
4 1 (20.00%) Windows
4 1 (20.00%) Google Apps
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (20.00%) SAML

Blog
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region citing Blog 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 Blog. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (60.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (60.00%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Office 365
2 1 (20.00%) Google Apps
General
1 1 (20.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Social Media Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Technical Specialist
1 1 (20.00%) Deployment Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (20.00%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Identity Management
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) MCTS
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Twitter
2 3 (60.00%) Facebook
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (20.00%) Google