The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Social Media in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Social Media over the 3 months to 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Social Media
Rank 67 67 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Contract jobs citing Social Media 6 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.56% 0.39% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.73% 1.67% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate £325 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £275 £275
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £13.50 £13.75
% change year-on-year
-3.70% -1.81%
Miscellaneous Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
220 180 199
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 20.48% 23.32% 18.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 65 107
Average daily rate £350 £355 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.26% -2.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £181 £211 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 20 14
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.10 £15.00 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £18.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -16.00%
Social Media
Berkshire

Social Media
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Social Media Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Social Media
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Social Media Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Social Media
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Social Media across the Reading region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Social Media Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

Social Media
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Social Media Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Social Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 4 (44.44%) SharePoint
1 4 (44.44%) Office 365
2 3 (33.33%) Marketing
2 3 (33.33%) Degree
2 3 (33.33%) Lync
2 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 2 (22.22%) ATL
3 2 (22.22%) Strategic Management
3 2 (22.22%) Google
3 2 (22.22%) Legal
3 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 2 (22.22%) Creative Marketing
3 2 (22.22%) Customer Insight
3 2 (22.22%) Analytics
4 1 (11.11%) Google Search Appliance
4 1 (11.11%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Migration
4 1 (11.11%) ATG
4 1 (11.11%) CMS
4 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (11.11%) Multimedia
4 1 (11.11%) Data Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (11.11%) Statistical Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (11.11%) Omniture
4 1 (11.11%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
4 1 (11.11%) Shibboleth

Social Media
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 4 (44.44%) SharePoint
2 3 (33.33%) Lync
3 1 (11.11%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (11.11%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (44.44%) Office 365
General
1 3 (33.33%) Marketing
2 2 (22.22%) Legal
3 1 (11.11%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Deployment Specialist
2 1 (11.11%) Report Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Applications Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Business Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) ATL
2 1 (11.11%) WebCenter
2 1 (11.11%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Google Search Appliance
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Strategic Management
1 2 (22.22%) Creative Marketing
1 2 (22.22%) Customer Insight
1 2 (22.22%) Analytics
2 1 (11.11%) Migration
2 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (11.11%) Data Analysis
2 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
2 1 (11.11%) Knowledge Management
2 1 (11.11%) Statistical Analysis
2 1 (11.11%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
2 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (11.11%) Six Sigma
2 1 (11.11%) Project Management
2 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (11.11%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Google
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) ATG
2 1 (11.11%) Omniture
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle
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