The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Social Media in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Social Media over the 3 months to 3 September 2015 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Social Media
Rank 42 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Social Media 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 0.36% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.14% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £300 £323
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -6.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £14.40 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -29.75%
Social Media
South West

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

Miscellaneous Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
88 82 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 31.54% 23.30% 21.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 65 25
Average daily rate £365 £475 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.15% +26.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 2 3
Average hourly rate £55.00 £24.21 £17.65
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+127.17% +37.16%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.76 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+8.81% +14.28%

Social Media
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

Social Media Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

Social Media
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Social Media Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

Social Media
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

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 Somerset region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015. 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
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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
Bath - 1 - -
Social Media
South West

Social Media
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 3 (75.00%) Internet
1 3 (75.00%) Project Management
1 3 (75.00%) PRINCE2
1 3 (75.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (75.00%) Critical Path Analysis
1 3 (75.00%) Management Information System
1 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (75.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (50.00%) MS Project
2 2 (50.00%) Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Cloud Computing

Social Media
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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.

Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Project
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) Internet
General
1 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Management Information System
1 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (75.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (75.00%) Critical Path Analysis
1 3 (75.00%) PRINCE2
1 3 (75.00%) Project Management
2 2 (50.00%) Change Management
2 2 (50.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis