The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Blog in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Blog over the 3 months to 30 October 2014 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Blogs
Rank 251 227 247
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +20
Contract jobs citing Blog 8 12 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.083% 0.14% 0.076%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.28% 0.55% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 10 4
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£316 £250 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.50% -23.07%
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £275 £325
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £17.69 -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Miscellaneous Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2832 2185 2413
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 29.21% 25.82% 26.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1631 1170 1086
Average daily rate £365 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £484 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 151 119 190
Average hourly rate £17.00 £22.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.44% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £42.50 £44.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -14.28%

Blog
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Blog Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Blog
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Blog Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Blog
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Blog across the South East region over the 3 months to 30 October 2014.

Blog Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Blog
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Blog Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Blog
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Blog within the South East region over the 3 months to 30 October 2014. 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
Berkshire +5 3 - - 2
Buckinghamshire -11 2 £413 +106.25% 2
Oxfordshire -21 2 £210 +35.48%
Surrey - - - - 2
Sussex - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
Isle of Wight - - - -
Hampshire - - - - 1
Kent - - - - 1
Blog
England

Blog
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 12 (63.16%) Marketing
2 11 (57.89%) Social Media
3 7 (36.84%) CMS
4 5 (26.32%) Content Management
5 4 (21.05%) Degree
5 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
5 4 (21.05%) Internet
5 4 (21.05%) SEO
5 4 (21.05%) Digital Marketing
5 4 (21.05%) Facebook
5 4 (21.05%) Twitter
6 3 (15.79%) Analytics
6 3 (15.79%) Mobile App
6 3 (15.79%) Project Management
6 3 (15.79%) E-Commerce
6 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
6 3 (15.79%) CRM
6 3 (15.79%) HTML
6 3 (15.79%) Italian Language
6 3 (15.79%) Portuguese Language
6 3 (15.79%) Spanish Language
6 3 (15.79%) Copywriting
7 2 (10.53%) Social Network
7 2 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (10.53%) PowerShell
7 2 (10.53%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (10.53%) Sitecore
7 2 (10.53%) Web Usability
7 2 (10.53%) Omniture
7 2 (10.53%) Supplier Management

Blog
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 7 (36.84%) CMS
2 2 (10.53%) Sitecore CMS
2 2 (10.53%) IBM Notes
2 2 (10.53%) MS Exchange
2 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (10.53%) Lync
2 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.26%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (5.26%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (5.26%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.26%) IIS
3 1 (5.26%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (5.26%) Drupal
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.26%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) Internet
2 2 (10.53%) DMZ
2 2 (10.53%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio
1 1 (5.26%) JIRA
General
1 12 (63.16%) Marketing
2 3 (15.79%) Italian Language
2 3 (15.79%) Portuguese Language
2 3 (15.79%) Spanish Language
3 2 (10.53%) Local Government
3 2 (10.53%) Finance
3 2 (10.53%) French Language
4 1 (5.26%) German Language
4 1 (5.26%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (21.05%) Project Manager
2 2 (10.53%) Digital Project Manager
2 2 (10.53%) Technical Manager
2 2 (10.53%) Technical Project Manager
2 2 (10.53%) Support Engineer
2 2 (10.53%) Escalation Engineer
2 2 (10.53%) Digital Content Designer
2 2 (10.53%) Designer
3 1 (5.26%) Senior SharePoint Consultant
3 1 (5.26%) Social Media Manager
3 1 (5.26%) Senior Consultant
3 1 (5.26%) Consultant
3 1 (5.26%) SharePoint Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) HTML
2 1 (5.26%) jQuery
2 1 (5.26%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 1 (5.26%) REST
2 1 (5.26%) .NET
2 1 (5.26%) CSS
2 1 (5.26%) .NET Framework
2 1 (5.26%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (57.89%) Social Media
2 3 (15.79%) Mobile App
2 3 (15.79%) Copywriting
3 2 (10.53%) Social Network
3 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (10.53%) Computer Science
4 1 (5.26%) FMCG
4 1 (5.26%) Algorithms
4 1 (5.26%) User Experience
4 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) Content Management
2 4 (21.05%) SEO
2 4 (21.05%) Digital Marketing
3 3 (15.79%) Analytics
3 3 (15.79%) Project Management
3 3 (15.79%) E-Commerce
3 3 (15.79%) CRM
4 2 (10.53%) Web Usability
4 2 (10.53%) Supplier Management
4 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (10.53%) ITIL
4 2 (10.53%) Service Management
4 2 (10.53%) Change Management
4 2 (10.53%) Network Architecture
5 1 (5.26%) Information Architecture
5 1 (5.26%) Usability Testing
5 1 (5.26%) Data-Driven Marketing
5 1 (5.26%) MVC
5 1 (5.26%) Workflow
5 1 (5.26%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) PowerShell
1 2 (10.53%) SQL
2 1 (5.26%) C#
2 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) Degree
2 2 (10.53%) MCSE
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
1 4 (21.05%) Facebook
1 4 (21.05%) Twitter
2 2 (10.53%) Sitecore
2 2 (10.53%) Omniture
2 2 (10.53%) VMware
2 2 (10.53%) Lotus
3 1 (5.26%) ServiceNow
3 1 (5.26%) Google