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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Blogs
Rank 253 215 236
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +21
Contract jobs citing Blog 5 13 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.051% 0.15% 0.036%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.18% 0.56% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 9 0
Average daily rate
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£475 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+58.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+20.83% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £9.50 -
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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
2857 2307 1971
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 29.05% 27.03% 23.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1585 1229 902
Average daily rate £375 £351 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.83% +0.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 149 133 187
Average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.90 £12.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.30 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.94
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -4.71%

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
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 24 December 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 -11 4 - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
East Sussex - - - - 1
Hampshire - - - - 1
Kent - - - -
Surrey - - - - 1
Blog
England

Blog
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 10 (62.50%) Marketing
2 8 (50.00%) Social Media
3 7 (43.75%) CMS
4 5 (31.25%) Digital Marketing
5 4 (25.00%) Degree
5 4 (25.00%) Portuguese Language
5 4 (25.00%) Spanish Language
5 4 (25.00%) E-Commerce
5 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 4 (25.00%) Mobile App
6 3 (18.75%) Analytics
6 3 (18.75%) Drupal
6 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
6 3 (18.75%) SEO
6 3 (18.75%) Italian Language
7 2 (12.50%) MCSE
7 2 (12.50%) Network Architecture
7 2 (12.50%) Lync
7 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (12.50%) PowerShell
7 2 (12.50%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (12.50%) Sitecore
7 2 (12.50%) Copywriting
7 2 (12.50%) French Language
7 2 (12.50%) Content Management
7 2 (12.50%) Supplier Management
7 2 (12.50%) Omniture
7 2 (12.50%) Finance
7 2 (12.50%) VMware

Blog
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (43.75%) CMS
2 3 (18.75%) Drupal
3 2 (12.50%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (12.50%) MS Exchange
3 2 (12.50%) Lync
3 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (6.25%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (6.25%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (6.25%) IIS
4 1 (6.25%) IBM Notes
4 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
4 1 (6.25%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (6.25%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.25%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) DMZ
1 2 (12.50%) Internet
1 2 (12.50%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
1 1 (6.25%) JIRA
General
1 10 (62.50%) Marketing
2 4 (25.00%) Portuguese Language
2 4 (25.00%) Spanish Language
3 3 (18.75%) Italian Language
4 2 (12.50%) French Language
4 2 (12.50%) Finance
5 1 (6.25%) Legal
5 1 (6.25%) German Language
Job Titles
1 2 (12.50%) Technical Project Manager
1 2 (12.50%) Support Engineer
1 2 (12.50%) Technical Manager
1 2 (12.50%) Project Manager
1 2 (12.50%) Designer
1 2 (12.50%) Escalation Engineer
1 2 (12.50%) Digital Content Designer
2 1 (6.25%) Senior Consultant
2 1 (6.25%) Consultant
2 1 (6.25%) SharePoint Consultant
2 1 (6.25%) Senior SharePoint Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) HTML
1 1 (6.25%) .NET
1 1 (6.25%) CSS
1 1 (6.25%) .NET Framework
1 1 (6.25%) WCF
1 1 (6.25%) jQuery
1 1 (6.25%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
1 1 (6.25%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 8 (50.00%) Social Media
2 4 (25.00%) Mobile App
3 2 (12.50%) Copywriting
4 1 (6.25%) Social Network
4 1 (6.25%) FMCG
4 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
4 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
4 1 (6.25%) User Experience
4 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (6.25%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Digital Marketing
2 4 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 3 (18.75%) SEO
3 3 (18.75%) Analytics
4 2 (12.50%) Network Architecture
4 2 (12.50%) Service Management
4 2 (12.50%) Change Management
4 2 (12.50%) ITIL
4 2 (12.50%) Content Management
4 2 (12.50%) Supplier Management
5 1 (6.25%) Web Analytics
5 1 (6.25%) Pay per click
5 1 (6.25%) Business Development
5 1 (6.25%) Usability Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Market Research
5 1 (6.25%) Brand Management
5 1 (6.25%) CRM
5 1 (6.25%) Project Management
5 1 (6.25%) MVC
5 1 (6.25%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) SQL
1 2 (12.50%) PowerShell
2 1 (6.25%) C#
2 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) Degree
2 2 (12.50%) MCSE
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) VMware
2 2 (12.50%) Omniture
2 2 (12.50%) Sitecore
3 1 (6.25%) Facebook
3 1 (6.25%) Twitter
3 1 (6.25%) ServiceNow
3 1 (6.25%) Google
3 1 (6.25%) Lotus