The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Multimedia 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 Multimedia over the 3 months to 23 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 General category for the South East 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Multimedia
Rank 242 231 226
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -5
Contract jobs citing Multimedia 2 8 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.022% 0.095% 0.19%
As % of the General category 0.062% 0.26% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 10
Average daily rate
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£475 £300 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+58.33% -6.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £290 £320
% change year-on-year
+24.13% -9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £21.50 £60.00
% change year-on-year
-34.88% -64.16%
General Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
3213 3067 3885
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 35.53% 36.38% 39.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1714 1495 1677
Average daily rate £370 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.51% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.93% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 110 136 167
Average hourly rate £19.00 £29.00 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.48% -7.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- -18.18%
Multimedia
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Multimedia
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Multimedia Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Multimedia
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Multimedia Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Multimedia
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Multimedia Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Multimedia
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 Multimedia within the South East region over the 3 months to 23 July 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
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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
Berkshire -2 1 £475 +33.33% 2
Hampshire -16 1 - - 2
Oxfordshire - - - - 1
Surrey - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
East Sussex - - - - 3
Multimedia
England

Multimedia
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing Multimedia 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 Multimedia.

1 7 (43.75%) Degree
2 6 (37.50%) HTML
3 5 (31.25%) VoIP
3 5 (31.25%) Project Management
3 5 (31.25%) LTE
4 4 (25.00%) E-Learning
4 4 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 4 (25.00%) Marketing
5 3 (18.75%) Saba
5 3 (18.75%) Web Design
5 3 (18.75%) Telecoms
5 3 (18.75%) Validation
5 3 (18.75%) Capita
5 3 (18.75%) Learning Management System
5 3 (18.75%) Moodle
5 3 (18.75%) Blackboard
5 3 (18.75%) Sakai Project
5 3 (18.75%) Photography
5 3 (18.75%) Wireshark
5 3 (18.75%) Computer Science
6 2 (12.50%) QA
6 2 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
6 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (12.50%) CMS
6 2 (12.50%) Device Driver
6 2 (12.50%) Handset
6 2 (12.50%) VMware
6 2 (12.50%) CSS
6 2 (12.50%) Windows
6 2 (12.50%) Client/Server

Multimedia
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing Multimedia 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 Multimedia. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (18.75%) Moodle
1 3 (18.75%) Sakai Project
2 2 (12.50%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (31.25%) VoIP
1 5 (31.25%) LTE
2 3 (18.75%) Wireshark
3 2 (12.50%) WCDMA
3 2 (12.50%) Internet
3 2 (12.50%) 4G
3 2 (12.50%) HSPA
4 1 (6.25%) VoLTE
4 1 (6.25%) NAS
4 1 (6.25%) MPLS
4 1 (6.25%) OSPF
4 1 (6.25%) BGP
4 1 (6.25%) DPNSS
4 1 (6.25%) DVB
4 1 (6.25%) EIGRP
4 1 (6.25%) DAB
4 1 (6.25%) STUN
4 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
4 1 (6.25%) SGSN
4 1 (6.25%) WAN
General
1 4 (25.00%) Marketing
2 3 (18.75%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Architect
2 3 (18.75%) Designer
2 3 (18.75%) Administrator
3 2 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Solutions Designer
4 1 (6.25%) Field Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (6.25%) NOC Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) VoIP Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Multimedia Designer
4 1 (6.25%) Digital Producer
4 1 (6.25%) UI Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Baseband Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Digital Designer
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 1 (6.25%) UI Programmer
4 1 (6.25%) Mobile Tester
4 1 (6.25%) Tester
4 1 (6.25%) Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (37.50%) HTML
2 2 (12.50%) CSS
2 2 (12.50%) HTML5
3 1 (6.25%) CSS3
3 1 (6.25%) Sass
3 1 (6.25%) LESS
3 1 (6.25%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) E-Learning
2 3 (18.75%) Photography
2 3 (18.75%) Computer Science
2 3 (18.75%) Learning Management System
3 2 (12.50%) Social Media
3 2 (12.50%) Device Driver
3 2 (12.50%) Handset
3 2 (12.50%) Client/Server
3 2 (12.50%) Blackberry
4 1 (6.25%) DTV
4 1 (6.25%) MPEG
4 1 (6.25%) STB
4 1 (6.25%) IPTV
4 1 (6.25%) Video on Demand
4 1 (6.25%) MHEG
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Windows
1 2 (12.50%) Android
1 2 (12.50%) Apple iOS
1 2 (12.50%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Project Management
2 3 (18.75%) Validation
2 3 (18.75%) Web Design
3 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (12.50%) Analytics
4 1 (6.25%) Network Architecture
4 1 (6.25%) Network Management
4 1 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (6.25%) Network Design
4 1 (6.25%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (6.25%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 7 (43.75%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (6.25%) XenApp
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Saba
1 3 (18.75%) Capita
1 3 (18.75%) Blackboard
2 2 (12.50%) Cisco
2 2 (12.50%) Apple
2 2 (12.50%) VMware
3 1 (6.25%) BT
3 1 (6.25%) HP
3 1 (6.25%) Citrix
3 1 (6.25%) Alcatel-Lucent
3 1 (6.25%) Tektronix
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