The 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 24 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Multimedia
Rank 244 221 245
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +24
Contract jobs citing Multimedia 6 11 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.062% 0.13% 0.11%
As % of the General category 0.19% 0.35% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 2
Average daily rate
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£260 £250 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -47.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £184 £147 £455
10% offered a daily rate of more than £332 £300 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £300 £375
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £30.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- +50.00%
Multimedia
England

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

General Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
3243 3106 3605
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 33.37% 36.13% 38.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1789 1627 1515
Average daily rate £380 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.93% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 109 116 163
Average hourly rate £21.00 £30.00 £22.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +31.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.61 £13.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £22.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -13.46%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Multimedia across the South East region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

Multimedia Daily Rate Histogram 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 24 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
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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
Surrey - 3 £260 - 1
Berkshire +8 1 £165 -45.00%
Hampshire -15 1 - - 1
West Sussex - 1 £350 -
Home Counties - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - - 1
East Sussex - - - - 1
Multimedia
England

Multimedia
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 4 (50.00%) Marketing
2 3 (37.50%) QA
3 2 (25.00%) Usability Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Marketing Strategy
3 2 (25.00%) VUI
3 2 (25.00%) HTML
3 2 (25.00%) Project Management
3 2 (25.00%) Avaya
3 2 (25.00%) IVR
3 2 (25.00%) Speech Recognition
4 1 (12.50%) PKI
4 1 (12.50%) Retail
4 1 (12.50%) SAN
4 1 (12.50%) Internet
4 1 (12.50%) Middleware
4 1 (12.50%) BGP
4 1 (12.50%) Service Management
4 1 (12.50%) Firewall
4 1 (12.50%) ITSM
4 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
4 1 (12.50%) Aerospace
4 1 (12.50%) Publishing
4 1 (12.50%) VMware
4 1 (12.50%) Web Design
4 1 (12.50%) JUnit
4 1 (12.50%) Photoshop
4 1 (12.50%) CSS
4 1 (12.50%) XML
4 1 (12.50%) XSLT
4 1 (12.50%) ITIL

Multimedia
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) VoIP
1 1 (12.50%) SAN
1 1 (12.50%) Internet
1 1 (12.50%) BGP
1 1 (12.50%) Firewall
1 1 (12.50%) LTE
1 1 (12.50%) NAS
1 1 (12.50%) 4G
1 1 (12.50%) Multicast
1 1 (12.50%) VoLTE
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) JUnit
1 1 (12.50%) Dreamweaver
General
1 4 (50.00%) Marketing
2 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
2 1 (12.50%) Aerospace
2 1 (12.50%) Publishing
2 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Designer
2 2 (25.00%) Avaya Specialist
2 2 (25.00%) Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Solutions Designer
3 1 (12.50%) Web Designer
3 1 (12.50%) Multimedia Designer
3 1 (12.50%) UX Designer
3 1 (12.50%) User Experience Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) HTML
2 1 (12.50%) CSS
2 1 (12.50%) XML
2 1 (12.50%) XSLT
2 1 (12.50%) Middleware
2 1 (12.50%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) IVR
1 2 (25.00%) VUI
2 1 (12.50%) User Experience
2 1 (12.50%) N-Tier
2 1 (12.50%) PKI
2 1 (12.50%) Graphic Design
2 1 (12.50%) Photography
2 1 (12.50%) Psychology
2 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Project Management
1 2 (25.00%) Speech Recognition
1 2 (25.00%) Usability Testing
1 2 (25.00%) Marketing Strategy
2 1 (12.50%) Analytics
2 1 (12.50%) Data Architecture
2 1 (12.50%) Online Marketing
2 1 (12.50%) Security Architecture
2 1 (12.50%) Information Architecture
2 1 (12.50%) SIEM
2 1 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
2 1 (12.50%) SOA
2 1 (12.50%) Service Management
2 1 (12.50%) ITSM
2 1 (12.50%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) Python
1 1 (12.50%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) QA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Avaya
2 1 (12.50%) VMware
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco
2 1 (12.50%) HP