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 28 April 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multimedia
Rank 232 230 231
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Contract jobs citing Multimedia 28 13 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.28% 0.14% 0.12%
As % of the General category 0.82% 0.40% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 2 4
Average daily rate
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£200 £388 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-48.38% +35.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £133 £358 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £418 £449
UK excluding London average daily rate £263 £375 £305
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +22.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.15 £11.00 £17.75
% change year-on-year
+46.84% -38.02%
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
3403 3272 3099
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 34.21% 35.09% 36.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 1761 1720 1450
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £513 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 122 181
Average hourly rate £21.00 £24.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.16 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £51.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.40%

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 28 April 2015.

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 28 April 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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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 +6 18 £200 - 1
Oxfordshire -16 3 - -
Hampshire - 3 £358 -
Middlesex - 3 - -
Surrey +4 1 £185 -56.47%
Multimedia
England

Multimedia
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, 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 19 (40.43%) Telecoms
2 13 (27.66%) HTML
3 12 (25.53%) Marketing
4 10 (21.28%) Firewall
4 10 (21.28%) CSS
4 10 (21.28%) VoIP
5 9 (19.15%) Photoshop
5 9 (19.15%) ITIL
5 9 (19.15%) Photography
6 8 (17.02%) NAS
7 7 (14.89%) Unified Communications
7 7 (14.89%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 7 (14.89%) Graphic Design
7 7 (14.89%) SC Cleared
7 7 (14.89%) Security Cleared
7 7 (14.89%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (14.89%) Dreamweaver
7 7 (14.89%) Adobe
7 7 (14.89%) MS Excel
7 7 (14.89%) E-Commerce
8 6 (12.77%) N-Tier
8 6 (12.77%) ATM
8 6 (12.77%) UNIX
8 6 (12.77%) Windows
8 6 (12.77%) JavaScript
8 6 (12.77%) MS Office
8 6 (12.77%) IPv6
8 6 (12.77%) Active Directory
8 6 (12.77%) Retail
8 6 (12.77%) Stakeholder Management

Multimedia
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, 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 5 (10.64%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.13%) Lync
2 1 (2.13%) Node.js
2 1 (2.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (19.15%) Photoshop
2 7 (14.89%) MS Excel
2 7 (14.89%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 6 (12.77%) MS Office
4 3 (6.38%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (2.13%) Adobe Premiere
5 1 (2.13%) Adobe After Effects
5 1 (2.13%) MS Visio
5 1 (2.13%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.77%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (6.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (6.38%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (6.38%) SaaS
2 3 (6.38%) PaaS
2 3 (6.38%) IaaS
3 1 (2.13%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 10 (21.28%) VoIP
1 10 (21.28%) Firewall
2 8 (17.02%) NAS
3 7 (14.89%) Unified Communications
4 6 (12.77%) IPv6
4 6 (12.77%) ATM
5 5 (10.64%) TCP/IP
5 5 (10.64%) BGP
5 5 (10.64%) SAN
5 5 (10.64%) Multicast
6 4 (8.51%) Megaco
7 3 (6.38%) Wireless
7 3 (6.38%) Cisco ICM
7 3 (6.38%) SIGTRAN
7 3 (6.38%) Network Security
7 3 (6.38%) MGCP
7 3 (6.38%) RTP
7 3 (6.38%) SS7
7 3 (6.38%) IPv4
7 3 (6.38%) Broadband
Development Applications
1 7 (14.89%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (2.13%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.13%) Axure RP
General
1 19 (40.43%) Telecoms
2 12 (25.53%) Marketing
3 6 (12.77%) Retail
4 3 (6.38%) Billing
4 3 (6.38%) Publishing
4 3 (6.38%) Games
5 2 (4.26%) Legal
5 2 (4.26%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 11 (23.40%) Designer
2 9 (19.15%) Architect
3 5 (10.64%) Solutions Architect
3 5 (10.64%) Web Designer
4 4 (8.51%) Business Consultant
4 4 (8.51%) Consultant
4 4 (8.51%) Enterprise Architect
5 3 (6.38%) Support Engineer
5 3 (6.38%) Instructional Designer
5 3 (6.38%) VoIP Specialist
5 3 (6.38%) Design Engineer
6 2 (4.26%) Developer
6 2 (4.26%) Audio Engineer
6 2 (4.26%) Voice Specialist
6 2 (4.26%) Service Design Engineer
6 2 (4.26%) Graphic Designer
7 1 (2.13%) CS Core Engineer
7 1 (2.13%) Front-End Developer
7 1 (2.13%) Build Engineer
7 1 (2.13%) Digital Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (27.66%) HTML
2 10 (21.28%) CSS
3 5 (10.64%) Middleware
4 3 (6.38%) XML
5 2 (4.26%) HTML5
6 1 (2.13%) CSS3
6 1 (2.13%) AngularJS
6 1 (2.13%) React
6 1 (2.13%) XMPP
6 1 (2.13%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 9 (19.15%) Photography
2 7 (14.89%) Graphic Design
3 6 (12.77%) N-Tier
3 6 (12.77%) User Experience
4 5 (10.64%) Hybrid Cloud
4 5 (10.64%) PKI
5 4 (8.51%) Streaming Video
6 2 (4.26%) IPTV
6 2 (4.26%) Mobile App
6 2 (4.26%) Video Editing
6 2 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (2.13%) Computer Science
7 1 (2.13%) STB
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.77%) UNIX
1 6 (12.77%) Windows
2 1 (2.13%) Windows 2000
2 1 (2.13%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (19.15%) ITIL
2 7 (14.89%) E-Commerce
2 7 (14.89%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (12.77%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (12.77%) Data Architecture
3 6 (12.77%) Analytics
4 5 (10.64%) Security Architecture
4 5 (10.64%) SIEM
4 5 (10.64%) ITSM
4 5 (10.64%) SOA
4 5 (10.64%) Project Management
4 5 (10.64%) Service Management
5 4 (8.51%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (8.51%) Benchmarking
5 4 (8.51%) Time Management
5 4 (8.51%) Business Development
5 4 (8.51%) Marketing Strategy
6 3 (6.38%) User Stories
6 3 (6.38%) Quantitative Analysis
6 3 (6.38%) Compatibility Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (12.77%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.13%) Embedded C
2 1 (2.13%) Embedded C++
2 1 (2.13%) C
2 1 (2.13%) C++
2 1 (2.13%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (14.89%) SC Cleared
1 7 (14.89%) Security Cleared
2 4 (8.51%) Degree
3 2 (4.26%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.13%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (12.77%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.13%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 7 (14.89%) Adobe
2 5 (10.64%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.38%) Verint
3 3 (6.38%) Cisco
4 1 (2.13%) Sybase
4 1 (2.13%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.13%) Google
4 1 (2.13%) Facebook