The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Social Media 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 Social Media over the 3 months to 19 August 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
19 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Social Media
Rank 182 225 226
Rank change year-on-year
+43 +1
Contract jobs citing Social Media 60 16 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.64% 0.18% 0.27%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.88% 0.91% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 4 15
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£306 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.76% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £217 £238 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £514 £332 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £263 £325
% change year-on-year
+23.80% -19.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 1
Average hourly rate £11.00 £22.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.11% +28.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.50 £27.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-58.18% +83.33%
Social Media
England

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
2085 1767 2049
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 22.41% 19.95% 20.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1091 914 902
Average daily rate £350 £355 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £204 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £339
% change year-on-year
- +3.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 136 119 168
Average hourly rate £17.00 £22.50 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.44% -22.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -39.65%

Social Media
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Social Media Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Social Media
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Social Media Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Social Media
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Social Media across the South East region over the 3 months to 19 August 2014.

Social Media Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Social Media
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Social Media Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Social Media
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 Social Media within the South East region over the 3 months to 19 August 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 +31 27 £350 - 10
Hampshire +2 11 £250 -23.07% 11
Surrey -1 8 £275 -17.91% 8
Buckinghamshire +2 6 £403 +101.25% 7
Oxfordshire - 4 £288 - 3
West Sussex - 2 £275 - 1
Kent - 1 £125 - 3
Middlesex - 1 - -
East Sussex - - - - 5
Isle of Wight - - - - 1
Sussex - - - -
Social Media
England

Social Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing Social Media 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 Social Media.

1 64 (63.37%) Marketing
2 30 (29.70%) Digital Marketing
3 25 (24.75%) CRM
4 23 (22.77%) E-Commerce
4 23 (22.77%) HTML
5 21 (20.79%) Analytics
6 19 (18.81%) Degree
6 19 (18.81%) Finance
7 18 (17.82%) SEO
7 18 (17.82%) Project Management
8 17 (16.83%) Pharmaceutical
8 17 (16.83%) CMS
9 14 (13.86%) Google
9 14 (13.86%) Content Management
10 13 (12.87%) Stakeholder Management
11 12 (11.88%) Web Analytics
11 12 (11.88%) Email Marketing
11 12 (11.88%) Google Analytics
12 11 (10.89%) Mobile App
13 10 (9.90%) Retail
14 9 (8.91%) Blog
15 8 (7.92%) Drupal
15 8 (7.92%) Online Marketing
15 8 (7.92%) Campaign Management
15 8 (7.92%) Data Analysis
15 8 (7.92%) Agile Software Development
15 8 (7.92%) Salesforce.com
15 8 (7.92%) Data Modelling
15 8 (7.92%) B2C
15 8 (7.92%) Oracle

Social Media
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 19 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing Social Media 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 Social Media. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 17 (16.83%) CMS
2 8 (7.92%) Drupal
3 4 (3.96%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.97%) IBM Notes
4 3 (2.97%) Magnolia
5 2 (1.98%) WordPress
6 1 (0.99%) Lync
6 1 (0.99%) Joomla!
6 1 (0.99%) Apache
6 1 (0.99%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (4.95%) MS Visio
2 4 (3.96%) Photoshop
3 3 (2.97%) MS Project
3 3 (2.97%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (1.98%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.99%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 12 (11.88%) Google Analytics
2 7 (6.93%) SiteCatalyst
2 7 (6.93%) WebTrends
3 3 (2.97%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (0.99%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.99%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.98%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (1.98%) Force.com
1 2 (1.98%) SaaS
1 2 (1.98%) Office 365
2 1 (0.99%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.97%) Internet
2 1 (0.99%) FTP
2 1 (0.99%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.95%) Data Mining
2 4 (3.96%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.97%) MySQL
3 3 (2.97%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.98%) Big Data
4 2 (1.98%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.98%) QlikView
4 2 (1.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (1.98%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.99%) Redis
5 1 (0.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (1.98%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.99%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.99%) Git (software)
General
1 64 (63.37%) Marketing
2 19 (18.81%) Finance
3 17 (16.83%) Pharmaceutical
4 10 (9.90%) Retail
5 4 (3.96%) French Language
6 3 (2.97%) Automotive
6 3 (2.97%) Legal
6 3 (2.97%) Dutch Language
7 2 (1.98%) Advertising
7 2 (1.98%) Publishing
7 2 (1.98%) Front Office
7 2 (1.98%) German Language
7 2 (1.98%) Italian Language
7 2 (1.98%) Multimedia
7 2 (1.98%) Banking
7 2 (1.98%) Local Government
8 1 (0.99%) Billing
8 1 (0.99%) Portuguese Language
8 1 (0.99%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.99%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 18 (17.82%) Analyst
2 12 (11.88%) Project Manager
3 11 (10.89%) Developer
4 8 (7.92%) Business Analyst
4 8 (7.92%) Digital Project Manager
5 7 (6.93%) Social Media Manager
6 5 (4.95%) Marketing Manager
7 4 (3.96%) Business Manager
7 4 (3.96%) Consultant
7 4 (3.96%) Designer
8 3 (2.97%) Digital Marketing Executive
8 3 (2.97%) Marketing Executive
8 3 (2.97%) Web Developer
8 3 (2.97%) Programme Manager
8 3 (2.97%) Architect
8 3 (2.97%) Change Consultant
8 3 (2.97%) Relationships Manager
9 2 (1.98%) Copywriter
9 2 (1.98%) .NET Developer
9 2 (1.98%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (22.77%) HTML
2 8 (7.92%) CSS
3 5 (4.95%) Web Services
3 5 (4.95%) ATL
4 4 (3.96%) jQuery
4 4 (3.96%) HTML5
4 4 (3.96%) .NET
5 3 (2.97%) Flash
6 2 (1.98%) XML
6 2 (1.98%) Ajax
6 2 (1.98%) WCF
6 2 (1.98%) WPF
6 2 (1.98%) Silverlight
6 2 (1.98%) REST
6 2 (1.98%) CSS3
6 2 (1.98%) AngularJS
6 2 (1.98%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (1.98%) Mason
6 2 (1.98%) Visualforce
7 1 (0.99%) Grails
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.89%) Mobile App
2 9 (8.91%) Blog
3 6 (5.94%) Visualisation
4 5 (4.95%) FMCG
4 5 (4.95%) Copywriting
4 5 (4.95%) EPoS
5 4 (3.96%) Social Network
5 4 (3.96%) Open Source
6 3 (2.97%) Digital Media
7 2 (1.98%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.98%) IVR
7 2 (1.98%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.99%) Graphic Design
8 1 (0.99%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.99%) Wiki
8 1 (0.99%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.99%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.98%) Windows
1 2 (1.98%) Linux
2 1 (0.99%) Android
2 1 (0.99%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (29.70%) Digital Marketing
2 25 (24.75%) CRM
3 23 (22.77%) E-Commerce
4 21 (20.79%) Analytics
5 18 (17.82%) Project Management
5 18 (17.82%) SEO
6 14 (13.86%) Content Management
7 13 (12.87%) Stakeholder Management
8 12 (11.88%) Web Analytics
8 12 (11.88%) Email Marketing
9 8 (7.92%) Online Marketing
9 8 (7.92%) Campaign Management
9 8 (7.92%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (7.92%) Data Analysis
9 8 (7.92%) B2C
9 8 (7.92%) Data Modelling
10 7 (6.93%) B2B
11 6 (5.94%) Pay per click
11 6 (5.94%) Social Media Marketing
12 5 (4.95%) Customer Analytics
Programming Languages
1 7 (6.93%) JavaScript
1 7 (6.93%) PHP
2 6 (5.94%) Java
3 4 (3.96%) C#
4 3 (2.97%) PowerShell
5 2 (1.98%) Apex Code
5 2 (1.98%) SQL
6 1 (0.99%) Objective-C
6 1 (0.99%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 19 (18.81%) Degree
2 4 (3.96%) ISEB
3 3 (2.97%) PMP
3 3 (2.97%) PMI Certification
4 2 (1.98%) CIPD
4 2 (1.98%) APMP
5 1 (0.99%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (0.99%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (0.99%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.99%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 2 (1.98%) Puppet
1 2 (1.98%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.99%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 14 (13.86%) Google
2 8 (7.92%) Oracle
2 8 (7.92%) Salesforce.com
3 7 (6.93%) Facebook
4 6 (5.94%) Twitter
5 5 (4.95%) Hitwise
6 3 (2.97%) Adobe
6 3 (2.97%) Lotus
7 2 (1.98%) Cognos
7 2 (1.98%) Siebel
7 2 (1.98%) Marketo
8 1 (0.99%) Microsoft
8 1 (0.99%) SAP
8 1 (0.99%) Omniture
Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
TD Group
Rate: From £8 to £14 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Experis IT
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
Experis Ltd
Rate: £33 - £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bracknell
Volt
Rate: £12.00 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
Surrey
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £250 - £300 per day + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Berkshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago
Surrey
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £200.00 - £300.00 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago