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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Social Media
Rank 195 215 222
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +7
Contract jobs citing Social Media 53 25 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.57% 0.28% 0.33%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.54% 1.44% 1.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 7 17
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£300 £335 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.44% +3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £275 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £385 £535
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £323 £300
% change year-on-year
+0.77% +7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 1
Average hourly rate £11.00 £20.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.34% +17.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.00 £20.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-41.46% +36.66%
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
2084 1739 1996
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 22.41% 19.63% 20.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1103 923 870
Average daily rate £350 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £208 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 138 113 172
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.55% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.60 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.96 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+14.02% -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 1 September 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 1 September 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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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 +26 23 £350 - 3
Hampshire -3 12 £244 -25.00% 9
Buckinghamshire +7 6 £403 +101.25% 7
Surrey -3 6 £275 -17.91% 4
Oxfordshire -1 5 £220 -41.33% 1
Middlesex - 1 - -
Sussex - - - -
West Sussex - - - - 3
Isle of Wight - - - - 1
East Sussex - - - - 6
Kent - - - - 10
Social Media
England

Social Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 70 (66.67%) Marketing
2 31 (29.52%) Digital Marketing
3 27 (25.71%) CRM
4 24 (22.86%) HTML
4 24 (22.86%) E-Commerce
5 23 (21.90%) Analytics
6 20 (19.05%) SEO
7 19 (18.10%) Finance
7 19 (18.10%) CMS
7 19 (18.10%) Degree
7 19 (18.10%) Project Management
8 17 (16.19%) Pharmaceutical
9 15 (14.29%) Content Management
10 14 (13.33%) Web Analytics
11 13 (12.38%) Google
11 13 (12.38%) Stakeholder Management
12 12 (11.43%) Google Analytics
12 12 (11.43%) Email Marketing
13 11 (10.48%) Mobile App
14 10 (9.52%) Retail
14 10 (9.52%) Blog
15 9 (8.57%) Campaign Management
15 9 (8.57%) B2C
15 9 (8.57%) CSS
16 8 (7.62%) JavaScript
16 8 (7.62%) Oracle
16 8 (7.62%) Data Modelling
16 8 (7.62%) B2B
16 8 (7.62%) Salesforce.com
16 8 (7.62%) Agile Software Development

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 19 (18.10%) CMS
2 8 (7.62%) Drupal
3 3 (2.86%) IBM Notes
3 3 (2.86%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.86%) Magnolia
4 2 (1.90%) WordPress
4 2 (1.90%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.95%) Joomla!
5 1 (0.95%) IIS
5 1 (0.95%) Apache
Applications
1 6 (5.71%) Photoshop
2 5 (4.76%) MS Visio
3 3 (2.86%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (2.86%) MS Project
4 2 (1.90%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.95%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 12 (11.43%) Google Analytics
2 7 (6.67%) SiteCatalyst
2 7 (6.67%) WebTrends
3 3 (2.86%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (0.95%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.95%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.90%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (1.90%) Force.com
1 2 (1.90%) SaaS
2 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.86%) Internet
2 1 (0.95%) FTP
2 1 (0.95%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.76%) Data Mining
2 3 (2.86%) MySQL
2 3 (2.86%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (1.90%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.90%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.95%) Redis
4 1 (0.95%) Big Data
4 1 (0.95%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.95%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 2 (1.90%) JIRA
1 2 (1.90%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.95%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.95%) Git (software)
General
1 70 (66.67%) Marketing
2 19 (18.10%) Finance
3 17 (16.19%) Pharmaceutical
4 10 (9.52%) Retail
5 5 (4.76%) French Language
6 4 (3.81%) Advertising
7 3 (2.86%) Automotive
7 3 (2.86%) Legal
7 3 (2.86%) Dutch Language
8 2 (1.90%) Publishing
8 2 (1.90%) Front Office
8 2 (1.90%) German Language
8 2 (1.90%) Italian Language
8 2 (1.90%) Portuguese Language
8 2 (1.90%) Spanish Language
8 2 (1.90%) Multimedia
8 2 (1.90%) Banking
8 2 (1.90%) Local Government
9 1 (0.95%) Billing
9 1 (0.95%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 18 (17.14%) Analyst
2 12 (11.43%) Project Manager
3 11 (10.48%) Developer
4 8 (7.62%) Business Analyst
4 8 (7.62%) Digital Project Manager
5 7 (6.67%) Social Media Manager
6 6 (5.71%) Designer
7 5 (4.76%) Marketing Manager
8 4 (3.81%) Business Manager
8 4 (3.81%) Architect
8 4 (3.81%) Consultant
9 3 (2.86%) Web Developer
9 3 (2.86%) Solutions Architect
9 3 (2.86%) Coordinator
9 3 (2.86%) Programme Manager
9 3 (2.86%) Change Consultant
9 3 (2.86%) Relationships Manager
9 3 (2.86%) CRM Manager
9 3 (2.86%) Marketing Executive
9 3 (2.86%) Digital Marketing Executive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (22.86%) HTML
2 9 (8.57%) CSS
3 5 (4.76%) Web Services
3 5 (4.76%) jQuery
3 5 (4.76%) ATL
4 4 (3.81%) HTML5
4 4 (3.81%) .NET
5 3 (2.86%) XML
5 3 (2.86%) Flash
6 2 (1.90%) XHTML
6 2 (1.90%) Ajax
6 2 (1.90%) WCF
6 2 (1.90%) WPF
6 2 (1.90%) Silverlight
6 2 (1.90%) REST
6 2 (1.90%) CSS3
6 2 (1.90%) AngularJS
6 2 (1.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (1.90%) Mason
6 2 (1.90%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.48%) Mobile App
2 10 (9.52%) Blog
3 6 (5.71%) Visualisation
4 5 (4.76%) Social Network
4 5 (4.76%) FMCG
4 5 (4.76%) EPoS
5 4 (3.81%) Copywriting
5 4 (3.81%) Open Source
6 2 (1.90%) Digital Media
6 2 (1.90%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.90%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.90%) IVR
6 2 (1.90%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.95%) Graphic Design
7 1 (0.95%) Wiki
7 1 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.95%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.90%) Linux
2 1 (0.95%) Android
2 1 (0.95%) Apple iOS
2 1 (0.95%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (29.52%) Digital Marketing
2 27 (25.71%) CRM
3 24 (22.86%) E-Commerce
4 23 (21.90%) Analytics
5 20 (19.05%) SEO
6 19 (18.10%) Project Management
7 15 (14.29%) Content Management
8 14 (13.33%) Web Analytics
9 13 (12.38%) Stakeholder Management
10 12 (11.43%) Email Marketing
11 9 (8.57%) Campaign Management
11 9 (8.57%) B2C
12 8 (7.62%) Data Modelling
12 8 (7.62%) Pay per click
12 8 (7.62%) Data Analysis
12 8 (7.62%) Agile Software Development
12 8 (7.62%) B2B
12 8 (7.62%) Online Marketing
13 6 (5.71%) Social Media Marketing
14 5 (4.76%) Customer Analytics
Programming Languages
1 8 (7.62%) JavaScript
2 7 (6.67%) PHP
3 6 (5.71%) Java
4 4 (3.81%) C#
5 2 (1.90%) PowerShell
5 2 (1.90%) Apex Code
5 2 (1.90%) SQL
6 1 (0.95%) Objective-C
6 1 (0.95%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 19 (18.10%) Degree
2 4 (3.81%) ISEB
3 3 (2.86%) PMP
3 3 (2.86%) PMI Certification
4 2 (1.90%) CIPD
4 2 (1.90%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.90%) APMP
5 1 (0.95%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.95%) CTC Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (1.90%) Puppet
1 2 (1.90%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 13 (12.38%) Google
2 8 (7.62%) Salesforce.com
2 8 (7.62%) Oracle
2 8 (7.62%) Facebook
3 7 (6.67%) Twitter
4 5 (4.76%) Hitwise
5 3 (2.86%) Adobe
5 3 (2.86%) Lotus
6 2 (1.90%) Omniture
6 2 (1.90%) Sitecore
6 2 (1.90%) Siebel
6 2 (1.90%) ServiceNow
6 2 (1.90%) Marketo
7 1 (0.95%) SAP
7 1 (0.95%) Cognos
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