The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Social Network 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 Network over the 3 months to 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Social Networking
Rank 259 244 232
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -12
Contract jobs citing Social Network 2 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.021% 0.076% 0.035%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.068% 0.26% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 2
Average daily rate
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£508 £575 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.73% +4.54%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £400 £440
% change year-on-year
-25.00% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £175.00
Social Network
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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
2933 2675 2348
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 30.77% 29.09% 27.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1648 1421 1168
Average daily rate £375 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £212 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 148 139 159
Average hourly rate £19.25 £20.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.09% -8.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.13 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.90 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.08 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-9.14% +5.00%

Social Network
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Social Network Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Social Network
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 Network across the South East region.

Social Network Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Social Network
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 Network across the South East region.

Social Network Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Social Network
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 Network within the South East region over the 3 months to 31 July 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
Hampshire -7 2 £508 -
Social Network
England

Social Network
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing Social Network 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 Network.

1 6 (75.00%) Marketing
1 6 (75.00%) Digital Marketing
2 5 (62.50%) Facebook
2 5 (62.50%) Twitter
2 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 5 (62.50%) Legal
2 5 (62.50%) Advertising
2 5 (62.50%) Retail
3 4 (50.00%) Photoshop
4 3 (37.50%) HTML
4 3 (37.50%) SharePoint
4 3 (37.50%) Telecoms
4 3 (37.50%) Workflow
4 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 3 (37.50%) Adobe
4 3 (37.50%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (37.50%) InDesign
5 2 (25.00%) C#
5 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (25.00%) .NET
5 2 (25.00%) MS Office
5 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
5 2 (25.00%) CSS
5 2 (25.00%) Web Services
5 2 (25.00%) HTML5
5 2 (25.00%) Social Media
5 2 (25.00%) CSS3
5 2 (25.00%) jQuery
5 2 (25.00%) PowerShell

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing Social Network 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 Network. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (37.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Photoshop
2 3 (37.50%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (37.50%) InDesign
3 2 (25.00%) MS Office
4 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
4 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) FTP
1 1 (12.50%) Intranet
General
1 6 (75.00%) Marketing
2 5 (62.50%) Retail
2 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 5 (62.50%) Legal
2 5 (62.50%) Advertising
3 3 (37.50%) Telecoms
4 1 (12.50%) Electronics
4 1 (12.50%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Junior
2 2 (25.00%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) SharePoint Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Copywriter
2 2 (25.00%) Designer
2 2 (25.00%) Junior Designer
2 2 (25.00%) Digital Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) HTML
2 2 (25.00%) .NET
2 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (25.00%) CSS
2 2 (25.00%) Web Services
2 2 (25.00%) jQuery
2 2 (25.00%) HTML5
2 2 (25.00%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Social Media
2 1 (12.50%) Statistics
2 1 (12.50%) Video Editing
2 1 (12.50%) Copywriting
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Digital Marketing
2 3 (37.50%) Workflow
3 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (12.50%) Content Management
4 1 (12.50%) Creative Marketing
4 1 (12.50%) Web Marketing
4 1 (12.50%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) C#
1 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Facebook
1 5 (62.50%) Twitter
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) Adobe
3 1 (12.50%) Google