The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Multimedia in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Multimedia over the 3 months to 29 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multimedia
Rank 140 135 144
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +9
Contract jobs citing Multimedia 1 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.034% 0.064% 0.067%
As % of the General category 0.12% 0.21% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £125
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £323 £400
% change year-on-year
+0.77% -19.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £17.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £17.50 £11.00
% change year-on-year
+54.28% +59.09%
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 West region.

General Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
838 959 978
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 28.52% 30.64% 32.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 584 651 671
Median daily rate £375 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £285 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £540 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 64 57
Median hourly rate £39.00 £32.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.87% -8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.00 £10.00 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.90 £44.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £24.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+10.20% -2.00%

Multimedia
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing Multimedia as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the General category.

Multimedia Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Multimedia
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Multimedia Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Multimedia
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Multimedia Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Multimedia
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Multimedia within the South West region over the 3 months to 29 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol +1 1 - - 1
Multimedia
England

Multimedia
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Multimedia also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region with a requirement for Multimedia.

1 3 (50.00%) VoIP
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Publishing
2 2 (33.33%) Adobe Premiere
2 2 (33.33%) LAN
2 2 (33.33%) Wireless
2 2 (33.33%) Retail
2 2 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 2 (33.33%) Wireless Security
2 2 (33.33%) WAN
2 2 (33.33%) VPN
2 2 (33.33%) DNS
2 2 (33.33%) Adobe
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (33.33%) SSL
2 2 (33.33%) Project Management
2 2 (33.33%) Content Management
2 2 (33.33%) Network Design
2 2 (33.33%) Social Media
2 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (33.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (33.33%) Digital Content Management
2 2 (33.33%) Telepresence
3 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
3 1 (16.67%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (16.67%) Wireframes
3 1 (16.67%) F5
3 1 (16.67%) Marketing
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco
3 1 (16.67%) Juniper

Multimedia
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 2 (33.33%) Adobe Premiere
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) VoIP
2 2 (33.33%) DNS
2 2 (33.33%) LAN
2 2 (33.33%) SSL
2 2 (33.33%) Telepresence
2 2 (33.33%) VPN
2 2 (33.33%) WAN
2 2 (33.33%) Wireless
2 2 (33.33%) Wireless Security
3 1 (16.67%) Internet
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Publishing
2 2 (33.33%) Retail
3 1 (16.67%) Banking
3 1 (16.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Specialist
1 1 (16.67%) Network Infrastructure Specialist
1 1 (16.67%) Network Specialist
1 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
1 1 (16.67%) Senior Manager
1 1 (16.67%) Senior Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (33.33%) Social Media
2 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (16.67%) e-Learning
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Content Management
1 2 (33.33%) Digital Content Management
1 2 (33.33%) Load Balancing
1 2 (33.33%) Network Design
1 2 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) B2B
2 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (16.67%) TOGAF
2 1 (16.67%) Wireframes
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (16.67%) CCDA
2 1 (16.67%) CCDP
2 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Adobe
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco
2 1 (16.67%) F5
2 1 (16.67%) Intel
2 1 (16.67%) Intel Security
2 1 (16.67%) Juniper