The first table below looks at the demand for Social Media Monitoring skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Social Media Monitoring over the 3 months to 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Social Media Monitoring/Measurement
Rank 579 565 -
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -
Contract jobs citing Social Media Monitoring 1 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% 0.008% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.003% 0.011% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Average daily rate
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£158 £163 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.07% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £158 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
39905 37171 40797
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.12% 72.91% 70.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 24736 22529 23452
Average daily rate £400 £403 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.62% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1139 1072 1445
Average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £30.45
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -1.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.50 £45.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%

Social Media Monitoring
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Social Media Monitoring within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Social Media Monitoring Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Social Media Monitoring
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Social Media Monitoring within the UK.

Social Media Monitoring Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Social Media Monitoring
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Social Media Monitoring within the UK.

Social Media Monitoring Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Social Media Monitoring
Top 8 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Social Media Monitoring within the UK over the 3 months to 23 July 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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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
South East -5 1 £158 - 1
England -17 1 £158 -3.07% 7
East of England - - - -
Brighton - - - -
Cambridge - - - -
London - - - - 4
Cambridgeshire - - - -
East Sussex - - - -

Social Media Monitoring
Top 21 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Social Media Monitoring 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 Monitoring.

1 2 (100.00%) Social Media
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (50.00%) Facebook
2 1 (50.00%) Twitter
2 1 (50.00%) Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) CRM
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (50.00%) SMS
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) SEO
2 1 (50.00%) Legal
2 1 (50.00%) Web Design
2 1 (50.00%) Content Management
2 1 (50.00%) Web Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Smartphone
2 1 (50.00%) Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) Copywriting
2 1 (50.00%) WordPress
2 1 (50.00%) Web Usability

Social Media Monitoring
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Social Media Monitoring 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 Monitoring. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (50.00%) WordPress
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint 2010
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) SMS
General
1 1 (50.00%) Legal
1 1 (50.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Coordinator
1 1 (50.00%) Communications Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Social Media
2 1 (50.00%) Smartphone
2 1 (50.00%) Copywriting
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) CRM
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) SEO
1 1 (50.00%) Web Design
1 1 (50.00%) Content Management
1 1 (50.00%) Web Analytics
1 1 (50.00%) Web Usability
1 1 (50.00%) Analytics
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Facebook
1 1 (50.00%) Twitter
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