The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Social Media in IT contracts advertised for the West Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Social Media over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Social Media
Rank 41 51 -
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -
Contract jobs citing Social Media 6 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 1.30% 0.65% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.03% 2.26% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 0
Average daily rate £400 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £11.50 £10.93
% change year-on-year
+30.43% +5.26%
Social Media
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the West Sussex region.

Miscellaneous Category
West Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
149 133 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 32.39% 28.60% 34.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 83 70
Average daily rate £400 £400 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £270 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 14 14
Average hourly rate £13.00 £18.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.77% +16.12%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -

Social Media
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

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

Social Media Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

Social Media
Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Social Media Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

Social Media
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

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 West Sussex region over the 3 months to 13 February 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
(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
Crawley - 6 £400 -
Gatwick - 2 £400 -
Social Media
South East

Social Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex 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 12 (66.67%) Marketing
2 9 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (38.89%) E-Commerce
4 5 (27.78%) B2B
4 5 (27.78%) Facebook
4 5 (27.78%) Twitter
5 4 (22.22%) Digital Media
5 4 (22.22%) CRM
5 4 (22.22%) Degree
6 3 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
6 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
6 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
6 3 (16.67%) Adobe
6 3 (16.67%) Internet
6 3 (16.67%) Project Management
6 3 (16.67%) Web Analytics
6 3 (16.67%) Internet of Things
6 3 (16.67%) Big Data
6 3 (16.67%) Analytics
6 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (16.67%) Data Workbench
7 2 (11.11%) Photoshop
7 2 (11.11%) CMS
8 1 (5.56%) WordPress
8 1 (5.56%) Online Marketing
8 1 (5.56%) Open Source
8 1 (5.56%) SEO
8 1 (5.56%) Content Management
8 1 (5.56%) CSS
8 1 (5.56%) XML

Social Media
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex 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 2 (11.11%) CMS
2 1 (5.56%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (11.11%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Data Workbench
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Dreamweaver
General
1 12 (66.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (16.67%) Analyst
1 3 (16.67%) Digital Analyst
1 3 (16.67%) Digital Delivery Manager
1 3 (16.67%) Digital Insight Analyst
1 3 (16.67%) Insight Analyst
1 3 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
1 3 (16.67%) Senior Insight Analyst
1 3 (16.67%) Social Media Manager
2 2 (11.11%) Digital Marketing Manager
2 2 (11.11%) IT Manager
2 2 (11.11%) Marketing Manager
3 1 (5.56%) Content Manager
3 1 (5.56%) Coordinator
3 1 (5.56%) Digital Content Manager
3 1 (5.56%) Digital Product Manager
3 1 (5.56%) Online Marketing Manager
3 1 (5.56%) Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) CSS
1 1 (5.56%) Flash
1 1 (5.56%) HTML
1 1 (5.56%) RSS
1 1 (5.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Digital Media
2 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (16.67%) Internet of Things
3 1 (5.56%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (38.89%) E-Commerce
3 5 (27.78%) B2B
4 4 (22.22%) CRM
5 3 (16.67%) Analytics
5 3 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
5 3 (16.67%) Project Management
5 3 (16.67%) Web Analytics
6 1 (5.56%) B2C
6 1 (5.56%) Campaign Analysis
6 1 (5.56%) Channel Management
6 1 (5.56%) Content Management
6 1 (5.56%) Digital Content Management
6 1 (5.56%) Online Marketing
6 1 (5.56%) Open Source
6 1 (5.56%) People Management
6 1 (5.56%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) Facebook
1 5 (27.78%) Twitter
2 3 (16.67%) Adobe
2 3 (16.67%) Microsoft