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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Social Media
Rank 48 39 40
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +1
Contract jobs citing Social Media 12 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 2.15% 0.62% 0.79%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.77% 2.41% 3.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 1 0
Average daily rate
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£388 £275 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.90% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £275 £231
% change year-on-year
+27.27% +18.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.25 £21.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-33.72% -21.81%
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
208 83 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 37.34% 25.86% 24.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 57 56
Average daily rate £363 £418 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.17% -0.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £235 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £525 £585
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 9
Average hourly rate £15.75 £21.99 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.36% -12.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-11.62% -

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 29 May 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
Crawley - 9 £368 - 1
Littlehampton - 2 £400 -
Billingshurst - 1 - -
Social Media
South East

Social Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 9 (60.00%) CRM
1 9 (60.00%) Marketing
2 8 (53.33%) Facebook
2 8 (53.33%) E-Commerce
3 7 (46.67%) Twitter
4 6 (40.00%) Degree
5 5 (33.33%) Channel Management
6 4 (26.67%) Digital Marketing
7 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (20.00%) Intranet
7 3 (20.00%) Online Marketing
7 3 (20.00%) Digital Media
7 3 (20.00%) Technical Analysis
7 3 (20.00%) User Experience
7 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (13.33%) Business Analysis
8 2 (13.33%) Middleware
8 2 (13.33%) Project Management
8 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
8 2 (13.33%) Finance
8 2 (13.33%) Retail
9 1 (6.67%) COM
9 1 (6.67%) B2B
9 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
9 1 (6.67%) HP
9 1 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
9 1 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
9 1 (6.67%) Telemarketing
9 1 (6.67%) Creative Marketing
9 1 (6.67%) Copywriting

Social Media
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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.

Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) Intranet
General
1 9 (60.00%) Marketing
2 2 (13.33%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Digital Marketing Manager
1 4 (26.67%) Marketing Manager
2 3 (20.00%) Business Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Online Marketing Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) IT Business Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) CRM Business Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) CRM Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Social Media Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Marketing Executive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) Middleware
2 1 (6.67%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Digital Media
1 3 (20.00%) User Experience
1 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Copywriting
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) CRM
2 8 (53.33%) E-Commerce
3 5 (33.33%) Channel Management
4 4 (26.67%) Digital Marketing
5 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (20.00%) Online Marketing
5 3 (20.00%) Technical Analysis
6 2 (13.33%) Business Analysis
6 2 (13.33%) Project Management
7 1 (6.67%) B2B
7 1 (6.67%) Telemarketing
7 1 (6.67%) Creative Marketing
7 1 (6.67%) Social Media Marketing
7 1 (6.67%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) Facebook
2 7 (46.67%) Twitter
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.67%) HP