Period
to 18 October 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Social Media in contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Social Media over the 6 months to 18 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Social Media
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 132 122 151
Rank change year-on-year -10 +29 -38
Contract jobs citing Social Media 29 41 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.74% 1.03% 0.71%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.21% 3.13% 2.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 19
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £363 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.14% +45.00% -47.37%
10th Percentile £369 £208 £165
90th Percentile £525 £509 £403
South East median daily rate £388 £344 £350
% change year-on-year +12.73% -1.79% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 1
Berkshire median hourly rate £34.00 £36.50 £175.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.85% -79.14% +1066.67%
10th Percentile £20.40 £31.55 £162.50
90th Percentile £45.25 £39.05 £187.50
South East median hourly rate £30.75 £34.50 £93.63
% change year-on-year -10.87% -63.15% +524.17%

Social Media is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1,312 1,312 1,367
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 33.44% 32.84% 30.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 651 610 687
Berkshire median daily rate £415 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% - +2.56%
10th Percentile £208 £220 £225
90th Percentile £575 £588 £575
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 73 74
Berkshire median hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.67% -16.67% -8.86%
10th Percentile £8.00 £11.00 £12.06
90th Percentile £45.00 £38.00 £43.28
South East median hourly rate £35.00 £19.30 £21.33
% change year-on-year +81.39% -9.53% +21.87%

Social Media
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing Social Media as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Social Media in Berkshire

Social Media
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Social Media in Berkshire

Social Media
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Social Media in Berkshire over the 6 months to 18 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Social Media in Berkshire

Social Media
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Social Media in Berkshire

Social Media
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Social Media in Berkshire over the 6 months to 18 October 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Social Media in Berkshire

Social Media
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Social Media within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 18 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -21 9 £450 +12.50% 7
Maidenhead +4 8 - -
Wokingham -12 2 - -
Newbury - 1 - - 1
Social Media
South East

For the 6 months to 18 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Social Media also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Social Media.

1 18 (62.07%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (44.83%) Marketing
3 12 (41.38%) Campaign Management
3 12 (41.38%) SEO
3 12 (41.38%) Analytics
4 11 (37.93%) Matrix Organization
4 11 (37.93%) Microsoft
4 11 (37.93%) Degree
5 10 (34.48%) Drupal
5 10 (34.48%) CRM
5 10 (34.48%) CMS
6 9 (31.03%) PMI
6 9 (31.03%) PMP
6 9 (31.03%) PMI Certification
7 8 (27.59%) Microsoft Office
7 8 (27.59%) Digital Marketing
7 8 (27.59%) SDLC
7 8 (27.59%) Problem-Solving
8 7 (24.14%) Master's Degree
8 7 (24.14%) User Experience
8 7 (24.14%) Project Management
8 7 (24.14%) Pharmaceutical
8 7 (24.14%) MBA
9 6 (20.69%) Windows
9 6 (20.69%) SaaS
9 6 (20.69%) Computer Science
10 5 (17.24%) Microsoft Azure
10 5 (17.24%) HTML
10 5 (17.24%) B2C
10 5 (17.24%) Telecoms

Social Media
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 10 (34.48%) CMS
1 10 (34.48%) Drupal
2 1 (3.45%) OpenStack
Applications
1 8 (27.59%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (6.90%) Acrobat
2 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (6.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (6.90%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (20.69%) SaaS
2 5 (17.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (6.90%) Google Analytics
3 2 (6.90%) Office 365
4 1 (3.45%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (3.45%) Slack
4 1 (3.45%) Trello
4 1 (3.45%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.34%) VPN
1 3 (10.34%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (3.45%) Internet
2 1 (3.45%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.34%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.45%) CouchDB
2 1 (3.45%) InfluxDB
2 1 (3.45%) MongoDB
2 1 (3.45%) Redis
Development Applications
1 4 (13.79%) Visual Studio
2 3 (10.34%) webpack
3 1 (3.45%) GitLab
3 1 (3.45%) Robot Framework
General
1 13 (44.83%) Marketing
2 7 (24.14%) Pharmaceutical
3 5 (17.24%) Telecoms
4 4 (13.79%) Advertising
5 3 (10.34%) Publishing
6 1 (3.45%) Billing
6 1 (3.45%) Finance
6 1 (3.45%) French Language
6 1 (3.45%) Games
6 1 (3.45%) German Language
6 1 (3.45%) Italian Language
6 1 (3.45%) Legal
6 1 (3.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (24.14%) Communications Specialist
2 6 (20.69%) Project Manager
3 5 (17.24%) Digital Project Manager
4 3 (10.34%) Angular Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Delivery Manager
4 3 (10.34%) Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Digital Delivery Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Campaign Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Capability Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Strategy Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Agile Development Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Agile Project Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) CRM Manager
6 1 (3.45%) CRM Project Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Development Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Development Project Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Software Development Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.24%) HTML
2 3 (10.34%) .NET
2 3 (10.34%) AngularJS
2 3 (10.34%) CSS
2 3 (10.34%) REST
2 3 (10.34%) Web Services
3 1 (3.45%) Jinja
3 1 (3.45%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 9 (31.03%) PMI
2 7 (24.14%) User Experience
3 6 (20.69%) Computer Science
4 5 (17.24%) Mobile App
5 4 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (6.90%) FMCG
7 1 (3.45%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.69%) Windows
2 3 (10.34%) Android
2 3 (10.34%) Apple iOS
2 3 (10.34%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (3.45%) Windows 10
3 1 (3.45%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.45%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (62.07%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (41.38%) Analytics
2 12 (41.38%) Campaign Management
2 12 (41.38%) SEO
3 11 (37.93%) Matrix Organization
4 10 (34.48%) CRM
5 8 (27.59%) Digital Marketing
5 8 (27.59%) Problem-Solving
5 8 (27.59%) SDLC
6 7 (24.14%) Project Management
7 5 (17.24%) B2C
7 5 (17.24%) Coaching
7 5 (17.24%) Customer-Centricity
7 5 (17.24%) Logistics
7 5 (17.24%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (13.79%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (13.79%) Information Architecture
8 4 (13.79%) Software Engineering
8 4 (13.79%) UX Design
8 4 (13.79%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.34%) C#
1 3 (10.34%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.45%) Java
2 1 (3.45%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.45%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (37.93%) Degree
2 9 (31.03%) PMI Certification
2 9 (31.03%) PMP
3 7 (24.14%) Master's Degree
3 7 (24.14%) MBA
4 1 (3.45%) Computer Science Degree
System Software
1 4 (13.79%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.45%) Docker
2 1 (3.45%) KVM
2 1 (3.45%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 3 (10.34%) Single Sign-On
2 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (3.45%) AirWatch
3 1 (3.45%) Ansible
3 1 (3.45%) Grafana
3 1 (3.45%) Kubernetes
3 1 (3.45%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (37.93%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.34%) Salesforce.com
2 3 (10.34%) Samsung
3 2 (6.90%) Adobe
3 2 (6.90%) Google
3 2 (6.90%) Marketo
4 1 (3.45%) Mirantis
4 1 (3.45%) Red Hat