Period
to 17 February 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Social Media in contract job vacancies advertised in the South East. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Social Media over the 6 months to 17 February 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
England > South East
6 months to
17 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 277 292 309
Rank change year-on-year +15 +17 -27
Contract jobs citing Social Media 95 68 84
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.57% 0.44% 0.46%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.92% 1.48% 1.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 44 64
South East median daily rate £310 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.43% -12.50% +20.75%
10th Percentile £148 £211 £177
90th Percentile £464 £544 £700
England median daily rate £380 £350 £380
% change year-on-year +8.57% -7.89% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 9
South East median hourly rate £37.50 £16.63 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +125.56% +10.83% +7.14%
England median hourly rate £29.50 £33.00 £16.14
% change year-on-year -10.61% +104.46% -7.77%

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 the South East with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 4,947 4,594 5,633
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 29.76% 29.75% 30.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,903 2,626 3,287
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £213 £213 £228
90th Percentile £575 £575 £550
England median daily rate £460 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +5.14% +2.94% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 219 249 323
South East median hourly rate £29.00 £18.50 £24.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +56.76% -25.55% +50.61%
10th Percentile £10.75 £11.89 £11.91
90th Percentile £53.75 £48.75 £53.94
England median hourly rate £22.18 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +10.90% - +14.29%

Social Media
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Social Media as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Social Media in the South East

Social Media
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Social Media in the South East

Social Media
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Social Media in the South East over the 6 months to 17 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Social Media in the South East

Social Media
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Social Media in the South East

Social Media
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Social Media in the South East over the 6 months to 17 February 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Social Media in the South East

Social Media
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 6 months to 17 February 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
Thames Valley +14 65 £310 -17.33% 28
Berkshire +10 40 £250 -33.33% 15
Buckinghamshire -2 24 £390 +24.80% 10
Hampshire +13 10 £440 +26.16% 7
West Sussex -1 10 £388 +10.71% 3
Surrey -16 8 £190 -41.54% 11
Middlesex - 2 £375 -
Oxfordshire -18 1 £350 -30.00% 3
Social Media
England

For the 6 months to 17 February 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 South East region with a requirement for Social Media.

1 55 (57.89%) Marketing
2 32 (33.68%) Digital Marketing
3 21 (22.11%) Infographics
3 21 (22.11%) HTML
4 20 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (20.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 19 (20.00%) Analytics
6 18 (18.95%) Adobe
7 17 (17.89%) Project Management
7 17 (17.89%) CRM
7 17 (17.89%) Degree
7 17 (17.89%) Twitter
8 16 (16.84%) Photoshop
9 15 (15.79%) Adobe Illustrator
9 15 (15.79%) Facebook
9 15 (15.79%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 15 (15.79%) Video Editing
10 14 (14.74%) CMS
11 13 (13.68%) Finance
11 13 (13.68%) Telecoms
11 13 (13.68%) CSS
12 12 (12.63%) Microsoft
12 12 (12.63%) Mobile App
13 11 (11.58%) E-Commerce
13 11 (11.58%) SEO
14 10 (10.53%) Multimedia
14 10 (10.53%) SAP
14 10 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
14 10 (10.53%) HTML5
15 9 (9.47%) Pay per click

Social Media
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 14 (14.74%) CMS
2 9 (9.47%) SharePoint
3 8 (8.42%) WordPress
4 3 (3.16%) Drupal
4 3 (3.16%) MS Project Server
5 2 (2.11%) Confluence
6 1 (1.05%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.05%) Kentico
6 1 (1.05%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.05%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (1.05%) Umbraco
Applications
1 19 (20.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 16 (16.84%) Photoshop
3 15 (15.79%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 15 (15.79%) Adobe Illustrator
4 6 (6.32%) Microsoft Office
5 5 (5.26%) InDesign
6 3 (3.16%) Microsoft Excel
6 3 (3.16%) Microsoft Project
6 3 (3.16%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (3.16%) Oracle CRM
1 3 (3.16%) Oracle CRM On Demand
2 2 (2.11%) Eloqua
3 1 (1.05%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.32%) Silverpop
2 5 (5.26%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (4.21%) Google Analytics
4 3 (3.16%) Office 365
5 2 (2.11%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (1.05%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.26%) Internet
2 4 (4.21%) Intranet
3 2 (2.11%) LAN
3 2 (2.11%) WAN
3 2 (2.11%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.05%) DHCP
4 1 (1.05%) DNS
4 1 (1.05%) Firewall
4 1 (1.05%) SAN
4 1 (1.05%) VPN
4 1 (1.05%) Wireless
4 1 (1.05%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.05%) EDRMS
1 1 (1.05%) Qlik Sense
1 1 (1.05%) QlikView
1 1 (1.05%) Relational Database
1 1 (1.05%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (2.11%) JIRA
2 1 (1.05%) Visual Studio
General
1 55 (57.89%) Marketing
2 13 (13.68%) Finance
2 13 (13.68%) Telecoms
3 10 (10.53%) Multimedia
4 8 (8.42%) Brand Awareness
4 8 (8.42%) Financial Institution
5 6 (6.32%) Publishing
6 5 (5.26%) Advertising
6 5 (5.26%) Pharmaceutical
7 4 (4.21%) Electronics
8 3 (3.16%) Manufacturing
8 3 (3.16%) Retail
9 2 (2.11%) Mandarin Language
10 1 (1.05%) Games
10 1 (1.05%) Legal
Job Titles
1 18 (18.95%) Designer
2 10 (10.53%) Developer
3 8 (8.42%) Graphic Designer
4 6 (6.32%) Marketing Manager
4 6 (6.32%) SAP Developer
5 5 (5.26%) Analyst
5 5 (5.26%) Junior
5 5 (5.26%) Project Manager
6 4 (4.21%) Architect
6 4 (4.21%) Communications Manager
6 4 (4.21%) Digital Designer
6 4 (4.21%) Marketing Specialist
6 4 (4.21%) SEO Specialist
6 4 (4.21%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (3.16%) Content Designer
7 3 (3.16%) Digital Marketing Specialist
7 3 (3.16%) Email Designer
7 3 (3.16%) Insight Manager
7 3 (3.16%) Marketing Assistant
7 3 (3.16%) PPC Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (22.11%) HTML
2 13 (13.68%) CSS
3 10 (10.53%) HTML5
4 6 (6.32%) REST
4 6 (6.32%) SAML
4 6 (6.32%) XML
5 3 (3.16%) Flash
5 3 (3.16%) Web Services
6 2 (2.11%) .NET
6 2 (2.11%) AngularJS
6 2 (2.11%) jQuery
7 1 (1.05%) ASP.NET
7 1 (1.05%) ATL
7 1 (1.05%) HTML5 Canvas
7 1 (1.05%) React
7 1 (1.05%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (1.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 15 (15.79%) Video Editing
2 12 (12.63%) Mobile App
3 9 (9.47%) User Experience
4 8 (8.42%) Graphic Design
4 8 (8.42%) Hedge funds
5 6 (6.32%) Virtual Team
6 5 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (5.26%) Animation
7 3 (3.16%) FMCG
8 2 (2.11%) Internet of Things
8 2 (2.11%) Management Information System
8 2 (2.11%) New Media
8 2 (2.11%) Renewable Energy
9 1 (1.05%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.11%) Linux
1 2 (2.11%) Windows
2 1 (1.05%) Android
2 1 (1.05%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.05%) Ubuntu
2 1 (1.05%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (33.68%) Digital Marketing
2 21 (22.11%) Infographics
3 20 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (20.00%) Analytics
5 17 (17.89%) CRM
5 17 (17.89%) Project Management
6 11 (11.58%) E-Commerce
6 11 (11.58%) SEO
7 10 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
8 9 (9.47%) Customer-Centricity
8 9 (9.47%) Pay per click
8 9 (9.47%) Scrum
8 9 (9.47%) Web Analytics
9 8 (8.42%) Content Management
9 8 (8.42%) Social Media Marketing
9 8 (8.42%) Workflow
10 7 (7.37%) B2B
11 6 (6.32%) Email Marketing
11 6 (6.32%) Personalization
12 5 (5.26%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.21%) Java
2 3 (3.16%) JavaScript
2 3 (3.16%) PHP
3 2 (2.11%) SQL
4 1 (1.05%) C#
4 1 (1.05%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.05%) Ruby
4 1 (1.05%) VBA
Qualifications
1 17 (17.89%) Degree
2 6 (6.32%) PMI Certification
2 6 (6.32%) PMP
3 1 (1.05%) CIPD
3 1 (1.05%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.05%) MCITP
3 1 (1.05%) MCSA
3 1 (1.05%) MCSE
3 1 (1.05%) MCTS
3 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.05%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (3.16%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.05%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (6.32%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (1.05%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 18 (18.95%) Adobe
2 17 (17.89%) Twitter
3 15 (15.79%) Facebook
4 12 (12.63%) Microsoft
5 10 (10.53%) SAP
6 4 (4.21%) Google
7 3 (3.16%) Oracle
7 3 (3.16%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (2.11%) Huawei
8 2 (2.11%) HubSpot
8 2 (2.11%) IBM
8 2 (2.11%) Marketo
8 2 (2.11%) Pardot
8 2 (2.11%) Workday
9 1 (1.05%) Cisco
9 1 (1.05%) Concur
9 1 (1.05%) Meraki
9 1 (1.05%) Nintex
9 1 (1.05%) Samsung
9 1 (1.05%) Veeam