Period
to 25 May 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Multimedia in contract job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Multimedia over the 6 months to 25 May 2019 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.

Multimedia
UK
6 months to
25 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 776 811 752
Rank change year-on-year +35 -59 +33
Contract jobs citing Multimedia 74 87 83
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.081% 0.086% 0.092%
As % of the General category 0.23% 0.23% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 44 46
UK median daily rate £406 £364 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.68% -9.06% +33.33%
10th Percentile £245 £137 £209
90th Percentile £550 £434 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £375
% change year-on-year +9.59% -2.67% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 6
UK median hourly rate £15.50 £41.00 £27.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -62.20% +50.46% +0.93%
10th Percentile £14.75 £12.08 £12.50
90th Percentile £30.80 £47.20 £50.08
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £27.25 £27.25
% change year-on-year +35.78% - +0.93%

Multimedia is in the General Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 32,741 37,891 34,784
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 35.73% 37.33% 38.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 21,308 24,714 22,806
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.86%
10th Percentile £306 £295 £275
90th Percentile £675 £675 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £425 £403
% change year-on-year +3.53% +5.46% +0.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 742 867 892
UK median hourly rate £29.18 £26.22 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.31% +4.86% -9.09%
10th Percentile £12.75 £12.33 £11.33
90th Percentile £51.23 £51.34 £51.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.59 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +30.36% - -11.50%

Multimedia
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Multimedia as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Multimedia in the UK

Multimedia
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Multimedia in the UK

Multimedia
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Multimedia over the 6 months to 25 May 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Multimedia in the UK

Multimedia
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Multimedia in the UK

Multimedia
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Multimedia over the 6 months to 25 May 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Multimedia in the UK

Multimedia
Top 11 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Multimedia within the UK over the 6 months to 25 May 2019. 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
England +33 64 £450 +24.14% 15
London +48 42 £450 +28.57% 6
UK excluding London +5 27 £400 +9.59% 9
South East +14 10 £400 +9.59% 6
East of England +1 7 £513 +51.85% 1
Scotland +19 4 £325 +12.07%
Midlands - 3 £475 -
West Midlands - 3 £475 -
North of England +12 2 £204 -45.73%
Yorkshire +10 2 £204 -40.15%
Wales 0 1 £275 -31.46%

For the 6 months to 25 May 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Multimedia 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 with a requirement for Multimedia.

1 14 (18.92%) Analytics
2 13 (17.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (17.57%) Data Modelling
2 13 (17.57%) LAN
2 13 (17.57%) WAN
2 13 (17.57%) Cisco
2 13 (17.57%) Microsoft
2 13 (17.57%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (17.57%) Problem-Solving
3 12 (16.22%) Data Centre
3 12 (16.22%) Wireless
3 12 (16.22%) Finance
3 12 (16.22%) Cisco Prime
3 12 (16.22%) BGP
3 12 (16.22%) SolarWinds
3 12 (16.22%) Cisco Nexus
3 12 (16.22%) Cisco ASA
4 10 (13.51%) Degree
4 10 (13.51%) MySQL
4 10 (13.51%) Oracle
5 9 (12.16%) Microsoft Office
5 9 (12.16%) Disaster Recovery
5 9 (12.16%) Project Management
5 9 (12.16%) Retail
5 9 (12.16%) Data Protection
5 9 (12.16%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (10.81%) Kalman Filter
6 8 (10.81%) Web Filtering
6 8 (10.81%) Network Load Balancing
6 8 (10.81%) Data Protection Act

Multimedia
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 3 (4.05%) CMS
1 3 (4.05%) Confluence
2 2 (2.70%) Moodle
3 1 (1.35%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (12.16%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.70%) Adobe After Effects
2 2 (2.70%) Adobe Premiere
2 2 (2.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (2.70%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.35%) Adobe Captivate
3 1 (1.35%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (1.35%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.35%) Camtasia
3 1 (1.35%) CINEMA 4D
3 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.35%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 13 (17.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (10.81%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (9.46%) IaaS
3 7 (9.46%) PaaS
4 3 (4.05%) Google Play
5 1 (1.35%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 1 (1.35%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 13 (17.57%) LAN
1 13 (17.57%) WAN
2 12 (16.22%) BGP
2 12 (16.22%) Cisco ASA
2 12 (16.22%) Cisco Nexus
2 12 (16.22%) Wireless
3 8 (10.81%) BIG-IP
3 8 (10.81%) Firewall
3 8 (10.81%) OSPF
3 8 (10.81%) TCP/IP
3 8 (10.81%) VPLS
4 7 (9.46%) Cisco Wireless
5 6 (8.11%) IP Telephony
6 5 (6.76%) Ethernet
6 5 (6.76%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 5 (6.76%) Internet
7 4 (5.41%) DNS
7 4 (5.41%) EIGRP
7 4 (5.41%) MPLS
7 4 (5.41%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (13.51%) MySQL
2 5 (6.76%) Geospatial Data
2 5 (6.76%) GIS
2 5 (6.76%) Relational Database
3 4 (5.41%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.35%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.35%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (4.05%) JIRA
2 1 (1.35%) CANoe
2 1 (1.35%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.35%) Jenkins
General
1 12 (16.22%) Finance
2 9 (12.16%) Retail
3 7 (9.46%) Banking
4 6 (8.11%) Retail Banking
5 5 (6.76%) Publishing
6 4 (5.41%) Marketing
6 4 (5.41%) Telecoms
7 2 (2.70%) Law
8 1 (1.35%) Games
8 1 (1.35%) Legal
8 1 (1.35%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 13 (17.57%) Analyst
2 8 (10.81%) DBA
2 8 (10.81%) Network Engineer
3 7 (9.46%) Team Leader
4 6 (8.11%) Network Team Leader
4 6 (8.11%) Oracle DBA
4 6 (8.11%) Senior Network Engineer
5 5 (6.76%) Data Analyst
5 5 (6.76%) Designer
5 5 (6.76%) Developer
5 5 (6.76%) Junior
5 5 (6.76%) Junior Analyst
5 5 (6.76%) Junior Data Analyst
6 4 (5.41%) Business Analyst
6 4 (5.41%) Support Engineer
7 3 (4.05%) Administrator
7 3 (4.05%) Customer Engineer
7 3 (4.05%) Security Analyst
7 3 (4.05%) Windows Engineer
7 3 (4.05%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.11%) Natural Language Processing
2 5 (6.76%) HTML
3 4 (5.41%) 802.1X
3 4 (5.41%) CSS
3 4 (5.41%) HTML5
4 3 (4.05%) CSS3
4 3 (4.05%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 2 (2.70%) AngularJS
5 2 (2.70%) REST
5 2 (2.70%) SOAP
5 2 (2.70%) Web Services
6 1 (1.35%) .NET
6 1 (1.35%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.35%) Django
6 1 (1.35%) Flask
6 1 (1.35%) jQuery
6 1 (1.35%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 12 (16.22%) Data Centre
2 9 (12.16%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (10.81%) Data Protection Act
4 7 (9.46%) e-Learning
5 6 (8.11%) CLARiiON
5 6 (8.11%) Public Cloud
6 5 (6.76%) Life Science
6 5 (6.76%) Self-Motivation
6 5 (6.76%) Social Media
6 5 (6.76%) User Experience
7 4 (5.41%) PKI
8 3 (4.05%) Graphic Design
8 3 (4.05%) Podcast
9 2 (2.70%) Animation
9 2 (2.70%) Digital Media
9 2 (2.70%) Learning Management System
9 2 (2.70%) Management Information System
9 2 (2.70%) Photography
9 2 (2.70%) VLE
10 1 (1.35%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.41%) Windows
1 4 (5.41%) Windows 7
2 3 (4.05%) Mac OS X
2 3 (4.05%) Windows XP
3 2 (2.70%) Linux
3 2 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (2.70%) Solaris
4 1 (1.35%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (18.92%) Analytics
2 13 (17.57%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (17.57%) Data Modelling
2 13 (17.57%) Problem-Solving
3 9 (12.16%) Data Protection
3 9 (12.16%) Disaster Recovery
3 9 (12.16%) Project Management
4 8 (10.81%) Capacity Planning
4 8 (10.81%) Kalman Filter
4 8 (10.81%) Migration
4 8 (10.81%) Network Load Balancing
4 8 (10.81%) Network Monitoring
4 8 (10.81%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (10.81%) Web Filtering
5 6 (8.11%) Artificial Intelligence
5 6 (8.11%) Knowledge Management
5 6 (8.11%) OCR
6 5 (6.76%) Biology
6 5 (6.76%) Cartography
6 5 (6.76%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 7 (9.46%) Python
2 5 (6.76%) R
3 3 (4.05%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.35%) AWK
4 1 (1.35%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.35%) C#
4 1 (1.35%) C++
4 1 (1.35%) Go
4 1 (1.35%) Java
4 1 (1.35%) Perl
4 1 (1.35%) SQL
4 1 (1.35%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (13.51%) Degree
2 4 (5.41%) CCIE
2 4 (5.41%) CCNP
2 4 (5.41%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (4.05%) CISSP
3 3 (4.05%) GIAC
3 3 (4.05%) SANS
3 3 (4.05%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.05%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.35%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.11%) QA
2 3 (4.05%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (1.35%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.35%) Docker
1 1 (1.35%) Firmware
1 1 (1.35%) KVM
1 1 (1.35%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.35%) Xen
Systems Management
1 12 (16.22%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (1.35%) Ansible
2 1 (1.35%) Grafana
2 1 (1.35%) Kibana
2 1 (1.35%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.35%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.35%) Puppet
2 1 (1.35%) Salt
2 1 (1.35%) Terraform
Vendors
1 13 (17.57%) Cisco
1 13 (17.57%) Microsoft
2 12 (16.22%) SolarWinds
3 10 (13.51%) Oracle
4 8 (10.81%) CheckPoint
4 8 (10.81%) F5
4 8 (10.81%) Sophos
5 6 (8.11%) Dell
5 6 (8.11%) EMC
6 4 (5.41%) Aruba
6 4 (5.41%) Infoblox
6 4 (5.41%) Palo Alto
6 4 (5.41%) Riverbed
7 3 (4.05%) Apple
7 3 (4.05%) EqualLogic
7 3 (4.05%) Google
8 2 (2.70%) Adobe
8 2 (2.70%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.35%) HP
9 1 (1.35%) Juniper