The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Publishing in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Publishing over the 3 months to 27 November 2014 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Publishing
Rank 43 36 30
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -6
Contract jobs citing Publishing 5 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.22% 0.73% 1.61%
As % of the General category 3.68% 2.41% 4.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 2
Average daily rate
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£350 £250 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -31.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £250 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £250 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £389 £344 £325
% change year-on-year
+13.09% +5.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £30.00 £17.75
% change year-on-year
-33.33% +69.01%
Publishing
East of England

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

General Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
136 83 124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 33.17% 30.29% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 51 77
Average daily rate £438 £338 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.62% -13.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £475 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 6
Average hourly rate £38.00 £36.25 £29.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.82% +23.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £33.25 £6.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.43 £39.25 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £21.33 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+17.20% -14.68%

Publishing
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Publishing across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Publishing Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Publishing
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Publishing across the Bedfordshire region.

Publishing Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Publishing
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Publishing within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 November 2014. 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
Luton -14 4 £375 +50.00% 2
Publishing
East of England

Publishing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Publishing 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 Publishing.

1 6 (85.71%) ITIL
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
1 6 (85.71%) MS Excel
1 6 (85.71%) DHCP
1 6 (85.71%) FTP
1 6 (85.71%) DNS
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
1 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
1 6 (85.71%) Configuration Management
1 6 (85.71%) IIS
1 6 (85.71%) E-Commerce
1 6 (85.71%) SCCM
1 6 (85.71%) SCOM
2 5 (71.43%) PowerShell
2 5 (71.43%) DevOps
2 5 (71.43%) Web Services
3 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (57.14%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (42.86%) Akamai
4 3 (42.86%) Project Management
5 1 (14.29%) Workflow
5 1 (14.29%) Siebel
5 1 (14.29%) SQL
5 1 (14.29%) VBScript
5 1 (14.29%) VB
5 1 (14.29%) .NET
5 1 (14.29%) Digital Media
5 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (14.29%) Retail
5 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework

Publishing
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Publishing 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 Publishing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (85.71%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (85.71%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (57.14%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (85.71%) DHCP
1 6 (85.71%) FTP
1 6 (85.71%) DNS
General
1 1 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Build Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Siebel Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) Web Services
2 1 (14.29%) .NET
2 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
2 1 (14.29%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Digital Media
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) ITIL
1 6 (85.71%) Configuration Management
1 6 (85.71%) E-Commerce
2 5 (71.43%) DevOps
3 3 (42.86%) Project Management
4 1 (14.29%) Workflow
4 1 (14.29%) Network Load Balancing
4 1 (14.29%) EAI
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) PowerShell
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) VBScript
2 1 (14.29%) VB
System Software
1 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (85.71%) SCCM
1 6 (85.71%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) Akamai
3 1 (14.29%) Siebel
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