The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Publishing in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Publishing over the 3 months to 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Publishing
Rank 121 111 93
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -18
Contract jobs citing Publishing 12 22 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.42% 0.79% 0.87%
As % of the General category 0.96% 1.75% 1.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 14 9
Average daily rate
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£180 £388 £205
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-53.54% +89.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £379 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £425 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £324
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +4.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Average hourly rate £22.00 - £16.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.60 - £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.40 - £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £17.69
% change year-on-year
+22.85% -1.07%
Publishing
South East

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

General Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
1251 1259 1084
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 43.51% 45.27% 49.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 543 593 378
Average daily rate £375 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 44 41
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £11.90 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.25 £28.83 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £24.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -6.79%

Publishing
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

Publishing Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Publishing
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Publishing Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Publishing
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Publishing across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

Publishing Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Publishing
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Publishing Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Publishing
Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Publishing across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

Publishing Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Publishing
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Publishing within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 27 February 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
Bracknell +7 4 £150 - 2
Reading -12 1 - - 1
Maidenhead - - - -
Publishing
South East

Publishing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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 10 (33.33%) Content Management
2 7 (23.33%) Information Management
2 7 (23.33%) Telecoms
2 7 (23.33%) Degree
2 7 (23.33%) SC Cleared
2 7 (23.33%) Security Cleared
3 6 (20.00%) WordPress
3 6 (20.00%) PCI DSS
3 6 (20.00%) CMS
3 6 (20.00%) Information Security
3 6 (20.00%) MS Excel
3 6 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (20.00%) CISSP
4 5 (16.67%) CISA
4 5 (16.67%) CISM
4 5 (16.67%) Photoshop
4 5 (16.67%) MS Office
4 5 (16.67%) Business Continuity
4 5 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (16.67%) SEO
4 5 (16.67%) CRISC
5 4 (13.33%) IDOL
5 4 (13.33%) Migration
5 4 (13.33%) PKI
6 3 (10.00%) Games
6 3 (10.00%) Adobe
7 2 (6.67%) Project Management
7 2 (6.67%) ISEB
7 2 (6.67%) Dreamweaver
7 2 (6.67%) SharePoint

Publishing
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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 (20.00%) CMS
1 6 (20.00%) WordPress
2 2 (6.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (16.67%) Photoshop
2 5 (16.67%) MS Office
3 2 (6.67%) MS Project
4 1 (3.33%) MS Visio
4 1 (3.33%) RoboHelp
4 1 (3.33%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (3.33%) InDesign
4 1 (3.33%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.33%) IDOL
2 1 (3.33%) QlikView
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Dreamweaver
General
1 7 (23.33%) Telecoms
2 3 (10.00%) Games
3 2 (6.67%) Marketing
3 2 (6.67%) Finance
3 2 (6.67%) German Language
3 2 (6.67%) Dutch Language
3 2 (6.67%) Spanish Language
4 1 (3.33%) Electronics
4 1 (3.33%) French Language
4 1 (3.33%) Italian Language
4 1 (3.33%) Japanese Language
4 1 (3.33%) Korean Language
4 1 (3.33%) Portuguese Language
4 1 (3.33%) Czech Language
Job Titles
1 6 (20.00%) Security Specialist
1 6 (20.00%) Content Editor
2 5 (16.67%) Information Security Specialist
2 5 (16.67%) Information Specialist
3 3 (10.00%) Developer
4 2 (6.67%) Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) Consultant
4 2 (6.67%) Security Consultant
4 2 (6.67%) Games Producer
4 2 (6.67%) Information Security Consultant
5 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Developer
5 1 (3.33%) Web Architect
5 1 (3.33%) Dynamics AX Developer
5 1 (3.33%) IT Security Specialist
5 1 (3.33%) Report Analyst
5 1 (3.33%) Technical Writer
5 1 (3.33%) Architect
5 1 (3.33%) Business Analyst
5 1 (3.33%) Author
5 1 (3.33%) Technical Author
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.67%) HTML
1 2 (6.67%) CSS
2 1 (3.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) PKI
2 2 (6.67%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.67%) User Experience
2 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.33%) Data Structures
3 1 (3.33%) W3C
3 1 (3.33%) E-Learning
3 1 (3.33%) VLE
3 1 (3.33%) Copywriting
3 1 (3.33%) Data Extraction
3 1 (3.33%) Digital Media
3 1 (3.33%) New Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (33.33%) Content Management
2 7 (23.33%) Information Management
3 6 (20.00%) Information Security
4 5 (16.67%) Business Continuity
4 5 (16.67%) SEO
4 5 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (13.33%) Migration
6 2 (6.67%) Project Management
6 2 (6.67%) Analytics
6 2 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (3.33%) Digital Content Management
7 1 (3.33%) Service Management
7 1 (3.33%) Quality Management
7 1 (3.33%) Risk Management
7 1 (3.33%) PRINCE2
7 1 (3.33%) Data Modelling
7 1 (3.33%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (3.33%) Configuration Management
7 1 (3.33%) Scrum
7 1 (3.33%) Risk Assessment
Qualifications
1 7 (23.33%) Degree
1 7 (23.33%) SC Cleared
1 7 (23.33%) Security Cleared
2 6 (20.00%) CISSP
3 5 (16.67%) CISA
3 5 (16.67%) CISM
3 5 (16.67%) CRISC
4 2 (6.67%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (20.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.33%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.00%) Adobe
3 1 (3.33%) Software AG
3 1 (3.33%) Google
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle