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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Publishing
Rank 104 103 132
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +29
Contract jobs citing Publishing 19 31 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.76% 1.18% 0.31%
As % of the General category 1.82% 2.57% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 16 1
Average daily rate
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£475 £363 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.03% +81.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £363 £306
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +18.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £13.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.72 £25.25 £12.50
% change year-on-year
-37.76% +102.00%
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
1044 1208 1550
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 41.69% 46.14% 52.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 445 538 437
Average daily rate £400 £385 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +7.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £220 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £549 £500 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 26 25
Average hourly rate £16.00 £32.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.76% +132.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.20 £13.35 £11.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £100.50 £45.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £22.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -13.46%

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 24 October 2014.

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
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 24 October 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Reading +1 15 £406 +11.30% 2
Bracknell - - - - 1
Maidenhead - - - -
Newbury - - - -
Publishing
South East

Publishing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 12 (34.29%) QlikView
2 11 (31.43%) User Acceptance Testing
3 10 (28.57%) Data Structures
4 9 (25.71%) SC Cleared
4 9 (25.71%) Security Cleared
5 8 (22.86%) Kanban
5 8 (22.86%) Scrum
5 8 (22.86%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (20.00%) Oracle
6 7 (20.00%) Data Modelling
6 7 (20.00%) Data Analysis
7 6 (17.14%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (17.14%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (17.14%) Microsoft
7 6 (17.14%) SQL Server
7 6 (17.14%) Finance
8 5 (14.29%) PKI
9 4 (11.43%) Unit Testing
9 4 (11.43%) Information Management
9 4 (11.43%) MS Office
9 4 (11.43%) Windows
10 3 (8.57%) MS Excel
10 3 (8.57%) Photoshop
10 3 (8.57%) SQL
10 3 (8.57%) SMTP
10 3 (8.57%) Terminal Services
10 3 (8.57%) DMZ
10 3 (8.57%) CISSP
10 3 (8.57%) Games
10 3 (8.57%) Business Continuity

Publishing
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 3 (8.57%) CMS
2 2 (5.71%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (11.43%) MS Office
2 3 (8.57%) MS Excel
2 3 (8.57%) Photoshop
3 2 (5.71%) Adobe Premiere
4 1 (2.86%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.57%) SMTP
1 3 (8.57%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (34.29%) QlikView
2 6 (17.14%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (17.14%) SQL Server
2 6 (17.14%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (8.57%) IDOL
4 1 (2.86%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (17.14%) Finance
2 3 (8.57%) Games
2 3 (8.57%) Marketing
2 3 (8.57%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.86%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (2.86%) German Language
Job Titles
1 12 (34.29%) Developer
2 10 (28.57%) QlikView Developer
3 3 (8.57%) Information Specialist
3 3 (8.57%) Designer
3 3 (8.57%) Security Specialist
3 3 (8.57%) Information Security Specialist
4 2 (5.71%) Information Security Consultant
4 2 (5.71%) Analyst
4 2 (5.71%) Consultant
4 2 (5.71%) Security Consultant
4 2 (5.71%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (5.71%) Support Analyst
4 2 (5.71%) Senior Support Analyst
5 1 (2.86%) Architect
5 1 (2.86%) Technical Support
5 1 (2.86%) Release Manager
5 1 (2.86%) Change Manager
5 1 (2.86%) Technical Support Analyst
5 1 (2.86%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (2.86%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.86%) HTML
1 1 (2.86%) Cocoa
1 1 (2.86%) Core Animation
1 1 (2.86%) HTML5
1 1 (2.86%) UIKit
Miscellaneous
1 10 (28.57%) Data Structures
2 5 (14.29%) PKI
3 2 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.71%) Copywriting
3 2 (5.71%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.86%) New Media
4 1 (2.86%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.86%) User Experience
4 1 (2.86%) Data Integration
4 1 (2.86%) iPhone
4 1 (2.86%) iPad
4 1 (2.86%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.86%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.43%) Windows
2 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.86%) webOS
3 1 (2.86%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.86%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (31.43%) User Acceptance Testing
2 8 (22.86%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (22.86%) Scrum
2 8 (22.86%) Kanban
3 7 (20.00%) Data Analysis
3 7 (20.00%) Data Modelling
4 4 (11.43%) Unit Testing
4 4 (11.43%) Information Management
5 3 (8.57%) Waterfall
5 3 (8.57%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (8.57%) Business Continuity
5 3 (8.57%) Information Security
6 2 (5.71%) Project Management
6 2 (5.71%) Content Management
6 2 (5.71%) Business Analytics
6 2 (5.71%) Analytics
6 2 (5.71%) Statistical Analysis
7 1 (2.86%) Release Management
7 1 (2.86%) Data Entry
7 1 (2.86%) Master Data Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.57%) SQL
2 1 (2.86%) Objective-C
2 1 (2.86%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (25.71%) SC Cleared
1 9 (25.71%) Security Cleared
2 3 (8.57%) CRISC
2 3 (8.57%) CISSP
2 3 (8.57%) CISA
2 3 (8.57%) CISM
3 2 (5.71%) Degree
4 1 (2.86%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.57%) PCI DSS
2 2 (5.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (2.86%) QA
System Software
1 3 (8.57%) Terminal Services
2 2 (5.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.71%) Hyper-V
2 2 (5.71%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (20.00%) Oracle
2 6 (17.14%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.71%) Adobe
3 2 (5.71%) VMware
4 1 (2.86%) hybris
4 1 (2.86%) Unisys
4 1 (2.86%) IBM
4 1 (2.86%) CA
4 1 (2.86%) Apple
4 1 (2.86%) Salesforce.com
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