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 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Publishing
Rank 110 93 102
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +9
Contract jobs citing Publishing 17 31 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.65% 1.20% 0.50%
As % of the General category 1.47% 2.87% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 13 1
Average daily rate
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£250 £388 £205
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.48% +89.02%
UK excluding London average daily rate £418 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+28.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 7
Average hourly rate - - £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
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
1153 1079 1204
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 43.84% 41.74% 49.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 544 529 404
Average daily rate £400 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £260 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £505 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 29 45
Average hourly rate £19.50 £17.85 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.25% +1.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.70 £11.97 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.70 £43.60 £39.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%

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 December 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 December 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 +5 8 £475 +22.58% 1
Bracknell -6 3 £150 - 2
Maidenhead - - - - 1
Newbury - - - -
Publishing
South East

Publishing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (30.77%) QlikView
2 11 (28.21%) User Acceptance Testing
3 10 (25.64%) Data Structures
4 9 (23.08%) SC Cleared
4 9 (23.08%) Security Cleared
5 8 (20.51%) Kanban
5 8 (20.51%) Scrum
5 8 (20.51%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (17.95%) Content Management
6 7 (17.95%) Data Analysis
6 7 (17.95%) Oracle
6 7 (17.95%) MS Excel
6 7 (17.95%) Data Modelling
6 7 (17.95%) Microsoft
7 6 (15.38%) CISSP
7 6 (15.38%) SQL Server
7 6 (15.38%) Information Management
7 6 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (15.38%) Finance
7 6 (15.38%) Information Security
7 6 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (12.82%) CRISC
8 5 (12.82%) PCI DSS
8 5 (12.82%) Business Continuity
8 5 (12.82%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (12.82%) PKI
8 5 (12.82%) Degree
8 5 (12.82%) MS Office
8 5 (12.82%) CISA
8 5 (12.82%) CISM

Publishing
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 4 (10.26%) CMS
1 4 (10.26%) WordPress
2 1 (2.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (17.95%) MS Excel
2 5 (12.82%) MS Office
3 4 (10.26%) Photoshop
4 2 (5.13%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.13%) SMTP
1 2 (5.13%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (30.77%) QlikView
2 6 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 6 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (10.26%) IDOL
General
1 6 (15.38%) Finance
2 5 (12.82%) Telecoms
3 3 (7.69%) Games
4 2 (5.13%) Marketing
4 2 (5.13%) German Language
5 1 (2.56%) Portuguese Language
5 1 (2.56%) Spanish Language
5 1 (2.56%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (2.56%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 11 (28.21%) Developer
2 10 (25.64%) QlikView Developer
3 6 (15.38%) Security Specialist
4 5 (12.82%) Content Editor
4 5 (12.82%) Information Security Specialist
4 5 (12.82%) Information Specialist
5 2 (5.13%) Designer
5 2 (5.13%) Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) Consultant
5 2 (5.13%) Support Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) Games Producer
5 2 (5.13%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) Security Consultant
5 2 (5.13%) Senior Support Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) Information Security Consultant
6 1 (2.56%) Senior Technical Support
6 1 (2.56%) Senior Technical Support Analyst
6 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Developer
6 1 (2.56%) Web Architect
6 1 (2.56%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.56%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (25.64%) Data Structures
2 5 (12.82%) PKI
3 2 (5.13%) Copywriting
3 2 (5.13%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.56%) New Media
4 1 (2.56%) User Experience
4 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.56%) Data Integration
4 1 (2.56%) iPad
4 1 (2.56%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.69%) Windows
2 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (28.21%) User Acceptance Testing
2 8 (20.51%) Kanban
2 8 (20.51%) Scrum
2 8 (20.51%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (17.95%) Content Management
3 7 (17.95%) Data Modelling
3 7 (17.95%) Data Analysis
4 6 (15.38%) Information Management
4 6 (15.38%) Information Security
5 5 (12.82%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (12.82%) Business Continuity
6 4 (10.26%) SEO
7 3 (7.69%) Migration
7 3 (7.69%) Unit Testing
8 2 (5.13%) Statistical Analysis
8 2 (5.13%) Waterfall
8 2 (5.13%) Business Analytics
8 2 (5.13%) Analytics
8 2 (5.13%) Project Management
9 1 (2.56%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.69%) SQL
2 1 (2.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (23.08%) SC Cleared
1 9 (23.08%) Security Cleared
2 6 (15.38%) CISSP
3 5 (12.82%) CISA
3 5 (12.82%) CISM
3 5 (12.82%) Degree
3 5 (12.82%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.82%) PCI DSS
2 2 (5.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (5.13%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.13%) Active Directory
1 2 (5.13%) Terminal Services
2 1 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.56%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 7 (17.95%) Microsoft
1 7 (17.95%) Oracle
2 2 (5.13%) Adobe
3 1 (2.56%) CA
3 1 (2.56%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (2.56%) VMware
3 1 (2.56%) Unisys
3 1 (2.56%) IBM