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 15 September 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Publishing
Rank 101 100 132
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +32
Contract jobs citing Publishing 20 26 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.82% 1.02% 0.16%
As % of the General category 1.98% 2.05% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 14 1
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£275 £375 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% +87.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £350 £313
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £140.00 - £13.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.73 £15.50 £13.75
% change year-on-year
+1.50% +12.72%
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
1008 1267 1592
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 41.21% 49.65% 50.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 424 500 438
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.21% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 16 22
Average hourly rate £19.00 £27.50 £25.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.90% +6.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.80 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £58.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £21.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -26.31%

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 15 September 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 15 September 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
Reading 0 12 £275 -28.57% 1
Maidenhead -2 1 - -
Publishing
South East

Publishing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 13 (30.23%) Project Management
2 11 (25.58%) QlikView
3 10 (23.26%) User Acceptance Testing
3 10 (23.26%) Microsoft
3 10 (23.26%) Games
4 8 (18.60%) CMS
4 8 (18.60%) Degree
4 8 (18.60%) Time Management
4 8 (18.60%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (18.60%) Content Management
5 7 (16.28%) Scrum
5 7 (16.28%) Kanban
5 7 (16.28%) Finance
5 7 (16.28%) Oracle
5 7 (16.28%) Windows
5 7 (16.28%) SharePoint
6 6 (13.95%) Data Modelling
6 6 (13.95%) MS Office
6 6 (13.95%) Data Analysis
6 6 (13.95%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (11.63%) User Experience
7 5 (11.63%) Security Cleared
7 5 (11.63%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (11.63%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (11.63%) Computer Science
7 5 (11.63%) Unit Testing
7 5 (11.63%) SQL Server
7 5 (11.63%) SQL
7 5 (11.63%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (11.63%) MS Excel

Publishing
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 8 (18.60%) CMS
2 7 (16.28%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (13.95%) MS Office
2 5 (11.63%) MS Excel
3 4 (9.30%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (6.98%) Photoshop
5 2 (4.65%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (2.33%) Adobe Premiere
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.98%) SMTP
1 3 (6.98%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (25.58%) QlikView
2 5 (11.63%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (11.63%) SQL Server
2 5 (11.63%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (4.65%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.33%) Data Mining
4 1 (2.33%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.33%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Xcode
1 1 (2.33%) Git (software)
General
1 10 (23.26%) Games
2 7 (16.28%) Finance
3 4 (9.30%) Marketing
4 1 (2.33%) German Language
4 1 (2.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 11 (25.58%) Developer
2 9 (20.93%) QlikView Developer
3 4 (9.30%) Coordinator
4 3 (6.98%) Analyst
4 3 (6.98%) Designer
5 2 (4.65%) SCCM Engineer
5 2 (4.65%) Senior Support Analyst
5 2 (4.65%) Support Analyst
5 2 (4.65%) Administrator
5 2 (4.65%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (2.33%) Release Manager
6 1 (2.33%) Change Manager
6 1 (2.33%) Data Analyst
6 1 (2.33%) Technical Support Analyst
6 1 (2.33%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (2.33%) Games Producer
6 1 (2.33%) Project Manager
6 1 (2.33%) Junior
6 1 (2.33%) Technical Support
6 1 (2.33%) Senior Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.30%) HTML
2 3 (6.98%) CSS
2 3 (6.98%) HTML5
3 2 (4.65%) XML
3 2 (4.65%) jQuery
4 1 (2.33%) Struts2
4 1 (2.33%) Core Animation
4 1 (2.33%) XSL
4 1 (2.33%) XSLT
4 1 (2.33%) Flash
4 1 (2.33%) SVG
4 1 (2.33%) Cocoa
4 1 (2.33%) Spring
4 1 (2.33%) Saxon XSLT
4 1 (2.33%) Ajax
4 1 (2.33%) JSON
4 1 (2.33%) Apache FOP
4 1 (2.33%) CSS3
4 1 (2.33%) PhoneGap
4 1 (2.33%) Sencha Touch
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.95%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (11.63%) User Experience
2 5 (11.63%) Computer Science
3 4 (9.30%) Xbox
4 3 (6.98%) New Media
5 2 (4.65%) Mobile App
5 2 (4.65%) PKI
6 1 (2.33%) Smartphone
6 1 (2.33%) Statistics
6 1 (2.33%) Animation
6 1 (2.33%) Mathematics
6 1 (2.33%) Copywriting
6 1 (2.33%) Data Integration
6 1 (2.33%) iPhone
6 1 (2.33%) iPad
6 1 (2.33%) Digital Media
6 1 (2.33%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 7 (16.28%) Windows
2 5 (11.63%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (4.65%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.33%) webOS
4 1 (2.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (30.23%) Project Management
2 10 (23.26%) User Acceptance Testing
3 8 (18.60%) Content Management
3 8 (18.60%) Time Management
3 8 (18.60%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (16.28%) Kanban
4 7 (16.28%) Scrum
5 6 (13.95%) Data Analysis
5 6 (13.95%) Data Modelling
6 5 (11.63%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (11.63%) Unit Testing
7 4 (9.30%) Risk Management
8 3 (6.98%) Project Planning
8 3 (6.98%) Waterfall
8 3 (6.98%) Game Development
9 2 (4.65%) Information Management
9 2 (4.65%) ITIL
9 2 (4.65%) Statistical Analysis
9 2 (4.65%) Enterprise Architecture
9 2 (4.65%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.63%) SQL
2 2 (4.65%) C#
3 1 (2.33%) Java
3 1 (2.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.33%) Perl
3 1 (2.33%) ActionScript
3 1 (2.33%) Objective-C
3 1 (2.33%) XPath
3 1 (2.33%) Lua
3 1 (2.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.33%) R
Qualifications
1 8 (18.60%) Degree
2 5 (11.63%) Security Cleared
3 3 (6.98%) SC Cleared
4 2 (4.65%) DV Cleared
4 2 (4.65%) MCSE
4 2 (4.65%) CCA
4 2 (4.65%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.33%) A+ Certification
5 1 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.33%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.98%) QA
2 2 (4.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (9.30%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.98%) Terminal Services
2 3 (6.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.65%) Hyper-V
3 2 (4.65%) XenApp
3 2 (4.65%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (6.98%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (23.26%) Microsoft
2 7 (16.28%) Oracle
3 4 (9.30%) Alias
3 4 (9.30%) VMware
4 3 (6.98%) Citrix
5 2 (4.65%) hybris
6 1 (2.33%) Sencha
6 1 (2.33%) CA
6 1 (2.33%) Apple
6 1 (2.33%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (2.33%) Unisys
6 1 (2.33%) IBM
6 1 (2.33%) Adobe
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