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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Publishing
Rank 115 92 106
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +14
Contract jobs citing Publishing 10 40 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.35% 1.39% 0.73%
As % of the General category 0.87% 3.13% 1.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 13 7
Average daily rate
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£313 £258 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.35% -20.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £125 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £431 £425 £345
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Average hourly rate £24.50 £13.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+88.46% -18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.10 £13.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.90 £13.00 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £15.97 £15.25
% change year-on-year
+34.62% +4.72%
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
1154 1279 1195
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 40.00% 44.38% 48.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 524 599 402
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £212 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £461
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 34 56
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.18 £13.00 £12.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £24.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £25.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-2.00% -9.09%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 17 April 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
Reading -15 4 £368 +42.71% 2
Bracknell +3 2 £180 -
Maidenhead - - - - 1
Publishing
South East

Publishing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 9 (39.13%) Content Management
2 6 (26.09%) Telecoms
2 6 (26.09%) Migration
2 6 (26.09%) Degree
2 6 (26.09%) WordPress
3 5 (21.74%) PCI DSS
3 5 (21.74%) SEO
3 5 (21.74%) Information Security
3 5 (21.74%) MS Excel
3 5 (21.74%) CISSP
4 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
4 4 (17.39%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (17.39%) CMS
4 4 (17.39%) CISA
4 4 (17.39%) CISM
4 4 (17.39%) CRISC
4 4 (17.39%) Business Continuity
5 3 (13.04%) Information Management
5 3 (13.04%) Windows
5 3 (13.04%) Photoshop
5 3 (13.04%) MS Office
6 2 (8.70%) CSS
6 2 (8.70%) MS Project
6 2 (8.70%) HTML
6 2 (8.70%) Dreamweaver
6 2 (8.70%) SharePoint
6 2 (8.70%) Adobe
6 2 (8.70%) Active Directory
6 2 (8.70%) Terminal Services
6 2 (8.70%) ISEB

Publishing
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (26.09%) WordPress
2 4 (17.39%) CMS
3 2 (8.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (21.74%) MS Excel
2 3 (13.04%) Photoshop
2 3 (13.04%) MS Office
3 2 (8.70%) MS Project
4 1 (4.35%) MS Visio
4 1 (4.35%) RoboHelp
4 1 (4.35%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (4.35%) InDesign
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) SMTP
1 1 (4.35%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) IDOL
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Dreamweaver
General
1 6 (26.09%) Telecoms
2 2 (8.70%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) German Language
2 2 (8.70%) Dutch Language
2 2 (8.70%) Spanish Language
3 1 (4.35%) Electronics
3 1 (4.35%) French Language
3 1 (4.35%) Italian Language
3 1 (4.35%) Japanese Language
3 1 (4.35%) Korean Language
3 1 (4.35%) Portuguese Language
3 1 (4.35%) Games
3 1 (4.35%) Marketing
3 1 (4.35%) Czech Language
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) Content Editor
2 5 (21.74%) Security Specialist
3 4 (17.39%) Information Security Specialist
3 4 (17.39%) Information Specialist
4 2 (8.70%) Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Applications Packager
5 1 (4.35%) Security Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Games Producer
5 1 (4.35%) Report Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Technical Writer
5 1 (4.35%) Information Security Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Deployment Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Release Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) IT Security Specialist
5 1 (4.35%) Business Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Author
5 1 (4.35%) Technical Author
5 1 (4.35%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) HTML
1 2 (8.70%) CSS
2 1 (4.35%) XML
2 1 (4.35%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) PKI
1 2 (8.70%) Computer Science
1 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.35%) Data Extraction
2 1 (4.35%) User Experience
2 1 (4.35%) Client/Server
2 1 (4.35%) W3C
2 1 (4.35%) E-Learning
2 1 (4.35%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.04%) Windows
2 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.35%) Windows 7
3 1 (4.35%) Apple iOS
3 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (39.13%) Content Management
2 6 (26.09%) Migration
3 5 (21.74%) Information Security
3 5 (21.74%) SEO
4 4 (17.39%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (17.39%) Business Continuity
5 3 (13.04%) Information Management
6 2 (8.70%) Waterfall
7 1 (4.35%) Change Control
7 1 (4.35%) Analytics
7 1 (4.35%) Digital Content Management
7 1 (4.35%) Programme Management
7 1 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (4.35%) Document Management
7 1 (4.35%) Business Analysis
7 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Architecture
7 1 (4.35%) Project Planning
7 1 (4.35%) Resource Management
7 1 (4.35%) Use Case
7 1 (4.35%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.35%) VBScript
1 1 (4.35%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 6 (26.09%) Degree
2 5 (21.74%) CISSP
3 4 (17.39%) CISA
3 4 (17.39%) CISM
3 4 (17.39%) CRISC
4 2 (8.70%) ISEB
4 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
5 1 (4.35%) MCITP
5 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
5 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (4.35%) MCP
5 1 (4.35%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (21.74%) PCI DSS
2 1 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) Active Directory
1 2 (8.70%) Terminal Services
2 1 (4.35%) XenApp
2 1 (4.35%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 1 (4.35%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.70%) Adobe
2 2 (8.70%) Citrix
3 1 (4.35%) Software AG
3 1 (4.35%) Apple
3 1 (4.35%) Google
3 1 (4.35%) HP