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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Publishing
Rank 117 101 103
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +2
Contract jobs citing Publishing 9 20 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.34% 0.81% 1.07%
As % of the General category 0.82% 1.94% 2.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 13
Average daily rate
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£450 £275 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+63.63% -28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £263 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £485 £429
UK excluding London average daily rate £403 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+34.16% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £140.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £15.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+66.66% -10.00%
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
1103 1031 1267
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 41.76% 41.88% 49.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 578 452 501
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £521 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 18 22
Average hourly rate £20.75 £19.00 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.21% -37.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.70 £13.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -

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 1 September 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
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 1 September 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 -18 3 £450 +63.63% 1
Bracknell -5 2 £140 -
Slough - 2 £503 -
Publishing
South East

Publishing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 4 (36.36%) Windows
1 4 (36.36%) Migration
2 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
3 2 (18.18%) Relational Database
3 2 (18.18%) Siemens NX
3 2 (18.18%) Resource Management
3 2 (18.18%) French Language
3 2 (18.18%) German Language
3 2 (18.18%) Italian Language
3 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (18.18%) Asset Management
3 2 (18.18%) Content Management
3 2 (18.18%) Automotive
3 2 (18.18%) DV Cleared
3 2 (18.18%) C
3 2 (18.18%) C++
3 2 (18.18%) Java
3 2 (18.18%) SQL
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
3 2 (18.18%) MS Office
3 2 (18.18%) SEO
3 2 (18.18%) Siemens
3 2 (18.18%) CMS
3 2 (18.18%) PLM
3 2 (18.18%) Teamcenter
3 2 (18.18%) CAD
4 1 (9.09%) Programme Management
4 1 (9.09%) Terminal Services

Publishing
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 2 (18.18%) CMS
2 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Office
1 2 (18.18%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) SMTP
1 1 (9.09%) DMZ
1 1 (9.09%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
1 2 (18.18%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (18.18%) Automotive
1 2 (18.18%) French Language
1 2 (18.18%) German Language
1 2 (18.18%) Italian Language
2 1 (9.09%) Portuguese Language
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Technical Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Content Editor
3 1 (9.09%) Designer
3 1 (9.09%) User Experience Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Business Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Programme Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Deployment Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Release Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) HTML
1 1 (9.09%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Client/Server
1 1 (9.09%) PKI
1 1 (9.09%) Digital Media
1 1 (9.09%) User Experience
1 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Migration
2 2 (18.18%) PLM
2 2 (18.18%) CAD
2 2 (18.18%) SEO
2 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (18.18%) Asset Management
2 2 (18.18%) Content Management
2 2 (18.18%) Resource Management
3 1 (9.09%) Matrix Management
3 1 (9.09%) Release Management
3 1 (9.09%) Time Management
3 1 (9.09%) Data Migration
3 1 (9.09%) Information Architecture
3 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (9.09%) Waterfall
3 1 (9.09%) Patch Management
3 1 (9.09%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) C
1 2 (18.18%) C++
1 2 (18.18%) Java
1 2 (18.18%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 2 (18.18%) DV Cleared
3 1 (9.09%) MCP
3 1 (9.09%) MCSE
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (9.09%) MCITP
3 1 (9.09%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
1 1 (9.09%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle
2 2 (18.18%) Siemens
3 1 (9.09%) Citrix