The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Publishing in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge 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 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Cambridge region.

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 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Publishing
Rank 37 34 39
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +5
Contract jobs citing Publishing 6 11 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.65% 2.87% 2.74%
As % of the General category 7.23% 11.58% 11.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
Average daily rate £287 £275 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.45% -40.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £217 £275 £453
10% offered a daily rate of more than £357 £275 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.76% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.97 £15.25 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+4.72% -7.57%
General Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
83 95 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 22.80% 24.80% 22.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 27 57
Average daily rate £330 £350 £369
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -5.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £199 £225 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £432 £500 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 19 15
Average hourly rate £42.50 £38.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.38% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £16.80 £10.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £48.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £26.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-5.66% +6.00%
Publishing
Cambridgeshire

Publishing
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Publishing across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Publishing Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Publishing
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Publishing across the Cambridge region.

Publishing Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

Publishing
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Publishing across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

Publishing Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

Publishing
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Publishing across the Cambridge region.

Publishing Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

Publishing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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%) MS Project
1 4 (36.36%) SAP
1 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
1 4 (36.36%) Intranet
1 4 (36.36%) Migration
1 4 (36.36%) Data Migration
1 4 (36.36%) Data Cleansing
2 3 (27.27%) SharePoint
2 3 (27.27%) ITIL
3 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
3 2 (18.18%) EDI
3 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 2 (18.18%) Finance
3 2 (18.18%) Project Management
3 2 (18.18%) Change Management
3 2 (18.18%) Risk Management
3 2 (18.18%) Marketing
3 2 (18.18%) Project Planning
3 2 (18.18%) Taxonomies
3 2 (18.18%) Degree
3 2 (18.18%) Knowledge Management
3 2 (18.18%) Data Management
3 2 (18.18%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (18.18%) Master Data Management
4 1 (9.09%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (9.09%) ITIL V3
4 1 (9.09%) Information Management
4 1 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (9.09%) Information Architecture
4 1 (9.09%) Graphic Design

Publishing
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 (27.27%) SharePoint
2 2 (18.18%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (9.09%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (36.36%) MS Project
1 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
2 1 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) Intranet
2 1 (9.09%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) EDMS
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
1 2 (18.18%) Marketing
2 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Project Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Author
2 2 (18.18%) Technical Author
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) SharePoint Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Transition Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Knowledge Manager
3 1 (9.09%) SharePoint Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Taxonomies
2 1 (9.09%) Graphic Design
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Migration
1 4 (36.36%) Data Migration
1 4 (36.36%) Data Cleansing
2 3 (27.27%) ITIL
3 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
3 2 (18.18%) Project Management
3 2 (18.18%) Change Management
3 2 (18.18%) Risk Management
3 2 (18.18%) Data Management
3 2 (18.18%) Knowledge Management
3 2 (18.18%) Project Planning
3 2 (18.18%) Master Data Management
4 1 (9.09%) Matrix Management
4 1 (9.09%) Information Management
4 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (9.09%) Programme Management
4 1 (9.09%) Information Architecture
4 1 (9.09%) ITIL V3
4 1 (9.09%) Validation
4 1 (9.09%) Process Management
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) SAP
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft