The table below looks at the statistics for Acrobat skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Acrobat over the 3 months to 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Adobe Acrobat
Rank 63 64 64
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Contract jobs citing Acrobat 1 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.14% 0.56% 0.13%
As % of the Applications category 1.32% 3.97% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£325 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £270 £260 £75
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +246.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £23.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year
-60.00% -
Acrobat
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Applications Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
76 126 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 10.30% 14.08% 11.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 44 37
Average daily rate £250 £251 £153
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.19% +64.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £124 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £412 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 16 13
Average hourly rate £16.16 £35.00 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.82% +129.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £13.80 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £45.00 £18.68
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -

Acrobat
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Acrobat across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

Acrobat Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Acrobat
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Acrobat Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Acrobat
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Acrobat Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

Acrobat
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Acrobat within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 30 January 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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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
Chester - - - -
Acrobat
North West

Acrobat
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing Acrobat 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 Acrobat.

1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) MS Visio
1 1 (100.00%) Adobe
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Content Management
1 1 (100.00%) Adobe Captivate
1 1 (100.00%) ServiceNow

Acrobat
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing Acrobat 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 Acrobat. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) MS Visio
1 1 (100.00%) Adobe Captivate
General
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Author
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Author
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) Content Management
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Adobe
1 1 (100.00%) ServiceNow