The table below looks at the statistics for Acrobat skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Acrobat over the 3 months to 3 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Adobe Acrobat
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Acrobat 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands - - -
As % of the Applications category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £143 £290 £305
% change year-on-year
-50.86% -4.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £22.50 -
% change year-on-year
-27.77% -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands region.

Applications Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
221 257 218
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 13.75% 16.87% 13.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 113 125
Average daily rate £250 £313 £115
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +171.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £152 £70
10% offered a daily rate of more than £417 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
- +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 43 23
Average hourly rate £12.50 £13.00 £11.35
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +14.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.29 £9.25 £9.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.52 £20.00 £16.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.51 £15.39 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-5.68% -0.74%

Acrobat
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

Acrobat Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Acrobat
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Acrobat Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Acrobat
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Acrobat Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Acrobat
Top 11 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Adobe
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) MAILsweeper
1 1 (100.00%) DameWare
1 1 (100.00%) XenApp
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7

Acrobat
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Support Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (100.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) MAILsweeper
1 1 (100.00%) DameWare
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Adobe
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix