The table below looks at the statistics for Acrobat skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Acrobat over the 3 months to 22 December 2014 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe Acrobat
Rank 133 126 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Contract jobs citing Acrobat 6 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.21% 0.041% -
As % of the Applications category 1.54% 0.25% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£325 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £270 £260 £219
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +18.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £22.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +50.00%
Acrobat
England

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

Applications Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
390 401 395
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 13.86% 16.47% 14.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 211 192 160
Average daily rate £288 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.53% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £118 £144
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £463 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 83 71
Average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £29.80 £34.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.85
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -8.51%

Acrobat
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Acrobat Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Acrobat
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Acrobat Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Acrobat
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Acrobat Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Acrobat
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Acrobat across the East of England region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014.

Acrobat Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

Acrobat
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Acrobat within the East of England region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014. 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
Cambridgeshire - 1 - - 1
Suffolk - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Acrobat
England

Acrobat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 6 (66.67%) Adobe
2 3 (33.33%) Photoshop
2 3 (33.33%) Advertising
2 3 (33.33%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (33.33%) Marketing
2 3 (33.33%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (22.22%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
3 2 (22.22%) NHS
3 2 (22.22%) Validation
3 2 (22.22%) Document Management
3 2 (22.22%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (11.11%) HTML
4 1 (11.11%) MS Project
4 1 (11.11%) MS Office
4 1 (11.11%) CSS
4 1 (11.11%) Windows
4 1 (11.11%) Windows 2000
4 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
4 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
4 1 (11.11%) MS Visio
4 1 (11.11%) LAN
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco
4 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Vista
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012

Acrobat
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Photoshop
1 3 (33.33%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (33.33%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (22.22%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
3 1 (11.11%) MS Visio
3 1 (11.11%) MS Project
3 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) Crystal Reports
General
1 3 (33.33%) Advertising
1 3 (33.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Help Desk Support
2 1 (11.11%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Help Desk Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Help Desk Support Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Author
2 1 (11.11%) Technical Author
2 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) HTML
1 1 (11.11%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) NHS
1 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
1 1 (11.11%) Windows 2000
1 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Vista
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Validation
1 2 (22.22%) Document Management
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Adobe
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft