The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Publishing 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 Publishing over the 3 months to 16 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 East of England 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Publishing
Rank 129 73 101
Rank change year-on-year
-56 +28
Contract jobs citing Publishing 20 44 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.62% 1.91% 1.06%
As % of the General category 1.86% 5.60% 3.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 21 10
Average daily rate £368 £313 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.60% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £260 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £450 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £24.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.97 £15.25 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+4.72% -7.57%
General Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
1073 786 1091
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 33.31% 34.08% 35.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 578 385 474
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £233 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 71 88
Average hourly rate £28.50 £31.50 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.52% -7.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.35 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
Publishing
England

Publishing
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Publishing Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Publishing
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 Publishing across the East of England region.

Publishing Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Publishing
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Publishing across the East of England region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

Publishing Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Publishing
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 Publishing across the East of England region.

Publishing Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Publishing
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Publishing across the East of England region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

Publishing Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

Publishing
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 Publishing within the East of England region over the 3 months to 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire -18 10 £313 +8.69% 4
Essex -19 6 £368 -33.18% 3
Hertfordshire -11 4 £308 +18.26% 2
Norfolk - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - - 1
Publishing
England

Publishing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 10 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (22.50%) MySQL
2 9 (22.50%) ITIL
2 9 (22.50%) Apache
3 7 (17.50%) Microsoft
3 7 (17.50%) IIS
3 7 (17.50%) Foglight
4 6 (15.00%) SharePoint
5 5 (12.50%) Windows
5 5 (12.50%) MS Project
5 5 (12.50%) HTML
5 5 (12.50%) MS Excel
5 5 (12.50%) Project Management
5 5 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (12.50%) Clustering
5 5 (12.50%) Knowledge Management
5 5 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (12.50%) Performance Analysis
6 4 (10.00%) Performance Monitoring
6 4 (10.00%) Data Migration
6 4 (10.00%) Data Cleansing
6 4 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (10.00%) Degree
6 4 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (10.00%) Migration
6 4 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (10.00%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (10.00%) Intranet
6 4 (10.00%) SAP

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

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 9 (22.50%) Apache
2 7 (17.50%) IIS
3 6 (15.00%) SharePoint
4 4 (10.00%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (7.50%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (2.50%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (12.50%) MS Project
1 5 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (5.00%) Photoshop
3 1 (2.50%) InfoPath
3 1 (2.50%) InDesign
3 1 (2.50%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.50%) XMetaL
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) SiteCatalyst
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.50%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.00%) Intranet
2 1 (2.50%) Internet
2 1 (2.50%) Extranet
2 1 (2.50%) SMS
2 1 (2.50%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (22.50%) MySQL
3 5 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (7.50%) MarkLogic
6 2 (5.00%) Triplestore
6 2 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (2.50%) MongoDB
7 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (2.50%) EDMS
Development Applications
1 1 (2.50%) MSI
1 1 (2.50%) InstallShield
1 1 (2.50%) JIRA
General
1 3 (7.50%) Marketing
2 2 (5.00%) Retail
2 2 (5.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.00%) Finance
3 1 (2.50%) Legal
3 1 (2.50%) Games
3 1 (2.50%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 9 (22.50%) Administrator
2 8 (20.00%) DBA
3 4 (10.00%) Project Manager
3 4 (10.00%) Developer
3 4 (10.00%) Analyst
3 4 (10.00%) Knowledge Manager
3 4 (10.00%) Transition Manager
4 3 (7.50%) Server Administrator
4 3 (7.50%) Author
4 3 (7.50%) Technical Author
5 2 (5.00%) Service Analyst
5 2 (5.00%) Process Manager
5 2 (5.00%) Java Developer
6 1 (2.50%) SQL Server DBA
6 1 (2.50%) Service Desk Analyst
6 1 (2.50%) SQL DBA
6 1 (2.50%) Server Support Analyst
6 1 (2.50%) Technical Writer
6 1 (2.50%) Change Analyst
6 1 (2.50%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.50%) HTML
2 4 (10.00%) CSS
3 3 (7.50%) XSLT
4 2 (5.00%) JSP
4 2 (5.00%) Struts
4 2 (5.00%) Web Services
4 2 (5.00%) Spring
4 2 (5.00%) JSTL
4 2 (5.00%) Spring MVC
4 2 (5.00%) jQuery
4 2 (5.00%) RESTful
4 2 (5.00%) EDI
4 2 (5.00%) JMS
4 2 (5.00%) J2EE
4 2 (5.00%) Apache Jena
5 1 (2.50%) XML Schema
5 1 (2.50%) AngularJS
5 1 (2.50%) CherryPy
5 1 (2.50%) JSON
5 1 (2.50%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.50%) Clustering
2 3 (7.50%) Graphic Design
2 3 (7.50%) Semantic Web
3 2 (5.00%) Mobile App
3 2 (5.00%) Taxonomies
4 1 (2.50%) Ontologies
4 1 (2.50%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (2.50%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (2.50%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.50%) Windows
2 3 (7.50%) Linux
3 2 (5.00%) UNIX
3 2 (5.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (22.50%) ITIL
2 5 (12.50%) Project Management
2 5 (12.50%) Knowledge Management
2 5 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (12.50%) Performance Analysis
3 4 (10.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 4 (10.00%) Data Migration
3 4 (10.00%) Data Cleansing
3 4 (10.00%) E-Commerce
3 4 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (10.00%) Migration
4 3 (7.50%) PRINCE2
4 3 (7.50%) Process Management
4 3 (7.50%) Content Management
4 3 (7.50%) Business Continuity
4 3 (7.50%) Business Continuity Planning
5 2 (5.00%) Change Management
5 2 (5.00%) Master Data Management
5 2 (5.00%) Transition Management
5 2 (5.00%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.50%) SQL
2 2 (5.00%) Java
2 2 (5.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (5.00%) XQuery
3 1 (2.50%) SPARQL
3 1 (2.50%) C#
3 1 (2.50%) C++
3 1 (2.50%) VBScript
3 1 (2.50%) VB
3 1 (2.50%) VBA
3 1 (2.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (10.00%) Degree
2 2 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.50%) PMP
3 1 (2.50%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) QA
1 2 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 2 (5.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (5.00%) Squid
2 1 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.50%) VMware ESX
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 7 (17.50%) Foglight
2 1 (2.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (17.50%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.00%) SAP
3 3 (7.50%) VMware
3 3 (7.50%) Adobe
4 1 (2.50%) HP
4 1 (2.50%) NetApp
4 1 (2.50%) ATG
4 1 (2.50%) IBM
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