The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Publishing in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Publishing over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Publishing
Rank - 54 54
Contract jobs citing Publishing 0 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex - 0.23% 1.02%
As % of the General category - 0.65% 3.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Average daily rate - - £368
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £21.58 £16.74
% change year-on-year
+131.69% +28.95%
Publishing
East of England

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

General Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
208 153 162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 39.39% 35.09% 27.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 83 73
Average daily rate £388 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £216 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 26 24
Average hourly rate £17.00 £20.25 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.04% -17.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £47.00 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £26.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+34.61% +18.18%

Publishing
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

Publishing Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Publishing
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Publishing Daily Rate Trend in Essex

Publishing
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Publishing Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

Publishing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 (50.00%) Windows
1 4 (50.00%) CMS
1 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (50.00%) Content Management
2 3 (37.50%) VMware
2 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 3 (37.50%) Migration
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (25.00%) Citrix
3 2 (25.00%) PRINCE
3 2 (25.00%) Document Management
3 2 (25.00%) Asset Management
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
4 1 (12.50%) XenApp
4 1 (12.50%) XenServer
4 1 (12.50%) XenDesktop
4 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
4 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) MCITP
4 1 (12.50%) Degree
4 1 (12.50%) WSUS
4 1 (12.50%) QA
4 1 (12.50%) Software Packaging
4 1 (12.50%) Release Management
4 1 (12.50%) Drupal
4 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing

Publishing
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 4 (50.00%) CMS
2 1 (12.50%) Alfresco
2 1 (12.50%) Documentum
2 1 (12.50%) Drupal
2 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
1 1 (12.50%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) SMS
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) Business Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Web Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Web Business Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Web Content Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Build Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Citrix Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) CMS Business Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Build Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) Software Packaging
1 1 (12.50%) XML
1 1 (12.50%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (12.50%) Client/Server
1 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (12.50%) Linux
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (50.00%) Content Management
2 3 (37.50%) Migration
3 2 (25.00%) Asset Management
3 2 (25.00%) Document Management
3 2 (25.00%) PRINCE
4 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Data Migration
4 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
4 1 (12.50%) Project Management
4 1 (12.50%) Release Management
4 1 (12.50%) RUP
4 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) Java
1 1 (12.50%) VB
1 1 (12.50%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
1 1 (12.50%) MCITP
1 1 (12.50%) MCP
1 1 (12.50%) MCSE
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (12.50%) XenApp
3 1 (12.50%) XenDesktop
3 1 (12.50%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) SCCM
1 1 (12.50%) WSUS
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) VMware
2 2 (25.00%) Citrix
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft