The first 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 23 July 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 Essex 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Publishing
Rank 45 43 44
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Contract jobs citing Publishing 10 10 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 2.02% 2.16% 0.82%
As % of the General category 5.38% 7.14% 2.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 3
Average daily rate
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£429 £438 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.00% -27.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £408 £332
10% offered a daily rate of more than £449 £468 £710
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
-21.42% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
General Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
186 140 167
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 37.50% 30.24% 34.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 43 97
Average daily rate £425 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £243 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £535 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.93% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 32 28
Average hourly rate £30.00 £23.09 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.92% +9.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £16.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £39.65 £38.98
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- -18.18%
Publishing
East of England

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Publishing across the Essex region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014.

Publishing Daily Rate Histogram 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Publishing across the Essex region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014.

Publishing Hourly Rate Histogram in Essex

Publishing
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Publishing within the Essex region over the 3 months to 23 July 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
Colchester - 4 £445 -
Harlow - - - -
Waltham Abbey - - - -
Publishing
East of England

Publishing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 9 (56.25%) Windows
2 6 (37.50%) Citrix
2 6 (37.50%) ITIL
2 6 (37.50%) Apache
2 6 (37.50%) assyst
3 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (31.25%) XenApp
3 5 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (31.25%) Root Cause Analysis
3 5 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (31.25%) ITSM
3 5 (31.25%) MS Exchange
3 5 (31.25%) NetApp
4 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (25.00%) Linux
4 4 (25.00%) MS Office
4 4 (25.00%) UNIX
4 4 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (18.75%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (18.75%) Problem Management
5 3 (18.75%) Release Management
5 3 (18.75%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (18.75%) Service Management
5 3 (18.75%) Foglight
5 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (18.75%) WebSphere
5 3 (18.75%) Clustering

Publishing
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 6 (37.50%) Apache
2 5 (31.25%) MS Exchange
2 5 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (18.75%) IIS
3 3 (18.75%) WebSphere
4 2 (12.50%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 4 (25.00%) MS Office
1 4 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
3 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
3 1 (6.25%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (37.50%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 3 (18.75%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) MySQL
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2005
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MSI
1 1 (6.25%) InstallShield
1 1 (6.25%) JIRA
General
1 2 (12.50%) Automotive
1 2 (12.50%) Legal
2 1 (6.25%) Games
2 1 (6.25%) Law
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Problem Manager
2 5 (31.25%) Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Systems Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) DBA
3 3 (18.75%) Administrator
4 2 (12.50%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Service Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Support Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Server Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) Incident Manager
5 1 (6.25%) ITIL Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Digital Project Manager
5 1 (6.25%) ITIL Change Manager
5 1 (6.25%) IT Support
5 1 (6.25%) Change Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Help Desk Support
5 1 (6.25%) 1st Line Support
5 1 (6.25%) IT Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Business Systems Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) XML
2 1 (6.25%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Clustering
2 1 (6.25%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (6.25%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 9 (56.25%) Windows
2 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (25.00%) Linux
3 4 (25.00%) UNIX
4 2 (12.50%) Windows 7
5 1 (6.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) ITIL
2 5 (31.25%) ITSM
2 5 (31.25%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (18.75%) Problem Management
3 3 (18.75%) Release Management
3 3 (18.75%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (18.75%) Service Management
4 2 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (12.50%) Business Continuity
4 2 (12.50%) Business Continuity Planning
5 1 (6.25%) Software Deployment
5 1 (6.25%) Data Protection
5 1 (6.25%) Change Control
5 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
5 1 (6.25%) Change Management
5 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
5 1 (6.25%) Project Management
5 1 (6.25%) Data Security
5 1 (6.25%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) Java
1 3 (18.75%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) VBScript
2 1 (6.25%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (6.25%) PMP
2 1 (6.25%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 5 (31.25%) XenApp
2 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) Foglight
2 1 (6.25%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Citrix
2 5 (31.25%) NetApp
3 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (18.75%) Oracle
4 3 (18.75%) JBoss
5 1 (6.25%) VMware