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 17 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 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Publishing
Rank 60 39 37
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -2
Contract jobs citing Publishing 6 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.79% 1.70% 1.63%
As % of the General category 2.21% 5.19% 5.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 1
Average daily rate £368 £550 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.18% +109.52%
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.76% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.97 £15.25 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+4.72% -7.57%
General Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
272 135 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 35.79% 32.77% 31.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 60 57
Average daily rate £400 £375 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £243 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £425 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 32 15
Average hourly rate £37.75 £30.00 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.83% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £15.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.30 £46.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £26.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-5.66% +6.00%
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
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
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 17 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
Harlow 0 4 £368 -18.33% 2
Colchester - 2 - -
Purfleet - - - - 2
Publishing
East of England

Publishing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 8 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 7 (50.00%) IIS
2 7 (50.00%) MySQL
2 7 (50.00%) Apache
2 7 (50.00%) Foglight
3 5 (35.71%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (35.71%) Clustering
3 5 (35.71%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (35.71%) Windows
4 4 (28.57%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 4 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (28.57%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (28.57%) Performance Analysis
4 4 (28.57%) Performance Monitoring
5 3 (21.43%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (21.43%) Business Continuity Planning
5 3 (21.43%) Business Continuity
5 3 (21.43%) VMware
5 3 (21.43%) SQL
6 2 (14.29%) UNIX
6 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
6 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
6 2 (14.29%) Linux
6 2 (14.29%) Project Management
6 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (14.29%) Windows 7
7 1 (7.14%) SharePoint 2010

Publishing
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 7 (50.00%) IIS
1 7 (50.00%) Apache
2 4 (28.57%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
4 1 (7.14%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Project
1 1 (7.14%) MS Visio
1 1 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (7.14%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 3 (21.43%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 7 (50.00%) MySQL
3 5 (35.71%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (28.57%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MSI
1 1 (7.14%) InstallShield
1 1 (7.14%) JIRA
General
1 1 (7.14%) Legal
1 1 (7.14%) Games
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Administrator
2 8 (57.14%) DBA
3 3 (21.43%) Server Administrator
4 2 (14.29%) Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Project Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Server Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) SharePoint Administrator
5 1 (7.14%) Digital Project Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Product Owner
5 1 (7.14%) Server Support
5 1 (7.14%) Support Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) 1st Line Support
5 1 (7.14%) Service Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) SQL Server DBA
5 1 (7.14%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) SQL DBA
5 1 (7.14%) Server Support Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Clustering
2 1 (7.14%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (7.14%) Digital Media
2 1 (7.14%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) Windows
2 2 (14.29%) Linux
2 2 (14.29%) UNIX
2 2 (14.29%) Windows 7
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (28.57%) Performance Analysis
2 4 (28.57%) Performance Monitoring
2 4 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (21.43%) Business Continuity
3 3 (21.43%) Business Continuity Planning
4 2 (14.29%) Project Management
5 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
5 1 (7.14%) ITIL
5 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
5 1 (7.14%) Data Security
5 1 (7.14%) Workflow
5 1 (7.14%) Scrum
5 1 (7.14%) Content Management
5 1 (7.14%) Operations Management
5 1 (7.14%) Data Protection
5 1 (7.14%) Change Control
5 1 (7.14%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) VBScript
2 1 (7.14%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) PMP
1 1 (7.14%) PMI Certification
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.14%) VMware ESX
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (50.00%) Foglight
2 1 (7.14%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 3 (21.43%) VMware
3 1 (7.14%) IBM
3 1 (7.14%) HP
3 1 (7.14%) NetApp