The first table below looks at the demand for Acrobat skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Acrobat 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 of the Applications category for the Hampshire 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
Adobe Acrobat
Rank 114 111 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Contract jobs citing Acrobat 2 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.096% 0.12% -
As % of the Applications category 0.62% 0.87% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Average daily rate £300 £205 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.34% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £298 £210 £310
% change year-on-year
+41.66% -32.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £36.00 £19.75
% change year-on-year
- +82.27%
Applications Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
322 230 254
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 15.53% 13.51% 13.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 116 113
Average daily rate £313 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £196 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £429
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 45 50
Average hourly rate £17.00 £15.75 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.93% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.63 £11.20 £11.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £115.00 £40.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -8.82%
Acrobat
South East

Acrobat
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

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

Acrobat Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

Acrobat
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Acrobat Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

Acrobat
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Acrobat Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

Acrobat
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Acrobat within the Hampshire 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
Aldershot - - - -
Farnborough - - - -
Acrobat
South East

Acrobat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 9 (100.00%) Adobe
2 8 (88.89%) MS Visio
2 8 (88.89%) SC Cleared
2 8 (88.89%) Security Cleared
3 7 (77.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (77.78%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (77.78%) MS Exchange
3 7 (77.78%) Active Directory
3 7 (77.78%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (77.78%) Windows
3 7 (77.78%) PaintShop Pro
4 4 (44.44%) Management Information System
4 4 (44.44%) LAN
5 3 (33.33%) WAN
5 3 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
7 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
7 1 (11.11%) Java
7 1 (11.11%) MS Office
7 1 (11.11%) ISO 14001
7 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
7 1 (11.11%) Finance
7 1 (11.11%) VMware
7 1 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (11.11%) WSUS
7 1 (11.11%) QA
7 1 (11.11%) VMware Server
7 1 (11.11%) SCCM
7 1 (11.11%) Time Management

Acrobat
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 7 (77.78%) MS Exchange
1 7 (77.78%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (88.89%) MS Visio
2 7 (77.78%) PaintShop Pro
3 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
4 1 (11.11%) MS Office
4 1 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (11.11%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) LAN
2 3 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (11.11%) DHCP
3 1 (11.11%) VPN
3 1 (11.11%) Intranet
3 1 (11.11%) Internet
3 1 (11.11%) 3G
3 1 (11.11%) Firewall
General
1 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Author
2 5 (55.56%) Technical Author
3 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support
3 1 (11.11%) Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Management Information System
2 1 (11.11%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (11.11%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Windows
1 7 (77.78%) Windows Server 2003
1 7 (77.78%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (11.11%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (88.89%) SC Cleared
1 8 (88.89%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) ISO 9001
1 1 (11.11%) ISO 14001
1 1 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 7 (77.78%) Active Directory
2 1 (11.11%) VMware Server
2 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) WSUS
1 1 (11.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Adobe
2 1 (11.11%) Remedy
2 1 (11.11%) VMware
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft