The table below looks at the statistics 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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe Acrobat
Rank 120 97 -
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -
Contract jobs citing Acrobat 1 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.046% 0.35% -
As % of the Applications category 0.29% 2.32% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 0
Average daily rate
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£240 £305 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.21% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £270 £260 £219
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +18.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £22.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +50.00%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Hampshire region.

Applications Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
343 259 177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 15.61% 15.31% 11.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 108 65
Average daily rate £315 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.07% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £171 £170 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £461 £413 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 34 46
Average hourly rate £13.10 £15.25 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.13% -12.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.38 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.13 £35.00 £40.66
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -6.45%

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
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 3 (100.00%) Adobe
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Internet
2 2 (66.67%) 3G
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) ITSM
2 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) MS Office
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows XP
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) DHCP
2 2 (66.67%) VPN
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (66.67%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (66.67%) Remedy
2 2 (66.67%) Blackberry
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL V3
3 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) ClearCase
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) Asset Management
3 1 (33.33%) ClearQuest

Acrobat
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Internet
1 2 (66.67%) 3G
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
1 2 (66.67%) LAN
1 2 (66.67%) DHCP
1 2 (66.67%) VPN
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) ClearCase
1 1 (33.33%) ClearQuest
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Help Desk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Video Conferencing
1 2 (66.67%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows XP
1 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ITSM
1 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL V3
2 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Adobe
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Remedy