The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Publishing in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Publishing over the 3 months to 1 July 2015 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Publishing
Rank 92 81 73
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -8
Contract jobs citing Publishing 4 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.26% 0.47% 0.10%
As % of the General category 0.66% 1.28% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 0
Average daily rate
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£463 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £313 £350
% change year-on-year
+28.00% -10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+65.00% +14.28%
Publishing
North West

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

General Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
602 467 391
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 39.45% 36.26% 39.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 331 262 193
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £210 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £380
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 11 23
Average hourly rate £15.98 £23.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.02% +62.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.53 £15.85 £11.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.79 £64.00 £23.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-2.17% -8.00%

Publishing
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Publishing Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Publishing
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Publishing Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Publishing
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Publishing across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 1 July 2015.

Publishing Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Publishing
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Publishing Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Publishing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 3 (30.00%) HTTP
1 3 (30.00%) HTTPS
2 2 (20.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (20.00%) Internet
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco
2 2 (20.00%) CRM
2 2 (20.00%) CCNP
2 2 (20.00%) CCNA
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (20.00%) Juniper
2 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (20.00%) VPN
2 2 (20.00%) DNS
2 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (20.00%) Client/Server
2 2 (20.00%) Firewall
2 2 (20.00%) IPsec
2 2 (20.00%) Migration
2 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (20.00%) Blue Coat
2 2 (20.00%) BIG-IP
2 2 (20.00%) Network Security
2 2 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 2 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 2 (20.00%) F5
2 2 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
2 2 (20.00%) FTP
3 1 (10.00%) Wiki
3 1 (10.00%) Social Network

Publishing
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (10.00%) SAS
1 1 (10.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) HTTPS
1 3 (30.00%) HTTP
2 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (20.00%) VPN
2 2 (20.00%) DNS
2 2 (20.00%) FTP
2 2 (20.00%) Internet
2 2 (20.00%) Firewall
2 2 (20.00%) IPsec
2 2 (20.00%) BIG-IP
2 2 (20.00%) Network Security
2 2 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 2 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (10.00%) Crystal Reports
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Network Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Writer
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Business Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Mac Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Business Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Software Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (10.00%) Streaming Video
2 1 (10.00%) E-Learning
2 1 (10.00%) Interactive TV
2 1 (10.00%) Wiki
2 1 (10.00%) Social Network
2 1 (10.00%) Digital Media
2 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Mac OS X
1 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Migration
1 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (20.00%) CRM
1 2 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
1 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (10.00%) Project Management
2 1 (10.00%) GAP Analysis
2 1 (10.00%) Time Management
2 1 (10.00%) iOS Development
2 1 (10.00%) Coaching
2 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Analysis
2 1 (10.00%) Mobile Development
2 1 (10.00%) ETL
2 1 (10.00%) RAD
2 1 (10.00%) RUP
2 1 (10.00%) TDD
2 1 (10.00%) Zachman Framework
2 1 (10.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (10.00%) Content Management
2 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
1 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (10.00%) VBA
1 1 (10.00%) Objective-C
1 1 (10.00%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) CCNP
1 2 (20.00%) CCNA
1 2 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Juniper
1 2 (20.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (20.00%) Blue Coat
1 2 (20.00%) F5
1 2 (20.00%) Cisco
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Xamarin