The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Publishing in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Publishing over the 3 months to 11 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 Merseyside 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Publishing
Rank 23 27 31
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +4
Contract jobs citing Publishing 2 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.08% 0.95% 0.44%
As % of the General category 3.92% 4.08% 1.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
Average daily rate
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£475 £275 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+72.72% -45.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £293 £350 £365
% change year-on-year
-16.42% -4.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+21.21% +10.00%
General Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
51 49 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 27.57% 23.22% 26.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 31 34
Average daily rate £445 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £273 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £375 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.93% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 10
Average hourly rate £32.75 £10.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+227.50% -50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.50 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £11.50 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
- -15.09%
Publishing
North West

Publishing
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

Publishing Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Publishing
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Publishing Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

Publishing
Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Publishing Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

Publishing
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Publishing within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 11 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
Liverpool -1 2 £475 +72.72%
Publishing
North West

Publishing
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) SAN
1 2 (66.67%) NetApp
1 2 (66.67%) Firmware
1 2 (66.67%) EMC
1 2 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (66.67%) CLARiiON
1 2 (66.67%) EMC Centera
1 2 (66.67%) Asset Management
1 2 (66.67%) NAS
1 2 (66.67%) Symmetrix DMX
1 2 (66.67%) Change Control
2 1 (33.33%) Software Deployment
2 1 (33.33%) Wise Package Studio
2 1 (33.33%) XenApp
2 1 (33.33%) XenDesktop
2 1 (33.33%) SCCM
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (33.33%) AppSense
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) MSI
2 1 (33.33%) InstallShield
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Windows

Publishing
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) SAN
1 2 (66.67%) NAS
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MSI
1 1 (33.33%) InstallShield
1 1 (33.33%) Wise Package Studio
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Storage Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Applications Packager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Firmware
1 2 (66.67%) CLARiiON
1 2 (66.67%) EMC Centera
1 2 (66.67%) Symmetrix DMX
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (66.67%) Asset Management
1 2 (66.67%) Change Control
2 1 (33.33%) Software Deployment
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (33.33%) XenApp
1 1 (33.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) EMC
1 2 (66.67%) NetApp
2 1 (33.33%) AppSense
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft