The table below looks at the statistics for Acrobat skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Acrobat over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Adobe Acrobat
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Acrobat 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford - - -
As % of the Applications category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £150 £375 £298
% change year-on-year
-60.00% +26.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 -
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -
Acrobat
Oxfordshire

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

Applications Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
23 37 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 8.71% 9.89% 16.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 25 11
Average daily rate £300 £450 £220
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +104.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £225 £104
10% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £530 £394
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £303
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +7.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 4 8
Average hourly rate £8.80 £14.25 £16.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.24% -12.30%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -3.33%

Acrobat
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

Acrobat Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Acrobat
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Acrobat Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

Acrobat
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 11 (100.00%) Windows
1 11 (100.00%) IBM Notes
1 11 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 11 (100.00%) Adobe
1 11 (100.00%) PeopleSoft
1 11 (100.00%) Lotus
1 11 (100.00%) Internet
1 11 (100.00%) DameWare
2 10 (90.91%) Incident Management
2 10 (90.91%) Change Control
2 10 (90.91%) Release Management
2 10 (90.91%) ITIL
2 10 (90.91%) Active Directory
3 9 (81.82%) ITIL Certification
4 8 (72.73%) TCP/IP
4 8 (72.73%) VPN
4 8 (72.73%) Software Distribution
5 2 (18.18%) Problem Management
5 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
5 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (18.18%) Project Management
5 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
6 1 (9.09%) MCP
6 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
6 1 (9.09%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
6 1 (9.09%) Change Management

Acrobat
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 11 (100.00%) IBM Notes
Communications & Networking
1 11 (100.00%) Internet
2 8 (72.73%) TCP/IP
2 8 (72.73%) VPN
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Analyst
1 8 (72.73%) Service Analyst
1 8 (72.73%) Service Desk Analyst
2 7 (63.64%) Technical Analyst
2 7 (63.64%) Technical Services Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (9.09%) IT Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL Service Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Service Desk Support
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
1 11 (100.00%) Windows XP
2 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) Change Control
1 10 (90.91%) Incident Management
1 10 (90.91%) ITIL
1 10 (90.91%) Release Management
2 8 (72.73%) Software Distribution
3 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
3 2 (18.18%) Problem Management
3 2 (18.18%) Project Management
4 1 (9.09%) Change Management
4 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 9 (81.82%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (9.09%) MCP
3 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 10 (90.91%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (100.00%) DameWare
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Adobe
1 11 (100.00%) Lotus
1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 11 (100.00%) PeopleSoft