The table below looks at the statistics for Acrobat skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Acrobat over the 3 months to 10 February 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.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Adobe Acrobat
Rank 47 - 44
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Acrobat 11 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 2.05% - 0.71%
As % of the Applications category 22.45% - 4.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 0 3
Average daily rate £130 - £260
UK excluding London average daily rate £130 £270 £260
% change year-on-year
-51.85% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.25 £15.00 £63.75
% change year-on-year
-11.66% -76.47%
Acrobat
South East

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

Applications Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
49 94 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 9.14% 14.60% 16.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 40 20
Average daily rate £300 £398 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.52% +52.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £122 £178 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £505 £675
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 17 27
Average hourly rate £19.00 £20.25 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.17% +39.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.30 £13.00 £10.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.60 £25.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+12.06% -3.33%

Acrobat
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Acrobat Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Acrobat
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Acrobat Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Acrobat
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Acrobat across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

Acrobat Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

Acrobat
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Acrobat Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Acrobat
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Acrobat within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Oxford - 11 £130 -
Acrobat
South East

Acrobat
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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