The table below looks at the statistics for Acrobat skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Acrobat over the 3 months to 24 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Adobe Acrobat
Rank 263 263 241
Rank change year-on-year
0 -22
Contract jobs citing Acrobat 7 1 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.077% 0.011% 0.088%
As % of the Applications category 0.61% 0.071% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 5
Median daily rate £150 - £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £150 £325 £295
% change year-on-year
-53.84% +10.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £13.67 £8.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +60.82%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £26.84 £8.50
% change year-on-year
-36.64% +215.70%
Acrobat
England

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

Applications Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
1155 1402 1456
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 12.63% 15.00% 15.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 632 667 673
Median daily rate £350 £350 £314
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £154 £180 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £480 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £303
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +7.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 111 140 150
Median hourly rate £15.25 £13.75 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.90% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.48 £10.04 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.55 £26.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -6.45%

Acrobat
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing Acrobat as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Applications category.

Acrobat Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Acrobat
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Acrobat Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Acrobat
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Acrobat Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Acrobat
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Acrobat within the South East region over the 3 months to 24 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxfordshire - 4 £150 -
Hampshire - 2 £154 - 1
Surrey - 1 - -
Acrobat
England

Acrobat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Acrobat also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for Acrobat.

1 23 (88.46%) Adobe
2 13 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 13 (50.00%) Windows
3 11 (42.31%) Photoshop
3 11 (42.31%) Internet
3 11 (42.31%) Adobe Illustrator
4 10 (38.46%) MS Excel
5 9 (34.62%) IBM Notes
5 9 (34.62%) Lotus
5 9 (34.62%) VPN
5 9 (34.62%) DameWare
5 9 (34.62%) Incident Management
6 8 (30.77%) ITIL
6 8 (30.77%) PeopleSoft
7 7 (26.92%) TCP/IP
7 7 (26.92%) Active Directory
8 6 (23.08%) MS Visio
8 6 (23.08%) InDesign
9 5 (19.23%) Release Management
9 5 (19.23%) BMC Marimba
9 5 (19.23%) MS PowerPoint
9 5 (19.23%) Windows 2000
9 5 (19.23%) MS Office
9 5 (19.23%) BMC
9 5 (19.23%) Change Control
9 5 (19.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 4 (15.38%) User Experience
10 4 (15.38%) Apple iOS
10 4 (15.38%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (15.38%) Change Management

Acrobat
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (34.62%) IBM Notes
2 3 (11.54%) CMS
2 3 (11.54%) Joomla!
3 2 (7.69%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 2 (7.69%) concrete5
3 2 (7.69%) Drupal
3 2 (7.69%) ExpressionEngine
3 2 (7.69%) MS Exchange
3 2 (7.69%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (7.69%) Skype for Business
3 2 (7.69%) Umbraco
3 2 (7.69%) WordPress
4 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 11 (42.31%) Adobe Illustrator
1 11 (42.31%) Photoshop
2 10 (38.46%) MS Excel
3 6 (23.08%) InDesign
3 6 (23.08%) MS Visio
4 5 (19.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 5 (19.23%) MS Office
4 5 (19.23%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (7.69%) 3ds Max
5 2 (7.69%) AutoCAD
5 2 (7.69%) GIMP
5 2 (7.69%) MS Project
5 2 (7.69%) PaintShop Pro
Business Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Magento
1 2 (7.69%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 11 (42.31%) Internet
2 9 (34.62%) VPN
3 7 (26.92%) TCP/IP
4 2 (7.69%) 4G
4 2 (7.69%) DHCP
4 2 (7.69%) Firewall
4 2 (7.69%) LAN
4 2 (7.69%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (3.85%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Eclipse
1 2 (7.69%) Git (software)
1 2 (7.69%) Grunt
2 1 (3.85%) Dreamweaver
General
1 4 (15.38%) Telecoms
2 3 (11.54%) Retail
3 2 (7.69%) Manufacturing
3 2 (7.69%) Military
4 1 (3.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (30.77%) Analyst
1 8 (30.77%) Service Analyst
1 8 (30.77%) Service Desk Analyst
2 6 (23.08%) Creative Designer
2 6 (23.08%) Designer
2 6 (23.08%) Print Designer
2 6 (23.08%) Support Engineer
3 5 (19.23%) Digital Designer
4 4 (15.38%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 4 (15.38%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 4 (15.38%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (15.38%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 4 (15.38%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 4 (15.38%) Help Desk Analyst
4 4 (15.38%) Help Desk Engineer
4 4 (15.38%) Help Desk Support
4 4 (15.38%) Help Desk Support Analyst
4 4 (15.38%) ITIL Service Analyst
4 4 (15.38%) ITIL Service Desk Analyst
4 4 (15.38%) Service Desk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.54%) ATL
1 3 (11.54%) CSS
1 3 (11.54%) HTML
2 2 (7.69%) .NET
2 2 (7.69%) AngularJS
2 2 (7.69%) Backbone.js
2 2 (7.69%) CodeIgniter
2 2 (7.69%) CSS3
2 2 (7.69%) D3.js
2 2 (7.69%) Ember.js
2 2 (7.69%) Flash
2 2 (7.69%) GreenSock GSAP
2 2 (7.69%) Highcharts JS
2 2 (7.69%) jQuery
2 2 (7.69%) JSP
2 2 (7.69%) Laravel
2 2 (7.69%) MooTools
2 2 (7.69%) PhoneGap
2 2 (7.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 2 (7.69%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) User Experience
2 2 (7.69%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.85%) Driving Licence
3 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.85%) Social Media
3 1 (3.85%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 13 (50.00%) Windows
2 5 (19.23%) Windows 2000
3 4 (15.38%) Apple iOS
3 4 (15.38%) Windows XP
4 3 (11.54%) Windows 7
5 2 (7.69%) Android
5 2 (7.69%) CentOS
5 2 (7.69%) Linux
6 1 (3.85%) Unix
6 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (34.62%) Incident Management
2 8 (30.77%) ITIL
3 5 (19.23%) Change Control
3 5 (19.23%) Release Management
4 4 (15.38%) Change Management
5 3 (11.54%) Software Distribution
6 2 (7.69%) Android Development
6 2 (7.69%) Content Management
6 2 (7.69%) Front End Development
6 2 (7.69%) iOS Development
6 2 (7.69%) ITSM
6 2 (7.69%) Load Testing
6 2 (7.69%) Presales
6 2 (7.69%) Security Testing
6 2 (7.69%) Test Strategy
7 1 (3.85%) PRINCE2
7 1 (3.85%) Project Management
7 1 (3.85%) Time Management
7 1 (3.85%) Web Accessibility
7 1 (3.85%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 4 (15.38%) Java
2 2 (7.69%) ActionScript
2 2 (7.69%) Apple Swift
2 2 (7.69%) Bash Shell
2 2 (7.69%) C
2 2 (7.69%) C#
2 2 (7.69%) C++
2 2 (7.69%) JavaScript
2 2 (7.69%) Objective-C
2 2 (7.69%) PHP
2 2 (7.69%) Python
2 2 (7.69%) Ruby
2 2 (7.69%) SQL
2 2 (7.69%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (15.38%) ITIL Certification
1 4 (15.38%) SC Cleared
1 4 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 7 (26.92%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (34.62%) DameWare
2 5 (19.23%) BMC Marimba
3 2 (7.69%) SCCM
Vendors
1 23 (88.46%) Adobe
2 13 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 9 (34.62%) Lotus
4 8 (30.77%) PeopleSoft
5 5 (19.23%) BMC
6 2 (7.69%) Apple
6 2 (7.69%) Remedy
6 2 (7.69%) Sitecore
6 2 (7.69%) Zend
7 1 (3.85%) VMware