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 February 2017 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Adobe Acrobat
England / South East
Rank 239 241 263
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +22
Contract jobs citing Acrobat 1 19 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.013% 0.22% 0.031%
As % of the Applications category 0.11% 1.81% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 3
Median daily rate £160 £130 £270
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -51.85%
UK excluding London median daily rate £125 £130 £270
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -51.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+71.42% -12.50%

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
943 1051 1423
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 12.26% 12.02% 14.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 480 574 721
Median daily rate £350 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £166 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £480 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 125 116 131
Median hourly rate £14.85 £16.10 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.76% +2.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.00 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £43.00 £32.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-12.12% +13.79%

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 February 2017. 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 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
Hampshire +5 1 £160 -47.71%
Acrobat
England

Acrobat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 2 (66.67%) Adobe
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 2000
2 1 (33.33%) IBM Notes
2 1 (33.33%) Flash
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) VPN
2 1 (33.33%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (33.33%) SLA
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) Photoshop
2 1 (33.33%) PeopleSoft
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) BMC
2 1 (33.33%) Lotus
2 1 (33.33%) Quark
2 1 (33.33%) QuarkXPress
2 1 (33.33%) Internet
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) DameWare
2 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (33.33%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (33.33%) Logistics
2 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
2 1 (33.33%) Statistics
2 1 (33.33%) Marketing
2 1 (33.33%) BMC Marimba

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 1 (33.33%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (33.33%) Photoshop
1 1 (33.33%) QuarkXPress
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Internet
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (33.33%) VPN
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Dreamweaver
General
1 1 (33.33%) Marketing
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) 1st/2nd Line Help Desk Support
1 1 (33.33%) 1st/2nd Line Support
1 1 (33.33%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Designer
1 1 (33.33%) Graphic Designer
1 1 (33.33%) Help Desk Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Help Desk Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Help Desk Support
1 1 (33.33%) Help Desk Support Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Help Desk Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Service Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Service Desk Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Service Desk Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) CSS
1 1 (33.33%) Flash
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
2 1 (33.33%) Logistics
2 1 (33.33%) Software Licensing
2 1 (33.33%) Statistics
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) DV Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) BMC Marimba
1 1 (33.33%) DameWare
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Adobe
2 1 (33.33%) BMC
2 1 (33.33%) Lotus
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) PeopleSoft
2 1 (33.33%) Quark