The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Publishing in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Publishing over the 3 months to 25 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 South West 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Publishing
Rank 133 101 113
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +12
Contract jobs citing Publishing 9 14 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.30% 0.65% 0.56%
As % of the General category 0.88% 1.84% 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 10
Average daily rate
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£250 £250 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -30.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £221 £118
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £364 £387
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £350 £362
% change year-on-year
-21.42% -3.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £13.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +9.37%
General Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
1024 759 1318
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 33.63% 35.35% 43.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 685 502 916
Average daily rate £385 £388 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.64% +0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £500 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £384 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.90% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 25 62
Average hourly rate £33.00 £17.25 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+91.30% -50.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £12.75 £19.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £42.50 £46.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- -18.18%
Publishing
England

Publishing
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Publishing Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Publishing
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Publishing Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Publishing
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Publishing across the South West region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

Publishing Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Publishing
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Publishing Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Publishing
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Publishing within the South West region over the 3 months to 25 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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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
Wiltshire -4 4 - - 1
Bristol -20 3 £225 - 1
Somerset -20 2 £275 -0.90%
Cornwall - - - -
Dorset - - - - 1
Gloucestershire - - - -
Publishing
England

Publishing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 18 (66.67%) SharePoint
2 13 (48.15%) Microsoft
3 12 (44.44%) Security Cleared
4 11 (40.74%) SC Cleared
4 11 (40.74%) Intranet
5 6 (22.22%) MS Excel
5 6 (22.22%) HTML
5 6 (22.22%) Finance
6 5 (18.52%) Information Management
6 5 (18.52%) Migration
6 5 (18.52%) CMS
6 5 (18.52%) Incident Management
6 5 (18.52%) JavaScript
6 5 (18.52%) .NET
6 5 (18.52%) MS Office
6 5 (18.52%) Remedy
6 5 (18.52%) C#
6 5 (18.52%) Service Management
6 5 (18.52%) Infrastructure Management
6 5 (18.52%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (14.81%) Digital Media
7 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (14.81%) CRM
7 4 (14.81%) Windows
7 4 (14.81%) MySQL
7 4 (14.81%) PHP
7 4 (14.81%) Photoshop
7 4 (14.81%) MS PowerPoint
7 4 (14.81%) Web Design
8 3 (11.11%) Agile Software Development

Publishing
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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.

Application Platforms
1 18 (66.67%) SharePoint
2 5 (18.52%) CMS
3 3 (11.11%) Drupal
4 2 (7.41%) Content Management Server
5 1 (3.70%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (3.70%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (3.70%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (3.70%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 5 (18.52%) MS Office
3 4 (14.81%) Photoshop
3 4 (14.81%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 11 (40.74%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) MySQL
2 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.41%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (7.41%) QlikView
2 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 6 (22.22%) Finance
2 2 (7.41%) Legal
2 2 (7.41%) Banking
2 2 (7.41%) Retail
3 1 (3.70%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (25.93%) Developer
2 6 (22.22%) Consultant
2 6 (22.22%) SharePoint Consultant
3 5 (18.52%) Administrator
3 5 (18.52%) SharePoint Administrator
4 4 (14.81%) Web Content Manager
4 4 (14.81%) Content Manager
4 4 (14.81%) Web Manager
4 4 (14.81%) PHP Developer
5 3 (11.11%) PHP Web Developer
5 3 (11.11%) Web Developer
5 3 (11.11%) Drupal Developer
5 3 (11.11%) PHP Drupal Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Project Manager
6 2 (7.41%) Technical Consultant
6 2 (7.41%) Web Editor
7 1 (3.70%) SharePoint Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Architect
7 1 (3.70%) IT Architect
7 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (22.22%) HTML
2 5 (18.52%) .NET
3 3 (11.11%) Ajax
3 3 (11.11%) jQuery
3 3 (11.11%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Digital Media
2 3 (11.11%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.81%) Windows
1 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (18.52%) Service Management
1 5 (18.52%) Migration
1 5 (18.52%) Information Management
1 5 (18.52%) Incident Management
1 5 (18.52%) Infrastructure Management
1 5 (18.52%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (14.81%) Web Design
2 4 (14.81%) CRM
3 3 (11.11%) UML
3 3 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (7.41%) Content Management
4 2 (7.41%) Data Analysis
4 2 (7.41%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (7.41%) Kanban
4 2 (7.41%) Data Modelling
4 2 (7.41%) Scrum
5 1 (3.70%) Programme Management
5 1 (3.70%) OOD
5 1 (3.70%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 5 (18.52%) C#
1 5 (18.52%) JavaScript
2 4 (14.81%) PHP
3 1 (3.70%) PHP5
3 1 (3.70%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (44.44%) Security Cleared
2 11 (40.74%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) QA
2 1 (3.70%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 13 (48.15%) Microsoft
2 5 (18.52%) Remedy
3 2 (7.41%) Oracle
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