The 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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Publishing
Rank 129 99 127
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +28
Contract jobs citing Publishing 18 21 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.55% 0.89% 0.038%
As % of the General category 1.72% 2.81% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 18 0
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£208 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £418 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+28.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Publishing
England

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

General Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
1049 747 930
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 32.11% 31.67% 34.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 726 528 591
Average daily rate £418 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.05% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £510 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 26 57
Average hourly rate £28.50 £32.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.30% -12.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.96 £13.70 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.05 £40.30 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 -9 9 £183 -42.51%
Gloucestershire - 6 £421 -
Bristol -15 3 £396 +44.00% 2
Dorset - - - - 1
Somerset - - - - 1
Publishing
England

Publishing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 9 (31.03%) Content Management
2 8 (27.59%) Security Cleared
3 7 (24.14%) CMS
3 7 (24.14%) SharePoint
3 7 (24.14%) Intranet
4 6 (20.69%) Migration
4 6 (20.69%) QA
4 6 (20.69%) SharePoint 2013
5 5 (17.24%) SCCM
5 5 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (17.24%) Finance
5 5 (17.24%) ITIL
5 5 (17.24%) Windows
5 5 (17.24%) HTML
6 4 (13.79%) Remedy
6 4 (13.79%) SMS
6 4 (13.79%) MSI
6 4 (13.79%) PowerShell
6 4 (13.79%) SC Cleared
7 3 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (10.34%) Degree
7 3 (10.34%) Legal
7 3 (10.34%) CSS
8 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (6.90%) Adobe
8 2 (6.90%) Internet
8 2 (6.90%) ISO 9001
8 2 (6.90%) Windows XP
8 2 (6.90%) Data Modelling
8 2 (6.90%) SLA

Publishing
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 7 (24.14%) SharePoint
1 7 (24.14%) CMS
2 6 (20.69%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (6.90%) Drupal
4 1 (3.45%) IBM Notes
4 1 (3.45%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Photoshop
2 1 (3.45%) MS Office
2 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.45%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 7 (24.14%) Intranet
2 4 (13.79%) SMS
3 2 (6.90%) Internet
4 1 (3.45%) DHCP
4 1 (3.45%) VPN
4 1 (3.45%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) MySQL
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
1 2 (6.90%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (6.90%) QlikView
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (13.79%) MSI
General
1 5 (17.24%) Finance
2 3 (10.34%) Legal
3 1 (3.45%) Banking
3 1 (3.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (13.79%) Developer
1 4 (13.79%) Analyst
1 4 (13.79%) Deployment Engineer
2 3 (10.34%) Administrator
2 3 (10.34%) Project Manager
2 3 (10.34%) Business Analyst
2 3 (10.34%) SharePoint Administrator
3 2 (6.90%) Drupal Developer
3 2 (6.90%) PHP Drupal Developer
3 2 (6.90%) Communications Officer
3 2 (6.90%) Senior Communications Officer
3 2 (6.90%) SCCM Engineer
3 2 (6.90%) QlikView Developer
3 2 (6.90%) Technical Analyst
3 2 (6.90%) PHP Developer
3 2 (6.90%) Technical Business Analyst
4 1 (3.45%) Web Editor
4 1 (3.45%) PHP Web Developer
4 1 (3.45%) Content Editor
4 1 (3.45%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.24%) HTML
2 3 (10.34%) CSS
3 2 (6.90%) Ajax
3 2 (6.90%) jQuery
3 2 (6.90%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.90%) Data Structures
2 2 (6.90%) Kindle
2 2 (6.90%) Digital Media
2 2 (6.90%) Open Source
3 1 (3.45%) Social Media
3 1 (3.45%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.45%) CMDB
3 1 (3.45%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.24%) Windows
2 2 (6.90%) Linux
2 2 (6.90%) Windows XP
2 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (6.90%) Windows Vista
2 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (6.90%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.45%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.45%) UNIX
3 1 (3.45%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (31.03%) Content Management
2 6 (20.69%) Migration
3 5 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (17.24%) ITIL
4 2 (6.90%) UML
4 2 (6.90%) Data Modelling
4 2 (6.90%) Service Delivery
4 2 (6.90%) Asset Management
4 2 (6.90%) Scrum
4 2 (6.90%) Data Analysis
4 2 (6.90%) Project Planning
4 2 (6.90%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (6.90%) Kanban
4 2 (6.90%) Information Architecture
5 1 (3.45%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (3.45%) Web Application Development
5 1 (3.45%) Business Transformation
5 1 (3.45%) Analytics
5 1 (3.45%) Web Usability
5 1 (3.45%) Online Marketing
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.79%) PowerShell
2 2 (6.90%) JavaScript
2 2 (6.90%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (27.59%) Security Cleared
2 4 (13.79%) SC Cleared
3 3 (10.34%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (20.69%) QA
2 2 (6.90%) ISO 9001
2 2 (6.90%) SLA
3 1 (3.45%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 5 (17.24%) SCCM
2 2 (6.90%) WSUS
3 1 (3.45%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 4 (13.79%) Remedy
2 2 (6.90%) Google
2 2 (6.90%) Oracle
2 2 (6.90%) Adobe
3 1 (3.45%) BMC
3 1 (3.45%) Lotus
3 1 (3.45%) Business Objects
3 1 (3.45%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.45%) LANDesk
3 1 (3.45%) VMware