The first table below looks at the demand for Acrobat skills in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Acrobat over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Applications category for the Surrey 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe Acrobat
Rank 93 87 103
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +16
Contract jobs citing Acrobat 4 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.27% 0.078% 0.059%
As % of the Applications category 1.65% 0.50% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 1
Average daily rate £297 - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £298 £210 £310
% change year-on-year
+41.66% -32.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £36.00 £19.75
% change year-on-year
- +82.27%
Applications Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
243 199 208
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 16.28% 15.51% 12.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 75 109
Average daily rate £325 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £128 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £400 £508
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £301 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.99% +0.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 23 27
Average hourly rate £15.75 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.35% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.65 £12.25 £11.56
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £36.25 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -8.82%
Acrobat
South East

Acrobat
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

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

Acrobat Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

Acrobat
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Acrobat Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

Acrobat
Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Acrobat Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

Acrobat
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Acrobat within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Farnham - - - -
Guildford - - - -
Woking - - - -
Acrobat
South East

Acrobat
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 6 (100.00%) MS Office
1 6 (100.00%) Adobe
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
3 4 (66.67%) Photoshop
3 4 (66.67%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (66.67%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (66.67%) Graphic Design
4 2 (33.33%) Manufacturing
4 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
5 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
5 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
5 1 (16.67%) CSS
5 1 (16.67%) ITIL
5 1 (16.67%) Windows
5 1 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (16.67%) RoboHelp
5 1 (16.67%) Blackberry
5 1 (16.67%) MOS
5 1 (16.67%) Adobe Captivate
5 1 (16.67%) Time Management
5 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared

Acrobat
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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.

Applications
1 6 (100.00%) MS Office
2 4 (66.67%) Photoshop
2 4 (66.67%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (66.67%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
4 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
4 1 (16.67%) RoboHelp
4 1 (16.67%) Adobe Captivate
General
1 2 (33.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Graphic Designer
1 2 (33.33%) Designer
2 1 (16.67%) Author
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Author
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) 1st Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Designer
2 1 (16.67%) Communications Officer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Graphic Designer
2 1 (16.67%) Communications Manager
2 1 (16.67%) 1st Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Graphic Design
2 1 (16.67%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL
1 1 (16.67%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (16.67%) MOS
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Adobe
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft