The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Acrobat skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Acrobat over the 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Adobe Acrobat
London / City of London
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 164 - 200
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Acrobat 2 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.061% - 0.087%
As % of the Applications category 0.76% - 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 5
Median daily rate £205 - £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £149 - £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £266 - £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £244 £152 £323
% change year-on-year +60.36% -52.86%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £17.00 £26.84
% change year-on-year +70.58% -36.64%  

Acrobat is in the software application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 262 310 662
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 8.03% 9.21% 11.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 269 366 742
Median daily rate £390 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £178 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +3.84% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 23 46
Median hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £16.07
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.28% +8.91%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.25 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £25.33 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year -6.06% +17.85%  

Acrobat
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Acrobat as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Acrobat in the City of London

Acrobat
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Acrobat in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Acrobat in the City of London

Acrobat
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Acrobat in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Acrobat in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 City of London region with a requirement for Acrobat.

1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Client/Server
2 2 (66.67%) DHCP
2 2 (66.67%) FTP
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) VPN
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 2 (66.67%) Veeam
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) Adobe
3 1 (33.33%) Office 365
3 1 (33.33%) Email Migration
3 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Backup Exec
3 1 (33.33%) WSUS
3 1 (33.33%) SCCM
3 1 (33.33%) Time Management
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Migration

Acrobat
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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:

Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) DHCP
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
1 2 (66.67%) FTP
1 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
1 2 (66.67%) VPN
1 2 (66.67%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) LAN
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Help Desk Support
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Specialist
1 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (33.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Email Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Backup Exec
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
1 1 (33.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) Veeam
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Adobe
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix