Period
to 18 January 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Publishing in contract job vacancies advertised in the North West. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Publishing over the 6 months to 18 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

Publishing
England > North West
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 180 203 224
Rank change year-on-year +23 +21 -52
Contract jobs citing Publishing 24 16 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.44% 0.26% 0.17%
As % of the General category 1.40% 0.87% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 10 7
North West median daily rate £200 £318 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -37.01% -9.29% -
10th Percentile £120 £198 £135
90th Percentile £398 £429 £528
England median daily rate £450 £428 £425
% change year-on-year +5.14% +0.71% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 0 2
North West median hourly rate £17.43 - £27.57
England median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% -35.48% +87.88%

Publishing is in the General Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 1,714 1,839 2,947
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 31.43% 29.89% 35.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,078 1,175 1,806
North West median daily rate £403 £400 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.75% -5.33% +12.67%
10th Percentile £254 £256 £263
90th Percentile £606 £563 £575
England median daily rate £475 £450 £438
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 82 130
North West median hourly rate £21.78 £27.75 £34.32
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.51% -19.14% +80.63%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.53 £12.35
90th Percentile £53.00 £51.54 £56.97
England median hourly rate £26.00 £25.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year +4.00% -3.85% +15.56%

Publishing
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Publishing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Publishing in the North West

Publishing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Publishing in the North West

Publishing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Publishing in the North West over the 6 months to 18 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Publishing in the North West

Publishing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Publishing in the North West

Publishing
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Publishing within the North West region over the 6 months to 18 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +12 14 £120 -61.29% 9
Cheshire +2 5 £275 -25.68%
Merseyside - 5 £400 -
Publishing
England

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Publishing 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 North West region with a requirement for Publishing.

1 17 (70.83%) Windows
2 16 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 15 (62.50%) Active Directory
3 15 (62.50%) Service Management
4 14 (58.33%) ITIL
4 14 (58.33%) Windows 7
5 13 (54.17%) MCP
5 13 (54.17%) Management Information System
5 13 (54.17%) ITIL Certification
6 8 (33.33%) C
7 3 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (12.50%) Cisco
7 3 (12.50%) Citrix
8 2 (8.33%) DNS
8 2 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (8.33%) SSL
8 2 (8.33%) NHS
8 2 (8.33%) Thin Client
8 2 (8.33%) SEO
8 2 (8.33%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (8.33%) Legal
8 2 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (8.33%) Data Analysis
8 2 (8.33%) Google
8 2 (8.33%) Marketing
8 2 (8.33%) Ivanti
8 2 (8.33%) Google Analytics
8 2 (8.33%) Fat Client
8 2 (8.33%) PowerShell
8 2 (8.33%) Spreadsheet

Publishing
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 (4.17%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) Google Analytics
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) DNS
1 2 (8.33%) NetScaler
1 2 (8.33%) SSL
2 1 (4.17%) Internet
2 1 (4.17%) SMS
2 1 (4.17%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Visual Studio
1 1 (4.17%) Xcode
General
1 2 (8.33%) Legal
1 2 (8.33%) Marketing
2 1 (4.17%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (62.50%) Analyst
2 13 (54.17%) Service Analyst
2 13 (54.17%) Service Desk Analyst
3 8 (33.33%) IT Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) 1st Line Support
4 2 (8.33%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Consultant
4 2 (8.33%) Content Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Google Analytics Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Performance Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Service Desk Support
4 2 (8.33%) Service Desk Support Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Social Media Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Support Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Citrix Support
5 1 (4.17%) Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Project Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Web Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) Cocoa
1 1 (4.17%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (54.17%) Management Information System
2 3 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.33%) Fat Client
3 2 (8.33%) NHS
3 2 (8.33%) Social Media
3 2 (8.33%) Thin Client
3 2 (8.33%) Virtual Team
4 1 (4.17%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (4.17%) iPad
4 1 (4.17%) iPhone
4 1 (4.17%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 17 (70.83%) Windows
2 14 (58.33%) Windows 7
3 2 (8.33%) Windows Server
3 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (4.17%) Apple iOS
4 1 (4.17%) Linux
4 1 (4.17%) Windows 10
4 1 (4.17%) Windows 8
4 1 (4.17%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (62.50%) Service Management
2 14 (58.33%) ITIL
3 2 (8.33%) A/B Testing
3 2 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (8.33%) Analytics
3 2 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (8.33%) Capacity Management
3 2 (8.33%) Content Marketing
3 2 (8.33%) Conversion Rate Optimisation
3 2 (8.33%) Data Analysis
3 2 (8.33%) Digital Analytics
3 2 (8.33%) Multivariate Testing
3 2 (8.33%) SEO
3 2 (8.33%) Visualisation
4 1 (4.17%) iOS Development
4 1 (4.17%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 1 (4.17%) People Management
4 1 (4.17%) Presales
4 1 (4.17%) Transition Management
4 1 (4.17%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (33.33%) C
2 2 (8.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.17%) Apple Swift
3 1 (4.17%) Objective-C
3 1 (4.17%) Python
3 1 (4.17%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 13 (54.17%) ITIL Certification
1 13 (54.17%) MCP
2 1 (4.17%) Degree
2 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) PMO
System Software
1 15 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.33%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (8.33%) XenApp
2 2 (8.33%) XenDesktop
3 1 (4.17%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 16 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.50%) Cisco
2 3 (12.50%) Citrix
3 2 (8.33%) Google
3 2 (8.33%) Ivanti
4 1 (4.17%) Dell
4 1 (4.17%) Dell Compellent
4 1 (4.17%) EMC
4 1 (4.17%) EqualLogic
4 1 (4.17%) Tableau
4 1 (4.17%) Veeam
4 1 (4.17%) VMware