Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 2017 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
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 187 205 220
Rank change year-on-year +18 +15 -49
Contract jobs citing Publishing 15 18 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.26% 0.27% 0.33%
As % of the General category 0.79% 0.87% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 10 19
North West median daily rate £388 £408 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.91% +16.43% -1.75%
10th Percentile £365 £278 £143
90th Percentile £410 £466 £528
England median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 2
North West median hourly rate £17.43 - £27.57
England median hourly rate £17.43 £19.00 £22.75
% change year-on-year -8.26% -16.48% +26.39%

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 1907 2068 3149
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 33.50% 30.48% 36.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1213 1336 1863
North West median daily rate £413 £400 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% -4.19% +11.33%
10th Percentile £263 £261 £263
90th Percentile £611 £550 £575
England median daily rate £475 £450 £433
% change year-on-year +5.56% +4.05% +1.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 77 123
North West median hourly rate £22.67 £25.00 £30.52
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.31% -18.09% +52.60%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.33 £12.35
90th Percentile £51.71 £54.39 £54.00
England median hourly rate £25.50 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +2.00% - +13.64%

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 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 20 November 2017. 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 +22 7 - - 1
Merseyside - 5 £400 -
Cheshire 0 3 £375 -9.64% 2
Publishing
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, 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 10 (66.67%) Windows
2 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
2 8 (53.33%) Service Management
3 7 (46.67%) Active Directory
4 6 (40.00%) ITIL
4 6 (40.00%) Windows 7
5 5 (33.33%) Management Information System
5 5 (33.33%) MCP
5 5 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (20.00%) Cisco
6 3 (20.00%) Citrix
6 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (13.33%) Analytics
7 2 (13.33%) Google Analytics
7 2 (13.33%) Fat Client
7 2 (13.33%) PowerShell
7 2 (13.33%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (13.33%) Multivariate Testing
7 2 (13.33%) XenApp
7 2 (13.33%) XenDesktop
7 2 (13.33%) Capacity Management
7 2 (13.33%) NetScaler
7 2 (13.33%) AppDNA
7 2 (13.33%) Visualisation
7 2 (13.33%) Google
7 2 (13.33%) SEO
7 2 (13.33%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (13.33%) AppSense

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 (6.67%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Google Analytics
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) DNS
1 2 (13.33%) NetScaler
1 2 (13.33%) SSL
2 1 (6.67%) Internet
2 1 (6.67%) SMS
2 1 (6.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) Data Mining
1 1 (6.67%) MongoDB
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Bugzilla
1 1 (6.67%) JIRA
1 1 (6.67%) Moq
1 1 (6.67%) NUnit
1 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
1 1 (6.67%) Xcode
General
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
1 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Analyst
2 6 (40.00%) Service Analyst
2 6 (40.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 4 (26.67%) IT Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Google Analytics Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Performance Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Analytics Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Citrix Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Citrix Support
5 1 (6.67%) Digital Analytics Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Google Analytics Web Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Objective-C Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Project Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Project Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Web Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) .NET
1 1 (6.67%) .NET Framework
1 1 (6.67%) Ajax
1 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
1 1 (6.67%) Castle Windsor
1 1 (6.67%) Cocoa
1 1 (6.67%) CSS
1 1 (6.67%) Entity Framework
1 1 (6.67%) HTML
1 1 (6.67%) LINQ
1 1 (6.67%) LINQ to SQL
1 1 (6.67%) MSMQ
1 1 (6.67%) NHibernate
1 1 (6.67%) Ninject
1 1 (6.67%) SignalR
1 1 (6.67%) Unity DI Container
1 1 (6.67%) WCF
1 1 (6.67%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (13.33%) Fat Client
3 2 (13.33%) NHS
3 2 (13.33%) Thin Client
3 2 (13.33%) Virtual Team
4 1 (6.67%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (6.67%) iPad
4 1 (6.67%) iPhone
4 1 (6.67%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 10 (66.67%) Windows
2 6 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (13.33%) Windows Server
3 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (6.67%) Apple iOS
4 1 (6.67%) Linux
4 1 (6.67%) Windows 10
4 1 (6.67%) Windows 8
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Service Management
2 6 (40.00%) ITIL
3 2 (13.33%) A/B Testing
3 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (13.33%) Analytics
3 2 (13.33%) Capacity Management
3 2 (13.33%) Conversion Rate Optimisation
3 2 (13.33%) Data Analysis
3 2 (13.33%) Digital Analytics
3 2 (13.33%) Multivariate Testing
3 2 (13.33%) SEO
3 2 (13.33%) Visualisation
4 1 (6.67%) Defect Management
4 1 (6.67%) Dependency Injection
4 1 (6.67%) iOS Development
4 1 (6.67%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 1 (6.67%) People Management
4 1 (6.67%) Presales
4 1 (6.67%) Transition Management
4 1 (6.67%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) C
1 2 (13.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (6.67%) Apple Swift
2 1 (6.67%) C#
2 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (6.67%) Objective-C
2 1 (6.67%) Python
2 1 (6.67%) Ruby
2 1 (6.67%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
1 5 (33.33%) MCP
2 1 (6.67%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) PMO
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (46.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (13.33%) XenApp
2 2 (13.33%) XenDesktop
3 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (20.00%) Cisco
2 3 (20.00%) Citrix
3 2 (13.33%) AppSense
3 2 (13.33%) Google
4 1 (6.67%) Dell
4 1 (6.67%) Dell Compellent
4 1 (6.67%) EMC
4 1 (6.67%) EqualLogic
4 1 (6.67%) HP
4 1 (6.67%) Tableau
4 1 (6.67%) Telerik
4 1 (6.67%) Veeam
4 1 (6.67%) VMware