Period
to 29 May 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for Acrobat skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Acrobat over the 6 months to 29 May 2020 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
England > South East
6 months to
29 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 213 356 361
Rank change year-on-year +143 +5 -13
Contract jobs citing Acrobat 16 1 12
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the South East 0.23% 0.007% 0.071%
As % of the Applications category 2.24% 0.071% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 8
Median daily rate £120 £110 £160
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% -31.25% -45.53%
England median daily rate £206 £375 £178
% change year-on-year -45.20% +111.27% -29.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Median hourly rate £12.22 - £25.00
10th Percentile £11.55 - £15.80
90th Percentile £12.88 - £37.20
England median hourly rate £12.73 - £19.00

Acrobat is in the Software Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 713 1,408 1,812
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 10.06% 9.60% 10.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 406 755 995
Median daily rate £325 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.33% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £140 £135 £145
90th Percentile £533 £538 £523
England median daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 85 162 170
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +13.33%
10th Percentile £11.35 £10.00 £10.39
90th Percentile £43.25 £38.75 £42.50
Median hourly rate £18.00 £16.57 £17.00
% change year-on-year +8.66% -2.56% +6.25%

Acrobat
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Acrobat as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Acrobat in the South East

Acrobat
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Acrobat in the South East.

Daily rate trend for Acrobat in the South East

Acrobat
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Acrobat in the South East over the 6 months to 29 May 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Acrobat in the South East

Acrobat
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Acrobat in the South East.

Hourly rate trend for Acrobat in the South East

Acrobat
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Acrobat within the South East region over the 6 months to 29 May 2020. 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
Hampshire - 11 £120 -
Thames Valley +76 4 £120 +9.09%
Berkshire +62 4 £120 +9.09%
Surrey - 2 - - 1
Acrobat
England

For the 6 months to 29 May 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Acrobat also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the South East region with a requirement for Acrobat.

1 16 (100.00%) Adobe
2 14 (87.50%) Active Directory
2 14 (87.50%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (87.50%) Windows
2 14 (87.50%) Problem-Solving
3 12 (75.00%) Windows Server
3 12 (75.00%) Windows 2000
3 12 (75.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 12 (75.00%) Windows XP
3 12 (75.00%) MS Visio
3 12 (75.00%) MS Exchange
3 12 (75.00%) VPN
3 12 (75.00%) HP
3 12 (75.00%) Microsoft Project
3 12 (75.00%) Peregrine
3 12 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 12 (75.00%) Internet
3 12 (75.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 12 (75.00%) Remedy
3 12 (75.00%) Blackberry
3 12 (75.00%) ITSM
3 12 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 12 (75.00%) Windows Vista
3 12 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 12 (75.00%) Remedy ITSM
3 12 (75.00%) ServiceCenter
3 12 (75.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 12 (75.00%) PDA
3 12 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (75.00%) Windows 7

Acrobat
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 12 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 12 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 12 (75.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (12.50%) Skype for Business
3 1 (6.25%) CMS
3 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (87.50%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (75.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (75.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 12 (75.00%) Microsoft Project
2 12 (75.00%) MS Visio
3 9 (56.25%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (6.25%) FrameMaker
4 1 (6.25%) Photoshop
4 1 (6.25%) Snagit
Business Applications
1 12 (75.00%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (12.50%) Elite 3E
Communications & Networking
1 12 (75.00%) Internet
1 12 (75.00%) Remote Desktop
1 12 (75.00%) VPN
1 12 (75.00%) WebEx
2 2 (12.50%) Skype
3 1 (6.25%) Intranet
General
1 2 (12.50%) Legal
2 1 (6.25%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Help Desk Support
2 7 (43.75%) IT Support
3 6 (37.50%) Desktop Support
4 3 (18.75%) Service Desk Support
4 3 (18.75%) Support Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) IT Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) IT Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) IT Support Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) IT Support Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Support Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) 1st Line Support
6 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Desktop Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Desktop Support Technician
6 1 (6.25%) First Line Help Desk Support
6 1 (6.25%) Help Desk Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) IT Support Technician
6 1 (6.25%) Technical Writer
6 1 (6.25%) Web Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 12 (75.00%) Blackberry
1 12 (75.00%) PDA
2 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) Driving Licence
2 1 (6.25%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 14 (87.50%) Windows
2 12 (75.00%) Windows 2000
2 12 (75.00%) Windows 7
2 12 (75.00%) Windows Server
2 12 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 12 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 12 (75.00%) Windows Vista
2 12 (75.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (87.50%) Problem-Solving
2 12 (75.00%) ITSM
3 9 (56.25%) Incident Management
4 1 (6.25%) Content Management
4 1 (6.25%) Data Security
4 1 (6.25%) Information Security
4 1 (6.25%) Migration
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) SLA
2 1 (6.25%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 14 (87.50%) Active Directory
2 2 (12.50%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 12 (75.00%) ServiceCenter
1 12 (75.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) Adobe
2 12 (75.00%) Bomgar
2 12 (75.00%) HP
2 12 (75.00%) Peregrine
2 12 (75.00%) Remedy
3 2 (12.50%) Citrix
3 2 (12.50%) iManage
3 2 (12.50%) Microsoft