Period
to 18 August 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Publishing in contract job vacancies advertised in the South East. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Publishing over the 6 months to 18 August 2019 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 > South East
6 months to
18 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 294 228 180
Rank change year-on-year -66 -48 +20
Contract jobs citing Publishing 67 159 212
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.46% 0.95% 1.32%
As % of the General category 1.32% 2.75% 3.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 124 148
South East median daily rate £430 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.18% -5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £318 £222 £260
90th Percentile £550 £567 £538
England median daily rate £430 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -4.44% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 13
South East median hourly rate £21.16 £30.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.62% +103.33% -16.67%
England median hourly rate £35.00 £19.38 £15.00
% change year-on-year +80.65% +29.17% -25.00%

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 South East with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 5,081 5,777 6,163
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 34.72% 34.37% 38.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,743 3,265 3,346
South East median daily rate £450 £430 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.65% +2.38% +3.56%
10th Percentile £275 £258 £246
90th Percentile £625 £588 £575
England median daily rate £500 £475 £455
% change year-on-year +5.26% +4.40% +1.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 216 177 267
South East median hourly rate £30.50 £28.25 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.96% +41.25% -
10th Percentile £12.50 £13.19 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.75 £51.60 £47.50
England median hourly rate £23.34 £22.79 £22.00
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.59% +4.76%

Publishing
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Publishing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Publishing in the South East

Publishing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Publishing in the South East

Publishing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Publishing in the South East over the 6 months to 18 August 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Publishing in the South East

Publishing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Publishing in the South East

Publishing
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 Publishing within the South East region over the 6 months to 18 August 2019. 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
Thames Valley -42 39 £470 +4.44% 13
Oxfordshire -22 18 £450 -2.17% 5
Berkshire -7 11 £431 +1.47% 7
Buckinghamshire +27 10 £470 +34.29% 1
West Sussex +4 10 £413 +26.92% 4
Surrey +19 9 £430 +115.00%
Hampshire +5 6 £416 -14.62% 2
Kent -3 2 £600 +23.08% 5
East Sussex - 1 - -
Publishing
England

For the 6 months to 18 August 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Publishing 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 Publishing.

1 21 (31.34%) Windows
2 17 (25.37%) Problem-Solving
3 16 (23.88%) Microsoft
4 14 (20.90%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (19.40%) Finance
5 13 (19.40%) Analytical Skills
6 12 (17.91%) Firewall
6 12 (17.91%) Cisco
6 12 (17.91%) Citrix
7 11 (16.42%) Active Directory
7 11 (16.42%) Self-Motivation
8 10 (14.93%) Analytics
9 9 (13.43%) PowerShell
9 9 (13.43%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (11.94%) Degree
10 8 (11.94%) Windows Server 2008
10 8 (11.94%) Windows 10
11 7 (10.45%) Remote Desktop
11 7 (10.45%) Decision-Making
11 7 (10.45%) VMware ESXi
11 7 (10.45%) Marketing
11 7 (10.45%) SCCM
11 7 (10.45%) IP Telephony
11 7 (10.45%) Blue Coat
11 7 (10.45%) VMware
11 7 (10.45%) SMTP
11 7 (10.45%) CheckPoint
11 7 (10.45%) SAN
11 7 (10.45%) NetApp
11 7 (10.45%) Red Hat

Publishing
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 7 (10.45%) MS Exchange
2 5 (7.46%) CMS
2 5 (7.46%) WordPress
3 4 (5.97%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.49%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.49%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.49%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (2.99%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.49%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (4.48%) SAP HR
2 1 (1.49%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.49%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (1.49%) Oracle TCA
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.96%) Power Platform
2 5 (7.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (5.97%) Office 365
4 3 (4.48%) SaaS
5 2 (2.99%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (1.49%) Adobe Analytics
6 1 (1.49%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (1.49%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (1.49%) Google Sheets
6 1 (1.49%) ShareGate
Communications & Networking
1 12 (17.91%) Firewall
2 7 (10.45%) IP Telephony
2 7 (10.45%) Remote Desktop
2 7 (10.45%) SAN
2 7 (10.45%) SMTP
3 6 (8.96%) LAN
4 5 (7.46%) PBX
5 4 (5.97%) WAN
6 2 (2.99%) BIG-IP
6 2 (2.99%) DNS
6 2 (2.99%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 2 (2.99%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 1 (1.49%) Broadband
7 1 (1.49%) Connectrix
7 1 (1.49%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.96%) BusinessObjects
1 6 (8.96%) Power BI
2 5 (7.46%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 4 (5.97%) MySQL
4 3 (4.48%) Data Lake
4 3 (4.48%) Qlik Sense
4 3 (4.48%) SAP BW
4 3 (4.48%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.49%) DB2
5 1 (1.49%) Lumira
5 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (1.49%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (5.97%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.49%) PHPUnit
2 1 (1.49%) Subversion
2 1 (1.49%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.49%) Xdebug
General
1 13 (19.40%) Finance
2 7 (10.45%) Marketing
3 5 (7.46%) Back Office
3 5 (7.46%) Online Betting
4 2 (2.99%) Law
5 1 (1.49%) Games
5 1 (1.49%) General Ledger
5 1 (1.49%) Local Government
5 1 (1.49%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (19.40%) Analyst
1 13 (19.40%) Developer
2 10 (14.93%) Architect
3 8 (11.94%) Designer
4 5 (7.46%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
4 5 (7.46%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 5 (7.46%) 3rd Line Support
4 5 (7.46%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 5 (7.46%) Citrix Analyst
4 5 (7.46%) Citrix Support
4 5 (7.46%) Citrix Support Analyst
4 5 (7.46%) Consultant
4 5 (7.46%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 5 (7.46%) Infrastructure Support
4 5 (7.46%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 5 (7.46%) Network Architect
4 5 (7.46%) Technical Architect
5 4 (5.97%) Content Designer
5 4 (5.97%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
5 4 (5.97%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.46%) HTML
2 4 (5.97%) .NET
2 4 (5.97%) Django
3 3 (4.48%) CSS
3 3 (4.48%) J2EE
3 3 (4.48%) jQuery
4 2 (2.99%) AngularJS
4 2 (2.99%) CAML
4 2 (2.99%) Dropwizard
5 1 (1.49%) Ajax
5 1 (1.49%) Angular 2
5 1 (1.49%) CakePHP
5 1 (1.49%) Laravel
5 1 (1.49%) Node.js
5 1 (1.49%) React
5 1 (1.49%) REST
5 1 (1.49%) Spring
5 1 (1.49%) Spring Boot
5 1 (1.49%) Symfony
5 1 (1.49%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 13 (19.40%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (16.42%) Self-Motivation
3 6 (8.96%) Management Information System
4 4 (5.97%) User Experience
5 2 (2.99%) Analytical Mindset
6 1 (1.49%) Animation
6 1 (1.49%) Blog
6 1 (1.49%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.49%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.49%) Online Games
6 1 (1.49%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 21 (31.34%) Windows
2 8 (11.94%) Windows 10
2 8 (11.94%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (8.96%) Solaris
3 6 (8.96%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (25.37%) Problem-Solving
2 14 (20.90%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (14.93%) Analytics
4 9 (13.43%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (10.45%) Decision-Making
6 6 (8.96%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (8.96%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 6 (8.96%) Migration
6 6 (8.96%) Network Design
7 5 (7.46%) Business Analysis
7 5 (7.46%) Content Management
7 5 (7.46%) Service Delivery
7 5 (7.46%) Workflow
8 4 (5.97%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (5.97%) Digital Marketing
8 4 (5.97%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (5.97%) E-Commerce
8 4 (5.97%) Software Engineering
8 4 (5.97%) TDD
8 4 (5.97%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 9 (13.43%) PowerShell
2 5 (7.46%) JavaScript
2 5 (7.46%) SQL
3 4 (5.97%) C#
3 4 (5.97%) Java
3 4 (5.97%) VBScript
4 3 (4.48%) Python
5 1 (1.49%) PHP
5 1 (1.49%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 8 (11.94%) Degree
2 4 (5.97%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.99%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.49%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.99%) QA
2 1 (1.49%) GDPR
System Software
1 11 (16.42%) Active Directory
2 7 (10.45%) VMware ESXi
3 5 (7.46%) XenApp
3 5 (7.46%) XenDesktop
4 2 (2.99%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.49%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 7 (10.45%) SCCM
2 2 (2.99%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.49%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (1.49%) Nagios
3 1 (1.49%) Netcool
3 1 (1.49%) Netcool/OMNIbus
3 1 (1.49%) OpenView
3 1 (1.49%) Oracle Identity Management
3 1 (1.49%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (1.49%) WSUS
Vendors
1 16 (23.88%) Microsoft
2 12 (17.91%) Cisco
2 12 (17.91%) Citrix
3 7 (10.45%) Blue Coat
3 7 (10.45%) CheckPoint
3 7 (10.45%) NetApp
3 7 (10.45%) Red Hat
3 7 (10.45%) VMware
4 6 (8.96%) HP
4 6 (8.96%) IBM
4 6 (8.96%) McAfee
5 3 (4.48%) Cloudera
5 3 (4.48%) Databricks
5 3 (4.48%) SAP
5 3 (4.48%) Workday
6 2 (2.99%) Adobe
6 2 (2.99%) Dell
6 2 (2.99%) F5
6 2 (2.99%) Mitel
6 2 (2.99%) Oracle