The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Advertising in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Advertising over the 3 months to 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Advertising
Rank 42 26 21
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -5
Contract jobs citing Advertising 3 17 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 1.01% 6.03% 6.18%
As % of the General category 3.75% 15.04% 15.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 17 10
Average daily rate
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£425 £350 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £250 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £405 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £17.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £22.50 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-33.33% +34.32%
Advertising
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Kent region.

General Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
80 113 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 27.03% 40.07% 39.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 83 56
Average daily rate £350 £360 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £175 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £525 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £388 £388
% change year-on-year
+1.93% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 8
Average hourly rate £39.77 - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+4.65% -4.44%

Advertising
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Advertising across the Kent region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Advertising Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Advertising
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Advertising across the Kent region.

Advertising Daily Rate Trend in Kent

Advertising
Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Advertising across the Kent region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015.

Advertising Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

Advertising
Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Advertising across the Kent region.

Advertising Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

Advertising
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Advertising within the Kent region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chatham - 2 £475 - 1
Advertising
South East

Advertising
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Kent region citing Advertising also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Advertising.

1 3 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) CheckPoint
2 2 (66.67%) PCI DSS
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Splunk
2 2 (66.67%) SIEM
3 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
3 1 (33.33%) LogRhythm
3 1 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (33.33%) OLAP Cube
3 1 (33.33%) Data Security
3 1 (33.33%) Security Management
3 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) CISSP
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) OLAP
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) ETL

Advertising
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Kent region citing Advertising also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Advertising. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) LAN
1 2 (66.67%) WAN
1 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (33.33%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) OLAP
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (33.33%) OLAP Cube
General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Security Specialist
1 1 (33.33%) Security Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Developer
1 1 (33.33%) IT Security Specialist
1 1 (33.33%) IT Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) MDX
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) SIEM
2 1 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (33.33%) ETL
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) Data Security
2 1 (33.33%) Security Management
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 1 (33.33%) Information Security
2 1 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
1 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CISSP
1 1 (33.33%) CISM
1 1 (33.33%) CCSA
1 1 (33.33%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) PCI DSS
2 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) XenApp
2 1 (33.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Nessus
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) CheckPoint
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
1 2 (66.67%) Splunk
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) LogRhythm