The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Automotive in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Automotive over the 3 months to 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automotive
Rank - - 35
Contract jobs citing Automotive 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent - - 0.36%
As % of the General category - - 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £394 £508
% change year-on-year
-12.38% -22.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £29.00 £32.25
% change year-on-year
+8.62% -10.07%
Automotive
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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
86 50 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 31.05% 21.19% 38.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 28 57
Average daily rate £375 £400 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +45.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £320 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £476 £505 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 13
Average hourly rate £24.50 £29.38 £11.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.59% +158.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £13.98 £6.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £35.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £22.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+20.45% -12.00%

Automotive
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

Automotive Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Automotive
Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

Automotive Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

Automotive
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Kent region citing Automotive 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 Automotive.

1 2 (66.67%) Electronics
2 1 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) MCSE
2 1 (33.33%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) WAN
2 1 (33.33%) CCNA
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (33.33%) Foglight

Automotive
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Kent region citing Automotive 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 Automotive. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) LAN
1 1 (33.33%) WAN
General
1 2 (66.67%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) MCSE
1 1 (33.33%) CCNA
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Foglight
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) VMware
1 1 (33.33%) Citrix
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