The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Bloomberg products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Bloomberg over the 3 months to 2 September 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within Bloomberg.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Bloomberg
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Bloomberg 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent - - -
As % of the Vendors category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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- - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £375 £180
% change year-on-year
+33.33% +108.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £13.00 -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Kent region.

Vendors Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
118 154 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 38.69% 50.16% 46.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 91 78
Average daily rate £363 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £150 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £511
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 7
Average hourly rate - £12.50 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +13.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £18.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -4.14%

Bloomberg
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

Bloomberg Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Bloomberg
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Bloomberg Daily Rate Trend in Kent

Bloomberg
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Kent region citing Bloomberg 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 Bloomberg.

1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) PMP
1 1 (100.00%) PMI Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) TIBCO
1 1 (100.00%) Rendezvous
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Blue Coat
1 1 (100.00%) RMDS
1 1 (100.00%) NetScout
1 1 (100.00%) Wireshark
1 1 (100.00%) TippingPoint
1 1 (100.00%) SolarWinds
1 1 (100.00%) Tufin
1 1 (100.00%) Network Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Aruba

Bloomberg
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Kent region citing Bloomberg 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 Bloomberg. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) Wireshark
1 1 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 1 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 1 (100.00%) Multicast
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (100.00%) Network Architecture
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) PMP
1 1 (100.00%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) TIBCO
1 1 (100.00%) Blue Coat
1 1 (100.00%) NetScout
1 1 (100.00%) TippingPoint
1 1 (100.00%) SolarWinds
1 1 (100.00%) Tufin
1 1 (100.00%) Aruba
1 1 (100.00%) F5
1 1 (100.00%) LogLogic
1 1 (100.00%) Lancope