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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Bloomberg
Rank 36 35 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Contract jobs citing Bloomberg 2 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 0.70% 0.75% -
As % of the Vendors category 1.31% 1.64% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Average daily rate
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£433 £370 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.97% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £475 £225
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +111.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £10.00 -
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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
153 122 184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 53.31% 45.86% 51.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 65 104
Average daily rate £388 £350 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +55.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £260 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £487 £535 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 5 35
Average hourly rate £22.50 £14.25 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.89% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £13.50 £13.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.31 £15.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

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 21 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 2 (100.00%) VBScript
1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) Reuters
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (100.00%) Banking
1 2 (100.00%) Application Packaging
1 2 (100.00%) SCCM
1 2 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (100.00%) XenApp
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (100.00%) AdminStudio
1 2 (100.00%) Software Distribution
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management
2 1 (50.00%) Software Deployment
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) MSI

Bloomberg
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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.

Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) AdminStudio
2 1 (50.00%) MSI
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Software Packager
2 1 (50.00%) Applications Packager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Application Packaging
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Software Distribution
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management
2 1 (50.00%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) VBScript
1 2 (100.00%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (100.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) Reuters