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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Bloomberg over the 3 months to 29 September 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Bloomberg
Rank 36 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Bloomberg 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 0.41% - -
As % of the Vendors category 0.85% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £130 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £284 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
-36.94% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 - £13.00
Bloomberg
South East

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
117 117 148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 47.95% 40.91% 51.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 77 92
Median daily rate £325 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £202 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 6
Median hourly rate £14.45 £18.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.89% +5.71%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £18.00

Bloomberg
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Kent region citing Bloomberg as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 29 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Bloomberg also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Kent region with a requirement for Bloomberg.

1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (50.00%) Line Management
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Metrics
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (50.00%) Virtual Desktop
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Avaya
2 1 (50.00%) Reuters
2 1 (50.00%) 3G
2 1 (50.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (50.00%) MCSE
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) SLA
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) MCP
2 1 (50.00%) HNC
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management
2 1 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (50.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (50.00%) Incident Management

Bloomberg
Top Related IT Skills in Kent 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:

Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) 3G
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (50.00%) VPN
1 1 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Desktop Support
2 1 (50.00%) Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Desktop Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Desktop Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Desktop Support
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Support Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Metrics
1 1 (50.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Asset Management
1 1 (50.00%) Change Management
1 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (50.00%) Investment Management
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
1 1 (50.00%) Line Management
1 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) HNC
1 1 (50.00%) MCP
1 1 (50.00%) MCSE
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (50.00%) Virtual Desktop
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Avaya
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Reuters