The table below looks at the statistics for Broadband skills in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Broadband over the 3 months to 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Broadband
Rank - - 28
Contract jobs citing Broadband 0 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent - - 1.66%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 8.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £425 £386
% change year-on-year
-34.11% +10.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £11.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £14.50 £11.38
% change year-on-year
+151.72% +27.47%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Kent region.

Communications & Networking Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
42 26 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 15.27% 13.83% 18.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 9 24
Average daily rate £450 £386 £170
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.50% +127.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £259 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £411 £328
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 6
Average hourly rate - £22.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +18.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £20.53 £23.42
% change year-on-year
+33.95% -12.32%

Broadband
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

Broadband Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Broadband
Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

Broadband Hourly Rate Trend in Kent