The table below looks at the statistics for HTTP 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 HTTP over the 3 months to 1 September 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.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank - 34 -
Contract jobs citing HTTP 0 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent - 1.38% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 9.09% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £225 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £345
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +8.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £26.25 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+90.47% -41.66%
HTTP
South East

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
75 44 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 24.43% 15.22% 12.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 24 15
Average daily rate £400 £275 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% -21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £150 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £500 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 7
Average hourly rate £12.50 £13.50 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.40% -57.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £23.21 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-0.90% -7.16%

HTTP
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

HTTP Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

HTTP
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

HTTP Daily Rate Trend in Kent

HTTP
Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

HTTP Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

HTTP
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HTTP within the Kent region over the 3 months to 1 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Canterbury - - - - 1
Maidstone - - - -
Rochester - - - -
Sandwich - - - -
Sittingbourne - - - -
HTTP
South East

HTTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent region citing HTTP 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 HTTP.

1 5 (100.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) SharePoint
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (80.00%) Windows SharePoint Services
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (60.00%) SCOM
3 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (60.00%) PowerShell
3 3 (60.00%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (60.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (60.00%) InfoPath
3 3 (60.00%) Nintex
3 3 (60.00%) IIS
3 3 (60.00%) SMTP
3 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (60.00%) VMware
3 3 (60.00%) Clustering
4 2 (40.00%) Capacity Management
5 1 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (20.00%) Puppet
5 1 (20.00%) PCI DSS
5 1 (20.00%) WebLOAD
5 1 (20.00%) CentOS
5 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (20.00%) Riverbed

HTTP
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent region citing HTTP 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 HTTP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (80.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (60.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (60.00%) IIS
3 1 (20.00%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (60.00%) InfoPath
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (60.00%) SMTP
3 1 (20.00%) DHCP
3 1 (20.00%) LAN
3 1 (20.00%) WAN
3 1 (20.00%) DNS
3 1 (20.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) Ingres
2 1 (20.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) WebLOAD
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) SharePoint Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) SharePoint Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) CentOS
2 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Solaris
2 1 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (40.00%) Capacity Management
3 1 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (20.00%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (20.00%) Python
3 1 (20.00%) Ruby
3 1 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) Perl
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) SCOM
2 1 (20.00%) Puppet
2 1 (20.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) VMware
1 3 (60.00%) Nintex
2 1 (20.00%) Riverbed
2 1 (20.00%) JBoss
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
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