The table below looks at the statistics for Internet 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 Internet over the 3 months to 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet
Rank 39 19 30
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +11
Contract jobs citing Internet 8 24 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 2.69% 8.82% 3.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.00% 40.00% 19.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 0
Average daily rate
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£475 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.71% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+7.73% +3.44%
Internet
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
40 60 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 13.47% 22.06% 17.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 32 24
Average daily rate £425 £350 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £122 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £400 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £336 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.27% +4.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 6
Average hourly rate £9.00 £12.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.00% -21.87%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.76 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+8.81% -21.56%

Internet
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

Internet Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Internet
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Internet Daily Rate Trend in Kent

Internet
Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

Internet Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

Internet
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 Internet within the Kent region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. 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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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
Tonbridge - 4 £488 -
West Malling - 2 - -
Internet
South East

Internet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Kent region citing Internet 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 Internet.

1 6 (75.00%) Windows
1 6 (75.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (75.00%) PowerShell
2 5 (62.50%) Migration
2 5 (62.50%) VPN
2 5 (62.50%) XenDesktop
3 4 (50.00%) Windows 7
4 3 (37.50%) Lync
4 3 (37.50%) Office 365
4 3 (37.50%) VBScript
4 3 (37.50%) Citrix
4 3 (37.50%) VMware
4 3 (37.50%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 3 (37.50%) XenApp
4 3 (37.50%) SCCM
4 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (25.00%) Banking
5 2 (25.00%) CCSE
5 2 (25.00%) BIG-IP
5 2 (25.00%) JNCIA
5 2 (25.00%) JNCIS
5 2 (25.00%) CCSP
5 2 (25.00%) CCNP
5 2 (25.00%) CCNA
5 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (25.00%) Check Point Certification
5 2 (25.00%) Juniper
5 2 (25.00%) CheckPoint
5 2 (25.00%) Firewall

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Kent region citing Internet 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 Internet. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (37.50%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Office
2 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) VPN
2 2 (25.00%) Firewall
2 2 (25.00%) BIG-IP
2 2 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 2 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
1 2 (25.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) User Experience
2 1 (12.50%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (37.50%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) CCSP
1 2 (25.00%) CCNP
1 2 (25.00%) CCNA
1 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (25.00%) Check Point Certification
1 2 (25.00%) CCSA
1 2 (25.00%) CCSE
1 2 (25.00%) JNCIA
1 2 (25.00%) JNCIS
System Software
1 6 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (62.50%) XenDesktop
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (37.50%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
1 3 (37.50%) Citrix
1 3 (37.50%) VMware
2 2 (25.00%) F5
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco
2 2 (25.00%) Juniper
2 2 (25.00%) CheckPoint
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