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 5 February 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Internet
Rank 42 34 34
Rank change year-on-year
-8 0
Contract jobs citing Internet 3 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 1.02% 2.20% 0.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.09% 11.76% 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 1
Average daily rate £285 £375 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.00% +17.18%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +26.66%
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
33 51 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 11.26% 18.68% 15.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 31 11
Average daily rate £240 £450 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-46.66% +52.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £196 £263 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £468 £331
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 6
Average hourly rate £11.46 £10.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.14% -53.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Internet across the Kent region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Internet Daily Rate Histogram 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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Tunbridge Wells - 1 £350 - 1
Internet
South East

Internet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 7 (70.00%) Wireless
2 5 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 4 (40.00%) Embedded C
3 4 (40.00%) ZigBee
3 4 (40.00%) CAN bus
4 3 (30.00%) SolarWinds
4 3 (30.00%) Network Security
4 3 (30.00%) Firewall
4 3 (30.00%) HP
4 3 (30.00%) CiscoWorks
4 3 (30.00%) DMZ
4 3 (30.00%) LAN
4 3 (30.00%) WAN
4 3 (30.00%) DHCP
4 3 (30.00%) DNS
4 3 (30.00%) Cisco
5 2 (20.00%) MS Office
5 2 (20.00%) Structured Cabling
6 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (10.00%) WebSockets
6 1 (10.00%) Modbus
6 1 (10.00%) Qt
6 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (10.00%) Ubuntu
6 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (10.00%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (10.00%) Investment Management
6 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (10.00%) Wi-Fi

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (70.00%) Wireless
2 4 (40.00%) ZigBee
3 3 (30.00%) DHCP
3 3 (30.00%) DMZ
3 3 (30.00%) DNS
3 3 (30.00%) Firewall
3 3 (30.00%) LAN
3 3 (30.00%) Network Security
3 3 (30.00%) WAN
4 2 (20.00%) Structured Cabling
5 1 (10.00%) Modbus
5 1 (10.00%) SSH
5 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
5 1 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2014
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 4 (40.00%) Embedded Engineer
2 4 (40.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 3 (30.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 3 (30.00%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
3 3 (30.00%) LAN Engineer
3 3 (30.00%) Network Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) Firewall Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) LAN/WAN Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) WAN Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 1 (10.00%) C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (10.00%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) SQL BI Developer
5 1 (10.00%) SQL Developer
5 1 (10.00%) SQL Server BI Developer
5 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Wireless Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) Qt
1 1 (10.00%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) CAN bus
2 1 (10.00%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Embedded Linux
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
1 1 (10.00%) Solaris
1 1 (10.00%) Ubuntu
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (10.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (10.00%) Investment Management
2 1 (10.00%) Migration
2 1 (10.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) Embedded C
2 1 (10.00%) C
2 1 (10.00%) C++
2 1 (10.00%) Python
2 1 (10.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Cisco
1 3 (30.00%) HP
1 3 (30.00%) SolarWinds
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) Sybase