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 4 May 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet
Rank - 19 31
Contract jobs citing Internet 0 16 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent - 8.00% 3.75%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 40.00% 24.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 10
Average daily rate
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- £363 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +36.79%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.25 £13.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+17.30% -13.33%
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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 40 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 17.28% 20.00% 15.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 21 24
Average daily rate £450 £365 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.28% +21.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £265 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £425 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £331 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.15% +3.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Average hourly rate £28.75 £17.00 £22.69
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+69.11% -25.07%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -10.11%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 4 (66.67%) Publishing
2 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 3 (50.00%) Web Analytics
2 3 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (50.00%) Analytics
2 3 (50.00%) Advertising
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
4 1 (16.67%) CSS
4 1 (16.67%) Web Services
4 1 (16.67%) XML
4 1 (16.67%) XSL
4 1 (16.67%) Windows
4 1 (16.67%) OO
4 1 (16.67%) OOD
4 1 (16.67%) LAN
4 1 (16.67%) WAN
4 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
4 1 (16.67%) Citrix
4 1 (16.67%) Thin Client
4 1 (16.67%) Intranet
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (16.67%) Project Management
4 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
4 1 (16.67%) Wireless
4 1 (16.67%) Finance
4 1 (16.67%) Hibernate
4 1 (16.67%) VMware

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 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.

Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) LAN
1 1 (16.67%) WAN
1 1 (16.67%) Intranet
1 1 (16.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 4 (66.67%) Publishing
2 3 (50.00%) Advertising
3 1 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (16.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Digital Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Software Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Software Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Insurance Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) CSS
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
1 1 (16.67%) XML
1 1 (16.67%) XSL
1 1 (16.67%) Hibernate
1 1 (16.67%) DHTML
1 1 (16.67%) HTML
1 1 (16.67%) PhoneGap
1 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
1 1 (16.67%) PrimeFaces
1 1 (16.67%) Ionic Framework
1 1 (16.67%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Thin Client
1 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
1 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
1 1 (16.67%) User Experience
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (16.67%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 3 (50.00%) Web Analytics
1 3 (50.00%) Analytics
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) OO
3 1 (16.67%) OOD
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Web Design
3 1 (16.67%) Software Deployment
3 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) User Stories
3 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Citrix
1 1 (16.67%) VMware