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 29 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Internet
Rank 60 33 19
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -14
Contract jobs citing Internet 2 3 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 0.43% 1.23% 8.04%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.45% 6.98% 41.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 4
Average daily rate £575 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.33% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £375 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £755 £375 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.61 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+30.73% +7.14%
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
58 43 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 12.34% 17.70% 19.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 22 20
Average daily rate £318 £450 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.44% +23.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £180 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £522 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £340 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.05% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +135.29%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.75
% change year-on-year
- +44.57%

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 29 April 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 29 April 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 29 April 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 3 (60.00%) LAN
1 3 (60.00%) WAN
1 3 (60.00%) DHCP
1 3 (60.00%) DNS
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco
1 3 (60.00%) HP
1 3 (60.00%) CiscoWorks
1 3 (60.00%) DMZ
1 3 (60.00%) Network Security
1 3 (60.00%) SolarWinds
1 3 (60.00%) Wireless
1 3 (60.00%) Firewall
2 2 (40.00%) Structured Cabling
2 2 (40.00%) MS Office
3 1 (20.00%) Web Services
3 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (20.00%) vSphere
3 1 (20.00%) PaaS
3 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (20.00%) Heroku
3 1 (20.00%) Puppet
3 1 (20.00%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (20.00%) RabbitMQ

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) Cloud Foundry
1 1 (20.00%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (20.00%) Heroku
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (20.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) DHCP
1 3 (60.00%) DMZ
1 3 (60.00%) DNS
1 3 (60.00%) Firewall
1 3 (60.00%) LAN
1 3 (60.00%) Network Security
1 3 (60.00%) WAN
1 3 (60.00%) Wireless
2 2 (40.00%) Structured Cabling
3 1 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 1 (20.00%) Redis
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2014
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) LAN Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Firewall Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) LAN/WAN Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) WAN Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Cloud Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse Developer
3 1 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) DevOps Systems Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) SQL BI Developer
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Developer
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server BI Developer
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Data Warehouse Developer
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Switch Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Wireless Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Wireless Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) RabbitMQ
1 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (20.00%) DevOps
1 1 (20.00%) Software Delivery
1 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (20.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (20.00%) Go
1 1 (20.00%) Java
1 1 (20.00%) Ruby
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
1 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) CiscoWorks
2 1 (20.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco
1 3 (60.00%) HP
1 3 (60.00%) SolarWinds
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