The table below looks at the statistics for PPP 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 PPP over the 3 months to 22 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Point-to-Point Protocol (PPP)
Rank 28 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing PPP 5 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 2.06% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.42% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £319 £375
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
PPP
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
48 45 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 19.75% 19.74% 13.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 27 21
Average daily rate £466 £350 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.00% +45.83%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 6
Average hourly rate £9.00 £17.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.05% +6.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £19.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+36.84% -13.63%

PPP
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

PPP Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

PPP
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 PPP within the Kent region over the 3 months to 22 May 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
Tunbridge Wells - 5 - - 2
PPP
South East

PPP
Top 3 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Kent region citing PPP 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 PPP.

1 5 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft

PPP
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Kent region citing PPP 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 PPP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Relationships Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Supplier Relationship Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft