The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Reuters products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Reuters over the 3 months to 29 July 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within Reuters Group PLC.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Reuters
Rank 37 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Reuters 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 0.36% - -
As % of the Vendors category 0.83% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £750 £270
% change year-on-year
-36.66% +177.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £13.00
Reuters
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Kent region.

Vendors Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
121 123 131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 43.06% 41.55% 49.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 75 80
Median daily rate £334 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.87% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £200 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 4
Median hourly rate £55.00 £9.00 £47.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+511.11% -80.85%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

Reuters
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Kent region citing Reuters as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Reuters Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Reuters
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Reuters Daily Rate Trend in Kent

Reuters
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Reuters also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Kent region with a requirement for Reuters.

1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Avaya
1 1 (100.00%) Bloomberg
1 1 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 10

Reuters
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Desktop Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Desktop Support
1 1 (100.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Desktop Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Desktop Support
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Desktop Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 10
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Avaya
1 1 (100.00%) Bloomberg
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco