Period
to 17 February 2019

The median contractor rate for an Automation Consultant was £338 per day in advertised job vacancies in Kent during the 6 months to 17 February 2019.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Automation Consultant
South East > Kent
6 months to
17 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 55 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - -
Contract jobs requiring an Automation Consultant 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 0.73% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.75% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Kent median daily rate £338 - -
South East median daily rate £338 - £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Kent median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Kent. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Kent
Contract vacancies in Kent with a recognized job title 400 520 480
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.56% 97.20% 96.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 248 374 346
Kent median daily rate £413 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.86% - +3.70%
10th Percentile £159 £145 £163
90th Percentile £604 £588 £538
South East median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 15 18
Kent median hourly rate £40.00 £25.69 £14.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +55.70% +80.60% -15.07%
10th Percentile £15.17 £10.65 £9.71
90th Percentile £48.25 £42.53 £24.67
South East median hourly rate £20.50 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +13.89% +2.86% -8.04%

Automation Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

Job postings that featured Automation Consultant in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Kent.

Job vacancy trend for Automation Consultant in Kent

Automation Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Automation Consultant in Kent.

Contractor daily rate trend for Automation Consultant in Kent

Automation Consultant Skill Set
Top 13 Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 17 February 2019, Automation Consultant contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Kent region featuring Automation Consultant in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) PlateSpin
1 3 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (100.00%) vCloud
1 3 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 3 (100.00%) Virtual Machines
1 3 (100.00%) vCenter Server
1 3 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineering

Automation Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring 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:

Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) vCloud
1 3 (100.00%) Virtual Machines
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) PlateSpin
1 3 (100.00%) VMware