Period
to 15 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Kent with a requirement for Internet skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Internet over the 6 months to 15 July 2018 with a comparison to the 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.

Internet
South East > Kent
6 months to
15 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 42 62 71
Rank change year-on-year +20 +9 -16
Contract jobs citing Internet 10 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 2.15% 0.18% 0.75%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.83% 1.30% 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 6
Kent median daily rate £400 £530 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -24.53% +57.04% -28.19%
10th Percentile £363 £515 £120
90th Percentile £423 £545 £606
South East median daily rate £400 £375 £385
% change year-on-year +6.67% -2.60% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Kent median hourly rate £10.50 - -
South East median hourly rate £20.00 £13.00 £19.61
% change year-on-year +53.85% -33.71% +57.83%

Internet is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Kent with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Kent
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 48 77 102
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 10.30% 13.97% 12.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 63 76
Kent median daily rate £366 £375 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.33% +14.50% -15.48%
10th Percentile £188 £150 £171
90th Percentile £468 £520 £750
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.13% +5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 3
Kent median hourly rate £10.50 £27.38 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -61.65% -31.55% +128.57%
South East median hourly rate £25.01 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year +42.89% -32.69% -7.56%

Internet
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

Job postings citing Internet as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Kent.

Job vacancy trend for Internet in Kent

Internet
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Internet in Kent

Internet
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Internet in Kent.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Internet in Kent

Internet
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Internet within the Kent region over the 6 months to 15 July 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dartford - 8 £400 -
Aylesford - 1 - -
Internet
South East

For the 6 months to 15 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Internet also mentioned the following 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 with a requirement for Internet.

1 8 (80.00%) Cybersecurity
2 7 (70.00%) Test Scripting
3 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (40.00%) Service Delivery
4 4 (40.00%) SQL
4 4 (40.00%) C#
4 4 (40.00%) TestComplete
4 4 (40.00%) Test Automation
4 4 (40.00%) WebDriver
4 4 (40.00%) Selenium
4 4 (40.00%) GDPR
5 3 (30.00%) Collaborative Working
5 3 (30.00%) Commercial Awareness
5 3 (30.00%) DevOps
5 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (30.00%) Problem-Solving
5 3 (30.00%) Business Analysis
5 3 (30.00%) Process Improvement
5 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (30.00%) ISEB
5 3 (30.00%) Project Management
6 2 (20.00%) HP
6 2 (20.00%) Document Management
6 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (20.00%) HP UFT
6 2 (20.00%) Java
6 2 (20.00%) VB
6 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
6 2 (20.00%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (10.00%) Cylance

Internet
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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Office 365
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Selenium
1 4 (40.00%) TestComplete
1 4 (40.00%) WebDriver
2 2 (20.00%) HP UFT
General
1 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Automation Test Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Test Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) Business Development Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Deployment Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Deployment Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Development Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Project Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Security Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Security Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Service Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Services Delivery Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Software Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Software Development Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Software Development Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (20.00%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Cybersecurity
2 7 (70.00%) Test Scripting
3 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (40.00%) Service Delivery
4 4 (40.00%) Test Automation
5 3 (30.00%) Business Analysis
5 3 (30.00%) Collaborative Working
5 3 (30.00%) Commercial Awareness
5 3 (30.00%) DevOps
5 3 (30.00%) Problem-Solving
5 3 (30.00%) Process Improvement
5 3 (30.00%) Project Management
6 2 (20.00%) Document Management
6 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (10.00%) ITIL
7 1 (10.00%) ITSM
7 1 (10.00%) Logistics
7 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
7 1 (10.00%) SIEM
7 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) C#
1 4 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (20.00%) Java
2 2 (20.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) ISEB
2 1 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (40.00%) GDPR
2 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (10.00%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) QRadar
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) HP
3 1 (10.00%) Cylance
3 1 (10.00%) IBM
3 1 (10.00%) Symantec
3 1 (10.00%) Zscaler