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 3 months to 29 June 2017 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
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 35 39
Rank change year-on-year -5 +4  
Contract jobs citing Internet 1 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 0.43% 0.95% 2.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.33% 6.00% 12.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 5
Median daily rate £530 £130 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +307.69% -72.63%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £114 £432
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £666 £511
UK excluding London median daily rate £372 £375 £350
% change year-on-year -0.80% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.59 £21.00 £16.16
% change year-on-year -21.00% +29.95%  

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

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Kent
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 43 50 47
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 18.53% 15.77% 17.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 200 90 87
Median daily rate £425 £328 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +29.77% -32.82%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £153 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £778 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +4.10% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 6
Median hourly rate £19.90 £20.83 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.46% +57.20%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.41 £20.83 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £150.75 £46.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £31.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year -12.69% +36.95%  

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

For the 6 months to 29 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Internet 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 Internet.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VB
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Assessment
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Security Testing
1 1 (100.00%) iSeries
1 1 (100.00%) Data Analytics
1 1 (100.00%) Analytics
1 1 (100.00%) Cybercrime
1 1 (100.00%) Internal Audit
1 1 (100.00%) IT Audit

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:

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Excel
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Auditor
1 1 (100.00%) Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) IT Auditor
1 1 (100.00%) IT Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Auditor
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Senior IT Auditor
1 1 (100.00%) Senior IT Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Cybercrime
1 1 (100.00%) iSeries
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Analytics
1 1 (100.00%) Data Analytics
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) Internal Audit
1 1 (100.00%) IT Audit
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Assessment
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (100.00%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA