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 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Internet
South East / Kent
Rank - 54 37
Contract jobs citing Internet 0 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent - 0.22% 1.90%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 1.85% 12.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 3
Median daily rate - £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -6.66%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £16.65 £17.00
% change year-on-year -18.91% -2.05%  

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 31 54 41
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 10.99% 11.71% 15.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 44 28
Median daily rate £313 £201 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +55.86% -46.53%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £195 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £464 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Median hourly rate £27.38 £40.00 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.55% +280.95%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.85 £37.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -38.24% +23.33%  

Internet
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Kent citing Internet as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Internet in Kent.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Internet in Kent