The table below looks at the statistics for ITIL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ITIL over the 3 months to 24 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 18 29 21
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -8
Contract jobs citing ITIL 20 11 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 8.20% 3.81% 7.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.10% 4.72% 9.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 6 22
Median daily rate £300 £381 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.31% +36.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £162 £360 £132
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £413 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £11.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £17.33 £15.77
% change year-on-year
-12.00% +9.89%
ITIL
South East

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
198 233 232
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 81.15% 80.62% 79.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 140 154
Median daily rate £375 £340 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 12
Median hourly rate £20.25 £16.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.72% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.65 £16.50 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.85 £37.50 £38.02
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +26.94%

ITIL
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Kent region citing ITIL as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

ITIL Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

ITIL
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

ITIL Daily Rate Trend in Kent

ITIL
Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ITIL across the Kent region over the 3 months to 24 September 2016.

ITIL Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

ITIL
Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

ITIL Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

ITIL
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 ITIL within the Kent region over the 3 months to 24 September 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cranbrook - 2 £225 -
Tonbridge - 2 £348 -
Chatham - 1 £400 -
Maidstone - 1 - - 1
ITIL
South East

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 24 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing ITIL 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 ITIL.

1 14 (31.82%) Finance
2 13 (29.55%) PRINCE2
3 12 (27.27%) ITSM
4 11 (25.00%) Windows
5 10 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (20.45%) Problem Management
6 9 (20.45%) Service Management
7 8 (18.18%) ServiceNow
8 7 (15.91%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 7 (15.91%) Change Management
9 6 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (13.64%) Test Scripting
9 6 (13.64%) Microsoft
10 5 (11.36%) MCP
10 5 (11.36%) MS Excel
10 5 (11.36%) JavaScript
10 5 (11.36%) MS Office
10 5 (11.36%) Project Management
10 5 (11.36%) Incident Management
10 5 (11.36%) VMware
11 4 (9.09%) Data Protection Act
11 4 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (9.09%) OO
11 4 (9.09%) TCP/IP
11 4 (9.09%) Active Directory
11 4 (9.09%) Citrix
11 4 (9.09%) Data Centre
11 4 (9.09%) Office 365
11 4 (9.09%) Data Protection
12 3 (6.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner

ITIL
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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.27%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (11.36%) MS Excel
1 5 (11.36%) MS Office
2 1 (2.27%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.09%) TCP/IP
2 3 (6.82%) Firewall
2 3 (6.82%) Wireless
3 2 (4.55%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (4.55%) IP Telephony
3 2 (4.55%) LAN
3 2 (4.55%) Network Security
3 2 (4.55%) VPN
3 2 (4.55%) WAN
4 1 (2.27%) 3G
4 1 (2.27%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (2.27%) HTTP
4 1 (2.27%) Internet
4 1 (2.27%) Intranet
4 1 (2.27%) NetScaler
4 1 (2.27%) SMTP
4 1 (2.27%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (2.27%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2014
1 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (4.55%) AdminStudio
2 1 (2.27%) MSI
General
1 14 (31.82%) Finance
2 3 (6.82%) Banking
3 2 (4.55%) Advertising
4 1 (2.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (25.00%) Analyst
2 8 (18.18%) Developer
2 8 (18.18%) Support Analyst
3 7 (15.91%) ServiceNow Developer
4 6 (13.64%) Applications Support
4 6 (13.64%) Applications Support Analyst
5 5 (11.36%) Network Engineer
6 4 (9.09%) Project Manager
7 3 (6.82%) Consultant
7 3 (6.82%) Desktop Support
7 3 (6.82%) IP Network Engineer
7 3 (6.82%) Office 365 Manager
7 3 (6.82%) Project Office Manager
7 3 (6.82%) Rollout Manager
7 3 (6.82%) Rollout Project Manager
7 3 (6.82%) Service Manager
8 2 (4.55%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 2 (4.55%) ITSM Consultant
8 2 (4.55%) Service Improvement Manager
8 2 (4.55%) Service Transition Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.27%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.09%) Data Centre
1 4 (9.09%) Data Protection Act
2 3 (6.82%) PACS
3 2 (4.55%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.27%) AS400
4 1 (2.27%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.27%) NHS
4 1 (2.27%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (2.27%) Smartcard
4 1 (2.27%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 11 (25.00%) Windows
2 2 (4.55%) Windows 10
2 2 (4.55%) Windows 7
2 2 (4.55%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (29.55%) PRINCE2
2 12 (27.27%) ITSM
3 10 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (20.45%) Problem Management
4 9 (20.45%) Service Management
5 7 (15.91%) Change Management
6 6 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (13.64%) Test Scripting
7 5 (11.36%) Incident Management
7 5 (11.36%) Project Management
8 4 (9.09%) Data Protection
8 4 (9.09%) OO
9 3 (6.82%) Change Control
9 3 (6.82%) Scrum
10 2 (4.55%) Application Packaging
10 2 (4.55%) Configuration Management
10 2 (4.55%) ITIL V3
10 2 (4.55%) Knowledge Management
10 2 (4.55%) Service Delivery
10 2 (4.55%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.36%) JavaScript
2 3 (6.82%) SQL
3 1 (2.27%) C
3 1 (2.27%) C#
3 1 (2.27%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (15.91%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 5 (11.36%) MCP
3 4 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (6.82%) MCSE
4 3 (6.82%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (6.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (4.55%) Security Cleared
6 1 (2.27%) CCNP
6 1 (2.27%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (2.27%) Degree
6 1 (2.27%) HNC
6 1 (2.27%) MCDST
6 1 (2.27%) MCSA
6 1 (2.27%) NVQ Level 3
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.82%) SLA
2 2 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.27%) COBIT
3 1 (2.27%) ISO 14001
3 1 (2.27%) ISO 9001
3 1 (2.27%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (9.09%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.55%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.27%) Firmware
3 1 (2.27%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.27%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (2.27%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (2.27%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (6.82%) SCCM
2 1 (2.27%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 8 (18.18%) ServiceNow
2 6 (13.64%) Microsoft
3 5 (11.36%) VMware
4 4 (9.09%) Citrix
5 3 (6.82%) Cisco
6 2 (4.55%) Remedy
7 1 (2.27%) Aerohive Networks
7 1 (2.27%) Aruba
7 1 (2.27%) Bloomberg
7 1 (2.27%) Dell
7 1 (2.27%) HP
7 1 (2.27%) Juniper
7 1 (2.27%) Meraki
7 1 (2.27%) Sybase
7 1 (2.27%) Symantec