The table below looks at the statistics for ITIL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ITIL over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 21 23 8
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -15
Contract jobs citing ITIL 22 16 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 7.59% 5.42% 10.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.00% 7.58% 14.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 5 16
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +207.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £132 £238 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £445 £315
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 5
Average hourly rate - £11.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -29.03%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +16.66%
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
220 211 190
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 75.86% 71.53% 68.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 126 110
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £259 £164
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £514 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 11 13
Average hourly rate £20.67 £20.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.35% -38.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £10.80 £13.14
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.53 £43.00 £125.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

ITIL
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ITIL across the Kent region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 18 September 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ITIL within the Kent region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Folkestone +3 5 £145 +11.53%
Dartford +5 1 £300 -
Maidstone +2 1 £400 - 5
Tunbridge Wells -4 1 £375 - 6
West Malling - 1 £313 - 1
Whitstable - 1 £160 - 1
Westerham - - - -
Sandwich - - - -
Dover - - - - 1
ITIL
South East

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent region citing ITIL also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited ITIL.

1 25 (59.52%) Windows
2 19 (45.24%) MS Office
3 18 (42.86%) Windows 7
4 16 (38.10%) Microsoft
5 15 (35.71%) Active Directory
6 13 (30.95%) Service Management
6 13 (30.95%) Finance
7 11 (26.19%) PRINCE2
8 9 (21.43%) Advertising
8 9 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (16.67%) ITSM
9 7 (16.67%) Cisco
9 7 (16.67%) Blackberry
9 7 (16.67%) Project Management
9 7 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (14.29%) VPN
10 6 (14.29%) MS Excel
10 6 (14.29%) VMware
11 5 (11.90%) Asset Management
11 5 (11.90%) Project Planning
11 5 (11.90%) Lotus
11 5 (11.90%) MS Exchange
11 5 (11.90%) HP
11 5 (11.90%) IBM Notes
11 5 (11.90%) Apple iOS
11 5 (11.90%) iPad
11 5 (11.90%) iPhone
11 5 (11.90%) ServiceNow
12 4 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2010
12 4 (9.52%) WAN

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent region citing ITIL also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited ITIL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (11.90%) IBM Notes
1 5 (11.90%) MS Exchange
2 4 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (4.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (4.76%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.38%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 19 (45.24%) MS Office
2 6 (14.29%) MS Excel
3 2 (4.76%) MS Project
4 1 (2.38%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 6 (14.29%) VPN
2 4 (9.52%) DNS
2 4 (9.52%) WAN
2 4 (9.52%) DHCP
2 4 (9.52%) TCP/IP
3 3 (7.14%) Firewall
4 2 (4.76%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (4.76%) LAN
5 1 (2.38%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (2.38%) Network Security
5 1 (2.38%) OSPF
5 1 (2.38%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.38%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 13 (30.95%) Finance
2 9 (21.43%) Advertising
3 1 (2.38%) Marketing
3 1 (2.38%) Legal
3 1 (2.38%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (23.81%) Analyst
2 7 (16.67%) Support Analyst
3 6 (14.29%) Project Manager
4 5 (11.90%) Deskside Support
4 5 (11.90%) Project Officer
5 4 (9.52%) Deskside Analyst
5 4 (9.52%) Desktop Support
6 3 (7.14%) Deskside Support Analyst
6 3 (7.14%) Desktop Analyst
6 3 (7.14%) Coordinator
6 3 (7.14%) Support Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Administrator
6 3 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 3 (7.14%) Project Coordinator
6 3 (7.14%) Team Leader
6 3 (7.14%) Project Support Officer
7 2 (4.76%) IT Support Analyst
7 2 (4.76%) E-Commerce Project Manager
7 2 (4.76%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.38%) .NET
1 1 (2.38%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.67%) Blackberry
2 5 (11.90%) iPhone
2 5 (11.90%) iPad
3 4 (9.52%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.76%) Mobile Computing
5 1 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.38%) CMDB
5 1 (2.38%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 25 (59.52%) Windows
2 18 (42.86%) Windows 7
3 9 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (11.90%) Apple iOS
5 3 (7.14%) UNIX
5 3 (7.14%) Solaris
5 3 (7.14%) Windows XP
5 3 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (4.76%) Windows 8
7 1 (2.38%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (30.95%) Service Management
2 11 (26.19%) PRINCE2
3 7 (16.67%) Project Management
3 7 (16.67%) ITSM
4 5 (11.90%) Asset Management
4 5 (11.90%) Project Planning
5 4 (9.52%) Change Management
6 3 (7.14%) PRINCE
7 2 (4.76%) E-Commerce
7 2 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (4.76%) Programme Management
7 2 (4.76%) Incident Management
7 2 (4.76%) Network Monitoring
8 1 (2.38%) Technical Analysis
8 1 (2.38%) Test Planning
8 1 (2.38%) Line Management
8 1 (2.38%) Mentoring
8 1 (2.38%) Coaching
8 1 (2.38%) Resource Management
8 1 (2.38%) Risk Analysis
Qualifications
1 7 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (9.52%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (7.14%) A+ Certification
4 2 (4.76%) MCP
4 2 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (4.76%) NVQ Level 3
4 2 (4.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (2.38%) PMP
5 1 (2.38%) PMI Certification
5 1 (2.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.52%) SLA
2 1 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.38%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 15 (35.71%) Active Directory
2 3 (7.14%) Terminal Services
2 3 (7.14%) XenApp
2 3 (7.14%) vSphere
3 2 (4.76%) VMware ESX
4 1 (2.38%) ProxySG
4 1 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.38%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (9.52%) SCCM
Vendors
1 16 (38.10%) Microsoft
2 7 (16.67%) Cisco
3 6 (14.29%) VMware
4 5 (11.90%) ServiceNow
4 5 (11.90%) HP
4 5 (11.90%) Lotus
5 3 (7.14%) Citrix
5 3 (7.14%) Veeam
6 2 (4.76%) CA
6 2 (4.76%) CommVault
7 1 (2.38%) CheckPoint
7 1 (2.38%) Juniper
7 1 (2.38%) SolarWinds
7 1 (2.38%) F5
7 1 (2.38%) Blue Coat
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