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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 30 17 21
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +4
Contract jobs citing ITIL 7 26 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 3.00% 10.97% 5.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.89% 13.61% 7.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 15 14
Median daily rate £463 £375 £268
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.33% +40.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £345 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £520 £444
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 2
Median hourly rate - £12.50 £10.78
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +16.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
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
180 191 213
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 77.25% 80.59% 76.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 135 91
Median daily rate £375 £345 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% +1.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £478 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 17 17
Median hourly rate £9.61 £17.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.47% -57.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.25 £34.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.02% +36.00%

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 9 December 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 9 December 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
Dartford -2 1 £400 -
ITIL
South East

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 11 (36.67%) PRINCE2
2 9 (30.00%) Windows
2 9 (30.00%) ITSM
2 9 (30.00%) Finance
3 8 (26.67%) ServiceNow
4 7 (23.33%) Service Management
4 7 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (23.33%) Problem Management
5 6 (20.00%) Change Management
6 5 (16.67%) SLA
6 5 (16.67%) JavaScript
6 5 (16.67%) Test Scripting
6 5 (16.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 5 (16.67%) Mentoring
7 4 (13.33%) MCP
7 4 (13.33%) OO
7 4 (13.33%) MS Excel
7 4 (13.33%) TCP/IP
7 4 (13.33%) Microsoft
8 3 (10.00%) Cisco
8 3 (10.00%) Service Delivery
8 3 (10.00%) Firewall
8 3 (10.00%) Active Directory
8 3 (10.00%) MS Office
8 3 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (10.00%) Data Protection Act
8 3 (10.00%) Data Protection
8 3 (10.00%) Line Management
8 3 (10.00%) Customer-Centric Approach
8 3 (10.00%) Contract Management

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 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (3.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (13.33%) MS Excel
2 3 (10.00%) MS Office
3 2 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (3.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.33%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.33%) TCP/IP
2 3 (10.00%) Firewall
3 2 (6.67%) IP Telephony
3 2 (6.67%) LAN
3 2 (6.67%) Network Security
3 2 (6.67%) Wireless
4 1 (3.33%) 3G
4 1 (3.33%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (3.33%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (3.33%) Internet
4 1 (3.33%) Intranet
4 1 (3.33%) NetScaler
4 1 (3.33%) SAN
4 1 (3.33%) VPN
4 1 (3.33%) WAN
4 1 (3.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2014
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) AdminStudio
1 1 (3.33%) MSI
General
1 9 (30.00%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Banking
3 1 (3.33%) Advertising
3 1 (3.33%) Legal
3 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (26.67%) Developer
2 7 (23.33%) Analyst
2 7 (23.33%) ServiceNow Developer
3 6 (20.00%) Support Analyst
4 5 (16.67%) Applications Support
4 5 (16.67%) Applications Support Analyst
5 4 (13.33%) Network Engineer
5 4 (13.33%) Service Manager
6 3 (10.00%) Delivery Manager
6 3 (10.00%) IP Network Engineer
6 3 (10.00%) ITIL Manager
6 3 (10.00%) Services Delivery Manager
7 2 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (6.67%) Administrator
7 2 (6.67%) Desktop Support
7 2 (6.67%) IT Manager
7 2 (6.67%) IT Operations Manager
7 2 (6.67%) IT Services Manager
7 2 (6.67%) ITIL Service Manager
7 2 (6.67%) Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (6.67%) PACS
3 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.33%) AS400
3 1 (3.33%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.33%) NHS
3 1 (3.33%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (3.33%) Replication
3 1 (3.33%) Smartcard
3 1 (3.33%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 9 (30.00%) Windows
2 2 (6.67%) Windows 7
2 2 (6.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.33%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (36.67%) PRINCE2
2 9 (30.00%) ITSM
3 7 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (23.33%) Problem Management
3 7 (23.33%) Service Management
4 6 (20.00%) Change Management
5 5 (16.67%) Mentoring
5 5 (16.67%) Test Scripting
6 4 (13.33%) OO
7 3 (10.00%) Contract Management
7 3 (10.00%) Customer-Centric Approach
7 3 (10.00%) Data Protection
7 3 (10.00%) Line Management
7 3 (10.00%) Service Delivery
7 3 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (6.67%) Change Control
8 2 (6.67%) Incident Management
8 2 (6.67%) Investment Management
9 1 (3.33%) Application Packaging
9 1 (3.33%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.33%) C
2 1 (3.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (16.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 4 (13.33%) MCP
3 2 (6.67%) MCSE
3 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.33%) CISSP
4 1 (3.33%) HNC
4 1 (3.33%) MCDST
4 1 (3.33%) NVQ Level 3
4 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.67%) SLA
2 1 (3.33%) ISO 14001
2 1 (3.33%) ISO 9001
2 1 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.67%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (3.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.33%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.33%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (26.67%) ServiceNow
2 4 (13.33%) Microsoft
3 3 (10.00%) Cisco
4 2 (6.67%) Citrix
4 2 (6.67%) HP
4 2 (6.67%) Remedy
4 2 (6.67%) VMware
5 1 (3.33%) Bloomberg
5 1 (3.33%) CheckPoint
5 1 (3.33%) Dell
5 1 (3.33%) Forcepoint
5 1 (3.33%) Mitel
5 1 (3.33%) Sybase