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 1 April 2015 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 21 10 28
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +18
Contract jobs citing ITIL 19 31 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 6.93% 14.09% 3.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.69% 21.09% 5.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 30 4
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£350 £338 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £130 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £474 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £330
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £20.00 - £15.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.85 £15.75 £18.20
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -13.46%
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
196 147 211
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 71.53% 66.82% 61.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 98 103
Average daily rate £375 £375 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +21.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 10
Average hourly rate £40.00 £17.00 £19.39
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+135.29% -12.32%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+9.81% -14.06%

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 1 April 2015.

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 1 April 2015. 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
Dartford +4 5 £450 +28.57% 1
West Malling +6 3 £275 -26.66%
Maidstone -3 3 £305 -12.85% 1
Tunbridge Wells - - - -
Folkestone - - - -
Whitstable - - - -
ITIL
South East

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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 18 (51.43%) LAN
2 17 (48.57%) WAN
2 17 (48.57%) Cisco
3 16 (45.71%) Firewall
4 15 (42.86%) Windows
5 13 (37.14%) Active Directory
6 12 (34.29%) Cisco Certification
7 11 (31.43%) VMware
8 10 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
8 10 (28.57%) CCNP
9 9 (25.71%) SLA
10 8 (22.86%) CCDP
10 8 (22.86%) Citrix
11 7 (20.00%) Firmware
11 7 (20.00%) MS Exchange
11 7 (20.00%) Network Management
12 6 (17.14%) MCSE
12 6 (17.14%) MS Office
12 6 (17.14%) PRINCE2
13 5 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
13 5 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
13 5 (14.29%) CCVP
14 4 (11.43%) Degree
14 4 (11.43%) Windows Server 2012
14 4 (11.43%) CheckPoint
14 4 (11.43%) Finance
14 4 (11.43%) MS Excel
14 4 (11.43%) VPN
14 4 (11.43%) SAN
14 4 (11.43%) CCNA

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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 7 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (8.57%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (8.57%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (5.71%) Lync
3 2 (5.71%) SharePoint
3 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.86%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 6 (17.14%) MS Office
2 4 (11.43%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.86%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (51.43%) LAN
2 17 (48.57%) WAN
3 16 (45.71%) Firewall
4 4 (11.43%) VPN
4 4 (11.43%) SAN
5 2 (5.71%) IP Telephony
5 2 (5.71%) BIG-IP
5 2 (5.71%) MPLS
5 2 (5.71%) OSPF
5 2 (5.71%) BGP
5 2 (5.71%) VoIP
6 1 (2.86%) DHCP
6 1 (2.86%) DNS
6 1 (2.86%) Wireless
6 1 (2.86%) NAS
6 1 (2.86%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (11.43%) Finance
2 1 (2.86%) Automotive
2 1 (2.86%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 12 (34.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (22.86%) Analyst
3 6 (17.14%) Network Engineer
4 5 (14.29%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (8.57%) Consultant
6 2 (5.71%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Network Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Security Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Technical Specialist
6 2 (5.71%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Senior Network Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Service Desk Technician
6 2 (5.71%) Network Consultant
6 2 (5.71%) Business Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Support Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) 3rd Line Support
7 1 (2.86%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.86%) Thin Client
1 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
1 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Storage
1 1 (2.86%) Fat Client
1 1 (2.86%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 15 (42.86%) Windows
2 5 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (11.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (20.00%) Network Management
2 6 (17.14%) PRINCE2
3 3 (8.57%) Project Management
3 3 (8.57%) Change Control
3 3 (8.57%) System Testing
4 2 (5.71%) Business Continuity
4 2 (5.71%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (5.71%) Information Security
4 2 (5.71%) Incident Management
4 2 (5.71%) BCP
4 2 (5.71%) Service Management
4 2 (5.71%) Identity Management
4 2 (5.71%) Business Continuity Planning
4 2 (5.71%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (2.86%) Service Desk Management
5 1 (2.86%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (2.86%) Change Management
5 1 (2.86%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (2.86%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (2.86%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.71%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (34.29%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (28.57%) CCNP
3 8 (22.86%) CCDP
4 6 (17.14%) MCSE
5 5 (14.29%) CCVP
6 4 (11.43%) Degree
6 4 (11.43%) CCNA
7 3 (8.57%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (8.57%) MCSA
8 2 (5.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (2.86%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (2.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (2.86%) NCDA
9 1 (2.86%) HP ASE
9 1 (2.86%) MCITP
9 1 (2.86%) CITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (25.71%) SLA
2 2 (5.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 1 (2.86%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (37.14%) Active Directory
2 7 (20.00%) Firmware
3 5 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (8.57%) vSphere
5 2 (5.71%) XenApp
5 2 (5.71%) XenDesktop
6 1 (2.86%) Terminal Services
6 1 (2.86%) DFS Replication
6 1 (2.86%) Xen
6 1 (2.86%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (8.57%) SCCM
1 3 (8.57%) Foglight
2 2 (5.71%) WSUS
2 2 (5.71%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (2.86%) vMotion
3 1 (2.86%) SCOM
Vendors
1 17 (48.57%) Cisco
2 11 (31.43%) VMware
3 8 (22.86%) Citrix
4 4 (11.43%) CheckPoint
5 3 (8.57%) SolarWinds
6 2 (5.71%) F5
6 2 (5.71%) Microsoft
6 2 (5.71%) HP
7 1 (2.86%) EMC
7 1 (2.86%) Juniper
7 1 (2.86%) NetApp
7 1 (2.86%) FrontRange
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