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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 22 19 11
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -8
Contract jobs citing ITIL 23 19 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 7.72% 6.64% 8.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.27% 9.45% 12.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 9 14
Average daily rate
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£275 £375 £143
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% +163.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £226 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £415 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Average hourly rate - £10.75 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -60.90%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.77 £17.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-9.88% +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
224 201 177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 75.17% 70.28% 68.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 123 102
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £225 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 14
Average hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.60 £11.80 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.40 £36.00 £67.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +2 3 £130 - 1
Whitstable - 3 £150 - 1
Tunbridge Wells -8 2 £375 - 2
Dartford +4 1 £300 -
Maidstone 0 1 - - 5
West Malling - 1 £313 -
Westerham - - - -
Sandwich - - - -
Dover - - - - 1
ITIL
South East

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 20 (48.78%) Windows
2 18 (43.90%) MS Office
3 16 (39.02%) Windows 7
4 14 (34.15%) Active Directory
5 13 (31.71%) Finance
6 12 (29.27%) Service Management
6 12 (29.27%) Microsoft
7 10 (24.39%) Project Management
8 8 (19.51%) PRINCE2
8 8 (19.51%) Advertising
9 7 (17.07%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (17.07%) MS Excel
10 5 (12.20%) ITSM
10 5 (12.20%) Management Information System
10 5 (12.20%) Blackberry
10 5 (12.20%) MS Exchange
10 5 (12.20%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (12.20%) ServiceNow
11 4 (9.76%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (9.76%) DHCP
11 4 (9.76%) TCP/IP
11 4 (9.76%) VPN
11 4 (9.76%) DNS
11 4 (9.76%) SLA
11 4 (9.76%) Cisco
11 4 (9.76%) E-Commerce
11 4 (9.76%) VMware
11 4 (9.76%) Change Management
11 4 (9.76%) SCCM
11 4 (9.76%) Project Planning

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (12.20%) MS Exchange
2 4 (9.76%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (7.32%) IBM Notes
4 2 (4.88%) SharePoint
4 2 (4.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (2.44%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 18 (43.90%) MS Office
2 7 (17.07%) MS Excel
3 2 (4.88%) MS Project
4 1 (2.44%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.76%) DHCP
1 4 (9.76%) TCP/IP
1 4 (9.76%) VPN
1 4 (9.76%) DNS
2 3 (7.32%) WAN
3 2 (4.88%) Firewall
4 1 (2.44%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (2.44%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.44%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 13 (31.71%) Finance
2 8 (19.51%) Advertising
3 1 (2.44%) Marketing
3 1 (2.44%) Legal
3 1 (2.44%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (21.95%) Analyst
2 7 (17.07%) Project Manager
3 5 (12.20%) Support Analyst
4 4 (9.76%) Project Officer
5 3 (7.32%) Support Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Administrator
5 3 (7.32%) Project Support Officer
5 3 (7.32%) Team Leader
5 3 (7.32%) Deskside Support
6 2 (4.88%) Deskside Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) IT Support Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Business Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) Desktop Support
6 2 (4.88%) Project Coordinator
6 2 (4.88%) UNIX Team Leader
6 2 (4.88%) Service Desk Team Leader
6 2 (4.88%) Service Desk Supervisor
6 2 (4.88%) IT Support
6 2 (4.88%) E-Commerce Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.44%) .NET
1 1 (2.44%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.20%) Blackberry
1 5 (12.20%) Management Information System
2 3 (7.32%) iPhone
2 3 (7.32%) iPad
3 2 (4.88%) Mobile Computing
4 1 (2.44%) CMDB
4 1 (2.44%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 20 (48.78%) Windows
2 16 (39.02%) Windows 7
3 7 (17.07%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (7.32%) UNIX
4 3 (7.32%) Apple iOS
4 3 (7.32%) Solaris
4 3 (7.32%) Windows XP
4 3 (7.32%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (4.88%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (29.27%) Service Management
2 10 (24.39%) Project Management
3 8 (19.51%) PRINCE2
4 5 (12.20%) ITSM
5 4 (9.76%) Asset Management
5 4 (9.76%) E-Commerce
5 4 (9.76%) Change Management
5 4 (9.76%) Project Planning
6 3 (7.32%) Demand Management
7 2 (4.88%) Programme Management
7 2 (4.88%) Incident Management
7 2 (4.88%) Network Monitoring
7 2 (4.88%) Release Management
7 2 (4.88%) Validation
7 2 (4.88%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (2.44%) Web Design
8 1 (2.44%) Data Security
8 1 (2.44%) Risk Management
8 1 (2.44%) TOGAF
8 1 (2.44%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 5 (12.20%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (9.76%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (7.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (7.32%) A+ Certification
4 2 (4.88%) MCP
4 2 (4.88%) NVQ Level 3
4 2 (4.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (2.44%) ISEB
5 1 (2.44%) PMP
5 1 (2.44%) PMI Certification
5 1 (2.44%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.76%) SLA
2 1 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.44%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 14 (34.15%) Active Directory
2 3 (7.32%) Terminal Services
2 3 (7.32%) XenApp
2 3 (7.32%) vSphere
3 2 (4.88%) VMware ESX
4 1 (2.44%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (9.76%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (29.27%) Microsoft
2 5 (12.20%) ServiceNow
3 4 (9.76%) Cisco
3 4 (9.76%) VMware
4 3 (7.32%) Veeam
4 3 (7.32%) Lotus
4 3 (7.32%) HP
4 3 (7.32%) Citrix
5 2 (4.88%) CA
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