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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 22 12 22
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +10
Contract jobs citing ITIL 19 23 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 7.04% 9.62% 5.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.45% 15.54% 10.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 21 7
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£328 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.76% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £130 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £413 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Average hourly rate £10.20 - £12.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £15.50 £17.88
% change year-on-year
+1.59% -13.31%
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
201 148 157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 74.44% 61.92% 55.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 87 93
Average daily rate £400 £375 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +17.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £250 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.40% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 10 18
Average hourly rate £40.00 £16.25 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+146.15% +35.41%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-7.27% -12.69%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 - 6 £450 - 1
Maidstone - 3 £305 - 2
West Malling - 1 £325 - 1
Whitstable - - - -
Tunbridge Wells - - - - 1
Chatham - - - -
ITIL
South East

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 26 (61.90%) Windows
2 19 (45.24%) Cisco
3 17 (40.48%) LAN
3 17 (40.48%) WAN
4 15 (35.71%) Active Directory
4 15 (35.71%) Firewall
5 14 (33.33%) MS Office
6 13 (30.95%) Microsoft Certification
7 12 (28.57%) SLA
8 10 (23.81%) VPN
8 10 (23.81%) Cisco Certification
8 10 (23.81%) Microsoft
8 10 (23.81%) VMware
9 9 (21.43%) CCNP
9 9 (21.43%) MS Exchange
10 8 (19.05%) MS Excel
10 8 (19.05%) Citrix
10 8 (19.05%) Blackberry
10 8 (19.05%) Windows Server 2008
11 7 (16.67%) Windows 7
11 7 (16.67%) HP
11 7 (16.67%) CCDP
11 7 (16.67%) PRINCE2
11 7 (16.67%) Finance
12 6 (14.29%) Service Management
12 6 (14.29%) MCSE
12 6 (14.29%) Firmware
12 6 (14.29%) Network Management
12 6 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
13 5 (11.90%) iPhone

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 9 (21.43%) MS Exchange
2 5 (11.90%) IBM Notes
2 5 (11.90%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (7.14%) SharePoint
3 3 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (4.76%) Lync
4 2 (4.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.38%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (2.38%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 14 (33.33%) MS Office
2 8 (19.05%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.38%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (40.48%) LAN
1 17 (40.48%) WAN
2 15 (35.71%) Firewall
3 10 (23.81%) VPN
4 4 (9.52%) SAN
5 3 (7.14%) OSPF
5 3 (7.14%) BGP
6 2 (4.76%) BIG-IP
6 2 (4.76%) Network Security
6 2 (4.76%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (4.76%) MPLS
6 2 (4.76%) DNS
6 2 (4.76%) DHCP
7 1 (2.38%) TCP/IP
7 1 (2.38%) NAS
7 1 (2.38%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 1 (2.38%) iSCSI
7 1 (2.38%) Wireless
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 7 (16.67%) Finance
2 4 (9.52%) Advertising
3 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.38%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 13 (30.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (16.67%) Analyst
3 6 (14.29%) Network Engineer
4 5 (11.90%) Support Analyst
4 5 (11.90%) Deskside Support
4 5 (11.90%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (9.52%) Deskside Analyst
5 4 (9.52%) Desktop Support
6 3 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (7.14%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 3 (7.14%) Consultant
6 3 (7.14%) Deskside Support Analyst
6 3 (7.14%) Desktop Analyst
7 2 (4.76%) Service Desk Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Service Desk Technician
7 2 (4.76%) Project Officer
7 2 (4.76%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Technical Manager
7 2 (4.76%) Technical Specialist
7 2 (4.76%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.38%) .NET
1 1 (2.38%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.05%) Blackberry
2 5 (11.90%) iPhone
2 5 (11.90%) iPad
3 2 (4.76%) Mobile Computing
4 1 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.38%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (2.38%) Smartphone
4 1 (2.38%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.38%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (2.38%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 26 (61.90%) Windows
2 8 (19.05%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (16.67%) Windows 7
4 5 (11.90%) Apple iOS
5 4 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.38%) Mac OS
6 1 (2.38%) Linux
6 1 (2.38%) Windows XP
6 1 (2.38%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (16.67%) PRINCE2
2 6 (14.29%) Service Management
2 6 (14.29%) Network Management
3 5 (11.90%) ITSM
3 5 (11.90%) Asset Management
4 4 (9.52%) Project Management
5 3 (7.14%) Change Management
5 3 (7.14%) PRINCE
5 3 (7.14%) System Testing
6 2 (4.76%) Performance Management
6 2 (4.76%) Business Continuity Planning
6 2 (4.76%) Problem Management
6 2 (4.76%) BCP
6 2 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (4.76%) Business Continuity
6 2 (4.76%) Incident Management
6 2 (4.76%) Project Planning
7 1 (2.38%) Operations Management
7 1 (2.38%) Network Design
7 1 (2.38%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (30.95%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (23.81%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (21.43%) CCNP
4 7 (16.67%) CCDP
5 6 (14.29%) MCSE
6 5 (11.90%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (9.52%) CCVP
7 4 (9.52%) Degree
8 3 (7.14%) CCNA
9 2 (4.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (2.38%) MCITP
10 1 (2.38%) CITP
10 1 (2.38%) HP ASE
10 1 (2.38%) NCDA
10 1 (2.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (2.38%) MCSA
10 1 (2.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (2.38%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (28.57%) SLA
2 1 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.38%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 15 (35.71%) Active Directory
2 6 (14.29%) Firmware
2 6 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (9.52%) vSphere
4 3 (7.14%) XenApp
4 3 (7.14%) Terminal Services
5 2 (4.76%) XenDesktop
6 1 (2.38%) DFS Replication
6 1 (2.38%) VMware ESX
6 1 (2.38%) ProxySG
6 1 (2.38%) Xen
6 1 (2.38%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (7.14%) Foglight
2 2 (4.76%) WSUS
2 2 (4.76%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (2.38%) SCCM
3 1 (2.38%) SCOM
Vendors
1 19 (45.24%) Cisco
2 10 (23.81%) Microsoft
2 10 (23.81%) VMware
3 8 (19.05%) Citrix
4 7 (16.67%) HP
5 5 (11.90%) Lotus
6 4 (9.52%) SolarWinds
7 3 (7.14%) F5
7 3 (7.14%) CheckPoint
8 2 (4.76%) CA
8 2 (4.76%) CommVault
9 1 (2.38%) NetApp
9 1 (2.38%) Juniper
9 1 (2.38%) EMC
9 1 (2.38%) Apple
9 1 (2.38%) Blue Coat
9 1 (2.38%) FrontRange
West Malling, Kent
Clearwater People Solutions
Rate: £250 - £300 Per Day
Posted: 3 days ago
Maidstone
Pearson Whiffin
Rate: £280 - £330 per day
Posted: 5 days ago