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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 20 24 10
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -14
Contract jobs citing ITIL 23 14 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 7.57% 4.84% 8.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.41% 6.76% 12.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 7 19
Average daily rate
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£293 £400 £130
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.87% +207.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £132 £309 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £469 £335
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £323
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +2.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 5
Average hourly rate £11.35 £11.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.18% -29.03%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -6.06%
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
221 207 217
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 72.70% 71.63% 65.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 121 119
Average daily rate £388 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £275 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £501
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 11 41
Average hourly rate £35.05 £30.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.83% +46.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £11.00 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.40 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.38 £29.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +7.80%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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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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 - 5 £145 -
Whitstable +1 1 £160 -49.20%
Tunbridge Wells 0 1 £450 -
Maidstone -3 1 £400 -
West Malling - 1 £313 - 2
Westerham - - - -
Dartford - - - - 1
Dover - - - -
ITIL
South East

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 29 (63.04%) Windows
2 18 (39.13%) MS Office
3 17 (36.96%) Active Directory
3 17 (36.96%) Windows 7
4 16 (34.78%) Microsoft
5 13 (28.26%) Service Management
6 12 (26.09%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (23.91%) Finance
7 11 (23.91%) Microsoft Certification
7 11 (23.91%) PRINCE2
8 10 (21.74%) Cisco
8 10 (21.74%) Advertising
8 10 (21.74%) VMware
9 9 (19.57%) MS Exchange
10 8 (17.39%) MS Excel
10 8 (17.39%) Blackberry
11 7 (15.22%) SLA
11 7 (15.22%) Citrix
11 7 (15.22%) ITSM
11 7 (15.22%) Exchange Server 2010
12 6 (13.04%) Windows Server 2012
12 6 (13.04%) vSphere
12 6 (13.04%) Change Management
12 6 (13.04%) Project Planning
12 6 (13.04%) HP
12 6 (13.04%) VPN
12 6 (13.04%) WAN
13 5 (10.87%) Project Management
13 5 (10.87%) ITIL Certification
13 5 (10.87%) Lotus

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 9 (19.57%) MS Exchange
2 7 (15.22%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (10.87%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (10.87%) IBM Notes
4 2 (4.35%) SharePoint
4 2 (4.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.17%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 18 (39.13%) MS Office
2 8 (17.39%) MS Excel
3 3 (6.52%) MS Project
4 1 (2.17%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.04%) VPN
1 6 (13.04%) WAN
2 5 (10.87%) Firewall
2 5 (10.87%) LAN
3 3 (6.52%) DHCP
3 3 (6.52%) TCP/IP
3 3 (6.52%) OSPF
3 3 (6.52%) BGP
3 3 (6.52%) DNS
3 3 (6.52%) SAN
4 2 (4.35%) MPLS
4 2 (4.35%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (4.35%) BIG-IP
4 2 (4.35%) Network Security
5 1 (2.17%) iSCSI
5 1 (2.17%) Wireless
5 1 (2.17%) NAS
5 1 (2.17%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.17%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 11 (23.91%) Finance
2 10 (21.74%) Advertising
3 1 (2.17%) Marketing
3 1 (2.17%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.17%) Automotive
3 1 (2.17%) Legal
3 1 (2.17%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (19.57%) Analyst
2 6 (13.04%) Support Analyst
2 6 (13.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (13.04%) Project Officer
3 5 (10.87%) Deskside Support
4 4 (8.70%) Deskside Analyst
4 4 (8.70%) Desktop Support
4 4 (8.70%) Project Support Officer
4 4 (8.70%) Support Engineer
5 3 (6.52%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (6.52%) Administrator
5 3 (6.52%) Coordinator
5 3 (6.52%) Project Manager
5 3 (6.52%) Team Leader
5 3 (6.52%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 3 (6.52%) Project Coordinator
5 3 (6.52%) Desktop Analyst
5 3 (6.52%) Deskside Support Analyst
6 2 (4.35%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) UNIX Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.17%) .NET
1 1 (2.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.39%) Blackberry
2 5 (10.87%) iPhone
2 5 (10.87%) iPad
3 3 (6.52%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.35%) Mobile Computing
5 1 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.17%) Smartphone
5 1 (2.17%) CMDB
5 1 (2.17%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (2.17%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 29 (63.04%) Windows
2 17 (36.96%) Windows 7
3 12 (26.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (13.04%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (10.87%) Apple iOS
6 4 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (6.52%) UNIX
7 3 (6.52%) Solaris
8 2 (4.35%) Windows XP
8 2 (4.35%) Windows 8
9 1 (2.17%) Mac OS X
9 1 (2.17%) Linux
9 1 (2.17%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (28.26%) Service Management
2 11 (23.91%) PRINCE2
3 7 (15.22%) ITSM
4 6 (13.04%) Change Management
4 6 (13.04%) Project Planning
5 5 (10.87%) Asset Management
5 5 (10.87%) Project Management
6 4 (8.70%) PRINCE
6 4 (8.70%) Incident Management
7 3 (6.52%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (4.35%) Programme Management
8 2 (4.35%) Network Monitoring
8 2 (4.35%) Change Control
8 2 (4.35%) Problem Management
8 2 (4.35%) Performance Management
8 2 (4.35%) Line Management
9 1 (2.17%) Network Architecture
9 1 (2.17%) Capacity Planning
9 1 (2.17%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 1 (2.17%) ITIL V3
Qualifications
1 11 (23.91%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (10.87%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (6.52%) MCSE
3 3 (6.52%) CCNA
3 3 (6.52%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (4.35%) CCNP
4 2 (4.35%) A+ Certification
4 2 (4.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (4.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (2.17%) MCITP
5 1 (2.17%) Degree
5 1 (2.17%) CITP
5 1 (2.17%) NVQ Level 3
5 1 (2.17%) MCP
5 1 (2.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (15.22%) SLA
2 1 (2.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 17 (36.96%) Active Directory
2 6 (13.04%) vSphere
3 5 (10.87%) XenApp
4 4 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (6.52%) Terminal Services
5 3 (6.52%) VMware ESX
6 2 (4.35%) XenDesktop
7 1 (2.17%) DFS Replication
7 1 (2.17%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (2.17%) ProxySG
7 1 (2.17%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (6.52%) Foglight
1 3 (6.52%) SCCM
2 2 (4.35%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 16 (34.78%) Microsoft
2 10 (21.74%) Cisco
2 10 (21.74%) VMware
3 7 (15.22%) Citrix
4 6 (13.04%) HP
5 5 (10.87%) Lotus
5 5 (10.87%) ServiceNow
6 3 (6.52%) Veeam
6 3 (6.52%) SolarWinds
6 3 (6.52%) F5
6 3 (6.52%) CheckPoint
7 2 (4.35%) CA
7 2 (4.35%) CommVault
8 1 (2.17%) Apple
8 1 (2.17%) Juniper
8 1 (2.17%) Blue Coat
8 1 (2.17%) FrontRange
West Malling
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 9 days ago