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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 32 21 14
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -7
Contract jobs citing ITIL 16 20 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 5.05% 7.33% 12.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.93% 10.31% 19.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 17 24
Average daily rate £330 £330 £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 0
Average hourly rate £14.23 £10.20 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.50% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £15.61 £15.25
% change year-on-year
+8.90% +2.36%
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
231 194 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 72.87% 71.06% 63.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 113 84
Average daily rate £350 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 12 10
Average hourly rate £170.00 £40.00 £16.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+325.00% +146.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.46 £9.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £185.00 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 11 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ITIL within the Kent region over the 3 months to 11 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Canterbury - 9 £330 -
Rochester - 2 - -
Tunbridge Wells - 1 - - 2
ITIL
South East

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 11 (32.35%) Stakeholder Management
2 9 (26.47%) Active Directory
3 8 (23.53%) Management Information System
3 8 (23.53%) Project Management
3 8 (23.53%) Finance
3 8 (23.53%) CRM
3 8 (23.53%) Infrastructure Management
4 7 (20.59%) Windows
5 6 (17.65%) Supplier Management
5 6 (17.65%) Windows Server
6 5 (14.71%) Software Licensing
7 4 (11.76%) GAP Analysis
7 4 (11.76%) Citrix
7 4 (11.76%) MS Exchange
7 4 (11.76%) Security Cleared
7 4 (11.76%) PowerShell
7 4 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (11.76%) Driving Licence
7 4 (11.76%) Line Management
7 4 (11.76%) DBS Check
8 3 (8.82%) Microsoft
8 3 (8.82%) Change Management
8 3 (8.82%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (5.88%) Apple
9 2 (5.88%) NHS
9 2 (5.88%) Firewall
9 2 (5.88%) Service Management
9 2 (5.88%) CISM
9 2 (5.88%) Service Delivery
9 2 (5.88%) Risk Management

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 4 (11.76%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.88%) Skype for Business
3 1 (2.94%) Apache
3 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.94%) IIS
3 1 (2.94%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (5.88%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.94%) MS Office
2 1 (2.94%) MS Project
2 1 (2.94%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.88%) Firewall
1 2 (5.88%) LAN
1 2 (5.88%) WAN
2 1 (2.94%) BGP
2 1 (2.94%) BIG-IP
2 1 (2.94%) DNS
2 1 (2.94%) MPLS
2 1 (2.94%) OSPF
2 1 (2.94%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (2.94%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (2.94%) Unified Communications
2 1 (2.94%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.94%) BusinessObjects
General
1 8 (23.53%) Finance
2 1 (2.94%) Local Government
2 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (26.47%) Project Manager
2 8 (23.53%) Contracts Manager
2 8 (23.53%) Infrastructure Manager
2 8 (23.53%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 7 (20.59%) Analyst
4 5 (14.71%) Support Engineer
5 4 (11.76%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 4 (11.76%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (11.76%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Change Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Head of Applications
6 2 (5.88%) Head of Infrastructure
6 2 (5.88%) Head of IT
6 2 (5.88%) Head of IT Infrastructure
6 2 (5.88%) Help Desk Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Help Desk Support
6 2 (5.88%) Help Desk Support Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Security Manager
6 2 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.94%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (23.53%) Management Information System
2 4 (11.76%) Driving Licence
3 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.88%) NHS
4 1 (2.94%) Clustering
4 1 (2.94%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.94%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (20.59%) Windows
2 6 (17.65%) Windows Server
3 2 (5.88%) Unix
4 1 (2.94%) Mac OS X Server
4 1 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.94%) Solaris
4 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (32.35%) Stakeholder Management
2 8 (23.53%) CRM
2 8 (23.53%) Infrastructure Management
2 8 (23.53%) Project Management
3 6 (17.65%) Supplier Management
4 5 (14.71%) Software Licensing
5 4 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (11.76%) GAP Analysis
5 4 (11.76%) Line Management
6 3 (8.82%) Change Management
7 2 (5.88%) Change Control
7 2 (5.88%) Information Security
7 2 (5.88%) Mentoring
7 2 (5.88%) Problem Management
7 2 (5.88%) Risk Management
7 2 (5.88%) Service Delivery
7 2 (5.88%) Service Management
8 1 (2.94%) BPMN
8 1 (2.94%) Investment Management
8 1 (2.94%) IT Audit
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.76%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.94%) Java
2 1 (2.94%) Shell Script
2 1 (2.94%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (11.76%) DBS Check
1 4 (11.76%) Security Cleared
2 3 (8.82%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (5.88%) CISM
3 2 (5.88%) CISSP
4 1 (2.94%) A+ Certification
4 1 (2.94%) CCNA
4 1 (2.94%) CCNP
4 1 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.94%) CRISC
4 1 (2.94%) Degree
4 1 (2.94%) ISEB
4 1 (2.94%) MCSE
4 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (26.47%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (2.94%) VMware ESX
2 1 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.94%) vSphere
2 1 (2.94%) XenApp
2 1 (2.94%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) Foglight
1 1 (2.94%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 4 (11.76%) Citrix
2 3 (8.82%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.88%) Apple
3 2 (5.88%) Bomgar
3 2 (5.88%) VMware
4 1 (2.94%) Casewise
4 1 (2.94%) CheckPoint
4 1 (2.94%) Cisco
4 1 (2.94%) Ektron
4 1 (2.94%) F5
4 1 (2.94%) HP
4 1 (2.94%) Oracle
4 1 (2.94%) Siebel
4 1 (2.94%) SolarWinds
4 1 (2.94%) Twitter