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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 23 18 28
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +10
Contract jobs citing ITIL 10 19 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 4.12% 8.33% 3.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.78% 11.80% 5.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 18 5
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £148 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £499 £303
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £17.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -11.11%
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
173 161 195
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 71.19% 70.61% 65.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 99 98
Average daily rate £350 £375 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +23.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 14
Average hourly rate £11.50 £17.25 £19.39
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% -11.03%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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
West Malling +1 1 £275 -26.66% 2
Maidstone -3 1 £250 -28.57% 2
Tunbridge Wells -5 1 - - 3
Canterbury - 1 £150 -
ITIL
South East

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 17 (56.67%) Cisco
2 15 (50.00%) LAN
2 15 (50.00%) Firewall
3 14 (46.67%) WAN
4 11 (36.67%) Windows
5 10 (33.33%) SLA
5 10 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (30.00%) VMware
6 9 (30.00%) Active Directory
7 8 (26.67%) CCDP
7 8 (26.67%) CCNP
8 7 (23.33%) Firmware
8 7 (23.33%) Network Management
9 6 (20.00%) MS Office
9 6 (20.00%) MS Exchange
10 5 (16.67%) CCVP
10 5 (16.67%) Finance
10 5 (16.67%) PRINCE2
10 5 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (13.33%) Change Control
11 4 (13.33%) Citrix
11 4 (13.33%) VPN
12 3 (10.00%) MCSE
12 3 (10.00%) MS Excel
12 3 (10.00%) Wireless
12 3 (10.00%) Service Management
12 3 (10.00%) CheckPoint
12 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (10.00%) SAN
12 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 6 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.33%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 6 (20.00%) MS Office
2 3 (10.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (50.00%) LAN
1 15 (50.00%) Firewall
2 14 (46.67%) WAN
3 4 (13.33%) VPN
4 3 (10.00%) Wireless
4 3 (10.00%) SAN
5 2 (6.67%) iSCSI
5 2 (6.67%) IP Telephony
5 2 (6.67%) NAS
5 2 (6.67%) VoIP
6 1 (3.33%) DNS
6 1 (3.33%) DHCP
6 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
6 1 (3.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (3.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 1 (3.33%) Multicast
6 1 (3.33%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (3.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 10 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (26.67%) Analyst
3 6 (20.00%) Network Engineer
4 5 (16.67%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Support Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Senior Network Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Service Desk Technician
6 2 (6.67%) Architect
6 2 (6.67%) Business Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Network Consultant
6 2 (6.67%) Consultant
6 2 (6.67%) Security Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Network Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (3.33%) Technical Architect
7 1 (3.33%) Administrator
7 1 (3.33%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.33%) Thin Client
1 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
1 1 (3.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
1 1 (3.33%) Fat Client
1 1 (3.33%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 11 (36.67%) Windows
2 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (23.33%) Network Management
2 5 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 4 (13.33%) Change Control
4 3 (10.00%) Service Management
4 3 (10.00%) Risk Assessment
4 3 (10.00%) System Testing
5 2 (6.67%) Performance Management
5 2 (6.67%) Information Security
5 2 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (6.67%) Business Continuity Planning
5 2 (6.67%) BCP
5 2 (6.67%) Service Delivery
5 2 (6.67%) Identity Management
5 2 (6.67%) Business Continuity
6 1 (3.33%) CRM
6 1 (3.33%) Change Management
6 1 (3.33%) Risk Management
6 1 (3.33%) Workflow
6 1 (3.33%) Project Management
6 1 (3.33%) Network Architecture
Qualifications
1 10 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (26.67%) CCDP
2 8 (26.67%) CCNP
3 5 (16.67%) CCVP
3 5 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (10.00%) MCSE
5 2 (6.67%) MCSA
5 2 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (6.67%) CCNA
6 1 (3.33%) PMP
6 1 (3.33%) PMI Certification
6 1 (3.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (33.33%) SLA
2 2 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 1 (3.33%) BS15000
3 1 (3.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (30.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (23.33%) Firmware
3 2 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.67%) DFS Replication
3 2 (6.67%) vSphere
3 2 (6.67%) VMware ESX
4 1 (3.33%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 3 (10.00%) SCCM
2 2 (6.67%) WSUS
3 1 (3.33%) vMotion
3 1 (3.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 17 (56.67%) Cisco
2 9 (30.00%) VMware
3 4 (13.33%) Citrix
4 3 (10.00%) CheckPoint
5 2 (6.67%) Juniper
5 2 (6.67%) Microsoft
5 2 (6.67%) HP
6 1 (3.33%) Adobe
6 1 (3.33%) TIBCO
6 1 (3.33%) Bloomberg
6 1 (3.33%) Lancope
6 1 (3.33%) Aruba
6 1 (3.33%) F5
6 1 (3.33%) LogLogic
6 1 (3.33%) SolarWinds
6 1 (3.33%) Tufin
6 1 (3.33%) Blue Coat
6 1 (3.33%) NetScout
6 1 (3.33%) TippingPoint
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