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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 23 23 27
Rank change year-on-year
0 +4
Contract jobs citing ITIL 18 13 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 6.21% 4.58% 4.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.65% 7.43% 8.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 10 10
Average daily rate
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£338 £375 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +14.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £130 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £418 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £326 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +0.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
Average hourly rate £10.20 £30.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-66.00% +140.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £17.53
% change year-on-year
- -14.43%
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
208 175 210
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 71.72% 61.62% 58.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 100 109
Average daily rate £350 £400 £364
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +9.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £280 £184
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 8 43
Average hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +57.89%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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
Dartford - 2 £450 - 2
Tunbridge Wells - 1 £450 -
West Malling - - - -
Dover - - - -
Maidstone - - - - 1
ITIL
South East

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 26 (65.00%) Windows
2 17 (42.50%) Active Directory
3 15 (37.50%) MS Office
4 13 (32.50%) Cisco
5 10 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 10 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (25.00%) Service Management
5 10 (25.00%) VMware
5 10 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (22.50%) Windows 7
6 9 (22.50%) Finance
6 9 (22.50%) Citrix
6 9 (22.50%) PRINCE2
6 9 (22.50%) MS Exchange
6 9 (22.50%) MS Excel
7 8 (20.00%) LAN
7 8 (20.00%) WAN
7 8 (20.00%) SLA
7 8 (20.00%) Blackberry
8 7 (17.50%) Firewall
8 7 (17.50%) ITSM
8 7 (17.50%) HP
8 7 (17.50%) Exchange Server 2010
9 6 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (15.00%) vSphere
9 6 (15.00%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (15.00%) VPN
9 6 (15.00%) Advertising
10 5 (12.50%) Asset Management
10 5 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (22.50%) MS Exchange
2 7 (17.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (12.50%) IBM Notes
4 3 (7.50%) SharePoint
5 2 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (5.00%) Lync
5 2 (5.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (2.50%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 15 (37.50%) MS Office
2 9 (22.50%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.50%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (20.00%) LAN
1 8 (20.00%) WAN
2 7 (17.50%) Firewall
3 6 (15.00%) VPN
4 3 (7.50%) OSPF
4 3 (7.50%) BGP
4 3 (7.50%) SAN
5 2 (5.00%) DNS
5 2 (5.00%) DHCP
5 2 (5.00%) TCP/IP
5 2 (5.00%) MPLS
5 2 (5.00%) BIG-IP
5 2 (5.00%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (5.00%) Network Security
6 1 (2.50%) Wireless
6 1 (2.50%) iSCSI
6 1 (2.50%) NAS
6 1 (2.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (2.50%) SQL Server
General
1 9 (22.50%) Finance
2 6 (15.00%) Advertising
3 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.50%) Automotive
3 1 (2.50%) Legal
3 1 (2.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (17.50%) Analyst
3 5 (12.50%) Deskside Support
3 5 (12.50%) Support Analyst
4 4 (10.00%) Support Engineer
4 4 (10.00%) Deskside Analyst
4 4 (10.00%) Desktop Support
5 3 (7.50%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 3 (7.50%) Deskside Support Analyst
5 3 (7.50%) Project Officer
5 3 (7.50%) Desktop Analyst
5 3 (7.50%) Administrator
5 3 (7.50%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (7.50%) Network Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Service Desk Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Service Desk Technician
6 2 (5.00%) Coordinator
6 2 (5.00%) Project Manager
6 2 (5.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.50%) .NET
1 1 (2.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.00%) Blackberry
2 5 (12.50%) iPhone
2 5 (12.50%) iPad
3 2 (5.00%) Mobile Computing
4 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.50%) Smartphone
4 1 (2.50%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (2.50%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 26 (65.00%) Windows
2 10 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (22.50%) Windows 7
4 6 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (12.50%) Apple iOS
6 4 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (5.00%) Windows 8
8 1 (2.50%) Mac OS X
8 1 (2.50%) Linux
8 1 (2.50%) Windows XP
8 1 (2.50%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (25.00%) Service Management
2 9 (22.50%) PRINCE2
3 7 (17.50%) ITSM
4 5 (12.50%) Asset Management
4 5 (12.50%) Project Management
5 4 (10.00%) PRINCE
5 4 (10.00%) Change Management
6 3 (7.50%) Project Planning
6 3 (7.50%) Incident Management
7 2 (5.00%) Network Monitoring
7 2 (5.00%) Network Management
7 2 (5.00%) Problem Management
7 2 (5.00%) Performance Management
7 2 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (2.50%) Quality Management
8 1 (2.50%) Service Delivery
8 1 (2.50%) Programme Management
8 1 (2.50%) Network Design
8 1 (2.50%) Operations Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (15.00%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (12.50%) CCNP
4 4 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (10.00%) Degree
5 3 (7.50%) MCSE
5 3 (7.50%) CCNA
5 3 (7.50%) CCDP
6 2 (5.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (5.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (2.50%) MCITP
7 1 (2.50%) CITP
7 1 (2.50%) MCSA
7 1 (2.50%) A+ Certification
7 1 (2.50%) HP ASE
7 1 (2.50%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (20.00%) SLA
2 1 (2.50%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 17 (42.50%) Active Directory
2 6 (15.00%) vSphere
3 5 (12.50%) XenApp
4 4 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (7.50%) VMware ESX
5 3 (7.50%) Terminal Services
6 2 (5.00%) XenDesktop
6 2 (5.00%) Firmware
7 1 (2.50%) ProxySG
7 1 (2.50%) Xen
7 1 (2.50%) DFS Replication
7 1 (2.50%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (7.50%) Foglight
2 2 (5.00%) SolarWinds Orion
2 2 (5.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (32.50%) Cisco
2 10 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (25.00%) VMware
3 9 (22.50%) Citrix
4 7 (17.50%) HP
5 5 (12.50%) Lotus
6 4 (10.00%) SolarWinds
7 3 (7.50%) CheckPoint
7 3 (7.50%) F5
7 3 (7.50%) ServiceNow
8 2 (5.00%) CA
8 2 (5.00%) CommVault
9 1 (2.50%) Blue Coat
9 1 (2.50%) FrontRange
9 1 (2.50%) NetApp
9 1 (2.50%) Juniper
9 1 (2.50%) Apple
9 1 (2.50%) EMC
Maidstone
Pearson Whiffin
Rate: £320 - £340 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per day + Neg
Posted: 4 days ago
Dartford, Kent
Remit Resources
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago