The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Kent region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 17 24 27
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +3
Contract jobs citing ITIL 23 17 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 8.55% 6.14% 3.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.17% 9.09% 5.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 9 5
Average daily rate
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£281 £303 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.02% +0.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £226 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £380 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £16.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.88 £18.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-11.80% +16.12%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
206 187 171
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 76.58% 67.51% 68.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 102 91
Average daily rate £350 £350 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 18 8
Average hourly rate £17.50 £27.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.36% -26.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
ITIL
South East

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 28 July 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 28 July 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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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
Tunbridge Wells -7 2 £375 -
Whitstable - 2 £150 -
Dartford +2 1 £300 -
Folkestone +1 1 - -
Maidstone - 1 - -
Sandwich - - - - 1
West Malling - - - - 1
Westerham - - - - 1
Gravesend - - - -
Dover - - - -
ITIL
South East

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 14 (34.15%) MS Office
1 14 (34.15%) Windows
1 14 (34.15%) Service Management
2 11 (26.83%) Project Management
2 11 (26.83%) Finance
2 11 (26.83%) Active Directory
2 11 (26.83%) Windows 7
3 9 (21.95%) Microsoft
3 9 (21.95%) PRINCE2
4 8 (19.51%) MS Excel
5 7 (17.07%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (17.07%) Advertising
6 6 (14.63%) ServiceNow
6 6 (14.63%) Management Information System
6 6 (14.63%) ITSM
7 4 (9.76%) VMware
7 4 (9.76%) VMware ESX
7 4 (9.76%) E-Commerce
7 4 (9.76%) MS Exchange
7 4 (9.76%) SLA
7 4 (9.76%) Citrix
7 4 (9.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 4 (9.76%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (9.76%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (9.76%) vSphere
7 4 (9.76%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (9.76%) Project Planning
7 4 (9.76%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (9.76%) SCCM
8 3 (7.32%) Release Management

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 4 (9.76%) MS Exchange
1 4 (9.76%) Exchange Server 2007
1 4 (9.76%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (4.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (34.15%) MS Office
2 8 (19.51%) MS Excel
3 2 (4.88%) MS Visio
3 2 (4.88%) MS Project
4 1 (2.44%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.32%) DHCP
1 3 (7.32%) TCP/IP
1 3 (7.32%) DNS
2 2 (4.88%) SAN
2 2 (4.88%) Wireless
2 2 (4.88%) iSCSI
2 2 (4.88%) NAS
2 2 (4.88%) WAN
3 1 (2.44%) Firewall
General
1 11 (26.83%) Finance
2 7 (17.07%) Advertising
3 1 (2.44%) Marketing
3 1 (2.44%) Legal
3 1 (2.44%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (17.07%) Project Manager
2 6 (14.63%) Analyst
3 4 (9.76%) Administrator
3 4 (9.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (9.76%) Project Officer
4 3 (7.32%) Team Leader
4 3 (7.32%) Project Support Officer
4 3 (7.32%) Service Manager
5 2 (4.88%) Senior Project Manager
5 2 (4.88%) Project Coordinator
5 2 (4.88%) Coordinator
5 2 (4.88%) IT Support Analyst
5 2 (4.88%) Business Analyst
5 2 (4.88%) Senior Manager
5 2 (4.88%) Support Analyst
5 2 (4.88%) Support Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) E-Commerce Project Manager
5 2 (4.88%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) E-Commerce Manager
5 2 (4.88%) UNIX Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.63%) Management Information System
2 3 (7.32%) NHS
3 1 (2.44%) Statistics
3 1 (2.44%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 14 (34.15%) Windows
2 11 (26.83%) Windows 7
3 7 (17.07%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (9.76%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (7.32%) UNIX
5 3 (7.32%) Solaris
5 3 (7.32%) Windows XP
6 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (4.88%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (34.15%) Service Management
2 11 (26.83%) Project Management
3 9 (21.95%) PRINCE2
4 6 (14.63%) ITSM
5 4 (9.76%) E-Commerce
5 4 (9.76%) Project Planning
6 3 (7.32%) Release Management
6 3 (7.32%) ITIL V3
6 3 (7.32%) Change Control
6 3 (7.32%) Demand Management
6 3 (7.32%) Change Management
7 2 (4.88%) Programme Management
7 2 (4.88%) Asset Management
7 2 (4.88%) Validation
7 2 (4.88%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (4.88%) Incident Management
7 2 (4.88%) Network Monitoring
7 2 (4.88%) Investment Management
7 2 (4.88%) Performance Management
7 2 (4.88%) Capacity Planning
Qualifications
1 4 (9.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 4 (9.76%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (7.32%) Degree
3 2 (4.88%) NVQ Level 3
3 2 (4.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (4.88%) PMP
3 2 (4.88%) PMI Certification
3 2 (4.88%) A+ Certification
3 2 (4.88%) MCP
3 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.44%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.76%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (26.83%) Active Directory
2 4 (9.76%) VMware ESX
2 4 (9.76%) vSphere
3 2 (4.88%) XenApp
3 2 (4.88%) DFS Replication
4 1 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (9.76%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (21.95%) Microsoft
2 6 (14.63%) ServiceNow
3 4 (9.76%) Citrix
3 4 (9.76%) VMware
4 3 (7.32%) Veeam
4 3 (7.32%) Cisco
5 2 (4.88%) HP