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 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 25 10 20
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +10
Contract jobs citing ITIL 19 26 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 6.91% 13.07% 4.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.74% 21.31% 7.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 25 6
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£450 £335 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.32% +3.07%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £15.10 - £12.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.89 £15.50 £17.88
% change year-on-year
+2.48% -13.31%
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
195 122 174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 70.91% 61.31% 57.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 80 92
Average daily rate £400 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £275 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £399 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.34% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 7 9
Average hourly rate £40.00 £16.00 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+150.00% -43.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -12.69%

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 2 March 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 2 March 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
Dartford - 7 £450 - 3
Maidstone - 3 £305 - 2
West Malling - 2 £300 -
Whitstable - - - -
Tunbridge Wells - - - - 1
Chatham - - - -
ITIL
South East

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 21 (53.85%) Windows
2 19 (48.72%) LAN
3 18 (46.15%) WAN
3 18 (46.15%) Cisco
4 15 (38.46%) Active Directory
4 15 (38.46%) Firewall
5 13 (33.33%) VMware
6 12 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
6 12 (30.77%) Microsoft Certification
7 11 (28.21%) SLA
8 10 (25.64%) CCNP
8 10 (25.64%) MS Office
9 8 (20.51%) PRINCE2
9 8 (20.51%) MS Exchange
9 8 (20.51%) CCDP
9 8 (20.51%) Citrix
10 7 (17.95%) Firmware
10 7 (17.95%) Microsoft
10 7 (17.95%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (17.95%) Network Management
11 6 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
11 6 (15.38%) VPN
11 6 (15.38%) MS Excel
11 6 (15.38%) MCSE
12 5 (12.82%) CCVP
13 4 (10.26%) Finance
13 4 (10.26%) Service Management
13 4 (10.26%) Degree
13 4 (10.26%) Windows Server 2003
13 4 (10.26%) CCNA

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 8 (20.51%) MS Exchange
2 3 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (5.13%) Lync
3 2 (5.13%) IBM Notes
3 2 (5.13%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.56%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 10 (25.64%) MS Office
2 6 (15.38%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.56%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (48.72%) LAN
2 18 (46.15%) WAN
3 15 (38.46%) Firewall
4 6 (15.38%) VPN
5 4 (10.26%) SAN
6 3 (7.69%) OSPF
6 3 (7.69%) BGP
7 2 (5.13%) BIG-IP
7 2 (5.13%) Network Security
7 2 (5.13%) MPLS
7 2 (5.13%) VoIP
8 1 (2.56%) DHCP
8 1 (2.56%) DNS
8 1 (2.56%) iSCSI
8 1 (2.56%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (2.56%) NAS
8 1 (2.56%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 1 (2.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.56%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (10.26%) Finance
2 3 (7.69%) Advertising
3 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.56%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 13 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (15.38%) Network Engineer
3 5 (12.82%) Analyst
3 5 (12.82%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (10.26%) Consultant
4 4 (10.26%) Support Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (5.13%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Technical Specialist
6 2 (5.13%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (5.13%) Network Consultant
6 2 (5.13%) Architect
6 2 (5.13%) Desktop Support
6 2 (5.13%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Service Desk Technician
6 2 (5.13%) Deskside Support
6 2 (5.13%) Deskside Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Deskside Support Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Desktop Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.69%) Blackberry
2 2 (5.13%) iPhone
2 2 (5.13%) iPad
3 1 (2.56%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.56%) Smartphone
3 1 (2.56%) Fat Client
3 1 (2.56%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (2.56%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 21 (53.85%) Windows
2 7 (17.95%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (10.26%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (10.26%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (5.13%) Windows 7
4 2 (5.13%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.56%) Mac OS
5 1 (2.56%) Linux
5 1 (2.56%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (20.51%) PRINCE2
2 7 (17.95%) Network Management
3 4 (10.26%) Service Management
4 3 (7.69%) PRINCE
4 3 (7.69%) Incident Management
4 3 (7.69%) Project Management
4 3 (7.69%) System Testing
5 2 (5.13%) Performance Management
5 2 (5.13%) Problem Management
5 2 (5.13%) Project Planning
5 2 (5.13%) Business Continuity
5 2 (5.13%) Asset Management
5 2 (5.13%) BCP
5 2 (5.13%) Change Management
5 2 (5.13%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (5.13%) ITSM
5 2 (5.13%) Business Continuity Planning
6 1 (2.56%) Line Management
6 1 (2.56%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (2.56%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
1 12 (30.77%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (25.64%) CCNP
3 8 (20.51%) CCDP
4 6 (15.38%) MCSE
5 5 (12.82%) CCVP
6 4 (10.26%) Degree
6 4 (10.26%) CCNA
7 3 (7.69%) MCSA
7 3 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (5.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (2.56%) MCITP
9 1 (2.56%) CITP
9 1 (2.56%) HP ASE
9 1 (2.56%) NCDA
9 1 (2.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (2.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (28.21%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (38.46%) Active Directory
2 7 (17.95%) Firmware
3 6 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (7.69%) vSphere
5 2 (5.13%) XenApp
5 2 (5.13%) XenDesktop
6 1 (2.56%) DFS Replication
6 1 (2.56%) Terminal Services
6 1 (2.56%) VMware ESX
6 1 (2.56%) ProxySG
6 1 (2.56%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (7.69%) Foglight
1 3 (7.69%) SCCM
2 2 (5.13%) WSUS
2 2 (5.13%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (2.56%) SCOM
Vendors
1 18 (46.15%) Cisco
2 13 (33.33%) VMware
3 8 (20.51%) Citrix
4 7 (17.95%) Microsoft
5 4 (10.26%) HP
5 4 (10.26%) SolarWinds
6 3 (7.69%) F5
6 3 (7.69%) CheckPoint
7 2 (5.13%) Lotus
7 2 (5.13%) Juniper
7 2 (5.13%) CommVault
8 1 (2.56%) NetApp
8 1 (2.56%) EMC
8 1 (2.56%) Apple
8 1 (2.56%) Blue Coat
8 1 (2.56%) FrontRange
Kent
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
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Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 19 days ago