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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 25 16 32
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +16
Contract jobs citing ITIL 13 19 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 5.10% 9.27% 3.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.51% 13.97% 5.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 18 6
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£350 £350 £279
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +25.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £316 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £591 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £20.00 - £19.39
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-11.76% -5.55%
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
173 136 235
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 67.84% 66.34% 64.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 88 116
Average daily rate £350 £380 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +23.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £300 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 6
Average hourly rate £18.75 £17.25 £21.04
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% -18.01%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £17.00 £18.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £26.50 £90.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.68%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 +5 2 £275 -26.66% 1
Dartford +1 1 £450 +28.57%
Maidstone -4 1 £250 -28.57%
Tunbridge Wells -7 1 - - 1
ITIL
South East

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 15 (46.88%) LAN
1 15 (46.88%) Cisco
2 14 (43.75%) WAN
2 14 (43.75%) Firewall
3 12 (37.50%) Windows
4 11 (34.38%) Active Directory
5 9 (28.13%) SLA
5 9 (28.13%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (25.00%) CCDP
6 8 (25.00%) CCNP
6 8 (25.00%) VMware
7 7 (21.88%) Firmware
7 7 (21.88%) MS Office
7 7 (21.88%) Network Management
8 6 (18.75%) PRINCE2
8 6 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (15.63%) Citrix
9 5 (15.63%) CCVP
9 5 (15.63%) MS Exchange
10 4 (12.50%) Degree
10 4 (12.50%) VPN
10 4 (12.50%) Finance
11 3 (9.38%) MCSE
11 3 (9.38%) MCSA
11 3 (9.38%) MS Excel
11 3 (9.38%) System Testing
11 3 (9.38%) SCCM
11 3 (9.38%) Risk Assessment
11 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (9.38%) Change Control

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 5 (15.63%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.25%) Lync
2 2 (6.25%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (3.13%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 7 (21.88%) MS Office
2 3 (9.38%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.13%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (46.88%) LAN
2 14 (43.75%) WAN
2 14 (43.75%) Firewall
3 4 (12.50%) VPN
4 2 (6.25%) IP Telephony
4 2 (6.25%) VoIP
4 2 (6.25%) SAN
5 1 (3.13%) Wireless
5 1 (3.13%) DNS
5 1 (3.13%) DHCP
5 1 (3.13%) iSCSI
5 1 (3.13%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 10 (31.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (25.00%) Analyst
3 6 (18.75%) Network Engineer
4 5 (15.63%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Service Desk Technician
6 2 (6.25%) Technical Specialist
6 2 (6.25%) Senior Network Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Support Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Consultant
6 2 (6.25%) Business Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Network Consultant
6 2 (6.25%) Security Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Network Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Architect
7 1 (3.13%) Technical Architect
7 1 (3.13%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (3.13%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
1 1 (3.13%) Thin Client
1 1 (3.13%) Data Protection Act
1 1 (3.13%) Fat Client
1 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 12 (37.50%) Windows
2 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.88%) Network Management
2 6 (18.75%) PRINCE2
3 3 (9.38%) System Testing
3 3 (9.38%) Risk Assessment
3 3 (9.38%) Change Control
4 2 (6.25%) Business Continuity Planning
4 2 (6.25%) Information Security
4 2 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (6.25%) BCP
4 2 (6.25%) Project Management
4 2 (6.25%) Service Management
4 2 (6.25%) Identity Management
4 2 (6.25%) Business Continuity
5 1 (3.13%) Workflow
5 1 (3.13%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.13%) CRM
5 1 (3.13%) Resource Management
5 1 (3.13%) Performance Management
5 1 (3.13%) Data Protection
5 1 (3.13%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (28.13%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (25.00%) CCDP
2 8 (25.00%) CCNP
3 6 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (15.63%) CCVP
5 4 (12.50%) Degree
6 3 (9.38%) MCSE
6 3 (9.38%) MCSA
7 2 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (3.13%) CCNA
8 1 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (3.13%) HP ASE
8 1 (3.13%) NCDA
8 1 (3.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (28.13%) SLA
2 2 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (3.13%) BS15000
3 1 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 1 (3.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (34.38%) Active Directory
2 7 (21.88%) Firmware
3 2 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (3.13%) VMware ESX
4 1 (3.13%) Terminal Services
4 1 (3.13%) DFS Replication
4 1 (3.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (9.38%) SCCM
2 2 (6.25%) WSUS
3 1 (3.13%) SCOM
3 1 (3.13%) vMotion
Vendors
1 15 (46.88%) Cisco
2 8 (25.00%) VMware
3 5 (15.63%) Citrix
4 2 (6.25%) Microsoft
4 2 (6.25%) HP
4 2 (6.25%) CheckPoint
5 1 (3.13%) EMC
5 1 (3.13%) NetApp
5 1 (3.13%) Juniper
5 1 (3.13%) SolarWinds
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