The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Kent with a requirement for ITIL Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) Certification
South East / Kent
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 34 44
Contract jobs citing ITIL Certification 0 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent - 1.24% 0.37%
As % of the Qualifications category - 5.88% 2.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 1
Median daily rate - £350 £150
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +133.33%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year +8.10% +5.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £22.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -40.90% -2.22%  

ITIL Certification is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in Kent.

Academic & Professional Certification
Kent
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 56 68 45
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 23.05% 21.12% 16.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 36 23
Median daily rate £394 £405 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.77% -4.70%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £133 £130 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £548 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 2
Median hourly rate £22.52 £20.83 £25.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.11% -19.10%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £28.50 £24.12
% change year-on-year +15.78% +18.15%  

ITIL Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Kent citing ITIL Certification as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for ITIL Certification in Kent

ITIL Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing ITIL Certification in Kent.

Contractor daily rate trend for ITIL Certification in Kent

ITIL Certification
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing ITIL Certification in Kent.

Contractor hourly rate trend for ITIL Certification in Kent

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing ITIL Certification also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Kent region with a requirement for ITIL Certification.

1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) Advertising
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) SCCM
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft

ITIL Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
General
1 2 (100.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft