Period
to 20 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Kent with a requirement for ITIL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited ITIL over the 6 months to 20 January 2018 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.

IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
South East > Kent
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 42 37 25
Rank change year-on-year -5 -12 -2
Contract jobs citing ITIL 27 18 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 5.05% 3.84% 6.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.41% 4.63% 8.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 17 21
Kent median daily rate £333 £263 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.67% -30.00% +17.65%
10th Percentile £130 £151 £315
90th Percentile £675 £538 £488
South East median daily rate £385 £388 £368
% change year-on-year -0.65% +5.44% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 9
Kent median hourly rate £25.69 - £12.50
South East median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year - -11.76% +13.33%

ITIL is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Kent with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Kent
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 421 389 414
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 78.69% 82.94% 80.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 318 275 291
Kent median daily rate £350 £375 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.67% +11.11% -10.00%
10th Percentile £215 £198 £200
90th Percentile £616 £550 £488
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 26
Kent median hourly rate £26.06 £10.65 £22.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +144.72% -53.19% +31.88%
10th Percentile £25.20 £9.61 £12.25
90th Percentile £44.10 £21.95 £40.25
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £24.09 £30.00
% change year-on-year +3.78% -19.70% +62.16%

ITIL
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

Job postings citing ITIL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Kent.

Job vacancy trend for ITIL in Kent

ITIL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ITIL in Kent

ITIL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ITIL in Kent over the 6 months to 20 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ITIL in Kent

ITIL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for ITIL in Kent

ITIL
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ITIL within the Kent region over the 6 months to 20 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Folkestone - 3 £138 -
Stansted - 3 £425 -
Tunbridge Wells - 2 £370 -
Maidstone - 2 £303 - 2
Dartford 0 1 £138 -65.63% 2
ITIL
South East

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing ITIL 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.

1 14 (51.85%) Windows
2 10 (37.04%) Cisco
3 8 (29.63%) PRINCE2
3 8 (29.63%) HP
4 7 (25.93%) Active Directory
4 7 (25.93%) Project Management
4 7 (25.93%) DNS
5 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
5 6 (22.22%) CCNA
5 6 (22.22%) Microsoft Office
5 6 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (22.22%) Service Management
5 6 (22.22%) Service Delivery
5 6 (22.22%) Finance
5 6 (22.22%) Windows 7
6 5 (18.52%) Wireless
6 5 (18.52%) IIS
6 5 (18.52%) LAN
6 5 (18.52%) DHCP
7 4 (14.81%) MS Exchange
7 4 (14.81%) VPN
7 4 (14.81%) Asset Management
7 4 (14.81%) Data Centre
7 4 (14.81%) Windows Server
8 3 (11.11%) IT Strategy
8 3 (11.11%) Driving Licence
8 3 (11.11%) Remote Desktop
8 3 (11.11%) Apple iOS
8 3 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (11.11%) Change Control

ITIL
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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (18.52%) IIS
2 4 (14.81%) MS Exchange
3 3 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (11.11%) IBM Notes
4 2 (7.41%) Apache
4 2 (7.41%) EPiServer
5 1 (3.70%) JBoss
5 1 (3.70%) Tomcat
5 1 (3.70%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (22.22%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (25.93%) DNS
2 5 (18.52%) DHCP
2 5 (18.52%) LAN
2 5 (18.52%) Wireless
3 4 (14.81%) VPN
4 3 (11.11%) Firewall
4 3 (11.11%) Remote Desktop
4 3 (11.11%) SMS
4 3 (11.11%) TCP/IP
5 2 (7.41%) Reverse Proxy
5 2 (7.41%) WAN
6 1 (3.70%) BIG-IP
6 1 (3.70%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (3.70%) Cisco IPT
6 1 (3.70%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (3.70%) HTTPS
6 1 (3.70%) IP Telephony
6 1 (3.70%) MPLS
6 1 (3.70%) Network Security
6 1 (3.70%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) BusinessObjects
General
1 6 (22.22%) Finance
2 2 (7.41%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (22.22%) Analyst
2 5 (18.52%) Support Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) Cisco Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) Desktop Support
3 4 (14.81%) Project Manager
4 3 (11.11%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (11.11%) Cisco Network Specialist
4 3 (11.11%) Cisco Specialist
4 3 (11.11%) Cisco Support
4 3 (11.11%) Cisco Support Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) LAN Specialist
4 3 (11.11%) Network Specialist
4 3 (11.11%) Service Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Active Directory Administrator
5 2 (7.41%) HR Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Business Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Transition Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Workday Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Workday Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) .NET
1 2 (7.41%) CSS
2 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.70%) J2EE
2 1 (3.70%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Data Centre
2 3 (11.11%) Driving Licence
2 3 (11.11%) iPad
2 3 (11.11%) iPhone
2 3 (11.11%) NHS
3 2 (7.41%) Online Banking
4 1 (3.70%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 14 (51.85%) Windows
2 6 (22.22%) Windows 7
3 4 (14.81%) Windows Server
4 3 (11.11%) Apple iOS
5 2 (7.41%) Linux
5 2 (7.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (7.41%) Solaris
5 2 (7.41%) Unix
5 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (29.63%) PRINCE2
2 7 (25.93%) Project Management
3 6 (22.22%) Service Delivery
3 6 (22.22%) Service Management
4 4 (14.81%) Asset Management
5 3 (11.11%) Change Control
5 3 (11.11%) IT Strategy
5 3 (11.11%) ITSM
5 3 (11.11%) Migration
5 3 (11.11%) PRINCE
6 2 (7.41%) Change Management
6 2 (7.41%) Data Management
6 2 (7.41%) Data Protection
6 2 (7.41%) Incident Management
6 2 (7.41%) ITIL V3
6 2 (7.41%) Line Management
6 2 (7.41%) Load Balancing
6 2 (7.41%) Security Patching
6 2 (7.41%) Test Scripting
6 2 (7.41%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.41%) Shell Script
2 1 (3.70%) Java
2 1 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (22.22%) CCNA
1 6 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (11.11%) Degree
3 2 (7.41%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (3.70%) DBS Check
4 1 (3.70%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) SLA
2 2 (7.41%) ISO/IEC 19770
2 2 (7.41%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 2 (7.41%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 7 (25.93%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.70%) ISA Server
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (3.70%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) NetBackup
2 1 (3.70%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (3.70%) SCCM
2 1 (3.70%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 10 (37.04%) Cisco
2 8 (29.63%) HP
3 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 3 (11.11%) Lotus
4 3 (11.11%) VMware
5 2 (7.41%) Capita
5 2 (7.41%) Symantec
5 2 (7.41%) Workday
6 1 (3.70%) Apple
6 1 (3.70%) BEA
6 1 (3.70%) Blue Coat
6 1 (3.70%) CA
6 1 (3.70%) CheckPoint
6 1 (3.70%) Citrix
6 1 (3.70%) F5
6 1 (3.70%) IBM
6 1 (3.70%) Oracle
6 1 (3.70%) Red Hat
6 1 (3.70%) Siebel
6 1 (3.70%) SolarWinds