Period
to 22 July 2017

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 22 July 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.

IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
South East > Kent
6 months to
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 26 32 38
Rank change year-on-year +6 +6 -18
Contract jobs citing ITIL 42 45 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 7.68% 5.85% 4.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.17% 7.48% 6.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 36 17
Kent median daily rate £338 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £202 £206 £252
90th Percentile £700 £595 £525
South East median daily rate £407 £361 £363
% change year-on-year +12.74% -0.41% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 2 1
Kent median hourly rate £27.38 £17.42 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +57.22% -12.93% -
South East median hourly rate £14.50 £17.45 £17.19
% change year-on-year -16.91% +1.53% +10.89%

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

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Kent
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 458 602 421
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 83.73% 78.28% 75.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 332 439 231
Kent median daily rate £375 £375 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.11% -3.57%
10th Percentile £205 £200 £213
90th Percentile £550 £578 £519
South East median daily rate £420 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 11 11
Kent median hourly rate £27.38 £40.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.55% +100.00% +14.29%
10th Percentile £13.00 £13.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £29.92 £175.00 £42.50
South East median hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -20.00% +11.11% +7.14%

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 22 July 2017.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Kent

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing ITIL in Kent over the 6 months to 22 July 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 22 July 2017. 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
Maidstone -7 7 £320 -41.82%
Tunbridge Wells +10 6 £338 -10.00%
West Malling - 1 £300 - 1
Sevenoaks - 1 £150 -
Dartford - 1 - -
ITIL
South East

For the 6 months to 22 July 2017, 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 22 (52.38%) Active Directory
2 18 (42.86%) Change Management
3 15 (35.71%) High Availability
4 12 (28.57%) Firewall
4 12 (28.57%) Windows
5 11 (26.19%) VMware
6 10 (23.81%) MCSA
6 10 (23.81%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (23.81%) DNS
6 10 (23.81%) Project Management
7 9 (21.43%) Programme Management
7 9 (21.43%) Degree
8 8 (19.05%) Microsoft
8 8 (19.05%) LAN
9 7 (16.67%) Citrix
9 7 (16.67%) Cisco
9 7 (16.67%) WAN
9 7 (16.67%) NHS
9 7 (16.67%) Problem Management
9 7 (16.67%) Wireless
9 7 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
10 6 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
10 6 (14.29%) Windows Server
10 6 (14.29%) IT Strategy
10 6 (14.29%) Service Management
10 6 (14.29%) Service Delivery
10 6 (14.29%) Finance
10 6 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
10 6 (14.29%) Cisco Certification

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 (11.90%) Apache
1 5 (11.90%) EPiServer
1 5 (11.90%) FileNet
1 5 (11.90%) IIS
1 5 (11.90%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (2.38%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (28.57%) Firewall
2 10 (23.81%) DNS
3 8 (19.05%) LAN
4 7 (16.67%) WAN
4 7 (16.67%) Wireless
5 6 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
6 5 (11.90%) DHCP
6 5 (11.90%) HTTPS
6 5 (11.90%) Reverse Proxy
6 5 (11.90%) WLAN
7 2 (4.76%) SAN
7 2 (4.76%) VPN
8 1 (2.38%) BIG-IP
8 1 (2.38%) Cisco IPT
8 1 (2.38%) IP Telephony
8 1 (2.38%) MPLS
8 1 (2.38%) Network Security
8 1 (2.38%) SMS
8 1 (2.38%) Unified Communications
8 1 (2.38%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.38%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2014
1 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 6 (14.29%) Finance
2 5 (11.90%) Banking
3 1 (2.38%) Advertising
3 1 (2.38%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 9 (21.43%) Architect
2 7 (16.67%) Analyst
3 6 (14.29%) Active Directory Architect
3 6 (14.29%) Systems Architect
4 5 (11.90%) Project Manager
5 4 (9.52%) Active Directory Technician
5 4 (9.52%) Administrator
5 4 (9.52%) Applications Specialist
5 4 (9.52%) Server Technician
6 3 (7.14%) Active Directory Administrator
6 3 (7.14%) Cisco Architect
6 3 (7.14%) Cisco Network Architect
6 3 (7.14%) NetBackup Administrator
6 3 (7.14%) Network Architect
6 3 (7.14%) Support Specialist
6 3 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (4.76%) Applications Support
7 2 (4.76%) Support Analyst
7 2 (4.76%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.52%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.67%) NHS
2 5 (11.90%) Clustering
2 5 (11.90%) Mainframe
2 5 (11.90%) Tandem
3 3 (7.14%) Online Banking
4 2 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.38%) CMDB
5 1 (2.38%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.38%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 12 (28.57%) Windows
2 6 (14.29%) Windows Server
2 6 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (11.90%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.38%) Linux
4 1 (2.38%) Windows 10
4 1 (2.38%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.38%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (42.86%) Change Management
2 15 (35.71%) High Availability
3 10 (23.81%) Project Management
4 9 (21.43%) Programme Management
5 7 (16.67%) Problem Management
6 6 (14.29%) IT Strategy
6 6 (14.29%) Service Delivery
6 6 (14.29%) Service Management
6 6 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
7 5 (11.90%) Data Protection
8 4 (9.52%) Line Management
8 4 (9.52%) Security Patching
9 3 (7.14%) Health Informatics
9 3 (7.14%) Informatics
9 3 (7.14%) Network Architecture
9 3 (7.14%) PRINCE2
9 3 (7.14%) Supplier Management
10 2 (4.76%) CRM
10 2 (4.76%) Incident Management
10 2 (4.76%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 6 (14.29%) SQL
2 5 (11.90%) JCL
Qualifications
1 10 (23.81%) MCSA
1 10 (23.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (21.43%) Degree
3 6 (14.29%) CCNA
3 6 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (9.52%) MCSE
5 2 (4.76%) CTC Cleared
5 2 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (4.76%) SC Cleared
5 2 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.52%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (52.38%) Active Directory
2 7 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
3 5 (11.90%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (11.90%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 3 (7.14%) NetBackup
3 1 (2.38%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (2.38%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (26.19%) VMware
2 8 (19.05%) Microsoft
3 7 (16.67%) Cisco
3 7 (16.67%) Citrix
4 6 (14.29%) Oracle
5 5 (11.90%) Genesys
5 5 (11.90%) Informatica
6 3 (7.14%) F5
6 3 (7.14%) HP
6 3 (7.14%) Symantec
7 2 (4.76%) Hitachi
7 2 (4.76%) Workday
8 1 (2.38%) Blue Coat
8 1 (2.38%) CA
8 1 (2.38%) CheckPoint
8 1 (2.38%) IBM
8 1 (2.38%) IronPort
8 1 (2.38%) Mitel
8 1 (2.38%) Remedy
8 1 (2.38%) SolarWinds
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