The table below looks at the statistics for ITIL Certification in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ITIL Certification over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) Certification
Rank 46 48 51
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +3
Contract jobs citing ITIL Certification 11 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.62% 1.16% 0.70%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.75% 6.25% 5.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 1
Average daily rate £375 £413 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +17.85%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £23.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £14.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -20.00%
ITIL Certification
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Qualifications Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
142 112 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 20.94% 18.51% 12.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 59 43
Average daily rate £375 £345 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% -7.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £174 £136
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £351
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +6.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 9 1
Average hourly rate £14.50 £29.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +141.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +20.00%

ITIL Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ITIL Certification across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

ITIL Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

ITIL Certification
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

ITIL Certification Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

ITIL Certification
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ITIL Certification across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

ITIL Certification Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

ITIL Certification
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

ITIL Certification Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

ITIL Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing ITIL Certification 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 Certification.

1 15 (100.00%) ITIL
2 10 (66.67%) ITSM
3 9 (60.00%) Change Management
4 7 (46.67%) ServiceNow
4 7 (46.67%) Test Scripting
5 6 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (40.00%) Data Structures
5 6 (40.00%) Six Sigma
6 5 (33.33%) Service Management
6 5 (33.33%) Finance
6 5 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (26.67%) Configuration Management
8 2 (13.33%) MS Office
8 2 (13.33%) Legal
8 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
8 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
8 2 (13.33%) Banking
8 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
8 2 (13.33%) Software Testing
8 2 (13.33%) Incident Management
8 2 (13.33%) ISTQB
8 2 (13.33%) QA
9 1 (6.67%) Problem Management
9 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
9 1 (6.67%) ITIL V3
9 1 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (6.67%) Mobile Banking
9 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (6.67%) SDLC

ITIL Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing ITIL Certification 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 Certification. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.67%) MQSeries
1 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Office
2 1 (6.67%) MS Project
General
1 5 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Banking
2 2 (13.33%) Legal
3 1 (6.67%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (66.67%) Analyst
2 6 (40.00%) Business Analyst
3 4 (26.67%) ITSM Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Junior
4 2 (13.33%) Junior Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Junior Test Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Service Manager
4 2 (13.33%) Test Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Transformation Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Transition Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Incident Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Incident and Problem Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) IT Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) ITIL Service Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) ITIL Service Design Manager
5 1 (6.67%) ITIL Service Manager
5 1 (6.67%) ITSM Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Problem Management Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Service Design Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Service Transition Manager
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (40.00%) Data Structures
2 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.67%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Linux
1 1 (6.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (100.00%) ITIL
2 10 (66.67%) ITSM
3 9 (60.00%) Change Management
4 7 (46.67%) Test Scripting
5 6 (40.00%) Six Sigma
6 5 (33.33%) Service Management
6 5 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (26.67%) Configuration Management
8 2 (13.33%) Incident Management
8 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
8 2 (13.33%) Software Testing
8 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (6.67%) Business Analysis
9 1 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (6.67%) Data Analysis
9 1 (6.67%) ITIL V3
9 1 (6.67%) Problem Management
9 1 (6.67%) SDLC
9 1 (6.67%) Supplier Management
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) ServiceNow
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle
3 1 (6.67%) SAP
3 1 (6.67%) Sybase