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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) Certification
Rank 52 49 49
Rank change year-on-year
-3 0
Contract jobs citing ITIL Certification 13 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.72% 0.72% 0.75%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.85% 4.55% 5.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 3
Average daily rate
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£275 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% -12.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £26.00 - £11.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £21.25 £16.25
% change year-on-year
-29.41% +30.76%
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
132 88 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 17.41% 15.86% 13.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 48 46
Average daily rate £345 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.00% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £168 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £528
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 4
Average hourly rate £23.00 - £18.25
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 - £13.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 - £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -28.00%

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 27 March 2015.

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 27 March 2015, 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 23 (100.00%) ITIL
2 7 (30.43%) Windows
2 7 (30.43%) VMware
2 7 (30.43%) NetBackup
2 7 (30.43%) Security Cleared
2 7 (30.43%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (30.43%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (21.74%) DV Cleared
3 5 (21.74%) SCCM
3 5 (21.74%) DHCP
3 5 (21.74%) DNS
3 5 (21.74%) HP
4 4 (17.39%) Service Management
4 4 (17.39%) Finance
5 3 (13.04%) Problem Management
5 3 (13.04%) Change Management
5 3 (13.04%) SLA
5 3 (13.04%) PRINCE2
6 2 (8.70%) UNIX
6 2 (8.70%) Solaris
6 2 (8.70%) Linux
6 2 (8.70%) IBM
6 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
6 2 (8.70%) ISEB
6 2 (8.70%) SAN
6 2 (8.70%) Red Hat
6 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (8.70%) Shell Script
6 2 (8.70%) Configuration Management
6 2 (8.70%) TCP/IP

ITIL Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 5 (21.74%) DHCP
1 5 (21.74%) DNS
2 2 (8.70%) SAN
2 2 (8.70%) TCP/IP
General
1 4 (17.39%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Law
2 1 (4.35%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (21.74%) Server Support
1 5 (21.74%) 3rd Line Support
1 5 (21.74%) Server Engineer
1 5 (21.74%) Senior Server Engineer
2 3 (13.04%) Service Manager
3 2 (8.70%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (8.70%) 1st Line Support Analyst
3 2 (8.70%) Transition Manager
3 2 (8.70%) Service Analyst
3 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Support Analyst
3 2 (8.70%) 1st Line Support
3 2 (8.70%) Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Consultant
4 1 (4.35%) Services Delivery Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Release Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Configuration Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Incident Manager
4 1 (4.35%) ITIL Manager
4 1 (4.35%) IT Services Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 7 (30.43%) Windows
1 7 (30.43%) Windows Server 2008
1 7 (30.43%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (8.70%) UNIX
2 2 (8.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (8.70%) Solaris
2 2 (8.70%) Linux
2 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (100.00%) ITIL
2 4 (17.39%) Service Management
3 3 (13.04%) PRINCE2
3 3 (13.04%) Change Management
3 3 (13.04%) Problem Management
4 2 (8.70%) Transition Management
4 2 (8.70%) Configuration Management
5 1 (4.35%) Service Delivery
5 1 (4.35%) ITSM
5 1 (4.35%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.70%) VB
1 2 (8.70%) Shell Script
1 2 (8.70%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (30.43%) Security Cleared
2 5 (21.74%) DV Cleared
3 2 (8.70%) ISEB
3 2 (8.70%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) SLA
Systems Management
1 7 (30.43%) NetBackup
2 5 (21.74%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (30.43%) VMware
2 5 (21.74%) HP
3 2 (8.70%) Red Hat
3 2 (8.70%) IBM
3 2 (8.70%) Microsoft