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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) Certification
Rank 46 54 39
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -15
Contract jobs citing ITIL Certification 22 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.71% 1.09% 0.90%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.28% 5.56% 6.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 5 3
Average daily rate
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£190 £438 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-56.57% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £294 £332
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £630 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £344 £325 £355
% change year-on-year
+5.76% -8.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £26.00 - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £14.50 £20.75
% change year-on-year
+72.41% -30.12%
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
195 126 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 23.99% 19.66% 14.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 82 28
Average daily rate £340 £400 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 2
Average hourly rate £26.00 £31.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.12% -4.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.12 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+34.00% -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 22 May 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 22 May 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 27 (100.00%) ITIL
2 9 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 8 (29.63%) Microsoft
3 8 (29.63%) Security Cleared
4 6 (22.22%) SC Cleared
5 5 (18.52%) PRINCE2
5 5 (18.52%) SLA
5 5 (18.52%) Service Management
5 5 (18.52%) Automotive
6 3 (11.11%) NetBackup
6 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (11.11%) PowerShell
6 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (11.11%) Problem Management
6 3 (11.11%) VMware
6 3 (11.11%) Finance
6 3 (11.11%) TCP/IP
6 3 (11.11%) IBM
6 3 (11.11%) VB
6 3 (11.11%) UNIX
6 3 (11.11%) Windows
6 3 (11.11%) Solaris
6 3 (11.11%) Linux
6 3 (11.11%) SAN
6 3 (11.11%) Red Hat
6 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (11.11%) Shell Script
7 2 (7.41%) Configuration Management
7 2 (7.41%) ISEB

ITIL Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

Applications
1 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
1 2 (7.41%) MS Project
1 2 (7.41%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.11%) TCP/IP
1 3 (11.11%) SAN
General
1 5 (18.52%) Automotive
2 3 (11.11%) Finance
3 1 (3.70%) Banking
3 1 (3.70%) Law
Job Titles
1 6 (22.22%) Service Manager
2 5 (18.52%) Service Desk Supervisor
3 4 (14.81%) Services Delivery Manager
3 4 (14.81%) Delivery Manager
4 3 (11.11%) Service Desk Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Transition Manager
4 3 (11.11%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Support Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) 1st Line Support
4 3 (11.11%) Service Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Project Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Technical Project Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Service Transition Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Technical Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Service Desk Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Problem Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Major Incident Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Incident Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.70%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
1 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 3 (11.11%) UNIX
1 3 (11.11%) Windows
1 3 (11.11%) Solaris
1 3 (11.11%) Linux
1 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (100.00%) ITIL
2 9 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 5 (18.52%) PRINCE2
3 5 (18.52%) Service Management
4 3 (11.11%) Problem Management
5 2 (7.41%) Configuration Management
5 2 (7.41%) Data Migration
5 2 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (7.41%) Transition Management
5 2 (7.41%) Migration
6 1 (3.70%) Business Development
6 1 (3.70%) ITSM
6 1 (3.70%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.11%) PowerShell
1 3 (11.11%) VB
1 3 (11.11%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (29.63%) Security Cleared
2 6 (22.22%) SC Cleared
3 2 (7.41%) ISEB
3 2 (7.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (18.52%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (11.11%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 8 (29.63%) Microsoft
2 3 (11.11%) VMware
2 3 (11.11%) IBM
2 3 (11.11%) Red Hat