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 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) Certification
Rank 54 50 57
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +7
Contract jobs citing ITIL Certification 9 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.20% 1.23% 0.16%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.56% 8.33% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 1
Average daily rate
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£450 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +21.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £366 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+22.08% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.88 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+0.84% -7.03%
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
119 96 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 15.82% 14.81% 17.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 54 47
Average daily rate £350 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -12.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £153 £240 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 1
Average hourly rate £18.50 £20.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.75% +32.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -23.40%

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 24 October 2014.

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 24 October 2014, 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 12 (52.17%) Project Management
2 12 (52.17%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (43.48%) Windows
3 10 (43.48%) QA
3 10 (43.48%) Security Cleared
4 8 (34.78%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (34.78%) Degree
4 8 (34.78%) Computer Science
4 8 (34.78%) PRINCE2
4 8 (34.78%) MS Office
4 8 (34.78%) Management Information System
5 7 (30.43%) VMware
5 7 (30.43%) NetBackup
5 7 (30.43%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (26.09%) SCCM
6 6 (26.09%) DHCP
6 6 (26.09%) DNS
6 6 (26.09%) HP
6 6 (26.09%) DV Cleared
7 5 (21.74%) Finance
7 5 (21.74%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (21.74%) Banking
7 5 (21.74%) SC Cleared
8 4 (17.39%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 4 (17.39%) TRIRIGA
8 4 (17.39%) E-Discovery
9 2 (8.70%) Release Management
9 2 (8.70%) ITSM
9 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003

ITIL Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 8 (34.78%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (17.39%) TRIRIGA
Communications & Networking
1 6 (26.09%) DHCP
1 6 (26.09%) DNS
2 1 (4.35%) SAN
2 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
General
1 5 (21.74%) Finance
1 5 (21.74%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (52.17%) Project Manager
2 6 (26.09%) Server Support
2 6 (26.09%) Server Engineer
2 6 (26.09%) Senior Server Engineer
3 5 (21.74%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (8.70%) Transformation Project Manager
4 2 (8.70%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Defect Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Server Support Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Incident Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Agile Project Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Support Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Server Support Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Service Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Configuration Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Project Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Support Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 12 (52.17%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (34.78%) Management Information System
2 8 (34.78%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.35%) CMDB
3 1 (4.35%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 10 (43.48%) Windows
2 8 (34.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (30.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (4.35%) UNIX
5 1 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (4.35%) Windows 7
5 1 (4.35%) Solaris
5 1 (4.35%) Linux
5 1 (4.35%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (100.00%) ITIL
2 12 (52.17%) Project Management
3 8 (34.78%) PRINCE2
4 5 (21.74%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (17.39%) E-Discovery
6 2 (8.70%) ITSM
6 2 (8.70%) Release Management
7 1 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (4.35%) Incident Management
7 1 (4.35%) Configuration Management
7 1 (4.35%) Service Management
7 1 (4.35%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.35%) VB
1 1 (4.35%) Shell Script
1 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (43.48%) Security Cleared
2 8 (34.78%) Degree
3 6 (26.09%) DV Cleared
4 5 (21.74%) SC Cleared
5 4 (17.39%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (43.48%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (30.43%) NetBackup
2 6 (26.09%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (30.43%) VMware
2 6 (26.09%) HP
3 1 (4.35%) Citrix
3 1 (4.35%) Red Hat
3 1 (4.35%) IBM
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft