The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Birmingham region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) Certification
Rank 47 51 51
Rank change year-on-year
+4 0
Contract jobs citing ITIL Certification 14 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.98% 0.83% 1.05%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.28% 5.26% 6.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 7
Average daily rate
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£400 £525 £150
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.80% +250.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £295
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +10.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.00 £20.38 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-46.01% +13.19%
Qualifications Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
169 95 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 23.87% 15.86% 15.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 51 58
Average daily rate £350 £378 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.34% +25.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £229 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 2
Average hourly rate £16.00 £12.00 £17.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -32.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.40 £12.00 £13.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £145.00 £12.50 £21.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
ITIL Certification
West Midlands

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 19 (100.00%) ITIL
2 14 (73.68%) Project Management
3 11 (57.89%) MS Office
4 10 (52.63%) PRINCE2
4 10 (52.63%) QA
5 9 (47.37%) Management Information System
6 8 (42.11%) Degree
6 8 (42.11%) Computer Science
7 7 (36.84%) Banking
7 7 (36.84%) Finance
8 5 (26.32%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (26.32%) SC Cleared
8 5 (26.32%) Security Cleared
9 4 (21.05%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 4 (21.05%) Windows
9 4 (21.05%) E-Discovery
9 4 (21.05%) TRIRIGA
10 3 (15.79%) Sybase
10 3 (15.79%) UNIX
10 3 (15.79%) Front Office
10 3 (15.79%) Release Management
10 3 (15.79%) Investment Banking
11 2 (10.53%) Business Continuity
11 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
11 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (10.53%) Migration
11 2 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
11 2 (10.53%) BCP
11 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
11 2 (10.53%) Oracle

ITIL Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 11 (57.89%) MS Office
2 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.26%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (21.05%) TRIRIGA
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) DHCP
1 1 (5.26%) DNS
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Forms
General
1 7 (36.84%) Finance
1 7 (36.84%) Banking
2 3 (15.79%) Investment Banking
2 3 (15.79%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 15 (78.95%) Project Manager
2 3 (15.79%) IT Project Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Technical Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Technical Project Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Technical Leader
3 2 (10.53%) Transformation Project Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Server Support Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Lead Project Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Agile Project Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Server Support
4 1 (5.26%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Service Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Configuration Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Service Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Support Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Server Support Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Technical Services Manager
Miscellaneous
1 9 (47.37%) Management Information System
2 8 (42.11%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.26%) CMDB
3 1 (5.26%) FMCG
3 1 (5.26%) Equities
3 1 (5.26%) Derivative
3 1 (5.26%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) Windows
2 3 (15.79%) UNIX
3 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (10.53%) Linux
4 1 (5.26%) Windows XP
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (100.00%) ITIL
2 14 (73.68%) Project Management
3 10 (52.63%) PRINCE2
4 5 (26.32%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (21.05%) E-Discovery
6 3 (15.79%) Release Management
7 2 (10.53%) Migration
7 2 (10.53%) Capacity Management
7 2 (10.53%) Business Continuity Planning
7 2 (10.53%) Business Continuity
7 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (10.53%) BCP
7 2 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (5.26%) ITSM
8 1 (5.26%) Validation
8 1 (5.26%) Service Management
8 1 (5.26%) Configuration Management
8 1 (5.26%) Network Design
8 1 (5.26%) Knowledge Management
8 1 (5.26%) Incident Management
Qualifications
1 8 (42.11%) Degree
2 5 (26.32%) SC Cleared
2 5 (26.32%) Security Cleared
3 4 (21.05%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (5.26%) DV Cleared
4 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (52.63%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) NetBackup
1 1 (5.26%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) Sybase
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.53%) Oracle
3 1 (5.26%) HP
3 1 (5.26%) Citrix
3 1 (5.26%) VMware