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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) Certification
Rank 57 53 56
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +3
Contract jobs citing ITIL Certification 2 12 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.27% 1.60% 0.91%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.48% 7.45% 5.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 1
Average daily rate
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£190 £425 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-55.29% +41.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £355 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.22% +10.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.25 £14.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+46.55% -25.64%
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
135 161 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 18.37% 21.52% 15.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 83 55
Average daily rate £340 £350 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +1.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 3
Average hourly rate £36.00 £18.50 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+94.59% +54.16%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.91 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+13.00% -0.45%

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
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 28 August 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 10 (43.48%) Service Delivery
3 9 (39.13%) Security Cleared
4 7 (30.43%) SC Cleared
4 7 (30.43%) Microsoft
5 6 (26.09%) SLA
6 5 (21.74%) Service Management
6 5 (21.74%) Automotive
6 5 (21.74%) PRINCE2
7 3 (13.04%) Problem Management
8 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (8.70%) Data Migration
8 2 (8.70%) MS PowerPoint
8 2 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (8.70%) NetBackup
8 2 (8.70%) Finance
8 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (8.70%) Transition Management
8 2 (8.70%) PowerShell
8 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (8.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (8.70%) IBM
8 2 (8.70%) VB
8 2 (8.70%) MS Project
8 2 (8.70%) Migration
8 2 (8.70%) VMware
8 2 (8.70%) UNIX
8 2 (8.70%) Windows
8 2 (8.70%) Solaris
8 2 (8.70%) Linux

ITIL Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (8.70%) MS Project
1 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
1 2 (8.70%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) TCP/IP
1 2 (8.70%) SAN
General
1 5 (21.74%) Automotive
2 2 (8.70%) Finance
3 1 (4.35%) Law
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) Service Manager
2 5 (21.74%) Delivery Manager
2 5 (21.74%) Services Delivery Manager
2 5 (21.74%) Service Desk Supervisor
3 4 (17.39%) 1st Line Support Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Service Desk Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Support Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) 1st Line Support
3 4 (17.39%) Service Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Transition Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Technical Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Project Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Service Transition Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Technical Project Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Management Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) Problem Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Incident Manager
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) UNIX
1 2 (8.70%) Windows
1 2 (8.70%) Solaris
1 2 (8.70%) Linux
1 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (8.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (100.00%) ITIL
2 10 (43.48%) Service Delivery
3 5 (21.74%) PRINCE2
3 5 (21.74%) Service Management
4 3 (13.04%) Problem Management
5 2 (8.70%) Data Migration
5 2 (8.70%) Transition Management
5 2 (8.70%) Migration
5 2 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (4.35%) Supplier Management
6 1 (4.35%) Business Development
6 1 (4.35%) ITSM
6 1 (4.35%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.70%) VB
1 2 (8.70%) Shell Script
1 2 (8.70%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (39.13%) Security Cleared
2 7 (30.43%) SC Cleared
3 2 (8.70%) ISEB
3 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (26.09%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 7 (30.43%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.70%) Red Hat
2 2 (8.70%) VMware
2 2 (8.70%) IBM