The table below looks at the statistics for ITIL V3 skills 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 V3 over the 3 months to 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Infrastructure Library Version 3
Rank 58 62 56
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -6
Contract jobs citing ITIL V3 3 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.41% 0.28% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.55% 0.40% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
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£487 £275 £480
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+77.10% -42.70%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £26.50 -
% change year-on-year
-37.73% -
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West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
544 497 429
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 74.32% 70.30% 69.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 342 309 253
Average daily rate £375 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £213 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 14 2
Average hourly rate £28.25 £27.50 £175.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.72% -84.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

ITIL V3
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ITIL V3 across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

ITIL V3 Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

ITIL V3
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ITIL V3 across the Birmingham region.

ITIL V3 Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

ITIL V3
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ITIL V3 across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

ITIL V3 Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

ITIL V3
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ITIL V3 across the Birmingham region.

ITIL V3 Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

ITIL V3
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing ITIL V3 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 V3.

1 15 (100.00%) ITIL
2 10 (66.67%) Cisco
2 10 (66.67%) OSPF
2 10 (66.67%) BGP
2 10 (66.67%) Firewall
2 10 (66.67%) F5
3 9 (60.00%) CCNA
3 9 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (60.00%) UNIX
3 9 (60.00%) Solaris
3 9 (60.00%) Linux
4 8 (53.33%) TCP/IP
4 8 (53.33%) Project Management
4 8 (53.33%) Multicast
5 7 (46.67%) DNS
6 6 (40.00%) PRINCE2
6 6 (40.00%) PMP
6 6 (40.00%) PMI Certification
6 6 (40.00%) PRINCE
6 6 (40.00%) Structured Cabling
6 6 (40.00%) Marketing
7 4 (26.67%) Data Centre
7 4 (26.67%) Finance
7 4 (26.67%) CheckPoint
8 3 (20.00%) Workflow
8 3 (20.00%) Problem Management
8 3 (20.00%) Change Control
9 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (13.33%) Banking
10 1 (6.67%) MPLS

ITIL V3
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing ITIL V3 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 V3. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 10 (66.67%) OSPF
1 10 (66.67%) BGP
1 10 (66.67%) Firewall
2 8 (53.33%) Multicast
2 8 (53.33%) TCP/IP
3 7 (46.67%) DNS
4 6 (40.00%) Structured Cabling
5 1 (6.67%) MPLS
General
1 6 (40.00%) Marketing
2 4 (26.67%) Finance
3 2 (13.33%) Banking
4 1 (6.67%) German Language
Job Titles
1 10 (66.67%) Project Manager
2 8 (53.33%) Technical Project Manager
2 8 (53.33%) Technical Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Problem Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Network Project Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Network Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Service Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Management Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Programme Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Service Transition Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Service Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Transition Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 9 (60.00%) UNIX
1 9 (60.00%) Solaris
1 9 (60.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (100.00%) ITIL
2 8 (53.33%) Project Management
3 6 (40.00%) PRINCE2
3 6 (40.00%) PRINCE
4 3 (20.00%) Workflow
4 3 (20.00%) Problem Management
4 3 (20.00%) Change Control
5 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (6.67%) SDLC
6 1 (6.67%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 9 (60.00%) CCNA
1 9 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (40.00%) PMP
2 6 (40.00%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 10 (66.67%) Cisco
1 10 (66.67%) F5
2 4 (26.67%) CheckPoint
3 1 (6.67%) IBM