The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 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 of the Processes & Methodologies category 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Infrastructure Library Version 3
Rank 62 57 56
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -1
Contract jobs citing ITIL V3 2 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.28% 0.33% 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.41% 0.49% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Average daily rate
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£275 £480 £90
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-42.70% +433.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £355 £343
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +3.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 - £32.89
Processes & Methodologies Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
487 408 475
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 68.21% 67.11% 71.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 305 236 251
Average daily rate £351 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.53% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £261 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £513 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 2 15
Average hourly rate £27.50 £175.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-84.28% +1150.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £7.50 £84.10 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £175.00 £175.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
ITIL V3
West Midlands

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
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 28 July 2014, 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 4 (100.00%) ITIL
2 3 (75.00%) Project Management
3 2 (50.00%) Linux
3 2 (50.00%) DNS
3 2 (50.00%) UNIX
4 1 (25.00%) Windows
4 1 (25.00%) Solaris
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco
4 1 (25.00%) CCNA
4 1 (25.00%) HP
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (25.00%) PMP
4 1 (25.00%) PMI Certification
4 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
4 1 (25.00%) PRINCE
4 1 (25.00%) Symantec
4 1 (25.00%) OSPF
4 1 (25.00%) BCP
4 1 (25.00%) BGP
4 1 (25.00%) MCSE
4 1 (25.00%) DHCP
4 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle
4 1 (25.00%) Sybase
4 1 (25.00%) Service Management
4 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (25.00%) Firewall
4 1 (25.00%) Migration

ITIL V3
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 2 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (25.00%) OSPF
2 1 (25.00%) BGP
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) Multicast
2 1 (25.00%) DHCP
2 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) Service Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Transition Manager
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Service Transition Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Service Transition Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Service Design Specialist
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) UNIX
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
2 3 (75.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Service Management
3 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity
3 1 (25.00%) Supplier Management
3 1 (25.00%) Knowledge Management
3 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (25.00%) Release Management
3 1 (25.00%) Capacity Management
3 1 (25.00%) Transition Management
3 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity Planning
3 1 (25.00%) Service Continuity Management
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE
3 1 (25.00%) BCP
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) MCSE
1 1 (25.00%) CCNA
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (25.00%) PMP
1 1 (25.00%) PMI Certification
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle
1 1 (25.00%) Sybase
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco
1 1 (25.00%) HP
1 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (25.00%) Symantec
1 1 (25.00%) VMware
1 1 (25.00%) F5