The table below looks at the statistics for ITIL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ITIL over the 3 months to 3 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 11 11 22
Rank change year-on-year
0 +11
Contract jobs citing ITIL 71 75 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 9.23% 9.08% 6.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.66% 12.12% 9.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 47 25
Median daily rate £350 £340 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £196 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £447 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 2
Median hourly rate £42.50 £24.25 £14.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+75.25% +64.40%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.67% -6.06%
ITIL
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
609 619 428
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 79.19% 74.94% 68.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 397 420 254
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 14 13
Median hourly rate £30.00 £17.00 £25.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+76.47% -34.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.73 £9.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £28.00 £31.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £31.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+16.12% -1.58%

ITIL
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham region citing ITIL as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

ITIL Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

ITIL
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

ITIL Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

ITIL
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ITIL across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 3 May 2016.

ITIL Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

ITIL
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

ITIL Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

ITIL
Hourly Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ITIL across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 3 May 2016.

ITIL Hourly Rate Histogram in Birmingham

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing ITIL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for ITIL.

1 52 (35.37%) Service Management
2 45 (30.61%) Finance
3 41 (27.89%) ITIL V3
4 36 (24.49%) Windows
5 35 (23.81%) Microsoft
6 31 (21.09%) ITSM
7 27 (18.37%) Change Management
7 27 (18.37%) SLA
8 25 (17.01%) Active Directory
8 25 (17.01%) Analytical Skills
9 21 (14.29%) Security Cleared
9 21 (14.29%) Project Management
9 21 (14.29%) PRINCE2
9 21 (14.29%) LAN
9 21 (14.29%) WAN
10 20 (13.61%) ServiceNow
11 19 (12.93%) Data Centre
11 19 (12.93%) Unix
11 19 (12.93%) Cisco
11 19 (12.93%) ITIL Certification
12 18 (12.24%) Linux
13 17 (11.56%) Degree
14 16 (10.88%) Windows Server
15 15 (10.20%) MS Exchange
15 15 (10.20%) Agile Software Development
16 14 (9.52%) VMware
16 14 (9.52%) Java
16 14 (9.52%) Oracle
16 14 (9.52%) SQL Server
17 13 (8.84%) User Acceptance Testing

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 15 (10.20%) MS Exchange
2 12 (8.16%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.04%) Apache
3 3 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (2.04%) IBM Notes
3 3 (2.04%) SharePoint Server
3 3 (2.04%) Tomcat
3 3 (2.04%) WebLogic
4 2 (1.36%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (1.36%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (1.36%) IIS
4 2 (1.36%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.68%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (0.68%) CMS
5 1 (0.68%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.68%) MQSeries
5 1 (0.68%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 11 (7.48%) MS Office
2 8 (5.44%) MS Excel
3 6 (4.08%) MS Project
4 5 (3.40%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.36%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.68%) SAP IS-U
1 1 (0.68%) SunGard GMI
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.08%) IaaS
1 6 (4.08%) PaaS
1 6 (4.08%) SaaS
2 5 (3.40%) Office 365
3 2 (1.36%) Mimecast
4 1 (0.68%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 1 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.68%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 21 (14.29%) LAN
1 21 (14.29%) WAN
2 11 (7.48%) TCP/IP
3 9 (6.12%) Firewall
4 8 (5.44%) Wireless
5 7 (4.76%) VPN
6 6 (4.08%) SSL
7 5 (3.40%) Internet
7 5 (3.40%) IP Telephony
8 4 (2.72%) Cisco IOS
8 4 (2.72%) Cisco Nexus
8 4 (2.72%) VoIP
8 4 (2.72%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (2.04%) BIG-IP
9 3 (2.04%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (2.04%) EIGRP
9 3 (2.04%) OSPF
9 3 (2.04%) Spanning Tree
9 3 (2.04%) SSH
9 3 (2.04%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (9.52%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.08%) Oracle Database
2 6 (4.08%) Relational Database
3 4 (2.72%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (2.04%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (2.04%) Oracle OWB
4 3 (2.04%) RDBMS
4 3 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.36%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (1.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (1.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.68%) Big Data
6 1 (0.68%) DTS
6 1 (0.68%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.68%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (2.72%) JIRA
2 3 (2.04%) Eclipse
2 3 (2.04%) JUnit
2 3 (2.04%) Toad
3 2 (1.36%) Ant
3 2 (1.36%) Artifactory
3 2 (1.36%) ClearQuest
3 2 (1.36%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.36%) Maven
3 2 (1.36%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (1.36%) PVCS
3 2 (1.36%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.36%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (0.68%) AdminStudio
4 1 (0.68%) InstallShield
4 1 (0.68%) MSI
4 1 (0.68%) NUnit
General
1 45 (30.61%) Finance
2 9 (6.12%) Banking
2 9 (6.12%) Legal
3 7 (4.76%) Telecoms
4 5 (3.40%) German Language
5 3 (2.04%) Billing
5 3 (2.04%) Front Office
5 3 (2.04%) Investment Banking
5 3 (2.04%) Law
6 2 (1.36%) Back Office
6 2 (1.36%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.36%) Retail
Job Titles
1 29 (19.73%) Analyst
2 15 (10.20%) Administrator
3 13 (8.84%) ITIL Manager
4 12 (8.16%) Architect
5 11 (7.48%) Support Engineer
5 11 (7.48%) Systems Administrator
6 10 (6.80%) Business Analyst
7 7 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 7 (4.76%) Service Manager
7 7 (4.76%) Unix Administrator
8 6 (4.08%) Change Manager
8 6 (4.08%) Developer
8 6 (4.08%) Infrastructure Support
8 6 (4.08%) Problem Manager
8 6 (4.08%) Project Manager
8 6 (4.08%) Senior Systems Administrator
8 6 (4.08%) Service Analyst
8 6 (4.08%) Support Analyst
9 5 (3.40%) Consultant
9 5 (3.40%) ITIL Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.76%) HTML
2 6 (4.08%) Web Services
2 6 (4.08%) XML
3 5 (3.40%) REST
4 3 (2.04%) Hibernate
4 3 (2.04%) J2EE
4 3 (2.04%) JSON
4 3 (2.04%) JSP
4 3 (2.04%) SAML
4 3 (2.04%) Servlets
4 3 (2.04%) SOAP
4 3 (2.04%) Spring
5 2 (1.36%) .NET
5 2 (1.36%) Ajax
5 2 (1.36%) Apache CXF
5 2 (1.36%) CSS
5 2 (1.36%) OC4J
6 1 (0.68%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.68%) Entity Framework
6 1 (0.68%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 25 (17.01%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (12.93%) Data Centre
3 10 (6.80%) Data Structures
4 8 (5.44%) Computer Science
5 7 (4.76%) CMDB
6 6 (4.08%) Management Information System
7 5 (3.40%) Social Media
8 4 (2.72%) Blackberry
9 3 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (1.36%) Derivative
10 2 (1.36%) Driving Licence
10 2 (1.36%) Embedded Systems
10 2 (1.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 2 (1.36%) iPad
10 2 (1.36%) iPhone
10 2 (1.36%) IVR
10 2 (1.36%) Mathematics
10 2 (1.36%) Smartcard
11 1 (0.68%) CESG
11 1 (0.68%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 36 (24.49%) Windows
2 19 (12.93%) Unix
3 18 (12.24%) Linux
4 16 (10.88%) Windows Server
5 11 (7.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (5.44%) AIX
6 8 (5.44%) Solaris
6 8 (5.44%) Windows 7
6 8 (5.44%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (1.36%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (1.36%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.68%) CentOS
9 1 (0.68%) Data ONTAP
9 1 (0.68%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (35.37%) Service Management
2 41 (27.89%) ITIL V3
3 31 (21.09%) ITSM
4 27 (18.37%) Change Management
5 21 (14.29%) PRINCE2
5 21 (14.29%) Project Management
6 15 (10.20%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (8.84%) User Acceptance Testing
8 12 (8.16%) Service Delivery
9 11 (7.48%) TOGAF
10 10 (6.80%) Six Sigma
10 10 (6.80%) Test Scripting
11 8 (5.44%) Continuous Improvement
11 8 (5.44%) Incident Management
11 8 (5.44%) Problem Management
11 8 (5.44%) Stakeholder Management
12 7 (4.76%) Capacity Planning
12 7 (4.76%) Configuration Management
12 7 (4.76%) Performance Analysis
12 7 (4.76%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 14 (9.52%) Java
2 11 (7.48%) SQL
3 4 (2.72%) JavaScript
3 4 (2.72%) PowerShell
3 4 (2.72%) VB
4 3 (2.04%) C++
4 3 (2.04%) Perl
4 3 (2.04%) PL/SQL
4 3 (2.04%) Python
4 3 (2.04%) Shell Script
4 3 (2.04%) T-SQL
4 3 (2.04%) VBScript
5 2 (1.36%) C
6 1 (0.68%) C#
6 1 (0.68%) Ruby
6 1 (0.68%) TypeScript
6 1 (0.68%) XPath
Qualifications
1 21 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 19 (12.93%) ITIL Certification
3 17 (11.56%) Degree
4 12 (8.16%) SC Cleared
5 5 (3.40%) ISEB
5 5 (3.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 4 (2.72%) CCNA
6 4 (2.72%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (2.72%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (2.04%) MCSE
8 2 (1.36%) APMP
8 2 (1.36%) CCVP
8 2 (1.36%) CISA
8 2 (1.36%) CISM
8 2 (1.36%) CISSP
8 2 (1.36%) IISP
8 2 (1.36%) PMI Certification
8 2 (1.36%) PMP
8 2 (1.36%) Sun Certification
9 1 (0.68%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (18.37%) SLA
2 5 (3.40%) ISO 9001
2 5 (3.40%) QA
3 4 (2.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (2.72%) PCI DSS
4 3 (2.04%) COBIT
4 3 (2.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (1.36%) ISAE 3402
5 2 (1.36%) ISO27005
5 2 (1.36%) TickIT
6 1 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 25 (17.01%) Active Directory
2 10 (6.80%) NFS
3 7 (4.76%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 7 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (2.04%) Hyper-V
4 3 (2.04%) Samba
5 2 (1.36%) vCloud
5 2 (1.36%) vSphere
6 1 (0.68%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.68%) Terminal Server
6 1 (0.68%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 4 (2.72%) SCCM
2 3 (2.04%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.68%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.68%) Control-M
3 1 (0.68%) ITRS Geneos
3 1 (0.68%) SCOM
3 1 (0.68%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.68%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 35 (23.81%) Microsoft
2 20 (13.61%) ServiceNow
3 19 (12.93%) Cisco
4 14 (9.52%) Oracle
4 14 (9.52%) VMware
5 10 (6.80%) Avaya
6 9 (6.12%) Citrix
7 8 (5.44%) SAP
8 7 (4.76%) Cognizant
8 7 (4.76%) Red Hat
8 7 (4.76%) Veritas
9 6 (4.08%) IBM
10 5 (3.40%) F5
10 5 (3.40%) Sun
11 3 (2.04%) Dell
11 3 (2.04%) HP
11 3 (2.04%) Lotus
11 3 (2.04%) Remedy
12 2 (1.36%) Intel Security
12 2 (1.36%) Juniper