The table below looks at the statistics for ITIL 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 over the 3 months to 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 17 15 27
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +12
Contract jobs citing ITIL 54 67 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 7.33% 8.72% 5.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.27% 12.84% 8.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 39 26
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£333 £350 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £202 £145 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £451 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 1
Average hourly rate £15.00 £18.50 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.91% +54.16%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.75 £15.94 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+5.09% -8.92%
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
526 522 452
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 71.37% 67.97% 69.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 333 301 298
Average daily rate £391 £365 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.19% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £488 £502
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 17 3
Average hourly rate £17.50 £21.50 £175.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.60% -87.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

ITIL
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ITIL across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 4 September 2015.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing ITIL 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.

1 33 (23.40%) Service Management
2 30 (21.28%) PRINCE2
3 28 (19.86%) Microsoft
4 26 (18.44%) Project Management
4 26 (18.44%) Analytical Skills
5 25 (17.73%) Security Cleared
6 22 (15.60%) Service Delivery
6 22 (15.60%) ITIL Certification
7 20 (14.18%) SC Cleared
8 18 (12.77%) Finance
8 18 (12.77%) Incident Management
8 18 (12.77%) ITIL V3
9 17 (12.06%) SLA
9 17 (12.06%) Cisco
9 17 (12.06%) Firewall
10 16 (11.35%) PRINCE
11 15 (10.64%) Windows
11 15 (10.64%) Banking
12 14 (9.93%) TOGAF
12 14 (9.93%) Linux
13 13 (9.22%) Configuration Management
13 13 (9.22%) F5
14 12 (8.51%) Transition Management
14 12 (8.51%) MS Excel
14 12 (8.51%) Problem Management
15 11 (7.80%) Solaris
15 11 (7.80%) UNIX
15 11 (7.80%) TCP/IP
15 11 (7.80%) Validation
16 10 (7.09%) OSPF

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing ITIL 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (2.84%) SharePoint
1 4 (2.84%) CMS
2 2 (1.42%) Joomla!
2 2 (1.42%) Lync
2 2 (1.42%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.71%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (0.71%) Tomcat
Applications
1 12 (8.51%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.26%) MS Project
3 5 (3.55%) MS Office
3 5 (3.55%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.71%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (2.84%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.71%) TRIRIGA
2 1 (0.71%) SAP R/3
2 1 (0.71%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.84%) SaaS
2 3 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.13%) Office 365
3 2 (1.42%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.42%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (12.06%) Firewall
2 11 (7.80%) TCP/IP
3 10 (7.09%) OSPF
3 10 (7.09%) BGP
4 8 (5.67%) DNS
4 8 (5.67%) Multicast
5 6 (4.26%) Structured Cabling
6 5 (3.55%) LAN
6 5 (3.55%) VPN
7 4 (2.84%) WAN
8 3 (2.13%) VoIP
8 3 (2.13%) SAN
9 2 (1.42%) Intrusion Detection
9 2 (1.42%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 2 (1.42%) Network Security
9 2 (1.42%) NAS
10 1 (0.71%) Unified Communications
10 1 (0.71%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (0.71%) Broadband
10 1 (0.71%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.26%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.55%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.42%) Big Data
4 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.71%) IBM InfoSphere
4 1 (0.71%) SAP BW
4 1 (0.71%) QualityStage
4 1 (0.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.71%) Visual Studio
General
1 18 (12.77%) Finance
2 15 (10.64%) Banking
3 6 (4.26%) Investment Banking
3 6 (4.26%) Marketing
4 5 (3.55%) Automotive
5 4 (2.84%) Law
6 3 (2.13%) Legal
7 2 (1.42%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.42%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.71%) Advertising
8 1 (0.71%) German Language
Job Titles
1 29 (20.57%) Analyst
2 18 (12.77%) Service Manager
3 15 (10.64%) Architect
3 15 (10.64%) Project Manager
4 12 (8.51%) Technical Project Manager
4 12 (8.51%) Technical Manager
5 11 (7.80%) Services Delivery Manager
5 11 (7.80%) Delivery Manager
5 11 (7.80%) Transition Manager
6 10 (7.09%) Service Analyst
7 9 (6.38%) Service Desk Analyst
8 7 (4.96%) Problem Manager
8 7 (4.96%) Configuration Analyst
8 7 (4.96%) Incident Manager
8 7 (4.96%) Configuration Management Analyst
8 7 (4.96%) Support Analyst
9 6 (4.26%) 1st Line Support
9 6 (4.26%) Enterprise Architect
10 5 (3.55%) Major Incident Manager
10 5 (3.55%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.42%) Web Services
1 2 (1.42%) Middleware
2 1 (0.71%) Flash
2 1 (0.71%) .NET
2 1 (0.71%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 26 (18.44%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (5.67%) Data Centre
3 4 (2.84%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.13%) PKI
4 3 (2.13%) User Experience
4 3 (2.13%) Data Integration
5 2 (1.42%) Life Science
5 2 (1.42%) Performance Metrics
5 2 (1.42%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.71%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.71%) Clustering
6 1 (0.71%) PDA
6 1 (0.71%) Statistics
6 1 (0.71%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.71%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.71%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 15 (10.64%) Windows
2 14 (9.93%) Linux
3 11 (7.80%) Solaris
3 11 (7.80%) UNIX
4 7 (4.96%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (4.26%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (3.55%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (2.84%) Windows 7
8 3 (2.13%) Windows XP
9 2 (1.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.71%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (23.40%) Service Management
2 30 (21.28%) PRINCE2
3 26 (18.44%) Project Management
4 22 (15.60%) Service Delivery
5 18 (12.77%) Incident Management
5 18 (12.77%) ITIL V3
6 16 (11.35%) PRINCE
7 14 (9.93%) TOGAF
8 13 (9.22%) Configuration Management
9 12 (8.51%) Problem Management
9 12 (8.51%) Transition Management
10 11 (7.80%) Validation
11 9 (6.38%) Continuous Improvement
12 8 (5.67%) Data Modelling
12 8 (5.67%) Root Cause Analysis
13 7 (4.96%) Data Validation
13 7 (4.96%) User Acceptance Testing
13 7 (4.96%) Enterprise Architecture
13 7 (4.96%) CRM
13 7 (4.96%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.13%) SQL
2 2 (1.42%) VB
2 2 (1.42%) Shell Script
2 2 (1.42%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.71%) ABAP
3 1 (0.71%) Java
Qualifications
1 25 (17.73%) Security Cleared
2 22 (15.60%) ITIL Certification
3 20 (14.18%) SC Cleared
4 10 (7.09%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (7.09%) CCNA
5 7 (4.96%) PMP
5 7 (4.96%) PMI Certification
6 6 (4.26%) Degree
7 4 (2.84%) ISEB
8 3 (2.13%) CISSP
8 3 (2.13%) CISA
8 3 (2.13%) CISM
8 3 (2.13%) BC Cleared
9 2 (1.42%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (1.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (1.42%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.71%) PhD
10 1 (0.71%) CCVP
10 1 (0.71%) CCDA
10 1 (0.71%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (12.06%) SLA
2 5 (3.55%) COBIT
3 4 (2.84%) Data Quality
4 3 (2.13%) QA
5 1 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (4.96%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.42%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.42%) vCloud
4 1 (0.71%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (1.42%) OpenView
1 2 (1.42%) OPNET
1 2 (1.42%) NetBackup
1 2 (1.42%) SCCM
2 1 (0.71%) SCOM
Vendors
1 28 (19.86%) Microsoft
2 17 (12.06%) Cisco
3 13 (9.22%) F5
4 10 (7.09%) VMware
5 5 (3.55%) IBM
5 5 (3.55%) CheckPoint
6 3 (2.13%) Remedy
6 3 (2.13%) Citrix
7 2 (1.42%) BMC
7 2 (1.42%) HP
7 2 (1.42%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.42%) SolarWinds
8 1 (0.71%) Netezza
8 1 (0.71%) LANDesk
8 1 (0.71%) Informatica
8 1 (0.71%) Nokia
8 1 (0.71%) McAfee
8 1 (0.71%) Symantec
8 1 (0.71%) Juniper
8 1 (0.71%) Sun
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