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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 8 30 27
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -3
Contract jobs citing ITIL 58 23 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 9.76% 4.06% 4.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 14.39% 6.02% 7.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 19 10
Average daily rate
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£313 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £176 £158 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 0
Average hourly rate £20.00 £11.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+73.91% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £15.50 £17.88
% change year-on-year
+1.59% -13.31%
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
403 382 292
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 67.85% 67.37% 63.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 254 245 135
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.40% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 11 20
Average hourly rate £13.00 £11.75 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.63% -41.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.15 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £20.00 £38.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-7.27% -12.69%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 37 (28.46%) Windows
2 32 (24.62%) Microsoft
2 32 (24.62%) Finance
3 25 (19.23%) Cisco
4 24 (18.46%) Security Cleared
5 20 (15.38%) VMware
6 18 (13.85%) ITIL Certification
6 18 (13.85%) Windows Server 2008
6 18 (13.85%) Incident Management
7 16 (12.31%) Active Directory
7 16 (12.31%) HP
7 16 (12.31%) Service Management
8 15 (11.54%) SC Cleared
8 15 (11.54%) Windows Server 2012
9 14 (10.77%) PRINCE2
10 13 (10.00%) Windows 7
11 12 (9.23%) MS Office
12 11 (8.46%) SLA
12 11 (8.46%) Workflow
12 11 (8.46%) ITSM
12 11 (8.46%) Remedy
12 11 (8.46%) NetBackup
13 10 (7.69%) Banking
13 10 (7.69%) SCCM
13 10 (7.69%) QA
13 10 (7.69%) Project Management
14 9 (6.92%) Service Delivery
14 9 (6.92%) Firewall
14 9 (6.92%) DHCP
14 9 (6.92%) DNS

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 (3.08%) MS Exchange
2 3 (2.31%) Lync
2 3 (2.31%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (1.54%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.77%) Apache
4 1 (0.77%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 12 (9.23%) MS Office
2 8 (6.15%) MS Excel
3 7 (5.38%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.54%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (4.62%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (2.31%) Eikon
3 2 (1.54%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.77%) Remedy AR System
4 1 (0.77%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.92%) Firewall
1 9 (6.92%) DHCP
1 9 (6.92%) DNS
2 5 (3.85%) WAN
2 5 (3.85%) LAN
3 4 (3.08%) SSL
3 4 (3.08%) SAN
3 4 (3.08%) Wireless
4 3 (2.31%) TCP/IP
4 3 (2.31%) Wireshark
4 3 (2.31%) Network Security
5 2 (1.54%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (0.77%) Internet
6 1 (0.77%) SMTP
6 1 (0.77%) S/MIME
6 1 (0.77%) VoIP
6 1 (0.77%) OpenLDAP
6 1 (0.77%) IMAP
6 1 (0.77%) IP Telephony
6 1 (0.77%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.08%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.54%) Oracle Database
2 2 (1.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (1.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (1.54%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (1.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (1.54%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (1.54%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (0.77%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.77%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (0.77%) PostgreSQL
General
1 32 (24.62%) Finance
2 10 (7.69%) Banking
3 5 (3.85%) Law
4 3 (2.31%) Local Government
4 3 (2.31%) Legal
5 2 (1.54%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.77%) Front Office
6 1 (0.77%) Electronics
6 1 (0.77%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.77%) Marketing
6 1 (0.77%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.77%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 46 (35.38%) Analyst
2 19 (14.62%) Service Analyst
3 16 (12.31%) Service Desk Analyst
4 10 (7.69%) Service Manager
5 9 (6.92%) 3rd Line Support
5 9 (6.92%) Support Analyst
5 9 (6.92%) Senior Server Engineer
5 9 (6.92%) Server Engineer
6 8 (6.15%) Senior Analyst
6 8 (6.15%) Server Support
6 8 (6.15%) Business Analyst
7 7 (5.38%) Project Manager
8 6 (4.62%) Network Manager
8 6 (4.62%) Incident Analyst
9 5 (3.85%) Network Engineer
9 5 (3.85%) Programme Manager
10 4 (3.08%) Network Services Manager
10 4 (3.08%) Data Analyst
10 4 (3.08%) Team Leader
10 4 (3.08%) Senior Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.31%) Middleware
1 3 (2.31%) .NET
2 2 (1.54%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.92%) Enterprise Storage
2 7 (5.38%) Client/Server
2 7 (5.38%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (3.85%) CMDB
4 4 (3.08%) Performance Metrics
5 3 (2.31%) User Experience
6 2 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.54%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.77%) AS400
7 1 (0.77%) DTV
7 1 (0.77%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.77%) NHS
7 1 (0.77%) iSeries
7 1 (0.77%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.77%) Open Source
7 1 (0.77%) FMCG
7 1 (0.77%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.77%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 37 (28.46%) Windows
2 18 (13.85%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (11.54%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (10.00%) Windows 7
5 8 (6.15%) Windows XP
6 7 (5.38%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (5.38%) Linux
7 5 (3.85%) UNIX
8 3 (2.31%) Solaris
9 2 (1.54%) HPUX
10 1 (0.77%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.77%) CentOS
10 1 (0.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.77%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (13.85%) Incident Management
2 16 (12.31%) Service Management
3 14 (10.77%) PRINCE2
4 11 (8.46%) Workflow
4 11 (8.46%) ITSM
5 10 (7.69%) Project Management
6 9 (6.92%) Service Delivery
6 9 (6.92%) Migration
7 8 (6.15%) Continuous Improvement
8 7 (5.38%) Configuration Management
8 7 (5.38%) Problem Management
8 7 (5.38%) Business Analysis
8 7 (5.38%) ITIL V3
8 7 (5.38%) E-Discovery
9 6 (4.62%) Change Management
10 5 (3.85%) Time Management
10 5 (3.85%) Mentoring
11 4 (3.08%) Coaching
11 4 (3.08%) Root Cause Analysis
11 4 (3.08%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (3.08%) SQL
1 4 (3.08%) VB
2 2 (1.54%) PowerShell
2 2 (1.54%) T-SQL
3 1 (0.77%) Shell Script
3 1 (0.77%) Python
3 1 (0.77%) VBA
3 1 (0.77%) Perl
Qualifications
1 24 (18.46%) Security Cleared
2 18 (13.85%) ITIL Certification
3 15 (11.54%) SC Cleared
4 8 (6.15%) DV Cleared
4 8 (6.15%) ISEB
5 6 (4.62%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (3.85%) CCNA
7 4 (3.08%) Degree
7 4 (3.08%) CISSP
8 3 (2.31%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (2.31%) CCNP
9 2 (1.54%) MCSE
9 2 (1.54%) MCSA
9 2 (1.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.77%) CISM
10 1 (0.77%) MCP
10 1 (0.77%) HP APS
10 1 (0.77%) MCITP
10 1 (0.77%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.46%) SLA
2 10 (7.69%) QA
3 2 (1.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.54%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 16 (12.31%) Active Directory
2 8 (6.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.54%) Sendmail
4 1 (0.77%) vSphere
4 1 (0.77%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 11 (8.46%) NetBackup
2 10 (7.69%) SCCM
3 8 (6.15%) Tivoli
4 3 (2.31%) OPNET
4 3 (2.31%) Cisco Prime
5 2 (1.54%) OpenView
6 1 (0.77%) ServiceCenter
6 1 (0.77%) Nessus
6 1 (0.77%) Puppet
Vendors
1 32 (24.62%) Microsoft
2 25 (19.23%) Cisco
3 20 (15.38%) VMware
4 16 (12.31%) HP
5 11 (8.46%) Remedy
6 5 (3.85%) NetApp
6 5 (3.85%) IBM
6 5 (3.85%) Oracle
7 4 (3.08%) Avaya
7 4 (3.08%) Juniper
7 4 (3.08%) BMC
8 3 (2.31%) Reuters
8 3 (2.31%) Citrix
8 3 (2.31%) NetScout
8 3 (2.31%) ServiceNow
8 3 (2.31%) F5
8 3 (2.31%) SolarWinds
9 2 (1.54%) Qualys
9 2 (1.54%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.77%) Informatica
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