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 3 June 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
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 8 23 19
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -4
Contract jobs citing ITIL 88 42 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 11.18% 6.42% 5.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 14.86% 9.03% 7.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 28 12
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£340 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £268 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £650 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.07% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Average hourly rate £26.00 £9.50 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+173.68% -59.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -11.11%
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
592 465 328
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 75.22% 71.10% 74.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 401 283 168
Average daily rate £375 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 13 9
Average hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £34.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -28.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £6.00 £12.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.00 £31.00 £133.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 3 June 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 3 June 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 41 (31.54%) Microsoft
2 30 (23.08%) Service Management
3 28 (21.54%) ITIL Certification
3 28 (21.54%) Windows
4 23 (17.69%) Service Delivery
5 22 (16.92%) Security Cleared
6 21 (16.15%) PRINCE2
6 21 (16.15%) Cisco
7 19 (14.62%) Incident Management
7 19 (14.62%) Project Management
8 18 (13.85%) Active Directory
8 18 (13.85%) ITIL V3
9 17 (13.08%) VMware
9 17 (13.08%) SLA
9 17 (13.08%) Firewall
9 17 (13.08%) Finance
10 16 (12.31%) Linux
10 16 (12.31%) SC Cleared
11 13 (10.00%) MS Office
11 13 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
11 13 (10.00%) F5
11 13 (10.00%) Problem Management
11 13 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
12 12 (9.23%) Transition Management
12 12 (9.23%) Windows 7
12 12 (9.23%) UNIX
12 12 (9.23%) MS Excel
12 12 (9.23%) Solaris
13 11 (8.46%) TCP/IP
13 11 (8.46%) PRINCE

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 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%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.31%) Lync
3 2 (1.54%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (1.54%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 13 (10.00%) MS Office
2 12 (9.23%) MS Excel
3 6 (4.62%) MS Project
4 3 (2.31%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.77%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.77%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.77%) Remedy AR System
2 1 (0.77%) SAP R/3
2 1 (0.77%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.08%) SaaS
2 2 (1.54%) PaaS
2 2 (1.54%) Office 365
3 1 (0.77%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (13.08%) Firewall
2 11 (8.46%) TCP/IP
3 10 (7.69%) DNS
3 10 (7.69%) OSPF
3 10 (7.69%) BGP
4 8 (6.15%) Multicast
5 6 (4.62%) Structured Cabling
6 5 (3.85%) SAN
7 4 (3.08%) VPN
8 3 (2.31%) DHCP
8 3 (2.31%) Network Security
9 2 (1.54%) NAS
9 2 (1.54%) NetScaler
9 2 (1.54%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 2 (1.54%) Intrusion Detection
9 2 (1.54%) LAN
9 2 (1.54%) WAN
10 1 (0.77%) Broadband
10 1 (0.77%) VoIP
10 1 (0.77%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.62%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (1.54%) QualityStage
2 2 (1.54%) Big Data
2 2 (1.54%) IBM InfoSphere
3 1 (0.77%) SAP BW
General
1 17 (13.08%) Finance
2 10 (7.69%) Banking
3 6 (4.62%) Marketing
4 5 (3.85%) Automotive
5 4 (3.08%) Law
6 2 (1.54%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.54%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.77%) Advertising
7 1 (0.77%) German Language
7 1 (0.77%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.77%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 31 (23.85%) Analyst
2 20 (15.38%) Service Manager
3 16 (12.31%) Service Analyst
3 16 (12.31%) Service Desk Analyst
4 15 (11.54%) Project Manager
5 13 (10.00%) Transition Manager
6 12 (9.23%) Technical Manager
6 12 (9.23%) Technical Project Manager
7 11 (8.46%) Services Delivery Manager
7 11 (8.46%) Delivery Manager
8 10 (7.69%) Support Analyst
9 7 (5.38%) Incident Manager
9 7 (5.38%) Service Transition Manager
10 6 (4.62%) Architect
11 5 (3.85%) Service Desk Supervisor
11 5 (3.85%) Major Incident Manager
12 4 (3.08%) Incident Analyst
12 4 (3.08%) Senior Incident Analyst
12 4 (3.08%) 1st Line Support Analyst
12 4 (3.08%) Implementation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.54%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (6.92%) Data Centre
3 5 (3.85%) User Experience
4 4 (3.08%) Performance Metrics
4 4 (3.08%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.31%) Thin Client
5 3 (2.31%) PKI
5 3 (2.31%) Fat Client
6 2 (1.54%) Data Integration
6 2 (1.54%) Life Science
7 1 (0.77%) CMDB
7 1 (0.77%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (0.77%) NHS
7 1 (0.77%) PDA
7 1 (0.77%) Statistics
7 1 (0.77%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.77%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.77%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 28 (21.54%) Windows
2 16 (12.31%) Linux
3 12 (9.23%) UNIX
3 12 (9.23%) Solaris
3 12 (9.23%) Windows 7
4 9 (6.92%) Windows XP
4 9 (6.92%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (6.15%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (6.15%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (2.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.77%) HPUX
7 1 (0.77%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (23.08%) Service Management
2 23 (17.69%) Service Delivery
3 21 (16.15%) PRINCE2
4 19 (14.62%) Project Management
4 19 (14.62%) Incident Management
5 18 (13.85%) ITIL V3
6 13 (10.00%) Problem Management
7 12 (9.23%) Transition Management
8 11 (8.46%) PRINCE
9 9 (6.92%) Migration
10 8 (6.15%) Data Migration
11 7 (5.38%) Root Cause Analysis
11 7 (5.38%) Change Management
12 6 (4.62%) CRM
13 5 (3.85%) Enterprise Architecture
13 5 (3.85%) TOGAF
14 4 (3.08%) Configuration Management
14 4 (3.08%) Time Management
14 4 (3.08%) Performance Management
14 4 (3.08%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 5 (3.85%) SQL
2 3 (2.31%) VB
2 3 (2.31%) Shell Script
2 3 (2.31%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.77%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 28 (21.54%) ITIL Certification
2 22 (16.92%) Security Cleared
3 16 (12.31%) SC Cleared
4 9 (6.92%) CCNA
4 9 (6.92%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (4.62%) PMP
5 6 (4.62%) PMI Certification
6 4 (3.08%) ISEB
6 4 (3.08%) CISSP
6 4 (3.08%) Degree
7 3 (2.31%) CISM
8 2 (1.54%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (1.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (1.54%) CISA
9 1 (0.77%) PhD
9 1 (0.77%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (13.08%) SLA
2 4 (3.08%) QA
3 2 (1.54%) COBIT
4 1 (0.77%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 18 (13.85%) Active Directory
2 13 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.31%) XenApp
4 2 (1.54%) Terminal Server
4 2 (1.54%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.77%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (3.08%) NetBackup
2 3 (2.31%) SCCM
3 2 (1.54%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 2 (1.54%) OpenView
3 2 (1.54%) OPNET
4 1 (0.77%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.77%) Nessus
4 1 (0.77%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 41 (31.54%) Microsoft
2 21 (16.15%) Cisco
3 17 (13.08%) VMware
4 13 (10.00%) F5
5 8 (6.15%) Citrix
6 6 (4.62%) IBM
7 5 (3.85%) NetApp
7 5 (3.85%) Remedy
8 4 (3.08%) HP
8 4 (3.08%) CheckPoint
9 3 (2.31%) Red Hat
9 3 (2.31%) BMC
10 2 (1.54%) Cognos
10 2 (1.54%) Netezza
10 2 (1.54%) SolarWinds
11 1 (0.77%) LANDesk
11 1 (0.77%) McAfee
11 1 (0.77%) Websense
11 1 (0.77%) Blue Coat
11 1 (0.77%) Splunk