The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 21 12 16
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +4
Contract jobs citing ITIL 38 43 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 6.30% 8.58% 7.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.72% 12.57% 12.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 19 23
Average daily rate £425 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £200 £142
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £405 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
-2.22% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 9
Average hourly rate £14.75 £13.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.25% -22.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.55 £11.31 £15.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.95 £28.70 £19.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
391 342 372
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 64.84% 68.26% 62.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 232 185 209
Average daily rate £400 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £216 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 16 16
Average hourly rate £28.38 £15.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+89.16% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £10.76 £13.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £37.00 £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £32.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-1.56% +20.75%
ITIL
West Midlands

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 24 April 2014.

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 24 April 2014.

ITIL Hourly Rate Histogram in Birmingham

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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 21 (35.00%) Finance
2 17 (28.33%) Project Management
3 16 (26.67%) Microsoft
4 14 (23.33%) Windows
5 12 (20.00%) MS Office
5 12 (20.00%) Service Management
6 11 (18.33%) UNIX
7 10 (16.67%) Oracle
8 9 (15.00%) MS Excel
8 9 (15.00%) Security Cleared
9 8 (13.33%) PRINCE2
9 8 (13.33%) Active Directory
9 8 (13.33%) ITIL Certification
10 7 (11.67%) HP
10 7 (11.67%) Sybase
10 7 (11.67%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (11.67%) Change Management
10 7 (11.67%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (11.67%) Windows 7
10 7 (11.67%) Banking
10 7 (11.67%) Incident Management
10 7 (11.67%) Release Management
11 6 (10.00%) Supplier Management
11 6 (10.00%) ITIL V3
11 6 (10.00%) Time Management
11 6 (10.00%) Workflow
11 6 (10.00%) Windows XP
12 5 (8.33%) Linux
12 5 (8.33%) ISEB
12 5 (8.33%) Legal

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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 (6.67%) IBM Notes
2 3 (5.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (3.33%) SAS
3 2 (3.33%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.67%) IIS
4 1 (1.67%) Apache
4 1 (1.67%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 12 (20.00%) MS Office
2 9 (15.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.67%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.67%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.67%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (3.33%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.67%) TRIRIGA
2 1 (1.67%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.67%) SaaS
2 1 (1.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.67%) Firewall
2 3 (5.00%) Internet
2 3 (5.00%) 3G
3 2 (3.33%) DSL
3 2 (3.33%) 4G
3 2 (3.33%) ADSL
3 2 (3.33%) Broadband
3 2 (3.33%) LAN
3 2 (3.33%) WAN
3 2 (3.33%) DHCP
3 2 (3.33%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.33%) VPN
3 2 (3.33%) DNS
3 2 (3.33%) SAN
4 1 (1.67%) Intranet
4 1 (1.67%) VoIP
4 1 (1.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.33%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (3.33%) Oracle ODI
2 2 (3.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (3.33%) Oracle Forms
1 2 (3.33%) Subversion
General
1 21 (35.00%) Finance
2 7 (11.67%) Banking
3 5 (8.33%) Legal
3 5 (8.33%) Investment Banking
4 4 (6.67%) Front Office
5 3 (5.00%) Retail
6 1 (1.67%) Billing
6 1 (1.67%) Back Office
6 1 (1.67%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.67%) Law
6 1 (1.67%) French Language
6 1 (1.67%) German Language
6 1 (1.67%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 11 (18.33%) Analyst
2 9 (15.00%) Project Manager
3 7 (11.67%) Service Manager
4 5 (8.33%) Administrator
4 5 (8.33%) IT Support
5 4 (6.67%) Technical Manager
5 4 (6.67%) Architect
5 4 (6.67%) Support Analyst
6 3 (5.00%) Senior Manager
6 3 (5.00%) Coordinator
6 3 (5.00%) Consultant
6 3 (5.00%) Project Coordinator
6 3 (5.00%) IT Support Analyst
6 3 (5.00%) Configuration Manager
6 3 (5.00%) Service Transition Manager
6 3 (5.00%) Senior Business Manager
6 3 (5.00%) Relationships Manager
6 3 (5.00%) Business Manager
6 3 (5.00%) Transition Manager
6 3 (5.00%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.33%) Web Services
1 2 (3.33%) XML
1 2 (3.33%) XSL
1 2 (3.33%) XML Schema
1 2 (3.33%) Middleware
1 2 (3.33%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.33%) Client/Server
1 2 (3.33%) Management Information System
1 2 (3.33%) Data Protection Act
1 2 (3.33%) FMCG
2 1 (1.67%) iPad
2 1 (1.67%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (1.67%) Data Integration
2 1 (1.67%) Replication
2 1 (1.67%) Clustering
2 1 (1.67%) Equities
2 1 (1.67%) PDA
2 1 (1.67%) Derivative
2 1 (1.67%) Equity Derivative
2 1 (1.67%) EPoS
2 1 (1.67%) Blackberry
2 1 (1.67%) DTV
2 1 (1.67%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 14 (23.33%) Windows
2 11 (18.33%) UNIX
3 7 (11.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (11.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (11.67%) Windows 7
4 6 (10.00%) Windows XP
5 5 (8.33%) Linux
6 1 (1.67%) Solaris
6 1 (1.67%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (28.33%) Project Management
2 12 (20.00%) Service Management
3 8 (13.33%) PRINCE2
4 7 (11.67%) Change Management
4 7 (11.67%) Incident Management
4 7 (11.67%) Release Management
5 6 (10.00%) ITIL V3
5 6 (10.00%) Time Management
5 6 (10.00%) Supplier Management
5 6 (10.00%) Workflow
6 5 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (8.33%) Performance Management
7 4 (6.67%) Data Protection
7 4 (6.67%) Capacity Management
7 4 (6.67%) Data Analysis
7 4 (6.67%) Service Delivery
7 4 (6.67%) Migration
7 4 (6.67%) Business Continuity
8 3 (5.00%) Network Design
8 3 (5.00%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.33%) Java
1 2 (3.33%) JavaScript
1 2 (3.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (15.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (13.33%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (8.33%) SC Cleared
3 5 (8.33%) ISEB
4 3 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (5.00%) DV Cleared
4 3 (5.00%) APMP
4 3 (5.00%) CISSP
5 2 (3.33%) MCSA
6 1 (1.67%) CCNA
6 1 (1.67%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (1.67%) CCEA
6 1 (1.67%) OCP
6 1 (1.67%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (1.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.67%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.67%) Degree
6 1 (1.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (1.67%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.67%) SLA
2 3 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (3.33%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.67%) ISO 9001
4 1 (1.67%) QA
System Software
1 8 (13.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.67%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (6.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 3 (5.00%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (1.67%) Control-M
3 1 (1.67%) DameWare
3 1 (1.67%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.67%) ServiceCenter
3 1 (1.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 16 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 10 (16.67%) Oracle
3 7 (11.67%) Sybase
3 7 (11.67%) HP
4 4 (6.67%) Lotus
5 3 (5.00%) BMC
5 3 (5.00%) LANDesk
5 3 (5.00%) Citrix
6 2 (3.33%) SAP
6 2 (3.33%) Cognos
6 2 (3.33%) Cisco
6 2 (3.33%) CheckPoint
6 2 (3.33%) Remedy
6 2 (3.33%) VMware
6 2 (3.33%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.67%) RightScale
7 1 (1.67%) F5
7 1 (1.67%) NetApp
7 1 (1.67%) JD Edwards
7 1 (1.67%) IBM