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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 6 25 24
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -1
Contract jobs citing ITIL 71 26 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 11.29% 4.28% 4.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 17.53% 6.21% 7.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 20 10
Average daily rate
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£325 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £159 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £422 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
Average hourly rate £16.50 £11.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £15.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.26% -12.85%
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
405 419 328
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 64.39% 68.91% 65.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 264 255 144
Average daily rate £375 £340 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% -6.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 12 14
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.05 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £36.10 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 December 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 42 (30.43%) Finance
2 36 (26.09%) Windows
3 32 (23.19%) Microsoft
4 25 (18.12%) Cisco
5 23 (16.67%) Security Cleared
6 20 (14.49%) VMware
6 20 (14.49%) ITIL Certification
7 18 (13.04%) Windows Server 2008
8 17 (12.32%) PRINCE2
8 17 (12.32%) Incident Management
9 16 (11.59%) Workflow
9 16 (11.59%) Banking
9 16 (11.59%) HP
10 15 (10.87%) Windows Server 2012
11 14 (10.14%) Enterprise Storage
11 14 (10.14%) Active Directory
11 14 (10.14%) SC Cleared
12 13 (9.42%) Service Management
12 13 (9.42%) Project Management
12 13 (9.42%) Windows 7
13 12 (8.70%) ITSM
13 12 (8.70%) MS Office
13 12 (8.70%) Client/Server
13 12 (8.70%) NetBackup
14 11 (7.97%) DHCP
14 11 (7.97%) DNS
14 11 (7.97%) Service Delivery
14 11 (7.97%) Tivoli
14 11 (7.97%) E-Discovery
15 10 (7.25%) SLA

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (2.90%) SharePoint
1 4 (2.90%) MS Exchange
2 3 (2.17%) Lync
2 3 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.72%) Apache
4 1 (0.72%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 12 (8.70%) MS Office
2 9 (6.52%) MS Excel
3 7 (5.07%) MS Visio
4 3 (2.17%) MS Project
5 1 (0.72%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (3.62%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (2.17%) Eikon
3 2 (1.45%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.72%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 11 (7.97%) DHCP
1 11 (7.97%) DNS
2 10 (7.25%) Firewall
3 7 (5.07%) LAN
3 7 (5.07%) WAN
4 4 (2.90%) SSL
4 4 (2.90%) Wireless
5 3 (2.17%) SAN
5 3 (2.17%) TCP/IP
5 3 (2.17%) Wireshark
5 3 (2.17%) Network Security
6 2 (1.45%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 2 (1.45%) VoIP
7 1 (0.72%) SMTP
7 1 (0.72%) S/MIME
7 1 (0.72%) Internet
7 1 (0.72%) OSPF
7 1 (0.72%) BGP
7 1 (0.72%) IP Telephony
7 1 (0.72%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.90%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.45%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (1.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (1.45%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (1.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (1.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (1.45%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.72%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.72%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (0.72%) Data Warehouse
General
1 42 (30.43%) Finance
2 16 (11.59%) Banking
3 5 (3.62%) Investment Banking
3 5 (3.62%) Law
4 4 (2.90%) Legal
5 3 (2.17%) Local Government
6 1 (0.72%) Marketing
6 1 (0.72%) French Language
6 1 (0.72%) German Language
6 1 (0.72%) Spanish Language
6 1 (0.72%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.72%) Publishing
6 1 (0.72%) Front Office
6 1 (0.72%) Electronics
6 1 (0.72%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 43 (31.16%) Analyst
2 16 (11.59%) Service Analyst
3 13 (9.42%) Service Desk Analyst
4 10 (7.25%) Project Manager
5 9 (6.52%) Server Support
5 9 (6.52%) 3rd Line Support
5 9 (6.52%) Service Manager
5 9 (6.52%) Server Engineer
5 9 (6.52%) Senior Server Engineer
6 8 (5.80%) Business Analyst
7 7 (5.07%) Data Analyst
8 6 (4.35%) Support Analyst
8 6 (4.35%) Network Manager
9 5 (3.62%) Senior Analyst
9 5 (3.62%) Programme Manager
9 5 (3.62%) Network Engineer
9 5 (3.62%) Incident Manager
10 4 (2.90%) Team Leader
10 4 (2.90%) Senior Business Analyst
10 4 (2.90%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.17%) .NET
1 3 (2.17%) Middleware
2 2 (1.45%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.14%) Enterprise Storage
2 12 (8.70%) Client/Server
3 9 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (4.35%) Management Information System
4 6 (4.35%) CMDB
5 4 (2.90%) Performance Metrics
6 3 (2.17%) User Experience
6 3 (2.17%) NHS
7 2 (1.45%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.45%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.72%) FMCG
8 1 (0.72%) iSeries
8 1 (0.72%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.72%) Open Source
8 1 (0.72%) DTV
8 1 (0.72%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.72%) AS400
8 1 (0.72%) PKI
8 1 (0.72%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 36 (26.09%) Windows
2 18 (13.04%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (10.87%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (9.42%) Windows 7
5 9 (6.52%) Windows XP
6 6 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (4.35%) Linux
7 5 (3.62%) UNIX
8 3 (2.17%) Solaris
9 1 (0.72%) HPUX
9 1 (0.72%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.72%) SUSE
9 1 (0.72%) CentOS
9 1 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (12.32%) PRINCE2
1 17 (12.32%) Incident Management
2 16 (11.59%) Workflow
3 13 (9.42%) Project Management
3 13 (9.42%) Service Management
4 12 (8.70%) ITSM
5 11 (7.97%) Service Delivery
5 11 (7.97%) E-Discovery
6 10 (7.25%) Migration
7 8 (5.80%) Business Analysis
7 8 (5.80%) Configuration Management
8 7 (5.07%) Mentoring
9 6 (4.35%) Coaching
9 6 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (3.62%) Programme Management
10 5 (3.62%) Continuous Improvement
11 4 (2.90%) Change Control
11 4 (2.90%) Data Migration
11 4 (2.90%) Business Continuity Planning
11 4 (2.90%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 4 (2.90%) VB
1 4 (2.90%) SQL
2 2 (1.45%) T-SQL
2 2 (1.45%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.72%) Perl
3 1 (0.72%) VBA
3 1 (0.72%) Python
3 1 (0.72%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 23 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 20 (14.49%) ITIL Certification
3 14 (10.14%) SC Cleared
4 10 (7.25%) DV Cleared
5 8 (5.80%) Degree
5 8 (5.80%) ISEB
6 7 (5.07%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (3.62%) CCNA
8 4 (2.90%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (2.90%) CISSP
8 4 (2.90%) CCNP
9 3 (2.17%) MCSE
9 3 (2.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 2 (1.45%) CISM
10 2 (1.45%) MCSA
10 2 (1.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.72%) MCP
11 1 (0.72%) MCITP
11 1 (0.72%) HP APS
11 1 (0.72%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.25%) SLA
1 10 (7.25%) QA
2 3 (2.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.72%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.72%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 14 (10.14%) Active Directory
2 6 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.45%) Sendmail
4 1 (0.72%) vSphere
4 1 (0.72%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 12 (8.70%) NetBackup
2 11 (7.97%) Tivoli
3 10 (7.25%) SCCM
4 3 (2.17%) OPNET
4 3 (2.17%) Cisco Prime
5 2 (1.45%) OpenView
6 1 (0.72%) Puppet
Vendors
1 32 (23.19%) Microsoft
2 25 (18.12%) Cisco
3 20 (14.49%) VMware
4 16 (11.59%) HP
5 9 (6.52%) Remedy
6 5 (3.62%) NetApp
6 5 (3.62%) Avaya
6 5 (3.62%) Juniper
6 5 (3.62%) IBM
6 5 (3.62%) Oracle
7 4 (2.90%) BMC
8 3 (2.17%) Reuters
8 3 (2.17%) NetScout
8 3 (2.17%) SolarWinds
8 3 (2.17%) F5
8 3 (2.17%) ServiceNow
9 2 (1.45%) Citrix
9 2 (1.45%) Qualys
9 2 (1.45%) Red Hat
9 2 (1.45%) Sun