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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 16 33 35
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +2
Contract jobs citing ITIL 59 29 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 7.96% 4.41% 3.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.02% 6.67% 5.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 19 14
Average daily rate
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£388 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.16% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £153 £130 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £477 £525 £419
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Average hourly rate £16.50 - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.94 £17.50 £15.38
% change year-on-year
-8.92% +13.82%
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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
491 435 453
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 66.26% 66.21% 67.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 295 289 249
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 1 9
Average hourly rate £23.00 £175.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-86.85% +821.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £175.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £175.00 £175.00 £40.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 21 August 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 21 August 2014.

ITIL Hourly Rate Histogram in Birmingham

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 41 (40.20%) Finance
2 32 (31.37%) Project Management
3 22 (21.57%) PRINCE2
4 20 (19.61%) Microsoft
5 19 (18.63%) MS Office
5 19 (18.63%) ITIL Certification
6 17 (16.67%) Windows
6 17 (16.67%) Banking
7 15 (14.71%) Security Cleared
8 14 (13.73%) QA
9 13 (12.75%) SC Cleared
10 12 (11.76%) Degree
11 11 (10.78%) UNIX
11 11 (10.78%) Management Information System
11 11 (10.78%) E-Discovery
12 10 (9.80%) MS Excel
12 10 (9.80%) Client/Server
12 10 (9.80%) Cisco
12 10 (9.80%) Workflow
12 10 (9.80%) Stakeholder Management
13 9 (8.82%) HP
13 9 (8.82%) Service Management
13 9 (8.82%) Investment Banking
14 8 (7.84%) Oracle
14 8 (7.84%) Linux
14 8 (7.84%) Migration
14 8 (7.84%) Incident Management
14 8 (7.84%) Computer Science
14 8 (7.84%) Release Management
14 8 (7.84%) Performance Management

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 6 (5.88%) MS Exchange
2 5 (4.90%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.94%) Lync
4 2 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (1.96%) SAS
5 1 (0.98%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.98%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (0.98%) Apache
Applications
1 19 (18.63%) MS Office
2 10 (9.80%) MS Excel
3 4 (3.92%) MS Visio
4 3 (2.94%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (2.94%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (4.90%) TRIRIGA
2 2 (1.96%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.96%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.98%) Eikon
3 1 (0.98%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.98%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.94%) SaaS
2 1 (0.98%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.88%) Firewall
2 4 (3.92%) LAN
2 4 (3.92%) WAN
2 4 (3.92%) DHCP
2 4 (3.92%) DNS
3 3 (2.94%) TCP/IP
3 3 (2.94%) VoIP
3 3 (2.94%) Wireless
3 3 (2.94%) SAN
4 2 (1.96%) OSPF
4 2 (1.96%) BGP
5 1 (0.98%) Internet
5 1 (0.98%) 3G
5 1 (0.98%) IMAP
5 1 (0.98%) Wireshark
5 1 (0.98%) OpenLDAP
5 1 (0.98%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (0.98%) Multicast
5 1 (0.98%) SMTP
5 1 (0.98%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.88%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (2.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (1.96%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.96%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (0.98%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.98%) OLAP
4 1 (0.98%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.98%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
4 1 (0.98%) Big Data
4 1 (0.98%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.98%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (1.96%) Subversion
2 1 (0.98%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (0.98%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.98%) MSI
General
1 41 (40.20%) Finance
2 17 (16.67%) Banking
3 9 (8.82%) Investment Banking
4 4 (3.92%) Front Office
5 2 (1.96%) Law
5 2 (1.96%) Legal
6 1 (0.98%) Retail
6 1 (0.98%) Billing
6 1 (0.98%) Local Government
6 1 (0.98%) French Language
6 1 (0.98%) German Language
6 1 (0.98%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 24 (23.53%) Project Manager
1 24 (23.53%) Analyst
2 7 (6.86%) Service Manager
3 6 (5.88%) Business Analyst
3 6 (5.88%) Senior Manager
3 6 (5.88%) Technical Manager
4 5 (4.90%) IT Project Manager
4 5 (4.90%) Architect
4 5 (4.90%) Data Analyst
5 4 (3.92%) Support Analyst
5 4 (3.92%) Support Engineer
5 4 (3.92%) Configuration Manager
5 4 (3.92%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (3.92%) Administrator
5 4 (3.92%) Technical Project Manager
5 4 (3.92%) Transition Manager
6 3 (2.94%) Technical Leader
6 3 (2.94%) Business Manager
6 3 (2.94%) Relationships Manager
6 3 (2.94%) Information Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.94%) Middleware
2 1 (0.98%) XMPP
2 1 (0.98%) .NET
2 1 (0.98%) Web Services
2 1 (0.98%) XML
2 1 (0.98%) XSL
2 1 (0.98%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.78%) Management Information System
2 10 (9.80%) Client/Server
3 8 (7.84%) Computer Science
3 8 (7.84%) Enterprise Storage
4 3 (2.94%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (1.96%) CMDB
5 2 (1.96%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (1.96%) FMCG
5 2 (1.96%) NHS
6 1 (0.98%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.98%) EPoS
6 1 (0.98%) Equities
6 1 (0.98%) PKI
6 1 (0.98%) PDA
6 1 (0.98%) Derivative
6 1 (0.98%) Equity Derivative
6 1 (0.98%) Open Source
6 1 (0.98%) iPad
6 1 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 17 (16.67%) Windows
2 11 (10.78%) UNIX
3 8 (7.84%) Linux
3 8 (7.84%) Windows 7
4 5 (4.90%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (4.90%) Windows XP
4 5 (4.90%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (2.94%) Solaris
5 3 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.96%) Windows Vista
6 2 (1.96%) HPUX
7 1 (0.98%) SUSE
7 1 (0.98%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (31.37%) Project Management
2 22 (21.57%) PRINCE2
3 11 (10.78%) E-Discovery
4 10 (9.80%) Workflow
4 10 (9.80%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (8.82%) Service Management
6 8 (7.84%) Migration
6 8 (7.84%) Incident Management
6 8 (7.84%) Release Management
6 8 (7.84%) Performance Management
7 7 (6.86%) Supplier Management
8 6 (5.88%) Business Analysis
8 6 (5.88%) Business Continuity
8 6 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (4.90%) Service Delivery
9 5 (4.90%) Change Management
9 5 (4.90%) Capacity Management
10 4 (3.92%) Business Continuity Planning
10 4 (3.92%) ITIL V3
10 4 (3.92%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 4 (3.92%) SQL
2 3 (2.94%) T-SQL
3 1 (0.98%) Python
3 1 (0.98%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.98%) Perl
Qualifications
1 19 (18.63%) ITIL Certification
2 15 (14.71%) Security Cleared
3 13 (12.75%) SC Cleared
4 12 (11.76%) Degree
5 7 (6.86%) ISEB
6 6 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 4 (3.92%) DV Cleared
7 4 (3.92%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (2.94%) CISSP
8 3 (2.94%) CISM
9 2 (1.96%) APMP
9 2 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (1.96%) CCNP
9 2 (1.96%) CCNA
10 1 (0.98%) MCP
10 1 (0.98%) MCSE
10 1 (0.98%) MCSA
10 1 (0.98%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.98%) RHCE
10 1 (0.98%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (13.73%) QA
2 5 (4.90%) SLA
3 3 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (2.94%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.98%) COBIT
System Software
1 6 (5.88%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.96%) Sendmail
3 1 (0.98%) XenApp
3 1 (0.98%) vSphere
3 1 (0.98%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (5.88%) Tivoli
2 4 (3.92%) SCCM
3 3 (2.94%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.98%) OpenView
4 1 (0.98%) SCOM
4 1 (0.98%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (0.98%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (0.98%) DameWare
4 1 (0.98%) OPNET
Vendors
1 20 (19.61%) Microsoft
2 10 (9.80%) Cisco
3 9 (8.82%) HP
4 8 (7.84%) Oracle
5 6 (5.88%) Sybase
6 5 (4.90%) VMware
7 4 (3.92%) F5
7 4 (3.92%) Juniper
8 3 (2.94%) BMC
8 3 (2.94%) IBM
8 3 (2.94%) Remedy
8 3 (2.94%) CheckPoint
9 2 (1.96%) Foundry
9 2 (1.96%) SAP
9 2 (1.96%) Cognos
9 2 (1.96%) Citrix
9 2 (1.96%) Avaya
10 1 (0.98%) Intel
10 1 (0.98%) Informatica
10 1 (0.98%) NetApp
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