The table below looks at the statistics for ITIL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ITIL over the 3 months to 26 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 25 11 19
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +8
Contract jobs citing ITIL 55 66 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 7.07% 8.82% 7.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.55% 11.79% 9.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 47 30
Median daily rate £375 £330 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £130 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £560 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 3
Median hourly rate £25.00 £20.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.95% +41.37%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £15.50 £15.83
% change year-on-year
+38.70% -2.10%
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
643 560 505
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 82.65% 74.87% 72.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 451 360 312
Median daily rate £380 £375 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +6.99%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 13 13
Median hourly rate £25.00 £41.25 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.39% +50.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +13.06%

ITIL
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham region citing ITIL as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 26 July 2016.

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 26 July 2016.

ITIL Hourly Rate Histogram in Birmingham

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 26 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing ITIL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for ITIL.

1 41 (31.54%) Service Management
2 36 (27.69%) Finance
3 34 (26.15%) ITIL V3
4 28 (21.54%) Windows
5 24 (18.46%) Microsoft
5 24 (18.46%) ITIL Certification
5 24 (18.46%) Change Management
6 23 (17.69%) ITSM
7 21 (16.15%) WAN
7 21 (16.15%) Java
7 21 (16.15%) Security Cleared
7 21 (16.15%) Data Centre
8 20 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
8 20 (15.38%) Degree
8 20 (15.38%) LAN
9 19 (14.62%) Unix
9 19 (14.62%) Cisco
10 18 (13.85%) Project Management
10 18 (13.85%) Oracle
10 18 (13.85%) PRINCE2
11 17 (13.08%) Service Delivery
12 16 (12.31%) SLA
13 15 (11.54%) HTML
13 15 (11.54%) User Acceptance Testing
14 14 (10.77%) SC Cleared
14 14 (10.77%) Data Structures
14 14 (10.77%) ServiceNow
14 14 (10.77%) SQL
14 14 (10.77%) Web Services
14 14 (10.77%) Six Sigma

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (6.92%) WebLogic
2 7 (5.38%) MS Exchange
3 6 (4.62%) SharePoint
4 4 (3.08%) Apache
4 4 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (3.08%) SharePoint Server
4 4 (3.08%) Tomcat
5 3 (2.31%) IBM Notes
5 3 (2.31%) IIS
5 3 (2.31%) Skype for Business
6 2 (1.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.77%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (0.77%) CMS
7 1 (0.77%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.77%) MQSeries
Applications
1 9 (6.92%) MS Excel
2 7 (5.38%) MS Office
3 6 (4.62%) MS Project
3 6 (4.62%) MS Visio
4 3 (2.31%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.77%) assyst
1 1 (0.77%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.77%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.31%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.54%) Office 365
3 1 (0.77%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 1 (0.77%) Heroku
3 1 (0.77%) IaaS
3 1 (0.77%) PaaS
3 1 (0.77%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (16.15%) WAN
2 20 (15.38%) LAN
3 9 (6.92%) Firewall
4 7 (5.38%) Wireless
5 5 (3.85%) Network Security
5 5 (3.85%) SSL
6 4 (3.08%) BIG-IP
6 4 (3.08%) Cisco Nexus
6 4 (3.08%) Internet
6 4 (3.08%) IP Telephony
6 4 (3.08%) SSH
6 4 (3.08%) TCP/IP
7 3 (2.31%) BGP
7 3 (2.31%) EIGRP
7 3 (2.31%) H.323
7 3 (2.31%) OSPF
7 3 (2.31%) SAN
7 3 (2.31%) Spanning Tree
7 3 (2.31%) VLAN
7 3 (2.31%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (10.00%) Relational Database
1 13 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (7.69%) BusinessObjects
2 10 (7.69%) Oracle Database
2 10 (7.69%) Oracle OWB
3 9 (6.92%) Oracle Reports
3 9 (6.92%) RDBMS
4 5 (3.85%) Oracle Database 10g
4 5 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.77%) Big Data
5 1 (0.77%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.77%) MySQL
5 1 (0.77%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.77%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (0.77%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 10 (7.69%) JIRA
1 10 (7.69%) JUnit
2 9 (6.92%) Eclipse
2 9 (6.92%) Oracle Forms
2 9 (6.92%) Toad
3 8 (6.15%) Ant
3 8 (6.15%) Artifactory
3 8 (6.15%) ClearQuest
3 8 (6.15%) Jenkins
3 8 (6.15%) Maven
4 3 (2.31%) NUnit
5 2 (1.54%) PVCS
5 2 (1.54%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (1.54%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (0.77%) AdminStudio
6 1 (0.77%) InstallShield
6 1 (0.77%) MSI
6 1 (0.77%) Visual Studio
General
1 36 (27.69%) Finance
2 7 (5.38%) Telecoms
3 5 (3.85%) German Language
3 5 (3.85%) Legal
4 4 (3.08%) Banking
5 3 (2.31%) Billing
6 2 (1.54%) Law
7 1 (0.77%) Back Office
7 1 (0.77%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.77%) Front Office
7 1 (0.77%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.77%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.77%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 19 (14.62%) Analyst
2 16 (12.31%) Developer
3 11 (8.46%) Service Manager
4 8 (6.15%) Administrator
4 8 (6.15%) Business Analyst
4 8 (6.15%) Support Engineer
5 7 (5.38%) Architect
5 7 (5.38%) Oracle Developer
5 7 (5.38%) Service Analyst
6 6 (4.62%) Business Process Analyst
6 6 (4.62%) ITIL Manager
6 6 (4.62%) Java Developer
6 6 (4.62%) Process Analyst
6 6 (4.62%) SQL Developer
7 5 (3.85%) Change Manager
7 5 (3.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (3.85%) Network Specialist
7 5 (3.85%) Support Specialist
7 5 (3.85%) Systems Administrator
7 5 (3.85%) Unix Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (11.54%) HTML
2 14 (10.77%) Web Services
3 12 (9.23%) XML
4 10 (7.69%) Hibernate
4 10 (7.69%) Spring
5 9 (6.92%) J2EE
5 9 (6.92%) JSP
5 9 (6.92%) Servlets
6 8 (6.15%) Apache CXF
7 7 (5.38%) REST
7 7 (5.38%) Struts
8 5 (3.85%) JSON
9 4 (3.08%) .NET
9 4 (3.08%) .NET Framework
9 4 (3.08%) ASP.NET Web API
9 4 (3.08%) jQuery
9 4 (3.08%) KnockoutJS
9 4 (3.08%) SAML
10 3 (2.31%) ASP.NET
10 3 (2.31%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 21 (16.15%) Data Centre
2 20 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (10.77%) Data Structures
4 11 (8.46%) Computer Science
5 6 (4.62%) CMDB
5 6 (4.62%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (4.62%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.54%) CESG
6 2 (1.54%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.54%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (1.54%) IVR
6 2 (1.54%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.54%) Smartcard
7 1 (0.77%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.77%) Derivative
7 1 (0.77%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.77%) Smart Meter
7 1 (0.77%) VCE vBlock
7 1 (0.77%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.77%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 28 (21.54%) Windows
2 19 (14.62%) Unix
3 13 (10.00%) Linux
4 12 (9.23%) Windows Server
5 10 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (4.62%) AIX
6 6 (4.62%) Solaris
7 5 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (3.08%) Windows 7
8 4 (3.08%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.77%) CentOS
9 1 (0.77%) Data ONTAP
9 1 (0.77%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.77%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.77%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.77%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (31.54%) Service Management
2 34 (26.15%) ITIL V3
3 24 (18.46%) Change Management
4 23 (17.69%) ITSM
5 18 (13.85%) PRINCE2
5 18 (13.85%) Project Management
6 17 (13.08%) Service Delivery
7 15 (11.54%) User Acceptance Testing
8 14 (10.77%) Six Sigma
9 12 (9.23%) Agile Software Development
10 11 (8.46%) Test Scripting
11 10 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
11 10 (7.69%) OO
11 10 (7.69%) UML
12 8 (6.15%) Continuous Integration
12 8 (6.15%) Defect Tracking
12 8 (6.15%) OOP
13 7 (5.38%) Continuous Improvement
13 7 (5.38%) Migration
13 7 (5.38%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (16.15%) Java
2 14 (10.77%) SQL
3 10 (7.69%) PL/SQL
4 9 (6.92%) C++
4 9 (6.92%) VB
5 7 (5.38%) JavaScript
6 4 (3.08%) C#
7 3 (2.31%) TypeScript
8 2 (1.54%) Perl
8 2 (1.54%) Python
8 2 (1.54%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.77%) PHP
9 1 (0.77%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.77%) Ruby
9 1 (0.77%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (18.46%) ITIL Certification
2 21 (16.15%) Security Cleared
3 20 (15.38%) Degree
4 14 (10.77%) SC Cleared
5 6 (4.62%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (4.62%) OCPJP
5 6 (4.62%) Oracle Certification
6 5 (3.85%) CCNA
7 4 (3.08%) ISEB
8 3 (2.31%) CISM
8 3 (2.31%) CISSP
8 3 (2.31%) PMI Certification
8 3 (2.31%) PMP
9 2 (1.54%) CCVP
9 2 (1.54%) CISA
9 2 (1.54%) IISP
9 2 (1.54%) MCP
9 2 (1.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (1.54%) Sun Certification
10 1 (0.77%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (12.31%) SLA
2 6 (4.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (3.85%) ISO 9001
4 4 (3.08%) COBIT
5 3 (2.31%) ISO27005
5 3 (2.31%) QA
5 3 (2.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (1.54%) ISAE 3402
6 2 (1.54%) PCI DSS
6 2 (1.54%) TickIT
7 1 (0.77%) COSO
7 1 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 13 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.85%) NFS
2 5 (3.85%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 5 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.08%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.54%) vCloud
4 2 (1.54%) vSphere
4 2 (1.54%) XenApp
5 1 (0.77%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (2.31%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (1.54%) SCCM
3 1 (0.77%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (0.77%) Control-M
3 1 (0.77%) ITRS Geneos
3 1 (0.77%) SCOM
3 1 (0.77%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.77%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 24 (18.46%) Microsoft
2 19 (14.62%) Cisco
3 18 (13.85%) Oracle
4 14 (10.77%) ServiceNow
5 10 (7.69%) VMware
6 9 (6.92%) Avaya
7 7 (5.38%) F5
7 7 (5.38%) IBM
8 5 (3.85%) Cognizant
8 5 (3.85%) Red Hat
8 5 (3.85%) Sun
8 5 (3.85%) Veritas
9 4 (3.08%) CheckPoint
9 4 (3.08%) Dell
9 4 (3.08%) Juniper
9 4 (3.08%) SAP
10 3 (2.31%) Fortinet
10 3 (2.31%) Lotus
10 3 (2.31%) Remedy
11 2 (1.54%) Qualys