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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 13 21 42
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +21
Contract jobs citing ITIL 69 45 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 8.93% 6.84% 2.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.58% 9.72% 3.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 33 11
Average daily rate
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£338 £425 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.58% +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £130 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £523 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 1
Average hourly rate £20.00 £12.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -63.07%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.77 £17.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-9.88% +16.66%
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
508 463 456
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 65.72% 70.36% 67.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 290 317 251
Average daily rate £375 £365 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £227 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £500 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £367 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.17% +1.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 2 12
Average hourly rate £22.50 £12.00 £18.98
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+87.50% -36.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.20 £12.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £175.00 £58.40 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

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 23 September 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 23 September 2014.

ITIL Hourly Rate Histogram in Birmingham

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 37 (33.33%) Finance
2 26 (23.42%) Project Management
3 24 (21.62%) Windows
3 24 (21.62%) Microsoft
4 23 (20.72%) ITIL Certification
5 21 (18.92%) PRINCE2
6 20 (18.02%) MS Office
7 18 (16.22%) Banking
7 18 (16.22%) Analytical Skills
8 16 (14.41%) Security Cleared
9 15 (13.51%) QA
9 15 (13.51%) Degree
10 14 (12.61%) Cisco
11 13 (11.71%) SC Cleared
11 13 (11.71%) Management Information System
12 12 (10.81%) HP
12 12 (10.81%) UNIX
12 12 (10.81%) Windows 7
12 12 (10.81%) E-Discovery
13 11 (9.91%) Client/Server
13 11 (9.91%) Service Management
13 11 (9.91%) Workflow
14 10 (9.01%) Migration
14 10 (9.01%) Incident Management
14 10 (9.01%) MS Excel
14 10 (9.01%) Linux
15 9 (8.11%) Investment Banking
15 9 (8.11%) Stakeholder Management
15 9 (8.11%) Enterprise Storage
15 9 (8.11%) Windows Server 2008

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 (5.41%) MS Exchange
2 4 (3.60%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.60%) Lync
3 2 (1.80%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.90%) Apache
4 1 (0.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (0.90%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 20 (18.02%) MS Office
2 10 (9.01%) MS Excel
3 6 (5.41%) MS Visio
4 3 (2.70%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (2.70%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (4.50%) TRIRIGA
2 3 (2.70%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (2.70%) Eikon
3 2 (1.80%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.90%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.90%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.90%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.21%) Firewall
2 6 (5.41%) DHCP
2 6 (5.41%) DNS
3 5 (4.50%) TCP/IP
3 5 (4.50%) Wireless
4 4 (3.60%) LAN
4 4 (3.60%) WAN
4 4 (3.60%) SAN
5 3 (2.70%) Wireshark
5 3 (2.70%) VoIP
6 2 (1.80%) OSPF
6 2 (1.80%) BGP
7 1 (0.90%) Internet
7 1 (0.90%) 3G
7 1 (0.90%) OpenLDAP
7 1 (0.90%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 1 (0.90%) Multicast
7 1 (0.90%) SMTP
7 1 (0.90%) SSL
7 1 (0.90%) S/MIME
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (2.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (1.80%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (1.80%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.80%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (0.90%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.90%) OLAP
4 1 (0.90%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.90%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
4 1 (0.90%) Big Data
4 1 (0.90%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.90%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.90%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (0.90%) MSI
1 1 (0.90%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 37 (33.33%) Finance
2 18 (16.22%) Banking
3 9 (8.11%) Investment Banking
4 4 (3.60%) Front Office
5 2 (1.80%) Law
5 2 (1.80%) Legal
6 1 (0.90%) Publishing
6 1 (0.90%) Local Government
6 1 (0.90%) French Language
6 1 (0.90%) German Language
6 1 (0.90%) Spanish Language
6 1 (0.90%) Billing
Job Titles
1 26 (23.42%) Analyst
2 24 (21.62%) Project Manager
3 7 (6.31%) Service Manager
3 7 (6.31%) Technical Manager
4 5 (4.50%) Data Analyst
4 5 (4.50%) IT Project Manager
4 5 (4.50%) Architect
4 5 (4.50%) Technical Project Manager
4 5 (4.50%) Support Analyst
4 5 (4.50%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (3.60%) Administrator
5 4 (3.60%) Service Analyst
5 4 (3.60%) Server Support
5 4 (3.60%) Business Analyst
5 4 (3.60%) Server Engineer
5 4 (3.60%) Senior Server Engineer
5 4 (3.60%) Transition Manager
6 3 (2.70%) Incident Manager
6 3 (2.70%) Technical Leader
6 3 (2.70%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.60%) Middleware
2 3 (2.70%) .NET
3 2 (1.80%) XMPP
4 1 (0.90%) Web Services
4 1 (0.90%) XML
4 1 (0.90%) XSL
4 1 (0.90%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 18 (16.22%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (11.71%) Management Information System
3 11 (9.91%) Client/Server
4 9 (8.11%) Enterprise Storage
5 8 (7.21%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.70%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (1.80%) User Experience
7 2 (1.80%) CMDB
7 2 (1.80%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (1.80%) NHS
8 1 (0.90%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.90%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.90%) Equities
8 1 (0.90%) PKI
8 1 (0.90%) PDA
8 1 (0.90%) Derivative
8 1 (0.90%) Equity Derivative
8 1 (0.90%) FMCG
8 1 (0.90%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.90%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 24 (21.62%) Windows
2 12 (10.81%) UNIX
2 12 (10.81%) Windows 7
3 10 (9.01%) Linux
4 9 (8.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (6.31%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (5.41%) Windows XP
6 6 (5.41%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (3.60%) Solaris
8 2 (1.80%) HPUX
8 2 (1.80%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.90%) CentOS
9 1 (0.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.90%) SUSE
9 1 (0.90%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (23.42%) Project Management
2 21 (18.92%) PRINCE2
3 12 (10.81%) E-Discovery
4 11 (9.91%) Service Management
4 11 (9.91%) Workflow
5 10 (9.01%) Migration
5 10 (9.01%) Incident Management
6 9 (8.11%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (6.31%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (6.31%) Service Delivery
7 7 (6.31%) Release Management
8 6 (5.41%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (5.41%) ITSM
8 6 (5.41%) Business Continuity
9 5 (4.50%) Business Analysis
9 5 (4.50%) Knowledge Management
9 5 (4.50%) Capacity Management
9 5 (4.50%) Mentoring
10 4 (3.60%) Coaching
10 4 (3.60%) Business Continuity Planning
Programming Languages
1 4 (3.60%) SQL
1 4 (3.60%) VB
2 3 (2.70%) T-SQL
3 2 (1.80%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.90%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.90%) Perl
4 1 (0.90%) VBA
4 1 (0.90%) Python
4 1 (0.90%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 23 (20.72%) ITIL Certification
2 16 (14.41%) Security Cleared
3 15 (13.51%) Degree
4 13 (11.71%) SC Cleared
5 7 (6.31%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (5.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 6 (5.41%) ISEB
7 5 (4.50%) DV Cleared
7 5 (4.50%) CCNA
8 3 (2.70%) CCNP
8 3 (2.70%) CISSP
8 3 (2.70%) CISM
9 2 (1.80%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.90%) RHCE
10 1 (0.90%) MCP
10 1 (0.90%) MCSE
10 1 (0.90%) MCSA
10 1 (0.90%) PMP
10 1 (0.90%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (13.51%) QA
2 8 (7.21%) SLA
3 3 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (2.70%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.90%) COBIT
System Software
1 8 (7.21%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.80%) Sendmail
3 1 (0.90%) XenApp
3 1 (0.90%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (6.31%) Tivoli
1 7 (6.31%) NetBackup
2 6 (5.41%) SCCM
3 3 (2.70%) Cisco Prime
4 2 (1.80%) OPNET
5 1 (0.90%) OpenView
5 1 (0.90%) DameWare
5 1 (0.90%) SCOM
Vendors
1 24 (21.62%) Microsoft
2 14 (12.61%) Cisco
3 12 (10.81%) HP
4 8 (7.21%) Oracle
4 8 (7.21%) VMware
5 7 (6.31%) Remedy
6 6 (5.41%) Sybase
7 4 (3.60%) IBM
7 4 (3.60%) Juniper
7 4 (3.60%) BMC
7 4 (3.60%) F5
8 3 (2.70%) ServiceNow
8 3 (2.70%) NetScout
8 3 (2.70%) Red Hat
8 3 (2.70%) CheckPoint
8 3 (2.70%) Reuters
9 2 (1.80%) SolarWinds
9 2 (1.80%) Citrix
9 2 (1.80%) Avaya
9 2 (1.80%) Foundry
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