The table below looks at the statistics for ITIL Certification in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ITIL Certification over the 3 months to 31 October 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) Certification
Rank 17 24 32
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +8
Contract jobs citing ITIL Certification 6 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 3.39% 0.68% 0.41%
As % of the Qualifications category 24.00% 11.11% 2.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 1
Average daily rate
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£355 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.23% -18.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £369 £288 £330
% change year-on-year
+28.26% -12.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Midlands region.

Qualifications Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
25 9 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 14.12% 6.08% 20.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 36
Average daily rate £360 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.76% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £594 £375 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £37.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £22.90
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -21.39%

ITIL Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ITIL Certification across the Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

ITIL Certification Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

ITIL Certification
Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ITIL Certification across the Midlands region.

ITIL Certification Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

ITIL Certification
Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ITIL Certification across the Midlands region over the 3 months to 31 October 2014.

ITIL Certification Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

ITIL Certification
Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ITIL Certification across the Midlands region.

ITIL Certification Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

ITIL Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands region citing ITIL Certification 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 Certification.

1 6 (100.00%) ITIL
2 3 (50.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (33.33%) Finance
3 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (33.33%) VMware
3 2 (33.33%) Business Analysis
3 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) Project Management
3 2 (33.33%) Line Management
4 1 (16.67%) Asset Management
4 1 (16.67%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
4 1 (16.67%) Business Process Improvement
4 1 (16.67%) Process Improvement
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Project Management
4 1 (16.67%) SAP ERP
4 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
4 1 (16.67%) Use Case
4 1 (16.67%) Release Management
4 1 (16.67%) SCCM
4 1 (16.67%) Time Management
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Management
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (16.67%) Service Management
4 1 (16.67%) Firewall
4 1 (16.67%) ITSM

ITIL Certification
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands region citing ITIL Certification 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 Certification. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) LAN
1 1 (16.67%) WAN
1 1 (16.67%) Intranet
1 1 (16.67%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SAP BW
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Project Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Contracts Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Senior IT Programme Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Applications Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) IT Services Manager
3 1 (16.67%) SAP Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Service Manager
3 1 (16.67%) SAP Change Manager
3 1 (16.67%) SAP Release Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Senior IT Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Change and Release Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Release Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Service Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Change Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) ITIL
2 3 (50.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (33.33%) Project Management
3 2 (33.33%) Business Analysis
3 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) Line Management
4 1 (16.67%) Asset Management
4 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
4 1 (16.67%) Use Case
4 1 (16.67%) Release Management
4 1 (16.67%) Time Management
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Management
4 1 (16.67%) Business Process Improvement
4 1 (16.67%) Process Improvement
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Project Management
4 1 (16.67%) Service Management
4 1 (16.67%) ITSM
4 1 (16.67%) Workflow
4 1 (16.67%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) PMI Certification
2 1 (16.67%) MCSE
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (16.67%) SAP
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco
2 1 (16.67%) HP
2 1 (16.67%) Dell
2 1 (16.67%) Symantec
2 1 (16.67%) BT