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 29 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) Certification
Rank 23 28 33
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +5
Contract jobs citing ITIL Certification 3 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 1.67% 0.50% 1.67%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.38% 7.69% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Average daily rate
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£350 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £19.50 £16.25
% change year-on-year
-25.64% +20.00%
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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
32 13 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 17.78% 6.47% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 26
Average daily rate £350 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £350 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £460 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 0
Average hourly rate £37.00 £17.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+111.42% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
- -9.09%

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
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 29 August 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 5 (100.00%) ITIL
2 3 (60.00%) PRINCE2
2 3 (60.00%) Project Management
2 3 (60.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) Business Analysis
3 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (20.00%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (20.00%) Business Process Improvement
4 1 (20.00%) Process Improvement
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Project Management
4 1 (20.00%) PMI
4 1 (20.00%) PMI Certification
4 1 (20.00%) Six Sigma
4 1 (20.00%) C
4 1 (20.00%) JSP
4 1 (20.00%) Postgraduate
4 1 (20.00%) LAN
4 1 (20.00%) WAN
4 1 (20.00%) SLA
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco
4 1 (20.00%) HP
4 1 (20.00%) Dell
4 1 (20.00%) Degree
4 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
4 1 (20.00%) Use Case
4 1 (20.00%) Time Management

ITIL Certification
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) LAN
1 1 (20.00%) WAN
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 2 (40.00%) Contracts Manager
2 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Applications Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Services Delivery Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) PMI
1 1 (20.00%) Economics
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) ITIL
2 3 (60.00%) PRINCE2
2 3 (60.00%) Project Management
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) Business Process Improvement
4 1 (20.00%) Process Improvement
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Project Management
4 1 (20.00%) Six Sigma
4 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
4 1 (20.00%) Use Case
4 1 (20.00%) Time Management
4 1 (20.00%) Service Management
4 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (20.00%) Workflow
4 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) PMI Certification
2 1 (20.00%) Postgraduate
2 1 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco
1 1 (20.00%) HP
1 1 (20.00%) Dell
1 1 (20.00%) BT
1 1 (20.00%) VMware