The table below looks at the statistics for ITIL Certification in IT contracts advertised for the West 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 24 April 2015 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) Certification
Rank 100 86 87
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +1
Contract jobs citing ITIL Certification 24 27 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.89% 1.13% 0.66%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.92% 6.22% 4.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 3 8
Average daily rate
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£338 £600 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-43.75% +80.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £280 £128
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £640 £383
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £355
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -8.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Average hourly rate £26.00 - £22.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -17.50%
ITIL Certification
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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 West Midlands region.

Qualifications Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
488 434 252
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 18.11% 18.16% 13.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 265 192 124
Average daily rate £348 £328 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.10% +0.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £159
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £468 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 33 23
Average hourly rate £30.00 £16.00 £24.15
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+87.50% -33.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.06 £11.38 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £35.00 £65.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -25.00%

ITIL Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

ITIL Certification Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

ITIL Certification
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

ITIL Certification Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

ITIL Certification
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ITIL Certification across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

ITIL Certification Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

ITIL Certification
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

ITIL Certification Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

ITIL Certification
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ITIL Certification within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +10 16 £338 -46.00% 7
Coventry -5 2 - - 2
Shropshire -12 2 - -
Warwickshire -2 1 - - 1
Dudley - 1 £85 -
ITIL Certification
England

ITIL Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West 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 48 (100.00%) ITIL
2 15 (31.25%) Windows
3 13 (27.08%) Microsoft
4 12 (25.00%) Security Cleared
5 9 (18.75%) MS Excel
6 8 (16.67%) Finance
6 8 (16.67%) SC Cleared
6 8 (16.67%) SharePoint
6 8 (16.67%) Active Directory
6 8 (16.67%) PRINCE2
6 8 (16.67%) Service Management
6 8 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (14.58%) SLA
7 7 (14.58%) MS Office
7 7 (14.58%) LAN
8 6 (12.50%) Windows XP
8 6 (12.50%) Service Delivery
8 6 (12.50%) Windows 2000 Server
8 6 (12.50%) PDA
8 6 (12.50%) VMware
8 6 (12.50%) Windows 7
9 5 (10.42%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (10.42%) NetBackup
9 5 (10.42%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (10.42%) WAN
10 4 (8.33%) Linux
10 4 (8.33%) SQL
10 4 (8.33%) UNIX
10 4 (8.33%) Change Management
10 4 (8.33%) Configuration Management

ITIL Certification
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West 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 8 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 3 (6.25%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.08%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 9 (18.75%) MS Excel
2 7 (14.58%) MS Office
3 3 (6.25%) MS Project
4 2 (4.17%) MS Visio
5 1 (2.08%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.58%) LAN
2 5 (10.42%) WAN
3 3 (6.25%) SAN
3 3 (6.25%) DNS
3 3 (6.25%) DHCP
4 2 (4.17%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.08%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.17%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.08%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.08%) IDMS
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (2.08%) DB2
2 1 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (2.08%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 8 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (2.08%) Automotive
2 1 (2.08%) Law
2 1 (2.08%) Banking
2 1 (2.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (20.83%) Analyst
2 9 (18.75%) Service Manager
3 8 (16.67%) Service Analyst
3 8 (16.67%) Service Desk Analyst
3 8 (16.67%) 1st Line Support
4 6 (12.50%) Delivery Manager
4 6 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
4 6 (12.50%) Services Delivery Manager
5 5 (10.42%) Help Desk Support
5 5 (10.42%) Help Desk Analyst
5 5 (10.42%) Desktop Support
6 4 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
7 3 (6.25%) Server Engineer
7 3 (6.25%) Senior Server Engineer
7 3 (6.25%) 1st Line Support Analyst
7 3 (6.25%) Transition Manager
7 3 (6.25%) Server Support
7 3 (6.25%) Support Analyst
8 2 (4.17%) Consultant
8 2 (4.17%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.17%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.50%) PDA
2 2 (4.17%) CMDB
2 2 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.08%) Telematics
3 1 (2.08%) LPAR
3 1 (2.08%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.08%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 15 (31.25%) Windows
2 8 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (12.50%) Windows XP
3 6 (12.50%) Windows 2000 Server
3 6 (12.50%) Windows 7
4 5 (10.42%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (10.42%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (8.33%) Linux
5 4 (8.33%) UNIX
6 3 (6.25%) Solaris
7 2 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (2.08%) zOS
8 1 (2.08%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (100.00%) ITIL
2 8 (16.67%) PRINCE2
2 8 (16.67%) Service Management
3 6 (12.50%) Service Delivery
4 4 (8.33%) Change Management
4 4 (8.33%) Configuration Management
4 4 (8.33%) Migration
5 3 (6.25%) Problem Management
5 3 (6.25%) Release Management
6 2 (4.17%) ITSM
6 2 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (4.17%) Transition Management
6 2 (4.17%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (4.17%) Mentoring
7 1 (2.08%) Change Control
7 1 (2.08%) Capacity Management
7 1 (2.08%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (2.08%) Waterfall
7 1 (2.08%) Validation
7 1 (2.08%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.33%) SQL
2 2 (4.17%) VB
2 2 (4.17%) Shell Script
2 2 (4.17%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.08%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 3 (6.25%) DV Cleared
4 2 (4.17%) ISEB
4 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (4.17%) MCSA
4 2 (4.17%) MCP
4 2 (4.17%) HNC
5 1 (2.08%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (2.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.58%) SLA
2 1 (2.08%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 8 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (10.42%) NetBackup
2 3 (6.25%) SCCM
3 2 (4.17%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 13 (27.08%) Microsoft
2 6 (12.50%) VMware
3 3 (6.25%) SAP
3 3 (6.25%) Oracle
3 3 (6.25%) HP
4 2 (4.17%) Citrix
4 2 (4.17%) Red Hat
4 2 (4.17%) IBM
4 2 (4.17%) Brocade
5 1 (2.08%) ServiceNow
5 1 (2.08%) Teradata
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