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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) Certification
Rank 94 87 97
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +10
Contract jobs citing ITIL Certification 22 23 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.86% 1.05% 0.65%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.97% 6.04% 4.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 9
Average daily rate
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£275 £275 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -12.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £215 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £335 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 1
Average hourly rate £19.25 - £11.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £21.25 £16.25
% change year-on-year
-29.41% +30.76%
ITIL Certification
England

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
443 381 252
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 17.30% 17.39% 13.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 230 184 118
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £154
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 16 32
Average hourly rate £30.00 £15.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -54.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.20 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £31.50 £34.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -28.00%

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 27 March 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ITIL Certification across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

ITIL Certification Hourly Rate Histogram 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 27 March 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 -3 13 £275 -21.42% 2
Warwickshire -2 3 - -
Coventry -3 2 - - 1
Shropshire -15 1 - -
Staffordshire - - - - 1
Worcestershire - - - -
Dudley - - - - 1
Wolverhampton - - - -
Herefordshire - - - -
ITIL Certification
England

ITIL Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 45 (100.00%) ITIL
2 17 (37.78%) Windows
3 13 (28.89%) Microsoft
4 9 (20.00%) Finance
4 9 (20.00%) Security Cleared
5 8 (17.78%) VMware
5 8 (17.78%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (17.78%) Active Directory
5 8 (17.78%) MS Excel
5 8 (17.78%) SharePoint
5 8 (17.78%) PRINCE2
6 7 (15.56%) MS Office
6 7 (15.56%) LAN
6 7 (15.56%) Service Management
6 7 (15.56%) NetBackup
6 7 (15.56%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (15.56%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (13.33%) Windows 2000 Server
7 6 (13.33%) Windows 7
7 6 (13.33%) PDA
7 6 (13.33%) SLA
7 6 (13.33%) Windows XP
8 5 (11.11%) HP
8 5 (11.11%) WAN
8 5 (11.11%) DHCP
8 5 (11.11%) DNS
8 5 (11.11%) Change Management
8 5 (11.11%) DV Cleared
8 5 (11.11%) SCCM
9 4 (8.89%) SC Cleared

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (17.78%) SharePoint
2 3 (6.67%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.22%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 8 (17.78%) MS Excel
2 7 (15.56%) MS Office
3 2 (4.44%) MS Project
3 2 (4.44%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 7 (15.56%) LAN
2 5 (11.11%) WAN
2 5 (11.11%) DHCP
2 5 (11.11%) DNS
3 3 (6.67%) SAN
4 2 (4.44%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.22%) Intranet
5 1 (2.22%) 3G
5 1 (2.22%) 2G
5 1 (2.22%) LTE
5 1 (2.22%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.44%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.22%) DB2
2 1 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (2.22%) IDMS
2 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.22%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (2.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 9 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (4.44%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.22%) Law
3 1 (2.22%) Banking
3 1 (2.22%) Front Office
3 1 (2.22%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 9 (20.00%) Analyst
2 7 (15.56%) 1st Line Support
2 7 (15.56%) Service Analyst
2 7 (15.56%) Service Manager
2 7 (15.56%) Service Desk Analyst
3 6 (13.33%) 2nd Line Support
4 5 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
4 5 (11.11%) Desktop Support
4 5 (11.11%) Help Desk Analyst
4 5 (11.11%) Server Support
4 5 (11.11%) Server Engineer
4 5 (11.11%) Senior Server Engineer
4 5 (11.11%) Help Desk Support
5 3 (6.67%) Delivery Manager
5 3 (6.67%) Services Delivery Manager
6 2 (4.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Release Manager
6 2 (4.44%) Project Coordinator
6 2 (4.44%) Transition Manager
6 2 (4.44%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.44%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.33%) PDA
2 2 (4.44%) CMDB
2 2 (4.44%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.22%) LPAR
3 1 (2.22%) NHS
3 1 (2.22%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 17 (37.78%) Windows
2 8 (17.78%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (15.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (15.56%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (13.33%) Windows XP
4 6 (13.33%) Windows 7
4 6 (13.33%) Windows 2000 Server
5 4 (8.89%) UNIX
5 4 (8.89%) Linux
6 3 (6.67%) Solaris
7 2 (4.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (2.22%) HPUX
8 1 (2.22%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (100.00%) ITIL
2 8 (17.78%) PRINCE2
3 7 (15.56%) Service Management
4 5 (11.11%) Change Management
5 4 (8.89%) Configuration Management
6 3 (6.67%) Migration
6 3 (6.67%) Problem Management
6 3 (6.67%) Release Management
6 3 (6.67%) Service Delivery
6 3 (6.67%) Mentoring
7 2 (4.44%) Transition Management
7 2 (4.44%) ITSM
7 2 (4.44%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (2.22%) Change Control
8 1 (2.22%) Capacity Management
8 1 (2.22%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (2.22%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 1 (2.22%) Waterfall
8 1 (2.22%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (2.22%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.89%) SQL
2 2 (4.44%) VB
2 2 (4.44%) Shell Script
2 2 (4.44%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.22%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (11.11%) DV Cleared
3 4 (8.89%) SC Cleared
4 2 (4.44%) MCP
4 2 (4.44%) HNC
4 2 (4.44%) MCSA
4 2 (4.44%) ISEB
4 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (4.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (2.22%) PMP
5 1 (2.22%) PMI Certification
5 1 (2.22%) Degree
5 1 (2.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.33%) SLA
2 1 (2.22%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 8 (17.78%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (15.56%) NetBackup
2 5 (11.11%) SCCM
3 2 (4.44%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 13 (28.89%) Microsoft
2 8 (17.78%) VMware
3 5 (11.11%) HP
4 3 (6.67%) Oracle
4 3 (6.67%) SAP
5 2 (4.44%) IBM
5 2 (4.44%) Citrix
5 2 (4.44%) Brocade
5 2 (4.44%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.22%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 1 (2.22%) ServiceNow
6 1 (2.22%) Ericsson
6 1 (2.22%) Teradata
6 1 (2.22%) Huawei