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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) Certification
Rank 97 80 99
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +19
Contract jobs citing ITIL Certification 16 40 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.64% 1.54% 0.43%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.64% 8.62% 3.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 18 3
Average daily rate
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£388 £400 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +31.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £105 £168 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £481
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £360 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +10.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £16.96 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £14.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+27.58% -25.64%
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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
440 464 297
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 17.64% 17.89% 14.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 246 219 154
Average daily rate £350 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £175 £171
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £499
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 27 25
Average hourly rate £32.50 £26.42 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.01% +32.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.06 £10.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £30.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -

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 2 September 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 2 September 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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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
Coventry +2 5 £260 +59.26% 1
Shropshire -5 5 £408 -9.44%
Warwickshire +1 1 £500 +25.00%
Birmingham -3 1 - - 1
Staffordshire - 1 £213 -
ITIL Certification
England

ITIL Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 58 (100.00%) ITIL
2 17 (29.31%) Service Management
3 16 (27.59%) Service Delivery
4 15 (25.86%) Security Cleared
5 13 (22.41%) PRINCE2
6 12 (20.69%) Automotive
7 11 (18.97%) Microsoft
7 11 (18.97%) SC Cleared
8 10 (17.24%) Windows
8 10 (17.24%) Finance
9 9 (15.52%) SLA
10 8 (13.79%) Continuous Improvement
11 7 (12.07%) Stakeholder Management
11 7 (12.07%) ITSM
11 7 (12.07%) Data Centre
12 6 (10.34%) Linux
13 5 (8.62%) MS Excel
13 5 (8.62%) UNIX
13 5 (8.62%) Migration
13 5 (8.62%) Windows Server 2003
14 4 (6.90%) Project Management
14 4 (6.90%) Change Management
14 4 (6.90%) Solaris
14 4 (6.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 4 (6.90%) VMware
14 4 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
14 4 (6.90%) Mentoring
15 3 (5.17%) Analytical Skills
15 3 (5.17%) Windows 7
15 3 (5.17%) Problem Management

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 2 (3.45%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.72%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (8.62%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.17%) MS Project
2 3 (5.17%) MS Office
3 2 (3.45%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.72%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (1.72%) Oracle Retail
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.45%) LAN
1 2 (3.45%) WAN
1 2 (3.45%) TCP/IP
1 2 (3.45%) SAN
2 1 (1.72%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.17%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.72%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (3.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 12 (20.69%) Automotive
2 10 (17.24%) Finance
3 2 (3.45%) Law
4 1 (1.72%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.72%) Retail
4 1 (1.72%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.72%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (22.41%) Service Manager
2 9 (15.52%) Analyst
3 7 (12.07%) Service Analyst
3 7 (12.07%) Service Desk Analyst
4 6 (10.34%) Service Desk Supervisor
5 5 (8.62%) Services Delivery Manager
5 5 (8.62%) Delivery Manager
5 5 (8.62%) Support Analyst
5 5 (8.62%) 1st Line Support
6 4 (6.90%) Project Manager
6 4 (6.90%) 1st Line Support Analyst
7 3 (5.17%) Architect
7 3 (5.17%) Technical Project Manager
7 3 (5.17%) Transition Manager
7 3 (5.17%) Infrastructure Architect
7 3 (5.17%) Technical Manager
8 2 (3.45%) Environment Manager
8 2 (3.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (3.45%) Support Engineer
8 2 (3.45%) Project Management Officer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.07%) Data Centre
2 3 (5.17%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.45%) CMDB
4 1 (1.72%) Telematics
4 1 (1.72%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.72%) PDA
4 1 (1.72%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 10 (17.24%) Windows
2 6 (10.34%) Linux
3 5 (8.62%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (8.62%) UNIX
4 4 (6.90%) Solaris
4 4 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (5.17%) Windows XP
5 3 (5.17%) Windows 7
6 2 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.72%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (1.72%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (100.00%) ITIL
2 17 (29.31%) Service Management
3 16 (27.59%) Service Delivery
4 13 (22.41%) PRINCE2
5 8 (13.79%) Continuous Improvement
6 7 (12.07%) ITSM
6 7 (12.07%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (8.62%) Migration
8 4 (6.90%) Project Management
8 4 (6.90%) Change Management
8 4 (6.90%) Mentoring
9 3 (5.17%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (5.17%) Problem Management
9 3 (5.17%) Supplier Management
10 2 (3.45%) Release Management
10 2 (3.45%) Network Design
10 2 (3.45%) Change Control
10 2 (3.45%) Capacity Management
10 2 (3.45%) People Management
10 2 (3.45%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.17%) SQL
2 2 (3.45%) VB
2 2 (3.45%) Shell Script
2 2 (3.45%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.72%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (25.86%) Security Cleared
2 11 (18.97%) SC Cleared
3 4 (6.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (3.45%) Degree
4 2 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (3.45%) ISEB
4 2 (3.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (15.52%) SLA
2 2 (3.45%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (5.17%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (3.45%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 11 (18.97%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.90%) VMware
3 2 (3.45%) Oracle
3 2 (3.45%) SAP
3 2 (3.45%) IBM
3 2 (3.45%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.72%) Remedy
4 1 (1.72%) Ab Initio
4 1 (1.72%) HP
4 1 (1.72%) Citrix
4 1 (1.72%) BMC