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 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) Certification
Rank 90 80 93
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +13
Contract jobs citing ITIL Certification 27 42 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.12% 1.71% 0.50%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.44% 9.86% 3.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 18 5
Average daily rate
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£201 £413 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-51.21% +35.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £168 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £461 £450 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £365 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.10% +12.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 0
Average hourly rate £21.50 £7.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+186.66% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £11.50 £20.75
% change year-on-year
+73.91% -44.57%
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
419 426 307
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 17.41% 17.35% 15.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 255 198 153
Average daily rate £350 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £188 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 32 27
Average hourly rate £31.97 £21.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.69% +53.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.06 £8.10 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.63 £37.50 £34.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £19.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+26.31% -9.52%

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 3 August 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 3 August 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 +9 10 £163 -0.45%
Birmingham -3 7 £130 -67.50% 2
Shropshire -8 4 £385 -14.44%
Warwickshire -1 3 £450 -
Staffordshire - 1 £213 -
ITIL Certification
England

ITIL Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 56 (100.00%) ITIL
2 15 (26.79%) Service Management
2 15 (26.79%) Service Delivery
3 14 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 13 (23.21%) Finance
4 13 (23.21%) Security Cleared
5 12 (21.43%) Automotive
5 12 (21.43%) PRINCE2
6 11 (19.64%) Windows
7 10 (17.86%) SC Cleared
8 8 (14.29%) Data Centre
8 8 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
8 8 (14.29%) Linux
9 7 (12.50%) UNIX
9 7 (12.50%) SLA
9 7 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (12.50%) ITSM
10 6 (10.71%) MS Excel
10 6 (10.71%) Solaris
10 6 (10.71%) VMware
11 5 (8.93%) Migration
11 5 (8.93%) Windows Server 2003
12 4 (7.14%) Change Management
12 4 (7.14%) MS Office
12 4 (7.14%) SQL
12 4 (7.14%) SQL Server
12 4 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 4 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
12 4 (7.14%) Release Management
12 4 (7.14%) Mentoring

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

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 3 (5.36%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.79%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (10.71%) MS Excel
2 4 (7.14%) MS Office
3 3 (5.36%) MS Project
4 2 (3.57%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (1.79%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (1.79%) Oracle Retail
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.36%) TCP/IP
1 3 (5.36%) SAN
2 2 (3.57%) LAN
2 2 (3.57%) WAN
3 1 (1.79%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.79%) Data Mining
2 1 (1.79%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (5.36%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 13 (23.21%) Finance
2 12 (21.43%) Automotive
3 2 (3.57%) Law
4 1 (1.79%) Banking
4 1 (1.79%) Retail
4 1 (1.79%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (17.86%) Service Manager
2 7 (12.50%) Analyst
3 6 (10.71%) Service Analyst
3 6 (10.71%) Service Desk Analyst
3 6 (10.71%) Service Desk Supervisor
4 5 (8.93%) Support Analyst
4 5 (8.93%) 1st Line Support
5 4 (7.14%) Delivery Manager
5 4 (7.14%) Services Delivery Manager
5 4 (7.14%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 3 (5.36%) Infrastructure Architect
6 3 (5.36%) Technical Manager
6 3 (5.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (5.36%) Environment Manager
6 3 (5.36%) Transition Manager
6 3 (5.36%) Technical Project Manager
6 3 (5.36%) Architect
6 3 (5.36%) Project Manager
7 2 (3.57%) Support Engineer
7 2 (3.57%) Release Manager
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 4 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.36%) CMDB
4 1 (1.79%) Telematics
4 1 (1.79%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.79%) PDA
4 1 (1.79%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 11 (19.64%) Windows
2 8 (14.29%) Linux
3 7 (12.50%) UNIX
4 6 (10.71%) Solaris
5 5 (8.93%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (5.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (5.36%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (3.57%) Windows 7
8 2 (3.57%) Windows XP
9 1 (1.79%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (1.79%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (100.00%) ITIL
2 15 (26.79%) Service Management
2 15 (26.79%) Service Delivery
3 12 (21.43%) PRINCE2
4 8 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
5 7 (12.50%) ITSM
5 7 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (8.93%) Migration
7 4 (7.14%) Release Management
7 4 (7.14%) Change Management
7 4 (7.14%) Mentoring
8 3 (5.36%) Project Management
8 3 (5.36%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (5.36%) Problem Management
8 3 (5.36%) Change Control
8 3 (5.36%) Capacity Management
9 2 (3.57%) Data Migration
9 2 (3.57%) Budget Control
9 2 (3.57%) Transition Management
9 2 (3.57%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.14%) SQL
2 3 (5.36%) VB
2 3 (5.36%) Shell Script
2 3 (5.36%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.79%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (23.21%) Security Cleared
2 10 (17.86%) SC Cleared
3 4 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (5.36%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (3.57%) ISEB
5 2 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (1.79%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.50%) SLA
2 3 (5.36%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (5.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (5.36%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 14 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (10.71%) VMware
3 3 (5.36%) IBM
3 3 (5.36%) Red Hat
4 2 (3.57%) Oracle
5 1 (1.79%) SAP
5 1 (1.79%) Remedy
5 1 (1.79%) Ab Initio
5 1 (1.79%) HP
5 1 (1.79%) Citrix
5 1 (1.79%) BMC
5 1 (1.79%) Teradata