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 23 January 2017 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.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) Certification
England / West Midlands
Rank 104 91 87
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -4
Contract jobs citing ITIL Certification 20 24 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.84% 1.00% 1.03%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.21% 5.23% 5.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 15
Median daily rate £425 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £312 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £470 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 5
Median hourly rate £15.43 - £12.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.37 £17.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+2.14% +17.24%

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
475 459 401
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 19.85% 19.11% 18.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 267 244 224
Median daily rate £375 £393 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.45% +12.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 19 59
Median hourly rate £20.88 £14.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+49.10% -36.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.95 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £95.00 £45.00 £33.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £40.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-27.50% +110.52%

ITIL Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing ITIL Certification as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 23 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ITIL Certification within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -6 8 £356 +19.74% 2
Warwickshire +5 7 £413 -
Coventry -18 4 £425 - 2
Dudley - 1 - -
Shropshire - 1 - -
ITIL Certification
England

ITIL Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing ITIL Certification also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for ITIL Certification.

1 70 (100.00%) ITIL
2 23 (32.86%) Security Cleared
3 21 (30.00%) SC Cleared
4 18 (25.71%) PRINCE2
5 17 (24.29%) PRINCE
5 17 (24.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 17 (24.29%) Data Centre
6 16 (22.86%) BICSI Certification
6 16 (22.86%) BICSI RCDD
6 16 (22.86%) Project Management
6 16 (22.86%) Service Management
6 16 (22.86%) Degree
7 15 (21.43%) DV Cleared
8 14 (20.00%) Mentoring
9 13 (18.57%) Network Design
9 13 (18.57%) LAN
10 11 (15.71%) Microsoft
11 10 (14.29%) Change Management
12 8 (11.43%) Service Delivery
12 8 (11.43%) Finance
12 8 (11.43%) Configuration Management
12 8 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
13 7 (10.00%) Problem Management
14 6 (8.57%) ITIL V3
14 6 (8.57%) Six Sigma
14 6 (8.57%) HP
14 6 (8.57%) PMP
14 6 (8.57%) PMI Certification
14 6 (8.57%) SLA
14 6 (8.57%) C

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.43%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (1.43%) Confluence
1 1 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (1.43%) MS Exchange
1 1 (1.43%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (4.29%) MS Excel
1 3 (4.29%) MS Office
2 1 (1.43%) AutoCAD
2 1 (1.43%) MS Project
2 1 (1.43%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (1.43%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 13 (18.57%) LAN
2 5 (7.14%) Network Security
3 3 (4.29%) Firewall
4 2 (2.86%) WLAN
5 1 (1.43%) Cisco IPT
5 1 (1.43%) DHCP
5 1 (1.43%) DNS
5 1 (1.43%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.43%) Data Mart
1 1 (1.43%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (1.43%) Oracle BI EE
1 1 (1.43%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (2.86%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.43%) JIRA
General
1 8 (11.43%) Finance
2 2 (2.86%) Automotive
3 1 (1.43%) Advertising
3 1 (1.43%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.43%) Retail
3 1 (1.43%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (14.29%) Analyst
2 9 (12.86%) Service Manager
3 5 (7.14%) Architect
3 5 (7.14%) Network Manager
3 5 (7.14%) Service Analyst
4 4 (5.71%) Business Analyst
4 4 (5.71%) Service Architect
5 3 (4.29%) Change Manager
5 3 (4.29%) Incident Manager
5 3 (4.29%) Project Manager
5 3 (4.29%) Service Management Analyst
5 3 (4.29%) Supplier Manager
6 2 (2.86%) Applications Manager
6 2 (2.86%) Delivery Manager
6 2 (2.86%) Engagement Manager
6 2 (2.86%) Information Security Compliance Officer
6 2 (2.86%) Information Security Officer
6 2 (2.86%) Major Incident Manager
6 2 (2.86%) SAP Manager
6 2 (2.86%) Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.43%) .NET
1 1 (1.43%) Leaflet
1 1 (1.43%) Middleware
1 1 (1.43%) XML
1 1 (1.43%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 17 (24.29%) Data Centre
2 8 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (7.14%) Management Information System
4 4 (5.71%) Data Structures
5 3 (4.29%) Computer Science
5 3 (4.29%) Virtual Team
6 2 (2.86%) CESG
6 2 (2.86%) Data Integration
6 2 (2.86%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (1.43%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.43%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.43%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.71%) Windows
2 2 (2.86%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.43%) Android
3 1 (1.43%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (100.00%) ITIL
2 18 (25.71%) PRINCE2
3 17 (24.29%) PRINCE
4 16 (22.86%) Project Management
4 16 (22.86%) Service Management
5 14 (20.00%) Mentoring
6 13 (18.57%) Network Design
7 10 (14.29%) Change Management
8 8 (11.43%) Configuration Management
8 8 (11.43%) Service Delivery
9 7 (10.00%) Problem Management
10 6 (8.57%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (8.57%) ITIL V3
10 6 (8.57%) Six Sigma
10 6 (8.57%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (7.14%) Network Management
11 5 (7.14%) Scrum
12 4 (5.71%) Coaching
12 4 (5.71%) Continuous Improvement
12 4 (5.71%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 6 (8.57%) C
2 1 (1.43%) C#
2 1 (1.43%) Java
2 1 (1.43%) Shell Script
2 1 (1.43%) SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (32.86%) Security Cleared
2 21 (30.00%) SC Cleared
3 17 (24.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 16 (22.86%) BICSI Certification
4 16 (22.86%) BICSI RCDD
4 16 (22.86%) Degree
5 15 (21.43%) DV Cleared
6 6 (8.57%) PMI Certification
6 6 (8.57%) PMP
7 5 (7.14%) CCNA
7 5 (7.14%) CCNP
7 5 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (2.86%) CEH
8 2 (2.86%) CISM
8 2 (2.86%) CISSP
9 1 (1.43%) ISTQB
9 1 (1.43%) MCSA
9 1 (1.43%) MCSE
9 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.57%) SLA
2 5 (7.14%) JSP 440
3 3 (4.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.43%) COBIT
System Software
1 3 (4.29%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.86%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (2.86%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (15.71%) Microsoft
2 6 (8.57%) HP
3 5 (7.14%) Cisco
3 5 (7.14%) ServiceNow
4 2 (2.86%) SAP
4 2 (2.86%) VMware
5 1 (1.43%) Apple
5 1 (1.43%) Cognos
5 1 (1.43%) Oracle
5 1 (1.43%) Remedy