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 31 August 2016 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) Certification
Rank 105 103 79
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -24
Contract jobs citing ITIL Certification 41 18 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.24% 0.72% 1.54%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.18% 4.00% 8.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 13 18
Median daily rate £325 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.12% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £122 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £495 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £355
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +4.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 2
Median hourly rate £19.50 - £16.96
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.30 - £9.39
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 - £24.52
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.25 £21.25 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +46.55%
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
663 450 467
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 20.04% 18.06% 18.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 381 251 224
Median daily rate £400 £350 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £250 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £541 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £378 £355
% change year-on-year
-0.66% +6.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 37 27
Median hourly rate £36.00 £31.44 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.50% +46.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.85 £13.06 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £42.50 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £19.91
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +13.00%

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 31 August 2016.

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 31 August 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ITIL Certification within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 31 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +7 19 £325 +71.05% 2
Shropshire -18 8 £390 -9.30%
Staffordshire +4 3 £325 +52.94% 1
Coventry -17 3 £290 +11.53%
Warwickshire -2 2 £500 -
Herefordshire - 2 £325 - 1
Solihull - 1 - -
Wolverhampton - 1 - -
ITIL Certification
England

ITIL Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 August 2016, 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 55 (100.00%) ITIL
2 13 (23.64%) Change Management
3 12 (21.82%) Six Sigma
3 12 (21.82%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (21.82%) Data Structures
4 11 (20.00%) Service Management
5 10 (18.18%) Microsoft
6 8 (14.55%) SLA
7 7 (12.73%) User Acceptance Testing
7 7 (12.73%) Test Scripting
8 6 (10.91%) Security Cleared
8 6 (10.91%) Data Centre
8 6 (10.91%) Finance
8 6 (10.91%) Windows
9 5 (9.09%) SQL Server
9 5 (9.09%) Service Delivery
9 5 (9.09%) Migration
9 5 (9.09%) Business Analysis
9 5 (9.09%) SC Cleared
9 5 (9.09%) Problem Management
10 4 (7.27%) Degree
10 4 (7.27%) Data Migration
10 4 (7.27%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (7.27%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (7.27%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (7.27%) Risk Management
10 4 (7.27%) ITSM
10 4 (7.27%) .NET
10 4 (7.27%) MS Excel
10 4 (7.27%) PRINCE2

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 3 (5.45%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.64%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.64%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.82%) Confluence
3 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.82%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.82%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (7.27%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.45%) MS Office
3 1 (1.82%) AutoCAD
3 1 (1.82%) MS Project
3 1 (1.82%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) assyst
1 1 (1.82%) Maximo
1 1 (1.82%) Oracle Payroll
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.82%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.82%) IaaS
2 1 (1.82%) Office 365
2 1 (1.82%) PaaS
2 1 (1.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.64%) DHCP
1 2 (3.64%) DNS
1 2 (3.64%) Internet
2 1 (1.82%) Cisco ISE
2 1 (1.82%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (1.82%) Cisco Wireless
2 1 (1.82%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (1.82%) Firewall
2 1 (1.82%) iSCSI
2 1 (1.82%) LAN
2 1 (1.82%) MPLS
2 1 (1.82%) SAN
2 1 (1.82%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.82%) WAN
2 1 (1.82%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (5.45%) NUnit
2 1 (1.82%) JIRA
General
1 6 (10.91%) Finance
2 2 (3.64%) Back Office
2 2 (3.64%) Legal
Job Titles
1 18 (32.73%) Analyst
2 7 (12.73%) Business Analyst
2 7 (12.73%) Business Process Analyst
2 7 (12.73%) Process Analyst
2 7 (12.73%) Service Manager
3 6 (10.91%) Service Analyst
4 5 (9.09%) Service Management Analyst
5 4 (7.27%) Problem Manager
5 4 (7.27%) Technical Leader
6 3 (5.45%) C# Developer
6 3 (5.45%) Developer
6 3 (5.45%) Engagement Manager
7 2 (3.64%) Compliance Officer
7 2 (3.64%) Desktop Rollout Engineer
7 2 (3.64%) Incident Manager
7 2 (3.64%) Information Officer
7 2 (3.64%) Information Security Compliance Officer
7 2 (3.64%) Information Security Officer
7 2 (3.64%) Security Compliance Officer
7 2 (3.64%) Test Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.27%) .NET
2 3 (5.45%) .NET Framework
2 3 (5.45%) ASP.NET
2 3 (5.45%) ASP.NET Web API
2 3 (5.45%) Entity Framework
2 3 (5.45%) HTML
2 3 (5.45%) jQuery
2 3 (5.45%) JSON
2 3 (5.45%) KnockoutJS
2 3 (5.45%) REST
2 3 (5.45%) Underscore.js
2 3 (5.45%) Web Services
3 1 (1.82%) Leaflet
Miscellaneous
1 12 (21.82%) Analytical Skills
1 12 (21.82%) Data Structures
2 6 (10.91%) Data Centre
3 4 (7.27%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (5.45%) Virtual Team
5 2 (3.64%) CESG
5 2 (3.64%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (3.64%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.64%) User Experience
6 1 (1.82%) Clustering
6 1 (1.82%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.82%) PMI
6 1 (1.82%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.91%) Windows
2 2 (3.64%) Unix
2 2 (3.64%) Windows Server
2 2 (3.64%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.82%) Linux
3 1 (1.82%) Windows 10
3 1 (1.82%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (100.00%) ITIL
2 13 (23.64%) Change Management
3 12 (21.82%) Six Sigma
4 11 (20.00%) Service Management
5 7 (12.73%) Test Scripting
5 7 (12.73%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (9.09%) Business Analysis
6 5 (9.09%) Migration
6 5 (9.09%) Problem Management
6 5 (9.09%) Service Delivery
7 4 (7.27%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (7.27%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (7.27%) Data Migration
7 4 (7.27%) ITSM
7 4 (7.27%) PRINCE2
7 4 (7.27%) Project Management
7 4 (7.27%) Risk Management
8 3 (5.45%) Open Source
8 3 (5.45%) Scrum
8 3 (5.45%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.45%) C
1 3 (5.45%) C#
1 3 (5.45%) Java
1 3 (5.45%) JavaScript
1 3 (5.45%) TypeScript
2 1 (1.82%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.82%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (10.91%) Security Cleared
2 5 (9.09%) SC Cleared
3 4 (7.27%) Degree
4 3 (5.45%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (5.45%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (3.64%) CCNA
5 2 (3.64%) CEH
5 2 (3.64%) CISM
5 2 (3.64%) CISSP
5 2 (3.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.82%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.82%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.82%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.82%) MCSA
6 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Certified Master
6 1 (1.82%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.82%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (14.55%) SLA
2 3 (5.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.82%) COBIT
3 1 (1.82%) JSP 440
System Software
1 3 (5.45%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.82%) vSphere
2 1 (1.82%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (3.64%) NetBackup
2 1 (1.82%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (1.82%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (1.82%) SCCM
2 1 (1.82%) SCOM
Vendors
1 10 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.27%) Cisco
3 2 (3.64%) Citrix
3 2 (3.64%) Oracle
3 2 (3.64%) ServiceNow
3 2 (3.64%) Symantec
4 1 (1.82%) Cognos
4 1 (1.82%) EMC
4 1 (1.82%) IBM
4 1 (1.82%) Sophos
4 1 (1.82%) VMware