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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) Certification
Rank 86 110 87
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -23
Contract jobs citing ITIL Certification 45 13 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.64% 0.51% 1.02%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.54% 2.49% 5.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 2 15
Median daily rate £344 £434 £404
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.69% +7.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £421 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £447 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £343 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
-8.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Median hourly rate £13.21 - £12.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.97 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-0.20% +6.25%
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
597 522 439
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 21.72% 20.43% 18.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 326 266 228
Median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £165 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £511 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £392 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.51% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 26 54
Median hourly rate £24.50 £21.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £9.76 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £95.00 £45.00 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- +57.14%

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 8 December 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
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 8 December 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
Shropshire +16 20 £330 -
Warwickshire +6 9 £388 -
Birmingham -4 9 - -
Coventry - 6 £425 -
Dudley - 1 - -
ITIL Certification
England

ITIL Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 82 (100.00%) ITIL
2 25 (30.49%) Security Cleared
3 22 (26.83%) SC Cleared
4 18 (21.95%) PRINCE2
5 17 (20.73%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 16 (19.51%) DV Cleared
6 16 (19.51%) BICSI Certification
6 16 (19.51%) BICSI RCDD
6 16 (19.51%) Data Centre
7 15 (18.29%) Project Management
7 15 (18.29%) Service Management
8 14 (17.07%) Change Management
8 14 (17.07%) Mentoring
9 13 (15.85%) Analytical Skills
9 13 (15.85%) Degree
9 13 (15.85%) Network Design
9 13 (15.85%) PRINCE
9 13 (15.85%) LAN
10 12 (14.63%) Six Sigma
10 12 (14.63%) Data Structures
11 10 (12.20%) SLA
12 9 (10.98%) Service Delivery
13 8 (9.76%) Microsoft
13 8 (9.76%) Problem Management
13 8 (9.76%) Test Scripting
13 8 (9.76%) User Acceptance Testing
14 7 (8.54%) Windows
14 7 (8.54%) C
14 7 (8.54%) ITSM
15 6 (7.32%) Finance

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 (3.66%) MS Exchange
1 3 (3.66%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (2.44%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.22%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.22%) Confluence
3 1 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.22%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.22%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (4.88%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.66%) MS Office
3 1 (1.22%) AutoCAD
3 1 (1.22%) MS Project
3 1 (1.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.22%) assyst
1 1 (1.22%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (1.22%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (15.85%) LAN
2 5 (6.10%) Network Security
3 3 (3.66%) Internet
4 2 (2.44%) DHCP
4 2 (2.44%) DNS
5 1 (1.22%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (1.22%) Firewall
5 1 (1.22%) iSCSI
5 1 (1.22%) MPLS
5 1 (1.22%) SAN
5 1 (1.22%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.22%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.44%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.22%) Data Mart
2 1 (1.22%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.22%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (2.44%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.22%) JIRA
General
1 6 (7.32%) Finance
2 2 (2.44%) Automotive
2 2 (2.44%) Back Office
2 2 (2.44%) Legal
3 1 (1.22%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 19 (23.17%) Analyst
2 11 (13.41%) Service Manager
3 8 (9.76%) Service Analyst
4 7 (8.54%) Business Analyst
4 7 (8.54%) Business Process Analyst
4 7 (8.54%) Process Analyst
5 6 (7.32%) Service Management Analyst
6 5 (6.10%) Architect
7 4 (4.88%) Network Manager
7 4 (4.88%) Service Architect
8 3 (3.66%) Coordinator
8 3 (3.66%) Delivery Manager
8 3 (3.66%) Engagement Manager
8 3 (3.66%) Incident Manager
8 3 (3.66%) Project Manager
8 3 (3.66%) Services Delivery Manager
8 3 (3.66%) Supplier Manager
9 2 (2.44%) Developer
9 2 (2.44%) Information Security Compliance Officer
9 2 (2.44%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.22%) .NET
1 1 (1.22%) Leaflet
1 1 (1.22%) Middleware
1 1 (1.22%) XML
1 1 (1.22%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 16 (19.51%) Data Centre
2 13 (15.85%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (14.63%) Data Structures
4 3 (3.66%) Virtual Team
5 2 (2.44%) CESG
5 2 (2.44%) Data Integration
5 2 (2.44%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (2.44%) Driving Licence
5 2 (2.44%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.22%) Clustering
6 1 (1.22%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.22%) PMI
6 1 (1.22%) Replication
6 1 (1.22%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.54%) Windows
2 3 (3.66%) Windows 7
3 2 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.22%) Android
4 1 (1.22%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.22%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.22%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.22%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.22%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (100.00%) ITIL
2 18 (21.95%) PRINCE2
3 15 (18.29%) Project Management
3 15 (18.29%) Service Management
4 14 (17.07%) Change Management
4 14 (17.07%) Mentoring
5 13 (15.85%) Network Design
5 13 (15.85%) PRINCE
6 12 (14.63%) Six Sigma
7 9 (10.98%) Service Delivery
8 8 (9.76%) Problem Management
8 8 (9.76%) Test Scripting
8 8 (9.76%) User Acceptance Testing
9 7 (8.54%) ITSM
10 6 (7.32%) ITIL V3
10 6 (7.32%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (6.10%) Configuration Management
11 5 (6.10%) Network Management
12 4 (4.88%) Risk Management
12 4 (4.88%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 7 (8.54%) C
2 2 (2.44%) SQL
3 1 (1.22%) C#
3 1 (1.22%) Java
3 1 (1.22%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.22%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 25 (30.49%) Security Cleared
2 22 (26.83%) SC Cleared
3 17 (20.73%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 16 (19.51%) BICSI Certification
4 16 (19.51%) BICSI RCDD
4 16 (19.51%) DV Cleared
5 13 (15.85%) Degree
6 5 (6.10%) CCNA
6 5 (6.10%) CCNP
6 5 (6.10%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (2.44%) CEH
7 2 (2.44%) CISM
7 2 (2.44%) CISSP
7 2 (2.44%) MCSA
7 2 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (2.44%) PMI Certification
7 2 (2.44%) PMP
8 1 (1.22%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (1.22%) ISTQB
8 1 (1.22%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (12.20%) SLA
2 5 (6.10%) JSP 440
3 3 (3.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.22%) COBIT
System Software
1 5 (6.10%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.44%) Docker
3 1 (1.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.22%) vSphere
3 1 (1.22%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (2.44%) NetBackup
1 2 (2.44%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (2.44%) Puppet
2 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (1.22%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (1.22%) SCCM
2 1 (1.22%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (9.76%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.10%) HP
2 5 (6.10%) ServiceNow
3 3 (3.66%) VMware
4 2 (2.44%) Citrix
4 2 (2.44%) SAP
4 2 (2.44%) Symantec
5 1 (1.22%) Apple
5 1 (1.22%) Cisco
5 1 (1.22%) Cognos
5 1 (1.22%) EMC
5 1 (1.22%) Oracle
5 1 (1.22%) Remedy
5 1 (1.22%) Sophos