The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the West Midlands region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) Certification
Rank 74 94 90
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -4
Contract jobs citing ITIL Certification 41 10 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.68% 0.51% 0.59%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.79% 3.25% 4.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 5 9
Average daily rate
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£413 £425 £150
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +183.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £295
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +10.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 0
Average hourly rate £7.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.00 £20.38 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-46.01% +13.19%
Qualifications Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
419 308 324
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 17.19% 15.64% 14.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 195 154 174
Average daily rate £343 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.38% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £179 £175 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 27 17
Average hourly rate £21.50 £14.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.57% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.40 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £34.45 £28.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
ITIL Certification
England

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 29 July 2014.

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 29 July 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ITIL Certification within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Birmingham +4 14 £400 -23.80%
Worcestershire -2 8 £450 +5.88%
Shropshire +7 6 £450 - 2
Warwickshire +4 6 - - 1
Coventry -12 3 £163 -46.47%
Solihull - - - -
Walsall - - - -
Wolverhampton - - - - 1
Staffordshire - - - -
ITIL Certification
England

ITIL Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 66 (100.00%) ITIL
2 24 (36.36%) Stakeholder Management
3 22 (33.33%) Project Management
4 21 (31.82%) Service Delivery
4 21 (31.82%) MS Office
5 16 (24.24%) PRINCE2
5 16 (24.24%) Finance
6 15 (22.73%) Degree
7 14 (21.21%) MS Excel
7 14 (21.21%) Service Management
8 13 (19.70%) Microsoft
9 12 (18.18%) Management Information System
10 11 (16.67%) Windows
10 11 (16.67%) QA
11 10 (15.15%) SQL
12 9 (13.64%) MS Visio
12 9 (13.64%) SLA
12 9 (13.64%) MS PowerPoint
12 9 (13.64%) Security Cleared
12 9 (13.64%) Computer Science
13 8 (12.12%) SC Cleared
14 7 (10.61%) Performance Management
14 7 (10.61%) Problem Management
14 7 (10.61%) Continuous Improvement
14 7 (10.61%) Analytics
14 7 (10.61%) ITSM
14 7 (10.61%) Banking
15 6 (9.09%) 3G
15 6 (9.09%) VBA
15 6 (9.09%) Mathematics

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 (3.03%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.52%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.52%) WebSphere Portal
2 1 (1.52%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 21 (31.82%) MS Office
2 14 (21.21%) MS Excel
3 9 (13.64%) MS Visio
3 9 (13.64%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.52%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (6.06%) TRIRIGA
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.09%) 3G
1 6 (9.09%) 2G
1 6 (9.09%) LTE
2 4 (6.06%) Wi-Fi
2 4 (6.06%) LAN
2 4 (6.06%) WAN
3 2 (3.03%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (1.52%) DHCP
4 1 (1.52%) DNS
4 1 (1.52%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.03%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.52%) Data Mining
2 1 (1.52%) QlikView
2 1 (1.52%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Oracle Forms
General
1 16 (24.24%) Finance
2 7 (10.61%) Banking
3 6 (9.09%) Telecoms
4 5 (7.58%) Front Office
5 3 (4.55%) Investment Banking
6 2 (3.03%) Local Government
6 2 (3.03%) Legal
Job Titles
1 20 (30.30%) Project Manager
2 9 (13.64%) Analyst
2 9 (13.64%) Service Manager
3 7 (10.61%) Service Analyst
4 5 (7.58%) Services Delivery Manager
4 5 (7.58%) Support Technician
4 5 (7.58%) 1st Line Support
4 5 (7.58%) Data Analyst
4 5 (7.58%) Delivery Manager
4 5 (7.58%) Help Desk Technician
4 5 (7.58%) Incident Manager
4 5 (7.58%) 1st Line Support Technician
4 5 (7.58%) IT Technician
4 5 (7.58%) Service Desk Technician
5 4 (6.06%) Service Management Analyst
5 4 (6.06%) IT Project Manager
6 3 (4.55%) Quality Manager
6 3 (4.55%) Performance Manager
7 2 (3.03%) Performance Analyst
7 2 (3.03%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.03%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 12 (18.18%) Management Information System
2 9 (13.64%) Computer Science
3 6 (9.09%) Statistics
3 6 (9.09%) Mathematics
4 4 (6.06%) PMI
5 2 (3.03%) NHS
6 1 (1.52%) Replication
6 1 (1.52%) Equities
6 1 (1.52%) Derivative
6 1 (1.52%) Equity Derivative
6 1 (1.52%) CMDB
6 1 (1.52%) FMCG
6 1 (1.52%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 11 (16.67%) Windows
2 4 (6.06%) UNIX
3 3 (4.55%) Linux
4 2 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.52%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.52%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (100.00%) ITIL
2 24 (36.36%) Stakeholder Management
3 22 (33.33%) Project Management
4 21 (31.82%) Service Delivery
5 16 (24.24%) PRINCE2
6 14 (21.21%) Service Management
7 7 (10.61%) ITSM
7 7 (10.61%) Problem Management
7 7 (10.61%) Performance Management
7 7 (10.61%) Continuous Improvement
7 7 (10.61%) Analytics
8 6 (9.09%) Data Entry
8 6 (9.09%) Migration
9 5 (7.58%) Six Sigma
9 5 (7.58%) Release Management
10 4 (6.06%) E-Discovery
10 4 (6.06%) Risk Assessment
10 4 (6.06%) Root Cause Analysis
10 4 (6.06%) Incident Management
11 3 (4.55%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 10 (15.15%) SQL
2 6 (9.09%) VBA
3 1 (1.52%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.52%) Jython
3 1 (1.52%) C
Qualifications
1 15 (22.73%) Degree
2 9 (13.64%) Security Cleared
3 8 (12.12%) SC Cleared
4 4 (6.06%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 4 (6.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 4 (6.06%) PMI Certification
5 3 (4.55%) HND
6 1 (1.52%) MCSE
6 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.52%) MCITP
6 1 (1.52%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (16.67%) QA
2 9 (13.64%) SLA
3 1 (1.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (6.06%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.52%) NetBackup
1 1 (1.52%) BladeLogic
1 1 (1.52%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (19.70%) Microsoft
2 6 (9.09%) ServiceNow
3 4 (6.06%) VMware
4 3 (4.55%) Oracle
4 3 (4.55%) Sybase
5 2 (3.03%) SAP
5 2 (3.03%) Cisco
5 2 (3.03%) Citrix
5 2 (3.03%) Ericsson
6 1 (1.52%) HP
6 1 (1.52%) IBM
6 1 (1.52%) Business Objects
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