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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) Certification
Rank 88 91 93
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +2
Contract jobs citing ITIL Certification 24 16 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.11% 0.76% 0.44%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.09% 5.67% 2.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 4 3
Average daily rate
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£368 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.50% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £241 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £420 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £316 £325
% change year-on-year
+18.76% -2.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 1
Average hourly rate £12.50 - £11.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £21.75
% change year-on-year
-17.14% -19.54%
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
394 282 275
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 18.21% 13.45% 15.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 219 149 122
Average daily rate £350 £338 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +1.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £220 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £356 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +1.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 2 34
Average hourly rate £22.00 £22.69 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.04% -31.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £15.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £22.69 £34.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -23.91%

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 27 January 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 27 January 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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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 9 £413 +17.85% 2
Warwickshire 0 7 £425 -
Shropshire -8 2 £333 +36.76%
Staffordshire - 2 £318 - 1
Coventry - - - - 1
Dudley - - - -
Solihull - - - -
Wolverhampton - - - - 1
ITIL Certification
England

ITIL Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 52 (100.00%) ITIL
2 21 (40.38%) Windows
3 14 (26.92%) Microsoft
4 10 (19.23%) MS Excel
4 10 (19.23%) LAN
4 10 (19.23%) MS Office
4 10 (19.23%) Service Management
4 10 (19.23%) NetBackup
4 10 (19.23%) Security Cleared
4 10 (19.23%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (17.31%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (17.31%) VMware
5 9 (17.31%) Active Directory
6 8 (15.38%) HP
6 8 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (15.38%) WAN
6 8 (15.38%) DHCP
6 8 (15.38%) DNS
6 8 (15.38%) Service Delivery
6 8 (15.38%) Finance
6 8 (15.38%) DV Cleared
6 8 (15.38%) SCCM
7 7 (13.46%) Windows 7
7 7 (13.46%) SharePoint
7 7 (13.46%) Windows XP
8 6 (11.54%) PRINCE2
8 6 (11.54%) Project Management
8 6 (11.54%) PDA
8 6 (11.54%) Telecoms
8 6 (11.54%) Windows 2000 Server

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

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 7 (13.46%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.77%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 10 (19.23%) MS Excel
1 10 (19.23%) MS Office
2 4 (7.69%) MS Visio
3 3 (5.77%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.92%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 10 (19.23%) LAN
2 8 (15.38%) WAN
2 8 (15.38%) DHCP
2 8 (15.38%) DNS
3 3 (5.77%) Firewall
4 2 (3.85%) 3G
4 2 (3.85%) SAN
4 2 (3.85%) 2G
4 2 (3.85%) Radio Access Network
4 2 (3.85%) LTE
5 1 (1.92%) Internet
5 1 (1.92%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.85%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (1.92%) IDMS
2 1 (1.92%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.92%) DB2
General
1 8 (15.38%) Finance
2 6 (11.54%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.85%) Banking
4 1 (1.92%) Front Office
4 1 (1.92%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 12 (23.08%) Analyst
2 9 (17.31%) Service Analyst
3 8 (15.38%) Server Support
3 8 (15.38%) 3rd Line Support
3 8 (15.38%) Server Engineer
3 8 (15.38%) Senior Server Engineer
4 6 (11.54%) Service Manager
4 6 (11.54%) Service Desk Analyst
4 6 (11.54%) 2nd Line Support
5 5 (9.62%) Desktop Support
5 5 (9.62%) Help Desk Analyst
5 5 (9.62%) 1st Line Support
5 5 (9.62%) Help Desk Support
6 4 (7.69%) Project Manager
7 3 (5.77%) Head of Technology
7 3 (5.77%) Data Analyst
7 3 (5.77%) Service Management Analyst
7 3 (5.77%) Report Analyst
8 2 (3.85%) Consultant
8 2 (3.85%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.85%) SAP Basis
2 1 (1.92%) Middleware
2 1 (1.92%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.54%) PDA
2 4 (7.69%) Statistics
3 3 (5.77%) Mathematics
3 3 (5.77%) PMI
4 2 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.92%) LPAR
5 1 (1.92%) FMCG
5 1 (1.92%) CMDB
5 1 (1.92%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.92%) NHS
5 1 (1.92%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.92%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 21 (40.38%) Windows
2 10 (19.23%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (17.31%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (13.46%) Windows 7
5 7 (13.46%) Windows XP
6 6 (11.54%) Windows 2000 Server
7 3 (5.77%) UNIX
8 2 (3.85%) Linux
9 1 (1.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.92%) zOS
9 1 (1.92%) HPUX
9 1 (1.92%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (100.00%) ITIL
2 10 (19.23%) Service Management
3 8 (15.38%) Service Delivery
4 6 (11.54%) PRINCE2
4 6 (11.54%) Project Management
5 5 (9.62%) ITSM
5 5 (9.62%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (7.69%) Line Management
7 3 (5.77%) Analytics
7 3 (5.77%) Data Entry
7 3 (5.77%) Change Management
7 3 (5.77%) Six Sigma
8 2 (3.85%) Configuration Management
8 2 (3.85%) Risk Management
8 2 (3.85%) IT Governance
8 2 (3.85%) Incident Management
8 2 (3.85%) Business Process Improvement
8 2 (3.85%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (3.85%) Process Improvement
8 2 (3.85%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (9.62%) SQL
2 3 (5.77%) VBA
3 1 (1.92%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.92%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.92%) PL/SQL
3 1 (1.92%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (19.23%) Security Cleared
2 8 (15.38%) DV Cleared
3 4 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 4 (7.69%) PMI Certification
3 4 (7.69%) Degree
4 3 (5.77%) MCP
5 2 (3.85%) MCSA
5 2 (3.85%) HNC
5 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.92%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.92%) PMP
6 1 (1.92%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.92%) CCIE
6 1 (1.92%) CCNP
6 1 (1.92%) CCNA
6 1 (1.92%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.62%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (17.31%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.92%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (19.23%) NetBackup
2 8 (15.38%) SCCM
3 2 (3.85%) Tivoli
4 1 (1.92%) WSUS
4 1 (1.92%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 14 (26.92%) Microsoft
2 9 (17.31%) VMware
3 8 (15.38%) HP
4 4 (7.69%) Oracle
4 4 (7.69%) Citrix
4 4 (7.69%) ServiceNow
5 3 (5.77%) SAP
6 2 (3.85%) Brocade
7 1 (1.92%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 1 (1.92%) Huawei
7 1 (1.92%) BT
7 1 (1.92%) Ericsson
7 1 (1.92%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.92%) Symantec
7 1 (1.92%) Sophos
7 1 (1.92%) Cisco
7 1 (1.92%) IBM