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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) Certification
Rank 84 84 89
Rank change year-on-year
0 +5
Contract jobs citing ITIL Certification 41 32 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.61% 1.37% 0.72%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.58% 7.92% 4.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 9 9
Average daily rate
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£190 £450 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-57.77% +28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £272 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £610 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £344 £325 £355
% change year-on-year
+5.76% -8.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 1
Average hourly rate £26.00 £7.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+246.66% -76.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £14.50 £20.75
% change year-on-year
+72.41% -30.12%
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
478 404 265
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 18.75% 17.29% 15.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 280 192 128
Average daily rate £340 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £178 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 40 23
Average hourly rate £30.00 £22.50 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -19.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £65.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.12 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+34.00% -20.00%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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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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 +8 22 £190 -56.57% 4
Coventry +4 8 £163 - 1
Shropshire -3 4 £365 -
Warwickshire 0 3 £400 +100.00% 1
Staffordshire -9 1 £213 -
Dudley - 1 £85 -
ITIL Certification
England

ITIL Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 59 (100.00%) ITIL
2 17 (28.81%) Microsoft
3 15 (25.42%) Service Management
3 15 (25.42%) Service Delivery
4 12 (20.34%) Finance
4 12 (20.34%) Automotive
5 11 (18.64%) PRINCE2
5 11 (18.64%) Windows
6 10 (16.95%) Security Cleared
7 8 (13.56%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (13.56%) ITSM
7 8 (13.56%) SC Cleared
8 7 (11.86%) Continuous Improvement
8 7 (11.86%) SLA
8 7 (11.86%) MS Excel
8 7 (11.86%) SharePoint
9 6 (10.17%) LAN
9 6 (10.17%) MS Office
9 6 (10.17%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (8.47%) Windows 2000 Server
10 5 (8.47%) PDA
10 5 (8.47%) Migration
10 5 (8.47%) UNIX
10 5 (8.47%) Linux
10 5 (8.47%) Windows XP
10 5 (8.47%) Active Directory
10 5 (8.47%) Windows 7
11 4 (6.78%) WAN
11 4 (6.78%) MS Project
11 4 (6.78%) Solaris

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (11.86%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.69%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.69%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 7 (11.86%) MS Excel
2 6 (10.17%) MS Office
3 4 (6.78%) MS Project
4 2 (3.39%) MS Visio
4 2 (3.39%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.17%) LAN
2 4 (6.78%) WAN
2 4 (6.78%) SAN
3 3 (5.08%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.69%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.39%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.69%) IDMS
2 1 (1.69%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (1.69%) DB2
2 1 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.69%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.69%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.69%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 12 (20.34%) Finance
1 12 (20.34%) Automotive
2 1 (1.69%) Banking
2 1 (1.69%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.69%) Law
Job Titles
1 12 (20.34%) Service Manager
2 9 (15.25%) Analyst
3 7 (11.86%) Service Desk Analyst
3 7 (11.86%) 1st Line Support
3 7 (11.86%) Service Analyst
4 6 (10.17%) Services Delivery Manager
4 6 (10.17%) Delivery Manager
4 6 (10.17%) Service Desk Supervisor
5 5 (8.47%) 2nd Line Support
6 4 (6.78%) Help Desk Analyst
6 4 (6.78%) Help Desk Support
7 3 (5.08%) Technical Manager
7 3 (5.08%) Transition Manager
7 3 (5.08%) IT Services Manager
7 3 (5.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (5.08%) 1st Line Support Analyst
7 3 (5.08%) Technical Project Manager
7 3 (5.08%) Project Manager
7 3 (5.08%) Desktop Support
7 3 (5.08%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.47%) PDA
2 2 (3.39%) CMDB
3 1 (1.69%) Statistics
3 1 (1.69%) Telematics
3 1 (1.69%) LPAR
3 1 (1.69%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.69%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.69%) NHS
3 1 (1.69%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (18.64%) Windows
2 8 (13.56%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (8.47%) Windows 2000 Server
3 5 (8.47%) UNIX
3 5 (8.47%) Linux
3 5 (8.47%) Windows XP
3 5 (8.47%) Windows 7
4 4 (6.78%) Solaris
5 3 (5.08%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (5.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (5.08%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.69%) HPUX
6 1 (1.69%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (100.00%) ITIL
2 15 (25.42%) Service Management
2 15 (25.42%) Service Delivery
3 11 (18.64%) PRINCE2
4 8 (13.56%) ITSM
5 7 (11.86%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (10.17%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (8.47%) Migration
8 4 (6.78%) Configuration Management
9 3 (5.08%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (5.08%) Problem Management
9 3 (5.08%) Release Management
9 3 (5.08%) Project Management
9 3 (5.08%) Change Management
10 2 (3.39%) Mentoring
10 2 (3.39%) Transition Management
10 2 (3.39%) People Management
10 2 (3.39%) Data Migration
10 2 (3.39%) Supplier Management
11 1 (1.69%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.08%) PowerShell
1 3 (5.08%) Shell Script
1 3 (5.08%) VB
2 2 (3.39%) SQL
3 1 (1.69%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (16.95%) Security Cleared
2 8 (13.56%) SC Cleared
3 3 (5.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (3.39%) ISEB
4 2 (3.39%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (1.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.86%) SLA
2 1 (1.69%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (8.47%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (5.08%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 17 (28.81%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.78%) VMware
3 3 (5.08%) IBM
3 3 (5.08%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.69%) Teradata
4 1 (1.69%) Remedy
4 1 (1.69%) BMC
4 1 (1.69%) SAP
4 1 (1.69%) Oracle
4 1 (1.69%) ServiceNow