The table below looks at the statistics for ITIL V2 skills 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 V2 over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Infrastructure Library Version 2
Rank 113 96 106
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +10
Contract jobs citing ITIL V2 1 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.043% 0.14% 0.099%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.063% 0.20% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
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£465 £300 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+55.00% -50.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £283 £300
% change year-on-year
+13.27% -5.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1583 1473 1370
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 68.03% 69.06% 67.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 951 816 661
Average daily rate £375 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 72 119
Average hourly rate £25.00 £26.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.66% -18.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.25 £12.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.80 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

ITIL V2
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ITIL V2 across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

ITIL V2 Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

ITIL V2
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 V2 across the West Midlands region.

ITIL V2 Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

ITIL V2
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 V2 across the West Midlands region.

ITIL V2 Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

ITIL V2
Top 23 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing ITIL V2 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 V2.

1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Programme Management
2 1 (33.33%) Capita
2 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
2 1 (33.33%) French Language
2 1 (33.33%) German Language
2 1 (33.33%) Spanish Language
2 1 (33.33%) Data Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Information Assurance
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) BMC
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Service Management
2 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) ITSM
2 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) VB
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle

ITIL V2
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing ITIL V2 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 V2. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 1 (33.33%) French Language
1 1 (33.33%) German Language
1 1 (33.33%) Spanish Language
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Service Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Team Leader
2 1 (33.33%) Transition Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Incident Manager
2 1 (33.33%) IT Services Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Service Desk Team Leader
2 1 (33.33%) Service Transition Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Programme Management
2 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
2 1 (33.33%) Data Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Information Assurance
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Service Management
2 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) ITSM
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C#
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) VB
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Capita
1 1 (33.33%) BMC
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle