The table below looks at the statistics for ITIL V3 skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ITIL V3 over the 3 months to 25 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
ITIL Version 3
Rank 96 97 89
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -8
Contract jobs citing ITIL V3 40 32 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.42% 1.25% 1.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.75% 1.65% 1.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 23 18
Median daily rate £388 £339 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.39% -3.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £265 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £380 £528
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+19.23% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £25.49 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+5.94% +45.62%
ITIL V3
England

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
2288 1945 1768
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 81.48% 76.27% 75.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1301 1209 932
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £260 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 89 108
Median hourly rate £19.61 £29.00 £34.32
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.37% -15.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £16.00 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.75 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.65% +1.66%

ITIL V3
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing ITIL V3 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

ITIL V3 Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

ITIL V3
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 V3 across the West Midlands region.

ITIL V3 Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

ITIL V3
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ITIL V3 across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 May 2016.

ITIL V3 Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

ITIL V3
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 V3 across the West Midlands region.

ITIL V3 Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

ITIL V3
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 V3 within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 May 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
Birmingham +6 22 £355 +4.41% 1
Warwickshire - 5 £438 -
Shropshire -32 4 £375 +20.00%
Coventry -4 1 - - 1
Solihull -16 1 £625 -
Herefordshire - 1 £375 -
ITIL V3
England

ITIL V3
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing ITIL V3 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 V3.

1 83 (100.00%) ITIL
2 26 (31.33%) Service Management
3 22 (26.51%) Finance
4 20 (24.10%) Incident Management
5 15 (18.07%) SLA
6 14 (16.87%) Degree
7 13 (15.66%) Cisco
7 13 (15.66%) PRINCE2
7 13 (15.66%) Unix
7 13 (15.66%) Line Management
8 10 (12.05%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (12.05%) ITSM
9 9 (10.84%) Change Management
9 9 (10.84%) Security Cleared
9 9 (10.84%) Continuous Improvement
9 9 (10.84%) Coaching
10 8 (9.64%) Problem Management
10 8 (9.64%) Windows
10 8 (9.64%) WAN
11 7 (8.43%) Microsoft
11 7 (8.43%) CheckPoint
11 7 (8.43%) Firewall
11 7 (8.43%) Stakeholder Management
11 7 (8.43%) Legal
11 7 (8.43%) Computer Science
11 7 (8.43%) Fortinet
11 7 (8.43%) F5
12 6 (7.23%) Network Security
12 6 (7.23%) TOGAF
12 6 (7.23%) Service Delivery

ITIL V3
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 2 (2.41%) IIS
2 1 (1.20%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.20%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (1.20%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.20%) MS Office
1 1 (1.20%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (1.20%) MS Project
1 1 (1.20%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (4.82%) SAP IS-U
2 1 (1.20%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.20%) SunGard GMI
Communications & Networking
1 8 (9.64%) WAN
2 7 (8.43%) Firewall
3 6 (7.23%) LAN
3 6 (7.23%) Network Security
4 5 (6.02%) IP Telephony
5 4 (4.82%) BIG-IP
5 4 (4.82%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 4 (4.82%) OSPF
6 3 (3.61%) BGP
6 3 (3.61%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (3.61%) TCP/IP
7 2 (2.41%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (2.41%) Cisco ICM
7 2 (2.41%) PSTN
7 2 (2.41%) Unified Communications
8 1 (1.20%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (1.20%) Cisco IPT
8 1 (1.20%) DHCP
8 1 (1.20%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 1 (1.20%) VoIP
General
1 22 (26.51%) Finance
2 7 (8.43%) Legal
3 5 (6.02%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.41%) Back Office
4 2 (2.41%) Financial Institution
4 2 (2.41%) German Language
5 1 (1.20%) Banking
5 1 (1.20%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 10 (12.05%) Service Manager
2 8 (9.64%) ITIL Manager
3 7 (8.43%) Network Engineer
3 7 (8.43%) Support Engineer
4 6 (7.23%) Analyst
4 6 (7.23%) Architect
4 6 (7.23%) Change Manager
5 5 (6.02%) Head of Operations
6 4 (4.82%) 2nd Line Support
6 4 (4.82%) Cisco Engineer
6 4 (4.82%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 4 (4.82%) Desktop Manager
6 4 (4.82%) Help Desk Manager
6 4 (4.82%) ITIL Change Manager
6 4 (4.82%) Junior
6 4 (4.82%) Problem Manager
6 4 (4.82%) Senior Architect
7 3 (3.61%) Developer
7 3 (3.61%) Infrastructure Operations Manager
7 3 (3.61%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.23%) CSS
2 3 (3.61%) HTML
2 3 (3.61%) XML
3 2 (2.41%) Ajax
3 2 (2.41%) JSON
3 2 (2.41%) REST
3 2 (2.41%) SOAP
3 2 (2.41%) Web Services
4 1 (1.20%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.05%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (8.43%) Computer Science
3 5 (6.02%) Data Centre
4 4 (4.82%) Driving Licence
4 4 (4.82%) Management Information System
4 4 (4.82%) Smart Meter
5 3 (3.61%) CMDB
5 3 (3.61%) User Experience
6 2 (2.41%) Derivative
6 2 (2.41%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (2.41%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (2.41%) iPad
6 2 (2.41%) IVR
6 2 (2.41%) Mathematics
6 2 (2.41%) Private Cloud
6 2 (2.41%) Smartcard
6 2 (2.41%) Statistics
7 1 (1.20%) CESG
7 1 (1.20%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 13 (15.66%) Unix
2 8 (9.64%) Windows
3 3 (3.61%) Windows Server
3 3 (3.61%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.41%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.20%) Linux
5 1 (1.20%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.20%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (100.00%) ITIL
2 26 (31.33%) Service Management
3 20 (24.10%) Incident Management
4 13 (15.66%) Line Management
4 13 (15.66%) PRINCE2
5 10 (12.05%) ITSM
6 9 (10.84%) Change Management
6 9 (10.84%) Coaching
6 9 (10.84%) Continuous Improvement
7 8 (9.64%) Problem Management
8 7 (8.43%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (7.23%) Project Management
9 6 (7.23%) Service Delivery
9 6 (7.23%) TOGAF
10 5 (6.02%) Supplier Management
11 4 (4.82%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (4.82%) Document Management
11 4 (4.82%) Enterprise Architecture
11 4 (4.82%) Load Balancing
11 4 (4.82%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.82%) Java
2 3 (3.61%) JavaScript
2 3 (3.61%) Perl
2 3 (3.61%) Shell Script
2 3 (3.61%) SQL
3 2 (2.41%) Python
Qualifications
1 14 (16.87%) Degree
2 9 (10.84%) Security Cleared
3 5 (6.02%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (4.82%) CCNA
4 4 (4.82%) MBA
4 4 (4.82%) SC Cleared
5 3 (3.61%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (3.61%) PMI Certification
5 3 (3.61%) PMP
6 2 (2.41%) CCNP
6 2 (2.41%) CCVP
6 2 (2.41%) CISA
6 2 (2.41%) CISM
6 2 (2.41%) CISSP
6 2 (2.41%) IISP
6 2 (2.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (2.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (1.20%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (1.20%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.20%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (18.07%) SLA
2 3 (3.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (2.41%) COBIT
3 2 (2.41%) ISAE 3402
3 2 (2.41%) ISO 9001
3 2 (2.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.41%) ISO27005
3 2 (2.41%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.41%) QA
3 2 (2.41%) RMADS
4 1 (1.20%) JSP 440
System Software
1 1 (1.20%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.20%) Hyper-V
1 1 (1.20%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (1.20%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (3.61%) OPNET
2 1 (1.20%) Control-M
2 1 (1.20%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 13 (15.66%) Cisco
2 7 (8.43%) CheckPoint
2 7 (8.43%) F5
2 7 (8.43%) Fortinet
2 7 (8.43%) Microsoft
3 6 (7.23%) Juniper
4 5 (6.02%) ServiceNow
5 4 (4.82%) Avaya
5 4 (4.82%) BMC
5 4 (4.82%) Intel Security
5 4 (4.82%) SAP
5 4 (4.82%) Sun
6 3 (3.61%) Citrix
6 3 (3.61%) IBM
6 3 (3.61%) Nokia
6 3 (3.61%) Remedy
6 3 (3.61%) Riverbed
6 3 (3.61%) SolarWinds
7 2 (2.41%) Oracle
7 2 (2.41%) Progress