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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ITIL V3 over the 3 months to 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Infrastructure Library Version 3
Rank 101 111 94
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -17
Contract jobs citing ITIL V3 15 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.62% 0.33% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.84% 0.44% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 1
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£331 £356 £480
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.01% -25.78%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £16.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £26.50 -
% change year-on-year
-37.73% -
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
1791 1826 1367
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 74.50% 74.56% 68.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 1092 977 688
Average daily rate £390 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.40% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £235 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £510 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 128 61
Average hourly rate £28.69 £30.20 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -20.10%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

ITIL V3
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ITIL V3 across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 31 July 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ITIL V3 across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

ITIL V3 Hourly Rate Histogram 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ITIL V3 within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 31 July 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
Warwickshire +5 4 £325 +8.33% 1
Birmingham +4 3 £487 +77.10% 1
Solihull - 2 - -
Coventry - 1 £325 -
Worcestershire - 1 £115 -
ITIL V3
England

ITIL V3
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing ITIL V3 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 V3.

1 33 (100.00%) ITIL
2 13 (39.39%) Project Management
2 13 (39.39%) Service Management
3 10 (30.30%) Firewall
3 10 (30.30%) PRINCE2
3 10 (30.30%) Cisco
3 10 (30.30%) OSPF
3 10 (30.30%) BGP
3 10 (30.30%) F5
4 9 (27.27%) CCNA
4 9 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (27.27%) UNIX
4 9 (27.27%) Solaris
4 9 (27.27%) Linux
4 9 (27.27%) ITSM
5 8 (24.24%) Windows
5 8 (24.24%) TCP/IP
5 8 (24.24%) Multicast
6 7 (21.21%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (21.21%) DNS
6 7 (21.21%) Active Directory
6 7 (21.21%) Microsoft
7 6 (18.18%) PMP
7 6 (18.18%) PMI Certification
7 6 (18.18%) PRINCE
7 6 (18.18%) MS Exchange
7 6 (18.18%) Structured Cabling
7 6 (18.18%) Marketing
8 5 (15.15%) MS Excel
8 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2003

ITIL V3
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing ITIL V3 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 V3. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (18.18%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (15.15%) MS Excel
2 4 (12.12%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 10 (30.30%) OSPF
1 10 (30.30%) BGP
1 10 (30.30%) Firewall
2 8 (24.24%) Multicast
2 8 (24.24%) TCP/IP
3 7 (21.21%) DNS
4 6 (18.18%) Structured Cabling
5 3 (9.09%) WAN
6 2 (6.06%) VPN
6 2 (6.06%) ADSL
6 2 (6.06%) LAN
7 1 (3.03%) MPLS
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) ClearCase
General
1 6 (18.18%) Marketing
2 4 (12.12%) Finance
3 2 (6.06%) Banking
4 1 (3.03%) German Language
Job Titles
1 11 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 8 (24.24%) Technical Project Manager
2 8 (24.24%) Technical Manager
3 5 (15.15%) Analyst
4 4 (12.12%) Consultant
4 4 (12.12%) Support Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Service Manager
5 3 (9.09%) ITSM Consultant
6 2 (6.06%) Network Project Manager
6 2 (6.06%) IT Services Manager
6 2 (6.06%) Problem Manager
6 2 (6.06%) Network Manager
7 1 (3.03%) Systems Support Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) 2nd Line Support
7 1 (3.03%) Systems Support
7 1 (3.03%) Architect
7 1 (3.03%) Systems Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) Management Consultant
7 1 (3.03%) Programme Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.06%) CMDB
2 2 (6.06%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.03%) E-Learning
3 1 (3.03%) Statistics
3 1 (3.03%) Informatics
3 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.03%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 9 (27.27%) UNIX
1 9 (27.27%) Solaris
1 9 (27.27%) Linux
2 8 (24.24%) Windows
3 7 (21.21%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (3.03%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (100.00%) ITIL
2 13 (39.39%) Project Management
2 13 (39.39%) Service Management
3 10 (30.30%) PRINCE2
4 9 (27.27%) ITSM
5 6 (18.18%) PRINCE
6 5 (15.15%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (12.12%) Problem Management
7 4 (12.12%) Server Monitoring
8 3 (9.09%) Change Control
8 3 (9.09%) Process Architecture
8 3 (9.09%) Workflow
8 3 (9.09%) Configuration Management
9 2 (6.06%) Lean Six Sigma
9 2 (6.06%) Programme Management
9 2 (6.06%) Asset Management
9 2 (6.06%) Six Sigma
9 2 (6.06%) Service Delivery
9 2 (6.06%) SDLC
10 1 (3.03%) Continuous Improvement
Qualifications
1 9 (27.27%) CCNA
1 9 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (18.18%) PMP
2 6 (18.18%) PMI Certification
3 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (12.12%) NVQ Level 4
3 4 (12.12%) MCSE
4 3 (9.09%) Degree
5 2 (6.06%) Security Cleared
6 1 (3.03%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) ISO 9001
2 1 (3.03%) SLA
2 1 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 7 (21.21%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (30.30%) Cisco
1 10 (30.30%) F5
2 7 (21.21%) Microsoft
3 4 (12.12%) CheckPoint
4 2 (6.06%) Citrix
5 1 (3.03%) IBM
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