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 26 February 2017 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
ITIL Version 3
England / West Midlands
Rank 90 87 88
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +1
Contract jobs citing ITIL V3 32 40 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.35% 1.54% 1.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.71% 1.87% 1.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 29 17
Median daily rate £250 £530 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-52.83% +60.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £219 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £575 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.67% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £13.75 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £23.00 £12.10
% change year-on-year
-32.60% +90.08%

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
1875 2135 1648
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 79.01% 82.34% 72.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 1200 1204 947
Median daily rate £425 £410 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £273 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +0.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 48 105
Median hourly rate £25.50 £19.50 £28.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -32.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £37.50 £37.89
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +40.35%

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 26 February 2017.

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 26 February 2017. 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 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 -1 16 £280 -17.03%
Shropshire - 3 £413 - 5
Coventry -2 2 - - 1
Worcestershire - 2 £98 -
Warwickshire - 1 £380 -
ITIL V3
England

ITIL V3
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, 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 64 (100.00%) ITIL
2 18 (28.13%) Cisco
3 16 (25.00%) Service Management
3 16 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 13 (20.31%) Service Delivery
4 13 (20.31%) SC Cleared
5 12 (18.75%) Degree
6 11 (17.19%) PRINCE2
7 9 (14.06%) Continuous Improvement
7 9 (14.06%) Network Management
8 8 (12.50%) Data Centre
8 8 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (12.50%) Windows
9 7 (10.94%) CCNP
9 7 (10.94%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (10.94%) Finance
10 6 (9.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 6 (9.38%) Cloud Computing
10 6 (9.38%) ServiceNow
10 6 (9.38%) Service Design
10 6 (9.38%) Billing
10 6 (9.38%) Incident Management
10 6 (9.38%) Problem Management
10 6 (9.38%) Matrix Management
10 6 (9.38%) Configuration Management
10 6 (9.38%) ITSM
10 6 (9.38%) ITIL Certification
11 5 (7.81%) SLA
11 5 (7.81%) Project Management
12 4 (6.25%) Release Management

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 1 (1.56%) MS Exchange
1 1 (1.56%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 3 (4.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (1.56%) TRIRIGA
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.38%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.56%) IaaS
2 1 (1.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.69%) Ethernet
1 3 (4.69%) FCAPS
1 3 (4.69%) Firewall
1 3 (4.69%) MPLS
2 2 (3.13%) BIG-IP
2 2 (3.13%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (3.13%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (1.56%) BGP
3 1 (1.56%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (1.56%) DHCP
3 1 (1.56%) DNS
3 1 (1.56%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 1 (1.56%) Network Security
3 1 (1.56%) OSPF
3 1 (1.56%) VoIP
3 1 (1.56%) WAN
3 1 (1.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.56%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (4.69%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.56%) Oracle Forms
General
1 7 (10.94%) Finance
2 6 (9.38%) Billing
3 3 (4.69%) Back Office
3 3 (4.69%) Banking
3 3 (4.69%) Investment Banking
4 2 (3.13%) Aerospace
4 2 (3.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (23.44%) Service Manager
2 14 (21.88%) Analyst
3 9 (14.06%) Architect
3 9 (14.06%) Transition Manager
4 8 (12.50%) Delivery Manager
4 8 (12.50%) Services Delivery Manager
5 7 (10.94%) Data Analyst
5 7 (10.94%) Data Centre Analyst
6 6 (9.38%) Service Transition Manager
7 5 (7.81%) Network Engineer
7 5 (7.81%) Service Analyst
8 4 (6.25%) Service Architect
8 4 (6.25%) Service Desk Analyst
9 3 (4.69%) Cisco Engineer
9 3 (4.69%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 3 (4.69%) IT Services Delivery Manager
9 3 (4.69%) Network Architect
9 3 (4.69%) Operations Analyst
9 3 (4.69%) Service Desk Support
9 3 (4.69%) Service Desk Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.13%) CSS
2 1 (1.56%) J2EE
2 1 (1.56%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 4 (6.25%) CMDB
3 3 (4.69%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.56%) Clustering
4 1 (1.56%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.56%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.56%) PMI
4 1 (1.56%) Replication
4 1 (1.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (12.50%) Windows
2 4 (6.25%) Windows 7
3 2 (3.13%) Unix
3 2 (3.13%) Windows Vista
4 1 (1.56%) Linux
4 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (100.00%) ITIL
2 16 (25.00%) Service Management
3 13 (20.31%) Service Delivery
4 11 (17.19%) PRINCE2
5 9 (14.06%) Continuous Improvement
5 9 (14.06%) Network Management
6 8 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (9.38%) Configuration Management
7 6 (9.38%) Incident Management
7 6 (9.38%) ITSM
7 6 (9.38%) Matrix Management
7 6 (9.38%) Problem Management
7 6 (9.38%) Service Design
7 6 (9.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 5 (7.81%) Project Management
9 4 (6.25%) Release Management
9 4 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (4.69%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (4.69%) Scrum
10 3 (4.69%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.13%) SQL
2 1 (1.56%) Java
2 1 (1.56%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 13 (20.31%) SC Cleared
3 12 (18.75%) Degree
4 7 (10.94%) CCNP
4 7 (10.94%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (9.38%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (4.69%) CCNA
7 2 (3.13%) APMP
7 2 (3.13%) DV Cleared
7 2 (3.13%) MCSE
7 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (1.56%) NVQ Level 4
8 1 (1.56%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.81%) SLA
2 1 (1.56%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.69%) Active Directory
1 3 (4.69%) Docker
2 1 (1.56%) Terminal Server
2 1 (1.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (4.69%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (4.69%) Puppet
2 1 (1.56%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (1.56%) OpenView
2 1 (1.56%) OPNET
2 1 (1.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 18 (28.13%) Cisco
2 6 (9.38%) ServiceNow
3 3 (4.69%) BT
3 3 (4.69%) CA
3 3 (4.69%) CheckPoint
3 3 (4.69%) CommVault
3 3 (4.69%) EMC
3 3 (4.69%) Intel Security
3 3 (4.69%) SevOne
3 3 (4.69%) VMware
4 2 (3.13%) Blue Coat
4 2 (3.13%) BMC
4 2 (3.13%) Citrix
4 2 (3.13%) F5
4 2 (3.13%) Fortinet
4 2 (3.13%) HP
4 2 (3.13%) IBM
4 2 (3.13%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.13%) NetApp
4 2 (3.13%) Oracle