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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Infrastructure Library Version 3
Rank 120 94 106
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +12
Contract jobs citing ITIL V3 3 16 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.12% 0.78% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 1.14% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 2
Average daily rate
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£350 £500 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +37.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £425 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £618 £500 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £318 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.23% -15.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £22.50 -
% change year-on-year
-35.55% -
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
1724 1404 1547
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 67.79% 68.22% 69.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 931 774 802
Average daily rate £375 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £468 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 56 116
Average hourly rate £28.50 £27.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.63% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £37.80 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +5.45%

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 21 October 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ITIL V3 within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014. 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 -5 1 £685 +37.00% 2
Solihull - 1 £200 -
Shropshire - 1 £350 - 1
Warwickshire - - - -
Worcestershire - - - -
West Bromwich - - - -
Coventry - - - -
ITIL V3
England

ITIL V3
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 12 (100.00%) ITIL
2 3 (25.00%) PRINCE
2 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (16.67%) Finance
3 2 (16.67%) TOGAF
3 2 (16.67%) Service Management
3 2 (16.67%) Change Management
3 2 (16.67%) Firewall
3 2 (16.67%) Six Sigma
3 2 (16.67%) ISEB
3 2 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (16.67%) UNIX
3 2 (16.67%) DNS
3 2 (16.67%) Cisco
3 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 2 (16.67%) COBIT
3 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
4 1 (8.33%) DV Cleared
4 1 (8.33%) Problem Management
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (8.33%) Visualisation
4 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (8.33%) Network Management
4 1 (8.33%) F5
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (8.33%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (8.33%) Multicast
4 1 (8.33%) IBM
4 1 (8.33%) Microsoft

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

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) DNS
1 2 (16.67%) Firewall
2 1 (8.33%) Multicast
2 1 (8.33%) DHCP
2 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (8.33%) SAN
2 1 (8.33%) OSPF
2 1 (8.33%) BGP
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Automotive
2 1 (8.33%) Banking
2 1 (8.33%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Business Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Business Process Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Process Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Business Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Business Process Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Knowledge Manager
3 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Incident Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Services Delivery Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Service Manager
3 1 (8.33%) UNIX Systems Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) UNIX Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Support Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (8.33%) Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) UNIX
2 1 (8.33%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) Solaris
2 1 (8.33%) Linux
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) ITIL
2 3 (25.00%) PRINCE
2 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (16.67%) Six Sigma
3 2 (16.67%) Service Management
3 2 (16.67%) Change Management
3 2 (16.67%) TOGAF
4 1 (8.33%) Supplier Management
4 1 (8.33%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
4 1 (8.33%) Problem Management
4 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (8.33%) Network Management
4 1 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (8.33%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (8.33%) Workflow
4 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
4 1 (8.33%) Project Management
4 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
4 1 (8.33%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) Java
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
1 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) ISEB
1 2 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) DV Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) MCSE
2 1 (8.33%) CCNA
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (8.33%) PMP
2 1 (8.33%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Cisco
2 1 (8.33%) IBM
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) HP
2 1 (8.33%) CheckPoint
2 1 (8.33%) Symantec
2 1 (8.33%) VMware
2 1 (8.33%) F5
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle
2 1 (8.33%) SAP