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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Infrastructure Library Version 3
Rank 108 108 94
Rank change year-on-year
0 -14
Contract jobs citing ITIL V3 18 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.73% 0.39% 0.059%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.98% 0.53% 0.083%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 6 0
Average daily rate
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£334 £313 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.80% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £340 £379
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -10.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £26.50 £13.00
% change year-on-year
-24.52% +103.84%
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
1836 1686 1200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 74.76% 72.86% 71.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1144 884 584
Average daily rate £375 £375 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 111 75
Average hourly rate £27.75 £33.50 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.16% -11.37%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 29 May 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
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 29 May 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +3 12 £340 -47.69%
Worcestershire +2 2 £136 -43.03%
Solihull - 2 - -
Shropshire - 1 £313 -
ITIL V3
England

ITIL V3
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 27 (100.00%) ITIL
2 12 (44.44%) Cisco
3 11 (40.74%) Service Management
4 10 (37.04%) Project Management
4 10 (37.04%) OSPF
4 10 (37.04%) BGP
4 10 (37.04%) Firewall
4 10 (37.04%) F5
5 9 (33.33%) CCNA
5 9 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (33.33%) Solaris
5 9 (33.33%) Linux
5 9 (33.33%) UNIX
6 8 (29.63%) TCP/IP
6 8 (29.63%) Multicast
7 7 (25.93%) DNS
7 7 (25.93%) PRINCE2
8 6 (22.22%) MS Office
8 6 (22.22%) PRINCE
8 6 (22.22%) PMP
8 6 (22.22%) PMI Certification
8 6 (22.22%) ITSM
8 6 (22.22%) Structured Cabling
8 6 (22.22%) Marketing
9 5 (18.52%) Security Cleared
9 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
10 4 (14.81%) CheckPoint
10 4 (14.81%) Six Sigma
10 4 (14.81%) Windows
10 4 (14.81%) Finance

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 2 (7.41%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (22.22%) MS Office
2 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (3.70%) Remedy AR System
Communications & Networking
1 10 (37.04%) OSPF
1 10 (37.04%) BGP
1 10 (37.04%) Firewall
2 8 (29.63%) TCP/IP
2 8 (29.63%) Multicast
3 7 (25.93%) DNS
4 6 (22.22%) Structured Cabling
5 1 (3.70%) WAN
5 1 (3.70%) MPLS
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) ClearCase
General
1 6 (22.22%) Marketing
2 4 (14.81%) Finance
3 2 (7.41%) Banking
4 1 (3.70%) Local Government
4 1 (3.70%) German Language
Job Titles
1 11 (40.74%) Project Manager
2 8 (29.63%) Technical Manager
2 8 (29.63%) Technical Project Manager
3 4 (14.81%) Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Consultant
4 3 (11.11%) Service Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Network Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Design Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Service Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Network Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Transition Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Network Project Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Network Design Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Service Transition Manager
5 2 (7.41%) ITSM Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) Service Design Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Service Architect
6 1 (3.70%) NHS Project Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Change and Release Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Data Centre
2 2 (7.41%) CMDB
3 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.70%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (3.70%) Statistics
3 1 (3.70%) Informatics
3 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.70%) CESG
3 1 (3.70%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 9 (33.33%) Solaris
1 9 (33.33%) Linux
1 9 (33.33%) UNIX
2 4 (14.81%) Windows
3 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (7.41%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (100.00%) ITIL
2 11 (40.74%) Service Management
3 10 (37.04%) Project Management
4 7 (25.93%) PRINCE2
5 6 (22.22%) PRINCE
5 6 (22.22%) ITSM
6 4 (14.81%) Six Sigma
6 4 (14.81%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (11.11%) Change Control
7 3 (11.11%) Problem Management
7 3 (11.11%) Workflow
8 2 (7.41%) Asset Management
8 2 (7.41%) Service Delivery
8 2 (7.41%) Configuration Management
8 2 (7.41%) Network Design
8 2 (7.41%) Process Architecture
8 2 (7.41%) Lean Six Sigma
8 2 (7.41%) Server Monitoring
9 1 (3.70%) IT Asset Management
9 1 (3.70%) SDLC
Qualifications
1 9 (33.33%) CCNA
1 9 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (22.22%) PMP
2 6 (22.22%) PMI Certification
3 5 (18.52%) Security Cleared
4 3 (11.11%) SC Cleared
5 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (7.41%) MCSE
5 2 (7.41%) Degree
5 2 (7.41%) NVQ Level 4
6 1 (3.70%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) ISO 9001
1 3 (11.11%) SLA
2 2 (7.41%) JSP 440
3 1 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 3 (11.11%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 12 (44.44%) Cisco
2 10 (37.04%) F5
3 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
4 4 (14.81%) CheckPoint
5 1 (3.70%) Remedy
5 1 (3.70%) IBM
5 1 (3.70%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 1 (3.70%) BMC