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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Infrastructure Library Version 3
Rank 115 102 104
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +2
Contract jobs citing ITIL V3 7 9 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.27% 0.43% 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.40% 0.62% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 2
Average daily rate
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£363 £500 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.50% +37.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £484 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £333 £381
% change year-on-year
+5.10% -12.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £30.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-21.66% -7.69%
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
1771 1450 1613
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 69.26% 68.59% 69.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 914 773 831
Average daily rate £375 £357 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.18% +1.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £468 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 115 59 95
Average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £30.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.48 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £37.80 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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 22 September 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 22 September 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 -11 2 £275 -45.00%
Shropshire - 1 £350 -
Warwickshire - - - -
Worcestershire - - - -
Coventry - - - -
Solihull - - - -
West Bromwich - - - -
ITIL V3
England

ITIL V3
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 17 (100.00%) ITIL
2 7 (41.18%) UNIX
3 5 (29.41%) SAN
3 5 (29.41%) Service Management
4 4 (23.53%) Windows
4 4 (23.53%) Incident Management
5 3 (17.65%) CMDB
5 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
5 3 (17.65%) PRINCE
5 3 (17.65%) Configuration Management
5 3 (17.65%) Project Management
5 3 (17.65%) Mainframe
5 3 (17.65%) Oracle
5 3 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (11.76%) Firewall
6 2 (11.76%) Service Delivery
6 2 (11.76%) Change Management
6 2 (11.76%) TOGAF
6 2 (11.76%) Supplier Management
6 2 (11.76%) Knowledge Management
6 2 (11.76%) Linux
6 2 (11.76%) DNS
6 2 (11.76%) Cisco
6 2 (11.76%) ISEB
6 2 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (11.76%) Shell Script
6 2 (11.76%) Six Sigma
6 2 (11.76%) Problem Management
6 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
6 2 (11.76%) DV Cleared

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

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 (5.88%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 5 (29.41%) SAN
2 2 (11.76%) Firewall
2 2 (11.76%) DNS
3 1 (5.88%) Multicast
3 1 (5.88%) OSPF
3 1 (5.88%) BGP
3 1 (5.88%) DHCP
3 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Toad
General
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
1 1 (5.88%) Automotive
1 1 (5.88%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Architect
3 2 (11.76%) Project Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Business Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Administrator
3 2 (11.76%) Process Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) UNIX Administrator
3 2 (11.76%) Business Architect
3 2 (11.76%) Configuration Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (11.76%) Business Process Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Configuration Management Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Business Process Architect
3 2 (11.76%) Service Manager
3 2 (11.76%) UNIX Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Knowledge Manager
4 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Service Transition Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Service Transition Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Mainframe
1 3 (17.65%) CMDB
2 1 (5.88%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 7 (41.18%) UNIX
2 4 (23.53%) Windows
3 2 (11.76%) Linux
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (5.88%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (100.00%) ITIL
2 5 (29.41%) Service Management
3 4 (23.53%) Incident Management
4 3 (17.65%) Configuration Management
4 3 (17.65%) Project Management
4 3 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (17.65%) PRINCE
5 2 (11.76%) Six Sigma
5 2 (11.76%) Service Delivery
5 2 (11.76%) Change Management
5 2 (11.76%) TOGAF
5 2 (11.76%) Supplier Management
5 2 (11.76%) Knowledge Management
5 2 (11.76%) Problem Management
5 2 (11.76%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (5.88%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (5.88%) Release Management
6 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (5.88%) Network Management
6 1 (5.88%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
2 2 (11.76%) ISEB
2 2 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
2 2 (11.76%) DV Cleared
3 1 (5.88%) MCSE
3 1 (5.88%) CCNA
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (5.88%) PMP
3 1 (5.88%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) Oracle
2 2 (11.76%) Cisco
3 1 (5.88%) HP
3 1 (5.88%) CheckPoint
3 1 (5.88%) Symantec
3 1 (5.88%) VMware
3 1 (5.88%) F5
3 1 (5.88%) Sybase
3 1 (5.88%) SAP