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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
ITIL Version 3
Rank 82 92 80
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -12
Contract jobs citing ITIL V3 40 18 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.57% 0.81% 1.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.96% 1.17% 1.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 12 15
Average daily rate £530 £303 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+75.20% -19.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £197 £227 £169
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £511 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £391 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.59% +11.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £12.10 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+90.08% -19.33%
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
2046 1544 1575
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 80.17% 69.90% 73.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1158 881 850
Average daily rate £410 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 107 82
Average hourly rate £20.00 £26.00 £35.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% -27.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.03 £11.50 £11.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.50 £155.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +10 18 £350 -9.67% 9
Coventry -7 3 - - 2
Staffordshire -4 2 £135 -50.90%
Solihull - 2 - -
ITIL V3
England

ITIL V3
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 67 (100.00%) ITIL
2 23 (34.33%) Service Management
3 17 (25.37%) Security Cleared
4 15 (22.39%) Finance
4 15 (22.39%) PRINCE2
5 14 (20.90%) Windows
5 14 (20.90%) Analytical Skills
6 12 (17.91%) Project Management
6 12 (17.91%) ITSM
7 11 (16.42%) Service Delivery
7 11 (16.42%) Microsoft
8 10 (14.93%) Incident Management
9 9 (13.43%) Problem Management
9 9 (13.43%) Unix
9 9 (13.43%) Continuous Improvement
10 8 (11.94%) SC Cleared
11 7 (10.45%) Change Management
11 7 (10.45%) SLA
11 7 (10.45%) Line Management
11 7 (10.45%) Coaching
12 6 (8.96%) Windows Server
12 6 (8.96%) SQL Server
12 6 (8.96%) MS Office
12 6 (8.96%) Degree
13 5 (7.46%) TOGAF
13 5 (7.46%) APMP
14 4 (5.97%) Skype for Business
14 4 (5.97%) DV Cleared
14 4 (5.97%) JSP 440
14 4 (5.97%) Microsoft Certification

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

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 4 (5.97%) Skype for Business
2 2 (2.99%) IIS
3 1 (1.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (1.49%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (8.96%) MS Office
2 3 (4.48%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.48%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.99%) Remedy ITSM
1 2 (2.99%) Sage 300 ERP
1 2 (2.99%) Sage CRM
1 2 (2.99%) SAP IS-U
2 1 (1.49%) SunGard GMI
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.99%) LAN
1 2 (2.99%) Network Security
1 2 (2.99%) Unified Communications
1 2 (2.99%) VoIP
1 2 (2.99%) WAN
2 1 (1.49%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.96%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.99%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (2.99%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (2.99%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 15 (22.39%) Finance
2 2 (2.99%) Back Office
2 2 (2.99%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.49%) Banking
3 1 (1.49%) German Language
3 1 (1.49%) Retail
3 1 (1.49%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (16.42%) ITIL Manager
2 10 (14.93%) Service Manager
3 8 (11.94%) Analyst
4 6 (8.96%) Problem Manager
5 5 (7.46%) Delivery Manager
5 5 (7.46%) Head of Operations
5 5 (7.46%) Project Manager
5 5 (7.46%) Services Delivery Manager
5 5 (7.46%) Support Engineer
6 4 (5.97%) Support Analyst
6 4 (5.97%) Transition Manager
7 3 (4.48%) 2nd Line Support
7 3 (4.48%) Applications Support
7 3 (4.48%) Applications Support Analyst
7 3 (4.48%) Architect
7 3 (4.48%) Change Manager
7 3 (4.48%) Desktop Support
7 3 (4.48%) Infrastructure Manager
7 3 (4.48%) IT Manager
7 3 (4.48%) ITIL Service Manager
Miscellaneous
1 14 (20.90%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.99%) Computer Science
2 2 (2.99%) Derivative
2 2 (2.99%) Driving Licence
2 2 (2.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (2.99%) Management Information System
2 2 (2.99%) Private Cloud
2 2 (2.99%) Smart Meter
2 2 (2.99%) Statistics
3 1 (1.49%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.49%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 14 (20.90%) Windows
2 9 (13.43%) Unix
3 6 (8.96%) Windows Server
4 3 (4.48%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (2.99%) Linux
5 2 (2.99%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (100.00%) ITIL
2 23 (34.33%) Service Management
3 15 (22.39%) PRINCE2
4 12 (17.91%) ITSM
4 12 (17.91%) Project Management
5 11 (16.42%) Service Delivery
6 10 (14.93%) Incident Management
7 9 (13.43%) Continuous Improvement
7 9 (13.43%) Problem Management
8 7 (10.45%) Change Management
8 7 (10.45%) Coaching
8 7 (10.45%) Line Management
9 5 (7.46%) TOGAF
10 3 (4.48%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (4.48%) CMMI
10 3 (4.48%) Internal Audit
10 3 (4.48%) Risk Management
10 3 (4.48%) Root Cause Analysis
11 2 (2.99%) Service Continuity Management
11 2 (2.99%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.97%) SQL
2 2 (2.99%) Java
2 2 (2.99%) Perl
2 2 (2.99%) Python
2 2 (2.99%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 17 (25.37%) Security Cleared
2 8 (11.94%) SC Cleared
3 6 (8.96%) Degree
4 5 (7.46%) APMP
5 4 (5.97%) CISSP
5 4 (5.97%) DV Cleared
5 4 (5.97%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (4.48%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (4.48%) MCSE
7 2 (2.99%) MBA
7 2 (2.99%) MCITP
7 2 (2.99%) MCP
8 1 (1.49%) CCNA
8 1 (1.49%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (1.49%) CISMP
8 1 (1.49%) HNC
8 1 (1.49%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.45%) SLA
2 4 (5.97%) JSP 440
3 3 (4.48%) COBIT
4 2 (2.99%) RMADS
System Software
1 2 (2.99%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 11 (16.42%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.97%) Oracle
3 2 (2.99%) BMC
3 2 (2.99%) Cisco
3 2 (2.99%) Citrix
3 2 (2.99%) Remedy
3 2 (2.99%) Sage
3 2 (2.99%) SAP
4 1 (1.49%) Adobe
4 1 (1.49%) Apple
4 1 (1.49%) Avaya
4 1 (1.49%) Dell KACE
4 1 (1.49%) Kaspersky
4 1 (1.49%) SunGard
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