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 29 July 2016 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
ITIL Version 3
Rank 97 96 102
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +6
Contract jobs citing ITIL V3 45 22 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.43% 0.92% 0.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.74% 1.21% 1.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 14 12
Median daily rate £388 £338 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.81% -15.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £275 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £725 £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 0
Median hourly rate £13.50 £16.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+35.00% +14.28%
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
2588 1821 1874
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 82.13% 75.88% 77.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1574 1112 993
Median daily rate £400 £375 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £260 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 86 135
Median hourly rate £17.00 £28.69 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.74% -8.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.10 £13.47
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £42.50 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%

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 29 July 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ITIL V3 within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Shropshire - 14 £388 - 1
Worcestershire +4 7 £105 -8.92%
Birmingham -12 7 £243 -30.71% 9
Coventry -10 5 £463 +42.30% 1
Solihull -11 4 - -
Warwickshire -4 2 £463 +42.30%
ITIL V3
England

ITIL V3
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, 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 88 (100.00%) ITIL
2 31 (35.23%) Cisco
3 29 (32.95%) Service Management
4 20 (22.73%) Firewall
5 18 (20.45%) Security Cleared
5 18 (20.45%) Network Management
6 17 (19.32%) Continuous Improvement
6 17 (19.32%) Finance
6 17 (19.32%) BMC
6 17 (19.32%) Network Monitoring
7 16 (18.18%) User Experience
7 16 (18.18%) CheckPoint
7 16 (18.18%) F5
7 16 (18.18%) Fortinet
8 15 (17.05%) Riverbed
8 15 (17.05%) SolarWinds
8 15 (17.05%) Juniper
8 15 (17.05%) CSS
8 15 (17.05%) OPNET
9 14 (15.91%) PRINCE2
9 14 (15.91%) Microsoft
9 14 (15.91%) Degree
10 13 (14.77%) BIG-IP
10 13 (14.77%) Load Balancing
10 13 (14.77%) Incident Management
10 13 (14.77%) OSPF
10 13 (14.77%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 12 (13.64%) Nokia
11 12 (13.64%) BGP
11 12 (13.64%) Service Delivery

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 2 (2.27%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (9.09%) MS Office
2 2 (2.27%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (2.27%) MS Project
2 2 (2.27%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.27%) SAP IS-U
2 1 (1.14%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.27%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 20 (22.73%) Firewall
2 13 (14.77%) BIG-IP
2 13 (14.77%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 13 (14.77%) OSPF
3 12 (13.64%) BGP
3 12 (13.64%) Cisco Nexus
4 10 (11.36%) WAN
5 8 (9.09%) LAN
6 6 (6.82%) Network Security
7 5 (5.68%) IP Telephony
8 3 (3.41%) TCP/IP
9 2 (2.27%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (2.27%) Cisco ICM
9 2 (2.27%) FCAPS
9 2 (2.27%) PSTN
10 1 (1.14%) Cisco IOS
10 1 (1.14%) Cisco IPT
10 1 (1.14%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 1 (1.14%) Unified Communications
10 1 (1.14%) Wireless
General
1 17 (19.32%) Finance
2 7 (7.95%) Legal
2 7 (7.95%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.27%) Advertising
3 2 (2.27%) Billing
3 2 (2.27%) German Language
4 1 (1.14%) Front Office
4 1 (1.14%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.14%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 14 (15.91%) Network Specialist
2 12 (13.64%) Monitoring Specialist
2 12 (13.64%) Network Monitoring Specialist
3 11 (12.50%) Network Engineer
4 10 (11.36%) Service Manager
5 8 (9.09%) Architect
6 7 (7.95%) Analyst
6 7 (7.95%) Cisco Engineer
6 7 (7.95%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 6 (6.82%) Deployment Engineer
7 6 (6.82%) Monitoring Engineer
7 6 (6.82%) Network Monitoring Engineer
8 4 (4.55%) IT Manager
8 4 (4.55%) Service Analyst
8 4 (4.55%) Service Desk Analyst
8 4 (4.55%) Support Engineer
9 3 (3.41%) Change Manager
9 3 (3.41%) Developer
9 3 (3.41%) Help Desk Manager
9 3 (3.41%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (17.05%) CSS
2 8 (9.09%) Middleware
3 3 (3.41%) HTML
3 3 (3.41%) XML
4 2 (2.27%) Ajax
4 2 (2.27%) JSON
4 2 (2.27%) REST
4 2 (2.27%) SOAP
4 2 (2.27%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 16 (18.18%) User Experience
2 12 (13.64%) Visualisation
3 8 (9.09%) Computer Science
4 7 (7.95%) CMDB
4 7 (7.95%) Data Centre
5 5 (5.68%) Driving Licence
5 5 (5.68%) Management Information System
6 3 (3.41%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (2.27%) Embedded Systems
7 2 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (2.27%) iPad
7 2 (2.27%) IVR
7 2 (2.27%) Mathematics
7 2 (2.27%) Smart Meter
7 2 (2.27%) Smartcard
8 1 (1.14%) CESG
8 1 (1.14%) Cryptography
8 1 (1.14%) Mobile Computing
8 1 (1.14%) Private Cloud
8 1 (1.14%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 10 (11.36%) Windows
2 6 (6.82%) Unix
3 3 (3.41%) Windows 7
4 2 (2.27%) Windows Server
4 2 (2.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.14%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (100.00%) ITIL
2 29 (32.95%) Service Management
3 18 (20.45%) Network Management
4 17 (19.32%) Continuous Improvement
4 17 (19.32%) Network Monitoring
5 14 (15.91%) PRINCE2
6 13 (14.77%) Incident Management
6 13 (14.77%) Load Balancing
7 12 (13.64%) ITSM
7 12 (13.64%) Network Architecture
7 12 (13.64%) Service Delivery
8 10 (11.36%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (10.23%) Line Management
9 9 (10.23%) Performance Monitoring
10 5 (5.68%) Configuration Management
10 5 (5.68%) Project Management
10 5 (5.68%) Security Management
11 4 (4.55%) Change Management
11 4 (4.55%) Migration
11 4 (4.55%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.41%) JavaScript
2 2 (2.27%) Java
3 1 (1.14%) Perl
3 1 (1.14%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (20.45%) Security Cleared
2 14 (15.91%) Degree
3 11 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (11.36%) CCNA
5 9 (10.23%) SC Cleared
6 8 (9.09%) CCNP
7 3 (3.41%) PMI Certification
7 3 (3.41%) PMP
8 2 (2.27%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (2.27%) CCVP
8 2 (2.27%) CISA
8 2 (2.27%) CISM
8 2 (2.27%) CISSP
8 2 (2.27%) IISP
8 2 (2.27%) MBA
8 2 (2.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (2.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (1.14%) DV Cleared
9 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (1.14%) NVQ Level 4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (12.50%) SLA
2 3 (3.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (2.27%) COBIT
3 2 (2.27%) ISAE 3402
3 2 (2.27%) ISO 9001
3 2 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.27%) ISO27005
3 2 (2.27%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.27%) QA
4 1 (1.14%) JSP 440
System Software
1 1 (1.14%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.14%) Hyper-V
1 1 (1.14%) Virtual Desktop
1 1 (1.14%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (1.14%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 15 (17.05%) OPNET
2 1 (1.14%) Control-M
2 1 (1.14%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 31 (35.23%) Cisco
2 17 (19.32%) BMC
3 16 (18.18%) CheckPoint
3 16 (18.18%) F5
3 16 (18.18%) Fortinet
4 15 (17.05%) Juniper
4 15 (17.05%) Riverbed
4 15 (17.05%) SolarWinds
5 14 (15.91%) Microsoft
6 12 (13.64%) Nokia
7 7 (7.95%) ServiceNow
8 5 (5.68%) Avaya
8 5 (5.68%) Sun
9 4 (4.55%) Intel Security
10 3 (3.41%) IBM
10 3 (3.41%) Remedy
11 2 (2.27%) Oracle
11 2 (2.27%) Progress
11 2 (2.27%) SAP
11 2 (2.27%) SevOne
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