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 1 May 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
ITIL Version 3
Rank 93 89 75
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -14
Contract jobs citing ITIL V3 43 36 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.49% 1.32% 1.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.84% 1.75% 2.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 25 26
Average daily rate £438 £340 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.67% -6.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £260 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £436 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £326 £375
% change year-on-year
+18.77% -13.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £25.49 £15.44
% change year-on-year
+5.94% +65.08%
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
2343 2060 1744
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 80.99% 75.62% 74.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1303 1239 932
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £520 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 104 96
Average hourly rate £19.61 £29.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.37% -10.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.81 £15.00 £10.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £39.50 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

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 1 May 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 1 May 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 +12 25 £350 +2.94% 1
Warwickshire +1 3 £438 +32.57% 1
Coventry -11 1 - -
Solihull -13 1 £625 +50.60%
Shropshire -36 1 - -
Staffordshire - 1 £135 -
Herefordshire - 1 £375 -
ITIL V3
England

ITIL V3
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 77 (100.00%) ITIL
2 25 (32.47%) Service Management
3 24 (31.17%) Finance
4 18 (23.38%) Incident Management
5 13 (16.88%) Degree
5 13 (16.88%) Unix
5 13 (16.88%) SLA
5 13 (16.88%) Analytical Skills
6 12 (15.58%) PRINCE2
7 11 (14.29%) Line Management
8 10 (12.99%) ITSM
8 10 (12.99%) Continuous Improvement
9 9 (11.69%) Cisco
9 9 (11.69%) Windows
9 9 (11.69%) Coaching
10 8 (10.39%) WAN
10 8 (10.39%) Change Management
10 8 (10.39%) Security Cleared
10 8 (10.39%) Problem Management
11 7 (9.09%) Microsoft
12 6 (7.79%) LAN
12 6 (7.79%) Service Delivery
12 6 (7.79%) Stakeholder Management
12 6 (7.79%) Telecoms
12 6 (7.79%) TOGAF
12 6 (7.79%) Computer Science
13 5 (6.49%) Agile Software Development
13 5 (6.49%) IP Telephony
13 5 (6.49%) Supplier Management
13 5 (6.49%) ServiceNow

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 3 (3.90%) IIS
2 1 (1.30%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.30%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (2.60%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.30%) MS Office
2 1 (1.30%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.30%) MS Project
2 1 (1.30%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (5.19%) SAP IS-U
2 1 (1.30%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.30%) SunGard GMI
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.39%) WAN
2 6 (7.79%) LAN
3 5 (6.49%) IP Telephony
4 4 (5.19%) Network Security
5 3 (3.90%) Firewall
5 3 (3.90%) TCP/IP
6 2 (2.60%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (2.60%) Cisco ICM
6 2 (2.60%) PSTN
6 2 (2.60%) Unified Communications
7 1 (1.30%) BIG-IP
7 1 (1.30%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (1.30%) Cisco IPT
7 1 (1.30%) DHCP
7 1 (1.30%) EIGRP
7 1 (1.30%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 1 (1.30%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 1 (1.30%) OSPF
7 1 (1.30%) VoIP
7 1 (1.30%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.30%) SQL Server
General
1 24 (31.17%) Finance
2 6 (7.79%) Telecoms
3 5 (6.49%) Legal
4 2 (2.60%) Back Office
4 2 (2.60%) Financial Institution
4 2 (2.60%) German Language
5 1 (1.30%) Banking
5 1 (1.30%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 10 (12.99%) Service Manager
2 8 (10.39%) ITIL Manager
3 7 (9.09%) Support Engineer
4 6 (7.79%) Analyst
4 6 (7.79%) Architect
5 5 (6.49%) Change Manager
5 5 (6.49%) Head of Operations
6 4 (5.19%) 2nd Line Support
6 4 (5.19%) Desktop Manager
6 4 (5.19%) Help Desk Manager
6 4 (5.19%) Junior
6 4 (5.19%) Network Engineer
6 4 (5.19%) Problem Manager
6 4 (5.19%) Senior Architect
7 3 (3.90%) Developer
7 3 (3.90%) Infrastructure Manager
7 3 (3.90%) Operations Manager
7 3 (3.90%) Senior Solutions Architect
7 3 (3.90%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (3.90%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.90%) CSS
1 3 (3.90%) HTML
1 3 (3.90%) XML
2 2 (2.60%) Ajax
2 2 (2.60%) JSON
2 2 (2.60%) REST
2 2 (2.60%) SOAP
2 2 (2.60%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (16.88%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (7.79%) Computer Science
3 4 (5.19%) Data Centre
3 4 (5.19%) Driving Licence
3 4 (5.19%) Management Information System
3 4 (5.19%) Smart Meter
4 3 (3.90%) CMDB
5 2 (2.60%) Derivative
5 2 (2.60%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (2.60%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (2.60%) IVR
5 2 (2.60%) Mathematics
5 2 (2.60%) Private Cloud
5 2 (2.60%) Smartcard
5 2 (2.60%) Statistics
6 1 (1.30%) CESG
6 1 (1.30%) Cryptography
6 1 (1.30%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 13 (16.88%) Unix
2 9 (11.69%) Windows
3 3 (3.90%) Windows Server
3 3 (3.90%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.60%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.30%) Linux
5 1 (1.30%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.30%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (100.00%) ITIL
2 25 (32.47%) Service Management
3 18 (23.38%) Incident Management
4 12 (15.58%) PRINCE2
5 11 (14.29%) Line Management
6 10 (12.99%) Continuous Improvement
6 10 (12.99%) ITSM
7 9 (11.69%) Coaching
8 8 (10.39%) Change Management
8 8 (10.39%) Problem Management
9 6 (7.79%) Service Delivery
9 6 (7.79%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (7.79%) TOGAF
10 5 (6.49%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (6.49%) Project Management
10 5 (6.49%) Supplier Management
11 4 (5.19%) Configuration Management
11 4 (5.19%) Data Protection
11 4 (5.19%) Enterprise Architecture
11 4 (5.19%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.19%) Java
2 3 (3.90%) JavaScript
2 3 (3.90%) Perl
2 3 (3.90%) Shell Script
2 3 (3.90%) SQL
3 2 (2.60%) Python
Qualifications
1 13 (16.88%) Degree
2 8 (10.39%) Security Cleared
3 4 (5.19%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (5.19%) MBA
4 3 (3.90%) CCNA
4 3 (3.90%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (3.90%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.60%) CCNP
5 2 (2.60%) CCVP
5 2 (2.60%) CISA
5 2 (2.60%) CISM
5 2 (2.60%) CISSP
5 2 (2.60%) IISP
5 2 (2.60%) PMI Certification
5 2 (2.60%) PMP
5 2 (2.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.30%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.30%) HNC
6 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (16.88%) SLA
2 3 (3.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (2.60%) COBIT
3 2 (2.60%) ISAE 3402
3 2 (2.60%) ISO 9001
3 2 (2.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.60%) ISO27005
3 2 (2.60%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.60%) QA
3 2 (2.60%) RMADS
4 1 (1.30%) JSP 440
System Software
1 1 (1.30%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.30%) Hyper-V
1 1 (1.30%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (1.30%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (1.30%) Control-M
1 1 (1.30%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 9 (11.69%) Cisco
2 7 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 5 (6.49%) ServiceNow
4 4 (5.19%) Avaya
4 4 (5.19%) Intel Security
4 4 (5.19%) SAP
4 4 (5.19%) Sun
5 3 (3.90%) CheckPoint
5 3 (3.90%) Citrix
5 3 (3.90%) F5
5 3 (3.90%) Fortinet
5 3 (3.90%) IBM
5 3 (3.90%) Oracle
5 3 (3.90%) Remedy
6 2 (2.60%) ArcSight
6 2 (2.60%) Barracuda Networks
6 2 (2.60%) Juniper
6 2 (2.60%) Progress
6 2 (2.60%) Qualys
6 2 (2.60%) Tripwire
Nuneaton, Warwickshire
Circle Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago