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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
ITIL Version 3
Rank 99 95 93
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -2
Contract jobs citing ITIL V3 48 26 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.45% 1.04% 0.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.80% 1.36% 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 17 8
Median daily rate £325 £325 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £166 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £610 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -
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 £20.00 £37.09 £15.73
% change year-on-year
-46.07% +135.79%
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
2670 1908 1931
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 80.69% 76.57% 76.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1582 1140 1011
Median daily rate £400 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £274 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 92 132
Median hourly rate £22.00 £30.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.35 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.87 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +26.21%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 £558 - 1
Birmingham -7 12 £250 -22.85% 4
Worcestershire +6 7 £105 -8.92%
Solihull -1 6 - - 1
Coventry -12 5 £463 +117.64%
Walsall - 1 £250 -
Herefordshire - 1 £400 -
ITIL V3
England

ITIL V3
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 86 (100.00%) ITIL
2 39 (45.35%) Cisco
3 31 (36.05%) Security Cleared
4 28 (32.56%) Service Management
5 22 (25.58%) Firewall
5 22 (25.58%) Network Management
6 19 (22.09%) Network Monitoring
6 19 (22.09%) PRINCE2
6 19 (22.09%) BMC
7 18 (20.93%) Service Delivery
7 18 (20.93%) User Experience
7 18 (20.93%) Continuous Improvement
8 17 (19.77%) F5
8 17 (19.77%) Riverbed
8 17 (19.77%) SolarWinds
8 17 (19.77%) Fortinet
8 17 (19.77%) OPNET
8 17 (19.77%) CheckPoint
9 16 (18.60%) Juniper
9 16 (18.60%) CSS
9 16 (18.60%) ITSM
10 15 (17.44%) SC Cleared
11 14 (16.28%) BIG-IP
11 14 (16.28%) Load Balancing
11 14 (16.28%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 14 (16.28%) OSPF
12 13 (15.12%) BGP
12 13 (15.12%) Nokia
12 13 (15.12%) Cisco Nexus
12 13 (15.12%) Visualisation

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 (2.33%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (9.30%) MS Office
2 1 (1.16%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.16%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.16%) MS Project
2 1 (1.16%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.16%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.14%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 22 (25.58%) Firewall
2 14 (16.28%) BIG-IP
2 14 (16.28%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 14 (16.28%) OSPF
3 13 (15.12%) BGP
3 13 (15.12%) Cisco Nexus
4 7 (8.14%) WAN
5 6 (6.98%) Network Security
6 5 (5.81%) FCAPS
6 5 (5.81%) LAN
7 4 (4.65%) Ethernet
7 4 (4.65%) MPLS
8 3 (3.49%) IP Telephony
9 2 (2.33%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (1.16%) Cisco IOS
10 1 (1.16%) Cisco IPT
10 1 (1.16%) EIGRP
10 1 (1.16%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 1 (1.16%) TCP/IP
10 1 (1.16%) Wireless
General
1 12 (13.95%) Finance
2 7 (8.14%) Billing
2 7 (8.14%) Legal
3 4 (4.65%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.33%) Advertising
5 1 (1.16%) Front Office
5 1 (1.16%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.16%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 15 (17.44%) Network Specialist
1 15 (17.44%) Service Manager
2 13 (15.12%) Monitoring Specialist
2 13 (15.12%) Network Monitoring Specialist
3 12 (13.95%) Network Engineer
4 9 (10.47%) Architect
5 8 (9.30%) Analyst
5 8 (9.30%) Delivery Manager
5 8 (9.30%) Services Delivery Manager
6 7 (8.14%) Cisco Engineer
6 7 (8.14%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 7 (8.14%) Monitoring Engineer
6 7 (8.14%) Network Monitoring Engineer
7 6 (6.98%) Deployment Engineer
8 5 (5.81%) Service Analyst
9 4 (4.65%) Network Architect
9 4 (4.65%) Service Desk Analyst
9 4 (4.65%) Telephony Manager
10 3 (3.49%) Change Manager
10 3 (3.49%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (18.60%) CSS
2 9 (10.47%) Middleware
3 3 (3.49%) HTML
3 3 (3.49%) XML
4 2 (2.33%) Ajax
4 2 (2.33%) JSON
4 2 (2.33%) REST
4 2 (2.33%) SOAP
4 2 (2.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 18 (20.93%) User Experience
2 13 (15.12%) Visualisation
3 12 (13.95%) CMDB
3 12 (13.95%) Data Centre
4 8 (9.30%) Computer Science
5 4 (4.65%) Driving Licence
5 4 (4.65%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.33%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.33%) iPad
6 2 (2.33%) Mathematics
6 2 (2.33%) Smartcard
7 1 (1.16%) Cryptography
7 1 (1.16%) Mobile Computing
7 1 (1.16%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (9.30%) Windows
2 3 (3.49%) Unix
2 3 (3.49%) Windows 7
3 2 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.16%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.16%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.16%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (100.00%) ITIL
2 28 (32.56%) Service Management
3 22 (25.58%) Network Management
4 19 (22.09%) Network Monitoring
4 19 (22.09%) PRINCE2
5 18 (20.93%) Continuous Improvement
5 18 (20.93%) Service Delivery
6 16 (18.60%) ITSM
7 14 (16.28%) Load Balancing
8 13 (15.12%) Network Architecture
9 9 (10.47%) Configuration Management
9 9 (10.47%) Performance Monitoring
9 9 (10.47%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (9.30%) Incident Management
10 8 (9.30%) Matrix Management
11 5 (5.81%) Change Management
11 5 (5.81%) Line Management
11 5 (5.81%) Security Management
12 4 (4.65%) Presales
12 4 (4.65%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.49%) JavaScript
2 2 (2.33%) Java
3 1 (1.16%) Perl
3 1 (1.16%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.16%) SQL
Qualifications
1 31 (36.05%) Security Cleared
2 15 (17.44%) SC Cleared
3 12 (13.95%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (12.79%) CCNA
4 11 (12.79%) Degree
5 9 (10.47%) CCNP
6 3 (3.49%) PMI Certification
6 3 (3.49%) PMP
7 2 (2.33%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (2.33%) CISA
7 2 (2.33%) CISM
7 2 (2.33%) CISSP
7 2 (2.33%) DV Cleared
7 2 (2.33%) IISP
7 2 (2.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (2.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (1.16%) APMP
8 1 (1.16%) BC Cleared
8 1 (1.16%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (1.16%) NVQ Level 4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.14%) SLA
2 4 (4.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (3.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (3.49%) QA
4 2 (2.33%) COBIT
4 2 (2.33%) ISAE 3402
4 2 (2.33%) ISO 9001
4 2 (2.33%) ISO27005
4 2 (2.33%) PCI DSS
5 1 (1.16%) JSP 440
System Software
1 1 (1.16%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.16%) Hyper-V
1 1 (1.16%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (1.16%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 17 (19.77%) OPNET
2 1 (1.16%) Control-M
2 1 (1.16%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 39 (45.35%) Cisco
2 19 (22.09%) BMC
3 17 (19.77%) CheckPoint
3 17 (19.77%) F5
3 17 (19.77%) Fortinet
3 17 (19.77%) Riverbed
3 17 (19.77%) SolarWinds
4 16 (18.60%) Juniper
5 13 (15.12%) Nokia
6 12 (13.95%) Microsoft
7 10 (11.63%) ServiceNow
8 5 (5.81%) CA
8 5 (5.81%) EMC
8 5 (5.81%) SevOne
9 4 (4.65%) BT
9 4 (4.65%) Intel Security
9 4 (4.65%) Sun
10 3 (3.49%) Avaya
10 3 (3.49%) IBM
10 3 (3.49%) Remedy