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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
ITIL Version 3
Rank 96 94 88
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -6
Contract jobs citing ITIL V3 47 32 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.48% 1.25% 1.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.80% 1.59% 1.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 21 11
Median daily rate £250 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £165 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £800
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 0
Median hourly rate £14.25 £16.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £34.00 £15.73
% change year-on-year
-54.40% +116.11%
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
2604 2007 1929
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 81.73% 78.58% 74.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1536 1166 1017
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 101 109
Median hourly rate £19.72 £31.44 £29.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.27% +5.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.35 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +30.76%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 -11 15 £450 - 1
Birmingham -4 11 £250 -2.53% 2
Solihull - 9 - - 2
Worcestershire - 5 £105 -
Coventry -10 3 - -
Herefordshire +3 2 £400 -15.78%
Walsall - 2 £250 -
ITIL V3
England

ITIL V3
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 93 (100.00%) ITIL
2 43 (46.24%) Cisco
3 42 (45.16%) Security Cleared
4 33 (35.48%) Service Management
5 25 (26.88%) Network Management
6 24 (25.81%) SC Cleared
7 22 (23.66%) Firewall
8 20 (21.51%) PRINCE2
9 19 (20.43%) BMC
9 19 (20.43%) ITSM
9 19 (20.43%) Service Delivery
9 19 (20.43%) Network Monitoring
10 18 (19.35%) User Experience
10 18 (19.35%) Continuous Improvement
11 17 (18.28%) F5
11 17 (18.28%) Riverbed
11 17 (18.28%) SolarWinds
11 17 (18.28%) Fortinet
11 17 (18.28%) OPNET
11 17 (18.28%) CheckPoint
12 16 (17.20%) Juniper
13 14 (15.05%) BIG-IP
13 14 (15.05%) Load Balancing
13 14 (15.05%) CMDB
13 14 (15.05%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 14 (15.05%) OSPF
14 13 (13.98%) BGP
14 13 (13.98%) Nokia
14 13 (13.98%) CSS
14 13 (13.98%) Cisco Nexus

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 (2.15%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (8.60%) MS Office
2 1 (1.08%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.08%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.08%) MS Project
2 1 (1.08%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.08%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.60%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 22 (23.66%) Firewall
2 14 (15.05%) BIG-IP
2 14 (15.05%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 14 (15.05%) OSPF
3 13 (13.98%) BGP
3 13 (13.98%) Cisco Nexus
4 8 (8.60%) FCAPS
5 7 (7.53%) Ethernet
5 7 (7.53%) MPLS
6 6 (6.45%) Network Security
6 6 (6.45%) WAN
7 4 (4.30%) LAN
8 2 (2.15%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (2.15%) IP Telephony
9 1 (1.08%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (1.08%) Cisco IPT
9 1 (1.08%) DHCP
9 1 (1.08%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 1 (1.08%) TCP/IP
9 1 (1.08%) VPN
Development Applications
1 2 (2.15%) Jenkins
General
1 9 (9.68%) Finance
2 8 (8.60%) Billing
3 6 (6.45%) Legal
4 3 (3.23%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.15%) Advertising
6 1 (1.08%) Front Office
6 1 (1.08%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.08%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 17 (18.28%) Service Manager
2 15 (16.13%) Network Specialist
3 13 (13.98%) Architect
3 13 (13.98%) Monitoring Specialist
3 13 (13.98%) Network Monitoring Specialist
4 12 (12.90%) Network Engineer
5 10 (10.75%) Delivery Manager
5 10 (10.75%) Services Delivery Manager
6 9 (9.68%) Analyst
7 7 (7.53%) Cisco Engineer
7 7 (7.53%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 7 (7.53%) Monitoring Engineer
7 7 (7.53%) Network Architect
7 7 (7.53%) Network Monitoring Engineer
8 6 (6.45%) Cisco Architect
8 6 (6.45%) Cisco Network Architect
8 6 (6.45%) Deployment Engineer
8 6 (6.45%) Service Analyst
9 5 (5.38%) Telephony Manager
10 4 (4.30%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (13.98%) CSS
2 9 (9.68%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 18 (19.35%) User Experience
2 14 (15.05%) CMDB
3 13 (13.98%) Data Centre
3 13 (13.98%) Visualisation
4 7 (7.53%) Computer Science
5 4 (4.30%) Driving Licence
6 3 (3.23%) Management Information System
7 2 (2.15%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (2.15%) Embedded Systems
7 2 (2.15%) iPad
7 2 (2.15%) Mathematics
7 2 (2.15%) Smartcard
8 1 (1.08%) Cryptography
8 1 (1.08%) Mobile Computing
8 1 (1.08%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 9 (9.68%) Windows
2 4 (4.30%) Windows 7
3 2 (2.15%) Unix
3 2 (2.15%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.08%) Linux
4 1 (1.08%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.08%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.08%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.08%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (100.00%) ITIL
2 33 (35.48%) Service Management
3 25 (26.88%) Network Management
4 20 (21.51%) PRINCE2
5 19 (20.43%) ITSM
5 19 (20.43%) Network Monitoring
5 19 (20.43%) Service Delivery
6 18 (19.35%) Continuous Improvement
7 14 (15.05%) Load Balancing
8 13 (13.98%) Network Architecture
9 12 (12.90%) Configuration Management
10 11 (11.83%) Incident Management
11 9 (9.68%) Performance Monitoring
11 9 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
12 8 (8.60%) Matrix Management
13 7 (7.53%) Customer Engagement
14 6 (6.45%) Problem Management
14 6 (6.45%) Service Design
15 5 (5.38%) Security Management
16 4 (4.30%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.15%) SQL
2 1 (1.08%) Perl
2 1 (1.08%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 42 (45.16%) Security Cleared
2 24 (25.81%) SC Cleared
3 12 (12.90%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (11.83%) CCNA
5 10 (10.75%) Degree
6 9 (9.68%) CCNP
7 3 (3.23%) DV Cleared
7 3 (3.23%) PMI Certification
7 3 (3.23%) PMP
8 2 (2.15%) APMP
8 2 (2.15%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (2.15%) CISA
8 2 (2.15%) CISM
8 2 (2.15%) CISSP
8 2 (2.15%) IISP
8 2 (2.15%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (2.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (1.08%) HNC
9 1 (1.08%) MCSE
9 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.53%) SLA
2 4 (4.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (3.23%) QA
4 2 (2.15%) COBIT
4 2 (2.15%) ISAE 3402
4 2 (2.15%) ISO 9001
4 2 (2.15%) ISO27005
4 2 (2.15%) PCI DSS
5 1 (1.08%) JSP 440
System Software
1 2 (2.15%) Active Directory
1 2 (2.15%) Docker
2 1 (1.08%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.08%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (1.08%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 17 (18.28%) OPNET
2 2 (2.15%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.15%) Puppet
3 1 (1.08%) Control-M
3 1 (1.08%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 43 (46.24%) Cisco
2 19 (20.43%) BMC
3 17 (18.28%) CheckPoint
3 17 (18.28%) F5
3 17 (18.28%) Fortinet
3 17 (18.28%) Riverbed
3 17 (18.28%) SolarWinds
4 16 (17.20%) Juniper
5 13 (13.98%) Nokia
6 12 (12.90%) Microsoft
7 10 (10.75%) ServiceNow
8 8 (8.60%) CA
8 8 (8.60%) EMC
8 8 (8.60%) SevOne
9 7 (7.53%) BT
10 4 (4.30%) Intel Security
10 4 (4.30%) Sun
11 3 (3.23%) IBM
11 3 (3.23%) Oracle
11 3 (3.23%) Remedy
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