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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
ITIL Version 3
Rank 102 89 92
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +3
Contract jobs citing ITIL V3 33 35 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.21% 1.37% 1.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.46% 1.72% 1.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 15 9
Median daily rate £375 £450 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +18.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £193 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £483 £800
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £386 £371
% change year-on-year
+3.55% +4.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £15.00 £24.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.77% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.21 £23.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-51.26% +6.97%
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
2255 2033 1710
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 82.42% 79.35% 72.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1385 1120 998
Median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £498
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 76 89
Median hourly rate £19.61 £25.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.56% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.29 £11.08 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.25 £34.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.02% +36.00%

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 9 December 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 9 December 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 +7 12 £375 -
Birmingham -10 7 £185 -47.14% 2
Warwickshire -1 5 £365 - 1
Solihull 0 2 - -
Coventry -6 2 - - 1
Herefordshire +9 1 £400 -15.78%
Worcestershire - 1 £105 -
Wolverhampton - 1 - - 1
ITIL V3
England

ITIL V3
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 79 (100.00%) ITIL
2 38 (48.10%) Security Cleared
3 30 (37.97%) Cisco
4 29 (36.71%) Service Management
5 22 (27.85%) SC Cleared
6 20 (25.32%) ITSM
7 19 (24.05%) Network Management
8 17 (21.52%) Continuous Improvement
8 17 (21.52%) Service Delivery
9 13 (16.46%) BMC
9 13 (16.46%) PRINCE2
9 13 (16.46%) Firewall
9 13 (16.46%) Network Monitoring
10 12 (15.19%) CMDB
10 12 (15.19%) User Experience
11 11 (13.92%) SolarWinds
11 11 (13.92%) ServiceNow
11 11 (13.92%) OPNET
11 11 (13.92%) Configuration Management
12 10 (12.66%) Windows
12 10 (12.66%) Visualisation
12 10 (12.66%) Riverbed
13 9 (11.39%) Service Design
13 9 (11.39%) MS Office
13 9 (11.39%) Microsoft
14 8 (10.13%) EMC
14 8 (10.13%) CA
14 8 (10.13%) CheckPoint
14 8 (10.13%) Middleware
14 8 (10.13%) BIG-IP

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 1 (1.27%) MS Exchange
1 1 (1.27%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 9 (11.39%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.27%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (1.27%) TRIRIGA
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.13%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.27%) IaaS
2 1 (1.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (16.46%) Firewall
2 8 (10.13%) BIG-IP
2 8 (10.13%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 8 (10.13%) FCAPS
3 7 (8.86%) BGP
3 7 (8.86%) Cisco Nexus
3 7 (8.86%) Ethernet
3 7 (8.86%) MPLS
3 7 (8.86%) OSPF
4 2 (2.53%) WAN
5 1 (1.27%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (1.27%) DHCP
5 1 (1.27%) DNS
5 1 (1.27%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 1 (1.27%) Intranet
5 1 (1.27%) LAN
5 1 (1.27%) Network Security
5 1 (1.27%) VPN
5 1 (1.27%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.27%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (3.80%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.27%) Oracle Forms
General
1 8 (10.13%) Billing
2 3 (3.80%) Finance
3 2 (2.53%) Advertising
4 1 (1.27%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.27%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (25.32%) Service Manager
2 16 (20.25%) Architect
3 10 (12.66%) Delivery Manager
3 10 (12.66%) Monitoring Specialist
3 10 (12.66%) Network Monitoring Specialist
3 10 (12.66%) Network Specialist
3 10 (12.66%) Services Delivery Manager
4 8 (10.13%) Analyst
5 7 (8.86%) Network Architect
5 7 (8.86%) Service Transition Manager
5 7 (8.86%) Transition Manager
6 6 (7.59%) Cisco Architect
6 6 (7.59%) Cisco Network Architect
6 6 (7.59%) Deployment Engineer
6 6 (7.59%) Service Analyst
6 6 (7.59%) Service Architect
7 5 (6.33%) Telephony Manager
8 4 (5.06%) Network Engineer
8 4 (5.06%) Operations Analyst
8 4 (5.06%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.13%) Middleware
2 7 (8.86%) CSS
3 1 (1.27%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.19%) CMDB
1 12 (15.19%) User Experience
2 10 (12.66%) Visualisation
3 8 (10.13%) Data Centre
4 3 (3.80%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.80%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.27%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.27%) Clustering
5 1 (1.27%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.27%) Mobile Computing
5 1 (1.27%) PMI
5 1 (1.27%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 10 (12.66%) Windows
2 6 (7.59%) Windows 7
3 2 (2.53%) Unix
3 2 (2.53%) Windows Vista
4 1 (1.27%) Linux
4 1 (1.27%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.27%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (100.00%) ITIL
2 29 (36.71%) Service Management
3 20 (25.32%) ITSM
4 19 (24.05%) Network Management
5 17 (21.52%) Continuous Improvement
5 17 (21.52%) Service Delivery
6 13 (16.46%) Network Monitoring
6 13 (16.46%) PRINCE2
7 11 (13.92%) Configuration Management
8 9 (11.39%) Service Design
9 8 (10.13%) Load Balancing
9 8 (10.13%) Matrix Management
9 8 (10.13%) Performance Monitoring
10 7 (8.86%) Customer Engagement
10 7 (8.86%) Incident Management
10 7 (8.86%) Problem Management
11 6 (7.59%) Network Architecture
12 5 (6.33%) Agile Software Development
13 4 (5.06%) Security Management
13 4 (5.06%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.53%) SQL
2 1 (1.27%) Java
2 1 (1.27%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 38 (48.10%) Security Cleared
2 22 (27.85%) SC Cleared
3 7 (8.86%) CCNP
3 7 (8.86%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (7.59%) CCNA
4 6 (7.59%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (6.33%) Degree
6 3 (3.80%) MCSE
6 3 (3.80%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (2.53%) APMP
7 2 (2.53%) DV Cleared
7 2 (2.53%) NVQ Level 4
8 1 (1.27%) BC Cleared
8 1 (1.27%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (1.27%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (1.27%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.33%) SLA
2 1 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.27%) QA
2 1 (1.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (5.06%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.80%) Docker
3 1 (1.27%) Terminal Server
3 1 (1.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.27%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (13.92%) OPNET
2 3 (3.80%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (3.80%) Puppet
3 1 (1.27%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (1.27%) OpenView
3 1 (1.27%) SCCM
Vendors
1 30 (37.97%) Cisco
2 13 (16.46%) BMC
3 11 (13.92%) ServiceNow
3 11 (13.92%) SolarWinds
4 10 (12.66%) Riverbed
5 9 (11.39%) Microsoft
6 8 (10.13%) CA
6 8 (10.13%) CheckPoint
6 8 (10.13%) EMC
6 8 (10.13%) F5
6 8 (10.13%) Fortinet
6 8 (10.13%) SevOne
7 7 (8.86%) BT
7 7 (8.86%) Juniper
7 7 (8.86%) Nokia
8 2 (2.53%) Citrix
8 2 (2.53%) HP
8 2 (2.53%) IBM
8 2 (2.53%) Intel Security
8 2 (2.53%) Oracle