The table below looks at the statistics for ITIL 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 over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 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.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 9 21 31
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +10
Contract jobs citing ITIL 210 135 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 9.21% 6.25% 4.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.59% 9.01% 6.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 72 40
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£338 £348 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.87% +6.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £208 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £457 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 8 16
Average hourly rate £13.06 £11.75 £17.69
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.10% -33.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.42 £10.70 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.55 £20.55 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £15.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.26% -12.85%
ITIL
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
1545 1498 1374
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 67.76% 69.32% 68.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 923 827 667
Average daily rate £375 £350 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +0.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 74 114
Average hourly rate £25.00 £26.50 £32.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.66% -17.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.45 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £45.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

ITIL
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ITIL across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

ITIL Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

ITIL
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 across the West Midlands region.

ITIL Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

ITIL
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ITIL across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

ITIL Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

ITIL
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 across the West Midlands region.

ITIL Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

ITIL
Hourly Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ITIL across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

ITIL Hourly Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

ITIL
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 within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. 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
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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 +19 71 £325 -18.75% 12
Warwickshire -2 31 £275 -8.33% 3
Shropshire -4 21 £267 -32.47%
Coventry -7 14 £225 -32.33% 9
Worcestershire +1 8 £431 +25.00%
Herefordshire - 6 £215 -
Wolverhampton +5 5 £200 - 1
Staffordshire +1 4 £318 -20.62% 4
Solihull -6 2 £160 -44.74% 2
Walsall - 2 - -
West Bromwich - - - -
Dudley - - - -
ITIL
England

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing ITIL 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.

1 126 (27.81%) Windows
2 103 (22.74%) Microsoft
3 73 (16.11%) Active Directory
3 73 (16.11%) Project Management
4 72 (15.89%) Cisco
5 70 (15.45%) Finance
6 69 (15.23%) Security Cleared
7 68 (15.01%) Service Delivery
8 65 (14.35%) PRINCE2
9 64 (14.13%) MS Office
10 60 (13.25%) Service Management
11 59 (13.02%) ITIL Certification
12 48 (10.60%) SC Cleared
13 44 (9.71%) LAN
14 43 (9.49%) SLA
15 42 (9.27%) VMware
16 41 (9.05%) Linux
17 40 (8.83%) MS Excel
17 40 (8.83%) Windows XP
18 39 (8.61%) Firewall
19 38 (8.39%) Windows 7
20 37 (8.17%) WAN
20 37 (8.17%) Citrix
21 35 (7.73%) HP
21 35 (7.73%) Migration
21 35 (7.73%) Windows Server 2008
22 34 (7.51%) Incident Management
22 34 (7.51%) Stakeholder Management
23 32 (7.06%) UNIX
24 31 (6.84%) Cisco Certification

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing ITIL 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 19 (4.19%) SharePoint
2 16 (3.53%) MS Exchange
3 11 (2.43%) IBM Notes
4 7 (1.55%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (0.88%) Lotus Domino
5 4 (0.88%) Lync
5 4 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (0.44%) Documentum
7 2 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.22%) IIS
8 1 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.22%) Apache
8 1 (0.22%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.22%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 64 (14.13%) MS Office
2 40 (8.83%) MS Excel
3 17 (3.75%) MS Visio
4 16 (3.53%) MS Project
5 8 (1.77%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (1.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.32%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.66%) CA Clarity
3 3 (0.66%) Eikon
4 2 (0.44%) Agresso
4 2 (0.44%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.44%) Oracle HRMS
5 1 (0.22%) SAP Retail
5 1 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (0.22%) TRIRIGA
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle Assets
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle AGIS
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.66%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.44%) Office 365
3 1 (0.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 44 (9.71%) LAN
2 39 (8.61%) Firewall
3 37 (8.17%) WAN
4 20 (4.42%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 16 (3.53%) DHCP
5 16 (3.53%) DNS
5 16 (3.53%) Cisco Nexus
6 14 (3.09%) OSPF
6 14 (3.09%) BGP
7 13 (2.87%) BIG-IP
8 12 (2.65%) SAN
9 11 (2.43%) VoIP
10 10 (2.21%) TCP/IP
11 8 (1.77%) Internet
12 6 (1.32%) NAS
12 6 (1.32%) Network Security
13 5 (1.10%) LTE
13 5 (1.10%) Wireless
13 5 (1.10%) 2G
13 5 (1.10%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (1.77%) SQL Server
2 6 (1.32%) Oracle Reports
3 5 (1.10%) Oracle Database
4 4 (0.88%) MySQL
5 3 (0.66%) Crystal Reports
5 3 (0.66%) MS Access
5 3 (0.66%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (0.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (0.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (0.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (0.44%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (0.44%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (0.44%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.22%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 1 (0.22%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.22%) IDMS
7 1 (0.22%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (0.22%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.22%) SAP BW
7 1 (0.22%) DB2
General
1 70 (15.45%) Finance
2 21 (4.64%) Telecoms
3 19 (4.19%) Banking
4 13 (2.87%) Local Government
5 6 (1.32%) Manufacturing
6 5 (1.10%) Retail
6 5 (1.10%) Investment Banking
6 5 (1.10%) Automotive
6 5 (1.10%) Law
7 4 (0.88%) Legal
8 2 (0.44%) Front Office
8 2 (0.44%) Publishing
9 1 (0.22%) Marketing
9 1 (0.22%) French Language
9 1 (0.22%) German Language
9 1 (0.22%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.22%) Back Office
9 1 (0.22%) Electronics
9 1 (0.22%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 135 (29.80%) Analyst
2 52 (11.48%) Support Analyst
3 51 (11.26%) Service Analyst
4 44 (9.71%) Service Manager
5 35 (7.73%) Service Desk Analyst
6 33 (7.28%) Project Manager
7 31 (6.84%) 2nd Line Support
8 19 (4.19%) Delivery Manager
9 18 (3.97%) 1st Line Support
9 18 (3.97%) Network Engineer
10 16 (3.53%) Consultant
10 16 (3.53%) Services Delivery Manager
11 15 (3.31%) Support Engineer
12 14 (3.09%) Architect
12 14 (3.09%) Desktop Support
12 14 (3.09%) Network Manager
13 13 (2.87%) Business Analyst
13 13 (2.87%) Administrator
14 12 (2.65%) Data Analyst
14 12 (2.65%) Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (3.53%) Middleware
2 13 (2.87%) CSS
3 5 (1.10%) .NET
4 2 (0.44%) JSP
4 2 (0.44%) SAP Basis
4 2 (0.44%) XMPP
5 1 (0.22%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.22%) SOAP
5 1 (0.22%) ODBC
5 1 (0.22%) JMS
5 1 (0.22%) J2EE
5 1 (0.22%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 31 (6.84%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (5.08%) User Experience
3 16 (3.53%) Visualisation
4 14 (3.09%) Enterprise Storage
4 14 (3.09%) Client/Server
5 13 (2.87%) Management Information System
6 11 (2.43%) PMI
6 11 (2.43%) NHS
6 11 (2.43%) Blackberry
7 10 (2.21%) Mathematics
7 10 (2.21%) Video Conferencing
8 7 (1.55%) CMDB
8 7 (1.55%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (1.10%) Performance Metrics
9 5 (1.10%) Statistics
10 4 (0.88%) PDA
10 4 (0.88%) Economics
11 3 (0.66%) Mobile Computing
11 3 (0.66%) Computer Science
12 2 (0.44%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 126 (27.81%) Windows
2 41 (9.05%) Linux
3 40 (8.83%) Windows XP
4 38 (8.39%) Windows 7
5 35 (7.73%) Windows Server 2008
6 32 (7.06%) UNIX
7 24 (5.30%) Windows Server 2003
8 22 (4.86%) HPUX
9 20 (4.42%) Windows Server 2012
10 12 (2.65%) Solaris
10 12 (2.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 7 (1.55%) AIX
12 6 (1.32%) Windows 2000
13 3 (0.66%) Windows 2000 Server
14 2 (0.44%) Windows 8
15 1 (0.22%) CentOS
15 1 (0.22%) SUSE
15 1 (0.22%) Windows Vista
15 1 (0.22%) Windows NT
15 1 (0.22%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (16.11%) Project Management
2 68 (15.01%) Service Delivery
3 65 (14.35%) PRINCE2
4 60 (13.25%) Service Management
5 35 (7.73%) Migration
6 34 (7.51%) Stakeholder Management
6 34 (7.51%) Incident Management
7 30 (6.62%) Change Management
8 26 (5.74%) Network Management
8 26 (5.74%) Continuous Improvement
9 25 (5.52%) Network Monitoring
9 25 (5.52%) ITSM
10 20 (4.42%) Load Balancing
11 19 (4.19%) Workflow
12 17 (3.75%) Programme Management
12 17 (3.75%) Problem Management
13 16 (3.53%) Performance Management
13 16 (3.53%) Mentoring
14 15 (3.31%) Agile Software Development
15 14 (3.09%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (4.64%) SQL
2 8 (1.77%) VB
3 5 (1.10%) VBA
4 4 (0.88%) PowerShell
4 4 (0.88%) C
5 3 (0.66%) T-SQL
5 3 (0.66%) Perl
6 2 (0.44%) PHP
6 2 (0.44%) C#
6 2 (0.44%) Python
6 2 (0.44%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.22%) Korn
7 1 (0.22%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.22%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.22%) C++
7 1 (0.22%) Java
7 1 (0.22%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.22%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.22%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 69 (15.23%) Security Cleared
2 59 (13.02%) ITIL Certification
3 48 (10.60%) SC Cleared
4 31 (6.84%) Cisco Certification
5 28 (6.18%) CCNA
5 28 (6.18%) Degree
6 18 (3.97%) CCNP
7 16 (3.53%) DV Cleared
7 16 (3.53%) Microsoft Certification
8 12 (2.65%) MCSE
8 12 (2.65%) PMI Certification
9 11 (2.43%) ISEB
9 11 (2.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 8 (1.77%) MCP
11 7 (1.55%) CISSP
11 7 (1.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 5 (1.10%) PMP
12 5 (1.10%) MCSA
13 4 (0.88%) PgMP
13 4 (0.88%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (9.49%) SLA
2 13 (2.87%) QA
3 8 (1.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (0.88%) P3O
5 2 (0.44%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.44%) COBIT
6 1 (0.22%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.22%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.22%) GxP
System Software
1 73 (16.11%) Active Directory
2 19 (4.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.32%) XenApp
4 5 (1.10%) Hyper-V
5 4 (0.88%) vSphere
6 2 (0.44%) Sendmail
7 1 (0.22%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.22%) KVM
Systems Management
1 25 (5.52%) SCCM
2 23 (5.08%) OPNET
3 15 (3.31%) NetBackup
4 13 (2.87%) Tivoli
5 8 (1.77%) OpenView
6 4 (0.88%) Cisco Prime
6 4 (0.88%) SCOM
7 3 (0.66%) SCSM
7 3 (0.66%) Nessus
8 2 (0.44%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 2 (0.44%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 2 (0.44%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (0.44%) Puppet
9 1 (0.22%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.22%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 1 (0.22%) WSUS
Vendors
1 103 (22.74%) Microsoft
2 72 (15.89%) Cisco
3 42 (9.27%) VMware
4 37 (8.17%) Citrix
5 35 (7.73%) HP
6 28 (6.18%) Oracle
7 25 (5.52%) Juniper
8 24 (5.30%) BMC
8 24 (5.30%) SolarWinds
9 23 (5.08%) Riverbed
10 22 (4.86%) F5
11 18 (3.97%) Red Hat
12 17 (3.75%) CheckPoint
12 17 (3.75%) SAP
13 16 (3.53%) Avaya
14 14 (3.09%) Fortinet
15 13 (2.87%) Nokia
15 13 (2.87%) Remedy
16 12 (2.65%) Lotus
17 10 (2.21%) IBM
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