The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the West Midlands region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 19 20 23
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +3
Contract jobs citing ITIL 170 129 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 7.15% 7.04% 4.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.23% 10.27% 7.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 65 42
Average daily rate £350 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £108 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £334 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.29% +2.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 9 17
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -17.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £11.35 £13.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.18 £34.50 £20.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £18.40 £16.16
% change year-on-year
-10.32% +13.86%
Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1661 1256 1419
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 69.85% 68.56% 62.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 866 606 672
Average daily rate £375 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £220 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 94 66
Average hourly rate £31.50 £37.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.86% +34.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.15 £15.00 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £125.15 £37.80 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
ITIL
England

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 18 April 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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -15 37 £400 +14.28% 16
Coventry +3 24 £368 +110.00% 8
Warwickshire -2 20 £350 -8.19% 8
Worcestershire +4 13 £323 +92.53%
Shropshire -4 12 £104 -71.89% 2
Solihull -1 11 £348 -
Wolverhampton -1 11 £425 +21.42%
Staffordshire +2 6 £250 - 2
Herefordshire +5 5 £214 +58.33%
Walsall - 3 - -
Sutton Coldfield - 1 £450 -
Tipton - - - -
West Bromwich - - - -
ITIL
England

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 67 (22.79%) Service Management
2 63 (21.43%) Project Management
3 60 (20.41%) Windows
4 55 (18.71%) Microsoft
5 53 (18.03%) Finance
6 52 (17.69%) PRINCE2
7 49 (16.67%) Service Delivery
8 42 (14.29%) Security Cleared
9 41 (13.95%) Active Directory
10 39 (13.27%) ITIL Certification
11 36 (12.24%) MS Office
12 34 (11.56%) SLA
13 33 (11.22%) HP
13 33 (11.22%) MS Excel
13 33 (11.22%) SC Cleared
14 26 (8.84%) Change Management
15 24 (8.16%) Windows XP
16 23 (7.82%) UNIX
17 22 (7.48%) Windows Server 2003
17 22 (7.48%) ITSM
18 21 (7.14%) ITIL V3
18 21 (7.14%) Incident Management
19 20 (6.80%) Problem Management
19 20 (6.80%) Windows 7
19 20 (6.80%) Risk Management
19 20 (6.80%) Oracle
20 18 (6.12%) Cisco
20 18 (6.12%) Stakeholder Management
21 17 (5.78%) Telecoms
21 17 (5.78%) Performance Management

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 16 (5.44%) SharePoint
2 15 (5.10%) IBM Notes
3 13 (4.42%) MS Exchange
4 5 (1.70%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (1.02%) SAS
6 2 (0.68%) Documentum
6 2 (0.68%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.68%) Apache
6 2 (0.68%) WebLogic
6 2 (0.68%) IIS
7 1 (0.34%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.34%) SAP Portal
7 1 (0.34%) NetWeaver
7 1 (0.34%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.34%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 1 (0.34%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.34%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 36 (12.24%) MS Office
2 33 (11.22%) MS Excel
3 8 (2.72%) MS Project
3 8 (2.72%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (2.38%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (3.06%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.68%) Agresso
2 2 (0.68%) SAP R/3
2 2 (0.68%) TRIRIGA
3 1 (0.34%) CA Clarity
3 1 (0.34%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.34%) assyst
3 1 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.34%) Exchequer
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.40%) SaaS
2 7 (2.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (5.10%) Firewall
2 13 (4.42%) WAN
3 12 (4.08%) LAN
4 10 (3.40%) 3G
4 10 (3.40%) SAN
4 10 (3.40%) VoIP
5 9 (3.06%) Cisco Nexus
6 7 (2.38%) LTE
6 7 (2.38%) 2G
6 7 (2.38%) MPLS
7 5 (1.70%) BIG-IP
7 5 (1.70%) 4G
7 5 (1.70%) Internet
7 5 (1.70%) Wireless
8 4 (1.36%) TCP/IP
8 4 (1.36%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 3 (1.02%) Radio Access Network
9 3 (1.02%) DNS
9 3 (1.02%) VPN
10 2 (0.68%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (3.40%) Oracle Database
2 6 (2.04%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.02%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (0.68%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (0.68%) Oracle ODI
4 2 (0.68%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.34%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.34%) SAP BW
5 1 (0.34%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.34%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (0.34%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.34%) MS Access
5 1 (0.34%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.34%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 5 (1.70%) Subversion
2 2 (0.68%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.34%) NWDI
3 1 (0.34%) NWDS
3 1 (0.34%) Toad
General
1 53 (18.03%) Finance
2 17 (5.78%) Telecoms
3 12 (4.08%) Legal
4 7 (2.38%) Banking
5 5 (1.70%) Billing
5 5 (1.70%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.36%) Back Office
7 3 (1.02%) Retail
7 3 (1.02%) Front Office
8 2 (0.68%) Automotive
8 2 (0.68%) Local Government
9 1 (0.34%) French Language
9 1 (0.34%) German Language
9 1 (0.34%) Polish Language
9 1 (0.34%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.34%) Law
9 1 (0.34%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 68 (23.13%) Analyst
2 30 (10.20%) Project Manager
3 24 (8.16%) Service Manager
4 21 (7.14%) Consultant
5 17 (5.78%) Service Analyst
6 16 (5.44%) Support Analyst
7 14 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support
8 13 (4.42%) Service Desk Analyst
9 12 (4.08%) Administrator
9 12 (4.08%) Architect
10 11 (3.74%) Desktop Support
11 10 (3.40%) Incident Manager
12 9 (3.06%) Support Engineer
13 8 (2.72%) Coordinator
13 8 (2.72%) Delivery Manager
14 7 (2.38%) ServiceNow Developer
14 7 (2.38%) Services Delivery Manager
14 7 (2.38%) 1st Line Support
14 7 (2.38%) Developer
15 6 (2.04%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (3.40%) Web Services
2 9 (3.06%) XML
2 9 (3.06%) XSL
3 8 (2.72%) XML Schema
4 5 (1.70%) Middleware
5 3 (1.02%) .NET
6 2 (0.68%) CSS
6 2 (0.68%) Java EE
7 1 (0.34%) Oracle Streams
7 1 (0.34%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.34%) COM
7 1 (0.34%) Web Dynpro
7 1 (0.34%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 14 (4.76%) Management Information System
2 10 (3.40%) Blackberry
3 8 (2.72%) Client/Server
4 7 (2.38%) Mainframe
5 6 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (2.04%) iPad
6 5 (1.70%) NHS
7 4 (1.36%) iPhone
7 4 (1.36%) CMDB
8 3 (1.02%) PMI
9 2 (0.68%) Clustering
9 2 (0.68%) Social Media
9 2 (0.68%) FMCG
9 2 (0.68%) Mathematics
9 2 (0.68%) Data Protection Act
10 1 (0.34%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.34%) PDA
10 1 (0.34%) Statistics
10 1 (0.34%) Data Integration
10 1 (0.34%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 60 (20.41%) Windows
2 24 (8.16%) Windows XP
3 23 (7.82%) UNIX
4 22 (7.48%) Windows Server 2003
5 20 (6.80%) Windows 7
6 13 (4.42%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (2.38%) Linux
8 3 (1.02%) Windows Vista
8 3 (1.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (1.02%) HPUX
9 2 (0.68%) Solaris
9 2 (0.68%) Windows Phone
9 2 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.68%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.68%) Android
10 1 (0.34%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.34%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.34%) MVS
10 1 (0.34%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (22.79%) Service Management
2 63 (21.43%) Project Management
3 52 (17.69%) PRINCE2
4 49 (16.67%) Service Delivery
5 26 (8.84%) Change Management
6 22 (7.48%) ITSM
7 21 (7.14%) ITIL V3
7 21 (7.14%) Incident Management
8 20 (6.80%) Problem Management
8 20 (6.80%) Risk Management
9 18 (6.12%) Stakeholder Management
10 17 (5.78%) Performance Management
11 15 (5.10%) Configuration Management
12 14 (4.76%) Migration
12 14 (4.76%) Supplier Management
13 13 (4.42%) Business Continuity
14 12 (4.08%) Workflow
15 10 (3.40%) PRINCE
15 10 (3.40%) Release Management
15 10 (3.40%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (3.06%) JavaScript
2 8 (2.72%) SQL
3 6 (2.04%) PowerShell
4 5 (1.70%) C
5 4 (1.36%) VBA
5 4 (1.36%) Java
6 1 (0.34%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.34%) C#
6 1 (0.34%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.34%) VB
6 1 (0.34%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.34%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 42 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 39 (13.27%) ITIL Certification
3 33 (11.22%) SC Cleared
4 16 (5.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 14 (4.76%) Degree
6 12 (4.08%) Cisco Certification
7 10 (3.40%) ISEB
8 8 (2.72%) DV Cleared
9 7 (2.38%) CCNP
9 7 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
9 7 (2.38%) PMI Certification
10 6 (2.04%) PMP
10 6 (2.04%) APMP
11 5 (1.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 5 (1.70%) CCNA
11 5 (1.70%) MCSE
12 4 (1.36%) CISSP
13 3 (1.02%) Oracle Certification
14 2 (0.68%) CCSA
14 2 (0.68%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (11.56%) SLA
2 9 (3.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (2.04%) COBIT
4 5 (1.70%) QA
5 4 (1.36%) P3O
6 3 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 2 (0.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.68%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.34%) ISO 9000
8 1 (0.34%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.34%) GxP
8 1 (0.34%) TickIT
System Software
1 41 (13.95%) Active Directory
2 9 (3.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.36%) XenApp
4 2 (0.68%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.34%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (0.34%) vSphere
5 1 (0.34%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.34%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.34%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 5 (1.70%) SCCM
1 5 (1.70%) CiscoWorks
1 5 (1.70%) MAILsweeper
2 4 (1.36%) OpenView
2 4 (1.36%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 3 (1.02%) Tivoli
3 3 (1.02%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (0.68%) DameWare
4 2 (0.68%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 2 (0.68%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.34%) ServiceCenter
5 1 (0.34%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.34%) HP SIM
5 1 (0.34%) Control-M
5 1 (0.34%) MOM
5 1 (0.34%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.34%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 55 (18.71%) Microsoft
2 33 (11.22%) HP
3 20 (6.80%) Oracle
4 18 (6.12%) Cisco
5 16 (5.44%) BMC
6 15 (5.10%) Lotus
6 15 (5.10%) VMware
7 14 (4.76%) SAP
8 12 (4.08%) SolarWinds
9 11 (3.74%) CheckPoint
10 10 (3.40%) Citrix
10 10 (3.40%) ServiceNow
11 9 (3.06%) F5
11 9 (3.06%) Remedy
12 4 (1.36%) OPNET
12 4 (1.36%) IBM
13 3 (1.02%) LANDesk
13 3 (1.02%) Red Hat
13 3 (1.02%) Apple
13 3 (1.02%) Symantec
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