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 April 2015 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 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 20 17 17
Rank change year-on-year
-3 0
Contract jobs citing ITIL 187 174 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 6.94% 7.28% 7.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.58% 10.26% 10.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 75 68
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£325 £368 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.56% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £149 £205 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £499 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 16 7
Average hourly rate £24.25 £14.75 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+64.40% +9.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £11.00 £11.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.91 £17.15 £32.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-11.76% -5.55%
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
1952 1696 1276
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 72.46% 70.96% 70.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 1155 885 605
Average daily rate £380 £375 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £490 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 99 91
Average hourly rate £29.00 £32.00 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% -15.34%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.68%

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 April 2015.

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 April 2015.

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 April 2015. 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 +14 73 £340 -20.00% 35
Warwickshire +9 32 £313 -7.40% 11
Shropshire -7 16 £313 +200.48% 3
Coventry -9 16 £260 -29.25% 7
Staffordshire -12 6 £325 +30.00% 2
Dudley - 6 £85 -
Solihull 0 5 £415 +19.25% 1
Worcestershire -6 4 £148 -54.10% 3
Herefordshire -8 4 £200 -6.43% 1
Walsall -3 1 - -
Wolverhampton -5 1 £450 +5.88% 1
ITIL
England

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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.

1 123 (31.54%) Windows
2 118 (30.26%) Microsoft
3 75 (19.23%) Active Directory
3 75 (19.23%) Service Management
4 64 (16.41%) Security Cleared
5 63 (16.15%) PRINCE2
6 59 (15.13%) MS Office
7 56 (14.36%) Linux
7 56 (14.36%) Service Delivery
8 55 (14.10%) Project Management
9 52 (13.33%) SC Cleared
10 48 (12.31%) ITIL Certification
11 47 (12.05%) Analytical Skills
12 46 (11.79%) Windows Server 2008
13 41 (10.51%) Finance
14 40 (10.26%) VMware
15 38 (9.74%) MS Excel
16 36 (9.23%) LAN
16 36 (9.23%) SLA
17 35 (8.97%) Cisco
17 35 (8.97%) Incident Management
18 34 (8.72%) Citrix
18 34 (8.72%) Windows Server 2003
19 33 (8.46%) WAN
19 33 (8.46%) Windows XP
20 30 (7.69%) DNS
20 30 (7.69%) Migration
20 30 (7.69%) Windows 7
21 29 (7.44%) VMware Infrastructure
21 29 (7.44%) Change Management

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 23 (5.90%) SharePoint
2 19 (4.87%) MS Exchange
3 16 (4.10%) IBM Notes
4 9 (2.31%) BizTalk Server
5 8 (2.05%) Lotus Domino
6 5 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (0.51%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.51%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.51%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.26%) Lync
9 1 (0.26%) Documentum
9 1 (0.26%) IIS
9 1 (0.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 59 (15.13%) MS Office
2 38 (9.74%) MS Excel
3 13 (3.33%) MS Project
4 4 (1.03%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.77%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (1.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.03%) Primavera
3 3 (0.77%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.77%) CA PPM
4 2 (0.51%) Oracle ERP
4 2 (0.51%) Northgate Housing
5 1 (0.26%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.26%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.26%) Oracle Assets
5 1 (0.26%) Oracle AGIS
5 1 (0.26%) Remedy AR System
5 1 (0.26%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.26%) JDE EnterpriseOne
5 1 (0.26%) assyst
5 1 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.26%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.26%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.26%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (0.26%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.03%) Office 365
3 1 (0.26%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 36 (9.23%) LAN
2 33 (8.46%) WAN
3 30 (7.69%) DNS
4 23 (5.90%) Firewall
4 23 (5.90%) DHCP
5 13 (3.33%) OSPF
5 13 (3.33%) BGP
6 12 (3.08%) TCP/IP
7 8 (2.05%) SAN
7 8 (2.05%) Multicast
8 7 (1.79%) Structured Cabling
9 6 (1.54%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 5 (1.28%) Network Security
10 5 (1.28%) VPN
11 4 (1.03%) 3G
11 4 (1.03%) Cisco Nexus
11 4 (1.03%) NAS
11 4 (1.03%) IP Telephony
11 4 (1.03%) BIG-IP
12 3 (0.77%) HSPA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (2.31%) SQL Server
2 6 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (1.54%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (0.77%) Oracle Database
3 3 (0.77%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (0.51%) QualityStage
4 2 (0.51%) IBM InfoSphere
4 2 (0.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.26%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.26%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.26%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (0.26%) IDMS
5 1 (0.26%) Oracle Exadata
5 1 (0.26%) SAP HANA
5 1 (0.26%) DB2
5 1 (0.26%) SAP BW
5 1 (0.26%) SAP BI
5 1 (0.26%) EDMS
Development Applications
1 2 (0.51%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.26%) ClearCase
2 1 (0.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 41 (10.51%) Finance
2 16 (4.10%) Local Government
3 10 (2.56%) Law
4 8 (2.05%) Banking
5 7 (1.79%) Marketing
5 7 (1.79%) Telecoms
5 7 (1.79%) Manufacturing
5 7 (1.79%) Automotive
6 3 (0.77%) Legal
7 1 (0.26%) Retail
7 1 (0.26%) German Language
7 1 (0.26%) Military
7 1 (0.26%) Advertising
7 1 (0.26%) Electronics
7 1 (0.26%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 131 (33.59%) Analyst
2 61 (15.64%) Support Analyst
3 51 (13.08%) Service Analyst
4 45 (11.54%) Service Desk Analyst
5 37 (9.49%) 2nd Line Support
6 35 (8.97%) Service Manager
7 23 (5.90%) Project Manager
8 21 (5.38%) 1st Line Support
9 20 (5.13%) Architect
9 20 (5.13%) Delivery Manager
10 19 (4.87%) Technical Support
10 19 (4.87%) Services Delivery Manager
11 17 (4.36%) Transition Manager
12 15 (3.85%) Infrastructure Analyst
13 14 (3.59%) Help Desk Analyst
13 14 (3.59%) Technical Analyst
14 13 (3.33%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
14 13 (3.33%) Consultant
15 12 (3.08%) Desktop Support
15 12 (3.08%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.03%) CSS
2 3 (0.77%) .NET
2 3 (0.77%) Middleware
3 2 (0.51%) SAP Basis
3 2 (0.51%) JSP
3 2 (0.51%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.26%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.26%) JMS
4 1 (0.26%) SOAP
4 1 (0.26%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 47 (12.05%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (3.08%) Enterprise Software
2 12 (3.08%) User Experience
3 11 (2.82%) Blackberry
4 8 (2.05%) Management Information System
4 8 (2.05%) NHS
5 7 (1.79%) CMDB
5 7 (1.79%) PDA
6 6 (1.54%) Performance Metrics
7 4 (1.03%) PMI
7 4 (1.03%) PKI
8 3 (0.77%) Statistics
9 2 (0.51%) Thin Client
9 2 (0.51%) Enterprise Storage
9 2 (0.51%) Data Integration
9 2 (0.51%) Visualisation
9 2 (0.51%) Life Science
9 2 (0.51%) Fat Client
9 2 (0.51%) CESG
10 1 (0.26%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 123 (31.54%) Windows
2 56 (14.36%) Linux
3 46 (11.79%) Windows Server 2008
4 34 (8.72%) Windows Server 2003
5 33 (8.46%) Windows XP
6 30 (7.69%) Windows 7
7 26 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 26 (6.67%) HPUX
8 25 (6.41%) UNIX
9 18 (4.62%) Solaris
10 10 (2.56%) Windows 2000
10 10 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 8 (2.05%) AIX
12 6 (1.54%) Windows NT
12 6 (1.54%) Windows 2000 Server
13 4 (1.03%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.26%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.26%) Android
14 1 (0.26%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.26%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (19.23%) Service Management
2 63 (16.15%) PRINCE2
3 56 (14.36%) Service Delivery
4 55 (14.10%) Project Management
5 35 (8.97%) Incident Management
6 30 (7.69%) Migration
7 29 (7.44%) Change Management
8 27 (6.92%) ITIL V3
9 25 (6.41%) ITSM
9 25 (6.41%) Continuous Improvement
10 24 (6.15%) Problem Management
11 19 (4.87%) Configuration Management
12 18 (4.62%) PRINCE
12 18 (4.62%) Knowledge Management
13 17 (4.36%) Change Control
14 15 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
14 15 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
14 15 (3.85%) Programme Management
15 13 (3.33%) Release Management
15 13 (3.33%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 20 (5.13%) SQL
2 5 (1.28%) C
2 5 (1.28%) Shell Script
3 3 (0.77%) Java
3 3 (0.77%) VB
3 3 (0.77%) PL/SQL
4 2 (0.51%) VBScript
4 2 (0.51%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.26%) Python
5 1 (0.26%) Perl
5 1 (0.26%) PHP
Qualifications
1 64 (16.41%) Security Cleared
2 52 (13.33%) SC Cleared
3 48 (12.31%) ITIL Certification
4 18 (4.62%) Cisco Certification
4 18 (4.62%) Microsoft Certification
5 17 (4.36%) CCNA
6 15 (3.85%) PMP
6 15 (3.85%) PMI Certification
7 14 (3.59%) Degree
8 13 (3.33%) MCSE
9 10 (2.56%) ISEB
10 9 (2.31%) MCP
11 8 (2.05%) DV Cleared
12 6 (1.54%) CCNP
12 6 (1.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 5 (1.28%) APMP
13 5 (1.28%) CISSP
14 4 (1.03%) MCSA
14 4 (1.03%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 4 (1.03%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (9.23%) SLA
2 9 (2.31%) QA
3 6 (1.54%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.77%) P3O
5 2 (0.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.51%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.26%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 75 (19.23%) Active Directory
2 29 (7.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (2.82%) Hyper-V
4 10 (2.56%) vSphere
5 9 (2.31%) XenApp
6 2 (0.51%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (0.51%) Terminal Server
7 1 (0.26%) KVM
7 1 (0.26%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 25 (6.41%) SCCM
2 12 (3.08%) SCOM
3 8 (2.05%) NetBackup
4 6 (1.54%) OPNET
4 6 (1.54%) ServiceCenter
4 6 (1.54%) SCOrch
5 4 (1.03%) Tivoli
5 4 (1.03%) SCSM
6 3 (0.77%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (0.51%) OpenView
7 2 (0.51%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 1 (0.26%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 1 (0.26%) Nessus
8 1 (0.26%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.26%) Puppet
8 1 (0.26%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 1 (0.26%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.26%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.26%) DameWare
Vendors
1 118 (30.26%) Microsoft
2 40 (10.26%) VMware
3 35 (8.97%) Cisco
4 34 (8.72%) Citrix
5 28 (7.18%) HP
6 19 (4.87%) Oracle
6 19 (4.87%) Lotus
7 16 (4.10%) F5
8 15 (3.85%) SAP
9 14 (3.59%) IBM
10 11 (2.82%) CheckPoint
11 10 (2.56%) Red Hat
12 9 (2.31%) Remedy
13 7 (1.79%) ServiceNow
13 7 (1.79%) Juniper
13 7 (1.79%) BMC
13 7 (1.79%) NetApp
14 6 (1.54%) SolarWinds
15 5 (1.28%) Fortinet
16 4 (1.03%) Symantec
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