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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ITIL over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
England / West Midlands
Rank 22 25 7
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -18
Contract jobs citing ITIL 150 143 195
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 6.22% 6.08% 9.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.85% 7.46% 12.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 63 111
Median daily rate £413 £375 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £169 £177 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £570 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 9 28
Median hourly rate £15.00 £12.00 £13.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -8.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.27 £10.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £16.20 £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £17.00 £15.25
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +11.47%

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
1912 1918 1524
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 79.30% 81.55% 71.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 1199 1047 927
Median daily rate £415 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.80% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 63 91
Median hourly rate £25.50 £20.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.50% -23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.13 £11.08 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.85 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £39.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-11.53% +52.94%

ITIL
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing ITIL as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 17 January 2017.

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
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 within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017. 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 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
Birmingham -7 51 £413 +17.85% 24
Warwickshire +8 28 £390 +78.28% 10
Coventry -7 23 £425 +12.95% 12
Shropshire +24 17 £350 +7.69% 5
Staffordshire +10 15 £425 -1.73% 6
Worcestershire +3 3 £400 +158.06% 1
Wolverhampton +7 2 £600 -
Dudley - 1 - -
West Bromwich - 1 £338 -
Herefordshire - 1 - - 1
ITIL
England

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing ITIL 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.

1 111 (29.29%) Service Management
2 81 (21.37%) Microsoft
3 73 (19.26%) ITIL Certification
3 73 (19.26%) Windows
4 71 (18.73%) Security Cleared
5 69 (18.21%) ITIL V3
6 63 (16.62%) PRINCE2
7 60 (15.83%) Service Delivery
8 55 (14.51%) SC Cleared
9 54 (14.25%) Cisco
10 50 (13.19%) Analytical Skills
11 49 (12.93%) Project Management
11 49 (12.93%) SLA
12 47 (12.40%) Incident Management
13 46 (12.14%) Change Management
14 44 (11.61%) Data Centre
15 43 (11.35%) Finance
15 43 (11.35%) Problem Management
16 42 (11.08%) Active Directory
17 41 (10.82%) ITSM
18 38 (10.03%) Degree
19 34 (8.97%) HP
20 33 (8.71%) Continuous Improvement
21 31 (8.18%) MS Office
22 30 (7.92%) Stakeholder Management
23 28 (7.39%) SQL
24 27 (7.12%) Agile Software Development
25 26 (6.86%) Oracle
25 26 (6.86%) Migration
26 25 (6.60%) MS Excel

ITIL
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 20 (5.28%) MS Exchange
2 13 (3.43%) Exchange Server 2007
3 9 (2.37%) Oracle Workflow
3 9 (2.37%) Skype for Business
4 8 (2.11%) SharePoint
5 7 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (1.06%) IIS
7 3 (0.79%) Drupal
7 3 (0.79%) IBM Notes
8 2 (0.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (0.53%) Oracle Self-Service HR
9 1 (0.26%) Apache
9 1 (0.26%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.26%) Confluence
9 1 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.26%) MindAlign
9 1 (0.26%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.26%) WebSphere
Applications
1 31 (8.18%) MS Office
2 25 (6.60%) MS Excel
3 4 (1.06%) MS Project
3 4 (1.06%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.79%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.26%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.26%) Open Workbench
5 1 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (3.17%) Remedy ITSM
2 8 (2.11%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (1.58%) Oracle Applications
4 3 (0.79%) assyst
5 2 (0.53%) Oracle HRMS
6 1 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.26%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.26%) Orchard Housing
6 1 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.26%) TRIRIGA
Cloud Services
1 19 (5.01%) Office 365
2 12 (3.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (2.37%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (1.58%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (0.79%) IaaS
5 3 (0.79%) IBM PureFlex
5 3 (0.79%) Mimecast
5 3 (0.79%) Yammer
6 2 (0.53%) SaaS
7 1 (0.26%) G Suite
7 1 (0.26%) GitHub
7 1 (0.26%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (5.80%) LAN
2 20 (5.28%) SAN
3 19 (5.01%) Firewall
4 18 (4.75%) Network Security
5 11 (2.90%) WAN
6 8 (2.11%) Skype
6 8 (2.11%) SSL
7 7 (1.85%) Cisco IOS
7 7 (1.85%) IP Telephony
8 6 (1.58%) Cisco Nexus
8 6 (1.58%) Ethernet
8 6 (1.58%) FCAPS
8 6 (1.58%) LDAP
8 6 (1.58%) MPLS
8 6 (1.58%) OSPF
8 6 (1.58%) TCP/IP
8 6 (1.58%) Wireless
9 5 (1.32%) DHCP
9 5 (1.32%) DNS
10 4 (1.06%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (2.90%) SQL Server
2 10 (2.64%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (1.58%) Oracle Discoverer
3 6 (1.58%) SQLPlus
4 5 (1.32%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (0.79%) MySQL
6 2 (0.53%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.26%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.26%) Data Mart
7 1 (0.26%) DataStage
7 1 (0.26%) DB2
7 1 (0.26%) IMS/DB
7 1 (0.26%) NonStop SQL
7 1 (0.26%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (0.26%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.26%) Power BI
7 1 (0.26%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.26%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.26%) SAP HANA
7 1 (0.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (1.85%) Oracle Forms
2 4 (1.06%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.53%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.53%) JIRA
4 1 (0.26%) CA Gen
4 1 (0.26%) MSI
4 1 (0.26%) Subversion
4 1 (0.26%) TeamCity
General
1 43 (11.35%) Finance
2 15 (3.96%) Telecoms
3 10 (2.64%) Billing
4 8 (2.11%) Manufacturing
5 7 (1.85%) Retail
6 6 (1.58%) Electronics
7 5 (1.32%) Advertising
8 4 (1.06%) Local Government
9 2 (0.53%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.53%) Automotive
9 2 (0.53%) Back Office
9 2 (0.53%) Banking
10 1 (0.26%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.26%) Legal
10 1 (0.26%) Marketing
10 1 (0.26%) Military
Job Titles
1 86 (22.69%) Analyst
2 55 (14.51%) Service Manager
3 51 (13.46%) Service Analyst
4 40 (10.55%) Architect
5 33 (8.71%) Service Desk Analyst
6 24 (6.33%) Project Manager
7 19 (5.01%) Delivery Manager
7 19 (5.01%) Services Delivery Manager
8 18 (4.75%) Support Analyst
9 17 (4.49%) Transition Manager
10 16 (4.22%) Service Transition Manager
11 15 (3.96%) Incident Manager
12 13 (3.43%) 2nd Line Support
12 13 (3.43%) IT Manager
13 12 (3.17%) Developer
13 12 (3.17%) Service Desk Engineer
14 10 (2.64%) ITIL Manager
15 9 (2.37%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
15 9 (2.37%) Network Engineer
15 9 (2.37%) Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (1.85%) Web Services
2 6 (1.58%) Middleware
3 5 (1.32%) CSS
3 5 (1.32%) JDBC
3 5 (1.32%) ODBC
3 5 (1.32%) REST
3 5 (1.32%) SAML
4 4 (1.06%) .NET
4 4 (1.06%) HTML
4 4 (1.06%) XML
5 3 (0.79%) ADO.NET
5 3 (0.79%) ASP.NET
5 3 (0.79%) HTML5
5 3 (0.79%) SOAP
5 3 (0.79%) WCF
5 3 (0.79%) WPF
6 2 (0.53%) XMPP
7 1 (0.26%) SAP ALE
7 1 (0.26%) SAP Smart Forms
7 1 (0.26%) Web Dynpro
Miscellaneous
1 50 (13.19%) Analytical Skills
2 44 (11.61%) Data Centre
3 14 (3.69%) Computer Science
4 12 (3.17%) CMDB
5 10 (2.64%) Blackberry
5 10 (2.64%) Management Information System
5 10 (2.64%) Wiki
6 9 (2.37%) Virtual Team
7 8 (2.11%) Fat Client
7 8 (2.11%) PMI
7 8 (2.11%) Thin Client
8 7 (1.85%) Data Structures
8 7 (1.85%) Driving Licence
8 7 (1.85%) NHS
9 6 (1.58%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (1.58%) User Experience
10 5 (1.32%) CLARiiON
10 5 (1.32%) PKI
10 5 (1.32%) Symmetrix DMX
10 5 (1.32%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 73 (19.26%) Windows
2 24 (6.33%) Linux
3 22 (5.80%) Windows Server
4 19 (5.01%) Windows 7
5 16 (4.22%) Windows XP
6 15 (3.96%) Unix
6 15 (3.96%) Windows Server 2003
7 14 (3.69%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (2.37%) Windows 10
9 8 (2.11%) Android
10 6 (1.58%) HPUX
10 6 (1.58%) Solaris
11 4 (1.06%) AIX
11 4 (1.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (1.06%) SUSE
11 4 (1.06%) Windows Vista
12 3 (0.79%) Windows 2000
13 2 (0.53%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.26%) CentOS
14 1 (0.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (29.29%) Service Management
2 69 (18.21%) ITIL V3
3 63 (16.62%) PRINCE2
4 60 (15.83%) Service Delivery
5 49 (12.93%) Project Management
6 47 (12.40%) Incident Management
7 46 (12.14%) Change Management
8 43 (11.35%) Problem Management
9 41 (10.82%) ITSM
10 33 (8.71%) Continuous Improvement
11 30 (7.92%) Stakeholder Management
12 27 (7.12%) Agile Software Development
13 26 (6.86%) Migration
14 23 (6.07%) PRINCE
15 22 (5.80%) Mentoring
16 21 (5.54%) Disaster Recovery
16 21 (5.54%) Service Design
17 20 (5.28%) Network Management
18 19 (5.01%) Configuration Management
19 17 (4.49%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 28 (7.39%) SQL
2 14 (3.69%) Java
3 10 (2.64%) PowerShell
4 9 (2.37%) PL/SQL
5 7 (1.85%) C
6 6 (1.58%) JavaScript
7 4 (1.06%) C#
8 3 (0.79%) C++
8 3 (0.79%) Perl
9 2 (0.53%) Python
9 2 (0.53%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.26%) ABAP
10 1 (0.26%) COBOL
10 1 (0.26%) JCL
10 1 (0.26%) Jython
10 1 (0.26%) Prolog
10 1 (0.26%) Ruby
10 1 (0.26%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 73 (19.26%) ITIL Certification
2 71 (18.73%) Security Cleared
3 55 (14.51%) SC Cleared
4 38 (10.03%) Degree
5 23 (6.07%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 20 (5.28%) Cisco Certification
6 20 (5.28%) DV Cleared
7 17 (4.49%) CCNA
8 16 (4.22%) BICSI Certification
8 16 (4.22%) BICSI RCDD
8 16 (4.22%) CCNP
9 14 (3.69%) PMI Certification
10 12 (3.17%) Microsoft Certification
11 9 (2.37%) PMP
12 8 (2.11%) CISSP
13 7 (1.85%) MCSE
13 7 (1.85%) MOS
14 5 (1.32%) CISM
15 4 (1.06%) ISEB
16 3 (0.79%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (12.93%) SLA
2 10 (2.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.32%) JSP 440
4 4 (1.06%) COBIT
4 4 (1.06%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.79%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 3 (0.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.53%) QA
7 1 (0.26%) COSO
7 1 (0.26%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.26%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.26%) GPG13
7 1 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 1 (0.26%) ISO27005
7 1 (0.26%) SEPA
System Software
1 42 (11.08%) Active Directory
2 14 (3.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (3.17%) Hyper-V
4 10 (2.64%) VMware ESX
5 6 (1.58%) Virtual Machines
6 5 (1.32%) SRDF
7 4 (1.06%) Docker
7 4 (1.06%) XenApp
8 3 (0.79%) Sendmail
9 2 (0.53%) Postfix
9 2 (0.53%) Virtual Servers
9 2 (0.53%) vSphere
10 1 (0.26%) BitLocker
10 1 (0.26%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.26%) Terminal Server
10 1 (0.26%) UAG
10 1 (0.26%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (2.11%) SCCM
2 6 (1.58%) Puppet
3 5 (1.32%) OPNET
4 4 (1.06%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.79%) HP Data Protector
6 2 (0.53%) BladeLogic
6 2 (0.53%) SCOM
7 1 (0.26%) CA Endevor
7 1 (0.26%) Control-M
7 1 (0.26%) HP Operations Orchestration
7 1 (0.26%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.26%) OpenView
7 1 (0.26%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 1 (0.26%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.26%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.26%) WSUS
Vendors
1 81 (21.37%) Microsoft
2 54 (14.25%) Cisco
3 34 (8.97%) HP
4 26 (6.86%) Oracle
5 25 (6.60%) ServiceNow
6 23 (6.07%) VMware
7 21 (5.54%) IBM
8 19 (5.01%) Dell
8 19 (5.01%) LANDesk
9 18 (4.75%) EMC
10 17 (4.49%) Remedy
11 16 (4.22%) Citrix
12 15 (3.96%) BMC
13 11 (2.90%) NetApp
14 10 (2.64%) CheckPoint
15 8 (2.11%) 3PAR
15 8 (2.11%) Avaya
15 8 (2.11%) Brocade
15 8 (2.11%) CA
16 7 (1.85%) Fortinet
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