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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 11 16 21
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +5
Contract jobs citing ITIL 225 156 131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 8.85% 7.58% 5.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.05% 11.11% 8.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 87 54
Average daily rate
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£345 £400 £316
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.75% +26.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £221 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £518 £446
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £323
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +2.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 12 12
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £15.66
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -10.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.75 £11.05 £9.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.63 £18.77 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £15.93
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +0.47%
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
1724 1404 1547
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 67.79% 68.22% 69.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 931 774 802
Average daily rate £375 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £468 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 56 116
Average hourly rate £28.50 £27.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.63% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £37.80 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +5.45%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 21 October 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +2 71 £325 -18.75% 39
Shropshire +6 31 £375 -6.83% 5
Warwickshire -4 29 £363 -2.02% 2
Coventry -7 25 £238 -34.48% 8
Wolverhampton -1 9 £369 +56.91% 1
Worcestershire -4 5 £155 -39.51%
Staffordshire -9 5 £338 +12.50% 4
West Bromwich - 4 - -
Solihull +2 2 £250 - 9
Walsall -1 1 - -
Dudley - - - -
ITIL
England

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 102 (24.94%) Windows
2 75 (18.34%) Microsoft
3 69 (16.87%) Active Directory
3 69 (16.87%) ITIL Certification
4 63 (15.40%) Cisco
5 62 (15.16%) Project Management
6 60 (14.67%) Service Delivery
6 60 (14.67%) Finance
7 58 (14.18%) MS Office
8 57 (13.94%) PRINCE2
9 51 (12.47%) SLA
10 44 (10.76%) Service Management
10 44 (10.76%) Security Cleared
11 42 (10.27%) Stakeholder Management
11 42 (10.27%) UNIX
12 40 (9.78%) MS Excel
13 39 (9.54%) HP
13 39 (9.54%) Analytical Skills
14 37 (9.05%) Firewall
14 37 (9.05%) Linux
15 36 (8.80%) Windows 7
16 35 (8.56%) VMware
17 33 (8.07%) LAN
17 33 (8.07%) Citrix
17 33 (8.07%) Degree
18 31 (7.58%) Cisco Certification
18 31 (7.58%) SQL
19 30 (7.33%) Windows XP
20 29 (7.09%) Continuous Improvement
20 29 (7.09%) SC Cleared

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 18 (4.40%) SharePoint
1 18 (4.40%) IBM Notes
2 14 (3.42%) MS Exchange
3 6 (1.47%) Lotus Domino
3 6 (1.47%) Lync
4 3 (0.73%) SharePoint Server
4 3 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (0.49%) Documentum
5 2 (0.49%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.24%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.24%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.24%) Apache
6 1 (0.24%) WebSphere Portal
6 1 (0.24%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 58 (14.18%) MS Office
2 40 (9.78%) MS Excel
3 22 (5.38%) MS Visio
4 14 (3.42%) MS PowerPoint
5 9 (2.20%) MS Project
6 1 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (1.71%) Remedy ITSM
2 5 (1.22%) TRIRIGA
3 3 (0.73%) Eikon
3 3 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.49%) Agresso
4 2 (0.49%) Oracle HRMS
4 2 (0.49%) CA Clarity
5 1 (0.24%) SAP Retail
5 1 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.24%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (9.05%) Firewall
2 33 (8.07%) LAN
3 26 (6.36%) WAN
4 20 (4.89%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 16 (3.91%) Cisco Nexus
5 16 (3.91%) SAN
6 15 (3.67%) OSPF
6 15 (3.67%) BGP
7 13 (3.18%) VoIP
7 13 (3.18%) BIG-IP
8 12 (2.93%) TCP/IP
9 9 (2.20%) DHCP
10 7 (1.71%) DNS
10 7 (1.71%) Wireless
10 7 (1.71%) NAS
11 6 (1.47%) Wi-Fi
11 6 (1.47%) Internet
12 5 (1.22%) 3G
12 5 (1.22%) WLAN
12 5 (1.22%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (3.18%) SQL Server
2 7 (1.71%) MySQL
3 4 (0.98%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (0.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (0.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (0.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (0.73%) MS Access
5 2 (0.49%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (0.49%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (0.49%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (0.49%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (0.49%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (0.49%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.24%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 1 (0.24%) DB2 UDB
6 1 (0.24%) QlikView
6 1 (0.24%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
6 1 (0.24%) Big Data
6 1 (0.24%) DB2
6 1 (0.24%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 2 (0.49%) MSI
2 1 (0.24%) InstallShield
2 1 (0.24%) AdminStudio
2 1 (0.24%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 60 (14.67%) Finance
2 19 (4.65%) Banking
3 18 (4.40%) Telecoms
4 6 (1.47%) Automotive
4 6 (1.47%) Investment Banking
5 5 (1.22%) Retail
6 4 (0.98%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.73%) Back Office
8 2 (0.49%) Front Office
8 2 (0.49%) Publishing
8 2 (0.49%) Legal
8 2 (0.49%) Local Government
9 1 (0.24%) French Language
9 1 (0.24%) German Language
9 1 (0.24%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.24%) Billing
9 1 (0.24%) Law
Job Titles
1 115 (28.12%) Analyst
2 45 (11.00%) Support Analyst
3 42 (10.27%) Project Manager
4 38 (9.29%) Service Analyst
5 37 (9.05%) Service Manager
6 23 (5.62%) 2nd Line Support
7 22 (5.38%) Service Desk Analyst
8 20 (4.89%) 1st Line Support
9 17 (4.16%) Consultant
10 16 (3.91%) Network Engineer
10 16 (3.91%) Data Analyst
11 15 (3.67%) Support Engineer
11 15 (3.67%) 3rd Line Support
12 14 (3.42%) Architect
12 14 (3.42%) Incident Manager
13 12 (2.93%) Technical Support
13 12 (2.93%) Administrator
14 11 (2.69%) Network Specialist
14 11 (2.69%) 1st Line Support Analyst
15 10 (2.44%) Monitoring Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (4.89%) Middleware
2 13 (3.18%) CSS
3 4 (0.98%) .NET
4 2 (0.49%) XMPP
5 1 (0.24%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.24%) JSP
5 1 (0.24%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 39 (9.54%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (6.36%) User Experience
3 23 (5.62%) Management Information System
4 16 (3.91%) Visualisation
5 15 (3.67%) Client/Server
6 14 (3.42%) Mathematics
7 12 (2.93%) PMI
7 12 (2.93%) Enterprise Storage
8 10 (2.44%) Computer Science
8 10 (2.44%) Statistics
8 10 (2.44%) Video Conferencing
9 8 (1.96%) Blackberry
10 7 (1.71%) NHS
10 7 (1.71%) Enterprise Software
11 5 (1.22%) CMDB
12 4 (0.98%) Economics
12 4 (0.98%) Mobile Computing
13 3 (0.73%) iPad
13 3 (0.73%) Replication
13 3 (0.73%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 102 (24.94%) Windows
2 42 (10.27%) UNIX
3 37 (9.05%) Linux
4 36 (8.80%) Windows 7
5 30 (7.33%) Windows XP
6 21 (5.13%) HPUX
7 17 (4.16%) Windows Server 2008
8 12 (2.93%) Windows Server 2012
8 12 (2.93%) Windows Server 2003
9 10 (2.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (1.96%) Solaris
11 7 (1.71%) Windows Vista
12 2 (0.49%) AIX
13 1 (0.24%) SUSE
13 1 (0.24%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.24%) CentOS
13 1 (0.24%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (15.16%) Project Management
2 60 (14.67%) Service Delivery
3 57 (13.94%) PRINCE2
4 44 (10.76%) Service Management
5 42 (10.27%) Stakeholder Management
6 29 (7.09%) Continuous Improvement
7 26 (6.36%) Network Management
7 26 (6.36%) Incident Management
8 25 (6.11%) Network Monitoring
9 24 (5.87%) Migration
9 24 (5.87%) ITSM
10 22 (5.38%) Change Management
11 18 (4.40%) Performance Management
12 16 (3.91%) Load Balancing
12 16 (3.91%) Workflow
12 16 (3.91%) Mentoring
12 16 (3.91%) E-Discovery
13 14 (3.42%) Network Architecture
14 13 (3.18%) Agile Software Development
14 13 (3.18%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 31 (7.58%) SQL
2 10 (2.44%) VBA
3 7 (1.71%) VB
4 5 (1.22%) PowerShell
5 4 (0.98%) T-SQL
6 3 (0.73%) C
6 3 (0.73%) Shell Script
7 2 (0.49%) C#
7 2 (0.49%) Perl
8 1 (0.24%) PHP
8 1 (0.24%) VBScript
8 1 (0.24%) C++
8 1 (0.24%) Java
8 1 (0.24%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.24%) Jython
8 1 (0.24%) Korn
8 1 (0.24%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.24%) sed
8 1 (0.24%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.24%) Python
Qualifications
1 69 (16.87%) ITIL Certification
2 44 (10.76%) Security Cleared
3 33 (8.07%) Degree
4 31 (7.58%) Cisco Certification
5 29 (7.09%) SC Cleared
6 28 (6.85%) CCNA
7 17 (4.16%) CCNP
8 15 (3.67%) PMI Certification
9 10 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
10 9 (2.20%) MCSE
11 8 (1.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 8 (1.96%) DV Cleared
12 7 (1.71%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 7 (1.71%) ISEB
13 6 (1.47%) CISSP
13 6 (1.47%) PMP
14 3 (0.73%) CISM
14 3 (0.73%) MCP
14 3 (0.73%) HND
14 3 (0.73%) PgMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (12.47%) SLA
2 18 (4.40%) QA
3 8 (1.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.73%) COBIT
4 3 (0.73%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.73%) P3O
4 3 (0.73%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.24%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.24%) GxP
System Software
1 69 (16.87%) Active Directory
2 12 (2.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.73%) XenApp
3 3 (0.73%) vSphere
4 2 (0.49%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.49%) Sendmail
5 1 (0.24%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 23 (5.62%) OPNET
2 15 (3.67%) SCCM
3 11 (2.69%) NetBackup
4 9 (2.20%) Tivoli
5 8 (1.96%) OpenView
6 5 (1.22%) Cisco Prime
7 4 (0.98%) SCOM
8 3 (0.73%) WSUS
8 3 (0.73%) Nessus
9 1 (0.24%) BladeLogic
9 1 (0.24%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 1 (0.24%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (0.24%) DameWare
9 1 (0.24%) HP Data Protector
9 1 (0.24%) Puppet
Vendors
1 75 (18.34%) Microsoft
2 63 (15.40%) Cisco
3 39 (9.54%) HP
4 35 (8.56%) VMware
5 33 (8.07%) Citrix
6 24 (5.87%) Juniper
6 24 (5.87%) BMC
6 24 (5.87%) SolarWinds
6 24 (5.87%) F5
7 23 (5.62%) Riverbed
8 22 (5.38%) Oracle
8 22 (5.38%) Lotus
9 18 (4.40%) Red Hat
10 17 (4.16%) CheckPoint
11 15 (3.67%) Remedy
12 14 (3.42%) SAP
13 13 (3.18%) Avaya
13 13 (3.18%) Nokia
13 13 (3.18%) Fortinet
13 13 (3.18%) ServiceNow
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 12 hours ago
West Midlands
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £440.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Shropshire
Capita
Salary: Pro Rata
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Reed Technology Leadership Practice
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
LA International
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Herefordshire
Clarity Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £200 - £295 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Shropshire
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £30000 - £31500 per annum + Pro Rata
Posted: 6 days ago
West Midlands (County)
Synergize Consulting
Rate: From £1 to £1 per day market rates
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Jumar Solutions
Posted: 20 days ago