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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 27 21 18
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -3
Contract jobs citing ITIL 178 184 174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 6.15% 6.87% 7.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.60% 9.15% 9.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 95 79
Average daily rate £338 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £149 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £440 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £348 £326
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +6.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 16 15
Average hourly rate £19.21 £24.25 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.77% +67.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.82 £12.75 £10.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £29.91 £17.18
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.88 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.76%
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
2342 2011 1744
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 80.98% 75.09% 74.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1302 1199 934
Average daily rate £400 £376 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.52% +0.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 100 96
Average hourly rate £19.61 £29.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.37% -9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.81 £15.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £39.50 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

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 29 April 2016.

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 29 April 2016.

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 29 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +1 72 £350 +2.94% 19
Warwickshire -8 21 £410 +33.87% 9
Coventry -4 19 £325 +25.00% 10
Shropshire -38 10 £245 -21.60% 3
Staffordshire +16 9 £275 -15.38% 9
Worcestershire +2 9 £350 +136.48%
Dudley +2 6 £95 +11.76%
Solihull -11 4 £625 +50.60% 3
Herefordshire +5 3 £260 +30.00%
Halesowen - 1 £240 - 1
Smethwick - 1 - -
West Bromwich - 1 - -
ITIL
England

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 87 (26.20%) Service Management
2 77 (23.19%) ITIL V3
3 75 (22.59%) Windows
4 70 (21.08%) Microsoft
5 69 (20.78%) Finance
6 48 (14.46%) Service Delivery
7 47 (14.16%) Project Management
8 45 (13.55%) SLA
8 45 (13.55%) Active Directory
9 44 (13.25%) Analytical Skills
10 43 (12.95%) Security Cleared
10 43 (12.95%) ITIL Certification
10 43 (12.95%) PRINCE2
11 39 (11.75%) Agile Software Development
12 38 (11.45%) ITSM
13 36 (10.84%) Change Management
13 36 (10.84%) MS Office
14 35 (10.54%) Cisco
15 33 (9.94%) LAN
15 33 (9.94%) Unix
16 32 (9.64%) WAN
16 32 (9.64%) Degree
17 30 (9.04%) SC Cleared
17 30 (9.04%) Data Centre
18 29 (8.73%) Windows Server
18 29 (8.73%) Incident Management
19 27 (8.13%) Oracle
20 26 (7.83%) Linux
20 26 (7.83%) Citrix
21 25 (7.53%) ServiceNow

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 20 (6.02%) MS Exchange
2 13 (3.92%) SharePoint
3 5 (1.51%) IBM Notes
4 4 (1.20%) Apache
4 4 (1.20%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (1.20%) Tomcat
4 4 (1.20%) WebLogic
5 3 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (0.90%) IIS
5 3 (0.90%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (0.60%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (0.60%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.30%) CMS
7 1 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.30%) IBM Domino
7 1 (0.30%) MQSeries
7 1 (0.30%) WebSphere
Applications
1 36 (10.84%) MS Office
2 24 (7.23%) MS Excel
3 9 (2.71%) MS Visio
4 8 (2.41%) MS Project
5 6 (1.81%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.60%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.30%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 5 (1.51%) Oracle Payroll
2 4 (1.20%) SAP IS-U
3 2 (0.60%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.30%) Infor LN
4 1 (0.30%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.30%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.30%) Retail-J
4 1 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.30%) SunGard GMI
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.11%) IaaS
2 6 (1.81%) Office 365
2 6 (1.81%) PaaS
2 6 (1.81%) SaaS
3 4 (1.20%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.60%) Google Apps
4 2 (0.60%) Mimecast
5 1 (0.30%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.30%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 1 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.30%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 33 (9.94%) LAN
2 32 (9.64%) WAN
3 16 (4.82%) Wireless
4 14 (4.22%) TCP/IP
5 13 (3.92%) Firewall
6 8 (2.41%) IP Telephony
7 7 (2.11%) Cisco IOS
7 7 (2.11%) VPN
8 6 (1.81%) DHCP
8 6 (1.81%) Internet
8 6 (1.81%) SAN
8 6 (1.81%) SSL
8 6 (1.81%) VoIP
9 5 (1.51%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (1.51%) DNS
10 4 (1.20%) 3G
10 4 (1.20%) Cisco Nexus
10 4 (1.20%) EIGRP
10 4 (1.20%) OSPF
10 4 (1.20%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (5.72%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.11%) Oracle Database
2 7 (2.11%) Relational Database
3 6 (1.81%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (1.20%) Oracle OWB
4 4 (1.20%) RDBMS
4 4 (1.20%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (0.90%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (0.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (0.60%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.60%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (0.60%) SAP BW
6 2 (0.60%) SAP HANA
6 2 (0.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (0.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.30%) Big Data
7 1 (0.30%) DTS
7 1 (0.30%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.30%) MySQL
7 1 (0.30%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 10 (3.01%) JIRA
2 6 (1.81%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (1.81%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 4 (1.20%) Eclipse
3 4 (1.20%) JUnit
3 4 (1.20%) Oracle Forms
3 4 (1.20%) Toad
4 3 (0.90%) Ant
4 3 (0.90%) Artifactory
4 3 (0.90%) ClearQuest
4 3 (0.90%) Jenkins
4 3 (0.90%) Maven
4 3 (0.90%) PVCS
5 1 (0.30%) AdminStudio
5 1 (0.30%) InstallShield
5 1 (0.30%) MSI
5 1 (0.30%) NUnit
General
1 69 (20.78%) Finance
2 16 (4.82%) Telecoms
3 12 (3.61%) Legal
4 10 (3.01%) Manufacturing
5 9 (2.71%) Banking
6 5 (1.51%) Billing
6 5 (1.51%) German Language
6 5 (1.51%) Retail
7 3 (0.90%) Back Office
7 3 (0.90%) Front Office
7 3 (0.90%) Investment Banking
7 3 (0.90%) Law
8 2 (0.60%) Advertising
8 2 (0.60%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.60%) Military
9 1 (0.30%) Games
9 1 (0.30%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 69 (20.78%) Analyst
2 28 (8.43%) Service Manager
3 27 (8.13%) Architect
4 23 (6.93%) Support Analyst
5 22 (6.63%) Support Engineer
6 19 (5.72%) Project Manager
7 16 (4.82%) Administrator
7 16 (4.82%) Service Analyst
8 14 (4.22%) ITIL Manager
9 13 (3.92%) 2nd Line Support
9 13 (3.92%) Service Desk Analyst
10 11 (3.31%) Systems Administrator
11 10 (3.01%) Business Analyst
11 10 (3.01%) Consultant
11 10 (3.01%) Developer
11 10 (3.01%) IT Manager
12 9 (2.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 9 (2.71%) Network Engineer
13 8 (2.41%) Change Manager
13 8 (2.41%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (3.01%) HTML
2 9 (2.71%) XML
3 7 (2.11%) Web Services
4 5 (1.51%) REST
5 4 (1.20%) CSS
5 4 (1.20%) Hibernate
5 4 (1.20%) J2EE
5 4 (1.20%) JSP
5 4 (1.20%) Servlets
5 4 (1.20%) Spring
6 3 (0.90%) Apache CXF
6 3 (0.90%) JSON
6 3 (0.90%) SAML
6 3 (0.90%) SOAP
7 2 (0.60%) .NET
7 2 (0.60%) Ajax
7 2 (0.60%) EDI
7 2 (0.60%) OC4J
8 1 (0.30%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.30%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 44 (13.25%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (9.04%) Data Centre
3 13 (3.92%) Management Information System
4 10 (3.01%) CMDB
4 10 (3.01%) Computer Science
4 10 (3.01%) Data Structures
5 7 (2.11%) Blackberry
5 7 (2.11%) Driving Licence
6 6 (1.81%) Smart Meter
6 6 (1.81%) Statistics
7 5 (1.51%) NHS
7 5 (1.51%) Social Media
8 3 (0.90%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (0.90%) iPad
8 3 (0.90%) iPhone
8 3 (0.90%) IVR
9 2 (0.60%) Derivative
9 2 (0.60%) Embedded Systems
9 2 (0.60%) PKI
9 2 (0.60%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 75 (22.59%) Windows
2 33 (9.94%) Unix
3 29 (8.73%) Windows Server
4 26 (7.83%) Linux
5 22 (6.63%) Windows 7
6 16 (4.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 16 (4.82%) Windows Server 2008
6 16 (4.82%) Windows Server 2012
7 15 (4.52%) AIX
8 14 (4.22%) Solaris
9 10 (3.01%) Windows XP
10 8 (2.41%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (1.51%) Android
12 4 (1.20%) SUSE
12 4 (1.20%) Windows 10
13 2 (0.60%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.60%) CentOS
13 2 (0.60%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.30%) Data ONTAP
14 1 (0.30%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (26.20%) Service Management
2 77 (23.19%) ITIL V3
3 48 (14.46%) Service Delivery
4 47 (14.16%) Project Management
5 43 (12.95%) PRINCE2
6 39 (11.75%) Agile Software Development
7 38 (11.45%) ITSM
8 36 (10.84%) Change Management
9 29 (8.73%) Incident Management
10 21 (6.33%) TOGAF
11 20 (6.02%) Continuous Improvement
12 17 (5.12%) Supplier Management
13 16 (4.82%) Stakeholder Management
14 15 (4.52%) User Acceptance Testing
15 14 (4.22%) Problem Management
15 14 (4.22%) Six Sigma
16 13 (3.92%) Configuration Management
16 13 (3.92%) Enterprise Architecture
17 12 (3.61%) Coaching
17 12 (3.61%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (5.72%) SQL
2 17 (5.12%) Java
3 6 (1.81%) PL/SQL
3 6 (1.81%) PowerShell
3 6 (1.81%) VBA
4 5 (1.51%) JavaScript
4 5 (1.51%) VB
5 4 (1.20%) C++
5 4 (1.20%) VBScript
6 3 (0.90%) C
6 3 (0.90%) Perl
6 3 (0.90%) Python
6 3 (0.90%) Shell Script
6 3 (0.90%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.30%) C#
7 1 (0.30%) PHP
7 1 (0.30%) Ruby
7 1 (0.30%) TypeScript
7 1 (0.30%) XPath
Qualifications
1 43 (12.95%) ITIL Certification
1 43 (12.95%) Security Cleared
2 32 (9.64%) Degree
3 30 (9.04%) SC Cleared
4 14 (4.22%) Microsoft Certification
5 11 (3.31%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (2.71%) MCSE
6 9 (2.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 6 (1.81%) CCNA
7 6 (1.81%) CCNP
7 6 (1.81%) ISEB
8 5 (1.51%) ISTQB
8 5 (1.51%) MCP
9 4 (1.20%) APMP
9 4 (1.20%) CCVP
9 4 (1.20%) MBA
9 4 (1.20%) MCITP
9 4 (1.20%) MCSA
10 3 (0.90%) A+ Certification
10 3 (0.90%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (13.55%) SLA
2 10 (3.01%) QA
3 9 (2.71%) ISO 9001
4 6 (1.81%) TickIT
5 5 (1.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (1.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (1.20%) COBIT
6 4 (1.20%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.60%) ISAE 3402
7 2 (0.60%) ISO22301
7 2 (0.60%) ISO27005
7 2 (0.60%) JSP 440
7 2 (0.60%) RMADS
8 1 (0.30%) COSO
8 1 (0.30%) Disclosure Scotland
8 1 (0.30%) ISO 9000
8 1 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 45 (13.55%) Active Directory
2 10 (3.01%) NFS
2 10 (3.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (2.41%) Hyper-V
4 7 (2.11%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 4 (1.20%) vSphere
6 3 (0.90%) Samba
7 2 (0.60%) vCloud
7 2 (0.60%) XenApp
7 2 (0.60%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.30%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.30%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.30%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.30%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 8 (2.41%) SCCM
2 5 (1.51%) SCOM
3 3 (0.90%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (0.60%) AirWatch
4 2 (0.60%) Backup Exec
4 2 (0.60%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (0.60%) SCOrch
5 1 (0.30%) Control-M
5 1 (0.30%) HAProxy
5 1 (0.30%) ITRS Geneos
5 1 (0.30%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.30%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.30%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.30%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.30%) WhatsUp Gold
5 1 (0.30%) WSUS
5 1 (0.30%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 70 (21.08%) Microsoft
2 35 (10.54%) Cisco
3 27 (8.13%) Oracle
4 26 (7.83%) Citrix
5 25 (7.53%) ServiceNow
6 24 (7.23%) VMware
7 18 (5.42%) SAP
8 15 (4.52%) HP
9 14 (4.22%) Red Hat
10 13 (3.92%) Dell
11 12 (3.61%) Avaya
12 10 (3.01%) IBM
13 7 (2.11%) Cognizant
13 7 (2.11%) Veritas
14 6 (1.81%) F5
14 6 (1.81%) LANDesk
15 5 (1.51%) Intel Security
15 5 (1.51%) Lotus
15 5 (1.51%) Remedy
15 5 (1.51%) Sun
West Midlands (County)
IT Retail People Ltd
Rate: Up to £450 per day Excellent Team plus up to £75 pd receipted exps.
Posted: 4 hours ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £450 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Connectus
Rate: £325 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Nuneaton, Warwickshire
Circle Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
Reed Technology
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Halesowen
Venturi
Rate: £200.00 - £280.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Stoke on Trent
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £165.00 - £175.00 per day
Posted: 24 days ago