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 5 February 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 27 11 22
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +11
Contract jobs citing ITIL 149 186 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 5.88% 8.63% 5.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.29% 12.36% 7.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 104 53
Average daily rate £425 £310 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.09% -11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £191 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £573 £450 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 36 7
Average hourly rate £11.79 £13.06 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.68% +8.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.31 £11.25 £10.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.60 £26.00 £23.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £15.61 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+8.90% +4.06%
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
2043 1505 1542
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 80.69% 69.84% 73.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1154 869 842
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 97 78
Average hourly rate £20.00 £26.00 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% -28.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.06 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.50 £155.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 5 February 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
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 5 February 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 +5 72 £350 +12.00% 21
Coventry -1 16 £225 -21.73% 11
Warwickshire -19 11 £200 -29.82% 6
Staffordshire -4 7 £263 -17.32% 8
Solihull -11 5 £486 +218.37% 1
Shropshire -28 5 £325 +21.84% 3
Sutton Coldfield -6 2 £475 +26.66%
Wolverhampton +1 1 - - 3
ITIL
England

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 5 February 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.

1 100 (29.94%) Service Management
2 91 (27.25%) Microsoft
3 84 (25.15%) Windows
4 68 (20.36%) ITIL V3
5 64 (19.16%) Finance
6 63 (18.86%) Security Cleared
7 55 (16.47%) Agile Software Development
7 55 (16.47%) PRINCE2
8 53 (15.87%) Service Delivery
9 52 (15.57%) MS Office
10 47 (14.07%) SLA
11 45 (13.47%) Project Management
11 45 (13.47%) Active Directory
12 42 (12.57%) SC Cleared
13 40 (11.98%) MS Excel
14 38 (11.38%) ITIL Certification
14 38 (11.38%) Windows Server
15 36 (10.78%) Change Management
16 35 (10.48%) Analytical Skills
17 32 (9.58%) Linux
18 31 (9.28%) ITSM
19 30 (8.98%) Citrix
20 29 (8.68%) Red Hat
21 27 (8.08%) VMware
21 27 (8.08%) Unix
21 27 (8.08%) AIX
21 27 (8.08%) Solaris
22 25 (7.49%) Cisco
22 25 (7.49%) Microsoft Certification
23 24 (7.19%) Incident Management

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 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 22 (6.59%) MS Exchange
2 12 (3.59%) Lync
3 9 (2.69%) SharePoint
4 7 (2.10%) IBM Notes
5 4 (1.20%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (0.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (0.90%) IIS
7 2 (0.60%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.30%) IBM Domino
8 1 (0.30%) Office Communications Server
8 1 (0.30%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.30%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.30%) TPMS
8 1 (0.30%) WebSphere
Applications
1 52 (15.57%) MS Office
2 40 (11.98%) MS Excel
3 22 (6.59%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (2.69%) MS Project
5 6 (1.80%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.30%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.30%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 4 (1.20%) Oracle Payroll
2 2 (0.60%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (0.60%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.60%) Sage 300 ERP
2 2 (0.60%) Sage CRM
2 2 (0.60%) SAP IS-U
3 1 (0.30%) Retail-J
3 1 (0.30%) SunGard GMI
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.69%) IaaS
1 9 (2.69%) PaaS
1 9 (2.69%) SaaS
2 5 (1.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.20%) Office 365
4 3 (0.90%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.60%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 20 (5.99%) LAN
2 16 (4.79%) WAN
3 13 (3.89%) TCP/IP
4 12 (3.59%) Firewall
5 10 (2.99%) SAN
6 9 (2.69%) Wireless
7 8 (2.40%) VoIP
8 7 (2.10%) VPN
9 5 (1.50%) Network Security
10 4 (1.20%) Internet
11 3 (0.90%) Cisco ASA
11 3 (0.90%) MPLS
11 3 (0.90%) Wi-Fi
11 3 (0.90%) WLAN
12 2 (0.60%) BGP
12 2 (0.60%) Cisco IOS
12 2 (0.60%) DHCP
12 2 (0.60%) NAS
12 2 (0.60%) OSPF
12 2 (0.60%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (5.39%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (0.90%) Oracle Database
4 2 (0.60%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (0.60%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (0.60%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (0.60%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (0.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (0.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.30%) DTS
5 1 (0.30%) MySQL
5 1 (0.30%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 16 (4.79%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (4.19%) JIRA
2 14 (4.19%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (0.60%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.30%) Selenium
4 1 (0.30%) Visual Studio
General
1 64 (19.16%) Finance
2 9 (2.69%) Manufacturing
2 9 (2.69%) Retail
3 8 (2.40%) Banking
4 7 (2.10%) Legal
5 6 (1.80%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.20%) Advertising
6 4 (1.20%) Billing
7 3 (0.90%) Back Office
7 3 (0.90%) Games
7 3 (0.90%) German Language
7 3 (0.90%) Investment Banking
7 3 (0.90%) Law
7 3 (0.90%) Local Government
8 2 (0.60%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.60%) Front Office
9 1 (0.30%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 71 (21.26%) Analyst
2 32 (9.58%) Project Manager
3 30 (8.98%) Architect
4 29 (8.68%) Support Analyst
5 27 (8.08%) Service Manager
6 18 (5.39%) Support Engineer
7 16 (4.79%) Administrator
7 16 (4.79%) ITIL Manager
8 14 (4.19%) Configuration Engineer
8 14 (4.19%) IT Manager
8 14 (4.19%) Release and Configuration Engineer
8 14 (4.19%) Release Engineer
8 14 (4.19%) Systems Administrator
9 13 (3.89%) Consultant
9 13 (3.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 13 (3.89%) Service Analyst
10 12 (3.59%) Infrastructure Architect
11 10 (2.99%) 1st Line Support
11 10 (2.99%) Service Desk Analyst
11 10 (2.99%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.60%) .NET
2 1 (0.30%) 802.1X
2 1 (0.30%) ASP.NET
2 1 (0.30%) CSS
2 1 (0.30%) EDI
2 1 (0.30%) HTML
2 1 (0.30%) HTML5
2 1 (0.30%) REST
2 1 (0.30%) SOAP
2 1 (0.30%) Web Services
2 1 (0.30%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 35 (10.48%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (5.39%) Data Centre
3 12 (3.59%) CMDB
4 11 (3.29%) Blackberry
5 10 (2.99%) Management Information System
6 9 (2.69%) Social Media
7 7 (2.10%) Computer Science
7 7 (2.10%) NHS
8 6 (1.80%) Data Structures
9 5 (1.50%) Driving Licence
10 4 (1.20%) Statistics
11 3 (0.90%) HP Storage
11 3 (0.90%) IVR
11 3 (0.90%) Smart Meter
12 2 (0.60%) Derivative
12 2 (0.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 2 (0.60%) iPad
12 2 (0.60%) iPhone
12 2 (0.60%) Private Cloud
12 2 (0.60%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 84 (25.15%) Windows
2 38 (11.38%) Windows Server
3 32 (9.58%) Linux
4 27 (8.08%) AIX
4 27 (8.08%) Solaris
4 27 (8.08%) Unix
5 21 (6.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 17 (5.09%) Windows 7
7 15 (4.49%) Windows Server 2008
7 15 (4.49%) Windows Server 2012
8 12 (3.59%) Windows XP
9 7 (2.10%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (0.90%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.60%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.30%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.30%) VME
12 1 (0.30%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (29.94%) Service Management
2 68 (20.36%) ITIL V3
3 55 (16.47%) Agile Software Development
3 55 (16.47%) PRINCE2
4 53 (15.87%) Service Delivery
5 45 (13.47%) Project Management
6 36 (10.78%) Change Management
7 31 (9.28%) ITSM
8 24 (7.19%) Incident Management
9 20 (5.99%) Continuous Improvement
10 19 (5.69%) Problem Management
10 19 (5.69%) Waterfall
11 18 (5.39%) TOGAF
12 16 (4.79%) Enterprise Architecture
12 16 (4.79%) Migration
13 15 (4.49%) High Availability
14 14 (4.19%) UML
14 14 (4.19%) V-Model
15 13 (3.89%) Performance Analysis
15 13 (3.89%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (5.69%) SQL
2 7 (2.10%) Java
3 5 (1.50%) PowerShell
4 4 (1.20%) C
4 4 (1.20%) VBScript
5 3 (0.90%) T-SQL
6 2 (0.60%) Perl
6 2 (0.60%) PL/SQL
6 2 (0.60%) Python
6 2 (0.60%) Shell Script
6 2 (0.60%) VBA
7 1 (0.30%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.30%) VB
7 1 (0.30%) XPath
Qualifications
1 63 (18.86%) Security Cleared
2 42 (12.57%) SC Cleared
3 38 (11.38%) ITIL Certification
4 25 (7.49%) Microsoft Certification
5 20 (5.99%) Degree
6 16 (4.79%) APMP
7 13 (3.89%) CISSP
7 13 (3.89%) MCSE
8 11 (3.29%) DV Cleared
8 11 (3.29%) MCITP
8 11 (3.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 9 (2.69%) MCP
10 8 (2.40%) ISTQB
11 7 (2.10%) Cisco Certification
12 6 (1.80%) CCNA
12 6 (1.80%) CISMP
13 4 (1.20%) ISEB
13 4 (1.20%) MCSA
14 3 (0.90%) NCIE
15 2 (0.60%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (14.07%) SLA
2 14 (4.19%) ISO 9001
2 14 (4.19%) TickIT
3 9 (2.69%) QA
4 8 (2.40%) COBIT
4 8 (2.40%) JSP 440
5 6 (1.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.90%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.60%) RMADS
7 2 (0.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.30%) Disclosure Scotland
8 1 (0.30%) ISO 9000
8 1 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 1 (0.30%) P3O
System Software
1 45 (13.47%) Active Directory
2 16 (4.79%) NFS
3 13 (3.89%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 13 (3.89%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (2.10%) Hyper-V
5 4 (1.20%) XenDesktop
6 3 (0.90%) Samba
7 2 (0.60%) vSphere
7 2 (0.60%) XenApp
8 1 (0.30%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.30%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.30%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 10 (2.99%) SCCM
2 3 (0.90%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (0.60%) Backup Exec
3 2 (0.60%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (0.60%) SCOM
3 2 (0.60%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.30%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.30%) CiscoWorks
4 1 (0.30%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.30%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (0.30%) WhatsUp Gold
4 1 (0.30%) WSUS
4 1 (0.30%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 91 (27.25%) Microsoft
2 30 (8.98%) Citrix
3 29 (8.68%) Red Hat
4 27 (8.08%) VMware
5 25 (7.49%) Cisco
6 21 (6.29%) ServiceNow
7 19 (5.69%) Oracle
8 17 (5.09%) SAP
9 13 (3.89%) Cognizant
9 13 (3.89%) Veritas
10 8 (2.40%) Dell
10 8 (2.40%) HP
11 7 (2.10%) Avaya
11 7 (2.10%) Lotus
12 6 (1.80%) IBM
12 6 (1.80%) NetApp
13 5 (1.50%) Symantec
14 4 (1.20%) Cognos
14 4 (1.20%) Sophos
15 3 (0.90%) Remedy
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CPS Group UK
Rate: £100 - £200 per day + dependent on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £600.00 - £650.00 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
West Midlands
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £550.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 17 days ago