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 29 June 2016 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 25 21 18
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -3
Contract jobs citing ITIL 201 165 164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 6.71% 6.96% 7.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.17% 9.11% 9.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 103 75
Median daily rate £350 £330 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £130 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 15 28
Median hourly rate £14.50 £20.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.50% +37.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.20 £7.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £28.29 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.33 £15.50 £15.88
% change year-on-year
+37.61% -2.36%
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
2459 1812 1775
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 82.05% 76.46% 76.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 1474 1128 946
Median daily rate £400 £375 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 73 130
Median hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.05 £42.50 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 29 June 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 June 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ITIL within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -8 68 £355 +4.41% 19
Warwickshire +6 27 £425 - 5
Shropshire -25 20 £388 +0.64% 5
Staffordshire +15 18 £325 +52.94% 7
Coventry -11 17 £325 -1.51% 10
Worcestershire -3 12 £350 +163.15% 5
Dudley -2 6 £95 +15.15% 1
Solihull -17 5 £410 -21.90% 2
West Bromwich - 3 £300 -
Walsall - 2 - -
Herefordshire -3 1 £375 - 4
Halesowen - 1 £240 -
Smethwick - 1 - -
Sutton Coldfield - 1 - - 1
ITIL
England

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 June 2016, 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 91 (26.07%) Service Management
2 87 (24.93%) ITIL V3
3 80 (22.92%) Windows
4 69 (19.77%) Microsoft
5 60 (17.19%) Finance
6 59 (16.91%) Service Delivery
7 47 (13.47%) Cisco
7 47 (13.47%) Security Cleared
8 44 (12.61%) SLA
8 44 (12.61%) ITIL Certification
9 42 (12.03%) ITSM
10 41 (11.75%) Unix
11 40 (11.46%) PRINCE2
11 40 (11.46%) Active Directory
12 39 (11.17%) Project Management
13 37 (10.60%) Data Centre
14 35 (10.03%) Degree
14 35 (10.03%) SC Cleared
15 34 (9.74%) Agile Software Development
15 34 (9.74%) Oracle
16 32 (9.17%) LAN
17 31 (8.88%) WAN
17 31 (8.88%) SQL
17 31 (8.88%) MS Office
17 31 (8.88%) Windows Server
18 30 (8.60%) Analytical Skills
18 30 (8.60%) Change Management
18 30 (8.60%) Incident Management
19 27 (7.74%) Stakeholder Management
19 27 (7.74%) 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 17 (4.87%) MS Exchange
2 12 (3.44%) WebLogic
3 8 (2.29%) SharePoint
4 5 (1.43%) Apache
4 5 (1.43%) Tomcat
5 4 (1.15%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 4 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (1.15%) IBM Notes
5 4 (1.15%) SharePoint Server
5 4 (1.15%) Skype for Business
6 3 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (0.86%) IIS
6 3 (0.86%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (0.57%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.29%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (0.29%) Confluence
8 1 (0.29%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.29%) WebSphere
Applications
1 31 (8.88%) MS Office
2 27 (7.74%) MS Excel
3 11 (3.15%) MS Visio
4 6 (1.72%) MS Project
5 4 (1.15%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.57%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 4 (1.15%) SAP IS-U
2 3 (0.86%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (0.86%) Oracle Payroll
3 2 (0.57%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.29%) assyst
4 1 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.29%) Maximo
4 1 (0.29%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (0.29%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.29%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.29%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.29%) Oracle HRMS
4 1 (0.29%) Oracle iProcurement
4 1 (0.29%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.29%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.29%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.29%) Retail-J
4 1 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.29%) SunGard GMI
4 1 (0.29%) TRIRIGA
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.72%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (1.43%) IaaS
2 5 (1.43%) Office 365
3 3 (0.86%) Google Apps
3 3 (0.86%) SaaS
3 3 (0.86%) SuccessFactors
4 2 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.57%) PaaS
5 1 (0.29%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.29%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 1 (0.29%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 32 (9.17%) LAN
2 31 (8.88%) WAN
3 25 (7.16%) Firewall
4 17 (4.87%) Cisco Nexus
5 16 (4.58%) BIG-IP
6 15 (4.30%) OSPF
7 14 (4.01%) BGP
7 14 (4.01%) Wireless
8 12 (3.44%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 8 (2.29%) IP Telephony
9 8 (2.29%) SAN
9 8 (2.29%) TCP/IP
10 7 (2.01%) Cisco IOS
10 7 (2.01%) DHCP
10 7 (2.01%) Network Security
11 5 (1.43%) Cisco ASA
11 5 (1.43%) DNS
11 5 (1.43%) SSL
11 5 (1.43%) VoIP
12 4 (1.15%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (6.02%) SQL Server
2 16 (4.58%) Relational Database
3 15 (4.30%) Oracle OWB
4 14 (4.01%) BusinessObjects
5 12 (3.44%) Oracle Database
5 12 (3.44%) RDBMS
6 10 (2.87%) Oracle Reports
7 6 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (1.72%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (1.15%) Oracle Database 10g
9 3 (0.86%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (0.86%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (0.57%) SAP BW
10 2 (0.57%) SAP HANA
10 2 (0.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (0.57%) SQLPlus
11 1 (0.29%) Big Data
11 1 (0.29%) Electronic Patient Records
11 1 (0.29%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.29%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 17 (4.87%) JIRA
2 12 (3.44%) Eclipse
2 12 (3.44%) JUnit
2 12 (3.44%) Oracle Forms
2 12 (3.44%) Toad
3 10 (2.87%) Ant
3 10 (2.87%) Artifactory
3 10 (2.87%) ClearQuest
3 10 (2.87%) Jenkins
3 10 (2.87%) Maven
4 6 (1.72%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (1.72%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 3 (0.86%) NUnit
5 3 (0.86%) PVCS
6 1 (0.29%) AdminStudio
6 1 (0.29%) InstallShield
6 1 (0.29%) MSI
6 1 (0.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 60 (17.19%) Finance
2 16 (4.58%) Telecoms
3 10 (2.87%) Legal
4 8 (2.29%) Manufacturing
5 6 (1.72%) Banking
6 5 (1.43%) German Language
7 4 (1.15%) Retail
8 3 (0.86%) Back Office
8 3 (0.86%) Billing
9 2 (0.57%) Advertising
9 2 (0.57%) Automotive
9 2 (0.57%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.57%) Military
10 1 (0.29%) Front Office
10 1 (0.29%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.29%) Law
10 1 (0.29%) Marketing
10 1 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.29%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 63 (18.05%) Analyst
2 36 (10.32%) Service Manager
3 22 (6.30%) Architect
4 21 (6.02%) Developer
5 20 (5.73%) Support Analyst
6 19 (5.44%) Service Analyst
7 16 (4.58%) Network Engineer
7 16 (4.58%) Project Manager
7 16 (4.58%) Service Desk Analyst
7 16 (4.58%) Support Engineer
8 13 (3.72%) Business Analyst
8 13 (3.72%) Consultant
8 13 (3.72%) IT Manager
8 13 (3.72%) Network Specialist
9 12 (3.44%) Administrator
10 11 (3.15%) 2nd Line Support
10 11 (3.15%) Cisco Engineer
10 11 (3.15%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 11 (3.15%) Delivery Manager
11 10 (2.87%) Services Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (5.73%) HTML
2 17 (4.87%) XML
3 16 (4.58%) CSS
3 16 (4.58%) Web Services
4 12 (3.44%) Hibernate
4 12 (3.44%) J2EE
4 12 (3.44%) JSP
4 12 (3.44%) Servlets
4 12 (3.44%) Spring
5 10 (2.87%) Apache CXF
6 8 (2.29%) Struts
7 7 (2.01%) REST
8 6 (1.72%) Middleware
9 5 (1.43%) .NET
9 5 (1.43%) JSON
10 4 (1.15%) .NET Framework
10 4 (1.15%) ASP.NET Web API
10 4 (1.15%) jQuery
10 4 (1.15%) KnockoutJS
10 4 (1.15%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 37 (10.60%) Data Centre
2 30 (8.60%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (4.30%) Computer Science
4 14 (4.01%) User Experience
5 12 (3.44%) Management Information System
6 10 (2.87%) CMDB
6 10 (2.87%) Enterprise Software
7 8 (2.29%) Data Structures
7 8 (2.29%) Visualisation
8 7 (2.01%) Driving Licence
9 6 (1.72%) Smart Meter
10 5 (1.43%) Blackberry
10 5 (1.43%) NHS
11 4 (1.15%) Clustering
11 4 (1.15%) Virtual Team
12 3 (0.86%) Data Integration
12 3 (0.86%) e-Learning
12 3 (0.86%) Private Cloud
12 3 (0.86%) Statistics
13 2 (0.57%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 80 (22.92%) Windows
2 41 (11.75%) Unix
3 31 (8.88%) Windows Server
4 24 (6.88%) Linux
5 18 (5.16%) Windows 7
6 16 (4.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 14 (4.01%) Windows Server 2008
8 13 (3.72%) Solaris
8 13 (3.72%) Windows Server 2012
9 12 (3.44%) AIX
10 10 (2.87%) Windows Server 2003
10 10 (2.87%) Windows XP
11 6 (1.72%) Android
12 5 (1.43%) SUSE
13 4 (1.15%) Windows 10
14 2 (0.57%) CentOS
14 2 (0.57%) Windows 2000
14 2 (0.57%) Windows 8
15 1 (0.29%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.29%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (26.07%) Service Management
2 87 (24.93%) ITIL V3
3 59 (16.91%) Service Delivery
4 42 (12.03%) ITSM
5 40 (11.46%) PRINCE2
6 39 (11.17%) Project Management
7 34 (9.74%) Agile Software Development
8 30 (8.60%) Change Management
8 30 (8.60%) Incident Management
9 27 (7.74%) Continuous Improvement
9 27 (7.74%) Stakeholder Management
10 18 (5.16%) TOGAF
10 18 (5.16%) UML
11 17 (4.87%) Supplier Management
11 17 (4.87%) User Acceptance Testing
12 15 (4.30%) Migration
12 15 (4.30%) Waterfall
13 14 (4.01%) Network Architecture
13 14 (4.01%) Network Management
13 14 (4.01%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (8.88%) SQL
2 25 (7.16%) Java
3 15 (4.30%) PL/SQL
4 9 (2.58%) C++
4 9 (2.58%) VB
5 8 (2.29%) JavaScript
6 6 (1.72%) VBA
7 5 (1.43%) PowerShell
7 5 (1.43%) T-SQL
8 4 (1.15%) C#
9 3 (0.86%) C
9 3 (0.86%) Perl
9 3 (0.86%) Python
9 3 (0.86%) Shell Script
9 3 (0.86%) TypeScript
10 2 (0.57%) PHP
11 1 (0.29%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 47 (13.47%) Security Cleared
2 44 (12.61%) ITIL Certification
3 35 (10.03%) Degree
3 35 (10.03%) SC Cleared
4 18 (5.16%) Cisco Certification
4 18 (5.16%) Microsoft Certification
5 12 (3.44%) CCNA
6 10 (2.87%) CCNP
7 9 (2.58%) MCSE
8 8 (2.29%) ISEB
8 8 (2.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 7 (2.01%) OCPJP
9 7 (2.01%) Oracle Certification
10 5 (1.43%) MCITP
10 5 (1.43%) MCP
10 5 (1.43%) MCSA
11 4 (1.15%) A+ Certification
11 4 (1.15%) PMI Certification
11 4 (1.15%) PMP
11 4 (1.15%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (12.61%) SLA
2 9 (2.58%) ISO 9001
3 6 (1.72%) TickIT
4 5 (1.43%) COBIT
4 5 (1.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (1.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.86%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.86%) QA
7 2 (0.57%) ISAE 3402
7 2 (0.57%) ISO22301
7 2 (0.57%) ISO27005
7 2 (0.57%) JSP 440
8 1 (0.29%) COSO
8 1 (0.29%) Disclosure Scotland
8 1 (0.29%) ISO 9000
8 1 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 40 (11.46%) Active Directory
2 11 (3.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (2.01%) Hyper-V
4 6 (1.72%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (1.43%) NFS
5 5 (1.43%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 4 (1.15%) vSphere
7 3 (0.86%) XenApp
8 2 (0.57%) vCloud
8 2 (0.57%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 2 (0.57%) Virtual Desktop
8 2 (0.57%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.29%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (3.15%) OPNET
2 5 (1.43%) SCCM
2 5 (1.43%) SCOM
3 3 (0.86%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (0.86%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (0.86%) NetBackup
4 2 (0.57%) AirWatch
4 2 (0.57%) Ansible
4 2 (0.57%) Cisco Prime
4 2 (0.57%) Oracle ZFS
4 2 (0.57%) SCOrch
5 1 (0.29%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.29%) Control-M
5 1 (0.29%) HAProxy
5 1 (0.29%) ITRS Geneos
5 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (0.29%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.29%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.29%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.29%) WSUS
Vendors
1 69 (19.77%) Microsoft
2 47 (13.47%) Cisco
3 34 (9.74%) Oracle
4 25 (7.16%) VMware
5 21 (6.02%) Citrix
5 21 (6.02%) ServiceNow
6 19 (5.44%) F5
7 17 (4.87%) Juniper
8 16 (4.58%) CheckPoint
8 16 (4.58%) HP
9 15 (4.30%) Fortinet
9 15 (4.30%) Nokia
10 13 (3.72%) BMC
10 13 (3.72%) Red Hat
10 13 (3.72%) SAP
11 12 (3.44%) IBM
12 11 (3.15%) Avaya
12 11 (3.15%) Dell
12 11 (3.15%) Riverbed
12 11 (3.15%) SolarWinds
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
Leek, Staffordshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry
Spectrum IT
Rate: £280 - £300 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: 5 days ago