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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 24 17 10
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -7
Contract jobs citing ITIL 173 191 210
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 6.33% 7.45% 8.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.63% 9.38% 11.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 84 109
Median daily rate £342 £344 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.50% +5.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £172 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £571 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £375 £348
% change year-on-year
-1.33% +7.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 15 22
Median hourly rate £14.88 £12.00 £13.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.95% -8.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.02 £10.27
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.90 £20.20 £19.64
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.50 £15.25
% change year-on-year
-7.57% +8.19%
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
2267 2036 1767
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 82.89% 79.44% 73.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1381 1135 1016
Median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 74 94
Median hourly rate £19.61 £29.91 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.43% +19.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.39 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.30% +39.80%

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 3 December 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 3 December 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 3 December 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
Shropshire +18 45 £330 -0.75%
Birmingham -22 41 £325 +11.58% 10
Warwickshire +17 34 £378 +74.56% 5
Coventry -19 17 £425 +12.95% 5
Staffordshire -1 10 £250 -19.35% 6
Solihull -3 7 £288 -36.11% 1
Herefordshire 0 2 £400 -11.11% 1
Smethwick - 2 £129 -
West Bromwich - 2 £338 -
Wolverhampton +2 1 - -
Dudley -1 1 - -
ITIL
England

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 December 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.

1 116 (29.59%) Service Management
2 91 (23.21%) Security Cleared
3 82 (20.92%) ITIL Certification
4 81 (20.66%) Windows
5 80 (20.41%) ITIL V3
6 77 (19.64%) Microsoft
7 71 (18.11%) Service Delivery
8 65 (16.58%) SC Cleared
9 63 (16.07%) Cisco
10 57 (14.54%) PRINCE2
11 48 (12.24%) Analytical Skills
12 47 (11.99%) SLA
13 46 (11.73%) Project Management
14 42 (10.71%) Incident Management
15 41 (10.46%) Active Directory
15 41 (10.46%) Continuous Improvement
16 40 (10.20%) Data Centre
17 39 (9.95%) Change Management
17 39 (9.95%) ITSM
17 39 (9.95%) Finance
17 39 (9.95%) Problem Management
18 31 (7.91%) Stakeholder Management
19 30 (7.65%) MS Office
19 30 (7.65%) LAN
20 28 (7.14%) MS Exchange
20 28 (7.14%) Firewall
20 28 (7.14%) Network Management
21 27 (6.89%) SQL
21 27 (6.89%) Degree
22 26 (6.63%) Agile Software Development

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 28 (7.14%) MS Exchange
2 19 (4.85%) SharePoint
3 16 (4.08%) Skype for Business
4 14 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2007
5 13 (3.32%) Exchange Server 2003
6 11 (2.81%) Oracle Workflow
7 6 (1.53%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (0.77%) Drupal
8 3 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (0.77%) IBM Notes
8 3 (0.77%) IIS
9 2 (0.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (0.51%) Oracle Self-Service HR
10 1 (0.26%) Apache
10 1 (0.26%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.26%) Confluence
10 1 (0.26%) MindAlign
10 1 (0.26%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.26%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.26%) WebSphere
Applications
1 30 (7.65%) MS Office
2 24 (6.12%) MS Excel
3 6 (1.53%) MS Project
4 5 (1.28%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.77%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.26%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.26%) Open Workbench
6 1 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (2.30%) Remedy ITSM
2 8 (2.04%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (1.79%) Oracle Applications
4 5 (1.28%) TRIRIGA
5 3 (0.77%) assyst
6 2 (0.51%) Oracle HRMS
7 1 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.26%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.26%) Orchard Housing
Cloud Services
1 17 (4.34%) Office 365
2 8 (2.04%) Cloud Computing
2 8 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (2.04%) SaaS
3 4 (1.02%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.02%) Yammer
4 3 (0.77%) IaaS
4 3 (0.77%) Mimecast
5 2 (0.51%) IBM PureFlex
6 1 (0.26%) GitHub
6 1 (0.26%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (7.65%) LAN
2 28 (7.14%) Firewall
3 22 (5.61%) WAN
4 13 (3.32%) SAN
5 12 (3.06%) Cisco Nexus
6 11 (2.81%) Network Security
7 10 (2.55%) OSPF
8 9 (2.30%) BIG-IP
8 9 (2.30%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 9 (2.30%) FCAPS
8 9 (2.30%) MPLS
9 8 (2.04%) BGP
9 8 (2.04%) Ethernet
10 7 (1.79%) Cisco IOS
10 7 (1.79%) IP Telephony
10 7 (1.79%) Skype
10 7 (1.79%) Wireless
11 6 (1.53%) DNS
11 6 (1.53%) Internet
11 6 (1.53%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (3.57%) SQL Server
2 11 (2.81%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (1.79%) SQLPlus
4 6 (1.53%) Oracle Discoverer
4 6 (1.53%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (1.02%) NonStop SQL
5 4 (1.02%) Oracle Database
6 3 (0.77%) Oracle OWB
6 3 (0.77%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (0.51%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (0.51%) MySQL
7 2 (0.51%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (0.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.26%) DB2
8 1 (0.26%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (0.26%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.26%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.26%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (0.26%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.26%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 9 (2.30%) Oracle Forms
2 5 (1.28%) Jenkins
3 3 (0.77%) JIRA
4 2 (0.51%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.26%) Ant
5 1 (0.26%) Artifactory
5 1 (0.26%) CA Gen
5 1 (0.26%) ClearQuest
5 1 (0.26%) JUnit
5 1 (0.26%) Maven
5 1 (0.26%) NUnit
5 1 (0.26%) Subversion
5 1 (0.26%) TeamCity
General
1 39 (9.95%) Finance
2 9 (2.30%) Billing
3 8 (2.04%) Telecoms
4 7 (1.79%) Advertising
5 4 (1.02%) Back Office
5 4 (1.02%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.02%) Military
6 3 (0.77%) Legal
6 3 (0.77%) Marketing
7 2 (0.51%) Automotive
8 1 (0.26%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.26%) Banking
8 1 (0.26%) Law
8 1 (0.26%) Local Government
8 1 (0.26%) Retail
8 1 (0.26%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 95 (24.23%) Analyst
2 55 (14.03%) Service Manager
3 50 (12.76%) Service Analyst
4 34 (8.67%) Service Desk Analyst
5 27 (6.89%) Architect
6 22 (5.61%) Delivery Manager
7 21 (5.36%) Services Delivery Manager
8 19 (4.85%) Project Manager
9 18 (4.59%) Support Analyst
10 16 (4.08%) Developer
10 16 (4.08%) Incident Manager
11 14 (3.57%) Transition Manager
12 13 (3.32%) 2nd Line Support
12 13 (3.32%) IT Manager
12 13 (3.32%) Service Transition Manager
13 11 (2.81%) Monitoring Specialist
13 11 (2.81%) Network Engineer
13 11 (2.81%) Network Monitoring Specialist
13 11 (2.81%) Network Specialist
13 11 (2.81%) Service Desk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (3.32%) Middleware
2 10 (2.55%) CSS
3 6 (1.53%) .NET
4 5 (1.28%) ASP.NET
4 5 (1.28%) HTML
5 4 (1.02%) HTML5
5 4 (1.02%) Web Services
6 3 (0.77%) ADO.NET
6 3 (0.77%) WCF
6 3 (0.77%) WPF
6 3 (0.77%) XML
7 2 (0.51%) SOAP
7 2 (0.51%) XMPP
8 1 (0.26%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.26%) Apache CXF
8 1 (0.26%) Hibernate
8 1 (0.26%) jQuery
8 1 (0.26%) JSON
8 1 (0.26%) LINQ
8 1 (0.26%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 48 (12.24%) Analytical Skills
2 40 (10.20%) Data Centre
3 15 (3.83%) User Experience
4 14 (3.57%) CMDB
5 13 (3.32%) Data Structures
6 11 (2.81%) Visualisation
7 10 (2.55%) Blackberry
7 10 (2.55%) PMI
8 9 (2.30%) Management Information System
8 9 (2.30%) Virtual Team
9 8 (2.04%) CESG
10 6 (1.53%) Fat Client
10 6 (1.53%) Thin Client
10 6 (1.53%) Wiki
11 5 (1.28%) Clustering
11 5 (1.28%) Computer Science
11 5 (1.28%) NHS
11 5 (1.28%) Private Cloud
12 4 (1.02%) Driving Licence
12 4 (1.02%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 81 (20.66%) Windows
2 24 (6.12%) Windows Server
3 23 (5.87%) Windows Server 2008
4 22 (5.61%) Windows 7
5 20 (5.10%) Windows Server 2003
6 17 (4.34%) Linux
6 17 (4.34%) Unix
7 16 (4.08%) Windows XP
8 10 (2.55%) Windows 10
9 8 (2.04%) Android
9 8 (2.04%) Solaris
10 4 (1.02%) AIX
10 4 (1.02%) HPUX
10 4 (1.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (1.02%) SUSE
10 4 (1.02%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (1.02%) Windows Vista
11 3 (0.77%) Mac OS X
11 3 (0.77%) MVS
11 3 (0.77%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (29.59%) Service Management
2 80 (20.41%) ITIL V3
3 71 (18.11%) Service Delivery
4 57 (14.54%) PRINCE2
5 46 (11.73%) Project Management
6 42 (10.71%) Incident Management
7 41 (10.46%) Continuous Improvement
8 39 (9.95%) Change Management
8 39 (9.95%) ITSM
8 39 (9.95%) Problem Management
9 31 (7.91%) Stakeholder Management
10 28 (7.14%) Network Management
11 26 (6.63%) Agile Software Development
12 21 (5.36%) Service Design
13 19 (4.85%) Configuration Management
14 18 (4.59%) Business Intelligence
14 18 (4.59%) PRINCE
14 18 (4.59%) Risk Management
15 17 (4.34%) Disaster Recovery
15 17 (4.34%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 27 (6.89%) SQL
2 16 (4.08%) Java
3 12 (3.06%) PL/SQL
4 9 (2.30%) PowerShell
5 7 (1.79%) C
6 6 (1.53%) C#
7 4 (1.02%) C++
8 3 (0.77%) JavaScript
9 2 (0.51%) Perl
9 2 (0.51%) Python
9 2 (0.51%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.26%) COBOL
10 1 (0.26%) JCL
10 1 (0.26%) Jython
10 1 (0.26%) PHP
10 1 (0.26%) Ruby
10 1 (0.26%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.26%) TypeScript
10 1 (0.26%) VB
Qualifications
1 91 (23.21%) Security Cleared
2 82 (20.92%) ITIL Certification
3 65 (16.58%) SC Cleared
4 27 (6.89%) Degree
5 25 (6.38%) Cisco Certification
5 25 (6.38%) DV Cleared
6 22 (5.61%) CCNA
7 20 (5.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 19 (4.85%) CCNP
9 18 (4.59%) Microsoft Certification
10 16 (4.08%) BICSI Certification
10 16 (4.08%) BICSI RCDD
11 12 (3.06%) PMI Certification
12 10 (2.55%) CISSP
13 7 (1.79%) MCSA
13 7 (1.79%) MCSE
13 7 (1.79%) MOS
14 6 (1.53%) A+ Certification
14 6 (1.53%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 6 (1.53%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (11.99%) SLA
2 13 (3.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (1.53%) JSP 440
4 4 (1.02%) COBIT
4 4 (1.02%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.77%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 3 (0.77%) QA
6 2 (0.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.26%) COSO
7 1 (0.26%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 1 (0.26%) ISO27005
System Software
1 41 (10.46%) Active Directory
2 8 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.53%) Hyper-V
4 4 (1.02%) Docker
4 4 (1.02%) XenApp
5 3 (0.77%) Sendmail
5 3 (0.77%) VMware ESX
5 3 (0.77%) vSphere
6 2 (0.51%) Postfix
6 2 (0.51%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 2 (0.51%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.26%) BitLocker
7 1 (0.26%) DFS Replication
7 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.26%) Terminal Server
7 1 (0.26%) UAG
7 1 (0.26%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.26%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 12 (3.06%) OPNET
2 9 (2.30%) SCCM
3 8 (2.04%) NetBackup
4 6 (1.53%) Puppet
5 4 (1.02%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (1.02%) SCOM
6 2 (0.51%) Ansible
6 2 (0.51%) HP Data Protector
6 2 (0.51%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (0.51%) Oracle ZFS
6 2 (0.51%) SCOrch
6 2 (0.51%) WSUS
7 1 (0.26%) BladeLogic
7 1 (0.26%) HP Operations Orchestration
7 1 (0.26%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.26%) SCDPM
7 1 (0.26%) SCSM
Vendors
1 77 (19.64%) Microsoft
2 63 (16.07%) Cisco
3 24 (6.12%) Oracle
4 22 (5.61%) BMC
5 20 (5.10%) HP
5 20 (5.10%) LANDesk
6 18 (4.59%) ServiceNow
7 17 (4.34%) VMware
8 15 (3.83%) CheckPoint
9 14 (3.57%) EMC
9 14 (3.57%) Remedy
10 13 (3.32%) Citrix
10 13 (3.32%) Riverbed
10 13 (3.32%) SolarWinds
11 12 (3.06%) Juniper
12 11 (2.81%) Fortinet
13 10 (2.55%) CA
13 10 (2.55%) F5
14 9 (2.30%) Avaya
14 9 (2.30%) Nokia
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