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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 11 24 21
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -3
Contract jobs citing ITIL 234 115 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 9.03% 5.44% 5.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.89% 8.17% 8.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 63 53
Average daily rate
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£338 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £136 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 6 8
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.85 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.33% +69.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £15.85 £9.51
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.83 £23.00 £21.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +16.66%
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
1816 1407 1535
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 70.06% 66.56% 67.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 968 735 788
Average daily rate £375 £357 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.18% -2.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 125 58 69
Average hourly rate £31.50 £37.80 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +21.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £37.80 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% -3.22%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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 1 September 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 +15 69 £350 +14.75% 37
Coventry +8 41 £250 -26.47% 6
Warwickshire +13 34 £363 -1.02% 5
Shropshire +10 22 £450 +3.15% 2
West Bromwich - 10 £125 -
Wolverhampton -1 8 £363 +66.66%
Staffordshire +6 7 £288 - 2
Worcestershire -5 5 £155 -39.51% 1
Walsall +1 4 £481 -
Herefordshire -2 3 £300 -17.24%
Sutton Coldfield - 1 £375 -
Dudley - - - -
Solihull - - - - 3
ITIL
England

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

1 109 (27.05%) Windows
2 88 (21.84%) Microsoft
3 81 (20.10%) Active Directory
4 76 (18.86%) Project Management
5 71 (17.62%) PRINCE2
6 67 (16.63%) ITIL Certification
7 63 (15.63%) Finance
8 62 (15.38%) MS Office
9 54 (13.40%) SLA
9 54 (13.40%) Service Delivery
10 52 (12.90%) UNIX
11 50 (12.41%) Service Management
11 50 (12.41%) Security Cleared
12 46 (11.41%) MS Excel
13 41 (10.17%) HP
14 38 (9.43%) Stakeholder Management
15 37 (9.18%) Windows 7
16 36 (8.93%) SC Cleared
16 36 (8.93%) VMware
16 36 (8.93%) Linux
16 36 (8.93%) Windows XP
17 35 (8.68%) Cisco
18 33 (8.19%) Degree
19 31 (7.69%) Citrix
19 31 (7.69%) Migration
20 29 (7.20%) SQL
21 28 (6.95%) LAN
22 25 (6.20%) WAN
22 25 (6.20%) Lotus
22 25 (6.20%) Incident Management

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 24 (5.96%) SharePoint
2 21 (5.21%) IBM Notes
3 19 (4.71%) MS Exchange
4 6 (1.49%) Lync
5 5 (1.24%) Lotus Domino
6 3 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (0.74%) SharePoint Server
6 3 (0.74%) Documentum
6 3 (0.74%) SAS
6 3 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.25%) WebSphere Portal
7 1 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.25%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.25%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.25%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.25%) Apache
Applications
1 62 (15.38%) MS Office
2 46 (11.41%) MS Excel
3 19 (4.71%) MS Visio
4 15 (3.72%) MS PowerPoint
5 9 (2.23%) MS Project
6 1 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (1.74%) TRIRIGA
2 3 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.74%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.74%) Eikon
3 2 (0.50%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.50%) CA Clarity
3 2 (0.50%) Agresso
3 2 (0.50%) Oracle HRMS
4 1 (0.25%) SAP Retail
4 1 (0.25%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.99%) SaaS
2 3 (0.74%) Office 365
3 1 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 28 (6.95%) LAN
2 25 (6.20%) WAN
3 20 (4.96%) SAN
3 20 (4.96%) Firewall
4 10 (2.48%) VoIP
4 10 (2.48%) TCP/IP
5 8 (1.99%) 3G
5 8 (1.99%) Wireless
5 8 (1.99%) Cisco Nexus
6 7 (1.74%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 7 (1.74%) LTE
6 7 (1.74%) 2G
6 7 (1.74%) DHCP
7 6 (1.49%) Internet
7 6 (1.49%) OSPF
7 6 (1.49%) BGP
7 6 (1.49%) DNS
7 6 (1.49%) Wi-Fi
8 5 (1.24%) Wireshark
9 4 (0.99%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (3.72%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.24%) MySQL
3 4 (0.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (0.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (0.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (0.74%) MS Access
5 2 (0.50%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (0.50%) Data Mining
5 2 (0.50%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (0.50%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (0.50%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (0.50%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (0.50%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (0.50%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.25%) DB2 UDB
6 1 (0.25%) QlikView
6 1 (0.25%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
6 1 (0.25%) Big Data
6 1 (0.25%) DB2
6 1 (0.25%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 5 (1.24%) Subversion
2 2 (0.50%) MSI
3 1 (0.25%) InstallShield
3 1 (0.25%) AdminStudio
3 1 (0.25%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.25%) Toad
3 1 (0.25%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 63 (15.63%) Finance
2 20 (4.96%) Banking
3 18 (4.47%) Telecoms
4 9 (2.23%) Investment Banking
5 7 (1.74%) Manufacturing
6 5 (1.24%) Automotive
6 5 (1.24%) Front Office
6 5 (1.24%) Back Office
7 3 (0.74%) Legal
7 3 (0.74%) Retail
7 3 (0.74%) Billing
8 2 (0.50%) Local Government
8 2 (0.50%) Law
9 1 (0.25%) Publishing
9 1 (0.25%) French Language
9 1 (0.25%) German Language
9 1 (0.25%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 110 (27.30%) Analyst
2 53 (13.15%) Project Manager
3 44 (10.92%) Support Analyst
4 30 (7.44%) Service Analyst
5 29 (7.20%) Service Manager
6 26 (6.45%) 2nd Line Support
7 20 (4.96%) 1st Line Support
7 20 (4.96%) Consultant
8 19 (4.71%) Service Desk Analyst
9 18 (4.47%) Architect
10 17 (4.22%) Support Engineer
10 17 (4.22%) 3rd Line Support
10 17 (4.22%) Incident Manager
11 13 (3.23%) Administrator
12 11 (2.73%) Network Engineer
12 11 (2.73%) Desktop Support
12 11 (2.73%) 1st Line Support Analyst
13 10 (2.48%) Technical Support
13 10 (2.48%) Data Analyst
13 10 (2.48%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (2.23%) Middleware
2 6 (1.49%) CSS
3 3 (0.74%) .NET
4 2 (0.50%) XMPP
5 1 (0.25%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.25%) JSP
5 1 (0.25%) Web Services
5 1 (0.25%) XML
5 1 (0.25%) XSL
5 1 (0.25%) ODBC
5 1 (0.25%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 22 (5.46%) Management Information System
2 12 (2.98%) Client/Server
2 12 (2.98%) PMI
3 10 (2.48%) Blackberry
3 10 (2.48%) Computer Science
4 9 (2.23%) Mathematics
4 9 (2.23%) Enterprise Storage
5 8 (1.99%) Mainframe
6 7 (1.74%) NHS
6 7 (1.74%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (1.74%) Statistics
7 6 (1.49%) iPad
7 6 (1.49%) CMDB
8 4 (0.99%) Video Conferencing
8 4 (0.99%) Economics
8 4 (0.99%) Visualisation
9 3 (0.74%) Data Protection Act
10 2 (0.50%) iPhone
10 2 (0.50%) DataPower
10 2 (0.50%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 109 (27.05%) Windows
2 52 (12.90%) UNIX
3 37 (9.18%) Windows 7
4 36 (8.93%) Linux
4 36 (8.93%) Windows XP
5 21 (5.21%) HPUX
6 18 (4.47%) Windows Server 2003
7 14 (3.47%) Windows Server 2008
8 11 (2.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 11 (2.73%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (2.23%) Windows Vista
9 9 (2.23%) Solaris
10 2 (0.50%) AIX
10 2 (0.50%) Android
10 2 (0.50%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.50%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.25%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.25%) CentOS
11 1 (0.25%) SUSE
11 1 (0.25%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (18.86%) Project Management
2 71 (17.62%) PRINCE2
3 54 (13.40%) Service Delivery
4 50 (12.41%) Service Management
5 38 (9.43%) Stakeholder Management
6 31 (7.69%) Migration
7 25 (6.20%) Incident Management
8 24 (5.96%) Change Management
9 19 (4.71%) Problem Management
9 19 (4.71%) Continuous Improvement
10 17 (4.22%) Performance Management
10 17 (4.22%) ITSM
11 16 (3.97%) Six Sigma
11 16 (3.97%) ITIL V3
12 13 (3.23%) Configuration Management
13 12 (2.98%) Workflow
13 12 (2.98%) Programme Management
13 12 (2.98%) Release Management
13 12 (2.98%) E-Discovery
14 11 (2.73%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (7.20%) SQL
2 7 (1.74%) VBA
2 7 (1.74%) PowerShell
3 4 (0.99%) T-SQL
3 4 (0.99%) VB
4 3 (0.74%) Shell Script
5 2 (0.50%) JavaScript
5 2 (0.50%) Perl
5 2 (0.50%) C
5 2 (0.50%) C#
6 1 (0.25%) C++
6 1 (0.25%) Java
6 1 (0.25%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.25%) PHP
6 1 (0.25%) Python
6 1 (0.25%) Jython
6 1 (0.25%) Korn
6 1 (0.25%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.25%) sed
Qualifications
1 67 (16.63%) ITIL Certification
2 50 (12.41%) Security Cleared
3 36 (8.93%) SC Cleared
4 33 (8.19%) Degree
5 17 (4.22%) Cisco Certification
6 16 (3.97%) PMI Certification
7 13 (3.23%) CCNA
8 12 (2.98%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 11 (2.73%) Microsoft Certification
9 11 (2.73%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 10 (2.48%) MCSE
11 9 (2.23%) ISEB
11 9 (2.23%) DV Cleared
12 7 (1.74%) CCNP
12 7 (1.74%) PMP
13 5 (1.24%) APMP
14 4 (0.99%) MCP
15 3 (0.74%) HND
15 3 (0.74%) CISSP
15 3 (0.74%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (13.40%) SLA
2 17 (4.22%) QA
3 5 (1.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.99%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (0.99%) P3O
5 3 (0.74%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.74%) COBIT
6 2 (0.50%) ISO 9000
7 1 (0.25%) GxP
7 1 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 81 (20.10%) Active Directory
2 15 (3.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.50%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.50%) Sendmail
3 2 (0.50%) XenApp
3 2 (0.50%) vSphere
4 1 (0.25%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 13 (3.23%) SCCM
2 7 (1.74%) Tivoli
2 7 (1.74%) OPNET
3 6 (1.49%) NetBackup
4 5 (1.24%) Cisco Prime
5 4 (0.99%) SCOM
6 3 (0.74%) OpenView
6 3 (0.74%) WSUS
6 3 (0.74%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 3 (0.74%) MAILsweeper
6 3 (0.74%) DameWare
7 2 (0.50%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.25%) Nessus
8 1 (0.25%) BladeLogic
8 1 (0.25%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 88 (21.84%) Microsoft
2 41 (10.17%) HP
3 36 (8.93%) VMware
4 35 (8.68%) Cisco
5 31 (7.69%) Citrix
6 25 (6.20%) Lotus
7 24 (5.96%) Oracle
8 19 (4.71%) Red Hat
9 12 (2.98%) SAP
10 11 (2.73%) IBM
10 11 (2.73%) ServiceNow
11 10 (2.48%) F5
11 10 (2.48%) Juniper
11 10 (2.48%) Remedy
12 9 (2.23%) CheckPoint
12 9 (2.23%) BMC
13 8 (1.99%) SolarWinds
14 7 (1.74%) Sybase
15 6 (1.49%) Dell
15 6 (1.49%) Fortinet
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Rate: £385 - £450 per day
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Rate: £250 - £310 per day + competitive
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