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 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 23 16 17
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +1
Contract jobs citing ITIL 209 172 192
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 6.63% 7.17% 7.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.08% 9.45% 10.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 113 90
Median daily rate £373 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.37% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £137 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 17 33
Median hourly rate £14.75 £16.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.60% +13.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £7.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.25 £24.20 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.92 £15.75 £15.89
% change year-on-year
+32.79% -0.88%
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
2588 1821 1874
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 82.13% 75.88% 77.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1574 1112 993
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 £270 £260 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 86 135
Median hourly rate £17.00 £28.69 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.74% -8.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.10 £13.47
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £42.50 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%

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 July 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 July 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 July 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 -15 54 £363 +9.02% 19
Warwickshire +5 27 £406 +45.08% 5
Shropshire -18 24 £409 -2.09% 6
Staffordshire +12 18 £325 +52.94% 8
Coventry -22 17 £368 +5.00% 8
Herefordshire +1 10 £325 -21.68%
Solihull -7 10 £425 -8.10%
Worcestershire +4 9 £115 -7.25% 2
West Bromwich +1 3 £300 -17.24%
Sutton Coldfield -1 3 £295 -10.60%
Dudley -3 3 £100 +25.00% 1
Walsall - 3 - -
Wolverhampton +3 2 £350 +27.27%
ITIL
England

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 111 (28.68%) Service Management
2 99 (25.58%) Windows
3 88 (22.74%) ITIL V3
4 76 (19.64%) Microsoft
5 69 (17.83%) Service Delivery
6 63 (16.28%) Cisco
7 62 (16.02%) Finance
8 61 (15.76%) Security Cleared
9 54 (13.95%) ITIL Certification
10 53 (13.70%) ITSM
11 47 (12.14%) Active Directory
12 46 (11.89%) SLA
13 42 (10.85%) PRINCE2
13 42 (10.85%) SC Cleared
14 41 (10.59%) WAN
15 40 (10.34%) Project Management
15 40 (10.34%) Data Centre
16 38 (9.82%) Analytical Skills
16 38 (9.82%) Agile Software Development
17 37 (9.56%) LAN
17 37 (9.56%) Windows Server
18 36 (9.30%) Change Management
19 35 (9.04%) MS Office
19 35 (9.04%) Degree
20 34 (8.79%) Oracle
20 34 (8.79%) Unix
21 32 (8.27%) SQL
21 32 (8.27%) Firewall
21 32 (8.27%) Continuous Improvement
22 28 (7.24%) 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 24 (6.20%) MS Exchange
2 18 (4.65%) SharePoint
3 12 (3.10%) Exchange Server 2003
3 12 (3.10%) Skype for Business
3 12 (3.10%) WebLogic
4 8 (2.07%) Exchange Server 2007
5 6 (1.55%) SharePoint 2010
6 5 (1.29%) Apache
6 5 (1.29%) Tomcat
7 4 (1.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 4 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (1.03%) IBM Notes
7 4 (1.03%) Oracle Workflow
7 4 (1.03%) SharePoint Server
8 3 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (0.78%) IIS
9 2 (0.52%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.26%) CMS
10 1 (0.26%) Confluence
10 1 (0.26%) MQSeries
Applications
1 35 (9.04%) MS Office
2 28 (7.24%) MS Excel
3 10 (2.58%) MS Visio
4 8 (2.07%) MS Project
5 4 (1.03%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.26%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 4 (1.03%) TRIRIGA
2 3 (0.78%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.78%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.52%) SAP IS-U
4 1 (0.26%) assyst
4 1 (0.26%) Infor LN
4 1 (0.26%) Maximo
4 1 (0.26%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (0.26%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.26%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.26%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.26%) Oracle HRMS
4 1 (0.26%) Oracle iProcurement
4 1 (0.26%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.26%) Oracle Payroll
4 1 (0.26%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.26%) Orchard Housing
4 1 (0.26%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.07%) SaaS
2 7 (1.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (1.81%) Office 365
3 5 (1.29%) IaaS
4 3 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.78%) Google Apps
4 3 (0.78%) SuccessFactors
5 2 (0.52%) PaaS
6 1 (0.26%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.26%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 1 (0.26%) Heroku
6 1 (0.26%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 41 (10.59%) WAN
2 37 (9.56%) LAN
3 32 (8.27%) Firewall
4 18 (4.65%) Cisco Nexus
5 17 (4.39%) BIG-IP
6 16 (4.13%) OSPF
7 15 (3.88%) BGP
8 13 (3.36%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 13 (3.36%) Wireless
9 11 (2.84%) IP Telephony
9 11 (2.84%) SAN
10 10 (2.58%) Cisco IOS
11 9 (2.33%) DHCP
11 9 (2.33%) TCP/IP
12 8 (2.07%) Network Security
13 7 (1.81%) DNS
14 6 (1.55%) Internet
15 5 (1.29%) Cisco ASA
15 5 (1.29%) SSL
15 5 (1.29%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (5.68%) SQL Server
2 17 (4.39%) Oracle OWB
3 16 (4.13%) Relational Database
4 15 (3.88%) BusinessObjects
5 14 (3.62%) Oracle Database
6 12 (3.10%) RDBMS
7 11 (2.84%) Oracle Reports
8 8 (2.07%) SQL Server 2012
9 7 (1.81%) SQL Server 2008
10 5 (1.29%) Oracle Database 10g
11 4 (1.03%) Data Warehouse
12 3 (0.78%) NonStop SQL
12 3 (0.78%) SQL Server 2005
12 3 (0.78%) SQLPlus
13 2 (0.52%) SAP BW
13 2 (0.52%) SAP HANA
14 1 (0.26%) Big Data
14 1 (0.26%) Electronic Patient Records
14 1 (0.26%) Oracle Database 12c
14 1 (0.26%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 18 (4.65%) JIRA
2 14 (3.62%) Oracle Forms
3 13 (3.36%) JUnit
4 12 (3.10%) Eclipse
4 12 (3.10%) Toad
5 11 (2.84%) Ant
5 11 (2.84%) Artifactory
5 11 (2.84%) ClearQuest
5 11 (2.84%) Jenkins
5 11 (2.84%) Maven
6 6 (1.55%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (1.55%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 3 (0.78%) NUnit
7 3 (0.78%) PVCS
8 1 (0.26%) AdminStudio
8 1 (0.26%) InstallShield
8 1 (0.26%) MSI
8 1 (0.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.26%) Visual Studio
General
1 62 (16.02%) Finance
2 15 (3.88%) Telecoms
3 12 (3.10%) Legal
4 7 (1.81%) Manufacturing
5 5 (1.29%) German Language
5 5 (1.29%) Military
6 4 (1.03%) Advertising
6 4 (1.03%) Banking
6 4 (1.03%) Billing
7 3 (0.78%) Back Office
7 3 (0.78%) Marketing
8 2 (0.52%) Automotive
8 2 (0.52%) Law
8 2 (0.52%) Retail
9 1 (0.26%) Front Office
9 1 (0.26%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.26%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 83 (21.45%) Analyst
2 41 (10.59%) Service Manager
3 31 (8.01%) Service Analyst
4 24 (6.20%) Architect
4 24 (6.20%) Developer
4 24 (6.20%) Service Desk Analyst
5 19 (4.91%) Support Analyst
6 17 (4.39%) Network Specialist
7 16 (4.13%) Network Engineer
7 16 (4.13%) Support Engineer
8 15 (3.88%) Delivery Manager
9 14 (3.62%) Consultant
9 14 (3.62%) Services Delivery Manager
10 13 (3.36%) Business Analyst
10 13 (3.36%) IT Manager
11 12 (3.10%) Monitoring Specialist
11 12 (3.10%) Network Monitoring Specialist
12 11 (2.84%) Cisco Engineer
12 11 (2.84%) Cisco Network Engineer
12 11 (2.84%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (5.43%) HTML
2 18 (4.65%) CSS
2 18 (4.65%) Web Services
3 17 (4.39%) XML
4 13 (3.36%) Hibernate
4 13 (3.36%) Spring
5 12 (3.10%) J2EE
5 12 (3.10%) JSP
5 12 (3.10%) Middleware
5 12 (3.10%) Servlets
6 11 (2.84%) Apache CXF
7 9 (2.33%) Struts
8 7 (1.81%) REST
9 6 (1.55%) .NET
10 5 (1.29%) JSON
11 4 (1.03%) .NET Framework
11 4 (1.03%) ASP.NET Web API
11 4 (1.03%) jQuery
11 4 (1.03%) KnockoutJS
11 4 (1.03%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 40 (10.34%) Data Centre
2 38 (9.82%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (4.65%) User Experience
4 15 (3.88%) Computer Science
5 14 (3.62%) Data Structures
6 13 (3.36%) Management Information System
7 12 (3.10%) Visualisation
8 10 (2.58%) Enterprise Software
9 8 (2.07%) Blackberry
9 8 (2.07%) CMDB
10 7 (1.81%) Driving Licence
11 5 (1.29%) CESG
11 5 (1.29%) Clustering
11 5 (1.29%) Virtual Team
12 4 (1.03%) Private Cloud
13 3 (0.78%) CESG CLAS
13 3 (0.78%) Economics
13 3 (0.78%) e-Learning
13 3 (0.78%) Smart Meter
13 3 (0.78%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 99 (25.58%) Windows
2 37 (9.56%) Windows Server
3 34 (8.79%) Unix
4 26 (6.72%) Windows 7
4 26 (6.72%) Windows Server 2008
5 22 (5.68%) Linux
6 20 (5.17%) Windows Server 2003
7 15 (3.88%) Windows Server 2012
8 14 (3.62%) Windows XP
9 13 (3.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 11 (2.84%) Solaris
11 9 (2.33%) AIX
11 9 (2.33%) Android
12 8 (2.07%) Windows 10
13 5 (1.29%) SUSE
13 5 (1.29%) Windows 8
14 3 (0.78%) Mac OS X
14 3 (0.78%) MVS
15 2 (0.52%) CentOS
15 2 (0.52%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (28.68%) Service Management
2 88 (22.74%) ITIL V3
3 69 (17.83%) Service Delivery
4 53 (13.70%) ITSM
5 42 (10.85%) PRINCE2
6 40 (10.34%) Project Management
7 38 (9.82%) Agile Software Development
8 36 (9.30%) Change Management
9 32 (8.27%) Continuous Improvement
10 28 (7.24%) Incident Management
11 27 (6.98%) Stakeholder Management
12 20 (5.17%) Network Management
12 20 (5.17%) Six Sigma
13 19 (4.91%) Network Monitoring
13 19 (4.91%) Risk Management
13 19 (4.91%) UML
13 19 (4.91%) User Acceptance Testing
14 17 (4.39%) TOGAF
15 16 (4.13%) Load Balancing
16 15 (3.88%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (8.27%) SQL
2 24 (6.20%) Java
3 17 (4.39%) PL/SQL
4 10 (2.58%) C++
4 10 (2.58%) VB
5 8 (2.07%) JavaScript
6 6 (1.55%) T-SQL
7 5 (1.29%) C#
7 5 (1.29%) PowerShell
8 4 (1.03%) VBA
9 3 (0.78%) TypeScript
10 2 (0.52%) C
10 2 (0.52%) PHP
11 1 (0.26%) Perl
11 1 (0.26%) Python
11 1 (0.26%) Ruby
11 1 (0.26%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 61 (15.76%) Security Cleared
2 54 (13.95%) ITIL Certification
3 42 (10.85%) SC Cleared
4 35 (9.04%) Degree
5 22 (5.68%) Cisco Certification
6 21 (5.43%) Microsoft Certification
7 15 (3.88%) CCNA
8 14 (3.62%) CCNP
9 10 (2.58%) ISEB
10 9 (2.33%) DV Cleared
11 8 (2.07%) MCSE
11 8 (2.07%) OCPJP
11 8 (2.07%) Oracle Certification
12 7 (1.81%) CISSP
12 7 (1.81%) MCSA
13 6 (1.55%) A+ Certification
13 6 (1.55%) PMI Certification
14 5 (1.29%) MOS
14 5 (1.29%) PMP
14 5 (1.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (11.89%) SLA
2 10 (2.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (2.33%) ISO 9001
4 6 (1.55%) COBIT
4 6 (1.55%) TickIT
5 5 (1.29%) QA
6 3 (0.78%) ISO27005
6 3 (0.78%) JSP 440
6 3 (0.78%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.52%) COSO
7 2 (0.52%) ISAE 3402
7 2 (0.52%) ISO22301
8 1 (0.26%) Disclosure Scotland
8 1 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 47 (12.14%) Active Directory
2 8 (2.07%) Hyper-V
3 7 (1.81%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (1.55%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (1.03%) vSphere
6 3 (0.78%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 3 (0.78%) XenApp
7 2 (0.52%) vCloud
7 2 (0.52%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.26%) DFS Replication
8 1 (0.26%) NFS
8 1 (0.26%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (0.26%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.26%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 15 (3.88%) OPNET
2 9 (2.33%) NetBackup
3 6 (1.55%) SCCM
3 6 (1.55%) SCOM
4 3 (0.78%) Ansible
4 3 (0.78%) Cisco CUCM
4 3 (0.78%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (0.78%) Oracle ZFS
4 3 (0.78%) SCOrch
5 2 (0.52%) AirWatch
5 2 (0.52%) Cisco Prime
5 2 (0.52%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (0.52%) WSUS
6 1 (0.26%) Control-M
6 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (0.26%) Puppet
6 1 (0.26%) SCSM
6 1 (0.26%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.26%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.26%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 76 (19.64%) Microsoft
2 63 (16.28%) Cisco
3 34 (8.79%) Oracle
4 20 (5.17%) Citrix
4 20 (5.17%) F5
5 19 (4.91%) HP
5 19 (4.91%) VMware
6 18 (4.65%) Juniper
7 17 (4.39%) BMC
7 17 (4.39%) CheckPoint
8 16 (4.13%) Fortinet
8 16 (4.13%) ServiceNow
9 15 (3.88%) Dell
9 15 (3.88%) Nokia
9 15 (3.88%) Riverbed
9 15 (3.88%) SolarWinds
10 14 (3.62%) Avaya
11 12 (3.10%) IBM
12 11 (2.84%) LANDesk
12 11 (2.84%) Red Hat
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