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 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 9 27 26
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -1
Contract jobs citing ITIL 192 114 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 8.88% 5.47% 5.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.07% 7.83% 8.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 55 42
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.51% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £197 £180 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 7 25
Average hourly rate £13.06 £12.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.79% -56.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.70 £10.30 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £23.00 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.25 £17.72
% change year-on-year
+1.63% -13.93%
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
1469 1456 1234
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 67.91% 69.87% 68.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 858 783 610
Average daily rate £375 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 77 107
Average hourly rate £26.00 £31.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.12% -3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.78 £11.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £77.50 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015. 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 +18 53 £313 -6.71% 19
Warwickshire +6 37 £275 +32.53% 9
Shropshire -6 17 £267 -9.57%
Worcestershire +4 13 £431 +25.00% 5
Coventry +1 13 £288 -8.36% 16
Staffordshire +7 4 £318 -13.01% 4
Wolverhampton +1 4 £200 - 2
Solihull +2 2 £153 -47.33% 2
Walsall - 2 - -
West Bromwich - - - -
Dudley - - - -
ITIL
England

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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.

1 117 (28.26%) Windows
2 108 (26.09%) Microsoft
3 75 (18.12%) Active Directory
4 67 (16.18%) Security Cleared
5 65 (15.70%) MS Office
6 63 (15.22%) Cisco
7 60 (14.49%) Service Management
8 58 (14.01%) Service Delivery
8 58 (14.01%) Project Management
9 55 (13.29%) Finance
10 54 (13.04%) PRINCE2
11 52 (12.56%) ITIL Certification
12 47 (11.35%) SC Cleared
13 44 (10.63%) Linux
13 44 (10.63%) LAN
14 40 (9.66%) VMware
15 39 (9.42%) WAN
15 39 (9.42%) Windows Server 2008
16 37 (8.94%) SLA
17 36 (8.70%) MS Excel
17 36 (8.70%) Firewall
18 34 (8.21%) Windows XP
18 34 (8.21%) HP
19 33 (7.97%) Analytical Skills
20 32 (7.73%) Citrix
20 32 (7.73%) Continuous Improvement
20 32 (7.73%) Incident Management
21 31 (7.49%) Windows 7
21 31 (7.49%) Migration
22 28 (6.76%) Windows Server 2003

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 19 (4.59%) SharePoint
2 17 (4.11%) MS Exchange
3 10 (2.42%) IBM Notes
4 9 (2.17%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (0.97%) Lotus Domino
6 3 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (0.72%) Lync
7 2 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (0.48%) Documentum
7 2 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.24%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.24%) Apache
8 1 (0.24%) IIS
8 1 (0.24%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 65 (15.70%) MS Office
2 36 (8.70%) MS Excel
3 13 (3.14%) MS Visio
4 12 (2.90%) MS Project
5 5 (1.21%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (1.93%) Remedy ITSM
1 8 (1.93%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.72%) Eikon
2 3 (0.72%) CA Clarity
3 2 (0.48%) Oracle HRMS
3 2 (0.48%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.24%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.24%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.24%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (0.24%) Oracle AGIS
4 1 (0.24%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.24%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.24%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.24%) Remedy AR System
4 1 (0.24%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.48%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 44 (10.63%) LAN
2 39 (9.42%) WAN
3 36 (8.70%) Firewall
4 18 (4.35%) DHCP
4 18 (4.35%) DNS
4 18 (4.35%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 14 (3.38%) Cisco Nexus
6 11 (2.66%) OSPF
6 11 (2.66%) BGP
6 11 (2.66%) BIG-IP
7 9 (2.17%) SAN
8 8 (1.93%) TCP/IP
9 7 (1.69%) VoIP
10 6 (1.45%) Network Security
10 6 (1.45%) Internet
11 4 (0.97%) NAS
11 4 (0.97%) LTE
11 4 (0.97%) IP Telephony
11 4 (0.97%) 3G
11 4 (0.97%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (1.69%) SQL Server
2 6 (1.45%) Oracle Reports
3 5 (1.21%) Oracle Database
4 4 (0.97%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (0.72%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (0.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (0.48%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (0.48%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (0.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (0.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.48%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (0.48%) MySQL
7 1 (0.24%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 1 (0.24%) IBM InfoSphere
7 1 (0.24%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.24%) MS Access
7 1 (0.24%) DB2
7 1 (0.24%) QualityStage
7 1 (0.24%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (0.24%) Oracle Database 11g
General
1 55 (13.29%) Finance
2 18 (4.35%) Telecoms
3 15 (3.62%) Local Government
4 12 (2.90%) Banking
5 8 (1.93%) Law
6 6 (1.45%) Automotive
7 5 (1.21%) Retail
8 3 (0.72%) Legal
8 3 (0.72%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.48%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.48%) Publishing
9 2 (0.48%) Front Office
10 1 (0.24%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.24%) Back Office
10 1 (0.24%) Electronics
10 1 (0.24%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 136 (32.85%) Analyst
2 57 (13.77%) Support Analyst
3 52 (12.56%) Service Analyst
4 40 (9.66%) Service Manager
4 40 (9.66%) Service Desk Analyst
5 35 (8.45%) 2nd Line Support
6 21 (5.07%) Project Manager
7 19 (4.59%) Delivery Manager
8 17 (4.11%) Consultant
9 16 (3.86%) Network Engineer
9 16 (3.86%) Services Delivery Manager
10 15 (3.62%) Desktop Support
11 14 (3.38%) Server Support
11 14 (3.38%) 1st Line Support
12 13 (3.14%) Help Desk Analyst
13 12 (2.90%) Network Manager
13 12 (2.90%) Architect
13 12 (2.90%) 3rd Line Support
14 11 (2.66%) Technical Support
14 11 (2.66%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (3.62%) Middleware
2 11 (2.66%) CSS
3 5 (1.21%) .NET
4 3 (0.72%) JSP
5 2 (0.48%) XMPP
5 2 (0.48%) SAP Basis
6 1 (0.24%) JMS
6 1 (0.24%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.24%) SOAP
6 1 (0.24%) ODBC
6 1 (0.24%) J2EE
6 1 (0.24%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 33 (7.97%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (5.80%) User Experience
3 14 (3.38%) Visualisation
4 11 (2.66%) Blackberry
5 9 (2.17%) NHS
5 9 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
6 8 (1.93%) Enterprise Storage
6 8 (1.93%) Mathematics
6 8 (1.93%) Client/Server
7 7 (1.69%) Management Information System
7 7 (1.69%) PMI
7 7 (1.69%) PDA
7 7 (1.69%) Video Conferencing
8 6 (1.45%) CMDB
9 4 (0.97%) Statistics
9 4 (0.97%) Performance Metrics
10 3 (0.72%) PKI
11 2 (0.48%) Open Source
11 2 (0.48%) CESG
11 2 (0.48%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 117 (28.26%) Windows
2 44 (10.63%) Linux
3 39 (9.42%) Windows Server 2008
4 34 (8.21%) Windows XP
5 31 (7.49%) Windows 7
6 28 (6.76%) Windows Server 2003
7 27 (6.52%) UNIX
8 24 (5.80%) HPUX
9 21 (5.07%) Windows Server 2012
10 14 (3.38%) Solaris
11 11 (2.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 9 (2.17%) AIX
13 6 (1.45%) Windows 2000 Server
13 6 (1.45%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.24%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.24%) SUSE
14 1 (0.24%) Windows NT
14 1 (0.24%) zOS
14 1 (0.24%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.24%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (14.49%) Service Management
2 58 (14.01%) Service Delivery
2 58 (14.01%) Project Management
3 54 (13.04%) PRINCE2
4 32 (7.73%) Continuous Improvement
4 32 (7.73%) Incident Management
5 31 (7.49%) Migration
6 26 (6.28%) Change Management
7 24 (5.80%) ITSM
8 23 (5.56%) Network Monitoring
8 23 (5.56%) Network Management
9 22 (5.31%) Stakeholder Management
10 18 (4.35%) Load Balancing
11 17 (4.11%) Problem Management
12 16 (3.86%) Programme Management
13 15 (3.62%) Workflow
14 14 (3.38%) Agile Software Development
15 13 (3.14%) Configuration Management
15 13 (3.14%) Change Control
15 13 (3.14%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 24 (5.80%) SQL
2 7 (1.69%) VB
3 4 (0.97%) Shell Script
3 4 (0.97%) C
3 4 (0.97%) Java
3 4 (0.97%) VBA
4 3 (0.72%) Perl
4 3 (0.72%) PowerShell
5 2 (0.48%) PHP
5 2 (0.48%) T-SQL
5 2 (0.48%) C#
5 2 (0.48%) Python
6 1 (0.24%) C++
6 1 (0.24%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.24%) VBScript
6 1 (0.24%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.24%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.24%) Korn
6 1 (0.24%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 67 (16.18%) Security Cleared
2 52 (12.56%) ITIL Certification
3 47 (11.35%) SC Cleared
4 25 (6.04%) Cisco Certification
5 23 (5.56%) CCNA
6 22 (5.31%) Degree
7 17 (4.11%) CCNP
8 16 (3.86%) Microsoft Certification
9 14 (3.38%) DV Cleared
10 11 (2.66%) MCSE
11 10 (2.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 10 (2.42%) ISEB
12 9 (2.17%) MCP
13 8 (1.93%) PMI Certification
14 7 (1.69%) CISSP
15 5 (1.21%) MCSA
15 5 (1.21%) PMP
16 4 (0.97%) APMP
16 4 (0.97%) PgMP
17 3 (0.72%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (8.94%) SLA
2 11 (2.66%) QA
3 7 (1.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.97%) P3O
5 3 (0.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.48%) JSP 440
6 2 (0.48%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.24%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 75 (18.12%) Active Directory
2 22 (5.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (2.17%) Hyper-V
4 7 (1.69%) vSphere
5 6 (1.45%) XenApp
6 1 (0.24%) KVM
6 1 (0.24%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.24%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 24 (5.80%) SCCM
2 21 (5.07%) OPNET
3 14 (3.38%) NetBackup
4 9 (2.17%) Tivoli
5 8 (1.93%) OpenView
6 6 (1.45%) SCOM
7 4 (0.97%) Nessus
8 3 (0.72%) SCOrch
8 3 (0.72%) SCSM
8 3 (0.72%) ServiceCenter
9 2 (0.48%) Puppet
9 2 (0.48%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 2 (0.48%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 2 (0.48%) Norton AntiVirus
9 2 (0.48%) Cisco Prime
10 1 (0.24%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 1 (0.24%) Opscode Chef
10 1 (0.24%) DameWare
10 1 (0.24%) WSUS
Vendors
1 108 (26.09%) Microsoft
2 63 (15.22%) Cisco
3 40 (9.66%) VMware
4 34 (8.21%) HP
5 32 (7.73%) Citrix
6 25 (6.04%) Oracle
7 22 (5.31%) BMC
8 21 (5.07%) SolarWinds
8 21 (5.07%) Juniper
9 20 (4.83%) SAP
9 20 (4.83%) Riverbed
9 20 (4.83%) F5
10 16 (3.86%) Red Hat
11 14 (3.38%) CheckPoint
11 14 (3.38%) Remedy
12 13 (3.14%) Avaya
13 12 (2.90%) Fortinet
14 11 (2.66%) Nokia
14 11 (2.66%) Lotus
15 10 (2.42%) ServiceNow
Nuneaton, Warwickshire
Big Red Recruitment
Rate: £10 - £15 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Warwickshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £120 - £170 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
West Midlands Fire Service
Rate: From £19,742 to £20,849 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
West Midlands
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £425.00 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Coventry
NFP Group Ltd
Rate: £275 - £300 per day
Posted: 26 days ago