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 27 February 2017 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
England / West Midlands
Rank 21 30 14
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -16
Contract jobs citing ITIL 151 150 185
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 6.24% 5.89% 8.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.89% 7.15% 11.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 83 101
Median daily rate £413 £400 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +31.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £178 £187
10% offered a daily rate of more than £516 £574 £464
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 32
Median hourly rate £15.00 £11.99 £15.56
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.10% -22.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.90 £10.35 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.80 £16.46 £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.75 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +9.37%

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
1914 2099 1662
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 79.16% 82.38% 73.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1228 1188 964
Median daily rate £425 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+1.87% +0.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 45 103
Median hourly rate £25.50 £19.25 £28.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.46% -32.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £11.08 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £37.50 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +37.93%

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 27 February 2017.

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
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 27 February 2017. 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 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 -5 50 £413 +20.87% 16
Coventry +5 28 £438 +84.21% 6
Warwickshire +9 27 £390 -6.58% 7
Shropshire +35 15 £425 +30.76% 9
Staffordshire -1 13 £438 +59.09% 1
Worcestershire - 4 £253 - 1
Smethwick - 2 £345 -
Solihull -2 1 - -
Wolverhampton - 1 £600 -
ITIL
England

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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 89 (27.38%) Service Management
2 73 (22.46%) Microsoft
3 64 (19.69%) ITIL V3
4 59 (18.15%) Windows
5 56 (17.23%) PRINCE2
6 54 (16.62%) ITIL Certification
6 54 (16.62%) Security Cleared
7 49 (15.08%) Data Centre
8 47 (14.46%) Cisco
9 45 (13.85%) SC Cleared
10 43 (13.23%) Degree
11 41 (12.62%) Project Management
11 41 (12.62%) Service Delivery
12 39 (12.00%) Change Management
12 39 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
13 36 (11.08%) SLA
13 36 (11.08%) Problem Management
13 36 (11.08%) Incident Management
14 35 (10.77%) Active Directory
15 34 (10.46%) Finance
16 32 (9.85%) Agile Software Development
17 31 (9.54%) ITSM
18 29 (8.92%) SQL
19 28 (8.62%) HP
19 28 (8.62%) Stakeholder Management
20 27 (8.31%) Migration
20 27 (8.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
21 25 (7.69%) PRINCE
21 25 (7.69%) VMware
22 24 (7.38%) Oracle

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 15 (4.62%) MS Exchange
2 9 (2.77%) Oracle Workflow
3 7 (2.15%) Skype for Business
4 6 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (1.85%) SharePoint
5 4 (1.23%) IIS
6 3 (0.92%) Drupal
6 3 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (0.92%) IBM Notes
7 2 (0.62%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (0.62%) Oracle Self-Service HR
8 1 (0.31%) Apache
8 1 (0.31%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.31%) MindAlign
8 1 (0.31%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.31%) WebSphere
Applications
1 24 (7.38%) MS Excel
2 20 (6.15%) MS Office
3 5 (1.54%) MS Project
4 3 (0.92%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.62%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.31%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 14 (4.31%) Remedy ITSM
2 6 (1.85%) Oracle Applications
3 5 (1.54%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (1.23%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.92%) assyst
6 2 (0.62%) Oracle HRMS
7 1 (0.31%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.31%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.31%) TRIRIGA
Cloud Services
1 20 (6.15%) Office 365
2 14 (4.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (2.15%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (1.85%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (1.54%) SaaS
6 3 (0.92%) IaaS
6 3 (0.92%) IBM PureFlex
6 3 (0.92%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.31%) G Suite
7 1 (0.31%) GitHub
7 1 (0.31%) PaaS
7 1 (0.31%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 20 (6.15%) LAN
1 20 (6.15%) Network Security
2 19 (5.85%) SAN
3 14 (4.31%) Firewall
4 10 (3.08%) WAN
5 8 (2.46%) SSL
6 7 (2.15%) Cisco Nexus
7 6 (1.85%) LDAP
7 6 (1.85%) Skype
7 6 (1.85%) VoIP
8 5 (1.54%) MPLS
8 5 (1.54%) TCP/IP
8 5 (1.54%) Wireless
9 4 (1.23%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (1.23%) OSPF
9 4 (1.23%) WLAN
10 3 (0.92%) DHCP
10 3 (0.92%) DNS
10 3 (0.92%) S/MIME
10 3 (0.92%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (3.08%) SQL Server
2 8 (2.46%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (1.85%) Oracle Discoverer
3 6 (1.85%) SQLPlus
4 5 (1.54%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (0.92%) MySQL
6 2 (0.62%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.31%) Data Mart
7 1 (0.31%) NonStop SQL
7 1 (0.31%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (0.31%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.31%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.31%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.31%) SAP HANA
7 1 (0.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (2.15%) Oracle Forms
2 4 (1.23%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.62%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.62%) MSI
4 1 (0.31%) JIRA
4 1 (0.31%) Subversion
4 1 (0.31%) TeamCity
General
1 34 (10.46%) Finance
2 16 (4.92%) Telecoms
3 9 (2.77%) Manufacturing
4 7 (2.15%) Retail
5 6 (1.85%) Advertising
5 6 (1.85%) Billing
5 6 (1.85%) Electronics
6 5 (1.54%) Banking
7 4 (1.23%) Automotive
7 4 (1.23%) Local Government
8 3 (0.92%) Back Office
8 3 (0.92%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.62%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.31%) Legal
10 1 (0.31%) Marketing
10 1 (0.31%) Military
Job Titles
1 73 (22.46%) Analyst
2 44 (13.54%) Service Manager
3 43 (13.23%) Service Analyst
4 42 (12.92%) Architect
5 30 (9.23%) Service Desk Analyst
6 24 (7.38%) Transition Manager
7 22 (6.77%) Project Manager
8 21 (6.46%) Service Transition Manager
9 17 (5.23%) Support Analyst
10 12 (3.69%) Delivery Manager
10 12 (3.69%) Incident Manager
10 12 (3.69%) Services Delivery Manager
11 11 (3.38%) Solutions Architect
12 10 (3.08%) Developer
12 10 (3.08%) Network Engineer
12 10 (3.08%) Service Desk Engineer
13 9 (2.77%) 1st Line Support
13 9 (2.77%) Network Manager
13 9 (2.77%) Technical Architect
14 8 (2.46%) Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.15%) Web Services
2 5 (1.54%) .NET
2 5 (1.54%) JDBC
2 5 (1.54%) ODBC
2 5 (1.54%) REST
2 5 (1.54%) SAML
3 4 (1.23%) CSS
3 4 (1.23%) XML
4 3 (0.92%) Middleware
4 3 (0.92%) SOAP
5 2 (0.62%) XMPP
6 1 (0.31%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.31%) LAPP Stack
6 1 (0.31%) Leaflet
6 1 (0.31%) SAP ALE
6 1 (0.31%) SAP Fiori
6 1 (0.31%) SAP Smart Forms
6 1 (0.31%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (0.31%) Web Dynpro
6 1 (0.31%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 49 (15.08%) Data Centre
2 39 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (4.00%) Computer Science
4 10 (3.08%) Fat Client
4 10 (3.08%) Thin Client
5 9 (2.77%) Management Information System
5 9 (2.77%) Wiki
6 8 (2.46%) CMDB
7 7 (2.15%) NHS
8 6 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (1.54%) CLARiiON
9 5 (1.54%) Driving Licence
9 5 (1.54%) Symmetrix DMX
9 5 (1.54%) User Experience
10 4 (1.23%) Blackberry
10 4 (1.23%) PKI
10 4 (1.23%) PMI
11 3 (0.92%) CESG
11 3 (0.92%) HP Storage
11 3 (0.92%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 59 (18.15%) Windows
2 22 (6.77%) Linux
3 18 (5.54%) Windows Server
4 14 (4.31%) Windows 7
5 13 (4.00%) Unix
6 9 (2.77%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (2.77%) Windows XP
7 8 (2.46%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (2.15%) Windows 10
9 5 (1.54%) HPUX
10 4 (1.23%) Android
10 4 (1.23%) Solaris
11 3 (0.92%) SUSE
12 2 (0.62%) AIX
12 2 (0.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.62%) Windows 2000
12 2 (0.62%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.62%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.31%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.31%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (27.38%) Service Management
2 64 (19.69%) ITIL V3
3 56 (17.23%) PRINCE2
4 41 (12.62%) Project Management
4 41 (12.62%) Service Delivery
5 39 (12.00%) Change Management
6 36 (11.08%) Incident Management
6 36 (11.08%) Problem Management
7 32 (9.85%) Agile Software Development
8 31 (9.54%) ITSM
9 28 (8.62%) Stakeholder Management
10 27 (8.31%) Migration
11 25 (7.69%) PRINCE
12 23 (7.08%) Mentoring
13 18 (5.54%) Network Management
14 17 (5.23%) Continuous Improvement
14 17 (5.23%) Service Design
15 16 (4.92%) Workflow
16 15 (4.62%) Configuration Management
16 15 (4.62%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 29 (8.92%) SQL
2 15 (4.62%) Java
3 11 (3.38%) PowerShell
4 8 (2.46%) PL/SQL
5 6 (1.85%) JavaScript
6 4 (1.23%) C
7 3 (0.92%) C#
7 3 (0.92%) Perl
8 2 (0.62%) Python
8 2 (0.62%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.31%) ABAP
9 1 (0.31%) Jython
9 1 (0.31%) Prolog
9 1 (0.31%) Ruby
9 1 (0.31%) SAPscript
9 1 (0.31%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.31%) VB
9 1 (0.31%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.31%) VBA
Qualifications
1 54 (16.62%) ITIL Certification
1 54 (16.62%) Security Cleared
2 45 (13.85%) SC Cleared
3 43 (13.23%) Degree
4 27 (8.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 21 (6.46%) Cisco Certification
6 20 (6.15%) DV Cleared
7 17 (5.23%) CCNA
7 17 (5.23%) CCNP
8 16 (4.92%) BICSI Certification
8 16 (4.92%) BICSI RCDD
9 14 (4.31%) Microsoft Certification
10 11 (3.38%) PMI Certification
11 10 (3.08%) PMP
12 7 (2.15%) MCSE
13 5 (1.54%) CISSP
14 4 (1.23%) ISEB
14 4 (1.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 3 (0.92%) APMP
15 3 (0.92%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (11.08%) SLA
2 7 (2.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.54%) JSP 440
4 4 (1.23%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.92%) Disclosure Scotland
5 3 (0.92%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 2 (0.62%) COBIT
6 2 (0.62%) PMO
6 2 (0.62%) QA
6 2 (0.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.31%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.31%) GPG13
7 1 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 1 (0.31%) SEPA
System Software
1 35 (10.77%) Active Directory
2 14 (4.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (3.69%) Hyper-V
4 10 (3.08%) VMware ESX
5 6 (1.85%) Virtual Machines
6 5 (1.54%) SRDF
7 4 (1.23%) Docker
8 3 (0.92%) Sendmail
8 3 (0.92%) XenApp
9 2 (0.62%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (0.62%) Postfix
9 2 (0.62%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.31%) BitLocker
10 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.31%) Terminal Server
10 1 (0.31%) UAG
10 1 (0.31%) Virtual Desktop
10 1 (0.31%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (2.77%) SCCM
2 5 (1.54%) Puppet
3 4 (1.23%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.92%) HP Data Protector
5 2 (0.62%) BladeLogic
6 1 (0.31%) Forum Sentry
6 1 (0.31%) HP Operations Orchestration
6 1 (0.31%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (0.31%) OpenView
6 1 (0.31%) OPNET
6 1 (0.31%) SCOM
6 1 (0.31%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.31%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.31%) WSUS
Vendors
1 73 (22.46%) Microsoft
2 47 (14.46%) Cisco
3 28 (8.62%) HP
4 25 (7.69%) VMware
5 24 (7.38%) Oracle
6 21 (6.46%) IBM
6 21 (6.46%) ServiceNow
7 20 (6.15%) Remedy
8 15 (4.62%) Dell
8 15 (4.62%) EMC
9 14 (4.31%) BMC
9 14 (4.31%) Citrix
10 13 (4.00%) LANDesk
10 13 (4.00%) NetApp
11 11 (3.38%) CheckPoint
12 8 (2.46%) Brocade
13 7 (2.15%) 3PAR
13 7 (2.15%) Fortinet
14 6 (1.85%) CA
14 6 (1.85%) SAP
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwickshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £380 - £420 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 4 days ago