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 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 24 14 17
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +3
Contract jobs citing ITIL 184 194 177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 6.55% 7.61% 7.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.04% 9.97% 10.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 117 80
Median daily rate £350 £325 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -5.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £130 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 14 21
Median hourly rate £18.50 £21.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.95% +48.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.82 £14.35 £7.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £29.95 £17.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -6.25%
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
2288 1945 1768
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 81.48% 76.27% 75.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1301 1209 932
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £260 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 89 108
Median hourly rate £19.61 £29.00 £34.32
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.37% -15.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £16.00 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.75 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.65% +1.66%

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 25 May 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 25 May 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 25 May 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 -6 66 £360 +5.88% 14
Warwickshire -7 24 £381 +22.00% 5
Coventry -5 18 £325 +96.96% 6
Staffordshire +15 13 £364 +48.46% 5
Worcestershire -2 11 £350 +136.48% 2
Shropshire -39 10 £363 +7.01% 3
Dudley +3 6 £95 +15.15%
Solihull -13 5 £625 +19.04% 3
West Bromwich - 4 £300 -
Herefordshire +2 3 £260 - 1
Halesowen - 1 £240 -
Smethwick - 1 - -
ITIL
England

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 84 (24.56%) Service Management
2 83 (24.27%) ITIL V3
3 78 (22.81%) Microsoft
4 75 (21.93%) Windows
5 61 (17.84%) Finance
6 53 (15.50%) Service Delivery
7 49 (14.33%) Active Directory
8 46 (13.45%) ITIL Certification
8 46 (13.45%) PRINCE2
8 46 (13.45%) Project Management
9 45 (13.16%) Security Cleared
10 44 (12.87%) SLA
11 41 (11.99%) Analytical Skills
12 38 (11.11%) Data Centre
12 38 (11.11%) ITSM
12 38 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
13 36 (10.53%) Cisco
14 35 (10.23%) MS Office
14 35 (10.23%) Incident Management
15 33 (9.65%) Change Management
15 33 (9.65%) SC Cleared
15 33 (9.65%) Windows Server
16 31 (9.06%) MS Excel
16 31 (9.06%) Degree
17 30 (8.77%) LAN
18 29 (8.48%) WAN
18 29 (8.48%) Unix
19 26 (7.60%) VMware
19 26 (7.60%) ServiceNow
20 25 (7.31%) 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 20 (5.85%) MS Exchange
2 10 (2.92%) SharePoint
3 6 (1.75%) IBM Notes
4 5 (1.46%) Apache
4 5 (1.46%) Tomcat
5 4 (1.17%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (1.17%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (1.17%) SharePoint Server
5 4 (1.17%) WebLogic
6 3 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (0.88%) Oracle Workflow
6 3 (0.88%) Skype for Business
7 2 (0.58%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (0.58%) IIS
8 1 (0.29%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (0.29%) CMS
8 1 (0.29%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.29%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 35 (10.23%) MS Office
2 31 (9.06%) MS Excel
3 9 (2.63%) MS Visio
4 7 (2.05%) MS Project
5 6 (1.75%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.58%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.29%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 4 (1.17%) Oracle Payroll
1 4 (1.17%) SAP IS-U
2 3 (0.88%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (0.88%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.29%) Infor LN
3 1 (0.29%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (0.29%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (0.29%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.29%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.29%) Oracle HRMS
3 1 (0.29%) Oracle iProcurement
3 1 (0.29%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.29%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.29%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.29%) Retail-J
3 1 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.29%) SunGard GMI
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.92%) IaaS
2 7 (2.05%) Office 365
2 7 (2.05%) PaaS
2 7 (2.05%) SaaS
3 6 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.88%) Google Apps
5 2 (0.58%) SuccessFactors
6 1 (0.29%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.29%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 1 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.29%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 30 (8.77%) LAN
2 29 (8.48%) WAN
3 16 (4.68%) Wireless
4 14 (4.09%) Firewall
5 12 (3.51%) TCP/IP
6 8 (2.34%) BIG-IP
6 8 (2.34%) Cisco IOS
6 8 (2.34%) IP Telephony
7 7 (2.05%) Cisco Nexus
7 7 (2.05%) DHCP
7 7 (2.05%) OSPF
8 6 (1.75%) BGP
8 6 (1.75%) Internet
8 6 (1.75%) Network Security
8 6 (1.75%) VoIP
9 5 (1.46%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (1.46%) DNS
9 5 (1.46%) SAN
9 5 (1.46%) SSL
10 4 (1.17%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (6.14%) SQL Server
2 8 (2.34%) Relational Database
3 6 (1.75%) BusinessObjects
3 6 (1.75%) Oracle OWB
4 4 (1.17%) Oracle Database
4 4 (1.17%) RDBMS
4 4 (1.17%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (0.88%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (0.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (0.88%) SQLPlus
6 2 (0.58%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (0.58%) SAP BW
6 2 (0.58%) SAP HANA
6 2 (0.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (0.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.29%) Big Data
7 1 (0.29%) DTS
7 1 (0.29%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.29%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 10 (2.92%) JIRA
2 6 (1.75%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (1.75%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 5 (1.46%) Oracle Forms
4 4 (1.17%) Eclipse
4 4 (1.17%) JUnit
4 4 (1.17%) Toad
5 3 (0.88%) Ant
5 3 (0.88%) Artifactory
5 3 (0.88%) ClearQuest
5 3 (0.88%) Jenkins
5 3 (0.88%) Maven
5 3 (0.88%) PVCS
6 2 (0.58%) NUnit
7 1 (0.29%) AdminStudio
7 1 (0.29%) InstallShield
7 1 (0.29%) MSI
General
1 61 (17.84%) Finance
2 15 (4.39%) Telecoms
3 11 (3.22%) Legal
3 11 (3.22%) Manufacturing
4 8 (2.34%) Banking
5 5 (1.46%) Billing
5 5 (1.46%) German Language
5 5 (1.46%) Retail
6 3 (0.88%) Back Office
6 3 (0.88%) Front Office
6 3 (0.88%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.58%) Advertising
7 2 (0.58%) Automotive
7 2 (0.58%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.58%) Military
8 1 (0.29%) Law
8 1 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 65 (19.01%) Analyst
2 34 (9.94%) Service Manager
3 28 (8.19%) Architect
4 23 (6.73%) Support Analyst
4 23 (6.73%) Support Engineer
5 21 (6.14%) Project Manager
6 16 (4.68%) Service Analyst
7 14 (4.09%) Administrator
7 14 (4.09%) ITIL Manager
8 13 (3.80%) Service Desk Analyst
9 12 (3.51%) 2nd Line Support
9 12 (3.51%) Business Analyst
10 11 (3.22%) Developer
10 11 (3.22%) IT Manager
11 10 (2.92%) Change Manager
11 10 (2.92%) Network Engineer
11 10 (2.92%) Systems Administrator
12 9 (2.63%) Consultant
13 8 (2.34%) Infrastructure Architect
13 8 (2.34%) Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (3.22%) HTML
2 9 (2.63%) XML
3 8 (2.34%) Web Services
4 7 (2.05%) CSS
5 6 (1.75%) REST
6 4 (1.17%) .NET
6 4 (1.17%) Hibernate
6 4 (1.17%) J2EE
6 4 (1.17%) JSON
6 4 (1.17%) JSP
6 4 (1.17%) SAML
6 4 (1.17%) Servlets
6 4 (1.17%) Spring
7 3 (0.88%) Apache CXF
7 3 (0.88%) SOAP
8 2 (0.58%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (0.58%) EDI
8 2 (0.58%) Entity Framework
8 2 (0.58%) KnockoutJS
8 2 (0.58%) Underscore.js
Miscellaneous
1 41 (11.99%) Analytical Skills
2 38 (11.11%) Data Centre
3 10 (2.92%) Computer Science
3 10 (2.92%) Data Structures
3 10 (2.92%) Management Information System
4 9 (2.63%) CMDB
5 8 (2.34%) Driving Licence
5 8 (2.34%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (2.05%) NHS
7 6 (1.75%) Blackberry
7 6 (1.75%) Smart Meter
7 6 (1.75%) Statistics
8 5 (1.46%) Social Media
9 3 (0.88%) IVR
9 3 (0.88%) User Experience
10 2 (0.58%) Data Integration
10 2 (0.58%) e-Learning
10 2 (0.58%) Mathematics
10 2 (0.58%) PKI
10 2 (0.58%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 75 (21.93%) Windows
2 33 (9.65%) Windows Server
3 29 (8.48%) Unix
4 23 (6.73%) Linux
5 22 (6.43%) Windows 7
6 16 (4.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 15 (4.39%) Windows Server 2012
8 13 (3.80%) AIX
8 13 (3.80%) Windows Server 2008
9 12 (3.51%) Solaris
10 11 (3.22%) Windows XP
11 9 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
12 6 (1.75%) Android
13 5 (1.46%) SUSE
14 4 (1.17%) Windows 10
14 4 (1.17%) Windows 8
15 2 (0.58%) Apple iOS
15 2 (0.58%) CentOS
16 1 (0.29%) Data ONTAP
16 1 (0.29%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (24.56%) Service Management
2 83 (24.27%) ITIL V3
3 53 (15.50%) Service Delivery
4 46 (13.45%) PRINCE2
4 46 (13.45%) Project Management
5 38 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 38 (11.11%) ITSM
6 35 (10.23%) Incident Management
7 33 (9.65%) Change Management
8 23 (6.73%) Continuous Improvement
8 23 (6.73%) TOGAF
9 20 (5.85%) Stakeholder Management
10 19 (5.56%) Supplier Management
11 18 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
12 15 (4.39%) Problem Management
13 14 (4.09%) Enterprise Architecture
13 14 (4.09%) Line Management
13 14 (4.09%) Migration
13 14 (4.09%) Six Sigma
14 13 (3.80%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (5.85%) SQL
2 19 (5.56%) Java
3 7 (2.05%) PL/SQL
4 6 (1.75%) JavaScript
4 6 (1.75%) PowerShell
4 6 (1.75%) VBA
5 5 (1.46%) VB
6 4 (1.17%) C++
7 3 (0.88%) C
7 3 (0.88%) Perl
7 3 (0.88%) Python
7 3 (0.88%) Shell Script
7 3 (0.88%) T-SQL
8 2 (0.58%) C#
8 2 (0.58%) TypeScript
9 1 (0.29%) PHP
9 1 (0.29%) Ruby
9 1 (0.29%) VBScript
9 1 (0.29%) XPath
Qualifications
1 46 (13.45%) ITIL Certification
2 45 (13.16%) Security Cleared
3 33 (9.65%) SC Cleared
4 31 (9.06%) Degree
5 17 (4.97%) Microsoft Certification
6 13 (3.80%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (2.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 8 (2.34%) MCSE
9 7 (2.05%) CCNA
9 7 (2.05%) ISEB
10 6 (1.75%) CCNP
10 6 (1.75%) MCITP
10 6 (1.75%) MCP
11 4 (1.17%) APMP
11 4 (1.17%) CCVP
11 4 (1.17%) MBA
11 4 (1.17%) MCSA
12 3 (0.88%) A+ Certification
12 3 (0.88%) PMI Certification
12 3 (0.88%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (12.87%) SLA
2 9 (2.63%) ISO 9001
3 6 (1.75%) TickIT
4 5 (1.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (1.17%) COBIT
5 4 (1.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.88%) QA
7 2 (0.58%) ISAE 3402
7 2 (0.58%) ISO22301
7 2 (0.58%) ISO27005
7 2 (0.58%) JSP 440
7 2 (0.58%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.58%) RMADS
8 1 (0.29%) COSO
8 1 (0.29%) Disclosure Scotland
8 1 (0.29%) ISO 9000
8 1 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 49 (14.33%) Active Directory
2 11 (3.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (2.05%) Hyper-V
4 5 (1.46%) NFS
4 5 (1.46%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 4 (1.17%) vSphere
6 3 (0.88%) XenApp
7 2 (0.58%) vCloud
7 2 (0.58%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.29%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.29%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.29%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 5 (1.46%) SCCM
2 4 (1.17%) SCOM
3 3 (0.88%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (0.88%) OPNET
4 2 (0.58%) AirWatch
4 2 (0.58%) Backup Exec
4 2 (0.58%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.58%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (0.58%) SCOrch
4 2 (0.58%) WSUS
5 1 (0.29%) Control-M
5 1 (0.29%) HAProxy
5 1 (0.29%) ITRS Geneos
5 1 (0.29%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.29%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.29%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.29%) WhatsUp Gold
5 1 (0.29%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 78 (22.81%) Microsoft
2 36 (10.53%) Cisco
3 26 (7.60%) ServiceNow
3 26 (7.60%) VMware
4 25 (7.31%) Oracle
5 22 (6.43%) Citrix
6 20 (5.85%) SAP
7 16 (4.68%) HP
8 12 (3.51%) Dell
8 12 (3.51%) Red Hat
9 11 (3.22%) F5
9 11 (3.22%) IBM
10 10 (2.92%) Avaya
11 8 (2.34%) Juniper
11 8 (2.34%) Remedy
12 7 (2.05%) CheckPoint
12 7 (2.05%) Fortinet
12 7 (2.05%) Nokia
13 6 (1.75%) LANDesk
13 6 (1.75%) Lotus
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