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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 23 21 14
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -7
Contract jobs citing ITIL 221 172 225
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 6.68% 6.90% 8.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.28% 9.01% 11.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 106 109
Median daily rate £350 £375 £341
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +9.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £191 £190 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £486 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £358 £350
% change year-on-year
-4.89% +2.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 18 30
Median hourly rate £15.00 £15.75 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% -1.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £11.70 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.40 £28.40 £26.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.25 £16.32 £15.77
% change year-on-year
+5.69% +3.48%
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
2670 1908 1931
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 80.69% 76.57% 76.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1582 1140 1011
Median daily rate £400 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £274 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 92 132
Median hourly rate £22.00 £30.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.35 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.87 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +26.21%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 31 August 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 -7 54 £325 -2.25% 18
Shropshire -2 41 £390 -9.30% 1
Warwickshire +4 26 £400 +23.07% 5
Coventry -15 25 £400 +12.91% 9
Staffordshire +8 12 £363 +94.36% 7
Solihull +1 11 £425 +6.25% 2
Herefordshire -1 11 £325 -21.68% 6
Worcestershire +2 7 £105 -21.24%
Sutton Coldfield -1 3 £295 -10.60%
Dudley -3 3 £100 -16.66%
Walsall - 2 £250 - 1
Wolverhampton - 2 £350 -
West Bromwich -1 1 - - 1
ITIL
England

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

1 127 (30.46%) Service Management
2 105 (25.18%) Windows
3 86 (20.62%) ITIL V3
4 83 (19.90%) Service Delivery
4 83 (19.90%) Microsoft
5 78 (18.71%) Security Cleared
6 73 (17.51%) Cisco
7 58 (13.91%) Finance
8 55 (13.19%) ITIL Certification
9 54 (12.95%) PRINCE2
10 53 (12.71%) SC Cleared
11 52 (12.47%) ITSM
12 50 (11.99%) Project Management
13 49 (11.75%) Active Directory
14 48 (11.51%) SLA
15 43 (10.31%) Data Centre
16 42 (10.07%) Continuous Improvement
17 41 (9.83%) Agile Software Development
18 39 (9.35%) Change Management
19 38 (9.11%) MS Office
20 37 (8.87%) Analytical Skills
20 37 (8.87%) Windows Server
21 36 (8.63%) WAN
21 36 (8.63%) Firewall
22 35 (8.39%) Oracle
23 34 (8.15%) Stakeholder Management
24 33 (7.91%) SQL
24 33 (7.91%) Incident Management
25 32 (7.67%) Degree
25 32 (7.67%) 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 29 (6.95%) MS Exchange
2 24 (5.76%) SharePoint
3 15 (3.60%) Skype for Business
4 14 (3.36%) Exchange Server 2003
5 13 (3.12%) Exchange Server 2007
6 12 (2.88%) WebLogic
7 6 (1.44%) SharePoint 2010
8 5 (1.20%) Apache
8 5 (1.20%) Tomcat
9 4 (0.96%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 4 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2010
9 4 (0.96%) Oracle Workflow
9 4 (0.96%) SharePoint Server
10 3 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2013
10 3 (0.72%) IBM Notes
10 3 (0.72%) IIS
11 2 (0.48%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (0.48%) Confluence
12 1 (0.24%) CMS
12 1 (0.24%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 38 (9.11%) MS Office
2 32 (7.67%) MS Excel
3 10 (2.40%) MS Visio
4 8 (1.92%) MS Project
5 4 (0.96%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.24%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.24%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 5 (1.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.96%) TRIRIGA
3 3 (0.72%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.72%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.24%) assyst
4 1 (0.24%) Infor LN
4 1 (0.24%) Maximo
4 1 (0.24%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (0.24%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.24%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.24%) Oracle HRMS
4 1 (0.24%) Oracle iProcurement
4 1 (0.24%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.24%) Oracle Payroll
4 1 (0.24%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.24%) Orchard Housing
4 1 (0.24%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.64%) Office 365
2 8 (1.92%) Cloud Computing
2 8 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (1.92%) SaaS
3 5 (1.20%) IaaS
4 4 (0.96%) Yammer
5 3 (0.72%) Google Apps
5 3 (0.72%) SuccessFactors
6 2 (0.48%) PaaS
7 1 (0.24%) Amazon AWS
7 1 (0.24%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 1 (0.24%) Heroku
7 1 (0.24%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 36 (8.63%) Firewall
1 36 (8.63%) WAN
2 32 (7.67%) LAN
3 19 (4.56%) Cisco Nexus
4 18 (4.32%) BIG-IP
5 17 (4.08%) OSPF
6 16 (3.84%) BGP
7 14 (3.36%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 12 (2.88%) Cisco IOS
9 11 (2.64%) IP Telephony
9 11 (2.64%) SAN
10 10 (2.40%) DHCP
10 10 (2.40%) Wireless
11 8 (1.92%) DNS
11 8 (1.92%) Network Security
11 8 (1.92%) TCP/IP
12 7 (1.68%) Internet
13 6 (1.44%) FCAPS
13 6 (1.44%) MPLS
14 5 (1.20%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (6.00%) SQL Server
2 17 (4.08%) Oracle OWB
3 16 (3.84%) BusinessObjects
3 16 (3.84%) Relational Database
4 14 (3.36%) Oracle Database
5 12 (2.88%) RDBMS
6 11 (2.64%) Oracle Reports
7 8 (1.92%) SQL Server 2012
8 7 (1.68%) SQL Server 2008
9 6 (1.44%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (1.20%) Oracle Database 10g
11 3 (0.72%) NonStop SQL
11 3 (0.72%) SQL Server 2005
11 3 (0.72%) SQLPlus
12 2 (0.48%) SAP BW
12 2 (0.48%) SAP HANA
12 2 (0.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 1 (0.24%) Big Data
13 1 (0.24%) DataStage
13 1 (0.24%) DB2
Development Applications
1 19 (4.56%) JIRA
2 14 (3.36%) Oracle Forms
3 13 (3.12%) JUnit
4 12 (2.88%) Eclipse
4 12 (2.88%) Toad
5 11 (2.64%) Ant
5 11 (2.64%) Artifactory
5 11 (2.64%) ClearQuest
5 11 (2.64%) Jenkins
5 11 (2.64%) Maven
6 6 (1.44%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (1.44%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 3 (0.72%) NUnit
7 3 (0.72%) PVCS
8 1 (0.24%) CA Gen
8 1 (0.24%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.24%) Visual Studio
General
1 58 (13.91%) Finance
2 10 (2.40%) Legal
3 9 (2.16%) Telecoms
4 8 (1.92%) Billing
5 7 (1.68%) Manufacturing
6 5 (1.20%) Military
7 4 (0.96%) Advertising
7 4 (0.96%) Back Office
8 3 (0.72%) Banking
8 3 (0.72%) German Language
8 3 (0.72%) Marketing
9 2 (0.48%) Automotive
9 2 (0.48%) Law
9 2 (0.48%) Retail
10 1 (0.24%) Front Office
10 1 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.24%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 91 (21.82%) Analyst
2 55 (13.19%) Service Manager
3 35 (8.39%) Service Analyst
4 27 (6.47%) Architect
4 27 (6.47%) Developer
5 25 (6.00%) Delivery Manager
6 24 (5.76%) Service Desk Analyst
6 24 (5.76%) Services Delivery Manager
7 22 (5.28%) Support Analyst
8 18 (4.32%) Network Engineer
8 18 (4.32%) Network Specialist
8 18 (4.32%) Support Engineer
9 16 (3.84%) IT Manager
10 15 (3.60%) Project Manager
11 13 (3.12%) 2nd Line Support
11 13 (3.12%) Consultant
11 13 (3.12%) ITIL Manager
11 13 (3.12%) Monitoring Specialist
11 13 (3.12%) Network Monitoring Specialist
12 12 (2.88%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (5.76%) HTML
2 19 (4.56%) CSS
3 18 (4.32%) Web Services
4 17 (4.08%) XML
5 13 (3.12%) Hibernate
5 13 (3.12%) Middleware
5 13 (3.12%) Spring
6 12 (2.88%) J2EE
6 12 (2.88%) JSP
6 12 (2.88%) Servlets
7 11 (2.64%) Apache CXF
8 9 (2.16%) .NET
8 9 (2.16%) Struts
9 7 (1.68%) ASP.NET
9 7 (1.68%) REST
10 5 (1.20%) JSON
11 4 (0.96%) .NET Framework
11 4 (0.96%) ASP.NET Web API
11 4 (0.96%) SAML
11 4 (0.96%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 43 (10.31%) Data Centre
2 37 (8.87%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (4.80%) User Experience
4 15 (3.60%) Computer Science
5 13 (3.12%) CMDB
5 13 (3.12%) Management Information System
5 13 (3.12%) Visualisation
6 12 (2.88%) Blackberry
6 12 (2.88%) Data Structures
7 10 (2.40%) Virtual Team
8 9 (2.16%) Enterprise Software
9 8 (1.92%) PMI
10 6 (1.44%) Driving Licence
11 5 (1.20%) CESG
11 5 (1.20%) Clustering
12 4 (0.96%) Economics
12 4 (0.96%) Mathematics
13 3 (0.72%) PKI
13 3 (0.72%) Private Cloud
13 3 (0.72%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 105 (25.18%) Windows
2 37 (8.87%) Windows Server
3 30 (7.19%) Unix
3 30 (7.19%) Windows Server 2008
4 26 (6.24%) Windows 7
5 24 (5.76%) Windows Server 2003
6 21 (5.04%) Linux
7 19 (4.56%) Windows XP
8 16 (3.84%) Windows Server 2012
9 13 (3.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 11 (2.64%) Solaris
11 10 (2.40%) Windows 10
12 9 (2.16%) AIX
12 9 (2.16%) Android
13 6 (1.44%) SUSE
14 5 (1.20%) Windows 8
15 3 (0.72%) Mac OS X
15 3 (0.72%) MVS
15 3 (0.72%) Windows 2000
16 2 (0.48%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (30.46%) Service Management
2 86 (20.62%) ITIL V3
3 83 (19.90%) Service Delivery
4 54 (12.95%) PRINCE2
5 52 (12.47%) ITSM
6 50 (11.99%) Project Management
7 42 (10.07%) Continuous Improvement
8 41 (9.83%) Agile Software Development
9 39 (9.35%) Change Management
10 34 (8.15%) Stakeholder Management
11 33 (7.91%) Incident Management
12 24 (5.76%) Network Management
13 22 (5.28%) Risk Management
14 21 (5.04%) Network Monitoring
14 21 (5.04%) Problem Management
15 19 (4.56%) Configuration Management
15 19 (4.56%) Migration
16 18 (4.32%) Disaster Recovery
16 18 (4.32%) Load Balancing
16 18 (4.32%) UML
Programming Languages
1 33 (7.91%) SQL
2 25 (6.00%) Java
3 18 (4.32%) PL/SQL
4 13 (3.12%) C++
5 10 (2.40%) VB
6 8 (1.92%) C#
6 8 (1.92%) JavaScript
7 6 (1.44%) PowerShell
7 6 (1.44%) T-SQL
8 5 (1.20%) C
9 3 (0.72%) TypeScript
10 2 (0.48%) PHP
10 2 (0.48%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.24%) COBOL
11 1 (0.24%) JCL
11 1 (0.24%) Perl
11 1 (0.24%) Python
11 1 (0.24%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 78 (18.71%) Security Cleared
2 55 (13.19%) ITIL Certification
3 53 (12.71%) SC Cleared
4 32 (7.67%) Degree
5 24 (5.76%) Cisco Certification
6 19 (4.56%) Microsoft Certification
7 16 (3.84%) CCNA
7 16 (3.84%) CCNP
8 11 (2.64%) ISEB
8 11 (2.64%) PMI Certification
9 10 (2.40%) DV Cleared
10 9 (2.16%) CISSP
11 8 (1.92%) OCPJP
11 8 (1.92%) Oracle Certification
12 7 (1.68%) MOS
13 6 (1.44%) CISM
13 6 (1.44%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 6 (1.44%) MCSA
13 6 (1.44%) MCSE
14 5 (1.20%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (11.51%) SLA
2 12 (2.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (2.16%) ISO 9001
4 6 (1.44%) COBIT
4 6 (1.44%) QA
4 6 (1.44%) TickIT
5 4 (0.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.72%) ISO27005
6 3 (0.72%) JSP 440
6 3 (0.72%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.48%) ISAE 3402
7 2 (0.48%) ISO22301
8 1 (0.24%) COSO
8 1 (0.24%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.24%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 49 (11.75%) Active Directory
2 9 (2.16%) Hyper-V
3 7 (1.68%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.96%) vSphere
4 4 (0.96%) XenApp
5 3 (0.72%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 3 (0.72%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.48%) vCloud
6 2 (0.48%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.48%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.24%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 17 (4.08%) OPNET
2 9 (2.16%) NetBackup
3 7 (1.68%) SCCM
4 6 (1.44%) SCOM
5 3 (0.72%) Ansible
5 3 (0.72%) Cisco CUCM
5 3 (0.72%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (0.72%) Oracle ZFS
5 3 (0.72%) SCOrch
6 2 (0.48%) AirWatch
6 2 (0.48%) Cisco Prime
6 2 (0.48%) Control-M
6 2 (0.48%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (0.48%) WSUS
7 1 (0.24%) CA Endevor
7 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.24%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 1 (0.24%) Puppet
7 1 (0.24%) SCSM
7 1 (0.24%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 83 (19.90%) Microsoft
2 73 (17.51%) Cisco
3 35 (8.39%) Oracle
4 22 (5.28%) HP
5 21 (5.04%) F5
6 20 (4.80%) Citrix
6 20 (4.80%) Juniper
7 19 (4.56%) BMC
8 18 (4.32%) CheckPoint
9 17 (4.08%) Dell
9 17 (4.08%) Fortinet
9 17 (4.08%) Riverbed
9 17 (4.08%) SolarWinds
10 16 (3.84%) LANDesk
10 16 (3.84%) VMware
11 15 (3.60%) ServiceNow
12 14 (3.36%) Avaya
13 13 (3.12%) Nokia
14 11 (2.64%) IBM
14 11 (2.64%) Red Hat
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Gleeson Recruitment Group
Rate: £100 per day + .
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £120.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Gleeson Recruitment Group
Rate: £120 - 130 per day + .
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Solicitors Regulation Authority
Rate: £21,666 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Warwickshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 6 hours ago