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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 20 21 10
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -11
Contract jobs citing ITIL 247 185 241
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 7.64% 7.29% 9.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.34% 9.32% 12.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 104 117
Median daily rate £328 £384 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.65% +11.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £162 £181 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £500 £456
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 16 25
Median hourly rate £15.00 £15.75 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £11.50 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £21.62 £24.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £17.24 £15.77
% change year-on-year
-12.99% +9.32%
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
2644 1984 1923
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 81.78% 78.20% 74.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1567 1143 1000
Median daily rate £400 £395 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +6.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £274 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 100 114
Median hourly rate £19.72 £31.44 £29.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.27% +5.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.35 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +32.03%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 30 September 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
Shropshire -1 56 £363 -15.69% 4
Birmingham -5 54 £293 -12.03% 20
Warwickshire +5 30 £373 +14.61% 2
Coventry -11 29 £400 +280.95% 5
Solihull +11 16 £356 -10.93% 5
Herefordshire -2 11 £325 -27.77%
Staffordshire 0 10 £400 +45.45% 7
Worcestershire 0 5 £105 -55.42% 1
Walsall - 3 £250 -
Wolverhampton +2 2 £350 -
Sutton Coldfield +1 2 £295 -10.60%
West Bromwich 0 2 - - 1
Dudley -3 2 - - 1
Smethwick - 2 £129 -
ITIL
England

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 September 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.

1 135 (30.20%) Service Management
2 107 (23.94%) Windows
3 98 (21.92%) Security Cleared
4 93 (20.81%) ITIL V3
5 91 (20.36%) Microsoft
6 85 (19.02%) Service Delivery
7 79 (17.67%) Cisco
8 72 (16.11%) SC Cleared
9 68 (15.21%) ITIL Certification
10 66 (14.77%) PRINCE2
11 58 (12.98%) Data Centre
12 55 (12.30%) Finance
13 54 (12.08%) ITSM
14 53 (11.86%) Active Directory
15 51 (11.41%) SLA
15 51 (11.41%) Project Management
16 43 (9.62%) Continuous Improvement
17 41 (9.17%) Analytical Skills
18 40 (8.95%) Windows Server
18 40 (8.95%) LAN
19 39 (8.72%) Change Management
19 39 (8.72%) Firewall
19 39 (8.72%) Incident Management
20 38 (8.50%) Degree
21 37 (8.28%) Agile Software Development
21 37 (8.28%) WAN
21 37 (8.28%) Oracle
21 37 (8.28%) MS Office
22 36 (8.05%) SQL
23 34 (7.61%) Stakeholder Management

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 33 (7.38%) MS Exchange
2 25 (5.59%) SharePoint
3 18 (4.03%) Skype for Business
4 14 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2003
4 14 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2007
5 9 (2.01%) WebLogic
6 8 (1.79%) Oracle Workflow
7 6 (1.34%) Apache
7 6 (1.34%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 6 (1.34%) SharePoint 2010
8 5 (1.12%) Tomcat
9 4 (0.89%) IBM Notes
9 4 (0.89%) IIS
9 4 (0.89%) SharePoint Server
10 3 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2010
11 2 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2013
11 2 (0.45%) Oracle Self-Service HR
12 1 (0.22%) Confluence
12 1 (0.22%) Drupal
12 1 (0.22%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 37 (8.28%) MS Office
2 30 (6.71%) MS Excel
3 7 (1.57%) MS Visio
4 6 (1.34%) MS Project
5 3 (0.67%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.22%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 7 (1.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.12%) Oracle Applications
3 4 (0.89%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.89%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (0.89%) TRIRIGA
4 3 (0.67%) Oracle HRMS
5 1 (0.22%) assyst
5 1 (0.22%) Infor LN
5 1 (0.22%) Maximo
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle Assets
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle iProcurement
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle Payroll
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.22%) Orchard Housing
5 1 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 19 (4.25%) Office 365
2 10 (2.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (1.79%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (1.57%) SaaS
5 5 (1.12%) IaaS
6 4 (0.89%) Yammer
7 3 (0.67%) Google Apps
7 3 (0.67%) Mimecast
7 3 (0.67%) SuccessFactors
8 2 (0.45%) Amazon AWS
9 1 (0.22%) IBM PureFlex
9 1 (0.22%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 40 (8.95%) LAN
2 39 (8.72%) Firewall
3 37 (8.28%) WAN
4 19 (4.25%) Cisco Nexus
5 18 (4.03%) BIG-IP
6 17 (3.80%) OSPF
7 16 (3.58%) BGP
8 15 (3.36%) SAN
9 14 (3.13%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 12 (2.68%) Cisco IOS
10 12 (2.68%) Wireless
11 10 (2.24%) IP Telephony
11 10 (2.24%) Network Security
12 9 (2.01%) FCAPS
12 9 (2.01%) MPLS
12 9 (2.01%) TCP/IP
13 8 (1.79%) Ethernet
13 8 (1.79%) Internet
14 7 (1.57%) DHCP
14 7 (1.57%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (5.37%) SQL Server
2 13 (2.91%) Oracle OWB
3 12 (2.68%) Relational Database
4 11 (2.46%) Oracle Reports
5 10 (2.24%) BusinessObjects
5 10 (2.24%) Oracle Database
6 9 (2.01%) Data Mining
7 8 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (1.79%) RDBMS
7 8 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
8 7 (1.57%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (1.12%) Oracle Database 10g
9 5 (1.12%) SQLPlus
10 3 (0.67%) NonStop SQL
10 3 (0.67%) Oracle Discoverer
10 3 (0.67%) SQL Server 2005
11 2 (0.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 1 (0.22%) Oracle Database 12c
12 1 (0.22%) QlikView
12 1 (0.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 15 (3.36%) JIRA
2 14 (3.13%) Oracle Forms
3 10 (2.24%) Jenkins
4 9 (2.01%) JUnit
5 8 (1.79%) Ant
5 8 (1.79%) Artifactory
5 8 (1.79%) ClearQuest
5 8 (1.79%) Eclipse
5 8 (1.79%) Maven
5 8 (1.79%) Toad
6 6 (1.34%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (1.34%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (0.45%) NUnit
8 1 (0.22%) CA Gen
8 1 (0.22%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.22%) Visual Studio
General
1 55 (12.30%) Finance
2 9 (2.01%) Billing
2 9 (2.01%) Legal
3 8 (1.79%) Telecoms
4 7 (1.57%) Manufacturing
5 5 (1.12%) Advertising
6 4 (0.89%) Back Office
7 3 (0.67%) Banking
7 3 (0.67%) German Language
7 3 (0.67%) Marketing
7 3 (0.67%) Military
7 3 (0.67%) Retail
8 2 (0.45%) Automotive
8 2 (0.45%) Law
9 1 (0.22%) Front Office
9 1 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.22%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 96 (21.48%) Analyst
2 57 (12.75%) Service Manager
3 44 (9.84%) Service Analyst
4 31 (6.94%) Architect
5 30 (6.71%) Service Desk Analyst
6 27 (6.04%) Delivery Manager
7 26 (5.82%) Services Delivery Manager
8 21 (4.70%) Developer
9 20 (4.47%) Support Analyst
10 19 (4.25%) Network Engineer
10 19 (4.25%) Project Manager
11 18 (4.03%) Network Specialist
12 17 (3.80%) Support Engineer
13 15 (3.36%) IT Manager
14 14 (3.13%) 2nd Line Support
14 14 (3.13%) Incident Manager
15 13 (2.91%) Monitoring Specialist
15 13 (2.91%) Network Monitoring Specialist
16 12 (2.68%) Consultant
16 12 (2.68%) ITIL Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (3.58%) CSS
1 16 (3.58%) HTML
2 14 (3.13%) Middleware
3 13 (2.91%) Web Services
4 10 (2.24%) XML
5 9 (2.01%) Hibernate
5 9 (2.01%) Spring
5 9 (2.01%) Struts
6 8 (1.79%) .NET
6 8 (1.79%) Apache CXF
6 8 (1.79%) J2EE
6 8 (1.79%) JSP
6 8 (1.79%) Servlets
7 6 (1.34%) ASP.NET
8 4 (0.89%) HTML5
8 4 (0.89%) SAML
8 4 (0.89%) WCF
9 3 (0.67%) .NET Framework
9 3 (0.67%) REST
9 3 (0.67%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 58 (12.98%) Data Centre
2 41 (9.17%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (4.47%) User Experience
4 15 (3.36%) CMDB
4 15 (3.36%) Computer Science
5 13 (2.91%) Blackberry
5 13 (2.91%) Visualisation
6 12 (2.68%) Data Structures
6 12 (2.68%) Management Information System
7 10 (2.24%) Virtual Team
8 9 (2.01%) PMI
9 7 (1.57%) Enterprise Software
10 6 (1.34%) Clustering
10 6 (1.34%) Driving Licence
10 6 (1.34%) Mathematics
10 6 (1.34%) NHS
11 5 (1.12%) CESG
12 4 (0.89%) Economics
12 4 (0.89%) Private Cloud
12 4 (0.89%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 107 (23.94%) Windows
2 40 (8.95%) Windows Server
3 31 (6.94%) Windows Server 2008
4 27 (6.04%) Unix
5 26 (5.82%) Windows 7
6 25 (5.59%) Windows Server 2003
7 22 (4.92%) Linux
8 21 (4.70%) Windows XP
9 13 (2.91%) Windows Server 2012
10 12 (2.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 12 (2.68%) Windows 10
11 11 (2.46%) Solaris
12 8 (1.79%) Android
13 6 (1.34%) AIX
13 6 (1.34%) SUSE
14 5 (1.12%) Windows 8
15 4 (0.89%) Windows 2000
16 3 (0.67%) Mac OS X
16 3 (0.67%) MVS
16 3 (0.67%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 135 (30.20%) Service Management
2 93 (20.81%) ITIL V3
3 85 (19.02%) Service Delivery
4 66 (14.77%) PRINCE2
5 54 (12.08%) ITSM
6 51 (11.41%) Project Management
7 43 (9.62%) Continuous Improvement
8 39 (8.72%) Change Management
8 39 (8.72%) Incident Management
9 37 (8.28%) Agile Software Development
10 34 (7.61%) Stakeholder Management
11 31 (6.94%) Problem Management
12 27 (6.04%) Network Management
13 22 (4.92%) Risk Management
14 21 (4.70%) Configuration Management
14 21 (4.70%) Network Monitoring
15 20 (4.47%) Migration
16 19 (4.25%) Disaster Recovery
16 19 (4.25%) Load Balancing
16 19 (4.25%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 36 (8.05%) SQL
2 21 (4.70%) Java
3 17 (3.80%) PL/SQL
4 9 (2.01%) C++
5 8 (1.79%) PowerShell
6 7 (1.57%) C#
7 6 (1.34%) C
7 6 (1.34%) T-SQL
7 6 (1.34%) VB
8 5 (1.12%) JavaScript
9 3 (0.67%) Perl
9 3 (0.67%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.45%) PHP
10 2 (0.45%) Python
10 2 (0.45%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.22%) COBOL
11 1 (0.22%) JCL
11 1 (0.22%) Jython
Qualifications
1 98 (21.92%) Security Cleared
2 72 (16.11%) SC Cleared
3 68 (15.21%) ITIL Certification
4 38 (8.50%) Degree
5 25 (5.59%) Cisco Certification
6 23 (5.15%) Microsoft Certification
7 22 (4.92%) DV Cleared
8 17 (3.80%) CCNA
8 17 (3.80%) CCNP
8 17 (3.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 13 (2.91%) PMI Certification
10 11 (2.46%) BICSI Certification
10 11 (2.46%) BICSI RCDD
11 10 (2.24%) CISSP
11 10 (2.24%) ISEB
12 8 (1.79%) OCPJP
12 8 (1.79%) Oracle Certification
13 7 (1.57%) MCSA
13 7 (1.57%) MCSE
13 7 (1.57%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (11.41%) SLA
2 11 (2.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (1.79%) ISO 9001
4 6 (1.34%) COBIT
4 6 (1.34%) JSP 440
4 6 (1.34%) TickIT
5 5 (1.12%) QA
5 5 (1.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.67%) ISO27005
6 3 (0.67%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.45%) ISAE 3402
8 1 (0.22%) COSO
8 1 (0.22%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.22%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 1 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 53 (11.86%) Active Directory
2 9 (2.01%) Hyper-V
3 7 (1.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (1.12%) XenApp
5 4 (0.89%) vSphere
6 3 (0.67%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 2 (0.45%) Docker
7 2 (0.45%) Sendmail
7 2 (0.45%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.45%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.45%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.22%) DFS Replication
8 1 (0.22%) Postfix
8 1 (0.22%) UAG
8 1 (0.22%) vCloud
8 1 (0.22%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.22%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 17 (3.80%) OPNET
2 9 (2.01%) NetBackup
3 8 (1.79%) SCCM
4 4 (0.89%) Puppet
5 3 (0.67%) Ansible
5 3 (0.67%) Cisco CUCM
5 3 (0.67%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (0.67%) Oracle ZFS
5 3 (0.67%) SCOM
6 2 (0.45%) AirWatch
6 2 (0.45%) Cisco Prime
6 2 (0.45%) Control-M
6 2 (0.45%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (0.45%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.45%) SCOrch
6 2 (0.45%) WSUS
7 1 (0.22%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.22%) ITRS Geneos
7 1 (0.22%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 1 (0.22%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 91 (20.36%) Microsoft
2 79 (17.67%) Cisco
3 37 (8.28%) Oracle
4 26 (5.82%) HP
5 22 (4.92%) BMC
6 21 (4.70%) F5
7 20 (4.47%) Citrix
7 20 (4.47%) Juniper
8 19 (4.25%) CheckPoint
8 19 (4.25%) LANDesk
9 18 (4.03%) Dell
9 18 (4.03%) ServiceNow
9 18 (4.03%) SolarWinds
10 17 (3.80%) Fortinet
10 17 (3.80%) Riverbed
10 17 (3.80%) VMware
11 13 (2.91%) Avaya
11 13 (2.91%) IBM
11 13 (2.91%) Nokia
12 11 (2.46%) Red Hat
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Posted: 1 hour ago
West Midlands
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Posted: 3 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Oscar
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, United Kingdom
West Midlands Fire Service
Rate: £26,556 - £28,203
Posted: 7 days ago
Birmingham
University of Birmingham
Rate: £38,896 to £52,219 a year
Posted: 17 days ago