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 3 June 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
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 15 18 25
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +7
Contract jobs citing ITIL 194 172 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 7.85% 7.38% 5.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.53% 10.12% 8.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 79 51
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £233 £96
10% offered a daily rate of more than £461 £480 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.07% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 26 9
Average hourly rate £20.00 £14.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.93% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.30 £7.50 £11.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.67 £17.40 £32.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -11.11%
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
1842 1699 1163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 74.54% 72.86% 71.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 1154 890 556
Average daily rate £375 £375 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £544
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 120 70
Average hourly rate £26.85 £32.00 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.10% -15.34%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 3 June 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 3 June 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 3 June 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 +15 88 £340 -15.00% 28
Warwickshire +9 27 £313 -3.84% 15
Coventry -3 20 £303 -1.62% 13
Shropshire -1 16 £365 +14.50%
Dudley - 7 £83 -
Solihull -2 5 £525 +63.55% 2
Worcestershire -9 5 £148 -54.10% 3
Staffordshire -2 4 £214 -26.29% 4
Wolverhampton 0 1 £275 - 3
Herefordshire -4 1 - -
ITIL
England

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 June 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.

1 108 (29.92%) Microsoft
2 97 (26.87%) Windows
3 73 (20.22%) Service Management
4 62 (17.17%) Active Directory
4 62 (17.17%) ITIL Certification
5 58 (16.07%) PRINCE2
6 53 (14.68%) Linux
6 53 (14.68%) Service Delivery
7 46 (12.74%) Finance
8 45 (12.47%) Analytical Skills
9 43 (11.91%) Project Management
10 41 (11.36%) MS Office
11 40 (11.08%) Security Cleared
12 39 (10.80%) SLA
13 36 (9.97%) MS Excel
14 35 (9.70%) VMware
15 34 (9.42%) WAN
16 33 (9.14%) Windows Server 2008
17 32 (8.86%) Continuous Improvement
17 32 (8.86%) LAN
18 31 (8.59%) Cisco
18 31 (8.59%) SC Cleared
19 29 (8.03%) Windows 7
20 28 (7.76%) ITIL V3
20 28 (7.76%) Incident Management
20 28 (7.76%) HP
20 28 (7.76%) Data Centre
21 27 (7.48%) Windows Server 2003
21 27 (7.48%) ITSM
22 26 (7.20%) Change Management

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 20 (5.54%) SharePoint
2 13 (3.60%) IBM Notes
3 11 (3.05%) MS Exchange
4 9 (2.49%) BizTalk Server
5 6 (1.66%) Lotus Domino
6 4 (1.11%) Tomcat
7 3 (0.83%) Lync
7 3 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (0.55%) SAS
8 2 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (0.55%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (0.55%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.28%) Documentum
Applications
1 41 (11.36%) MS Office
2 36 (9.97%) MS Excel
3 13 (3.60%) MS Project
4 6 (1.66%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (1.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (2.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.11%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.83%) Primavera
4 2 (0.55%) Oracle ERP
4 2 (0.55%) CA PPM
4 2 (0.55%) Northgate Housing
5 1 (0.28%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.28%) Teamcenter
5 1 (0.28%) assyst
5 1 (0.28%) JDE EnterpriseOne
5 1 (0.28%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.28%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.28%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (0.28%) SAP R/3
5 1 (0.28%) Remedy AR System
5 1 (0.28%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.28%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.28%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.28%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.28%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (1.39%) Office 365
3 4 (1.11%) SaaS
4 2 (0.55%) PaaS
5 1 (0.28%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 34 (9.42%) WAN
2 32 (8.86%) LAN
3 23 (6.37%) DNS
3 23 (6.37%) Firewall
4 15 (4.16%) DHCP
5 14 (3.88%) OSPF
5 14 (3.88%) BGP
6 13 (3.60%) TCP/IP
7 8 (2.22%) SAN
7 8 (2.22%) Multicast
8 6 (1.66%) Structured Cabling
8 6 (1.66%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 5 (1.39%) NAS
10 4 (1.11%) BIG-IP
10 4 (1.11%) Network Security
10 4 (1.11%) 3G
10 4 (1.11%) VPN
10 4 (1.11%) Cisco Nexus
11 3 (0.83%) HSPA
11 3 (0.83%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (3.60%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.39%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (1.11%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (1.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (0.55%) Big Data
4 2 (0.55%) IBM InfoSphere
4 2 (0.55%) SAP BW
4 2 (0.55%) QualityStage
5 1 (0.28%) SAP BI
5 1 (0.28%) EDMS
5 1 (0.28%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.28%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.28%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (0.28%) Oracle Exadata
5 1 (0.28%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 3 (0.83%) Visual Studio
2 2 (0.55%) Subversion
3 1 (0.28%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.28%) ClearCase
General
1 46 (12.74%) Finance
2 18 (4.99%) Automotive
3 10 (2.77%) Banking
3 10 (2.77%) Local Government
4 9 (2.49%) Manufacturing
5 8 (2.22%) Law
6 6 (1.66%) Marketing
7 4 (1.11%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.55%) Retail
8 2 (0.55%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.28%) Advertising
9 1 (0.28%) Military
9 1 (0.28%) Legal
9 1 (0.28%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.28%) German Language
Job Titles
1 107 (29.64%) Analyst
2 50 (13.85%) Support Analyst
3 41 (11.36%) Service Analyst
4 36 (9.97%) Service Desk Analyst
5 33 (9.14%) Service Manager
6 26 (7.20%) 2nd Line Support
7 24 (6.65%) Architect
7 24 (6.65%) Project Manager
8 22 (6.09%) 1st Line Support
9 17 (4.71%) Technical Support
10 16 (4.43%) Delivery Manager
10 16 (4.43%) Transition Manager
11 15 (4.16%) Services Delivery Manager
12 13 (3.60%) Technical Project Manager
12 13 (3.60%) Technical Manager
13 12 (3.32%) Consultant
13 12 (3.32%) Technical Analyst
14 11 (3.05%) Infrastructure Analyst
14 11 (3.05%) 1st Line Support Analyst
15 10 (2.77%) Service Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.11%) CSS
2 3 (0.83%) .NET
2 3 (0.83%) ASP.NET
2 3 (0.83%) Middleware
3 2 (0.55%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 45 (12.47%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (7.76%) Data Centre
3 13 (3.60%) Management Information System
4 12 (3.32%) User Experience
5 11 (3.05%) NHS
6 10 (2.77%) Blackberry
7 9 (2.49%) Enterprise Software
8 7 (1.94%) PKI
9 6 (1.66%) PDA
9 6 (1.66%) CMDB
10 4 (1.11%) Statistics
10 4 (1.11%) PMI
10 4 (1.11%) Performance Metrics
11 3 (0.83%) Thin Client
11 3 (0.83%) Fat Client
11 3 (0.83%) FMCG
12 2 (0.55%) Data Integration
12 2 (0.55%) Clustering
12 2 (0.55%) Life Science
12 2 (0.55%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 97 (26.87%) Windows
2 53 (14.68%) Linux
3 33 (9.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 29 (8.03%) Windows 7
5 27 (7.48%) Windows Server 2003
6 25 (6.93%) Windows XP
7 23 (6.37%) UNIX
7 23 (6.37%) HPUX
8 21 (5.82%) Windows Server 2012
9 18 (4.99%) Solaris
10 8 (2.22%) AIX
10 8 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (1.39%) Windows 2000 Server
11 5 (1.39%) Windows 2000
11 5 (1.39%) Windows NT
12 4 (1.11%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.28%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.28%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.28%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (20.22%) Service Management
2 58 (16.07%) PRINCE2
3 53 (14.68%) Service Delivery
4 43 (11.91%) Project Management
5 32 (8.86%) Continuous Improvement
6 28 (7.76%) ITIL V3
6 28 (7.76%) Incident Management
7 27 (7.48%) ITSM
8 26 (7.20%) Change Management
9 25 (6.93%) Migration
10 23 (6.37%) Stakeholder Management
11 19 (5.26%) Knowledge Management
12 18 (4.99%) Configuration Management
13 17 (4.71%) Problem Management
14 15 (4.16%) Change Control
15 14 (3.88%) Data Migration
16 13 (3.60%) PRINCE
16 13 (3.60%) Transition Management
17 12 (3.32%) Programme Management
18 11 (3.05%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 17 (4.71%) SQL
2 6 (1.66%) Shell Script
3 3 (0.83%) PowerShell
3 3 (0.83%) VB
3 3 (0.83%) C
3 3 (0.83%) Java
4 2 (0.55%) PL/SQL
4 2 (0.55%) VBScript
5 1 (0.28%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 62 (17.17%) ITIL Certification
2 40 (11.08%) Security Cleared
3 31 (8.59%) SC Cleared
4 15 (4.16%) Degree
4 15 (4.16%) PMI Certification
4 15 (4.16%) CCNA
4 15 (4.16%) Cisco Certification
5 14 (3.88%) PMP
6 10 (2.77%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (2.22%) MCSE
8 7 (1.94%) CISSP
9 6 (1.66%) ISEB
9 6 (1.66%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 5 (1.39%) CISM
10 5 (1.39%) MCP
11 4 (1.11%) CCNP
11 4 (1.11%) CISA
11 4 (1.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 4 (1.11%) APMP
12 2 (0.55%) NVQ Level 4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (10.80%) SLA
2 7 (1.94%) QA
3 5 (1.39%) ISO 9001
4 4 (1.11%) COBIT
5 3 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.83%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.55%) Solvency II
6 2 (0.55%) P3O
6 2 (0.55%) JSP 440
7 1 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 62 (17.17%) Active Directory
2 26 (7.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (2.77%) Hyper-V
3 10 (2.77%) vSphere
4 6 (1.66%) XenApp
5 2 (0.55%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (0.55%) Terminal Server
6 1 (0.28%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.28%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (0.28%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 13 (3.60%) SCCM
2 10 (2.77%) SCOM
3 7 (1.94%) SCOrch
4 6 (1.66%) OPNET
4 6 (1.66%) NetBackup
4 6 (1.66%) ServiceCenter
5 2 (0.55%) OpenView
5 2 (0.55%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (0.28%) SCSM
6 1 (0.28%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.28%) Nessus
6 1 (0.28%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.28%) DameWare
Vendors
1 108 (29.92%) Microsoft
2 35 (9.70%) VMware
3 31 (8.59%) Cisco
4 28 (7.76%) HP
5 24 (6.65%) Citrix
6 17 (4.71%) F5
7 16 (4.43%) Lotus
8 14 (3.88%) Oracle
9 12 (3.32%) IBM
10 11 (3.05%) SAP
11 10 (2.77%) Remedy
12 9 (2.49%) CheckPoint
13 8 (2.22%) Red Hat
13 8 (2.22%) BMC
14 7 (1.94%) NetApp
15 6 (1.66%) Juniper
15 6 (1.66%) SolarWinds
15 6 (1.66%) ServiceNow
16 5 (1.39%) Cognos
17 4 (1.11%) CA
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