The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for ITIL Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) Certification
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 49 47 49
Rank change year-on-year -2 +2  
Contract jobs citing ITIL Certification 7 11 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.11% 1.70% 1.72%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.67% 7.33% 9.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 5
Median daily rate £300 £350 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.28% +27.27%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £232 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £440 £405
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £345 £350
% change year-on-year +15.94% -1.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.46 £18.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year +8.08% +20.00%  

ITIL Certification is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham.

Academic & Professional Certification
Birmingham
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 105 150 135
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 16.72% 23.22% 17.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 96 74
Median daily rate £363 £388 £334
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.45% +16.10%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £204 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £461
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 12 5
Median hourly rate £40.00 £15.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +166.66% -34.78%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.92 £40.00 £22.75
% change year-on-year -25.20% +75.82%  

ITIL Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing ITIL Certification as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for ITIL Certification in Birmingham

ITIL Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing ITIL Certification in Birmingham.

Contractor daily rate trend for ITIL Certification in Birmingham

ITIL Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ITIL Certification in Birmingham over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ITIL Certification in Birmingham

ITIL Certification
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ITIL Certification in Birmingham.

Contractor hourly rate trend for ITIL Certification in Birmingham

ITIL Certification
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing ITIL Certification 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for ITIL Certification.

1 16 (100.00%) ITIL
2 6 (37.50%) Cisco
2 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 5 (31.25%) Service Management
3 5 (31.25%) Finance
4 4 (25.00%) Change Management
4 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (18.75%) Service Design
5 3 (18.75%) IT Strategy
5 3 (18.75%) ITIL V3
5 3 (18.75%) Management Information System
5 3 (18.75%) Migration
5 3 (18.75%) Scrum
5 3 (18.75%) PMP
5 3 (18.75%) PMI Certification
5 3 (18.75%) PRINCE
5 3 (18.75%) Configuration Management
6 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (12.50%) Six Sigma
6 2 (12.50%) WLAN
6 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
6 2 (12.50%) SAP
6 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
6 2 (12.50%) CRM
6 2 (12.50%) Windows
6 2 (12.50%) MS Exchange
6 2 (12.50%) Firewall
6 2 (12.50%) Data Management
6 2 (12.50%) Programme Management

ITIL Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.25%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.25%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle ERP
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) Firewall
1 2 (12.50%) WebEx
1 2 (12.50%) WLAN
2 1 (6.25%) Cisco IPT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) Data Mart
1 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle BI EE
General
1 5 (31.25%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
2 1 (6.25%) Retail
2 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (18.75%) Analyst
1 3 (18.75%) Architect
1 3 (18.75%) Service Architect
2 2 (12.50%) Applications Manager
2 2 (12.50%) Change Manager
2 2 (12.50%) Consultant
2 2 (12.50%) Developer
2 2 (12.50%) SAP Manager
2 2 (12.50%) Service Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Business Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Business Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Coordinator
3 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle Data Warehouse Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Project Coordinator
3 1 (6.25%) Project Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Release Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Service Management Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) .NET
1 1 (6.25%) Middleware
1 1 (6.25%) XML
1 1 (6.25%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (18.75%) Management Information System
3 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
3 2 (12.50%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Windows
1 2 (12.50%) Windows 7
2 1 (6.25%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (100.00%) ITIL
2 5 (31.25%) Service Management
3 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (25.00%) Change Management
4 3 (18.75%) Configuration Management
4 3 (18.75%) IT Strategy
4 3 (18.75%) ITIL V3
4 3 (18.75%) Migration
4 3 (18.75%) PRINCE
4 3 (18.75%) Scrum
4 3 (18.75%) Service Design
5 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (12.50%) Coaching
5 2 (12.50%) CRM
5 2 (12.50%) Data Management
5 2 (12.50%) Data Migration
5 2 (12.50%) Document Management
5 2 (12.50%) Master Data Management
5 2 (12.50%) Programme Management
5 2 (12.50%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) C#
1 1 (6.25%) Java
1 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
1 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) PMI Certification
1 3 (18.75%) PMP
2 2 (12.50%) Degree
3 1 (6.25%) MCP
3 1 (6.25%) MCSE
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (6.25%) MOS
3 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Cisco
1 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) SAP
3 1 (6.25%) Equitrac
3 1 (6.25%) HP
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle