The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for ITIL V3 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited ITIL V3 over the 3 months to 26 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
ITIL Version 3
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 43 46 51
Rank change year-on-year +3 +5  
Contract jobs citing ITIL V3 14 12 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 2.20% 1.86% 1.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.72% 2.28% 1.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 7
Median daily rate £280 £350 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% -7.89%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £310 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £595 £565
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £400 £340
% change year-on-year -1.12% +17.64%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £21.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -25.58% -28.33%  

ITIL V3 is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Birmingham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 514 526 568
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 80.94% 81.55% 76.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 350 329 359
Median daily rate £421 £376 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.18% +0.13%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 17 17
Median hourly rate £14.63 £17.95 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.52% +5.58%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.63 £8.14
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.25 £39.60 £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

ITIL V3
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing ITIL V3 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for ITIL V3 in Birmingham

ITIL V3
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing ITIL V3 in Birmingham.

Contractor daily rate trend for ITIL V3 in Birmingham

ITIL V3
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ITIL V3 in Birmingham over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ITIL V3 in Birmingham

ITIL V3
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ITIL V3 in Birmingham.

Contractor hourly rate trend for ITIL V3 in Birmingham

ITIL V3
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing ITIL V3 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 V3.

1 19 (100.00%) ITIL
2 10 (52.63%) Cisco
3 5 (26.32%) CCNP
3 5 (26.32%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (26.32%) PRINCE2
3 5 (26.32%) Service Delivery
3 5 (26.32%) Finance
3 5 (26.32%) Billing
3 5 (26.32%) Matrix Management
3 5 (26.32%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (26.32%) Network Management
4 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 3 (15.79%) Service Design
4 3 (15.79%) Behavioural Change
4 3 (15.79%) IT Strategy
4 3 (15.79%) Investment Management
4 3 (15.79%) Change Control
4 3 (15.79%) SDLC
4 3 (15.79%) Service Management
4 3 (15.79%) Investment Banking
4 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (15.79%) Banking
4 3 (15.79%) Validation
4 3 (15.79%) Back Office
4 3 (15.79%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (10.53%) CCNA
5 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
5 2 (10.53%) Visualisation
5 2 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (5.26%) Windows 7

ITIL V3
Top Related 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:

Cloud Services
1 5 (26.32%) Cloud Computing
General
1 5 (26.32%) Billing
1 5 (26.32%) Finance
2 3 (15.79%) Back Office
2 3 (15.79%) Banking
2 3 (15.79%) Investment Banking
3 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) Delivery Manager
1 5 (26.32%) Service Manager
1 5 (26.32%) Services Delivery Manager
2 3 (15.79%) Architect
2 3 (15.79%) Cisco Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) IT Manager
2 3 (15.79%) IT Services Delivery Manager
2 3 (15.79%) IT Services Manager
2 3 (15.79%) Service Architect
2 3 (15.79%) Transition Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Consultant
3 2 (10.53%) Network Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Telecoms Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Change Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Coordinator
4 1 (5.26%) ITIL Service Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Project Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Transition Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Windows
1 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
1 1 (5.26%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (100.00%) ITIL
2 5 (26.32%) Matrix Management
2 5 (26.32%) Network Management
2 5 (26.32%) PRINCE2
2 5 (26.32%) Service Delivery
3 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (15.79%) Behavioural Change
3 3 (15.79%) Change Control
3 3 (15.79%) Investment Management
3 3 (15.79%) IT Strategy
3 3 (15.79%) SDLC
3 3 (15.79%) Service Design
3 3 (15.79%) Service Management
3 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 3 (15.79%) Validation
4 2 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (10.53%) Visualisation
5 1 (5.26%) Configuration Management
5 1 (5.26%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (5.26%) Release Management
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) CCNP
1 5 (26.32%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (15.79%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (10.53%) CCNA
4 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
4 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (52.63%) Cisco
2 1 (5.26%) Blue Coat
2 1 (5.26%) Lancope