Period
to 23 August 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for ITIL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited ITIL over the 6 months to 23 August 2019 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.

IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
23 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 24 24 29
Rank change year-on-year 0 +5 -11
Contract jobs citing ITIL 92 96 70
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 6.66% 6.51% 5.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.03% 7.94% 6.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 50 51
Birmingham median daily rate £413 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.45% +3.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £161 £135 £213
90th Percentile £614 £469 £538
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £350
% change year-on-year +6.25% +14.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 23 2
Birmingham median hourly rate £16.53 £14.00 £11.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.07% +19.15% -53.00%
10th Percentile £12.04 £8.39 £10.28
90th Percentile £18.13 £22.30 £13.83
West Midlands median hourly rate £16.00 £14.00 £12.75
% change year-on-year +14.29% +9.80% -15.00%

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

All Process and Methodology Skills
Birmingham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,146 1,209 1,112
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 82.92% 81.97% 83.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 777 815 786
Birmingham median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +3.23%
10th Percentile £250 £256 £256
90th Percentile £588 £563 £525
West Midlands median daily rate £440 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 45 19
Birmingham median hourly rate £17.28 £15.00 £14.22
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.20% +5.52% -1.97%
10th Percentile £11.09 £10.50 £11.00
90th Percentile £41.88 £31.80 £36.20
West Midlands median hourly rate £18.75 £15.25 £20.50
% change year-on-year +22.95% -25.61% +20.59%

ITIL
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing ITIL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for ITIL in Birmingham

ITIL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ITIL in Birmingham

ITIL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ITIL in Birmingham over the 6 months to 23 August 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ITIL in Birmingham

ITIL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for ITIL in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 23 August 2019, IT contractor jobs citing ITIL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for ITIL.

1 34 (36.96%) Microsoft
2 26 (28.26%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (21.74%) Windows
4 19 (20.65%) Finance
5 17 (18.48%) Project Management
6 16 (17.39%) SQL
6 16 (17.39%) Active Directory
6 16 (17.39%) SLA
7 15 (16.30%) Service Delivery
7 15 (16.30%) Service Management
8 14 (15.22%) ITIL Certification
8 14 (15.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 14 (15.22%) ITIL V3
8 14 (15.22%) Office 365
9 13 (14.13%) PowerShell
9 13 (14.13%) Change Management
10 12 (13.04%) Public Sector
11 11 (11.96%) VMware
12 10 (10.87%) VBA
12 10 (10.87%) XML
12 10 (10.87%) Linux
12 10 (10.87%) SaaS
12 10 (10.87%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 10 (10.87%) JSON
12 10 (10.87%) Windows Server
12 10 (10.87%) Agile Project Management
13 9 (9.78%) Unified Communications
13 9 (9.78%) Azure
13 9 (9.78%) WMI
13 9 (9.78%) PRINCE2

ITIL
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 4 (4.35%) MS Exchange
1 4 (4.35%) SharePoint
1 4 (4.35%) Skype for Business
2 3 (3.26%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (3.26%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (3.26%) Tomcat
2 3 (3.26%) WebLogic
3 2 (2.17%) IBM Domino
3 2 (2.17%) JBoss
3 2 (2.17%) Office Communications Server
3 2 (2.17%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.09%) Apache
4 1 (1.09%) IBM Notes
4 1 (1.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.09%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 7 (7.61%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (6.52%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (4.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (1.09%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (5.43%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 3 (3.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (3.26%) Unit4 Business World
3 1 (1.09%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 14 (15.22%) Office 365
2 10 (10.87%) SaaS
3 9 (9.78%) Azure
4 5 (5.43%) Dynamics 365
5 3 (3.26%) AWS
6 2 (2.17%) IaaS
6 2 (2.17%) PaaS
7 1 (1.09%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (1.09%) OneDrive
7 1 (1.09%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.78%) ICMP
1 9 (9.78%) SNMP
1 9 (9.78%) Telnet
1 9 (9.78%) Unified Communications
2 7 (7.61%) Firewall
3 5 (5.43%) DHCP
3 5 (5.43%) DNS
4 4 (4.35%) IP Telephony
4 4 (4.35%) SAN
4 4 (4.35%) TCP/IP
4 4 (4.35%) Wireless
5 3 (3.26%) LAN
5 3 (3.26%) VPN
5 3 (3.26%) WAN
6 2 (2.17%) VoIP
7 1 (1.09%) ATM
7 1 (1.09%) CTI
7 1 (1.09%) H.323
7 1 (1.09%) PBX
7 1 (1.09%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.43%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (3.26%) Crystal Reports
2 3 (3.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (3.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (3.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.09%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (1.09%) Big Data
3 1 (1.09%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.09%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 4 (4.35%) JIRA
2 1 (1.09%) Hudson
General
1 19 (20.65%) Finance
2 12 (13.04%) Public Sector
3 8 (8.70%) Legal
4 4 (4.35%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.17%) Banking
5 2 (2.17%) Games
5 2 (2.17%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.17%) Retail
6 1 (1.09%) Electronics
6 1 (1.09%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.09%) Local Government
6 1 (1.09%) Marketing
6 1 (1.09%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (19.57%) Architect
2 16 (17.39%) Service Manager
3 15 (16.30%) Analyst
4 8 (8.70%) Data Architect
5 7 (7.61%) Administrator
6 6 (6.52%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 6 (6.52%) Delivery Manager
6 6 (6.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (6.52%) Service Analyst
6 6 (6.52%) Solutions Architect
6 6 (6.52%) Support Engineer
7 5 (5.43%) Service Delivery Manager
7 5 (5.43%) Support Analyst
8 4 (4.35%) 1st Line Support
8 4 (4.35%) 1st Line Support Analyst
8 4 (4.35%) Network Engineer
8 4 (4.35%) Service Desk Manager
9 3 (3.26%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (3.26%) Service Transition Analyst
9 3 (3.26%) Service Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (10.87%) JSON
1 10 (10.87%) XML
2 3 (3.26%) LDAP
3 2 (2.17%) JDBC
3 2 (2.17%) Middleware
3 2 (2.17%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (1.09%) HTML
4 1 (1.09%) Node.js
4 1 (1.09%) REST
4 1 (1.09%) Web Services
4 1 (1.09%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.61%) Data Centre
2 4 (4.35%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (3.26%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.26%) Data Protection Act
3 3 (3.26%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.17%) Blackberry
4 2 (2.17%) Clustering
4 2 (2.17%) Driving Licence
4 2 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.17%) NHS
4 2 (2.17%) Public Cloud
4 2 (2.17%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.09%) CMDB
5 1 (1.09%) Derivative
5 1 (1.09%) Digital Signage
5 1 (1.09%) IPTV
5 1 (1.09%) IVR
5 1 (1.09%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (1.09%) PKI
5 1 (1.09%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 20 (21.74%) Windows
2 10 (10.87%) Linux
2 10 (10.87%) Windows Server
3 7 (7.61%) Unix
4 6 (6.52%) AIX
4 6 (6.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (4.35%) Windows 7
5 4 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (3.26%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (2.17%) Apple iOS
7 2 (2.17%) HPUX
7 2 (2.17%) Solaris
7 2 (2.17%) Windows 10
8 1 (1.09%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (28.26%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (18.48%) Project Management
3 15 (16.30%) Service Delivery
3 15 (16.30%) Service Management
4 14 (15.22%) ITIL V3
5 13 (14.13%) Change Management
6 10 (10.87%) Agile Project Management
6 10 (10.87%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 9 (9.78%) PRINCE2
8 8 (8.70%) Incident Management
8 8 (8.70%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 8 (8.70%) Migration
8 8 (8.70%) Problem-Solving
9 7 (7.61%) ITSM
9 7 (7.61%) TOGAF
10 6 (6.52%) Coaching
10 6 (6.52%) DevOps
10 6 (6.52%) Problem Management
10 6 (6.52%) Scrum
11 5 (5.43%) ArchiMate
Programming Languages
1 16 (17.39%) SQL
2 13 (14.13%) PowerShell
3 10 (10.87%) VBA
4 3 (3.26%) C
5 2 (2.17%) Bash Shell
5 2 (2.17%) Python
5 2 (2.17%) Shell Script
5 2 (2.17%) VBScript
6 1 (1.09%) C#
6 1 (1.09%) Java
6 1 (1.09%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.09%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 14 (15.22%) ITIL Certification
2 5 (5.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (5.43%) Security Cleared
3 4 (4.35%) CCNA
3 4 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (3.26%) Degree
4 3 (3.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (2.17%) DBS Check
5 2 (2.17%) MCITP
5 2 (2.17%) MCSA
5 2 (2.17%) MCSE
5 2 (2.17%) Microsoft Certified Master
5 2 (2.17%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.09%) BC Cleared
6 1 (1.09%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.09%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (17.39%) SLA
2 14 (15.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (4.35%) PCI DSS
4 2 (2.17%) PMO
5 1 (1.09%) COBIT
5 1 (1.09%) Data Quality
5 1 (1.09%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (1.09%) QA
5 1 (1.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 16 (17.39%) Active Directory
2 7 (7.61%) Hyper-V
3 6 (6.52%) VMware ESXi
3 6 (6.52%) XenApp
3 6 (6.52%) XenDesktop
4 5 (5.43%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (2.17%) Citrix Hypervisor
6 1 (1.09%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.09%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 9 (9.78%) WMI
2 8 (8.70%) SCCM
3 2 (2.17%) HP Data Protector
3 2 (2.17%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 2 (2.17%) NetBackup
3 2 (2.17%) SCOM
3 2 (2.17%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (1.09%) FortiGate
4 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (1.09%) Netcool
4 1 (1.09%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 34 (36.96%) Microsoft
2 11 (11.96%) VMware
3 8 (8.70%) Cisco
4 7 (7.61%) Citrix
4 7 (7.61%) ServiceNow
5 6 (6.52%) Red Hat
5 6 (6.52%) Remedy
6 5 (5.43%) CheckPoint
6 5 (5.43%) Sparx
7 4 (4.35%) SolarWinds
8 3 (3.26%) HP
8 3 (3.26%) IBM
9 2 (2.17%) Google
9 2 (2.17%) Lotus
9 2 (2.17%) SAP
9 2 (2.17%) TOWER Software
10 1 (1.09%) F5
10 1 (1.09%) Fortinet
10 1 (1.09%) IronPort
10 1 (1.09%) Trend Micro