Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 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.

IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 24 24 12
Rank change year-on-year 0 -12 0
Contract jobs citing ITIL 92 104 115
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 5.92% 6.84% 8.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.32% 8.37% 11.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 62 74
Birmingham median daily rate £313 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.85% - -6.47%
10th Percentile £145 £153 £179
90th Percentile £479 £488 £562
West Midlands median daily rate £325 £338 £354
% change year-on-year -3.70% -4.73% +4.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 5
Birmingham median hourly rate £13.50 £19.50 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.77% +62.50% -35.14%
10th Percentile £10.55 £15.38 £9.84
90th Percentile £14.85 £25.00 £15.60
West Midlands median hourly rate £13.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year -10.00% - +5.26%

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 1257 1242 1036
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 80.84% 81.66% 75.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 926 801 646
Birmingham median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +4.02%
10th Percentile £231 £241 £225
90th Percentile £525 £550 £500
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +6.99%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 28 35
Birmingham median hourly rate £16.75 £17.25 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.90% -1.43% -12.50%
10th Percentile £12.30 £10.84 £10.17
90th Percentile £46.40 £30.33 £43.75
West Midlands median hourly rate £25.00 £17.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year +40.85% -11.25% -

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 19 November 2017.

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 19 November 2017, 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for ITIL.

1 40 (43.48%) Windows
2 30 (32.61%) Active Directory
3 29 (31.52%) Office 365
4 27 (29.35%) Microsoft
5 18 (19.57%) Service Management
5 18 (19.57%) Migration
6 17 (18.48%) Analytical Skills
7 16 (17.39%) SharePoint
7 16 (17.39%) Windows 7
8 15 (16.30%) Problem Management
9 14 (15.22%) Microsoft Office
9 14 (15.22%) ITSM
10 13 (14.13%) ITIL Certification
10 13 (14.13%) Citrix
10 13 (14.13%) Windows 10
11 12 (13.04%) Windows Server
11 12 (13.04%) Microsoft Certification
11 12 (13.04%) SQL
11 12 (13.04%) MS Exchange
11 12 (13.04%) Finance
11 12 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
11 12 (13.04%) VMware
11 12 (13.04%) Incident Management
12 11 (11.96%) Change Management
12 11 (11.96%) Project Management
12 11 (11.96%) Data Centre
13 10 (10.87%) Stakeholder Management
13 10 (10.87%) Oracle
13 10 (10.87%) MCSE
13 10 (10.87%) SCCM

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 16 (17.39%) SharePoint
2 12 (13.04%) MS Exchange
3 5 (5.43%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (5.43%) Skype for Business
4 3 (3.26%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (2.17%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.09%) Apache
Applications
1 14 (15.22%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (4.35%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (4.35%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (1.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.09%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (5.43%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (2.17%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (2.17%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (1.09%) Oracle HRMS
3 1 (1.09%) Oracle iRecruitment
Cloud Services
1 29 (31.52%) Office 365
2 12 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.26%) SaaS
4 1 (1.09%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.09%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.09%) OneDrive
4 1 (1.09%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.61%) Firewall
1 7 (7.61%) LAN
2 5 (5.43%) VPN
3 4 (4.35%) DNS
3 4 (4.35%) SAN
3 4 (4.35%) TCP/IP
3 4 (4.35%) WLAN
4 3 (3.26%) DHCP
4 3 (3.26%) WAN
4 3 (3.26%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (2.17%) ADSL
5 2 (2.17%) Remote Desktop
5 2 (2.17%) VoIP
6 1 (1.09%) 4G
6 1 (1.09%) Asterisk PBX
6 1 (1.09%) Broadband
6 1 (1.09%) PABX
6 1 (1.09%) Skype
6 1 (1.09%) Structured Cabling
6 1 (1.09%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.61%) Pentaho
2 2 (2.17%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (2.17%) SQL Server 2014
2 2 (2.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.09%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 3 (3.26%) MSI
2 1 (1.09%) Metasploit
General
1 12 (13.04%) Finance
2 6 (6.52%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.26%) Law
3 3 (3.26%) Retail
4 2 (2.17%) Banking
4 2 (2.17%) Local Government
5 1 (1.09%) Back Office
5 1 (1.09%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 19 (20.65%) Analyst
2 9 (9.78%) 3rd Line Support
2 9 (9.78%) Desktop Support
3 8 (8.70%) Administrator
3 8 (8.70%) Architect
3 8 (8.70%) Consultant
3 8 (8.70%) Support Analyst
4 7 (7.61%) Developer
4 7 (7.61%) Project Manager
4 7 (7.61%) Support Engineer
5 6 (6.52%) Incident Manager
6 5 (5.43%) 2nd Line Support
6 5 (5.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (4.35%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 4 (4.35%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
7 4 (4.35%) Lead Architect
7 4 (4.35%) Service Manager
7 4 (4.35%) Telecoms Architect
7 4 (4.35%) Windows Administrator
8 3 (3.26%) 3rd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.17%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (1.09%) CSS
2 1 (1.09%) Flash
2 1 (1.09%) HTML
2 1 (1.09%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (18.48%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (11.96%) Data Centre
3 9 (9.78%) Management Information System
4 4 (4.35%) Computer Science
5 3 (3.26%) Fat Client
5 3 (3.26%) Thin Client
6 2 (2.17%) Data Structures
6 2 (2.17%) PKI
7 1 (1.09%) CMDB
7 1 (1.09%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.09%) HP Storage
7 1 (1.09%) NHS
7 1 (1.09%) PMI
7 1 (1.09%) Private Cloud
7 1 (1.09%) Smartphone
7 1 (1.09%) Virtual Team
7 1 (1.09%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 40 (43.48%) Windows
2 16 (17.39%) Windows 7
3 13 (14.13%) Windows 10
4 12 (13.04%) Windows Server
5 7 (7.61%) Unix
6 5 (5.43%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (4.35%) Linux
8 3 (3.26%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (2.17%) Apple iOS
9 2 (2.17%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (2.17%) Windows XP
10 1 (1.09%) Android
10 1 (1.09%) Mac OS X
10 1 (1.09%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (19.57%) Migration
1 18 (19.57%) Service Management
2 15 (16.30%) Problem Management
3 14 (15.22%) ITSM
4 12 (13.04%) Incident Management
5 11 (11.96%) Change Management
5 11 (11.96%) Project Management
6 10 (10.87%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (9.78%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (9.78%) ETL
8 8 (8.70%) Root Cause Analysis
9 7 (7.61%) Service Delivery
9 7 (7.61%) Six Sigma
10 6 (6.52%) PRINCE
10 6 (6.52%) PRINCE2
11 5 (5.43%) Document Management
11 5 (5.43%) Scrum
12 4 (4.35%) ERP
12 4 (4.35%) Quality Management
12 4 (4.35%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (13.04%) SQL
2 8 (8.70%) JavaScript
3 3 (3.26%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.09%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 13 (14.13%) ITIL Certification
2 12 (13.04%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (10.87%) MCSE
4 7 (7.61%) Degree
5 6 (6.52%) PMI Certification
5 6 (6.52%) PMP
6 3 (3.26%) MCP
6 3 (3.26%) MCTS
6 3 (3.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (2.17%) MCITP
7 2 (2.17%) RHCE
8 1 (1.09%) CCA
8 1 (1.09%) CCENT
8 1 (1.09%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (1.09%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (1.09%) MCSA
8 1 (1.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (1.09%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.61%) SLA
2 4 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (3.26%) COBIT
4 1 (1.09%) ISO 9001
4 1 (1.09%) MiFID
4 1 (1.09%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 30 (32.61%) Active Directory
2 7 (7.61%) BitLocker
3 5 (5.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (4.35%) XenApp
5 3 (3.26%) vSphere
6 2 (2.17%) Hyper-V
6 2 (2.17%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (2.17%) Terminal Server
7 1 (1.09%) iptables
7 1 (1.09%) Postfix
7 1 (1.09%) Samba
7 1 (1.09%) Squid
7 1 (1.09%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (1.09%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.09%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (10.87%) SCCM
2 3 (3.26%) WSUS
3 1 (1.09%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.09%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (1.09%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (1.09%) Nessus
3 1 (1.09%) Nmap
3 1 (1.09%) SCOM
3 1 (1.09%) SCVMM
3 1 (1.09%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (1.09%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 27 (29.35%) Microsoft
2 13 (14.13%) Citrix
3 12 (13.04%) VMware
4 10 (10.87%) Oracle
5 9 (9.78%) Cisco
6 6 (6.52%) Apple
6 6 (6.52%) McAfee
6 6 (6.52%) Remedy
7 5 (5.43%) BMC
8 4 (4.35%) Dell
8 4 (4.35%) ServiceNow
9 3 (3.26%) HP
10 2 (2.17%) NetApp
10 2 (2.17%) Symantec
11 1 (1.09%) Avaya
11 1 (1.09%) CheckPoint
11 1 (1.09%) EMC
11 1 (1.09%) NEC
11 1 (1.09%) SAP
11 1 (1.09%) Sophos