Period
to 25 January 2020

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 25 January 2020 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
25 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 24 26 17
Rank change year-on-year +2 -9 +1
Contract jobs citing ITIL 77 82 118
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 7.06% 6.10% 7.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.57% 7.24% 9.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 61 72
Birmingham median daily rate £463 £390 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.59% +24.80% -3.85%
10th Percentile £132 £200 £135
90th Percentile £675 £500 £438
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +20.00% +7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 10
Birmingham median hourly rate £14.00 £18.00 £12.21
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.22% +47.42% -32.17%
10th Percentile £13.50 £12.75 £8.39
90th Percentile £14.50 £22.00 £24.25
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year - +15.38% -13.33%

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 898 1,132 1,303
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 82.39% 84.16% 82.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 602 798 934
Birmingham median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £263 £263 £218
90th Percentile £625 £559 £538
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 27 27
Birmingham median hourly rate £35.00 £18.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +89.19% +23.33% -
West Midlands median hourly rate £16.20 £16.00 £22.68
% change year-on-year +1.25% -29.45% +16.73%

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 25 January 2020.

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 25 January 2020, 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 23 (29.87%) Finance
1 23 (29.87%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (28.57%) ITIL V3
3 20 (25.97%) Azure
4 16 (20.78%) ITSM
4 16 (20.78%) SQL
4 16 (20.78%) Microsoft
5 14 (18.18%) PRINCE2
6 13 (16.88%) Office 365
7 12 (15.58%) Analytical Skills
7 12 (15.58%) Scrum
7 12 (15.58%) Public Sector
8 11 (14.29%) Migration
8 11 (14.29%) Service Management
8 11 (14.29%) Windows
8 11 (14.29%) Active Directory
9 10 (12.99%) Problem Management
9 10 (12.99%) TOGAF
9 10 (12.99%) Sparx
9 10 (12.99%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
10 9 (11.69%) Dynamics 365
10 9 (11.69%) ArchiMate
10 9 (11.69%) ServiceNow
10 9 (11.69%) Microsoft Certification
10 9 (11.69%) Project Management
11 8 (10.39%) SLA
11 8 (10.39%) ERP
11 8 (10.39%) MCSE
11 8 (10.39%) DevOps
11 8 (10.39%) Risk Analysis

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 3 (3.90%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (3.90%) Exchange Server 2013
1 3 (3.90%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.60%) IIS
2 2 (2.60%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.60%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (5.19%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (3.90%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.30%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (12.99%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 6 (7.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (7.79%) Oracle ERP
2 6 (7.79%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 20 (25.97%) Azure
2 13 (16.88%) Office 365
3 9 (11.69%) Dynamics 365
4 5 (6.49%) AWS
5 4 (5.19%) SaaS
6 2 (2.60%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (2.60%) Power Platform
7 1 (1.30%) Azure Data Factory
7 1 (1.30%) IaaS
7 1 (1.30%) OneDrive
7 1 (1.30%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.19%) Firewall
1 4 (5.19%) TCP/IP
1 4 (5.19%) Unified Communications
2 3 (3.90%) ICMP
2 3 (3.90%) SNMP
2 3 (3.90%) Telnet
3 2 (2.60%) LAN
3 2 (2.60%) Skype
3 2 (2.60%) WAN
4 1 (1.30%) DHCP
4 1 (1.30%) DNS
4 1 (1.30%) Multicast
4 1 (1.30%) VLAN
4 1 (1.30%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 5 (6.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (5.19%) Blockchain
2 4 (5.19%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (3.90%) Crystal Reports
3 3 (3.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (2.60%) Power BI
4 2 (2.60%) RDBMS
4 2 (2.60%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.60%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.30%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.30%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (1.30%) Big Data
5 1 (1.30%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 4 (5.19%) JIRA
General
1 23 (29.87%) Finance
2 12 (15.58%) Public Sector
3 5 (6.49%) Retail
3 5 (6.49%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.90%) Banking
5 2 (2.60%) Legal
6 1 (1.30%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 18 (23.38%) Architect
2 15 (19.48%) Analyst
3 11 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
4 7 (9.09%) Consultant
5 6 (7.79%) Business Analyst
5 6 (7.79%) Service Manager
6 5 (6.49%) 1st Line Support
6 5 (6.49%) Configuration Management Consultant
6 5 (6.49%) Management Consultant
6 5 (6.49%) Service Analyst
7 4 (5.19%) DBA
7 4 (5.19%) Project Manager
7 4 (5.19%) Service Desk Analyst
7 4 (5.19%) SQL DBA
7 4 (5.19%) Support Analyst
7 4 (5.19%) Technical Architect
8 3 (3.90%) Administrator
8 3 (3.90%) Help Desk Support
8 3 (3.90%) Help Desk Support Analyst
8 3 (3.90%) Senior Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.19%) XML
2 3 (3.90%) JSON
3 2 (2.60%) REST
3 2 (2.60%) SOAP
4 1 (1.30%) CSS
4 1 (1.30%) HTML
4 1 (1.30%) LDAP
4 1 (1.30%) Node.js
4 1 (1.30%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.58%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (9.09%) Freedom of Information
3 6 (7.79%) Data Centre
4 5 (6.49%) CMDB
5 4 (5.19%) Self-Motivation
6 3 (3.90%) Robotics
7 2 (2.60%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (2.60%) PMI
7 2 (2.60%) Public Cloud
8 1 (1.30%) Clustering
8 1 (1.30%) Digital Signage
8 1 (1.30%) IPTV
8 1 (1.30%) Video on Demand
8 1 (1.30%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 11 (14.29%) Windows
2 5 (6.49%) Windows 10
3 2 (2.60%) Linux
3 2 (2.60%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.30%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.30%) Unix
4 1 (1.30%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (29.87%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (28.57%) ITIL V3
3 16 (20.78%) ITSM
4 14 (18.18%) PRINCE2
5 12 (15.58%) Scrum
6 11 (14.29%) Migration
6 11 (14.29%) Service Management
7 10 (12.99%) Problem Management
7 10 (12.99%) TOGAF
8 9 (11.69%) ArchiMate
8 9 (11.69%) Project Management
9 8 (10.39%) DevOps
9 8 (10.39%) ERP
9 8 (10.39%) Problem-Solving
9 8 (10.39%) Risk Analysis
10 7 (9.09%) CRM
10 7 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
10 7 (9.09%) UML
11 6 (7.79%) Computer Science
11 6 (7.79%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 16 (20.78%) SQL
2 6 (7.79%) PowerShell
3 3 (3.90%) C
3 3 (3.90%) VBA
4 2 (2.60%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.60%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.30%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (11.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (10.39%) MCSE
3 7 (9.09%) Degree
3 7 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (5.19%) CISSP
4 4 (5.19%) MCSD
4 4 (5.19%) Security Cleared
4 4 (5.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (3.90%) MCSA
6 2 (2.60%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (2.60%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (2.60%) PMI Certification
6 2 (2.60%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.30%) CCNA
7 1 (1.30%) CCNP
7 1 (1.30%) CISA
7 1 (1.30%) CISM
7 1 (1.30%) IIBA
7 1 (1.30%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (1.30%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.39%) GDPR
1 8 (10.39%) SLA
2 7 (9.09%) RMADS
3 6 (7.79%) Data Quality
4 5 (6.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (1.30%) COBIT
5 1 (1.30%) NIST
5 1 (1.30%) PMO
5 1 (1.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 11 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.19%) vCloud
3 2 (2.60%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.30%) Terminal Services
4 1 (1.30%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (3.90%) WMI
2 1 (1.30%) AirWatch
2 1 (1.30%) SCCM
2 1 (1.30%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 16 (20.78%) Microsoft
2 10 (12.99%) Sparx
3 9 (11.69%) ServiceNow
4 6 (7.79%) Oracle
5 5 (6.49%) VMware
6 3 (3.90%) Apple
6 3 (3.90%) Cisco
6 3 (3.90%) Citrix
7 2 (2.60%) Juniper
8 1 (1.30%) Altiris
8 1 (1.30%) DocuSign
8 1 (1.30%) HP
8 1 (1.30%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.30%) SAP
8 1 (1.30%) Symantec