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 3 months to 29 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.

IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 21 13 13
Rank change year-on-year -8 0  
Contract jobs citing ITIL 41 57 64
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 6.57% 8.37% 8.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.10% 10.42% 11.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 34 35
Median daily rate £375 £359 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.52% +10.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £191 £188 £187
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £535 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £351 £350
% change year-on-year +6.76% +0.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 5
Median hourly rate - £10.56 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -54.07%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £14.57
% change year-on-year -8.57% +20.10%  

ITIL 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 506 547 577
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 81.09% 80.32% 76.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 332 343 367
Median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -  
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 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
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 £35.75 £38.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.14% +28.33%  

ITIL
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

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

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 3 months to 29 March 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 29 March 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 25 (29.41%) Microsoft
2 23 (27.06%) Cisco
3 19 (22.35%) ITIL V3
3 19 (22.35%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (21.18%) Change Management
4 18 (21.18%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (20.00%) Service Management
6 16 (18.82%) Finance
6 16 (18.82%) ITIL Certification
7 15 (17.65%) Data Centre
8 14 (16.47%) Migration
9 13 (15.29%) IBM
9 13 (15.29%) SLA
9 13 (15.29%) Windows
9 13 (15.29%) Problem Management
10 12 (14.12%) Incident Management
10 12 (14.12%) SAN
11 11 (12.94%) HP
11 11 (12.94%) Linux
11 11 (12.94%) Service Delivery
11 11 (12.94%) PRINCE
12 10 (11.76%) Telecoms
12 10 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
13 9 (10.59%) MS Excel
13 9 (10.59%) MS Office
13 9 (10.59%) PRINCE2
13 9 (10.59%) VMware
13 9 (10.59%) Security Cleared
14 8 (9.41%) Remedy ITSM
14 8 (9.41%) Fat Client

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 2 (2.35%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (2.35%) IBM Notes
1 2 (2.35%) IIS
1 2 (2.35%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.18%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.18%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (10.59%) MS Excel
1 9 (10.59%) MS Office
2 4 (4.71%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (4.71%) MS Project
3 3 (3.53%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.18%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (9.41%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.18%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.18%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (1.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.18%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.88%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (3.53%) IBM PureFlex
2 3 (3.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.53%) Office 365
3 2 (2.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (14.12%) SAN
2 7 (8.24%) Firewall
2 7 (8.24%) Network Security
3 4 (4.71%) LDAP
3 4 (4.71%) SSL
4 3 (3.53%) VoIP
5 2 (2.35%) DHCP
5 2 (2.35%) DNS
5 2 (2.35%) Remote Desktop
5 2 (2.35%) WebEx
5 2 (2.35%) WLAN
6 1 (1.18%) BGP
6 1 (1.18%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (1.18%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (1.18%) Cisco Wireless
6 1 (1.18%) DMVPN
6 1 (1.18%) EIGRP
6 1 (1.18%) OSPF
6 1 (1.18%) S/MIME
6 1 (1.18%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.35%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.18%) Data Mart
2 1 (1.18%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.18%) NonStop SQL
2 1 (1.18%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 1 (1.18%) MSI
General
1 16 (18.82%) Finance
2 10 (11.76%) Telecoms
3 6 (7.06%) Manufacturing
4 5 (5.88%) Billing
4 5 (5.88%) Retail
5 4 (4.71%) Banking
6 3 (3.53%) Back Office
6 3 (3.53%) Electronics
6 3 (3.53%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.18%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (20.00%) Architect
2 16 (18.82%) Analyst
3 8 (9.41%) Service Manager
4 7 (8.24%) Project Manager
4 7 (8.24%) Solutions Architect
5 6 (7.06%) Service Analyst
6 5 (5.88%) Delivery Manager
6 5 (5.88%) Services Delivery Manager
7 4 (4.71%) Business Analyst
7 4 (4.71%) Developer
7 4 (4.71%) Security Manager
7 4 (4.71%) Technical Architect
8 3 (3.53%) IT Services Delivery Manager
8 3 (3.53%) IT Services Manager
8 3 (3.53%) ITIL Service Architect
8 3 (3.53%) Project Planner
8 3 (3.53%) SAN Administrator
8 3 (3.53%) Service Architect
8 3 (3.53%) Storage Architect
8 3 (3.53%) Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.88%) Web Services
2 3 (3.53%) JDBC
2 3 (3.53%) ODBC
2 3 (3.53%) REST
2 3 (3.53%) SAML
3 2 (2.35%) .NET
4 1 (1.18%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.18%) CSS
4 1 (1.18%) HTML
4 1 (1.18%) Middleware
4 1 (1.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (1.18%) XML
4 1 (1.18%) XML Schema
4 1 (1.18%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (22.35%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (17.65%) Data Centre
3 8 (9.41%) Fat Client
3 8 (9.41%) Thin Client
4 5 (5.88%) Management Information System
5 4 (4.71%) CMDB
5 4 (4.71%) Computer Science
5 4 (4.71%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (3.53%) CESG
6 3 (3.53%) CLARiiON
6 3 (3.53%) Private Cloud
6 3 (3.53%) Symmetrix DMX
7 2 (2.35%) Driving Licence
7 2 (2.35%) Freedom of Information
7 2 (2.35%) HP Storage
7 2 (2.35%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (2.35%) Wiki
8 1 (1.18%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.18%) Security Operations Centre
8 1 (1.18%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (15.29%) Windows
2 11 (12.94%) Linux
3 8 (9.41%) Unix
4 6 (7.06%) Windows Server
5 4 (4.71%) HPUX
6 3 (3.53%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.18%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.18%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (22.35%) ITIL V3
2 18 (21.18%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (21.18%) Change Management
3 17 (20.00%) Service Management
4 14 (16.47%) Migration
5 13 (15.29%) Problem Management
6 12 (14.12%) Incident Management
7 11 (12.94%) PRINCE
7 11 (12.94%) Service Delivery
8 9 (10.59%) PRINCE2
9 8 (9.41%) Project Management
9 8 (9.41%) Server Virtualisation
10 7 (8.24%) Capacity Planning
10 7 (8.24%) Disaster Recovery
10 7 (8.24%) ITSM
11 6 (7.06%) Configuration Management
11 6 (7.06%) Matrix Management
11 6 (7.06%) Network Management
11 6 (7.06%) Scrum
11 6 (7.06%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.88%) JavaScript
2 4 (4.71%) Java
2 4 (4.71%) SQL
3 3 (3.53%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.18%) C#
Qualifications
1 16 (18.82%) ITIL Certification
2 10 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (10.59%) Security Cleared
4 7 (8.24%) CCNA
4 7 (8.24%) CCNP
4 7 (8.24%) Degree
5 6 (7.06%) SC Cleared
6 4 (4.71%) PMI Certification
6 4 (4.71%) PMP
7 3 (3.53%) A+ Certification
7 3 (3.53%) MCSE
7 3 (3.53%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (3.53%) RHCE
8 2 (2.35%) CISSP
8 2 (2.35%) DV Cleared
8 2 (2.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (1.18%) CLAS
9 1 (1.18%) ISEB
9 1 (1.18%) MCP
9 1 (1.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (15.29%) SLA
2 5 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (3.53%) PCI DSS
3 3 (3.53%) QA
4 2 (2.35%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 2 (2.35%) PMO
5 1 (1.18%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (1.18%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 8 (9.41%) Active Directory
2 7 (8.24%) VMware ESX
3 6 (7.06%) Hyper-V
3 6 (7.06%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (4.71%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (3.53%) SRDF
6 2 (2.35%) XenApp
7 1 (1.18%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (1.18%) Postfix
7 1 (1.18%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 3 (3.53%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (1.18%) SCCM
Vendors
1 25 (29.41%) Microsoft
2 23 (27.06%) Cisco
3 13 (15.29%) IBM
4 11 (12.94%) HP
5 9 (10.59%) VMware
6 8 (9.41%) BMC
6 8 (9.41%) EMC
6 8 (9.41%) Remedy
7 7 (8.24%) Dell
8 6 (7.06%) Brocade
8 6 (7.06%) NetApp
8 6 (7.06%) ServiceNow
9 5 (5.88%) Citrix
10 4 (4.71%) 3PAR
11 3 (3.53%) Oracle
11 3 (3.53%) Red Hat
11 3 (3.53%) SAP
12 2 (2.35%) CheckPoint
12 2 (2.35%) Lotus
13 1 (1.18%) Blue Coat
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Big Red Recruitment
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago