Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 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)
England > Midlands
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 23 25 20
Rank change year-on-year +2 -5 -2
Contract jobs citing ITIL 570 638 611
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 7.06% 6.55% 7.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.48% 7.93% 9.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 374 341 336
Midlands median daily rate £325 £360 £352
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.72% +2.24% +2.07%
10th Percentile £150 £150 £161
90th Percentile £506 £518 £500
England median daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +3.33% - +1.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 46 63
Midlands median hourly rate £13.50 £14.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.90% -14.71% +17.24%
10th Percentile £10.55 £10.81 £11.00
90th Percentile £20.25 £21.50 £34.10
England median hourly rate £15.00 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year -9.09% - +10.00%

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 the Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 6718 8050 6707
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 83.15% 82.61% 79.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 4278 4918 3973
Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +2.74%
10th Percentile £250 £250 £231
90th Percentile £550 £575 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £422
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.62% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 239 206 258
Midlands median hourly rate £21.24 £16.30 £18.76
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.35% -13.14% +4.22%
10th Percentile £10.57 £10.50 £11.00
90th Percentile £49.00 £39.75 £42.33
England median hourly rate £23.75 £24.41 £22.50
% change year-on-year -2.70% +8.49% +18.42%

ITIL
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for ITIL in the Midlands

ITIL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ITIL in the Midlands

ITIL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ITIL in the Midlands over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ITIL in the Midlands

ITIL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for ITIL in the Midlands

ITIL
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the Midlands

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing ITIL in the Midlands over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for ITIL in the Midlands

ITIL
Contract Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ITIL within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Midlands -4 286 £325 -3.70% 41
East Midlands +8 280 £325 -16.61% 20
ITIL
England

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 Midlands region with a requirement for ITIL.

1 161 (28.25%) Service Management
2 151 (26.49%) Windows
3 144 (25.26%) Microsoft
4 101 (17.72%) Project Management
5 97 (17.02%) Active Directory
6 93 (16.32%) ITIL V3
7 91 (15.96%) Agile Software Development
8 78 (13.68%) Service Delivery
9 70 (12.28%) Cisco
10 68 (11.93%) Oracle
11 67 (11.75%) Microsoft Office
12 66 (11.58%) Finance
13 65 (11.40%) PRINCE2
14 63 (11.05%) SQL
14 63 (11.05%) VMware
15 62 (10.88%) ITSM
16 61 (10.70%) Analytical Skills
17 59 (10.35%) Change Management
17 59 (10.35%) SLA
18 58 (10.18%) Office 365
19 57 (10.00%) Windows Server
20 54 (9.47%) Incident Management
20 54 (9.47%) Microsoft Certification
20 54 (9.47%) ITIL Certification
21 51 (8.95%) Data Centre
22 50 (8.77%) Security Cleared
23 49 (8.60%) Cisco Certification
24 47 (8.25%) Microsoft Azure
25 43 (7.54%) SC Cleared
25 43 (7.54%) Citrix

ITIL
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 29 (5.09%) SharePoint
2 23 (4.04%) MS Exchange
3 15 (2.63%) IIS
3 15 (2.63%) Skype for Business
4 9 (1.58%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 8 (1.40%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (1.40%) JBoss
5 8 (1.40%) Tomcat
6 7 (1.23%) Apache
6 7 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2013
7 6 (1.05%) BizTalk Server
7 6 (1.05%) iPlanet
7 6 (1.05%) Oracle Application Server
7 6 (1.05%) WebLogic
8 5 (0.88%) WebSphere
9 4 (0.70%) Umbraco
10 3 (0.53%) CMS
10 3 (0.53%) Oracle Workflow
10 3 (0.53%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (0.35%) CoreMedia CMS
Applications
1 67 (11.75%) Microsoft Office
2 21 (3.68%) Microsoft Excel
3 16 (2.81%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 12 (2.11%) MS Visio
5 11 (1.93%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 12 (2.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (1.58%) Oracle EBS R12
3 8 (1.40%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (0.53%) Oracle ERP
4 3 (0.53%) Oracle Payroll
4 3 (0.53%) PeopleSoft CRM
5 2 (0.35%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.35%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (0.35%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 1 (0.18%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.18%) Cognos TM1
6 1 (0.18%) Oracle HRMS
6 1 (0.18%) Oracle iRecruitment
6 1 (0.18%) Sage CRM
6 1 (0.18%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.18%) SAP MM
6 1 (0.18%) SAP Payroll
6 1 (0.18%) SAP SM
6 1 (0.18%) TRIRIGA
6 1 (0.18%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 58 (10.18%) Office 365
2 47 (8.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (1.75%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (1.40%) Dynamics 365
5 6 (1.05%) IaaS
5 6 (1.05%) SaaS
6 5 (0.88%) PaaS
7 4 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.18%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.18%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 37 (6.49%) WAN
2 34 (5.96%) Firewall
3 30 (5.26%) Unified Communications
4 29 (5.09%) LAN
5 26 (4.56%) TCP/IP
6 21 (3.68%) DNS
7 20 (3.51%) Internet
8 17 (2.98%) SAN
9 14 (2.46%) DHCP
9 14 (2.46%) VPN
9 14 (2.46%) Wireless
10 13 (2.28%) Wi-Fi
11 12 (2.11%) Remote Desktop
12 10 (1.75%) MPLS
13 9 (1.58%) Skype
13 9 (1.58%) SMS
14 7 (1.23%) LDAP
14 7 (1.23%) Network Security
15 6 (1.05%) Cisco ASA
15 6 (1.05%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (7.54%) SQL Server
2 26 (4.56%) Relational Database
3 15 (2.63%) RDBMS
4 11 (1.93%) DB2
5 9 (1.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (1.40%) SQL Server 2012
7 7 (1.23%) Pentaho
8 6 (1.05%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (0.88%) Oracle Database
9 5 (0.88%) Oracle Reports
9 5 (0.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 4 (0.70%) MySQL
10 4 (0.70%) SQL Server 2014
11 3 (0.53%) GIS
11 3 (0.53%) Oracle Database 10g
11 3 (0.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 2 (0.35%) DTS
12 2 (0.35%) Hadoop
12 2 (0.35%) Oracle Discoverer
12 2 (0.35%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 10 (1.75%) Subversion
2 8 (1.40%) Visual Studio Team System
3 6 (1.05%) Git (software)
4 4 (0.70%) Visual Studio
5 3 (0.53%) MSI
5 3 (0.53%) ProC
5 3 (0.53%) ReSharper
6 2 (0.35%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (0.35%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (0.35%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.18%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.18%) JIRA
7 1 (0.18%) LoadUI
7 1 (0.18%) Metasploit
7 1 (0.18%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.18%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.18%) TestComplete
General
1 66 (11.58%) Finance
2 21 (3.68%) Automotive
3 14 (2.46%) Manufacturing
4 13 (2.28%) Telecoms
5 11 (1.93%) Retail
6 8 (1.40%) Banking
7 4 (0.70%) Publishing
7 4 (0.70%) Spanish Language
8 3 (0.53%) Aerospace
8 3 (0.53%) Law
8 3 (0.53%) Legal
8 3 (0.53%) Local Government
8 3 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.35%) Back Office
9 2 (0.35%) Games
9 2 (0.35%) Marketing
10 1 (0.18%) Advertising
10 1 (0.18%) Billing
10 1 (0.18%) Front Office
10 1 (0.18%) German Language
Job Titles
1 120 (21.05%) Analyst
2 57 (10.00%) Service Manager
3 43 (7.54%) Support Analyst
4 40 (7.02%) Service Analyst
5 33 (5.79%) Applications Support
5 33 (5.79%) Architect
5 33 (5.79%) Project Manager
6 31 (5.44%) Service Desk Analyst
7 28 (4.91%) Support Engineer
8 27 (4.74%) Developer
9 25 (4.39%) 2nd Line Support
10 23 (4.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 23 (4.04%) ITIL Manager
11 22 (3.86%) IT Support
12 21 (3.68%) 3rd Line Support
13 20 (3.51%) Consultant
14 19 (3.33%) Desktop Support
15 18 (3.16%) Administrator
15 18 (3.16%) Business Analyst
15 18 (3.16%) Service Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (2.46%) .NET
2 11 (1.93%) HTML
3 10 (1.75%) CSS
4 8 (1.40%) Web Services
5 7 (1.23%) Middleware
6 5 (0.88%) HTML5
6 5 (0.88%) X-Windows
7 4 (0.70%) ASP.NET
7 4 (0.70%) ASP.NET Web API
7 4 (0.70%) J2EE
7 4 (0.70%) jQuery
7 4 (0.70%) REST
7 4 (0.70%) RESTful
7 4 (0.70%) SOAP
8 3 (0.53%) .NET Framework
8 3 (0.53%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (0.53%) Aurelia
8 3 (0.53%) CSS3
8 3 (0.53%) Razor View Engine
8 3 (0.53%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 61 (10.70%) Analytical Skills
2 51 (8.95%) Data Centre
3 26 (4.56%) Clustering
4 25 (4.39%) Management Information System
5 14 (2.46%) Computer Science
6 10 (1.75%) Blackberry
6 10 (1.75%) User Experience
7 9 (1.58%) CMDB
7 9 (1.58%) Derivative
8 7 (1.23%) NHS
8 7 (1.23%) PKI
8 7 (1.23%) Virtual Team
9 6 (1.05%) Driving Licence
10 5 (0.88%) Algorithms
11 4 (0.70%) Fat Client
11 4 (0.70%) Greenfield Project
11 4 (0.70%) Thin Client
11 4 (0.70%) Wiki
12 3 (0.53%) Data Protection Act
12 3 (0.53%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 151 (26.49%) Windows
2 57 (10.00%) Windows Server
3 42 (7.37%) Windows 7
4 36 (6.32%) Linux
5 28 (4.91%) Unix
6 27 (4.74%) Windows 10
7 23 (4.04%) Windows Server 2008
7 23 (4.04%) Windows Server 2012
8 14 (2.46%) AIX
9 13 (2.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 10 (1.75%) Windows 8
11 9 (1.58%) CentOS
11 9 (1.58%) Windows Server 2003
12 6 (1.05%) HPUX
12 6 (1.05%) Solaris
12 6 (1.05%) SUSE
13 5 (0.88%) Apple iOS
13 5 (0.88%) Windows XP
14 2 (0.35%) Android
14 2 (0.35%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 161 (28.25%) Service Management
2 101 (17.72%) Project Management
3 93 (16.32%) ITIL V3
4 91 (15.96%) Agile Software Development
5 78 (13.68%) Service Delivery
6 65 (11.40%) PRINCE2
7 62 (10.88%) ITSM
8 59 (10.35%) Change Management
9 54 (9.47%) Incident Management
10 42 (7.37%) Disaster Recovery
10 42 (7.37%) Process Improvement
11 40 (7.02%) Problem Management
12 39 (6.84%) Migration
13 33 (5.79%) Stakeholder Management
14 32 (5.61%) CRM
15 31 (5.44%) Root Cause Analysis
16 28 (4.91%) Desktop Virtualisation
17 27 (4.74%) Matrix Organization
17 27 (4.74%) Six Sigma
18 25 (4.39%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 63 (11.05%) SQL
2 18 (3.16%) PowerShell
3 17 (2.98%) JavaScript
4 14 (2.46%) Bash Shell
5 11 (1.93%) Java
6 9 (1.58%) C#
7 8 (1.40%) Shell Script
8 6 (1.05%) PL/SQL
9 5 (0.88%) C-shell
9 5 (0.88%) Korn
9 5 (0.88%) Perl
9 5 (0.88%) VBA
10 3 (0.53%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.35%) Apple Swift
11 2 (0.35%) C
11 2 (0.35%) Objective-C
11 2 (0.35%) PHP
12 1 (0.18%) ABAP
12 1 (0.18%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 54 (9.47%) ITIL Certification
1 54 (9.47%) Microsoft Certification
2 50 (8.77%) Security Cleared
3 49 (8.60%) Cisco Certification
4 43 (7.54%) Degree
4 43 (7.54%) SC Cleared
5 36 (6.32%) MCSE
6 28 (4.91%) CCNA
7 21 (3.68%) CCNP
8 17 (2.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 13 (2.28%) CCIE
9 13 (2.28%) MCP
10 11 (1.93%) Computer Science Degree
10 11 (1.93%) PMI Certification
11 10 (1.75%) PMP
12 9 (1.58%) BPSS Clearance
13 7 (1.23%) CISSP
13 7 (1.23%) VCAP
14 6 (1.05%) MCSA
14 6 (1.05%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (10.35%) SLA
2 12 (2.11%) COBIT
3 11 (1.93%) QA
4 8 (1.40%) Disclosure Scotland
4 8 (1.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.88%) GDPR
5 5 (0.88%) PMO
6 4 (0.70%) Cyber Essentials
7 3 (0.53%) Data Quality
7 3 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 3 (0.53%) NIST 800
8 2 (0.35%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.18%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 1 (0.18%) MiFID
9 1 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 97 (17.02%) Active Directory
2 28 (4.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (2.63%) Hyper-V
4 11 (1.93%) Microsoft App-V
4 11 (1.93%) vSphere
5 8 (1.40%) XenApp
6 7 (1.23%) BitLocker
7 5 (0.88%) Samba
8 3 (0.53%) Firmware
9 2 (0.35%) KVM
9 2 (0.35%) Snort
9 2 (0.35%) Terminal Server
9 2 (0.35%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 1 (0.18%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 1 (0.18%) Docker
10 1 (0.18%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.18%) Postfix
10 1 (0.18%) vCloud
10 1 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.18%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 36 (6.32%) SCCM
2 9 (1.58%) Data Guard
2 9 (1.58%) SCOM
3 7 (1.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 6 (1.05%) Cisco Prime
5 5 (0.88%) SCVMM
6 3 (0.53%) FortiGate
6 3 (0.53%) Tivoli
6 3 (0.53%) WSUS
7 2 (0.35%) AirWatch
7 2 (0.35%) Cisco UCCE
7 2 (0.35%) Microsoft Intune
7 2 (0.35%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 2 (0.35%) Stealthwatch
8 1 (0.18%) Cisco UCCX
8 1 (0.18%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.18%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.18%) Puppet
8 1 (0.18%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 1 (0.18%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 144 (25.26%) Microsoft
2 70 (12.28%) Cisco
3 68 (11.93%) Oracle
4 63 (11.05%) VMware
5 43 (7.54%) Citrix
6 25 (4.39%) ServiceNow
7 22 (3.86%) HP
8 19 (3.33%) Red Hat
9 18 (3.16%) BMC
10 16 (2.81%) NetApp
11 13 (2.28%) Remedy
12 12 (2.11%) CheckPoint
12 12 (2.11%) IBM
12 12 (2.11%) McAfee
12 12 (2.11%) SAP
13 11 (1.93%) F5
14 10 (1.75%) Dell
15 8 (1.40%) Blue Coat
15 8 (1.40%) LANDesk
16 7 (1.23%) EMC