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 3 months to 22 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
England / Midlands
Rank 17 23 22
Rank change year-on-year +6 -1  
Contract jobs citing ITIL 5 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 4.42% 3.47% 2.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.15% 4.38% 2.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 2
Median daily rate £500 £450 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +50.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £20.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.90 £18.00 £14.57
% change year-on-year -11.66% +23.54%  

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 the Midlands with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 97 160 118
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 85.84% 79.21% 79.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 78 48
Median daily rate £450 £450 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £650 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £409 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.25% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Median hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.28% -12.50%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

ITIL
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the Midlands 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 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 Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for ITIL in the Midlands

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 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 Midlands region with a requirement for ITIL.

1 5 (83.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (50.00%) CISM
2 3 (50.00%) Information Security
2 3 (50.00%) CISSP
2 3 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (50.00%) Data Protection Act
2 3 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 3 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
2 3 (50.00%) Data Privacy
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (16.67%) SAN
4 1 (16.67%) Project Management
4 1 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
4 1 (16.67%) HND
4 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
4 1 (16.67%) ERP
4 1 (16.67%) SLA
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco
4 1 (16.67%) CCNP
4 1 (16.67%) CCNA
4 1 (16.67%) CCDP
4 1 (16.67%) Firewall
4 1 (16.67%) Finance
4 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
4 1 (16.67%) Migration
4 1 (16.67%) Mitel
4 1 (16.67%) IP Telephony

ITIL
Top Related 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (16.67%) Firewall
1 1 (16.67%) IP Telephony
1 1 (16.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Information Manager
1 3 (50.00%) Information Security Manager
1 3 (50.00%) Security Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) ERP Manager
2 1 (16.67%) ERP Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Telephony Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Data Protection Act
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
2 3 (50.00%) Data Privacy
2 3 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 3 (50.00%) Information Security
3 1 (16.67%) Change Control
3 1 (16.67%) ERP
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) CISM
1 3 (50.00%) CISSP
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (16.67%) CCDP
3 1 (16.67%) CCNA
3 1 (16.67%) CCNP
3 1 (16.67%) DBS Check
3 1 (16.67%) Degree
3 1 (16.67%) HND
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco
1 1 (16.67%) Mitel
1 1 (16.67%) VMware