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 28 June 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
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 23 26 25
Rank change year-on-year +3 -1  
Contract jobs citing ITIL 260 315 240
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 7.04% 6.66% 5.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.32% 8.11% 7.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 175 139
Median daily rate £350 £360 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.77% +8.27%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £153 £158 £132
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £511 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 23 27
Median hourly rate £12.75 £14.00 £19.08
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.92% -26.62%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.75 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.43 £40.00 £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.14 £21.33 £15.25
% change year-on-year -24.33% +39.86%  

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 3126 3882 3112
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 84.67% 82.12% 77.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 7045 8615 6429
Median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 353 176 284
Median hourly rate £28.00 £18.63 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.33% -19.02%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.06 £11.78 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.75 £43.75 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

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 3 months to 28 June 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
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 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Midlands +7 150 £350 - 64
East Midlands -7 108 £338 -10.00% 28
ITIL
England

For the 6 months to 28 June 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.

1 118 (25.21%) Windows
1 118 (25.21%) Microsoft
2 115 (24.57%) Service Management
3 84 (17.95%) ITIL V3
4 81 (17.31%) PRINCE2
5 75 (16.03%) Active Directory
6 68 (14.53%) Cisco
7 67 (14.32%) Project Management
8 65 (13.89%) Service Delivery
8 65 (13.89%) Analytical Skills
9 60 (12.82%) Microsoft Office
10 59 (12.61%) Finance
11 57 (12.18%) ITIL Certification
12 56 (11.97%) Agile Software Development
12 56 (11.97%) Degree
13 54 (11.54%) Data Centre
14 50 (10.68%) Security Cleared
14 50 (10.68%) SQL
15 48 (10.26%) Incident Management
16 46 (9.83%) ITSM
17 44 (9.40%) Change Management
17 44 (9.40%) SLA
18 43 (9.19%) SC Cleared
19 41 (8.76%) Stakeholder Management
20 40 (8.55%) Cisco Certification
20 40 (8.55%) Oracle
21 39 (8.33%) Migration
21 39 (8.33%) Firewall
22 38 (8.12%) VMware
22 38 (8.12%) 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 15 (3.21%) MS Exchange
2 10 (2.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 8 (1.71%) IIS
3 8 (1.71%) SharePoint
4 7 (1.50%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (1.28%) BizTalk Server
6 5 (1.07%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (1.07%) Skype for Business
7 4 (0.85%) Documentum
7 4 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (0.64%) CMS
8 3 (0.64%) Oracle Workflow
9 2 (0.43%) Drupal
9 2 (0.43%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.21%) Apache
10 1 (0.21%) iPlanet
10 1 (0.21%) JBoss
10 1 (0.21%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.21%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.21%) WildFly
Applications
1 60 (12.82%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (2.56%) Microsoft Excel
3 11 (2.35%) Microsoft Project
3 11 (2.35%) MS Visio
4 9 (1.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (1.71%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (0.85%) Unit4 Business World
3 3 (0.64%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.64%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (0.64%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.43%) Oracle ERP
4 2 (0.43%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.21%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.21%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle Payroll
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.21%) Sage CRM
5 1 (0.21%) SAP CAR
5 1 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.21%) SAP Retail
5 1 (0.21%) SAP SD
5 1 (0.21%) TRIRIGA
5 1 (0.21%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 33 (7.05%) Office 365
2 23 (4.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (2.56%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (1.50%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (0.85%) Boomi
5 4 (0.85%) SaaS
6 3 (0.64%) IaaS
7 1 (0.21%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.21%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 39 (8.33%) Firewall
2 22 (4.70%) WAN
3 21 (4.49%) LAN
4 20 (4.27%) DHCP
4 20 (4.27%) DNS
5 18 (3.85%) TCP/IP
6 17 (3.63%) SAN
7 14 (2.99%) Cisco ASA
8 13 (2.78%) Remote Desktop
9 12 (2.56%) Unified Communications
9 12 (2.56%) Wireless
10 11 (2.35%) Network Security
10 11 (2.35%) VoIP
11 9 (1.92%) LDAP
11 9 (1.92%) VPN
12 8 (1.71%) Cisco Nexus
12 8 (1.71%) SNMP
13 7 (1.50%) BGP
14 5 (1.07%) EIGRP
14 5 (1.07%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (7.91%) SQL Server
2 10 (2.14%) RDBMS
2 10 (2.14%) Relational Database
3 8 (1.71%) Pentaho
4 4 (0.85%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (0.85%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (0.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (0.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (0.64%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (0.64%) Hadoop
5 3 (0.64%) Oracle Database
5 3 (0.64%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (0.64%) SQL Server 2016
5 3 (0.64%) SQLPlus
6 2 (0.43%) MySQL
6 2 (0.43%) Oracle Discoverer
6 2 (0.43%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (0.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.21%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.21%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (0.64%) Dreamweaver
1 3 (0.64%) Oracle Forms
1 3 (0.64%) ProC
1 3 (0.64%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (0.43%) MSI
2 2 (0.43%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.21%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.21%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.21%) JIRA
3 1 (0.21%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 59 (12.61%) Finance
2 24 (5.13%) Manufacturing
3 13 (2.78%) Automotive
4 10 (2.14%) Telecoms
5 8 (1.71%) Banking
6 7 (1.50%) Back Office
6 7 (1.50%) Retail
7 5 (1.07%) Billing
8 4 (0.85%) Advertising
8 4 (0.85%) Local Government
9 3 (0.64%) Investment Banking
9 3 (0.64%) Marketing
10 2 (0.43%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.43%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.43%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.21%) Electronics
11 1 (0.21%) Legal
Job Titles
1 98 (20.94%) Analyst
2 42 (8.97%) Service Analyst
3 39 (8.33%) Architect
4 37 (7.91%) Project Manager
4 37 (7.91%) Service Manager
5 32 (6.84%) Service Desk Analyst
6 20 (4.27%) Applications Support
6 20 (4.27%) Support Engineer
7 19 (4.06%) Network Engineer
7 19 (4.06%) Service Desk Engineer
8 18 (3.85%) Developer
8 18 (3.85%) Technical Leader
9 17 (3.63%) Solutions Architect
10 16 (3.42%) 2nd Line Support
10 16 (3.42%) IT Analyst
10 16 (3.42%) Support Analyst
11 15 (3.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 14 (2.99%) Delivery Manager
13 13 (2.78%) Help Desk Analyst
13 13 (2.78%) Services Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (3.42%) .NET
2 14 (2.99%) Web Services
3 8 (1.71%) CSS
4 6 (1.28%) Middleware
5 5 (1.07%) HTML
6 2 (0.43%) .NET Framework
6 2 (0.43%) J2EE
6 2 (0.43%) JDBC
6 2 (0.43%) ODBC
6 2 (0.43%) Oracle Fusion
6 2 (0.43%) REST
6 2 (0.43%) SAML
6 2 (0.43%) WCF
6 2 (0.43%) WPF
6 2 (0.43%) XML
6 2 (0.43%) XSLT
7 1 (0.21%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.21%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (0.21%) WF
7 1 (0.21%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 65 (13.89%) Analytical Skills
2 54 (11.54%) Data Centre
3 20 (4.27%) Management Information System
4 14 (2.99%) User Experience
5 12 (2.56%) Computer Science
6 11 (2.35%) Blackberry
7 10 (2.14%) CMDB
8 8 (1.71%) Fat Client
8 8 (1.71%) Thin Client
8 8 (1.71%) Video Conferencing
8 8 (1.71%) Virtual Team
9 7 (1.50%) Clustering
10 6 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
10 6 (1.28%) NHS
11 5 (1.07%) Driving Licence
12 4 (0.85%) Data Protection Act
12 4 (0.85%) PMI
12 4 (0.85%) Private Cloud
13 3 (0.64%) Symmetrix DMX
13 3 (0.64%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 118 (25.21%) Windows
2 33 (7.05%) Windows 7
3 30 (6.41%) Windows Server
4 22 (4.70%) Linux
5 20 (4.27%) Windows 10
6 14 (2.99%) Windows Server 2012
7 13 (2.78%) Unix
7 13 (2.78%) Windows 8
7 13 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (1.92%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (1.07%) Windows XP
10 4 (0.85%) AIX
11 3 (0.64%) HPUX
12 2 (0.43%) Android
12 2 (0.43%) CentOS
12 2 (0.43%) Solaris
12 2 (0.43%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.21%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.21%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (24.57%) Service Management
2 84 (17.95%) ITIL V3
3 81 (17.31%) PRINCE2
4 67 (14.32%) Project Management
5 65 (13.89%) Service Delivery
6 56 (11.97%) Agile Software Development
7 48 (10.26%) Incident Management
8 46 (9.83%) ITSM
9 44 (9.40%) Change Management
10 41 (8.76%) Stakeholder Management
11 39 (8.33%) Migration
12 31 (6.62%) Problem Management
13 28 (5.98%) TOGAF
14 26 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
15 22 (4.70%) Root Cause Analysis
16 20 (4.27%) Continuous Improvement
16 20 (4.27%) SDLC
17 19 (4.06%) Release Management
18 18 (3.85%) Service Design
18 18 (3.85%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 50 (10.68%) SQL
2 14 (2.99%) JavaScript
3 12 (2.56%) PowerShell
4 8 (1.71%) PL/SQL
5 6 (1.28%) C#
5 6 (1.28%) Java
6 5 (1.07%) Shell Script
7 4 (0.85%) VB
7 4 (0.85%) VBA
8 3 (0.64%) VB.NET
9 2 (0.43%) Bash Shell
9 2 (0.43%) C
9 2 (0.43%) Perl
9 2 (0.43%) T-SQL
9 2 (0.43%) VBScript
9 2 (0.43%) XPath
10 1 (0.21%) C-shell
10 1 (0.21%) Korn
10 1 (0.21%) Python
10 1 (0.21%) VB6
Qualifications
1 57 (12.18%) ITIL Certification
2 56 (11.97%) Degree
3 50 (10.68%) Security Cleared
4 43 (9.19%) SC Cleared
5 40 (8.55%) Cisco Certification
6 27 (5.77%) Microsoft Certification
7 24 (5.13%) CCNP
8 17 (3.63%) CCNA
9 12 (2.56%) MCSE
10 10 (2.14%) Computer Science Degree
10 10 (2.14%) PMI Certification
11 9 (1.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 8 (1.71%) PMP
12 8 (1.71%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 7 (1.50%) CISSP
13 7 (1.50%) DV Cleared
13 7 (1.50%) ISEB
14 6 (1.28%) DBS Check
15 5 (1.07%) CISM
15 5 (1.07%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (9.40%) SLA
2 8 (1.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (1.71%) QA
3 7 (1.50%) PMO
4 4 (0.85%) COBIT
4 4 (0.85%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.43%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 2 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27005
6 1 (0.21%) GPG13
6 1 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 1 (0.21%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.21%) SEPA
System Software
1 75 (16.03%) Active Directory
2 24 (5.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (2.78%) Hyper-V
3 13 (2.78%) Microsoft App-V
4 8 (1.71%) XenApp
5 6 (1.28%) vSphere
6 5 (1.07%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (0.85%) vCloud
8 3 (0.64%) ISA Server
8 3 (0.64%) SRDF
8 3 (0.64%) Terminal Server
8 3 (0.64%) Virtual Desktop
8 3 (0.64%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (0.64%) XenDesktop
9 2 (0.43%) BitLocker
10 1 (0.21%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 1 (0.21%) Docker
10 1 (0.21%) KVM
10 1 (0.21%) RACF
10 1 (0.21%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 27 (5.77%) SCCM
2 5 (1.07%) OVSD
2 5 (1.07%) WSUS
3 3 (0.64%) SCOM
4 2 (0.43%) Cisco Prime
4 2 (0.43%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.21%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.21%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.21%) Control-M
5 1 (0.21%) Forum Sentry
5 1 (0.21%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (0.21%) Nagios
5 1 (0.21%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (0.21%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.21%) Puppet
5 1 (0.21%) vMotion
Vendors
1 118 (25.21%) Microsoft
2 68 (14.53%) Cisco
3 40 (8.55%) Oracle
4 38 (8.12%) Citrix
4 38 (8.12%) VMware
5 25 (5.34%) HP
6 16 (3.42%) NetApp
6 16 (3.42%) ServiceNow
7 15 (3.21%) Remedy
8 12 (2.56%) CheckPoint
8 12 (2.56%) EMC
9 11 (2.35%) BMC
9 11 (2.35%) Dell
10 9 (1.92%) McAfee
11 8 (1.71%) LANDesk
12 7 (1.50%) CommVault
12 7 (1.50%) Juniper
13 6 (1.28%) IBM
14 5 (1.07%) F5
14 5 (1.07%) Riverbed
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