The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for ITIL Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 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.

Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) Certification
England / West Midlands
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 103 121 80
Rank change year-on-year +18 -41  
Contract jobs citing ITIL Certification 18 20 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.87% 0.66% 1.59%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.52% 3.31% 8.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 11 28
Median daily rate £448 £325 £201
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +37.69% +61.49%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £290 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £413 £468
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year +8.10% +5.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 5
Median hourly rate £12.00 £25.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -52.00% +16.27%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.20 £16.60 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £25.00 £28.29
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £22.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -40.90% -2.22%  

ITIL Certification is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands.

Academic & Professional Certification
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 398 604 448
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 19.25% 19.92% 19.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 229 340 277
Median daily rate £413 £380 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.55% +10.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 23 32
Median hourly rate £16.75 £18.28 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.34% -36.98%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.95 £39.00 £44.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £28.50 £24.12
% change year-on-year +14.03% +18.15%  

ITIL Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands citing ITIL Certification as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for ITIL Certification in the West Midlands

ITIL Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ITIL Certification in the West Midlands

ITIL Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ITIL Certification in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ITIL Certification in the West Midlands

ITIL Certification
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for ITIL Certification in the West Midlands

ITIL Certification
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ITIL Certification within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 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
Birmingham +12 7 £450 +38.46% 2
Staffordshire +1 4 £338 +3.84%
Coventry +15 2 - -
Warwickshire +5 2 £313 -15.25%
ITIL Certification
England

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing ITIL Certification 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for ITIL Certification.

1 31 (100.00%) ITIL
2 15 (48.39%) Service Management
3 14 (45.16%) Microsoft
4 10 (32.26%) Cisco
5 7 (22.58%) Change Management
5 7 (22.58%) Project Management
5 7 (22.58%) PRINCE2
5 7 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (22.58%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (19.35%) Degree
6 6 (19.35%) Windows
6 6 (19.35%) Management Information System
7 5 (16.13%) Service Delivery
7 5 (16.13%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (16.13%) PMP
7 5 (16.13%) PMI Certification
7 5 (16.13%) PRINCE
7 5 (16.13%) Computer Science
7 5 (16.13%) Service Design
8 4 (12.90%) Data Centre
8 4 (12.90%) Supplier Management
8 4 (12.90%) Active Directory
8 4 (12.90%) Firewall
8 4 (12.90%) Finance
8 4 (12.90%) Migration
9 3 (9.68%) Scrum
9 3 (9.68%) WLAN
9 3 (9.68%) Six Sigma
9 3 (9.68%) Configuration Management
9 3 (9.68%) PRINCE2 Certification

ITIL Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West 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 3 (9.68%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (9.68%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.45%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.90%) Firewall
2 3 (9.68%) WLAN
3 2 (6.45%) WebEx
4 1 (3.23%) LAN
4 1 (3.23%) VLAN
4 1 (3.23%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (12.90%) Finance
2 2 (6.45%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (25.81%) Service Manager
2 5 (16.13%) Analyst
3 4 (12.90%) Delivery Manager
3 4 (12.90%) Services Delivery Manager
4 3 (9.68%) Change Manager
5 2 (6.45%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (6.45%) Applications Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Head of Infrastructure
5 2 (6.45%) Head of Support
5 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Support
5 2 (6.45%) Project Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Service Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Technical Leader
6 1 (3.23%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Application Portfolio Manager
6 1 (3.23%) IT Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Network Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Senior Delivery Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Service Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (22.58%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (19.35%) Management Information System
3 5 (16.13%) Computer Science
4 4 (12.90%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (19.35%) Windows
2 3 (9.68%) Windows 7
3 2 (6.45%) Unix
3 2 (6.45%) Windows Server
4 1 (3.23%) Windows 8
4 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (100.00%) ITIL
2 15 (48.39%) Service Management
3 7 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (22.58%) Change Management
3 7 (22.58%) PRINCE2
3 7 (22.58%) Project Management
4 5 (16.13%) PRINCE
4 5 (16.13%) Service Delivery
4 5 (16.13%) Service Design
5 4 (12.90%) Migration
5 4 (12.90%) Supplier Management
6 3 (9.68%) Coaching
6 3 (9.68%) Configuration Management
6 3 (9.68%) Problem Management
6 3 (9.68%) Scrum
6 3 (9.68%) Six Sigma
7 2 (6.45%) CRM
7 2 (6.45%) Quality Management
7 2 (6.45%) Risk Management
7 2 (6.45%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.45%) SQL
2 1 (3.23%) C#
2 1 (3.23%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.23%) VB
2 1 (3.23%) VB.NET
2 1 (3.23%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (19.35%) Degree
2 5 (16.13%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (16.13%) PMI Certification
2 5 (16.13%) PMP
3 3 (9.68%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Certified Master
3 3 (9.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (6.45%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (6.45%) MCSE
4 2 (6.45%) Security Cleared
5 1 (3.23%) Master's Degree
5 1 (3.23%) MCP
5 1 (3.23%) MCSA
5 1 (3.23%) MOS
5 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) QA
2 1 (3.23%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (12.90%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.23%) XenApp
2 1 (3.23%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 14 (45.16%) Microsoft
2 10 (32.26%) Cisco
3 2 (6.45%) HP
4 1 (3.23%) Citrix
4 1 (3.23%) Equitrac
4 1 (3.23%) NetApp
4 1 (3.23%) VMware