Period
to 20 February 2018

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 6 months to 20 February 2018 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
6 months to
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 152 133 139
Rank change year-on-year -19 +6 -16
Contract jobs citing ITIL Certification 30 58 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.63% 1.10% 0.83%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.50% 5.36% 4.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 41 17
West Midlands median daily rate £313 £330 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.30% -23.26% +14.67%
10th Percentile £142 £300 £267
90th Percentile £456 £438 £510
England median daily rate £385 £400 £380
% change year-on-year -3.75% +5.26% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
West Midlands median hourly rate £13.50 £13.21 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.18% - -
England median hourly rate £17.43 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -3.17% +5.88% +16.24%

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 contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
West Midlands
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 857 1,082 1,004
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 17.91% 20.56% 19.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 468 575 525
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £395 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.27% +1.28% +11.43%
10th Percentile £213 £250 £200
90th Percentile £538 £540 £539
England median daily rate £450 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 36 54
West Midlands median hourly rate £27.75 £24.50 £25.66
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.27% -4.52% +14.04%
10th Percentile £11.25 £10.88 £9.52
90th Percentile £50.08 £43.75 £44.85
England median hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £26.83
% change year-on-year -9.09% +2.50% +41.21%

ITIL Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

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 6 months to 20 February 2018.

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 6 months to 20 February 2018. 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
Birmingham -3 15 £250 -34.43% 9
Warwickshire -4 6 £363 -12.12% 2
Wolverhampton - 2 £313 -
Coventry +3 1 £425 -
Solihull - 1 - - 2
Worcestershire - 1 £170 -
ITIL Certification
England

For the 6 months to 20 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing ITIL Certification also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for ITIL Certification.

1 30 (100.00%) ITIL
2 7 (23.33%) Windows
2 7 (23.33%) Project Management
2 7 (23.33%) Service Management
2 7 (23.33%) Finance
3 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 5 (16.67%) Incident Management
3 5 (16.67%) Security Cleared
4 4 (13.33%) SC Cleared
4 4 (13.33%) Office 365
4 4 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (13.33%) Active Directory
4 4 (13.33%) Six Sigma
4 4 (13.33%) ITSM
4 4 (13.33%) Data Centre
5 3 (10.00%) SLA
5 3 (10.00%) Cisco
5 3 (10.00%) Service Delivery
5 3 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (10.00%) Banking
6 2 (6.67%) Change Management
6 2 (6.67%) Firewall
6 2 (6.67%) Data Structures
6 2 (6.67%) ServiceNow
6 2 (6.67%) Coaching
6 2 (6.67%) Skype for Business
6 2 (6.67%) Windows 7
6 2 (6.67%) Problem Management
6 2 (6.67%) SCCM
6 2 (6.67%) Microsoft 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 2 (6.67%) SharePoint
1 2 (6.67%) Skype for Business
2 1 (3.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.33%) Office 365
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.33%) OneDrive
2 1 (3.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) Firewall
1 2 (6.67%) WLAN
2 1 (3.33%) DNS
2 1 (3.33%) Skype
2 1 (3.33%) SMS
2 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.33%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Serena SBM
General
1 7 (23.33%) Finance
2 3 (10.00%) Banking
3 2 (6.67%) Automotive
4 1 (3.33%) Billing
Job Titles
1 6 (20.00%) Analyst
2 4 (13.33%) Service Manager
3 3 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (6.67%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 2 (6.67%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Business Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) Business Process Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) Change Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) Consultant
4 2 (6.67%) Incident Manager
4 2 (6.67%) IT Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) IT Support
4 2 (6.67%) Process Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) Project Manager
4 2 (6.67%) Service Desk Team Leader
4 2 (6.67%) Support Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Team Leader
5 1 (3.33%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) IT Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Service Desk Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (13.33%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.67%) Data Structures
3 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.33%) Driving Licence
3 1 (3.33%) Fat Client
3 1 (3.33%) HP Storage
3 1 (3.33%) iPad
3 1 (3.33%) iPhone
3 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.33%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 7 (23.33%) Windows
2 2 (6.67%) Windows 10
2 2 (6.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.33%) Linux
3 1 (3.33%) Unix
3 1 (3.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (100.00%) ITIL
2 7 (23.33%) Project Management
2 7 (23.33%) Service Management
3 5 (16.67%) Incident Management
4 4 (13.33%) ITSM
4 4 (13.33%) Six Sigma
5 3 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (10.00%) Service Delivery
6 2 (6.67%) Change Management
6 2 (6.67%) Coaching
6 2 (6.67%) Migration
6 2 (6.67%) PRINCE
6 2 (6.67%) PRINCE2
6 2 (6.67%) Problem Management
6 2 (6.67%) Scrum
6 2 (6.67%) Service Design
6 2 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (3.33%) SDLC
7 1 (3.33%) Server Building
7 1 (3.33%) Software Audit
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.67%) SQL
2 1 (3.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 4 (13.33%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.67%) MCSE
3 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (6.67%) PMI Certification
3 2 (6.67%) PMP
4 1 (3.33%) CCENT
4 1 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.33%) Degree
4 1 (3.33%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.00%) SLA
2 1 (3.33%) GDPR
2 1 (3.33%) PMO
2 1 (3.33%) QA
System Software
1 4 (13.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.33%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) SCCM
2 1 (3.33%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.00%) Cisco
3 2 (6.67%) Citrix
3 2 (6.67%) ServiceNow
3 2 (6.67%) VMware
4 1 (3.33%) Apple
4 1 (3.33%) BMC
4 1 (3.33%) Dell
4 1 (3.33%) EMC
4 1 (3.33%) HP
4 1 (3.33%) McAfee
4 1 (3.33%) Oracle
4 1 (3.33%) Remedy
4 1 (3.33%) Serena