Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 170 166 137
Rank change year-on-year -4 -29 -2
Contract jobs citing ITIL Certification 35 17 79
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.69% 0.36% 1.28%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.54% 2.10% 6.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 16 53
West Midlands median daily rate £350 £313 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.00% -3.85% +52.94%
10th Percentile £119 £306 £287
90th Percentile £510 £456 £444
England median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 1 6
West Midlands median hourly rate £12.40 £11.00 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.73% -22.81% -31.33%
10th Percentile £12.20 £10.50 £11.50
90th Percentile £16.50 £11.50 £25.00
England median hourly rate £16.50 £17.43 £17.75
% change year-on-year -5.34% -1.80% -11.25%

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 989 811 1,304
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 19.37% 17.39% 21.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 543 458 719
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.56% +11.43%
10th Percentile £212 £224 £250
90th Percentile £538 £525 £542
England median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 45 43
West Midlands median hourly rate £16.00 £27.50 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -41.82% +12.24% -22.07%
10th Percentile £12.20 £11.45 £12.80
90th Percentile £30.54 £50.00 £43.00
England median hourly rate £24.73 £25.92 £25.50
% change year-on-year -4.57% +1.63% +12.09%

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 23 October 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing ITIL Certification in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 23 October 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 23 October 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
Walsall - 10 £110 -
Warwickshire +15 8 £400 +28.00%
Birmingham -12 4 £358 +14.40% 3
Coventry -9 3 £336 -20.96% 3
Staffordshire - 1 - - 3
ITIL Certification
England

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 35 (100.00%) ITIL
2 13 (37.14%) LAN
2 13 (37.14%) WAN
2 13 (37.14%) Cisco
3 12 (34.29%) Active Directory
3 12 (34.29%) Telecoms
4 11 (31.43%) CCNA
4 11 (31.43%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (31.43%) VoIP
4 11 (31.43%) Wi-Fi
5 8 (22.86%) Windows
5 8 (22.86%) Microsoft
5 8 (22.86%) Service Management
6 7 (20.00%) Service Delivery
7 6 (17.14%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (17.14%) Citrix
7 6 (17.14%) Microsoft Azure
8 5 (14.29%) Data Centre
8 5 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
8 5 (14.29%) Change Management
8 5 (14.29%) ITSM
8 5 (14.29%) Migration
8 5 (14.29%) VMware
8 5 (14.29%) BCP
8 5 (14.29%) Windows Server
9 4 (11.43%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 4 (11.43%) Intranet
9 4 (11.43%) Internet
9 4 (11.43%) Finance
9 4 (11.43%) MS Visio

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 (8.57%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.71%) Apache
2 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (11.43%) MS Visio
2 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (5.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (8.57%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 6 (17.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (8.57%) Azure Active Directory
2 3 (8.57%) Office 365
2 3 (8.57%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 13 (37.14%) LAN
1 13 (37.14%) WAN
2 11 (31.43%) VoIP
2 11 (31.43%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (11.43%) Internet
3 4 (11.43%) Intranet
4 3 (8.57%) VPN
5 2 (5.71%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (5.71%) DHCP
5 2 (5.71%) DNS
5 2 (5.71%) Firewall
5 2 (5.71%) IP Telephony
5 2 (5.71%) iSCSI
5 2 (5.71%) MPLS
5 2 (5.71%) NAS
5 2 (5.71%) Network Security
5 2 (5.71%) SSL
5 2 (5.71%) Unified Communications
6 1 (2.86%) SAN
General
1 12 (34.29%) Telecoms
2 4 (11.43%) Finance
3 1 (2.86%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 4 (11.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (8.57%) Analyst
2 3 (8.57%) Architect
2 3 (8.57%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (5.71%) IT Analyst
3 2 (5.71%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (5.71%) Service Analyst
3 2 (5.71%) Service Design Specialist
3 2 (5.71%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (5.71%) Service Desk Team Leader
3 2 (5.71%) Service Manager
3 2 (5.71%) Team Leader
4 1 (2.86%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (2.86%) Desktop Support Officer
4 1 (2.86%) Identity Management Architect
4 1 (2.86%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (2.86%) Presales Specialist
4 1 (2.86%) Project Coordinator
4 1 (2.86%) Support Officer
4 1 (2.86%) Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.57%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (5.71%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 3 (8.57%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (5.71%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.71%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.71%) PKI
3 2 (5.71%) Smartphone
3 2 (5.71%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.86%) STB
Operating Systems
1 8 (22.86%) Windows
2 5 (14.29%) Windows Server
3 3 (8.57%) Unix
4 2 (5.71%) Windows 10
4 2 (5.71%) Windows 7
4 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.86%) Linux
5 1 (2.86%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (100.00%) ITIL
2 8 (22.86%) Service Management
3 7 (20.00%) Service Delivery
4 5 (14.29%) BCP
4 5 (14.29%) Change Management
4 5 (14.29%) ITSM
4 5 (14.29%) Migration
5 4 (11.43%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 3 (8.57%) Asset Management
6 3 (8.57%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (8.57%) Change Control
6 3 (8.57%) Coaching
6 3 (8.57%) Configuration Management
6 3 (8.57%) DevOps
6 3 (8.57%) Identity Access Management
6 3 (8.57%) Integration Testing
6 3 (8.57%) Line Management
6 3 (8.57%) Privileged Access Management
6 3 (8.57%) Project Management
6 3 (8.57%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.57%) PowerShell
2 2 (5.71%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (31.43%) CCNA
1 11 (31.43%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (17.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (11.43%) MCSE
4 2 (5.71%) Degree
5 1 (2.86%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (2.86%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.86%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.86%) PMO
2 1 (2.86%) QA
2 1 (2.86%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (34.29%) Active Directory
2 5 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (11.43%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (8.57%) Hyper-V
4 3 (8.57%) VMware Workstation
5 2 (5.71%) XenApp
5 2 (5.71%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (5.71%) McAfee ePO
1 2 (5.71%) Nessus
1 2 (5.71%) vCenter Server
2 1 (2.86%) NetBackup
2 1 (2.86%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (37.14%) Cisco
2 8 (22.86%) Microsoft
3 6 (17.14%) Citrix
4 5 (14.29%) VMware
5 4 (11.43%) ServiceNow
6 3 (8.57%) IBM
6 3 (8.57%) McAfee
6 3 (8.57%) NetApp
6 3 (8.57%) Oracle
6 3 (8.57%) SAP
7 2 (5.71%) Asigra
7 2 (5.71%) EMC
7 2 (5.71%) HP
7 2 (5.71%) SolarWinds
8 1 (2.86%) CyberArk
8 1 (2.86%) Ivanti
8 1 (2.86%) Veritas