Period
to 25 May 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 25 May 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
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 143 135 145
Rank change year-on-year -8 +10 -24
Contract jobs citing ITIL Certification 50 34 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.01% 0.79% 0.85%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.32% 4.11% 4.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 20 26
West Midlands median daily rate £268 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -36.84% +13.33% +40.59%
10th Percentile £142 £202 £248
90th Percentile £470 £475 £488
England median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 1 1
West Midlands median hourly rate £12.40 £13.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.62% -10.34% -27.50%
10th Percentile £12.20 £12.50 £13.75
90th Percentile £23.75 £13.50 £15.25
England median hourly rate £16.50 £14.25 £15.75
% change year-on-year +15.79% -9.52% -10.00%

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 939 827 1,128
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 19.04% 19.21% 20.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 504 459 618
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +5.26% +8.57%
10th Percentile £223 £213 £224
90th Percentile £550 £530 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 33 41
West Midlands median hourly rate £22.00 £17.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.71% -5.41% -35.52%
10th Percentile £12.16 £10.85 £11.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £35.60 £42.50
England median hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -16.67% +9.09% +25.00%

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 25 May 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 25 May 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 25 May 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 -22 12 £250 -39.39% 2
Warwickshire +5 9 £385 -6.67% 3
Walsall - 9 - -
Coventry -12 5 £356 -17.46% 1
Worcestershire - 3 £170 -
Solihull - 1 - -
ITIL Certification
England

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 50 (100.00%) ITIL
2 16 (32.00%) Service Management
3 14 (28.00%) Cisco
4 12 (24.00%) CCNA
4 12 (24.00%) WAN
4 12 (24.00%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (24.00%) Telecoms
5 11 (22.00%) Wi-Fi
5 11 (22.00%) VoIP
5 11 (22.00%) LAN
6 10 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 10 (20.00%) Project Management
6 10 (20.00%) Service Design
7 8 (16.00%) Active Directory
7 8 (16.00%) Windows
8 7 (14.00%) Office 365
9 6 (12.00%) ServiceNow
9 6 (12.00%) Service Delivery
10 5 (10.00%) Configuration Management
10 5 (10.00%) Finance
11 4 (8.00%) VMware
11 4 (8.00%) Incident Management
11 4 (8.00%) Security Cleared
11 4 (8.00%) Internet
11 4 (8.00%) Change Management
11 4 (8.00%) Unix
11 4 (8.00%) Data Centre
11 4 (8.00%) Windows Server
12 3 (6.00%) Skype for Business
12 3 (6.00%) ITIL V3

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 (6.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (6.00%) Skype for Business
2 2 (4.00%) Apache
3 1 (2.00%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (2.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (6.00%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (6.00%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (4.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (4.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (14.00%) Office 365
2 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.00%) SaaS
3 1 (2.00%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 12 (24.00%) WAN
2 11 (22.00%) LAN
2 11 (22.00%) VoIP
2 11 (22.00%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (8.00%) Internet
4 3 (6.00%) Firewall
5 2 (4.00%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (4.00%) DNS
5 2 (4.00%) MPLS
5 2 (4.00%) Network Security
5 2 (4.00%) SAN
5 2 (4.00%) Skype
5 2 (4.00%) SSL
5 2 (4.00%) TCP/IP
5 2 (4.00%) VPN
6 1 (2.00%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (2.00%) DB2
1 1 (2.00%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Serena SBM
General
1 12 (24.00%) Telecoms
2 5 (10.00%) Finance
3 2 (4.00%) Automotive
4 1 (2.00%) Billing
4 1 (2.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (22.00%) Service Manager
2 5 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 4 (8.00%) Analyst
3 4 (8.00%) ITIL Manager
3 4 (8.00%) Service Analyst
3 4 (8.00%) Service Transition Manager
3 4 (8.00%) Support Engineer
3 4 (8.00%) Transition Manager
4 3 (6.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 3 (6.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (6.00%) Configuration Manager
4 3 (6.00%) ITIL Configuration Manager
4 3 (6.00%) ITIL Project Manager
4 3 (6.00%) Project Manager
5 2 (4.00%) Business Analyst
5 2 (4.00%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (4.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 2 (4.00%) Service Desk Manager
5 2 (4.00%) Service Desk Team Leader
5 2 (4.00%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.00%) LAMP
2 1 (2.00%) SOAP
2 1 (2.00%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (6.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.00%) CMDB
3 1 (2.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.00%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.00%) Fat Client
3 1 (2.00%) iPad
3 1 (2.00%) iPhone
3 1 (2.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 8 (16.00%) Windows
2 4 (8.00%) Unix
2 4 (8.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (6.00%) Linux
4 2 (4.00%) Windows 10
5 1 (2.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (100.00%) ITIL
2 16 (32.00%) Service Management
3 10 (20.00%) Project Management
3 10 (20.00%) Service Design
4 6 (12.00%) Service Delivery
5 5 (10.00%) Configuration Management
6 4 (8.00%) Change Management
6 4 (8.00%) Incident Management
7 3 (6.00%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (6.00%) Asset Management
7 3 (6.00%) Coaching
7 3 (6.00%) Data Modelling
7 3 (6.00%) ITIL V2
7 3 (6.00%) ITIL V3
7 3 (6.00%) ITSM
7 3 (6.00%) Line Management
7 3 (6.00%) Logical Data Model
7 3 (6.00%) Programme Management
7 3 (6.00%) SOA
7 3 (6.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.00%) PowerShell
1 3 (6.00%) SQL
2 1 (2.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (24.00%) CCNA
1 12 (24.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (8.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (6.00%) MCSE
3 3 (6.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (4.00%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.00%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (2.00%) Degree
5 1 (2.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.00%) Data Quality
1 3 (6.00%) SLA
2 2 (4.00%) QA
3 1 (2.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 8 (16.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (4.00%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (2.00%) BitLocker
4 1 (2.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (6.00%) SCCM
2 2 (4.00%) Nessus
2 2 (4.00%) NetBackup
3 1 (2.00%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 14 (28.00%) Cisco
2 10 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (12.00%) ServiceNow
4 4 (8.00%) VMware
5 3 (6.00%) McAfee
6 2 (4.00%) Citrix
6 2 (4.00%) Dell
6 2 (4.00%) IBM
6 2 (4.00%) NetApp
6 2 (4.00%) Oracle
6 2 (4.00%) Veritas
7 1 (2.00%) Apple
7 1 (2.00%) EMC
7 1 (2.00%) Google
7 1 (2.00%) Serena