Period
to 22 January 2019

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 22 January 2019 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
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 190 161 127
Rank change year-on-year -29 -34 +19
Contract jobs citing ITIL Certification 19 27 70
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.39% 0.58% 1.30%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.99% 3.23% 6.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 17 46
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £313 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.00% -5.30% -26.67%
10th Percentile £299 £160 £296
90th Percentile £544 £426 £444
England median daily rate £400 £385 £400
% change year-on-year +3.90% -3.75% +3.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
West Midlands median hourly rate £16.00 £13.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.52% +3.85% -
10th Percentile £15.50 £13.25 £11.20
90th Percentile £16.50 £13.75 £15.31
England median hourly rate £17.25 £17.43 £18.00
% change year-on-year -1.03% -3.17% +2.86%

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 954 837 1,131
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 19.38% 17.87% 21.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 575 454 612
West Midlands median daily rate £415 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% +3.23% +4.73%
10th Percentile £232 £195 £238
90th Percentile £550 £527 £541
England median daily rate £450 £445 £425
% change year-on-year +1.12% +4.71% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 47 33
West Midlands median hourly rate £22.00 £30.50 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.87% +32.61% -26.84%
10th Percentile £13.05 £11.25 £11.05
90th Percentile £57.05 £50.30 £38.65
England median hourly rate £27.53 £23.88 £26.00
% change year-on-year +15.31% -8.17% -3.70%

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 22 January 2019.

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 22 January 2019. 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
Warwickshire +7 8 £469 +50.00%
Birmingham +6 4 £400 +28.00% 2
Walsall - 2 £218 -
Shropshire - 1 - - 1
ITIL Certification
England

For the 6 months to 22 January 2019, 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 19 (100.00%) ITIL
2 11 (57.89%) Active Directory
3 6 (31.58%) Migration
4 5 (26.32%) Citrix
4 5 (26.32%) BCP
4 5 (26.32%) Service Delivery
4 5 (26.32%) Windows
4 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (21.05%) Oracle Fusion
5 4 (21.05%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (21.05%) SuccessFactors
5 4 (21.05%) ServiceNow
5 4 (21.05%) DevOps
5 4 (21.05%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (21.05%) Data Centre
5 4 (21.05%) Identity Access Management
5 4 (21.05%) Privileged Access Management
5 4 (21.05%) Windows Server
5 4 (21.05%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (21.05%) Oracle
5 4 (21.05%) SAP
5 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
5 4 (21.05%) Management Information System
5 4 (21.05%) VMware
5 4 (21.05%) Degree
6 3 (15.79%) Computer Science
6 3 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (15.79%) ITSM
6 3 (15.79%) Finance
6 3 (15.79%) Asset Management

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 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (10.53%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (15.79%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (21.05%) Azure Active Directory
2 4 (21.05%) SuccessFactors
3 2 (10.53%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) DHCP
1 2 (10.53%) DNS
1 2 (10.53%) IP Telephony
1 2 (10.53%) iSCSI
1 2 (10.53%) NAS
1 2 (10.53%) Unified Communications
2 1 (5.26%) Intranet
2 1 (5.26%) LAN
2 1 (5.26%) WAN
General
1 3 (15.79%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Architect
2 4 (21.05%) Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) IT Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (10.53%) Change Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Identity Management Architect
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Service Desk Team Leader
4 2 (10.53%) Team Leader
5 1 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 1 (5.26%) IT Support
5 1 (5.26%) IT Support Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) QA Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Quality Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Security Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Service Management Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (21.05%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Data Centre
1 4 (21.05%) Management Information System
1 4 (21.05%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (10.53%) PKI
2 2 (10.53%) Smartphone
2 2 (10.53%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.26%) CMDB
3 1 (5.26%) STB
Operating Systems
1 5 (26.32%) Windows
2 4 (21.05%) Windows Server
3 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (5.26%) Windows 10
4 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (100.00%) ITIL
2 6 (31.58%) Migration
3 5 (26.32%) BCP
3 5 (26.32%) Service Delivery
4 4 (21.05%) DevOps
4 4 (21.05%) Identity Access Management
4 4 (21.05%) Privileged Access Management
5 3 (15.79%) Asset Management
5 3 (15.79%) Computer Science
5 3 (15.79%) Configuration Management
5 3 (15.79%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 3 (15.79%) ITSM
5 3 (15.79%) Project Management
5 3 (15.79%) Service Management
5 3 (15.79%) Technical Leadership
6 2 (10.53%) Business Continuity
6 2 (10.53%) Change Management
6 2 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (10.53%) Integration Testing
6 2 (10.53%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) PowerShell
1 2 (10.53%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) Degree
2 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.26%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (5.26%) ISTQB
3 1 (5.26%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 11 (57.89%) Active Directory
2 4 (21.05%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (10.53%) Hyper-V
4 2 (10.53%) VMware Workstation
4 2 (10.53%) XenApp
4 2 (10.53%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) McAfee ePO
1 2 (10.53%) vCenter Server
2 1 (5.26%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) Citrix
2 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
2 4 (21.05%) Oracle
2 4 (21.05%) SAP
2 4 (21.05%) ServiceNow
2 4 (21.05%) VMware
3 2 (10.53%) Asigra
3 2 (10.53%) Cisco
3 2 (10.53%) EMC
3 2 (10.53%) HP
3 2 (10.53%) IBM
3 2 (10.53%) McAfee
3 2 (10.53%) NetApp
3 2 (10.53%) SolarWinds
4 1 (5.26%) CyberArk