Period
to 14 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for ITIL Foundation Certificate qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 14 November 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.

ITIL Foundation Certificate
England > West Midlands
6 months to
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 190 175 203
Rank change year-on-year -15 +28 -31
Contract jobs citing ITIL Foundation Certificate 16 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.31% 0.042% 0.097%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.59% 0.24% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 3
West Midlands median daily rate £413 £225 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +83.33% -25.00% -22.58%
10th Percentile £294 £213 £280
90th Percentile £472 £238 £335
England median daily rate £318 £330 £300
% change year-on-year -3.71% +10.00% -19.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 0
West Midlands median hourly rate £26.50 £13.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +96.30% - -
England median hourly rate £20.00 £14.04 £14.04
% change year-on-year +42.50% - -24.22%

ITIL Foundation Certificate 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 1,009 845 1,292
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 19.63% 17.58% 20.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 568 468 706
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.56% +11.43%
10th Percentile £211 £207 £244
90th Percentile £538 £527 £542
England median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 50 42
West Midlands median hourly rate £18.03 £30.75 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -41.37% +25.51% -22.07%
10th Percentile £12.36 £11.70 £12.78
90th Percentile £47.50 £50.00 £43.38
England median hourly rate £25.00 £25.12 £25.00
% change year-on-year -0.48% +0.48% +6.95%

ITIL Foundation Certificate
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for ITIL Foundation Certificate in the West Midlands

ITIL Foundation Certificate
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 Foundation Certificate in the West Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for ITIL Foundation Certificate in the West Midlands

ITIL Foundation Certificate
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ITIL Foundation Certificate in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 14 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ITIL Foundation Certificate in the West Midlands

ITIL Foundation Certificate
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 Foundation Certificate in the West Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for ITIL Foundation Certificate in the West Midlands

ITIL Foundation Certificate
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 Foundation Certificate within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 14 November 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
Staffordshire - 3 £413 -
Birmingham -4 2 - -
Coventry - 2 - -
Warwickshire +12 1 - - 1
Shropshire - 1 £450 -
ITIL Foundation Certificate
England

For the 6 months to 14 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing ITIL Foundation Certificate 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 Foundation Certificate.

1 16 (100.00%) ITIL
2 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
2 7 (43.75%) Microsoft App-V
2 7 (43.75%) SCCM
3 6 (37.50%) Fat Client
3 6 (37.50%) Integration Testing
3 6 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (37.50%) Hyper-V
3 6 (37.50%) VMware
3 6 (37.50%) VMware Workstation
3 6 (37.50%) Asset Management
3 6 (37.50%) WSUS
3 6 (37.50%) MCSE
3 6 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (37.50%) Thin Client
3 6 (37.50%) Terminal Services
3 6 (37.50%) MCP
3 6 (37.50%) Windows
3 6 (37.50%) Configuration Management
3 6 (37.50%) Cisco
3 6 (37.50%) Service Delivery
3 6 (37.50%) Wyse
3 6 (37.50%) Windows 7
3 6 (37.50%) Mobile Device Management
3 6 (37.50%) Software Deployment
3 6 (37.50%) Line Management
3 6 (37.50%) Coaching
3 6 (37.50%) Data Centre
3 6 (37.50%) SafeCom
3 6 (37.50%) Windows Server

ITIL Foundation Certificate
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 (12.50%) Confluence
2 1 (6.25%) IIS
2 1 (6.25%) JBoss
2 1 (6.25%) Tomcat
2 1 (6.25%) WebSphere
2 1 (6.25%) WildFly
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (12.50%) Bitbucket
1 2 (12.50%) FishEye
1 2 (12.50%) Jenkins
1 2 (12.50%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 2 (12.50%) Consultant
1 2 (12.50%) IT Support
1 2 (12.50%) Operational Risk Manager
1 2 (12.50%) Risk Manager
1 2 (12.50%) Service Management Officer
1 2 (12.50%) Support Officer
2 1 (6.25%) Access Control Analyst
2 1 (6.25%) Administrator
2 1 (6.25%) Analyst
2 1 (6.25%) Applications Specialist
2 1 (6.25%) Applications Support
2 1 (6.25%) Change and Release Manager
2 1 (6.25%) Change Manager
2 1 (6.25%) DBA
2 1 (6.25%) ITIL Release Manager
2 1 (6.25%) JIRA Consultant
2 1 (6.25%) Operations Manager
2 1 (6.25%) Release Manager
2 1 (6.25%) Support Specialist
2 1 (6.25%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) .NET
1 1 (6.25%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) Data Centre
1 6 (37.50%) Fat Client
1 6 (37.50%) Thin Client
2 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) Windows
1 6 (37.50%) Windows 7
1 6 (37.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (100.00%) ITIL
2 6 (37.50%) Asset Management
2 6 (37.50%) Coaching
2 6 (37.50%) Configuration Management
2 6 (37.50%) Integration Testing
2 6 (37.50%) Line Management
2 6 (37.50%) Mobile Device Management
2 6 (37.50%) Service Delivery
2 6 (37.50%) Software Deployment
3 5 (31.25%) Change Management
4 3 (18.75%) PRINCE2
4 3 (18.75%) Release Management
4 3 (18.75%) Service Management
4 3 (18.75%) Supplier Management
5 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (12.50%) ITSM
5 2 (12.50%) Kanban
5 2 (12.50%) Mathematics
5 2 (12.50%) Risk Management
5 2 (12.50%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
1 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) MCP
1 6 (37.50%) MCSE
1 6 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) GDPR
1 1 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 7 (43.75%) Microsoft App-V
2 6 (37.50%) Hyper-V
2 6 (37.50%) Terminal Services
2 6 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (37.50%) VMware Workstation
3 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
3 1 (6.25%) XenApp
3 1 (6.25%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (43.75%) SCCM
2 6 (37.50%) SafeCom
2 6 (37.50%) WSUS
3 2 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (12.50%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
2 6 (37.50%) Cisco
2 6 (37.50%) VMware
2 6 (37.50%) Wyse
3 2 (12.50%) Atlassian
4 1 (6.25%) Citrix