Period
to 9 December 2019

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 9 December 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.

ITIL Foundation Certificate
England > West Midlands
6 months to
9 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 167 194 180
Rank change year-on-year +27 -14 +31
Contract jobs citing ITIL Foundation Certificate 4 12 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.11% 0.23% 0.14%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.57% 1.19% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 2
West Midlands median daily rate £315 £431 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.96% +27.78% +12.50%
10th Percentile £308 £250 £234
90th Percentile £323 £473 £451
England median daily rate £253 £368 £330
% change year-on-year -31.29% +11.36% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 4
West Midlands median hourly rate - £26.50 £11.56
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +129.34% -
England median hourly rate £13.92 £19.35 £14.04
% change year-on-year -28.06% +37.87% +12.28%

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 702 1,011 849
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 19.00% 19.60% 17.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 483 591 465
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% +3.13% +3.23%
10th Percentile £213 £225 £195
90th Percentile £600 £544 £525
England median daily rate £470 £450 £435
% change year-on-year +4.44% +3.45% +2.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 49 51
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.85 £18.03 £30.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.09% -40.89% +24.49%
10th Percentile £11.17 £12.81 £11.25
90th Percentile £38.80 £49.20 £50.00
England median hourly rate £35.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +40.00% - -1.96%

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 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 9 December 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
Birmingham +2 3 £315 - 2
Warwickshire +7 1 - -
ITIL Foundation Certificate
England

For the 6 months to 9 December 2019, 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 4 (100.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) MCSE
2 2 (50.00%) MCSA
2 2 (50.00%) VBScript
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (50.00%) Project Management
2 2 (50.00%) NetBackup
2 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (25.00%) Tech Ops
3 1 (25.00%) Line Management
3 1 (25.00%) Application Packaging
3 1 (25.00%) SCCM
3 1 (25.00%) Workflow
3 1 (25.00%) MSI
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) ERP

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:

Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MSI
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Storage Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 1st Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) Applications Packager
2 1 (25.00%) ERP Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Application Packaging
3 1 (25.00%) ERP
3 1 (25.00%) Line Management
3 1 (25.00%) Tech Ops
3 1 (25.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Bash Shell
1 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (50.00%) VBScript
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) MCSA
1 2 (50.00%) MCSE
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 2 (50.00%) NetBackup
2 1 (25.00%) SCCM