The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for ITIL V3 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited ITIL V3 over the 3 months to 22 March 2017 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
ITIL Version 3
England / West Midlands
Rank 87 96 91
Rank change year-on-year +9 -5  
Contract jobs citing ITIL V3 28 39 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.23% 1.47% 0.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.53% 1.78% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 28 14
Median daily rate £250 £530 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -52.83% +46.20%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £318 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £590 £503
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £398 £348
% change year-on-year +0.62% +14.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Median hourly rate £13.75 - £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £22.25 £30.00
% change year-on-year -28.08% -25.83%  

ITIL V3 is in the process and methodology skills category. The next 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 process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1826 2188 1825
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 80.12% 82.47% 74.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1167 1205 1038
Median daily rate £413 £410 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.60% +7.89%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £550 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £409 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.25% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 45 106
Median hourly rate £24.75 £18.25 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.61% -39.16%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.75 £13.06
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £35.00 £39.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

ITIL V3
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands citing ITIL V3 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for ITIL V3 in the West Midlands

ITIL V3
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 V3 in the West Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for ITIL V3 in the West Midlands

ITIL V3
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ITIL V3 in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ITIL V3 in the West Midlands

ITIL V3
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ITIL V3 in the West Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for ITIL V3 in the West Midlands

ITIL V3
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 V3 within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +6 14 £280 -20.00%
Shropshire - 3 £413 -
Coventry -6 2 - -
Warwickshire -6 1 £263 -41.66% 2
Worcestershire - 1 £90 -
ITIL V3
England

ITIL V3
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing ITIL V3 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for ITIL V3.

1 58 (100.00%) ITIL
2 14 (24.14%) Cisco
3 13 (22.41%) Service Management
4 12 (20.69%) Degree
5 11 (18.97%) Service Delivery
5 11 (18.97%) Security Cleared
6 10 (17.24%) SC Cleared
7 9 (15.52%) Continuous Improvement
8 8 (13.79%) Incident Management
8 8 (13.79%) PRINCE2
8 8 (13.79%) Windows
9 7 (12.07%) CCNP
9 7 (12.07%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (12.07%) Problem Management
9 7 (12.07%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (12.07%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 7 (12.07%) Data Centre
10 6 (10.34%) Network Management
10 6 (10.34%) Finance
10 6 (10.34%) ITIL Certification
11 5 (8.62%) SLA
11 5 (8.62%) Project Management
11 5 (8.62%) Billing
11 5 (8.62%) Matrix Management
11 5 (8.62%) Cloud Computing
11 5 (8.62%) Service Design
12 4 (6.90%) Windows 7
12 4 (6.90%) IT Strategy
12 4 (6.90%) Release Management
12 4 (6.90%) ITSM

ITIL V3
Top Related 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 1 (1.72%) MS Exchange
1 1 (1.72%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 3 (5.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (1.72%) TRIRIGA
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.62%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.72%) IaaS
2 1 (1.72%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.17%) Firewall
2 2 (3.45%) BIG-IP
2 2 (3.45%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (3.45%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (1.72%) BGP
3 1 (1.72%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (1.72%) DHCP
3 1 (1.72%) DNS
3 1 (1.72%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 1 (1.72%) Network Security
3 1 (1.72%) OSPF
3 1 (1.72%) VoIP
3 1 (1.72%) WAN
3 1 (1.72%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (3.45%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.72%) Oracle Forms
General
1 6 (10.34%) Finance
2 5 (8.62%) Billing
3 3 (5.17%) Back Office
3 3 (5.17%) Banking
3 3 (5.17%) Investment Banking
4 2 (3.45%) Aerospace
4 2 (3.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (24.14%) Analyst
2 12 (20.69%) Service Manager
3 7 (12.07%) Data Analyst
3 7 (12.07%) Data Centre Analyst
3 7 (12.07%) Transition Manager
4 6 (10.34%) Architect
5 5 (8.62%) Delivery Manager
5 5 (8.62%) Incident Manager
5 5 (8.62%) Network Engineer
5 5 (8.62%) Service Analyst
5 5 (8.62%) Services Delivery Manager
6 4 (6.90%) Service Architect
6 4 (6.90%) Service Desk Analyst
6 4 (6.90%) Service Transition Manager
7 3 (5.17%) Cisco Engineer
7 3 (5.17%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 3 (5.17%) IT Services Delivery Manager
7 3 (5.17%) Operations Analyst
7 3 (5.17%) Service Desk Support
7 3 (5.17%) Service Desk Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.45%) CSS
2 1 (1.72%) J2EE
2 1 (1.72%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.07%) Data Centre
2 3 (5.17%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.72%) Clustering
3 1 (1.72%) CMDB
3 1 (1.72%) Driving Licence
3 1 (1.72%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.72%) PMI
3 1 (1.72%) Replication
3 1 (1.72%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (13.79%) Windows
2 4 (6.90%) Windows 7
3 2 (3.45%) Windows Vista
4 1 (1.72%) Unix
4 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (100.00%) ITIL
2 13 (22.41%) Service Management
3 11 (18.97%) Service Delivery
4 9 (15.52%) Continuous Improvement
5 8 (13.79%) Incident Management
5 8 (13.79%) PRINCE2
6 7 (12.07%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (12.07%) Problem Management
6 7 (12.07%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 6 (10.34%) Network Management
8 5 (8.62%) Matrix Management
8 5 (8.62%) Project Management
8 5 (8.62%) Service Design
9 4 (6.90%) IT Strategy
9 4 (6.90%) ITSM
9 4 (6.90%) Release Management
10 3 (5.17%) Behavioural Change
10 3 (5.17%) Change Control
10 3 (5.17%) Transition Management
10 3 (5.17%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.72%) Java
1 1 (1.72%) PL/SQL
1 1 (1.72%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (20.69%) Degree
2 11 (18.97%) Security Cleared
3 10 (17.24%) SC Cleared
4 7 (12.07%) CCNP
4 7 (12.07%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (10.34%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (5.17%) CCNA
7 2 (3.45%) MCSE
7 2 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (1.72%) NVQ Level 4
8 1 (1.72%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.62%) SLA
2 1 (1.72%) PMO
2 1 (1.72%) QA
System Software
1 3 (5.17%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.45%) Docker
3 1 (1.72%) Terminal Server
3 1 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.72%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (3.45%) Puppet
2 1 (1.72%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (1.72%) OpenView
2 1 (1.72%) OPNET
2 1 (1.72%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (24.14%) Cisco
2 3 (5.17%) CheckPoint
2 3 (5.17%) CommVault
2 3 (5.17%) HP
2 3 (5.17%) Intel Security
2 3 (5.17%) ServiceNow
2 3 (5.17%) VMware
3 2 (3.45%) Blue Coat
3 2 (3.45%) BMC
3 2 (3.45%) Citrix
3 2 (3.45%) F5
3 2 (3.45%) Fortinet
3 2 (3.45%) IBM
3 2 (3.45%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.45%) NetApp
3 2 (3.45%) Remedy
4 1 (1.72%) Juniper
4 1 (1.72%) Nokia
4 1 (1.72%) Oracle
4 1 (1.72%) SAP