Period
to 25 March 2019

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 6 months to 25 March 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 Version 3
England > West Midlands
6 months to
25 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 156 121 127
Rank change year-on-year -35 +6 -10
Contract jobs citing ITIL V3 45 66 58
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.91% 1.39% 1.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.04% 1.65% 1.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 35 31
West Midlands median daily rate £430 £440 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.27% +67.62% -50.47%
10th Percentile £319 £220 £180
90th Percentile £500 £534 £438
England median daily rate £425 £413 £450
% change year-on-year +3.03% -8.33% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 12 4
West Midlands median hourly rate £13.00 £12.42 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.67% -19.87% -36.73%
10th Percentile £11.40 £8.39 £11.28
90th Percentile £17.30 £15.00 £18.00
England median hourly rate £16.50 £14.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +17.86% -12.50% -30.43%

ITIL V3 is in the Processes and Methodologies 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 process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4,323 4,005 4,059
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 87.51% 84.23% 83.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,698 2,526 2,532
West Midlands median daily rate £438 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.06% +3.13% +2.56%
10th Percentile £281 £250 £250
90th Percentile £588 £575 £538
England median daily rate £475 £463 £438
% change year-on-year +2.70% +5.71% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 106 134 147
West Midlands median hourly rate £17.50 £25.00 £18.94
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.00% +32.00% +8.23%
10th Percentile £10.97 £11.25 £10.71
90th Percentile £45.00 £48.75 £37.40
England median hourly rate £23.50 £24.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year -5.05% -1.00% +10.00%

ITIL V3
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing ITIL V3 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

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 6 months to 25 March 2019.

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 25 March 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
Shropshire -44 15 £443 -3.80%
Coventry -10 9 £550 +33.74%
Warwickshire +14 7 £335 -
Birmingham +6 6 £488 +44.44%
Herefordshire - 3 £369 -
Worcestershire - 1 £200 -
ITIL V3
England

For the 6 months to 25 March 2019, IT contractor jobs citing ITIL V3 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 V3.

1 45 (100.00%) ITIL
2 17 (37.78%) Security Cleared
3 14 (31.11%) SC Cleared
4 13 (28.89%) Problem-Solving
5 12 (26.67%) Firewall
6 11 (24.44%) WAN
6 11 (24.44%) CheckPoint
6 11 (24.44%) McAfee
6 11 (24.44%) Microsoft Azure
6 11 (24.44%) Amazon AWS
6 11 (24.44%) F5
7 10 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
7 10 (22.22%) Cisco
7 10 (22.22%) CCNP
8 9 (20.00%) Active Directory
8 9 (20.00%) Internet
8 9 (20.00%) Wireless
8 9 (20.00%) Service Management
8 9 (20.00%) Service Delivery
8 9 (20.00%) Blue Coat
8 9 (20.00%) Fortinet
8 9 (20.00%) Network Load Balancing
8 9 (20.00%) WAN Optimisation
9 8 (17.78%) VPN
9 8 (17.78%) Windows
10 7 (15.56%) PRINCE2
10 7 (15.56%) MPLS
10 7 (15.56%) Degree
10 7 (15.56%) Incident Management
10 7 (15.56%) Telecoms

ITIL V3
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 4 (8.89%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.22%) Confluence
2 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (2.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (6.67%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (2.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (2.22%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 11 (24.44%) Amazon AWS
1 11 (24.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (26.67%) Firewall
2 11 (24.44%) WAN
3 9 (20.00%) Internet
3 9 (20.00%) Wireless
4 8 (17.78%) VPN
5 7 (15.56%) MPLS
6 6 (13.33%) BGP
6 6 (13.33%) HSRP
6 6 (13.33%) OSPF
6 6 (13.33%) VLAN
7 4 (8.89%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (4.44%) DNS
8 2 (4.44%) SAN
8 2 (4.44%) TCP/IP
9 1 (2.22%) Structured Cabling
9 1 (2.22%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.22%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.22%) JIRA
1 1 (2.22%) Selenium
General
1 7 (15.56%) Telecoms
2 3 (6.67%) Military
3 2 (4.44%) Finance
4 1 (2.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (20.00%) Network Engineer
1 9 (20.00%) Senior Network Engineer
2 8 (17.78%) Analyst
3 7 (15.56%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 6 (13.33%) Support Engineer
5 5 (11.11%) Business Process Analyst
5 5 (11.11%) Process Analyst
5 5 (11.11%) Service Manager
6 4 (8.89%) Incident Manager
6 4 (8.89%) Major Incident Manager
6 4 (8.89%) Service Desk Support
7 3 (6.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 3 (6.67%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
7 3 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 3 (6.67%) First Line Help Desk Support
7 3 (6.67%) ITIL Manager
7 3 (6.67%) Network Support
7 3 (6.67%) Network Support Engineer
7 3 (6.67%) Senior Network Support
7 3 (6.67%) Senior Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.22%) .NET
1 1 (2.22%) Middleware
1 1 (2.22%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.44%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.22%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.22%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (2.22%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 8 (17.78%) Windows
2 2 (4.44%) Linux
2 2 (4.44%) Windows Server
2 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.22%) Windows 10
3 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (100.00%) ITIL
2 13 (28.89%) Problem-Solving
3 9 (20.00%) Network Load Balancing
3 9 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 9 (20.00%) Service Management
3 9 (20.00%) WAN Optimisation
4 7 (15.56%) Coaching
4 7 (15.56%) Incident Management
4 7 (15.56%) People Management
4 7 (15.56%) PRINCE2
4 7 (15.56%) Root Cause Analysis
5 6 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (13.33%) Matrix Organization
6 5 (11.11%) BPR
6 5 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (11.11%) ITSM
6 5 (11.11%) Scenario Testing
6 5 (11.11%) Use Case
6 5 (11.11%) Workflow
6 5 (11.11%) Workshop Facilitation
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.67%) SQL
2 1 (2.22%) Java
2 1 (2.22%) PHP
2 1 (2.22%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 17 (37.78%) Security Cleared
2 14 (31.11%) SC Cleared
3 10 (22.22%) CCNP
3 10 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (15.56%) Degree
5 5 (11.11%) CCNA
6 2 (4.44%) DV Cleared
6 2 (4.44%) HNC
7 1 (2.22%) A+ Certification
7 1 (2.22%) APMP
7 1 (2.22%) CCIE
7 1 (2.22%) Check Point Certification
7 1 (2.22%) CISSP
7 1 (2.22%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (2.22%) ISEB
7 1 (2.22%) ISTQB
7 1 (2.22%) MCSA
7 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.11%) SLA
2 2 (4.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.22%) COBIT
3 1 (2.22%) ISO 9001
3 1 (2.22%) PMBOK
3 1 (2.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 9 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.44%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (4.44%) Red Hat Satellite
1 2 (4.44%) SCCM
1 2 (4.44%) SCVMM
2 1 (2.22%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (24.44%) CheckPoint
1 11 (24.44%) F5
1 11 (24.44%) McAfee
2 10 (22.22%) Cisco
3 9 (20.00%) Blue Coat
3 9 (20.00%) Fortinet
4 6 (13.33%) BMC
5 5 (11.11%) IBM
5 5 (11.11%) VMware
6 4 (8.89%) Microsoft
7 3 (6.67%) Aruba
7 3 (6.67%) Citrix
7 3 (6.67%) HP
8 2 (4.44%) Infoblox
8 2 (4.44%) Red Hat
9 1 (2.22%) NetApp
9 1 (2.22%) Oracle
9 1 (2.22%) ServiceNow