Period
to 16 January 2018

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 16 January 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 Version 3
England > West Midlands
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 129 124 118
Rank change year-on-year -5 -6 -7
Contract jobs citing ITIL V3 54 67 59
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.15% 1.22% 1.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.39% 1.48% 1.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 34 33
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £300 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +41.67% -14.29% -
10th Percentile £365 £135 £167
90th Percentile £484 £484 £546
England median daily rate £400 £440 £400
% change year-on-year -9.09% +10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 2
West Midlands median hourly rate £12.50 £13.50 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.41% -44.90% -
10th Percentile £8.39 £10.95 £19.85
90th Percentile £15.50 £16.50 £31.15
England median hourly rate £12.72 £15.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -15.20% -50.00% +88.98%

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 3,884 4,516 3,970
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 82.38% 82.50% 81.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,484 2,723 2,238
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +4.17%
10th Percentile £244 £250 £244
90th Percentile £545 £550 £548
England median daily rate £450 £433 £425
% change year-on-year +4.05% +1.76% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 141 132 169
West Midlands median hourly rate £24.98 £19.43 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.56% -2.85% -11.11%
10th Percentile £11.67 £10.89 £10.99
90th Percentile £48.75 £42.06 £43.75
England median hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -4.00% +8.70% +15.00%

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 16 January 2018.

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 16 January 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
Shropshire +7 16 £460 +15.00% 2
Birmingham -9 14 £425 +70.00% 2
Coventry +20 11 £413 - 2
Dudley - 3 £363 -
Warwickshire -2 2 £360 -1.37% 1
Staffordshire - 2 £388 -
ITIL V3
England

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 54 (100.00%) ITIL
2 20 (37.04%) SC Cleared
2 20 (37.04%) Security Cleared
3 17 (31.48%) BMC
4 16 (29.63%) Cisco
4 16 (29.63%) WAN
4 16 (29.63%) Service Management
5 15 (27.78%) Firewall
5 15 (27.78%) Wireless
5 15 (27.78%) Cisco Certification
6 14 (25.93%) CCNP
7 13 (24.07%) IBM
7 13 (24.07%) Windows
7 13 (24.07%) Internet
7 13 (24.07%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 12 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
8 12 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
8 12 (22.22%) Fortinet
8 12 (22.22%) Network Load Balancing
8 12 (22.22%) Blue Coat
8 12 (22.22%) McAfee
8 12 (22.22%) CheckPoint
8 12 (22.22%) F5
8 12 (22.22%) WAN Optimisation
8 12 (22.22%) Network Packet Analysis
9 11 (20.37%) Incident Management
10 10 (18.52%) Intrusion Detection
10 10 (18.52%) Service Delivery
11 9 (16.67%) Project Management
11 9 (16.67%) Active Directory

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 1 (1.85%) MS Exchange
1 1 (1.85%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 5 (9.26%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (7.41%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 12 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
1 12 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (29.63%) WAN
2 15 (27.78%) Firewall
2 15 (27.78%) Wireless
3 13 (24.07%) Internet
4 10 (18.52%) Intrusion Detection
5 7 (12.96%) MPLS
5 7 (12.96%) VPN
6 4 (7.41%) BGP
6 4 (7.41%) HSRP
6 4 (7.41%) OSPF
6 4 (7.41%) VLAN
7 3 (5.56%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (5.56%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (5.56%) DHCP
8 1 (1.85%) LAN
8 1 (1.85%) NAS
8 1 (1.85%) SAN
8 1 (1.85%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.70%) DTS
1 2 (3.70%) SQL Server
1 2 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 1 (1.85%) Finance
1 1 (1.85%) Military
1 1 (1.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (24.07%) Analyst
2 12 (22.22%) Network Engineer
3 10 (18.52%) Support Engineer
4 9 (16.67%) Network Support
4 9 (16.67%) Network Support Engineer
5 8 (14.81%) Service Analyst
5 8 (14.81%) Service Desk Analyst
6 7 (12.96%) Incident Engineer
6 7 (12.96%) Service Desk Manager
6 7 (12.96%) Service Manager
7 6 (11.11%) Support Analyst
8 5 (9.26%) Consultant
8 5 (9.26%) Help Desk Analyst
8 5 (9.26%) Performance Manager
8 5 (9.26%) Senior Network Engineer
8 5 (9.26%) Service Desk Support
8 5 (9.26%) Service Desk Support Analyst
8 5 (9.26%) Service Performance Manager
8 5 (9.26%) ServiceNow Consultant
9 4 (7.41%) Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.26%) Computer Science
1 5 (9.26%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (5.56%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.70%) FMCG
4 1 (1.85%) Celerra
4 1 (1.85%) CMDB
4 1 (1.85%) EMC Centera
4 1 (1.85%) EMC VMAX
4 1 (1.85%) EMC VNX
4 1 (1.85%) EMC VNXe
4 1 (1.85%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 13 (24.07%) Windows
2 2 (3.70%) AIX
3 1 (1.85%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (100.00%) ITIL
2 16 (29.63%) Service Management
3 12 (22.22%) Network Load Balancing
3 12 (22.22%) Network Packet Analysis
3 12 (22.22%) WAN Optimisation
4 11 (20.37%) Incident Management
5 10 (18.52%) Service Delivery
6 9 (16.67%) Project Management
7 5 (9.26%) Line Management
8 4 (7.41%) CRM
8 4 (7.41%) Problem Management
8 4 (7.41%) Root Cause Analysis
9 3 (5.56%) Change Management
9 3 (5.56%) Coaching
9 3 (5.56%) ITSM
9 3 (5.56%) Network Management
9 3 (5.56%) Performance Metrics
9 3 (5.56%) Statistics
9 3 (5.56%) Validation
9 3 (5.56%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.70%) SQL
1 2 (3.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (37.04%) SC Cleared
1 20 (37.04%) Security Cleared
2 15 (27.78%) Cisco Certification
3 14 (25.93%) CCNP
4 6 (11.11%) Degree
5 5 (9.26%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (7.41%) CCIE
7 3 (5.56%) Check Point Certification
7 3 (5.56%) CISSP
8 1 (1.85%) EMC Certification
8 1 (1.85%) MCP
8 1 (1.85%) MCSA
8 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (24.07%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 8 (14.81%) SLA
3 7 (12.96%) ISO 9001
4 1 (1.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.85%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (16.67%) FortiGate
2 6 (11.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (1.85%) EMC VPLEX
3 1 (1.85%) MOM
3 1 (1.85%) Netcool
Vendors
1 17 (31.48%) BMC
2 16 (29.63%) Cisco
3 13 (24.07%) IBM
4 12 (22.22%) Blue Coat
4 12 (22.22%) CheckPoint
4 12 (22.22%) F5
4 12 (22.22%) Fortinet
4 12 (22.22%) McAfee
5 9 (16.67%) Aruba
5 9 (16.67%) HP
6 8 (14.81%) ServiceNow
7 6 (11.11%) Capita
8 5 (9.26%) Remedy
9 3 (5.56%) Microsoft
10 2 (3.70%) Oracle
11 1 (1.85%) Citrix
11 1 (1.85%) EMC
11 1 (1.85%) Isilon