The table below looks at the statistics for ITIL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ITIL over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 9 7 13
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +6
Contract jobs citing ITIL 30 33 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 11.90% 14.73% 11.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 15.71% 22.15% 15.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 17 19
Average daily rate
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£275 £225 £155
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% +45.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £162 £150 £139
10% offered a daily rate of more than £376 £332 £205
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £323
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +2.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 4
Average hourly rate £16.49 £11.25 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.55% -55.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -6.06%
ITIL
South Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Sheffield region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Sheffield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
191 149 190
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 75.79% 66.52% 76.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 92 119
Average daily rate £315 £315 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £180 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £464 £500 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 12 13
Average hourly rate £36.00 £25.63 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.48% +2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.98 £12.30 £11.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £35.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.38 £29.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +7.80%

ITIL
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ITIL across the Sheffield region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

ITIL Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

ITIL
Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ITIL across the Sheffield region.

ITIL Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

ITIL
Daily Rate Histogram in Sheffield

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ITIL across the Sheffield region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

ITIL Daily Rate Histogram in Sheffield

ITIL
Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ITIL across the Sheffield region.

ITIL Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

ITIL
Hourly Rate Histogram in Sheffield

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ITIL across the Sheffield region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

ITIL Hourly Rate Histogram in Sheffield

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield region citing ITIL also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited ITIL.

1 19 (47.50%) Windows
1 19 (47.50%) Cisco
2 15 (37.50%) Active Directory
3 13 (32.50%) HP
3 13 (32.50%) Microsoft
4 9 (22.50%) Windows XP
4 9 (22.50%) Management Information System
4 9 (22.50%) Incident Management
5 8 (20.00%) SQL
5 8 (20.00%) Blackberry
5 8 (20.00%) Change Management
6 7 (17.50%) Firewall
6 7 (17.50%) ITSM
6 7 (17.50%) SAN
6 7 (17.50%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (17.50%) Internet
6 7 (17.50%) MS Office
6 7 (17.50%) AIX
6 7 (17.50%) HPUX
6 7 (17.50%) Sun
6 7 (17.50%) SLA
6 7 (17.50%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (17.50%) Brocade
6 7 (17.50%) Cisco IOS
6 7 (17.50%) Wi-Fi
6 7 (17.50%) Wireless
6 7 (17.50%) IP Telephony
7 6 (15.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (15.00%) Change Control
8 5 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield region citing ITIL also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited ITIL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (10.00%) JBoss
1 4 (10.00%) Apache
1 4 (10.00%) Tomcat
1 4 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (7.50%) IIS
3 2 (5.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (5.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 7 (17.50%) MS Office
2 3 (7.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (17.50%) SAN
1 7 (17.50%) Internet
1 7 (17.50%) Firewall
1 7 (17.50%) Wi-Fi
1 7 (17.50%) Wireless
1 7 (17.50%) IP Telephony
1 7 (17.50%) Cisco IOS
2 5 (12.50%) DNS
3 4 (10.00%) DHCP
3 4 (10.00%) VPN
4 3 (7.50%) LAN
4 3 (7.50%) WAN
5 2 (5.00%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database
General
1 2 (5.00%) Back Office
1 2 (5.00%) Finance
1 2 (5.00%) Manufacturing
1 2 (5.00%) Mandarin Language
1 2 (5.00%) Cantonese Language
2 1 (2.50%) French Language
2 1 (2.50%) Marketing
2 1 (2.50%) Legal
2 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (15.00%) Analyst
2 5 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
2 5 (12.50%) Applications Support
2 5 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (12.50%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (10.00%) Administrator
3 4 (10.00%) Support Engineer
3 4 (10.00%) Storage Engineer
3 4 (10.00%) Senior Storage Engineer
3 4 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (7.50%) 1st Line Support
4 3 (7.50%) Service Analyst
4 3 (7.50%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (5.00%) Service Manager
5 2 (5.00%) Network Support
5 2 (5.00%) Storage Administrator
5 2 (5.00%) Cisco Support
5 2 (5.00%) Support Technician
5 2 (5.00%) Support Analyst
5 2 (5.00%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 9 (22.50%) Management Information System
2 8 (20.00%) Blackberry
3 5 (12.50%) CLARiiON
4 3 (7.50%) CESG
4 3 (7.50%) HP StorageWorks
5 2 (5.00%) NHS
5 2 (5.00%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (2.50%) FMCG
6 1 (2.50%) Social Media
6 1 (2.50%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 19 (47.50%) Windows
2 9 (22.50%) Windows XP
3 7 (17.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (17.50%) AIX
3 7 (17.50%) HPUX
4 5 (12.50%) Solaris
5 4 (10.00%) Windows 7
5 4 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (7.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (7.50%) UNIX
7 1 (2.50%) CentOS
7 1 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.50%) Linux
7 1 (2.50%) Ubuntu
7 1 (2.50%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (22.50%) Incident Management
2 8 (20.00%) Change Management
3 7 (17.50%) ITSM
4 6 (15.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 6 (15.00%) Change Control
5 5 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
5 5 (12.50%) Performance Analysis
6 4 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (10.00%) BCP
7 3 (7.50%) Validation
7 3 (7.50%) WFM
7 3 (7.50%) Problem Management
7 3 (7.50%) Kalman Filter
7 3 (7.50%) ITIL V3
8 2 (5.00%) Data Analysis
8 2 (5.00%) Capacity Management
8 2 (5.00%) Mobile Device Management
8 2 (5.00%) Protective Monitoring
8 2 (5.00%) Service Delivery
9 1 (2.50%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 8 (20.00%) SQL
2 4 (10.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (17.50%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (12.50%) SC Cleared
2 5 (12.50%) Security Cleared
3 3 (7.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (5.00%) CCNA
5 1 (2.50%) MCSE
5 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.50%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (17.50%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 4 (10.00%) Firmware
2 4 (10.00%) vSphere
2 4 (10.00%) vCloud
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 5 (12.50%) NetBackup
2 4 (10.00%) SCOM
2 4 (10.00%) EMC Navisphere
2 4 (10.00%) ZABBIX
2 4 (10.00%) McAfee ePO
2 4 (10.00%) Puppet
2 4 (10.00%) Red Hat Satellite
3 1 (2.50%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (2.50%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 19 (47.50%) Cisco
2 13 (32.50%) Microsoft
2 13 (32.50%) HP
3 7 (17.50%) Sun
3 7 (17.50%) Brocade
4 5 (12.50%) Symantec
4 5 (12.50%) Oracle
4 5 (12.50%) VMware
4 5 (12.50%) EMC
4 5 (12.50%) NetApp
4 5 (12.50%) Red Hat
5 4 (10.00%) CheckPoint
5 4 (10.00%) McAfee
6 2 (5.00%) SonicWALL
6 2 (5.00%) Nokia
6 2 (5.00%) Dell
6 2 (5.00%) MobileIron
7 1 (2.50%) LogRhythm
7 1 (2.50%) SolarWinds
7 1 (2.50%) Splunk
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