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 1 May 2015 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 13 18 10
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -8
Contract jobs citing ITIL 27 11 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 8.74% 5.21% 10.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.20% 9.57% 15.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 4 7
Average daily rate
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£300 £273 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.89% +36.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £202 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £382 £225
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 2
Average hourly rate £12.50 £10.00 £26.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -62.79%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.75 £18.40
% change year-on-year
-7.46% -8.96%
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
241 115 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 77.99% 54.50% 69.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 72 69
Average daily rate £375 £305 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.15% -1.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £210 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 7
Average hourly rate £12.50 £15.25 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.03% -35.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.15 £10.00 £12.91
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £35.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.75 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-0.81% -3.90%

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 1 May 2015.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 23 (48.94%) Windows
2 18 (38.30%) ITIL Certification
3 17 (36.17%) Microsoft
4 14 (29.79%) SQL
5 13 (27.66%) Firewall
6 12 (25.53%) Linux
7 11 (23.40%) SQL Server
7 11 (23.40%) JBoss
8 9 (19.15%) SharePoint
8 9 (19.15%) Oracle
8 9 (19.15%) IIS
8 9 (19.15%) Active Directory
8 9 (19.15%) Service Management
9 8 (17.02%) Migration
9 8 (17.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 8 (17.02%) BizTalk Server
9 8 (17.02%) MS Office
10 7 (14.89%) Web Services
10 7 (14.89%) .NET
10 7 (14.89%) Service Delivery
11 6 (12.77%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (12.77%) UNIX
11 6 (12.77%) MS Excel
11 6 (12.77%) MCSE
11 6 (12.77%) Red Hat
11 6 (12.77%) Microsoft Certification
11 6 (12.77%) LAN
11 6 (12.77%) WAN
11 6 (12.77%) Incident Management
11 6 (12.77%) PowerShell

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 11 (23.40%) JBoss
2 9 (19.15%) SharePoint
2 9 (19.15%) IIS
3 8 (17.02%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (8.51%) Apache
5 2 (4.26%) Tomcat
6 1 (2.13%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (2.13%) Lync
6 1 (2.13%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (17.02%) MS Office
2 6 (12.77%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.13%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.13%) SaaS
1 1 (2.13%) PaaS
1 1 (2.13%) Office 365
1 1 (2.13%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (27.66%) Firewall
2 6 (12.77%) LAN
2 6 (12.77%) WAN
3 5 (10.64%) DNS
4 4 (8.51%) MPLS
4 4 (8.51%) SAN
4 4 (8.51%) Network Security
5 2 (4.26%) DHCP
6 1 (2.13%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (23.40%) SQL Server
2 8 (17.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.13%) DataStage
3 1 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.13%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.13%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.13%) Toad
2 1 (2.13%) ClearCase
2 1 (2.13%) JUnit
2 1 (2.13%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.13%) MSI
2 1 (2.13%) Subversion
2 1 (2.13%) Maven
2 1 (2.13%) JIRA
2 1 (2.13%) Selenium
General
1 1 (2.13%) Local Government
1 1 (2.13%) Front Office
1 1 (2.13%) Finance
1 1 (2.13%) Banking
1 1 (2.13%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (19.15%) Service Manager
1 9 (19.15%) Analyst
2 7 (14.89%) Migration Engineer
3 5 (10.64%) Services Delivery Manager
3 5 (10.64%) Applications Support
3 5 (10.64%) Delivery Manager
4 4 (8.51%) Applications Support Analyst
4 4 (8.51%) Support Analyst
5 3 (6.38%) Transition Manager
5 3 (6.38%) Change and Configuration Manager
5 3 (6.38%) Service Transition Manager
5 3 (6.38%) Change Manager
5 3 (6.38%) Service Analyst
5 3 (6.38%) Configuration Manager
5 3 (6.38%) Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (6.38%) Service Desk Manager
5 3 (6.38%) Support Manager
6 2 (4.26%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (4.26%) Windows Support Analyst
6 2 (4.26%) Help Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.89%) Web Services
1 7 (14.89%) .NET
2 5 (10.64%) XML
3 1 (2.13%) WSDL
3 1 (2.13%) J2EE
3 1 (2.13%) SOAP
3 1 (2.13%) Apache Axis
3 1 (2.13%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.51%) NHS
2 1 (2.13%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 23 (48.94%) Windows
2 12 (25.53%) Linux
3 6 (12.77%) UNIX
4 5 (10.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (10.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (10.64%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (8.51%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (8.51%) Windows XP
5 4 (8.51%) Windows 7
6 3 (6.38%) Windows 2000 Server
6 3 (6.38%) Windows 2000
7 2 (4.26%) Solaris
8 1 (2.13%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (19.15%) Service Management
2 8 (17.02%) Migration
3 7 (14.89%) Service Delivery
4 6 (12.77%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (12.77%) Incident Management
5 4 (8.51%) Line Management
5 4 (8.51%) Supplier Management
6 3 (6.38%) Asset Management
7 2 (4.26%) Change Management
7 2 (4.26%) ITSM
7 2 (4.26%) ITIL V3
8 1 (2.13%) Enterprise Architecture
8 1 (2.13%) Test Automation
8 1 (2.13%) Continuous Delivery
8 1 (2.13%) Mentoring
8 1 (2.13%) Business Transformation
8 1 (2.13%) Analytics
8 1 (2.13%) Service Desk Management
8 1 (2.13%) Change Control
8 1 (2.13%) Code Coverage
Programming Languages
1 14 (29.79%) SQL
2 6 (12.77%) PowerShell
3 5 (10.64%) VB
4 4 (8.51%) Java
5 3 (6.38%) JavaScript
6 2 (4.26%) Shell Script
6 2 (4.26%) Perl
7 1 (2.13%) PHP
Qualifications
1 18 (38.30%) ITIL Certification
2 6 (12.77%) MCSE
2 6 (12.77%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (8.51%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (8.51%) CCNA
4 2 (4.26%) MCSA
4 2 (4.26%) CCA
4 2 (4.26%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (2.13%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.13%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.13%) MCTS
5 1 (2.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (2.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (2.13%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (8.51%) SLA
2 3 (6.38%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (2.13%) QA
System Software
1 9 (19.15%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.38%) vSphere
3 2 (4.26%) Terminal Services
3 2 (4.26%) XenApp
3 2 (4.26%) UAG
3 2 (4.26%) vCloud
3 2 (4.26%) Hyper-V
3 2 (4.26%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.13%) Squid
4 1 (2.13%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 3 (6.38%) Puppet
1 3 (6.38%) Foglight
2 2 (4.26%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (4.26%) SCOM
3 1 (2.13%) SCVMM
3 1 (2.13%) ZABBIX
3 1 (2.13%) Red Hat Satellite
3 1 (2.13%) Control-M
3 1 (2.13%) Backup Exec
3 1 (2.13%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (36.17%) Microsoft
2 9 (19.15%) Oracle
3 6 (12.77%) Red Hat
4 5 (10.64%) EMC
4 5 (10.64%) NetApp
5 4 (8.51%) VMware
5 4 (8.51%) HP
5 4 (8.51%) Citrix
6 3 (6.38%) New Relic
6 3 (6.38%) Cisco
7 1 (2.13%) Splunk
7 1 (2.13%) BMC
7 1 (2.13%) CommVault
7 1 (2.13%) Dell
7 1 (2.13%) Sun
7 1 (2.13%) IBM
7 1 (2.13%) Sybase
7 1 (2.13%) Symantec
7 1 (2.13%) Remedy