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 27 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 13 17 12
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -5
Contract jobs citing ITIL 22 13 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 7.91% 6.44% 8.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.53% 10.83% 11.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 4 6
Average daily rate
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£275 £273 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.73% +36.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £202 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £382 £232
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 1
Average hourly rate £12.50 £10.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -66.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -11.11%
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
209 120 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 75.18% 59.41% 70.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 74 65
Average daily rate £375 £309 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.55% -0.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £223 £169
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £425 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 10
Average hourly rate £12.50 £13.98 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.55% -44.10%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 27 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 27 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 22 (51.16%) Windows
2 18 (41.86%) Microsoft
3 16 (37.21%) ITIL Certification
4 15 (34.88%) SQL
4 15 (34.88%) Firewall
5 14 (32.56%) Linux
6 13 (30.23%) JBoss
6 13 (30.23%) SQL Server
7 11 (25.58%) SharePoint
7 11 (25.58%) Oracle
7 11 (25.58%) IIS
8 10 (23.26%) BizTalk Server
8 10 (23.26%) Migration
8 10 (23.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 9 (20.93%) .NET
10 8 (18.60%) Red Hat
10 8 (18.60%) PowerShell
11 7 (16.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 7 (16.28%) Service Management
11 7 (16.28%) NetApp
11 7 (16.28%) EMC
11 7 (16.28%) VB
12 6 (13.95%) Web Services
12 6 (13.95%) UNIX
12 6 (13.95%) MS Excel
12 6 (13.95%) LAN
12 6 (13.95%) WAN
12 6 (13.95%) Active Directory
12 6 (13.95%) Windows Server 2003
12 6 (13.95%) Windows Server 2008

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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 13 (30.23%) JBoss
2 11 (25.58%) IIS
2 11 (25.58%) SharePoint
3 10 (23.26%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (9.30%) Apache
5 2 (4.65%) Tomcat
6 1 (2.33%) WebSphere
6 1 (2.33%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 6 (13.95%) MS Excel
2 5 (11.63%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.33%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) SaaS
1 1 (2.33%) PaaS
1 1 (2.33%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (34.88%) Firewall
2 6 (13.95%) LAN
2 6 (13.95%) WAN
3 5 (11.63%) DNS
4 4 (9.30%) Network Security
4 4 (9.30%) MPLS
5 3 (6.98%) SAN
6 2 (4.65%) DHCP
7 1 (2.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (30.23%) SQL Server
2 10 (23.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.33%) DataStage
3 1 (2.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.33%) JUnit
2 1 (2.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.33%) ClearCase
2 1 (2.33%) Toad
2 1 (2.33%) MSI
2 1 (2.33%) Subversion
2 1 (2.33%) Maven
2 1 (2.33%) JIRA
2 1 (2.33%) Selenium
General
1 1 (2.33%) Front Office
1 1 (2.33%) Finance
1 1 (2.33%) Banking
1 1 (2.33%) Investment Banking
1 1 (2.33%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 9 (20.93%) Migration Engineer
2 8 (18.60%) Analyst
3 7 (16.28%) Service Manager
4 5 (11.63%) Applications Support
5 4 (9.30%) Support Analyst
5 4 (9.30%) Applications Support Analyst
6 3 (6.98%) Change and Configuration Manager
6 3 (6.98%) Configuration Manager
6 3 (6.98%) Change Manager
6 3 (6.98%) Services Delivery Manager
6 3 (6.98%) Support Manager
6 3 (6.98%) Delivery Manager
6 3 (6.98%) Service Desk Manager
7 2 (4.65%) Windows Support Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) Transition Manager
7 2 (4.65%) Citrix Support
7 2 (4.65%) Citrix Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) Service Desk Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) Service Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (20.93%) .NET
2 6 (13.95%) Web Services
3 5 (11.63%) XML
4 1 (2.33%) WSDL
4 1 (2.33%) Apache Axis
4 1 (2.33%) WCF
4 1 (2.33%) J2EE
4 1 (2.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.65%) NHS
2 1 (2.33%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 22 (51.16%) Windows
2 14 (32.56%) Linux
3 7 (16.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (13.95%) UNIX
4 6 (13.95%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (13.95%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (13.95%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (11.63%) Windows 2000 Server
5 5 (11.63%) Windows 2000
6 3 (6.98%) Windows XP
6 3 (6.98%) Windows 7
7 2 (4.65%) Solaris
8 1 (2.33%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (23.26%) Migration
2 7 (16.28%) Service Management
3 5 (11.63%) Service Delivery
4 4 (9.30%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (9.30%) Supplier Management
4 4 (9.30%) Incident Management
4 4 (9.30%) Line Management
5 3 (6.98%) Asset Management
6 2 (4.65%) ITSM
6 2 (4.65%) ITIL V3
6 2 (4.65%) Server Building
7 1 (2.33%) SDLC
7 1 (2.33%) Change Control
7 1 (2.33%) Business Transformation
7 1 (2.33%) Analytics
7 1 (2.33%) Service Desk Management
7 1 (2.33%) Mentoring
7 1 (2.33%) Continuous Delivery
7 1 (2.33%) Enterprise Architecture
7 1 (2.33%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (34.88%) SQL
2 8 (18.60%) PowerShell
3 7 (16.28%) VB
4 5 (11.63%) JavaScript
5 4 (9.30%) Java
6 2 (4.65%) Perl
6 2 (4.65%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 16 (37.21%) ITIL Certification
2 5 (11.63%) MCSE
2 5 (11.63%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (9.30%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (9.30%) CCNA
4 2 (4.65%) CCA
4 2 (4.65%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (2.33%) MCSA
5 1 (2.33%) MCP
5 1 (2.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (2.33%) MCTS
5 1 (2.33%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.33%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (6.98%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 2 (4.65%) SLA
4 1 (2.33%) QA
System Software
1 6 (13.95%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.98%) vSphere
3 2 (4.65%) UAG
3 2 (4.65%) vCloud
3 2 (4.65%) XenApp
3 2 (4.65%) Terminal Services
4 1 (2.33%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (2.33%) Squid
4 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (11.63%) Foglight
2 3 (6.98%) Puppet
3 2 (4.65%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.33%) Control-M
4 1 (2.33%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (2.33%) Backup Exec
4 1 (2.33%) SCOM
4 1 (2.33%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 18 (41.86%) Microsoft
2 11 (25.58%) Oracle
3 8 (18.60%) Red Hat
4 7 (16.28%) EMC
4 7 (16.28%) NetApp
5 5 (11.63%) New Relic
5 5 (11.63%) Cisco
6 3 (6.98%) HP
6 3 (6.98%) VMware
6 3 (6.98%) Citrix
7 1 (2.33%) BMC
7 1 (2.33%) Symantec
7 1 (2.33%) Remedy
7 1 (2.33%) Splunk
7 1 (2.33%) Dell
7 1 (2.33%) Sun
7 1 (2.33%) IBM
7 1 (2.33%) Sybase