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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 11 6 23
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +17
Contract jobs citing ITIL 19 41 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 8.44% 16.08% 5.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.11% 23.56% 6.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 26 10
Average daily rate
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£275 £275 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +57.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £156 £175 £149
10% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £341 £220
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 1
Average hourly rate £13.98 £11.25 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.22% -56.73%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.88 £17.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-9.28% +16.66%
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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
171 174 173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 76.00% 68.24% 76.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 115 115
Average daily rate £325 £328 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.76% +4.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £180 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 7
Average hourly rate £15.39 £33.30 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.79% +11.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.98 £12.00 £21.62
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £35.00 £30.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 19 September 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 17 (53.13%) Windows
2 10 (31.25%) Windows XP
2 10 (31.25%) Active Directory
2 10 (31.25%) HP
2 10 (31.25%) Microsoft
3 9 (28.13%) Cisco
4 8 (25.00%) Blackberry
4 8 (25.00%) Incident Management
5 7 (21.88%) IP Telephony
5 7 (21.88%) Cisco IOS
5 7 (21.88%) Wi-Fi
5 7 (21.88%) Wireless
5 7 (21.88%) Firewall
5 7 (21.88%) Internet
5 7 (21.88%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (18.75%) SLA
6 6 (18.75%) Change Control
7 5 (15.63%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (15.63%) SQL
7 5 (15.63%) MS Office
8 4 (12.50%) IIS
8 4 (12.50%) UNIX
8 4 (12.50%) VPN
8 4 (12.50%) CheckPoint
8 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (12.50%) Management Information System
8 4 (12.50%) Change Management
9 3 (9.38%) Validation
9 3 (9.38%) WFM
9 3 (9.38%) Problem Management

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (12.50%) IIS
2 2 (6.25%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (3.13%) Apache
3 1 (3.13%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (15.63%) MS Office
2 3 (9.38%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (21.88%) IP Telephony
1 7 (21.88%) Cisco IOS
1 7 (21.88%) Wi-Fi
1 7 (21.88%) Wireless
1 7 (21.88%) Firewall
1 7 (21.88%) Internet
2 4 (12.50%) VPN
3 3 (9.38%) LAN
3 3 (9.38%) WAN
4 2 (6.25%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (6.25%) DNS
5 1 (3.13%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database
General
1 2 (6.25%) Manufacturing
1 2 (6.25%) Mandarin Language
1 2 (6.25%) Cantonese Language
1 2 (6.25%) Back Office
1 2 (6.25%) Telecoms
1 2 (6.25%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Legal
2 1 (3.13%) French Language
2 1 (3.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (21.88%) Analyst
2 6 (18.75%) Applications Support
3 4 (12.50%) 1st Line Support
3 4 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (9.38%) Service Analyst
4 3 (9.38%) Service Desk Analyst
4 3 (9.38%) Support Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Support Analyst
4 3 (9.38%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Support Technician
5 2 (6.25%) Network Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Cisco Support
5 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Network Support
5 2 (6.25%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Service Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Administrator
6 1 (3.13%) Oracle DBA
6 1 (3.13%) Applications Support Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) .NET
1 1 (3.13%) SOAP
1 1 (3.13%) Web Services
1 1 (3.13%) XML
1 1 (3.13%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.00%) Blackberry
2 4 (12.50%) Management Information System
3 3 (9.38%) CESG
4 2 (6.25%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (6.25%) CLARiiON
5 1 (3.13%) FMCG
5 1 (3.13%) Informatics
5 1 (3.13%) Statistics
5 1 (3.13%) NHS
5 1 (3.13%) Social Media
5 1 (3.13%) Health Informatics
Operating Systems
1 17 (53.13%) Windows
2 10 (31.25%) Windows XP
3 4 (12.50%) UNIX
3 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (9.38%) Windows 7
4 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (6.25%) Solaris
5 2 (6.25%) Linux
6 1 (3.13%) Ubuntu
6 1 (3.13%) Android
6 1 (3.13%) CentOS
6 1 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.00%) Incident Management
2 6 (18.75%) Change Control
3 5 (15.63%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (12.50%) Change Management
5 3 (9.38%) Validation
5 3 (9.38%) WFM
5 3 (9.38%) Problem Management
5 3 (9.38%) ITIL V3
5 3 (9.38%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (6.25%) Mobile Device Management
6 2 (6.25%) Protective Monitoring
6 2 (6.25%) Project Management
6 2 (6.25%) Data Analysis
6 2 (6.25%) Service Delivery
6 2 (6.25%) Service Management
7 1 (3.13%) CMMI
7 1 (3.13%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (3.13%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (3.13%) Scrum
7 1 (3.13%) BPMN
Programming Languages
1 5 (15.63%) SQL
2 1 (3.13%) Shell Script
2 1 (3.13%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (21.88%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (9.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (6.25%) CCNA
4 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (3.13%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (18.75%) SLA
2 1 (3.13%) HL7
2 1 (3.13%) COBIT
System Software
1 10 (31.25%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (3.13%) vSphere
2 1 (3.13%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) NetBackup
2 1 (3.13%) EMC Navisphere
2 1 (3.13%) SCOM
2 1 (3.13%) Data Guard
2 1 (3.13%) ZABBIX
2 1 (3.13%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (3.13%) Puppet
2 1 (3.13%) Red Hat Satellite
2 1 (3.13%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 10 (31.25%) HP
1 10 (31.25%) Microsoft
2 9 (28.13%) Cisco
3 4 (12.50%) CheckPoint
4 2 (6.25%) MobileIron
4 2 (6.25%) Dell
4 2 (6.25%) EMC
4 2 (6.25%) Oracle
4 2 (6.25%) Symantec
4 2 (6.25%) NetApp
4 2 (6.25%) Nokia
4 2 (6.25%) Red Hat
4 2 (6.25%) SonicWALL
4 2 (6.25%) VMware
5 1 (3.13%) McAfee
5 1 (3.13%) JBoss
5 1 (3.13%) LogRhythm
5 1 (3.13%) Splunk
5 1 (3.13%) SolarWinds