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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 11 12 7
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -5
Contract jobs citing ITIL 20 24 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 9.22% 10.21% 12.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.83% 14.91% 17.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 17 13
Average daily rate
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£319 £170 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+87.50% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £110 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £310 £200
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 1
Average hourly rate £15.73 £11.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.73% -48.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.73 £15.25 £17.56
% change year-on-year
+3.11% -13.15%
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
169 161 145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 77.88% 68.51% 74.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 80 69
Average daily rate £325 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £180 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 15
Average hourly rate £15.00 £18.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £12.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.79 £29.00 £25.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.07
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -11.49%

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
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 28 January 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 19 (38.00%) Cisco
2 18 (36.00%) Windows
2 18 (36.00%) Active Directory
3 15 (30.00%) Microsoft
4 11 (22.00%) MS Office
4 11 (22.00%) ITIL Certification
5 10 (20.00%) HP
6 9 (18.00%) SAN
6 9 (18.00%) SQL
6 9 (18.00%) SLA
6 9 (18.00%) Change Management
6 9 (18.00%) Firewall
7 8 (16.00%) Management Information System
7 8 (16.00%) Incident Management
7 8 (16.00%) DNS
7 8 (16.00%) Blackberry
8 7 (14.00%) Internet
8 7 (14.00%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (14.00%) Sun
8 7 (14.00%) AIX
8 7 (14.00%) HPUX
8 7 (14.00%) Brocade
8 7 (14.00%) IP Telephony
8 7 (14.00%) Wi-Fi
8 7 (14.00%) Wireless
8 7 (14.00%) ITSM
8 7 (14.00%) Service Management
8 7 (14.00%) Cisco IOS
9 6 (12.00%) vSphere
9 6 (12.00%) VMware

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 5 (10.00%) JBoss
1 5 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 4 (8.00%) Apache
2 4 (8.00%) Tomcat
3 3 (6.00%) IIS
4 2 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (4.00%) MS Exchange
4 2 (4.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (2.00%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.00%) Lync
Applications
1 11 (22.00%) MS Office
2 5 (10.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (18.00%) SAN
1 9 (18.00%) Firewall
2 8 (16.00%) DNS
3 7 (14.00%) Internet
3 7 (14.00%) IP Telephony
3 7 (14.00%) Wi-Fi
3 7 (14.00%) Wireless
3 7 (14.00%) Cisco IOS
4 5 (10.00%) DHCP
5 4 (8.00%) LAN
5 4 (8.00%) WAN
5 4 (8.00%) VPN
6 2 (4.00%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (2.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 2 (4.00%) Back Office
1 2 (4.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.00%) Legal
2 1 (2.00%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 7 (14.00%) Analyst
2 5 (10.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (10.00%) Delivery Manager
2 5 (10.00%) Services Delivery Manager
2 5 (10.00%) Service Manager
2 5 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 5 (10.00%) Support Engineer
3 4 (8.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 4 (8.00%) Applications Support
3 4 (8.00%) Support Analyst
3 4 (8.00%) Administrator
3 4 (8.00%) Storage Engineer
3 4 (8.00%) Senior Storage Engineer
4 3 (6.00%) Network Engineer
4 3 (6.00%) Change Manager
4 3 (6.00%) 1st Line Support
4 3 (6.00%) Configuration Manager
4 3 (6.00%) Change and Configuration Manager
5 2 (4.00%) Citrix Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.00%) Web Services
2 1 (2.00%) XML
2 1 (2.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.00%) Management Information System
1 8 (16.00%) Blackberry
2 5 (10.00%) CLARiiON
3 4 (8.00%) NHS
4 3 (6.00%) CESG
4 3 (6.00%) HP StorageWorks
5 2 (4.00%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (2.00%) Statistics
6 1 (2.00%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 18 (36.00%) Windows
2 7 (14.00%) AIX
2 7 (14.00%) HPUX
3 5 (10.00%) Solaris
3 5 (10.00%) Windows XP
3 5 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (8.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (6.00%) UNIX
5 3 (6.00%) Windows 7
6 2 (4.00%) Linux
7 1 (2.00%) Android
7 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (2.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (18.00%) Change Management
2 8 (16.00%) Incident Management
3 7 (14.00%) ITSM
3 7 (14.00%) Service Management
4 6 (12.00%) Service Delivery
5 5 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 5 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (10.00%) Change Control
5 5 (10.00%) Performance Analysis
6 4 (8.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (8.00%) BCP
7 3 (6.00%) Asset Management
7 3 (6.00%) Kalman Filter
8 2 (4.00%) Protective Monitoring
8 2 (4.00%) ITIL V3
8 2 (4.00%) Capacity Management
8 2 (4.00%) Mobile Device Management
8 2 (4.00%) Data Analysis
9 1 (2.00%) BPR
Programming Languages
1 9 (18.00%) SQL
2 4 (8.00%) Shell Script
3 2 (4.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (22.00%) ITIL Certification
2 7 (14.00%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (10.00%) SC Cleared
3 5 (10.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (4.00%) MCSE
4 2 (4.00%) CCNA
4 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (4.00%) CCA
4 2 (4.00%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (2.00%) MCSA
5 1 (2.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (18.00%) SLA
2 3 (6.00%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 18 (36.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (12.00%) vSphere
3 4 (8.00%) vCloud
3 4 (8.00%) Firmware
4 2 (4.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (4.00%) UAG
4 2 (4.00%) XenApp
4 2 (4.00%) Terminal Services
5 1 (2.00%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (10.00%) NetBackup
1 5 (10.00%) SCOM
2 4 (8.00%) Red Hat Satellite
2 4 (8.00%) Puppet
2 4 (8.00%) McAfee ePO
2 4 (8.00%) ZABBIX
2 4 (8.00%) EMC Navisphere
3 1 (2.00%) Data Guard
3 1 (2.00%) SCCM
3 1 (2.00%) SCVMM
3 1 (2.00%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 19 (38.00%) Cisco
2 15 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 10 (20.00%) HP
4 7 (14.00%) Sun
4 7 (14.00%) Brocade
5 6 (12.00%) VMware
5 6 (12.00%) Oracle
5 6 (12.00%) EMC
5 6 (12.00%) NetApp
6 5 (10.00%) Red Hat
6 5 (10.00%) Symantec
7 4 (8.00%) McAfee
7 4 (8.00%) CheckPoint
8 3 (6.00%) Citrix
8 3 (6.00%) Dell
9 2 (4.00%) MobileIron
9 2 (4.00%) SonicWALL
9 2 (4.00%) Nokia
10 1 (2.00%) CommVault
10 1 (2.00%) Remedy