The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Sheffield with a requirement for ITIL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited ITIL over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
South Yorkshire / Sheffield
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 48 43 12
Rank change year-on-year -5 -31  
Contract jobs citing ITIL 6 14 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 1.63% 3.17% 7.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.03% 3.90% 9.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 9
Median daily rate £228 £294 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.38% -9.61%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £454 £349
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 2
Median hourly rate £11.50 £14.00 £13.11
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.85% +6.76%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £14.54
% change year-on-year -8.57% +20.39%  

ITIL is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Sheffield with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Sheffield
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 295 359 212
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Sheffield 80.16% 81.41% 81.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 246 138
Median daily rate £450 £475 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +46.15%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £750 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 10
Median hourly rate £11.50 £14.00 £22.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.85% -38.79%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -6.49% +27.48%  

ITIL
Job Vacancy Trend in Sheffield

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Sheffield citing ITIL as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for ITIL in Sheffield

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ITIL in Sheffield

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Sheffield

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ITIL in Sheffield over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ITIL in Sheffield

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for ITIL in Sheffield

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Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing ITIL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Sheffield region with a requirement for ITIL.

1 12 (63.16%) Active Directory
2 7 (36.84%) Service Management
2 7 (36.84%) Service Delivery
2 7 (36.84%) Change Management
2 7 (36.84%) Web Design
2 7 (36.84%) Management Information System
2 7 (36.84%) Data Analysis
2 7 (36.84%) ServiceNow
2 7 (36.84%) C++
2 7 (36.84%) HTML
2 7 (36.84%) JavaScript
2 7 (36.84%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 7 (36.84%) Customer Requirements
3 6 (31.58%) System Integration Testing
3 6 (31.58%) Integration Testing
3 6 (31.58%) Data Security
4 5 (26.32%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (15.79%) Incident Management
6 2 (10.53%) SLA
6 2 (10.53%) Internet
6 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (10.53%) Problem Management
6 2 (10.53%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (5.26%) SDLC
7 1 (5.26%) Oracle ODI
7 1 (5.26%) CLAS
7 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (5.26%) SaaS
7 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database

ITIL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 5 (26.32%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) Internet
2 1 (5.26%) DNS
2 1 (5.26%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (5.26%) NonStop SQL
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle BI EE
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database 12c
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle ODI
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Administrator
2 7 (36.84%) Systems Administrator
3 6 (31.58%) IT Support
4 4 (21.05%) Service Desk Support
5 3 (15.79%) IT Engineer
5 3 (15.79%) IT Support Engineer
5 3 (15.79%) Service Desk Engineer
5 3 (15.79%) Support Engineer
6 2 (10.53%) Web Administrator
7 1 (5.26%) Active Directory Administrator
7 1 (5.26%) Architect
7 1 (5.26%) Consultant
7 1 (5.26%) Digital Architect
7 1 (5.26%) Digital Technical Architect
7 1 (5.26%) Incident Manager
7 1 (5.26%) IT Administrator
7 1 (5.26%) IT Systems Administrator
7 1 (5.26%) OBIEE Consultant
7 1 (5.26%) Oracle Consultant
7 1 (5.26%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (36.84%) HTML
2 1 (5.26%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (36.84%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.26%) Blackberry
2 1 (5.26%) CESG
2 1 (5.26%) CESG CLAS
2 1 (5.26%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) Change Management
1 7 (36.84%) Customer Requirements
1 7 (36.84%) Data Analysis
1 7 (36.84%) Service Delivery
1 7 (36.84%) Service Management
1 7 (36.84%) Web Design
2 6 (31.58%) Data Security
2 6 (31.58%) Integration Testing
2 6 (31.58%) System Integration Testing
3 3 (15.79%) Incident Management
4 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (10.53%) Problem Management
5 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (5.26%) ETL
5 1 (5.26%) Performance Analysis
5 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2
5 1 (5.26%) Project Management
5 1 (5.26%) Scrum
5 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (5.26%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 7 (36.84%) C++
1 7 (36.84%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.26%) PL/SQL
2 1 (5.26%) SQL
2 1 (5.26%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (36.84%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (5.26%) CISSP
2 1 (5.26%) CLAS
2 1 (5.26%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) ISEB
2 1 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (10.53%) SLA
2 1 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (63.16%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Control-M
Vendors
1 7 (36.84%) ServiceNow
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle