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 22 June 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
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 31 16 14
Rank change year-on-year -15 -2  
Contract jobs citing ITIL 6 32 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 2.56% 8.36% 8.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.87% 9.76% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 20 12
Median daily rate £344 £435 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.97% +58.18%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £354 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £371 £494 £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Median hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +12.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.09 £20.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -21.51% +32.25%  

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 209 328 220
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Sheffield 89.32% 85.64% 80.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 250 149
Median daily rate £475 £440 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.95% +10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £725 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 5
Median hourly rate £22.75 £14.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +62.50% +12.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

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

ITIL
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

ITIL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Sheffield

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ITIL in Sheffield over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ITIL in Sheffield

ITIL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for ITIL in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 7 (53.85%) Active Directory
2 5 (38.46%) Change Management
3 4 (30.77%) Data Security
3 4 (30.77%) Management Information System
3 4 (30.77%) Web Design
3 4 (30.77%) Integration Testing
3 4 (30.77%) C++
3 4 (30.77%) HTML
3 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
3 4 (30.77%) Data Analysis
3 4 (30.77%) System Integration Testing
3 4 (30.77%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 4 (30.77%) ServiceNow
3 4 (30.77%) Customer Requirements
3 4 (30.77%) Service Delivery
4 3 (23.08%) Problem Management
4 3 (23.08%) Windows
4 3 (23.08%) LAN
4 3 (23.08%) Incident Management
4 3 (23.08%) Firewall
5 2 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (15.38%) Service Management
5 2 (15.38%) SCOM
5 2 (15.38%) WAN
5 2 (15.38%) Linux
5 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
5 2 (15.38%) VPN
5 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (15.38%) SLA
5 2 (15.38%) ITIL Certification

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) IaaS
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (7.69%) Office 365
1 1 (7.69%) PaaS
1 1 (7.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) Firewall
1 3 (23.08%) LAN
2 2 (15.38%) Internet
2 2 (15.38%) VPN
2 2 (15.38%) WAN
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (7.69%) DHCP
3 1 (7.69%) OSPF
3 1 (7.69%) SAN
3 1 (7.69%) SNMP
3 1 (7.69%) Spanning Tree
3 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
3 1 (7.69%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle BI EE
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database 12c
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle ODI
1 1 (7.69%) Power BI
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (7.69%) Banking
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Administrator
1 4 (30.77%) Systems Administrator
2 3 (23.08%) IT Support
3 2 (15.38%) Web Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) 2nd/3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Active Directory Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Azure Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) IT Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Network Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) OBIEE Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Service Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Service Desk Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Management Information System
2 2 (15.38%) Data Centre
3 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Windows
2 2 (15.38%) Linux
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Server
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Change Management
2 4 (30.77%) Customer Requirements
2 4 (30.77%) Data Analysis
2 4 (30.77%) Data Security
2 4 (30.77%) Integration Testing
2 4 (30.77%) Service Delivery
2 4 (30.77%) System Integration Testing
2 4 (30.77%) Web Design
3 3 (23.08%) Incident Management
3 3 (23.08%) Problem Management
4 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (15.38%) Capacity Management
4 2 (15.38%) Service Management
5 1 (7.69%) Change Control
5 1 (7.69%) Data Centre Operations
5 1 (7.69%) ETL
5 1 (7.69%) ITIL V3
5 1 (7.69%) Migration
5 1 (7.69%) Prototyping
5 1 (7.69%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) C++
1 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
2 1 (7.69%) PL/SQL
2 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
2 1 (7.69%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 2 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (15.38%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (7.69%) CCNA
3 1 (7.69%) CCNP
3 1 (7.69%) CISA
3 1 (7.69%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (7.69%) Degree
3 1 (7.69%) MCSE
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
3 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) SLA
2 1 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 7 (53.85%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
2 1 (7.69%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) SCOM
2 1 (7.69%) vMotion
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) ServiceNow
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco
3 1 (7.69%) Citrix
3 1 (7.69%) Fortinet
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle
3 1 (7.69%) Red Hat
3 1 (7.69%) VMware