The first table below looks at the demand for ITSM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Halifax region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ITSM over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Halifax region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Service Management (ITSM)
Rank 25 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing ITSM 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 1.06% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.42% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £500 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £400 £395
% change year-on-year
-9.37% +1.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £14.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+31.03% -9.37%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Halifax
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
141 96 231
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 74.60% 81.36% 81.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 74 187
Average daily rate £350 £365 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £270 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £400 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £361 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.02% -2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 7
Average hourly rate - - £17.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +18.51%
ITSM
West Yorkshire

ITSM
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ITSM across the Halifax region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

ITSM Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

ITSM
Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ITSM across the Halifax region.

ITSM Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

ITSM
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Halifax region citing ITSM 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 ITSM.

1 12 (85.71%) Remedy
1 12 (85.71%) Remedy ITSM
2 11 (78.57%) BMC
3 8 (57.14%) Service Management
3 8 (57.14%) Banking
4 5 (35.71%) Finance
4 5 (35.71%) Web Services
4 5 (35.71%) Java
5 4 (28.57%) Workflow
5 4 (28.57%) Investment Banking
6 2 (14.29%) Migration
6 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (14.29%) Business Objects
6 2 (14.29%) HP
6 2 (14.29%) Retail
7 1 (7.14%) Data Analysis
7 1 (7.14%) BusinessObjects XI
7 1 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (7.14%) Test Strategy
7 1 (7.14%) Analytics
7 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
7 1 (7.14%) QuickTest Pro
7 1 (7.14%) ISEB
7 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (7.14%) RDBMS
7 1 (7.14%) Software Testing
7 1 (7.14%) ISTQB
7 1 (7.14%) Retail Banking

ITSM
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Halifax region citing ITSM 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 ITSM. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 12 (85.71%) Remedy ITSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (7.14%) RDBMS
1 1 (7.14%) BusinessObjects XI
1 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 8 (57.14%) Banking
2 5 (35.71%) Finance
3 4 (28.57%) Investment Banking
4 2 (14.29%) Retail
5 1 (7.14%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Developer
2 5 (35.71%) Remedy Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Business Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Business Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Business Objects Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Business Objects Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Developer Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Environment Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Remedy Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Remedy Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) MI Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Banking Business Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) ITSM Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Test Leader
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Service Management
2 4 (28.57%) Workflow
3 2 (14.29%) Migration
3 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (7.14%) Data Analysis
4 1 (7.14%) Software Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Test Strategy
4 1 (7.14%) Analytics
4 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) ISEB
1 1 (7.14%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (85.71%) Remedy
2 11 (78.57%) BMC
3 2 (14.29%) Business Objects
3 2 (14.29%) HP
Halifax, West Yorkshire
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