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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Service Management (ITSM)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing ITSM 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax - - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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- - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £315
% change year-on-year
- +19.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £14.38
% change year-on-year
+12.90% +7.82%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Halifax
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
137 130 158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 80.59% 71.82% 75.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 87 127
Average daily rate £413 £389 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.04% +2.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £280 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £505 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £24.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +37.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.12% -
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 22 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 4 (100.00%) Remedy
1 4 (100.00%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (75.00%) Banking
2 3 (75.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (75.00%) ISEB
2 3 (75.00%) BMC
2 3 (75.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (50.00%) Test Strategy
3 2 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (50.00%) Finance
3 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Retail Banking
4 1 (25.00%) Retail
4 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
4 1 (25.00%) HP
4 1 (25.00%) Advertising
4 1 (25.00%) Migration
4 1 (25.00%) Project Management
4 1 (25.00%) Change Management

ITSM
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 4 (100.00%) Remedy ITSM
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 3 (75.00%) Banking
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Advertising
3 1 (25.00%) Retail
3 1 (25.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Test Leader
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) ISEB
1 3 (75.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Remedy
2 3 (75.00%) BMC
3 1 (25.00%) HP