The table below looks at the statistics for ITSM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ITSM over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Service Management (ITSM)
Rank 64 81 79
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -2
Contract jobs citing ITSM 9 1 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.87% 0.11% 1.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.12% 0.14% 1.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 10
Average daily rate
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£375 - £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 - £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £424 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+21.07% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.88 £14.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+13.39% -9.67%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Leeds region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
803 727 871
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 77.73% 78.76% 76.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 534 396 509
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 27 10
Average hourly rate £11.13 £42.63 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-73.90% +184.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £7.60 £29.25 £10.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £21.96
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

ITSM
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

ITSM Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

ITSM
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

ITSM Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

ITSM
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ITSM across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

ITSM Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

ITSM
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ITSM across the Leeds region.

ITSM Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

ITSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 10 (100.00%) Service Management
2 6 (60.00%) ITIL
3 5 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 5 (50.00%) ServiceNow
4 4 (40.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (40.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (40.00%) ITIL V3
5 3 (30.00%) Windows
5 3 (30.00%) Incident Management
6 2 (20.00%) Problem Management
6 2 (20.00%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (20.00%) Postini
6 2 (20.00%) SCOM
6 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (20.00%) Lync
6 2 (20.00%) Unified Communications
6 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
6 2 (20.00%) Migration
6 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
6 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
6 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 2 (20.00%) S/MIME
6 2 (20.00%) BMC
6 2 (20.00%) CheckPoint
6 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (20.00%) Symantec
6 2 (20.00%) Remedy
6 2 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server

ITSM
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (20.00%) Lync
1 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (40.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) Unified Communications
1 2 (20.00%) S/MIME
General
1 1 (10.00%) Banking
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Problem Manager
1 3 (30.00%) Incident & Problem Manager
1 3 (30.00%) Incident Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Exchange Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Business Data Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Data Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Business Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) IT Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Service Management
2 6 (60.00%) ITIL
3 4 (40.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 4 (40.00%) ITIL V3
4 3 (30.00%) Incident Management
5 2 (20.00%) Problem Management
5 2 (20.00%) Migration
5 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (20.00%) Data Management
5 2 (20.00%) Demand Management
6 1 (10.00%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) MCITP
1 1 (10.00%) CCNA
1 1 (10.00%) MCSE
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) SCOM
1 2 (20.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) ServiceNow
2 2 (20.00%) Postini
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) BMC
2 2 (20.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (20.00%) Symantec
2 2 (20.00%) Remedy
2 2 (20.00%) Google