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 27 March 2015 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Service Management (ITSM)
Rank 68 75 58
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -17
Contract jobs citing ITSM 24 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 2.04% 0.48% 1.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.41% 0.59% 1.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 3 7
Average daily rate
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£320 £363 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.72% -12.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £353 £408
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £373 £422
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £355 £388
% change year-on-year
-1.40% -8.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £10.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.82 £16.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-4.12% +17.85%
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West Yorkshire

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
996 841 553
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 84.62% 80.10% 74.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 668 535 274
Average daily rate £375 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £213 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £429
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 10 13
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +36.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.80 £16.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £110.00 £36.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

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 27 March 2015.

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 27 March 2015, 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 31 (91.18%) Service Management
2 17 (50.00%) ITIL
3 12 (35.29%) NHS
3 12 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (32.35%) Configuration Management
4 11 (32.35%) Project Management
5 9 (26.47%) SLA
6 8 (23.53%) PRINCE2
6 8 (23.53%) Business Analysis
6 8 (23.53%) Incident Management
6 8 (23.53%) QA
6 8 (23.53%) Problem Management
6 8 (23.53%) Change Management
6 8 (23.53%) Disaster Recovery
6 8 (23.53%) Mentoring
7 7 (20.59%) Coaching
7 7 (20.59%) Service Continuity Management
7 7 (20.59%) Trend Analysis
7 7 (20.59%) Capacity Management
7 7 (20.59%) Matrix Management
7 7 (20.59%) Release Management
7 7 (20.59%) Performance Management
7 7 (20.59%) Scrum
8 5 (14.71%) Microsoft
8 5 (14.71%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (11.76%) Relational Database
9 4 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (11.76%) Integration Testing
9 4 (11.76%) Git (software)
9 4 (11.76%) Python

ITSM
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 1 (2.94%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (5.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Remedy ITSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.76%) RDBMS
1 4 (11.76%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle OWB
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (11.76%) Eclipse
1 4 (11.76%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.88%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (2.94%) JIRA
General
1 3 (8.82%) Finance
1 3 (8.82%) Publishing
2 2 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (23.53%) Author
1 8 (23.53%) Technical Author
2 7 (20.59%) Delivery Manager
3 3 (8.82%) Project Manager
4 1 (2.94%) Tester
4 1 (2.94%) Architect
4 1 (2.94%) Process Manager
4 1 (2.94%) Software Manager
4 1 (2.94%) Capacity Management Specialist
4 1 (2.94%) Analyst
4 1 (2.94%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (2.94%) Development Manager
4 1 (2.94%) Administrator
4 1 (2.94%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (2.94%) Service Manager
4 1 (2.94%) Test Team Leader
4 1 (2.94%) Systems Tester
4 1 (2.94%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.76%) XML
1 4 (11.76%) XSD
1 4 (11.76%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 12 (35.29%) NHS
2 3 (8.82%) Thin Client
2 3 (8.82%) Graphic Design
2 3 (8.82%) Fat Client
3 2 (5.88%) Reference Data
3 2 (5.88%) Data Integration
3 2 (5.88%) Replication
4 1 (2.94%) CMDB
4 1 (2.94%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (91.18%) Service Management
2 17 (50.00%) ITIL
3 12 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (32.35%) Configuration Management
4 11 (32.35%) Project Management
5 8 (23.53%) PRINCE2
5 8 (23.53%) Change Management
5 8 (23.53%) Disaster Recovery
5 8 (23.53%) Incident Management
5 8 (23.53%) Problem Management
5 8 (23.53%) Business Analysis
5 8 (23.53%) Mentoring
6 7 (20.59%) Coaching
6 7 (20.59%) Service Continuity Management
6 7 (20.59%) Matrix Management
6 7 (20.59%) Release Management
6 7 (20.59%) Performance Management
6 7 (20.59%) Trend Analysis
6 7 (20.59%) Capacity Management
6 7 (20.59%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.76%) Java
1 4 (11.76%) SQL
1 4 (11.76%) Python
1 4 (11.76%) Ruby
2 2 (5.88%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (8.82%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (26.47%) SLA
2 8 (23.53%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.88%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 2 (5.88%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.94%) OpenView
Vendors
1 5 (14.71%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.88%) BMC
3 1 (2.94%) Remedy
3 1 (2.94%) HP
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle
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