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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Service Management (ITSM)
Rank 62 76 63
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -13
Contract jobs citing ITSM 20 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.85% 0.21% 0.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.23% 0.26% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 1 2
Average daily rate
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£320 £250 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.00% -10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £250 £336
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £350 £319
% change year-on-year
+7.85% +9.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £10.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £18.70 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-19.78% +16.87%
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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
898 775 589
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 83.23% 80.81% 73.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 656 476 314
Average daily rate £375 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £430 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 14
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £13.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +24.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £12.50 £4.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £27.00 £65.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-6.48% -14.28%

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 26 January 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 26 January 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 24 (96.00%) Service Management
2 16 (64.00%) ITIL
3 8 (32.00%) Configuration Management
3 8 (32.00%) Project Management
3 8 (32.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (24.00%) NHS
5 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 5 (20.00%) Change Management
5 5 (20.00%) Business Analysis
5 5 (20.00%) Incident Management
5 5 (20.00%) QA
5 5 (20.00%) Problem Management
6 4 (16.00%) Release Management
6 4 (16.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (16.00%) Integration Testing
6 4 (16.00%) Performance Management
6 4 (16.00%) Trend Analysis
6 4 (16.00%) Capacity Management
6 4 (16.00%) Service Continuity Management
6 4 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (16.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (16.00%) SLA
6 4 (16.00%) MS Excel
7 3 (12.00%) SharePoint
7 3 (12.00%) Publishing
7 3 (12.00%) Data Management
7 3 (12.00%) Knowledge Management
7 3 (12.00%) Graphic Design
7 3 (12.00%) ISTQB
8 2 (8.00%) MS PowerPoint

ITSM
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 3 (12.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (8.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (8.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (8.00%) Lync
2 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (16.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) S/MIME
1 2 (8.00%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle OWB
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (4.00%) JIRA
General
1 3 (12.00%) Publishing
2 2 (8.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (32.00%) Author
1 8 (32.00%) Technical Author
2 3 (12.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (4.00%) Tester
3 1 (4.00%) Architect
3 1 (4.00%) Analyst
3 1 (4.00%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (4.00%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (4.00%) Systems Support
3 1 (4.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (4.00%) Administrator
3 1 (4.00%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (4.00%) Service Manager
3 1 (4.00%) Test Team Leader
3 1 (4.00%) Systems Tester
3 1 (4.00%) Team Leader
3 1 (4.00%) Systems Support Engineer
3 1 (4.00%) Exchange Engineer
3 1 (4.00%) Process Manager
3 1 (4.00%) Capacity Management Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) NHS
2 3 (12.00%) Graphic Design
3 2 (8.00%) Replication
3 2 (8.00%) Reference Data
3 2 (8.00%) Data Integration
3 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.00%) Smart Meter
4 1 (4.00%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.00%) Windows
1 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (96.00%) Service Management
2 16 (64.00%) ITIL
3 8 (32.00%) Configuration Management
3 8 (32.00%) Project Management
3 8 (32.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (20.00%) Change Management
4 5 (20.00%) Incident Management
4 5 (20.00%) Problem Management
4 5 (20.00%) Business Analysis
5 4 (16.00%) Integration Testing
5 4 (16.00%) Release Management
5 4 (16.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (16.00%) Performance Management
5 4 (16.00%) Trend Analysis
5 4 (16.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (16.00%) Capacity Management
5 4 (16.00%) Service Continuity Management
6 3 (12.00%) Data Management
6 3 (12.00%) Knowledge Management
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.00%) QA
2 4 (16.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) SCOM
1 2 (8.00%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (8.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (4.00%) OpenView
Vendors
1 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.00%) BMC
2 2 (8.00%) Symantec
2 2 (8.00%) Google
2 2 (8.00%) Postini
2 2 (8.00%) ServiceNow
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle
3 1 (4.00%) Remedy
3 1 (4.00%) HP
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