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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Service Management (ITSM)
Rank 62 75 78
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +3
Contract jobs citing ITSM 40 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 2.48% 0.58% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.96% 0.70% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 5 0
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£340 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.52 £17.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +12.90%
ITSM
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
1350 854 684
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 83.80% 82.04% 78.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 994 578 380
Average daily rate £375 £350 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 15 25
Average hourly rate £17.50 £13.00 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.61% -65.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £9.75 £29.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £175.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.52 £26.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+17.38% -16.12%

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 4 August 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 4 August 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 47 (82.46%) Service Management
2 29 (50.88%) ITIL
3 21 (36.84%) Incident Management
4 20 (35.09%) Project Management
4 20 (35.09%) Change Management
5 19 (33.33%) Problem Management
6 18 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (28.07%) Mentoring
8 15 (26.32%) Software Delivery
8 15 (26.32%) Matrix Management
9 14 (24.56%) Business Analysis
9 14 (24.56%) Finance
9 14 (24.56%) Coaching
10 13 (22.81%) Configuration Management
11 12 (21.05%) Scrum
12 11 (19.30%) Release Management
13 10 (17.54%) QA
13 10 (17.54%) PRINCE2
14 9 (15.79%) SLA
15 8 (14.04%) Microsoft
15 8 (14.04%) NHS
15 8 (14.04%) Knowledge Management
16 7 (12.28%) Workflow
16 7 (12.28%) Windows
16 7 (12.28%) Performance Management
16 7 (12.28%) Trend Analysis
16 7 (12.28%) Service Continuity Management
17 6 (10.53%) Capacity Management
18 5 (8.77%) Remedy
18 5 (8.77%) Service Delivery

ITSM
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 4 (7.02%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.51%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (3.51%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4 (7.02%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.26%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (8.77%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (5.26%) assyst
3 2 (3.51%) Misys Midas
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (3.51%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.75%) LDAP
1 1 (1.75%) DHCP
1 1 (1.75%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.75%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.75%) Crystal Reports
General
1 14 (24.56%) Finance
2 4 (7.02%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.51%) Law
Job Titles
1 10 (17.54%) Analyst
1 10 (17.54%) Delivery Manager
2 8 (14.04%) Service Analyst
3 7 (12.28%) Service Manager
4 5 (8.77%) Incident Manager
4 5 (8.77%) Service Management Analyst
5 4 (7.02%) IT Services Manager
5 4 (7.02%) Project Manager
6 3 (5.26%) Configuration Manager
6 3 (5.26%) Incident Analyst
6 3 (5.26%) Consultant
7 2 (3.51%) Designer
7 2 (3.51%) Capacity Management Specialist
7 2 (3.51%) Development Manager
7 2 (3.51%) Coordinator
7 2 (3.51%) Architect
7 2 (3.51%) Systems Analyst
7 2 (3.51%) Technical Architect
7 2 (3.51%) Author
7 2 (3.51%) Technical Author
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.51%) Web Services
1 2 (3.51%) Middleware
2 1 (1.75%) HTML
2 1 (1.75%) XML
2 1 (1.75%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.04%) NHS
2 5 (8.77%) CMDB
3 2 (3.51%) Blackberry
3 2 (3.51%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.51%) Public Cloud
3 2 (3.51%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.75%) Graphic Design
4 1 (1.75%) Reference Data
4 1 (1.75%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.28%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (82.46%) Service Management
2 29 (50.88%) ITIL
3 21 (36.84%) Incident Management
4 20 (35.09%) Project Management
4 20 (35.09%) Change Management
5 19 (33.33%) Problem Management
6 18 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (28.07%) Mentoring
8 15 (26.32%) Software Delivery
8 15 (26.32%) Matrix Management
9 14 (24.56%) Business Analysis
9 14 (24.56%) Coaching
10 13 (22.81%) Configuration Management
11 12 (21.05%) Scrum
12 11 (19.30%) Release Management
13 10 (17.54%) PRINCE2
14 8 (14.04%) Knowledge Management
15 7 (12.28%) Performance Management
15 7 (12.28%) Trend Analysis
15 7 (12.28%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.02%) SQL
2 1 (1.75%) T-SQL
2 1 (1.75%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.75%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (7.02%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.51%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (17.54%) QA
2 9 (15.79%) SLA
3 2 (3.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (5.26%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.51%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.75%) Tivoli Directory Server
3 1 (1.75%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 3 (5.26%) OpenView
2 1 (1.75%) SCCM
2 1 (1.75%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 8 (14.04%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.77%) Remedy
3 4 (7.02%) HP
3 4 (7.02%) ServiceNow
4 2 (3.51%) Google