The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 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 Leeds 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Service Management (ITSM)
Rank 78 57 66
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +9
Contract jobs citing ITSM 4 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.34% 0.92% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.44% 1.21% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 1
Average daily rate £363 £413 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.12% +17.85%
UK excluding London average daily rate £354 £400 £398
% change year-on-year
-11.62% +0.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £14.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+31.03% -9.37%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
919 579 655
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 78.35% 75.69% 71.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 611 310 371
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £454 £434 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 13 17
Average hourly rate £19.00 £15.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.10 £12.00 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £110.00 £24.10 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
ITSM
West Yorkshire

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
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 18 April 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 6 (100.00%) Service Management
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (66.67%) MCSE
2 4 (66.67%) Knowledge Management
2 4 (66.67%) Asset Management
3 3 (50.00%) Release Management
3 3 (50.00%) SharePoint Server
3 3 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (50.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (50.00%) Agile Project Management
3 3 (50.00%) Information Management
3 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (50.00%) SharePoint
3 3 (50.00%) Client/Server
3 3 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (50.00%) ISEB
3 3 (50.00%) .NET
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (50.00%) MS Office
3 3 (50.00%) Web Services
3 3 (50.00%) ITIL
3 3 (50.00%) Project Management
3 3 (50.00%) Publishing
3 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
4 2 (33.33%) TOGAF
5 1 (16.67%) Performance Management
5 1 (16.67%) InfoPath

ITSM
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 3 (50.00%) SharePoint Server
1 3 (50.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 3 (50.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (16.67%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (16.67%) Remedy AR System
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (50.00%) Publishing
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) SharePoint Administrator
1 3 (50.00%) Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Service Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) IT Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) .NET
1 3 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Client/Server
2 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (16.67%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Service Management
2 4 (66.67%) Knowledge Management
2 4 (66.67%) Asset Management
3 3 (50.00%) Release Management
3 3 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 3 (50.00%) Agile Project Management
3 3 (50.00%) Information Management
3 3 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (50.00%) ITIL
3 3 (50.00%) Project Management
3 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (33.33%) TOGAF
5 1 (16.67%) Performance Management
5 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
5 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
5 1 (16.67%) Analytics
5 1 (16.67%) Migration
5 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
5 1 (16.67%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C#
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (66.67%) MCSE
2 3 (50.00%) ISEB
3 1 (16.67%) MCITP
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (16.67%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) BMC
2 1 (16.67%) Remedy