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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Service Management (ITSM)
Rank 78 67 77
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +10
Contract jobs citing ITSM 30 9 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.81% 0.89% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.19% 1.11% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 7 0
Average daily rate
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£275 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £423 £350
% change year-on-year
-11.24% +20.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.75 £18.25 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+19.17% +30.35%
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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
1369 811 748
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 82.42% 80.22% 80.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 991 534 410
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £530 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 16 28
Average hourly rate £16.38 £11.43 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.32% -74.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

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 3 September 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 3 September 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 50 (83.33%) Service Management
2 33 (55.00%) ITIL
3 21 (35.00%) Incident Management
4 19 (31.67%) Change Management
4 19 (31.67%) Project Management
5 18 (30.00%) Problem Management
5 18 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (28.33%) Finance
7 16 (26.67%) Mentoring
8 15 (25.00%) Matrix Management
8 15 (25.00%) Software Delivery
9 14 (23.33%) Coaching
10 13 (21.67%) Business Analysis
10 13 (21.67%) Configuration Management
11 12 (20.00%) Scrum
12 11 (18.33%) SLA
13 10 (16.67%) PRINCE2
13 10 (16.67%) Release Management
14 9 (15.00%) Service Continuity Management
14 9 (15.00%) QA
15 8 (13.33%) Microsoft
15 8 (13.33%) NHS
15 8 (13.33%) Knowledge Management
16 7 (11.67%) Windows
16 7 (11.67%) Workflow
17 6 (10.00%) CMDB
17 6 (10.00%) Trend Analysis
17 6 (10.00%) Performance Management
18 5 (8.33%) Capacity Management
18 5 (8.33%) ServiceNow

ITSM
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 (6.67%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (3.33%) OpenStack
Applications
1 5 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (8.33%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (5.00%) assyst
3 2 (3.33%) Misys Midas
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.67%) LDAP
1 1 (1.67%) DHCP
1 1 (1.67%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.67%) Crystal Reports
General
1 17 (28.33%) Finance
2 4 (6.67%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 11 (18.33%) Analyst
1 11 (18.33%) Service Manager
2 10 (16.67%) Delivery Manager
3 9 (15.00%) Service Analyst
4 7 (11.67%) IT Services Manager
5 5 (8.33%) Incident Manager
5 5 (8.33%) Service Management Analyst
6 4 (6.67%) Configuration Manager
6 4 (6.67%) Project Manager
7 3 (5.00%) IT Operations Manager
7 3 (5.00%) Incident Analyst
7 3 (5.00%) Consultant
7 3 (5.00%) Operations Manager
7 3 (5.00%) Service Operations Manager
8 2 (3.33%) Designer
8 2 (3.33%) Capacity Management Specialist
8 2 (3.33%) Coordinator
8 2 (3.33%) Architect
8 2 (3.33%) Systems Analyst
8 2 (3.33%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.33%) Web Services
1 2 (3.33%) Middleware
2 1 (1.67%) HTML
2 1 (1.67%) XML
2 1 (1.67%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.33%) NHS
2 6 (10.00%) CMDB
3 2 (3.33%) Blackberry
3 2 (3.33%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.33%) Public Cloud
3 2 (3.33%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.67%) Graphic Design
4 1 (1.67%) Reference Data
4 1 (1.67%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (11.67%) Windows
2 1 (1.67%) Windows XP
2 1 (1.67%) Windows Vista
2 1 (1.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (83.33%) Service Management
2 33 (55.00%) ITIL
3 21 (35.00%) Incident Management
4 19 (31.67%) Project Management
4 19 (31.67%) Change Management
5 18 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (30.00%) Problem Management
6 16 (26.67%) Mentoring
7 15 (25.00%) Software Delivery
7 15 (25.00%) Matrix Management
8 14 (23.33%) Coaching
9 13 (21.67%) Business Analysis
9 13 (21.67%) Configuration Management
10 12 (20.00%) Scrum
11 10 (16.67%) Release Management
11 10 (16.67%) PRINCE2
12 9 (15.00%) Service Continuity Management
13 8 (13.33%) Knowledge Management
14 7 (11.67%) Workflow
15 6 (10.00%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.67%) SQL
2 1 (1.67%) T-SQL
2 1 (1.67%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (6.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.33%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (18.33%) SLA
2 9 (15.00%) QA
3 2 (3.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (6.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.67%) Tivoli Directory Server
3 1 (1.67%) Terminal Services
3 1 (1.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (5.00%) OpenView
2 1 (1.67%) DameWare
2 1 (1.67%) SCCM
2 1 (1.67%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 8 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.33%) Remedy
2 5 (8.33%) ServiceNow
3 4 (6.67%) HP
4 2 (3.33%) Google
5 1 (1.67%) VMware