The table below looks at the statistics for Service Management 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 Service Management over the 3 months to 22 December 2014 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Management
Rank 25 50 42
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -8
Contract jobs citing Service Management 81 31 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 6.57% 3.13% 4.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.18% 3.97% 5.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 9 22
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£425 £298 £336
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.61% -11.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £249 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £430 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £16.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.08 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-6.68% -8.14%
Service Management
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
990 781 730
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 80.36% 78.97% 75.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 704 483 405
Average daily rate £375 £325 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -5.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 10 17
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.25 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.91% +8.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

Service Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Service Management across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Service Management Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Service Management
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Service Management across the Leeds region.

Service Management Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Service Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Service Management across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014.

Service Management Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Service Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Service Management across the Leeds region.

Service Management Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

Service Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region citing Service Management 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 Service Management.

1 48 (32.88%) ITIL
2 37 (25.34%) Linux
3 32 (21.92%) Security Cleared
4 26 (17.81%) SC Cleared
5 24 (16.44%) Workflow
6 23 (15.75%) Service Delivery
7 22 (15.07%) Red Hat
7 22 (15.07%) CentOS
8 21 (14.38%) Incident Management
9 20 (13.70%) Stakeholder Management
9 20 (13.70%) Splunk
10 19 (13.01%) Agile Software Development
11 18 (12.33%) Windows
12 17 (11.64%) Microsoft
12 17 (11.64%) ITSM
12 17 (11.64%) PostgreSQL
13 15 (10.27%) Problem Management
14 14 (9.59%) Capacity Management
15 13 (8.90%) MS Excel
15 13 (8.90%) Active Directory
15 13 (8.90%) HP
15 13 (8.90%) Project Management
16 12 (8.22%) Java
16 12 (8.22%) Oracle
16 12 (8.22%) UNIX
16 12 (8.22%) Change Management
17 11 (7.53%) DNS
17 11 (7.53%) SLA
17 11 (7.53%) Nagios
17 11 (7.53%) Ubuntu

Service Management
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region citing Service Management 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 Service Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (4.11%) SharePoint
2 5 (3.42%) MS Exchange
3 3 (2.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (2.05%) Tomcat
3 3 (2.05%) Lync
3 3 (2.05%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (2.05%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (1.37%) Office Communications Server
4 2 (1.37%) WebLogic
4 2 (1.37%) Apache
5 1 (0.68%) WorkSite
Applications
1 13 (8.90%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.74%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.68%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.37%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.05%) Google Apps
2 2 (1.37%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (7.53%) DNS
2 10 (6.85%) LAN
2 10 (6.85%) WAN
3 9 (6.16%) LDAP
4 8 (5.48%) SAN
5 7 (4.79%) TCP/IP
5 7 (4.79%) GPRS
6 5 (3.42%) SSL
6 5 (3.42%) HTTP
7 3 (2.05%) Unified Communications
7 3 (2.05%) Firewall
7 3 (2.05%) S/MIME
8 2 (1.37%) 3G
8 2 (1.37%) VPN
8 2 (1.37%) ATM
8 2 (1.37%) DHCP
8 2 (1.37%) VoIP
8 2 (1.37%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (1.37%) 2G
8 2 (1.37%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (11.64%) PostgreSQL
2 9 (6.16%) Oracle Database
3 7 (4.79%) Oracle Database 12c
4 5 (3.42%) SQL Server
5 3 (2.05%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.37%) MySQL
6 2 (1.37%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (1.37%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.37%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.68%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.68%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 3 (2.05%) JIRA
2 2 (1.37%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 7 (4.79%) Finance
2 5 (3.42%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.05%) Billing
4 1 (0.68%) Law
4 1 (0.68%) Legal
4 1 (0.68%) Banking
Job Titles
1 33 (22.60%) Analyst
2 15 (10.27%) Architect
3 13 (8.90%) Service Analyst
3 13 (8.90%) Service Manager
4 10 (6.85%) Support Analyst
5 9 (6.16%) 2nd Line Support
5 9 (6.16%) Capacity Manager
6 8 (5.48%) Service Desk Analyst
6 8 (5.48%) Administrator
6 8 (5.48%) Project Manager
6 8 (5.48%) Systems Administrator
6 8 (5.48%) Solutions Architect
7 7 (4.79%) UNIX Systems Administrator
7 7 (4.79%) UNIX Administrator
8 6 (4.11%) Support Engineer
9 5 (3.42%) Business Analyst
9 5 (3.42%) IT Services Manager
9 5 (3.42%) Problem Manager
9 5 (3.42%) Incident Manager
9 5 (3.42%) Incident & Problem Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.79%) Web Services
2 6 (4.11%) .NET
3 4 (2.74%) ASP.NET
4 3 (2.05%) HTML
5 2 (1.37%) WebCenter
5 2 (1.37%) Middleware
6 1 (0.68%) Hibernate
6 1 (0.68%) Spring
6 1 (0.68%) XMPP
6 1 (0.68%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.16%) Open Source
2 8 (5.48%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (4.79%) NHS
4 5 (3.42%) Replication
5 4 (2.74%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.74%) Smart Meter
6 2 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.68%) Social Media
7 1 (0.68%) Economics
7 1 (0.68%) Physics
7 1 (0.68%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.68%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 37 (25.34%) Linux
2 22 (15.07%) CentOS
3 18 (12.33%) Windows
4 12 (8.22%) UNIX
5 11 (7.53%) Ubuntu
6 10 (6.85%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (4.79%) Windows 7
7 7 (4.79%) Solaris
7 7 (4.79%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (3.42%) Debian
9 4 (2.74%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (2.05%) Windows XP
11 2 (1.37%) HPUX
11 2 (1.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (32.88%) ITIL
2 24 (16.44%) Workflow
3 23 (15.75%) Service Delivery
4 21 (14.38%) Incident Management
5 20 (13.70%) Stakeholder Management
6 19 (13.01%) Agile Software Development
7 17 (11.64%) ITSM
8 15 (10.27%) Problem Management
9 14 (9.59%) Capacity Management
10 13 (8.90%) Project Management
11 12 (8.22%) Change Management
12 10 (6.85%) GAP Analysis
13 8 (5.48%) Business Continuity
13 8 (5.48%) Supplier Management
14 7 (4.79%) Enterprise Architecture
14 7 (4.79%) Risk Management
14 7 (4.79%) Configuration Management
14 7 (4.79%) Load Testing
15 6 (4.11%) ITIL V3
15 6 (4.11%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 12 (8.22%) Java
2 10 (6.85%) SQL
3 8 (5.48%) Python
4 6 (4.11%) C
4 6 (4.11%) VB
4 6 (4.11%) PHP
4 6 (4.11%) Scala
5 3 (2.05%) C#
5 3 (2.05%) JavaScript
5 3 (2.05%) Shell Script
6 2 (1.37%) Ruby
6 2 (1.37%) PowerShell
6 2 (1.37%) C++
Qualifications
1 32 (21.92%) Security Cleared
2 26 (17.81%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.05%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.37%) Degree
4 2 (1.37%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.37%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.37%) MCSE
4 2 (1.37%) MCSA
4 2 (1.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (0.68%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.68%) CCNP
5 1 (0.68%) CCNA
5 1 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.53%) SLA
2 8 (5.48%) QA
3 1 (0.68%) BS25999
3 1 (0.68%) COBIT
System Software
1 13 (8.90%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.74%) Firmware
2 4 (2.74%) VMware Server
2 4 (2.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.37%) vSphere
3 2 (1.37%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (1.37%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 11 (7.53%) Nagios
1 11 (7.53%) Puppet
2 7 (4.79%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 3 (2.05%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 3 (2.05%) SCOM
4 2 (1.37%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (1.37%) OpenView
4 2 (1.37%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (1.37%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.68%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 22 (15.07%) Red Hat
2 20 (13.70%) Splunk
3 17 (11.64%) Microsoft
4 13 (8.90%) HP
5 12 (8.22%) Oracle
6 10 (6.85%) VMware
7 8 (5.48%) ServiceNow
8 6 (4.11%) Cisco
9 5 (3.42%) Symantec
10 4 (2.74%) Citrix
10 4 (2.74%) BMC
11 3 (2.05%) Google
11 3 (2.05%) Postini
12 2 (1.37%) Salesforce.com
12 2 (1.37%) Remedy
12 2 (1.37%) NetApp
13 1 (0.68%) Reuters
13 1 (0.68%) CommVault
13 1 (0.68%) Polycom
13 1 (0.68%) Tandberg
Leeds, West Yorkshire
University of Leeds
Rate: From £47,328 to £54,841 per annum with flexibility up to £59,913
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Market Rate
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
Mozaic Services Limited
Posted: 7 days ago