The first table below looks at the demand for ITSM skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ITSM over the 3 months to 24 July 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 West Yorkshire 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Service Management (ITSM)
Rank 90 96 103
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +7
Contract jobs citing ITSM 6 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.35% 0.13% 0.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.45% 0.17% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 6
Average daily rate
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£350 £125 £394
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+180.00% -68.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £125 £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £125 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £386 £348 £315
% change year-on-year
+11.15% +10.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.88 £15.50 £14.38
% change year-on-year
+8.87% +7.82%
Processes & Methodologies Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1324 1145 1369
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 77.52% 74.35% 73.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 865 613 777
Average daily rate £350 £320 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 40 35
Average hourly rate £15.00 £36.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.33% +132.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £14.10 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £45.00 £62.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
ITSM
Yorkshire

ITSM
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

ITSM Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

ITSM
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ITSM across the West Yorkshire region.

ITSM Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

ITSM
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ITSM across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014.

ITSM Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

ITSM
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ITSM across the West Yorkshire region.

ITSM Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

ITSM
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ITSM within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds +10 6 £350 +180.00% 3
Bradford - - - -
ITSM
Yorkshire

ITSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 14 (70.00%) Service Management
2 9 (45.00%) Remedy
2 9 (45.00%) Remedy ITSM
3 8 (40.00%) BMC
4 7 (35.00%) ISEB
4 7 (35.00%) Finance
5 6 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (25.00%) Banking
6 5 (25.00%) Project Management
6 5 (25.00%) ITIL
6 5 (25.00%) MS Excel
6 5 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 4 (20.00%) Incident Management
7 4 (20.00%) MCSE
7 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
7 4 (20.00%) Migration
8 3 (15.00%) Advertising
8 3 (15.00%) Publishing
8 3 (15.00%) Asset Management
8 3 (15.00%) Information Management
8 3 (15.00%) QuickTest Pro
8 3 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (15.00%) Web Services
8 3 (15.00%) SharePoint
8 3 (15.00%) Client/Server
8 3 (15.00%) .NET
8 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
8 3 (15.00%) MS Office
8 3 (15.00%) SharePoint Server

ITSM
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 (15.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (15.00%) SharePoint Server
1 3 (15.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (5.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (5.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.00%) Lync
2 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (15.00%) MS Office
3 2 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (5.00%) MS Visio
4 1 (5.00%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 9 (45.00%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) S/MIME
1 1 (5.00%) SAN
1 1 (5.00%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 7 (35.00%) Finance
2 5 (25.00%) Banking
3 3 (15.00%) Advertising
3 3 (15.00%) Publishing
4 1 (5.00%) Retail
4 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (5.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (15.00%) Problem Manager
1 3 (15.00%) Incident Manager
1 3 (15.00%) Administrator
1 3 (15.00%) SharePoint Administrator
1 3 (15.00%) Test Leader
1 3 (15.00%) Incident & Problem Manager
2 2 (10.00%) Business Data Analyst
2 2 (10.00%) Business Analyst
2 2 (10.00%) Analyst
2 2 (10.00%) Consultant
2 2 (10.00%) Data Analyst
3 1 (5.00%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (5.00%) Environment Manager
3 1 (5.00%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (5.00%) Operations Manager
3 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) Services Delivery Manager
3 1 (5.00%) Service Manager
3 1 (5.00%) IT Consultant
3 1 (5.00%) Exchange Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) Web Services
1 3 (15.00%) .NET
2 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Client/Server
2 2 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (10.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) Windows
2 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (70.00%) Service Management
2 6 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (25.00%) Project Management
3 5 (25.00%) ITIL
4 4 (20.00%) Incident Management
4 4 (20.00%) Migration
5 3 (15.00%) Asset Management
5 3 (15.00%) Information Management
5 3 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (15.00%) Requirements Analysis
5 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (15.00%) Knowledge Management
5 3 (15.00%) Software Testing
5 3 (15.00%) Release Management
5 3 (15.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (15.00%) Agile Project Management
6 2 (10.00%) Test Strategy
6 2 (10.00%) ITIL V3
6 2 (10.00%) Problem Management
6 2 (10.00%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) SQL
2 1 (5.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (35.00%) ISEB
2 5 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (20.00%) MCSE
3 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (15.00%) ISTQB
5 1 (5.00%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (5.00%) CCNA
5 1 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (5.00%) MCITP
5 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (5.00%) APMP
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (5.00%) SCOM
2 1 (5.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 9 (45.00%) Remedy
2 8 (40.00%) BMC
3 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (15.00%) ServiceNow
5 2 (10.00%) CheckPoint
5 2 (10.00%) HP
6 1 (5.00%) Symantec
6 1 (5.00%) Postini
6 1 (5.00%) Google