The table below looks at the statistics 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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Service Management (ITSM)
Rank 80 87 79
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -8
Contract jobs citing ITSM 26 11 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.51% 0.70% 0.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.83% 0.90% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 8 8
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£340 £475 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.42% +15.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £359 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £422
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £10.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.63 £20.00 £14.08
% change year-on-year
-11.87% +42.02%
ITSM
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 West Yorkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1424 1218 1004
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 82.84% 77.48% 73.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 942 760 503
Average daily rate £375 £338 £341
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -1.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 17 34
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £15.93
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +19.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £14.74 £10.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £141.25 £146.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -11.29%

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 6 March 2015.

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 6 March 2015. 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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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 +3 24 £340 -6.20% 3
Bradford - - - -
Huddersfield - - - -
ITSM
Yorkshire

ITSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 35 (92.11%) Service Management
2 19 (50.00%) ITIL
3 12 (31.58%) NHS
3 12 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (23.68%) Configuration Management
4 9 (23.68%) Project Management
5 8 (21.05%) Change Management
5 8 (21.05%) Disaster Recovery
5 8 (21.05%) PRINCE2
5 8 (21.05%) Mentoring
6 7 (18.42%) Coaching
6 7 (18.42%) Matrix Management
6 7 (18.42%) SLA
6 7 (18.42%) Scrum
7 6 (15.79%) Microsoft
7 6 (15.79%) QA
7 6 (15.79%) Problem Management
7 6 (15.79%) Business Analysis
7 6 (15.79%) Incident Management
8 5 (13.16%) Release Management
8 5 (13.16%) Performance Management
8 5 (13.16%) Service Continuity Management
8 5 (13.16%) Trend Analysis
8 5 (13.16%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (13.16%) Capacity Management
8 5 (13.16%) SQL
9 4 (10.53%) Java
9 4 (10.53%) Python
9 4 (10.53%) XML
9 4 (10.53%) XSD

ITSM
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 1 (2.63%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.63%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (2.63%) Lync
1 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (5.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.63%) S/MIME
1 1 (2.63%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.53%) RDBMS
1 4 (10.53%) Relational Database
2 2 (5.26%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 4 (10.53%) Eclipse
1 4 (10.53%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.26%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (2.63%) JIRA
General
1 3 (7.89%) Finance
1 3 (7.89%) Publishing
2 2 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (23.68%) Delivery Manager
2 8 (21.05%) Author
2 8 (21.05%) Technical Author
3 3 (7.89%) Project Manager
3 3 (7.89%) Service Manager
4 2 (5.26%) Services Delivery Manager
5 1 (2.63%) Systems Support Engineer
5 1 (2.63%) Process Manager
5 1 (2.63%) Software Manager
5 1 (2.63%) Designer
5 1 (2.63%) Capacity Management Specialist
5 1 (2.63%) Test Team Leader
5 1 (2.63%) Oracle DBA
5 1 (2.63%) Systems Tester
5 1 (2.63%) Team Leader
5 1 (2.63%) Tester
5 1 (2.63%) Coordinator
5 1 (2.63%) Architect
5 1 (2.63%) Analyst
5 1 (2.63%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.53%) XML
1 4 (10.53%) XSD
1 4 (10.53%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 12 (31.58%) NHS
2 3 (7.89%) Thin Client
2 3 (7.89%) Replication
2 3 (7.89%) Fat Client
2 3 (7.89%) Graphic Design
3 2 (5.26%) Reference Data
3 2 (5.26%) Data Integration
4 1 (2.63%) Smart Meter
4 1 (2.63%) Clustering
4 1 (2.63%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.89%) Windows
2 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (92.11%) Service Management
2 19 (50.00%) ITIL
3 12 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (23.68%) Configuration Management
4 9 (23.68%) Project Management
5 8 (21.05%) PRINCE2
5 8 (21.05%) Change Management
5 8 (21.05%) Disaster Recovery
5 8 (21.05%) Mentoring
6 7 (18.42%) Coaching
6 7 (18.42%) Scrum
6 7 (18.42%) Matrix Management
7 6 (15.79%) Business Analysis
7 6 (15.79%) Incident Management
7 6 (15.79%) Problem Management
8 5 (13.16%) Performance Management
8 5 (13.16%) Release Management
8 5 (13.16%) Trend Analysis
8 5 (13.16%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (13.16%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.16%) SQL
2 4 (10.53%) Python
2 4 (10.53%) Ruby
2 4 (10.53%) Java
3 2 (5.26%) C
4 1 (2.63%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (7.89%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.63%) VCP4
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (18.42%) SLA
2 6 (15.79%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.26%) Tivoli Directory Server
2 1 (2.63%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 2 (5.26%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.63%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (2.63%) OpenView
2 1 (2.63%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (15.79%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.26%) Oracle
2 2 (5.26%) BMC
3 1 (2.63%) Symantec
3 1 (2.63%) Remedy
3 1 (2.63%) Google
3 1 (2.63%) Postini
3 1 (2.63%) HP
Leeds, West Yorkshire
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