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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Service Management (ITSM)
Rank 69 97 97
Rank change year-on-year
+28 0
Contract jobs citing ITSM 42 9 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.02% 0.52% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.40% 0.66% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 8 1
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£410 £375 £125
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.33% +200.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £387 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.20% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.13 £17.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-20.42% -6.57%
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
1753 1373 1096
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 84.16% 79.46% 75.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1268 939 592
Average daily rate £363 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £465 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 21 36
Average hourly rate £23.13 £15.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+54.16% -50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.00 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £30.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

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 2 July 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 2 July 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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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 35 £407 +16.21% 2
Halifax +1 5 £430 -4.55%
ITSM
Yorkshire

ITSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 60 (85.71%) Service Management
2 29 (41.43%) ITIL
3 25 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (35.71%) Mentoring
4 22 (31.43%) Matrix Management
5 21 (30.00%) Coaching
6 20 (28.57%) NHS
7 19 (27.14%) Scrum
8 18 (25.71%) Project Management
9 17 (24.29%) PRINCE2
9 17 (24.29%) Change Management
9 17 (24.29%) Incident Management
10 16 (22.86%) Problem Management
10 16 (22.86%) Software Delivery
11 14 (20.00%) Finance
12 13 (18.57%) Configuration Management
12 13 (18.57%) Business Analysis
13 12 (17.14%) QA
13 12 (17.14%) SLA
14 10 (14.29%) Release Management
15 9 (12.86%) Performance Management
15 9 (12.86%) Trend Analysis
15 9 (12.86%) Service Continuity Management
16 8 (11.43%) Capacity Management
17 7 (10.00%) Microsoft
17 7 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
17 7 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
18 6 (8.57%) Workflow
18 6 (8.57%) Stakeholder Management
18 6 (8.57%) Service Delivery

ITSM
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 3 (4.29%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.86%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.43%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (4.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.43%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (4.29%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (2.86%) Misys Midas
3 1 (1.43%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.43%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.43%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.43%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.71%) RDBMS
1 4 (5.71%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (5.71%) Eclipse
1 4 (5.71%) Git (software)
General
1 14 (20.00%) Finance
2 3 (4.29%) Telecoms
2 3 (4.29%) Publishing
3 2 (2.86%) Law
4 1 (1.43%) Legal
4 1 (1.43%) Banking
4 1 (1.43%) Retail
4 1 (1.43%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (24.29%) Delivery Manager
2 8 (11.43%) Author
2 8 (11.43%) Technical Author
3 7 (10.00%) Service Manager
4 5 (7.14%) Analyst
5 4 (5.71%) Incident Manager
5 4 (5.71%) IT Services Manager
6 3 (4.29%) Capacity Management Specialist
6 3 (4.29%) Coordinator
6 3 (4.29%) Project Manager
6 3 (4.29%) Development Manager
6 3 (4.29%) Service Analyst
6 3 (4.29%) Configuration Manager
7 2 (2.86%) Architect
7 2 (2.86%) Systems Analyst
7 2 (2.86%) Technical Architect
7 2 (2.86%) Service Management Analyst
7 2 (2.86%) Designer
8 1 (1.43%) Software Delivery Manager
8 1 (1.43%) Remedy Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.71%) XML
1 4 (5.71%) XSD
1 4 (5.71%) XSLT
2 2 (2.86%) Middleware
3 1 (1.43%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 20 (28.57%) NHS
2 3 (4.29%) Thin Client
2 3 (4.29%) Fat Client
2 3 (4.29%) Reference Data
2 3 (4.29%) Graphic Design
3 2 (2.86%) CMDB
3 2 (2.86%) Data Integration
3 2 (2.86%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.43%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.43%) Smart Meter
4 1 (1.43%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.43%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.43%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (85.71%) Service Management
2 29 (41.43%) ITIL
3 25 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (35.71%) Mentoring
4 22 (31.43%) Matrix Management
5 21 (30.00%) Coaching
6 19 (27.14%) Scrum
7 18 (25.71%) Project Management
8 17 (24.29%) PRINCE2
8 17 (24.29%) Change Management
8 17 (24.29%) Incident Management
9 16 (22.86%) Problem Management
9 16 (22.86%) Software Delivery
10 13 (18.57%) Business Analysis
10 13 (18.57%) Configuration Management
11 10 (14.29%) Release Management
12 9 (12.86%) Performance Management
12 9 (12.86%) Trend Analysis
12 9 (12.86%) Service Continuity Management
13 8 (11.43%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.14%) SQL
2 4 (5.71%) Python
2 4 (5.71%) Ruby
2 4 (5.71%) Java
3 2 (2.86%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (2.86%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (2.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (17.14%) SLA
1 12 (17.14%) QA
2 2 (2.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (4.29%) Tivoli Directory Server
2 2 (2.86%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.43%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (4.29%) OpenView
2 1 (1.43%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.71%) HP
3 3 (4.29%) BMC
3 3 (4.29%) Remedy
4 1 (1.43%) Google
4 1 (1.43%) ServiceNow
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Reed Technology
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
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Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Rate: £200.00 - £250 per day
Posted: Yesterday