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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Service Management (ITSM)
Rank 87 95 89
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -6
Contract jobs citing ITSM 28 10 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.41% 0.56% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.69% 0.72% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 9 1
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£363 £475 £125
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.68% +280.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £368 £390
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -5.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £19.00 £15.25
% change year-on-year
-17.10% +24.59%
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
1656 1392 928
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 83.38% 77.77% 72.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 1135 976 507
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 £265 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £453 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 20 27
Average hourly rate £18.50 £16.75 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.44% -30.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £13.00 £12.14
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £110.00 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +5 19 £325 -7.14% 2
Halifax -1 6 £430 -9.57% 3
Bradford -13 1 - -
ITSM
Yorkshire

ITSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 47 (85.45%) Service Management
2 24 (43.64%) ITIL
3 17 (30.91%) Project Management
3 17 (30.91%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (29.09%) Business Analysis
5 15 (27.27%) QA
5 15 (27.27%) NHS
6 14 (25.45%) SLA
6 14 (25.45%) Change Management
6 14 (25.45%) Mentoring
7 13 (23.64%) Configuration Management
8 12 (21.82%) Problem Management
8 12 (21.82%) Incident Management
8 12 (21.82%) Release Management
9 11 (20.00%) Performance Management
9 11 (20.00%) Trend Analysis
9 11 (20.00%) Matrix Management
9 11 (20.00%) Service Continuity Management
9 11 (20.00%) Scrum
10 10 (18.18%) Capacity Management
10 10 (18.18%) Coaching
11 9 (16.36%) PRINCE2
11 9 (16.36%) Stakeholder Management
12 8 (14.55%) Disaster Recovery
12 8 (14.55%) User Acceptance Testing
13 7 (12.73%) Integration Testing
13 7 (12.73%) Continuous Improvement
13 7 (12.73%) Workflow
14 6 (10.91%) Finance
15 5 (9.09%) Microsoft

ITSM
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 4 (7.27%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.64%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (3.64%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Misys Midas
2 1 (1.82%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.82%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.27%) Relational Database
1 4 (7.27%) RDBMS
2 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.82%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.82%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 4 (7.27%) Eclipse
1 4 (7.27%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.64%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (1.82%) JIRA
General
1 6 (10.91%) Finance
2 3 (5.45%) Publishing
3 2 (3.64%) Law
3 2 (3.64%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.82%) Banking
4 1 (1.82%) Retail
4 1 (1.82%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.82%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (14.55%) Author
1 8 (14.55%) Technical Author
1 8 (14.55%) Delivery Manager
2 5 (9.09%) Analyst
3 3 (5.45%) Capacity Management Specialist
3 3 (5.45%) Coordinator
3 3 (5.45%) Development Manager
4 2 (3.64%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (3.64%) Administrator
4 2 (3.64%) Service Analyst
4 2 (3.64%) Architect
4 2 (3.64%) Systems Analyst
4 2 (3.64%) Technical Architect
4 2 (3.64%) Service Management Analyst
4 2 (3.64%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (3.64%) Service Manager
5 1 (1.82%) Test Team Leader
5 1 (1.82%) Systems Tester
5 1 (1.82%) Team Leader
5 1 (1.82%) IT Services Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.27%) XML
1 4 (7.27%) XSD
1 4 (7.27%) XSLT
2 1 (1.82%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (27.27%) NHS
2 3 (5.45%) Graphic Design
2 3 (5.45%) Reference Data
2 3 (5.45%) Fat Client
2 3 (5.45%) Thin Client
3 2 (3.64%) Blackberry
3 2 (3.64%) Data Integration
3 2 (3.64%) Replication
4 1 (1.82%) CMDB
4 1 (1.82%) Smart Meter
4 1 (1.82%) Open Source
4 1 (1.82%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (85.45%) Service Management
2 24 (43.64%) ITIL
3 17 (30.91%) Project Management
3 17 (30.91%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (29.09%) Business Analysis
5 14 (25.45%) Change Management
5 14 (25.45%) Mentoring
6 13 (23.64%) Configuration Management
7 12 (21.82%) Problem Management
7 12 (21.82%) Incident Management
7 12 (21.82%) Release Management
8 11 (20.00%) Performance Management
8 11 (20.00%) Trend Analysis
8 11 (20.00%) Matrix Management
8 11 (20.00%) Service Continuity Management
8 11 (20.00%) Scrum
9 10 (18.18%) Capacity Management
9 10 (18.18%) Coaching
10 9 (16.36%) PRINCE2
10 9 (16.36%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.27%) Java
1 4 (7.27%) SQL
1 4 (7.27%) Python
1 4 (7.27%) Ruby
2 2 (3.64%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (5.45%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.82%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (27.27%) QA
2 14 (25.45%) SLA
3 2 (3.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (5.45%) Tivoli Directory Server
2 2 (3.64%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (7.27%) OpenView
2 2 (3.64%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.82%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (9.09%) Microsoft
1 5 (9.09%) HP
2 3 (5.45%) BMC
3 1 (1.82%) Oracle
3 1 (1.82%) Remedy
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