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 7 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
7 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Service Management (ITSM)
Rank 89 90 84
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -6
Contract jobs citing ITSM 26 12 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.30% 0.66% 0.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.57% 0.85% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 10 8
Average daily rate
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£375 £475 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.05% +15.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £373 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £505 £422
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £399
% change year-on-year
+5.63% -10.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.14 £17.00 £14.75
% change year-on-year
-22.70% +15.25%
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
1660 1404 950
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 83.21% 77.70% 73.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1097 970 507
Average daily rate £370 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £434
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 20 26
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.65 £12.64 £12.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £110.00 £34.10
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 7 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 7 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 -1 17 £335 -7.58% 1
Halifax -1 6 £430 -9.57% 2
Bradford -17 1 - -
ITSM
Yorkshire

ITSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 7 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 44 (83.02%) Service Management
2 22 (41.51%) ITIL
3 17 (32.08%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (28.30%) NHS
4 15 (28.30%) Project Management
5 13 (24.53%) Business Analysis
5 13 (24.53%) Mentoring
6 12 (22.64%) QA
7 11 (20.75%) Scrum
7 11 (20.75%) Matrix Management
7 11 (20.75%) SLA
7 11 (20.75%) Configuration Management
7 11 (20.75%) Change Management
8 10 (18.87%) Coaching
9 9 (16.98%) PRINCE2
9 9 (16.98%) Release Management
9 9 (16.98%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (16.98%) Problem Management
9 9 (16.98%) Incident Management
10 8 (15.09%) Performance Management
10 8 (15.09%) Trend Analysis
10 8 (15.09%) Service Continuity Management
10 8 (15.09%) Disaster Recovery
11 7 (13.21%) Workflow
11 7 (13.21%) Continuous Improvement
11 7 (13.21%) Capacity Management
11 7 (13.21%) Integration Testing
11 7 (13.21%) User Acceptance Testing
12 6 (11.32%) Finance
13 5 (9.43%) Microsoft

ITSM
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 7 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 (7.55%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.77%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (3.77%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.77%) Remedy ITSM
1 2 (3.77%) Misys Midas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.89%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.55%) Relational Database
1 4 (7.55%) RDBMS
2 1 (1.89%) Oracle OWB
2 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.89%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (7.55%) Eclipse
1 4 (7.55%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.77%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (1.89%) JIRA
General
1 6 (11.32%) Finance
2 3 (5.66%) Publishing
3 2 (3.77%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.77%) Law
4 1 (1.89%) Banking
4 1 (1.89%) Retail
4 1 (1.89%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.89%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (15.09%) Delivery Manager
1 8 (15.09%) Author
1 8 (15.09%) Technical Author
2 4 (7.55%) Analyst
3 3 (5.66%) Coordinator
3 3 (5.66%) Architect
3 3 (5.66%) Development Manager
4 2 (3.77%) Administrator
4 2 (3.77%) Service Analyst
4 2 (3.77%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (3.77%) Project Manager
4 2 (3.77%) Systems Analyst
4 2 (3.77%) Technical Architect
4 2 (3.77%) Service Management Analyst
4 2 (3.77%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (3.77%) Service Manager
5 1 (1.89%) Test Team Leader
5 1 (1.89%) Systems Tester
5 1 (1.89%) Team Leader
5 1 (1.89%) IT Services Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.55%) XML
1 4 (7.55%) XSD
1 4 (7.55%) XSLT
2 1 (1.89%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (28.30%) NHS
2 3 (5.66%) Graphic Design
2 3 (5.66%) Reference Data
2 3 (5.66%) Fat Client
2 3 (5.66%) Thin Client
3 2 (3.77%) Blackberry
3 2 (3.77%) Data Integration
3 2 (3.77%) Replication
4 1 (1.89%) CMDB
4 1 (1.89%) Open Source
4 1 (1.89%) Smart Meter
4 1 (1.89%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (83.02%) Service Management
2 22 (41.51%) ITIL
3 17 (32.08%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (28.30%) Project Management
5 13 (24.53%) Business Analysis
5 13 (24.53%) Mentoring
6 11 (20.75%) Scrum
6 11 (20.75%) Matrix Management
6 11 (20.75%) Configuration Management
6 11 (20.75%) Change Management
7 10 (18.87%) Coaching
8 9 (16.98%) PRINCE2
8 9 (16.98%) Release Management
8 9 (16.98%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (16.98%) Problem Management
8 9 (16.98%) Incident Management
9 8 (15.09%) Performance Management
9 8 (15.09%) Trend Analysis
9 8 (15.09%) Service Continuity Management
9 8 (15.09%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.55%) Java
1 4 (7.55%) SQL
1 4 (7.55%) Python
1 4 (7.55%) Ruby
2 2 (3.77%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (5.66%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.89%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (22.64%) QA
2 11 (20.75%) SLA
3 2 (3.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (5.66%) Tivoli Directory Server
2 2 (3.77%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (7.55%) OpenView
2 2 (3.77%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.89%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (9.43%) Microsoft
1 5 (9.43%) HP
2 4 (7.55%) BMC
3 2 (3.77%) Remedy
4 1 (1.89%) Oracle
Halifax
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £400 - £459 per day + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Halifax
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £460.00 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Leeds
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £350 - 400 per day
Posted: 16 days ago