The table below looks at the statistics for Service Management 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 Service Management over the 3 months to 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Management
Rank 28 49 61
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +12
Contract jobs citing Service Management 94 54 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 5.53% 3.49% 2.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.88% 4.55% 3.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 26 12
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£388 £375 £293
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +28.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £259 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £361
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £13.25 - £10.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -
Service Management
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
1366 1188 1087
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 80.31% 76.69% 72.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 981 720 550
Average daily rate £375 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.40% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 14 36
Average hourly rate £16.00 £21.25 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.70% +8.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.50 £7.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £171.25 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-7.27% -12.69%

Service Management
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Service Management Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Service Management
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Service Management Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Service Management
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Service Management across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

Service Management Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

Service Management
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Service Management Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Service Management
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 Service Management within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 23 January 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 +19 87 £400 +23.07% 13
Bradford +2 6 £300 +9.09% 3
Halifax - - - -
Huddersfield - - - -
Pudsey - - - -
Wakefield - - - -
Service Management
Yorkshire

Service Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing Service Management 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 Service Management.

1 53 (35.57%) ITIL
2 37 (24.83%) Linux
3 30 (20.13%) Security Cleared
4 27 (18.12%) ITSM
5 25 (16.78%) Workflow
5 25 (16.78%) SC Cleared
6 24 (16.11%) Incident Management
6 24 (16.11%) Stakeholder Management
7 23 (15.44%) Service Delivery
8 22 (14.77%) Red Hat
8 22 (14.77%) CentOS
9 20 (13.42%) Agile Software Development
9 20 (13.42%) Splunk
10 18 (12.08%) Problem Management
11 17 (11.41%) PostgreSQL
11 17 (11.41%) Change Management
12 15 (10.07%) Microsoft
13 14 (9.40%) SLA
13 14 (9.40%) Oracle
13 14 (9.40%) Project Management
14 13 (8.72%) Java
14 13 (8.72%) Windows
15 12 (8.05%) UNIX
15 12 (8.05%) SQL
15 12 (8.05%) NHS
15 12 (8.05%) Finance
16 11 (7.38%) Nagios
16 11 (7.38%) Configuration Management
16 11 (7.38%) LDAP
16 11 (7.38%) HP

Service Management
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing Service Management 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 Service Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (2.68%) Tomcat
1 4 (2.68%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.01%) WebLogic
3 2 (1.34%) Lync
3 2 (1.34%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (1.34%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (1.34%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.34%) Apache
3 2 (1.34%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (0.67%) WorkSite
Applications
1 9 (6.04%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.34%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (1.34%) MS Office
3 1 (0.67%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.67%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.34%) Google Apps
1 2 (1.34%) SaaS
2 1 (0.67%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (7.38%) LDAP
2 10 (6.71%) WAN
2 10 (6.71%) DNS
2 10 (6.71%) LAN
3 7 (4.70%) TCP/IP
3 7 (4.70%) GPRS
4 5 (3.36%) SSL
4 5 (3.36%) SAN
5 4 (2.68%) HTTP
6 3 (2.01%) Firewall
7 2 (1.34%) Unified Communications
7 2 (1.34%) NAS
7 2 (1.34%) S/MIME
7 2 (1.34%) ATM
7 2 (1.34%) VoIP
7 2 (1.34%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.67%) Wireless
8 1 (0.67%) ISDN
8 1 (0.67%) SSH
8 1 (0.67%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (11.41%) PostgreSQL
2 10 (6.71%) Oracle Database
3 7 (4.70%) Oracle Database 12c
4 4 (2.68%) SQL Server
5 3 (2.01%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.34%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.34%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.34%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (1.34%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.67%) MySQL
7 1 (0.67%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.67%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 2 (1.34%) JIRA
1 2 (1.34%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 12 (8.05%) Finance
2 3 (2.01%) Telecoms
2 3 (2.01%) Billing
3 2 (1.34%) Publishing
4 1 (0.67%) Law
4 1 (0.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 29 (19.46%) Analyst
2 14 (9.40%) Architect
3 11 (7.38%) Service Analyst
4 9 (6.04%) Support Analyst
4 9 (6.04%) 2nd Line Support
4 9 (6.04%) Service Manager
5 8 (5.37%) Administrator
5 8 (5.37%) Systems Administrator
6 7 (4.70%) Solutions Architect
6 7 (4.70%) Author
6 7 (4.70%) Technical Author
6 7 (4.70%) Project Manager
6 7 (4.70%) Capacity Manager
6 7 (4.70%) UNIX Systems Administrator
6 7 (4.70%) UNIX Administrator
7 6 (4.03%) Service Desk Analyst
7 6 (4.03%) Support Engineer
8 5 (3.36%) Business Analyst
9 4 (2.68%) Incident & Problem Manager
9 4 (2.68%) Services Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.03%) .NET
1 6 (4.03%) Web Services
2 4 (2.68%) ASP.NET
3 3 (2.01%) Middleware
3 3 (2.01%) HTML
3 3 (2.01%) WebCenter
4 1 (0.67%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.05%) NHS
2 10 (6.71%) Open Source
3 7 (4.70%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (3.36%) Smart Meter
4 5 (3.36%) Replication
5 3 (2.01%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.34%) Clustering
6 2 (1.34%) Graphic Design
7 1 (0.67%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.67%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.67%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.67%) Social Media
7 1 (0.67%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.67%) Physics
7 1 (0.67%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.67%) Statistics
7 1 (0.67%) CMDB
7 1 (0.67%) PKI
7 1 (0.67%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 37 (24.83%) Linux
2 22 (14.77%) CentOS
3 13 (8.72%) Windows
4 12 (8.05%) UNIX
5 11 (7.38%) Ubuntu
6 7 (4.70%) Solaris
7 6 (4.03%) Windows 7
7 6 (4.03%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (3.36%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (2.68%) Debian
10 3 (2.01%) HPUX
10 3 (2.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (1.34%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (1.34%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.67%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (35.57%) ITIL
2 27 (18.12%) ITSM
3 25 (16.78%) Workflow
4 24 (16.11%) Incident Management
4 24 (16.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 23 (15.44%) Service Delivery
6 20 (13.42%) Agile Software Development
7 18 (12.08%) Problem Management
8 17 (11.41%) Change Management
9 14 (9.40%) Project Management
10 11 (7.38%) Configuration Management
11 10 (6.71%) Capacity Management
12 8 (5.37%) Enterprise Architecture
12 8 (5.37%) Risk Management
12 8 (5.37%) GAP Analysis
12 8 (5.37%) Disaster Recovery
13 7 (4.70%) Supplier Management
13 7 (4.70%) DevOps
14 6 (4.03%) Business Analysis
14 6 (4.03%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 13 (8.72%) Java
2 12 (8.05%) SQL
3 7 (4.70%) VB
3 7 (4.70%) C
3 7 (4.70%) PHP
3 7 (4.70%) Python
3 7 (4.70%) Scala
4 3 (2.01%) Shell Script
4 3 (2.01%) C#
4 3 (2.01%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.34%) Ruby
5 2 (1.34%) C++
5 2 (1.34%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 30 (20.13%) Security Cleared
2 25 (16.78%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.01%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (2.01%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (1.34%) Degree
4 2 (1.34%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.34%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.34%) Oracle Certification
4 2 (1.34%) MCSE
4 2 (1.34%) MCSA
5 1 (0.67%) CCNP
5 1 (0.67%) CCNA
5 1 (0.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.67%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (9.40%) SLA
2 9 (6.04%) QA
3 1 (0.67%) COBIT
System Software
1 9 (6.04%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.36%) Firmware
3 3 (2.01%) VMware Server
4 2 (1.34%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (1.34%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (7.38%) Nagios
1 11 (7.38%) Puppet
2 7 (4.70%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (1.34%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 2 (1.34%) SCOM
3 2 (1.34%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (1.34%) OpenView
Vendors
1 22 (14.77%) Red Hat
2 20 (13.42%) Splunk
3 15 (10.07%) Microsoft
4 14 (9.40%) Oracle
5 11 (7.38%) HP
6 10 (6.71%) VMware
7 6 (4.03%) ServiceNow
8 5 (3.36%) Cisco
8 5 (3.36%) Citrix
9 3 (2.01%) BMC
10 2 (1.34%) Google
10 2 (1.34%) Postini
10 2 (1.34%) Symantec
10 2 (1.34%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (0.67%) Apple
11 1 (0.67%) Reuters
11 1 (0.67%) PeopleSoft
11 1 (0.67%) SAP
11 1 (0.67%) IBM
11 1 (0.67%) CommVault
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