The table below looks at the statistics for ITSM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ITSM over the 3 months to 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Service Management (ITSM)
Rank 102 113 100
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -13
Contract jobs citing ITSM 42 14 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.46% 0.55% 0.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.84% 0.74% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 9 8
Average daily rate
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£340 £475 £416
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.42% +14.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £131 £360 £409
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £510 £452
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £363 £400
% change year-on-year
- -9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £12.50 - £175.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £20.75 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-10.84% +43.10%
ITSM
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Yorkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2281 1883 1525
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 79.48% 73.35% 72.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1487 1210 797
Average daily rate £375 £350 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £455 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 38 55
Average hourly rate £17.69 £25.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.25% +13.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.15 £11.93 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.50 £110.00 £41.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+4.80% -6.25%

ITSM
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

ITSM Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

ITSM
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

ITSM Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

ITSM
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ITSM across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

ITSM Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

ITSM
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

ITSM Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

ITSM
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 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
West Yorkshire +13 35 £345 -27.36% 1
South Yorkshire -4 3 £131 - 1
North Yorkshire - 2 - - 1
ITSM
England

ITSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 (83.93%) Service Management
2 28 (50.00%) ITIL
3 18 (32.14%) Project Management
4 17 (30.36%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (26.79%) NHS
6 13 (23.21%) Configuration Management
6 13 (23.21%) Mentoring
7 12 (21.43%) SLA
8 11 (19.64%) PRINCE2
8 11 (19.64%) Change Management
8 11 (19.64%) Scrum
8 11 (19.64%) Business Analysis
8 11 (19.64%) QA
8 11 (19.64%) Matrix Management
9 10 (17.86%) Coaching
10 9 (16.07%) Incident Management
10 9 (16.07%) Problem Management
10 9 (16.07%) Performance Management
10 9 (16.07%) Continuous Improvement
11 8 (14.29%) Service Continuity Management
11 8 (14.29%) Trend Analysis
11 8 (14.29%) Release Management
11 8 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
12 7 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
12 7 (12.50%) Microsoft
12 7 (12.50%) Capacity Management
13 6 (10.71%) User Acceptance Testing
13 6 (10.71%) Integration Testing
13 6 (10.71%) MS Excel
14 5 (8.93%) Workflow

ITSM
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 5 (8.93%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.57%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 6 (10.71%) MS Excel
2 4 (7.14%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Misys Midas
2 1 (1.79%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.79%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.14%) RDBMS
1 4 (7.14%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.79%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.79%) Oracle OWB
2 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (7.14%) Eclipse
1 4 (7.14%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.57%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (1.79%) JIRA
General
1 4 (7.14%) Finance
2 3 (5.36%) Publishing
3 2 (3.57%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.79%) Local Government
4 1 (1.79%) Law
Job Titles
1 10 (17.86%) Delivery Manager
2 8 (14.29%) Author
2 8 (14.29%) Technical Author
3 6 (10.71%) Analyst
4 4 (7.14%) Project Manager
4 4 (7.14%) Service Analyst
4 4 (7.14%) Administrator
4 4 (7.14%) Service Manager
5 3 (5.36%) Project Administrator
5 3 (5.36%) Development Manager
5 3 (5.36%) Architect
6 2 (3.57%) Coordinator
6 2 (3.57%) Systems Analyst
6 2 (3.57%) Technical Architect
6 2 (3.57%) Services Delivery Manager
6 2 (3.57%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (3.57%) Service Management Analyst
7 1 (1.79%) IT Services Manager
7 1 (1.79%) Process Manager
7 1 (1.79%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.14%) XML
1 4 (7.14%) XSD
1 4 (7.14%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 15 (26.79%) NHS
2 4 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.36%) Graphic Design
3 3 (5.36%) Thin Client
3 3 (5.36%) Management Information System
3 3 (5.36%) Fat Client
3 3 (5.36%) Reference Data
4 2 (3.57%) Data Integration
4 2 (3.57%) Replication
5 1 (1.79%) Statistics
5 1 (1.79%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.79%) iPhone
5 1 (1.79%) Smart Meter
5 1 (1.79%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.14%) Windows
2 1 (1.79%) Windows XP
2 1 (1.79%) Windows 7
2 1 (1.79%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (83.93%) Service Management
2 28 (50.00%) ITIL
3 18 (32.14%) Project Management
4 17 (30.36%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (23.21%) Configuration Management
5 13 (23.21%) Mentoring
6 11 (19.64%) PRINCE2
6 11 (19.64%) Change Management
6 11 (19.64%) Scrum
6 11 (19.64%) Business Analysis
6 11 (19.64%) Matrix Management
7 10 (17.86%) Coaching
8 9 (16.07%) Continuous Improvement
8 9 (16.07%) Performance Management
8 9 (16.07%) Incident Management
8 9 (16.07%) Problem Management
9 8 (14.29%) Release Management
9 8 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
9 8 (14.29%) Trend Analysis
9 8 (14.29%) Service Continuity Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.14%) Java
1 4 (7.14%) SQL
1 4 (7.14%) Python
1 4 (7.14%) Ruby
2 2 (3.57%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (5.36%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.79%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (21.43%) SLA
2 11 (19.64%) QA
3 1 (1.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (5.36%) Tivoli Directory Server
2 2 (3.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (5.36%) OpenView
2 2 (3.57%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.79%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.14%) HP
3 3 (5.36%) BMC
4 1 (1.79%) Apple
4 1 (1.79%) Remedy
4 1 (1.79%) Oracle
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