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 27 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Service Management (ITSM)
Rank 93 111 108
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -3
Contract jobs citing ITSM 49 12 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.69% 0.48% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.08% 0.64% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 9 2
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£405 £475 £123
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.73% +287.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £131 £410 £121
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £510 £125
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £369 £393
% change year-on-year
+1.69% -6.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 1
Average hourly rate £12.50 £10.00 £175.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -94.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £20.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-37.50% +29.03%
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
2361 1875 1342
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 81.22% 74.29% 72.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1636 1242 742
Average daily rate £375 £340 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 47 47
Average hourly rate £17.50 £15.75 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -43.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.00 £12.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £122.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -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 27 May 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 27 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
West Yorkshire +17 40 £407 -14.36% 1
South Yorkshire - 5 £131 -
North Yorkshire +1 2 - -
ITSM
England

ITSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 65 (84.42%) Service Management
2 31 (40.26%) ITIL
3 28 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (32.47%) Mentoring
5 23 (29.87%) Project Management
6 22 (28.57%) Matrix Management
7 21 (27.27%) Coaching
8 20 (25.97%) NHS
9 19 (24.68%) Scrum
10 18 (23.38%) PRINCE2
11 16 (20.78%) Business Analysis
11 16 (20.78%) Software Delivery
12 15 (19.48%) QA
12 15 (19.48%) SLA
12 15 (19.48%) Change Management
13 13 (16.88%) Configuration Management
13 13 (16.88%) Problem Management
13 13 (16.88%) Incident Management
14 12 (15.58%) Release Management
14 12 (15.58%) Performance Management
15 11 (14.29%) Service Continuity Management
15 11 (14.29%) Trend Analysis
16 10 (12.99%) Capacity Management
16 10 (12.99%) Microsoft
17 9 (11.69%) MS Excel
17 9 (11.69%) Stakeholder Management
17 9 (11.69%) Continuous Improvement
18 8 (10.39%) User Acceptance Testing
18 8 (10.39%) Windows
18 8 (10.39%) Disaster Recovery

ITSM
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 6 (7.79%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.90%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.60%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 9 (11.69%) MS Excel
2 7 (9.09%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.60%) Misys Midas
2 1 (1.30%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.30%) SMS
1 1 (1.30%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.19%) RDBMS
1 4 (5.19%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.30%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.30%) Oracle OWB
2 1 (1.30%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (5.19%) Eclipse
1 4 (5.19%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.60%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (1.30%) JIRA
General
1 8 (10.39%) Finance
2 3 (3.90%) Publishing
3 2 (2.60%) Law
3 2 (2.60%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.30%) Legal
4 1 (1.30%) Banking
4 1 (1.30%) Retail
4 1 (1.30%) Local Government
4 1 (1.30%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (22.08%) Delivery Manager
2 11 (14.29%) Analyst
3 8 (10.39%) Author
3 8 (10.39%) Technical Author
4 7 (9.09%) Service Analyst
5 5 (6.49%) Service Desk Analyst
5 5 (6.49%) Administrator
6 3 (3.90%) Development Manager
6 3 (3.90%) Coordinator
6 3 (3.90%) Project Administrator
6 3 (3.90%) Capacity Management Specialist
7 2 (2.60%) Service Management Analyst
7 2 (2.60%) Architect
7 2 (2.60%) Project Manager
7 2 (2.60%) Systems Analyst
7 2 (2.60%) Technical Architect
7 2 (2.60%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (2.60%) Service Manager
7 2 (2.60%) Systems Administrator
8 1 (1.30%) Change Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.19%) XML
1 4 (5.19%) XSD
1 4 (5.19%) XSLT
2 2 (2.60%) Middleware
3 1 (1.30%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 20 (25.97%) NHS
2 5 (6.49%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.90%) Graphic Design
3 3 (3.90%) Thin Client
3 3 (3.90%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.90%) Fat Client
3 3 (3.90%) Reference Data
4 2 (2.60%) Data Integration
4 2 (2.60%) Replication
4 2 (2.60%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.30%) Statistics
5 1 (1.30%) iPhone
5 1 (1.30%) Smart Meter
5 1 (1.30%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 8 (10.39%) Windows
2 4 (5.19%) Windows XP
2 4 (5.19%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.30%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (84.42%) Service Management
2 31 (40.26%) ITIL
3 28 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (32.47%) Mentoring
5 23 (29.87%) Project Management
6 22 (28.57%) Matrix Management
7 21 (27.27%) Coaching
8 19 (24.68%) Scrum
9 18 (23.38%) PRINCE2
10 16 (20.78%) Business Analysis
10 16 (20.78%) Software Delivery
11 15 (19.48%) Change Management
12 13 (16.88%) Configuration Management
12 13 (16.88%) Incident Management
12 13 (16.88%) Problem Management
13 12 (15.58%) Release Management
13 12 (15.58%) Performance Management
14 11 (14.29%) Service Continuity Management
14 11 (14.29%) Trend Analysis
15 10 (12.99%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.19%) Java
1 4 (5.19%) SQL
1 4 (5.19%) Python
1 4 (5.19%) Ruby
2 2 (2.60%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (3.90%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.30%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.30%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (19.48%) SLA
1 15 (19.48%) QA
2 2 (2.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (7.79%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.90%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 4 (5.19%) OpenView
2 2 (2.60%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.30%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (12.99%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.49%) HP
3 3 (3.90%) BMC
4 1 (1.30%) Apple
4 1 (1.30%) Remedy
4 1 (1.30%) Oracle
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