Period
to 19 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for IT Strategy skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited IT Strategy over the 6 months to 19 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

IT/Technology Strategy
6 months to
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 117 112 124
Rank change year-on-year -5 +12 -14
Contract jobs citing IT Strategy 20 22 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.85% 0.99% 0.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.99% 1.15% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 17 22
Leeds median daily rate £518 £525 £611
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.43% -14.11% +12.41%
10th Percentile £350 £260 £429
90th Percentile £675 £680 £700
West Yorkshire median daily rate £518 £525 £538
% change year-on-year -1.43% -2.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Leeds median hourly rate - - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - £11.25 -

IT Strategy is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Leeds
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2,025 1,915 2,605
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 85.95% 85.80% 87.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,407 1,250 1,783
Leeds median daily rate £408 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.88% - +10.34%
10th Percentile £275 £275 £275
90th Percentile £545 £550 £579
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £390
% change year-on-year - +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 26 50
Leeds median hourly rate £40.00 £13.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +196.30% -10.00% -2.80%
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.00 £14.53 £15.31
% change year-on-year +10.10% -5.06% -4.33%

IT Strategy
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

Job postings citing IT Strategy as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leeds.

Job vacancy trend for IT Strategy in Leeds

IT Strategy
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing IT Strategy in Leeds.

Contractor daily rate trend for IT Strategy in Leeds

IT Strategy
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing IT Strategy in Leeds over the 6 months to 19 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IT Strategy in Leeds

For the 6 months to 19 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing IT Strategy also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Leeds region with a requirement for IT Strategy.

1 14 (70.00%) Finance
2 9 (45.00%) SaaS
2 9 (45.00%) PaaS
3 8 (40.00%) IaaS
4 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
4 7 (35.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (25.00%) Java
6 5 (25.00%) SOA
6 5 (25.00%) DNS
6 5 (25.00%) UML
6 5 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
6 5 (25.00%) Hybrid Cloud
6 5 (25.00%) Data Centre
6 5 (25.00%) Immutable Infrastructure
7 4 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
7 4 (20.00%) Management Information System
7 4 (20.00%) TOGAF
8 3 (15.00%) MVC
8 3 (15.00%) Data Management
8 3 (15.00%) BIG-IP
8 3 (15.00%) Degree
8 3 (15.00%) Linux
8 3 (15.00%) MySQL
8 3 (15.00%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (15.00%) Line Management
8 3 (15.00%) Kafka
8 3 (15.00%) Couchbase
8 3 (15.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (15.00%) Redis

IT Strategy
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (15.00%) nginx
2 2 (10.00%) Apache Spark
3 1 (5.00%) Confluence
3 1 (5.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (5.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 9 (45.00%) PaaS
1 9 (45.00%) SaaS
2 8 (40.00%) IaaS
3 7 (35.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (15.00%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (25.00%) DNS
2 3 (15.00%) AMQP
2 3 (15.00%) BIG-IP
3 2 (10.00%) SAN
4 1 (5.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) Couchbase
1 3 (15.00%) MongoDB
1 3 (15.00%) MySQL
1 3 (15.00%) NoSQL
1 3 (15.00%) Redis
2 2 (10.00%) Apache Hive
2 2 (10.00%) Hadoop
2 2 (10.00%) HBase
General
1 14 (70.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Games
2 2 (10.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (70.00%) Architect
2 8 (40.00%) Solutions Architect
3 4 (20.00%) Cloud Architect
4 3 (15.00%) Azure Architect
5 2 (10.00%) Azure Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Business Manager
5 2 (10.00%) Business Relationship Manager
5 2 (10.00%) Cloud Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Relationships Manager
5 2 (10.00%) Technical Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) IT Risk Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Java Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Java Technical Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Lead Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Risk Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Technical Leader
6 1 (5.00%) Technical Solutions Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Web Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) Kafka
1 3 (15.00%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (10.00%) REST
2 2 (10.00%) SAML
3 1 (5.00%) Akka
3 1 (5.00%) Dropwizard
3 1 (5.00%) LEMP Stack
3 1 (5.00%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Data Centre
1 5 (25.00%) Hybrid Cloud
2 4 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 3 (15.00%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (10.00%) PKI
5 1 (5.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Android
1 3 (15.00%) Apple iOS
1 3 (15.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
2 5 (25.00%) Immutable Infrastructure
2 5 (25.00%) SOA
2 5 (25.00%) UML
3 4 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 4 (20.00%) TOGAF
4 3 (15.00%) Business Process Modelling
4 3 (15.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (15.00%) Data Management
4 3 (15.00%) Financial Modelling
4 3 (15.00%) Information Architecture
4 3 (15.00%) Line Management
4 3 (15.00%) MVC
4 3 (15.00%) Open Source
5 2 (10.00%) Collaborative Working
5 2 (10.00%) Data Architecture
5 2 (10.00%) Innovative Thinking
5 2 (10.00%) Microservices
5 2 (10.00%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 5 (25.00%) Java
2 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (10.00%) Kotlin
3 1 (5.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) Degree
2 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.00%) CCDP
3 1 (5.00%) CCIE
3 1 (5.00%) CCNP
3 1 (5.00%) Chartered Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (5.00%) CISM
3 1 (5.00%) CISSP
3 1 (5.00%) MCSA
3 1 (5.00%) MCSE
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (15.00%) Varnish
2 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) Kubernetes
2 1 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (5.00%) Puppet
2 1 (5.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.00%) F5
3 2 (10.00%) Oracle
4 1 (5.00%) Cisco
4 1 (5.00%) Dell
4 1 (5.00%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (5.00%) VMware