Period
to 15 August 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 15 August 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
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 122 119 127
Rank change year-on-year -3 +8 +12
Contract jobs citing IT Strategy 30 19 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.21% 0.89% 0.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.34% 1.01% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 18 17
Leeds median daily rate £450 £488 £650
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.69% -25.00% -
10th Percentile £341 £401 £493
90th Percentile £650 £738 £735
West Yorkshire median daily rate £475 £488 £613
% change year-on-year -2.56% -20.41% +11.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Leeds median hourly rate - - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - £9.75 -

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 2,244 1,890 2,700
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 90.19% 88.69% 90.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,573 1,326 1,901
Leeds median daily rate £420 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - +10.34%
10th Percentile £313 £283 £300
90th Percentile £550 £550 £575
West Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 18 38
Leeds median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £12.91
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.06% +27.81% -6.43%
10th Percentile £11.18 £11.92 £10.20
90th Percentile £41.35 £41.45 £18.00
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.41 £13.93 £13.50
% change year-on-year +24.98% +3.19% -11.48%

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 15 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IT Strategy in Leeds

For the 6 months to 15 August 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 20 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (53.33%) Amazon S3
3 14 (46.67%) Serverless
4 12 (40.00%) AWS Lambda
4 12 (40.00%) Terraform
4 12 (40.00%) Amazon EC2
4 12 (40.00%) Amazon ELB
4 12 (40.00%) Amazon RDS
4 12 (40.00%) AWS CloudFormation
4 12 (40.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 12 (40.00%) Auto-Scaling
5 11 (36.67%) Firewall
6 9 (30.00%) ITIL
7 8 (26.67%) Degree
7 8 (26.67%) Computer Science
7 8 (26.67%) Computer Science Degree
8 7 (23.33%) Customer Requirements
8 7 (23.33%) Service Management
8 7 (23.33%) Ansible
8 7 (23.33%) DevOps
9 6 (20.00%) Configuration Management
9 6 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (20.00%) Business Analysis
9 6 (20.00%) Strategic Management
9 6 (20.00%) SFIA
9 6 (20.00%) Stakeholder Identification
10 5 (16.67%) Amazon Aurora
10 5 (16.67%) ITSM
10 5 (16.67%) Web Services
10 5 (16.67%) SaaS

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 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.33%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 20 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (53.33%) Amazon S3
3 14 (46.67%) Serverless
4 12 (40.00%) Amazon EC2
4 12 (40.00%) Amazon ELB
4 12 (40.00%) AWS CloudFormation
4 12 (40.00%) AWS Lambda
4 12 (40.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 5 (16.67%) SaaS
6 4 (13.33%) Office 365
7 3 (10.00%) IaaS
7 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (10.00%) PaaS
8 1 (3.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (36.67%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (40.00%) Amazon RDS
2 5 (16.67%) Amazon Aurora
3 4 (13.33%) Pentaho
4 1 (3.33%) Big Data
4 1 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (3.33%) Oracle OWB
4 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (3.33%) Bitbucket
1 1 (3.33%) JIRA
General
1 3 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (3.33%) Banking
2 1 (3.33%) Billing
2 1 (3.33%) Financial Institution
2 1 (3.33%) Legal
2 1 (3.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (33.33%) Consultant
2 9 (30.00%) AWS Consultant
3 8 (26.67%) Architect
4 6 (20.00%) IT Manager
4 6 (20.00%) IT Services Manager
4 6 (20.00%) Service Manager
5 5 (16.67%) Automation Consultant
5 5 (16.67%) AWS Architect
5 5 (16.67%) Developer
6 4 (13.33%) ETL Developer
7 3 (10.00%) Pentaho Developer
8 2 (6.67%) Automation Architect
8 2 (6.67%) Change Manager
8 2 (6.67%) Cloud Architect
8 2 (6.67%) IT Change Manager
8 2 (6.67%) ITIL Manager
8 2 (6.67%) ITIL Service Manager
8 2 (6.67%) Lead Architect
9 1 (3.33%) Software Development Director
9 1 (3.33%) Web Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (26.67%) Computer Science
2 4 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.67%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (6.67%) Public Cloud
4 1 (3.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.33%) NHS
4 1 (3.33%) Private Cloud
4 1 (3.33%) Replication
4 1 (3.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.67%) Linux
1 2 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (6.67%) VMS
1 2 (6.67%) Windows
2 1 (3.33%) AIX
2 1 (3.33%) Solaris
2 1 (3.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (40.00%) Auto-Scaling
2 9 (30.00%) ITIL
3 7 (23.33%) Customer Requirements
3 7 (23.33%) DevOps
3 7 (23.33%) Service Management
4 6 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (20.00%) Business Analysis
4 6 (20.00%) Configuration Management
4 6 (20.00%) SFIA
4 6 (20.00%) Stakeholder Identification
4 6 (20.00%) Strategic Management
5 5 (16.67%) ITSM
6 4 (13.33%) Asset Management
6 4 (13.33%) Change Management
6 4 (13.33%) ETL
6 4 (13.33%) ETL Development
6 4 (13.33%) Integration Testing
6 4 (13.33%) Line Management
6 4 (13.33%) Project Management
6 4 (13.33%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.33%) ABAP
1 1 (3.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (26.67%) Computer Science Degree
1 8 (26.67%) Degree
2 1 (3.33%) CISM
2 1 (3.33%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) GDPR
1 1 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (3.33%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 12 (40.00%) Terraform
2 7 (23.33%) Ansible
3 1 (3.33%) HP ALM
3 1 (3.33%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (3.33%) Nessus
Vendors
1 3 (10.00%) ServiceNow
2 1 (3.33%) Computacenter
2 1 (3.33%) HP
2 1 (3.33%) Informatica
2 1 (3.33%) Ivanti
2 1 (3.33%) McAfee
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle
2 1 (3.33%) Red Hat
2 1 (3.33%) SAP