Period
to 15 November 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 November 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 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 118 100 115
Rank change year-on-year -18 +15 +20
Contract jobs citing IT Strategy 23 34 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.97% 1.51% 1.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.09% 1.73% 1.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 23 22
Leeds median daily rate £625 £525 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.05% -4.55% -13.56%
10th Percentile £413 £383 £464
90th Percentile £650 £735 £732
West Yorkshire median daily rate £525 £525 £535
% change year-on-year - -1.87% -2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Leeds median hourly rate - - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - £9.75 £11.25
% change year-on-year - -13.33% -

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 2,101 1,969 2,390
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 88.28% 87.47% 89.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,462 1,404 1,610
Leeds median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £313 £269 £281
90th Percentile £575 £550 £563
West Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 25 38
Leeds median hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.53% +40.74% -0.70%
10th Percentile £11.70 £11.83 £10.20
90th Percentile £33.08 £36.70 £31.50
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.00 £14.20 £14.50
% change year-on-year +19.72% -2.07% -3.33%

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 15 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IT Strategy in Leeds

For the 6 months to 15 November 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 (86.96%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (73.91%) Serverless
3 15 (65.22%) Amazon ELB
3 15 (65.22%) Amazon RDS
3 15 (65.22%) Auto-Scaling
3 15 (65.22%) AWS CloudFormation
3 15 (65.22%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 15 (65.22%) AWS Lambda
3 15 (65.22%) Terraform
3 15 (65.22%) Amazon EC2
3 15 (65.22%) Amazon S3
4 14 (60.87%) Firewall
5 11 (47.83%) Degree
5 11 (47.83%) Computer Science
5 11 (47.83%) Computer Science Degree
6 7 (30.43%) Customer Requirements
6 7 (30.43%) Ansible
6 7 (30.43%) Web Services
7 5 (21.74%) DevOps
8 4 (17.39%) ITIL
8 4 (17.39%) Finance
8 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Azure
9 3 (13.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (13.04%) PaaS
9 3 (13.04%) Windows
9 3 (13.04%) Linux
9 3 (13.04%) IaaS
10 2 (8.70%) Network Management
10 2 (8.70%) Docker

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 2 (8.70%) WebSphere
2 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 20 (86.96%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (73.91%) Serverless
3 15 (65.22%) Amazon EC2
3 15 (65.22%) Amazon ELB
3 15 (65.22%) Amazon S3
3 15 (65.22%) AWS CloudFormation
3 15 (65.22%) AWS Lambda
3 15 (65.22%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (13.04%) IaaS
5 3 (13.04%) PaaS
6 2 (8.70%) SaaS
7 1 (4.35%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (4.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (60.87%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (65.22%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (8.70%) Amazon Aurora
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (4.35%) Bitbucket
1 1 (4.35%) JIRA
General
1 4 (17.39%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Banking
2 1 (4.35%) Financial Institution
2 1 (4.35%) Law
Job Titles
1 11 (47.83%) Architect
2 10 (43.48%) Consultant
3 9 (39.13%) AWS Consultant
4 7 (30.43%) AWS Architect
5 5 (21.74%) Automation Consultant
6 4 (17.39%) Cloud Architect
7 2 (8.70%) Automation Architect
7 2 (8.70%) AWS DevOps
7 2 (8.70%) Enterprise Architect
7 2 (8.70%) Lead Architect
8 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Security Architect
8 1 (4.35%) IT Director
8 1 (4.35%) IT Services Manager
8 1 (4.35%) Security Architect
8 1 (4.35%) Senior Solutions Architect
8 1 (4.35%) Service Manager
8 1 (4.35%) Software Development Director
8 1 (4.35%) Solutions Architect
8 1 (4.35%) Web Architect
8 1 (4.35%) Web Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (30.43%) Web Services
2 1 (4.35%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 11 (47.83%) Computer Science
2 2 (8.70%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (8.70%) Private Cloud
2 2 (8.70%) Public Cloud
3 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.35%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.04%) Linux
1 3 (13.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 3 (13.04%) Windows
2 2 (8.70%) AIX
2 2 (8.70%) Solaris
2 2 (8.70%) VMS
2 2 (8.70%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (65.22%) Auto-Scaling
2 7 (30.43%) Customer Requirements
3 5 (21.74%) DevOps
4 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (17.39%) ITIL
5 2 (8.70%) Capacity Management
5 2 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (8.70%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Management
5 2 (8.70%) IT Governance
5 2 (8.70%) ITSM
5 2 (8.70%) Network Management
5 2 (8.70%) Process Improvement
5 2 (8.70%) Risk Management
5 2 (8.70%) Service Management
6 1 (4.35%) Critical Thinking
6 1 (4.35%) Cybersecurity
6 1 (4.35%) Line Management
6 1 (4.35%) Security Architecture
6 1 (4.35%) SFIA
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (47.83%) Computer Science Degree
1 11 (47.83%) Degree
2 1 (4.35%) CISM
2 1 (4.35%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) Docker
Systems Management
1 15 (65.22%) Terraform
2 7 (30.43%) Ansible
3 1 (4.35%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (4.35%) Nessus
Vendors
1 2 (8.70%) Oracle
1 2 (8.70%) Red Hat
2 1 (4.35%) Computacenter
2 1 (4.35%) Ivanti
2 1 (4.35%) McAfee