Period
to 26 May 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 26 May 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
26 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 127 125 124
Rank change year-on-year -2 -1 -3
Contract jobs citing IT Strategy 25 10 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.98% 0.47% 0.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.10% 0.53% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 8 18
Leeds median daily rate £410 £563 £650
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -27.11% -13.46% +23.81%
10th Percentile £341 £125 £451
90th Percentile £564 £691 £700
West Yorkshire median daily rate £410 £475 £600
% change year-on-year -13.68% -20.83% +14.29%
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 2,269 1,877 2,533
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 88.70% 88.25% 87.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,566 1,252 1,778
Leeds median daily rate £406 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.50% - +8.11%
10th Percentile £300 £293 £290
90th Percentile £538 £550 £575
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 19 35
Leeds median hourly rate £32.25 £14.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +122.41% +11.54% -25.71%
10th Percentile £12.65 £11.06 £10.20
90th Percentile £44.05 £31.90 £21.35
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.50 £13.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year +29.63% -12.90% -11.43%

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 26 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IT Strategy in Leeds

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 9 (36.00%) Finance
2 8 (32.00%) SaaS
3 7 (28.00%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (24.00%) Service Management
4 6 (24.00%) Change Management
4 6 (24.00%) Configuration Management
4 6 (24.00%) ITIL
4 6 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (24.00%) Business Analysis
4 6 (24.00%) Strategic Management
4 6 (24.00%) Line Management
4 6 (24.00%) SFIA
5 5 (20.00%) Java
5 5 (20.00%) Project Management
5 5 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (20.00%) Office 365
6 4 (16.00%) Capacity Planning
6 4 (16.00%) IaaS
6 4 (16.00%) DevOps
6 4 (16.00%) PaaS
6 4 (16.00%) Pentaho
6 4 (16.00%) Amazon S3
6 4 (16.00%) Asset Management
6 4 (16.00%) Integration Testing
6 4 (16.00%) ITSM
6 4 (16.00%) ETL
6 4 (16.00%) DNS
6 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
6 4 (16.00%) Hybrid Cloud
6 4 (16.00%) ETL Development

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 (12.00%) nginx
1 3 (12.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (8.00%) Apache Spark
3 1 (4.00%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 8 (32.00%) SaaS
2 7 (28.00%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (20.00%) Office 365
4 4 (16.00%) Amazon S3
4 4 (16.00%) IaaS
4 4 (16.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.00%) DNS
2 3 (12.00%) AMQP
2 3 (12.00%) BIG-IP
3 2 (8.00%) SAN
4 1 (4.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) Amazon Aurora
1 4 (16.00%) Pentaho
2 3 (12.00%) Couchbase
2 3 (12.00%) MongoDB
2 3 (12.00%) MySQL
2 3 (12.00%) NoSQL
2 3 (12.00%) Redis
3 2 (8.00%) Apache Hive
3 2 (8.00%) Hadoop
3 2 (8.00%) HBase
4 1 (4.00%) Big Data
4 1 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle OWB
4 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 9 (36.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Games
2 2 (8.00%) Marketing
3 1 (4.00%) Billing
3 1 (4.00%) Legal
3 1 (4.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (36.00%) Architect
2 7 (28.00%) IT Manager
3 6 (24.00%) IT Services Manager
3 6 (24.00%) Service Manager
4 5 (20.00%) Developer
5 4 (16.00%) ETL Developer
5 4 (16.00%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (12.00%) Azure Architect
6 3 (12.00%) Cloud Architect
6 3 (12.00%) Pentaho Developer
7 2 (8.00%) Azure Engineer
7 2 (8.00%) Business Manager
7 2 (8.00%) Business Relationship Manager
7 2 (8.00%) Change Manager
7 2 (8.00%) Cloud Engineer
7 2 (8.00%) IT Change Manager
7 2 (8.00%) ITIL Manager
7 2 (8.00%) ITIL Service Manager
7 2 (8.00%) Relationships Manager
7 2 (8.00%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.00%) Kafka
1 3 (12.00%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (8.00%) REST
3 1 (4.00%) Akka
3 1 (4.00%) Dropwizard
3 1 (4.00%) LEMP Stack
3 1 (4.00%) Node.js
3 1 (4.00%) SAML
3 1 (4.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Hybrid Cloud
2 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (12.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (8.00%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.00%) NHS
4 1 (4.00%) PKI
4 1 (4.00%) Replication
4 1 (4.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.00%) Android
1 3 (12.00%) Apple iOS
1 3 (12.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (24.00%) Business Analysis
1 6 (24.00%) Change Management
1 6 (24.00%) Configuration Management
1 6 (24.00%) ITIL
1 6 (24.00%) Line Management
1 6 (24.00%) Service Management
1 6 (24.00%) SFIA
1 6 (24.00%) Strategic Management
2 5 (20.00%) Project Management
3 4 (16.00%) Asset Management
3 4 (16.00%) Capacity Planning
3 4 (16.00%) DevOps
3 4 (16.00%) ETL
3 4 (16.00%) ETL Development
3 4 (16.00%) Immutable Infrastructure
3 4 (16.00%) Integration Testing
3 4 (16.00%) ITSM
4 3 (12.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (12.00%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.00%) Java
2 2 (8.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (8.00%) Kotlin
3 1 (4.00%) ABAP
3 1 (4.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) GDPR
1 1 (4.00%) PMO
System Software
1 3 (12.00%) Varnish
2 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) Kubernetes
2 1 (4.00%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.00%) F5
2 3 (12.00%) ServiceNow
3 2 (8.00%) Oracle
4 1 (4.00%) Dell
4 1 (4.00%) HP
4 1 (4.00%) Informatica
4 1 (4.00%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (4.00%) SAP
4 1 (4.00%) VMware