Period
to 12 December 2017

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 12 December 2017 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
12 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 105 112 135
Rank change year-on-year +7 +23 -27
Contract jobs citing IT Strategy 36 34 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.60% 1.31% 0.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.86% 1.49% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 23 29
Leeds median daily rate £525 £550 £650
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.55% -15.38% +20.93%
10th Percentile £390 £453 £463
90th Percentile £733 £728 £700
West Yorkshire median daily rate £525 £535 £600
% change year-on-year -1.87% -10.83% +11.63%
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 1933 2276 2849
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 85.91% 87.67% 87.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1374 1521 1992
Leeds median daily rate £413 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +3.23% +10.71%
10th Percentile £275 £275 £265
90th Percentile £550 £550 £563
West Yorkshire median daily rate £407 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +1.63% +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 39 61
Leeds median hourly rate £28.50 £13.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +119.23% -13.33% +11.11%
10th Percentile £15.50 £10.20 £9.25
90th Percentile £40.00 £30.90 £37.04
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year +10.34% -3.33% +3.45%

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 12 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IT Strategy in Leeds

For the 6 months to 12 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing IT Strategy also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Leeds region with a requirement for IT Strategy.

1 25 (69.44%) Finance
2 21 (58.33%) SaaS
2 21 (58.33%) PaaS
3 20 (55.56%) IaaS
4 15 (41.67%) Microsoft
5 14 (38.89%) SOA
5 14 (38.89%) Management Information System
5 14 (38.89%) Enterprise Software
6 13 (36.11%) MVC
7 12 (33.33%) TOGAF
8 9 (25.00%) UML
8 9 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
9 8 (22.22%) Information Architecture
9 8 (22.22%) Financial Modelling
9 8 (22.22%) Data Centre
9 8 (22.22%) Business Process Modelling
9 8 (22.22%) Enterprise Architecture
10 7 (19.44%) PKI
10 7 (19.44%) DNS
10 7 (19.44%) SAML
10 7 (19.44%) Hybrid Cloud
10 7 (19.44%) Capacity Planning
10 7 (19.44%) Immutable Infrastructure
11 6 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
11 6 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
11 6 (16.67%) Performance Management
11 6 (16.67%) Dell
11 6 (16.67%) VMware
12 5 (13.89%) Agile Software Development
12 5 (13.89%) NHS

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 1 (2.78%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (2.78%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 21 (58.33%) PaaS
1 21 (58.33%) SaaS
2 20 (55.56%) IaaS
3 9 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (5.56%) Office 365
5 1 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (19.44%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.56%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 25 (69.44%) Finance
2 1 (2.78%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 24 (66.67%) Architect
2 16 (44.44%) Solutions Architect
3 6 (16.67%) Azure Architect
4 5 (13.89%) Azure Engineer
4 5 (13.89%) Senior Architect
5 4 (11.11%) Head of Delivery
6 3 (8.33%) Cloud Architect
6 3 (8.33%) Head of Digital
6 3 (8.33%) Infrastructure Architect
6 3 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) Senior Solutions Architect
7 2 (5.56%) Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) IT Manager
7 2 (5.56%) Portfolio Manager
8 1 (2.78%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 1 (2.78%) Debt Manager
8 1 (2.78%) Junior Architect
8 1 (2.78%) Lead Architect
8 1 (2.78%) Senior Product Manager
8 1 (2.78%) Web Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (19.44%) SAML
2 1 (2.78%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 14 (38.89%) Enterprise Software
1 14 (38.89%) Management Information System
2 8 (22.22%) Data Centre
3 7 (19.44%) Hybrid Cloud
3 7 (19.44%) PKI
4 5 (13.89%) NHS
5 1 (2.78%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (2.78%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.78%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (38.89%) SOA
2 13 (36.11%) MVC
3 12 (33.33%) TOGAF
4 9 (25.00%) UML
5 8 (22.22%) Business Process Modelling
5 8 (22.22%) Enterprise Architecture
5 8 (22.22%) Financial Modelling
5 8 (22.22%) Information Architecture
6 7 (19.44%) Capacity Planning
6 7 (19.44%) Immutable Infrastructure
7 6 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (16.67%) Performance Management
8 5 (13.89%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (13.89%) Service Design
9 3 (8.33%) Data Modelling
9 3 (8.33%) Matrix Management
9 3 (8.33%) Programme Management
10 2 (5.56%) Analytics
10 2 (5.56%) Open Source
10 2 (5.56%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.56%) C
2 1 (2.78%) Java
2 1 (2.78%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.78%) SQL
2 1 (2.78%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.78%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (2.78%) CCDP
2 1 (2.78%) CCIE
2 1 (2.78%) CCNP
2 1 (2.78%) Chartered Engineer
2 1 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.78%) CISM
2 1 (2.78%) CISSP
2 1 (2.78%) Degree
2 1 (2.78%) MCSA
2 1 (2.78%) MCSE
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (2.78%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (2.78%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) PMO
1 2 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 6 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.78%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.78%) Puppet
1 1 (2.78%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 6 (16.67%) Dell
2 6 (16.67%) VMware
3 1 (2.78%) Cisco
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle