The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for ITSM skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited ITSM over the 3 months to 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IT Service Management (ITSM)
Rank 86 90 67
Rank change year-on-year +4 -23  
Contract jobs citing ITSM 3 8 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.29% 0.56% 2.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.34% 0.66% 2.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 21
Median daily rate £450 £431 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.34% +34.76%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -1.25% +14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £12.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £13.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year +19.23% -29.72%  

ITSM is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Leeds
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 877 1216 1005
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 85.06% 85.27% 87.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 598 864 672
Median daily rate £400 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £305 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 20 16
Median hourly rate £14.93 £13.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.84% -27.77%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.14 £10.20 £14.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £19.46 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

ITSM
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leeds citing ITSM as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for ITSM in Leeds

ITSM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ITSM in Leeds

ITSM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ITSM in Leeds.

Contractor hourly rate trend for ITSM in Leeds

ITSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing ITSM 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 ITSM.

1 12 (80.00%) ITIL
2 10 (66.67%) Finance
3 9 (60.00%) Problem Management
4 8 (53.33%) Windows
5 7 (46.67%) Blackberry
5 7 (46.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 7 (46.67%) MS Office
5 7 (46.67%) Windows XP
5 7 (46.67%) Active Directory
5 7 (46.67%) Legal
5 7 (46.67%) iPhone
5 7 (46.67%) Windows 7
5 7 (46.67%) iPad
6 6 (40.00%) Change Management
6 6 (40.00%) Service Management
7 2 (13.33%) Project Management
7 2 (13.33%) Business Analysis
7 2 (13.33%) Incident Management
7 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (13.33%) ITIL V3
7 2 (13.33%) Release Management
7 2 (13.33%) Service Design
7 2 (13.33%) Virtual Team
8 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
8 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
8 1 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
8 1 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (6.67%) Office 365
8 1 (6.67%) ServiceNow
8 1 (6.67%) Opsview

ITSM
Top Related 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 7 (46.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 7 (46.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Intranet
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (6.67%) JIRA
General
1 10 (66.67%) Finance
2 7 (46.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Analyst
2 7 (46.67%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
2 7 (46.67%) Service Analyst
2 7 (46.67%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Change Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Data Centre Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Integration Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) ITIL Change Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) ITIL Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) ITIL Service Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) ITSM Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Release Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Transition Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Service Manager
4 1 (6.67%) ServiceNow Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 7 (46.67%) Blackberry
1 7 (46.67%) iPad
1 7 (46.67%) iPhone
2 2 (13.33%) Virtual Team
3 1 (6.67%) CMDB
3 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 8 (53.33%) Windows
2 7 (46.67%) Windows 7
2 7 (46.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (80.00%) ITIL
2 9 (60.00%) Problem Management
3 6 (40.00%) Change Management
3 6 (40.00%) Service Management
4 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (13.33%) Business Analysis
4 2 (13.33%) Incident Management
4 2 (13.33%) ITIL V3
4 2 (13.33%) Project Management
4 2 (13.33%) Release Management
4 2 (13.33%) Service Design
5 1 (6.67%) Asset Management
5 1 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (6.67%) IT Asset Management
5 1 (6.67%) Resilience Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
5 1 (6.67%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) Java
1 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
1 1 (6.67%) VBScript
System Software
1 7 (46.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Graphite
1 1 (6.67%) Opsview
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) IBM
1 1 (6.67%) IBM Sterling
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (6.67%) ServiceNow