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 23 June 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 Service Management (ITSM)
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 84 75 75
Rank change year-on-year -9 0  
Contract jobs citing ITSM 6 28 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.55% 1.85% 2.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.62% 2.08% 2.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 14 26
Median daily rate £463 £350 £407
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +32.14% -13.95%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £288 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £459 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £387
% change year-on-year +6.66% -3.16%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £14.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.38 £12.50
% change year-on-year +0.71% +39.00%  

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 972 1347 1308
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 88.61% 89.21% 87.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 665 959 973
Median daily rate £403 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.29% +21.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £320 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £565 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £383
% change year-on-year +3.75% +4.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 12 22
Median hourly rate £15.25 £14.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.17% -12.12%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.20 £9.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.34 £170.00 £175.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing ITSM in Leeds.

Contractor hourly rate trend for ITSM in Leeds

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 7 (77.78%) ITIL
1 7 (77.78%) Finance
1 7 (77.78%) Service Management
2 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (33.33%) Change Management
2 3 (33.33%) Supplier Management
2 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) DevOps
2 3 (33.33%) Service Design
3 2 (22.22%) Escalation Management
3 2 (22.22%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (22.22%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
3 2 (22.22%) SDLC
3 2 (22.22%) Compliance Audit
3 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (22.22%) SaaS
3 2 (22.22%) PaaS
3 2 (22.22%) High Availability
3 2 (22.22%) Process Improvement
3 2 (22.22%) IaaS
3 2 (22.22%) CMDB
3 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
3 2 (22.22%) TOGAF
3 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
3 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
3 2 (22.22%) DNS
3 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (22.22%) Validation
3 2 (22.22%) Migration

ITSM
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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Azure Active Directory
1 2 (22.22%) IaaS
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (22.22%) PaaS
1 2 (22.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) DNS
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
1 1 (11.11%) JIRA
General
1 7 (77.78%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Azure Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Azure Infrastructure Lead
2 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) IT Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Change Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Change Management Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Integration Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) IT Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL Service Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) ITSM Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Management Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Service Design Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) ServiceNow Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Supplier Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) CMDB
1 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
1 2 (22.22%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) ITIL
1 7 (77.78%) Service Management
2 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) Change Management
2 3 (33.33%) DevOps
2 3 (33.33%) Service Design
2 3 (33.33%) Supplier Management
3 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (22.22%) Compliance Audit
3 2 (22.22%) Escalation Management
3 2 (22.22%) High Availability
3 2 (22.22%) Migration
3 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
3 2 (22.22%) Process Improvement
3 2 (22.22%) Scrum
3 2 (22.22%) SDLC
3 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
3 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (22.22%) TOGAF
3 2 (22.22%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) Java
1 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
1 1 (11.11%) VBScript
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) IBM
2 1 (11.11%) IBM Sterling
2 1 (11.11%) ServiceNow