Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire with a requirement for ITSM skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited ITSM over the 6 months to 24 November 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)
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 149 132 130
Rank change year-on-year -17 -2 +6
Contract jobs citing ITSM 11 47 55
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.36% 1.31% 1.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.43% 1.52% 1.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 21 42
West Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £350 £391
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.86% -10.37% +4.13%
10th Percentile £281 £263 £263
90th Percentile £488 £563 £501
Yorkshire median daily rate £300 £350 £375
% change year-on-year -14.29% -6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 2
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £8.46 £14.50 £18.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -41.66% -21.09% -
10th Percentile £7.84 £10.40 £14.08
90th Percentile £9.23 £14.75 £22.68
Yorkshire median hourly rate £8.46 £14.50 £12.75
% change year-on-year -41.66% +13.73% -66.45%

ITSM 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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2578 3083 3797
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 84.97% 86.17% 85.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1778 2021 2613
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £263 £269 £263
90th Percentile £545 £550 £538
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 63 110
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.34% -3.33% +3.45%
10th Percentile £9.58 £10.26 £9.24
90th Percentile £40.00 £29.50 £40.25
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.00 £14.75 £14.50
% change year-on-year +8.47% +1.72% -

ITSM
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

Job postings citing ITSM as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for ITSM in West Yorkshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ITSM in West Yorkshire

ITSM
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ITSM in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ITSM in West Yorkshire

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for ITSM in West Yorkshire

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Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ITSM within the West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds -24 6 £413 +17.86% 6
Brighouse - 3 - -
Bradford +13 1 - -
Halifax - 1 - -
ITSM
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for ITSM.

1 9 (81.82%) Service Management
2 6 (54.55%) ITIL
3 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
4 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
5 3 (27.27%) Finance
5 3 (27.27%) HP
5 3 (27.27%) SaaS
6 2 (18.18%) PaaS
6 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (18.18%) IaaS
6 2 (18.18%) QA
6 2 (18.18%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (18.18%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (18.18%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
6 2 (18.18%) Customer Requirements
6 2 (18.18%) DNS
6 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (18.18%) Migration
6 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (18.18%) TOGAF
6 2 (18.18%) Incident Management
7 1 (9.09%) Informatics
7 1 (9.09%) Process Management
7 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
7 1 (9.09%) Sun
7 1 (9.09%) VMware
7 1 (9.09%) SQL
7 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
7 1 (9.09%) MCP

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Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 (9.09%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (27.27%) SaaS
2 2 (18.18%) Azure Active Directory
2 2 (18.18%) IaaS
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (18.18%) PaaS
3 1 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) DNS
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Azure Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Azure Infrastructure Lead
3 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Junior
3 2 (18.18%) Service Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) 1st Line Support Technician
4 1 (9.09%) IAM Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Identity and Access Management Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Identity Management Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) IT Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) IT Support
4 1 (9.09%) ITIL Business Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) ITIL Service Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) ITSM Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Service Desk Support
4 1 (9.09%) Service Desk Support Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Service Desk Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
1 2 (18.18%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (9.09%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
1 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) Service Management
2 6 (54.55%) ITIL
3 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (18.18%) Customer Requirements
3 2 (18.18%) Incident Management
3 2 (18.18%) Migration
3 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (18.18%) TOGAF
4 1 (9.09%) Business Process Modelling
4 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (9.09%) Health Informatics
4 1 (9.09%) Identity Access Management
4 1 (9.09%) Informatics
4 1 (9.09%) Problem Management
4 1 (9.09%) Process Management
4 1 (9.09%) Release Management
4 1 (9.09%) Service Continuity Management
4 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
4 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (9.09%) MCP
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) QA
System Software
1 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
2 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 3 (27.27%) HP
3 1 (9.09%) ServiceNow
3 1 (9.09%) Sun
3 1 (9.09%) VMware