Period
to 19 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire with a requirement for Presales skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Presales over the 6 months to 19 July 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.

Presales
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 161 152 180
Rank change year-on-year -9 +28 -12
Contract jobs citing Presales 7 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.20% 0.035% 0.099%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.23% 0.040% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 3
West Yorkshire median daily rate £395 £325 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.54% -31.58% +150.00%
10th Percentile £319 £313 £433
90th Percentile £503 £338 £558
Yorkshire median daily rate £395 £350 £550
% change year-on-year +12.86% -36.36% +69.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

Presales 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 3,056 2,502 3,526
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 88.79% 87.54% 87.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,079 1,707 2,416
West Yorkshire median daily rate £410 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% - +12.36%
10th Percentile £300 £287 £287
90th Percentile £538 £550 £570
Yorkshire median daily rate £404 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +0.94% - +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 53 55
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.50 £13.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.62% -10.34% -13.28%
10th Percentile £11.17 £8.41 £10.20
90th Percentile £40.40 £29.02 £22.95
Yorkshire median hourly rate £20.00 £13.25 £14.50
% change year-on-year +50.94% -8.62% -5.35%

Presales
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Presales in West Yorkshire

Presales
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Presales in West Yorkshire

Presales
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Presales in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 19 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Presales in West Yorkshire

Presales
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 Presales within the West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 19 July 2018. 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 - 5 £375 - 3
Bradford - 2 £525 - 1
Presales
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Presales 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Presales.

1 3 (42.86%) Linux
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Retail
2 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 2 (28.57%) MySQL
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle
2 2 (28.57%) Red Hat
2 2 (28.57%) Project Management
2 2 (28.57%) Mainframe
2 2 (28.57%) Software Architecture
2 2 (28.57%) Data Quality
2 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
2 2 (28.57%) Docker
2 2 (28.57%) Puppet
2 2 (28.57%) Microservices
2 2 (28.57%) Software Delivery
2 2 (28.57%) SDLC
3 1 (14.29%) Decision-Making
3 1 (14.29%) Tech Ops
3 1 (14.29%) Service Design
3 1 (14.29%) Disk Encryption
3 1 (14.29%) Conceptual Models
3 1 (14.29%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
3 1 (14.29%) Spanning Tree
3 1 (14.29%) Hybrid Cloud

Presales
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 (14.29%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) BGP
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (14.29%) DMVPN
1 1 (14.29%) DNS
1 1 (14.29%) EIGRP
1 1 (14.29%) Firewall
1 1 (14.29%) FTP
1 1 (14.29%) HSRP
1 1 (14.29%) HTTPS
1 1 (14.29%) IPsec
1 1 (14.29%) LAN
1 1 (14.29%) MPLS
1 1 (14.29%) OSPF
1 1 (14.29%) SSH
1 1 (14.29%) SSL
1 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
1 1 (14.29%) VPLS
1 1 (14.29%) VPN
1 1 (14.29%) VRRP
1 1 (14.29%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) MySQL
1 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 1 (14.29%) JIRA
General
1 2 (28.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) AWS Architect
2 2 (28.57%) AWS Solutions Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Business Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle Solutions Architect
2 2 (28.57%) SDLC Business Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Cloud Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Cloud Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Implementation Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Network Implementation Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Presales Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Mainframe
2 1 (14.29%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (14.29%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Linux
2 2 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (14.29%) Mac OS
3 1 (14.29%) Windows
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (28.57%) Microservices
1 2 (28.57%) Project Management
1 2 (28.57%) SDLC
1 2 (28.57%) Software Architecture
1 2 (28.57%) Software Delivery
1 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (14.29%) BPMN
2 1 (14.29%) Business Continuity Planning
2 1 (14.29%) Coaching
2 1 (14.29%) Conceptual Models
2 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (14.29%) Decision-Making
2 1 (14.29%) Disk Encryption
2 1 (14.29%) High Availability
2 1 (14.29%) Logical Data Model
2 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
2 1 (14.29%) Service Design
2 1 (14.29%) Tech Ops
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 1 (14.29%) C#
2 1 (14.29%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) CCNA
1 1 (14.29%) CCSA
1 1 (14.29%) CCSE
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) Data Quality
2 1 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (14.29%) PCI DSS
2 1 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Docker
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Puppet
2 1 (14.29%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (14.29%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle
1 2 (28.57%) Red Hat
2 1 (14.29%) CheckPoint
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco
2 1 (14.29%) CommVault
2 1 (14.29%) Fortinet
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) SolarWinds
2 1 (14.29%) VMware