The table below looks at the statistics for SLA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Derbyshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
East Midlands / Derbyshire
Rank 37 33 26
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -7
Contract jobs citing SLA 4 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 1.61% 0.38% 1.75%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 15.38% 9.09% 42.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Median daily rate £123 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £334 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.86% +11.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £8.19 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.25 £15.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +11.11%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in contract jobs advertised in the Derbyshire region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Derbyshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
26 11 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 10.48% 4.23% 4.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 4 3
Median daily rate £190 £438 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-56.57% +28.67%
UK excluding London median daily rate £416 £400 £395
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £8.63 £8.19 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.37% -67.26%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £44.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-54.54% +87.23%

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in Derbyshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Derbyshire region citing SLA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

SLA Jobs Demand Trend in Derbyshire

SLA
Daily Rate Trend in Derbyshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SLA across the Derbyshire region.

SLA Daily Rate Trend in Derbyshire

SLA
Daily Rate Histogram in Derbyshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SLA across the Derbyshire region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017.

SLA Daily Rate Histogram in Derbyshire

SLA
Hourly Rate Trend in Derbyshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SLA across the Derbyshire region.

SLA Hourly Rate Trend in Derbyshire

SLA
Contract Job Locations in Derbyshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SLA within the Derbyshire region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chesterfield - 2 £116 - 1
Derby -4 1 £280 - 1
SLA
East Midlands

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SLA 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 Derbyshire region with a requirement for SLA.

1 3 (42.86%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
2 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Validation
2 2 (28.57%) Change Control
3 1 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (14.29%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (14.29%) VMware
3 1 (14.29%) Legal
3 1 (14.29%) Financial Institution
3 1 (14.29%) Firewall
3 1 (14.29%) Workflow
3 1 (14.29%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) Logistics
3 1 (14.29%) MCITP
3 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
3 1 (14.29%) VLAN
3 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing
3 1 (14.29%) Wiki
3 1 (14.29%) SCOM
3 1 (14.29%) Time Management
3 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
3 1 (14.29%) XenApp
3 1 (14.29%) XenDesktop
3 1 (14.29%) High Availability

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Derbyshire 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:

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) DNS
1 1 (14.29%) Firewall
1 1 (14.29%) SAN
1 1 (14.29%) VLAN
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Financial Institution
2 1 (14.29%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Coordinator
1 2 (28.57%) Project Coordinator
2 1 (14.29%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Citrix Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Incident Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Network Support
2 1 (14.29%) Project Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Service Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Wintel Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (14.29%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) Change Control
2 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
2 2 (28.57%) Validation
3 1 (14.29%) High Availability
3 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
3 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing
3 1 (14.29%) Logistics
3 1 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Time Management
3 1 (14.29%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (14.29%) CCNA
1 1 (14.29%) CCNP
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (14.29%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (14.29%) MCITP
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (14.29%) XenApp
1 1 (14.29%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (14.29%) MOM
1 1 (14.29%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 1 (14.29%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Citrix
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 1 (14.29%) VMware