The table below looks at the statistics for SLA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Derbyshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 26 29 32
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +3
Contract jobs citing SLA 5 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 2.36% 0.46% 1.44%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 23.81% 4.35% 14.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £268 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -17.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £12.50 - £10.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 - £10.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.90 - £10.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.77 £16.60 £15.88
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +4.56%
SLA
East Midlands

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
21 23 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 9.91% 10.60% 9.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 9 8
Average daily rate £388 £350 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £302 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £525 £305
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 8
Average hourly rate £12.00 - £35.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.37 - £10.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 - £56.16
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.64 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+8.20% +14.28%

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in Derbyshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SLA across the Derbyshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SLA within the Derbyshire region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Derby -1 2 - -
Chesterfield - 1 - - 1
SLA
East Midlands

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Derbyshire region citing SLA also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SLA.

1 7 (46.67%) Active Directory
2 6 (40.00%) SQL
3 5 (33.33%) VB
3 5 (33.33%) Oracle
3 5 (33.33%) IBM
3 5 (33.33%) IIS
3 5 (33.33%) MS Office
3 5 (33.33%) ITIL
3 5 (33.33%) Windows
3 5 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 5 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 5 (33.33%) WebSphere MQ
3 5 (33.33%) Oracle Workflow
3 5 (33.33%) Workflow
3 5 (33.33%) Degree
3 5 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (33.33%) Oracle Database
3 5 (33.33%) PowerShell
4 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
4 4 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (26.67%) Hedge funds
4 4 (26.67%) Finance
4 4 (26.67%) Financial Institution
5 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 2 (13.33%) Windows XP
6 2 (13.33%) Banking
6 2 (13.33%) Knowledge Management
6 2 (13.33%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (13.33%) Mentoring
6 2 (13.33%) Coaching

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Derbyshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Derbyshire region citing SLA also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SLA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (33.33%) IIS
1 5 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 5 (33.33%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 5 (33.33%) MS Office
1 5 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (13.33%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) ATM
1 1 (6.67%) GSM
1 1 (6.67%) SDH
1 1 (6.67%) UMTS
1 1 (6.67%) Ethernet
1 1 (6.67%) RNC
1 1 (6.67%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (26.67%) Financial Institution
1 4 (26.67%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Banking
3 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (66.67%) Analyst
2 5 (33.33%) Support Analyst
2 5 (33.33%) Applications Support
2 5 (33.33%) Service Analyst
2 5 (33.33%) Applications Support Analyst
3 4 (26.67%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) SQL DBA
4 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (6.67%) Field Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (6.67%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (26.67%) Hedge funds
3 1 (6.67%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (13.33%) Windows XP
3 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) ITIL
1 5 (33.33%) Workflow
2 2 (13.33%) Knowledge Management
2 2 (13.33%) Mentoring
2 2 (13.33%) Coaching
3 1 (6.67%) WFM
3 1 (6.67%) High Availability
3 1 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (6.67%) Line Management
3 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) SQL
2 5 (33.33%) VB
2 5 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (6.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) Degree
2 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 7 (46.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Oracle
1 5 (33.33%) IBM
2 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.67%) Citrix
3 1 (6.67%) Ericsson
3 1 (6.67%) Remedy
3 1 (6.67%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 1 (6.67%) Bomgar