The first table below looks at the demand for SLA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Durham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category for the Durham region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 18 14 13
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -1
Contract jobs citing SLA 1 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Durham 1.25% 5.00% 3.49%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 9.09% 60.00% 42.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +0.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £14.75 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+18.64% -7.81%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Durham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
11 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Durham 13.75% 8.33% 8.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 3
Average daily rate £325 £275 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £13.11 - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -7.89%
SLA
North East

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in Durham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SLA across the Durham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

SLA Jobs Demand Trend in Durham

SLA
Daily Rate Trend in Durham

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

SLA Daily Rate Trend in Durham

SLA
Hourly Rate Trend in Durham

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

SLA Hourly Rate Trend in Durham

SLA
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Durham

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Durham 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 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) ERP
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Six Sigma
1 1 (100.00%) Remedy
1 1 (100.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) Quality Management
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (100.00%) QMS
1 1 (100.00%) CAPA
1 1 (100.00%) Data Extraction
1 1 (100.00%) Six Sigma Green Belt

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Durham by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Durham 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.

General
1 1 (100.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Business Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Support Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Business Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Data Extraction
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) ERP
1 1 (100.00%) Six Sigma
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) Quality Management
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (100.00%) QMS
1 1 (100.00%) CAPA
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Remedy