The first table below looks at the demand for SLA skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 16 April 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 East Midlands 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 65 72 55
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -17
Contract jobs citing SLA 34 19 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 2.10% 1.45% 2.06%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 29.31% 22.89% 40.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 11 15
Average daily rate £320 £325 £206
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% +57.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £102 £216 £84
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £407 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 1
Average hourly rate £11.00 - £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £11.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+27.65% -21.66%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
116 83 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 7.16% 6.33% 5.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 35 34
Average daily rate £323 £383 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.68% +31.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £300 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £505 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 4
Average hourly rate £10.81 £27.50 £26.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.70% +4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.68 £23.00 £18.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.60 £40.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £15.38 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+17.07% -6.81%
SLA
England

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

SLA Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

SLA
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

SLA Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

SLA
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SLA across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

SLA Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

SLA
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

SLA Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

SLA
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SLA within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Derbyshire -7 11 £320 - 6
Leicestershire -9 10 £238 -20.83%
Nottinghamshire +7 8 £275 -12.00% 7
Northamptonshire -21 2 £425 +17.24% 2
Lincolnshire - 2 - -
SLA
England

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 26 (36.11%) ITIL
2 18 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 16 (22.22%) Windows
4 13 (18.06%) MS Excel
4 13 (18.06%) Microsoft
5 12 (16.67%) Active Directory
6 11 (15.28%) Project Management
6 11 (15.28%) Service Management
7 10 (13.89%) MS Office
8 9 (12.50%) Citrix
8 9 (12.50%) SC Cleared
8 9 (12.50%) Security Cleared
9 8 (11.11%) Data Protection
9 8 (11.11%) C
9 8 (11.11%) EMC
9 8 (11.11%) Firmware
10 7 (9.72%) ITIL Certification
10 7 (9.72%) PMI
10 7 (9.72%) PMP
10 7 (9.72%) PMI Certification
10 7 (9.72%) SQL
10 7 (9.72%) PRINCE2
10 7 (9.72%) Windows XP
10 7 (9.72%) Validation
10 7 (9.72%) GAP Analysis
10 7 (9.72%) Finance
10 7 (9.72%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 6 (8.33%) Incident Management
11 6 (8.33%) Problem Management
11 6 (8.33%) Change Management

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 4 (5.56%) MS Exchange
2 3 (4.17%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.78%) SAS
3 2 (2.78%) Lync
3 2 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.39%) IIS
4 1 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 13 (18.06%) MS Excel
2 10 (13.89%) MS Office
3 3 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.39%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.39%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (1.39%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.94%) SAN
1 5 (6.94%) LAN
2 4 (5.56%) Connectrix
2 4 (5.56%) NAS
3 3 (4.17%) TCP/IP
3 3 (4.17%) VoIP
3 3 (4.17%) WAN
4 2 (2.78%) VPN
5 1 (1.39%) Internet
5 1 (1.39%) DNS
5 1 (1.39%) ADSL
5 1 (1.39%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.17%) Data Mining
1 3 (4.17%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (2.78%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 1 (1.39%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (9.72%) Finance
2 3 (4.17%) Local Government
3 2 (2.78%) Banking
4 1 (1.39%) Legal
4 1 (1.39%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (22.22%) Analyst
2 11 (15.28%) Service Manager
3 8 (11.11%) Storage Engineer
3 8 (11.11%) Services Delivery Manager
3 8 (11.11%) Delivery Manager
3 8 (11.11%) Project Manager
4 6 (8.33%) Support Engineer
5 5 (6.94%) IT Support
5 5 (6.94%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (4.17%) CRM Analyst
6 3 (4.17%) Service Analyst
6 3 (4.17%) Help Desk Support
6 3 (4.17%) IT Support Engineer
6 3 (4.17%) MI Analyst
6 3 (4.17%) Head of Service Delivery
7 2 (2.78%) Help Desk Technician
7 2 (2.78%) Major Incident Manager
7 2 (2.78%) Support Manager
7 2 (2.78%) IT Support Analyst
7 2 (2.78%) Help Desk Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.39%) WebSphere MQ
1 1 (1.39%) Middleware
1 1 (1.39%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.11%) Firmware
2 7 (9.72%) PMI
3 4 (5.56%) Replication
3 4 (5.56%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.17%) NHS
5 1 (1.39%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.39%) Clustering
5 1 (1.39%) SCADA
5 1 (1.39%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.39%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 16 (22.22%) Windows
2 7 (9.72%) Windows XP
3 6 (8.33%) Windows 7
4 4 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.78%) Linux
5 2 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.39%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.39%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.39%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (36.11%) ITIL
2 18 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 11 (15.28%) Project Management
3 11 (15.28%) Service Management
4 8 (11.11%) Data Protection
5 7 (9.72%) PRINCE2
5 7 (9.72%) Validation
5 7 (9.72%) GAP Analysis
6 6 (8.33%) Incident Management
6 6 (8.33%) Problem Management
6 6 (8.33%) Change Management
6 6 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (6.94%) Performance Management
8 3 (4.17%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (4.17%) CRM
9 2 (2.78%) System Testing
9 2 (2.78%) Asset Management
9 2 (2.78%) Systems Analysis
9 2 (2.78%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (11.11%) C
2 7 (9.72%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 9 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 7 (9.72%) ITIL Certification
2 7 (9.72%) PMP
2 7 (9.72%) PMI Certification
2 7 (9.72%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (1.39%) ECDL
3 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.39%) A+ Certification
3 1 (1.39%) MCSE
3 1 (1.39%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.78%) Data Quality
System Software
1 12 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.56%) NFS
2 4 (5.56%) EMC RecoverPoint
3 1 (1.39%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 3 (4.17%) SCCM
1 3 (4.17%) ServiceCenter
2 2 (2.78%) SCOM
3 1 (1.39%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 13 (18.06%) Microsoft
2 9 (12.50%) Citrix
3 8 (11.11%) EMC
4 4 (5.56%) Brocade
4 4 (5.56%) NetApp
5 3 (4.17%) HP
6 2 (2.78%) LANDesk
6 2 (2.78%) Kaspersky
7 1 (1.39%) Symantec
7 1 (1.39%) Avaya
7 1 (1.39%) IBM
7 1 (1.39%) SAP
7 1 (1.39%) Oracle
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