The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 44 58 60
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +2
Contract jobs citing SLA 60 37 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 3.58% 2.50% 1.93%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 41.38% 33.33% 26.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 21 11
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £102 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £405 £407
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 1
Average hourly rate £11.00 £10.25 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.31% -54.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.75 £14.00 £12.00
% change year-on-year
+5.35% +16.66%
SLA
England

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 East Midlands region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
145 111 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 8.66% 7.49% 7.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 61 28
Average daily rate £370 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.84% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £180 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £370 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.05% +12.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 11 12
Average hourly rate £11.00 £10.81 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.80% -66.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.72 £9.00 £23.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.05 £16.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.40 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+29.31% -5.94%

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 27 March 2015.

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 27 March 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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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
Derbyshire +7 17 - - 2
Northamptonshire +6 17 £340 -20.00% 2
Leicestershire +8 15 £350 +84.21% 3
Nottinghamshire -4 13 £320 +11.30% 8
SLA
England

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 21 (25.61%) ITIL
2 18 (21.95%) MS Office
2 18 (21.95%) MS Excel
3 16 (19.51%) Service Delivery
3 16 (19.51%) Windows
3 16 (19.51%) Active Directory
4 14 (17.07%) Finance
5 10 (12.20%) Financial Institution
5 10 (12.20%) SQL
5 10 (12.20%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (10.98%) Problem Management
6 9 (10.98%) SQL Server
6 9 (10.98%) Linux
6 9 (10.98%) Windows XP
7 8 (9.76%) Microsoft
7 8 (9.76%) Telecoms
7 8 (9.76%) Service Management
7 8 (9.76%) Hedge funds
8 7 (8.54%) WFM
8 7 (8.54%) DataPower
8 7 (8.54%) Bash Shell
8 7 (8.54%) Line Management
8 7 (8.54%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (8.54%) Banking
8 7 (8.54%) Ericsson
8 7 (8.54%) Shell Script
8 7 (8.54%) HPUX
9 6 (7.32%) ATM
9 6 (7.32%) GSM
9 6 (7.32%) SDH

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 3 (3.66%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.22%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (1.22%) Apache Solr
2 1 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.22%) IIS
2 1 (1.22%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 18 (21.95%) MS Office
1 18 (21.95%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.10%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (3.66%) SAP Retail
2 2 (2.44%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (2.44%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (2.44%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (1.22%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (1.22%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (1.22%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (1.22%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (1.22%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 1 (1.22%) Oracle TCA
3 1 (1.22%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (1.22%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.22%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (1.22%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.44%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.22%) SaaS
2 1 (1.22%) PaaS
2 1 (1.22%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.32%) ATM
1 6 (7.32%) GSM
1 6 (7.32%) SDH
1 6 (7.32%) UMTS
1 6 (7.32%) Ethernet
1 6 (7.32%) RNC
1 6 (7.32%) Radio Access Network
2 3 (3.66%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.44%) Internet
3 2 (2.44%) Firewall
4 1 (1.22%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.22%) Wireless
4 1 (1.22%) 2G
4 1 (1.22%) 4G
4 1 (1.22%) 3G
4 1 (1.22%) DNS
4 1 (1.22%) HTTPS
4 1 (1.22%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.98%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.10%) Crystal Reports
3 3 (3.66%) SAP BW
4 2 (2.44%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 1 (1.22%) JUnit
1 1 (1.22%) ClearCase
1 1 (1.22%) Subversion
1 1 (1.22%) Git (software)
General
1 14 (17.07%) Finance
2 10 (12.20%) Financial Institution
3 8 (9.76%) Telecoms
4 7 (8.54%) Banking
5 4 (4.88%) Retail
6 3 (3.66%) Manufacturing
7 2 (2.44%) Billing
8 1 (1.22%) Marketing
8 1 (1.22%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 39 (47.56%) Analyst
2 23 (28.05%) Service Analyst
3 18 (21.95%) Service Desk Analyst
4 8 (9.76%) Service Manager
5 7 (8.54%) Field Engineer
5 7 (8.54%) Messaging Analyst
6 6 (7.32%) Support Engineer
7 4 (4.88%) Consultant
7 4 (4.88%) DBA
7 4 (4.88%) SQL DBA
7 4 (4.88%) Desktop Analyst
8 3 (3.66%) Services Delivery Analyst
8 3 (3.66%) Services Delivery Manager
8 3 (3.66%) Desktop Support Analyst
8 3 (3.66%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 3 (3.66%) SAP Consultant
8 3 (3.66%) Desktop Engineer
8 3 (3.66%) Support Analyst
8 3 (3.66%) Desktop Support
8 3 (3.66%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.22%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.20%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (9.76%) Hedge funds
3 7 (8.54%) DataPower
4 5 (6.10%) Statistics
5 2 (2.44%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.22%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.22%) Clustering
6 1 (1.22%) CMDB
6 1 (1.22%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.22%) SWIFT
6 1 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.22%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (1.22%) NHS
6 1 (1.22%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 16 (19.51%) Windows
2 9 (10.98%) Linux
2 9 (10.98%) Windows XP
3 7 (8.54%) HPUX
4 5 (6.10%) Windows 7
5 4 (4.88%) UNIX
6 3 (3.66%) Windows Vista
7 2 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (2.44%) MVS
8 1 (1.22%) Solaris
8 1 (1.22%) AIX
8 1 (1.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (25.61%) ITIL
2 16 (19.51%) Service Delivery
3 9 (10.98%) Problem Management
4 8 (9.76%) Service Management
5 7 (8.54%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (8.54%) WFM
5 7 (8.54%) Line Management
6 6 (7.32%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (7.32%) Change Management
7 5 (6.10%) Workflow
7 5 (6.10%) Performance Management
8 4 (4.88%) Logistics
8 4 (4.88%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (4.88%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (4.88%) Coaching
9 3 (3.66%) Mentoring
9 3 (3.66%) High Availability
9 3 (3.66%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (3.66%) Knowledge Management
9 3 (3.66%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (12.20%) SQL
2 7 (8.54%) Shell Script
2 7 (8.54%) Bash Shell
3 2 (2.44%) JCL
3 2 (2.44%) T-SQL
3 2 (2.44%) VBA
3 2 (2.44%) REXX
4 1 (1.22%) C
4 1 (1.22%) Java
4 1 (1.22%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.22%) VB
4 1 (1.22%) ActionScript
4 1 (1.22%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 6 (7.32%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.88%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.66%) Dell Certification
4 2 (2.44%) CCNP
4 2 (2.44%) CCNA
4 2 (2.44%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (2.44%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.22%) Degree
5 1 (1.22%) MCSE
5 1 (1.22%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.22%) COBIT
System Software
1 16 (19.51%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.22%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (1.22%) Control-M
1 1 (1.22%) CA Endevor
1 1 (1.22%) ServiceCenter
1 1 (1.22%) SCCM
1 1 (1.22%) Puppet
1 1 (1.22%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 8 (9.76%) Microsoft
2 7 (8.54%) Ericsson
3 6 (7.32%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 5 (6.10%) Oracle
5 4 (4.88%) VMware
6 3 (3.66%) SAP
6 3 (3.66%) Dell
6 3 (3.66%) LANDesk
7 2 (2.44%) HP
7 2 (2.44%) Cisco
7 2 (2.44%) IBM
7 2 (2.44%) Citrix
8 1 (1.22%) Juniper
8 1 (1.22%) Huawei
8 1 (1.22%) Nokia
8 1 (1.22%) Pegasus
8 1 (1.22%) Remedy
8 1 (1.22%) McAfee
8 1 (1.22%) NEC
8 1 (1.22%) Perforce
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £600 - £700 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottinghamshire
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £12000.00 - £13000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leicestershire
Thebes IT
Posted: 5 days ago
Leicestershire
Thebes IT
Posted: 5 days ago
Derby
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £15000.00 - £16000.00 per annum + shift
Posted: 23 days ago