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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 60 65 60
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -5
Contract jobs citing SLA 23 31 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.63% 2.08% 2.03%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 35.38% 31.31% 23.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 14 9
Average daily rate
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£320 £300 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £85 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £415 £595
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £300 £270
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 7
Average hourly rate £10.84 £11.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.50% -42.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £9.40 £12.54
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £15.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £14.50 £13.75
% change year-on-year
-6.89% +5.45%
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
65 99 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 4.61% 6.65% 8.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 46 34
Average daily rate £320 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £152 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £458 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 26
Average hourly rate £10.84 £10.00 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.35% -68.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £9.00 £19.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £14.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.08 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+11.27% -25.76%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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
Nottinghamshire -5 11 £345 +23.21% 10
Northamptonshire +2 9 £320 +6.66% 2
Leicestershire +4 3 £323 -18.09% 4
Derbyshire +13 2 - - 5
SLA
England

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 17 (30.36%) ITIL
2 15 (26.79%) MS Office
3 14 (25.00%) Service Delivery
4 13 (23.21%) MS Excel
4 13 (23.21%) Microsoft
5 11 (19.64%) Service Management
5 11 (19.64%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (17.86%) Windows
6 10 (17.86%) SQL
7 8 (14.29%) Finance
8 7 (12.50%) Windows 7
9 6 (10.71%) Active Directory
9 6 (10.71%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (10.71%) SQL Server
10 5 (8.93%) MS PowerPoint
10 5 (8.93%) Change Management
10 5 (8.93%) Oracle
10 5 (8.93%) Windows XP
10 5 (8.93%) Problem Management
11 4 (7.14%) T-SQL
11 4 (7.14%) VBA
11 4 (7.14%) Crystal Reports
11 4 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (7.14%) Logistics
11 4 (7.14%) Retail
12 3 (5.36%) Data Management
12 3 (5.36%) SAP Retail
12 3 (5.36%) Incident Management
12 3 (5.36%) Banking
12 3 (5.36%) Manufacturing

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (5.36%) MS Exchange
1 3 (5.36%) Tomcat
1 3 (5.36%) SAS
2 2 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (3.57%) Apache
2 2 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (1.79%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (1.79%) IIS
3 1 (1.79%) Lotus Domino
3 1 (1.79%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 15 (26.79%) MS Office
2 13 (23.21%) MS Excel
3 5 (8.93%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (5.36%) SAP Retail
2 2 (3.57%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (3.57%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (3.57%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (1.79%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.79%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (1.79%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (1.79%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (1.79%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (1.79%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (1.79%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (1.79%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 1 (1.79%) Oracle TCA
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.79%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.57%) TCP/IP
1 2 (3.57%) Broadband
1 2 (3.57%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (1.79%) RNC
2 1 (1.79%) 2G
2 1 (1.79%) GSM
2 1 (1.79%) LAN
2 1 (1.79%) SDH
2 1 (1.79%) UMTS
2 1 (1.79%) Ethernet
2 1 (1.79%) DNS
2 1 (1.79%) ATM
2 1 (1.79%) Internet
2 1 (1.79%) 3G
2 1 (1.79%) 4G
2 1 (1.79%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.71%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.14%) Crystal Reports
3 3 (5.36%) SAP BW
4 2 (3.57%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.57%) Oracle Discoverer
4 2 (3.57%) MySQL
5 1 (1.79%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 1 (1.79%) JUnit
General
1 8 (14.29%) Finance
2 4 (7.14%) Retail
3 3 (5.36%) Banking
3 3 (5.36%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.57%) Marketing
5 1 (1.79%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.79%) Billing
5 1 (1.79%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.79%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 30 (53.57%) Analyst
2 14 (25.00%) Service Analyst
3 11 (19.64%) Service Desk Analyst
4 7 (12.50%) Service Manager
4 7 (12.50%) Support Analyst
4 7 (12.50%) Desktop Support
5 6 (10.71%) Support Engineer
5 6 (10.71%) Desktop Analyst
6 5 (8.93%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 4 (7.14%) Consultant
7 4 (7.14%) MI Analyst
8 3 (5.36%) Deskside Support
8 3 (5.36%) Deskside Analyst
8 3 (5.36%) Deskside Support Analyst
8 3 (5.36%) Services Delivery Analyst
8 3 (5.36%) Services Delivery Manager
8 3 (5.36%) Delivery Manager
8 3 (5.36%) 3rd Line Support
8 3 (5.36%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 3 (5.36%) SAP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.36%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 11 (19.64%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.57%) iPad
2 2 (3.57%) iPhone
2 2 (3.57%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.79%) Statistics
3 1 (1.79%) Clustering
3 1 (1.79%) NHS
3 1 (1.79%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.79%) CMDB
3 1 (1.79%) FMCG
3 1 (1.79%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 10 (17.86%) Windows
2 7 (12.50%) Windows 7
3 5 (8.93%) Windows XP
4 3 (5.36%) Windows Vista
5 2 (3.57%) UNIX
6 1 (1.79%) Linux
6 1 (1.79%) MVS
6 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (30.36%) ITIL
2 14 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 11 (19.64%) Service Management
4 6 (10.71%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (8.93%) Change Management
5 5 (8.93%) Problem Management
6 4 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (7.14%) Logistics
7 3 (5.36%) Data Management
7 3 (5.36%) Incident Management
7 3 (5.36%) Performance Management
8 2 (3.57%) Process Improvement
8 2 (3.57%) Line Management
8 2 (3.57%) WFM
8 2 (3.57%) Time Management
8 2 (3.57%) Project Management
8 2 (3.57%) ERP
8 2 (3.57%) Migration
8 2 (3.57%) Workflow
8 2 (3.57%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (17.86%) SQL
2 4 (7.14%) T-SQL
2 4 (7.14%) VBA
3 3 (5.36%) Java
4 1 (1.79%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.79%) JCL
Qualifications
1 3 (5.36%) Dell Certification
2 2 (3.57%) SC Cleared
2 2 (3.57%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.79%) MCSE
3 1 (1.79%) MCSA
3 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.36%) Data Quality
System Software
1 6 (10.71%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.79%) Control-M
1 1 (1.79%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (23.21%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.93%) Oracle
3 3 (5.36%) SAP
3 3 (5.36%) Dell
4 2 (3.57%) Ericsson
4 2 (3.57%) Citrix
4 2 (3.57%) VMware
5 1 (1.79%) Huawei
5 1 (1.79%) NEC
5 1 (1.79%) Cognos
5 1 (1.79%) Cisco
5 1 (1.79%) Nokia
5 1 (1.79%) Pegasus
5 1 (1.79%) Lotus
5 1 (1.79%) Nortel
5 1 (1.79%) McAfee
5 1 (1.79%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 1 (1.79%) hybris
5 1 (1.79%) LANDesk
5 1 (1.79%) Infor
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