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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 65 65 44
Rank change year-on-year
0 -21
Contract jobs citing SLA 25 27 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.66% 1.68% 2.86%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 20.66% 25.23% 27.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 10 12
Average daily rate
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£200 £369 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-45.76% +63.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £120 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £405 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £268 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
-17.69% +8.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 5
Average hourly rate £10.50 £10.50 £13.89
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -24.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.25 £9.35 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £14.50 £18.41
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.55 £15.50 £15.40
% change year-on-year
+6.77% +0.64%
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
121 107 154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 8.05% 6.64% 10.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 37 53
Average daily rate £368 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £523 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £355
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 16 12
Average hourly rate £11.00 £26.50 £33.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.49% -20.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.35 £9.79 £13.27
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.30 £44.36 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £17.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -22.22%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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
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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 +3 9 £363 -3.33% 5
Leicestershire +10 7 £138 -67.64% 2
Northamptonshire +2 5 £148 - 5
Lincolnshire +8 2 £200 +60.00% 3
Derbyshire +1 1 - - 4
SLA
England

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 19 (35.85%) ITIL
2 18 (33.96%) MS Excel
2 18 (33.96%) Microsoft
3 14 (26.42%) Windows
4 12 (22.64%) Service Delivery
5 9 (16.98%) Service Management
6 8 (15.09%) Change Management
6 8 (15.09%) SQL
6 8 (15.09%) MS Office
7 7 (13.21%) Windows 7
8 6 (11.32%) Windows XP
8 6 (11.32%) Active Directory
9 5 (9.43%) SAP
9 5 (9.43%) MS Exchange
9 5 (9.43%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (9.43%) Retail
9 5 (9.43%) MS PowerPoint
9 5 (9.43%) SCCM
9 5 (9.43%) Office 365
10 4 (7.55%) Exchange Server 2010
10 4 (7.55%) Service Desk Management
10 4 (7.55%) Problem Management
10 4 (7.55%) SAP Retail
10 4 (7.55%) ITSM
10 4 (7.55%) Management Information System
11 3 (5.66%) Process Management
11 3 (5.66%) SAP BW
11 3 (5.66%) Data Mining
11 3 (5.66%) Crystal Reports
11 3 (5.66%) UNIX

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 5 (9.43%) MS Exchange
2 4 (7.55%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (3.77%) Lync
3 2 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 18 (33.96%) MS Excel
2 8 (15.09%) MS Office
3 5 (9.43%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.89%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (7.55%) SAP Retail
2 1 (1.89%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.43%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.77%) SAN
1 2 (3.77%) VoIP
2 1 (1.89%) Wireless
2 1 (1.89%) DNS
2 1 (1.89%) Wireshark
2 1 (1.89%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.66%) SAP BW
1 3 (5.66%) Data Mining
1 3 (5.66%) Crystal Reports
General
1 5 (9.43%) Retail
2 2 (3.77%) Finance
3 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.89%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (16.98%) Analyst
1 9 (16.98%) Service Manager
2 7 (13.21%) Help Desk Support
3 5 (9.43%) Service Analyst
3 5 (9.43%) 2nd Line Support
3 5 (9.43%) Consultant
4 4 (7.55%) SAP Consultant
4 4 (7.55%) Support Analyst
4 4 (7.55%) 1st Line Support
4 4 (7.55%) Support Engineer
5 3 (5.66%) Administrator
5 3 (5.66%) Desktop Support
5 3 (5.66%) Support Technician
5 3 (5.66%) Functional Consultant
5 3 (5.66%) Services Delivery Manager
5 3 (5.66%) Service Level Manager
5 3 (5.66%) MI Analyst
5 3 (5.66%) SAP Functional Consultant
5 3 (5.66%) Help Desk Administrator
5 3 (5.66%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.89%) WebSphere MQ
1 1 (1.89%) Middleware
1 1 (1.89%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.55%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.77%) PMI
3 1 (1.89%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.89%) NHS
3 1 (1.89%) Clustering
3 1 (1.89%) Statistics
3 1 (1.89%) SCADA
3 1 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 14 (26.42%) Windows
2 7 (13.21%) Windows 7
3 6 (11.32%) Windows XP
4 3 (5.66%) UNIX
4 3 (5.66%) Mac OS X
4 3 (5.66%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (3.77%) Linux
6 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.89%) Windows NT
6 1 (1.89%) MVS
6 1 (1.89%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (35.85%) ITIL
2 12 (22.64%) Service Delivery
3 9 (16.98%) Service Management
4 8 (15.09%) Change Management
5 5 (9.43%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (7.55%) Service Desk Management
6 4 (7.55%) Problem Management
6 4 (7.55%) ITSM
7 3 (5.66%) Process Management
7 3 (5.66%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (5.66%) Logistics
7 3 (5.66%) Validation
7 3 (5.66%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (5.66%) Process Improvement
8 2 (3.77%) System Testing
8 2 (3.77%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (3.77%) Asset Management
8 2 (3.77%) PRINCE2
8 2 (3.77%) Project Management
8 2 (3.77%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (15.09%) SQL
2 2 (3.77%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (3.77%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 2 (3.77%) SC Cleared
1 2 (3.77%) BC Cleared
1 2 (3.77%) Security Cleared
1 2 (3.77%) Degree
1 2 (3.77%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (3.77%) PMP
1 2 (3.77%) PMI Certification
2 1 (1.89%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.89%) CCNA
System Software
1 6 (11.32%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.89%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (9.43%) SCCM
2 3 (5.66%) SCOM
3 1 (1.89%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.89%) Control-M
3 1 (1.89%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.89%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 18 (33.96%) Microsoft
2 5 (9.43%) SAP
3 2 (3.77%) Kaspersky
3 2 (3.77%) HP
3 2 (3.77%) Citrix
3 2 (3.77%) Remedy
4 1 (1.89%) Symantec
4 1 (1.89%) Cisco
4 1 (1.89%) IBM
4 1 (1.89%) VMware
4 1 (1.89%) NetScout
4 1 (1.89%) SolarWinds
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Posted: 8 days ago