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 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 65 69 56
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -13
Contract jobs citing SLA 30 29 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.94% 1.74% 2.59%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 25.21% 26.85% 27.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 12 9
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.69% +63.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £146 £75 £159
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £402 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
-15.38% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 5
Average hourly rate £13.50 £12.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.20 £9.61 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.53 £18.25 £15.12
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
119 108 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 7.70% 6.50% 9.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 37 47
Average daily rate £375 £338 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £138 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £523 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 18 11
Average hourly rate £14.00 £26.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.16% -18.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.40 £11.00 £9.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.19 £56.16 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £17.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -18.60%

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 September 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 September 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 +11 12 £300 -20.00% 3
Northamptonshire +6 7 £475 +18.75% 7
Leicestershire +8 6 - - 2
Lincolnshire +8 2 £200 +60.00% 1
Derbyshire +3 1 - - 1
SLA
England

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 18 (36.00%) ITIL
1 18 (36.00%) Microsoft
2 16 (32.00%) MS Excel
3 12 (24.00%) Service Delivery
4 11 (22.00%) Service Management
5 9 (18.00%) Windows
5 9 (18.00%) MS Office
6 8 (16.00%) Change Management
7 7 (14.00%) Finance
8 6 (12.00%) SQL
8 6 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (10.00%) Active Directory
9 5 (10.00%) Retail
9 5 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
9 5 (10.00%) Problem Management
9 5 (10.00%) Windows 7
10 4 (8.00%) SAP Retail
10 4 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (8.00%) Management Information System
10 4 (8.00%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (8.00%) SAP
10 4 (8.00%) Service Desk Management
11 3 (6.00%) Continuous Improvement
11 3 (6.00%) Process Improvement
11 3 (6.00%) Data Quality
11 3 (6.00%) Office 365
11 3 (6.00%) Crystal Reports
11 3 (6.00%) UNIX
11 3 (6.00%) MS Exchange
11 3 (6.00%) SAS

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 3 (6.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (6.00%) SAS
2 2 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.00%) Apache
3 1 (2.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 16 (32.00%) MS Excel
2 9 (18.00%) MS Office
3 5 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (8.00%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.00%) SAN
2 1 (2.00%) Wireless
2 1 (2.00%) Wireshark
2 1 (2.00%) NAS
2 1 (2.00%) LAN
2 1 (2.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.00%) Crystal Reports
1 3 (6.00%) SAP BW
2 2 (4.00%) Data Mining
3 1 (2.00%) MySQL
3 1 (2.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 1 (2.00%) Relational Database
General
1 7 (14.00%) Finance
2 5 (10.00%) Retail
3 2 (4.00%) Marketing
3 2 (4.00%) Banking
4 1 (2.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (26.00%) Analyst
2 9 (18.00%) Service Manager
3 5 (10.00%) Help Desk Support
3 5 (10.00%) Consultant
3 5 (10.00%) Support Analyst
3 5 (10.00%) Service Analyst
3 5 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (8.00%) Support Engineer
5 3 (6.00%) Functional Consultant
5 3 (6.00%) Support Technician
5 3 (6.00%) Desktop Support
5 3 (6.00%) Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (6.00%) SAP Consultant
5 3 (6.00%) Services Delivery Manager
5 3 (6.00%) Delivery Manager
5 3 (6.00%) SAP Functional Consultant
5 3 (6.00%) Service Level Manager
5 3 (6.00%) MI Analyst
5 3 (6.00%) SAP Retail Consultant
5 3 (6.00%) Service Desk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.00%) J2EE
1 1 (2.00%) WebSphere MQ
1 1 (2.00%) Middleware
1 1 (2.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.00%) Clustering
3 1 (2.00%) Statistics
3 1 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 9 (18.00%) Windows
2 5 (10.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (6.00%) UNIX
4 2 (4.00%) Linux
4 2 (4.00%) Windows XP
4 2 (4.00%) Mac OS X
5 1 (2.00%) MVS
5 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.00%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (2.00%) Windows NT
5 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (36.00%) ITIL
2 12 (24.00%) Service Delivery
3 11 (22.00%) Service Management
4 8 (16.00%) Change Management
5 5 (10.00%) Problem Management
6 4 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (8.00%) Service Desk Management
7 3 (6.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (6.00%) Process Improvement
7 3 (6.00%) Logistics
7 3 (6.00%) ITSM
7 3 (6.00%) Process Management
7 3 (6.00%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (4.00%) Project Management
8 2 (4.00%) Data Management
8 2 (4.00%) System Testing
8 2 (4.00%) Time Management
9 1 (2.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 1 (2.00%) Network Management
9 1 (2.00%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 6 (12.00%) SQL
2 1 (2.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (2.00%) VBA
2 1 (2.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (8.00%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (4.00%) Degree
2 2 (4.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (4.00%) BC Cleared
2 2 (4.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.00%) CCNA
3 1 (2.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (4.00%) SCCM
2 1 (2.00%) SCOM
2 1 (2.00%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (2.00%) Control-M
2 1 (2.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 18 (36.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.00%) SAP
3 2 (4.00%) HP
3 2 (4.00%) Remedy
4 1 (2.00%) VMware
4 1 (2.00%) NetScout
4 1 (2.00%) LANDesk
4 1 (2.00%) SolarWinds
4 1 (2.00%) Citrix
4 1 (2.00%) Cisco
4 1 (2.00%) IBM
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