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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 57 68 55
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -13
Contract jobs citing SLA 37 28 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 2.28% 1.76% 2.60%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 35.92% 24.56% 32.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 13 9
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+213.33% -78.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £105 £75 £159
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £363 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 6
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.75 £14.22
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.47% +17.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £11.60 £10.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.53 £20.50 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.77 £15.75 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+0.12% -1.56%
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
103 114 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 6.34% 7.17% 8.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 52 30
Average daily rate £375 £300 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -10.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £75 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 13 11
Average hourly rate £16.00 £26.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.62% +47.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £12.73 £12.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.53 £40.65 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.25
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -9.09%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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
Northamptonshire +6 15 £280 -8.94% 3
Nottinghamshire +10 10 £270 - 3
Leicestershire +12 4 - - 5
Derbyshire +3 2 £400 +166.66% 3
Lincolnshire +11 1 £200 - 1
SLA
England

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 20 (34.48%) Microsoft
2 19 (32.76%) MS Excel
3 18 (31.03%) ITIL
4 17 (29.31%) MS Office
5 13 (22.41%) Windows
6 12 (20.69%) Service Management
7 11 (18.97%) Service Delivery
7 11 (18.97%) Analytical Skills
8 9 (15.52%) Windows 7
8 9 (15.52%) SQL
9 7 (12.07%) Change Management
9 7 (12.07%) Finance
9 7 (12.07%) Windows XP
10 6 (10.34%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (10.34%) MS PowerPoint
11 5 (8.62%) Problem Management
11 5 (8.62%) Retail
11 5 (8.62%) Active Directory
11 5 (8.62%) Oracle
12 4 (6.90%) SQL Server
12 4 (6.90%) Crystal Reports
12 4 (6.90%) T-SQL
12 4 (6.90%) VBA
12 4 (6.90%) SAP
12 4 (6.90%) Logistics
12 4 (6.90%) SAP Retail
12 4 (6.90%) Security Cleared
12 4 (6.90%) SC Cleared
12 4 (6.90%) Process Improvement
13 3 (5.17%) Time Management

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 (5.17%) MS Exchange
1 3 (5.17%) SAS
2 2 (3.45%) Apache
2 2 (3.45%) Tomcat
2 2 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.72%) Lotus Domino
3 1 (1.72%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 19 (32.76%) MS Excel
2 17 (29.31%) MS Office
3 6 (10.34%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.72%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (6.90%) SAP Retail
2 2 (3.45%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (3.45%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (3.45%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (1.72%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (1.72%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (1.72%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (1.72%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (1.72%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 1 (1.72%) Oracle TCA
3 1 (1.72%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (1.72%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.72%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.45%) Broadband
1 2 (3.45%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (1.72%) Wireless
2 1 (1.72%) Wireshark
2 1 (1.72%) NAS
2 1 (1.72%) LAN
2 1 (1.72%) DNS
2 1 (1.72%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.90%) SQL Server
1 4 (6.90%) Crystal Reports
2 3 (5.17%) SAP BW
3 2 (3.45%) Oracle Discoverer
3 2 (3.45%) MySQL
3 2 (3.45%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.72%) SAS Enterprise Guide
General
1 7 (12.07%) Finance
2 5 (8.62%) Retail
3 3 (5.17%) Banking
4 2 (3.45%) Marketing
5 1 (1.72%) Billing
5 1 (1.72%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.72%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 22 (37.93%) Analyst
2 9 (15.52%) Support Analyst
3 8 (13.79%) Service Manager
4 7 (12.07%) Support Engineer
4 7 (12.07%) Service Analyst
4 7 (12.07%) Desktop Support
4 7 (12.07%) Service Desk Analyst
5 5 (8.62%) Desktop Analyst
5 5 (8.62%) 2nd Line Support
5 5 (8.62%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 4 (6.90%) Consultant
6 4 (6.90%) MI Analyst
6 4 (6.90%) Help Desk Support
7 3 (5.17%) Delivery Manager
7 3 (5.17%) SAP Consultant
7 3 (5.17%) SAP Retail Consultant
7 3 (5.17%) 2nd Line Support Technician
7 3 (5.17%) Service Desk Engineer
7 3 (5.17%) Service Level Manager
7 3 (5.17%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.45%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.97%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.45%) iPhone
2 2 (3.45%) iPad
2 2 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (3.45%) Blackberry
2 2 (3.45%) Mainframe
2 2 (3.45%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.45%) Statistics
3 1 (1.72%) FMCG
3 1 (1.72%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 13 (22.41%) Windows
2 9 (15.52%) Windows 7
3 7 (12.07%) Windows XP
4 3 (5.17%) Windows Vista
4 3 (5.17%) UNIX
5 2 (3.45%) Mac OS X
5 2 (3.45%) MVS
6 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.72%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (1.72%) Linux
6 1 (1.72%) Windows NT
6 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (31.03%) ITIL
2 12 (20.69%) Service Management
3 11 (18.97%) Service Delivery
4 7 (12.07%) Change Management
5 6 (10.34%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (8.62%) Problem Management
7 4 (6.90%) Process Improvement
7 4 (6.90%) Logistics
8 3 (5.17%) Incident Management
8 3 (5.17%) Process Management
8 3 (5.17%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (5.17%) ITSM
8 3 (5.17%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (5.17%) Time Management
9 2 (3.45%) Data Management
9 2 (3.45%) Service Desk Management
9 2 (3.45%) Project Management
9 2 (3.45%) ERP
10 1 (1.72%) Workflow
10 1 (1.72%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 9 (15.52%) SQL
2 4 (6.90%) T-SQL
2 4 (6.90%) VBA
3 2 (3.45%) Java
4 1 (1.72%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.72%) JCL
Qualifications
1 4 (6.90%) SC Cleared
1 4 (6.90%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.17%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (5.17%) Dell Certification
3 2 (3.45%) Degree
3 2 (3.45%) BC Cleared
4 1 (1.72%) CCNA
4 1 (1.72%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.17%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (8.62%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.72%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (3.45%) Control-M
1 2 (3.45%) SCCM
2 1 (1.72%) SCOM
2 1 (1.72%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (1.72%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 20 (34.48%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.62%) Oracle
3 4 (6.90%) SAP
4 3 (5.17%) Dell
5 2 (3.45%) HP
5 2 (3.45%) Remedy
6 1 (1.72%) VMware
6 1 (1.72%) NetScout
6 1 (1.72%) LANDesk
6 1 (1.72%) Infor
6 1 (1.72%) SolarWinds
6 1 (1.72%) Citrix
6 1 (1.72%) Pegasus
6 1 (1.72%) Lotus
6 1 (1.72%) Cognos
6 1 (1.72%) Cisco
Derby
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £12000.00 - £13000.00 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Northamptonshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £10 - £11 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
East Midlands
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Derbyshire
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £12000.00 - £13000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Nottinghamshire
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £12000.00 - £13000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
East Midlands
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 26 days ago