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 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 51 62 62
Rank change year-on-year
+11 0
Contract jobs citing SLA 55 28 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 3.28% 1.88% 1.67%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 36.67% 29.79% 28.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 10 11
Average daily rate
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£425 £238 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+78.94% -9.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £102 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £348 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £303
% change year-on-year
- -0.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 1
Average hourly rate £14.66 £12.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.34% -34.23%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.25 £16.50 £14.25
% change year-on-year
-7.57% +15.78%
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
150 94 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 8.96% 6.30% 5.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 48 39
Average daily rate £375 £325 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -8.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £245 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £453 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 12 2
Average hourly rate £14.66 £14.25 £37.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.91% -62.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £9.14 £22.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.83 £18.90 £52.53
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.55 £21.00 £17.75
% change year-on-year
+2.61% +18.30%

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 May 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 May 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
Leicestershire +4 16 £228 -4.21% 4
Derbyshire +1 13 £400 +292.15% 1
Nottinghamshire -3 12 £575 +76.92% 15
Northamptonshire - 12 £300 - 1
SLA
England

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 25 (25.77%) Finance
1 25 (25.77%) Active Directory
2 22 (22.68%) MS Office
2 22 (22.68%) MS Excel
3 21 (21.65%) Windows
4 20 (20.62%) Financial Institution
5 19 (19.59%) ITIL
6 18 (18.56%) Hedge funds
7 16 (16.49%) Analytical Skills
8 13 (13.40%) SQL
8 13 (13.40%) Service Delivery
9 12 (12.37%) Windows XP
9 12 (12.37%) Banking
10 10 (10.31%) Coaching
11 9 (9.28%) Microsoft
12 8 (8.25%) Ericsson
12 8 (8.25%) Linux
12 8 (8.25%) SQL Server
12 8 (8.25%) Change Management
12 8 (8.25%) Telecoms
13 7 (7.22%) Workflow
13 7 (7.22%) HPUX
13 7 (7.22%) Shell Script
13 7 (7.22%) Line Management
13 7 (7.22%) Bash Shell
13 7 (7.22%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
13 7 (7.22%) DataPower
13 7 (7.22%) WFM
13 7 (7.22%) Problem Management
14 6 (6.19%) Security Cleared

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 (3.09%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (2.06%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (2.06%) IIS
2 2 (2.06%) IBM Notes
2 2 (2.06%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 22 (22.68%) MS Office
1 22 (22.68%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.09%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.03%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (3.09%) SAP Retail
1 3 (3.09%) Oracle EBS R12
1 3 (3.09%) Oracle Payables
1 3 (3.09%) Oracle Receivables
1 3 (3.09%) Oracle TCA
2 2 (2.06%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (1.03%) Oracle E-Business Tax
3 1 (1.03%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 1 (1.03%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (1.03%) Oracle iProcurement
3 1 (1.03%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (1.03%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (1.03%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (1.03%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.06%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.03%) SaaS
2 1 (1.03%) PaaS
2 1 (1.03%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.19%) ATM
1 6 (6.19%) GSM
1 6 (6.19%) SDH
1 6 (6.19%) UMTS
1 6 (6.19%) Ethernet
1 6 (6.19%) RNC
1 6 (6.19%) Radio Access Network
2 3 (3.09%) Internet
3 2 (2.06%) 3G
3 2 (2.06%) Firewall
3 2 (2.06%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.06%) 2G
3 2 (2.06%) 4G
4 1 (1.03%) HTTPS
4 1 (1.03%) HSPA
4 1 (1.03%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.03%) Wireless
4 1 (1.03%) FTP
4 1 (1.03%) LAN
4 1 (1.03%) GPRS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.25%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.15%) Crystal Reports
3 3 (3.09%) SAP BW
4 2 (2.06%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.03%) MS Access
5 1 (1.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.03%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.03%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.03%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.03%) ClearCase
1 1 (1.03%) Subversion
1 1 (1.03%) Oracle APEX
1 1 (1.03%) Git (software)
General
1 25 (25.77%) Finance
2 20 (20.62%) Financial Institution
3 12 (12.37%) Banking
4 8 (8.25%) Telecoms
5 6 (6.19%) Marketing
6 4 (4.12%) Retail
7 3 (3.09%) Manufacturing
8 1 (1.03%) Multimedia
8 1 (1.03%) Billing
8 1 (1.03%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 42 (43.30%) Analyst
2 29 (29.90%) Service Analyst
3 20 (20.62%) Service Desk Analyst
4 10 (10.31%) Consultant
5 7 (7.22%) Field Engineer
5 7 (7.22%) Developer
5 7 (7.22%) Messaging Analyst
6 6 (6.19%) Service Manager
7 5 (5.15%) SQL DBA
7 5 (5.15%) DBA
8 4 (4.12%) Functional Consultant
9 3 (3.09%) SAP Consultant
9 3 (3.09%) Support Engineer
9 3 (3.09%) Oracle Consultant
9 3 (3.09%) Services Delivery Analyst
9 3 (3.09%) SAP Retail Consultant
10 2 (2.06%) SAP Functional Consultant
10 2 (2.06%) Incident Manager
10 2 (2.06%) Performance Analyst
10 2 (2.06%) Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.09%) Web Services
2 1 (1.03%) XML
2 1 (1.03%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 18 (18.56%) Hedge funds
2 16 (16.49%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (7.22%) DataPower
4 6 (6.19%) Statistics
5 3 (3.09%) Social Media
5 3 (3.09%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.06%) Blackberry
6 2 (2.06%) Mainframe
6 2 (2.06%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.03%) Clustering
7 1 (1.03%) CMDB
7 1 (1.03%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.03%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (1.03%) SWIFT
7 1 (1.03%) Performance Metrics
7 1 (1.03%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 21 (21.65%) Windows
2 12 (12.37%) Windows XP
3 8 (8.25%) Linux
4 7 (7.22%) HPUX
5 4 (4.12%) Windows 7
6 2 (2.06%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (2.06%) UNIX
7 1 (1.03%) MVS
7 1 (1.03%) Solaris
7 1 (1.03%) AIX
7 1 (1.03%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (19.59%) ITIL
2 13 (13.40%) Service Delivery
3 10 (10.31%) Coaching
4 8 (8.25%) Change Management
5 7 (7.22%) Workflow
5 7 (7.22%) WFM
5 7 (7.22%) Problem Management
5 7 (7.22%) Line Management
6 6 (6.19%) Service Management
6 6 (6.19%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (6.19%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (5.15%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (5.15%) ETL
7 5 (5.15%) Digital Marketing
7 5 (5.15%) Performance Management
7 5 (5.15%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (5.15%) Technical Architecture
7 5 (5.15%) Market Research
8 4 (4.12%) High Availability
8 4 (4.12%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 13 (13.40%) SQL
2 7 (7.22%) Shell Script
2 7 (7.22%) Bash Shell
3 2 (2.06%) REXX
3 2 (2.06%) VB
4 1 (1.03%) ActionScript
4 1 (1.03%) VBA
4 1 (1.03%) JCL
4 1 (1.03%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.03%) ActionScript 2.0
4 1 (1.03%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.03%) C
4 1 (1.03%) C#
4 1 (1.03%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (6.19%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.09%) Degree
3 2 (2.06%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.06%) DV Cleared
3 2 (2.06%) CCNP
3 2 (2.06%) CCNA
3 2 (2.06%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.03%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.03%) MCSE
4 1 (1.03%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.03%) COBIT
System Software
1 25 (25.77%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.03%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (1.03%) CA Endevor
1 1 (1.03%) ServiceCenter
1 1 (1.03%) SCCM
1 1 (1.03%) Puppet
1 1 (1.03%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 9 (9.28%) Microsoft
2 8 (8.25%) Ericsson
3 7 (7.22%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 5 (5.15%) LANDesk
4 5 (5.15%) HP
5 4 (4.12%) Oracle
6 3 (3.09%) SAP
6 3 (3.09%) IBM
6 3 (3.09%) McAfee
6 3 (3.09%) VMware
7 2 (2.06%) Altiris
7 2 (2.06%) Remedy
7 2 (2.06%) Lotus
7 2 (2.06%) Cisco
8 1 (1.03%) Sun
8 1 (1.03%) Nortel
8 1 (1.03%) Citrix
8 1 (1.03%) Juniper
8 1 (1.03%) Mapinfo
8 1 (1.03%) Nokia
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