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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
England / East Midlands
Rank 62 70 66
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -4
Contract jobs citing SLA 32 26 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 2.15% 1.73% 1.36%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 31.07% 18.84% 27.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 12 7
Median daily rate £310 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.61% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £275 £109
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £350 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £275
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 5
Median hourly rate £25.00 £8.19 £10.79
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+205.43% -24.16%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.96 £18.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-13.71% +27.58%

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
103 138 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 6.94% 9.18% 4.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 78 36
Median daily rate £350 £400 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £127 £275 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £401 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 5
Median hourly rate £20.48 £40.00 £10.79
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.81% +270.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.25 £8.97 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £40.00 £16.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.17 £42.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-44.83% +68.00%

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East Midlands region citing SLA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 20 January 2017.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SLA across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017.

SLA Hourly Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SLA within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire +18 19 £389 +41.54% 5
Northamptonshire -14 5 £303 -
Derbyshire +2 4 £116 -70.93% 5
Leicestershire 0 4 £125 - 1
SLA
England

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SLA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East Midlands region with a requirement for SLA.

1 18 (40.00%) ITIL
2 12 (26.67%) Incident Management
3 10 (22.22%) Windows
4 9 (20.00%) Finance
5 8 (17.78%) Firewall
5 8 (17.78%) SAP
6 7 (15.56%) Service Delivery
7 6 (13.33%) Cisco
7 6 (13.33%) SAN
7 6 (13.33%) Enterprise Architecture
7 6 (13.33%) QMS
8 5 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (11.11%) ITIL V3
8 5 (11.11%) Six Sigma
8 5 (11.11%) Project Management
8 5 (11.11%) Microsoft
8 5 (11.11%) Java
8 5 (11.11%) Oracle
8 5 (11.11%) Service Management
9 4 (8.89%) Management Information System
9 4 (8.89%) VMware
9 4 (8.89%) NetBackup
9 4 (8.89%) Retail
9 4 (8.89%) BIG-IP
9 4 (8.89%) WebLogic
9 4 (8.89%) MS Office
9 4 (8.89%) AIX
9 4 (8.89%) Solaris
9 4 (8.89%) Linux
9 4 (8.89%) J2EE

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (8.89%) iPlanet
1 4 (8.89%) WebLogic
2 2 (4.44%) MQSeries
2 2 (4.44%) WebLogic Portal
3 1 (2.22%) Apache Pig
3 1 (2.22%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 4 (8.89%) MS Office
2 3 (6.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.44%) SAP Retail
1 2 (4.44%) SAP SD
2 1 (2.22%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (17.78%) Firewall
2 6 (13.33%) SAN
3 4 (8.89%) BIG-IP
4 2 (4.44%) 2G
4 2 (4.44%) 3G
4 2 (4.44%) ADSL
4 2 (4.44%) Broadband
4 2 (4.44%) FTP
4 2 (4.44%) LDAP
4 2 (4.44%) NAS
4 2 (4.44%) RNC
4 2 (4.44%) SSH
4 2 (4.44%) VLAN
5 1 (2.22%) DHCP
5 1 (2.22%) DNS
5 1 (2.22%) HTTP
5 1 (2.22%) Internet
5 1 (2.22%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.89%) Oracle Database
2 2 (4.44%) DB2
3 1 (2.22%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (2.22%) Apache Hive
3 1 (2.22%) Big Data
3 1 (2.22%) DataStax
3 1 (2.22%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.22%) HBase
3 1 (2.22%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.22%) Oracle Reports
General
1 9 (20.00%) Finance
2 4 (8.89%) Retail
3 3 (6.67%) Financial Institution
4 2 (4.44%) Billing
4 2 (4.44%) Publishing
5 1 (2.22%) Advertising
5 1 (2.22%) Banking
5 1 (2.22%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (13.33%) Analyst
1 6 (13.33%) Consultant
1 6 (13.33%) SAP Consultant
2 4 (8.89%) Architect
2 4 (8.89%) Field Engineer
2 4 (8.89%) Service Analyst
2 4 (8.89%) Service Desk Analyst
2 4 (8.89%) Support Engineer
3 3 (6.67%) Functional Consultant
3 3 (6.67%) SAP Functional Consultant
4 2 (4.44%) Chief Architect
4 2 (4.44%) Coordinator
4 2 (4.44%) Deskside Support
4 2 (4.44%) Desktop Support
4 2 (4.44%) Field Service Engineer
4 2 (4.44%) Network Engineer
4 2 (4.44%) Network Support
4 2 (4.44%) Project Coordinator
4 2 (4.44%) SAP SD Consultant
4 2 (4.44%) Service Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.89%) J2EE
2 3 (6.67%) JSP
3 2 (4.44%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 2 (4.44%) Web Services
4 1 (2.22%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.89%) Management Information System
2 3 (6.67%) HP Storage
2 3 (6.67%) HP StoreVirtual
3 2 (4.44%) Clustering
3 2 (4.44%) Grid Computing
3 2 (4.44%) Virtual Team
4 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.22%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.22%) BYOD
4 1 (2.22%) EPoS
4 1 (2.22%) Smartphone
4 1 (2.22%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 10 (22.22%) Windows
2 4 (8.89%) AIX
2 4 (8.89%) Linux
2 4 (8.89%) Solaris
2 4 (8.89%) Unix
2 4 (8.89%) Windows 7
2 4 (8.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (6.67%) Windows 8
4 1 (2.22%) Android
4 1 (2.22%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.22%) Mac OS X
4 1 (2.22%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (40.00%) ITIL
2 12 (26.67%) Incident Management
3 7 (15.56%) Service Delivery
4 6 (13.33%) Enterprise Architecture
4 6 (13.33%) QMS
5 5 (11.11%) ITIL V3
5 5 (11.11%) Project Management
5 5 (11.11%) Service Management
5 5 (11.11%) Six Sigma
5 5 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (8.89%) Kalman Filter
6 4 (8.89%) Service Design
7 3 (6.67%) Logistics
7 3 (6.67%) Mentoring
7 3 (6.67%) Time Management
8 2 (4.44%) Change Control
8 2 (4.44%) CRM
8 2 (4.44%) ERP
8 2 (4.44%) Fault Management
8 2 (4.44%) Matrix Organization
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.11%) Java
2 1 (2.22%) Python
2 1 (2.22%) Ruby
2 1 (2.22%) Shell Script
2 1 (2.22%) SQL
2 1 (2.22%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (8.89%) CCNP
1 4 (8.89%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (8.89%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.67%) DV Cleared
2 3 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (6.67%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.44%) CCNA
3 2 (4.44%) DBS Check
3 2 (4.44%) MCP
4 1 (2.22%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.22%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.89%) JSP 440
2 1 (2.22%) QA
System Software
1 4 (8.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (6.67%) Active Directory
3 2 (4.44%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (2.22%) HDFS
4 1 (2.22%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 4 (8.89%) EMC NetWorker
1 4 (8.89%) NetBackup
1 4 (8.89%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 3 (6.67%) HP Data Protector
3 2 (4.44%) AirWatch
3 2 (4.44%) BMC PATROL
3 2 (4.44%) OpenView
4 1 (2.22%) Backup Exec
4 1 (2.22%) Hadoop YARN
4 1 (2.22%) MOM
4 1 (2.22%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (17.78%) SAP
2 6 (13.33%) Cisco
3 5 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 5 (11.11%) Oracle
4 4 (8.89%) 3PAR
4 4 (8.89%) BEA
4 4 (8.89%) EMC
4 4 (8.89%) F5
4 4 (8.89%) Red Hat
4 4 (8.89%) Sun
4 4 (8.89%) Symantec
4 4 (8.89%) VMware
5 3 (6.67%) HP
6 2 (4.44%) BMC
6 2 (4.44%) Ericsson
6 2 (4.44%) Juniper
6 2 (4.44%) NetApp
6 2 (4.44%) Nokia
6 2 (4.44%) Nortel
6 2 (4.44%) Veritas
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