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 22 February 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
England / East Midlands
Rank 61 80 61
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -19
Contract jobs citing SLA 39 22 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 2.66% 1.38% 2.28%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 26.35% 13.84% 33.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 11 13
Median daily rate £281 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.46% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £475 £395
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £334 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.86% +11.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 4
Median hourly rate £21.75 £13.59 £10.92
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.01% +24.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.55 £9.27 £10.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £17.92 £11.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.25 £15.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +11.11%

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
148 159 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 10.09% 9.96% 6.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 87 54
Median daily rate £375 £416 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.90% +20.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £152 £275 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £568 £600 £512
UK excluding London median daily rate £416 £400 £395
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 5
Median hourly rate £18.50 £29.50 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.28% +168.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.31 £9.11 £10.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £40.00 £19.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £44.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-54.54% +87.23%

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 22 February 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 22 February 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 22 February 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 25 £378 +16.30% 4
Leicestershire +9 6 £188 - 4
Derbyshire -4 4 £123 - 2
Northamptonshire -4 4 £155 -72.44% 4
SLA
England

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 26 (52.00%) ITIL
2 17 (34.00%) Incident Management
3 10 (20.00%) Windows
3 10 (20.00%) Firewall
4 9 (18.00%) Service Delivery
5 8 (16.00%) Finance
5 8 (16.00%) SAP
5 8 (16.00%) Cisco
6 7 (14.00%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (14.00%) SAN
6 7 (14.00%) Project Management
7 6 (12.00%) Service Management
7 6 (12.00%) VMware
7 6 (12.00%) CCNP
7 6 (12.00%) Microsoft
7 6 (12.00%) Enterprise Architecture
7 6 (12.00%) QMS
7 6 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 6 (12.00%) ITIL V3
7 6 (12.00%) Service Design
8 5 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (10.00%) Java
8 5 (10.00%) Six Sigma
8 5 (10.00%) Retail
9 4 (8.00%) Management Information System
9 4 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (8.00%) Computacenter
9 4 (8.00%) NetBackup
9 4 (8.00%) Symantec
9 4 (8.00%) iPlanet

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 (8.00%) iPlanet
1 4 (8.00%) WebLogic
2 2 (4.00%) MQSeries
2 2 (4.00%) WebLogic Portal
3 1 (2.00%) Apache Pig
3 1 (2.00%) Apache Spark
3 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.00%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 3 (6.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.00%) MS Office
3 1 (2.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.00%) MS Project
3 1 (2.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (4.00%) SAP CAR
1 2 (4.00%) SAP Retail
1 2 (4.00%) SAP SD
2 1 (2.00%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (20.00%) Firewall
2 7 (14.00%) SAN
3 4 (8.00%) BIG-IP
4 3 (6.00%) 2G
4 3 (6.00%) 3G
4 3 (6.00%) RNC
5 2 (4.00%) ADSL
5 2 (4.00%) Broadband
5 2 (4.00%) FTP
5 2 (4.00%) LDAP
5 2 (4.00%) NAS
5 2 (4.00%) SSH
5 2 (4.00%) VLAN
6 1 (2.00%) DNS
6 1 (2.00%) HTTP
6 1 (2.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (4.00%) DB2
3 1 (2.00%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (2.00%) Apache Hive
3 1 (2.00%) Big Data
3 1 (2.00%) DataStax
3 1 (2.00%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.00%) HBase
3 1 (2.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 8 (16.00%) Finance
2 5 (10.00%) Retail
3 2 (4.00%) Billing
3 2 (4.00%) Publishing
4 1 (2.00%) Advertising
4 1 (2.00%) Back Office
4 1 (2.00%) Banking
4 1 (2.00%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (14.00%) Analyst
2 6 (12.00%) Consultant
2 6 (12.00%) SAP Consultant
3 5 (10.00%) Field Engineer
4 4 (8.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 4 (8.00%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
4 4 (8.00%) Architect
4 4 (8.00%) Database Engineer
4 4 (8.00%) Network Engineer
4 4 (8.00%) Service Analyst
4 4 (8.00%) Support Engineer
5 3 (6.00%) Coordinator
5 3 (6.00%) Functional Consultant
5 3 (6.00%) Project Coordinator
5 3 (6.00%) SAP Functional Consultant
5 3 (6.00%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (4.00%) Chief Architect
6 2 (4.00%) Deskside Support
6 2 (4.00%) Network Support
6 2 (4.00%) Senior Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.00%) J2EE
2 3 (6.00%) JSP
3 2 (4.00%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 2 (4.00%) Web Services
4 1 (2.00%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (6.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.00%) HP Storage
2 3 (6.00%) HP StoreVirtual
3 2 (4.00%) Clustering
3 2 (4.00%) EPoS
3 2 (4.00%) Grid Computing
3 2 (4.00%) Virtual Team
4 1 (2.00%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.00%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 10 (20.00%) Windows
2 5 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (8.00%) AIX
3 4 (8.00%) Linux
3 4 (8.00%) Solaris
3 4 (8.00%) Unix
3 4 (8.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (4.00%) Windows 8
4 2 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.00%) Windows Server
5 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (52.00%) ITIL
2 17 (34.00%) Incident Management
3 9 (18.00%) Service Delivery
4 7 (14.00%) Project Management
5 6 (12.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 6 (12.00%) ITIL V3
5 6 (12.00%) QMS
5 6 (12.00%) Service Design
5 6 (12.00%) Service Management
6 5 (10.00%) Six Sigma
7 4 (8.00%) Change Control
7 4 (8.00%) Fault Management
7 4 (8.00%) Kalman Filter
7 4 (8.00%) Mentoring
7 4 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (8.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (6.00%) Logistics
9 2 (4.00%) CRM
9 2 (4.00%) Matrix Organization
9 2 (4.00%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.00%) Java
2 2 (4.00%) SQL
3 1 (2.00%) Python
3 1 (2.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (14.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (12.00%) CCNP
3 4 (8.00%) DBS Check
3 4 (8.00%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (8.00%) Security Cleared
4 3 (6.00%) CCNA
4 3 (6.00%) DV Cleared
4 3 (6.00%) SC Cleared
5 2 (4.00%) ISEB
5 2 (4.00%) MCP
5 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (2.00%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (2.00%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (2.00%) MCITP
6 1 (2.00%) MCSE
6 1 (2.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.00%) JSP 440
2 2 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 6 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (6.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (4.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (4.00%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (4.00%) XenApp
3 2 (4.00%) XenDesktop
4 1 (2.00%) HDFS
4 1 (2.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (2.00%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 4 (8.00%) EMC NetWorker
1 4 (8.00%) NetBackup
1 4 (8.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 3 (6.00%) HP Data Protector
3 2 (4.00%) AirWatch
3 2 (4.00%) BMC PATROL
3 2 (4.00%) OpenView
4 1 (2.00%) Hadoop YARN
4 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (2.00%) MOM
4 1 (2.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (2.00%) SCCM
4 1 (2.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (16.00%) Cisco
1 8 (16.00%) SAP
2 6 (12.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (12.00%) VMware
3 4 (8.00%) 3PAR
3 4 (8.00%) BEA
3 4 (8.00%) Computacenter
3 4 (8.00%) EMC
3 4 (8.00%) F5
3 4 (8.00%) Juniper
3 4 (8.00%) Oracle
3 4 (8.00%) Red Hat
3 4 (8.00%) Sun
3 4 (8.00%) Symantec
4 3 (6.00%) Ericsson
4 3 (6.00%) HP
4 3 (6.00%) Huawei
4 3 (6.00%) NEC
4 3 (6.00%) Nokia
4 3 (6.00%) Nortel
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