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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 86 48 65
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +17
Contract jobs citing SLA 12 60 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.75% 3.41% 2.21%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 8.76% 37.50% 24.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 18 19
Average daily rate £563 £355 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+58.45% +10.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £174 £296 £102
10% offered a daily rate of more than £653 £589 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 8
Average hourly rate £19.00 £11.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+72.72% +0.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.18 £10.76 £8.47
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £15.10 £16.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.55 £15.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+0.32% +6.89%
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
137 160 142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 8.56% 9.11% 8.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 82 74
Average daily rate £388 £385 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.64% +18.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £300 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £522 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £386 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.62% +4.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 14
Average hourly rate £20.00 £14.66 £13.10
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.40% +11.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.88 £9.22
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.05 £25.00 £18.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £29.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+13.79% +52.63%

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 30 April 2016.

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 30 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -6 3 - - 3
Lincolnshire - 3 - - 1
Northamptonshire -4 2 £619 +67.22% 8
Leicestershire -13 2 £77 -78.30% 1
Derbyshire -8 1 - - 3
SLA
England

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 11 (29.73%) ITIL
1 11 (29.73%) Finance
2 9 (24.32%) SQL
3 8 (21.62%) Service Delivery
4 6 (16.22%) Migration
4 6 (16.22%) Oracle
4 6 (16.22%) SQL Server
4 6 (16.22%) PL/SQL
4 6 (16.22%) Data Migration
5 5 (13.51%) Data Management
5 5 (13.51%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (13.51%) XML
5 5 (13.51%) Java
5 5 (13.51%) Windows
5 5 (13.51%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (10.81%) Mainframe
6 4 (10.81%) MVS
6 4 (10.81%) TIBCO
6 4 (10.81%) Telecoms
6 4 (10.81%) JavaScript
6 4 (10.81%) VBScript
6 4 (10.81%) VB
6 4 (10.81%) Windows NT
6 4 (10.81%) Unix
6 4 (10.81%) VoIP
6 4 (10.81%) Informatica
6 4 (10.81%) SDLC
6 4 (10.81%) Clinical Data Management
6 4 (10.81%) Retail
6 4 (10.81%) Degree

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 1 (2.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (2.70%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Oracle E-Business Tax
1 2 (5.41%) Oracle Financials
1 2 (5.41%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (2.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle TCA
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.81%) VoIP
2 2 (5.41%) LAN
2 2 (5.41%) WAN
3 1 (2.70%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (16.22%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.41%) Oracle Discoverer
3 1 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Oracle Forms
General
1 11 (29.73%) Finance
2 4 (10.81%) Retail
2 4 (10.81%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.70%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 5 (13.51%) Analyst
1 5 (13.51%) Service Manager
2 4 (10.81%) Customer Support Manager
2 4 (10.81%) JavaScript Engineer
2 4 (10.81%) Software Support Engineer
2 4 (10.81%) Support Engineer
2 4 (10.81%) Support Manager
3 2 (5.41%) Contracts Manager
3 2 (5.41%) Field Engineer
3 2 (5.41%) Field Service Engineer
3 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (5.41%) IT Manager
3 2 (5.41%) Supplier Manager
3 2 (5.41%) Vendor Manager
4 1 (2.70%) Data Analyst
4 1 (2.70%) Desktop Analyst
4 1 (2.70%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 1 (2.70%) Oracle Consultant
4 1 (2.70%) Oracle Functional Consultant
4 1 (2.70%) Problem Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.51%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.81%) Mainframe
2 2 (5.41%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.70%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.70%) EPoS
3 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.70%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.51%) Windows
2 4 (10.81%) MVS
2 4 (10.81%) Unix
2 4 (10.81%) Windows NT
3 1 (2.70%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.70%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (29.73%) ITIL
2 8 (21.62%) Service Delivery
3 6 (16.22%) Data Migration
3 6 (16.22%) Migration
4 5 (13.51%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (13.51%) Data Management
4 5 (13.51%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (10.81%) Clinical Data Management
5 4 (10.81%) SDLC
5 4 (10.81%) Strategic Planning
6 3 (8.11%) Service Management
7 2 (5.41%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (5.41%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (5.41%) Change Control
7 2 (5.41%) Supplier Management
7 2 (5.41%) Trend Analysis
8 1 (2.70%) Application Packaging
8 1 (2.70%) ITIL V3
8 1 (2.70%) Time Management
8 1 (2.70%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 9 (24.32%) SQL
2 6 (16.22%) PL/SQL
3 5 (13.51%) Java
4 4 (10.81%) JavaScript
4 4 (10.81%) VB
4 4 (10.81%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (10.81%) Degree
2 2 (5.41%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.70%) CCDA
3 1 (2.70%) CCNA
3 1 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.70%) MCSA
3 1 (2.70%) MCSE
3 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) SEPA
2 1 (2.70%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (5.41%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (8.11%) CA Wily
1 3 (8.11%) Tivoli
2 1 (2.70%) Control-M
2 1 (2.70%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (2.70%) SCCM
2 1 (2.70%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 6 (16.22%) Oracle
2 4 (10.81%) Informatica
2 4 (10.81%) TIBCO
3 2 (5.41%) Remedy
4 1 (2.70%) Altiris
4 1 (2.70%) Symantec
4 1 (2.70%) VMware
Spalding, Lincolnshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Competitive market rate
Posted: 3 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £7.39 - £9.00 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago