The table below looks at the statistics for SLA skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 58 66 53
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -13
Contract jobs citing SLA 71 58 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.80% 2.50% 3.19%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 28.74% 31.52% 37.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 27 39
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £120 £95
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £310 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £300 £270
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 14 11
Average hourly rate £13.50 £12.25 £100.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.20% -87.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £14.50 £13.75
% change year-on-year
-6.89% +5.45%
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 of England region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
247 184 209
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 9.74% 7.94% 8.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 110 120
Average daily rate £375 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £180 £112
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £460 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 22 21
Average hourly rate £30.00 £13.38 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+124.29% -58.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.15 £10.54 £13.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £36.95 £100.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.08 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+11.27% -25.76%

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SLA across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

SLA Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

SLA
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SLA across the East of England region.

SLA Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

SLA
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SLA across the East of England region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015.

SLA Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

SLA
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SLA across the East of England region.

SLA Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

SLA
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 28 January 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
Hertfordshire +13 24 £265 -3.63% 11
Bedfordshire -11 20 £363 +40.77% 8
Essex +16 16 £140 +16.66% 3
Cambridgeshire -13 8 £463 - 3
Norfolk +3 5 £181 +101.38%
Suffolk - - - -
SLA
England

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 69 (48.25%) ITIL
2 64 (44.76%) Windows
3 48 (33.57%) Microsoft
4 46 (32.17%) Active Directory
5 26 (18.18%) MS Office
5 26 (18.18%) Service Management
6 24 (16.78%) Citrix
7 22 (15.38%) MS Excel
7 22 (15.38%) Security Cleared
8 21 (14.69%) DNS
8 21 (14.69%) SQL
8 21 (14.69%) Service Delivery
8 21 (14.69%) Incident Management
9 20 (13.99%) Windows Server 2008
9 20 (13.99%) Windows 7
10 19 (13.29%) SCOM
11 18 (12.59%) DHCP
11 18 (12.59%) HP
11 18 (12.59%) E-Commerce
12 16 (11.19%) IIS
12 16 (11.19%) ITIL Certification
12 16 (11.19%) VMware
13 15 (10.49%) Lotus
13 15 (10.49%) IBM Notes
14 14 (9.79%) Oracle
15 13 (9.09%) Finance
15 13 (9.09%) Problem Management
16 12 (8.39%) FTP
16 12 (8.39%) Cisco
16 12 (8.39%) Change Management

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 16 (11.19%) IIS
2 15 (10.49%) IBM Notes
3 9 (6.29%) MS Exchange
4 8 (5.59%) SharePoint
5 5 (3.50%) Lync
5 5 (3.50%) Lotus Domino
5 5 (3.50%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (2.80%) Apache
7 3 (2.10%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (1.40%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.70%) WebLogic Portal
9 1 (0.70%) ColdFusion
9 1 (0.70%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.70%) WebSphere
Applications
1 26 (18.18%) MS Office
2 22 (15.38%) MS Excel
3 5 (3.50%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.40%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.10%) PaaS
3 2 (1.40%) IaaS
3 2 (1.40%) SaaS
4 1 (0.70%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.70%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.70%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.70%) Office 365
4 1 (0.70%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 21 (14.69%) DNS
2 18 (12.59%) DHCP
3 12 (8.39%) FTP
4 6 (4.20%) LDAP
5 4 (2.80%) TCP/IP
5 4 (2.80%) VPN
5 4 (2.80%) Firewall
6 3 (2.10%) NetScaler
6 3 (2.10%) SAN
6 3 (2.10%) iSCSI
6 3 (2.10%) BIG-IP
7 2 (1.40%) RNC
7 2 (1.40%) Ethernet
7 2 (1.40%) ATM
7 2 (1.40%) GSM
7 2 (1.40%) SDH
7 2 (1.40%) SMS
7 2 (1.40%) UMTS
7 2 (1.40%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (1.40%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (6.29%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.80%) Oracle Database
3 3 (2.10%) Oracle Database 10g
3 3 (2.10%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (1.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.40%) MySQL
4 2 (1.40%) Oracle Exadata
5 1 (0.70%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.70%) PerformancePoint
5 1 (0.70%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.70%) DTS
5 1 (0.70%) CorVu
5 1 (0.70%) QlikView
5 1 (0.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (1.40%) Maven
1 2 (1.40%) JIRA
1 2 (1.40%) Subversion
1 2 (1.40%) Oracle Forms
1 2 (1.40%) MSI
2 1 (0.70%) TeamCity
2 1 (0.70%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.70%) Hudson
General
1 13 (9.09%) Finance
2 7 (4.90%) Legal
3 5 (3.50%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.80%) Retail
5 3 (2.10%) Games
5 3 (2.10%) Back Office
5 3 (2.10%) Marketing
6 2 (1.40%) Military
6 2 (1.40%) Advertising
7 1 (0.70%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.70%) Banking
7 1 (0.70%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.70%) Automotive
7 1 (0.70%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 49 (34.27%) Analyst
2 20 (13.99%) Service Desk Analyst
2 20 (13.99%) Service Analyst
3 19 (13.29%) Support Analyst
4 16 (11.19%) Support Engineer
5 14 (9.79%) Service Manager
6 10 (6.99%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 9 (6.29%) Team Leader
8 7 (4.90%) Web Engineer
8 7 (4.90%) Service Desk Team Leader
9 6 (4.20%) Senior Analyst
9 6 (4.20%) Applications Support
9 6 (4.20%) Desktop Support
10 5 (3.50%) 1st Line Support
10 5 (3.50%) 2nd Line Support
10 5 (3.50%) Senior Support Analyst
10 5 (3.50%) Applications Support Analyst
11 4 (2.80%) Desktop Analyst
11 4 (2.80%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
11 4 (2.80%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.90%) Web Services
2 6 (4.20%) Middleware
3 4 (2.80%) .NET
4 3 (2.10%) REST
4 3 (2.10%) XML
4 3 (2.10%) SOAP
4 3 (2.10%) J2EE
4 3 (2.10%) Hibernate
4 3 (2.10%) Java EE
4 3 (2.10%) Spring
5 2 (1.40%) Application Packaging
6 1 (0.70%) HTML
6 1 (0.70%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.70%) EJB
6 1 (0.70%) Ajax
6 1 (0.70%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.99%) Management Information System
2 7 (4.90%) CMDB
3 4 (2.80%) Fat Client
3 4 (2.80%) Thin Client
3 4 (2.80%) Blackberry
3 4 (2.80%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.10%) Replication
4 3 (2.10%) Online Games
5 2 (1.40%) CCTV
5 2 (1.40%) Mathematics
5 2 (1.40%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.70%) FMCG
6 1 (0.70%) Mobile Computing
6 1 (0.70%) User Experience
6 1 (0.70%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.70%) AS400
6 1 (0.70%) Clustering
6 1 (0.70%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.70%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.70%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 64 (44.76%) Windows
2 20 (13.99%) Windows Server 2008
2 20 (13.99%) Windows 7
3 12 (8.39%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (6.99%) Windows XP
5 8 (5.59%) UNIX
6 7 (4.90%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (4.20%) Linux
8 5 (3.50%) Windows 8
9 4 (2.80%) Android
10 3 (2.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (1.40%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.70%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.70%) MVS
12 1 (0.70%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (48.25%) ITIL
2 26 (18.18%) Service Management
3 21 (14.69%) Service Delivery
3 21 (14.69%) Incident Management
4 18 (12.59%) E-Commerce
5 13 (9.09%) Problem Management
6 12 (8.39%) Change Management
7 11 (7.69%) Line Management
8 9 (6.29%) ITIL V3
9 8 (5.59%) Configuration Management
9 8 (5.59%) Service Desk Management
10 7 (4.90%) Database Security
10 7 (4.90%) Capacity Planning
10 7 (4.90%) Knowledge Management
11 6 (4.20%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (4.20%) CRM
11 6 (4.20%) Continuous Improvement
11 6 (4.20%) Coaching
12 5 (3.50%) ITSM
12 5 (3.50%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (14.69%) SQL
2 12 (8.39%) PowerShell
3 5 (3.50%) Java
4 3 (2.10%) PL/SQL
5 2 (1.40%) VBScript
5 2 (1.40%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.40%) C
6 1 (0.70%) C#
6 1 (0.70%) Perl
Qualifications
1 22 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 16 (11.19%) ITIL Certification
3 10 (6.99%) SC Cleared
4 7 (4.90%) MCP
5 4 (2.80%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 3 (2.10%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (2.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (1.40%) Degree
7 2 (1.40%) Sun Certification
7 2 (1.40%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.70%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.70%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 46 (32.17%) Active Directory
2 9 (6.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (4.90%) Terminal Services
4 6 (4.20%) vSphere
5 3 (2.10%) vCloud
5 3 (2.10%) Forefront TMG
5 3 (2.10%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (2.10%) ISA Server
5 3 (2.10%) NFS
6 2 (1.40%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.70%) XenServer
7 1 (0.70%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.70%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 19 (13.29%) SCOM
2 11 (7.69%) OpenView
3 7 (4.90%) SCCM
4 6 (4.20%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 3 (2.10%) Puppet
5 3 (2.10%) WSUS
6 2 (1.40%) Tivoli
6 2 (1.40%) HP SIM
6 2 (1.40%) HP UCMDB
7 1 (0.70%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 1 (0.70%) OVSD
7 1 (0.70%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 48 (33.57%) Microsoft
2 24 (16.78%) Citrix
3 18 (12.59%) HP
4 16 (11.19%) VMware
5 15 (10.49%) Lotus
6 14 (9.79%) Oracle
7 12 (8.39%) Cisco
8 5 (3.50%) Informatica
9 4 (2.80%) Dell
10 3 (2.10%) Remedy
10 3 (2.10%) NetApp
10 3 (2.10%) CommVault
10 3 (2.10%) Red Hat
10 3 (2.10%) Wyse
11 2 (1.40%) LANDesk
11 2 (1.40%) Business Objects
11 2 (1.40%) Cognos
11 2 (1.40%) BMC
11 2 (1.40%) Ericsson
11 2 (1.40%) McAfee
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