The table below looks at the statistics for SLA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Halifax region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 19 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
West Yorkshire / Halifax
Rank 15 22 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Contract jobs citing SLA 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 3.08% 1.01% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 11.76% 8.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £425 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £334 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.86% +11.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £11.25 - -
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 Halifax region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Halifax
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
17 12 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 26.15% 12.12% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 10 1
Median daily rate £375 £425 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% -1.16%
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £11.25 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £44.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-54.54% +85.26%

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Halifax region citing SLA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

SLA Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

SLA
Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

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

SLA Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

SLA
Hourly Rate Trend in Halifax

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

SLA Hourly Rate Trend in Halifax

SLA
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 19 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 Halifax region with a requirement for SLA.

1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) Tivoli
1 1 (50.00%) Service Management
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) VLAN
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 8
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 10

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax 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:

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) VLAN
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
General
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
1 1 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (50.00%) Tivoli Specialist
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 10
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Service Management
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft