The first table below looks at the demand for SLA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Halifax region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category for the Halifax region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 23 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SLA 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 2.19% - -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 26.67% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £295
% change year-on-year
- +1.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £11.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+27.65% -21.66%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Halifax
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
15 3 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 8.20% 2.56% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 0 18
Average daily rate £315 - £365
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 - £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £374 - £441
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.60% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £15.25 £16.43
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -7.15%
SLA
West Yorkshire

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SLA across the Halifax region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 16 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Halifax 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 5 (71.43%) ITIL
2 4 (57.14%) Finance
3 3 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (42.86%) PRINCE2
3 3 (42.86%) .NET
3 3 (42.86%) Risk Management
3 3 (42.86%) Project Management
3 3 (42.86%) Service Management
3 3 (42.86%) Service Delivery
3 3 (42.86%) Change Management
3 3 (42.86%) Incident Management
3 3 (42.86%) Release Management
3 3 (42.86%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (14.29%) PRINCE
4 1 (14.29%) Banking
4 1 (14.29%) Apache Continuum

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Halifax 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Apache Continuum
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Contracts Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Team Leader
2 2 (28.57%) Help Desk Team Lead
2 2 (28.57%) Operations Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Trainer
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Service Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Services Delivery Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Service Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) ITIL
2 3 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (42.86%) PRINCE2
2 3 (42.86%) Risk Management
2 3 (42.86%) Project Management
2 3 (42.86%) Service Management
2 3 (42.86%) Service Delivery
2 3 (42.86%) Change Management
2 3 (42.86%) Incident Management
2 3 (42.86%) Release Management
2 3 (42.86%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE