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 31 May 2016 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank - 27 19
Contract jobs citing SLA 0 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax - 0.59% 2.56%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 11.11% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £375 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £296 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £16.63
% change year-on-year
- -9.77%
SLA
West Yorkshire

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
12 9 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 8.96% 5.29% 12.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 13
Median daily rate £425 £435 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.29% +38.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £342 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £477 £380
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.62 £25.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+10.48% +19.04%

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 13 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, 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 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Business Continuity
1 1 (100.00%) Asset Management
1 1 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco UCCE
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco UCCX
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP Voice

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:

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Network Specialist
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Specialist
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Voice Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Voice Specialist
1 1 (100.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Network Specialist
1 1 (100.00%) Telephony Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Telephony Specialist
1 1 (100.00%) Voice Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Voice Network Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Voice Specialist
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Asset Management
1 1 (100.00%) Business Continuity
1 1 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Problem Management
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP Voice
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco UCCE
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco