The first table below looks at the demand for SLA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds 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 Leeds 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 58 41 41
Rank change year-on-year
-17 0
Contract jobs citing SLA 24 23 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 2.05% 3.01% 2.85%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 25.00% 33.33% 35.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 8 9
Average daily rate £345 £388 £220
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.96% +76.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £343 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £408 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £295
% change year-on-year
- +1.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 3
Average hourly rate £14.00 £12.50 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +19.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £9.92 £6.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.80 £15.05 £14.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £11.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+27.65% -21.66%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
96 69 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 8.18% 9.02% 8.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 34 35
Average daily rate £300 £345 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.04% -9.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £258 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £425 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.60% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 5
Average hourly rate £14.00 £12.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £10.38 £7.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.80 £14.60 £20.10
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 Leeds

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

SLA Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

SLA
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

SLA Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

SLA
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SLA across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

SLA Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

SLA
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

SLA Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 21 (46.67%) Microsoft
2 18 (40.00%) SQL
3 17 (37.78%) SQL Server
3 17 (37.78%) Windows
3 17 (37.78%) ITIL
4 16 (35.56%) T-SQL
5 15 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 12 (26.67%) Service Management
6 12 (26.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 11 (24.44%) Data Modelling
8 9 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 9 (20.00%) Finance
8 9 (20.00%) SAN
9 8 (17.78%) Service Delivery
9 8 (17.78%) Clustering
9 8 (17.78%) QA
9 8 (17.78%) Data Architecture
10 7 (15.56%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (15.56%) MS Excel
10 7 (15.56%) Performance Tuning
11 6 (13.33%) Windows 7
11 6 (13.33%) PRINCE2
11 6 (13.33%) MS Office
11 6 (13.33%) Active Directory
11 6 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
11 6 (13.33%) Problem Management
12 5 (11.11%) Degree
12 5 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 5 (11.11%) MS Exchange
12 5 (11.11%) Oracle

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 5 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 4 (8.89%) SharePoint
2 4 (8.89%) Exchange Server 2003
2 4 (8.89%) SharePoint Server
2 4 (8.89%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (4.44%) CICS
3 2 (4.44%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.22%) CMS
4 1 (2.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (2.22%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (15.56%) MS Excel
2 6 (13.33%) MS Office
3 4 (8.89%) InfoPath
4 1 (2.22%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 9 (20.00%) SAN
2 2 (4.44%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (37.78%) SQL Server
2 15 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 12 (26.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (8.89%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (8.89%) OLAP
4 4 (8.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (8.89%) Oracle OLAP
5 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (2.22%) MySQL
5 1 (2.22%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (2.22%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (8.89%) Visual Studio
2 2 (4.44%) ChangeMan
3 1 (2.22%) JIRA
3 1 (2.22%) Eclipse
3 1 (2.22%) Oracle Forms
General
1 9 (20.00%) Finance
2 4 (8.89%) Legal
2 4 (8.89%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.22%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (24.44%) DBA
2 10 (22.22%) SQL DBA
3 7 (15.56%) SQL Server DBA
3 7 (15.56%) Analyst
4 6 (13.33%) Project Manager
5 5 (11.11%) Service Desk Analyst
5 5 (11.11%) Administrator
5 5 (11.11%) Service Analyst
6 4 (8.89%) Applications Manager
6 4 (8.89%) Service Manager
7 3 (6.67%) Senior Project Manager
7 3 (6.67%) Senior Manager
7 3 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
8 2 (4.44%) Support Specialist
8 2 (4.44%) Applications Support
8 2 (4.44%) Help Desk Support
8 2 (4.44%) Contracts Manager
9 1 (2.22%) Service Design Manager
9 1 (2.22%) 1st Line Support Engineer
9 1 (2.22%) Performance Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.89%) ASP.NET
1 4 (8.89%) Web Services
1 4 (8.89%) XML
1 4 (8.89%) .NET
2 1 (2.22%) Hibernate
2 1 (2.22%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.78%) Clustering
2 4 (8.89%) NHS
2 4 (8.89%) Smart Meter
3 2 (4.44%) Mainframe
3 2 (4.44%) Statistics
4 1 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.22%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.22%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.22%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 17 (37.78%) Windows
2 6 (13.33%) Windows 7
2 6 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (11.11%) Windows XP
4 4 (8.89%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (6.67%) UNIX
6 2 (4.44%) zOS
6 2 (4.44%) CentOS
6 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (2.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (37.78%) ITIL
2 12 (26.67%) Service Management
3 11 (24.44%) Data Modelling
4 9 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 8 (17.78%) Service Delivery
5 8 (17.78%) Data Architecture
6 7 (15.56%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (15.56%) Performance Tuning
7 6 (13.33%) PRINCE2
7 6 (13.33%) Problem Management
8 4 (8.89%) SOA
8 4 (8.89%) ETL
8 4 (8.89%) RDF
8 4 (8.89%) Workflow
8 4 (8.89%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (4.44%) Change Management
9 2 (4.44%) ITIL V3
10 1 (2.22%) Root Cause Analysis
10 1 (2.22%) Network Management
10 1 (2.22%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (40.00%) SQL
2 16 (35.56%) T-SQL
3 4 (8.89%) PL/SQL
3 4 (8.89%) C#
4 2 (4.44%) COBOL
4 2 (4.44%) Java
4 2 (4.44%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (11.11%) Degree
1 5 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 5 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 4 (8.89%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.44%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (17.78%) QA
2 1 (2.22%) COBIT
System Software
1 6 (13.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.22%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.22%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (2.22%) Hyperic
1 1 (2.22%) Cacti
1 1 (2.22%) SCCM
1 1 (2.22%) SCOM
1 1 (2.22%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (2.22%) Control-M
Vendors
1 21 (46.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (11.11%) Oracle
3 3 (6.67%) Remedy
4 1 (2.22%) Splunk
4 1 (2.22%) SolarWinds
4 1 (2.22%) Perforce
4 1 (2.22%) FatWire
4 1 (2.22%) Adobe
4 1 (2.22%) HP
4 1 (2.22%) Citrix
4 1 (2.22%) CheckPoint
4 1 (2.22%) Symantec
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