The table below looks at the statistics 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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 84 60 61
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +1
Contract jobs citing SLA 20 15 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.22% 1.43% 2.02%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 22.22% 16.48% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 6 9
Average daily rate
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£265 £320 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.18% -11.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £185 £133
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £358 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £295 £275 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.27% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
Average hourly rate £13.18 £13.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.40% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.77 £17.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-9.88% +12.90%
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 Leeds region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
90 91 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 5.50% 8.66% 5.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 66 21
Average daily rate £328 £345 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.07% +7.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £176 £273 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £428 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 1
Average hourly rate £13.18 £31.75 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.50% +135.18%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.73% +18.57%

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 30 July 2015.

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 30 July 2015, 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 (31.82%) ITIL
1 21 (31.82%) Change Management
1 21 (31.82%) Incident Management
2 19 (28.79%) GSM
2 19 (28.79%) UMTS
3 17 (25.76%) Microsoft
3 17 (25.76%) Windows
4 15 (22.73%) Amdocs
4 15 (22.73%) GPRS
5 14 (21.21%) 3G
5 14 (21.21%) 2G
5 14 (21.21%) LTE
6 13 (19.70%) Fault Management
6 13 (19.70%) Telecoms
6 13 (19.70%) Service Management
7 12 (18.18%) Radio Access Network
8 10 (15.15%) Network Architecture
8 10 (15.15%) Problem Management
8 10 (15.15%) MS Office
9 9 (13.64%) NHS
9 9 (13.64%) ITSM
9 9 (13.64%) Legal
9 9 (13.64%) Windows 7
10 8 (12.12%) Performance Management
10 8 (12.12%) HSPA
10 8 (12.12%) Capacity Management
10 8 (12.12%) Project Management
10 8 (12.12%) Release Management
10 8 (12.12%) Law
10 8 (12.12%) QA

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 3 (4.55%) IIS
2 2 (3.03%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.52%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.52%) Apache
Applications
1 10 (15.15%) MS Office
2 4 (6.06%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 19 (28.79%) GSM
1 19 (28.79%) UMTS
2 15 (22.73%) GPRS
3 14 (21.21%) 3G
3 14 (21.21%) 2G
3 14 (21.21%) LTE
4 12 (18.18%) Radio Access Network
5 8 (12.12%) HSPA
6 5 (7.58%) RNC
6 5 (7.58%) SDH
6 5 (7.58%) Ethernet
6 5 (7.58%) ATM
7 3 (4.55%) Internet
7 3 (4.55%) Firewall
8 2 (3.03%) DNS
8 2 (3.03%) LAN
8 2 (3.03%) WAN
9 1 (1.52%) DHCP
9 1 (1.52%) VoIP
9 1 (1.52%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.58%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.03%) MS Access
3 1 (1.52%) MySQL
3 1 (1.52%) Crystal Reports
General
1 13 (19.70%) Telecoms
2 9 (13.64%) Legal
3 8 (12.12%) Law
4 6 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 28 (42.42%) Analyst
2 17 (25.76%) Service Analyst
3 12 (18.18%) Service Desk Analyst
4 9 (13.64%) Support Engineer
4 9 (13.64%) Support Analyst
5 8 (12.12%) 2nd Line Support
5 8 (12.12%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 5 (7.58%) Architect
6 5 (7.58%) Field Engineer
7 4 (6.06%) Technical Architect
8 3 (4.55%) Consultant
8 3 (4.55%) Technical Support
8 3 (4.55%) 1st Line Support
8 3 (4.55%) Support Consultant
8 3 (4.55%) Technical Consultant
8 3 (4.55%) Applications Support
8 3 (4.55%) Technical Support Consultant
9 2 (3.03%) Desktop Support Analyst
9 2 (3.03%) Applications Support Analyst
9 2 (3.03%) Desktop Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.55%) Web Services
1 3 (4.55%) XML
2 2 (3.03%) .NET
2 2 (3.03%) Application Packaging
3 1 (1.52%) SOAP
3 1 (1.52%) ODBC
3 1 (1.52%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.64%) NHS
2 3 (4.55%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.03%) Replication
4 1 (1.52%) Reference Data
4 1 (1.52%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.52%) iPhone
4 1 (1.52%) iPad
4 1 (1.52%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.52%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 17 (25.76%) Windows
2 9 (13.64%) Windows 7
3 2 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (3.03%) Linux
3 2 (3.03%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.52%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.52%) CentOS
4 1 (1.52%) Solaris
4 1 (1.52%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.52%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (31.82%) ITIL
1 21 (31.82%) Change Management
1 21 (31.82%) Incident Management
2 13 (19.70%) Fault Management
2 13 (19.70%) Service Management
3 10 (15.15%) Problem Management
3 10 (15.15%) Network Architecture
4 9 (13.64%) ITSM
5 8 (12.12%) Project Management
5 8 (12.12%) Release Management
5 8 (12.12%) Performance Management
5 8 (12.12%) Capacity Management
6 7 (10.61%) Business Analysis
6 7 (10.61%) Trend Analysis
6 7 (10.61%) Configuration Management
6 7 (10.61%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (10.61%) Service Continuity Management
7 5 (7.58%) Line Management
7 5 (7.58%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (7.58%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.58%) SQL
2 2 (3.03%) T-SQL
2 2 (3.03%) VBA
3 1 (1.52%) Python
3 1 (1.52%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.52%) ABAP
3 1 (1.52%) Perl
3 1 (1.52%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (3.03%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.52%) APMP
3 1 (1.52%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (1.52%) MCSE
3 1 (1.52%) CCNA
3 1 (1.52%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.52%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (1.52%) MCITP
3 1 (1.52%) Degree
3 1 (1.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (12.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 8 (12.12%) QA
System Software
1 4 (6.06%) Active Directory
1 4 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.52%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (1.52%) Netcool
1 1 (1.52%) NSN NetAct
1 1 (1.52%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 17 (25.76%) Microsoft
2 15 (22.73%) Amdocs
3 6 (9.09%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 6 (9.09%) VMware
3 6 (9.09%) Ericsson
4 2 (3.03%) Citrix
4 2 (3.03%) Mapinfo
5 1 (1.52%) Actix
5 1 (1.52%) Splunk
5 1 (1.52%) Veritas
5 1 (1.52%) Oracle
5 1 (1.52%) SAP
5 1 (1.52%) Sun
5 1 (1.52%) HP
5 1 (1.52%) Dell
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