The table below looks at the statistics for SLA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds 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)
Rank 65 89 51
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -38
Contract jobs citing SLA 23 8 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 2.10% 0.56% 2.77%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 24.21% 5.67% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 6 20
Median daily rate £425 £138 £306
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+209.09% -55.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £108 £100 £139
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £175 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £334 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.86% +11.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Median hourly rate £12.25 £12.00 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.08% +4.34%
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 Leeds region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
95 141 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 8.68% 9.85% 11.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 95 101
Median daily rate £425 £420 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £284 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 4
Median hourly rate £12.25 £14.00 £11.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +20.58%
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 Leeds

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Leeds region citing SLA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 19 February 2017.

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 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 Leeds region with a requirement for SLA.

1 20 (64.52%) ITIL
2 11 (35.48%) Service Delivery
2 11 (35.48%) Finance
3 10 (32.26%) Retail
4 9 (29.03%) Incident Management
5 8 (25.81%) Windows
6 7 (22.58%) Cisco
6 7 (22.58%) Wealth Management
7 6 (19.35%) Banking
8 5 (16.13%) Management Information System
8 5 (16.13%) VMware
8 5 (16.13%) Unix
8 5 (16.13%) Linux
8 5 (16.13%) IBM Domino
8 5 (16.13%) SQL Server
8 5 (16.13%) MS Office
8 5 (16.13%) Avaya
8 5 (16.13%) iSeries
8 5 (16.13%) WebSphere
8 5 (16.13%) People Management
8 5 (16.13%) Data Centre
8 5 (16.13%) Palo Alto
9 4 (12.90%) VMware Infrastructure
9 4 (12.90%) Tivoli
9 4 (12.90%) NetIQ
9 4 (12.90%) Law
10 3 (9.68%) Information Security
10 3 (9.68%) CISM
10 3 (9.68%) Intrusion Detection
10 3 (9.68%) Penetration Testing

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds 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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (16.13%) IBM Domino
1 5 (16.13%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.23%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (16.13%) MS Office
2 3 (9.68%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.68%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (3.23%) 2G
2 1 (3.23%) 3G
2 1 (3.23%) 4G
2 1 (3.23%) Firewall
2 1 (3.23%) GPRS
2 1 (3.23%) HSPA
2 1 (3.23%) VoLTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.13%) SQL Server
General
1 11 (35.48%) Finance
2 10 (32.26%) Retail
3 6 (19.35%) Banking
4 4 (12.90%) Law
5 2 (6.45%) Billing
5 2 (6.45%) Military
6 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (35.48%) Analyst
2 10 (32.26%) Service Analyst
2 10 (32.26%) Service Desk Analyst
3 5 (16.13%) Infrastructure Manager
4 4 (12.90%) Consultant
5 3 (9.68%) Information Manager
5 3 (9.68%) Information Security Manager
5 3 (9.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Security Manager
6 2 (6.45%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (6.45%) IT Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) IT Support
7 1 (3.23%) 1st/2nd Line Support
7 1 (3.23%) Engineering Manager
7 1 (3.23%) Field Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Engineering Manager
7 1 (3.23%) IT Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) IT Technician
7 1 (3.23%) Senior Manager
7 1 (3.23%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Data Centre
1 5 (16.13%) iSeries
1 5 (16.13%) Management Information System
2 2 (6.45%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.45%) e-Learning
2 2 (6.45%) Mathematics
3 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.23%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 8 (25.81%) Windows
2 5 (16.13%) Linux
2 5 (16.13%) Unix
3 1 (3.23%) Windows 10
3 1 (3.23%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (64.52%) ITIL
2 11 (35.48%) Service Delivery
3 9 (29.03%) Incident Management
4 7 (22.58%) Wealth Management
5 5 (16.13%) People Management
6 3 (9.68%) Information Security
6 3 (9.68%) Penetration Testing
6 3 (9.68%) Vulnerability Management
7 2 (6.45%) Analytics
7 2 (6.45%) Coaching
7 2 (6.45%) Document Management
7 2 (6.45%) High Availability
7 2 (6.45%) Logistics
7 2 (6.45%) Process Improvement
8 1 (3.23%) Capacity Management
8 1 (3.23%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (3.23%) Programme Management
8 1 (3.23%) Security Operations
8 1 (3.23%) Ticket Management
8 1 (3.23%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.45%) C
2 1 (3.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (9.68%) CISM
1 3 (9.68%) CISSP
2 2 (6.45%) A+ Certification
2 2 (6.45%) MCDST
2 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.23%) Degree
3 1 (3.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 4 (12.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.23%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (12.90%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 7 (22.58%) Cisco
2 5 (16.13%) Avaya
2 5 (16.13%) Palo Alto
2 5 (16.13%) VMware
3 4 (12.90%) NetIQ
4 3 (9.68%) Microsoft
5 2 (6.45%) Xerox
6 1 (3.23%) Ericsson
6 1 (3.23%) HP
6 1 (3.23%) Mapinfo
6 1 (3.23%) Nokia Networks
6 1 (3.23%) Remedy