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 21 October 2014 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 52 61 65
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +4
Contract jobs citing SLA 27 15 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 2.50% 1.67% 1.19%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 30.34% 24.59% 17.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 8 7
Average daily rate
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£300 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £151 £171
10% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £525 £387
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.77 £15.75 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+0.12% -1.56%
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
89 61 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 8.24% 6.81% 6.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 35 49
Average daily rate £350 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £191 £207 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £748 £525 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 1
Average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £11.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% +55.55%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.25
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -9.09%

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 21 October 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SLA across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

SLA Hourly Rate Histogram in Leeds

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 19 (44.19%) ITIL
2 11 (25.58%) Change Management
3 9 (20.93%) Linux
4 8 (18.60%) UNIX
5 7 (16.28%) SAN
6 6 (13.95%) Active Directory
6 6 (13.95%) Windows
6 6 (13.95%) Ubuntu
6 6 (13.95%) Incident Management
7 5 (11.63%) Service Management
7 5 (11.63%) Telecoms
7 5 (11.63%) ATG Dynamo
7 5 (11.63%) ATG
7 5 (11.63%) Solaris
7 5 (11.63%) Oracle
7 5 (11.63%) Crystal Reports
7 5 (11.63%) JBoss
7 5 (11.63%) Apache
7 5 (11.63%) E-Commerce
7 5 (11.63%) Ericsson
7 5 (11.63%) Red Hat
7 5 (11.63%) WebSphere
7 5 (11.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (11.63%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 5 (11.63%) Line Management
7 5 (11.63%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (9.30%) Radio Access Network
8 4 (9.30%) NHS
8 4 (9.30%) Ethernet
8 4 (9.30%) Microsoft

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 (11.63%) JBoss
1 5 (11.63%) Apache
1 5 (11.63%) ATG Dynamo
1 5 (11.63%) WebSphere
2 3 (6.98%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.33%) CMS
3 1 (2.33%) Lync
3 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.33%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (2.33%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.33%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.33%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (6.98%) MS Office
2 2 (4.65%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.98%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.33%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 7 (16.28%) SAN
2 4 (9.30%) RNC
2 4 (9.30%) Radio Access Network
2 4 (9.30%) SDH
2 4 (9.30%) UMTS
2 4 (9.30%) ATM
2 4 (9.30%) GSM
2 4 (9.30%) Ethernet
3 3 (6.98%) LAN
3 3 (6.98%) WAN
4 2 (4.65%) DNS
4 2 (4.65%) Firewall
5 1 (2.33%) 2G
5 1 (2.33%) 3G
5 1 (2.33%) 4G
5 1 (2.33%) DHCP
5 1 (2.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.63%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (2.33%) MySQL
2 1 (2.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Eclipse
1 1 (2.33%) JIRA
General
1 5 (11.63%) Telecoms
2 3 (6.98%) Finance
2 3 (6.98%) Back Office
2 3 (6.98%) Retail
3 1 (2.33%) Marketing
3 1 (2.33%) Electronics
3 1 (2.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (34.88%) Analyst
2 9 (20.93%) Service Analyst
3 5 (11.63%) Field Engineer
3 5 (11.63%) UNIX Engineer
3 5 (11.63%) Service Management Analyst
4 4 (9.30%) Support Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Applications Support
5 3 (6.98%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) Team Leader
6 2 (4.65%) IT Support Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Support Team Leader
6 2 (4.65%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) IT Support
6 2 (4.65%) Software Licensing Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) Support Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) Test Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) Network Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (4.65%) Service Manager
7 1 (2.33%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.98%) Web Services
2 1 (2.33%) Middleware
2 1 (2.33%) Hibernate
2 1 (2.33%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.63%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (9.30%) NHS
2 4 (9.30%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.33%) Clustering
3 1 (2.33%) PKI
3 1 (2.33%) Statistics
3 1 (2.33%) CMDB
3 1 (2.33%) DTV
3 1 (2.33%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 9 (20.93%) Linux
2 8 (18.60%) UNIX
3 6 (13.95%) Windows
3 6 (13.95%) Ubuntu
4 5 (11.63%) Solaris
4 5 (11.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (6.98%) CentOS
6 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (4.65%) Windows XP
7 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.33%) Windows 2000
7 1 (2.33%) Windows NT
7 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (44.19%) ITIL
2 11 (25.58%) Change Management
3 6 (13.95%) Incident Management
4 5 (11.63%) Service Management
4 5 (11.63%) E-Commerce
4 5 (11.63%) Line Management
5 4 (9.30%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (9.30%) WFM
6 3 (6.98%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (6.98%) Configuration Management
6 3 (6.98%) Project Management
6 3 (6.98%) Software Testing
6 3 (6.98%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (4.65%) Service Delivery
7 2 (4.65%) Infrastructure Management
7 2 (4.65%) Software Licensing
7 2 (4.65%) Asset Management
8 1 (2.33%) Supplier Management
8 1 (2.33%) CMMI
8 1 (2.33%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.98%) SQL
2 2 (4.65%) Python
3 1 (2.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.33%) VBScript
3 1 (2.33%) C
3 1 (2.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (6.98%) ISEB
2 2 (4.65%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (4.65%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (4.65%) CCNA
3 1 (2.33%) CCNP
3 1 (2.33%) Degree
3 1 (2.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (2.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.65%) QA
2 1 (2.33%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.33%) COBIT
System Software
1 6 (13.95%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.33%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.33%) UAG
Systems Management
1 1 (2.33%) SCCM
1 1 (2.33%) SCOM
1 1 (2.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 5 (11.63%) Oracle
1 5 (11.63%) Ericsson
1 5 (11.63%) Red Hat
1 5 (11.63%) ATG
1 5 (11.63%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 4 (9.30%) VMware
2 4 (9.30%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.65%) Cisco
3 2 (4.65%) Splunk
4 1 (2.33%) HP
4 1 (2.33%) Citrix
4 1 (2.33%) SAP
4 1 (2.33%) Perforce
4 1 (2.33%) FatWire
4 1 (2.33%) Remedy
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