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 21 January 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 66 80 56
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -24
Contract jobs citing SLA 20 13 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.85% 0.90% 2.72%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 20.20% 7.88% 27.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 8 17
Median daily rate £325 £175 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+85.71% -39.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £91 £117 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £212 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £275
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Median hourly rate £12.25 - £13.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.43 £18.25 £13.94
% change year-on-year
-15.47% +30.96%

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
99 165 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 9.14% 11.48% 10.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 110 87
Median daily rate £425 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £277 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £620 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
Median hourly rate £12.25 £16.00 £13.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.43% +16.36%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.75 £42.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-45.83% +75.00%

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 21 January 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 21 January 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 (62.50%) ITIL
2 13 (40.63%) Service Delivery
3 9 (28.13%) Retail
3 9 (28.13%) Incident Management
4 8 (25.00%) Finance
4 8 (25.00%) MS Office
4 8 (25.00%) Windows
5 7 (21.88%) Microsoft
6 6 (18.75%) Cisco
6 6 (18.75%) Wealth Management
7 5 (15.63%) Computer Science
7 5 (15.63%) High Availability
7 5 (15.63%) Unix
7 5 (15.63%) SQL Server
7 5 (15.63%) Linux
7 5 (15.63%) Management Information System
7 5 (15.63%) VMware
8 4 (12.50%) Banking
8 4 (12.50%) IBM Domino
8 4 (12.50%) Avaya
8 4 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (12.50%) iSeries
8 4 (12.50%) WebSphere
8 4 (12.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 4 (12.50%) People Management
8 4 (12.50%) Palo Alto
9 3 (9.38%) Data Centre
9 3 (9.38%) Vulnerability Management
9 3 (9.38%) Intrusion Detection
9 3 (9.38%) 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 4 (12.50%) IBM Domino
1 4 (12.50%) WebSphere
2 2 (6.25%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 8 (25.00%) MS Office
2 3 (9.38%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.38%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (3.13%) DHCP
2 1 (3.13%) DNS
2 1 (3.13%) Firewall
2 1 (3.13%) NAS
2 1 (3.13%) SAN
2 1 (3.13%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.63%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 9 (28.13%) Retail
2 8 (25.00%) Finance
3 4 (12.50%) Banking
4 2 (6.25%) Billing
4 2 (6.25%) Law
4 2 (6.25%) Military
Job Titles
1 11 (34.38%) Analyst
2 10 (31.25%) Service Analyst
2 10 (31.25%) Service Desk Analyst
3 4 (12.50%) 1st Line Support
3 4 (12.50%) Help Desk Support
3 4 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (12.50%) Infrastructure Manager
4 3 (9.38%) First Line Help Desk Support
4 3 (9.38%) Information Manager
4 3 (9.38%) Information Security Manager
4 3 (9.38%) Security Manager
5 2 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (6.25%) Consultant
5 2 (6.25%) Field Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) IT Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) IT Support
6 1 (3.13%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Exchange Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) IT Technician
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.63%) Computer Science
1 5 (15.63%) Management Information System
2 4 (12.50%) iSeries
3 3 (9.38%) Data Centre
4 2 (6.25%) e-Learning
4 2 (6.25%) Mathematics
5 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.13%) Clustering
5 1 (3.13%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (3.13%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (25.00%) Windows
2 5 (15.63%) Linux
2 5 (15.63%) Unix
3 2 (6.25%) Windows Server
4 1 (3.13%) Windows 10
4 1 (3.13%) Windows 7
4 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (62.50%) ITIL
2 13 (40.63%) Service Delivery
3 9 (28.13%) Incident Management
4 6 (18.75%) Wealth Management
5 5 (15.63%) High Availability
6 4 (12.50%) People Management
7 3 (9.38%) Information Security
7 3 (9.38%) Penetration Testing
7 3 (9.38%) Vulnerability Management
8 2 (6.25%) Analytics
8 2 (6.25%) Coaching
8 2 (6.25%) Configuration Management
8 2 (6.25%) Document Management
8 2 (6.25%) Logistics
8 2 (6.25%) Process Improvement
9 1 (3.13%) Business Analysis
9 1 (3.13%) Performance Management
9 1 (3.13%) Problem Management
9 1 (3.13%) Release Management
9 1 (3.13%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.25%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (12.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 3 (9.38%) CISM
2 3 (9.38%) CISSP
3 2 (6.25%) A+ Certification
3 2 (6.25%) MCDST
3 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) QA
System Software
1 4 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.25%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.13%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.13%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) Tivoli
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 1 (3.13%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (3.13%) Opsview
2 1 (3.13%) SCCM
2 1 (3.13%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (21.88%) Microsoft
2 6 (18.75%) Cisco
3 5 (15.63%) VMware
4 4 (12.50%) Avaya
4 4 (12.50%) Palo Alto
5 2 (6.25%) NetIQ
5 2 (6.25%) Xerox
6 1 (3.13%) CheckPoint
6 1 (3.13%) Citrix
6 1 (3.13%) CommVault
6 1 (3.13%) Dell Compellent
6 1 (3.13%) HP
6 1 (3.13%) Kaspersky
6 1 (3.13%) NetApp
6 1 (3.13%) Symantec
6 1 (3.13%) Veeam
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