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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 91 59 62
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +3
Contract jobs citing SLA 14 19 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.84% 1.88% 1.83%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 17.72% 24.05% 30.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 10
Average daily rate
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£113 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-67.85% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £87 £251 £172
10% offered a daily rate of more than £139 £369 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £260 £325
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £11.84 £13.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.29% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.77 £16.50 £15.88
% change year-on-year
-4.42% +3.93%
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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
79 79 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 4.72% 7.81% 5.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 53 30
Average daily rate £350 £360 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -0.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £277 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £748 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 1
Average hourly rate £9.00 £50.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-82.00% +270.37%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.55 £19.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+10.51% +11.42%

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
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 28 August 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 22 (37.29%) ITIL
2 17 (28.81%) Windows
2 17 (28.81%) Change Management
3 16 (27.12%) Incident Management
3 16 (27.12%) Microsoft
4 13 (22.03%) Service Management
5 12 (20.34%) 2G
5 12 (20.34%) Amdocs
5 12 (20.34%) UMTS
5 12 (20.34%) 3G
5 12 (20.34%) GPRS
5 12 (20.34%) GSM
6 11 (18.64%) MS Office
6 11 (18.64%) ITSM
6 11 (18.64%) LTE
7 10 (16.95%) Fault Management
8 9 (15.25%) Network Architecture
8 9 (15.25%) Problem Management
8 9 (15.25%) Service Continuity Management
8 9 (15.25%) Finance
8 9 (15.25%) Telecoms
9 8 (13.56%) Legal
9 8 (13.56%) NHS
9 8 (13.56%) Windows 7
10 7 (11.86%) HSPA
10 7 (11.86%) Release Management
10 7 (11.86%) QA
10 7 (11.86%) Active Directory
10 7 (11.86%) VMware
10 7 (11.86%) Law

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (5.08%) IIS
1 3 (5.08%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.39%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.69%) Apache
Applications
1 11 (18.64%) MS Office
2 3 (5.08%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 12 (20.34%) GPRS
1 12 (20.34%) GSM
1 12 (20.34%) UMTS
1 12 (20.34%) 3G
1 12 (20.34%) 2G
2 11 (18.64%) LTE
3 7 (11.86%) HSPA
4 6 (10.17%) Radio Access Network
5 3 (5.08%) Firewall
5 3 (5.08%) Internet
6 2 (3.39%) DNS
6 2 (3.39%) LAN
6 2 (3.39%) WAN
7 1 (1.69%) DHCP
7 1 (1.69%) Ethernet
7 1 (1.69%) TCP/IP
7 1 (1.69%) SDH
7 1 (1.69%) SAN
7 1 (1.69%) VoIP
7 1 (1.69%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.47%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.69%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (1.69%) MS Access
2 1 (1.69%) MySQL
General
1 9 (15.25%) Telecoms
1 9 (15.25%) Finance
2 8 (13.56%) Legal
3 7 (11.86%) Law
Job Titles
1 26 (44.07%) Analyst
2 17 (28.81%) Service Analyst
3 14 (23.73%) Service Desk Analyst
4 9 (15.25%) Support Engineer
5 8 (13.56%) 2nd Line Support
5 8 (13.56%) Support Analyst
5 8 (13.56%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (5.08%) IT Services Manager
6 3 (5.08%) IT Operations Manager
6 3 (5.08%) Technical Support Consultant
6 3 (5.08%) Service Desk Technician
6 3 (5.08%) Service Operations Manager
6 3 (5.08%) Technical Support
6 3 (5.08%) 1st Line Support
6 3 (5.08%) Architect
6 3 (5.08%) Technical Architect
6 3 (5.08%) Consultant
6 3 (5.08%) Support Consultant
6 3 (5.08%) Applications Support
6 3 (5.08%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.08%) Web Services
1 3 (5.08%) XML
2 2 (3.39%) .NET
2 2 (3.39%) Application Packaging
3 1 (1.69%) SOAP
3 1 (1.69%) ODBC
3 1 (1.69%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.56%) NHS
2 3 (5.08%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.39%) Replication
3 2 (3.39%) iPad
4 1 (1.69%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.69%) Reference Data
4 1 (1.69%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.69%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 17 (28.81%) Windows
2 8 (13.56%) Windows 7
3 4 (6.78%) Windows XP
4 3 (5.08%) Windows 8
5 2 (3.39%) Windows Vista
5 2 (3.39%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (3.39%) Linux
6 1 (1.69%) UNIX
6 1 (1.69%) Solaris
6 1 (1.69%) CentOS
6 1 (1.69%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.69%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (37.29%) ITIL
2 17 (28.81%) Change Management
3 16 (27.12%) Incident Management
4 13 (22.03%) Service Management
5 11 (18.64%) ITSM
6 10 (16.95%) Fault Management
7 9 (15.25%) Problem Management
7 9 (15.25%) Network Architecture
7 9 (15.25%) Service Continuity Management
8 7 (11.86%) Release Management
8 7 (11.86%) Project Management
9 6 (10.17%) Configuration Management
9 6 (10.17%) Performance Management
9 6 (10.17%) Trend Analysis
9 6 (10.17%) Business Analysis
9 6 (10.17%) Capacity Management
10 5 (8.47%) Stakeholder Management
11 3 (5.08%) Service Delivery
11 3 (5.08%) CRM
11 3 (5.08%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.78%) SQL
2 2 (3.39%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.69%) ABAP
3 1 (1.69%) VBA
3 1 (1.69%) Python
3 1 (1.69%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.69%) Perl
3 1 (1.69%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (5.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (3.39%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.69%) APMP
3 1 (1.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (1.69%) MCSE
3 1 (1.69%) CCNA
3 1 (1.69%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.69%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (1.69%) MCITP
3 1 (1.69%) Degree
3 1 (1.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.86%) QA
2 6 (10.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (11.86%) Active Directory
2 5 (8.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.69%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.69%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (1.69%) DameWare
1 1 (1.69%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 16 (27.12%) Microsoft
2 12 (20.34%) Amdocs
3 7 (11.86%) VMware
4 2 (3.39%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 2 (3.39%) Citrix
4 2 (3.39%) Ericsson
5 1 (1.69%) Veritas
5 1 (1.69%) Mapinfo
5 1 (1.69%) Sun
5 1 (1.69%) HP
5 1 (1.69%) Dell
5 1 (1.69%) Splunk
5 1 (1.69%) Oracle
5 1 (1.69%) SAP
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