The table below looks at the statistics for SLA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 25 39 29
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -10
Contract jobs citing SLA 13 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 4.21% 1.32% 3.54%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 56.52% 14.29% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 2
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£343 £388 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.61% +29.16%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £304 £281
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £14.25 £12.43
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +14.68%
SLA
East Midlands

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 Leicestershire region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
23 28 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 7.44% 9.27% 10.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 9 3
Average daily rate £323 £320 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.78% +6.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £368 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.40% +11.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 11
Average hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £16.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+15.62% -20.00%

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SLA across the Leicestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

SLA Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

SLA
Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SLA across the Leicestershire region.

SLA Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

SLA
Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SLA across the Leicestershire region.

SLA Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

SLA
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SLA within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester +11 10 £343 -13.01% 4
SLA
East Midlands

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 6 (42.86%) Shell Script
1 6 (42.86%) Linux
1 6 (42.86%) Problem Management
1 6 (42.86%) DataPower
1 6 (42.86%) Bash Shell
2 5 (35.71%) HPUX
2 5 (35.71%) SQL
2 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
3 4 (28.57%) Statistics
3 4 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (21.43%) High Availability
4 3 (21.43%) Windows
4 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
5 1 (7.14%) Nortel
5 1 (7.14%) Ericsson
5 1 (7.14%) Nokia
5 1 (7.14%) MVS
5 1 (7.14%) Control-M
5 1 (7.14%) C
5 1 (7.14%) UNIX
5 1 (7.14%) ETL
5 1 (7.14%) JCL
5 1 (7.14%) 3G
5 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
5 1 (7.14%) Mainframe
5 1 (7.14%) Banking
5 1 (7.14%) Multimedia
5 1 (7.14%) Huawei
5 1 (7.14%) NEC

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) 3G
1 1 (7.14%) 2G
1 1 (7.14%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (7.14%) Banking
1 1 (7.14%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Analyst
1 6 (42.86%) Messaging Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) SQL DBA
2 4 (28.57%) DBA
3 1 (7.14%) Field Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Team Leader
3 1 (7.14%) Support Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Technician
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) DataPower
2 4 (28.57%) Statistics
3 1 (7.14%) CMDB
3 1 (7.14%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (7.14%) Mainframe
3 1 (7.14%) Clustering
3 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (42.86%) Linux
2 5 (35.71%) HPUX
3 3 (21.43%) Windows
4 1 (7.14%) UNIX
4 1 (7.14%) MVS
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Problem Management
2 4 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (21.43%) High Availability
4 1 (7.14%) ETL
4 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) Shell Script
1 6 (42.86%) Bash Shell
2 5 (35.71%) SQL
3 1 (7.14%) C
3 1 (7.14%) JCL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Control-M
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) Nortel
1 1 (7.14%) Ericsson
1 1 (7.14%) Nokia
1 1 (7.14%) NEC
1 1 (7.14%) Huawei
Leicester
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 21 days ago