The table below looks at the statistics for SLA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 23 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
East Midlands / Leicestershire
Rank 34 41 31
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -10
Contract jobs citing SLA 4 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 1.69% 1.79% 0.38%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 23.53% 20.83% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £125 - £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £275
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £10.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £18.25 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-9.58% +30.35%

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
17 24 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 7.17% 8.60% 4.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 10 7
Median daily rate £338 £265 £203
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.35% +30.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £180 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £330 £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £10.00 £40.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-75.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.48 £42.00 £23.25
% change year-on-year
-46.48% +80.64%

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Leicestershire region citing SLA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SLA within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester +12 1 - -
Hinckley - 1 £125 - 1
SLA
East Midlands

SLA
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 23 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 Leicestershire region with a requirement for SLA.

1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (40.00%) Nortel
1 2 (40.00%) Ericsson
1 2 (40.00%) Nokia
1 2 (40.00%) 3G
1 2 (40.00%) RNC
1 2 (40.00%) Huawei
1 2 (40.00%) NEC
1 2 (40.00%) 2G
2 1 (20.00%) Service Management
2 1 (20.00%) Financial Institution
2 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Advertising
2 1 (20.00%) Retail
2 1 (20.00%) Time Management
2 1 (20.00%) EPoS

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire 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:

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) 2G
1 2 (40.00%) 3G
1 2 (40.00%) RNC
General
1 1 (20.00%) Advertising
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Financial Institution
1 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Field Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) EPoS Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) EPoS Installation Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) EPoS Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) IT Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) IT Support
2 1 (20.00%) IT Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Service Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) EPoS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Service Management
1 1 (20.00%) Time Management
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Ericsson
1 2 (40.00%) Huawei
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (40.00%) NEC
1 2 (40.00%) Nokia
1 2 (40.00%) Nortel