The table below looks at the statistics for SLA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Norfolk region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 11 24 19
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -5
Contract jobs citing SLA 25 10 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 13.30% 4.52% 5.14%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 78.13% 35.71% 40.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 3 7
Average daily rate
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£165 £265 £215
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.73% +23.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £125 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £265 £225
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £303
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 1
Average hourly rate £57.00 £26.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+115.09% +51.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +12.90%
SLA
East of England

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 Norfolk region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Norfolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
32 28 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 17.02% 12.67% 12.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 17 16
Average daily rate £175 £325 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-46.15% +5.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £225 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £410 £369
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 1
Average hourly rate £57.00 £26.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+115.09% +51.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.15 £20.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+3.14% +10.81%

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in Norfolk

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

SLA Jobs Demand Trend in Norfolk

SLA
Daily Rate Trend in Norfolk

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

SLA Daily Rate Trend in Norfolk

SLA
Hourly Rate Trend in Norfolk

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

SLA Hourly Rate Trend in Norfolk

SLA
Hourly Rate Histogram in Norfolk

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SLA across the Norfolk region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

SLA Hourly Rate Histogram in Norfolk

SLA
Contract Job Locations in Norfolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SLA within the Norfolk region over the 3 months to 3 July 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
Norwich +9 7 £130 -50.94%
SLA
East of England

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Norfolk

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Norfolk 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 23 (76.67%) Windows
2 22 (73.33%) SQL
2 22 (73.33%) Windows 7
3 21 (70.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (63.33%) CRM
4 19 (63.33%) Citrix
5 18 (60.00%) Symantec
5 18 (60.00%) SAP
5 18 (60.00%) Xen
5 18 (60.00%) VMware
5 18 (60.00%) Backup Exec
6 17 (56.67%) Dynamics CRM
6 17 (56.67%) HP
6 17 (56.67%) SAN
6 17 (56.67%) Hitachi
7 16 (53.33%) Windows Server 2003
8 14 (46.67%) SharePoint
9 13 (43.33%) BizTalk Server
10 10 (33.33%) ITIL
11 9 (30.00%) Active Directory
12 8 (26.67%) Microsoft
13 7 (23.33%) SAP CRM
14 6 (20.00%) Security Cleared
15 5 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
15 5 (16.67%) Finance
15 5 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
16 4 (13.33%) SC Cleared
16 4 (13.33%) Degree
16 4 (13.33%) Process Management
16 4 (13.33%) Analytical Skills

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Norfolk by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Norfolk 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 14 (46.67%) SharePoint
2 13 (43.33%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (3.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (10.00%) MS Office
2 3 (10.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 17 (56.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (23.33%) SAP CRM
Communications & Networking
1 17 (56.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.33%) CorVu
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (3.33%) PerformancePoint
1 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
General
1 5 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (46.67%) Operations Engineer
2 11 (36.67%) Analyst
3 7 (23.33%) Service Analyst
3 7 (23.33%) Service Desk Analyst
4 4 (13.33%) Support Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Administrator
4 4 (13.33%) Systems Administrator
4 4 (13.33%) Senior Operations Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Support Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Desktop Support
6 2 (6.67%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) IT Support
6 2 (6.67%) Desktop Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Citrix Specialist
7 1 (3.33%) IT Support Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Technical Specialist
7 1 (3.33%) Senior Support Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.33%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 23 (76.67%) Windows
2 22 (73.33%) Windows 7
3 21 (70.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (53.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (3.33%) UNIX
5 1 (3.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (63.33%) CRM
2 10 (33.33%) ITIL
3 4 (13.33%) Process Management
4 2 (6.67%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.33%) Change Management
5 1 (3.33%) Validation
5 1 (3.33%) Knowledge Management
5 1 (3.33%) Incident Management
5 1 (3.33%) Problem Management
5 1 (3.33%) ITIL V3
5 1 (3.33%) Coaching
5 1 (3.33%) E-Commerce
5 1 (3.33%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (3.33%) PRINCE
5 1 (3.33%) Configuration Management
5 1 (3.33%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (73.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (13.33%) Degree
2 4 (13.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.33%) MCP
3 1 (3.33%) A+ Certification
3 1 (3.33%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 18 (60.00%) Xen
2 9 (30.00%) Active Directory
3 5 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 18 (60.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 19 (63.33%) Citrix
2 18 (60.00%) Symantec
2 18 (60.00%) VMware
2 18 (60.00%) SAP
3 17 (56.67%) Hitachi
3 17 (56.67%) HP
4 8 (26.67%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.33%) Business Objects
5 1 (3.33%) Cognos
5 1 (3.33%) Spiceworks