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 26 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
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 20 21 28
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +7
Contract jobs citing SLA 6 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 3.37% 3.50% 2.67%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 28.57% 71.43% 55.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 5
Average daily rate
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£181 £90 £235
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+101.38% -61.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £90 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £90 £241
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
- +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £12.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £12.43
% change year-on-year
-3.57% +12.67%
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
21 7 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 11.80% 4.90% 4.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 3 7
Average daily rate £368 £90 £235
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+308.33% -61.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £179 £90 £182
10% offered a daily rate of more than £399 £228 £261
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £370 £330
% change year-on-year
+2.70% +12.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 £12.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+87.50% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £16.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+17.18% -28.88%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Norfolk

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SLA across the Norfolk region over the 3 months to 26 February 2015.

SLA Daily Rate Histogram 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
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 26 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -1 3 £274 +204.16% 1
SLA
East of England

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Norfolk

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 10 (83.33%) ITIL
2 8 (66.67%) SQL
2 8 (66.67%) Windows
2 8 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 7 (58.33%) E-Commerce
3 7 (58.33%) CRM
3 7 (58.33%) Configuration Management
3 7 (58.33%) Service Delivery
3 7 (58.33%) Change Management
3 7 (58.33%) Knowledge Management
3 7 (58.33%) Incident Management
3 7 (58.33%) CMDB
3 7 (58.33%) Problem Management
3 7 (58.33%) ITIL V3
4 6 (50.00%) HP
4 6 (50.00%) Citrix
5 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
5 5 (41.67%) Management Information System
6 4 (33.33%) Middleware
6 4 (33.33%) Oracle
6 4 (33.33%) IBM Notes
6 4 (33.33%) Apache
6 4 (33.33%) Lotus
6 4 (33.33%) Terminal Services
6 4 (33.33%) OpenView
6 4 (33.33%) IIS
7 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
7 3 (25.00%) LDAP
7 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (25.00%) Windows 7

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Norfolk by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 4 (33.33%) IIS
1 4 (33.33%) IBM Notes
1 4 (33.33%) Apache
2 2 (16.67%) WebSphere
3 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) LDAP
2 1 (8.33%) DHCP
2 1 (8.33%) DNS
2 1 (8.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) DTS
2 1 (8.33%) CorVu
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (8.33%) PerformancePoint
2 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MSI
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Support Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Desktop Support
3 2 (16.67%) Technical Specialist
3 2 (16.67%) Desktop Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Wintel Support
4 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Citrix Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) IT Support
4 1 (8.33%) Wintel Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) Wintel Technical Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) Citrix Technical Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Service Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) Middleware
2 2 (16.67%) .NET
3 1 (8.33%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (58.33%) CMDB
2 5 (41.67%) Management Information System
3 2 (16.67%) Mathematics
4 1 (8.33%) Mainframe
4 1 (8.33%) AS400
4 1 (8.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 8 (66.67%) Windows
2 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (16.67%) UNIX
4 1 (8.33%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) ITIL
2 7 (58.33%) CRM
2 7 (58.33%) E-Commerce
2 7 (58.33%) Configuration Management
2 7 (58.33%) Service Delivery
2 7 (58.33%) Change Management
2 7 (58.33%) Knowledge Management
2 7 (58.33%) Incident Management
2 7 (58.33%) Problem Management
2 7 (58.33%) ITIL V3
3 2 (16.67%) Coaching
3 2 (16.67%) Validation
3 2 (16.67%) PRINCE
3 2 (16.67%) Service Management
4 1 (8.33%) Workflow
4 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (8.33%) MCP
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 8 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (33.33%) Terminal Services
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) OpenView
2 2 (16.67%) Tivoli
2 2 (16.67%) HP SIM
3 1 (8.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (8.33%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) HP
1 6 (50.00%) Citrix
2 4 (33.33%) Lotus
2 4 (33.33%) Oracle
3 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (8.33%) Business Objects
4 1 (8.33%) Cognos
4 1 (8.33%) EMC
4 1 (8.33%) VMware
4 1 (8.33%) LANDesk