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 28 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 10 19 28
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +9
Contract jobs citing SLA 20 10 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 12.20% 5.41% 3.16%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 80.00% 43.48% 35.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 3 4
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.96% +26.19%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 1
Average hourly rate £11.50 £26.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.60% +51.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.13 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-6.97% +11.20%
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
25 23 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 15.24% 12.43% 8.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 11 10
Average daily rate £175 £325 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-46.15% +7.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £225 £207
10% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £350 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 1
Average hourly rate £11.50 £26.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.60% +51.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.55 £21.00 £18.25
% change year-on-year
+2.61% +15.06%

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
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 28 May 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 +3 3 £118 -55.66% 1
SLA
East of England

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Norfolk

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 21 (80.77%) SQL
1 21 (80.77%) Windows
1 21 (80.77%) Windows 7
2 20 (76.92%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (73.08%) CRM
3 19 (73.08%) Citrix
4 17 (65.38%) HP
4 17 (65.38%) Symantec
4 17 (65.38%) SAP
4 17 (65.38%) VMware
4 17 (65.38%) Backup Exec
4 17 (65.38%) Xen
5 16 (61.54%) Dynamics CRM
5 16 (61.54%) Windows Server 2003
5 16 (61.54%) SAN
5 16 (61.54%) Hitachi
6 14 (53.85%) SharePoint
7 13 (50.00%) BizTalk Server
8 10 (38.46%) Active Directory
9 7 (26.92%) Microsoft
9 7 (26.92%) ITIL
10 6 (23.08%) Security Cleared
10 6 (23.08%) SAP CRM
11 5 (19.23%) Finance
11 5 (19.23%) VMware Infrastructure
12 4 (15.38%) Degree
12 4 (15.38%) Process Management
12 4 (15.38%) SC Cleared
12 4 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
13 3 (11.54%) Service Delivery

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Norfolk by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 (53.85%) SharePoint
2 13 (50.00%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (7.69%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (7.69%) MS Office
1 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 16 (61.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (23.08%) SAP CRM
Communications & Networking
1 16 (61.54%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
1 1 (3.85%) PerformancePoint
1 1 (3.85%) DTS
1 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (3.85%) CorVu
General
1 5 (19.23%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (53.85%) Operations Engineer
2 7 (26.92%) Analyst
3 4 (15.38%) Administrator
3 4 (15.38%) Systems Administrator
3 4 (15.38%) Senior Operations Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Support Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Support Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Service Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Technical Specialist
5 2 (7.69%) Desktop Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Desktop Support
5 2 (7.69%) IT Support
6 1 (3.85%) Wintel Technical Specialist
6 1 (3.85%) Citrix Technical Specialist
6 1 (3.85%) Wintel Specialist
6 1 (3.85%) Systems Support
6 1 (3.85%) Business Intelligence Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.69%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.69%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 21 (80.77%) Windows
1 21 (80.77%) Windows 7
2 20 (76.92%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (61.54%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (7.69%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (73.08%) CRM
2 7 (26.92%) ITIL
3 4 (15.38%) Process Management
4 3 (11.54%) Service Delivery
5 2 (7.69%) Validation
5 2 (7.69%) Service Management
5 2 (7.69%) Change Management
5 2 (7.69%) Problem Management
5 2 (7.69%) Incident Management
5 2 (7.69%) Knowledge Management
5 2 (7.69%) Configuration Management
5 2 (7.69%) PRINCE
5 2 (7.69%) E-Commerce
5 2 (7.69%) Coaching
5 2 (7.69%) ITIL V3
6 1 (3.85%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (3.85%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 21 (80.77%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (23.08%) Security Cleared
2 4 (15.38%) Degree
2 4 (15.38%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.85%) MCP
3 1 (3.85%) A+ Certification
3 1 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 17 (65.38%) Xen
2 10 (38.46%) Active Directory
3 5 (19.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 17 (65.38%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 19 (73.08%) Citrix
2 17 (65.38%) HP
2 17 (65.38%) Symantec
2 17 (65.38%) SAP
2 17 (65.38%) VMware
3 16 (61.54%) Hitachi
4 7 (26.92%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.85%) Spiceworks
5 1 (3.85%) Cognos
5 1 (3.85%) Business Objects
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