The table below looks at the statistics for SLA skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 24 June 2016 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
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 29 46 45
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -1
Contract jobs citing SLA 132 25 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 8.20% 3.04% 1.65%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 50.00% 30.49% 22.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 9 7
Median daily rate £280 £263 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -36.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £250 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £477 £288 £458
UK excluding London median daily rate £298 £300 £278
% change year-on-year
-0.83% +7.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 5 0
Median hourly rate £27.00 £15.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+80.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £17.40
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -10.91%
SLA
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 North East region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
264 82 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 16.40% 9.96% 7.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 187 53 29
Median daily rate £281 £373 £359
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.49% +3.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £263 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £501 £454
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 6 1
Median hourly rate £28.00 £16.50 £13.11
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+69.69% +25.85%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £25.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+14.00% +19.04%

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North East region citing SLA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

SLA Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

SLA
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

SLA Daily Rate Trend in the North East

SLA
Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SLA across the North East region over the 3 months to 24 June 2016.

SLA Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

SLA
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

SLA Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

SLA
Hourly Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SLA across the North East region over the 3 months to 24 June 2016.

SLA Hourly Rate Histogram in the North East

SLA
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SLA within the North East region over the 3 months to 24 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Tyne and Wear +9 130 £280 +6.66% 2
Durham +6 2 - -
SLA
England

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 24 June 2016, 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 North East region with a requirement for SLA.

1 99 (70.71%) ITIL
2 91 (65.00%) HP
3 72 (51.43%) Security Cleared
4 71 (50.71%) Incident Management
5 66 (47.14%) Windows
6 64 (45.71%) Oracle
7 63 (45.00%) SC Cleared
8 62 (44.29%) Service Delivery
9 58 (41.43%) Unix
10 56 (40.00%) AIX
11 55 (39.29%) Root Cause Analysis
12 54 (38.57%) Problem Management
12 54 (38.57%) Linux
13 53 (37.86%) Change Management
14 51 (36.43%) SAN
15 48 (34.29%) Windows Server
16 43 (30.71%) Microsoft
17 37 (26.43%) BPSS Clearance
17 37 (26.43%) ServiceNow
18 35 (25.00%) Solaris
18 35 (25.00%) Clustering
19 32 (22.86%) High Availability
20 31 (22.14%) SQL Server
20 31 (22.14%) Red Hat
21 30 (21.43%) QMS
22 29 (20.71%) SQL
23 28 (20.00%) CA
23 28 (20.00%) EMC NetWorker
24 27 (19.29%) Degree
24 27 (19.29%) Management Information System

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in the North East 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:

Application Platforms
1 19 (13.57%) WebLogic
2 7 (5.00%) IBM Notes
2 7 (5.00%) iPlanet
3 6 (4.29%) Apache
3 6 (4.29%) IIS
3 6 (4.29%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.14%) MQSeries
4 3 (2.14%) OpenStack
5 2 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.43%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.43%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (1.43%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (0.71%) CICS
6 1 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.71%) WebSphere
Applications
1 22 (15.71%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.43%) MS Office
3 1 (0.71%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.14%) HP Helion
2 1 (0.71%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 51 (36.43%) SAN
2 16 (11.43%) TCP/IP
3 15 (10.71%) DHCP
3 15 (10.71%) DNS
4 13 (9.29%) Firewall
5 7 (5.00%) 3G
5 7 (5.00%) BIG-IP
6 6 (4.29%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (2.14%) LDAP
8 2 (1.43%) FTP
8 2 (1.43%) NAS
8 2 (1.43%) SMS
8 2 (1.43%) SSH
9 1 (0.71%) 2G
9 1 (0.71%) ATM
9 1 (0.71%) HTTP
9 1 (0.71%) IP Telephony
9 1 (0.71%) Network Security
9 1 (0.71%) RNC
9 1 (0.71%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (22.14%) SQL Server
2 18 (12.86%) DB2
3 7 (5.00%) Oracle Database
3 7 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (4.29%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
4 6 (4.29%) SQL Server 2000
4 6 (4.29%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (3.57%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (1.43%) Big Data
7 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (4.29%) MSI
1 6 (4.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 2 (1.43%) Finance
1 2 (1.43%) Telecoms
2 1 (0.71%) Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (14.29%) Administrator
1 20 (14.29%) Support Engineer
2 14 (10.00%) Linux Engineer
3 13 (9.29%) Support Specialist
4 11 (7.86%) Linux Administrator
5 10 (7.14%) Linux Support
6 8 (5.71%) 2nd Line Support
6 8 (5.71%) Desktop Support
7 7 (5.00%) Architect
7 7 (5.00%) Linux Support Engineer
7 7 (5.00%) Server Support
7 7 (5.00%) Wintel Support
8 6 (4.29%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
8 6 (4.29%) 3rd Line Support
8 6 (4.29%) DBA
8 6 (4.29%) Field Engineer
8 6 (4.29%) IT Support
8 6 (4.29%) Solaris Administrator
8 6 (4.29%) SQL DBA
9 5 (3.57%) 3rd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (8.57%) Middleware
2 7 (5.00%) JSP
3 6 (4.29%) J2EE
4 4 (2.86%) ADO
5 3 (2.14%) SAP Basis
6 2 (1.43%) Oracle GoldenGate
6 2 (1.43%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 35 (25.00%) Clustering
2 27 (19.29%) Management Information System
3 22 (15.71%) Computer Science
4 15 (10.71%) Mainframe
5 10 (7.14%) CMDB
6 7 (5.00%) Fat Client
6 7 (5.00%) Thin Client
7 6 (4.29%) Replication
7 6 (4.29%) User Experience
8 5 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (3.57%) IVR
9 3 (2.14%) AS400
9 3 (2.14%) Hybrid Cloud
9 3 (2.14%) Tandem
10 2 (1.43%) Grid Computing
10 2 (1.43%) HP Storage
10 2 (1.43%) HP StoreVirtual
10 2 (1.43%) IBM Mainframe
11 1 (0.71%) Digital Media
11 1 (0.71%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 66 (47.14%) Windows
2 58 (41.43%) Unix
3 56 (40.00%) AIX
4 54 (38.57%) Linux
5 48 (34.29%) Windows Server
6 35 (25.00%) Solaris
7 25 (17.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 17 (12.14%) Windows Server 2008
9 12 (8.57%) Windows 7
10 10 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (2.14%) HPUX
12 2 (1.43%) Windows 8
12 2 (1.43%) zOS
13 1 (0.71%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.71%) Windows 10
13 1 (0.71%) Windows Server 2012
13 1 (0.71%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (70.71%) ITIL
2 71 (50.71%) Incident Management
3 62 (44.29%) Service Delivery
4 55 (39.29%) Root Cause Analysis
5 54 (38.57%) Problem Management
6 53 (37.86%) Change Management
7 32 (22.86%) High Availability
8 30 (21.43%) QMS
9 25 (17.86%) Release Management
10 24 (17.14%) Configuration Management
10 24 (17.14%) Escalation Management
11 23 (16.43%) ITIL V3
11 23 (16.43%) Quality Management
12 18 (12.86%) Mentoring
13 16 (11.43%) E-Commerce
14 15 (10.71%) Knowledge Management
15 12 (8.57%) Disaster Recovery
15 12 (8.57%) Performance Management
15 12 (8.57%) SOA
16 11 (7.86%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 29 (20.71%) SQL
2 16 (11.43%) Perl
2 16 (11.43%) Shell Script
2 16 (11.43%) VB
3 10 (7.14%) Java
4 6 (4.29%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.71%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.71%) PHP
Qualifications
1 72 (51.43%) Security Cleared
2 63 (45.00%) SC Cleared
3 37 (26.43%) BPSS Clearance
4 27 (19.29%) Degree
5 21 (15.00%) AAT
6 20 (14.29%) RHCE
7 17 (12.14%) Microsoft Certification
8 8 (5.71%) DV Cleared
8 8 (5.71%) MCDBA
9 6 (4.29%) MCSE
10 5 (3.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 3 (2.14%) CCNA
11 3 (2.14%) CCNP
11 3 (2.14%) Cisco Certification
11 3 (2.14%) MCP
12 2 (1.43%) Six Sigma Black Belt
12 2 (1.43%) Six Sigma Green Belt
13 1 (0.71%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (16.43%) ISO 9001
2 20 (14.29%) Disclosure Scotland
3 7 (5.00%) JSP 440
System Software
1 23 (16.43%) Oracle RAC
2 20 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 20 (14.29%) KVM
3 14 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (7.14%) Firmware
4 10 (7.14%) Microsoft App-V
5 9 (6.43%) XenApp
6 6 (4.29%) Terminal Services
7 2 (1.43%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 1 (0.71%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.71%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 28 (20.00%) EMC NetWorker
2 16 (11.43%) Tivoli
3 14 (10.00%) MOM
4 13 (9.29%) HP SiteScope
5 12 (8.57%) OpenView
5 12 (8.57%) Perfmon
6 7 (5.00%) SCCM
6 7 (5.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 6 (4.29%) Microsoft Clustering
7 6 (4.29%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 4 (2.86%) HP SIM
8 4 (2.86%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 2 (1.43%) BMC PATROL
9 2 (1.43%) HP Data Protector
9 2 (1.43%) NetBackup
10 1 (0.71%) OVSD
Vendors
1 91 (65.00%) HP
2 64 (45.71%) Oracle
3 43 (30.71%) Microsoft
4 37 (26.43%) ServiceNow
5 31 (22.14%) Red Hat
6 28 (20.00%) CA
7 24 (17.14%) EMC
8 19 (13.57%) Citrix
8 19 (13.57%) VMware
9 16 (11.43%) BMC
9 16 (11.43%) IBM
10 11 (7.86%) Cisco
11 7 (5.00%) BEA
11 7 (5.00%) F5
11 7 (5.00%) Lotus
11 7 (5.00%) Sun
12 6 (4.29%) SAP
13 5 (3.57%) Meridio
14 4 (2.86%) AppSense
14 4 (2.86%) ThinPrint
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Experis Ltd
Rate: £280.00 - £296 per day
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