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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 26 70 45
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -25
Contract jobs citing SLA 98 18 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 7.93% 1.74% 3.00%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 46.23% 16.67% 23.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 8 15
Median daily rate £265 £263 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.95% -41.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £217 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £294 £509
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £300 £260
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 2
Median hourly rate £19.15 £15.00 £13.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.66% +8.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.45 £13.00 £11.56
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.65 £22.20 £16.04
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.18 £15.77 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-10.11% -4.42%
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
212 108 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 17.15% 10.41% 12.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 86 65
Median daily rate £280 £475 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.05% +21.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £263 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £625 £532
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £409 £380
% change year-on-year
-2.14% +7.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 4 5
Median hourly rate £28.00 £17.00 £17.68
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+64.70% -3.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.10 £14.00 £13.11
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £19.80 £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £24.00 £19.75
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +21.51%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +27 92 £263 - 3
Durham - 4 - - 1
SLA
England

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 142 (71.72%) ITIL
2 122 (61.62%) HP
3 101 (51.01%) Incident Management
4 97 (48.99%) Windows
5 96 (48.48%) Security Cleared
6 92 (46.46%) Service Delivery
7 91 (45.96%) Oracle
8 89 (44.95%) Unix
9 84 (42.42%) AIX
10 82 (41.41%) SC Cleared
10 82 (41.41%) Root Cause Analysis
11 77 (38.89%) Problem Management
11 77 (38.89%) Change Management
12 74 (37.37%) Windows Server
13 72 (36.36%) Linux
14 68 (34.34%) SAN
15 67 (33.84%) Microsoft
16 58 (29.29%) ServiceNow
17 55 (27.78%) BPSS Clearance
17 55 (27.78%) Solaris
18 47 (23.74%) Clustering
18 47 (23.74%) High Availability
19 46 (23.23%) QMS
20 45 (22.73%) CA
21 42 (21.21%) Release Management
22 41 (20.71%) Red Hat
22 41 (20.71%) SQL Server
23 40 (20.20%) SQL
23 40 (20.20%) Quality Management
24 39 (19.70%) ISO 9001

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 29 (14.65%) WebLogic
2 10 (5.05%) Apache
2 10 (5.05%) IBM Notes
3 9 (4.55%) IIS
4 7 (3.54%) iPlanet
5 5 (2.53%) SharePoint
6 4 (2.02%) OpenStack
7 3 (1.52%) MQSeries
8 2 (1.01%) Oracle Workflow
8 2 (1.01%) WebLogic Portal
9 1 (0.51%) CICS
9 1 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.51%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.51%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.51%) WebSphere
Applications
1 28 (14.14%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.02%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.52%) HP Helion
2 2 (1.01%) Office 365
3 1 (0.51%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.51%) DigitalOcean
3 1 (0.51%) GitHub
3 1 (0.51%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.51%) Linode
Communications & Networking
1 68 (34.34%) SAN
2 23 (11.62%) TCP/IP
3 20 (10.10%) DHCP
3 20 (10.10%) DNS
4 16 (8.08%) Firewall
5 7 (3.54%) BIG-IP
6 6 (3.03%) 3G
6 6 (3.03%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (1.52%) LDAP
8 2 (1.01%) FTP
8 2 (1.01%) NAS
8 2 (1.01%) SMS
8 2 (1.01%) SSH
8 2 (1.01%) VoIP
9 1 (0.51%) Ethernet
9 1 (0.51%) HTTP
9 1 (0.51%) Internet
9 1 (0.51%) IP Telephony
9 1 (0.51%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (20.71%) SQL Server
2 24 (12.12%) DB2
3 7 (3.54%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (3.54%) Oracle Database
4 6 (3.03%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
4 6 (3.03%) SQL Server 2000
4 6 (3.03%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (2.53%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (1.01%) Big Data
6 2 (1.01%) MySQL
7 1 (0.51%) DataStage
7 1 (0.51%) IBM InfoSphere
7 1 (0.51%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (4.55%) MSI
2 6 (3.03%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.51%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.51%) GitLab
3 1 (0.51%) Subversion
3 1 (0.51%) Vagrant
General
1 2 (1.01%) Finance
2 1 (0.51%) Banking
Job Titles
1 32 (16.16%) Support Engineer
2 31 (15.66%) Administrator
3 22 (11.11%) Support Specialist
4 18 (9.09%) Linux Engineer
5 15 (7.58%) Linux Administrator
5 15 (7.58%) Linux Support
6 11 (5.56%) Server Support
7 10 (5.05%) Systems Administrator
7 10 (5.05%) Unix Engineer
7 10 (5.05%) Unix Support
8 9 (4.55%) AIX Engineer
8 9 (4.55%) Linux Support Engineer
8 9 (4.55%) Solaris Administrator
9 8 (4.04%) 2nd Line Support
9 8 (4.04%) AIX Support
9 8 (4.04%) Desktop Support
9 8 (4.04%) Solaris Engineer
9 8 (4.04%) Unix Support Engineer
10 7 (3.54%) Architect
10 7 (3.54%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (11.11%) Middleware
2 7 (3.54%) JSP
3 6 (3.03%) J2EE
4 4 (2.02%) ADO
5 3 (1.52%) SAP Basis
6 2 (1.01%) CSS
6 2 (1.01%) Oracle GoldenGate
6 2 (1.01%) Web Services
7 1 (0.51%) ActiveMQ
7 1 (0.51%) LAMP
7 1 (0.51%) LAPP Stack
7 1 (0.51%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 47 (23.74%) Clustering
2 35 (17.68%) Management Information System
3 31 (15.66%) Computer Science
4 16 (8.08%) Mainframe
5 13 (6.57%) CMDB
6 7 (3.54%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (3.54%) User Experience
7 6 (3.03%) Fat Client
7 6 (3.03%) Replication
7 6 (3.03%) Thin Client
8 5 (2.53%) IVR
9 4 (2.02%) AS400
9 4 (2.02%) Tandem
10 3 (1.52%) Hybrid Cloud
11 2 (1.01%) Grid Computing
11 2 (1.01%) HP Storage
11 2 (1.01%) HP StoreVirtual
11 2 (1.01%) IBM Mainframe
11 2 (1.01%) Virtual Team
12 1 (0.51%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 97 (48.99%) Windows
2 89 (44.95%) Unix
3 84 (42.42%) AIX
4 74 (37.37%) Windows Server
5 72 (36.36%) Linux
6 55 (27.78%) Solaris
7 36 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 18 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
9 15 (7.58%) Windows 7
10 9 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (2.53%) Windows 8
12 4 (2.02%) Windows 10
13 3 (1.52%) HPUX
14 2 (1.01%) zOS
15 1 (0.51%) Android
15 1 (0.51%) Apple iOS
15 1 (0.51%) CentOS
15 1 (0.51%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 142 (71.72%) ITIL
2 101 (51.01%) Incident Management
3 92 (46.46%) Service Delivery
4 82 (41.41%) Root Cause Analysis
5 77 (38.89%) Change Management
5 77 (38.89%) Problem Management
6 47 (23.74%) High Availability
7 46 (23.23%) QMS
8 42 (21.21%) Release Management
9 40 (20.20%) Quality Management
10 33 (16.67%) Configuration Management
11 28 (14.14%) Compliance Management
12 27 (13.64%) Escalation Management
13 26 (13.13%) ITIL V3
14 24 (12.12%) Mentoring
15 22 (11.11%) SOA
16 19 (9.60%) E-Commerce
17 18 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
17 18 (9.09%) Knowledge Management
18 16 (8.08%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 40 (20.20%) SQL
2 22 (11.11%) Perl
2 22 (11.11%) Shell Script
2 22 (11.11%) VB
3 11 (5.56%) Java
4 6 (3.03%) T-SQL
5 5 (2.53%) C
6 2 (1.01%) PHP
7 1 (0.51%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.51%) Jython
7 1 (0.51%) Python
7 1 (0.51%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 96 (48.48%) Security Cleared
2 82 (41.41%) SC Cleared
3 55 (27.78%) BPSS Clearance
4 36 (18.18%) Degree
5 31 (15.66%) AAT
6 29 (14.65%) RHCE
7 22 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
8 12 (6.06%) DV Cleared
9 10 (5.05%) MCDBA
10 8 (4.04%) MCSE
11 6 (3.03%) CCNP
11 6 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
12 5 (2.53%) CCNA
12 5 (2.53%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 5 (2.53%) MCP
13 2 (1.01%) Six Sigma Black Belt
13 2 (1.01%) Six Sigma Green Belt
14 1 (0.51%) BC Cleared
14 1 (0.51%) CTC Cleared
14 1 (0.51%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (19.70%) ISO 9001
2 32 (16.16%) Disclosure Scotland
3 7 (3.54%) JSP 440
4 2 (1.01%) QA
System Software
1 30 (15.15%) Oracle RAC
2 29 (14.65%) KVM
3 26 (13.13%) Active Directory
4 18 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
5 16 (8.08%) Firmware
6 13 (6.57%) Microsoft App-V
7 9 (4.55%) Terminal Services
7 9 (4.55%) XenApp
8 2 (1.01%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 1 (0.51%) VirtualBox
9 1 (0.51%) Xen
Systems Management
1 35 (17.68%) EMC NetWorker
2 22 (11.11%) Tivoli
3 20 (10.10%) MOM
4 19 (9.60%) HP SiteScope
5 16 (8.08%) OpenView
6 15 (7.58%) Perfmon
7 9 (4.55%) Microsoft Clustering
7 9 (4.55%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 7 (3.54%) HP SIM
8 7 (3.54%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 6 (3.03%) SCCM
10 4 (2.02%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 2 (1.01%) BMC PATROL
11 2 (1.01%) HP Data Protector
11 2 (1.01%) NetBackup
11 2 (1.01%) Opscode Chef
11 2 (1.01%) Puppet
12 1 (0.51%) Ansible
12 1 (0.51%) OVSD
12 1 (0.51%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 122 (61.62%) HP
2 91 (45.96%) Oracle
3 67 (33.84%) Microsoft
4 58 (29.29%) ServiceNow
5 45 (22.73%) CA
6 41 (20.71%) Red Hat
7 31 (15.66%) EMC
8 24 (12.12%) VMware
9 22 (11.11%) BMC
9 22 (11.11%) Citrix
9 22 (11.11%) IBM
10 13 (6.57%) Cisco
11 10 (5.05%) Lotus
12 9 (4.55%) SAP
13 7 (3.54%) BEA
13 7 (3.54%) F5
13 7 (3.54%) Sun
14 5 (2.53%) Meridio
15 4 (2.02%) AppSense
15 4 (2.02%) ThinPrint
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