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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 57 75 63
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -12
Contract jobs citing SLA 56 5 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 4.08% 0.52% 1.95%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 27.72% 5.10% 22.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 2 9
Median daily rate £335 £650 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-48.46% +85.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £450 £142
10% offered a daily rate of more than £526 £850 £517
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £315 £263
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Median hourly rate £9.75 £11.35 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.09% -47.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.75 £11.35 £14.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £11.35 £28.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.24 £18.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-15.34% +20.00%
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
202 98 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 14.71% 10.11% 8.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 73 60
Median daily rate £388 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.88% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £600 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 2
Median hourly rate £11.00 £19.25 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.85% -10.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.05 £14.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.18 £19.50 £28.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%

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 3 December 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
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 3 December 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 +7 50 £335 -62.77% 3
Durham +8 3 £100 -
SLA
England

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 3 December 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.

1 102 (68.46%) ITIL
2 78 (52.35%) Windows
3 73 (48.99%) Unix
4 71 (47.65%) AIX
5 61 (40.94%) Microsoft
6 58 (38.93%) Linux
7 57 (38.26%) Service Delivery
8 56 (37.58%) HP
8 56 (37.58%) Incident Management
9 55 (36.91%) Change Management
10 51 (34.23%) Oracle
11 48 (32.21%) Root Cause Analysis
12 47 (31.54%) Windows Server
13 44 (29.53%) Problem Management
14 42 (28.19%) Security Cleared
15 40 (26.85%) Release Management
16 37 (24.83%) SAN
17 34 (22.82%) ServiceNow
18 33 (22.15%) High Availability
18 33 (22.15%) BPSS Clearance
19 32 (21.48%) Solaris
19 32 (21.48%) SC Cleared
20 30 (20.13%) MS Excel
20 30 (20.13%) Quality Management
21 28 (18.79%) Clustering
22 25 (16.78%) CA
22 25 (16.78%) Windows XP
22 25 (16.78%) ISO 9001
23 24 (16.11%) SQL Server
23 24 (16.11%) Configuration Management

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 20 (13.42%) WebSphere
2 14 (9.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 14 (9.40%) WebLogic
3 8 (5.37%) Apache
4 7 (4.70%) IIS
4 7 (4.70%) MS Exchange
5 6 (4.03%) IBM Notes
6 5 (3.36%) Exchange Server 2003
6 5 (3.36%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (2.68%) SAS
8 2 (1.34%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.67%) Jetty
9 1 (0.67%) Mongrel
9 1 (0.67%) nginx
9 1 (0.67%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.67%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 1 (0.67%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.67%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 30 (20.13%) MS Excel
2 16 (10.74%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (2.68%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 18 (12.08%) IaaS
1 18 (12.08%) PaaS
1 18 (12.08%) SaaS
2 2 (1.34%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.34%) Office 365
3 1 (0.67%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.67%) DigitalOcean
3 1 (0.67%) GitHub
3 1 (0.67%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.67%) Google App Engine
3 1 (0.67%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.67%) Linode
3 1 (0.67%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 37 (24.83%) SAN
2 13 (8.72%) TCP/IP
3 10 (6.71%) DHCP
3 10 (6.71%) DNS
4 7 (4.70%) Firewall
5 5 (3.36%) VPN
6 2 (1.34%) IPsec
6 2 (1.34%) WAN
7 1 (0.67%) 3G
7 1 (0.67%) BGP
7 1 (0.67%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.67%) FTP
7 1 (0.67%) HTTP
7 1 (0.67%) LAN
7 1 (0.67%) MPLS
7 1 (0.67%) OSPF
7 1 (0.67%) PBX
7 1 (0.67%) Skype
7 1 (0.67%) SSL
7 1 (0.67%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (16.11%) SQL Server
2 10 (6.71%) DB2
3 8 (5.37%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.34%) MySQL
4 2 (1.34%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 2 (1.34%) SAS Enterprise Miner
4 2 (1.34%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.67%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
5 1 (0.67%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.67%) DataStage
5 1 (0.67%) IBM InfoSphere
5 1 (0.67%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.67%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (0.67%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (4.03%) MSI
2 1 (0.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.67%) GitLab
2 1 (0.67%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (0.67%) Subversion
2 1 (0.67%) Travis CI
2 1 (0.67%) Vagrant
General
1 1 (0.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 27 (18.12%) Support Engineer
2 19 (12.75%) Administrator
3 15 (10.07%) Support Specialist
4 14 (9.40%) Linux Support
5 13 (8.72%) Linux Engineer
6 12 (8.05%) Operations Engineer
7 10 (6.71%) Unix Engineer
7 10 (6.71%) Windows Engineer
8 9 (6.04%) Analyst
8 9 (6.04%) Systems Administrator
8 9 (6.04%) Unix Support
9 8 (5.37%) Senior Operations Engineer
9 8 (5.37%) Server Support
9 8 (5.37%) Unix Support Engineer
9 8 (5.37%) Windows Support Engineer
10 7 (4.70%) AIX Engineer
10 7 (4.70%) Linux Support Engineer
10 7 (4.70%) Project Manager
11 6 (4.03%) 2nd Line Support
11 6 (4.03%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (10.07%) Middleware
2 3 (2.01%) CSS
3 1 (0.67%) .NET
3 1 (0.67%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (0.67%) J2EE
3 1 (0.67%) LAMP
3 1 (0.67%) LAPP Stack
3 1 (0.67%) REST
3 1 (0.67%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (0.67%) Servlets
3 1 (0.67%) SOAP
3 1 (0.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 28 (18.79%) Clustering
2 23 (15.44%) Management Information System
3 20 (13.42%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (10.74%) Computer Science
5 11 (7.38%) Tandem
6 6 (4.03%) CMDB
7 2 (1.34%) AS400
7 2 (1.34%) Mainframe
7 2 (1.34%) User Experience
8 1 (0.67%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.67%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.67%) IVR
8 1 (0.67%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.67%) Replication
8 1 (0.67%) Statistics
8 1 (0.67%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.67%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.67%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 78 (52.35%) Windows
2 73 (48.99%) Unix
3 71 (47.65%) AIX
4 58 (38.93%) Linux
5 47 (31.54%) Windows Server
6 32 (21.48%) Solaris
7 25 (16.78%) Windows XP
8 23 (15.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 20 (13.42%) Windows 2000
10 9 (6.04%) Windows 7
11 7 (4.70%) Windows 8
12 4 (2.68%) Windows 10
13 3 (2.01%) Windows Server 2008
14 1 (0.67%) Android
14 1 (0.67%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.67%) CentOS
14 1 (0.67%) HPUX
14 1 (0.67%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (0.67%) Windows Server 2003
14 1 (0.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (68.46%) ITIL
2 57 (38.26%) Service Delivery
3 56 (37.58%) Incident Management
4 55 (36.91%) Change Management
5 48 (32.21%) Root Cause Analysis
6 44 (29.53%) Problem Management
7 40 (26.85%) Release Management
8 33 (22.15%) High Availability
9 30 (20.13%) Quality Management
10 24 (16.11%) Configuration Management
10 24 (16.11%) QMS
11 23 (15.44%) Service Management
12 19 (12.75%) Compliance Management
12 19 (12.75%) ITSM
13 18 (12.08%) Open Source
14 16 (10.74%) Agile Software Development
14 16 (10.74%) Data Management
15 14 (9.40%) SOA
16 13 (8.72%) Disaster Recovery
16 13 (8.72%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 20 (13.42%) SQL
2 11 (7.38%) VB
3 10 (6.71%) Perl
3 10 (6.71%) Shell Script
4 5 (3.36%) C
5 2 (1.34%) Java
5 2 (1.34%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.67%) Jython
6 1 (0.67%) PHP
6 1 (0.67%) Python
6 1 (0.67%) Ruby
6 1 (0.67%) VB6
Qualifications
1 42 (28.19%) Security Cleared
2 33 (22.15%) BPSS Clearance
3 32 (21.48%) SC Cleared
4 20 (13.42%) AAT
4 20 (13.42%) RHCE
5 16 (10.74%) Degree
6 11 (7.38%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (5.37%) ITIL Certification
8 7 (4.70%) DV Cleared
9 5 (3.36%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (3.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 4 (2.68%) CCNA
10 4 (2.68%) CCNP
10 4 (2.68%) MCDBA
10 4 (2.68%) MCSE
11 3 (2.01%) MCP
12 1 (0.67%) CCA
12 1 (0.67%) CCSA
12 1 (0.67%) CTC Cleared
12 1 (0.67%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (16.78%) ISO 9001
2 21 (14.09%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (2.01%) QA
System Software
1 20 (13.42%) Active Directory
1 20 (13.42%) KVM
2 16 (10.74%) Oracle RAC
3 12 (8.05%) Firmware
4 9 (6.04%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (4.03%) Microsoft App-V
5 6 (4.03%) Terminal Services
6 2 (1.34%) Xen
7 1 (0.67%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.67%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.67%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 16 (10.74%) EMC NetWorker
2 10 (6.71%) HP SiteScope
2 10 (6.71%) MOM
2 10 (6.71%) Tivoli
3 8 (5.37%) OpenView
4 7 (4.70%) Microsoft Clustering
4 7 (4.70%) Perfmon
5 6 (4.03%) HP SIM
5 6 (4.03%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 3 (2.01%) Puppet
7 2 (1.34%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.67%) Ansible
8 1 (0.67%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.67%) Nagios
8 1 (0.67%) OpenNMS
8 1 (0.67%) SCCM
8 1 (0.67%) ZABBIX
8 1 (0.67%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 61 (40.94%) Microsoft
2 56 (37.58%) HP
3 51 (34.23%) Oracle
4 34 (22.82%) ServiceNow
5 25 (16.78%) CA
6 22 (14.77%) Red Hat
7 17 (11.41%) EMC
7 17 (11.41%) IBM
8 10 (6.71%) BMC
8 10 (6.71%) VMware
9 9 (6.04%) Citrix
10 6 (4.03%) Lotus
11 5 (3.36%) SAP
12 3 (2.01%) Cisco
13 2 (1.34%) Google
14 1 (0.67%) CheckPoint
14 1 (0.67%) F5
14 1 (0.67%) Rackspace
14 1 (0.67%) SaltStack
14 1 (0.67%) Tableau
Sunderland, Tyne and Wear
Experis Ltd
Rate: £100.00 - £150.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago