The table below looks at the statistics for SLA skills in IT contracts advertised for the North Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 30 37 25
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -12
Contract jobs citing SLA 2 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 1.00% 1.20% 3.57%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 15.38% 22.22% 30.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 3
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£123 £463 £160
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-73.51% +189.06%
UK excluding London average daily rate £263 £325 £288
% change year-on-year
-19.23% +12.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £11.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.88 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.93% +5.83%
SLA
Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
North Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
13 9 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 6.47% 5.39% 11.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 8
Average daily rate £308 £365 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.75% +20.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £330 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £488 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £360
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £13.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.75 £17.50 £21.25
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -17.64%

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in North Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SLA across the North Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

SLA Jobs Demand Trend in North Yorkshire

SLA
Daily Rate Trend in North Yorkshire

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

SLA Daily Rate Trend in North Yorkshire

SLA
Hourly Rate Trend in North Yorkshire

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

SLA Hourly Rate Trend in North Yorkshire

SLA
Contract Job Locations in North Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SLA within the North Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. 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
Harrogate - - - -
Skipton - - - -
SLA
Yorkshire

SLA
Top 19 Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North Yorkshire 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 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (50.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (50.00%) LAN
3 2 (50.00%) WAN
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) Citrix
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (50.00%) Remedy
3 2 (50.00%) Service Management
3 2 (50.00%) ITSM
3 2 (50.00%) MS Office
3 2 (50.00%) ITIL
3 2 (50.00%) MCP
3 2 (50.00%) Incident Management
3 2 (50.00%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (50.00%) ITIL V3
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 8

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North Yorkshire 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.

Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (50.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) LAN
1 2 (50.00%) WAN
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Analyst
1 4 (100.00%) 1st Line Support
2 2 (50.00%) Service Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Support Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) IT Support Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) IT Support
3 1 (25.00%) Technical Support
3 1 (25.00%) Technical Support Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Technical Analyst
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Service Management
1 2 (50.00%) ITSM
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) Incident Management
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL V3
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (50.00%) MCP
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) Citrix
1 2 (50.00%) Remedy