The table below looks at the statistics for SLA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northamptonshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
East Midlands / Northamptonshire
Rank 44 30 39
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +9
Contract jobs citing SLA 5 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 1.03% 1.37% 1.64%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 26.32% 13.79% 30.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 4
Median daily rate £303 - £205
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 - £108
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 - £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £275
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £10.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.43 £18.25 £13.94
% change year-on-year
-15.47% +30.96%

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 Northamptonshire region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Northamptonshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
19 29 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 3.92% 9.93% 5.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 17 13
Median daily rate £313 £450 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.55% +45.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £335 £146
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Median hourly rate - £9.75 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.75 £42.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-45.83% +75.00%

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

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

SLA Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

SLA
Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

SLA Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

SLA
Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SLA across the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017.

SLA Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

SLA
Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

SLA Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

SLA
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SLA within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017. 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 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
Northampton -13 2 £450 -
Wellingborough - 2 £155 -
SLA
East Midlands

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for SLA.

1 6 (54.55%) ITIL
2 4 (36.36%) Windows
2 4 (36.36%) Service Management
2 4 (36.36%) MS Office
3 3 (27.27%) Windows 8
3 3 (27.27%) Service Delivery
3 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
3 3 (27.27%) DV Cleared
3 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
3 3 (27.27%) Finance
4 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
4 2 (18.18%) ITSM
4 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
4 2 (18.18%) Service Design
5 1 (9.09%) Defect Management
5 1 (9.09%) Presales
5 1 (9.09%) Apache Pig
5 1 (9.09%) Technical Analysis
5 1 (9.09%) HDFS
5 1 (9.09%) DevOps
5 1 (9.09%) Line Management
5 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
5 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (9.09%) Apache Spark
5 1 (9.09%) Hadoop YARN
5 1 (9.09%) DataStax
5 1 (9.09%) BYOD
5 1 (9.09%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Apache Hive
5 1 (9.09%) Apache Cassandra

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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 1 (9.09%) Apache Pig
1 1 (9.09%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 4 (36.36%) MS Office
2 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) DHCP
1 1 (9.09%) DNS
1 1 (9.09%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (9.09%) Apache Hive
1 1 (9.09%) Big Data
1 1 (9.09%) DataStax
1 1 (9.09%) Hadoop
1 1 (9.09%) HBase
1 1 (9.09%) NoSQL
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
2 1 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Support Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Architect
2 2 (18.18%) Deskside Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Deskside Support
2 2 (18.18%) Deskside Support Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Desktop Support
2 2 (18.18%) Service Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Designer
3 1 (9.09%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) DevOps Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Engagement Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Hadoop Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Junior
3 1 (9.09%) Junior Desktop Support
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Technical Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Technical Business Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Supplier Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (9.09%) Blackberry
1 1 (9.09%) BYOD
1 1 (9.09%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Windows
2 3 (27.27%) Windows 8
3 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
4 1 (9.09%) Android
4 1 (9.09%) Apple iOS
4 1 (9.09%) Mac OS X
4 1 (9.09%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) ITIL
2 4 (36.36%) Service Management
3 3 (27.27%) Service Delivery
4 2 (18.18%) ITSM
4 2 (18.18%) Service Design
5 1 (9.09%) Capacity Management
5 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (9.09%) Data Management
5 1 (9.09%) Data Modelling
5 1 (9.09%) Defect Management
5 1 (9.09%) DevOps
5 1 (9.09%) ITIL V3
5 1 (9.09%) Line Management
5 1 (9.09%) MapReduce
5 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
5 1 (9.09%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Presales
5 1 (9.09%) Problem Management
5 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (9.09%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) Java
1 1 (9.09%) Python
1 1 (9.09%) Ruby
1 1 (9.09%) Shell Script
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
1 1 (9.09%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) DV Cleared
1 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
1 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) ISEB
2 1 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
1 1 (9.09%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Backup Exec
1 1 (9.09%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Apple
1 1 (9.09%) Cloudera
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
1 1 (9.09%) Remedy