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 22 February 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
East Midlands / Northamptonshire
Rank 40 36 38
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +2
Contract jobs citing SLA 4 3 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 1.00% 0.93% 2.25%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 21.05% 11.54% 31.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 7
Median daily rate £155 £563 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-72.44% +75.78%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £334 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.86% +11.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £10.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.25 £15.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +11.11%

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 26 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 4.76% 8.10% 7.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 17 21
Median daily rate £394 £475 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.10% +23.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £280 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £663 £648 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £416 £400 £395
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £9.75 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £44.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-54.54% +87.23%

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
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 22 February 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
Wellingborough - 2 £155 -
Daventry - 1 £195 -
SLA
East Midlands

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 7 (70.00%) ITIL
2 4 (40.00%) Service Management
2 4 (40.00%) Service Delivery
2 4 (40.00%) Finance
3 3 (30.00%) Windows
3 3 (30.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (30.00%) DV Cleared
3 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (20.00%) Incident Management
4 2 (20.00%) Windows 8
4 2 (20.00%) ISEB
4 2 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (20.00%) ITSM
4 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (20.00%) Technical Analysis
4 2 (20.00%) Service Design
4 2 (20.00%) MS Office
5 1 (10.00%) Server Virtualisation
5 1 (10.00%) Desktop Virtualisation
5 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
5 1 (10.00%) Defect Management
5 1 (10.00%) Presales
5 1 (10.00%) HDFS
5 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (10.00%) Apache Spark
5 1 (10.00%) Hadoop YARN
5 1 (10.00%) DataStax
5 1 (10.00%) Banking
5 1 (10.00%) Retail

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 (10.00%) Apache Pig
1 1 (10.00%) Apache Spark
1 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (10.00%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (10.00%) Apache Hive
1 1 (10.00%) Big Data
1 1 (10.00%) DataStax
1 1 (10.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (10.00%) HBase
1 1 (10.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Banking
2 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Business Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Deskside Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Deskside Support
2 2 (20.00%) Deskside Support Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Senior Business Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Senior Technical Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Senior Technical Business Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Service Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Technical Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Technical Business Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Business IT Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Hadoop Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) IT Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) ITSM Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Senior IT Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (20.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) ITIL
2 4 (40.00%) Service Delivery
2 4 (40.00%) Service Management
3 2 (20.00%) Incident Management
3 2 (20.00%) ITSM
3 2 (20.00%) Service Design
3 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (20.00%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Change Control
4 1 (10.00%) Data Management
4 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
4 1 (10.00%) Defect Management
4 1 (10.00%) Desktop Virtualisation
4 1 (10.00%) ITIL V3
4 1 (10.00%) MapReduce
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Management
4 1 (10.00%) Presales
4 1 (10.00%) Problem Management
4 1 (10.00%) Server Virtualisation
4 1 (10.00%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) Java
1 1 (10.00%) Python
1 1 (10.00%) Ruby
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) DV Cleared
1 3 (30.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (20.00%) ISEB
2 2 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (10.00%) CCNA
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (10.00%) MCSE
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) HDFS
1 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (10.00%) Terminal Server
1 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (10.00%) XenApp
1 1 (10.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Citrix
1 1 (10.00%) Cloudera
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (10.00%) VMware