The table below looks at the statistics for SLA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northamptonshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 38 25 24
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -1
Contract jobs citing SLA 10 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 2.39% 3.30% 1.75%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 52.63% 39.13% 23.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 0
Average daily rate
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£110 £215 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-48.83% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £270 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 2
Average hourly rate £12.25 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.94% -5.55%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £16.25
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -7.69%
SLA
East Midlands

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 23 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 4.53% 8.42% 7.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 14 3
Average daily rate £410 £269 £428
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+52.55% -37.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £200 £354
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £388 £471
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 2
Average hourly rate £12.25 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.94% -5.55%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £18.55 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+1.07% -7.25%

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SLA across the Northamptonshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 19 December 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SLA within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 19 December 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
Northampton -11 7 £341 +58.72% 5
Daventry - - - -
Kettering - - - -
SLA
East Midlands

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 8 (44.44%) Windows
2 7 (38.89%) MS Office
2 7 (38.89%) ITIL
2 7 (38.89%) Windows 7
3 5 (27.78%) Windows XP
4 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 4 (22.22%) Finance
5 3 (16.67%) Dell
5 3 (16.67%) Dell Certification
5 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
5 3 (16.67%) SAS
5 3 (16.67%) Oracle
5 3 (16.67%) Windows Vista
5 3 (16.67%) Data Quality
5 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (11.11%) iPad
6 2 (11.11%) Incident Management
6 2 (11.11%) Marketing
6 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
6 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
6 2 (11.11%) iPhone
6 2 (11.11%) Banking
6 2 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (11.11%) Broadband
6 2 (11.11%) Blackberry
6 2 (11.11%) Project Management
6 2 (11.11%) Service Management
7 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
7 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (5.56%) Citrix

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (16.67%) SAS
2 1 (5.56%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.56%) Tomcat
2 1 (5.56%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 7 (38.89%) MS Office
2 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
1 2 (11.11%) Broadband
2 1 (5.56%) LAN
2 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) JUnit
General
1 4 (22.22%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Marketing
2 2 (11.11%) Banking
3 1 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (77.78%) Analyst
2 7 (38.89%) Service Analyst
2 7 (38.89%) Service Desk Analyst
3 5 (27.78%) Desktop Analyst
3 5 (27.78%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 5 (27.78%) Support Analyst
3 5 (27.78%) Desktop Support
4 3 (16.67%) Support Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) Desktop Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) Deskside Support
4 3 (16.67%) Deskside Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Deskside Support Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) SAS Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Service Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Services Delivery Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) Developer
6 1 (5.56%) SAS Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.11%) iPad
2 2 (11.11%) iPhone
2 2 (11.11%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 8 (44.44%) Windows
2 7 (38.89%) Windows 7
3 5 (27.78%) Windows XP
4 3 (16.67%) Windows Vista
5 1 (5.56%) UNIX
5 1 (5.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) ITIL
2 2 (11.11%) Incident Management
2 2 (11.11%) Project Management
2 2 (11.11%) Service Management
3 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
3 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (5.56%) E-Commerce
3 1 (5.56%) Data Management
3 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (5.56%) Transition Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) Dell Certification
2 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
2 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 3 (16.67%) Dell
2 3 (16.67%) Oracle
3 1 (5.56%) Citrix
3 1 (5.56%) LANDesk
3 1 (5.56%) hybris
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