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 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 41 34 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Contract jobs citing SLA 4 12 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 1.09% 3.06% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 13.33% 37.50% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 0
Median daily rate £300 £300 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £16.83 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £16.25
% change year-on-year
- -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
30 32 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 8.17% 8.16% 5.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 24 14
Median daily rate £425 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £291 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £573 £500 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 0
Median hourly rate £54.50 £16.83 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+223.92% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.25 £24.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+17.70% +14.28%

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 29 May 2016.

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 29 May 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
Wellingborough - 2 £300 -
SLA
East Midlands

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for SLA.

1 3 (42.86%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) IBM
2 2 (28.57%) Unix
2 2 (28.57%) Tivoli
2 2 (28.57%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 2 (28.57%) JCL
2 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 2 (28.57%) Mainframe
2 2 (28.57%) Service Management
2 2 (28.57%) AS400
2 2 (28.57%) IBM Mainframe
2 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
2 2 (28.57%) Internal Audit
3 1 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (14.29%) iPad
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL V3
3 1 (14.29%) SCCM
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Retail
3 1 (14.29%) Finance
3 1 (14.29%) VMware
3 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) ITSM
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) MCSE
3 1 (14.29%) MCSA
3 1 (14.29%) ERP
3 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange

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 (14.29%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) AS400 Operator
1 2 (28.57%) Computer Operator
1 2 (28.57%) IT Manager
1 2 (28.57%) Mainframe Operator
1 2 (28.57%) Senior Computer Operator
1 2 (28.57%) Senior Unix Operator
1 2 (28.57%) Supplier Manager
1 2 (28.57%) Unix Computer Operator
1 2 (28.57%) Unix Operator
1 2 (28.57%) Vendor Manager
2 1 (14.29%) 1st/2nd Line Support
2 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL Manager
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Network Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior IT Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Vendor Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Service Desk Support
2 1 (14.29%) Service Management Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Service Management Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) AS400
1 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
1 2 (28.57%) IBM Mainframe
1 2 (28.57%) Mainframe
2 1 (14.29%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) Internal Audit
2 2 (28.57%) Service Management
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) ERP
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL V3
3 1 (14.29%) ITSM
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) JCL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) CCDA
1 1 (14.29%) CCNA
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (14.29%) MCSA
1 1 (14.29%) MCSE
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
1 2 (28.57%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Tivoli
2 1 (14.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) IBM
2 1 (14.29%) VMware