The table below looks at the statistics for SLA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Nottingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 37 30 35
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +5
Contract jobs citing SLA 10 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 2.46% 1.56% 0.98%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 21.74% 27.78% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
Average daily rate
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£485 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+49.23% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £325 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £617 £325 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £11.00 £9.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £11.75
% change year-on-year
- +27.65%
SLA
Nottinghamshire

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 Nottingham region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Nottingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
46 18 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 11.30% 5.61% 6.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 5 10
Average daily rate £395 £344 £369
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.90% -6.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £337 £263 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £507 £398 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £365 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.10% +10.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £11.00 £9.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.03 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+22.36% +5.88%

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

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

SLA Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

SLA
Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

SLA Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

SLA
Daily Rate Histogram in Nottingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SLA across the Nottingham region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

SLA Daily Rate Histogram in Nottingham

SLA
Hourly Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

SLA Hourly Rate Trend in Nottingham

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Nottingham 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 7 (43.75%) Service Delivery
2 5 (31.25%) ITIL
3 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 4 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (18.75%) Windows
5 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 2 (12.50%) Internet
5 2 (12.50%) HP
5 2 (12.50%) MS Office
5 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
5 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
5 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
5 2 (12.50%) VMware
6 1 (6.25%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (6.25%) Market Research
6 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
6 1 (6.25%) ActionScript 2.0
6 1 (6.25%) SaaS
6 1 (6.25%) Social Media
6 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (6.25%) 4G
6 1 (6.25%) F5
6 1 (6.25%) Mobile App
6 1 (6.25%) Line Management
6 1 (6.25%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (6.25%) Firewall
6 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
6 1 (6.25%) Wireless
6 1 (6.25%) NEC
6 1 (6.25%) 2G

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Nottingham 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 1 (6.25%) IIS
1 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
1 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Office
1 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (6.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) Internet
1 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
2 1 (6.25%) DNS
2 1 (6.25%) HTTPS
2 1 (6.25%) FTP
2 1 (6.25%) 3G
2 1 (6.25%) Firewall
2 1 (6.25%) Wireless
2 1 (6.25%) 2G
2 1 (6.25%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (6.25%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Analyst
2 5 (31.25%) Service Analyst
2 5 (31.25%) Service Desk Analyst
3 4 (25.00%) Service Manager
4 3 (18.75%) Support Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (12.50%) 1st Line Support
5 2 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) 1st Line Support Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Windows Support Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Network Support Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Network Support
6 1 (6.25%) Desktop Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (6.25%) Administrator
6 1 (6.25%) Field Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Consultant
6 1 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
1 1 (6.25%) Statistics
1 1 (6.25%) Social Media
1 1 (6.25%) Mobile App
1 1 (6.25%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Windows
2 1 (6.25%) Windows XP
2 1 (6.25%) MVS
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
2 1 (6.25%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Service Delivery
2 5 (31.25%) ITIL
3 4 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (6.25%) Business Analysis
4 1 (6.25%) Statistical Analysis
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (6.25%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (6.25%) Market Research
4 1 (6.25%) Line Management
4 1 (6.25%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) SQL
1 1 (6.25%) ActionScript
1 1 (6.25%) REXX
1 1 (6.25%) JCL
1 1 (6.25%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) MCSE
1 1 (6.25%) MCSA
1 1 (6.25%) CCNP
1 1 (6.25%) CCNA
1 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 2 (12.50%) HP
1 2 (12.50%) VMware
2 1 (6.25%) Huawei
2 1 (6.25%) F5
2 1 (6.25%) Cisco
2 1 (6.25%) IBM
2 1 (6.25%) Nortel
2 1 (6.25%) Juniper
2 1 (6.25%) Ericsson
2 1 (6.25%) Nokia
2 1 (6.25%) McAfee
2 1 (6.25%) NEC