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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 33 32 37
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +5
Contract jobs citing SLA 9 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 2.46% 1.80% 0.96%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 32.14% 25.00% 10.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate
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£345 - £675
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £304 £275
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +10.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Average hourly rate £11.00 £9.50 £12.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% -26.35%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.75 £14.00 £12.00
% change year-on-year
-1.78% +16.66%
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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
28 20 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 7.65% 7.19% 8.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 8 11
Average daily rate £400 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £316 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £375 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £370 £330
% change year-on-year
+2.70% +12.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Average hourly rate £11.00 £9.50 £12.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% -26.35%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £16.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+12.12% -17.50%

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
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 4 March 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 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
4 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 2 (12.50%) Finance
4 2 (12.50%) Java
4 2 (12.50%) Apache
4 2 (12.50%) Windows
4 2 (12.50%) SQL
4 2 (12.50%) J2EE
4 2 (12.50%) MySQL
4 2 (12.50%) Tomcat
4 2 (12.50%) Relational Database
4 2 (12.50%) Time Management
5 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (6.25%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (6.25%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
5 1 (6.25%) SaaS
5 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (6.25%) 4G
5 1 (6.25%) Procure-to-pay
5 1 (6.25%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (6.25%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 1 (6.25%) Oracle TCA
5 1 (6.25%) Line Management
5 1 (6.25%) Coaching
5 1 (6.25%) Oracle Applications

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 2 (12.50%) Apache
1 2 (12.50%) Tomcat
2 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.25%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
1 1 (6.25%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Internet Expenses
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle TCA
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (6.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) 4G
1 1 (6.25%) 2G
1 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
1 1 (6.25%) DNS
1 1 (6.25%) Internet
1 1 (6.25%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) MySQL
1 2 (12.50%) Relational Database
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Discoverer
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Analyst
2 5 (31.25%) Service Analyst
2 5 (31.25%) Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Service Manager
4 2 (12.50%) 1st Line Support
4 2 (12.50%) Support Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) 1st Line Support Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Problem Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Desktop Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Incident Manager
5 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (6.25%) Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) Field Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Windows
2 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
2 1 (6.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Service Delivery
2 5 (31.25%) ITIL
3 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (12.50%) Time Management
5 1 (6.25%) Procure-to-pay
5 1 (6.25%) Line Management
5 1 (6.25%) Coaching
5 1 (6.25%) Statistical Analysis
5 1 (6.25%) Incident Management
5 1 (6.25%) Problem Management
5 1 (6.25%) Service Management
5 1 (6.25%) Workflow
5 1 (6.25%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) Java
1 2 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) MCSE
1 1 (6.25%) MCSA
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) VMware
2 1 (6.25%) Huawei
2 1 (6.25%) NEC
2 1 (6.25%) Cisco
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle
2 1 (6.25%) Nortel
2 1 (6.25%) Ericsson
2 1 (6.25%) Nokia
2 1 (6.25%) Pegasus
2 1 (6.25%) McAfee