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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 38 30 29
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -1
Contract jobs citing SLA 12 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 2.65% 2.25% 1.79%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 22.22% 36.36% 23.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 0
Average daily rate £325 £345 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.79% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £290 £310
% change year-on-year
+16.37% -6.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Average hourly rate £19.00 £10.84 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+75.35% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £13.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -6.89%
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
54 22 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 11.95% 6.18% 7.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 9 7
Average daily rate £425 £430 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.16% +14.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Average hourly rate £19.00 £10.84 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+75.35% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £23.25 £17.08
% change year-on-year
+82.79% +36.16%

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016, 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 6 (35.29%) SQL
2 4 (23.53%) Telecoms
2 4 (23.53%) Informatica
2 4 (23.53%) TIBCO
2 4 (23.53%) VBScript
2 4 (23.53%) VB
2 4 (23.53%) Oracle
2 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
2 4 (23.53%) XML
2 4 (23.53%) Java
2 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
2 4 (23.53%) PL/SQL
2 4 (23.53%) VoIP
2 4 (23.53%) Migration
2 4 (23.53%) Data Management
2 4 (23.53%) Strategic Planning
2 4 (23.53%) Degree
2 4 (23.53%) Clinical Data Management
2 4 (23.53%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (23.53%) Data Migration
2 4 (23.53%) SDLC
3 3 (17.65%) Windows
3 3 (17.65%) Active Directory
3 3 (17.65%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (11.76%) Service Delivery
4 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
4 2 (11.76%) ITIL
4 2 (11.76%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (11.76%) Microsoft

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) VoIP
2 1 (5.88%) Firewall
2 1 (5.88%) Network Security
2 1 (5.88%) VPN
2 1 (5.88%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (23.53%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Support Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Customer Support Manager
2 4 (23.53%) JavaScript Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Software Support Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Support Manager
3 2 (11.76%) PC Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Service Manager
4 1 (5.88%) 1st Line Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) 1st Line Support Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Break Fix Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Data Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) IMAC Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Installations Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) PC Installation Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Service Desk Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Service Desk Support
4 1 (5.88%) Service Transition Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Telecoms Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Transition Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Fat Client
1 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
1 1 (5.88%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Windows
2 1 (5.88%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) Clinical Data Management
1 4 (23.53%) Continuous Improvement
1 4 (23.53%) Data Management
1 4 (23.53%) Data Migration
1 4 (23.53%) Migration
1 4 (23.53%) SDLC
1 4 (23.53%) Strategic Planning
2 3 (17.65%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (11.76%) ITIL
3 2 (11.76%) Service Delivery
3 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.88%) Business Analysis
4 1 (5.88%) Business Continuity
4 1 (5.88%) Change Management
4 1 (5.88%) CRM
4 1 (5.88%) E-business
4 1 (5.88%) ERP
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 6 (35.29%) SQL
2 4 (23.53%) Java
2 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
2 4 (23.53%) PL/SQL
2 4 (23.53%) VB
2 4 (23.53%) VBScript
3 1 (5.88%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Informatica
1 4 (23.53%) Oracle
1 4 (23.53%) TIBCO
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.88%) Cisco
3 1 (5.88%) Citrix