The table below looks at the statistics for SLA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Nottinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 31 44 42
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -2
Contract jobs citing SLA 12 13 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 2.81% 2.28% 0.79%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 37.50% 39.39% 13.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 0
Average daily rate
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£300 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
-12.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Average hourly rate £16.50 £13.00 £15.94
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.92% -18.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.25 £14.75
% change year-on-year
+8.19% +3.38%
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 Nottinghamshire region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Nottinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
32 33 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 7.49% 5.79% 6.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 10 4
Average daily rate £373 £363 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.75% -12.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £295 £344
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £410 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £358 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.89% -2.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 1
Average hourly rate £16.50 £87.75 £15.94
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-81.19% +450.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -16.66%

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

SLA Jobs Demand Trend in Nottinghamshire

SLA
Daily Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

SLA Daily Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

SLA
Daily Rate Histogram in Nottinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SLA across the Nottinghamshire region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014.

SLA Daily Rate Histogram in Nottinghamshire

SLA
Hourly Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

SLA Hourly Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

SLA
Contract Job Locations in Nottinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SLA within the Nottinghamshire region over the 3 months to 17 September 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
Nottingham +12 9 £300 -20.00% 1
Mansfield - - - -
SLA
East Midlands

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Nottinghamshire 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%) ITIL
1 7 (43.75%) MS Excel
2 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 6 (37.50%) Service Delivery
3 4 (25.00%) Service Management
3 4 (25.00%) SAP
3 4 (25.00%) Retail
3 4 (25.00%) SAP Retail
4 3 (18.75%) Logistics
4 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (18.75%) SAP BW
4 3 (18.75%) Change Management
5 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
5 2 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (12.50%) SAN
5 2 (12.50%) SQL
5 2 (12.50%) Problem Management
6 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
6 1 (6.25%) SolarWinds
6 1 (6.25%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 1 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (6.25%) SCCM
6 1 (6.25%) SCOM
6 1 (6.25%) Time Management
6 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (6.25%) Project Planning
6 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (6.25%) Network Management
6 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (6.25%) Test Strategy

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Nottinghamshire 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%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (6.25%) Apache
1 1 (6.25%) Tomcat
1 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (43.75%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.25%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (25.00%) SAP Retail
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) SAP BW
2 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
2 1 (6.25%) MySQL
General
1 4 (25.00%) Retail
2 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Consultant
2 3 (18.75%) SAP Functional Consultant
2 3 (18.75%) SAP Consultant
2 3 (18.75%) Functional Consultant
2 3 (18.75%) SAP Retail Consultant
2 3 (18.75%) Service Desk Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Support Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (12.50%) Support Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Service Manager
4 1 (6.25%) IT Support
4 1 (6.25%) SAP Manager
4 1 (6.25%) SAP Test Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Middleware Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Problem Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Incident Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) WebSphere Message Broker
1 1 (6.25%) J2EE
1 1 (6.25%) WebSphere MQ
1 1 (6.25%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (6.25%) Clustering
1 1 (6.25%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) UNIX
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
1 1 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) ITIL
2 6 (37.50%) Service Delivery
3 4 (25.00%) Service Management
4 3 (18.75%) Logistics
4 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (18.75%) Change Management
5 2 (12.50%) Problem Management
6 1 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Time Management
6 1 (6.25%) Project Planning
6 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (6.25%) Network Management
6 1 (6.25%) Test Strategy
6 1 (6.25%) Capacity Management
6 1 (6.25%) Test Planning
6 1 (6.25%) Coaching
6 1 (6.25%) Data Management
6 1 (6.25%) Automated Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Incident Management
6 1 (6.25%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
2 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) SCCM
1 1 (6.25%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 4 (25.00%) SAP
3 1 (6.25%) SolarWinds
3 1 (6.25%) VMware
3 1 (6.25%) HP
3 1 (6.25%) IBM