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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 34 37 35
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -2
Contract jobs citing SLA 9 16 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 2.36% 2.99% 1.52%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 30.00% 44.44% 18.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 1
Average daily rate
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£363 £375 £220
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +70.45%
UK excluding London average daily rate £268 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
-17.69% +8.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Average hourly rate £16.50 £11.24 £14.47
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.79% -22.32%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.55 £15.50 £15.40
% change year-on-year
+6.77% +0.64%
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
30 36 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 7.85% 6.72% 8.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 13 4
Average daily rate £369 £363 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.72% +0.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £258 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £397 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £355
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 3
Average hourly rate £16.50 £11.24 £15.94
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.79% -29.48%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £17.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -22.22%

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
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 22 August 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 +4 6 £363 -3.33% 3
Mansfield - - - -
SLA
East Midlands

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 8 (53.33%) ITIL
2 7 (46.67%) MS Excel
3 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (40.00%) Service Delivery
4 4 (26.67%) SAP
4 4 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (26.67%) Retail
4 4 (26.67%) SAP Retail
5 3 (20.00%) Logistics
5 3 (20.00%) SAP BW
5 3 (20.00%) Service Management
5 3 (20.00%) Change Management
5 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
6 2 (13.33%) Windows
6 2 (13.33%) SAN
6 2 (13.33%) SQL
7 1 (6.67%) MS Office
7 1 (6.67%) UNIX
7 1 (6.67%) Windows XP
7 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
7 1 (6.67%) IBM
7 1 (6.67%) Mac OS X
7 1 (6.67%) Linux
7 1 (6.67%) HP
7 1 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (6.67%) Validation
7 1 (6.67%) VMware
7 1 (6.67%) Clustering
7 1 (6.67%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (6.67%) Middleware

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (6.67%) MS Exchange
1 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 7 (46.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (26.67%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) SAP BW
General
1 4 (26.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Consultant
2 3 (20.00%) SAP Functional Consultant
2 3 (20.00%) Service Manager
2 3 (20.00%) SAP Consultant
2 3 (20.00%) SAP Retail Consultant
2 3 (20.00%) Service Desk Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Functional Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Desktop Support
3 1 (6.67%) Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Test Manager
3 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (6.67%) Support Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (6.67%) Middleware Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) SAP Manager
3 1 (6.67%) SAP Test Manager
3 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) WebSphere MQ
1 1 (6.67%) Middleware
1 1 (6.67%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Clustering
1 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (6.67%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Windows
2 1 (6.67%) UNIX
2 1 (6.67%) Windows XP
2 1 (6.67%) Mac OS X
2 1 (6.67%) Linux
2 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) ITIL
2 6 (40.00%) Service Delivery
3 4 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (20.00%) Logistics
4 3 (20.00%) Service Management
4 3 (20.00%) Change Management
5 1 (6.67%) Validation
5 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (6.67%) Network Management
5 1 (6.67%) Test Strategy
5 1 (6.67%) Capacity Management
5 1 (6.67%) Project Planning
5 1 (6.67%) Problem Management
5 1 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Data Management
5 1 (6.67%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) SCCM
1 1 (6.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (26.67%) SAP
3 1 (6.67%) IBM
3 1 (6.67%) HP
3 1 (6.67%) VMware
3 1 (6.67%) SolarWinds