The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category for the Nottinghamshire region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 31 36 32
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -4
Contract jobs citing SLA 7 14 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 2.13% 3.21% 2.05%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 30.43% 45.16% 21.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 2
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£300 £375 £186
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +101.34%
UK excluding London average daily rate £270 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Average hourly rate £17.00 £9.48 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+79.32% -55.90%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+20.68% -3.33%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Nottinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
23 31 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 7.01% 7.11% 9.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 10 6
Average daily rate £325 £369 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.86% +18.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £242 £186
10% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £409 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 3
Average hourly rate £17.00 £9.48 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+79.32% -52.60%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.06 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+14.64% -2.77%
SLA
East Midlands

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 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +1 4 £300 -20.00% 3
Mansfield - - - -
SLA
East Midlands

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 12 (80.00%) ITIL
2 10 (66.67%) Service Delivery
3 5 (33.33%) Service Management
4 4 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
4 4 (26.67%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
5 3 (20.00%) SAP BW
5 3 (20.00%) SAP
5 3 (20.00%) Change Management
5 3 (20.00%) Retail
5 3 (20.00%) Logistics
5 3 (20.00%) SAP Retail
6 2 (13.33%) Windows
6 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
6 2 (13.33%) SAN
7 1 (6.67%) Mac OS X
7 1 (6.67%) NHS
7 1 (6.67%) HP
7 1 (6.67%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (6.67%) Middleware
7 1 (6.67%) Linux
7 1 (6.67%) Windows XP
7 1 (6.67%) IBM
7 1 (6.67%) SQL
7 1 (6.67%) UNIX
7 1 (6.67%) VMware
7 1 (6.67%) Clustering
7 1 (6.67%) Statistics
7 1 (6.67%) Data Management

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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.

Applications
1 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (20.00%) 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 3 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Service Manager
2 4 (26.67%) Consultant
3 3 (20.00%) SAP Consultant
3 3 (20.00%) Delivery Manager
3 3 (20.00%) SAP Functional Consultant
3 3 (20.00%) SAP Retail Consultant
3 3 (20.00%) Functional Consultant
3 3 (20.00%) Services Delivery Manager
4 2 (13.33%) Service Desk Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Support Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) 1st Line Support
5 1 (6.67%) Middleware Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
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%) NHS
1 1 (6.67%) Clustering
1 1 (6.67%) Statistics
1 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Windows
2 1 (6.67%) Mac OS X
2 1 (6.67%) Linux
2 1 (6.67%) Windows XP
2 1 (6.67%) UNIX
2 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (80.00%) ITIL
2 10 (66.67%) Service Delivery
3 5 (33.33%) Service Management
4 4 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (20.00%) Change Management
5 3 (20.00%) Logistics
6 1 (6.67%) Data Management
6 1 (6.67%) Network Management
6 1 (6.67%) Capacity Management
6 1 (6.67%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) 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 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (20.00%) SAP
3 1 (6.67%) HP
3 1 (6.67%) IBM
3 1 (6.67%) VMware
3 1 (6.67%) SolarWinds