The table below looks at the statistics for SLA skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 17 26 25
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -1
Contract jobs citing SLA 22 17 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 6.18% 4.49% 3.45%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 44.00% 54.84% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 15 6
Average daily rate
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£324 £275 £188
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.72% +46.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £172 £175 £141
10% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £325 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £263 £325 £288
% change year-on-year
-19.23% +12.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
Average hourly rate £25.00 £50.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +257.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.88 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.93% +5.83%
SLA
Yorkshire

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 South Yorkshire region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
South Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
50 31 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 14.04% 8.18% 6.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 22 16
Average daily rate £335 £294 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.04% -26.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £175 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £360
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 2
Average hourly rate £22.00 £27.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +96.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.45 £27.50 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £45.50 £16.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.75 £17.50 £21.25
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -17.64%

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

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

SLA Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

SLA
Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

SLA Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

SLA
Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SLA across the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

SLA Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

SLA
Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

SLA Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

SLA
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SLA within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 29 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
Sheffield +7 10 £173 -6.75% 4
Doncaster 0 5 £335 +21.81% 1
Barnsley - 1 £313 -
Rotherham - - - -
SLA
Yorkshire

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 17 (62.96%) ITIL
2 11 (40.74%) Windows
3 10 (37.04%) Incident Management
4 9 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 9 (33.33%) Change Management
5 8 (29.63%) Management Information System
5 8 (29.63%) Service Management
5 8 (29.63%) Microsoft
5 8 (29.63%) Citrix
6 7 (25.93%) Active Directory
6 7 (25.93%) SQL
6 7 (25.93%) Service Delivery
7 6 (22.22%) NHS
7 6 (22.22%) Blackberry
7 6 (22.22%) MS Office
7 6 (22.22%) MS Exchange
8 5 (18.52%) Windows XP
8 5 (18.52%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (14.81%) Root Cause Analysis
9 4 (14.81%) Problem Management
9 4 (14.81%) SCOM
9 4 (14.81%) SC Cleared
9 4 (14.81%) Security Cleared
9 4 (14.81%) Windows 7
10 3 (11.11%) vSphere
10 3 (11.11%) Forefront TMG
10 3 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
10 3 (11.11%) SCCM
10 3 (11.11%) German Language
10 3 (11.11%) Exchange Server 5.5

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 6 (22.22%) MS Exchange
2 3 (11.11%) Exchange Server 5.5
2 3 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (11.11%) IIS
3 2 (7.41%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.70%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 6 (22.22%) MS Office
2 3 (11.11%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.11%) DHCP
1 3 (11.11%) TCP/IP
1 3 (11.11%) DNS
1 3 (11.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (3.70%) EDMS
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database
General
1 3 (11.11%) German Language
2 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (25.93%) Applications Support
2 4 (14.81%) Analyst
2 4 (14.81%) Service Analyst
2 4 (14.81%) Service Manager
2 4 (14.81%) Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (11.11%) Server Administrator
3 3 (11.11%) Administrator
4 2 (7.41%) Support Manager
4 2 (7.41%) IT Services Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Service Support Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Process Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Desktop Manager
5 1 (3.70%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) ITIL Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Technical Services Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Team Leader
5 1 (3.70%) Desktop Support
5 1 (3.70%) Support Team Leader
5 1 (3.70%) Delivery Manager
Miscellaneous
1 8 (29.63%) Management Information System
2 6 (22.22%) NHS
2 6 (22.22%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.70%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (3.70%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 11 (40.74%) Windows
2 5 (18.52%) Windows XP
3 4 (14.81%) Windows 7
4 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (7.41%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (62.96%) ITIL
2 10 (37.04%) Incident Management
3 9 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 9 (33.33%) Change Management
4 8 (29.63%) Service Management
5 7 (25.93%) Service Delivery
6 5 (18.52%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (14.81%) Problem Management
7 4 (14.81%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (11.11%) Change Control
9 2 (7.41%) ITIL V3
10 1 (3.70%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 7 (25.93%) SQL
2 3 (11.11%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) SC Cleared
1 4 (14.81%) Security Cleared
2 3 (11.11%) MCP
3 2 (7.41%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (3.70%) MCSE
4 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 7 (25.93%) Active Directory
2 3 (11.11%) MetaFrame
2 3 (11.11%) ISA Server
2 3 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (11.11%) XenApp
2 3 (11.11%) vSphere
2 3 (11.11%) Forefront TMG
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (14.81%) SCOM
2 3 (11.11%) Unicenter
2 3 (11.11%) SCCM
3 1 (3.70%) Data Guard
3 1 (3.70%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 8 (29.63%) Microsoft
1 8 (29.63%) Citrix
2 3 (11.11%) CA
2 3 (11.11%) NetApp
2 3 (11.11%) HP
2 3 (11.11%) Cisco
2 3 (11.11%) IBM
2 3 (11.11%) VMware
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle
3 1 (3.70%) Dell
3 1 (3.70%) Lotus
3 1 (3.70%) Remedy
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