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 30 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 20 27 21
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -6
Contract jobs citing SLA 21 16 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 5.65% 4.20% 5.07%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 43.75% 51.61% 39.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 16 7
Average daily rate
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£335 £183 £150
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+83.56% +21.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £175 £136
10% offered a daily rate of more than £366 £338 £185
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
-12.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 3
Average hourly rate £24.50 - £17.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 - £16.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 - £19.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.63 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +0.80%
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
48 31 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 12.90% 8.14% 12.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 23 24
Average daily rate £345 £225 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.33% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £175 £144
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £421 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 3
Average hourly rate £24.00 £27.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.72% +61.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.40 £27.50 £16.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £27.50 £19.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%

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 30 September 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 30 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
Sheffield +3 8 £173 -4.16% 4
Doncaster -1 6 £335 +21.81%
SLA
Yorkshire

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 18 (60.00%) ITIL
2 13 (43.33%) Windows
3 12 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 12 (40.00%) Citrix
4 10 (33.33%) Incident Management
5 8 (26.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 8 (26.67%) Active Directory
5 8 (26.67%) Change Management
5 8 (26.67%) Management Information System
5 8 (26.67%) Service Management
6 7 (23.33%) Service Delivery
6 7 (23.33%) Blackberry
6 7 (23.33%) MS Exchange
6 7 (23.33%) MS Office
6 7 (23.33%) SC Cleared
6 7 (23.33%) Security Cleared
7 6 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 6 (20.00%) SCCM
7 6 (20.00%) Windows XP
7 6 (20.00%) SQL
7 6 (20.00%) NHS
7 6 (20.00%) VMware
8 5 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (16.67%) Remedy
8 5 (16.67%) Problem Management
8 5 (16.67%) Windows 7
8 5 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
9 4 (13.33%) People Management
9 4 (13.33%) Exchange Server 5.5
9 4 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2007

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 7 (23.33%) MS Exchange
2 4 (13.33%) Exchange Server 5.5
2 4 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (10.00%) SharePoint
3 3 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (10.00%) IIS
4 1 (3.33%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 7 (23.33%) MS Office
2 4 (13.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.33%) TCP/IP
1 4 (13.33%) Internet
2 3 (10.00%) DHCP
2 3 (10.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (3.33%) EDMS
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (10.00%) MSI
2 2 (6.67%) InstallShield
General
1 3 (10.00%) German Language
2 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (20.00%) Applications Support
2 5 (16.67%) Service Analyst
2 5 (16.67%) Analyst
2 5 (16.67%) Service Desk Analyst
3 4 (13.33%) Service Manager
4 3 (10.00%) Administrator
4 3 (10.00%) Server Administrator
5 2 (6.67%) Build Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Support Manager
5 2 (6.67%) IT Services Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Service Support Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Applications Packager
6 1 (3.33%) Support Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) DBA
6 1 (3.33%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (3.33%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (3.33%) Services Delivery Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Desktop Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Team Leader
6 1 (3.33%) Oracle DBA
Miscellaneous
1 8 (26.67%) Management Information System
2 7 (23.33%) Blackberry
3 6 (20.00%) NHS
4 1 (3.33%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (3.33%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 13 (43.33%) Windows
2 6 (20.00%) Windows XP
3 5 (16.67%) Windows 7
4 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (10.00%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (60.00%) ITIL
2 10 (33.33%) Incident Management
3 8 (26.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 8 (26.67%) Service Management
3 8 (26.67%) Change Management
4 7 (23.33%) Service Delivery
5 5 (16.67%) Problem Management
5 5 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
5 5 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (13.33%) People Management
7 3 (10.00%) Change Control
7 3 (10.00%) Validation
8 2 (6.67%) ITIL V3
9 1 (3.33%) Performance Tuning
9 1 (3.33%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (20.00%) SQL
2 4 (13.33%) C
3 3 (10.00%) VBScript
3 3 (10.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (23.33%) SC Cleared
1 7 (23.33%) Security Cleared
2 4 (13.33%) MCSE
2 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (10.00%) MCP
4 2 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 8 (26.67%) Active Directory
2 6 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (10.00%) XenApp
3 3 (10.00%) vSphere
3 3 (10.00%) Forefront TMG
3 3 (10.00%) MetaFrame
3 3 (10.00%) ISA Server
3 3 (10.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (3.33%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (3.33%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 6 (20.00%) SCCM
2 4 (13.33%) SCOM
2 4 (13.33%) Unicenter
3 1 (3.33%) Data Guard
3 1 (3.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 12 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 12 (40.00%) Citrix
2 6 (20.00%) VMware
3 5 (16.67%) Remedy
4 4 (13.33%) CA
5 3 (10.00%) NetApp
5 3 (10.00%) HP
5 3 (10.00%) Cisco
5 3 (10.00%) IBM
6 1 (3.33%) Dell
6 1 (3.33%) Lotus
6 1 (3.33%) Oracle
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