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 3 August 2015 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 37 25 22
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -3
Contract jobs citing SLA 9 11 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 2.15% 3.56% 4.58%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 36.00% 36.67% 56.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 12
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£108 £315 £281
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-65.55% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £86 £229 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £346 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £260 £301
% change year-on-year
+10.57% -13.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 1
Average hourly rate £22.00 £25.00 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% -50.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +16.66%
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
25 30 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 5.98% 9.71% 8.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 20 18
Average daily rate £400 £329 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.67% +1.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £275 £177
10% offered a daily rate of more than £529 £425 £471
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 1
Average hourly rate £18.70 £25.00 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.22% -50.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.55 £20.21 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.65% +15.45%

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 3 August 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SLA across the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 3 August 2015.

SLA Hourly Rate Histogram 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 3 August 2015. 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 -10 5 £94 -56.66% 5
Doncaster -4 2 - -
SLA
Yorkshire

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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 10 (76.92%) ITIL
1 10 (76.92%) Windows
2 7 (53.85%) Active Directory
3 6 (46.15%) Incident Management
3 6 (46.15%) SC Cleared
3 6 (46.15%) Security Cleared
4 5 (38.46%) Problem Management
4 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
5 4 (30.77%) Citrix
5 4 (30.77%) TCP/IP
5 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
5 4 (30.77%) MS Exchange
5 4 (30.77%) LAN
5 4 (30.77%) WAN
5 4 (30.77%) Windows 7
6 3 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (23.08%) SCCM
6 3 (23.08%) SharePoint
6 3 (23.08%) MS Office
6 3 (23.08%) CA
6 3 (23.08%) Peregrine
6 3 (23.08%) Unicenter
6 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (23.08%) Remedy
6 3 (23.08%) Blackberry
6 3 (23.08%) Service Management
7 2 (15.38%) Change Management
7 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
7 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (15.38%) Internet

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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 4 (30.77%) MS Exchange
2 3 (23.08%) SharePoint
2 3 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 5.5
3 2 (15.38%) IBM Notes
4 1 (7.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
2 3 (23.08%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) LAN
1 4 (30.77%) WAN
1 4 (30.77%) TCP/IP
2 2 (15.38%) Internet
3 1 (7.69%) Firewall
3 1 (7.69%) VPN
3 1 (7.69%) DNS
3 1 (7.69%) DHCP
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Service Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Support Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Service Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Desktop Support
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Support Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Help Desk Support
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Support
4 1 (7.69%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (7.69%) Applications Support
4 1 (7.69%) Services Delivery Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Network Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Operations Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Desktop Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Blackberry
2 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
3 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (7.69%) User Experience
3 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.69%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 10 (76.92%) Windows
2 4 (30.77%) Windows 7
3 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (15.38%) Windows NT
4 2 (15.38%) Windows XP
5 1 (7.69%) AIX
5 1 (7.69%) Apple iOS
5 1 (7.69%) Windows 8
5 1 (7.69%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) ITIL
2 6 (46.15%) Incident Management
3 5 (38.46%) Problem Management
4 3 (23.08%) Service Management
5 2 (15.38%) Change Management
5 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (15.38%) Supplier Management
5 2 (15.38%) ITIL V3
5 2 (15.38%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (7.69%) Software Deployment
6 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Management
6 1 (7.69%) Service Desk Management
6 1 (7.69%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (7.69%) Line Management
6 1 (7.69%) Critical Success Factor
6 1 (7.69%) Migration
6 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
6 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
6 1 (7.69%) Project Management
6 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) SC Cleared
1 6 (46.15%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (7.69%) MCP
2 1 (7.69%) MCSE
2 1 (7.69%) MCSA
2 1 (7.69%) CCNA
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (7.69%) A+ Certification
2 1 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (7.69%) Degree
System Software
1 7 (53.85%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) Unicenter
1 3 (23.08%) SCCM
2 1 (7.69%) OpenView
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 4 (30.77%) Citrix
3 3 (23.08%) CA
3 3 (23.08%) Peregrine
3 3 (23.08%) Remedy
4 2 (15.38%) ServiceNow
4 2 (15.38%) Lotus
5 1 (7.69%) Apple
5 1 (7.69%) Juniper
5 1 (7.69%) HP
5 1 (7.69%) Dell
5 1 (7.69%) Cisco
5 1 (7.69%) VMware
5 1 (7.69%) Spiceworks
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