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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 26 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 52 49 36
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -13
Contract jobs citing SLA 5 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 0.98% 0.45% 1.50%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 15.63% 7.14% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 3
Median daily rate £295 - £160
90% offered a daily rate of more than £171 - £156
10% offered a daily rate of more than £419 - £284
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
Median hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +42.85%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -3.12%
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
32 28 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 6.29% 6.36% 6.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 21 12
Median daily rate £350 £368 £240
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +53.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £486 £486 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 3
Median hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £23.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+17.39% +9.52%

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South Yorkshire region citing SLA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 26 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SLA within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 26 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield -16 3 £450 - 1
Doncaster +10 2 £140 -
SLA
Yorkshire

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SLA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South Yorkshire region with a requirement for SLA.

1 2 (33.33%) ITIL
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
1 2 (33.33%) C
1 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 2 (33.33%) CA
1 2 (33.33%) Remedy
1 2 (33.33%) Blackberry
1 2 (33.33%) Incident Management
1 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
1 2 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
1 2 (33.33%) Problem Management
1 2 (33.33%) Unicenter
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (16.67%) OpenStack
2 1 (16.67%) CloudStack
2 1 (16.67%) Go
2 1 (16.67%) ServiceNow
2 1 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (16.67%) Coaching
2 1 (16.67%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
2 1 (16.67%) Confluence
2 1 (16.67%) Puppet
2 1 (16.67%) Spiceworks
2 1 (16.67%) JIRA
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Ruby

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) CloudStack
1 1 (16.67%) Confluence
1 1 (16.67%) IBM Notes
1 1 (16.67%) OpenStack
1 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (16.67%) JIRA
General
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Field Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Field Service Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Service Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) 1st Line Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Customer Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) First Line Help Desk Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) First Line Help Desk Support
2 1 (16.67%) Help Desk Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) IT Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) IT Support
2 1 (16.67%) IT Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Migration Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Migration Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Migration Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Service Desk Technician
2 1 (16.67%) Storage Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Storage Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
1 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (16.67%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Windows NT
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Incident Management
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL
1 2 (33.33%) Problem Management
1 2 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Coaching
2 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) C
2 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
2 1 (16.67%) Go
2 1 (16.67%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) Perl
2 1 (16.67%) Python
2 1 (16.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Unicenter
2 1 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (16.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) CA
1 2 (33.33%) Remedy
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix
2 1 (16.67%) Lotus
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) NetApp
2 1 (16.67%) Peregrine
2 1 (16.67%) ServiceNow
2 1 (16.67%) Spiceworks