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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 38 39 12
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -27
Contract jobs citing SLA 5 4 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 1.21% 1.08% 9.50%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 21.74% 14.81% 86.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 14
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+150.00% -52.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £162 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £274 £436
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Average hourly rate - £25.00 £14.27
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +75.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.75 £14.00 £12.00
% change year-on-year
+5.35% +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
23 27 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 5.57% 7.28% 10.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 20 17
Average daily rate £306 £400 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.43% +21.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £187 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £443 £414
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £370 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.05% +12.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Average hourly rate - £25.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +31.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.40 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+29.31% -5.94%

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 27 March 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
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 27 March 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 0 2 £243 +42.64% 3
Rotherham - - - -
SLA
Yorkshire

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 11 (55.00%) ITIL
2 7 (35.00%) Service Delivery
3 6 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (30.00%) Service Management
4 4 (20.00%) Change Management
4 4 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (20.00%) Windows
4 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (15.00%) Lotus
5 3 (15.00%) NHS
5 3 (15.00%) MS Office
5 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
5 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
5 3 (15.00%) Management Information System
5 3 (15.00%) Manufacturing
5 3 (15.00%) Supplier Management
5 3 (15.00%) Problem Management
5 3 (15.00%) SC Cleared
5 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
5 3 (15.00%) Windows 7
5 3 (15.00%) ITIL V3
6 2 (10.00%) Service Desk Management
6 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (10.00%) iSeries
6 2 (10.00%) Performance Management
6 2 (10.00%) Infor
6 2 (10.00%) FMCG
6 2 (10.00%) SCCM
6 2 (10.00%) Statistics

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 2 (10.00%) Lotus Domino
1 2 (10.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (5.00%) Lync
2 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (5.00%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) MS Office
1 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) LAN
1 2 (10.00%) WAN
1 2 (10.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) QlikView
General
1 3 (15.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Service Manager
2 6 (30.00%) Delivery Manager
2 6 (30.00%) Services Delivery Manager
3 3 (15.00%) Team Leader
3 3 (15.00%) Transition Manager
3 3 (15.00%) Service Desk Team Leader
3 3 (15.00%) Service Transition Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Desktop Support
4 2 (10.00%) Support Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (5.00%) Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) Operations Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Support Technician
5 1 (5.00%) Business Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Storage Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) Service Desk Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Deployment Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Management Information System
1 3 (15.00%) NHS
2 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.00%) Statistics
2 2 (10.00%) FMCG
2 2 (10.00%) iSeries
3 1 (5.00%) User Experience
3 1 (5.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) Windows
2 3 (15.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (5.00%) AIX
3 1 (5.00%) HPUX
3 1 (5.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) ITIL
2 7 (35.00%) Service Delivery
3 6 (30.00%) Service Management
3 6 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (20.00%) Change Management
5 3 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (15.00%) Problem Management
5 3 (15.00%) ITIL V3
5 3 (15.00%) Supplier Management
6 2 (10.00%) Resource Management
6 2 (10.00%) Service Desk Management
6 2 (10.00%) Performance Management
6 2 (10.00%) ERP
7 1 (5.00%) EAI
7 1 (5.00%) Six Sigma
7 1 (5.00%) ITSM
7 1 (5.00%) Migration
7 1 (5.00%) Data Protection
7 1 (5.00%) Customer Engagement
7 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) SQL
2 1 (5.00%) VBA
2 1 (5.00%) RPG
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (15.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.00%) MCSE
3 1 (5.00%) MCSA
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.00%) Firmware
2 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) SCCM
2 1 (5.00%) SCOM
2 1 (5.00%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.00%) Lotus
3 2 (10.00%) Cognos
3 2 (10.00%) Infor
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle
4 1 (5.00%) Cisco
4 1 (5.00%) IBM
4 1 (5.00%) VMware
4 1 (5.00%) Kronos
4 1 (5.00%) Altiris
4 1 (5.00%) Brocade
4 1 (5.00%) Sun
4 1 (5.00%) Citrix
4 1 (5.00%) CommVault
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