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 20 February 2017 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Yorkshire / South Yorkshire
Rank 49 50 32
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -18
Contract jobs citing SLA 4 1 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 0.90% 0.20% 2.56%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 12.12% 2.44% 30.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 6
Median daily rate £375 - £335
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £334 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.86% +11.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £15.71
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.25 £15.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +11.11%

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
33 41 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 7.47% 8.28% 8.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 27 18
Median daily rate £533 £410 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.87% +19.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £351 £310 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £673 £500 £466
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £15.71
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £44.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-54.54% +87.23%

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
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 20 February 2017. 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 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 +5 3 £375 - 2
Barnsley - 1 £325 -
SLA
Yorkshire

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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 10 (47.62%) VMware
1 10 (47.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (38.10%) Windows
2 8 (38.10%) Microsoft
3 7 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 6 (28.57%) MS Excel
5 5 (23.81%) Problem Management
5 5 (23.81%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (23.81%) Service Management
5 5 (23.81%) Internet
5 5 (23.81%) MS Exchange
5 5 (23.81%) Windows 7
5 5 (23.81%) Performance Management
5 5 (23.81%) SC Cleared
5 5 (23.81%) Security Cleared
5 5 (23.81%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (23.81%) Root Cause Analysis
5 5 (23.81%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (19.05%) MS Office
6 4 (19.05%) ITIL
6 4 (19.05%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (19.05%) Finance
7 3 (14.29%) IaaS
7 3 (14.29%) Project Management
7 3 (14.29%) PaaS
8 2 (9.52%) ServiceNow
8 2 (9.52%) SCCM
8 2 (9.52%) Capita
9 1 (4.76%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
9 1 (4.76%) Incident Management

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 5 (23.81%) Exchange Server 2007
1 5 (23.81%) Exchange Server 2013
1 5 (23.81%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.76%) IIS
2 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 4 (19.05%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
Cloud Services
1 3 (14.29%) IaaS
1 3 (14.29%) PaaS
2 1 (4.76%) Office 365
2 1 (4.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (23.81%) Internet
2 1 (4.76%) NAS
2 1 (4.76%) SAN
2 1 (4.76%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) Ingres
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 4 (19.05%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Aerospace
2 1 (4.76%) Banking
2 1 (4.76%) Legal
2 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (28.57%) Analyst
1 6 (28.57%) Service Analyst
1 6 (28.57%) Service Desk Analyst
2 5 (23.81%) Field Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) 1st/2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) Field Service Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Administrator
4 3 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (9.52%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (9.52%) IT Support
5 2 (9.52%) Support Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Virtualisation Administrator
6 1 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Senior IT Support
6 1 (4.76%) UAT Manager
6 1 (4.76%) VMware Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) Software Packaging
1 1 (4.76%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Clustering
1 1 (4.76%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (38.10%) Windows
2 5 (23.81%) Windows 7
3 1 (4.76%) Windows Server
3 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (23.81%) Performance Management
1 5 (23.81%) Problem Management
1 5 (23.81%) Root Cause Analysis
1 5 (23.81%) Service Management
2 4 (19.05%) ITIL
3 3 (14.29%) Project Management
4 1 (4.76%) Benchmarking
4 1 (4.76%) Change Management
4 1 (4.76%) Defect Management
4 1 (4.76%) Incident Management
4 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 1 (4.76%) Migration
4 1 (4.76%) Process Improvement
4 1 (4.76%) Product Management
4 1 (4.76%) Programme Management
4 1 (4.76%) Release Management
4 1 (4.76%) Service Delivery
4 1 (4.76%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (4.76%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.76%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (23.81%) SC Cleared
1 5 (23.81%) Security Cleared
2 4 (19.05%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (4.76%) Degree
3 1 (4.76%) MCP
3 1 (4.76%) MCSE
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 10 (47.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 5 (23.81%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (4.76%) VMware ESX
4 1 (4.76%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (47.62%) VMware
2 8 (38.10%) Microsoft
3 2 (9.52%) Capita
3 2 (9.52%) ServiceNow
4 1 (4.76%) Cisco
4 1 (4.76%) Citrix