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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 39 52 21
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -31
Contract jobs citing SLA 17 10 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 2.78% 1.81% 5.79%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 70.83% 15.15% 37.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 10
Median daily rate £120 £94 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.32% -71.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £96 £83 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £106 £366
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £305 £275
% change year-on-year
-9.83% +10.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 4
Median hourly rate £22.50 £14.50 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.17% -40.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.75 £10.63 £20.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.25 £25.60 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £15.89 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-11.86% -0.71%
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
24 66 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 3.92% 11.93% 15.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 45 36
Median daily rate £390 £463 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.67% +32.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £116 £275 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £477 £538 £422
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £413 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 5
Median hourly rate £22.50 £10.50 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+114.28% -56.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.75 £10.30 £17.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.25 £23.20 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £29.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+1.69% +47.50%

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 28 September 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
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 28 September 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SLA within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 September 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 +3 10 £438 +364.21% 1
Doncaster +2 7 £120 - 2
SLA
Yorkshire

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 9 (40.91%) Microsoft
2 8 (36.36%) Windows
3 7 (31.82%) MS Excel
4 6 (27.27%) SC Cleared
4 6 (27.27%) Security Cleared
5 5 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (22.73%) VMware
5 5 (22.73%) MS Office
5 5 (22.73%) Active Directory
6 4 (18.18%) MS Exchange
6 4 (18.18%) Finance
6 4 (18.18%) Service Management
6 4 (18.18%) Problem Management
6 4 (18.18%) Performance Management
6 4 (18.18%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (18.18%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (13.64%) Windows 7
7 3 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (13.64%) Incident Management
7 3 (13.64%) Internet
7 3 (13.64%) ITIL
7 3 (13.64%) C
8 2 (9.09%) Citrix
8 2 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (9.09%) Benchmarking
8 2 (9.09%) SharePoint
8 2 (9.09%) Windows XP
8 2 (9.09%) Project Management
8 2 (9.09%) Legal

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 4 (18.18%) MS Exchange
2 3 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (9.09%) SharePoint
4 1 (4.55%) CloudStack
4 1 (4.55%) Confluence
4 1 (4.55%) OpenStack
Applications
1 7 (31.82%) MS Excel
2 5 (22.73%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) IaaS
1 2 (9.09%) PaaS
1 2 (9.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.64%) Internet
2 1 (4.55%) Software-Defined Networking
2 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.55%) JIRA
General
1 4 (18.18%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Legal
3 1 (4.55%) Aerospace
3 1 (4.55%) Banking
3 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) Analyst
1 9 (40.91%) Service Analyst
1 9 (40.91%) Service Desk Analyst
2 6 (27.27%) Field Engineer
2 6 (27.27%) Field Service Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) Service Desk Support
3 4 (18.18%) Service Desk Support Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) 1st/2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 3 (13.64%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (13.64%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) IT Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) IT Support
4 3 (13.64%) IT Support Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Test Manager
5 2 (9.09%) UAT Manager
5 2 (9.09%) UAT Test Manager
6 1 (4.55%) 1st Line Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) User Experience
2 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.55%) Blackberry
2 1 (4.55%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 8 (36.36%) Windows
2 3 (13.64%) Windows 7
3 2 (9.09%) Windows XP
4 1 (4.55%) Linux
4 1 (4.55%) Windows NT
4 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (18.18%) Performance Management
1 4 (18.18%) Problem Management
1 4 (18.18%) Root Cause Analysis
1 4 (18.18%) Service Management
2 3 (13.64%) Incident Management
2 3 (13.64%) ITIL
3 2 (9.09%) Benchmarking
3 2 (9.09%) Defect Management
3 2 (9.09%) Line Management
3 2 (9.09%) Migration
3 2 (9.09%) Process Improvement
3 2 (9.09%) Product Management
3 2 (9.09%) Project Management
3 2 (9.09%) Release Management
3 2 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (9.09%) Validation
4 1 (4.55%) Case Management
4 1 (4.55%) Coaching
4 1 (4.55%) Records Management
4 1 (4.55%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.64%) C
2 1 (4.55%) Bash Shell
2 1 (4.55%) Go
2 1 (4.55%) Java
2 1 (4.55%) Perl
2 1 (4.55%) Python
2 1 (4.55%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (27.27%) SC Cleared
1 6 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 2 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 5 (22.73%) Active Directory
1 5 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (18.18%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (4.55%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (4.55%) Puppet
1 1 (4.55%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 9 (40.91%) Microsoft
2 5 (22.73%) VMware
3 2 (9.09%) Citrix
4 1 (4.55%) CA
4 1 (4.55%) Peregrine
4 1 (4.55%) Remedy
4 1 (4.55%) ServiceNow
4 1 (4.55%) Spiceworks