The first table below looks at the demand for SLA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Tyne and Wear region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category for the Tyne and Wear region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 29 28 36
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +8
Contract jobs citing SLA 14 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 3.84% 0.49% 1.42%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 37.84% 6.25% 18.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 0 0
Average daily rate
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£438 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £303 £300
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +0.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £16.60 - £12.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+20.68% -6.45%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
37 16 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 10.14% 7.88% 7.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 8 14
Average daily rate £406 £495 £243
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.92% +104.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £423 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £508 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £16.60 - £12.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.17 £17.50 £18.68
% change year-on-year
+15.22% -6.29%
SLA
North East

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SLA across the Tyne and Wear region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

SLA Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

SLA
Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SLA across the Tyne and Wear region.

SLA Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

SLA
Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SLA across the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014.

SLA Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

SLA
Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SLA across the Tyne and Wear region.

SLA Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

SLA
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SLA within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Newcastle upon Tyne -2 13 £438 - 2
Sunderland - 1 - -
Gateshead - - - - 1
SLA
North East

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 13 (65.00%) Problem Management
2 12 (60.00%) Security Cleared
3 11 (55.00%) Oracle
3 11 (55.00%) ITIL
3 11 (55.00%) HP
3 11 (55.00%) Finance
4 10 (50.00%) Migration
4 10 (50.00%) Oracle EBS
4 10 (50.00%) Oracle Applications
4 10 (50.00%) Oracle Workflow
4 10 (50.00%) Regression Testing
4 10 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 10 (50.00%) SC Cleared
4 10 (50.00%) Workflow
4 10 (50.00%) Oracle EBS R12
4 10 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 10 (50.00%) Oracle Payables
5 9 (45.00%) Oracle Receivables
5 9 (45.00%) Oracle General Ledger
5 9 (45.00%) QA
5 9 (45.00%) General Ledger
5 9 (45.00%) SQL
5 9 (45.00%) Oracle Forms
6 8 (40.00%) Configuration Management
6 8 (40.00%) Data Management
7 7 (35.00%) Oracle Reports
7 7 (35.00%) PL/SQL
7 7 (35.00%) UNIX
7 7 (35.00%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (20.00%) XML

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 10 (50.00%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle UPK
2 1 (5.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (50.00%) Oracle EBS
1 10 (50.00%) Oracle Applications
1 10 (50.00%) Oracle EBS R12
1 10 (50.00%) Oracle Payables
2 9 (45.00%) Oracle Receivables
2 9 (45.00%) Oracle General Ledger
3 2 (10.00%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle Payroll
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle iProcurement
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle Internet Expenses
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) Ethernet
1 2 (10.00%) Internet
1 2 (10.00%) 3G
1 2 (10.00%) DSL
1 2 (10.00%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (35.00%) Oracle Reports
2 4 (20.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 3 (15.00%) Oracle Database
3 3 (15.00%) Oracle Discoverer
4 2 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 9 (45.00%) Oracle Forms
General
1 11 (55.00%) Finance
2 9 (45.00%) General Ledger
3 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (5.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (20.00%) Applications Support
2 3 (15.00%) Support Analyst
2 3 (15.00%) Analyst
2 3 (15.00%) Service Manager
2 3 (15.00%) Applications Support Analyst
2 3 (15.00%) Oracle Analyst
2 3 (15.00%) Oracle Support Analyst
2 3 (15.00%) Oracle Applications Support Analyst
2 3 (15.00%) Oracle Applications Support
3 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Manager
3 2 (10.00%) Development Manager
3 2 (10.00%) Coordinator
4 1 (5.00%) Project Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Developer
4 1 (5.00%) DBA
4 1 (5.00%) Applications Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Technical Support
4 1 (5.00%) Administrator
4 1 (5.00%) Services Delivery Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Project Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) XML
2 1 (5.00%) Middleware
2 1 (5.00%) Java EE
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) PMI
2 1 (5.00%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 7 (35.00%) UNIX
2 2 (10.00%) Windows
3 1 (5.00%) Linux
3 1 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (65.00%) Problem Management
2 11 (55.00%) ITIL
3 10 (50.00%) Regression Testing
3 10 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 10 (50.00%) Workflow
3 10 (50.00%) Migration
3 10 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 8 (40.00%) Data Management
4 8 (40.00%) Configuration Management
5 4 (20.00%) Service Management
6 3 (15.00%) PRINCE2
7 2 (10.00%) CRM
7 2 (10.00%) Data Modelling
7 2 (10.00%) SOA
7 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (10.00%) Project Management
7 2 (10.00%) Content Management
7 2 (10.00%) GAP Analysis
7 2 (10.00%) Service Delivery
8 1 (5.00%) Procure-to-pay
Programming Languages
1 9 (45.00%) SQL
2 7 (35.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (5.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 12 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 10 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 7 (35.00%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (10.00%) PMI Certification
4 2 (10.00%) Degree
5 1 (5.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (45.00%) QA
2 1 (5.00%) BS7799
2 1 (5.00%) BS15000
2 1 (5.00%) ISO 14001
Vendors
1 11 (55.00%) Oracle
1 11 (55.00%) HP
2 2 (10.00%) Cisco
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.00%) Red Hat
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Experis Ltd
Rate: £518.37 per day
Posted: 5 days ago