The table below looks at the statistics for SLA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Tyne and Wear region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 5 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 42 47 50
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +3
Contract jobs citing SLA 53 14 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 5.42% 2.37% 0.95%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 37.59% 21.54% 17.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 8 3
Median daily rate £285 £300 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £189 £250 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £300 £364
UK excluding London median daily rate £284 £301 £300
% change year-on-year
-5.73% +0.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 0
Median hourly rate £20.00 £11.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+81.81% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +10.34%
SLA
North East

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 Tyne and Wear region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
141 65 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 14.42% 11.02% 5.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 48 18
Median daily rate £285 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £275 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 0
Median hourly rate £23.00 £40.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.50% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £29.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-22.41% +38.09%

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Tyne and Wear region citing SLA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 5 May 2016.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SLA across the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 5 May 2016.

SLA Hourly Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SLA within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 5 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
Newcastle upon Tyne 0 47 £285 -5.00% 7
Gateshead - 4 £100 -
Sunderland - 2 £325 -
SLA
North East

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 5 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for SLA.

1 42 (72.41%) ITIL
2 35 (60.34%) Windows
3 34 (58.62%) HP
4 30 (51.72%) Incident Management
4 30 (51.72%) Security Cleared
5 28 (48.28%) SC Cleared
6 27 (46.55%) Problem Management
7 26 (44.83%) Windows Server
8 25 (43.10%) Unix
9 24 (41.38%) Change Management
9 24 (41.38%) Root Cause Analysis
10 23 (39.66%) Oracle
11 21 (36.21%) ServiceNow
12 20 (34.48%) BPSS Clearance
13 18 (31.03%) Microsoft
14 17 (29.31%) SQL Server
14 17 (29.31%) Linux
14 17 (29.31%) Service Delivery
15 16 (27.59%) CA
15 16 (27.59%) QMS
16 15 (25.86%) Degree
16 15 (25.86%) AIX
16 15 (25.86%) Solaris
16 15 (25.86%) SQL
17 14 (24.14%) SAN
17 14 (24.14%) ITIL V3
18 13 (22.41%) Windows Server 2008
19 12 (20.69%) Release Management
19 12 (20.69%) Disclosure Scotland
19 12 (20.69%) Escalation Management

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 12 (20.69%) WebLogic
2 6 (10.34%) iPlanet
3 4 (6.90%) SharePoint
4 3 (5.17%) OpenStack
5 2 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (3.45%) MQSeries
5 2 (3.45%) MS Exchange
5 2 (3.45%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (1.72%) Apache
6 1 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.72%) IBM Notes
6 1 (1.72%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (13.79%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.45%) MS Office
3 1 (1.72%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.90%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 14 (24.14%) SAN
2 10 (17.24%) TCP/IP
3 7 (12.07%) DHCP
3 7 (12.07%) DNS
3 7 (12.07%) Firewall
4 6 (10.34%) BIG-IP
5 5 (8.62%) 3G
6 4 (6.90%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (3.45%) FTP
7 2 (3.45%) LDAP
7 2 (3.45%) NAS
7 2 (3.45%) SSH
8 1 (1.72%) 2G
8 1 (1.72%) ATM
8 1 (1.72%) DWDM
8 1 (1.72%) HTTP
8 1 (1.72%) Network Security
8 1 (1.72%) RNC
8 1 (1.72%) SMS
8 1 (1.72%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (29.31%) SQL Server
2 11 (18.97%) DB2
3 6 (10.34%) Oracle Database
4 5 (8.62%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (6.90%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
5 4 (6.90%) SQL Server 2000
5 4 (6.90%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (5.17%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (3.45%) Big Data
8 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (6.90%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (1.72%) MSI
General
1 2 (3.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (12.07%) Architect
2 5 (8.62%) Desktop Support
2 5 (8.62%) Field Engineer
3 4 (6.90%) 2nd Line Support
3 4 (6.90%) Chief Architect
3 4 (6.90%) Cloud Architect
3 4 (6.90%) DBA
3 4 (6.90%) Field Service Engineer
3 4 (6.90%) SQL DBA
3 4 (6.90%) Support Engineer
4 3 (5.17%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
4 3 (5.17%) AIX Support
4 3 (5.17%) Unix Support
5 2 (3.45%) AIX Engineer
5 2 (3.45%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (3.45%) IT Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (3.45%) IT Operations Manager
5 2 (3.45%) Unix Engineer
5 2 (3.45%) Unix Support Engineer
5 2 (3.45%) Wintel Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.34%) JSP
2 5 (8.62%) J2EE
3 4 (6.90%) Middleware
4 2 (3.45%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 2 (3.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.24%) Computer Science
2 9 (15.52%) Management Information System
3 7 (12.07%) Clustering
4 5 (8.62%) Fat Client
4 5 (8.62%) Mainframe
4 5 (8.62%) Thin Client
5 4 (6.90%) Replication
6 3 (5.17%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (3.45%) CMDB
7 2 (3.45%) Grid Computing
7 2 (3.45%) HP Storage
7 2 (3.45%) HP StoreVirtual
8 1 (1.72%) AS400
8 1 (1.72%) Digital Media
8 1 (1.72%) IBM Mainframe
8 1 (1.72%) Private Cloud
8 1 (1.72%) Tandem
8 1 (1.72%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 35 (60.34%) Windows
2 26 (44.83%) Windows Server
3 25 (43.10%) Unix
4 17 (29.31%) Linux
5 15 (25.86%) AIX
5 15 (25.86%) Solaris
6 13 (22.41%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (13.79%) Windows 7
8 7 (12.07%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.72%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.72%) Windows 10
9 1 (1.72%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (1.72%) Windows Vista
9 1 (1.72%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (72.41%) ITIL
2 30 (51.72%) Incident Management
3 27 (46.55%) Problem Management
4 24 (41.38%) Change Management
4 24 (41.38%) Root Cause Analysis
5 17 (29.31%) Service Delivery
6 16 (27.59%) QMS
7 14 (24.14%) ITIL V3
8 12 (20.69%) Escalation Management
8 12 (20.69%) Release Management
9 10 (17.24%) Mentoring
9 10 (17.24%) Quality Management
10 8 (13.79%) ITSM
10 8 (13.79%) Project Management
10 8 (13.79%) Six Sigma
11 7 (12.07%) Disaster Recovery
12 6 (10.34%) Coaching
12 6 (10.34%) Configuration Management
12 6 (10.34%) Enterprise Architecture
12 6 (10.34%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 15 (25.86%) SQL
2 10 (17.24%) Perl
2 10 (17.24%) Shell Script
2 10 (17.24%) VB
3 8 (13.79%) Java
4 4 (6.90%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.72%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.72%) PHP
Qualifications
1 30 (51.72%) Security Cleared
2 28 (48.28%) SC Cleared
3 20 (34.48%) BPSS Clearance
4 15 (25.86%) Degree
5 7 (12.07%) AAT
6 5 (8.62%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (6.90%) MCDBA
8 2 (3.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (3.45%) Six Sigma Black Belt
8 2 (3.45%) Six Sigma Green Belt
9 1 (1.72%) BC Cleared
9 1 (1.72%) CCNA
9 1 (1.72%) CCNP
9 1 (1.72%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (1.72%) MCP
9 1 (1.72%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (20.69%) Disclosure Scotland
2 10 (17.24%) ISO 9001
3 6 (10.34%) JSP 440
System Software
1 10 (17.24%) Active Directory
2 8 (13.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (10.34%) XenApp
4 4 (6.90%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (3.45%) Firmware
5 2 (3.45%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (1.72%) Terminal Server
6 1 (1.72%) Terminal Services
6 1 (1.72%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 10 (17.24%) Tivoli
2 9 (15.52%) MOM
3 8 (13.79%) HP SiteScope
4 6 (10.34%) EMC NetWorker
4 6 (10.34%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 5 (8.62%) Perfmon
5 5 (8.62%) SCCM
6 4 (6.90%) OpenView
7 3 (5.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 2 (3.45%) BMC PATROL
8 2 (3.45%) HP Data Protector
8 2 (3.45%) NetBackup
9 1 (1.72%) HP SIM
9 1 (1.72%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 1 (1.72%) OVSD
Vendors
1 34 (58.62%) HP
2 23 (39.66%) Oracle
3 21 (36.21%) ServiceNow
4 18 (31.03%) Microsoft
5 16 (27.59%) CA
6 11 (18.97%) BMC
6 11 (18.97%) VMware
7 10 (17.24%) Citrix
8 6 (10.34%) BEA
8 6 (10.34%) Cisco
8 6 (10.34%) F5
8 6 (10.34%) Red Hat
8 6 (10.34%) Sun
9 3 (5.17%) AppSense
9 3 (5.17%) Meridio
9 3 (5.17%) ThinPrint
10 2 (3.45%) Opsware
10 2 (3.45%) Qualys
10 2 (3.45%) Symantec
10 2 (3.45%) Veritas
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