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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 34 30 40
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +10
Contract jobs citing SLA 16 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 3.76% 0.46% 0.82%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 34.04% 5.88% 10.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 0 1
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UK excluding London average daily rate £260 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.80 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.60 £15.63 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+6.24% +0.80%
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
47 17 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 11.06% 7.83% 7.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 7 16
Average daily rate £438 £500 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.40% +81.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £354 £475 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £510 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £355
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.80 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £17.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -22.22%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 -7 15 £450 - 1
Sunderland - 1 - - 1
Gateshead - - - -
SLA
North East

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 15 (68.18%) Problem Management
2 14 (63.64%) Security Cleared
3 13 (59.09%) Oracle
4 12 (54.55%) SQL
4 12 (54.55%) HP
4 12 (54.55%) SC Cleared
5 11 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 11 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 11 (50.00%) Oracle EBS
5 11 (50.00%) Migration
5 11 (50.00%) Oracle Applications
6 10 (45.45%) Oracle Workflow
6 10 (45.45%) Workflow
6 10 (45.45%) Regression Testing
6 10 (45.45%) Oracle Payables
6 10 (45.45%) Oracle EBS R12
6 10 (45.45%) QA
7 9 (40.91%) Data Management
7 9 (40.91%) General Ledger
7 9 (40.91%) Oracle General Ledger
7 9 (40.91%) Oracle Receivables
7 9 (40.91%) Finance
7 9 (40.91%) Configuration Management
7 9 (40.91%) ITIL
7 9 (40.91%) Oracle Forms
8 8 (36.36%) UNIX
9 7 (31.82%) Oracle Reports
9 7 (31.82%) PL/SQL
10 6 (27.27%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (18.18%) Business Intelligence

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 (45.45%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle 10gAS
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle UPK
2 1 (4.55%) WebLogic
2 1 (4.55%) Apache
2 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (50.00%) Oracle EBS
1 11 (50.00%) Oracle Applications
2 10 (45.45%) Oracle EBS R12
2 10 (45.45%) Oracle Payables
3 9 (40.91%) Oracle Receivables
3 9 (40.91%) Oracle General Ledger
4 2 (9.09%) Oracle CRM
5 1 (4.55%) Oracle Payroll
5 1 (4.55%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (4.55%) Oracle iProcurement
5 1 (4.55%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (4.55%) Oracle Internet Expenses
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (31.82%) Oracle Reports
2 4 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (18.18%) Oracle Database
2 4 (18.18%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 3 (13.64%) Oracle Discoverer
4 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 9 (40.91%) Oracle Forms
General
1 9 (40.91%) Finance
1 9 (40.91%) General Ledger
2 1 (4.55%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (18.18%) Analyst
1 4 (18.18%) Development Manager
1 4 (18.18%) Applications Support
1 4 (18.18%) Service Manager
1 4 (18.18%) Business Intelligence Manager
2 3 (13.64%) Applications Support Analyst
2 3 (13.64%) Oracle Analyst
2 3 (13.64%) Oracle Support Analyst
2 3 (13.64%) Oracle Applications Support Analyst
2 3 (13.64%) Oracle Applications Support
2 3 (13.64%) Support Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) DBA
3 2 (9.09%) Oracle DBA
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Technical Support Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Service Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Operations Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Services Delivery Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Applications Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (18.18%) XML
2 1 (4.55%) Middleware
2 1 (4.55%) Java EE
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) E-Learning
1 1 (4.55%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 8 (36.36%) UNIX
2 1 (4.55%) Linux
2 1 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (68.18%) Problem Management
2 11 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 11 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 11 (50.00%) Migration
3 10 (45.45%) Regression Testing
3 10 (45.45%) Workflow
4 9 (40.91%) ITIL
4 9 (40.91%) Configuration Management
4 9 (40.91%) Data Management
5 4 (18.18%) Data Modelling
5 4 (18.18%) GAP Analysis
5 4 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (9.09%) Six Sigma
6 2 (9.09%) Asset Management
6 2 (9.09%) SOA
6 2 (9.09%) PRINCE2
6 2 (9.09%) CRM
6 2 (9.09%) Service Management
6 2 (9.09%) CMMI
6 2 (9.09%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (54.55%) SQL
2 7 (31.82%) PL/SQL
3 2 (9.09%) Java
Qualifications
1 14 (63.64%) Security Cleared
2 12 (54.55%) SC Cleared
3 6 (27.27%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (9.09%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (45.45%) QA
2 2 (9.09%) BS7799
2 2 (9.09%) BS15000
2 2 (9.09%) ISO 14001
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 13 (59.09%) Oracle
2 12 (54.55%) HP
3 1 (4.55%) Red Hat
3 1 (4.55%) SAP