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 26 August 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
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 27 58 35
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -23
Contract jobs citing SLA 94 20 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 8.88% 2.51% 3.91%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 45.41% 19.23% 29.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 9 14
Median daily rate £263 £263 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -41.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £218 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £288 £511
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £300 £268
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +12.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 2
Median hourly rate £28.00 £15.00 £13.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+86.66% +8.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.16 £13.25 £11.56
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.25 £21.30 £16.04
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.18 £15.77 £16.55
% change year-on-year
-10.11% -4.71%
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
207 104 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 19.55% 13.07% 13.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 81 52
Median daily rate £280 £450 £426
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.77% +5.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £263 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £625 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £403 £385
% change year-on-year
-0.62% +4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 5 2
Median hourly rate £28.00 £17.00 £13.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+64.70% +23.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £14.25 £11.56
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.40 £19.10 £16.04
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.15 £25.06 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+12.33% +28.51%

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 26 August 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 26 August 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 26 August 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 +28 93 £263 - 2
Gateshead - 1 - -
SLA
North East

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 26 August 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.

1 138 (74.19%) ITIL
2 117 (62.90%) HP
3 101 (54.30%) Incident Management
4 95 (51.08%) Security Cleared
5 94 (50.54%) Windows
6 91 (48.92%) Oracle
6 91 (48.92%) Service Delivery
7 89 (47.85%) Unix
8 84 (45.16%) AIX
9 82 (44.09%) SC Cleared
9 82 (44.09%) Root Cause Analysis
10 77 (41.40%) Problem Management
10 77 (41.40%) Change Management
11 72 (38.71%) Linux
11 72 (38.71%) Windows Server
12 68 (36.56%) SAN
13 59 (31.72%) Microsoft
14 58 (31.18%) ServiceNow
15 55 (29.57%) BPSS Clearance
15 55 (29.57%) Solaris
16 47 (25.27%) High Availability
16 47 (25.27%) Clustering
17 46 (24.73%) QMS
18 45 (24.19%) CA
19 42 (22.58%) Release Management
20 41 (22.04%) Red Hat
20 41 (22.04%) SQL Server
21 40 (21.51%) SQL
21 40 (21.51%) Quality Management
22 39 (20.97%) ISO 9001

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 29 (15.59%) WebLogic
2 10 (5.38%) Apache
2 10 (5.38%) IBM Notes
3 9 (4.84%) IIS
4 7 (3.76%) iPlanet
5 5 (2.69%) SharePoint
6 4 (2.15%) OpenStack
7 3 (1.61%) MQSeries
8 2 (1.08%) Oracle Workflow
8 2 (1.08%) WebLogic Portal
9 1 (0.54%) CICS
9 1 (0.54%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.54%) WebSphere
Applications
1 23 (12.37%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.61%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.61%) HP Helion
2 1 (0.54%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.54%) DigitalOcean
2 1 (0.54%) GitHub
2 1 (0.54%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.54%) Linode
2 1 (0.54%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 68 (36.56%) SAN
2 22 (11.83%) TCP/IP
3 18 (9.68%) DHCP
3 18 (9.68%) DNS
4 16 (8.60%) Firewall
5 7 (3.76%) BIG-IP
6 6 (3.23%) 3G
6 6 (3.23%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (1.61%) LDAP
8 2 (1.08%) FTP
8 2 (1.08%) NAS
8 2 (1.08%) SMS
8 2 (1.08%) SSH
9 1 (0.54%) HTTP
9 1 (0.54%) Internet
9 1 (0.54%) IP Telephony
9 1 (0.54%) Network Security
9 1 (0.54%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (22.04%) SQL Server
2 24 (12.90%) DB2
3 7 (3.76%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (3.76%) Oracle Database
4 6 (3.23%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
4 6 (3.23%) SQL Server 2000
4 6 (3.23%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (2.69%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (1.08%) Big Data
6 2 (1.08%) MySQL
7 1 (0.54%) DataStage
7 1 (0.54%) IBM InfoSphere
7 1 (0.54%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (4.84%) MSI
2 6 (3.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.54%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.54%) GitLab
3 1 (0.54%) Subversion
3 1 (0.54%) Vagrant
General
1 2 (1.08%) Finance
2 1 (0.54%) Banking
Job Titles
1 31 (16.67%) Administrator
1 31 (16.67%) Support Engineer
2 22 (11.83%) Support Specialist
3 18 (9.68%) Linux Engineer
4 15 (8.06%) Linux Administrator
4 15 (8.06%) Linux Support
5 10 (5.38%) Server Support
5 10 (5.38%) Systems Administrator
5 10 (5.38%) Unix Engineer
5 10 (5.38%) Unix Support
6 9 (4.84%) AIX Engineer
6 9 (4.84%) Linux Support Engineer
6 9 (4.84%) Solaris Administrator
7 8 (4.30%) 2nd Line Support
7 8 (4.30%) AIX Support
7 8 (4.30%) Solaris Engineer
7 8 (4.30%) Unix Support Engineer
8 7 (3.76%) 3rd Line Support
8 7 (3.76%) Architect
8 7 (3.76%) Subject Matter Expert
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (11.83%) Middleware
2 7 (3.76%) JSP
3 6 (3.23%) J2EE
4 4 (2.15%) ADO
5 3 (1.61%) SAP Basis
6 2 (1.08%) Oracle GoldenGate
6 2 (1.08%) Web Services
7 1 (0.54%) ActiveMQ
7 1 (0.54%) LAMP
7 1 (0.54%) LAPP Stack
7 1 (0.54%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 47 (25.27%) Clustering
2 31 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 30 (16.13%) Management Information System
4 16 (8.60%) Mainframe
5 13 (6.99%) CMDB
6 7 (3.76%) User Experience
7 6 (3.23%) Fat Client
7 6 (3.23%) Replication
7 6 (3.23%) Thin Client
8 4 (2.15%) AS400
8 4 (2.15%) Tandem
9 3 (1.61%) Hybrid Cloud
10 2 (1.08%) Grid Computing
10 2 (1.08%) HP Storage
10 2 (1.08%) HP StoreVirtual
10 2 (1.08%) IBM Mainframe
10 2 (1.08%) Virtual Team
11 1 (0.54%) Data Centre
11 1 (0.54%) Digital Media
11 1 (0.54%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 94 (50.54%) Windows
2 89 (47.85%) Unix
3 84 (45.16%) AIX
4 72 (38.71%) Linux
4 72 (38.71%) Windows Server
5 55 (29.57%) Solaris
6 36 (19.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 16 (8.60%) Windows Server 2008
8 13 (6.99%) Windows 7
9 9 (4.84%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (2.15%) Windows 8
11 3 (1.61%) HPUX
11 3 (1.61%) Windows 10
12 2 (1.08%) zOS
13 1 (0.54%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 138 (74.19%) ITIL
2 101 (54.30%) Incident Management
3 91 (48.92%) Service Delivery
4 82 (44.09%) Root Cause Analysis
5 77 (41.40%) Change Management
5 77 (41.40%) Problem Management
6 47 (25.27%) High Availability
7 46 (24.73%) QMS
8 42 (22.58%) Release Management
9 40 (21.51%) Quality Management
10 33 (17.74%) Configuration Management
11 28 (15.05%) Compliance Management
12 27 (14.52%) Escalation Management
13 26 (13.98%) ITIL V3
14 24 (12.90%) Mentoring
15 22 (11.83%) SOA
16 19 (10.22%) E-Commerce
17 18 (9.68%) Disaster Recovery
17 18 (9.68%) Knowledge Management
18 16 (8.60%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 40 (21.51%) SQL
2 22 (11.83%) Perl
2 22 (11.83%) Shell Script
2 22 (11.83%) VB
3 11 (5.91%) Java
4 6 (3.23%) T-SQL
5 5 (2.69%) C
6 2 (1.08%) PHP
7 1 (0.54%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.54%) Jython
7 1 (0.54%) Python
7 1 (0.54%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 95 (51.08%) Security Cleared
2 82 (44.09%) SC Cleared
3 55 (29.57%) BPSS Clearance
4 36 (19.35%) Degree
5 31 (16.67%) AAT
6 29 (15.59%) RHCE
7 21 (11.29%) Microsoft Certification
8 12 (6.45%) DV Cleared
9 9 (4.84%) MCDBA
10 7 (3.76%) MCSE
11 5 (2.69%) CCNP
11 5 (2.69%) Cisco Certification
11 5 (2.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 4 (2.15%) CCNA
12 4 (2.15%) MCP
13 2 (1.08%) Six Sigma Black Belt
13 2 (1.08%) Six Sigma Green Belt
14 1 (0.54%) BC Cleared
14 1 (0.54%) CCSA
14 1 (0.54%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (20.97%) ISO 9001
2 32 (17.20%) Disclosure Scotland
3 7 (3.76%) JSP 440
4 2 (1.08%) QA
System Software
1 30 (16.13%) Oracle RAC
2 29 (15.59%) KVM
3 23 (12.37%) Active Directory
4 18 (9.68%) VMware Infrastructure
5 16 (8.60%) Firmware
6 13 (6.99%) Microsoft App-V
7 9 (4.84%) Terminal Services
7 9 (4.84%) XenApp
8 2 (1.08%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 1 (0.54%) VirtualBox
9 1 (0.54%) Xen
Systems Management
1 35 (18.82%) EMC NetWorker
2 22 (11.83%) Tivoli
3 20 (10.75%) MOM
4 19 (10.22%) HP SiteScope
5 16 (8.60%) OpenView
6 15 (8.06%) Perfmon
7 9 (4.84%) Microsoft Clustering
7 9 (4.84%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 7 (3.76%) HP SIM
8 7 (3.76%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 6 (3.23%) SCCM
10 4 (2.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 2 (1.08%) BMC PATROL
11 2 (1.08%) HP Data Protector
11 2 (1.08%) NetBackup
11 2 (1.08%) Opscode Chef
11 2 (1.08%) Puppet
12 1 (0.54%) Ansible
12 1 (0.54%) OVSD
12 1 (0.54%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 117 (62.90%) HP
2 91 (48.92%) Oracle
3 59 (31.72%) Microsoft
4 58 (31.18%) ServiceNow
5 45 (24.19%) CA
6 41 (22.04%) Red Hat
7 31 (16.67%) EMC
8 23 (12.37%) VMware
9 22 (11.83%) BMC
9 22 (11.83%) IBM
10 21 (11.29%) Citrix
11 12 (6.45%) Cisco
12 10 (5.38%) Lotus
13 7 (3.76%) BEA
13 7 (3.76%) F5
13 7 (3.76%) SAP
13 7 (3.76%) Sun
14 5 (2.69%) Meridio
15 4 (2.15%) AppSense
15 4 (2.15%) ThinPrint
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