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 28 January 2015 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 42 34 22
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -12
Contract jobs citing SLA 3 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 0.76% 1.15% 3.49%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 12.00% 25.00% 88.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 3
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£400 £500 £100
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +400.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £300 £270
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £11.00 £13.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.51% +8.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £14.50 £13.75
% change year-on-year
-6.89% +5.45%
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
25 12 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 6.31% 4.58% 3.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 3 3
Average daily rate £371 £500 £100
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.75% +400.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 1
Average hourly rate £11.00 £17.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.29% +36.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.08 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+11.27% -25.76%

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
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 28 January 2015. 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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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 -4 3 £400 -20.00% 2
Gateshead - - - -
SLA
North East

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 18 (75.00%) Oracle
2 13 (54.17%) HP
3 11 (45.83%) Problem Management
4 10 (41.67%) SC Cleared
4 10 (41.67%) Security Cleared
4 10 (41.67%) OpenView
4 10 (41.67%) Middleware
4 10 (41.67%) Java
4 10 (41.67%) ITIL
4 10 (41.67%) Linux
5 9 (37.50%) WebLogic
5 9 (37.50%) SQL
5 9 (37.50%) Red Hat
5 9 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (37.50%) Oracle Database
5 9 (37.50%) Finance
6 8 (33.33%) Oracle Applications
7 7 (29.17%) SOA
8 6 (25.00%) Configuration Management
8 6 (25.00%) Service Management
8 6 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
8 6 (25.00%) LDAP
8 6 (25.00%) AquaLogic
9 5 (20.83%) JNDI
9 5 (20.83%) Clustering
9 5 (20.83%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
9 5 (20.83%) Java EE
9 5 (20.83%) JMS
9 5 (20.83%) Windows
9 5 (20.83%) J2EE

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 9 (37.50%) WebLogic
2 6 (25.00%) AquaLogic
3 4 (16.67%) Apache
4 3 (12.50%) IBM Notes
5 2 (8.33%) IIS
5 2 (8.33%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (4.17%) Oracle 10gAS
6 1 (4.17%) MS Exchange
6 1 (4.17%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (33.33%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (16.67%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (12.50%) Oracle Payables
3 3 (12.50%) Oracle Receivables
3 3 (12.50%) Oracle General Ledger
3 3 (12.50%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (8.33%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 6 (25.00%) LDAP
2 2 (8.33%) DHCP
2 2 (8.33%) DNS
3 1 (4.17%) Firewall
3 1 (4.17%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.17%) LAN
3 1 (4.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (37.50%) Oracle Database
2 6 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (12.50%) BusinessObjects XI
4 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
4 2 (8.33%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 5 (20.83%) Ant
2 2 (8.33%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (4.17%) MSI
General
1 9 (37.50%) Finance
2 3 (12.50%) General Ledger
3 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (20.83%) DBA
2 4 (16.67%) Oracle DBA
3 3 (12.50%) Informatica Specialist
3 3 (12.50%) Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Service Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Service Desk Team Leader
4 2 (8.33%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Team Leader
4 2 (8.33%) Delivery Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Applications Specialist
4 2 (8.33%) Services Delivery Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Service Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Data Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Oracle Applications Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) IT Support Technician
5 1 (4.17%) Oracle Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) Oracle Applications DBA
5 1 (4.17%) Oracle Applications Support
5 1 (4.17%) Wintel Support
5 1 (4.17%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (41.67%) Middleware
2 5 (20.83%) JNDI
2 5 (20.83%) Java EE
2 5 (20.83%) JMS
2 5 (20.83%) J2EE
2 5 (20.83%) JDBC
3 3 (12.50%) SOAP
3 3 (12.50%) Web Services
4 2 (8.33%) XML
5 1 (4.17%) Application Packaging
5 1 (4.17%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Clustering
2 2 (8.33%) CMDB
2 2 (8.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.17%) AS400
3 1 (4.17%) Mathematics
3 1 (4.17%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 10 (41.67%) Linux
2 9 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (20.83%) Windows
4 3 (12.50%) UNIX
5 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (45.83%) Problem Management
2 10 (41.67%) ITIL
3 7 (29.17%) SOA
4 6 (25.00%) Configuration Management
4 6 (25.00%) Service Management
5 5 (20.83%) Service Delivery
6 4 (16.67%) Data Management
6 4 (16.67%) High Availability
6 4 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (16.67%) Migration
6 4 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (16.67%) Incident Management
7 2 (8.33%) Change Management
7 2 (8.33%) Regression Testing
7 2 (8.33%) CRM
7 2 (8.33%) E-Commerce
7 2 (8.33%) ITIL V3
7 2 (8.33%) Knowledge Management
7 2 (8.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 10 (41.67%) Java
2 9 (37.50%) SQL
3 5 (20.83%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
3 5 (20.83%) PL/SQL
4 3 (12.50%) Shell Script
5 1 (4.17%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (41.67%) SC Cleared
1 10 (41.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 4 (16.67%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (12.50%) Active Directory
3 2 (8.33%) Terminal Services
4 1 (4.17%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (41.67%) OpenView
2 2 (8.33%) OVSD
3 1 (4.17%) HP SIM
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (4.17%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 18 (75.00%) Oracle
2 13 (54.17%) HP
3 9 (37.50%) Red Hat
4 5 (20.83%) Informatica
5 3 (12.50%) Business Objects
5 3 (12.50%) Lotus
6 2 (8.33%) Citrix
6 2 (8.33%) Cisco
7 1 (4.17%) VMware
7 1 (4.17%) Microsoft
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
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