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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 40 45 26
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -19
Contract jobs citing SLA 18 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 3.02% 1.47% 1.56%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 36.00% 29.17% 37.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 0
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.24% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £301
% change year-on-year
- -0.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.25 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
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
50 24 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 8.38% 5.05% 4.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 18 2
Average daily rate £339 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.01% +16.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £27.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.55 £21.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+2.61% +13.51%

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 29 May 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 +5 18 £281 -29.24% 3
SLA
North East

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 20 (74.07%) ITIL
2 19 (70.37%) Problem Management
3 18 (66.67%) SQL
3 18 (66.67%) Oracle
4 15 (55.56%) Ant
4 15 (55.56%) WebLogic
4 15 (55.56%) J2EE
4 15 (55.56%) Linux
4 15 (55.56%) Informatica
4 15 (55.56%) Service Management
4 15 (55.56%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
5 14 (51.85%) Root Cause Analysis
5 14 (51.85%) Security Cleared
5 14 (51.85%) Shell Script
5 14 (51.85%) Java
5 14 (51.85%) SOAP
5 14 (51.85%) Web Services
5 14 (51.85%) Oracle Reports
6 13 (48.15%) SC Cleared
7 12 (44.44%) LDAP
8 11 (40.74%) PL/SQL
8 11 (40.74%) HP
8 11 (40.74%) Finance
9 9 (33.33%) Clustering
9 9 (33.33%) Red Hat
9 9 (33.33%) JDBC
9 9 (33.33%) JMS
9 9 (33.33%) JNDI
9 9 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 9 (33.33%) High Availability

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 15 (55.56%) WebLogic
2 8 (29.63%) AquaLogic
3 3 (11.11%) Oracle Workflow
4 2 (7.41%) MS Exchange
4 2 (7.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2007
Business Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Oracle Payables
1 3 (11.11%) Oracle Receivables
1 3 (11.11%) Oracle General Ledger
1 3 (11.11%) Oracle EBS R12
1 3 (11.11%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (11.11%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 12 (44.44%) LDAP
2 3 (11.11%) DHCP
2 3 (11.11%) DNS
3 1 (3.70%) 3G
3 1 (3.70%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (51.85%) Oracle Reports
2 8 (29.63%) Oracle Database
3 3 (11.11%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 15 (55.56%) Ant
2 3 (11.11%) Oracle Forms
General
1 11 (40.74%) Finance
2 3 (11.11%) General Ledger
3 2 (7.41%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (29.63%) Developer
2 7 (25.93%) Analyst
3 5 (18.52%) Informatica Developer
3 5 (18.52%) Administrator
4 4 (14.81%) Service Analyst
4 4 (14.81%) Service Desk Analyst
4 4 (14.81%) Linux Support
5 2 (7.41%) Support Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) 1st Line Support
5 2 (7.41%) Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) Applications Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Development Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) Linux Administrator
5 2 (7.41%) Informatica Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) Linux Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) Oracle Applications Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Oracle Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Exchange Administrator
6 1 (3.70%) Service Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (55.56%) J2EE
2 14 (51.85%) SOAP
2 14 (51.85%) Web Services
3 9 (33.33%) JDBC
3 9 (33.33%) JMS
3 9 (33.33%) JNDI
4 8 (29.63%) Middleware
5 3 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (33.33%) Clustering
2 2 (7.41%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.70%) Fat Client
3 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.70%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 15 (55.56%) Linux
2 9 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (11.11%) UNIX
3 3 (11.11%) Windows
4 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.70%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (74.07%) ITIL
2 19 (70.37%) Problem Management
3 15 (55.56%) Service Management
4 14 (51.85%) Root Cause Analysis
5 9 (33.33%) High Availability
6 8 (29.63%) SOA
7 5 (18.52%) Requirements Analysis
7 5 (18.52%) OOA/OOD
8 4 (14.81%) Configuration Management
8 4 (14.81%) Incident Management
9 3 (11.11%) Workflow
9 3 (11.11%) Data Management
9 3 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (11.11%) Regression Testing
9 3 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (11.11%) Migration
9 3 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
10 2 (7.41%) ETL
11 1 (3.70%) Software Delivery
11 1 (3.70%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 18 (66.67%) SQL
2 15 (55.56%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
3 14 (51.85%) Shell Script
3 14 (51.85%) Java
4 11 (40.74%) PL/SQL
5 7 (25.93%) Bash Shell
6 1 (3.70%) C
Qualifications
1 14 (51.85%) Security Cleared
2 13 (48.15%) SC Cleared
3 3 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (3.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 3 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.41%) VMware ESX
3 1 (3.70%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (3.70%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (14.81%) OpenView
2 2 (7.41%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (7.41%) NetBackup
2 2 (7.41%) SCOM
2 2 (7.41%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (3.70%) SCCM
3 1 (3.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 18 (66.67%) Oracle
2 15 (55.56%) Informatica
3 11 (40.74%) HP
4 9 (33.33%) Red Hat
5 3 (11.11%) VMware
5 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
6 2 (7.41%) Symantec
7 1 (3.70%) AppSense
7 1 (3.70%) Citrix
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