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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 41 29 26
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -3
Contract jobs citing SLA 27 17 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 3.74% 4.63% 0.49%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 44.26% 41.46% 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 15 0
Average daily rate
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£263 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £295 £275 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.27% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 0
Average hourly rate £15.00 £16.60 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.63% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.77 £17.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-9.88% +12.90%
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
61 41 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 8.45% 11.17% 7.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 37 8
Average daily rate £309 £423 £495
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.08% -14.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £207 £350 £423
10% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £500 £508
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 0
Average hourly rate £15.00 £16.60 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.63% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.73% +18.57%

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 30 July 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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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 -16 25 £263 -41.66% 3
Sunderland -1 2 - -
SLA
North East

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 24 (61.54%) SQL
1 24 (61.54%) ITIL
2 22 (56.41%) Problem Management
3 21 (53.85%) Security Cleared
3 21 (53.85%) Oracle
4 19 (48.72%) Linux
4 19 (48.72%) SC Cleared
4 19 (48.72%) Service Management
5 18 (46.15%) J2EE
5 18 (46.15%) SOAP
5 18 (46.15%) Web Services
5 18 (46.15%) Ant
5 18 (46.15%) WebLogic
5 18 (46.15%) Java
5 18 (46.15%) Informatica
5 18 (46.15%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
5 18 (46.15%) Root Cause Analysis
6 17 (43.59%) Shell Script
6 17 (43.59%) HP
7 16 (41.03%) Oracle Reports
8 15 (38.46%) LDAP
9 14 (35.90%) PL/SQL
9 14 (35.90%) Finance
10 12 (30.77%) Clustering
10 12 (30.77%) JNDI
10 12 (30.77%) JDBC
10 12 (30.77%) JMS
10 12 (30.77%) High Availability
11 11 (28.21%) Bash Shell
11 11 (28.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 18 (46.15%) WebLogic
2 11 (28.21%) AquaLogic
3 3 (7.69%) Oracle Workflow
4 2 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (5.13%) MS Exchange
4 2 (5.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (2.56%) IBM Notes
Business Applications
1 3 (7.69%) Oracle General Ledger
1 3 (7.69%) Oracle EBS R12
1 3 (7.69%) Oracle Payables
1 3 (7.69%) Oracle Receivables
1 3 (7.69%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (7.69%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (2.56%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 15 (38.46%) LDAP
2 8 (20.51%) DNS
3 7 (17.95%) DHCP
4 2 (5.13%) LAN
4 2 (5.13%) WAN
4 2 (5.13%) 3G
4 2 (5.13%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (5.13%) IP Telephony
5 1 (2.56%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (41.03%) Oracle Reports
2 11 (28.21%) Oracle Database
3 3 (7.69%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 1 (2.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 18 (46.15%) Ant
2 3 (7.69%) Oracle Forms
General
1 14 (35.90%) Finance
2 3 (7.69%) General Ledger
3 2 (5.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (20.51%) Developer
2 7 (17.95%) Analyst
2 7 (17.95%) Administrator
3 5 (12.82%) Informatica Developer
4 4 (10.26%) Service Desk Analyst
4 4 (10.26%) Linux Support
4 4 (10.26%) Support Engineer
4 4 (10.26%) Service Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) Desktop Support
5 3 (7.69%) 1st Line Support
6 2 (5.13%) Applications Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Consultant
6 2 (5.13%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (5.13%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (5.13%) Support Consultant
6 2 (5.13%) Oracle Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Wintel Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Development Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (46.15%) J2EE
1 18 (46.15%) SOAP
1 18 (46.15%) Web Services
2 12 (30.77%) JDBC
2 12 (30.77%) JMS
2 12 (30.77%) JNDI
3 11 (28.21%) Middleware
4 3 (7.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (30.77%) Clustering
2 3 (7.69%) PKI
2 3 (7.69%) Data Centre
3 2 (5.13%) Thin Client
3 2 (5.13%) Blackberry
3 2 (5.13%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.13%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.56%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 19 (48.72%) Linux
2 11 (28.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (23.08%) Windows
4 8 (20.51%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (12.82%) Windows 7
6 4 (10.26%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (7.69%) UNIX
7 3 (7.69%) Windows XP
8 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (61.54%) ITIL
2 22 (56.41%) Problem Management
3 19 (48.72%) Service Management
4 18 (46.15%) Root Cause Analysis
5 12 (30.77%) High Availability
6 11 (28.21%) SOA
7 6 (15.38%) Incident Management
8 5 (12.82%) Requirements Analysis
8 5 (12.82%) OOA/OOD
8 5 (12.82%) Configuration Management
9 3 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (7.69%) Regression Testing
9 3 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (7.69%) Workflow
9 3 (7.69%) Migration
9 3 (7.69%) Data Management
10 2 (5.13%) Change Management
10 2 (5.13%) ETL
11 1 (2.56%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 24 (61.54%) SQL
2 18 (46.15%) Java
2 18 (46.15%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
3 17 (43.59%) Shell Script
4 14 (35.90%) PL/SQL
5 11 (28.21%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.56%) Go
6 1 (2.56%) C
6 1 (2.56%) PHP
6 1 (2.56%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 21 (53.85%) Security Cleared
2 19 (48.72%) SC Cleared
3 4 (10.26%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (7.69%) Degree
4 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (5.13%) CCNA
5 2 (5.13%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.26%) QA
System Software
1 8 (20.51%) Active Directory
2 5 (12.82%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (10.26%) vSphere
4 3 (7.69%) Xen
4 3 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (5.13%) XenApp
5 2 (5.13%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (5.13%) VMware ESX
6 1 (2.56%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (15.38%) OpenView
2 3 (7.69%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (7.69%) HP SIM
3 2 (5.13%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (5.13%) NetBackup
3 2 (5.13%) SCCM
3 2 (5.13%) SCOM
3 2 (5.13%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (2.56%) HP Operations Orchestration
4 1 (2.56%) WSUS
4 1 (2.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (2.56%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 21 (53.85%) Oracle
2 18 (46.15%) Informatica
3 17 (43.59%) HP
4 11 (28.21%) Red Hat
5 8 (20.51%) Microsoft
6 7 (17.95%) VMware
7 5 (12.82%) Citrix
7 5 (12.82%) Symantec
8 3 (7.69%) McAfee
9 2 (5.13%) AppSense
10 1 (2.56%) Lotus
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