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 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 32 44 45
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +1
Contract jobs citing SLA 95 19 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 7.82% 3.07% 1.47%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 44.81% 26.76% 21.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 9 5
Median daily rate £284 £300 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.41% -24.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £250 £374
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £300 £419
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 2 0
Median hourly rate £27.00 £15.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+80.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £16.25
% change year-on-year
- -7.69%
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
212 71 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 17.45% 11.47% 6.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 49 22
Median daily rate £285 £368 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.44% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £264 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £484 £427
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 3 0
Median hourly rate £27.00 £40.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.50% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.25 £24.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+17.70% +14.28%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 29 May 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 +4 88 £285 -5.00% 5
Gateshead - 4 £100 -
Sunderland - 2 £325 -
SLA
North East

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 76 (75.25%) ITIL
2 64 (63.37%) HP
3 57 (56.44%) Security Cleared
4 53 (52.48%) SC Cleared
5 50 (49.50%) Incident Management
6 49 (48.51%) Windows
7 44 (43.56%) Problem Management
8 42 (41.58%) Service Delivery
9 41 (40.59%) Oracle
10 40 (39.60%) Unix
11 38 (37.62%) Linux
11 38 (37.62%) AIX
11 38 (37.62%) Change Management
12 36 (35.64%) Root Cause Analysis
13 35 (34.65%) Windows Server
14 31 (30.69%) SAN
15 29 (28.71%) ServiceNow
16 27 (26.73%) BPSS Clearance
17 26 (25.74%) Microsoft
18 25 (24.75%) Solaris
19 23 (22.77%) QMS
20 21 (20.79%) Clustering
20 21 (20.79%) SQL Server
20 21 (20.79%) Red Hat
20 21 (20.79%) Escalation Management
21 20 (19.80%) Degree
22 19 (18.81%) EMC NetWorker
22 19 (18.81%) ITIL V3
22 19 (18.81%) CA
22 19 (18.81%) SQL

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 14 (13.86%) WebLogic
2 7 (6.93%) iPlanet
3 5 (4.95%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.97%) IBM Notes
4 3 (2.97%) MQSeries
4 3 (2.97%) OpenStack
5 2 (1.98%) Apache
5 2 (1.98%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.98%) IIS
5 2 (1.98%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.98%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (0.99%) CICS
6 1 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.99%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.99%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (8.91%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.98%) MS Office
3 1 (0.99%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.96%) HP Helion
2 1 (0.99%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 31 (30.69%) SAN
2 12 (11.88%) TCP/IP
3 9 (8.91%) DHCP
3 9 (8.91%) DNS
3 9 (8.91%) Firewall
4 7 (6.93%) BIG-IP
5 5 (4.95%) 3G
6 4 (3.96%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (2.97%) LDAP
8 2 (1.98%) FTP
8 2 (1.98%) NAS
8 2 (1.98%) SSH
9 1 (0.99%) 2G
9 1 (0.99%) ATM
9 1 (0.99%) HTTP
9 1 (0.99%) Network Security
9 1 (0.99%) RNC
9 1 (0.99%) SMS
9 1 (0.99%) VoIP
9 1 (0.99%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (20.79%) SQL Server
2 14 (13.86%) DB2
3 7 (6.93%) Oracle Database
4 6 (5.94%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (4.95%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
5 5 (4.95%) SQL Server 2000
5 5 (4.95%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (3.96%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (1.98%) Big Data
8 1 (0.99%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (4.95%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (1.98%) MSI
General
1 2 (1.98%) Finance
1 2 (1.98%) Telecoms
2 1 (0.99%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (11.88%) Administrator
2 11 (10.89%) Support Engineer
3 9 (8.91%) Linux Administrator
4 8 (7.92%) Support Specialist
5 7 (6.93%) Architect
5 7 (6.93%) Linux Engineer
6 6 (5.94%) 2nd Line Support
6 6 (5.94%) 3rd Line Support
6 6 (5.94%) Desktop Support
6 6 (5.94%) IT Support
6 6 (5.94%) Wintel Support
7 5 (4.95%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 5 (4.95%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 5 (4.95%) DBA
7 5 (4.95%) Field Engineer
7 5 (4.95%) SQL DBA
8 4 (3.96%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
8 4 (3.96%) Chief Architect
8 4 (3.96%) Cloud Architect
8 4 (3.96%) Linux Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.93%) JSP
2 6 (5.94%) J2EE
2 6 (5.94%) Middleware
3 4 (3.96%) ADO
4 3 (2.97%) SAP Basis
5 2 (1.98%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 2 (1.98%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 21 (20.79%) Clustering
2 15 (14.85%) Computer Science
3 14 (13.86%) Mainframe
3 14 (13.86%) Management Information System
4 6 (5.94%) CMDB
5 5 (4.95%) Fat Client
5 5 (4.95%) Replication
5 5 (4.95%) Thin Client
5 5 (4.95%) User Experience
6 3 (2.97%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (1.98%) AS400
7 2 (1.98%) Grid Computing
7 2 (1.98%) HP Storage
7 2 (1.98%) HP StoreVirtual
7 2 (1.98%) IBM Mainframe
7 2 (1.98%) Tandem
8 1 (0.99%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.99%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 49 (48.51%) Windows
2 40 (39.60%) Unix
3 38 (37.62%) AIX
3 38 (37.62%) Linux
4 35 (34.65%) Windows Server
5 25 (24.75%) Solaris
6 15 (14.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 15 (14.85%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (9.90%) Windows 7
8 8 (7.92%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (1.98%) HPUX
9 2 (1.98%) Windows 8
9 2 (1.98%) zOS
10 1 (0.99%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.99%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.99%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.99%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (75.25%) ITIL
2 50 (49.50%) Incident Management
3 44 (43.56%) Problem Management
4 42 (41.58%) Service Delivery
5 38 (37.62%) Change Management
6 36 (35.64%) Root Cause Analysis
7 23 (22.77%) QMS
8 21 (20.79%) Escalation Management
9 19 (18.81%) ITIL V3
10 18 (17.82%) Release Management
11 17 (16.83%) High Availability
12 16 (15.84%) Quality Management
13 14 (13.86%) Configuration Management
14 13 (12.87%) ITSM
14 13 (12.87%) Mentoring
15 12 (11.88%) E-Commerce
16 11 (10.89%) Knowledge Management
17 10 (9.90%) Project Management
18 9 (8.91%) Disaster Recovery
18 9 (8.91%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 19 (18.81%) SQL
2 12 (11.88%) Perl
2 12 (11.88%) Shell Script
2 12 (11.88%) VB
3 10 (9.90%) Java
4 5 (4.95%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.99%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.99%) PHP
Qualifications
1 57 (56.44%) Security Cleared
2 53 (52.48%) SC Cleared
3 27 (26.73%) BPSS Clearance
4 20 (19.80%) Degree
5 11 (10.89%) AAT
5 11 (10.89%) Microsoft Certification
5 11 (10.89%) RHCE
6 6 (5.94%) MCDBA
7 5 (4.95%) DV Cleared
7 5 (4.95%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 5 (4.95%) MCSE
8 2 (1.98%) CCNA
8 2 (1.98%) CCNP
8 2 (1.98%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (1.98%) MCP
8 2 (1.98%) Six Sigma Black Belt
8 2 (1.98%) Six Sigma Green Belt
9 1 (0.99%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (15.84%) Disclosure Scotland
1 16 (15.84%) ISO 9001
2 7 (6.93%) JSP 440
System Software
1 14 (13.86%) Active Directory
1 14 (13.86%) Oracle RAC
2 11 (10.89%) KVM
3 10 (9.90%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (6.93%) XenApp
5 5 (4.95%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (3.96%) Firmware
7 2 (1.98%) Terminal Services
7 2 (1.98%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 1 (0.99%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 19 (18.81%) EMC NetWorker
2 12 (11.88%) Tivoli
3 10 (9.90%) MOM
4 9 (8.91%) HP SiteScope
5 7 (6.93%) OpenView
5 7 (6.93%) Perfmon
5 7 (6.93%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 5 (4.95%) SCCM
7 3 (2.97%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 2 (1.98%) BMC PATROL
8 2 (1.98%) HP Data Protector
8 2 (1.98%) NetBackup
8 2 (1.98%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 1 (0.99%) HP SIM
9 1 (0.99%) OVSD
Vendors
1 64 (63.37%) HP
2 41 (40.59%) Oracle
3 29 (28.71%) ServiceNow
4 26 (25.74%) Microsoft
5 21 (20.79%) Red Hat
6 19 (18.81%) CA
7 14 (13.86%) EMC
7 14 (13.86%) VMware
8 13 (12.87%) Citrix
9 12 (11.88%) BMC
10 11 (10.89%) Cisco
11 8 (7.92%) IBM
12 7 (6.93%) BEA
12 7 (6.93%) F5
12 7 (6.93%) Sun
13 5 (4.95%) SAP
14 4 (3.96%) Meridio
15 3 (2.97%) AppSense
15 3 (2.97%) Lotus
15 3 (2.97%) Opsware
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