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 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 61 69 52
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -17
Contract jobs citing SLA 50 3 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 4.15% 0.41% 2.61%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 26.46% 3.49% 26.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 1 9
Median daily rate £335 £900 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-62.77% +157.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £900 £142
10% offered a daily rate of more than £532 £900 £517
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £315 £263
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £11.00 - £21.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.24 £18.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-15.34% +20.00%
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
189 86 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 15.67% 11.81% 9.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 66 49
Median daily rate £375 £405 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.40% -2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £600 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 2
Median hourly rate £22.36 £19.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.66% -9.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.27 £19.15 £14.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.45 £19.50 £28.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +13.63%

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 4 December 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
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 4 December 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 -2 42 £343 -61.94% 2
Sunderland - 7 £125 - 1
Gateshead - 1 - -
SLA
North East

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 96 (70.07%) ITIL
2 74 (54.01%) Windows
3 71 (51.82%) Unix
4 69 (50.36%) AIX
5 57 (41.61%) Microsoft
6 56 (40.88%) Linux
6 56 (40.88%) Incident Management
7 55 (40.15%) HP
7 55 (40.15%) Service Delivery
8 54 (39.42%) Change Management
9 51 (37.23%) Oracle
10 48 (35.04%) Root Cause Analysis
11 45 (32.85%) Windows Server
12 43 (31.39%) Problem Management
13 40 (29.20%) Release Management
13 40 (29.20%) Security Cleared
14 37 (27.01%) SAN
15 34 (24.82%) ServiceNow
16 33 (24.09%) High Availability
17 32 (23.36%) SC Cleared
17 32 (23.36%) Solaris
17 32 (23.36%) BPSS Clearance
18 29 (21.17%) MS Excel
18 29 (21.17%) Quality Management
19 27 (19.71%) Clustering
20 25 (18.25%) CA
20 25 (18.25%) ISO 9001
21 24 (17.52%) QMS
22 23 (16.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
22 23 (16.79%) Windows XP

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 18 (13.14%) WebSphere
2 14 (10.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 14 (10.22%) WebLogic
3 8 (5.84%) Apache
4 7 (5.11%) IIS
5 6 (4.38%) IBM Notes
6 5 (3.65%) Exchange Server 2003
6 5 (3.65%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (3.65%) MS Exchange
7 4 (2.92%) SAS
8 2 (1.46%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.73%) Jetty
9 1 (0.73%) Mongrel
9 1 (0.73%) nginx
9 1 (0.73%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.73%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 1 (0.73%) SharePoint
Applications
1 29 (21.17%) MS Excel
2 15 (10.95%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (2.92%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 16 (11.68%) IaaS
1 16 (11.68%) PaaS
1 16 (11.68%) SaaS
2 2 (1.46%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.73%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.73%) DigitalOcean
3 1 (0.73%) GitHub
3 1 (0.73%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.73%) Google App Engine
3 1 (0.73%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.73%) Linode
3 1 (0.73%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 37 (27.01%) SAN
2 12 (8.76%) TCP/IP
3 8 (5.84%) DHCP
3 8 (5.84%) DNS
4 7 (5.11%) Firewall
5 4 (2.92%) VPN
6 2 (1.46%) IPsec
7 1 (0.73%) 3G
7 1 (0.73%) BGP
7 1 (0.73%) FTP
7 1 (0.73%) HTTP
7 1 (0.73%) MPLS
7 1 (0.73%) OSPF
7 1 (0.73%) SMS
7 1 (0.73%) SSL
7 1 (0.73%) WAN
7 1 (0.73%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (16.79%) SQL Server
2 10 (7.30%) DB2
3 8 (5.84%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.46%) MySQL
4 2 (1.46%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 2 (1.46%) SAS Enterprise Miner
4 2 (1.46%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.73%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
5 1 (0.73%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.73%) DataStage
5 1 (0.73%) IBM InfoSphere
5 1 (0.73%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.73%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (0.73%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (4.38%) MSI
2 1 (0.73%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.73%) GitLab
2 1 (0.73%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.73%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (0.73%) Subversion
2 1 (0.73%) Travis CI
2 1 (0.73%) Vagrant
Job Titles
1 26 (18.98%) Support Engineer
2 19 (13.87%) Administrator
3 15 (10.95%) Support Specialist
4 14 (10.22%) Linux Support
5 13 (9.49%) Linux Engineer
6 10 (7.30%) Operations Engineer
6 10 (7.30%) Unix Engineer
7 9 (6.57%) Analyst
7 9 (6.57%) Systems Administrator
7 9 (6.57%) Unix Support
7 9 (6.57%) Windows Engineer
8 8 (5.84%) Unix Support Engineer
9 7 (5.11%) AIX Engineer
9 7 (5.11%) Linux Support Engineer
9 7 (5.11%) Project Manager
9 7 (5.11%) Server Support
9 7 (5.11%) Windows Support Engineer
10 6 (4.38%) 2nd Line Support
10 6 (4.38%) Middleware Engineer
10 6 (4.38%) Senior Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (10.95%) Middleware
2 1 (0.73%) .NET
2 1 (0.73%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (0.73%) J2EE
2 1 (0.73%) LAMP
2 1 (0.73%) LAPP Stack
2 1 (0.73%) REST
2 1 (0.73%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (0.73%) Servlets
2 1 (0.73%) SOAP
2 1 (0.73%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 27 (19.71%) Clustering
2 22 (16.06%) Management Information System
3 16 (11.68%) Computer Science
4 15 (10.95%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (8.03%) Tandem
6 6 (4.38%) CMDB
7 2 (1.46%) AS400
7 2 (1.46%) Mainframe
7 2 (1.46%) User Experience
8 1 (0.73%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.73%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.73%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.73%) Replication
8 1 (0.73%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.73%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.73%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 74 (54.01%) Windows
2 71 (51.82%) Unix
3 69 (50.36%) AIX
4 56 (40.88%) Linux
5 45 (32.85%) Windows Server
6 32 (23.36%) Solaris
7 23 (16.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 23 (16.79%) Windows XP
8 18 (13.14%) Windows 2000
9 8 (5.84%) Windows 7
10 7 (5.11%) Windows 8
11 4 (2.92%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.73%) CentOS
12 1 (0.73%) HPUX
12 1 (0.73%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.73%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.73%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (70.07%) ITIL
2 56 (40.88%) Incident Management
3 55 (40.15%) Service Delivery
4 54 (39.42%) Change Management
5 48 (35.04%) Root Cause Analysis
6 43 (31.39%) Problem Management
7 40 (29.20%) Release Management
8 33 (24.09%) High Availability
9 29 (21.17%) Quality Management
10 24 (17.52%) QMS
11 23 (16.79%) Configuration Management
12 20 (14.60%) Service Management
13 19 (13.87%) Compliance Management
14 17 (12.41%) ITSM
15 16 (11.68%) Open Source
16 14 (10.22%) Data Management
16 14 (10.22%) SOA
17 13 (9.49%) Data Analysis
17 13 (9.49%) Disaster Recovery
18 12 (8.76%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 20 (14.60%) SQL
2 11 (8.03%) VB
3 10 (7.30%) Perl
3 10 (7.30%) Shell Script
4 5 (3.65%) C
5 2 (1.46%) Java
5 2 (1.46%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.73%) Jython
6 1 (0.73%) PHP
6 1 (0.73%) Python
6 1 (0.73%) Ruby
6 1 (0.73%) VB6
Qualifications
1 40 (29.20%) Security Cleared
2 32 (23.36%) BPSS Clearance
2 32 (23.36%) SC Cleared
3 20 (14.60%) AAT
3 20 (14.60%) RHCE
4 16 (11.68%) Degree
5 10 (7.30%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (5.11%) DV Cleared
6 7 (5.11%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (2.92%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (2.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (2.19%) CCNA
8 3 (2.19%) CCNP
8 3 (2.19%) MCDBA
8 3 (2.19%) MCSE
9 2 (1.46%) MCP
10 1 (0.73%) CCA
10 1 (0.73%) CCSA
10 1 (0.73%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (0.73%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (18.25%) ISO 9001
2 20 (14.60%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (2.19%) QA
System Software
1 20 (14.60%) KVM
2 17 (12.41%) Active Directory
3 16 (11.68%) Oracle RAC
4 12 (8.76%) Firmware
5 8 (5.84%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (4.38%) Microsoft App-V
6 6 (4.38%) Terminal Services
7 2 (1.46%) Xen
8 1 (0.73%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.73%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 16 (11.68%) EMC NetWorker
2 10 (7.30%) HP SiteScope
2 10 (7.30%) MOM
2 10 (7.30%) Tivoli
3 8 (5.84%) OpenView
4 7 (5.11%) Perfmon
5 6 (4.38%) HP SIM
5 6 (4.38%) Microsoft Clustering
5 6 (4.38%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 3 (2.19%) Puppet
7 2 (1.46%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.73%) Ansible
8 1 (0.73%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.73%) Nagios
8 1 (0.73%) OpenNMS
8 1 (0.73%) SCCM
8 1 (0.73%) ZABBIX
8 1 (0.73%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 57 (41.61%) Microsoft
2 55 (40.15%) HP
3 51 (37.23%) Oracle
4 34 (24.82%) ServiceNow
5 25 (18.25%) CA
6 22 (16.06%) Red Hat
7 17 (12.41%) EMC
7 17 (12.41%) IBM
8 10 (7.30%) BMC
9 8 (5.84%) VMware
10 7 (5.11%) Citrix
11 6 (4.38%) Lotus
12 2 (1.46%) Cisco
12 2 (1.46%) Google
12 2 (1.46%) SAP
13 1 (0.73%) Capita
13 1 (0.73%) F5
13 1 (0.73%) Juniper
13 1 (0.73%) Meridio
13 1 (0.73%) Tableau
Sunderland, Tyne and Wear
Experis Ltd
Rate: £100.00 - £150.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago