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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 23 43 30
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -13
Contract jobs citing SLA 140 27 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 10.74% 3.73% 3.84%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 54.47% 30.00% 34.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 11 12
Median daily rate £265 £263 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.95% -40.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £173 £220 £377
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £275 £497
UK excluding London median daily rate £280 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 5 1
Median hourly rate £27.00 £15.00 £16.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+80.00% -9.63%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £15.77 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-8.05% -9.88%
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
257 90 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 19.71% 12.45% 11.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 191 66 35
Median daily rate £280 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £224 £344
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £576 £483
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 5 1
Median hourly rate £28.00 £15.00 £16.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+86.66% -9.63%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £20.21
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +11.35%

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 27 July 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 27 July 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 27 July 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 +20 137 £266 +1.42% 3
Gateshead - 2 £100 -
SLA
North East

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 27 July 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.

1 124 (72.09%) ITIL
2 108 (62.79%) HP
3 94 (54.65%) Incident Management
4 91 (52.91%) Security Cleared
5 86 (50.00%) Windows
6 85 (49.42%) Oracle
7 81 (47.09%) Unix
7 81 (47.09%) Service Delivery
8 78 (45.35%) SC Cleared
9 76 (44.19%) Root Cause Analysis
10 73 (42.44%) AIX
11 70 (40.70%) Change Management
12 69 (40.12%) Problem Management
13 67 (38.95%) Linux
14 65 (37.79%) SAN
15 64 (37.21%) Windows Server
16 51 (29.65%) BPSS Clearance
16 51 (29.65%) Microsoft
16 51 (29.65%) ServiceNow
17 48 (27.91%) Solaris
18 44 (25.58%) High Availability
18 44 (25.58%) Clustering
19 41 (23.84%) CA
20 40 (23.26%) QMS
21 39 (22.67%) SQL Server
22 38 (22.09%) SQL
23 37 (21.51%) Red Hat
24 35 (20.35%) Release Management
24 35 (20.35%) Degree
25 33 (19.19%) Configuration Management

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 26 (15.12%) WebLogic
2 10 (5.81%) IBM Notes
3 9 (5.23%) Apache
3 9 (5.23%) IIS
4 7 (4.07%) iPlanet
5 5 (2.91%) SharePoint
6 3 (1.74%) MQSeries
6 3 (1.74%) OpenStack
7 2 (1.16%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (1.16%) WebLogic Portal
8 1 (0.58%) CICS
8 1 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.58%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.58%) WebSphere
Applications
1 23 (13.37%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.74%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.74%) HP Helion
2 1 (0.58%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 65 (37.79%) SAN
2 22 (12.79%) TCP/IP
3 18 (10.47%) DHCP
3 18 (10.47%) DNS
4 16 (9.30%) Firewall
5 7 (4.07%) BIG-IP
6 6 (3.49%) 3G
6 6 (3.49%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (1.74%) LDAP
8 2 (1.16%) FTP
8 2 (1.16%) NAS
8 2 (1.16%) SMS
8 2 (1.16%) SSH
9 1 (0.58%) HTTP
9 1 (0.58%) Internet
9 1 (0.58%) IP Telephony
9 1 (0.58%) Network Security
9 1 (0.58%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (22.67%) SQL Server
2 24 (13.95%) DB2
3 7 (4.07%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (4.07%) Oracle Database
4 6 (3.49%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
4 6 (3.49%) SQL Server 2000
4 6 (3.49%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (3.49%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (2.91%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (1.16%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 9 (5.23%) MSI
2 6 (3.49%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 2 (1.16%) Finance
2 1 (0.58%) Banking
2 1 (0.58%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (16.28%) Support Engineer
2 27 (15.70%) Administrator
3 18 (10.47%) Support Specialist
4 17 (9.88%) Linux Engineer
5 13 (7.56%) Linux Administrator
5 13 (7.56%) Linux Support
6 9 (5.23%) Linux Support Engineer
6 9 (5.23%) Server Support
6 9 (5.23%) Solaris Administrator
7 8 (4.65%) 2nd Line Support
7 8 (4.65%) AIX Engineer
7 8 (4.65%) Desktop Support
7 8 (4.65%) Systems Administrator
7 8 (4.65%) Unix Engineer
7 8 (4.65%) Unix Support
8 7 (4.07%) Architect
8 7 (4.07%) Project Manager
8 7 (4.07%) Solaris Engineer
8 7 (4.07%) Subject Matter Expert
8 7 (4.07%) Wintel Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (11.63%) Middleware
2 7 (4.07%) JSP
3 6 (3.49%) J2EE
4 4 (2.33%) ADO
5 3 (1.74%) SAP Basis
6 2 (1.16%) Oracle GoldenGate
6 2 (1.16%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 44 (25.58%) Clustering
2 30 (17.44%) Computer Science
2 30 (17.44%) Management Information System
3 16 (9.30%) Mainframe
4 13 (7.56%) CMDB
5 7 (4.07%) Fat Client
5 7 (4.07%) Thin Client
5 7 (4.07%) User Experience
6 6 (3.49%) Replication
7 4 (2.33%) AS400
7 4 (2.33%) Tandem
8 3 (1.74%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (1.16%) Grid Computing
9 2 (1.16%) HP Storage
9 2 (1.16%) HP StoreVirtual
9 2 (1.16%) IBM Mainframe
10 1 (0.58%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.58%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.58%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 86 (50.00%) Windows
2 81 (47.09%) Unix
3 73 (42.44%) AIX
4 67 (38.95%) Linux
5 64 (37.21%) Windows Server
6 48 (27.91%) Solaris
7 31 (18.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 16 (9.30%) Windows Server 2008
9 12 (6.98%) Windows 7
10 9 (5.23%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (1.74%) HPUX
11 3 (1.74%) Windows 8
12 2 (1.16%) Windows 10
12 2 (1.16%) zOS
13 1 (0.58%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.58%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (72.09%) ITIL
2 94 (54.65%) Incident Management
3 81 (47.09%) Service Delivery
4 76 (44.19%) Root Cause Analysis
5 70 (40.70%) Change Management
6 69 (40.12%) Problem Management
7 44 (25.58%) High Availability
8 40 (23.26%) QMS
9 35 (20.35%) Release Management
10 33 (19.19%) Configuration Management
10 33 (19.19%) Quality Management
11 27 (15.70%) Escalation Management
12 26 (15.12%) ITIL V3
13 24 (13.95%) Mentoring
14 19 (11.05%) E-Commerce
14 19 (11.05%) SOA
15 18 (10.47%) Disaster Recovery
15 18 (10.47%) Knowledge Management
16 16 (9.30%) Server Building
17 14 (8.14%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 38 (22.09%) SQL
2 22 (12.79%) Perl
2 22 (12.79%) Shell Script
2 22 (12.79%) VB
3 10 (5.81%) Java
4 6 (3.49%) T-SQL
5 5 (2.91%) C
6 1 (0.58%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.58%) PHP
Qualifications
1 91 (52.91%) Security Cleared
2 78 (45.35%) SC Cleared
3 51 (29.65%) BPSS Clearance
4 35 (20.35%) Degree
5 31 (18.02%) AAT
6 26 (15.12%) RHCE
7 21 (12.21%) Microsoft Certification
8 11 (6.40%) DV Cleared
9 9 (5.23%) MCDBA
10 7 (4.07%) MCSE
11 5 (2.91%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 4 (2.33%) CCNA
12 4 (2.33%) CCNP
12 4 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
12 4 (2.33%) MCP
13 2 (1.16%) Six Sigma Black Belt
13 2 (1.16%) Six Sigma Green Belt
14 1 (0.58%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (19.19%) ISO 9001
2 28 (16.28%) Disclosure Scotland
3 7 (4.07%) JSP 440
4 2 (1.16%) QA
System Software
1 27 (15.70%) Oracle RAC
2 26 (15.12%) KVM
3 23 (13.37%) Active Directory
4 17 (9.88%) VMware Infrastructure
5 16 (9.30%) Firmware
6 13 (7.56%) Microsoft App-V
7 9 (5.23%) Terminal Services
7 9 (5.23%) XenApp
8 2 (1.16%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 32 (18.60%) EMC NetWorker
2 22 (12.79%) Tivoli
3 20 (11.63%) MOM
4 19 (11.05%) HP SiteScope
5 16 (9.30%) OpenView
6 15 (8.72%) Perfmon
7 9 (5.23%) Microsoft Clustering
7 9 (5.23%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 7 (4.07%) HP SIM
8 7 (4.07%) SCCM
8 7 (4.07%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 4 (2.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 2 (1.16%) BMC PATROL
10 2 (1.16%) HP Data Protector
10 2 (1.16%) NetBackup
11 1 (0.58%) OVSD
Vendors
1 108 (62.79%) HP
2 85 (49.42%) Oracle
3 51 (29.65%) Microsoft
3 51 (29.65%) ServiceNow
4 41 (23.84%) CA
5 37 (21.51%) Red Hat
6 28 (16.28%) EMC
7 22 (12.79%) BMC
7 22 (12.79%) Citrix
7 22 (12.79%) VMware
8 19 (11.05%) IBM
9 11 (6.40%) Cisco
10 10 (5.81%) Lotus
11 7 (4.07%) BEA
11 7 (4.07%) F5
11 7 (4.07%) SAP
11 7 (4.07%) Sun
12 5 (2.91%) Meridio
13 4 (2.33%) AppSense
13 4 (2.33%) ThinPrint
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Harris Global
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