The table below looks at the statistics for SLA skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire 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 70 69 65
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -4
Contract jobs citing SLA 48 34 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.44% 1.92% 2.49%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 33.80% 22.08% 32.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 16 11
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£225 £345 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.78% -8.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £234 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £390 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £301
% change year-on-year
- -0.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 1
Average hourly rate £12.35 - £15.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.25 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
SLA
Yorkshire

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 West Yorkshire region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
142 154 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 7.23% 8.69% 7.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 108 47
Average daily rate £318 £340 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.61% +8.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £132 £249 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £406 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 2
Average hourly rate £14.00 - £13.25
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.86 - £11.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £175.00 - £15.05
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 West Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SLA across the West Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

SLA Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

SLA
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SLA across the West Yorkshire region.

SLA Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

SLA
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SLA across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

SLA Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

SLA
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SLA across the West Yorkshire region.

SLA Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

SLA
Hourly Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SLA across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

SLA Hourly Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

SLA
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SLA within the West Yorkshire 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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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
Leeds +8 44 £180 -47.05% 9
Halifax -8 1 £375 -
Bradford -16 1 - - 1
SLA
Yorkshire

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 30 (31.58%) ITIL
2 28 (29.47%) Change Management
3 27 (28.42%) Service Management
4 26 (27.37%) Windows
4 26 (27.37%) Incident Management
5 23 (24.21%) GSM
5 23 (24.21%) UMTS
5 23 (24.21%) Microsoft
6 16 (16.84%) Telecoms
6 16 (16.84%) Amdocs
6 16 (16.84%) GPRS
6 16 (16.84%) Radio Access Network
7 15 (15.79%) LTE
7 15 (15.79%) 2G
7 15 (15.79%) NHS
7 15 (15.79%) 3G
8 14 (14.74%) ITSM
8 14 (14.74%) Stakeholder Management
8 14 (14.74%) Fault Management
8 14 (14.74%) Problem Management
9 13 (13.68%) Configuration Management
9 13 (13.68%) Project Management
10 12 (12.63%) Release Management
10 12 (12.63%) QA
10 12 (12.63%) Performance Management
10 12 (12.63%) Capacity Management
11 11 (11.58%) Service Continuity Management
11 11 (11.58%) Line Management
11 11 (11.58%) Trend Analysis
11 11 (11.58%) Business Analysis

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 3 (3.16%) MS Exchange
1 3 (3.16%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.05%) IIS
2 1 (1.05%) Apache
Applications
1 11 (11.58%) MS Office
2 10 (10.53%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.05%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.05%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Communications & Networking
1 23 (24.21%) GSM
1 23 (24.21%) UMTS
2 16 (16.84%) GPRS
2 16 (16.84%) Radio Access Network
3 15 (15.79%) LTE
3 15 (15.79%) 2G
3 15 (15.79%) 3G
4 8 (8.42%) SDH
4 8 (8.42%) Ethernet
4 8 (8.42%) ATM
4 8 (8.42%) HSPA
4 8 (8.42%) RNC
5 3 (3.16%) TCP/IP
5 3 (3.16%) DNS
5 3 (3.16%) LAN
5 3 (3.16%) WAN
6 2 (2.11%) Wireless
6 2 (2.11%) VPN
6 2 (2.11%) SAN
6 2 (2.11%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.16%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.11%) MS Access
3 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.05%) MySQL
3 1 (1.05%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (1.05%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.05%) Data Warehouse
General
1 16 (16.84%) Telecoms
2 10 (10.53%) Legal
3 8 (8.42%) Finance
3 8 (8.42%) Law
4 1 (1.05%) Retail
Job Titles
1 38 (40.00%) Analyst
2 21 (22.11%) Service Analyst
3 15 (15.79%) Support Analyst
4 14 (14.74%) Service Desk Analyst
5 11 (11.58%) Architect
6 9 (9.47%) Support Engineer
7 8 (8.42%) 2nd Line Support
7 8 (8.42%) Field Engineer
7 8 (8.42%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 5 (5.26%) 1st Line Support
9 4 (4.21%) Technical Architect
9 4 (4.21%) Solutions Architect
9 4 (4.21%) Desktop Support
10 3 (3.16%) Capacity Management Specialist
10 3 (3.16%) Senior Enterprise Architect
10 3 (3.16%) Senior Architect
10 3 (3.16%) Desktop Support Analyst
10 3 (3.16%) Applications Support Analyst
10 3 (3.16%) Applications Support
10 3 (3.16%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.11%) Application Packaging
2 1 (1.05%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 15 (15.79%) NHS
2 5 (5.26%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.11%) Replication
3 2 (2.11%) iPhone
3 2 (2.11%) Statistics
4 1 (1.05%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.05%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.05%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.05%) Reference Data
4 1 (1.05%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.05%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 26 (27.37%) Windows
2 10 (10.53%) Windows 7
3 3 (3.16%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (3.16%) Linux
4 2 (2.11%) Windows XP
4 2 (2.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.05%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.05%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.05%) Mac OS
5 1 (1.05%) CentOS
5 1 (1.05%) UNIX
5 1 (1.05%) Solaris
5 1 (1.05%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (31.58%) ITIL
2 28 (29.47%) Change Management
3 27 (28.42%) Service Management
4 26 (27.37%) Incident Management
5 14 (14.74%) ITSM
5 14 (14.74%) Stakeholder Management
5 14 (14.74%) Fault Management
5 14 (14.74%) Problem Management
6 13 (13.68%) Configuration Management
6 13 (13.68%) Project Management
7 12 (12.63%) Release Management
7 12 (12.63%) Performance Management
7 12 (12.63%) Capacity Management
8 11 (11.58%) Service Continuity Management
8 11 (11.58%) Line Management
8 11 (11.58%) Trend Analysis
8 11 (11.58%) Business Analysis
9 10 (10.53%) Enterprise Architecture
10 9 (9.47%) Network Architecture
11 8 (8.42%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 6 (6.32%) SQL
2 2 (2.11%) VBA
2 2 (2.11%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.05%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.05%) ABAP
3 1 (1.05%) Perl
3 1 (1.05%) PHP
3 1 (1.05%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (4.21%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (3.16%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.16%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (2.11%) MCSE
3 2 (2.11%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (2.11%) CCNP
3 2 (2.11%) CCNA
3 2 (2.11%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (1.05%) VCAP
4 1 (1.05%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (1.05%) VCP5
4 1 (1.05%) Degree
4 1 (1.05%) MCITP
4 1 (1.05%) CCSE
4 1 (1.05%) CCDA
4 1 (1.05%) CCDP
4 1 (1.05%) CISSP
4 1 (1.05%) CCIE
4 1 (1.05%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (12.63%) QA
2 7 (7.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (9.47%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.11%) Terminal Services
3 1 (1.05%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.05%) NSN NetAct
1 1 (1.05%) SCCM
1 1 (1.05%) Netcool
Vendors
1 23 (24.21%) Microsoft
2 16 (16.84%) Amdocs
3 9 (9.47%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 9 (9.47%) Ericsson
4 6 (6.32%) VMware
5 3 (3.16%) Citrix
6 2 (2.11%) Remedy
6 2 (2.11%) Mapinfo
6 2 (2.11%) Oracle
6 2 (2.11%) SAP
6 2 (2.11%) Cisco
7 1 (1.05%) Splunk
7 1 (1.05%) Actix
7 1 (1.05%) HP
7 1 (1.05%) Dell
7 1 (1.05%) BMC
7 1 (1.05%) Veritas
7 1 (1.05%) Juniper
7 1 (1.05%) Adobe
7 1 (1.05%) Sun
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