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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 69 70 68
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -2
Contract jobs citing SLA 39 28 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.09% 1.77% 2.06%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 32.50% 31.82% 36.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 11 6
Average daily rate
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£288 £380 £294
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.34% +29.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £161 £215 £181
10% offered a daily rate of more than £524 £475 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £270 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 7
Average hourly rate £16.00 £22.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.88% +40.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £22.50 £9.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.25 £22.50 £18.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £16.25
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -7.69%
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
120 88 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 6.42% 5.57% 5.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 47 43
Average daily rate £335 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £221 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £572
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 3 10
Average hourly rate £22.50 £8.50 £16.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+164.70% -49.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £8.50 £7.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £19.70 £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £18.55 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+1.07% -7.25%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014. 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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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 +12 34 £294 -12.96% 7
Bradford -6 5 £269 - 3
Dewsbury - - - -
Halifax - - - -
Huddersfield - - - -
Pudsey - - - -
Wakefield - - - -
SLA
Yorkshire

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 28 (41.79%) ITIL
2 15 (22.39%) Change Management
3 14 (20.90%) Windows
4 12 (17.91%) Service Management
5 11 (16.42%) Active Directory
5 11 (16.42%) Incident Management
6 10 (14.93%) Linux
7 9 (13.43%) Microsoft
8 8 (11.94%) SAN
8 8 (11.94%) NHS
8 8 (11.94%) MS Excel
9 7 (10.45%) UNIX
9 7 (10.45%) Crystal Reports
9 7 (10.45%) Ericsson
9 7 (10.45%) Finance
9 7 (10.45%) VMware
9 7 (10.45%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (8.96%) Line Management
10 6 (8.96%) RNC
10 6 (8.96%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
10 6 (8.96%) Project Management
10 6 (8.96%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (8.96%) Telecoms
10 6 (8.96%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (8.96%) Retail
10 6 (8.96%) WAN
10 6 (8.96%) LAN
11 5 (7.46%) SDH
11 5 (7.46%) UMTS
11 5 (7.46%) ATM

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 4 (5.97%) MS Exchange
2 3 (4.48%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.48%) Apache
2 3 (4.48%) JBoss
2 3 (4.48%) ATG Dynamo
2 3 (4.48%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.49%) IIS
3 1 (1.49%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (1.49%) Lync
3 1 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.49%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 8 (11.94%) MS Excel
2 5 (7.46%) MS Office
3 1 (1.49%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.48%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.49%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 8 (11.94%) SAN
2 6 (8.96%) RNC
2 6 (8.96%) WAN
2 6 (8.96%) LAN
3 5 (7.46%) SDH
3 5 (7.46%) UMTS
3 5 (7.46%) ATM
3 5 (7.46%) GSM
3 5 (7.46%) Ethernet
3 5 (7.46%) DNS
3 5 (7.46%) Radio Access Network
4 3 (4.48%) VPN
4 3 (4.48%) Firewall
5 2 (2.99%) DMVPN
5 2 (2.99%) HSRP
5 2 (2.99%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (2.99%) VPLS
5 2 (2.99%) EIGRP
5 2 (2.99%) VRRP
5 2 (2.99%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.45%) Crystal Reports
2 3 (4.48%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.99%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (2.99%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
General
1 7 (10.45%) Finance
2 6 (8.96%) Telecoms
2 6 (8.96%) Retail
3 3 (4.48%) Back Office
4 1 (1.49%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.49%) Electronics
4 1 (1.49%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 27 (40.30%) Analyst
2 19 (28.36%) Service Analyst
3 10 (14.93%) Service Desk Analyst
4 7 (10.45%) Field Engineer
4 7 (10.45%) Architect
5 5 (7.46%) Solutions Architect
5 5 (7.46%) Service Management Analyst
6 4 (5.97%) Support Engineer
6 4 (5.97%) Support Analyst
7 3 (4.48%) UNIX Engineer
7 3 (4.48%) Network Engineer
7 3 (4.48%) Coordinator
7 3 (4.48%) 1st Line Support
7 3 (4.48%) 2nd Line Support
8 2 (2.99%) Software Licensing Analyst
8 2 (2.99%) Senior Enterprise Architect
8 2 (2.99%) IT Support
8 2 (2.99%) Senior Architect
8 2 (2.99%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 2 (2.99%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.48%) Web Services
2 1 (1.49%) Middleware
2 1 (1.49%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.94%) NHS
2 7 (10.45%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (7.46%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.49%) Clustering
4 1 (1.49%) DTV
4 1 (1.49%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.49%) CMDB
4 1 (1.49%) PKI
4 1 (1.49%) iPhone
4 1 (1.49%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (20.90%) Windows
2 10 (14.93%) Linux
3 7 (10.45%) UNIX
4 5 (7.46%) Ubuntu
5 3 (4.48%) Solaris
5 3 (4.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (2.99%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (2.99%) CentOS
6 2 (2.99%) Mac OS
7 1 (1.49%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.49%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (41.79%) ITIL
2 15 (22.39%) Change Management
3 12 (17.91%) Service Management
4 11 (16.42%) Incident Management
5 6 (8.96%) Line Management
5 6 (8.96%) Project Management
5 6 (8.96%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (8.96%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (7.46%) Configuration Management
6 5 (7.46%) Enterprise Architecture
6 5 (7.46%) WFM
7 4 (5.97%) TOGAF
7 4 (5.97%) PRINCE2
8 3 (4.48%) E-Commerce
8 3 (4.48%) Service Delivery
8 3 (4.48%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (4.48%) Supplier Management
8 3 (4.48%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (4.48%) Performance Management
8 3 (4.48%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.48%) SQL
2 1 (1.49%) Python
2 1 (1.49%) C
2 1 (1.49%) VBScript
2 1 (1.49%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (5.97%) CCNA
1 4 (5.97%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (4.48%) CCDA
3 2 (2.99%) VCAP
3 2 (2.99%) VCP5
3 2 (2.99%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.99%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (2.99%) CCSA
3 2 (2.99%) CCSE
3 2 (2.99%) CCDP
3 2 (2.99%) CCNP
3 2 (2.99%) CISSP
3 2 (2.99%) ISEB
3 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.99%) MCSE
3 2 (2.99%) MCSA
4 1 (1.49%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.49%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.97%) QA
2 2 (2.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.49%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (16.42%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.99%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.99%) Terminal Services
3 1 (1.49%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (1.49%) UAG
Systems Management
1 1 (1.49%) SCCM
1 1 (1.49%) SCOM
1 1 (1.49%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 9 (13.43%) Microsoft
2 7 (10.45%) Ericsson
2 7 (10.45%) VMware
3 6 (8.96%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 4 (5.97%) Cisco
4 4 (5.97%) SAP
4 4 (5.97%) Oracle
5 3 (4.48%) ATG
5 3 (4.48%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.99%) HP
6 2 (2.99%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.49%) Remedy
7 1 (1.49%) Nokia
7 1 (1.49%) Citrix
7 1 (1.49%) Dell
7 1 (1.49%) Nortel
7 1 (1.49%) NEC
7 1 (1.49%) Huawei
7 1 (1.49%) Splunk
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