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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 103 69 75
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +6
Contract jobs citing SLA 23 30 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.02% 1.80% 1.78%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 18.70% 24.19% 26.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 15
Average daily rate
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£145 £313 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-53.60% -13.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £92 £234 £157
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £369 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £268 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -17.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 1
Average hourly rate £11.67 £12.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.75% -22.58%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.77 £16.60 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +7.09%
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
123 124 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 5.45% 7.45% 6.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 73 49
Average daily rate £375 £360 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -0.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £264 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £665 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £353
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +6.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 7
Average hourly rate £10.75 £12.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.68% -27.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.64 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+8.20% +14.28%

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 4 September 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
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 4 September 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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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 -33 14 £113 -66.03% 8
Bradford -13 4 £450 +87.50% 3
Elland - 1 £116 - 1
Wakefield - 1 - -
Wetherby - 1 £100 - 1
SLA
Yorkshire

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 26 (36.62%) ITIL
2 21 (29.58%) Windows
3 20 (28.17%) Microsoft
4 17 (23.94%) Service Management
4 17 (23.94%) Change Management
5 15 (21.13%) Incident Management
6 14 (19.72%) MS Office
7 13 (18.31%) Finance
8 12 (16.90%) ITSM
9 11 (15.49%) 2G
9 11 (15.49%) Amdocs
9 11 (15.49%) UMTS
9 11 (15.49%) GPRS
9 11 (15.49%) GSM
9 11 (15.49%) 3G
10 10 (14.08%) Active Directory
10 10 (14.08%) Problem Management
10 10 (14.08%) LTE
11 9 (12.68%) Fault Management
11 9 (12.68%) Network Architecture
11 9 (12.68%) Telecoms
11 9 (12.68%) Service Continuity Management
11 9 (12.68%) VMware
12 8 (11.27%) Legal
12 8 (11.27%) Project Management
12 8 (11.27%) NHS
12 8 (11.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 8 (11.27%) Windows 7
13 7 (9.86%) HSPA
13 7 (9.86%) Release Management

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 4 (5.63%) MS Exchange
2 3 (4.23%) IIS
3 2 (2.82%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.41%) Apache
4 1 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 14 (19.72%) MS Office
2 7 (9.86%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 11 (15.49%) GPRS
1 11 (15.49%) GSM
1 11 (15.49%) UMTS
1 11 (15.49%) 3G
1 11 (15.49%) 2G
2 10 (14.08%) LTE
3 7 (9.86%) HSPA
4 5 (7.04%) Radio Access Network
5 4 (5.63%) Internet
6 3 (4.23%) Firewall
6 3 (4.23%) LAN
6 3 (4.23%) WAN
7 2 (2.82%) DNS
8 1 (1.41%) SAN
8 1 (1.41%) VoIP
8 1 (1.41%) ATM
8 1 (1.41%) DHCP
8 1 (1.41%) Ethernet
8 1 (1.41%) TCP/IP
8 1 (1.41%) SDH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.45%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.41%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (1.41%) MS Access
2 1 (1.41%) MySQL
General
1 13 (18.31%) Finance
2 9 (12.68%) Telecoms
3 8 (11.27%) Legal
4 7 (9.86%) Law
Job Titles
1 30 (42.25%) Analyst
2 19 (26.76%) Service Analyst
3 15 (21.13%) Service Desk Analyst
4 10 (14.08%) Support Analyst
5 9 (12.68%) Support Engineer
5 9 (12.68%) 2nd Line Support
6 8 (11.27%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 5 (7.04%) Service Manager
7 5 (7.04%) 1st Line Support
7 5 (7.04%) Architect
8 4 (5.63%) IT Services Manager
9 3 (4.23%) Service Operations Manager
9 3 (4.23%) Service Desk Technician
9 3 (4.23%) IT Operations Manager
9 3 (4.23%) Technical Architect
9 3 (4.23%) Consultant
9 3 (4.23%) Technical Support
9 3 (4.23%) Applications Support
9 3 (4.23%) Operations Manager
9 3 (4.23%) Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.63%) .NET
2 3 (4.23%) Web Services
2 3 (4.23%) XML
3 2 (2.82%) Application Packaging
4 1 (1.41%) SOAP
4 1 (1.41%) ODBC
4 1 (1.41%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.27%) NHS
2 5 (7.04%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.82%) Replication
3 2 (2.82%) Data Integration
3 2 (2.82%) iPhone
3 2 (2.82%) iPad
3 2 (2.82%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.41%) CCTV
4 1 (1.41%) Reference Data
4 1 (1.41%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 21 (29.58%) Windows
2 8 (11.27%) Windows 7
3 4 (5.63%) Windows 8
3 4 (5.63%) Windows XP
4 3 (4.23%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.82%) Linux
5 2 (2.82%) Windows Vista
6 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.41%) UNIX
6 1 (1.41%) Solaris
6 1 (1.41%) CentOS
6 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.41%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (36.62%) ITIL
2 17 (23.94%) Service Management
2 17 (23.94%) Change Management
3 15 (21.13%) Incident Management
4 12 (16.90%) ITSM
5 10 (14.08%) Problem Management
6 9 (12.68%) Fault Management
6 9 (12.68%) Network Architecture
6 9 (12.68%) Service Continuity Management
7 8 (11.27%) Project Management
8 7 (9.86%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (9.86%) Release Management
9 6 (8.45%) Performance Management
9 6 (8.45%) Trend Analysis
9 6 (8.45%) Business Analysis
9 6 (8.45%) Configuration Management
9 6 (8.45%) Capacity Management
10 5 (7.04%) Service Delivery
11 4 (5.63%) CRM
12 3 (4.23%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (9.86%) SQL
2 2 (2.82%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.41%) ABAP
3 1 (1.41%) VBA
3 1 (1.41%) Python
3 1 (1.41%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.41%) Perl
3 1 (1.41%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (4.23%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (2.82%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (2.82%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.82%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.41%) APMP
3 1 (1.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (1.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (1.41%) MCITP
3 1 (1.41%) Degree
3 1 (1.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (1.41%) MCP
3 1 (1.41%) MCSE
3 1 (1.41%) CCIE
3 1 (1.41%) CCNP
3 1 (1.41%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (9.86%) QA
System Software
1 10 (14.08%) Active Directory
2 6 (8.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.41%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.41%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (1.41%) DameWare
1 1 (1.41%) AirWatch
1 1 (1.41%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 20 (28.17%) Microsoft
2 11 (15.49%) Amdocs
3 9 (12.68%) VMware
4 3 (4.23%) SAP
5 2 (2.82%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 2 (2.82%) Citrix
5 2 (2.82%) Ericsson
6 1 (1.41%) Veritas
6 1 (1.41%) Mapinfo
6 1 (1.41%) BT
6 1 (1.41%) Sun
6 1 (1.41%) HP
6 1 (1.41%) Dell
6 1 (1.41%) Splunk
6 1 (1.41%) Trustwave
6 1 (1.41%) Northgate
6 1 (1.41%) Civica
6 1 (1.41%) Cisco
6 1 (1.41%) Oracle
Elland, West Yorkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £112.50 - £120 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
Wetherby, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Rate: £350.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bradford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £9.00 - £11.00 per hour
Posted: 21 days ago