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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 59 71 63
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -8
Contract jobs citing SLA 58 33 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.95% 1.84% 2.29%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 36.94% 25.78% 30.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 15 9
Average daily rate
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£128 £340 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-62.50% -9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £265 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £409 £380 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 4
Average hourly rate £11.86 £15.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.96% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £13.40 £9.92
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £15.40 £15.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £11.75
% change year-on-year
- +27.65%
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
157 128 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 8.00% 7.15% 7.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 77 48
Average daily rate £335 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.07% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £438 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £365 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.10% +10.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 8
Average hourly rate £11.86 £15.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.96% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.35 £13.40 £10.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £15.40 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.03 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+22.36% +5.88%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 17 April 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 +6 48 £123 -63.97% 13
Bradford -13 4 - - 2
Wakefield - 2 - -
Halifax -2 1 £375 -
Huddersfield - - - -
Pudsey - - - -
Bingley - - - -
SLA
Yorkshire

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (32.26%) ITIL
2 27 (29.03%) Windows
2 27 (29.03%) Change Management
3 24 (25.81%) GSM
3 24 (25.81%) UMTS
4 22 (23.66%) Microsoft
5 21 (22.58%) Incident Management
6 20 (21.51%) Service Management
7 17 (18.28%) Telecoms
7 17 (18.28%) Radio Access Network
8 16 (17.20%) 2G
8 16 (17.20%) Amdocs
8 16 (17.20%) 3G
8 16 (17.20%) GPRS
9 15 (16.13%) LTE
10 13 (13.98%) Fault Management
11 12 (12.90%) NHS
11 12 (12.90%) Project Management
11 12 (12.90%) MS Excel
11 12 (12.90%) MS Office
11 12 (12.90%) Line Management
12 11 (11.83%) Configuration Management
12 11 (11.83%) Ericsson
12 11 (11.83%) ITSM
13 10 (10.75%) Finance
13 10 (10.75%) Windows 7
13 10 (10.75%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
13 10 (10.75%) Problem Management
13 10 (10.75%) Performance Management
13 10 (10.75%) QA

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 5 (5.38%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.15%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.08%) IIS
3 1 (1.08%) Apache
3 1 (1.08%) Lync
3 1 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.08%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 12 (12.90%) MS Office
1 12 (12.90%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.08%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.08%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.08%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (25.81%) GSM
1 24 (25.81%) UMTS
2 17 (18.28%) Radio Access Network
3 16 (17.20%) 2G
3 16 (17.20%) GPRS
3 16 (17.20%) 3G
4 15 (16.13%) LTE
5 10 (10.75%) RNC
6 9 (9.68%) Ethernet
6 9 (9.68%) SDH
6 9 (9.68%) ATM
7 8 (8.60%) HSPA
8 5 (5.38%) DNS
8 5 (5.38%) WAN
8 5 (5.38%) LAN
9 4 (4.30%) TCP/IP
9 4 (4.30%) SAN
10 3 (3.23%) SSL
10 3 (3.23%) VPN
11 2 (2.15%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.15%) SQL Server
1 2 (2.15%) Crystal Reports
1 2 (2.15%) MS Access
1 2 (2.15%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (2.15%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (1.08%) MySQL
2 1 (1.08%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.08%) Oracle Reports
General
1 17 (18.28%) Telecoms
2 10 (10.75%) Finance
3 9 (9.68%) Legal
4 7 (7.53%) Law
5 2 (2.15%) Retail
Job Titles
1 31 (33.33%) Analyst
2 16 (17.20%) Service Analyst
3 13 (13.98%) Support Analyst
4 11 (11.83%) Service Desk Analyst
5 10 (10.75%) Field Engineer
6 9 (9.68%) 2nd Line Support
6 9 (9.68%) Support Engineer
6 9 (9.68%) Architect
7 8 (8.60%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 5 (5.38%) 1st Line Support
8 5 (5.38%) Solutions Architect
9 4 (4.30%) Desktop Support
10 3 (3.23%) Business Analyst
10 3 (3.23%) Network Engineer
10 3 (3.23%) Service Manager
10 3 (3.23%) Desktop Support Analyst
10 3 (3.23%) Senior Architect
10 3 (3.23%) Desktop Analyst
10 3 (3.23%) Enterprise Architect
10 3 (3.23%) Senior Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.08%) Web Services
1 1 (1.08%) Middleware
1 1 (1.08%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.90%) NHS
2 7 (7.53%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.15%) iPhone
4 2 (2.15%) Replication
4 2 (2.15%) Statistics
5 1 (1.08%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.08%) CMDB
5 1 (1.08%) Smartcard
5 1 (1.08%) Clustering
5 1 (1.08%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 27 (29.03%) Windows
2 10 (10.75%) Windows 7
3 4 (4.30%) Linux
3 4 (4.30%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (2.15%) Mac OS
5 2 (2.15%) UNIX
5 2 (2.15%) Ubuntu
5 2 (2.15%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.08%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.08%) Solaris
6 1 (1.08%) CentOS
6 1 (1.08%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (32.26%) ITIL
2 27 (29.03%) Change Management
3 21 (22.58%) Incident Management
4 20 (21.51%) Service Management
5 13 (13.98%) Fault Management
6 12 (12.90%) Project Management
6 12 (12.90%) Line Management
7 11 (11.83%) Configuration Management
7 11 (11.83%) ITSM
8 10 (10.75%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (10.75%) Performance Management
8 10 (10.75%) Problem Management
9 9 (9.68%) Release Management
9 9 (9.68%) WFM
9 9 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (9.68%) Capacity Management
10 8 (8.60%) Service Continuity Management
10 8 (8.60%) Business Analysis
10 8 (8.60%) Network Architecture
10 8 (8.60%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.38%) SQL
2 2 (2.15%) VBA
3 1 (1.08%) Python
3 1 (1.08%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.08%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.08%) VBScript
3 1 (1.08%) ABAP
3 1 (1.08%) Perl
3 1 (1.08%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (5.38%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (4.30%) CCNA
3 3 (3.23%) CCDA
3 3 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (3.23%) MCSE
3 3 (3.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (3.23%) CCNP
4 2 (2.15%) MCSA
4 2 (2.15%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.15%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.15%) VCAP
4 2 (2.15%) VCP5
4 2 (2.15%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (2.15%) CCSA
4 2 (2.15%) CCSE
4 2 (2.15%) CCDP
4 2 (2.15%) CISSP
5 1 (1.08%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (1.08%) CCIE
5 1 (1.08%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.75%) QA
2 2 (2.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (9.68%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.15%) Terminal Services
2 2 (2.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.08%) UAG
3 1 (1.08%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (2.15%) SCCM
2 1 (1.08%) SCOM
2 1 (1.08%) NSN NetAct
2 1 (1.08%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (1.08%) Netcool
Vendors
1 22 (23.66%) Microsoft
2 16 (17.20%) Amdocs
3 11 (11.83%) Ericsson
4 10 (10.75%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 8 (8.60%) VMware
6 5 (5.38%) SAP
7 4 (4.30%) Cisco
8 3 (3.23%) Citrix
8 3 (3.23%) Remedy
9 2 (2.15%) Oracle
9 2 (2.15%) CheckPoint
9 2 (2.15%) Mapinfo
9 2 (2.15%) HP
10 1 (1.08%) Dell
10 1 (1.08%) Nortel
10 1 (1.08%) Juniper
10 1 (1.08%) BMC
10 1 (1.08%) Adobe
10 1 (1.08%) Sun
10 1 (1.08%) Nokia
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £10.00 - £13.71 per hour
Posted: 23 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £410.00 per day
Posted: 27 days ago