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 1 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 60 72 58
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -14
Contract jobs citing SLA 51 32 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.67% 1.84% 1.79%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 32.90% 26.67% 27.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 15 7
Average daily rate
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£136 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-58.07% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £122 £265 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £370 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 4
Average hourly rate £11.18 £15.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.48% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.25 £13.40 £9.92
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.88 £15.40 £15.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.25 £12.00
% change year-on-year
+1.75% +18.75%
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
155 120 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 8.12% 6.90% 6.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 65 41
Average daily rate £353 £325 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.46% -0.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £227 £194
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £411 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £370 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.05% +12.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 7
Average hourly rate £11.72 £15.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.86% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £13.40 £10.54
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.35 £15.40 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+26.76% -6.57%

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 1 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
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 1 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 +7 41 £136 -58.07% 14
Bradford -14 5 - - 1
Wakefield - 2 - -
Bingley - - - -
Halifax - - - -
Huddersfield - - - -
Pudsey - - - -
SLA
Yorkshire

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 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 33 (36.67%) ITIL
2 28 (31.11%) Change Management
3 25 (27.78%) Windows
4 24 (26.67%) Incident Management
5 20 (22.22%) GSM
5 20 (22.22%) UMTS
5 20 (22.22%) Service Management
6 18 (20.00%) Microsoft
7 16 (17.78%) Telecoms
8 15 (16.67%) Radio Access Network
9 12 (13.33%) Line Management
9 12 (13.33%) NHS
9 12 (13.33%) 3G
9 12 (13.33%) 2G
9 12 (13.33%) Amdocs
9 12 (13.33%) GPRS
10 11 (12.22%) MS Excel
10 11 (12.22%) Ericsson
10 11 (12.22%) Project Management
10 11 (12.22%) LTE
10 11 (12.22%) Fault Management
10 11 (12.22%) Agile Software Development
11 10 (11.11%) RNC
11 10 (11.11%) QA
11 10 (11.11%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
11 10 (11.11%) Configuration Management
11 10 (11.11%) VMware
11 10 (11.11%) Finance
11 10 (11.11%) Active Directory
12 9 (10.00%) SDH

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 (5.56%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.22%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.11%) IIS
3 1 (1.11%) Apache
3 1 (1.11%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.11%) Lync
3 1 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 11 (12.22%) MS Excel
2 9 (10.00%) MS Office
3 1 (1.11%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.11%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
1 1 (1.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.11%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 20 (22.22%) GSM
1 20 (22.22%) UMTS
2 15 (16.67%) Radio Access Network
3 12 (13.33%) 3G
3 12 (13.33%) 2G
3 12 (13.33%) GPRS
4 11 (12.22%) LTE
5 10 (11.11%) RNC
6 9 (10.00%) SDH
6 9 (10.00%) Ethernet
6 9 (10.00%) ATM
7 6 (6.67%) HSPA
7 6 (6.67%) DNS
8 5 (5.56%) SAN
9 4 (4.44%) TCP/IP
9 4 (4.44%) WAN
9 4 (4.44%) LAN
10 3 (3.33%) VPN
10 3 (3.33%) SSL
11 2 (2.22%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.33%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (2.22%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (2.22%) MS Access
2 2 (2.22%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.11%) MySQL
3 1 (1.11%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.11%) Oracle Reports
General
1 16 (17.78%) Telecoms
2 10 (11.11%) Finance
3 6 (6.67%) Legal
4 4 (4.44%) Law
5 2 (2.22%) Retail
6 1 (1.11%) Electronics
6 1 (1.11%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 29 (32.22%) Analyst
2 16 (17.78%) Service Analyst
3 11 (12.22%) Support Analyst
4 10 (11.11%) Field Engineer
5 9 (10.00%) Architect
6 8 (8.89%) Service Desk Analyst
6 8 (8.89%) Support Engineer
6 8 (8.89%) 2nd Line Support
7 7 (7.78%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 5 (5.56%) 1st Line Support
8 5 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
9 3 (3.33%) Business Analyst
9 3 (3.33%) Senior Architect
9 3 (3.33%) Senior Enterprise Architect
9 3 (3.33%) Enterprise Architect
10 2 (2.22%) Server Engineer
10 2 (2.22%) MI Analyst
10 2 (2.22%) Service Management Analyst
10 2 (2.22%) Linux Support
10 2 (2.22%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.33%) Web Services
2 1 (1.11%) Middleware
2 1 (1.11%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.33%) NHS
2 7 (7.78%) Management Information System
3 4 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.22%) Statistics
4 2 (2.22%) iPhone
4 2 (2.22%) Replication
5 1 (1.11%) Clustering
5 1 (1.11%) Smartcard
5 1 (1.11%) DTV
5 1 (1.11%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.11%) CMDB
5 1 (1.11%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 25 (27.78%) Windows
2 7 (7.78%) Linux
2 7 (7.78%) Windows 7
3 5 (5.56%) Ubuntu
4 4 (4.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (4.44%) UNIX
5 3 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (2.22%) Mac OS
6 2 (2.22%) CentOS
6 2 (2.22%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.11%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.11%) Solaris
7 1 (1.11%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (36.67%) ITIL
2 28 (31.11%) Change Management
3 24 (26.67%) Incident Management
4 20 (22.22%) Service Management
5 12 (13.33%) Line Management
6 11 (12.22%) Project Management
6 11 (12.22%) Fault Management
6 11 (12.22%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (11.11%) Configuration Management
8 9 (10.00%) ITSM
8 9 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (10.00%) Performance Management
8 9 (10.00%) Capacity Management
8 9 (10.00%) WFM
8 9 (10.00%) Problem Management
9 8 (8.89%) Release Management
9 8 (8.89%) Service Delivery
10 7 (7.78%) Business Analysis
10 7 (7.78%) Enterprise Architecture
10 7 (7.78%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (6.67%) SQL
2 2 (2.22%) VBA
3 1 (1.11%) VBScript
3 1 (1.11%) ABAP
3 1 (1.11%) Perl
3 1 (1.11%) PHP
3 1 (1.11%) Python
3 1 (1.11%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.11%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 4 (4.44%) Security Cleared
1 4 (4.44%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (4.44%) CCNA
2 3 (3.33%) CCDA
2 3 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (3.33%) MCSE
2 3 (3.33%) SC Cleared
2 3 (3.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (2.22%) CCSE
3 2 (2.22%) VCAP
3 2 (2.22%) VCP5
3 2 (2.22%) MCSA
3 2 (2.22%) CCDP
3 2 (2.22%) CISSP
3 2 (2.22%) CCNP
3 2 (2.22%) CCSA
4 1 (1.11%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (1.11%) Degree
4 1 (1.11%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (11.11%) QA
2 4 (4.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.22%) Terminal Services
4 1 (1.11%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.11%) UAG
Systems Management
1 2 (2.22%) SCCM
2 1 (1.11%) Netcool
2 1 (1.11%) NSN NetAct
2 1 (1.11%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (1.11%) SCOM
Vendors
1 18 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (13.33%) Amdocs
3 11 (12.22%) Ericsson
4 10 (11.11%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 10 (11.11%) VMware
5 6 (6.67%) SAP
6 4 (4.44%) Citrix
7 3 (3.33%) Remedy
7 3 (3.33%) Cisco
8 2 (2.22%) Oracle
8 2 (2.22%) HP
8 2 (2.22%) Dell
8 2 (2.22%) CheckPoint
8 2 (2.22%) Mapinfo
9 1 (1.11%) NEC
9 1 (1.11%) Adobe
9 1 (1.11%) Sun
9 1 (1.11%) Nortel
9 1 (1.11%) Juniper
9 1 (1.11%) BMC
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