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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 65 78 90
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +12
Contract jobs citing SLA 28 26 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.65% 1.66% 1.04%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 22.05% 23.42% 17.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 13 7
Average daily rate
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£350 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £151 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £500 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £268 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
-17.69% +8.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
Average hourly rate £12.00 £15.50 £16.27
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.58% -4.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.20 £15.50 £14.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £15.50 £18.19
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.55 £15.50 £15.40
% change year-on-year
+6.77% +0.64%
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
127 111 114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 7.50% 7.09% 5.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 53 62
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £473 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £355
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 3
Average hourly rate £13.50 £17.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.85% +12.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £14.70 £14.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £17.50 £18.04
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £17.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -22.22%

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 22 August 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
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 22 August 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 +10 18 £350 -3.44% 10
Bradford +6 4 £240 +6.66% 4
Dewsbury - - - -
Huddersfield - - - -
Pontefract - - - -
Pudsey - - - -
Wakefield - - - - 1
Wetherby - - - - 2
SLA
Yorkshire

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 27 (42.86%) ITIL
2 16 (25.40%) Windows
3 14 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 12 (19.05%) SAN
5 11 (17.46%) Service Delivery
5 11 (17.46%) Change Management
6 10 (15.87%) Service Management
6 10 (15.87%) Finance
6 10 (15.87%) UNIX
7 9 (14.29%) SQL
7 9 (14.29%) Linux
8 8 (12.70%) Disaster Recovery
8 8 (12.70%) T-SQL
8 8 (12.70%) Oracle
8 8 (12.70%) SQL Server
9 7 (11.11%) Active Directory
9 7 (11.11%) Data Modelling
9 7 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 7 (11.11%) Incident Management
10 6 (9.52%) Retail
10 6 (9.52%) Project Management
10 6 (9.52%) NHS
10 6 (9.52%) Crystal Reports
10 6 (9.52%) Solaris
10 6 (9.52%) E-Commerce
11 5 (7.94%) JBoss
11 5 (7.94%) Apache
11 5 (7.94%) MS Excel
11 5 (7.94%) Red Hat

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 5 (7.94%) Apache
1 5 (7.94%) ATG Dynamo
1 5 (7.94%) WebSphere
2 3 (4.76%) WebLogic
3 2 (3.17%) CMS
3 2 (3.17%) MS Exchange
3 2 (3.17%) Tomcat
3 2 (3.17%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.59%) SAS
4 1 (1.59%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 5 (7.94%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.76%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 12 (19.05%) SAN
2 2 (3.17%) Radio Access Network
2 2 (3.17%) RNC
2 2 (3.17%) ATM
2 2 (3.17%) GSM
2 2 (3.17%) SSL
2 2 (3.17%) Ethernet
2 2 (3.17%) SDH
2 2 (3.17%) UMTS
3 1 (1.59%) 3G
3 1 (1.59%) WAN
3 1 (1.59%) LAN
3 1 (1.59%) Firewall
3 1 (1.59%) 2G
3 1 (1.59%) Wireless
3 1 (1.59%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.70%) SQL Server
2 7 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (9.52%) Crystal Reports
4 5 (7.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (3.17%) MySQL
6 1 (1.59%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.59%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.59%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.59%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (3.17%) JIRA
1 2 (3.17%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.59%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (1.59%) Apache Continuum
General
1 10 (15.87%) Finance
2 6 (9.52%) Retail
3 3 (4.76%) Back Office
3 3 (4.76%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.17%) Local Government
5 1 (1.59%) Legal
5 1 (1.59%) Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (30.16%) Analyst
2 14 (22.22%) Service Analyst
3 9 (14.29%) Service Desk Analyst
4 7 (11.11%) DBA
5 6 (9.52%) UNIX Engineer
5 6 (9.52%) SQL DBA
6 5 (7.94%) Service Manager
6 5 (7.94%) Contracts Manager
6 5 (7.94%) Service Management Analyst
7 4 (6.35%) Applications Support
7 4 (6.35%) SQL Server DBA
7 4 (6.35%) Administrator
8 3 (4.76%) Field Engineer
8 3 (4.76%) Support Analyst
8 3 (4.76%) Team Leader
9 2 (3.17%) Applications Support Analyst
9 2 (3.17%) Services Delivery Manager
9 2 (3.17%) Support Team Leader
9 2 (3.17%) Delivery Manager
9 2 (3.17%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.76%) .NET
2 2 (3.17%) Hibernate
3 1 (1.59%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.52%) NHS
2 5 (7.94%) Management Information System
2 5 (7.94%) Clustering
3 3 (4.76%) Statistics
4 2 (3.17%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.59%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 16 (25.40%) Windows
2 10 (15.87%) UNIX
3 9 (14.29%) Linux
4 6 (9.52%) Solaris
5 5 (7.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (6.35%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (6.35%) CentOS
7 3 (4.76%) Windows XP
8 2 (3.17%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (3.17%) Ubuntu
8 2 (3.17%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.59%) Windows NT
9 1 (1.59%) Windows 2000
9 1 (1.59%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (42.86%) ITIL
2 11 (17.46%) Service Delivery
2 11 (17.46%) Change Management
3 10 (15.87%) Service Management
4 8 (12.70%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (11.11%) Data Modelling
5 7 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (11.11%) Incident Management
6 6 (9.52%) Project Management
6 6 (9.52%) E-Commerce
7 4 (6.35%) Data Architecture
7 4 (6.35%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (6.35%) Performance Monitoring
7 4 (6.35%) Release Management
8 3 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (4.76%) PRINCE2
8 3 (4.76%) Risk Management
8 3 (4.76%) Software Testing
8 3 (4.76%) Problem Management
8 3 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (14.29%) SQL
2 8 (12.70%) T-SQL
3 3 (4.76%) Java
4 2 (3.17%) Perl
4 2 (3.17%) Python
5 1 (1.59%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (6.35%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (4.76%) ISEB
3 2 (3.17%) Degree
4 1 (1.59%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.59%) CCNP
4 1 (1.59%) CCNA
4 1 (1.59%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.59%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.59%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (1.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.94%) QA
2 2 (3.17%) COBIT
System Software
1 7 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.59%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.59%) SCCM
1 1 (1.59%) SCOM
1 1 (1.59%) Cacti
1 1 (1.59%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 14 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 8 (12.70%) Oracle
3 5 (7.94%) JBoss
3 5 (7.94%) Red Hat
3 5 (7.94%) ATG
4 3 (4.76%) Ericsson
4 3 (4.76%) Splunk
4 3 (4.76%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 2 (3.17%) Perforce
5 2 (3.17%) FatWire
5 2 (3.17%) VMware
5 2 (3.17%) Cisco
6 1 (1.59%) Citrix
6 1 (1.59%) HP
6 1 (1.59%) SolarWinds
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Kelway Ltd
Rate: From £100 to £125 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bradford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £10.00 - £12.00 per hour
Posted: 9 days ago