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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 98 66 71
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +5
Contract jobs citing SLA 17 39 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.84% 2.21% 1.86%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 8.25% 23.21% 24.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 20 19
Average daily rate £175 £356 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-50.87% +9.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £106 £153 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £290 £310
% change year-on-year
+16.37% -6.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 2
Average hourly rate £12.00 £12.25 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.04% -14.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.89 £10.40 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £16.30 £15.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £13.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -6.89%
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
206 168 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 10.13% 9.51% 7.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 117 68
Average daily rate £420 £355 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.30% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £247 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £533 £493
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 14 4
Average hourly rate £14.50 £14.63 £10.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.85% +36.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.04 £10.50 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.95 £40.00 £14.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £23.25 £17.08
% change year-on-year
+82.79% +36.16%

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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -30 11 £165 -60.00% 10
Wakefield +2 4 - -
Halifax - 1 - -
SLA
Yorkshire

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 31 (46.27%) ITIL
2 17 (25.37%) Windows
3 15 (22.39%) Active Directory
4 13 (19.40%) Microsoft
4 13 (19.40%) Service Management
5 12 (17.91%) PRINCE2
5 12 (17.91%) Incident Management
6 11 (16.42%) VPN
7 10 (14.93%) DNS
7 10 (14.93%) VoIP
7 10 (14.93%) ITSM
7 10 (14.93%) Video Conferencing
7 10 (14.93%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (13.43%) CESG
8 9 (13.43%) Change Management
8 9 (13.43%) Windows Server
9 8 (11.94%) Windows 8
9 8 (11.94%) Management Information System
9 8 (11.94%) Finance
9 8 (11.94%) MS Exchange
9 8 (11.94%) NHS
9 8 (11.94%) Problem Management
9 8 (11.94%) Windows Vista
10 7 (10.45%) Windows XP
10 7 (10.45%) MS Excel
11 6 (8.96%) MS Office
11 6 (8.96%) VMware
11 6 (8.96%) Information Security
11 6 (8.96%) Line Management
11 6 (8.96%) Data Centre

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 8 (11.94%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (10.45%) MS Excel
2 6 (8.96%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.48%) Office 365
2 2 (2.99%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (16.42%) VPN
2 10 (14.93%) DNS
2 10 (14.93%) VoIP
3 2 (2.99%) LAN
3 2 (2.99%) WAN
4 1 (1.49%) IP Telephony
4 1 (1.49%) VLAN
4 1 (1.49%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.49%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (1.49%) BusinessObjects XI
1 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Power View
1 1 (1.49%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (11.94%) Finance
2 5 (7.46%) Telecoms
3 4 (5.97%) Games
4 2 (2.99%) Law
4 2 (2.99%) Legal
5 1 (1.49%) Back Office
5 1 (1.49%) Billing
5 1 (1.49%) Marketing
5 1 (1.49%) Retail
Job Titles
1 34 (50.75%) Analyst
2 16 (23.88%) Service Analyst
2 16 (23.88%) Service Desk Analyst
3 10 (14.93%) Business Analyst
4 9 (13.43%) Procurement Analyst
5 7 (10.45%) Service Manager
6 6 (8.96%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
6 6 (8.96%) Data Analyst
6 6 (8.96%) Data Centre Analyst
6 6 (8.96%) Data Centre Operations Analyst
6 6 (8.96%) Operations Analyst
6 6 (8.96%) Trainee
6 6 (8.96%) Trainee Analyst
6 6 (8.96%) Trainee Data Analyst
6 6 (8.96%) Trainee Operations Analyst
7 5 (7.46%) Field Support Technician
7 5 (7.46%) Support Technician
8 4 (5.97%) 1st Line Support
8 4 (5.97%) IT Manager
8 4 (5.97%) Operations Manager
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.93%) Video Conferencing
2 9 (13.43%) CESG
3 8 (11.94%) Management Information System
3 8 (11.94%) NHS
4 6 (8.96%) Data Centre
5 5 (7.46%) CCTV
5 5 (7.46%) Driving Licence
6 4 (5.97%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (5.97%) Wiki
7 1 (1.49%) iPad
7 1 (1.49%) iPhone
7 1 (1.49%) Learning Management System
7 1 (1.49%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 17 (25.37%) Windows
2 9 (13.43%) Windows Server
3 8 (11.94%) Windows 8
3 8 (11.94%) Windows Vista
4 7 (10.45%) Windows XP
5 4 (5.97%) Windows 7
5 4 (5.97%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (2.99%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (2.99%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.49%) Mac OS
7 1 (1.49%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (46.27%) ITIL
2 13 (19.40%) Service Management
3 12 (17.91%) Incident Management
3 12 (17.91%) PRINCE2
4 10 (14.93%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (14.93%) ITSM
5 9 (13.43%) Change Management
6 8 (11.94%) Problem Management
7 6 (8.96%) Data Centre Operations
7 6 (8.96%) Information Security
7 6 (8.96%) Line Management
8 4 (5.97%) Service Continuity Management
8 4 (5.97%) Service Delivery
8 4 (5.97%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (4.48%) Coaching
9 3 (4.48%) Configuration Management
9 3 (4.48%) Migration
9 3 (4.48%) Project Management
9 3 (4.48%) Trend Analysis
10 2 (2.99%) Ticket Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.99%) SQL
2 1 (1.49%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (7.46%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (4.48%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.99%) A+ Certification
3 2 (2.99%) CCNA
3 2 (2.99%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (2.99%) MCP
3 2 (2.99%) MCSE
4 1 (1.49%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.49%) CCNP
4 1 (1.49%) CCNP Voice
4 1 (1.49%) DBS Check
4 1 (1.49%) MCDST
4 1 (1.49%) MCITP
4 1 (1.49%) MCSA
4 1 (1.49%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.49%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (1.49%) QA
System Software
1 15 (22.39%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.97%) Hyper-V
2 4 (5.97%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (7.46%) DameWare
2 1 (1.49%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (1.49%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (1.49%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (1.49%) SCCM
2 1 (1.49%) SCOM
Vendors
1 13 (19.40%) Microsoft
2 6 (8.96%) VMware
3 3 (4.48%) Cisco
4 1 (1.49%) Peoplefluent
4 1 (1.49%) SAP
4 1 (1.49%) Symantec
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