The table below looks at the statistics for SLA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 72 76 59
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -17
Contract jobs citing SLA 54 41 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 2.25% 1.81% 2.98%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 36.24% 27.89% 44.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 25 19
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.83% +53.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £167 £177 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £520 £331
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £300 £270
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 3 14
Average hourly rate £12.13 £15.50 £13.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.77% +16.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.30 £11.10 £9.14
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.05 £25.50 £20.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £14.50 £13.75
% change year-on-year
-6.89% +5.45%
SLA
England

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 Yorkshire region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
149 147 150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 6.21% 6.49% 6.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 85 69
Average daily rate £345 £338 £301
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.22% +12.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 5 18
Average hourly rate £13.25 £10.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.50% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £8.50 £8.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £23.00 £20.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.08 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+11.27% -25.76%

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SLA across the Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

SLA Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

SLA
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SLA across the Yorkshire region.

SLA Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

SLA
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SLA across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015.

SLA Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

SLA
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SLA across the Yorkshire region.

SLA Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

SLA
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 January 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
West Yorkshire +6 37 £330 -2.22% 10
South Yorkshire +2 11 £335 +86.11% 5
East Yorkshire - 3 - - 3
North Yorkshire +3 1 - - 5
SLA
England

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 48 (40.34%) ITIL
2 38 (31.93%) Windows
3 27 (22.69%) Active Directory
4 24 (20.17%) Microsoft
5 23 (19.33%) Change Management
6 21 (17.65%) Service Management
7 19 (15.97%) Incident Management
8 18 (15.13%) VMware
9 17 (14.29%) Service Delivery
10 14 (11.76%) NHS
10 14 (11.76%) Management Information System
11 13 (10.92%) Stakeholder Management
11 13 (10.92%) VMware Infrastructure
11 13 (10.92%) MS Exchange
11 13 (10.92%) Linux
11 13 (10.92%) MS Excel
11 13 (10.92%) MS Office
12 12 (10.08%) SAN
12 12 (10.08%) Telecoms
13 11 (9.24%) Project Management
13 11 (9.24%) DNS
13 11 (9.24%) Citrix
13 11 (9.24%) Line Management
14 10 (8.40%) Continuous Improvement
14 10 (8.40%) Ericsson
15 9 (7.56%) Agile Software Development
15 9 (7.56%) RNC
15 9 (7.56%) Cisco
15 9 (7.56%) SQL
15 9 (7.56%) UNIX

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 13 (10.92%) MS Exchange
2 5 (4.20%) IIS
3 4 (3.36%) Apache
3 4 (3.36%) SharePoint
3 4 (3.36%) WebSphere
4 3 (2.52%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (2.52%) ATG Dynamo
4 3 (2.52%) JBoss
5 2 (1.68%) Lync
5 2 (1.68%) Lotus Domino
6 1 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.84%) Exchange Server 5.5
6 1 (0.84%) Jetty
6 1 (0.84%) CMS
6 1 (0.84%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.84%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.84%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.84%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.84%) EPiServer CMS
Applications
1 13 (10.92%) MS Excel
1 13 (10.92%) MS Office
2 1 (0.84%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.84%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.84%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.52%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.84%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.84%) IaaS
2 1 (0.84%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (10.08%) SAN
2 11 (9.24%) DNS
3 9 (7.56%) RNC
4 8 (6.72%) Radio Access Network
4 8 (6.72%) ATM
4 8 (6.72%) GSM
4 8 (6.72%) SDH
4 8 (6.72%) UMTS
4 8 (6.72%) DHCP
4 8 (6.72%) Ethernet
5 7 (5.88%) TCP/IP
6 6 (5.04%) WAN
6 6 (5.04%) LAN
7 4 (3.36%) Firewall
8 3 (2.52%) VPN
9 2 (1.68%) DMVPN
9 2 (1.68%) HSRP
9 2 (1.68%) SSL
9 2 (1.68%) 3G
9 2 (1.68%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.04%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.52%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (1.68%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (1.68%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.84%) QlikView
4 1 (0.84%) EDMS
4 1 (0.84%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (0.84%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.84%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.84%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.84%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (2.52%) MSI
2 2 (1.68%) InstallShield
3 1 (0.84%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (0.84%) Jenkins
General
1 12 (10.08%) Telecoms
2 8 (6.72%) Finance
3 5 (4.20%) Manufacturing
4 4 (3.36%) Retail
5 3 (2.52%) German Language
5 3 (2.52%) Back Office
6 1 (0.84%) Marketing
6 1 (0.84%) Electronics
6 1 (0.84%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 27 (22.69%) Analyst
2 16 (13.45%) Service Analyst
3 10 (8.40%) Field Engineer
3 10 (8.40%) 1st Line Support
3 10 (8.40%) Support Engineer
3 10 (8.40%) Service Desk Analyst
4 9 (7.56%) Support Analyst
5 8 (6.72%) Service Manager
6 7 (5.88%) Services Delivery Manager
6 7 (5.88%) Delivery Manager
6 7 (5.88%) Architect
7 5 (4.20%) UNIX Engineer
7 5 (4.20%) Desktop Support
7 5 (4.20%) Solutions Architect
7 5 (4.20%) IT Support
8 4 (3.36%) Applications Support
8 4 (3.36%) 2nd Line Support
8 4 (3.36%) Administrator
8 4 (3.36%) Team Leader
8 4 (3.36%) 1st Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.36%) Web Services
2 1 (0.84%) Application Packaging
2 1 (0.84%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.76%) NHS
1 14 (11.76%) Management Information System
2 6 (5.04%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.20%) Blackberry
4 3 (2.52%) FMCG
4 3 (2.52%) iPhone
5 2 (1.68%) iSeries
5 2 (1.68%) Statistics
6 1 (0.84%) CMDB
6 1 (0.84%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.84%) PKI
6 1 (0.84%) Clustering
6 1 (0.84%) DTV
6 1 (0.84%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 38 (31.93%) Windows
2 13 (10.92%) Linux
3 9 (7.56%) UNIX
4 8 (6.72%) Windows XP
5 7 (5.88%) Windows 7
6 6 (5.04%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (4.20%) Ubuntu
7 5 (4.20%) Solaris
8 3 (2.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (2.52%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (1.68%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (1.68%) Mac OS
9 2 (1.68%) CentOS
10 1 (0.84%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.84%) Debian
10 1 (0.84%) Windows NT
10 1 (0.84%) AIX
10 1 (0.84%) HPUX
10 1 (0.84%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (40.34%) ITIL
2 23 (19.33%) Change Management
3 21 (17.65%) Service Management
4 19 (15.97%) Incident Management
5 17 (14.29%) Service Delivery
6 13 (10.92%) Stakeholder Management
7 11 (9.24%) Project Management
7 11 (9.24%) Line Management
8 10 (8.40%) Continuous Improvement
9 9 (7.56%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (6.72%) Configuration Management
10 8 (6.72%) WFM
11 7 (5.88%) Problem Management
11 7 (5.88%) Performance Management
12 5 (4.20%) Enterprise Architecture
12 5 (4.20%) ITSM
12 5 (4.20%) E-Commerce
12 5 (4.20%) Business Intelligence
12 5 (4.20%) People Management
12 5 (4.20%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 9 (7.56%) SQL
2 4 (3.36%) VBScript
3 3 (2.52%) VB
4 2 (1.68%) Python
4 2 (1.68%) C
4 2 (1.68%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.84%) Ruby
5 1 (0.84%) Java
5 1 (0.84%) Perl
5 1 (0.84%) RPG
5 1 (0.84%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (6.72%) Security Cleared
2 7 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
2 7 (5.88%) MCSE
3 6 (5.04%) SC Cleared
4 4 (3.36%) CCNA
4 4 (3.36%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (2.52%) CCDA
5 3 (2.52%) MCP
5 3 (2.52%) MCSA
6 2 (1.68%) VCAP
6 2 (1.68%) VCP5
6 2 (1.68%) CISSP
6 2 (1.68%) CCDP
6 2 (1.68%) CCNP
6 2 (1.68%) ISEB
6 2 (1.68%) CCSA
6 2 (1.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (1.68%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.04%) QA
2 2 (1.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.84%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.84%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.84%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 27 (22.69%) Active Directory
2 13 (10.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.36%) vSphere
3 4 (3.36%) XenApp
3 4 (3.36%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (2.52%) Terminal Services
4 3 (2.52%) ISA Server
4 3 (2.52%) MetaFrame
4 3 (2.52%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (0.84%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.84%) Firmware
5 1 (0.84%) UAG
5 1 (0.84%) Varnish
5 1 (0.84%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.84%) KVM
5 1 (0.84%) Corosync
Systems Management
1 8 (6.72%) SCCM
2 5 (4.20%) SCOM
3 1 (0.84%) SCVMM
3 1 (0.84%) Unicenter
3 1 (0.84%) Puppet
3 1 (0.84%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.84%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (0.84%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 24 (20.17%) Microsoft
2 18 (15.13%) VMware
3 11 (9.24%) Citrix
4 10 (8.40%) Ericsson
5 9 (7.56%) Cisco
5 9 (7.56%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 8 (6.72%) Oracle
7 6 (5.04%) Red Hat
7 6 (5.04%) Remedy
8 5 (4.20%) HP
8 5 (4.20%) SAP
9 4 (3.36%) IBM
10 3 (2.52%) ATG
10 3 (2.52%) NetApp
10 3 (2.52%) Lotus
10 3 (2.52%) CheckPoint
11 2 (1.68%) Cognos
11 2 (1.68%) Dell
11 2 (1.68%) Infor
12 1 (0.84%) LANDesk
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Posted: 5 days ago
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