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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 90 77 56
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -21
Contract jobs citing SLA 54 47 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.95% 1.89% 3.40%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 30.51% 24.87% 43.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 23 30
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£230 £340 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.35% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £174 £131
10% offered a daily rate of more than £479 £380 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £301
% change year-on-year
- -0.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 3
Average hourly rate £13.18 £10.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.75% -35.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.86 £10.00 £10.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.25 £22.00 £21.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.25 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
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
177 189 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 6.38% 7.59% 7.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 130 73
Average daily rate £315 £334 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.61% +6.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £216 £179
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £432
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 4
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.75 £13.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +3.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.86 £10.00 £9.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £175.00 £28.25 £21.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.55 £21.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+2.61% +13.51%

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 29 May 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SLA across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

SLA Hourly Rate Histogram 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 29 May 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 -1 48 £225 -34.78% 12
North Yorkshire +1 2 £235 - 6
South Yorkshire -14 2 - - 2
SLA
England

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 40 (34.78%) ITIL
2 35 (30.43%) Service Management
3 30 (26.09%) Windows
4 29 (25.22%) Change Management
4 29 (25.22%) Incident Management
5 26 (22.61%) Microsoft
6 23 (20.00%) GSM
6 23 (20.00%) UMTS
6 23 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 19 (16.52%) Problem Management
8 17 (14.78%) NHS
9 16 (13.91%) Telecoms
9 16 (13.91%) GPRS
9 16 (13.91%) Radio Access Network
9 16 (13.91%) Amdocs
10 15 (13.04%) LTE
10 15 (13.04%) 2G
10 15 (13.04%) ITSM
10 15 (13.04%) 3G
10 15 (13.04%) Project Management
11 14 (12.17%) MS Office
11 14 (12.17%) MS Excel
11 14 (12.17%) Fault Management
11 14 (12.17%) Windows 7
12 13 (11.30%) Active Directory
12 13 (11.30%) Configuration Management
13 12 (10.43%) Capacity Management
13 12 (10.43%) Release Management
13 12 (10.43%) Performance Management
13 12 (10.43%) Enterprise Architecture

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 6 (5.22%) MS Exchange
2 4 (3.48%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.87%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (0.87%) Apache
3 1 (0.87%) IIS
3 1 (0.87%) Exchange Server 5.5
3 1 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 14 (12.17%) MS Office
1 14 (12.17%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.87%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.87%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Communications & Networking
1 23 (20.00%) GSM
1 23 (20.00%) UMTS
2 16 (13.91%) GPRS
2 16 (13.91%) Radio Access Network
3 15 (13.04%) LTE
3 15 (13.04%) 2G
3 15 (13.04%) 3G
4 8 (6.96%) HSPA
4 8 (6.96%) RNC
4 8 (6.96%) SDH
4 8 (6.96%) Ethernet
4 8 (6.96%) ATM
5 5 (4.35%) WAN
5 5 (4.35%) LAN
6 4 (3.48%) TCP/IP
7 3 (2.61%) Wireless
7 3 (2.61%) DNS
8 2 (1.74%) SSL
8 2 (1.74%) VPN
8 2 (1.74%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.61%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.74%) MS Access
3 1 (0.87%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.87%) MySQL
3 1 (0.87%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (0.87%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.87%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.87%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 16 (13.91%) Telecoms
2 10 (8.70%) Legal
3 8 (6.96%) Finance
3 8 (6.96%) Law
4 1 (0.87%) Retail
Job Titles
1 41 (35.65%) Analyst
2 22 (19.13%) Service Analyst
3 16 (13.91%) Support Analyst
4 15 (13.04%) Service Desk Analyst
5 13 (11.30%) Architect
6 10 (8.70%) Support Engineer
7 8 (6.96%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 8 (6.96%) 2nd Line Support
7 8 (6.96%) Field Engineer
8 7 (6.09%) Service Manager
9 6 (5.22%) Technical Architect
10 5 (4.35%) 1st Line Support
10 5 (4.35%) Desktop Support
10 5 (4.35%) Services Delivery Manager
10 5 (4.35%) Delivery Manager
11 4 (3.48%) Solutions Architect
12 3 (2.61%) Applications Support
12 3 (2.61%) Business Analyst
12 3 (2.61%) Desktop Analyst
12 3 (2.61%) Desktop Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.74%) Application Packaging
2 1 (0.87%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 17 (14.78%) NHS
2 5 (4.35%) Management Information System
3 4 (3.48%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.61%) iPhone
4 3 (2.61%) Reference Data
4 3 (2.61%) Data Integration
5 2 (1.74%) Statistics
5 2 (1.74%) Blackberry
5 2 (1.74%) Replication
6 1 (0.87%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.87%) User Experience
6 1 (0.87%) PMI
6 1 (0.87%) Smartcard
6 1 (0.87%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.87%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 30 (26.09%) Windows
2 14 (12.17%) Windows 7
3 4 (3.48%) Windows XP
4 3 (2.61%) Linux
4 3 (2.61%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.74%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.74%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.87%) Windows NT
6 1 (0.87%) Solaris
6 1 (0.87%) UNIX
6 1 (0.87%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.87%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.87%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.87%) CentOS
6 1 (0.87%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (34.78%) ITIL
2 35 (30.43%) Service Management
3 29 (25.22%) Change Management
3 29 (25.22%) Incident Management
4 23 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 19 (16.52%) Problem Management
6 15 (13.04%) ITSM
6 15 (13.04%) Project Management
7 14 (12.17%) Fault Management
8 13 (11.30%) Configuration Management
9 12 (10.43%) Capacity Management
9 12 (10.43%) Release Management
9 12 (10.43%) Performance Management
9 12 (10.43%) Enterprise Architecture
9 12 (10.43%) Service Delivery
9 12 (10.43%) Line Management
10 11 (9.57%) Service Continuity Management
10 11 (9.57%) Business Analysis
10 11 (9.57%) Trend Analysis
11 9 (7.83%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 6 (5.22%) SQL
2 2 (1.74%) VBA
2 2 (1.74%) T-SQL
3 1 (0.87%) Python
3 1 (0.87%) ABAP
3 1 (0.87%) C
3 1 (0.87%) Perl
3 1 (0.87%) PHP
3 1 (0.87%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 8 (6.96%) Security Cleared
2 6 (5.22%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.48%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (3.48%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (2.61%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (1.74%) CCNP
5 2 (1.74%) CCNA
5 2 (1.74%) MCSE
6 1 (0.87%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.87%) PMP
6 1 (0.87%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.87%) MCSA
6 1 (0.87%) CCDA
6 1 (0.87%) CCDP
6 1 (0.87%) CCIE
6 1 (0.87%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.87%) CISSP
6 1 (0.87%) CCSE
6 1 (0.87%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (10.43%) QA
2 7 (6.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 13 (11.30%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.74%) Terminal Services
3 1 (0.87%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.74%) SCCM
2 1 (0.87%) Netcool
2 1 (0.87%) Unicenter
2 1 (0.87%) OpenView
2 1 (0.87%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 26 (22.61%) Microsoft
2 16 (13.91%) Amdocs
3 9 (7.83%) Ericsson
3 9 (7.83%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 6 (5.22%) VMware
5 4 (3.48%) Citrix
6 3 (2.61%) Remedy
6 3 (2.61%) SAP
7 2 (1.74%) Cisco
7 2 (1.74%) HP
7 2 (1.74%) Oracle
7 2 (1.74%) Mapinfo
8 1 (0.87%) BT
8 1 (0.87%) BMC
8 1 (0.87%) CA
8 1 (0.87%) CheckPoint
8 1 (0.87%) Juniper
8 1 (0.87%) Peregrine
8 1 (0.87%) Veritas
8 1 (0.87%) Apple
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