The table below looks at the statistics for SLA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 2 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 85 88 80
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -8
Contract jobs citing SLA 45 63 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.84% 2.06% 1.96%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 20.18% 17.40% 23.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 32 20
Median daily rate £281 £306 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.24% -4.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £118 £120 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £450 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £315 £263
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 12 11
Median hourly rate £18.01 £13.96 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.05% -12.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.94 £12.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.25 £25.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.43 £18.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-16.62% +23.33%
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
223 362 218
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 9.12% 11.81% 8.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 260 138
Median daily rate £400 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £266 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £611 £550 £557
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 20 18
Median hourly rate £18.88 £13.29 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.07% -30.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.29 £11.87 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £25.00 £45.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Yorkshire region citing SLA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 2 December 2016.

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 2 December 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SLA within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 2 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire -11 19 £263 -8.69% 17
South Yorkshire -2 16 £375 - 3
North Yorkshire +7 6 £263 -30.00% 2
SLA
England

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 2 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SLA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Yorkshire region with a requirement for SLA.

1 34 (37.78%) Microsoft
2 27 (30.00%) Windows
3 22 (24.44%) ITIL
3 22 (24.44%) Service Management
4 15 (16.67%) MS Office
5 14 (15.56%) MS Excel
6 13 (14.44%) Service Delivery
7 12 (13.33%) Active Directory
8 11 (12.22%) VMware
8 11 (12.22%) VMware Infrastructure
9 10 (11.11%) SC Cleared
9 10 (11.11%) Security Cleared
10 9 (10.00%) Windows 7
10 9 (10.00%) MS Exchange
11 8 (8.89%) Internet
11 8 (8.89%) Finance
11 8 (8.89%) Information Security
11 8 (8.89%) Incident Management
11 8 (8.89%) Driving Licence
12 7 (7.78%) Root Cause Analysis
12 7 (7.78%) Windows Server 2012
12 7 (7.78%) Problem Management
12 7 (7.78%) Exchange Server 2007
13 6 (6.67%) Performance Management
13 6 (6.67%) CCTV
13 6 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
14 5 (5.56%) Telecoms
14 5 (5.56%) Cisco
14 5 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
14 5 (5.56%) SharePoint

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (10.00%) MS Exchange
2 7 (7.78%) Exchange Server 2007
3 6 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (5.56%) SharePoint
5 3 (3.33%) Skype for Business
6 1 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.11%) IIS
6 1 (1.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 15 (16.67%) MS Office
2 14 (15.56%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.11%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.11%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
2 1 (1.11%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.11%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.11%) Oracle E-Business Tax
2 1 (1.11%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (1.11%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (1.11%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.33%) IaaS
1 3 (3.33%) PaaS
2 2 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.22%) SaaS
3 1 (1.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.89%) Internet
2 4 (4.44%) VoIP
3 3 (3.33%) Intranet
4 2 (2.22%) Extranet
4 2 (2.22%) Firewall
4 2 (2.22%) NAS
4 2 (2.22%) Network Security
4 2 (2.22%) SAN
4 2 (2.22%) VPN
5 1 (1.11%) BIG-IP
5 1 (1.11%) Broadband
5 1 (1.11%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (1.11%) DHCP
5 1 (1.11%) DNS
5 1 (1.11%) LAN
5 1 (1.11%) Software-Defined Networking
5 1 (1.11%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.56%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.22%) OLAP
2 2 (2.22%) OLTP
2 2 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.11%) Ingres
3 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 8 (8.89%) Finance
2 5 (5.56%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.44%) Banking
4 2 (2.22%) Legal
4 2 (2.22%) Retail
5 1 (1.11%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.11%) Billing
5 1 (1.11%) Military
Job Titles
1 32 (35.56%) Analyst
2 21 (23.33%) Service Analyst
2 21 (23.33%) Service Desk Analyst
3 14 (15.56%) Field Engineer
4 13 (14.44%) Field Service Engineer
5 8 (8.89%) Support Analyst
6 7 (7.78%) 1st/2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
6 7 (7.78%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
6 7 (7.78%) IT Support
7 6 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
7 6 (6.67%) Field Support Technician
7 6 (6.67%) Support Technician
8 5 (5.56%) 1st Line Support
8 5 (5.56%) 1st/2nd Line Support
8 5 (5.56%) Help Desk Support
8 5 (5.56%) Service Desk Support
9 4 (4.44%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
9 4 (4.44%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
9 4 (4.44%) IT Analyst
9 4 (4.44%) Service Desk Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.33%) Web Services
2 1 (1.11%) Hibernate
2 1 (1.11%) J2EE
2 1 (1.11%) Java EE
2 1 (1.11%) Software Packaging
2 1 (1.11%) Spring
2 1 (1.11%) WAP
2 1 (1.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.89%) Driving Licence
2 6 (6.67%) CCTV
3 5 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.56%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.33%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.22%) Clustering
5 2 (2.22%) CMDB
5 2 (2.22%) IVR
5 2 (2.22%) User Experience
6 1 (1.11%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.11%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.11%) e-Learning
6 1 (1.11%) Freedom of Information
6 1 (1.11%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.11%) Statistics
6 1 (1.11%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 27 (30.00%) Windows
2 9 (10.00%) Windows 7
3 7 (7.78%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (4.44%) Windows Server
5 3 (3.33%) Android
5 3 (3.33%) Windows XP
6 2 (2.22%) Linux
6 2 (2.22%) Windows 2000
6 2 (2.22%) Windows NT
6 2 (2.22%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.11%) Unix
7 1 (1.11%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (24.44%) ITIL
1 22 (24.44%) Service Management
2 13 (14.44%) Service Delivery
3 8 (8.89%) Incident Management
3 8 (8.89%) Information Security
4 7 (7.78%) Problem Management
4 7 (7.78%) Root Cause Analysis
5 6 (6.67%) Performance Management
6 5 (5.56%) High Availability
6 5 (5.56%) ITIL V3
7 4 (4.44%) Data Protection
7 4 (4.44%) Process Improvement
7 4 (4.44%) Project Management
8 3 (3.33%) Coaching
8 3 (3.33%) Configuration Management
8 3 (3.33%) Defect Management
8 3 (3.33%) Line Management
8 3 (3.33%) Release Management
8 3 (3.33%) SOA
9 2 (2.22%) Demand Forecasting
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.33%) C
1 3 (3.33%) SQL
2 1 (1.11%) Java
2 1 (1.11%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 10 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 5 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (4.44%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (4.44%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 3 (3.33%) CCNA
4 3 (3.33%) Degree
5 2 (2.22%) CCNP
5 2 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.22%) NVQ Level 3
6 1 (1.11%) A+ Certification
6 1 (1.11%) CCIE
6 1 (1.11%) CCVP
6 1 (1.11%) MCDST
6 1 (1.11%) MCP
6 1 (1.11%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.22%) PCI DSS
1 2 (2.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.11%) QA
System Software
1 12 (13.33%) Active Directory
2 11 (12.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (5.56%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.11%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.11%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (1.11%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.11%) vSphere
4 1 (1.11%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (5.56%) SCCM
2 3 (3.33%) AirWatch
3 2 (2.22%) Cisco UCCX
3 2 (2.22%) Tivoli
4 1 (1.11%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (1.11%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.11%) Opsview
4 1 (1.11%) WSUS
Vendors
1 34 (37.78%) Microsoft
2 11 (12.22%) VMware
3 5 (5.56%) Cisco
4 3 (3.33%) Citrix
5 2 (2.22%) BMC
5 2 (2.22%) Capita
5 2 (2.22%) CheckPoint
5 2 (2.22%) HP
5 2 (2.22%) NetIQ
5 2 (2.22%) Oracle
5 2 (2.22%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.11%) CommVault
6 1 (1.11%) Dell Compellent
6 1 (1.11%) Kaspersky
6 1 (1.11%) NetApp
6 1 (1.11%) SolarWinds
6 1 (1.11%) Symantec
6 1 (1.11%) Veeam
6 1 (1.11%) Xerox
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