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 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 66 65 92
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +27
Contract jobs citing SLA 50 54 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 2.10% 2.41% 1.54%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 25.00% 32.34% 25.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 35 16
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.28% +41.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £156 £175 £141
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £400 £419
UK excluding London average daily rate £268 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
-17.69% +8.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 8
Average hourly rate £16.25 £12.00 £13.43
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.41% -10.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £8.36 £9.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £39.65 £19.82
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.55 £15.50 £15.40
% change year-on-year
+6.77% +0.64%
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
200 167 163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 8.40% 7.46% 6.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 87 84
Average daily rate £350 £328 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.87% +0.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £193 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £463 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £355
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 15 12
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £14.18
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +23.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £10.50 £9.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £37.50 £18.51
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 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 22 August 2014.

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 22 August 2014.

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 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
West Yorkshire +13 28 £350 -3.44% 19
South Yorkshire 0 18 £333 +20.90% 7
North Yorkshire +4 2 £123 -73.51%
East Yorkshire - - - -
SLA
England

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 44 (44.44%) ITIL
2 34 (34.34%) Windows
3 27 (27.27%) Microsoft
4 20 (20.20%) SQL
5 19 (19.19%) Incident Management
6 18 (18.18%) Change Management
6 18 (18.18%) Service Management
6 18 (18.18%) Active Directory
7 16 (16.16%) Service Delivery
8 15 (15.15%) SAN
9 14 (14.14%) Disaster Recovery
10 13 (13.13%) Management Information System
10 13 (13.13%) UNIX
11 12 (12.12%) T-SQL
11 12 (12.12%) SQL Server
11 12 (12.12%) NHS
12 11 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
12 11 (11.11%) Citrix
12 11 (11.11%) Data Modelling
12 11 (11.11%) MS Office
12 11 (11.11%) Windows XP
12 11 (11.11%) Linux
12 11 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 11 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
13 10 (10.10%) MS Excel
13 10 (10.10%) Oracle
13 10 (10.10%) Finance
14 9 (9.09%) Clustering
14 9 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 8 (8.08%) ITIL V3

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 8 (8.08%) MS Exchange
2 6 (6.06%) WebSphere
3 5 (5.05%) Apache
3 5 (5.05%) ATG Dynamo
4 4 (4.04%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (4.04%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (4.04%) SharePoint
4 4 (4.04%) WebLogic
5 3 (3.03%) IIS
5 3 (3.03%) Tomcat
5 3 (3.03%) CMS
5 3 (3.03%) Exchange Server 5.5
6 1 (1.01%) IBM Notes
6 1 (1.01%) SAS
6 1 (1.01%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 11 (11.11%) MS Office
2 10 (10.10%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.02%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 15 (15.15%) SAN
2 3 (3.03%) LAN
2 3 (3.03%) WAN
2 3 (3.03%) DHCP
2 3 (3.03%) TCP/IP
2 3 (3.03%) DNS
2 3 (3.03%) Internet
3 2 (2.02%) Radio Access Network
3 2 (2.02%) RNC
3 2 (2.02%) SSL
3 2 (2.02%) Ethernet
3 2 (2.02%) SDH
3 2 (2.02%) UMTS
3 2 (2.02%) ATM
3 2 (2.02%) GSM
4 1 (1.01%) 3G
4 1 (1.01%) Firewall
4 1 (1.01%) Wireless
4 1 (1.01%) 2G
4 1 (1.01%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (12.12%) SQL Server
2 11 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (6.06%) Crystal Reports
5 3 (3.03%) MySQL
6 1 (1.01%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.01%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.01%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.01%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (3.03%) Eclipse
2 2 (2.02%) JIRA
3 1 (1.01%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (1.01%) Apache Continuum
General
1 10 (10.10%) Finance
2 6 (6.06%) Retail
3 4 (4.04%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.03%) Back Office
4 3 (3.03%) German Language
5 2 (2.02%) Local Government
6 1 (1.01%) Legal
6 1 (1.01%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.01%) Banking
6 1 (1.01%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 28 (28.28%) Analyst
2 20 (20.20%) Service Analyst
3 15 (15.15%) Service Desk Analyst
4 12 (12.12%) Applications Support
5 11 (11.11%) DBA
6 10 (10.10%) SQL DBA
7 9 (9.09%) Service Manager
8 8 (8.08%) SQL Server DBA
8 8 (8.08%) UNIX Engineer
8 8 (8.08%) Administrator
9 6 (6.06%) Support Analyst
9 6 (6.06%) 1st Line Support
10 5 (5.05%) Server Administrator
10 5 (5.05%) Service Management Analyst
10 5 (5.05%) Contracts Manager
10 5 (5.05%) Team Leader
11 3 (3.03%) Field Engineer
11 3 (3.03%) Services Delivery Manager
11 3 (3.03%) Support Team Leader
11 3 (3.03%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.03%) .NET
1 3 (3.03%) Hibernate
2 1 (1.01%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 13 (13.13%) Management Information System
2 12 (12.12%) NHS
3 9 (9.09%) Clustering
4 6 (6.06%) Blackberry
5 4 (4.04%) Statistics
6 3 (3.03%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.01%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (1.01%) FMCG
7 1 (1.01%) iPhone
7 1 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 34 (34.34%) Windows
2 13 (13.13%) UNIX
3 11 (11.11%) Windows XP
3 11 (11.11%) Linux
4 8 (8.08%) Solaris
5 5 (5.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (5.05%) Windows 7
6 4 (4.04%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (4.04%) CentOS
6 4 (4.04%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (3.03%) Windows NT
8 2 (2.02%) Windows 8
8 2 (2.02%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (2.02%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.01%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (44.44%) ITIL
2 19 (19.19%) Incident Management
3 18 (18.18%) Change Management
3 18 (18.18%) Service Management
4 16 (16.16%) Service Delivery
5 14 (14.14%) Disaster Recovery
6 11 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
6 11 (11.11%) Data Modelling
6 11 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
7 8 (8.08%) ITIL V3
7 8 (8.08%) Performance Tuning
7 8 (8.08%) Project Management
7 8 (8.08%) E-Commerce
8 7 (7.07%) Root Cause Analysis
8 7 (7.07%) Problem Management
9 5 (5.05%) Data Architecture
10 4 (4.04%) Performance Monitoring
10 4 (4.04%) Change Control
10 4 (4.04%) Release Management
11 3 (3.03%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 20 (20.20%) SQL
2 12 (12.12%) T-SQL
3 4 (4.04%) C
3 4 (4.04%) Java
4 2 (2.02%) Python
4 2 (2.02%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (5.05%) MCP
1 5 (5.05%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (4.04%) SC Cleared
2 4 (4.04%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.03%) ISEB
3 3 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (3.03%) Degree
4 1 (1.01%) MCSE
4 1 (1.01%) CCNP
4 1 (1.01%) CCNA
4 1 (1.01%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.01%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (1.01%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.06%) QA
2 3 (3.03%) COBIT
System Software
1 18 (18.18%) Active Directory
2 6 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.03%) MetaFrame
3 3 (3.03%) ISA Server
3 3 (3.03%) XenApp
3 3 (3.03%) vSphere
3 3 (3.03%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (1.01%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (5.05%) SCOM
2 4 (4.04%) SCCM
3 3 (3.03%) Unicenter
4 1 (1.01%) Hyperic
4 1 (1.01%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (1.01%) Cacti
Vendors
1 27 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 11 (11.11%) Citrix
3 10 (10.10%) Oracle
4 7 (7.07%) Red Hat
4 7 (7.07%) VMware
5 5 (5.05%) JBoss
5 5 (5.05%) Cisco
5 5 (5.05%) ATG
6 4 (4.04%) HP
7 3 (3.03%) IBM
7 3 (3.03%) CA
7 3 (3.03%) Ericsson
7 3 (3.03%) NetApp
7 3 (3.03%) Perforce
7 3 (3.03%) FatWire
7 3 (3.03%) Splunk
7 3 (3.03%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
8 2 (2.02%) Remedy
9 1 (1.01%) Lotus
9 1 (1.01%) LANDesk
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