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 9 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 109 70 84
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +14
Contract jobs citing SLA 29 56 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.99% 2.19% 1.90%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 10.36% 25.11% 24.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 28 28
Average daily rate £175 £335 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-47.76% +15.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £159 £179
10% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £550 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £290 £308
% change year-on-year
+16.37% -5.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 15 4
Average hourly rate £14.50 £12.25 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.36% -14.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £9.40 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £17.50 £24.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £13.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -6.89%
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
280 223 178
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 9.60% 8.73% 7.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 147 104
Average daily rate £410 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £243 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 21 6
Average hourly rate £23.00 £16.00 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.75% +39.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.07 £10.10 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.35 £39.60 £21.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.25 £23.25 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+81.72% +36.76%

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 9 February 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 9 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SLA within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 9 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
West Yorkshire -30 17 £175 -48.14% 5
North Yorkshire +8 4 - - 2
South Yorkshire -18 4 - - 3
SLA
England

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 37 (38.95%) ITIL
2 28 (29.47%) Windows
3 24 (25.26%) Active Directory
4 19 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 14 (14.74%) Service Management
5 14 (14.74%) Problem Management
5 14 (14.74%) Windows 7
6 13 (13.68%) Incident Management
6 13 (13.68%) DNS
6 13 (13.68%) PRINCE2
7 12 (12.63%) MS Exchange
7 12 (12.63%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (11.58%) ITSM
8 11 (11.58%) VoIP
8 11 (11.58%) VPN
8 11 (11.58%) MS Excel
8 11 (11.58%) MS Office
8 11 (11.58%) Analytical Skills
9 10 (10.53%) Windows Server
9 10 (10.53%) Video Conferencing
9 10 (10.53%) Change Management
10 9 (9.47%) CESG
10 9 (9.47%) NHS
11 8 (8.42%) Windows Vista
11 8 (8.42%) Windows 8
11 8 (8.42%) Windows XP
11 8 (8.42%) VMware
11 8 (8.42%) Management Information System
11 8 (8.42%) Finance
12 7 (7.37%) Migration

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 12 (12.63%) MS Exchange
2 5 (5.26%) IIS
2 5 (5.26%) JBoss
3 1 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.05%) Exchange Server 5.5
3 1 (1.05%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (11.58%) MS Excel
1 11 (11.58%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.26%) Google Analytics
2 3 (3.16%) Office 365
3 2 (2.11%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (13.68%) DNS
2 11 (11.58%) VoIP
2 11 (11.58%) VPN
3 5 (5.26%) Internet
4 4 (4.21%) TCP/IP
5 2 (2.11%) DHCP
5 2 (2.11%) Intranet
5 2 (2.11%) IP Telephony
5 2 (2.11%) LAN
5 2 (2.11%) WAN
6 1 (1.05%) Firewall
6 1 (1.05%) VLAN
6 1 (1.05%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.05%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (1.05%) BusinessObjects XI
1 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Power View
1 1 (1.05%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (8.42%) Finance
2 5 (5.26%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.21%) Aerospace
3 4 (4.21%) Games
4 2 (2.11%) Law
4 2 (2.11%) Legal
5 1 (1.05%) Back Office
5 1 (1.05%) Billing
5 1 (1.05%) Marketing
5 1 (1.05%) Retail
Job Titles
1 53 (55.79%) Analyst
2 24 (25.26%) Service Analyst
2 24 (25.26%) Service Desk Analyst
3 10 (10.53%) Business Analyst
4 9 (9.47%) Procurement Analyst
5 8 (8.42%) Applications Support
5 8 (8.42%) Support Analyst
6 7 (7.37%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
6 7 (7.37%) Service Manager
7 6 (6.32%) Data Analyst
7 6 (6.32%) Data Centre Analyst
7 6 (6.32%) Data Centre Operations Analyst
7 6 (6.32%) Operations Analyst
7 6 (6.32%) Project Manager
7 6 (6.32%) Trainee
7 6 (6.32%) Trainee Analyst
7 6 (6.32%) Trainee Data Analyst
7 6 (6.32%) Trainee Operations Analyst
8 5 (5.26%) 1st Line Support
8 5 (5.26%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.26%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.58%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (10.53%) Video Conferencing
3 9 (9.47%) CESG
3 9 (9.47%) NHS
4 8 (8.42%) Management Information System
5 6 (6.32%) Data Centre
6 5 (5.26%) CCTV
6 5 (5.26%) Driving Licence
7 4 (4.21%) Wiki
8 1 (1.05%) Blackberry
8 1 (1.05%) iPad
8 1 (1.05%) iPhone
8 1 (1.05%) Learning Management System
8 1 (1.05%) Mathematics
8 1 (1.05%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 28 (29.47%) Windows
2 14 (14.74%) Windows 7
3 10 (10.53%) Windows Server
4 8 (8.42%) Windows 8
4 8 (8.42%) Windows Vista
4 8 (8.42%) Windows XP
5 6 (6.32%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (3.16%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (2.11%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.05%) Linux
8 1 (1.05%) Mac OS
8 1 (1.05%) Windows 10
8 1 (1.05%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (38.95%) ITIL
2 14 (14.74%) Problem Management
2 14 (14.74%) Service Management
3 13 (13.68%) Incident Management
3 13 (13.68%) PRINCE2
4 12 (12.63%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (11.58%) ITSM
6 10 (10.53%) Change Management
7 7 (7.37%) Migration
7 7 (7.37%) Project Management
8 6 (6.32%) Configuration Management
8 6 (6.32%) Data Centre Operations
8 6 (6.32%) Information Security
8 6 (6.32%) Line Management
9 5 (5.26%) Analytics
9 5 (5.26%) E-Commerce
9 5 (5.26%) SOA
9 5 (5.26%) Validation
9 5 (5.26%) Web Analytics
10 4 (4.21%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 6 (6.32%) SQL
2 5 (5.26%) Java
2 5 (5.26%) JavaScript
3 2 (2.11%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
1 5 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (5.26%) SC Cleared
1 5 (5.26%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.16%) CCNA
2 3 (3.16%) MCDST
3 2 (2.11%) A+ Certification
3 2 (2.11%) DBS Check
3 2 (2.11%) ISEB
3 2 (2.11%) ISTQB
3 2 (2.11%) MCP
3 2 (2.11%) MCSE
4 1 (1.05%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.05%) CCNP
4 1 (1.05%) CCNP Voice
4 1 (1.05%) MCITP
4 1 (1.05%) MCSA
4 1 (1.05%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.05%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (1.05%) QA
System Software
1 24 (25.26%) Active Directory
2 6 (6.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (4.21%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (5.26%) DameWare
2 4 (4.21%) Puppet
3 2 (2.11%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (2.11%) OpenView
3 2 (2.11%) OVSD
4 1 (1.05%) Cisco UCCE
4 1 (1.05%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (1.05%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.05%) SCCM
4 1 (1.05%) SCOM
4 1 (1.05%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 19 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (8.42%) VMware
3 6 (6.32%) Cisco
4 5 (5.26%) Dynatrace
4 5 (5.26%) Google
4 5 (5.26%) Software AG
4 5 (5.26%) webMethods
5 4 (4.21%) NetApp
5 4 (4.21%) Splunk
6 2 (2.11%) HP
7 1 (1.05%) CA
7 1 (1.05%) Citrix
7 1 (1.05%) Mitel
7 1 (1.05%) Peoplefluent
7 1 (1.05%) Peregrine
7 1 (1.05%) Remedy
7 1 (1.05%) SAP
7 1 (1.05%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.05%) Spiceworks
7 1 (1.05%) Symantec
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