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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 75 80 43
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -37
Contract jobs citing SLA 69 47 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 2.40% 1.83% 3.80%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 33.82% 29.01% 47.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 22 33
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-58.82% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £121 £252 £141
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £380 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 9
Average hourly rate £12.00 £15.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +36.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.40 £10.60 £9.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £20.50 £19.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £11.75
% change year-on-year
- +27.65%
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
204 162 167
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 7.11% 6.31% 7.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 101 79
Average daily rate £325 £328 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.76% +0.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £214 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £404
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £365 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.10% +10.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 7 14
Average hourly rate £12.25 £15.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.33% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.74 £10.60 £9.52
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £20.50 £25.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.03 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+22.36% +5.88%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 17 April 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 +12 58 £128 -62.50% 16
North Yorkshire -4 4 £205 - 7
South Yorkshire -7 4 £438 +173.43% 4
East Yorkshire -1 2 - - 2
SLA
England

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 44 (36.36%) ITIL
2 37 (30.58%) Windows
3 30 (24.79%) Change Management
4 27 (22.31%) Service Management
5 26 (21.49%) Microsoft
6 24 (19.83%) GSM
6 24 (19.83%) UMTS
6 24 (19.83%) Incident Management
7 19 (15.70%) Telecoms
8 17 (14.05%) Stakeholder Management
8 17 (14.05%) Active Directory
8 17 (14.05%) MS Office
8 17 (14.05%) Radio Access Network
9 16 (13.22%) MS Excel
9 16 (13.22%) GPRS
9 16 (13.22%) 3G
9 16 (13.22%) 2G
9 16 (13.22%) Amdocs
10 15 (12.40%) Problem Management
10 15 (12.40%) LTE
10 15 (12.40%) NHS
11 14 (11.57%) Project Management
11 14 (11.57%) Windows 7
11 14 (11.57%) Line Management
12 13 (10.74%) Service Delivery
12 13 (10.74%) Fault Management
13 12 (9.92%) Performance Management
13 12 (9.92%) ITSM
13 12 (9.92%) Configuration Management
14 11 (9.09%) Ericsson

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 9 (7.44%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.65%) IIS
2 2 (1.65%) Apache
2 2 (1.65%) Lync
2 2 (1.65%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.83%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (0.83%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.83%) IBM Notes
3 1 (0.83%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (0.83%) CMS
3 1 (0.83%) Jetty
3 1 (0.83%) nginx
3 1 (0.83%) EPiServer CMS
Applications
1 17 (14.05%) MS Office
2 16 (13.22%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.83%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.83%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.65%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.83%) Office 365
2 1 (0.83%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (19.83%) GSM
1 24 (19.83%) UMTS
2 17 (14.05%) Radio Access Network
3 16 (13.22%) GPRS
3 16 (13.22%) 3G
3 16 (13.22%) 2G
4 15 (12.40%) LTE
5 10 (8.26%) RNC
6 9 (7.44%) SDH
6 9 (7.44%) ATM
6 9 (7.44%) Ethernet
7 8 (6.61%) HSPA
8 7 (5.79%) WAN
8 7 (5.79%) TCP/IP
8 7 (5.79%) DNS
8 7 (5.79%) LAN
9 5 (4.13%) SAN
10 3 (2.48%) Firewall
10 3 (2.48%) Wireless
10 3 (2.48%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.48%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.65%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (1.65%) MS Access
2 2 (1.65%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (1.65%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.83%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.83%) MySQL
3 1 (0.83%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.83%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (0.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (0.83%) Jenkins
General
1 19 (15.70%) Telecoms
2 11 (9.09%) Finance
3 9 (7.44%) Legal
4 7 (5.79%) Law
5 2 (1.65%) Retail
6 1 (0.83%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 34 (28.10%) Analyst
2 16 (13.22%) Service Analyst
3 14 (11.57%) Support Analyst
4 13 (10.74%) Support Engineer
5 11 (9.09%) Service Desk Analyst
6 10 (8.26%) Field Engineer
7 9 (7.44%) Service Manager
7 9 (7.44%) Architect
7 9 (7.44%) 2nd Line Support
8 8 (6.61%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 7 (5.79%) 1st Line Support
10 6 (4.96%) Services Delivery Manager
10 6 (4.96%) Desktop Support
10 6 (4.96%) Delivery Manager
11 5 (4.13%) Solutions Architect
12 4 (3.31%) Business Analyst
12 4 (3.31%) Team Leader
13 3 (2.48%) Enterprise Architect
13 3 (2.48%) Desktop Analyst
13 3 (2.48%) Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.65%) Web Services
2 1 (0.83%) Middleware
2 1 (0.83%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 15 (12.40%) NHS
2 8 (6.61%) Management Information System
3 7 (5.79%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.48%) iPhone
5 2 (1.65%) Replication
5 2 (1.65%) Statistics
6 1 (0.83%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.83%) CMDB
6 1 (0.83%) Smartcard
6 1 (0.83%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.83%) Clustering
6 1 (0.83%) PKI
6 1 (0.83%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.83%) User Experience
6 1 (0.83%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 37 (30.58%) Windows
2 14 (11.57%) Windows 7
3 7 (5.79%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (4.13%) Linux
5 4 (3.31%) Windows XP
5 4 (3.31%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.65%) Windows 8
6 2 (1.65%) UNIX
6 2 (1.65%) Mac OS
6 2 (1.65%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.65%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.83%) Windows Vista
7 1 (0.83%) Solaris
7 1 (0.83%) Debian
7 1 (0.83%) CentOS
7 1 (0.83%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (36.36%) ITIL
2 30 (24.79%) Change Management
3 27 (22.31%) Service Management
4 24 (19.83%) Incident Management
5 17 (14.05%) Stakeholder Management
6 15 (12.40%) Problem Management
7 14 (11.57%) Project Management
7 14 (11.57%) Line Management
8 13 (10.74%) Fault Management
8 13 (10.74%) Service Delivery
9 12 (9.92%) ITSM
9 12 (9.92%) Configuration Management
9 12 (9.92%) Performance Management
10 10 (8.26%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (7.44%) Release Management
11 9 (7.44%) WFM
11 9 (7.44%) Capacity Management
11 9 (7.44%) Service Continuity Management
12 8 (6.61%) Network Architecture
12 8 (6.61%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (4.96%) SQL
2 2 (1.65%) Perl
2 2 (1.65%) VBA
2 2 (1.65%) Python
2 2 (1.65%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.83%) Bash Shell
3 1 (0.83%) Ruby
3 1 (0.83%) PHP
3 1 (0.83%) VBScript
3 1 (0.83%) ABAP
3 1 (0.83%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (4.96%) Security Cleared
2 5 (4.13%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (4.13%) ITIL Certification
2 5 (4.13%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.31%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (3.31%) MCSE
3 4 (3.31%) CCNA
4 3 (2.48%) CCDA
4 3 (2.48%) MCSA
4 3 (2.48%) CCNP
4 3 (2.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (1.65%) CCSA
5 2 (1.65%) CCSE
5 2 (1.65%) CCDP
5 2 (1.65%) CISSP
5 2 (1.65%) VCAP
5 2 (1.65%) VCP5
6 1 (0.83%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.83%) CCIE
6 1 (0.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.26%) QA
2 2 (1.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 17 (14.05%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.65%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.83%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.83%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.83%) XenApp
4 1 (0.83%) vSphere
4 1 (0.83%) UAG
4 1 (0.83%) Varnish
4 1 (0.83%) Corosync
4 1 (0.83%) KVM
Systems Management
1 4 (3.31%) SCCM
2 2 (1.65%) SCOM
3 1 (0.83%) SCVMM
3 1 (0.83%) NSN NetAct
3 1 (0.83%) Puppet
3 1 (0.83%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.83%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (0.83%) Netcool
Vendors
1 26 (21.49%) Microsoft
2 16 (13.22%) Amdocs
3 11 (9.09%) VMware
3 11 (9.09%) Ericsson
4 10 (8.26%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 6 (4.96%) SAP
6 5 (4.13%) Cisco
6 5 (4.13%) Citrix
7 3 (2.48%) CheckPoint
7 3 (2.48%) Remedy
8 2 (1.65%) Oracle
8 2 (1.65%) Mapinfo
8 2 (1.65%) HP
9 1 (0.83%) Dell
9 1 (0.83%) Nortel
9 1 (0.83%) Nokia
9 1 (0.83%) Veritas
9 1 (0.83%) Lotus
9 1 (0.83%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.83%) Apple
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