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 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
England / Yorkshire
Rank 67 118 75
Rank change year-on-year
+51 -43
Contract jobs citing SLA 56 22 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 2.57% 0.77% 2.20%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 28.00% 9.09% 24.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 9 30
Median daily rate £325 £175 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+85.71% -42.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £106 £139
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £300 £528
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £334 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.86% +11.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 13
Median hourly rate £15.62 £12.72 £12.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.86% +3.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £9.99 £10.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.86 £16.10 £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.25 £15.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +11.11%

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
200 242 232
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 9.16% 8.47% 9.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 156 152
Median daily rate £425 £410 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +17.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £416 £400 £395
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 12 18
Median hourly rate £15.62 £21.00 £14.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.60% +41.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £11.28 £10.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.86 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £44.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-54.54% +87.23%

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 22 February 2017.

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
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 22 February 2017. 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 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 +42 39 £275 +77.41% 11
North Yorkshire +16 10 £325 - 1
South Yorkshire +4 4 £375 - 2
SLA
England

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 (36.17%) ITIL
2 31 (32.98%) Windows
3 27 (28.72%) Microsoft
4 19 (20.21%) Finance
4 19 (20.21%) VMware
5 16 (17.02%) Service Delivery
5 16 (17.02%) VMware Infrastructure
6 13 (13.83%) Service Management
6 13 (13.83%) Active Directory
7 12 (12.77%) Retail
7 12 (12.77%) Incident Management
8 11 (11.70%) MS Office
9 10 (10.64%) SQL Server
9 10 (10.64%) MS Excel
10 9 (9.57%) Banking
10 9 (9.57%) Security Cleared
10 9 (9.57%) Data Centre
11 8 (8.51%) Exchange Server 2013
11 8 (8.51%) SCCM
11 8 (8.51%) MS Exchange
11 8 (8.51%) Cisco
12 7 (7.45%) Management Information System
12 7 (7.45%) Information Security
12 7 (7.45%) Wealth Management
12 7 (7.45%) Problem Management
12 7 (7.45%) SC Cleared
12 7 (7.45%) Windows 7
13 6 (6.38%) Skype for Business
13 6 (6.38%) Root Cause Analysis
13 6 (6.38%) SQL

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 8 (8.51%) Exchange Server 2013
1 8 (8.51%) MS Exchange
2 6 (6.38%) Skype for Business
3 5 (5.32%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (5.32%) IBM Domino
3 5 (5.32%) WebSphere
4 4 (4.26%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (1.06%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (11.70%) MS Office
2 10 (10.64%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.06%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
1 1 (1.06%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.06%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (1.06%) Oracle E-Business Tax
1 1 (1.06%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (1.06%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (1.06%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.32%) Office 365
2 3 (3.19%) IaaS
2 3 (3.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.19%) PaaS
3 1 (1.06%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.32%) Internet
2 3 (3.19%) Intrusion Detection
2 3 (3.19%) Network Security
2 3 (3.19%) Skype
3 2 (2.13%) VoIP
4 1 (1.06%) 2G
4 1 (1.06%) 3G
4 1 (1.06%) 4G
4 1 (1.06%) Firewall
4 1 (1.06%) GPRS
4 1 (1.06%) HSPA
4 1 (1.06%) LAN
4 1 (1.06%) NAS
4 1 (1.06%) SAN
4 1 (1.06%) Software-Defined Networking
4 1 (1.06%) Telepresence
4 1 (1.06%) VLAN
4 1 (1.06%) VoLTE
4 1 (1.06%) WAN
4 1 (1.06%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.64%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.06%) Ingres
2 1 (1.06%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.06%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 19 (20.21%) Finance
2 12 (12.77%) Retail
3 9 (9.57%) Banking
4 5 (5.32%) Law
5 4 (4.26%) Telecoms
6 3 (3.19%) Billing
7 2 (2.13%) Back Office
7 2 (2.13%) Military
8 1 (1.06%) Aerospace
8 1 (1.06%) Financial Institution
8 1 (1.06%) Legal
Job Titles
1 30 (31.91%) Analyst
2 19 (20.21%) Service Analyst
2 19 (20.21%) Service Desk Analyst
3 9 (9.57%) Consultant
3 9 (9.57%) Field Engineer
4 7 (7.45%) Field Service Engineer
4 7 (7.45%) Support Analyst
5 5 (5.32%) 1st/2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
5 5 (5.32%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
5 5 (5.32%) 2nd Line Support
5 5 (5.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (5.32%) Infrastructure Manager
5 5 (5.32%) IT Support
6 3 (3.19%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
6 3 (3.19%) 1st/2nd Line Support
6 3 (3.19%) Information Manager
6 3 (3.19%) Information Security Manager
6 3 (3.19%) IT Analyst
6 3 (3.19%) IT Engineer
6 3 (3.19%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.13%) Hibernate
1 2 (2.13%) J2EE
1 2 (2.13%) Java EE
1 2 (2.13%) Spring
1 2 (2.13%) Web Services
1 2 (2.13%) XML
2 1 (1.06%) Software Packaging
2 1 (1.06%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.57%) Data Centre
2 7 (7.45%) Management Information System
3 5 (5.32%) iSeries
4 4 (4.26%) Computer Science
4 4 (4.26%) Driving Licence
5 3 (3.19%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.19%) User Experience
6 2 (2.13%) CCTV
6 2 (2.13%) e-Learning
6 2 (2.13%) EPoS
6 2 (2.13%) Fat Client
6 2 (2.13%) Thin Client
7 1 (1.06%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.06%) Clustering
7 1 (1.06%) CMDB
7 1 (1.06%) NHS
7 1 (1.06%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 31 (32.98%) Windows
2 7 (7.45%) Windows 7
3 6 (6.38%) Unix
3 6 (6.38%) Windows Server
4 5 (5.32%) Linux
4 5 (5.32%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (3.19%) Android
6 2 (2.13%) Solaris
6 2 (2.13%) Windows 10
6 2 (2.13%) Windows 2000
6 2 (2.13%) Windows NT
6 2 (2.13%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.06%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.06%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.06%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (36.17%) ITIL
2 16 (17.02%) Service Delivery
3 13 (13.83%) Service Management
4 12 (12.77%) Incident Management
5 7 (7.45%) Information Security
5 7 (7.45%) Problem Management
5 7 (7.45%) Wealth Management
6 6 (6.38%) Project Management
6 6 (6.38%) Root Cause Analysis
7 5 (5.32%) Coaching
7 5 (5.32%) People Management
7 5 (5.32%) Performance Management
7 5 (5.32%) Programme Management
8 4 (4.26%) Migration
8 4 (4.26%) Process Improvement
9 3 (3.19%) Change Control
9 3 (3.19%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (3.19%) ITIL V3
9 3 (3.19%) Penetration Testing
9 3 (3.19%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (6.38%) SQL
2 4 (4.26%) C
3 2 (2.13%) Java
3 2 (2.13%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (9.57%) Security Cleared
2 7 (7.45%) SC Cleared
3 5 (5.32%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (5.32%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (4.26%) Degree
5 3 (3.19%) CISM
5 3 (3.19%) CISSP
5 3 (3.19%) MCP
5 3 (3.19%) MCSE
6 2 (2.13%) A+ Certification
6 2 (2.13%) MCDST
6 2 (2.13%) NVQ Level 3
7 1 (1.06%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.06%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.06%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 16 (17.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (13.83%) Active Directory
3 5 (5.32%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (3.19%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.06%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.06%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (8.51%) SCCM
2 6 (6.38%) Tivoli
3 3 (3.19%) AirWatch
3 3 (3.19%) SCOM
4 2 (2.13%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 27 (28.72%) Microsoft
2 19 (20.21%) VMware
3 8 (8.51%) Cisco
4 5 (5.32%) Avaya
4 5 (5.32%) NetIQ
4 5 (5.32%) Palo Alto
5 3 (3.19%) BMC
5 3 (3.19%) HP
5 3 (3.19%) Oracle
6 2 (2.13%) Capita
6 2 (2.13%) Citrix
6 2 (2.13%) ServiceNow
6 2 (2.13%) Sun
6 2 (2.13%) Veritas
6 2 (2.13%) Xerox
7 1 (1.06%) CyberArk
7 1 (1.06%) Ericsson
7 1 (1.06%) Nokia Networks
7 1 (1.06%) Snow
7 1 (1.06%) SolarWinds