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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 100 78 69
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -9
Contract jobs citing SLA 41 37 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.37% 1.59% 2.15%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 23.70% 20.90% 31.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 19 29
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.63% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £108 £139 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £353 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £270 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 2
Average hourly rate £13.18 £19.25 £29.15
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.55% -33.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.35 £12.45 £12.47
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.80 £25.00 £45.83
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.64 £17.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-10.65% +12.90%
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
173 177 141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 5.78% 7.62% 6.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 118 76
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £252 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £436
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 6 7
Average hourly rate £15.00 £19.25 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.07% -48.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £12.25 £11.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £120.20 £37.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.55 £20.21 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.65% +15.45%

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 4 August 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 4 August 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 4 August 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 -24 22 £180 -25.00% 12
South Yorkshire -11 9 £108 -65.55% 6
North Yorkshire -2 7 £388 +216.32% 1
SLA
England

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 43 (40.19%) ITIL
2 33 (30.84%) Windows
3 31 (28.97%) Incident Management
4 27 (25.23%) Change Management
5 25 (23.36%) Microsoft
6 21 (19.63%) Service Management
6 21 (19.63%) Problem Management
7 20 (18.69%) GSM
7 20 (18.69%) UMTS
8 18 (16.82%) MS Office
9 16 (14.95%) GPRS
9 16 (14.95%) Amdocs
10 15 (14.02%) 2G
10 15 (14.02%) 3G
10 15 (14.02%) Active Directory
10 15 (14.02%) LTE
11 14 (13.08%) Fault Management
11 14 (13.08%) Stakeholder Management
12 13 (12.15%) Telecoms
12 13 (12.15%) MS Excel
12 13 (12.15%) Windows 7
12 13 (12.15%) Radio Access Network
13 12 (11.21%) VMware
13 12 (11.21%) Project Management
14 11 (10.28%) ITSM
14 11 (10.28%) Finance
15 10 (9.35%) Legal
15 10 (9.35%) Configuration Management
15 10 (9.35%) SQL
15 10 (9.35%) ISO/IEC 27001

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 (8.41%) IIS
2 6 (5.61%) SharePoint
2 6 (5.61%) MS Exchange
3 5 (4.67%) JBoss
4 3 (2.80%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (1.87%) IBM Notes
5 2 (1.87%) Apache
5 2 (1.87%) Exchange Server 5.5
6 1 (0.93%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.93%) nginx
6 1 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 18 (16.82%) MS Office
2 13 (12.15%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.67%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.93%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.93%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (18.69%) GSM
1 20 (18.69%) UMTS
2 16 (14.95%) GPRS
3 15 (14.02%) 3G
3 15 (14.02%) 2G
3 15 (14.02%) LTE
4 13 (12.15%) Radio Access Network
5 8 (7.48%) HSPA
6 7 (6.54%) Internet
6 7 (6.54%) LAN
6 7 (6.54%) WAN
6 7 (6.54%) TCP/IP
7 5 (4.67%) Ethernet
7 5 (4.67%) SDH
7 5 (4.67%) ATM
7 5 (4.67%) RNC
8 4 (3.74%) Firewall
9 3 (2.80%) DNS
10 2 (1.87%) VPN
10 2 (1.87%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.48%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.87%) MS Access
2 2 (1.87%) MySQL
3 1 (0.93%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.93%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (0.93%) Subversion
1 1 (0.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (0.93%) Jenkins
General
1 13 (12.15%) Telecoms
2 11 (10.28%) Finance
3 10 (9.35%) Legal
4 8 (7.48%) Law
Job Titles
1 46 (42.99%) Analyst
2 21 (19.63%) Support Analyst
2 21 (19.63%) Service Analyst
3 15 (14.02%) Service Desk Analyst
4 10 (9.35%) 2nd Line Support
5 9 (8.41%) Support Engineer
5 9 (8.41%) Applications Support
5 9 (8.41%) Architect
6 8 (7.48%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 7 (6.54%) Applications Support Analyst
8 6 (5.61%) Technical Architect
9 5 (4.67%) 1st Line Support
9 5 (4.67%) Field Engineer
10 4 (3.74%) Desktop Support
10 4 (3.74%) Technical Support
11 3 (2.80%) Consultant
11 3 (2.80%) Support Consultant
11 3 (2.80%) Technical Consultant
11 3 (2.80%) Desktop Support Analyst
11 3 (2.80%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (8.41%) .NET
2 3 (2.80%) Web Services
2 3 (2.80%) XML
3 2 (1.87%) Application Packaging
4 1 (0.93%) SOAP
4 1 (0.93%) ODBC
4 1 (0.93%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.41%) NHS
1 9 (8.41%) Management Information System
2 8 (7.48%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.67%) Data Integration
4 4 (3.74%) Blackberry
5 3 (2.80%) Reference Data
6 2 (1.87%) Replication
6 2 (1.87%) iPhone
7 1 (0.93%) iPad
7 1 (0.93%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.93%) User Experience
7 1 (0.93%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.93%) PMI
7 1 (0.93%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 33 (30.84%) Windows
2 13 (12.15%) Windows 7
3 6 (5.61%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (3.74%) Windows 8
4 4 (3.74%) Windows XP
4 4 (3.74%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (2.80%) Linux
5 3 (2.80%) UNIX
6 2 (1.87%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.87%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.87%) Windows NT
7 1 (0.93%) AIX
7 1 (0.93%) Solaris
7 1 (0.93%) Debian
7 1 (0.93%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.93%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (40.19%) ITIL
2 31 (28.97%) Incident Management
3 27 (25.23%) Change Management
4 21 (19.63%) Service Management
4 21 (19.63%) Problem Management
5 14 (13.08%) Stakeholder Management
5 14 (13.08%) Fault Management
6 12 (11.21%) Project Management
7 11 (10.28%) ITSM
8 10 (9.35%) Configuration Management
8 10 (9.35%) Network Architecture
9 8 (7.48%) Trend Analysis
9 8 (7.48%) Performance Management
9 8 (7.48%) Capacity Management
9 8 (7.48%) Service Continuity Management
9 8 (7.48%) Line Management
9 8 (7.48%) Release Management
9 8 (7.48%) Business Analysis
10 7 (6.54%) Enterprise Architecture
11 6 (5.61%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 10 (9.35%) SQL
2 5 (4.67%) Java
2 5 (4.67%) JavaScript
3 2 (1.87%) Perl
3 2 (1.87%) T-SQL
3 2 (1.87%) VBA
3 2 (1.87%) Python
3 2 (1.87%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.87%) C
4 1 (0.93%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.93%) Ruby
4 1 (0.93%) ABAP
4 1 (0.93%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (6.54%) Security Cleared
2 5 (4.67%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.74%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (2.80%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (2.80%) MCP
4 3 (2.80%) Degree
4 3 (2.80%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (1.87%) MCSE
5 2 (1.87%) CCNA
5 2 (1.87%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.93%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.93%) A+ Certification
6 1 (0.93%) MCSA
6 1 (0.93%) CCIE
6 1 (0.93%) CCNP
6 1 (0.93%) PMP
6 1 (0.93%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.93%) MCITP
6 1 (0.93%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (9.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (7.48%) QA
System Software
1 15 (14.02%) Active Directory
2 8 (7.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.93%) Varnish
3 1 (0.93%) Corosync
3 1 (0.93%) KVM
3 1 (0.93%) Terminal Services
3 1 (0.93%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (3.74%) SCCM
2 3 (2.80%) Unicenter
2 3 (2.80%) Puppet
3 2 (1.87%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.93%) Oracle ZFS
4 1 (0.93%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.93%) Netcool
4 1 (0.93%) NSN NetAct
4 1 (0.93%) OpenView
Vendors
1 25 (23.36%) Microsoft
2 16 (14.95%) Amdocs
3 12 (11.21%) VMware
4 7 (6.54%) Citrix
5 6 (5.61%) Ericsson
5 6 (5.61%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 5 (4.67%) Google
6 5 (4.67%) webMethods
6 5 (4.67%) Software AG
7 4 (3.74%) SAP
8 3 (2.80%) Peregrine
8 3 (2.80%) CA
8 3 (2.80%) Remedy
8 3 (2.80%) Splunk
9 2 (1.87%) ServiceNow
9 2 (1.87%) Trustwave
9 2 (1.87%) Apple
9 2 (1.87%) Mapinfo
9 2 (1.87%) Northgate
9 2 (1.87%) Civica
Sheffield
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £9.00 - £10.00 per hour
Posted: 8 days ago
North Yorkshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £285 - £325 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £10.00 - £20.00 per hour + Negotiable
Posted: 25 days ago