The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category for the Yorkshire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 84 40 52
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +12
Contract jobs citing SLA 47 79 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.83% 3.85% 2.62%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 28.48% 48.77% 37.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 31 31
Average daily rate £340 £350 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £132 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £405 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £295
% change year-on-year
- +1.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 4
Average hourly rate £14.00 £11.00 £12.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -13.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.49 £7.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £19.90 £19.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £11.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+27.65% -21.66%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
165 162 178
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 6.42% 7.89% 7.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 76 93
Average daily rate £320 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £180 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £405 £446
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.60% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 14 6
Average hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -1.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.52 £8.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £25.10 £22.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £15.25 £16.43
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -7.15%
SLA
England

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 18 April 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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire -20 31 £345 -8.00% 17
South Yorkshire -28 6 £160 -51.51% 4
North Yorkshire -2 3 - - 6
East Yorkshire -3 2 - - 1
SLA
England

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 37 (39.78%) ITIL
1 37 (39.78%) Windows
2 35 (37.63%) SQL
3 34 (36.56%) Microsoft
4 25 (26.88%) SQL Server
5 23 (24.73%) T-SQL
6 21 (22.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 19 (20.43%) Service Management
8 18 (19.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 17 (18.28%) Finance
10 16 (17.20%) Data Modelling
11 15 (16.13%) Service Delivery
11 15 (16.13%) Security Cleared
12 14 (15.05%) Disaster Recovery
12 14 (15.05%) Clustering
12 14 (15.05%) Active Directory
13 13 (13.98%) Windows XP
13 13 (13.98%) MS Office
13 13 (13.98%) SC Cleared
14 12 (12.90%) Windows 7
14 12 (12.90%) Performance Tuning
14 12 (12.90%) MS Excel
15 11 (11.83%) Stakeholder Management
15 11 (11.83%) SAN
15 11 (11.83%) Incident Management
16 10 (10.75%) QA
16 10 (10.75%) PRINCE2
16 10 (10.75%) .NET
16 10 (10.75%) Oracle
17 9 (9.68%) Problem Management

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (8.60%) SharePoint
1 8 (8.60%) MS Exchange
2 6 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2007
2 6 (6.45%) SharePoint Server
3 5 (5.38%) Exchange Server 2003
3 5 (5.38%) IIS
4 4 (4.30%) CICS
5 2 (2.15%) IBM Notes
5 2 (2.15%) WebLogic
5 2 (2.15%) Exchange Server 5.5
6 1 (1.08%) CMS
6 1 (1.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.08%) Tomcat
Applications
1 13 (13.98%) MS Office
2 12 (12.90%) MS Excel
3 5 (5.38%) InfoPath
4 1 (1.08%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.15%) Oracle General Ledger
1 2 (2.15%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (2.15%) Remedy ITSM
1 2 (2.15%) Oracle E-Business Tax
1 2 (2.15%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
1 2 (2.15%) Oracle Payables
1 2 (2.15%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (1.08%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (1.08%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.08%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.08%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 11 (11.83%) SAN
2 3 (3.23%) WAN
2 3 (3.23%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.15%) DNS
3 2 (2.15%) SSL
3 2 (2.15%) DHCP
3 2 (2.15%) LAN
3 2 (2.15%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (26.88%) SQL Server
2 21 (22.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 18 (19.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (5.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (5.38%) Oracle OLAP
4 5 (5.38%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (5.38%) OLAP
5 2 (2.15%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (2.15%) DB2
5 2 (2.15%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (2.15%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.08%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.08%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (1.08%) MySQL
6 1 (1.08%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.08%) Oracle8/8i Database
Development Applications
1 6 (6.45%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.15%) ChangeMan
3 1 (1.08%) Apache Continuum
3 1 (1.08%) JIRA
3 1 (1.08%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (1.08%) Eclipse
General
1 17 (18.28%) Finance
2 6 (6.45%) Retail
3 5 (5.38%) Telecoms
4 4 (4.30%) Legal
5 1 (1.08%) Banking
5 1 (1.08%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (17.20%) Analyst
1 16 (17.20%) DBA
2 15 (16.13%) SQL DBA
3 12 (12.90%) SQL Server DBA
4 11 (11.83%) Applications Support
4 11 (11.83%) Service Analyst
4 11 (11.83%) Service Desk Analyst
5 7 (7.53%) Project Manager
6 6 (6.45%) Administrator
6 6 (6.45%) Service Manager
6 6 (6.45%) Contracts Manager
7 5 (5.38%) Applications Manager
8 4 (4.30%) Support Analyst
8 4 (4.30%) Support Specialist
8 4 (4.30%) 2nd Line Support
9 3 (3.23%) Applications Support Analyst
9 3 (3.23%) Help Desk Support
9 3 (3.23%) Team Leader
9 3 (3.23%) Senior Project Manager
9 3 (3.23%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (10.75%) .NET
2 6 (6.45%) ASP.NET
2 6 (6.45%) XML
3 5 (5.38%) Web Services
4 1 (1.08%) Spring
4 1 (1.08%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 14 (15.05%) Clustering
2 5 (5.38%) NHS
3 4 (4.30%) Mainframe
3 4 (4.30%) Smart Meter
4 3 (3.23%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.23%) Blackberry
5 2 (2.15%) Statistics
6 1 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.08%) CMDB
6 1 (1.08%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 37 (39.78%) Windows
2 13 (13.98%) Windows XP
3 12 (12.90%) Windows 7
4 8 (8.60%) UNIX
5 7 (7.53%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (6.45%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (4.30%) zOS
8 3 (3.23%) Linux
9 2 (2.15%) Windows NT
9 2 (2.15%) CentOS
9 2 (2.15%) Windows 8
9 2 (2.15%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (1.08%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (39.78%) ITIL
2 19 (20.43%) Service Management
3 16 (17.20%) Data Modelling
4 15 (16.13%) Service Delivery
5 14 (15.05%) Disaster Recovery
6 12 (12.90%) Performance Tuning
7 11 (11.83%) Stakeholder Management
7 11 (11.83%) Incident Management
8 10 (10.75%) PRINCE2
9 9 (9.68%) Problem Management
9 9 (9.68%) Data Architecture
10 8 (8.60%) Change Management
11 6 (6.45%) SOA
11 6 (6.45%) Agile Software Development
12 5 (5.38%) Release Management
12 5 (5.38%) Workflow
12 5 (5.38%) Project Management
12 5 (5.38%) ETL
12 5 (5.38%) RDF
13 4 (4.30%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 35 (37.63%) SQL
2 23 (24.73%) T-SQL
3 7 (7.53%) PL/SQL
4 6 (6.45%) C#
5 3 (3.23%) Java
6 2 (2.15%) Perl
6 2 (2.15%) COBOL
6 2 (2.15%) C
Qualifications
1 15 (16.13%) Security Cleared
2 13 (13.98%) SC Cleared
3 5 (5.38%) Degree
3 5 (5.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 3 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.15%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (2.15%) MCP
6 1 (1.08%) MCSE
6 1 (1.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.75%) QA
2 1 (1.08%) COBIT
System Software
1 14 (15.05%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.08%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (1.08%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.08%) XenApp
2 1 (1.08%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 2 (2.15%) Unicenter
1 2 (2.15%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (1.08%) Hyperic
2 1 (1.08%) SCCM
2 1 (1.08%) SCOM
2 1 (1.08%) Data Guard
2 1 (1.08%) Cacti
2 1 (1.08%) Control-M
2 1 (1.08%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 34 (36.56%) Microsoft
2 10 (10.75%) Oracle
3 7 (7.53%) Citrix
4 5 (5.38%) Remedy
5 3 (3.23%) HP
6 2 (2.15%) IBM
6 2 (2.15%) CA
6 2 (2.15%) Lotus
6 2 (2.15%) LANDesk
7 1 (1.08%) Splunk
7 1 (1.08%) SolarWinds
7 1 (1.08%) Perforce
7 1 (1.08%) FatWire
7 1 (1.08%) VMware
7 1 (1.08%) BT
7 1 (1.08%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.08%) Veritas
7 1 (1.08%) Symantec
7 1 (1.08%) Sun
7 1 (1.08%) Intel
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