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 21 January 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
England / Yorkshire
Rank 71 107 78
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -29
Contract jobs citing SLA 54 34 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 2.50% 1.20% 2.15%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 26.73% 12.19% 24.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 12 29
Median daily rate £325 £175 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+85.71% -46.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £112 £122 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £299 £528
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £275
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 12
Median hourly rate £18.75 £18.50 £11.96
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.32% +54.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £10.06 £9.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.90 £25.00 £17.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.43 £18.25 £13.94
% change year-on-year
-15.47% +30.96%

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
202 279 214
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 9.35% 9.81% 8.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 173 143
Median daily rate £400 £410 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.43% +17.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £282 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 15 18
Median hourly rate £18.75 £19.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.87% +21.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.70 £11.06 £9.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.70 £25.00 £45.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.75 £42.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-45.83% +75.00%

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 21 January 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 21 January 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 +38 32 £275 +57.14% 12
South Yorkshire -3 10 £350 - 2
North Yorkshire +17 8 £263 +90.90% 3
SLA
England

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 January 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 36 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 35 (35.35%) ITIL
3 33 (33.33%) Windows
4 20 (20.20%) Service Delivery
5 18 (18.18%) Service Management
5 18 (18.18%) VMware
6 16 (16.16%) Finance
7 15 (15.15%) MS Excel
7 15 (15.15%) VMware Infrastructure
8 14 (14.14%) MS Office
9 12 (12.12%) Active Directory
9 12 (12.12%) Incident Management
10 11 (11.11%) Security Cleared
11 10 (10.10%) SQL Server
11 10 (10.10%) MS Exchange
12 9 (9.09%) Retail
12 9 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
12 9 (9.09%) Problem Management
12 9 (9.09%) SCCM
12 9 (9.09%) SC Cleared
13 8 (8.08%) Information Security
14 7 (7.07%) Management Information System
14 7 (7.07%) Cisco
14 7 (7.07%) Exchange Server 2007
14 7 (7.07%) Windows 7
14 7 (7.07%) Computer Science
14 7 (7.07%) Root Cause Analysis
14 7 (7.07%) Windows Server 2012
15 6 (6.06%) Skype for Business
15 6 (6.06%) Banking

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 10 (10.10%) MS Exchange
2 9 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
3 7 (7.07%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (6.06%) Skype for Business
5 4 (4.04%) IBM Domino
5 4 (4.04%) SharePoint
5 4 (4.04%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.01%) IIS
6 1 (1.01%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 15 (15.15%) MS Excel
2 14 (14.14%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.01%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
1 1 (1.01%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.01%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (1.01%) Oracle E-Business Tax
1 1 (1.01%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (1.01%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (1.01%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.05%) Office 365
2 3 (3.03%) IaaS
2 3 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.03%) PaaS
3 1 (1.01%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.06%) Internet
2 3 (3.03%) Intrusion Detection
2 3 (3.03%) Network Security
2 3 (3.03%) Skype
3 2 (2.02%) NAS
3 2 (2.02%) SAN
3 2 (2.02%) VoIP
4 1 (1.01%) DHCP
4 1 (1.01%) DNS
4 1 (1.01%) Firewall
4 1 (1.01%) Software-Defined Networking
4 1 (1.01%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.10%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.02%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.01%) Ingres
3 1 (1.01%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.01%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 16 (16.16%) Finance
2 9 (9.09%) Retail
3 6 (6.06%) Banking
4 3 (3.03%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.02%) Billing
5 2 (2.02%) Law
5 2 (2.02%) Military
6 1 (1.01%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.01%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.01%) Legal
Job Titles
1 36 (36.36%) Analyst
2 23 (23.23%) Service Analyst
2 23 (23.23%) Service Desk Analyst
3 11 (11.11%) Field Engineer
4 9 (9.09%) Field Service Engineer
4 9 (9.09%) Support Analyst
5 6 (6.06%) 1st/2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
5 6 (6.06%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
5 6 (6.06%) Consultant
5 6 (6.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (6.06%) IT Support
6 5 (5.05%) 1st Line Support
6 5 (5.05%) 2nd Line Support
7 4 (4.04%) Help Desk Support
7 4 (4.04%) Infrastructure Manager
7 4 (4.04%) IT Analyst
7 4 (4.04%) Service Desk Support
7 4 (4.04%) Service Manager
8 3 (3.03%) Field Support Technician
8 3 (3.03%) Service Desk Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.01%) Hibernate
1 1 (1.01%) J2EE
1 1 (1.01%) Java EE
1 1 (1.01%) Software Packaging
1 1 (1.01%) Spring
1 1 (1.01%) WAP
1 1 (1.01%) Web Services
1 1 (1.01%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.07%) Computer Science
1 7 (7.07%) Management Information System
2 5 (5.05%) Driving Licence
3 4 (4.04%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.04%) Data Centre
3 4 (4.04%) iSeries
4 3 (3.03%) CCTV
4 3 (3.03%) User Experience
5 2 (2.02%) Clustering
5 2 (2.02%) CMDB
5 2 (2.02%) e-Learning
5 2 (2.02%) Fat Client
5 2 (2.02%) Mathematics
5 2 (2.02%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.01%) Freedom of Information
6 1 (1.01%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (1.01%) Statistics
6 1 (1.01%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 33 (33.33%) Windows
2 7 (7.07%) Windows 7
2 7 (7.07%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (6.06%) Unix
3 6 (6.06%) Windows Server
4 5 (5.05%) Linux
5 3 (3.03%) Android
6 2 (2.02%) Solaris
6 2 (2.02%) Windows 2000
6 2 (2.02%) Windows NT
6 2 (2.02%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (2.02%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (2.02%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.01%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (35.35%) ITIL
2 20 (20.20%) Service Delivery
3 18 (18.18%) Service Management
4 12 (12.12%) Incident Management
5 9 (9.09%) Problem Management
6 8 (8.08%) Information Security
7 7 (7.07%) Root Cause Analysis
8 6 (6.06%) Performance Management
8 6 (6.06%) Project Management
8 6 (6.06%) Wealth Management
9 5 (5.05%) Coaching
9 5 (5.05%) High Availability
9 5 (5.05%) ITIL V3
10 4 (4.04%) Change Control
10 4 (4.04%) Configuration Management
10 4 (4.04%) People Management
10 4 (4.04%) Process Improvement
10 4 (4.04%) Programme Management
11 3 (3.03%) Business Continuity
11 3 (3.03%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.04%) C
1 4 (4.04%) SQL
2 1 (1.01%) Java
2 1 (1.01%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 9 (9.09%) SC Cleared
3 6 (6.06%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (5.05%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (4.04%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 3 (3.03%) CISM
6 3 (3.03%) CISSP
6 3 (3.03%) Degree
6 3 (3.03%) MCP
6 3 (3.03%) MCSE
7 2 (2.02%) A+ Certification
7 2 (2.02%) MCDST
7 2 (2.02%) NVQ Level 3
8 1 (1.01%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.01%) QA
1 1 (1.01%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 15 (15.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (12.12%) Active Directory
3 6 (6.06%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (4.04%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.01%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.01%) vSphere
5 1 (1.01%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (9.09%) SCCM
2 3 (3.03%) AirWatch
2 3 (3.03%) SCOM
2 3 (3.03%) Tivoli
3 2 (2.02%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.01%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (1.01%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.01%) Opsview
4 1 (1.01%) WSUS
Vendors
1 36 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 18 (18.18%) VMware
3 7 (7.07%) Cisco
4 5 (5.05%) Citrix
5 4 (4.04%) Avaya
5 4 (4.04%) Palo Alto
6 3 (3.03%) BMC
6 3 (3.03%) HP
6 3 (3.03%) NetIQ
7 2 (2.02%) Capita
7 2 (2.02%) Oracle
7 2 (2.02%) ServiceNow
7 2 (2.02%) Sun
7 2 (2.02%) Veritas
7 2 (2.02%) Xerox
8 1 (1.01%) Cyber-Ark
8 1 (1.01%) Dell Compellent
8 1 (1.01%) Kaspersky
8 1 (1.01%) SolarWinds
8 1 (1.01%) Veeam
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