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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 97 65 70
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +5
Contract jobs citing SLA 49 57 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.56% 2.38% 2.40%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 26.49% 28.36% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 23 36
Average daily rate
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£350 £313 £304
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +2.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £162 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £365 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £268 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -17.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 7 3
Average hourly rate £12.33 £13.50 £8.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.70% +58.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £11.60 £8.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £25.00 £14.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.77 £16.60 £15.88
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +4.56%
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
185 201 162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 5.88% 8.39% 7.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 126 85
Average daily rate £388 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £266 £184
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £555 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 10 15
Average hourly rate £11.67 £16.25 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.18% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £11.90 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £50.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.64 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+8.20% +14.28%

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 3 September 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 3 September 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 3 September 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 -29 23 £145 -53.60% 17
North Yorkshire +4 13 £388 +216.32% 3
South Yorkshire -28 11 £108 -66.48% 4
East Yorkshire - 1 £175 -
SLA
England

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 40 (38.46%) ITIL
2 33 (31.73%) Windows
3 26 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 25 (24.04%) Problem Management
5 22 (21.15%) Incident Management
6 20 (19.23%) Service Management
6 20 (19.23%) Change Management
7 19 (18.27%) Active Directory
7 19 (18.27%) MS Office
8 15 (14.42%) IIS
8 15 (14.42%) .NET
9 14 (13.46%) Finance
10 13 (12.50%) ITSM
10 13 (12.50%) SQL
10 13 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
11 12 (11.54%) VMware
11 12 (11.54%) Windows 7
11 12 (11.54%) MS Excel
12 11 (10.58%) JBoss
12 11 (10.58%) Java
12 11 (10.58%) JavaScript
12 11 (10.58%) E-Commerce
12 11 (10.58%) SOA
12 11 (10.58%) GPRS
12 11 (10.58%) GSM
12 11 (10.58%) UMTS
12 11 (10.58%) 2G
12 11 (10.58%) Validation
12 11 (10.58%) webMethods
12 11 (10.58%) 3G

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 15 (14.42%) IIS
2 11 (10.58%) JBoss
3 9 (8.65%) MS Exchange
4 5 (4.81%) SharePoint
5 3 (2.88%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (1.92%) Exchange Server 5.5
6 2 (1.92%) IBM Notes
6 2 (1.92%) Apache
7 1 (0.96%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.96%) nginx
7 1 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 19 (18.27%) MS Office
2 12 (11.54%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 11 (10.58%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.96%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.96%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (10.58%) GPRS
1 11 (10.58%) GSM
1 11 (10.58%) UMTS
1 11 (10.58%) 3G
1 11 (10.58%) 2G
2 10 (9.62%) LTE
3 9 (8.65%) Internet
3 9 (8.65%) TCP/IP
4 7 (6.73%) HSPA
5 6 (5.77%) LAN
5 6 (5.77%) WAN
6 5 (4.81%) Firewall
6 5 (4.81%) Radio Access Network
7 4 (3.85%) DNS
8 2 (1.92%) Intranet
8 2 (1.92%) DHCP
9 1 (0.96%) Ethernet
9 1 (0.96%) HTTP
9 1 (0.96%) SDH
9 1 (0.96%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.92%) MySQL
3 1 (0.96%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (0.96%) MS Access
3 1 (0.96%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.96%) Subversion
1 1 (0.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (0.96%) Jenkins
General
1 14 (13.46%) Finance
2 9 (8.65%) Telecoms
3 8 (7.69%) Legal
4 7 (6.73%) Law
Job Titles
1 51 (49.04%) Analyst
2 25 (24.04%) Support Analyst
3 24 (23.08%) Service Analyst
4 20 (19.23%) Service Desk Analyst
5 15 (14.42%) Applications Support
6 13 (12.50%) Applications Support Analyst
7 11 (10.58%) 2nd Line Support
8 10 (9.62%) Support Engineer
9 9 (8.65%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 7 (6.73%) Architect
11 6 (5.77%) 1st Line Support
12 5 (4.81%) Technical Architect
12 5 (4.81%) Service Manager
13 4 (3.85%) Technical Support
13 4 (3.85%) Desktop Support
13 4 (3.85%) IT Services Manager
14 3 (2.88%) IT Operations Manager
14 3 (2.88%) Technical Support Consultant
14 3 (2.88%) Desktop Analyst
14 3 (2.88%) Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (14.42%) .NET
2 3 (2.88%) Web Services
2 3 (2.88%) XML
3 2 (1.92%) Application Packaging
4 1 (0.96%) SOAP
4 1 (0.96%) ODBC
4 1 (0.96%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 13 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (8.65%) NHS
2 9 (8.65%) Management Information System
3 5 (4.81%) Data Integration
4 4 (3.85%) Blackberry
5 3 (2.88%) iPhone
5 3 (2.88%) Reference Data
6 2 (1.92%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.92%) iPad
6 2 (1.92%) Replication
7 1 (0.96%) CCTV
7 1 (0.96%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.96%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.96%) User Experience
7 1 (0.96%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 33 (31.73%) Windows
2 12 (11.54%) Windows 7
3 6 (5.77%) Windows 8
3 6 (5.77%) Windows XP
4 5 (4.81%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (3.85%) Linux
6 3 (2.88%) UNIX
7 2 (1.92%) Windows Vista
7 2 (1.92%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.92%) Windows NT
8 1 (0.96%) AIX
8 1 (0.96%) Solaris
8 1 (0.96%) Debian
8 1 (0.96%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.96%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.96%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (38.46%) ITIL
2 25 (24.04%) Problem Management
3 22 (21.15%) Incident Management
4 20 (19.23%) Service Management
4 20 (19.23%) Change Management
5 13 (12.50%) ITSM
6 11 (10.58%) Validation
6 11 (10.58%) E-Commerce
6 11 (10.58%) SOA
6 11 (10.58%) Web Analytics
6 11 (10.58%) Analytics
7 10 (9.62%) Service Continuity Management
7 10 (9.62%) Stakeholder Management
7 10 (9.62%) Project Management
8 9 (8.65%) Fault Management
8 9 (8.65%) Network Architecture
9 8 (7.69%) Configuration Management
10 7 (6.73%) Release Management
10 7 (6.73%) Business Analysis
10 7 (6.73%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 13 (12.50%) SQL
2 11 (10.58%) Java
2 11 (10.58%) JavaScript
3 2 (1.92%) Perl
3 2 (1.92%) T-SQL
3 2 (1.92%) Python
3 2 (1.92%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.92%) C
4 1 (0.96%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.96%) Ruby
4 1 (0.96%) ABAP
4 1 (0.96%) VBA
4 1 (0.96%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (5.77%) Security Cleared
2 4 (3.85%) SC Cleared
2 4 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (2.88%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (2.88%) MCP
3 3 (2.88%) CCNA
3 3 (2.88%) Degree
4 2 (1.92%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (1.92%) MCSE
5 1 (0.96%) MCSA
5 1 (0.96%) CCIE
5 1 (0.96%) CCNP
5 1 (0.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (0.96%) MCITP
5 1 (0.96%) A+ Certification
5 1 (0.96%) APMP
5 1 (0.96%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (6.73%) QA
System Software
1 19 (18.27%) Active Directory
2 9 (8.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.96%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.96%) Varnish
3 1 (0.96%) Corosync
3 1 (0.96%) KVM
3 1 (0.96%) Terminal Services
3 1 (0.96%) Xen
Systems Management
1 7 (6.73%) Puppet
2 3 (2.88%) Unicenter
2 3 (2.88%) SCCM
3 2 (1.92%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.96%) Oracle ZFS
4 1 (0.96%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.96%) OpenView
4 1 (0.96%) DameWare
Vendors
1 26 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (11.54%) VMware
3 11 (10.58%) Amdocs
3 11 (10.58%) webMethods
3 11 (10.58%) Google
3 11 (10.58%) Software AG
4 7 (6.73%) Splunk
5 6 (5.77%) Citrix
6 3 (2.88%) SAP
6 3 (2.88%) Cisco
6 3 (2.88%) CA
6 3 (2.88%) Peregrine
6 3 (2.88%) Remedy
7 2 (1.92%) Apple
7 2 (1.92%) Northgate
7 2 (1.92%) Civica
7 2 (1.92%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 2 (1.92%) ServiceNow
7 2 (1.92%) Trustwave
7 2 (1.92%) Lotus
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