Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Derbyshire with a requirement for SLA skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SLA over the 6 months to 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Service Level Agreement (SLA)
East Midlands > Derbyshire
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 46 42 44
Rank change year-on-year -4 +2 +7
Contract jobs citing SLA 17 11 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Derbyshire 3.07% 2.03% 2.62%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 30.91% 29.73% 23.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 2
Derbyshire median daily rate £225 £110 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +104.55% -74.12% +6.25%
10th Percentile £93 £77 £391
90th Percentile £463 £390 £469
East Midlands median daily rate £290 £225 £150
% change year-on-year +28.89% +50.00% -28.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 4
Derbyshire median hourly rate £8.63 £8.91 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.14% -28.76% -24.24%
10th Percentile £8.33 £8.36 £11.21
90th Percentile £8.81 £9.05 £13.25
East Midlands median hourly rate £9.96 £8.91 £12.25
% change year-on-year +11.88% -27.31% -16.95%

SLA is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Derbyshire with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Derbyshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 55 37 59
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Derbyshire 9.93% 6.81% 11.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 19 32
Derbyshire median daily rate £350 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.67% +15.38% -7.14%
10th Percentile £93 £151 £241
90th Percentile £473 £558 £447
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £401 £400
% change year-on-year -0.12% +0.13% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 6
Derbyshire median hourly rate £8.63 £8.91 £11.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.14% -25.01% -28.03%
10th Percentile £8.31 £8.36 £10.43
90th Percentile £23.64 £29.90 £13.25
East Midlands median hourly rate £13.00 £14.14 £12.50
% change year-on-year -8.05% +13.10% -19.35%

SLA
Job Vacancy Trend in Derbyshire

Job postings citing SLA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Derbyshire.

Job vacancy trend for SLA in Derbyshire

SLA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Derbyshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SLA in Derbyshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for SLA in Derbyshire

SLA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Derbyshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SLA in Derbyshire over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SLA in Derbyshire

SLA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Derbyshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SLA in Derbyshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SLA in Derbyshire

SLA
Contract Job Locations in Derbyshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SLA within the Derbyshire region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Derby -12 9 £313 +305.84% 1
Chesterfield +8 6 £95 -33.33%
SLA
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 Derbyshire region with a requirement for SLA.

1 5 (29.41%) Active Directory
1 5 (29.41%) CTI
1 5 (29.41%) Bomgar
1 5 (29.41%) Time Management
2 4 (23.53%) Cisco
2 4 (23.53%) Finance
3 3 (17.65%) Service Delivery
3 3 (17.65%) CCNA
3 3 (17.65%) Wireless
3 3 (17.65%) ITIL
3 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
3 3 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
4 2 (11.76%) PowerShell
4 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (11.76%) Line Management
4 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
4 2 (11.76%) IIS
4 2 (11.76%) Remedy
4 2 (11.76%) SQL
4 2 (11.76%) HTML
4 2 (11.76%) Oracle
4 2 (11.76%) IBM
4 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
4 2 (11.76%) CCNP
4 2 (11.76%) Financial Institution
4 2 (11.76%) Firewall
4 2 (11.76%) ITSM
4 2 (11.76%) Workflow
4 2 (11.76%) Oracle Workflow

SLA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Derbyshire 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 2 (11.76%) IIS
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (5.88%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (29.41%) CTI
2 3 (17.65%) Wireless
3 2 (11.76%) Firewall
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco PIX
4 1 (5.88%) Internet
4 1 (5.88%) LAN
4 1 (5.88%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (23.53%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Financial Institution
3 1 (5.88%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (5.88%) Retail
3 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Support Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Network Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Service Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) 1st Line Support
4 2 (11.76%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 2 (11.76%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (11.76%) Applications Support
4 2 (11.76%) Applications Support Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Desktop Support
4 2 (11.76%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Service Desk Support
4 2 (11.76%) Service Desk Support Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Support Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) HTML
2 1 (5.88%) .NET
2 1 (5.88%) Ajax
2 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (5.88%) CSS
2 1 (5.88%) Entity Framework
2 1 (5.88%) jQuery
2 1 (5.88%) WCF
2 1 (5.88%) Web Services
2 1 (5.88%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (5.88%) CMDB
1 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (5.88%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Time Management
2 3 (17.65%) ITIL
2 3 (17.65%) Service Delivery
3 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (11.76%) ITSM
3 2 (11.76%) Line Management
3 2 (11.76%) Workflow
4 1 (5.88%) Analytical Thinking
4 1 (5.88%) Analytics
4 1 (5.88%) Asset Management
4 1 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (5.88%) Data Analytics
4 1 (5.88%) DevOps
4 1 (5.88%) ITIL V3
4 1 (5.88%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (5.88%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (5.88%) Proactive Monitoring
4 1 (5.88%) SDLC
4 1 (5.88%) Service Design
4 1 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
2 2 (11.76%) PowerShell
2 2 (11.76%) SQL
3 1 (5.88%) C#
3 1 (5.88%) VB
3 1 (5.88%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) CCNA
1 3 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
2 2 (11.76%) CCNP
2 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.88%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (5.88%) DBS Check
3 1 (5.88%) Degree
3 1 (5.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 5 (29.41%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Bomgar
2 4 (23.53%) Cisco
3 2 (11.76%) IBM
3 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
3 2 (11.76%) Oracle
3 2 (11.76%) Remedy
4 1 (5.88%) Barracuda Networks
4 1 (5.88%) Blue Coat
4 1 (5.88%) BT
4 1 (5.88%) Forcepoint
4 1 (5.88%) Juniper
4 1 (5.88%) ServiceNow
4 1 (5.88%) Sitecore