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 3 months to 25 June 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
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 39 24 32
Rank change year-on-year -15 +8  
Contract jobs citing SLA 4 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Derbyshire 1.44% 2.02% 1.73%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 18.18% 26.67% 12.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Median daily rate £95 £77 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.37% -80.75%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £238 £298 £303
% change year-on-year -20.16% -1.65%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £10.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.38 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year -10.15% +3.22%  

SLA is in the quality assurance and compliance skills category. The next 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 and compliance skills.

Contract Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Derbyshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 22 15 31
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Derbyshire 7.91% 7.58% 13.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 9 20
Median daily rate £413 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.92% -13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £106 £207 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £554 £410 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £10.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -20.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £28.00 £24.75
% change year-on-year -10.71% +13.13%  

SLA
Job Vacancy Trend in Derbyshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Derbyshire citing SLA as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

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 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 3 months to 25 June 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
Chesterfield - 2 £95 - 1
Derby -20 1 - - 4
SLA
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Bomgar
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (40.00%) CTI
3 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (40.00%) VMware
4 1 (20.00%) MCITP
4 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
4 1 (20.00%) VMware Server
4 1 (20.00%) SCCM
4 1 (20.00%) SCOM
4 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (20.00%) DNS
4 1 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (20.00%) ITIL
4 1 (20.00%) Citrix
4 1 (20.00%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (20.00%) SAN
4 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (20.00%) XenApp
4 1 (20.00%) XenDesktop
4 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (20.00%) High Availability
4 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003

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 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) CTI
2 1 (20.00%) DNS
2 1 (20.00%) SAN
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 1st Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Desktop Support
2 1 (20.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Server Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Wintel Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) High Availability
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL
1 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (20.00%) Migration
1 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (20.00%) Technical Analysis
1 1 (20.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (20.00%) MCITP
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (20.00%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (20.00%) VMware Server
3 1 (20.00%) XenApp
3 1 (20.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (20.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 1 (20.00%) SCCM
1 1 (20.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Bomgar
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix
3 1 (20.00%) Rackspace
3 1 (20.00%) Remedy
Derby, Derbyshire
The One Group
Rate: £20k - 25k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Smarterways Ltd.
Rate: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago