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 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
East Midlands / Derbyshire
Rank 43 - 20
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing SLA 1 0 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Derbyshire 0.38% - 7.08%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 4.76% - 60.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £348 £313 £300
% change year-on-year +11.20% +4.16%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.38 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year -4.16% +3.44%  

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 21 11 28
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Derbyshire 8.08% 4.47% 11.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 3 6
Median daily rate £215 £413 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -47.87% +21.32%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £153 £306 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £421 £353
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year - +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Median hourly rate £8.63 £31.05 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -72.21% +24.19%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.45 £41.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year -52.56% +57.69%  

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SLA in Derbyshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SLA in Derbyshire

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 3 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 2 (33.33%) Validation
2 2 (33.33%) Change Control
3 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (16.67%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (16.67%) PMO
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) VMware
3 1 (16.67%) Firewall
3 1 (16.67%) Workflow
3 1 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (16.67%) Legal
3 1 (16.67%) Logistics
3 1 (16.67%) MCITP
3 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
3 1 (16.67%) VLAN
3 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
3 1 (16.67%) Wiki
3 1 (16.67%) SCOM
3 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
3 1 (16.67%) XenApp
3 1 (16.67%) XenDesktop
3 1 (16.67%) High Availability
3 1 (16.67%) Windows

SLA
Top Related 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:

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) DNS
1 1 (16.67%) Firewall
1 1 (16.67%) SAN
1 1 (16.67%) VLAN
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Coordinator
1 2 (33.33%) Project Coordinator
2 1 (16.67%) Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Incident Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Network Support
2 1 (16.67%) Project Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Wintel Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (16.67%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) Change Control
2 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 2 (33.33%) Validation
3 1 (16.67%) High Availability
3 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
3 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
3 1 (16.67%) Logistics
3 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (16.67%) CCNA
1 1 (16.67%) CCNP
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (16.67%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (16.67%) MCITP
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (16.67%) XenApp
1 1 (16.67%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (16.67%) MOM
1 1 (16.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 1 (16.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Citrix
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (16.67%) VMware