Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Durham 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 24 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)
North East > Durham
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 28 28 -
Rank change year-on-year 0 - +37
Contract jobs citing SLA 2 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Durham 1.06% 3.38% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 9.52% 23.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Durham median daily rate - £100 -
North East median daily rate £100 £280 £269
% change year-on-year -64.29% +4.19% -36.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Durham median hourly rate - £8.50 -
North East median hourly rate £17.50 £11.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year +59.09% -26.67% +1.35%

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 Durham with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Durham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 21 30 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Durham 11.11% 14.49% 1.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 15 1
Durham median daily rate £350 £500 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -30.00% -4.76% +61.54%
10th Percentile £180 £278 £488
90th Percentile £438 £645 £563
North East median daily rate £375 £330 £425
% change year-on-year +13.64% -22.35% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Durham median hourly rate £28.50 £8.50 £8.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +235.29% -2.86% -53.33%
North East median hourly rate £17.50 £28.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -37.50% +64.71% +2.41%

SLA
Job Vacancy Trend in Durham

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

Job vacancy trend for SLA in Durham

SLA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Durham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SLA in Durham

SLA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Durham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SLA in Durham

For the 6 months to 24 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 Durham region with a requirement for SLA.

1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (50.00%) Maximo
2 1 (50.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Management
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (50.00%) Customer-Centric Approach
2 1 (50.00%) Customer-Centricity
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel

SLA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Durham 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 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Maximo
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Support
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Asset Management
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (50.00%) Customer-Centric Approach
1 1 (50.00%) Customer-Centricity
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Management
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft