Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Halifax 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 18 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)
West Yorkshire > Halifax
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 31 35
Contract jobs citing SLA 0 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Halifax - 0.88% 1.07%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 4.55% 9.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Halifax median daily rate - £455 -
West Yorkshire median daily rate £100 £263 £276
% change year-on-year -61.90% -4.98% -0.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Halifax median hourly rate - - £12.00
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £12.00
% change year-on-year -3.45% +20.83% -11.11%

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 Halifax with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Halifax
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 17 44 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Halifax 16.35% 19.38% 11.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 34 23
Halifax median daily rate £381 £419 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.01% +19.71% -15.66%
10th Percentile £342 £232 £228
90th Percentile £443 £450 £519
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +6.25% +0.44% +18.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Halifax median hourly rate - - £12.00
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.00 £14.50 £12.35
% change year-on-year +17.24% +17.41% -22.81%

SLA
Job Vacancy Trend in Halifax

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

Job vacancy trend for SLA in Halifax

SLA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SLA in Halifax

SLA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Halifax

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SLA in Halifax