Period
to 11 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 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 11 December 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)
Tyne and Wear > Newcastle upon Tyne
6 months to
11 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 73 51 94
Rank change year-on-year -22 +43 -38
Contract jobs citing SLA 19 116 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 2.18% 5.54% 0.83%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 12.84% 29.82% 5.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 82 8
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £100 £280 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -64.29% +6.67% -38.31%
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £100 £280 £263
% change year-on-year -64.29% +6.67% -38.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 0
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate £17.50 £10.65 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +64.32% - -
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £17.50 £10.65 £24.00
% change year-on-year +64.32% -55.63% +62.16%

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 Newcastle upon Tyne with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 148 389 210
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 16.99% 18.59% 14.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 293 171
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £400 £335 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.40% -21.18% +6.92%
10th Percentile £263 £215 £266
90th Percentile £593 £513 £645
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £400 £335 £425
% change year-on-year +19.40% -21.18% +12.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 13 5
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate £23.75 £28.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.18% +43.59% +31.76%
10th Percentile £16.25 £10.06 £17.70
90th Percentile £98.25 £28.00 £20.25
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £23.75 £28.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year -15.18% +43.59% +31.76%

SLA
Job Vacancy Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Job postings citing SLA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Job vacancy trend for SLA in Newcastle upon Tyne

SLA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SLA in Newcastle upon Tyne

SLA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SLA in Newcastle upon Tyne over the 6 months to 11 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SLA in Newcastle upon Tyne

SLA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SLA in Newcastle upon Tyne

SLA
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing SLA in Newcastle upon Tyne over the 6 months to 11 December 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for SLA in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 Newcastle upon Tyne region with a requirement for SLA.

1 8 (42.11%) Break/Fix
2 5 (26.32%) ITIL
3 4 (21.05%) Service Delivery
3 4 (21.05%) Finance
4 3 (15.79%) ITSM
4 3 (15.79%) Service Management
5 2 (10.53%) Programme Management
5 2 (10.53%) Incident Management
5 2 (10.53%) Statistics
5 2 (10.53%) Marketing
5 2 (10.53%) CAPM
5 2 (10.53%) Degree
5 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
5 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
5 2 (10.53%) DevOps
5 2 (10.53%) Mentoring
5 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (10.53%) Management Information System
5 2 (10.53%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (10.53%) PMP
5 2 (10.53%) PMI Certification
5 2 (10.53%) Project Management
5 2 (10.53%) Master's Degree
5 2 (10.53%) Waterfall
5 2 (10.53%) Change Control
5 2 (10.53%) Risk Management
6 1 (5.26%) Service Desk Management
6 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database

SLA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne 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 (5.26%) Apache
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle 10gAS
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle EBS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) JIRA
General
1 4 (21.05%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Field Engineer
2 7 (36.84%) Field Service Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Service Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Change Control Coordinator
4 2 (10.53%) Coordinator
4 2 (10.53%) Project Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Service Delivery Coordinator
4 2 (10.53%) Service Desk Manager
5 1 (5.26%) DBA
5 1 (5.26%) Desktop Support
5 1 (5.26%) Field Hardware Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) IT Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) IT Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) IT Support
5 1 (5.26%) ITIL Service Delivery Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Junior
5 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared DBA
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (10.53%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) Break/Fix
2 5 (26.32%) ITIL
3 4 (21.05%) Service Delivery
4 3 (15.79%) ITSM
4 3 (15.79%) Service Management
5 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (10.53%) Change Control
5 2 (10.53%) DevOps
5 2 (10.53%) Incident Management
5 2 (10.53%) Mentoring
5 2 (10.53%) Programme Management
5 2 (10.53%) Project Management
5 2 (10.53%) Risk Management
5 2 (10.53%) Statistics
5 2 (10.53%) Waterfall
6 1 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (5.26%) Customer Requirements
6 1 (5.26%) Data Conversion
6 1 (5.26%) Personalization
6 1 (5.26%) Service Desk Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) Java
1 1 (5.26%) PL/SQL
1 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) CAPM
1 2 (10.53%) Degree
1 2 (10.53%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (10.53%) Master's Degree
1 2 (10.53%) PMI Certification
1 2 (10.53%) PMP
1 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
1 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (5.26%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 1 (5.26%) HP
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle