The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Norfolk 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 30 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.

Service Level Agreement (SLA)
East of England / Norfolk
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 21 27 22
Rank change year-on-year +6 -5  
Contract jobs citing SLA 4 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Norfolk 2.86% 1.51% 2.58%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 15.38% 14.29% 23.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 4
Median daily rate £395 £400 £181
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.25% +120.68%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £356 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £481 £400 £308
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £310 £300
% change year-on-year +8.87% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.75 £15.00 £14.75
% change year-on-year -1.66% +1.69%  

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 Norfolk with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Contract Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Norfolk
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 26 21 21
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Norfolk 18.57% 10.55% 10.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 12 14
Median daily rate £340 £335 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.49% -10.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £282 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £445 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Median hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year -50.00% +37.93%  

SLA
Job Vacancy Trend in Norfolk

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Norfolk 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 Norfolk

SLA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Norfolk

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SLA in Norfolk

SLA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Norfolk

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SLA in Norfolk over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SLA in Norfolk

SLA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Norfolk

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SLA in Norfolk

SLA
Contract Job Locations in Norfolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SLA within the Norfolk region over the 3 months to 30 March 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
Dereham - 2 - -
Norwich - 1 £503 - 1
SLA
East of England

For the 6 months to 30 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 Norfolk region with a requirement for SLA.

1 6 (66.67%) Finance
2 5 (55.56%) Epicor
2 5 (55.56%) SQL
2 5 (55.56%) ITIL
2 5 (55.56%) CRM
2 5 (55.56%) SharePoint
2 5 (55.56%) DNS
2 5 (55.56%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (44.44%) Windows
3 4 (44.44%) IIS
3 4 (44.44%) VMware
3 4 (44.44%) VMware ESX
3 4 (44.44%) Windows 7
3 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (44.44%) Virtual Desktop
3 4 (44.44%) Avaya
4 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (33.33%) Service Delivery
5 2 (22.22%) Migration
5 2 (22.22%) Local Government
5 2 (22.22%) Contract Management
6 1 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (11.11%) Analytics
6 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (11.11%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (11.11%) Problem Management
6 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
6 1 (11.11%) NHS

SLA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Norfolk 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 5 (55.56%) BizTalk Server
1 5 (55.56%) SharePoint
2 4 (44.44%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) DNS
General
1 6 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Analyst
1 2 (22.22%) ICT Manager
1 2 (22.22%) ICT Project Manager
1 2 (22.22%) Project Manager
2 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Applications Support
2 1 (11.11%) Applications Support Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Operational Support Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Operations Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Operations Support Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Applications Support
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Operations Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Support Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Service Desk Team Leader
2 1 (11.11%) SharePoint Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Team Leader
2 1 (11.11%) VMware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
1 1 (11.11%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Windows
1 4 (44.44%) Windows 7
1 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) CRM
1 5 (55.56%) ITIL
2 3 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 2 (22.22%) Contract Management
3 2 (22.22%) Migration
4 1 (11.11%) Analytics
4 1 (11.11%) Business Continuity
4 1 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (11.11%) ITSM
4 1 (11.11%) Problem Management
4 1 (11.11%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) Virtual Desktop
1 4 (44.44%) VMware ESX
1 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Epicor
2 4 (44.44%) Avaya
2 4 (44.44%) VMware
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft