The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in North Yorkshire 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 27 June 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)
Yorkshire / North Yorkshire
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 20 28 31
Rank change year-on-year +8 +3  
Contract jobs citing SLA 4 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in North Yorkshire 2.84% 1.06% 1.36%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 57.14% 20.00% 23.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Median daily rate £234 £375 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -37.66% -10.28%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £247 £295 £300
% change year-on-year -16.18% -1.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £20.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.25
% change year-on-year -3.33% -1.63%  

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 North Yorkshire with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Contract Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
North Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 7 10 13
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in North Yorkshire 4.96% 5.29% 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 6
Median daily rate £363 £388 £417
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.45% -6.96%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £192 £348 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £431 £438 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Median hourly rate - £13.50 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -64.47%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £28.00 £21.78
% change year-on-year -10.71% +28.58%  

SLA
Job Vacancy Trend in North Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in North Yorkshire 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 North Yorkshire

SLA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in North Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SLA in North Yorkshire

SLA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in North Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SLA in North Yorkshire over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SLA in North Yorkshire

SLA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in North Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SLA in North Yorkshire

SLA
Contract Job Locations in North Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SLA within the North Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 27 June 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
York +13 3 £338 - 2
SLA
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 North Yorkshire region with a requirement for SLA.

1 6 (54.55%) ITIL
1 6 (54.55%) Active Directory
2 5 (45.45%) VMware
3 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
3 4 (36.36%) Windows
3 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
4 3 (27.27%) MS Exchange
4 3 (27.27%) Citrix
4 3 (27.27%) Infrastructure Management
5 2 (18.18%) Network Management
5 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (18.18%) User Experience
5 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
5 2 (18.18%) Performance Optimisation
5 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
5 2 (18.18%) Server Virtualisation
5 2 (18.18%) DNS
5 2 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (18.18%) Veritas
5 2 (18.18%) Thin Client
5 2 (18.18%) LAN
5 2 (18.18%) Solaris
5 2 (18.18%) MCSE
5 2 (18.18%) MCP
5 2 (18.18%) Oracle
5 2 (18.18%) XML
5 2 (18.18%) SQL
5 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Office

SLA
Co-occurring IT Skills in North Yorkshire 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 3 (27.27%) MS Exchange
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
2 1 (9.09%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) DHCP
1 2 (18.18%) DNS
1 2 (18.18%) LAN
1 2 (18.18%) WAN
2 1 (9.09%) Firewall
2 1 (9.09%) VoIP
2 1 (9.09%) VPN
2 1 (9.09%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Service Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Service Desk Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Support Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) 1st Line Support Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Agile Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Data Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) IT Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) IT Support
3 1 (9.09%) Process Improvement Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Process Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Service Desk Support
3 1 (9.09%) Service Desk Support Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Service Improvement Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Workstream Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) XML
2 1 (9.09%) .NET
2 1 (9.09%) .NET Framework
2 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
2 1 (9.09%) Hibernate
2 1 (9.09%) J2EE
2 1 (9.09%) Java EE
2 1 (9.09%) Spring
2 1 (9.09%) Web Services
2 1 (9.09%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
1 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
1 2 (18.18%) Fat Client
1 2 (18.18%) Thin Client
1 2 (18.18%) User Experience
2 1 (9.09%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Windows
2 2 (18.18%) Solaris
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
3 1 (9.09%) Unix
3 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) ITIL
2 3 (27.27%) Infrastructure Management
3 2 (18.18%) Business Continuity
3 2 (18.18%) Migration
3 2 (18.18%) Network Management
3 2 (18.18%) Performance Optimisation
3 2 (18.18%) Server Virtualisation
3 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
3 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (9.09%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (9.09%) Defect Management
4 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (9.09%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (9.09%) Programme Management
4 1 (9.09%) SDLC
4 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
4 1 (9.09%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) C#
2 1 (9.09%) Java
2 1 (9.09%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
2 2 (18.18%) CCNP
2 2 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (18.18%) MCP
2 2 (18.18%) MCSE
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (9.09%) DBS Check
3 1 (9.09%) Degree
3 1 (9.09%) HNC
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 6 (54.55%) Active Directory
2 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) NetBackup
1 2 (18.18%) SCCM
2 1 (9.09%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) VMware
2 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
3 3 (27.27%) Citrix
4 2 (18.18%) Oracle
4 2 (18.18%) Sun
4 2 (18.18%) Veritas
5 1 (9.09%) Mitel