Period
to 17 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Nottingham 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 17 January 2018 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)
Nottinghamshire > Nottingham
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 61 61 50
Rank change year-on-year 0 -11 -3
Contract jobs citing SLA 15 19 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottingham 1.71% 2.35% 1.99%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 12.00% 18.81% 15.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 12 11
Nottingham median daily rate £308 £388 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.65% +40.91% -14.06%
10th Percentile £181 £271 £150
90th Percentile £615 £521 £338
Nottinghamshire median daily rate £308 £388 £275
% change year-on-year -20.65% +40.91% -14.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 1
Nottingham median hourly rate £13.00 £18.64 £11.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.25% +58.62% -28.79%
10th Percentile £9.70 £12.14 £10.88
90th Percentile £18.80 £25.00 £12.63
Nottinghamshire median hourly rate £13.00 £18.64 £11.75
% change year-on-year -30.25% +58.62% -28.79%

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 Nottingham with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Nottingham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 125 101 106
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottingham 14.27% 12.50% 13.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 58 57
Nottingham median daily rate £395 £384 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.93% +6.60% -2.70%
10th Percentile £262 £272 £243
90th Percentile £588 £525 £538
Nottinghamshire median daily rate £398 £394 £363
% change year-on-year +0.95% +8.62% -2.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 2
Nottingham median hourly rate £14.50 £18.50 £12.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.62% +46.53% -23.48%
10th Percentile £10.11 £12.14 £11.06
90th Percentile £18.98 £25.00 £14.09
Nottinghamshire median hourly rate £14.50 £15.39 £12.63
% change year-on-year -5.77% +21.88% -23.48%

SLA
Job Vacancy Trend in Nottingham

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

Job vacancy trend for SLA in Nottingham

SLA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SLA in Nottingham

SLA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Nottingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SLA in Nottingham over the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SLA in Nottingham

SLA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SLA in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 Nottingham region with a requirement for SLA.

1 5 (33.33%) Service Delivery
1 5 (33.33%) Finance
1 5 (33.33%) Customer Requirements
2 4 (26.67%) Telecoms
2 4 (26.67%) IFS
2 4 (26.67%) ITIL
2 4 (26.67%) Project Management
3 3 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 3 (20.00%) VPN
3 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (20.00%) VMS
3 3 (20.00%) SQL
3 3 (20.00%) Oracle
3 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (20.00%) PaaS
3 3 (20.00%) Network Architecture
3 3 (20.00%) Infrastructure Management
3 3 (20.00%) Oracle Database
3 3 (20.00%) DevOps
3 3 (20.00%) PowerShell
3 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (20.00%) Azure SQL Database
3 3 (20.00%) Network Virtualisation
4 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (13.33%) Incident Management
4 2 (13.33%) Firewall
4 2 (13.33%) Change Management
4 2 (13.33%) Computer Science

SLA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Nottingham 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 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (6.67%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (20.00%) PaaS
2 1 (6.67%) IaaS
2 1 (6.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) VPN
2 2 (13.33%) Firewall
3 1 (6.67%) ADSL
3 1 (6.67%) Broadband
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (6.67%) LAN
3 1 (6.67%) SMS
3 1 (6.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) Azure SQL Database
1 3 (20.00%) Oracle Database
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (33.33%) Finance
2 4 (26.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (6.67%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 3 (20.00%) Architect
1 3 (20.00%) Azure Architect
2 2 (13.33%) Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Cloud Architect
2 2 (13.33%) Service Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Administrator
3 1 (6.67%) Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Help Desk Support
3 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (6.67%) IT Administrator
3 1 (6.67%) Network Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Network Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Senior Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Senior Project Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Service Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Services Delivery Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Systems Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) VMS
2 2 (13.33%) Windows
3 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Customer Requirements
1 5 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 4 (26.67%) ITIL
2 4 (26.67%) Project Management
3 3 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 3 (20.00%) DevOps
3 3 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (20.00%) Infrastructure Management
3 3 (20.00%) Network Architecture
3 3 (20.00%) Network Virtualisation
4 2 (13.33%) Change Management
4 2 (13.33%) Incident Management
5 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (6.67%) Fault Management
5 1 (6.67%) Information Security
5 1 (6.67%) ITIL V3
5 1 (6.67%) ITSM
5 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
5 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
5 1 (6.67%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) PowerShell
1 3 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (6.67%) CCNA
2 1 (6.67%) CCNP
2 1 (6.67%) DBS Check
2 1 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (6.67%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) ISO 14001
1 1 (6.67%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
1 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (6.67%) ProxySG
2 1 (6.67%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (6.67%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) IFS
2 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (20.00%) Oracle
3 2 (13.33%) Cisco
3 2 (13.33%) VMware
4 1 (6.67%) 3PAR
4 1 (6.67%) Blue Coat
4 1 (6.67%) CheckPoint
4 1 (6.67%) Computacenter
4 1 (6.67%) Juniper
4 1 (6.67%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (6.67%) ServiceNow