Period
to 27 July 2017

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 27 July 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)
Nottinghamshire > Nottingham
6 months to
27 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 70 51
Rank change year-on-year +18 -19 -5
Contract jobs citing SLA 17 5 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottingham 2.25% 0.51% 2.16%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 17.17% 4.03% 13.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 2 9
Nottingham median daily rate £220 £388 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -43.23% -22.50% +60.00%
10th Percentile £81 £381 £320
90th Percentile £388 £394 £675
Nottinghamshire median daily rate £220 £388 £500
% change year-on-year -43.23% -22.50% +81.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 2
Nottingham median hourly rate £18.50 £20.00 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.50% +81.82% -35.29%
10th Percentile £11.62 £18.70 £10.50
90th Percentile £20.25 £21.30 £11.50
Nottinghamshire median hourly rate £18.50 £20.00 £11.00
% change year-on-year -7.50% +81.82% -35.29%

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 Nottingham with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Contract Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Nottingham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 99 124 130
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Nottingham 13.11% 12.59% 15.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 76 80
Nottingham median daily rate £375 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% +6.25% +23.08%
10th Percentile £221 £256 £313
90th Percentile £573 £620 £539
Nottinghamshire median daily rate £375 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -11.76% +6.25% +23.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 2
Nottingham median hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.63% +72.73% -35.29%
10th Percentile £11.62 £16.10 £10.50
90th Percentile £20.25 £21.10 £11.50
Nottinghamshire median hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £11.00
% change year-on-year -2.63% +72.73% -35.29%

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 27 July 2017.

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 27 July 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 Nottingham region with a requirement for SLA.

1 8 (47.06%) ITIL
2 7 (41.18%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (35.29%) Windows
4 4 (23.53%) Active Directory
4 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
4 4 (23.53%) Change Management
5 3 (17.65%) Service Management
5 3 (17.65%) Back Office
5 3 (17.65%) Data Protection
5 3 (17.65%) Windows 10
6 2 (11.76%) Windows 8
6 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (11.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (11.76%) Hyper-V
6 2 (11.76%) Windows Server
6 2 (11.76%) Matrix Management
6 2 (11.76%) SCCM
6 2 (11.76%) Polycom
6 2 (11.76%) Statistics
6 2 (11.76%) WSUS
6 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (11.76%) ITSM
6 2 (11.76%) Finance
6 2 (11.76%) Project Management
6 2 (11.76%) Service Delivery
6 2 (11.76%) DHCP
6 2 (11.76%) DNS
6 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Excel
6 2 (11.76%) MS Visio

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 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (41.18%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (11.76%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) DHCP
1 2 (11.76%) DNS
2 1 (5.88%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (5.88%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (5.88%) Firewall
2 1 (5.88%) LAN
2 1 (5.88%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) MS Access
General
1 3 (17.65%) Back Office
2 2 (11.76%) Finance
3 1 (5.88%) Banking
3 1 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (17.65%) Analyst
1 3 (17.65%) Service Manager
2 2 (11.76%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) Customer Service Advisor
2 2 (11.76%) Senior Manager
2 2 (11.76%) Service Analyst
2 2 (11.76%) Service Desk Analyst
2 2 (11.76%) Service Desk Supervisor
2 2 (11.76%) Service Desk Support
2 2 (11.76%) Support Supervisor
2 2 (11.76%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Customer Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Repair Technician
3 1 (5.88%) Service Desk Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Service Integration Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Service Relationship Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) EPoS
2 1 (5.88%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 6 (35.29%) Windows
2 3 (17.65%) Windows 10
3 2 (11.76%) Windows 8
3 2 (11.76%) Windows Server
3 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (5.88%) Android
4 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) ITIL
2 4 (23.53%) Change Management
3 3 (17.65%) Data Protection
3 3 (17.65%) Service Management
4 2 (11.76%) ITSM
4 2 (11.76%) Matrix Management
4 2 (11.76%) Project Management
4 2 (11.76%) Service Delivery
4 2 (11.76%) Statistics
5 1 (5.88%) Change Control
5 1 (5.88%) Contingency Planning
5 1 (5.88%) Customer Requirements
5 1 (5.88%) Incident Management
5 1 (5.88%) Information Security
5 1 (5.88%) ITIL V3
5 1 (5.88%) Proactive Monitoring
5 1 (5.88%) Programme Governance
5 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (5.88%) Trend Analysis
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) CCNA
1 1 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 4 (23.53%) Active Directory
2 2 (11.76%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.88%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) SCCM
1 2 (11.76%) WSUS
2 1 (5.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.76%) Polycom
3 1 (5.88%) Blue Coat
3 1 (5.88%) CheckPoint
3 1 (5.88%) Cisco
3 1 (5.88%) PeopleSoft
3 1 (5.88%) Remedy
3 1 (5.88%) Xerox