Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Nottinghamshire 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 November 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 Midlands > Nottinghamshire
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 67 80 64
Rank change year-on-year +13 -16 -14
Contract jobs citing SLA 16 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire 1.69% 0.50% 0.83%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 11.51% 4.67% 6.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 3
Nottinghamshire median daily rate £269 £388 £150
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -30.65% +158.33% -47.37%
10th Percentile £81 £381 £114
90th Percentile £421 £394 £260
East Midlands median daily rate £290 £225 £143
% change year-on-year +28.89% +57.89% -32.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 1
Nottinghamshire median hourly rate £13.00 £12.28 £11.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.91% +4.47% -28.79%
10th Percentile £9.46 £12.14 £10.88
90th Percentile £20.25 £19.68 £12.63
East Midlands median hourly rate £9.96 £8.91 £12.25
% change year-on-year +11.88% -27.31% -20.97%

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 Nottinghamshire with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Nottinghamshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 139 107 130
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire 14.66% 10.80% 13.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 60 72
Nottinghamshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +6.01%
10th Percentile £275 £250 £213
90th Percentile £588 £606 £500
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £401 £400
% change year-on-year -0.12% +0.13% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 2
Nottinghamshire median hourly rate £13.00 £12.28 £12.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.91% -2.77% -23.48%
10th Percentile £9.46 £11.46 £11.06
90th Percentile £20.25 £20.40 £14.09
East Midlands median hourly rate £13.00 £14.14 £12.50
% change year-on-year -8.05% +13.10% -20.63%

SLA
Job Vacancy Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

Job vacancy trend for SLA in Nottinghamshire

SLA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SLA in Nottinghamshire

SLA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Nottinghamshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SLA in Nottinghamshire over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SLA in Nottinghamshire

SLA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SLA in Nottinghamshire

SLA
Contract Job Locations in Nottinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SLA within the Nottinghamshire region over the 6 months to 17 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottingham +11 16 £269 -30.65% 4
SLA
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 Nottinghamshire region with a requirement for SLA.

1 5 (31.25%) Finance
1 5 (31.25%) Service Delivery
2 4 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (25.00%) IFS
2 4 (25.00%) Project Management
2 4 (25.00%) Windows
2 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (25.00%) ITIL
2 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (18.75%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
4 2 (12.50%) MS Visio
4 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (12.50%) Customer Requirements
4 2 (12.50%) Change Management
4 2 (12.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (12.50%) Data Protection
4 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (6.25%) AirWatch
5 1 (6.25%) SFIA
5 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
5 1 (6.25%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
5 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (6.25%) Incident Management
5 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
5 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery

SLA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Nottinghamshire 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 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (12.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (12.50%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (6.25%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) ADSL
1 1 (6.25%) Broadband
1 1 (6.25%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (6.25%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (6.25%) Firewall
1 1 (6.25%) LAN
1 1 (6.25%) SMS
1 1 (6.25%) VPN
1 1 (6.25%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) Azure SQL Database
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (31.25%) Finance
2 4 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (6.25%) Banking
3 1 (6.25%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Service Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Service Desk Supervisor
4 2 (12.50%) Service Desk Support
4 2 (12.50%) Support Supervisor
5 1 (6.25%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) Azure Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Cloud Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Customer Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Customer Service Advisor
5 1 (6.25%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (6.25%) IT Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) IT Support
5 1 (6.25%) Senior IT Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) Services Delivery Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) SLA Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Systems Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Telecoms Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (6.25%) VMS
2 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Service Delivery
2 4 (25.00%) ITIL
2 4 (25.00%) Project Management
3 2 (12.50%) Change Management
3 2 (12.50%) Customer Requirements
3 2 (12.50%) Data Protection
4 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (6.25%) Contingency Planning
4 1 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (6.25%) DevOps
4 1 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (6.25%) Information Security
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (6.25%) ITIL V3
4 1 (6.25%) ITSM
4 1 (6.25%) Matrix Organization
4 1 (6.25%) Network Architecture
4 1 (6.25%) Network Virtualisation
4 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery Management
4 1 (6.25%) SFIA
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
1 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) CCNA
1 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (6.25%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) ISO 14001
1 1 (6.25%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.25%) ProxySG
2 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (6.25%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) IFS
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) 3PAR
2 1 (6.25%) Blue Coat
2 1 (6.25%) CheckPoint
2 1 (6.25%) Cisco
2 1 (6.25%) Computacenter
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle
2 1 (6.25%) PeopleSoft
2 1 (6.25%) ServiceNow
2 1 (6.25%) VMware