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 3 months to 25 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)
East Midlands / Nottinghamshire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 43 43 40
Rank change year-on-year 0 -3  
Contract jobs citing SLA 8 3 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire 1.99% 0.63% 1.89%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 17.39% 5.17% 13.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 6
Median daily rate £215 - £575
90% offered a daily rate of more than £83 - £475
10% offered a daily rate of more than £319 - £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £238 £298 £303
% change year-on-year -20.16% -1.65%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £10.68 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.38 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year -10.15% +3.22%  

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 Nottinghamshire with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Contract Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Nottinghamshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 46 58 67
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Nottinghamshire 11.41% 12.16% 14.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 31 41
Median daily rate £400 £444 £404
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.85% +9.73%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £626 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £10.68 £16.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.28% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £28.00 £24.75
% change year-on-year -10.71% +13.13%  

SLA
Job Vacancy Trend in Nottinghamshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire 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 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 3 months to 25 June 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 3 months to 25 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
Nottingham +7 8 £215 - 2
SLA
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 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 Nottinghamshire region with a requirement for SLA.

1 14 (60.87%) ITIL
2 7 (30.43%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (30.43%) Windows
2 7 (30.43%) Firewall
3 6 (26.09%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (26.09%) Cisco
4 5 (21.74%) CCNP
4 5 (21.74%) Incident Management
5 4 (17.39%) Service Design
5 4 (17.39%) DBS Check
5 4 (17.39%) Computacenter
5 4 (17.39%) Change Management
5 4 (17.39%) Fault Management
5 4 (17.39%) Mentoring
5 4 (17.39%) Project Management
5 4 (17.39%) Juniper
5 4 (17.39%) Active Directory
5 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
6 3 (13.04%) Back Office
6 3 (13.04%) Service Management
6 3 (13.04%) Service Delivery
6 3 (13.04%) Finance
6 3 (13.04%) ITIL V3
6 3 (13.04%) SCCM
6 3 (13.04%) Data Protection
6 3 (13.04%) Windows 10
7 2 (8.70%) Polycom
7 2 (8.70%) Windows Server
7 2 (8.70%) IT Strategy
7 2 (8.70%) Enterprise Architecture

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 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (4.35%) iPlanet
1 1 (4.35%) MQSeries
1 1 (4.35%) MS Exchange
1 1 (4.35%) WebLogic
1 1 (4.35%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 7 (30.43%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (4.35%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 7 (30.43%) Firewall
2 2 (8.70%) DHCP
2 2 (8.70%) DNS
2 2 (8.70%) SAN
3 1 (4.35%) BIG-IP
3 1 (4.35%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (4.35%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (4.35%) FTP
3 1 (4.35%) LAN
3 1 (4.35%) LDAP
3 1 (4.35%) NAS
3 1 (4.35%) SSH
3 1 (4.35%) VLAN
3 1 (4.35%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) DB2
1 1 (4.35%) MS Access
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database
General
1 3 (13.04%) Back Office
1 3 (13.04%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Banking
2 1 (4.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (21.74%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 5 (21.74%) Network Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) Database Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Service Manager
4 2 (8.70%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Customer Service Advisor
4 2 (8.70%) Service Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Windows Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Repair Technician
5 1 (4.35%) SCCM Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Service Desk Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Service Desk Supervisor
5 1 (4.35%) Service Desk Support
5 1 (4.35%) Service Relationship Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) J2EE
1 1 (4.35%) JSP
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle GoldenGate
1 1 (4.35%) Software Packaging
1 1 (4.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (8.70%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.35%) Clustering
2 1 (4.35%) EPoS
2 1 (4.35%) Grid Computing
2 1 (4.35%) HP Storage
2 1 (4.35%) HP StoreVirtual
2 1 (4.35%) Mainframe
2 1 (4.35%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (30.43%) Windows
2 3 (13.04%) Windows 10
3 2 (8.70%) Windows 8
3 2 (8.70%) Windows Server
3 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (4.35%) AIX
4 1 (4.35%) Android
4 1 (4.35%) Linux
4 1 (4.35%) Solaris
4 1 (4.35%) Unix
4 1 (4.35%) Windows 7
4 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (60.87%) ITIL
2 5 (21.74%) Incident Management
3 4 (17.39%) Change Management
3 4 (17.39%) Fault Management
3 4 (17.39%) Mentoring
3 4 (17.39%) Project Management
3 4 (17.39%) Service Design
4 3 (13.04%) Data Protection
4 3 (13.04%) ITIL V3
4 3 (13.04%) Service Delivery
4 3 (13.04%) Service Management
5 2 (8.70%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (8.70%) IT Strategy
5 2 (8.70%) ITSM
5 2 (8.70%) Matrix Management
5 2 (8.70%) QMS
5 2 (8.70%) Six Sigma
5 2 (8.70%) Statistics
6 1 (4.35%) Proactive Monitoring
6 1 (4.35%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.35%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (26.09%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (21.74%) CCNP
3 4 (17.39%) DBS Check
4 2 (8.70%) CCNA
5 1 (4.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) JSP 440
2 1 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 4 (17.39%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.70%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (4.35%) ProxySG
3 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) SCCM
2 2 (8.70%) WSUS
3 1 (4.35%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (4.35%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (4.35%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (4.35%) NetBackup
3 1 (4.35%) OpenView
3 1 (4.35%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 6 (26.09%) Cisco
2 4 (17.39%) Computacenter
2 4 (17.39%) Juniper
2 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.70%) Polycom
4 1 (4.35%) 3PAR
4 1 (4.35%) BEA
4 1 (4.35%) Blue Coat
4 1 (4.35%) BMC
4 1 (4.35%) CheckPoint
4 1 (4.35%) F5
4 1 (4.35%) NetApp
4 1 (4.35%) Opsware
4 1 (4.35%) Qualys
4 1 (4.35%) Red Hat
4 1 (4.35%) Remedy
4 1 (4.35%) Sun
4 1 (4.35%) Symantec
4 1 (4.35%) Veritas
4 1 (4.35%) VMware