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 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
East Midlands / Nottinghamshire
Rank 33 50 35
Rank change year-on-year +17 -15  
Contract jobs citing SLA 15 2 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire 3.77% 0.36% 3.13%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 23.81% 2.35% 22.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 1
Median daily rate £343 £475 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -27.89% +48.43%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £348 £313 £300
% change year-on-year +11.20% +4.16%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Median hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.63% +72.72%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.38 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year -4.16% +3.44%  

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 63 85 57
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Nottinghamshire 15.83% 15.21% 13.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 46 29
Median daily rate £375 £423 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.24% +5.62%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £213 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £600 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year - +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Median hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.63% +72.72%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.45 £41.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year -52.56% +57.69%  

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 24 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 24 March 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 +15 11 £343 -27.89% 4
SLA
East Midlands

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 15 (51.72%) ITIL
2 12 (41.38%) Incident Management
3 9 (31.03%) Firewall
4 8 (27.59%) SAP
4 8 (27.59%) Cisco
5 7 (24.14%) Windows
5 7 (24.14%) Project Management
6 6 (20.69%) SAN
6 6 (20.69%) Enterprise Architecture
6 6 (20.69%) QMS
6 6 (20.69%) IT Strategy
7 5 (17.24%) ITIL V3
7 5 (17.24%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (17.24%) Six Sigma
7 5 (17.24%) CCNP
8 4 (13.79%) Sun
8 4 (13.79%) AIX
8 4 (13.79%) Solaris
8 4 (13.79%) Linux
8 4 (13.79%) Unix
8 4 (13.79%) WebLogic
8 4 (13.79%) Java
8 4 (13.79%) J2EE
8 4 (13.79%) Oracle
8 4 (13.79%) Symantec
8 4 (13.79%) Juniper
8 4 (13.79%) BEA
8 4 (13.79%) Red Hat
8 4 (13.79%) iPlanet
8 4 (13.79%) Tivoli Storage Manager

SLA
Top Related 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 4 (13.79%) iPlanet
1 4 (13.79%) WebLogic
2 2 (6.90%) MQSeries
2 2 (6.90%) WebLogic Portal
3 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.45%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (10.34%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.90%) MS Office
3 1 (3.45%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (3.45%) MS Project
3 1 (3.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (6.90%) SAP CAR
1 2 (6.90%) SAP Retail
1 2 (6.90%) SAP SD
2 1 (3.45%) SAP S/4HANA
Communications & Networking
1 9 (31.03%) Firewall
2 6 (20.69%) SAN
3 4 (13.79%) BIG-IP
4 2 (6.90%) FTP
4 2 (6.90%) LDAP
4 2 (6.90%) NAS
4 2 (6.90%) SSH
5 1 (3.45%) ADSL
5 1 (3.45%) Broadband
5 1 (3.45%) HTTP
5 1 (3.45%) Internet
5 1 (3.45%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.79%) Oracle Database
2 2 (6.90%) DB2
3 1 (3.45%) MS Access
General
1 3 (10.34%) Finance
1 3 (10.34%) Retail
2 2 (6.90%) Billing
3 1 (3.45%) Back Office
3 1 (3.45%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 6 (20.69%) Consultant
1 6 (20.69%) SAP Consultant
2 4 (13.79%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 4 (13.79%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
2 4 (13.79%) Database Engineer
2 4 (13.79%) Network Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) Functional Consultant
3 3 (10.34%) SAP Functional Consultant
3 3 (10.34%) Service Manager
4 2 (6.90%) Architect
4 2 (6.90%) Chief Architect
4 2 (6.90%) Field Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Field Service Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Logistics Consultant
4 2 (6.90%) SAP Logistics Consultant
4 2 (6.90%) SAP SD Consultant
5 1 (3.45%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Chief Enterprise Architect
5 1 (3.45%) SAP EWM Consultant
5 1 (3.45%) SCCM Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.79%) J2EE
2 3 (10.34%) JSP
3 2 (6.90%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 2 (6.90%) Web Services
4 1 (3.45%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Management Information System
2 3 (10.34%) HP Storage
2 3 (10.34%) HP StoreVirtual
3 2 (6.90%) Clustering
3 2 (6.90%) Grid Computing
3 2 (6.90%) Virtual Team
4 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.45%) EPoS
4 1 (3.45%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 7 (24.14%) Windows
2 4 (13.79%) AIX
2 4 (13.79%) Linux
2 4 (13.79%) Solaris
2 4 (13.79%) Unix
2 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (6.90%) Windows 7
4 1 (3.45%) Android
4 1 (3.45%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (51.72%) ITIL
2 12 (41.38%) Incident Management
3 7 (24.14%) Project Management
4 6 (20.69%) Enterprise Architecture
4 6 (20.69%) IT Strategy
4 6 (20.69%) QMS
5 5 (17.24%) ITIL V3
5 5 (17.24%) Six Sigma
6 4 (13.79%) Fault Management
6 4 (13.79%) Kalman Filter
6 4 (13.79%) Mentoring
6 4 (13.79%) Service Design
6 4 (13.79%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (10.34%) Service Delivery
8 2 (6.90%) CRM
8 2 (6.90%) Logistics
8 2 (6.90%) Matrix Organization
8 2 (6.90%) Service Management
8 2 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (3.45%) Application Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.79%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (17.24%) CCNP
1 5 (17.24%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (13.79%) DBS Check
3 1 (3.45%) CCNA
3 1 (3.45%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.45%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.79%) JSP 440
2 1 (3.45%) QA
System Software
1 4 (13.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.90%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.90%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (3.45%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 4 (13.79%) EMC NetWorker
1 4 (13.79%) NetBackup
1 4 (13.79%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 3 (10.34%) HP Data Protector
3 2 (6.90%) BMC PATROL
3 2 (6.90%) OpenView
4 1 (3.45%) AirWatch
4 1 (3.45%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (27.59%) Cisco
1 8 (27.59%) SAP
2 4 (13.79%) 3PAR
2 4 (13.79%) BEA
2 4 (13.79%) Computacenter
2 4 (13.79%) EMC
2 4 (13.79%) F5
2 4 (13.79%) Juniper
2 4 (13.79%) Oracle
2 4 (13.79%) Red Hat
2 4 (13.79%) Sun
2 4 (13.79%) Symantec
2 4 (13.79%) VMware
3 3 (10.34%) HP
4 2 (6.90%) BMC
4 2 (6.90%) Cognos
4 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
4 2 (6.90%) NetApp
4 2 (6.90%) Qualys
4 2 (6.90%) Veritas