Period
to 18 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 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 18 June 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)
Yorkshire > South Yorkshire
6 months to
18 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 63 49 73
Rank change year-on-year -14 +24 -14
Contract jobs citing SLA 14 24 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 1.47% 3.04% 0.62%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 13.73% 29.27% 8.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 17 3
South Yorkshire median daily rate £294 £85 £140
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +245.59% -39.29% -58.21%
10th Percentile £128 £81 £107
90th Percentile £438 £173 £389
Yorkshire median daily rate £325 £165 £135
% change year-on-year +96.97% +22.22% -44.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 3
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.00 £11.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.74% -42.50% +6.89%
Yorkshire median hourly rate £18.00 £11.75 £14.50
% change year-on-year +53.19% -18.97% +17.89%

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 South Yorkshire with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
South Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 102 82 74
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 10.74% 10.39% 7.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 46 51
South Yorkshire median daily rate £438 £375 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.67% -5.06% +8.97%
10th Percentile £266 £81 £275
90th Percentile £513 £619 £538
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +19.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 3
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.00 £11.34 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.48% -43.31% +10.68%
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.00 £12.25 £15.50
% change year-on-year +22.45% -20.97% +10.71%

SLA
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for SLA in South Yorkshire

SLA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SLA in South Yorkshire

SLA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SLA in South Yorkshire over the 6 months to 18 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SLA in South Yorkshire

SLA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SLA in South Yorkshire

SLA
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing SLA in South Yorkshire over the 6 months to 18 June 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for SLA in South Yorkshire

SLA
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SLA within the South Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 18 June 2018. 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
Sheffield -10 9 £128 +54.55% 2
Barnsley - 2 £375 -
Doncaster +5 1 £275 -
SLA
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 June 2018, IT contractor jobs citing SLA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the South Yorkshire region with a requirement for SLA.

1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (21.43%) SQL
2 3 (21.43%) Cisco
3 2 (14.29%) W3C
3 2 (14.29%) CCNA
3 2 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (14.29%) T-SQL
3 2 (14.29%) VB.NET
3 2 (14.29%) .NET
3 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 2 (14.29%) Visual Studio
3 2 (14.29%) ITIL
3 2 (14.29%) HND
3 2 (14.29%) CRM
3 2 (14.29%) HTML
3 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 2 (14.29%) MVC
3 2 (14.29%) Risk Management
3 2 (14.29%) Workflow
3 2 (14.29%) Practice Management
3 2 (14.29%) TDD
3 2 (14.29%) Workflow Management
3 2 (14.29%) Web Development
3 2 (14.29%) .NET Framework
3 2 (14.29%) LINQ
3 2 (14.29%) jQuery
3 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
3 2 (14.29%) Capita

SLA
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Yorkshire 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 (7.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) iTrent
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Firewall
1 1 (7.14%) LAN
1 1 (7.14%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (14.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (7.14%) Billing
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Developer
2 2 (14.29%) Support Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Systems Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Systems Developer
3 1 (7.14%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Active Directory Support Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco Support
3 1 (7.14%) Linux Support
3 1 (7.14%) Monitoring Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Network Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Network Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Network Monitoring Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) NOC Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Systems Support Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) .NET
1 2 (14.29%) .NET Framework
1 2 (14.29%) Entity Framework
1 2 (14.29%) HTML
1 2 (14.29%) jQuery
1 2 (14.29%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (14.29%) W3C
2 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.14%) Driving Licence
2 1 (7.14%) RIA
2 1 (7.14%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Linux
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (14.29%) Break/Fix
1 2 (14.29%) CRM
1 2 (14.29%) ITIL
1 2 (14.29%) MVC
1 2 (14.29%) Practice Management
1 2 (14.29%) Risk Management
1 2 (14.29%) TDD
1 2 (14.29%) Web Development
1 2 (14.29%) Workflow
1 2 (14.29%) Workflow Management
2 1 (7.14%) Coaching
2 1 (7.14%) Contract Management
2 1 (7.14%) Critical Success Factor
2 1 (7.14%) Customer Requirements
2 1 (7.14%) Escalation Management
2 1 (7.14%) Incident Management
2 1 (7.14%) ITIL V3
2 1 (7.14%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (7.14%) Programme Delivery
2 1 (7.14%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) SQL
2 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 2 (14.29%) T-SQL
2 2 (14.29%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) CCNA
1 2 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (14.29%) HND
1 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) CCNP
2 1 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
1 1 (7.14%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 3 (21.43%) Cisco
3 2 (14.29%) Capita
4 1 (7.14%) Citrix
4 1 (7.14%) Dell
4 1 (7.14%) F5
4 1 (7.14%) Juniper
4 1 (7.14%) NetApp
4 1 (7.14%) Northgate
4 1 (7.14%) VMware