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 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)
Yorkshire / South Yorkshire
Rank 48 50 35
Rank change year-on-year +2 -15  
Contract jobs citing SLA 7 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 1.50% 0.38% 1.23%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 15.22% 4.88% 13.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 4
Median daily rate £165 £140 £334
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.85% -58.05%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £348 £313 £300
% change year-on-year +11.20% +4.16%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £11.50 £20.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -42.50% -  
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 South Yorkshire with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Contract Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
South Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 46 41 37
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 9.85% 7.74% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 28 26
Median daily rate £400 £410 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.43% +24.24%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £320 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £508 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year - +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Median hourly rate £11.50 £20.00 £20.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -42.50% -3.61%  
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 South Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 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 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 Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend 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 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
Sheffield +7 5 £83 - 3
SLA
Yorkshire

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

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 South Yorkshire region with a requirement for SLA.

1 8 (44.44%) Windows
1 8 (44.44%) VMware
1 8 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (38.89%) ITIL
2 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
2 7 (38.89%) Active Directory
3 6 (33.33%) Internet
3 6 (33.33%) Windows 7
4 5 (27.78%) MS Exchange
4 5 (27.78%) MS Excel
4 5 (27.78%) Problem Management
5 4 (22.22%) SCCM
6 3 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (16.67%) SC Cleared
6 3 (16.67%) Security Cleared
6 3 (16.67%) Service Management
6 3 (16.67%) MS Office
6 3 (16.67%) Cisco
6 3 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (16.67%) SAN
6 3 (16.67%) NetApp
6 3 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (16.67%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (11.11%) ServiceNow
7 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (11.11%) Sophos
7 2 (11.11%) Project Management

SLA
Top Related 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 5 (27.78%) MS Exchange
2 3 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (5.56%) IIS
4 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (27.78%) MS Excel
2 3 (16.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) IaaS
1 1 (5.56%) Office 365
1 1 (5.56%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (33.33%) Internet
2 3 (16.67%) SAN
3 2 (11.11%) VoIP
4 1 (5.56%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) Ingres
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (11.11%) Local Government
2 1 (5.56%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Analyst
2 3 (16.67%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
2 3 (16.67%) 1st/2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
2 3 (16.67%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
2 3 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (16.67%) Field Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) IT Support
2 3 (16.67%) Service Analyst
2 3 (16.67%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 2 (11.11%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) 1st/2nd Line Technical Support
3 2 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) 2nd Line Technical Support
3 2 (11.11%) 2nd Line Technical Support Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Administrator
3 2 (11.11%) ICT Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) ICT Support
3 2 (11.11%) ICT Support Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) Software Packaging
1 1 (5.56%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 8 (44.44%) Windows
2 6 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Server
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) ITIL
2 5 (27.78%) Problem Management
3 3 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (16.67%) Service Management
4 2 (11.11%) Incident Management
4 2 (11.11%) Performance Management
4 2 (11.11%) Project Management
5 1 (5.56%) Change Control
5 1 (5.56%) Change Management
5 1 (5.56%) Data Protection
5 1 (5.56%) Fault Analysis
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Monitoring
5 1 (5.56%) Migration
5 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
5 1 (5.56%) Virtual Environments
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
1 3 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 3 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.56%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) MCP
2 1 (5.56%) MCSE
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 8 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (38.89%) Active Directory
3 3 (16.67%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (5.56%) VMware ESX
4 1 (5.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (22.22%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (44.44%) VMware
2 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
3 3 (16.67%) Cisco
3 3 (16.67%) NetApp
4 2 (11.11%) Capita
4 2 (11.11%) ServiceNow
4 2 (11.11%) Sophos
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