Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 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)
Yorkshire > South Yorkshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 12 59 55
Rank change year-on-year +47 -4 -29
Contract jobs citing SLA 68 27 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 8.30% 2.28% 2.01%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 53.13% 38.57% 14.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 7 3
South Yorkshire median daily rate £100 £120 £108
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.67% +10.61% -67.61%
Yorkshire median daily rate £100 £200 £333
% change year-on-year -50.00% -39.85% +5.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 11
South Yorkshire median hourly rate - £21.50 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -2.27% -10.20%
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £13.29
% change year-on-year +10.34% +9.15% -16.97%

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 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 128 70 138
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 15.63% 5.90% 13.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 33 89
South Yorkshire median daily rate £385 £380 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.32% -5.00% +19.40%
10th Percentile £100 £121 £254
90th Percentile £591 £497 £550
Yorkshire median daily rate £423 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +5.63% - +17.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 10 17
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £12.00 £21.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -44.19% +48.28% -32.56%
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.00 £15.05 £13.16
% change year-on-year +12.96% +14.36% -25.52%

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 20 November 2017.

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
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 20 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
Sheffield +50 68 £100 -75.00% 1
SLA
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 20 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 South Yorkshire region with a requirement for SLA.

1 59 (86.76%) Break/Fix
2 4 (5.88%) Data Protection
2 4 (5.88%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (4.41%) Windows
4 2 (2.94%) Cisco
4 2 (2.94%) CCNA
4 2 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (2.94%) Wireless
4 2 (2.94%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.94%) Service Delivery
4 2 (2.94%) Time Management
4 2 (2.94%) Line Management
5 1 (1.47%) User Experience
5 1 (1.47%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.47%) Virgin Media
5 1 (1.47%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (1.47%) Process Improvement
5 1 (1.47%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (1.47%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.47%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.47%) Performance Optimisation
5 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (1.47%) Data Management
5 1 (1.47%) Huawei
5 1 (1.47%) Statistics
5 1 (1.47%) German Language
5 1 (1.47%) Problem Management
5 1 (1.47%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.47%) Disaster Recovery

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:

Applications
1 4 (5.88%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.94%) Wireless
2 1 (1.47%) Broadband
2 1 (1.47%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.47%) Oracle Database
1 1 (1.47%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (1.47%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (1.47%) RDBMS
1 1 (1.47%) Relational Database
1 1 (1.47%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 2 (2.94%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.47%) Back Office
2 1 (1.47%) German Language
Job Titles
1 58 (85.29%) Field Engineer
2 38 (55.88%) Field Service Engineer
3 5 (7.35%) Field Hardware Engineer
3 5 (7.35%) Field Service Hardware Engineer
3 5 (7.35%) Hardware Engineer
3 5 (7.35%) IT Engineer
3 5 (7.35%) Repair Engineer
4 4 (5.88%) Analyst
4 4 (5.88%) Service Analyst
4 4 (5.88%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (2.94%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (2.94%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (2.94%) Desktop Support
5 2 (2.94%) Field Service Technician
5 2 (2.94%) IT Technician
5 2 (2.94%) Network Support
5 2 (2.94%) PC Engineer
6 1 (1.47%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
6 1 (1.47%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (1.47%) Cisco Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.47%) Driving Licence
1 1 (1.47%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.41%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (86.76%) Break/Fix
2 4 (5.88%) Data Protection
3 2 (2.94%) Line Management
3 2 (2.94%) Service Delivery
3 2 (2.94%) Time Management
4 1 (1.47%) B2B
4 1 (1.47%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (1.47%) Data Management
4 1 (1.47%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (1.47%) ITIL
4 1 (1.47%) Performance Optimisation
4 1 (1.47%) Problem Management
4 1 (1.47%) Process Improvement
4 1 (1.47%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (1.47%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (1.47%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.47%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (2.94%) CCNA
1 2 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.47%) CCNP
2 1 (1.47%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (1.47%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (2.94%) Cisco
2 1 (1.47%) Huawei
2 1 (1.47%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.47%) Oracle
2 1 (1.47%) Virgin Media