Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 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)
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 70 35 84
Rank change year-on-year -35 +49 -31
Contract jobs citing SLA 21 157 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 2.30% 6.69% 1.64%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 13.38% 37.03% 11.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 108 11
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £100 £280 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -64.29% +6.67% -38.01%
North East median daily rate £100 £280 £263
% change year-on-year -64.29% +6.67% -37.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 5
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £17.50 £27.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.36% +83.33% +1.35%
10th Percentile £16.25 £9.83 £12.75
90th Percentile £18.75 £28.50 £20.40
North East median hourly rate £17.50 £27.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year -35.19% +80.00% +1.35%

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 Tyne and Wear with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Tyne and Wear
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 157 424 215
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 17.21% 18.07% 14.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 312 168
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £375 £320 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.19% -20.99% +6.93%
10th Percentile £235 £208 £263
90th Percentile £588 £513 £629
North East median daily rate £375 £325 £425
% change year-on-year +15.38% -23.53% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 18 9
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £17.50 £28.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -37.50% +64.71% +14.86%
10th Percentile £16.25 £10.21 £14.25
90th Percentile £27.75 £28.73 £21.00
North East median hourly rate £17.50 £28.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year -37.50% +75.00% -3.61%

SLA
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

Job postings citing SLA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear.

Job vacancy trend for SLA in Tyne and Wear

SLA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SLA in Tyne and Wear.

Contractor daily rate trend for SLA in Tyne and Wear

SLA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SLA in Tyne and Wear over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SLA in Tyne and Wear

SLA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SLA in Tyne and Wear

SLA
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SLA within the Tyne and Wear 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
Newcastle upon Tyne -35 19 £100 -64.29% 3
Sunderland -2 1 - -
SLA
North East

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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for SLA.

1 11 (52.38%) Break/Fix
2 5 (23.81%) ITIL
3 4 (19.05%) Service Delivery
4 3 (14.29%) ITSM
4 3 (14.29%) Management Information System
4 3 (14.29%) Service Management
4 3 (14.29%) Project Management
5 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared
5 2 (9.52%) Waterfall
5 2 (9.52%) Change Control
5 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
5 2 (9.52%) DevOps
5 2 (9.52%) Master's Degree
5 2 (9.52%) Mentoring
5 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (9.52%) SQL
5 2 (9.52%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (9.52%) PMP
5 2 (9.52%) PMI Certification
5 2 (9.52%) Programme Management
5 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (9.52%) Risk Management
5 2 (9.52%) Finance
5 2 (9.52%) Statistics
5 2 (9.52%) Marketing
5 2 (9.52%) CAPM
5 2 (9.52%) Degree
6 1 (4.76%) Oracle 10gAS
6 1 (4.76%) JIRA
6 1 (4.76%) Resource Management

SLA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 (4.76%) Apache
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle 10gAS
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle EBS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle Discoverer
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) JIRA
General
1 2 (9.52%) Finance
1 2 (9.52%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (52.38%) Field Engineer
2 10 (47.62%) Field Service Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Break Fix Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Change Control Coordinator
4 2 (9.52%) Coordinator
4 2 (9.52%) Project Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Service Delivery Coordinator
4 2 (9.52%) Service Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Desktop Support
5 1 (4.76%) Hardware Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) ITIL Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Junior
5 1 (4.76%) Junior Project Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Oracle Applications DBA
5 1 (4.76%) Oracle DBA
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Project Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Service Desk Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Services Delivery Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (52.38%) Break/Fix
2 5 (23.81%) ITIL
3 4 (19.05%) Service Delivery
4 3 (14.29%) ITSM
4 3 (14.29%) Project Management
4 3 (14.29%) Service Management
5 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (9.52%) Change Control
5 2 (9.52%) DevOps
5 2 (9.52%) Mentoring
5 2 (9.52%) Programme Management
5 2 (9.52%) Risk Management
5 2 (9.52%) Statistics
5 2 (9.52%) Waterfall
6 1 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (4.76%) Data Conversion
6 1 (4.76%) Planning and Forecasting
6 1 (4.76%) Problem Management
6 1 (4.76%) Service Desk Management
6 1 (4.76%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) SQL
2 1 (4.76%) Java
2 1 (4.76%) PL/SQL
2 1 (4.76%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) CAPM
1 2 (9.52%) Degree
1 2 (9.52%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (9.52%) Master's Degree
1 2 (9.52%) PMI Certification
1 2 (9.52%) PMP
1 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared
1 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.76%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (4.76%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 1 (4.76%) HP
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle
1 1 (4.76%) Tableau