Period
to 18 January 2018

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 18 January 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)
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 64 57 96
Rank change year-on-year -7 +39 -39
Contract jobs citing SLA 25 101 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 2.69% 4.95% 0.68%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 15.24% 28.13% 4.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 64 5
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £153 £323 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -52.71% +7.50% -25.00%
10th Percentile £100 £138 £232
90th Percentile £374 £488 £950
North East median daily rate £153 £325 £400
% change year-on-year -53.08% -18.75% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £125.00 £10.30 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1113.59% - -
North East median hourly rate £125.00 £10.30 £11.35
% change year-on-year +1113.59% -9.25% -5.42%

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 164 359 203
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 17.67% 17.58% 13.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 260 158
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £425 £350 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.43% -22.22% +13.92%
10th Percentile £263 £220 £300
90th Percentile £588 £525 £650
North East median daily rate £400 £355 £450
% change year-on-year +12.68% -21.11% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 5
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £77.50 £14.25 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +443.86% -26.92% +62.50%
10th Percentile £39.25 £10.15 £17.70
90th Percentile £117.75 £30.74 £20.25
North East median hourly rate £44.75 £14.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +219.64% -26.32% +46.15%

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 18 January 2018.

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 18 January 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
Newcastle upon Tyne -1 23 £105 -67.69% 10
Sunderland -6 1 - -
SLA
North East

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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 (44.00%) Break/Fix
2 5 (20.00%) ITIL
3 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (16.00%) Finance
4 3 (12.00%) Incident Management
4 3 (12.00%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (12.00%) Project Management
4 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (12.00%) Management Information System
5 2 (8.00%) SC Cleared
5 2 (8.00%) QA
5 2 (8.00%) Waterfall
5 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared
5 2 (8.00%) DevOps
5 2 (8.00%) Master's Degree
5 2 (8.00%) Mentoring
5 2 (8.00%) SQL
5 2 (8.00%) PMP
5 2 (8.00%) PMI Certification
5 2 (8.00%) Active Directory
5 2 (8.00%) Statistics
5 2 (8.00%) Marketing
5 2 (8.00%) CAPM
5 2 (8.00%) Degree
5 2 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (8.00%) Programme Management
5 2 (8.00%) Service Delivery
6 1 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (4.00%) ITSM

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 (4.00%) Apache
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle 10gAS
Applications
1 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle Discoverer
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) JIRA
General
1 4 (16.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (40.00%) Field Engineer
2 8 (32.00%) Field Service Engineer
3 5 (20.00%) Analyst
4 4 (16.00%) Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) Service Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) Service Manager
6 2 (8.00%) IT Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Project Manager
6 2 (8.00%) Service Desk Manager
6 2 (8.00%) Support Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Break Fix Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Field Hardware Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) IT Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) ITIL Service Delivery Manager
7 1 (4.00%) PC Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Resource Planner
7 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared DBA
7 1 (4.00%) Service Desk Support
7 1 (4.00%) Service Desk Support Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Tableau Developer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (12.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.00%) Unix
1 1 (4.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (44.00%) Break/Fix
2 5 (20.00%) ITIL
3 3 (12.00%) Incident Management
3 3 (12.00%) Project Management
4 2 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (8.00%) DevOps
4 2 (8.00%) Mentoring
4 2 (8.00%) Programme Management
4 2 (8.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (8.00%) Statistics
4 2 (8.00%) Waterfall
5 1 (4.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (4.00%) Customer Requirements
5 1 (4.00%) Fault Analysis
5 1 (4.00%) Personalization
5 1 (4.00%) Planning and Forecasting
5 1 (4.00%) Problem Management
5 1 (4.00%) Resource Management
5 1 (4.00%) Service Desk Management
5 1 (4.00%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.00%) SQL
2 1 (4.00%) Java
2 1 (4.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (4.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (8.00%) CAPM
2 2 (8.00%) Degree
2 2 (8.00%) Master's Degree
2 2 (8.00%) PMI Certification
2 2 (8.00%) PMP
2 2 (8.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.00%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (4.00%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (4.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.00%) Adobe
2 1 (4.00%) HP
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle
2 1 (4.00%) ServiceNow
2 1 (4.00%) Tableau