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 3 months to 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
North East / Tyne and Wear
Rank 64 62 40
Rank change year-on-year -2 -22  
Contract jobs citing SLA 15 5 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 2.54% 0.72% 2.25%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 24.59% 7.58% 20.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 7
Median daily rate £223 £235 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.31% -21.66%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £348 £313 £300
% change year-on-year +11.20% +4.16%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Median hourly rate £9.79 £20.00 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -51.05% +81.81%  
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 Tyne and Wear with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Contract Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Tyne and Wear
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 61 66 48
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 10.34% 9.46% 10.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 43 39
Median daily rate £323 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.00% +15.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £253 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £505 £521
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year - +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 1
Median hourly rate £13.65 £20.00 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.77% +81.81%  
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 Tyne and Wear

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 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 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 3 months to 25 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SLA in Tyne and Wear.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SLA in Tyne and Wear

SLA
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing SLA in Tyne and Wear over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 3 months to 25 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
Newcastle upon Tyne -2 11 £300 +215.78% 3
Gateshead 0 3 - - 3
Sunderland +3 1 £125 -66.66%
SLA
North East

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 25 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for SLA.

1 39 (56.52%) ITIL
2 36 (52.17%) Windows
3 33 (47.83%) Service Management
4 32 (46.38%) Microsoft
5 27 (39.13%) Linux
5 27 (39.13%) Unix
6 25 (36.23%) MS Excel
6 25 (36.23%) AIX
6 25 (36.23%) MS PowerPoint
7 24 (34.78%) Data Management
7 24 (34.78%) Windows XP
7 24 (34.78%) Open Source
7 24 (34.78%) SaaS
7 24 (34.78%) PaaS
7 24 (34.78%) IaaS
7 24 (34.78%) Analytical Skills
8 21 (30.43%) Change Management
9 20 (28.99%) WebSphere
9 20 (28.99%) Windows 2000
10 19 (27.54%) DevOps
11 18 (26.09%) ITSM
12 16 (23.19%) Release Management
13 15 (21.74%) PRINCE2
13 15 (21.74%) Operational Acceptance Testing
14 14 (20.29%) Problem Management
14 14 (20.29%) Agile Software Development
15 13 (18.84%) Data Analysis
15 13 (18.84%) Continuous Improvement
16 11 (15.94%) Management Information System
17 10 (14.49%) Active Directory

SLA
Top Related 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 20 (28.99%) WebSphere
2 4 (5.80%) Exchange Server 2003
2 4 (5.80%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (5.80%) MS Exchange
2 4 (5.80%) SAS
3 1 (1.45%) Apache
3 1 (1.45%) IIS
3 1 (1.45%) Jetty
3 1 (1.45%) Mongrel
3 1 (1.45%) nginx
3 1 (1.45%) Oracle Application Server
3 1 (1.45%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 1 (1.45%) Tomcat
Applications
1 25 (36.23%) MS Excel
1 25 (36.23%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (2.90%) MS Office
2 2 (2.90%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.45%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 24 (34.78%) IaaS
1 24 (34.78%) PaaS
1 24 (34.78%) SaaS
2 4 (5.80%) Office 365
3 1 (1.45%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.45%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.45%) Google App Engine
3 1 (1.45%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.70%) LDAP
2 2 (2.90%) VPN
3 1 (1.45%) DHCP
3 1 (1.45%) DNS
3 1 (1.45%) Ethernet
3 1 (1.45%) FTP
3 1 (1.45%) HTTP
3 1 (1.45%) IPsec
3 1 (1.45%) Node B
3 1 (1.45%) SSL
3 1 (1.45%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.70%) MongoDB
2 5 (7.25%) DB2
2 5 (7.25%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (5.80%) SQL Server
4 3 (4.35%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.90%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 2 (2.90%) SAS Enterprise Miner
6 1 (1.45%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.45%) Ingres
6 1 (1.45%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.45%) Travis CI
General
1 1 (1.45%) Finance
1 1 (1.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (21.74%) Operations Engineer
2 14 (20.29%) Field Engineer
3 13 (18.84%) Field Service Engineer
4 12 (17.39%) Senior Operations Engineer
5 11 (15.94%) Analyst
6 9 (13.04%) Support Engineer
7 5 (7.25%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 5 (7.25%) Administrator
7 5 (7.25%) DBA
7 5 (7.25%) Operations Analyst
8 4 (5.80%) 2nd Line Support
8 4 (5.80%) Customer Engineer
8 4 (5.80%) Customer Support Engineer
8 4 (5.80%) Database Engineer
8 4 (5.80%) Operational Support Analyst
8 4 (5.80%) Operations Support Analyst
8 4 (5.80%) Service Manager
8 4 (5.80%) Support Analyst
9 3 (4.35%) IT Manager
9 3 (4.35%) IT Services Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.45%) .NET
1 1 (1.45%) J2EE
1 1 (1.45%) Oracle GoldenGate
1 1 (1.45%) REST
1 1 (1.45%) Servlets
1 1 (1.45%) SOAP
1 1 (1.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 24 (34.78%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (15.94%) Management Information System
3 9 (13.04%) Tandem
4 1 (1.45%) NHS
4 1 (1.45%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 36 (52.17%) Windows
2 27 (39.13%) Linux
2 27 (39.13%) Unix
3 25 (36.23%) AIX
4 24 (34.78%) Windows XP
5 20 (28.99%) Windows 2000
6 8 (11.59%) Windows Server
7 6 (8.70%) Windows 7
8 4 (5.80%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (4.35%) VME
10 2 (2.90%) MVS
10 2 (2.90%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (56.52%) ITIL
2 33 (47.83%) Service Management
3 24 (34.78%) Data Management
3 24 (34.78%) Open Source
4 21 (30.43%) Change Management
5 19 (27.54%) DevOps
6 18 (26.09%) ITSM
7 16 (23.19%) Release Management
8 15 (21.74%) Operational Acceptance Testing
8 15 (21.74%) PRINCE2
9 14 (20.29%) Agile Software Development
9 14 (20.29%) Problem Management
10 13 (18.84%) Continuous Improvement
10 13 (18.84%) Data Analysis
11 7 (10.14%) Disaster Recovery
12 6 (8.70%) Performance Tuning
12 6 (8.70%) Resource Management
13 4 (5.80%) High Availability
14 3 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
15 2 (2.90%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (8.70%) SQL
2 3 (4.35%) COBOL
3 1 (1.45%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (8.70%) Security Cleared
2 4 (5.80%) DBS Check
2 4 (5.80%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.35%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (2.90%) IBM Certification
5 1 (1.45%) CCA
5 1 (1.45%) CCNA
5 1 (1.45%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.45%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (1.45%) MCSE
5 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.35%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (2.90%) QA
3 1 (1.45%) PMO
System Software
1 10 (14.49%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.45%) Oracle Clusterware
2 1 (1.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.45%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (5.80%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.45%) Amdocs OSS
2 1 (1.45%) Data Guard
2 1 (1.45%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (1.45%) Puppet
Vendors
1 32 (46.38%) Microsoft
2 8 (11.59%) Oracle
3 3 (4.35%) ServiceNow
4 2 (2.90%) IBM
5 1 (1.45%) Amdocs
5 1 (1.45%) BT
5 1 (1.45%) Capita
5 1 (1.45%) Google
5 1 (1.45%) Remedy
5 1 (1.45%) Virgin Media
5 1 (1.45%) VMware
Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £10.00 - £10.50 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago