The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 22 June 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)
England / Yorkshire
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 69 120 98
Rank change year-on-year +51 -22  
Contract jobs citing SLA 52 27 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 2.58% 0.97% 1.57%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 22.03% 10.19% 14.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 11 29
Median daily rate £100 £200 £265
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -50.00% -24.52%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £83 £100 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £455 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £238 £298 £300
% change year-on-year -20.16% -0.83%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 6
Median hourly rate £10.34 £16.00 £13.18
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -35.37% +21.44%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.75 £10.94 £10.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £20.25 £71.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.35 £16.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year -14.32% +11.66%  

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Contract Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 236 265 325
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 11.73% 9.49% 11.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 175 258
Median daily rate £386 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.43% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £481
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 13 10
Median hourly rate £12.00 £16.00 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.00% -49.20%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £11.15 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £22.00 £169.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £28.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -12.28% +14.00%  

SLA
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 Yorkshire

SLA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SLA in Yorkshire

SLA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SLA in Yorkshire over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SLA in Yorkshire

SLA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SLA in Yorkshire

SLA
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 22 June 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
West Yorkshire +30 27 £178 -9.87% 17
South Yorkshire +26 22 £84 -69.54% 1
North Yorkshire +10 4 £234 -37.66% 4
SLA
England

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for SLA.

1 37 (37.37%) ITIL
2 33 (33.33%) Windows
3 21 (21.21%) Microsoft Office
3 21 (21.21%) Microsoft
4 20 (20.20%) Break/Fix
5 18 (18.18%) Active Directory
6 17 (17.17%) VMware
7 15 (15.15%) Finance
8 14 (14.14%) Data Centre
9 13 (13.13%) Banking
9 13 (13.13%) VMware Infrastructure
9 13 (13.13%) Service Delivery
10 12 (12.12%) Cisco
11 11 (11.11%) Tivoli
11 11 (11.11%) Data Protection
12 10 (10.10%) SCCM
12 10 (10.10%) NetIQ
13 9 (9.09%) Law
13 9 (9.09%) SQL Server
13 9 (9.09%) Programme Delivery
14 8 (8.08%) Unix
14 8 (8.08%) Retail
14 8 (8.08%) Windows 7
15 7 (7.07%) Coaching
15 7 (7.07%) Problem Management
15 7 (7.07%) Incident Management
15 7 (7.07%) MS Exchange
15 7 (7.07%) Windows Server
16 6 (6.06%) Stakeholder Management
16 6 (6.06%) Service Management

SLA
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 7 (7.07%) MS Exchange
2 5 (5.05%) IBM Domino
2 5 (5.05%) SharePoint
2 5 (5.05%) WebSphere
3 4 (4.04%) Skype for Business
4 2 (2.02%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (2.02%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (2.02%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.02%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.01%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (1.01%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (1.01%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 21 (21.21%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (3.03%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.01%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.01%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.02%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (2.02%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.05%) Internet
1 5 (5.05%) LAN
1 5 (5.05%) WAN
2 3 (3.03%) Firewall
2 3 (3.03%) Intranet
2 3 (3.03%) VoIP
3 2 (2.02%) DHCP
3 2 (2.02%) DNS
3 2 (2.02%) SAN
3 2 (2.02%) Skype
4 1 (1.01%) 3G
4 1 (1.01%) 4G
4 1 (1.01%) HSPA
4 1 (1.01%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (1.01%) Network Security
4 1 (1.01%) Telepresence
4 1 (1.01%) VLAN
4 1 (1.01%) VoLTE
4 1 (1.01%) VPN
4 1 (1.01%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.01%) Electronic Patient Records
2 1 (1.01%) Ingres
2 1 (1.01%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.01%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (1.01%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (15.15%) Finance
2 13 (13.13%) Banking
3 9 (9.09%) Law
4 8 (8.08%) Retail
5 5 (5.05%) Back Office
5 5 (5.05%) Telecoms
6 4 (4.04%) Billing
7 3 (3.03%) Military
8 2 (2.02%) Local Government
9 1 (1.01%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 24 (24.24%) Analyst
2 21 (21.21%) Field Engineer
3 19 (19.19%) Field Service Engineer
4 14 (14.14%) Service Analyst
4 14 (14.14%) Service Desk Analyst
5 10 (10.10%) Consultant
6 6 (6.06%) 2nd Line Support
6 6 (6.06%) Customer Service Advisor
6 6 (6.06%) Support Analyst
7 5 (5.05%) 2nd Line Technical Support
7 5 (5.05%) Customer Engineer
7 5 (5.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (5.05%) Infrastructure Manager
7 5 (5.05%) Technical Support
8 4 (4.04%) Break Fix Engineer
8 4 (4.04%) Customer Service Engineer
8 4 (4.04%) Service Desk Engineer
9 3 (3.03%) 1st Line Support
9 3 (3.03%) Administrator
9 3 (3.03%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.02%) XML
2 1 (1.01%) .NET
2 1 (1.01%) .NET Framework
2 1 (1.01%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.01%) Hibernate
2 1 (1.01%) J2EE
2 1 (1.01%) Java EE
2 1 (1.01%) Mason
2 1 (1.01%) Spring
2 1 (1.01%) Web Services
2 1 (1.01%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 14 (14.14%) Data Centre
2 5 (5.05%) iSeries
2 5 (5.05%) Management Information System
3 4 (4.04%) Driving Licence
4 3 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.03%) Client/Server
4 3 (3.03%) e-Learning
5 2 (2.02%) Clustering
5 2 (2.02%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.02%) EPoS
5 2 (2.02%) Fat Client
5 2 (2.02%) FMCG
5 2 (2.02%) Thin Client
5 2 (2.02%) User Experience
6 1 (1.01%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.01%) NHS
6 1 (1.01%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 33 (33.33%) Windows
2 8 (8.08%) Unix
2 8 (8.08%) Windows 7
3 7 (7.07%) Windows Server
4 5 (5.05%) Linux
5 4 (4.04%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (3.03%) Windows 8
6 3 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (2.02%) Android
7 2 (2.02%) Solaris
7 2 (2.02%) Windows 2000
7 2 (2.02%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (2.02%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.01%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (37.37%) ITIL
2 20 (20.20%) Break/Fix
3 13 (13.13%) Service Delivery
4 11 (11.11%) Data Protection
5 9 (9.09%) Programme Delivery
6 7 (7.07%) Coaching
6 7 (7.07%) Incident Management
6 7 (7.07%) Problem Management
7 6 (6.06%) People Management
7 6 (6.06%) Service Management
7 6 (6.06%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (5.05%) Business Continuity
8 5 (5.05%) Network Management
8 5 (5.05%) Wealth Management
9 4 (4.04%) Migration
9 4 (4.04%) Process Improvement
9 4 (4.04%) Programme Management
10 3 (3.03%) Change Control
10 3 (3.03%) Change Management
10 3 (3.03%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.05%) SQL
2 4 (4.04%) C
3 2 (2.02%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.01%) C#
4 1 (1.01%) C++
4 1 (1.01%) Java
4 1 (1.01%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (5.05%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (4.04%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.03%) A+ Certification
3 3 (3.03%) MCDST
4 2 (2.02%) CCNP
4 2 (2.02%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (2.02%) DBS Check
4 2 (2.02%) Degree
4 2 (2.02%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (2.02%) MCP
4 2 (2.02%) MCSE
5 1 (1.01%) CISM
5 1 (1.01%) CISSP
5 1 (1.01%) HNC
5 1 (1.01%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.01%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 18 (18.18%) Active Directory
2 13 (13.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.02%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.02%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 11 (11.11%) Tivoli
2 10 (10.10%) SCCM
3 4 (4.04%) SCOM
4 2 (2.02%) AirWatch
4 2 (2.02%) Cisco Prime
4 2 (2.02%) DameWare
4 2 (2.02%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.01%) Control-M
5 1 (1.01%) NetIQ Identity Manager
5 1 (1.01%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 21 (21.21%) Microsoft
2 17 (17.17%) VMware
3 12 (12.12%) Cisco
4 10 (10.10%) NetIQ
5 5 (5.05%) Avaya
5 5 (5.05%) HP
5 5 (5.05%) Palo Alto
6 4 (4.04%) Xerox
7 3 (3.03%) Citrix
7 3 (3.03%) Dell
7 3 (3.03%) Huawei
7 3 (3.03%) NetApp
7 3 (3.03%) Oracle
7 3 (3.03%) Virgin Media
8 2 (2.02%) LANDesk
8 2 (2.02%) Sophos
8 2 (2.02%) Sun
8 2 (2.02%) Veritas
8 2 (2.02%) Wyse
9 1 (1.01%) Remedy
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