The table below looks at the statistics for SLA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank - - 11
Contract jobs citing SLA 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford - - 5.08%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - - 60.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Median daily rate - - £275
UK excluding London median daily rate £334 £315 £270
% change year-on-year
+5.95% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £17.33 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-13.44% +15.53%
SLA
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedford region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Bedford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
6 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 11.32% 18.92% 8.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 5
Median daily rate £450 £438 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +59.09%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £25.00 £21.99
% change year-on-year
-14.00% +13.67%

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bedford region citing SLA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

SLA Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

SLA
Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SLA across the Bedford region.

SLA Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

SLA
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedford

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

SLA Hourly Rate Trend in Bedford