The table below looks at the statistics for SLA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 55 48 49
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +1
Contract jobs citing SLA 10 11 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.34% 1.53% 2.32%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 17.24% 23.40% 24.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 9
Median daily rate £299 £183 £153
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+63.69% +19.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £183 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £225 £305
UK excluding London median daily rate £280 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Median hourly rate - £10.56 £78.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -86.54%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.35 £15.77 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-9.00% -1.43%
SLA
West Midlands

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 Birmingham region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
58 47 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 7.77% 6.52% 9.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 26 36
Median daily rate £400 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £231 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £665 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £413 £376
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +9.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 2
Median hourly rate - £21.53 £78.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -72.57%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.41 £30.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +50.00%

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

SLA Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

SLA
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

SLA Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

SLA
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SLA across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 25 September 2016.

SLA Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

SLA
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

SLA Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for SLA.

1 13 (59.09%) ITIL
2 7 (31.82%) Microsoft
3 5 (22.73%) Active Directory
3 5 (22.73%) Windows
3 5 (22.73%) Service Delivery
4 4 (18.18%) Finance
4 4 (18.18%) MS Office
4 4 (18.18%) LAN
4 4 (18.18%) WAN
4 4 (18.18%) Project Management
4 4 (18.18%) Degree
4 4 (18.18%) Problem Management
4 4 (18.18%) Performance Management
5 3 (13.64%) Data Protection
5 3 (13.64%) MS Exchange
5 3 (13.64%) Avaya
5 3 (13.64%) Cisco
5 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
5 3 (13.64%) Change Management
6 2 (9.09%) Service Management
6 2 (9.09%) Legal
6 2 (9.09%) Risk Management
6 2 (9.09%) ERP
6 2 (9.09%) ISEB
6 2 (9.09%) Citrix
6 2 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (9.09%) Data Centre
6 2 (9.09%) Coaching
6 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 3 (13.64%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (4.55%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (18.18%) MS Office
2 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
3 1 (4.55%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (4.55%) MS Project
3 1 (4.55%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) assyst
1 1 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (18.18%) LAN
1 4 (18.18%) WAN
2 1 (4.55%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (18.18%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) German Language
2 2 (9.09%) Legal
3 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (22.73%) Service Manager
2 3 (13.64%) Support Specialist
2 3 (13.64%) Voice Specialist
3 2 (9.09%) Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) Environment Manager
3 2 (9.09%) Governance Manager
3 2 (9.09%) Operations Manager
3 2 (9.09%) Problem Manager
3 2 (9.09%) Senior Manager
3 2 (9.09%) Senior Support Manager
3 2 (9.09%) Service Desk Manager
3 2 (9.09%) Support Manager
3 2 (9.09%) Technical Support
4 1 (4.55%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Data Centre Manager
4 1 (4.55%) ITIL Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Technical Support Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) .NET
1 1 (4.55%) CSS
1 1 (4.55%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (9.09%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.55%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (22.73%) Windows
2 1 (4.55%) Windows Server
2 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (59.09%) ITIL
2 5 (22.73%) Service Delivery
3 4 (18.18%) Performance Management
3 4 (18.18%) Problem Management
3 4 (18.18%) Project Management
4 3 (13.64%) Change Management
4 3 (13.64%) Data Protection
5 2 (9.09%) Change Control
5 2 (9.09%) Coaching
5 2 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (9.09%) ERP
5 2 (9.09%) ITIL V3
5 2 (9.09%) Release Management
5 2 (9.09%) Risk Management
5 2 (9.09%) Service Management
5 2 (9.09%) Trend Analysis
6 1 (4.55%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (4.55%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (4.55%) System Integration Testing
6 1 (4.55%) Transition Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
1 1 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) Degree
2 2 (9.09%) ISEB
2 2 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (4.55%) CCNA
3 1 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 5 (22.73%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (31.82%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.64%) Avaya
2 3 (13.64%) Cisco
3 2 (9.09%) Citrix
3 2 (9.09%) VMware
4 1 (4.55%) LANDesk
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle
4 1 (4.55%) Remedy
4 1 (4.55%) SAP
4 1 (4.55%) Sun
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