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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 60 54 56
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +2
Contract jobs citing SLA 12 14 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.49% 1.93% 0.92%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 15.19% 25.45% 10.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 9 3
Median daily rate £288 £190 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+51.31% -24.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £118 £136
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £350 £328
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £300 £286
% change year-on-year
- +4.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £17.75 - £13.87
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.63% -12.85%
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
79 55 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 9.78% 7.58% 8.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 39 31
Median daily rate £375 £350 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -8.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £184 £190 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £488 £468
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 2
Median hourly rate £42.50 - £22.44
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.03 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+27.12% +4.88%

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 28 June 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SLA across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 28 June 2016.

SLA Hourly Rate Histogram in Birmingham

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 19 (54.29%) ITIL
2 15 (42.86%) Project Management
3 11 (31.43%) Finance
4 9 (25.71%) Telecoms
5 8 (22.86%) Service Management
5 8 (22.86%) 3G
6 7 (20.00%) Network Planning
6 7 (20.00%) Logistics
6 7 (20.00%) LTE
7 6 (17.14%) Problem Management
7 6 (17.14%) Risk Management
7 6 (17.14%) Service Delivery
7 6 (17.14%) MS Office
8 5 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (11.43%) Performance Analysis
9 4 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (11.43%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 4 (11.43%) Line Management
9 4 (11.43%) Unix
9 4 (11.43%) AIX
9 4 (11.43%) Solaris
9 4 (11.43%) Linux
9 4 (11.43%) NFS
9 4 (11.43%) Microsoft
9 4 (11.43%) ISEB
9 4 (11.43%) PMI
9 4 (11.43%) PMI Certification
9 4 (11.43%) Cognizant
9 4 (11.43%) Veritas
9 4 (11.43%) Red Hat

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 2 (5.71%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.86%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (17.14%) MS Office
2 1 (2.86%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.86%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.86%) MS Project
2 1 (2.86%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) assyst
1 1 (2.86%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (22.86%) 3G
2 7 (20.00%) LTE
3 4 (11.43%) Internet
4 3 (8.57%) LAN
4 3 (8.57%) WAN
5 2 (5.71%) Firewall
6 1 (2.86%) 2G
6 1 (2.86%) 4G
6 1 (2.86%) ATM
6 1 (2.86%) DMVPN
6 1 (2.86%) DNS
6 1 (2.86%) DWDM
6 1 (2.86%) RNC
6 1 (2.86%) VPN
6 1 (2.86%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 11 (31.43%) Finance
2 9 (25.71%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.71%) German Language
3 2 (5.71%) Legal
4 1 (2.86%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (22.86%) Project Manager
2 4 (11.43%) Administrator
2 4 (11.43%) Environment Manager
2 4 (11.43%) Lead Project Manager
2 4 (11.43%) Unix Administrator
3 3 (8.57%) Analyst
3 3 (8.57%) Build Manager
3 3 (8.57%) Service Manager
3 3 (8.57%) Support Specialist
3 3 (8.57%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (8.57%) Unix Systems Administrator
3 3 (8.57%) Voice Specialist
4 2 (5.71%) Governance Manager
4 2 (5.71%) Head of Service Management
4 2 (5.71%) Network Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) Support Analyst
5 1 (2.86%) Head of Delivery
5 1 (2.86%) Lead Tester
5 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) Service Implementation Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (11.43%) PMI
2 3 (8.57%) CMDB
3 2 (5.71%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.86%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.86%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.86%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.43%) AIX
1 4 (11.43%) Linux
1 4 (11.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 4 (11.43%) Solaris
1 4 (11.43%) Unix
2 2 (5.71%) Windows
3 1 (2.86%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (54.29%) ITIL
2 15 (42.86%) Project Management
3 8 (22.86%) Service Management
4 7 (20.00%) Logistics
4 7 (20.00%) Network Planning
5 6 (17.14%) Problem Management
5 6 (17.14%) Risk Management
5 6 (17.14%) Service Delivery
6 5 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (11.43%) Change Management
7 4 (11.43%) Line Management
7 4 (11.43%) Performance Analysis
7 4 (11.43%) Release Management
7 4 (11.43%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (8.57%) ITIL V3
8 3 (8.57%) System Integration Testing
9 2 (5.71%) Capacity Planning
9 2 (5.71%) Change Control
9 2 (5.71%) Network Monitoring
9 2 (5.71%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.86%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (11.43%) Degree
1 4 (11.43%) ISEB
1 4 (11.43%) PMI Certification
1 4 (11.43%) Security Cleared
2 3 (8.57%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.71%) CCNA
3 2 (5.71%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.86%) CCNP
4 1 (2.86%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) QA
System Software
1 4 (11.43%) NFS
1 4 (11.43%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 2 (5.71%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.86%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 4 (11.43%) Cognizant
1 4 (11.43%) Microsoft
1 4 (11.43%) Red Hat
1 4 (11.43%) Veritas
2 3 (8.57%) Avaya
2 3 (8.57%) ServiceNow
3 2 (5.71%) Cisco
3 2 (5.71%) Oracle
4 1 (2.86%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 1 (2.86%) CheckPoint
4 1 (2.86%) Citrix
4 1 (2.86%) Ericsson
4 1 (2.86%) Juniper
4 1 (2.86%) Nokia
4 1 (2.86%) Nortel
4 1 (2.86%) Remedy
4 1 (2.86%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.86%) SAP
4 1 (2.86%) Siemens
4 1 (2.86%) Sun
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