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 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 62 45 46
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +1
Contract jobs citing SLA 8 13 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.06% 1.77% 2.53%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 12.31% 25.49% 23.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 8
Median daily rate £313 £155 £151
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+101.61% +2.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £113 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £222 £315
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £300 £265
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +13.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Median hourly rate £17.75 £11.50 £13.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+54.34% -17.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.95 £11.50 £12.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.55 £11.50 £118.77
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.18 £15.77 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-10.11% -4.42%
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
65 51 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 8.58% 6.93% 10.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 29 39
Median daily rate £375 £348 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.91% -5.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £218 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £467 £545 £506
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £408 £382
% change year-on-year
-1.84% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 3
Median hourly rate £17.75 £22.64 £13.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.59% +63.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.95 £14.51 £12.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.55 £129.63 £118.77
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.15 £24.75 £19.75
% change year-on-year
+13.73% +25.31%

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
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 August 2016.

SLA Hourly Rate Histogram in Birmingham

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 15 (51.72%) ITIL
2 14 (48.28%) Project Management
3 8 (27.59%) Telecoms
4 7 (24.14%) Finance
4 7 (24.14%) Network Planning
4 7 (24.14%) Service Delivery
4 7 (24.14%) 3G
4 7 (24.14%) Logistics
4 7 (24.14%) LTE
5 6 (20.69%) MS Office
5 6 (20.69%) Risk Management
6 4 (13.79%) Internet
6 4 (13.79%) PMI
6 4 (13.79%) PMI Certification
6 4 (13.79%) ISEB
6 4 (13.79%) Degree
6 4 (13.79%) Problem Management
6 4 (13.79%) Release Management
6 4 (13.79%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (13.79%) Performance Management
6 4 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (13.79%) Line Management
7 3 (10.34%) System Integration Testing
7 3 (10.34%) ITIL V3
7 3 (10.34%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (10.34%) LAN
7 3 (10.34%) WAN
7 3 (10.34%) Microsoft
7 3 (10.34%) Windows
7 3 (10.34%) Change Management

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 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (3.45%) IIS
1 1 (3.45%) MS Exchange
1 1 (3.45%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (20.69%) MS Office
2 2 (6.90%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.45%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (3.45%) MS Project
3 1 (3.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) assyst
1 1 (3.45%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 7 (24.14%) 3G
1 7 (24.14%) LTE
2 4 (13.79%) Internet
3 3 (10.34%) LAN
3 3 (10.34%) WAN
4 1 (3.45%) CTI
4 1 (3.45%) DMVPN
4 1 (3.45%) Firewall
4 1 (3.45%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
1 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (27.59%) Telecoms
2 7 (24.14%) Finance
3 2 (6.90%) German Language
3 2 (6.90%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (24.14%) Project Manager
2 5 (17.24%) Service Manager
3 4 (13.79%) Environment Manager
3 4 (13.79%) Lead Project Manager
4 3 (10.34%) Build Manager
4 3 (10.34%) Support Specialist
4 3 (10.34%) Voice Specialist
5 2 (6.90%) Governance Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Network Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Problem Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Service Desk Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Technical Support
6 1 (3.45%) Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Cisco Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Implementation Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Programme Manager
6 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Support Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) .NET
1 1 (3.45%) CSS
1 1 (3.45%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (13.79%) PMI
2 2 (6.90%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.45%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.34%) Windows
2 1 (3.45%) Windows Server
2 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (51.72%) ITIL
2 14 (48.28%) Project Management
3 7 (24.14%) Logistics
3 7 (24.14%) Network Planning
3 7 (24.14%) Service Delivery
4 6 (20.69%) Risk Management
5 4 (13.79%) Line Management
5 4 (13.79%) Performance Management
5 4 (13.79%) Problem Management
5 4 (13.79%) Release Management
5 4 (13.79%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (10.34%) Change Management
6 3 (10.34%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (10.34%) ITIL V3
6 3 (10.34%) System Integration Testing
7 2 (6.90%) Change Control
7 2 (6.90%) Coaching
7 2 (6.90%) Data Protection
7 2 (6.90%) Fault Management
7 2 (6.90%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
1 1 (3.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (13.79%) Degree
1 4 (13.79%) ISEB
1 4 (13.79%) PMI Certification
2 2 (6.90%) CCNA
2 2 (6.90%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (6.90%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.45%) CCNP
3 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.90%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (10.34%) Avaya
1 3 (10.34%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.90%) Cisco
3 1 (3.45%) CheckPoint
3 1 (3.45%) Juniper
3 1 (3.45%) LANDesk
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle
3 1 (3.45%) Remedy
3 1 (3.45%) SAP
3 1 (3.45%) Sun
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