The table below looks at the statistics for SLA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bolton region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 24 January 2017 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Manchester / Bolton
Rank 10 10 3
Rank change year-on-year
0 -7
Contract jobs citing SLA 1 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bolton 2.63% 8.33% 15.38%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 100.00% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £345 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £275
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £40.00 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +300.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.75 £18.25 £13.94
% change year-on-year
-13.69% +30.96%

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 Bolton region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Bolton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
1 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bolton 2.63% 8.33% 15.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £345 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £40.00 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +300.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.98 £42.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-47.67% +75.00%

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

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

SLA Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

SLA
Daily Rate Trend in Bolton

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

SLA Daily Rate Trend in Bolton

SLA
Hourly Rate Trend in Bolton

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

SLA Hourly Rate Trend in Bolton

SLA
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 24 January 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 Bolton region with a requirement for SLA.

1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Intel
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Business Continuity
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (100.00%) IronPort
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
1 1 (100.00%) RightFax
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton 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 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Messaging Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Analyst
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Business Continuity
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Intel
1 1 (100.00%) IronPort
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) RightFax