The table below looks at the statistics for SLA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 2 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 26 41 22
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -19
Contract jobs citing SLA 51 52 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 5.99% 4.17% 6.60%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 45.13% 37.14% 44.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 16 25
Median daily rate £430 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.30% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £140 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £315 £263
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 16
Median hourly rate £9.61 £19.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.71% +50.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.43 £18.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-16.62% +23.33%
SLA
South East

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 Buckinghamshire region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
113 140 190
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 13.28% 11.23% 14.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 60 89
Median daily rate £438 £350 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £281 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £436
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 17
Median hourly rate £10.31 £23.75 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.61% +82.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.61 £15.25 £8.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.80 £31.75 £17.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

SLA Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

SLA
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

SLA Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

SLA
Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SLA across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 2 December 2016.

SLA Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

SLA
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

SLA Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

SLA
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SLA within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 2 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +6 41 £430 +32.30% 7
High Wycombe - 3 £95 - 1
Amersham - 2 - -
Buckingham - 1 £225 -
SLA
South East

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 2 December 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for SLA.

1 53 (52.48%) ITIL
2 52 (51.49%) Finance
3 34 (33.66%) Service Management
4 32 (31.68%) Security Cleared
5 30 (29.70%) SC Cleared
6 26 (25.74%) Service Design
7 22 (21.78%) Service Delivery
8 19 (18.81%) Retail
9 18 (17.82%) Incident Management
10 17 (16.83%) Project Management
11 16 (15.84%) Windows
12 15 (14.85%) DV Cleared
13 14 (13.86%) ITIL V3
13 14 (13.86%) SAP
14 13 (12.87%) Unix
15 12 (11.88%) MS Office
15 12 (11.88%) ITIL Certification
16 11 (10.89%) Mainframe
16 11 (10.89%) MVS
16 11 (10.89%) Microsoft
16 11 (10.89%) Windows NT
17 10 (9.90%) MS Excel
17 10 (9.90%) Business Intelligence
17 10 (9.90%) Tivoli
17 10 (9.90%) CA Wily
18 9 (8.91%) SQL
18 9 (8.91%) Validation
19 8 (7.92%) Management Information System
19 8 (7.92%) MS PowerPoint
19 8 (7.92%) Change Management

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 4 (3.96%) CMS
2 3 (2.97%) Apache Pig
2 3 (2.97%) Apache Spark
3 2 (1.98%) SAS
4 1 (0.99%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (11.88%) MS Office
2 10 (9.90%) MS Excel
3 8 (7.92%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (4.95%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.98%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.99%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.97%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.96%) 3G
1 4 (3.96%) ATM
2 3 (2.97%) 4G
3 2 (1.98%) 2G
4 1 (0.99%) GSM
4 1 (0.99%) LTE
4 1 (0.99%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (0.99%) SDH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.94%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
2 5 (4.95%) Big Data
2 5 (4.95%) Hadoop
3 3 (2.97%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (2.97%) Apache Hive
3 3 (2.97%) DataStax
3 3 (2.97%) HBase
3 3 (2.97%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.98%) Cloudera CDH
4 2 (1.98%) PowerCenter
General
1 52 (51.49%) Finance
2 19 (18.81%) Retail
3 7 (6.93%) Automotive
4 6 (5.94%) Banking
5 5 (4.95%) German Language
5 5 (4.95%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.98%) Electronics
6 2 (1.98%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.98%) Marketing
7 1 (0.99%) Finnish Language
7 1 (0.99%) Polish Language
7 1 (0.99%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 32 (31.68%) Analyst
2 22 (21.78%) Architect
3 21 (20.79%) Service Architect
4 12 (11.88%) Service Analyst
5 9 (8.91%) Support Analyst
6 7 (6.93%) Service Desk Analyst
6 7 (6.93%) Service Manager
7 6 (5.94%) Applications Support
8 5 (4.95%) 2nd Line Support
8 5 (4.95%) Applications Support Analyst
8 5 (4.95%) Operations Manager
8 5 (4.95%) SAP Support
9 4 (3.96%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
9 4 (3.96%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 4 (3.96%) Business Intelligence Support Analyst
9 4 (3.96%) SAP Analyst
9 4 (3.96%) SAP BI Analyst
9 4 (3.96%) SAP Support Analyst
10 3 (2.97%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
10 3 (2.97%) Supplier Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.99%) SAP XI
1 1 (0.99%) Web Dynpro
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.89%) Mainframe
2 8 (7.92%) Management Information System
3 6 (5.94%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.98%) Performance Metrics
4 2 (1.98%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.99%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.99%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.99%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 16 (15.84%) Windows
2 13 (12.87%) Unix
3 11 (10.89%) MVS
3 11 (10.89%) Windows NT
4 2 (1.98%) Linux
4 2 (1.98%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (52.48%) ITIL
2 34 (33.66%) Service Management
3 26 (25.74%) Service Design
4 22 (21.78%) Service Delivery
5 18 (17.82%) Incident Management
6 17 (16.83%) Project Management
7 14 (13.86%) ITIL V3
8 10 (9.90%) Business Intelligence
9 9 (8.91%) Validation
10 8 (7.92%) Change Management
10 8 (7.92%) Continuous Improvement
11 7 (6.93%) Supplier Management
12 6 (5.94%) CRM
12 6 (5.94%) ITSM
12 6 (5.94%) Knowledge Management
12 6 (5.94%) Presales
12 6 (5.94%) Stakeholder Management
13 5 (4.95%) Line Management
13 5 (4.95%) People Management
13 5 (4.95%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 9 (8.91%) SQL
2 5 (4.95%) Ruby
3 3 (2.97%) Java
3 3 (2.97%) Python
4 1 (0.99%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 32 (31.68%) Security Cleared
2 30 (29.70%) SC Cleared
3 15 (14.85%) DV Cleared
4 12 (11.88%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (3.96%) Degree
5 4 (3.96%) ISTQB
5 4 (3.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (1.98%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.99%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.99%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (0.99%) QA
1 1 (0.99%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (2.97%) Active Directory
1 3 (2.97%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 10 (9.90%) CA Wily
1 10 (9.90%) Tivoli
2 3 (2.97%) Hadoop YARN
3 1 (0.99%) Control-M
3 1 (0.99%) OVSD
Vendors
1 14 (13.86%) SAP
2 11 (10.89%) Microsoft
3 7 (6.93%) HP
4 6 (5.94%) Avaya
4 6 (5.94%) Remedy
5 4 (3.96%) MicroStrategy
6 3 (2.97%) Cloudera
6 3 (2.97%) Computacenter
6 3 (2.97%) Genesys
7 2 (1.98%) Ericsson
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