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 5 May 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 54 34 39
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +5
Contract jobs citing SLA 25 61 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 2.39% 4.73% 4.43%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 26.32% 31.77% 46.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 25 12
Median daily rate £440 £335 £306
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.34% +9.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £228 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £284 £301 £300
% change year-on-year
-5.73% +0.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Median hourly rate £11.50 £12.75 £9.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.80% +40.10%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +10.34%
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
95 192 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 9.10% 14.88% 9.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 88 50
Median daily rate £400 £350 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +12.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £265 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 2
Median hourly rate £24.55 £40.00 £10.30
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.63% +288.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.88 £13.45 £9.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.15 £57.00 £11.26
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £29.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-22.41% +38.09%

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 5 May 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 5 May 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 -8 22 £440 +17.33% 4
High Wycombe 0 1 - - 2
Amersham - 1 - -
SLA
South East

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 24 (43.64%) ITIL
1 24 (43.64%) Finance
2 14 (25.45%) Unix
3 13 (23.64%) Microsoft
3 13 (23.64%) Retail
4 12 (21.82%) Windows
5 10 (18.18%) Service Delivery
5 10 (18.18%) Remedy
6 9 (16.36%) Mainframe
6 9 (16.36%) MVS
6 9 (16.36%) MS Office
6 9 (16.36%) Management Information System
6 9 (16.36%) Service Management
7 8 (14.55%) Windows NT
7 8 (14.55%) Performance Analysis
8 7 (12.73%) MS PowerPoint
8 7 (12.73%) Security Cleared
8 7 (12.73%) MS Excel
8 7 (12.73%) ATM
8 7 (12.73%) Incident Management
9 6 (10.91%) Migration
9 6 (10.91%) Change Management
9 6 (10.91%) Disaster Recovery
9 6 (10.91%) Project Management
9 6 (10.91%) HP
10 5 (9.09%) SharePoint
10 5 (9.09%) Linux
10 5 (9.09%) SAN
10 5 (9.09%) Tivoli
10 5 (9.09%) Spanish Language

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 5 (9.09%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.82%) CMS
2 1 (1.82%) Mule
2 1 (1.82%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 9 (16.36%) MS Office
2 7 (12.73%) MS Excel
2 7 (12.73%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (3.64%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.82%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (3.64%) SAP R/3
2 1 (1.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.82%) OneDrive
1 1 (1.82%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.73%) ATM
2 5 (9.09%) SAN
3 3 (5.45%) Broadband
4 2 (3.64%) DWDM
4 2 (3.64%) Frame Relay
4 2 (3.64%) LAN
4 2 (3.64%) MPLS
4 2 (3.64%) SDH
4 2 (3.64%) VoIP
4 2 (3.64%) VPN
4 2 (3.64%) WAN
4 2 (3.64%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (3.64%) WLAN
4 2 (3.64%) xDSL
5 1 (1.82%) NAS
5 1 (1.82%) NGN
5 1 (1.82%) SMS
5 1 (1.82%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.82%) DB2
1 1 (1.82%) MySQL
1 1 (1.82%) SQL Server
General
1 24 (43.64%) Finance
2 13 (23.64%) Retail
3 5 (9.09%) Spanish Language
4 3 (5.45%) Banking
5 2 (3.64%) Marketing
5 2 (3.64%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.82%) Electronics
6 1 (1.82%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (25.45%) Analyst
2 7 (12.73%) Service Analyst
2 7 (12.73%) Service Desk Analyst
3 5 (9.09%) Administrator
3 5 (9.09%) Architect
3 5 (9.09%) Service Manager
4 4 (7.27%) Linux Administrator
4 4 (7.27%) Project Manager
5 3 (5.45%) Infrastructure Manager
5 3 (5.45%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 3 (5.45%) Service Architect
5 3 (5.45%) Support Analyst
6 2 (3.64%) Consultant
6 2 (3.64%) Developer
6 2 (3.64%) IT Manager
6 2 (3.64%) Network Technical Architect
6 2 (3.64%) Service Desk Support
6 2 (3.64%) Supplier Manager
6 2 (3.64%) Technical Architect
6 2 (3.64%) Vendor Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.64%) SAP XI
1 2 (3.64%) Web Dynpro
2 1 (1.82%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.36%) Mainframe
1 9 (16.36%) Management Information System
2 5 (9.09%) Data Centre
3 4 (7.27%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (7.27%) Clustering
3 4 (7.27%) HACMP
4 3 (5.45%) LPAR
5 1 (1.82%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.82%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (1.82%) Replication
5 1 (1.82%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 14 (25.45%) Unix
2 12 (21.82%) Windows
3 9 (16.36%) MVS
4 8 (14.55%) Windows NT
5 5 (9.09%) Linux
6 4 (7.27%) AIX
6 4 (7.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (5.45%) VMS
8 1 (1.82%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.82%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (43.64%) ITIL
2 10 (18.18%) Service Delivery
3 9 (16.36%) Service Management
4 8 (14.55%) Performance Analysis
5 7 (12.73%) Incident Management
6 6 (10.91%) Change Management
6 6 (10.91%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (10.91%) Migration
6 6 (10.91%) Project Management
7 5 (9.09%) Service Design
8 4 (7.27%) Business Analysis
8 4 (7.27%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (7.27%) Data Migration
8 4 (7.27%) Fault Management
8 4 (7.27%) High Availability
8 4 (7.27%) Line Management
9 3 (5.45%) ITIL V3
9 3 (5.45%) ITSM
9 3 (5.45%) Storage Virtualisation
9 3 (5.45%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.27%) AWK
1 4 (7.27%) Perl
1 4 (7.27%) sed
1 4 (7.27%) Shell Script
2 2 (3.64%) ABAP
2 2 (3.64%) SQL
3 1 (1.82%) Java
3 1 (1.82%) JCL
Qualifications
1 7 (12.73%) Security Cleared
2 5 (9.09%) SC Cleared
3 4 (7.27%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (3.64%) CCIE
4 2 (3.64%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (3.64%) Degree
4 2 (3.64%) DV Cleared
4 2 (3.64%) ISTQB
4 2 (3.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.82%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.64%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.82%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (7.27%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 4 (7.27%) Veritas File System
1 4 (7.27%) VMware ESX
1 4 (7.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.82%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (9.09%) CA Wily
1 5 (9.09%) Tivoli
2 4 (7.27%) Control-M
3 2 (3.64%) OVSD
4 1 (1.82%) CA Endevor
4 1 (1.82%) MAINVIEW
Vendors
1 13 (23.64%) Microsoft
2 10 (18.18%) Remedy
3 6 (10.91%) HP
4 4 (7.27%) 3PAR
4 4 (7.27%) EMC
4 4 (7.27%) IBM
4 4 (7.27%) Red Hat
4 4 (7.27%) SAP
4 4 (7.27%) Symantec
4 4 (7.27%) Veritas
4 4 (7.27%) VMware
5 2 (3.64%) Avaya
5 2 (3.64%) Cisco
5 2 (3.64%) Huawei
5 2 (3.64%) Juniper
6 1 (1.82%) CheckPoint
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