The table below looks at the statistics for SLA skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 138 146 151
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +5
Contract jobs citing SLA 28 70 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.82% 1.18% 0.86%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 8.12% 12.07% 8.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 48 26
Median daily rate £375 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £86 £215 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £280 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 4
Median hourly rate £85.50 £17.00 £14.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+402.94% +19.78%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £15.77 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-8.05% -9.88%
SLA
London

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 City of London region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
345 580 562
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 10.14% 9.80% 9.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 271 449 398
Median daily rate £475 £475 £475
90% offered a daily rate of more than £339 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £639 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 6
Median hourly rate £52.75 £24.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+119.79% +37.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.55 £14.60 £11.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £78.95 £55.50 £31.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £20.21
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +11.35%

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

SLA Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

SLA
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

SLA Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

SLA
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SLA across the City of London region over the 3 months to 27 July 2016.

SLA Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

SLA
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

SLA Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 City of London region with a requirement for SLA.

1 20 (33.90%) ITIL
1 20 (33.90%) Finance
2 15 (25.42%) Windows
3 14 (23.73%) Microsoft
4 12 (20.34%) Active Directory
5 11 (18.64%) MS Office
6 10 (16.95%) SQL
7 9 (15.25%) Service Delivery
8 8 (13.56%) Service Management
8 8 (13.56%) Firewall
8 8 (13.56%) VMware
8 8 (13.56%) Unix
8 8 (13.56%) MS Excel
8 8 (13.56%) Cisco
8 8 (13.56%) Remedy
8 8 (13.56%) Banking
8 8 (13.56%) Problem Management
9 7 (11.86%) Degree
9 7 (11.86%) CCNA
9 7 (11.86%) Citrix
9 7 (11.86%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (11.86%) TCP/IP
9 7 (11.86%) Linux
9 7 (11.86%) SQL Server
9 7 (11.86%) Change Management
10 6 (10.17%) Oracle
10 6 (10.17%) ITIL Certification
10 6 (10.17%) BMC
10 6 (10.17%) SAN
10 6 (10.17%) Incident Management

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 (8.47%) IIS
1 5 (8.47%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.08%) Zimbra
3 2 (3.39%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.69%) GemFire
4 1 (1.69%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.69%) WebSphere
Applications
1 11 (18.64%) MS Office
2 8 (13.56%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.69%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.69%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.69%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (10.17%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (3.39%) Oracle Assets
2 2 (3.39%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (3.39%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (3.39%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (3.39%) Oracle FAH
2 2 (3.39%) Oracle General Ledger
2 2 (3.39%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
3 1 (1.69%) Sophis RISQUE
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.69%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (13.56%) Firewall
2 7 (11.86%) TCP/IP
3 6 (10.17%) Cisco ASA
3 6 (10.17%) SAN
4 5 (8.47%) DNS
5 4 (6.78%) Cisco Nexus
5 4 (6.78%) DHCP
6 3 (5.08%) WAN
7 2 (3.39%) BIG-IP
7 2 (3.39%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 2 (3.39%) LAN
7 2 (3.39%) WAAS
7 2 (3.39%) Wireless
8 1 (1.69%) Avaya Modular Messaging
8 1 (1.69%) BGP
8 1 (1.69%) Ethernet
8 1 (1.69%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 1 (1.69%) IP Telephony
8 1 (1.69%) NetScaler
8 1 (1.69%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.86%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.08%) Oracle Database
2 3 (5.08%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (5.08%) Oracle Database 12c
3 2 (3.39%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.69%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.69%) Couchbase
4 1 (1.69%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.69%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.69%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.69%) PowerPivot
4 1 (1.69%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.69%) JIRA
1 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 20 (33.90%) Finance
2 8 (13.56%) Banking
3 3 (5.08%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.39%) Advertising
4 2 (3.39%) Financial Institution
4 2 (3.39%) Front Office
5 1 (1.69%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.69%) Law
5 1 (1.69%) Legal
5 1 (1.69%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 17 (28.81%) Analyst
2 8 (13.56%) Support Analyst
3 5 (8.47%) Applications Support
4 4 (6.78%) Computer Engineer
4 4 (6.78%) Field Engineer
4 4 (6.78%) Field Service Engineer
4 4 (6.78%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (6.78%) Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (5.08%) Applications Support Analyst
5 3 (5.08%) Broadcast Engineer
5 3 (5.08%) Help Desk Analyst
5 3 (5.08%) Help Desk Support
5 3 (5.08%) Help Desk Support Analyst
5 3 (5.08%) Incident Manager
5 3 (5.08%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 3 (5.08%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 3 (5.08%) IT Support
5 3 (5.08%) IT Support Analyst
5 3 (5.08%) Oracle DBA
5 3 (5.08%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.39%) HTML
2 1 (1.69%) .NET
2 1 (1.69%) AngularJS
2 1 (1.69%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.69%) CSS
2 1 (1.69%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (1.69%) Memcached
2 1 (1.69%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.47%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (8.47%) Management Information System
2 4 (6.78%) EPoS
3 3 (5.08%) Derivative
4 2 (3.39%) CMDB
4 2 (3.39%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.39%) Equity Derivative
4 2 (3.39%) Hedge funds
4 2 (3.39%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.69%) BYOD
5 1 (1.69%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.69%) Fixed Income
5 1 (1.69%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.69%) NHS
5 1 (1.69%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.69%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.69%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 15 (25.42%) Windows
2 8 (13.56%) Unix
3 7 (11.86%) Linux
4 6 (10.17%) Windows 7
5 5 (8.47%) Windows Server
6 4 (6.78%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (5.08%) CentOS
7 3 (5.08%) Mac OS X
7 3 (5.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (5.08%) Solaris
7 3 (5.08%) Windows 8
7 3 (5.08%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (5.08%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (5.08%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.69%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (33.90%) ITIL
2 9 (15.25%) Service Delivery
3 8 (13.56%) Problem Management
3 8 (13.56%) Service Management
4 7 (11.86%) Change Management
5 6 (10.17%) Incident Management
6 5 (8.47%) Change Control
6 5 (8.47%) Line Management
6 5 (8.47%) Migration
6 5 (8.47%) Root Cause Analysis
7 4 (6.78%) Information Assurance
7 4 (6.78%) Information Security
7 4 (6.78%) Information Security Management
7 4 (6.78%) ISMS
7 4 (6.78%) Project Management
7 4 (6.78%) Protective Monitoring
7 4 (6.78%) Security Management
7 4 (6.78%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (6.78%) Time Management
7 4 (6.78%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (16.95%) SQL
2 4 (6.78%) T-SQL
3 3 (5.08%) C
3 3 (5.08%) PL/SQL
3 3 (5.08%) Shell Script
4 2 (3.39%) JavaScript
4 2 (3.39%) Python
5 1 (1.69%) C#
5 1 (1.69%) Perl
5 1 (1.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (11.86%) CCNA
1 7 (11.86%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (11.86%) Degree
2 6 (10.17%) ITIL Certification
2 6 (10.17%) SC Cleared
2 6 (10.17%) Security Cleared
3 4 (6.78%) CISM
3 4 (6.78%) CISSP
3 4 (6.78%) IISP
4 3 (5.08%) MCP
4 3 (5.08%) MCSE
4 3 (5.08%) MCTS
4 3 (5.08%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.69%) A+ Certification
5 1 (1.69%) CCENT
5 1 (1.69%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (1.69%) Network+ Certification
5 1 (1.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (6.78%) GPG13
2 4 (6.78%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (1.69%) Data Quality
System Software
1 12 (20.34%) Active Directory
2 5 (8.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.39%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.69%) Docker
4 1 (1.69%) KVM
4 1 (1.69%) Terminal Server
4 1 (1.69%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.69%) vSphere
4 1 (1.69%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (8.47%) SCOM
2 3 (5.08%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 3 (5.08%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (3.39%) SCCM
4 1 (1.69%) Ansible
4 1 (1.69%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.69%) Control-M
4 1 (1.69%) ITRS Geneos
4 1 (1.69%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.69%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 14 (23.73%) Microsoft
2 8 (13.56%) Cisco
2 8 (13.56%) Remedy
2 8 (13.56%) VMware
3 7 (11.86%) Citrix
4 6 (10.17%) BMC
4 6 (10.17%) Oracle
5 4 (6.78%) Juniper
5 4 (6.78%) Red Hat
5 4 (6.78%) Veritas
5 4 (6.78%) WorldPay
6 3 (5.08%) Adobe
6 3 (5.08%) CheckPoint
6 3 (5.08%) Dell
6 3 (5.08%) Kaspersky
6 3 (5.08%) SolarWinds
7 2 (3.39%) Aruba
7 2 (3.39%) F5
7 2 (3.39%) LogLogic
7 2 (3.39%) Tufin
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