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 20 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
London / City of London
Rank 133 109 140
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +31
Contract jobs citing SLA 21 42 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.71% 1.37% 0.99%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 6.65% 12.65% 11.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 27 35
Median daily rate £475 £363 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.03% -9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £204 £177
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £455 £508
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £275
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 3
Median hourly rate £46.50 £26.75 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+73.83% +62.12%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.96 £18.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-13.71% +27.58%

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
316 332 458
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 10.73% 10.81% 8.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 229 231 350
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £401 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 4
Median hourly rate £46.50 £31.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.61% +85.29%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.17 £42.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-44.83% +68.00%

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 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 City of London region with a requirement for SLA.

1 21 (42.00%) ITIL
2 16 (32.00%) Windows
3 15 (30.00%) Finance
4 10 (20.00%) Asset Management
5 9 (18.00%) System Testing
5 9 (18.00%) Change Management
5 9 (18.00%) Active Directory
6 8 (16.00%) Microsoft
6 8 (16.00%) Service Management
6 8 (16.00%) Service Delivery
6 8 (16.00%) Windows 7
7 7 (14.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (14.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (14.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (14.00%) SQL Server 2012
7 7 (14.00%) AngularJS
7 7 (14.00%) Relational Database
7 7 (14.00%) MVC
7 7 (14.00%) ASP.NET
7 7 (14.00%) C#
7 7 (14.00%) HTML
7 7 (14.00%) .NET
7 7 (14.00%) SQL Server
8 6 (12.00%) MS Office
8 6 (12.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 5 (10.00%) Citrix
9 5 (10.00%) Incident Management
10 4 (8.00%) Wealth Management
10 4 (8.00%) Problem Management
10 4 (8.00%) Line 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 3 (6.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (6.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (4.00%) Skype for Business
3 1 (2.00%) OpenStack
3 1 (2.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (12.00%) MS Office
2 3 (6.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (4.00%) Acrobat
3 2 (4.00%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (2.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.00%) Office 365
2 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.00%) DHCP
1 4 (8.00%) DNS
2 2 (4.00%) LAN
2 2 (4.00%) MPLS
2 2 (4.00%) SAN
2 2 (4.00%) WAN
3 1 (2.00%) BGP
3 1 (2.00%) BIG-IP
3 1 (2.00%) DWDM
3 1 (2.00%) ICMP
3 1 (2.00%) IPsec
3 1 (2.00%) OSPF
3 1 (2.00%) SSH
3 1 (2.00%) SSL
3 1 (2.00%) tcpdump
3 1 (2.00%) VLAN
3 1 (2.00%) VoIP
3 1 (2.00%) VPN
3 1 (2.00%) Wireless
3 1 (2.00%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.00%) Relational Database
1 7 (14.00%) SQL Server
1 7 (14.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 7 (14.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 7 (14.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 7 (14.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (2.00%) Electronic Patient Records
2 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (2.00%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 2 (4.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.00%) MSI
General
1 15 (30.00%) Finance
2 2 (4.00%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.00%) Advertising
3 1 (2.00%) Banking
3 1 (2.00%) Front Office
3 1 (2.00%) Games
3 1 (2.00%) Legal
3 1 (2.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (18.00%) Service Manager
2 8 (16.00%) Analyst
3 5 (10.00%) Team Leader
4 4 (8.00%) Delivery Manager
4 4 (8.00%) Developer
4 4 (8.00%) IT Manager
4 4 (8.00%) Services Delivery Manager
5 3 (6.00%) C# Developer
5 3 (6.00%) IT Support
5 3 (6.00%) Service Desk Manager
5 3 (6.00%) Support Analyst
6 2 (4.00%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (4.00%) Administrator
6 2 (4.00%) Desktop Support
6 2 (4.00%) IT Support Manager
6 2 (4.00%) ITIL Manager
6 2 (4.00%) ITIL Service Manager
6 2 (4.00%) Service Analyst
6 2 (4.00%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (4.00%) Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.00%) .NET
1 7 (14.00%) AngularJS
1 7 (14.00%) ASP.NET
1 7 (14.00%) HTML
2 2 (4.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 3 (6.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.00%) BYOD
3 2 (4.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.00%) Reinsurance
4 1 (2.00%) CMDB
4 1 (2.00%) EMC Centera
4 1 (2.00%) EMC VMAX
4 1 (2.00%) EMC VNX
4 1 (2.00%) Equities
4 1 (2.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.00%) NHS
4 1 (2.00%) Oracle Exalogic
4 1 (2.00%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 16 (32.00%) Windows
2 8 (16.00%) Windows 7
3 4 (8.00%) Windows Server
4 3 (6.00%) Linux
4 3 (6.00%) Windows XP
5 2 (4.00%) Unix
5 2 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.00%) AIX
6 1 (2.00%) Data ONTAP
6 1 (2.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.00%) Windows 10
6 1 (2.00%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (42.00%) ITIL
2 10 (20.00%) Asset Management
3 9 (18.00%) Change Management
3 9 (18.00%) System Testing
4 8 (16.00%) Service Delivery
4 8 (16.00%) Service Management
5 7 (14.00%) MVC
6 5 (10.00%) Incident Management
7 4 (8.00%) ITSM
7 4 (8.00%) Line Management
7 4 (8.00%) Problem Management
7 4 (8.00%) Wealth Management
8 3 (6.00%) ITIL V3
8 3 (6.00%) Patch Management
8 3 (6.00%) Release Management
8 3 (6.00%) Time Management
9 2 (4.00%) Business Analysis
9 2 (4.00%) Performance Management
9 2 (4.00%) Root Cause Analysis
9 2 (4.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (14.00%) C#
2 3 (6.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (6.00%) SQL
3 1 (2.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.00%) Java
3 1 (2.00%) Korn
3 1 (2.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (4.00%) CCNP
1 2 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.00%) ACCA
2 1 (2.00%) CCSA
2 1 (2.00%) CCSE
2 1 (2.00%) CIMA
2 1 (2.00%) Degree
2 1 (2.00%) ECDL
2 1 (2.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.00%) JNCIP
2 1 (2.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.00%) QA
1 2 (4.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (2.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (18.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.00%) Terminal Server
4 1 (2.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (2.00%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (2.00%) SRDF
4 1 (2.00%) VMware ESX
4 1 (2.00%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.00%) vSphere
4 1 (2.00%) XenApp
4 1 (2.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (6.00%) SCCM
2 2 (4.00%) NetBackup
3 1 (2.00%) Data Guard
3 1 (2.00%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (2.00%) HP SIM
3 1 (2.00%) ITRS Geneos
3 1 (2.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (2.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (2.00%) SnapVault
3 1 (2.00%) Thomson Reuters DACS
3 1 (2.00%) vRealize
Vendors
1 8 (16.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.00%) Citrix
3 4 (8.00%) Remedy
4 3 (6.00%) Cisco
4 3 (6.00%) VMware
5 2 (4.00%) Adobe
5 2 (4.00%) HP
5 2 (4.00%) LANDesk
5 2 (4.00%) NetApp
5 2 (4.00%) Reuters
5 2 (4.00%) ServiceNow
5 2 (4.00%) Symantec
5 2 (4.00%) Wyse
6 1 (2.00%) Brocade
6 1 (2.00%) EMC
6 1 (2.00%) F5
6 1 (2.00%) Fixnetix
6 1 (2.00%) Juniper
6 1 (2.00%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.00%) Veritas
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