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 26 February 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
London / City of London
Rank 124 106 155
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +49
Contract jobs citing SLA 25 45 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.86% 1.41% 0.80%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 6.53% 12.30% 7.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 30 29
Median daily rate £500 £325 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.84% -22.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £211 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £608 £428 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 0
Median hourly rate £14.00 £26.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.66% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.25 £15.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +11.11%

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
383 366 545
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.13% 11.43% 10.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 287 265 400
Median daily rate £500 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £302 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £380
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 1
Median hourly rate £14.00 £26.75 £19.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.66% +39.79%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.75 £42.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-50.88% +87.77%

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 26 February 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 26 February 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 19 (38.00%) ITIL
2 14 (28.00%) Windows
3 13 (26.00%) Finance
4 10 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 9 (18.00%) Change Management
5 9 (18.00%) Asset Management
6 8 (16.00%) System Testing
7 7 (14.00%) Service Management
7 7 (14.00%) Service Delivery
7 7 (14.00%) Active Directory
7 7 (14.00%) MS Office
8 6 (12.00%) HTML
8 6 (12.00%) Incident Management
8 6 (12.00%) Windows 7
9 5 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (10.00%) Relational Database
9 5 (10.00%) AngularJS
9 5 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (10.00%) Mathematics
9 5 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (10.00%) C#
9 5 (10.00%) .NET
9 5 (10.00%) SQL Server
9 5 (10.00%) ASP.NET
9 5 (10.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 5 (10.00%) Citrix
9 5 (10.00%) ITSM
9 5 (10.00%) Remedy

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 2 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (4.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (4.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (4.00%) Skype for Business
2 1 (2.00%) OpenStack
2 1 (2.00%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 7 (14.00%) MS Office
2 4 (8.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (4.00%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (2.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Bloomberg TOMS
1 1 (2.00%) ION MarketView
1 1 (2.00%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (6.00%) Office 365
2 1 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.00%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.00%) DHCP
1 3 (6.00%) LAN
1 3 (6.00%) WAN
2 2 (4.00%) DNS
2 2 (4.00%) MPLS
2 2 (4.00%) VoIP
2 2 (4.00%) Wireless
3 1 (2.00%) BGP
3 1 (2.00%) BIG-IP
3 1 (2.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (2.00%) ICMP
3 1 (2.00%) IPsec
3 1 (2.00%) OSPF
3 1 (2.00%) SAN
3 1 (2.00%) SSH
3 1 (2.00%) SSL
3 1 (2.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.00%) tcpdump
3 1 (2.00%) VPN
3 1 (2.00%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.00%) Relational Database
1 5 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 5 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 5 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 5 (10.00%) 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%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.00%) MSI
General
1 13 (26.00%) Finance
2 3 (6.00%) Banking
3 2 (4.00%) Financial Institution
3 2 (4.00%) Front Office
3 2 (4.00%) Investment Banking
3 2 (4.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (18.00%) Service Manager
2 8 (16.00%) Analyst
3 5 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (8.00%) Delivery Manager
4 4 (8.00%) Desktop Support
4 4 (8.00%) Developer
4 4 (8.00%) IT Manager
4 4 (8.00%) Services Delivery Manager
4 4 (8.00%) Support Analyst
4 4 (8.00%) Team Leader
5 3 (6.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
5 3 (6.00%) IT Support
5 3 (6.00%) Service Desk Manager
6 2 (4.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Analyst
6 2 (4.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 2 (4.00%) Desktop Analyst
6 2 (4.00%) Incident Manager
6 2 (4.00%) ITIL Manager
6 2 (4.00%) ITIL Service Manager
6 2 (4.00%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.00%) HTML
2 5 (10.00%) .NET
2 5 (10.00%) AngularJS
2 5 (10.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.00%) CSS
3 1 (2.00%) Middleware
3 1 (2.00%) Murex MxML
3 1 (2.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (10.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 3 (6.00%) CMDB
3 2 (4.00%) BYOD
3 2 (4.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.00%) Reinsurance
4 1 (2.00%) Equities
4 1 (2.00%) Fixed Income
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
4 1 (2.00%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 14 (28.00%) Windows
2 6 (12.00%) Windows 7
3 4 (8.00%) Windows Server
4 3 (6.00%) Linux
4 3 (6.00%) Windows XP
5 2 (4.00%) Unix
6 1 (2.00%) AIX
6 1 (2.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.00%) Windows 10
6 1 (2.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (38.00%) ITIL
2 9 (18.00%) Asset Management
2 9 (18.00%) Change Management
3 8 (16.00%) System Testing
4 7 (14.00%) Service Delivery
4 7 (14.00%) Service Management
5 6 (12.00%) Incident Management
6 5 (10.00%) ITSM
6 5 (10.00%) Mathematics
6 5 (10.00%) MVC
7 4 (8.00%) ITIL V3
7 4 (8.00%) Line Management
7 4 (8.00%) Problem Management
7 4 (8.00%) Time Management
8 3 (6.00%) Business Analysis
8 3 (6.00%) Configuration Management
8 3 (6.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (6.00%) Release Management
9 2 (4.00%) BCP
9 2 (4.00%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.00%) C#
2 4 (8.00%) SQL
3 3 (6.00%) PowerShell
4 2 (4.00%) Bash Shell
4 2 (4.00%) Java
4 2 (4.00%) Perl
5 1 (2.00%) C++
5 1 (2.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.00%) Korn
5 1 (2.00%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.00%) Python
5 1 (2.00%) Ruby
5 1 (2.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (4.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.00%) A+ Certification
2 1 (2.00%) ACCA
2 1 (2.00%) CCNP
2 1 (2.00%) CCSA
2 1 (2.00%) CCSE
2 1 (2.00%) CIMA
2 1 (2.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.00%) Degree
2 1 (2.00%) ECDL
2 1 (2.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.00%) MCDST
2 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.00%) Network+ Certification
2 1 (2.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.00%) QA
2 1 (2.00%) MiFID
2 1 (2.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 7 (14.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.00%) Terminal Server
3 1 (2.00%) Docker
3 1 (2.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (2.00%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.00%) XenApp
3 1 (2.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (8.00%) SCCM
2 1 (2.00%) Ansible
2 1 (2.00%) Control-M
2 1 (2.00%) Data Guard
2 1 (2.00%) ITRS Geneos
2 1 (2.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (2.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (2.00%) Puppet
2 1 (2.00%) Terraform
2 1 (2.00%) Thomson Reuters DACS
Vendors
1 10 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.00%) Citrix
2 5 (10.00%) Remedy
3 3 (6.00%) Cisco
3 3 (6.00%) ServiceNow
4 2 (4.00%) Bloomberg
4 2 (4.00%) Oracle
4 2 (4.00%) Reuters
4 2 (4.00%) Wyse
5 1 (2.00%) arcserve
5 1 (2.00%) CheckPoint
5 1 (2.00%) Fixnetix
5 1 (2.00%) HP
5 1 (2.00%) Intel Security
5 1 (2.00%) Maconomy
5 1 (2.00%) Meraki
5 1 (2.00%) Murex
5 1 (2.00%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.00%) Symantec
5 1 (2.00%) VMware
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